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Oyster Box Hotel

Oyster Box HotelFrom its humble beginnings as a cottage used as a navigational beacon, the Oyster Box Hotel is today a monument structure that still retains its old world charm. Situated at 2 Lighthouse Road on the beachfront of the delightful town of Umhlanga, the Oyster Box Hotel has panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the iconic Umhlanga lighthouse.

Rooms at the Oyster Box Hotel

The 86 rooms, villas and suites at the Oyster Box Hotel have been designed for both style and comfort. Decor is a blend of elegance with a calming vibe and a prominence on natural stone and timber materials. Features of the rooms include:

• Fruit and flowers as a welcome gesture
• Tea and coffee making facilities including mineral water
• Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
• Flat screen television with 25 satellite channels as well as on demand movies
• Bathrobes and slippers
• Towel rails which are heated
• A twice daily housekeeping serviceOyster Box Hotel
• Soap and pillow choices
• Telephone with voicemail function
• Complimentary Wi-Fi and reading materials
• Fully stocked mini bar
• Safe
• Hairdryer

Pets are most welcome at the Oyster Box Hotel with the hotel catering pet beds and a special menu especially for them.

Amenities at the Oyster Box Hotel

• The Oyster Box Hotel has its own in house 24 seater cinema with 5 showings a day. Movie schedules are changed monthly and showcase some of the latest releases. Complimentary snacks are provided such as popcorn, candy, ice cream and milkshakes.
• The Oyster Box Hotel provides a Kids Holiday Club which is open every day from 7 in the morning until 7 at night. Activities include board games, storytelling, video games and face painting. In addition holiday activities include Easter egg painting and hunts, Christmas tree decorations, learning Christmas carols and making their own calendar.
• The Oyster Box Hotel has a full fitness centre open 24 hours a day which includes treadmills, bicycles, cross trainers, weights, power plates, yoga mats and Pilates balls.
• The Oyster Box Hotel has a business centre with 2 work spaces each containing a computer, printer, complimentary internet access and a refreshment station. Also available is a fax machine and photocopier. On request, secretarial services can be arranged.
• The Oyster Box Hotel provides special services to women traveling alone. This includes a specialized door lock and female service staff for enhanced security.

Dining options at the Oyster Box Hotel

Oyster Box Hotel• The Grill Room Restaurant- is the setting for a fine dining experience with an inspired menu of worldly dishes. The Grill Room also hosts a Dinner and Dance every Saturday night that features a live band.
• The Ocean Terrace Restaurant- is a casual dining venue offering a full English buffet breakfast and an a la carte menu for both lunch and dinner.
• The Palm Court Restaurant- set in an open courtyard area and surrounded by palm trees, the venue provides a casual buffet dining experience. The most favoured event provided by the restaurant is its traditional high tea which is served daily from 2:30 to 5:00 in the afternoon with a selection of pastries, scones, finger sandwiches, cakes and quiches.
• The Oyster Bar- is a tranquil and casual venue perfect for sundowners.
• The Lighthouse Bar- with its grand leather and wood detailing, the bar is a famed meeting place for friends. The bar offer guests its own signature cocktail, the Schling, which contains local to Durban ingredients.
• The Chukka Bar- with its warm old world setting the bar offers a selection of beers, whiskey and cigars. It is the Oyster Box Hotels only smoking venue.

The Oyster Box Hotel Spa

There are 6 individual and dual treatment rooms at the Oyster Box Hotel. Rooms have been designed to comfortably cater for the elderly, pregnant women and the physically challenged as well. Oyster Box HotelRooms come with either a rain shower or a hydrotherapy bath. The spa’s Hamman is an oriental heat experience which uses heat and cold therapy to help relax the body whilst cleansing it at the same time. The Perfect Finish Tourmaline Salon is a grooming lounge used for makeup application, getting ready, hairdressing or manicures and pedicures. The Tranquility Lounge is a space set aside to relax between treatments. The room offers views of the gardens with relaxing music and herbal tea to aid in relaxation. The Spa Cafe provides healthy snacks or meals and fruit juices for spa goers. The plunge pool is open to all spa guests and uses water jets which help to re-balance the body’s metabolism. There are separate changing room facilities at the Oyster Box Hotel Spa for men and women, each with lockers, toilets and showers. The change rooms are also fully stocked with the hotels signature bath products such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash and lotions.

Events at the Oyster Box Hotel

Oyster Box HotelThe Oyster Box Hotel hosts weddings, social events and business conferences.

• Weddings can take place in a Victorian gazebo in the lush gardens or the beautiful Pearl room. The hotel has its own wedding coordinator to help with every detail of organizing a memorable day.
• The hotel has a selection of rooms to host business conferences to accommodate from 12 people all the way to 200 people. Seating can be arranged banquet, cabaret, boardroom, reception, classroom, theater and u-shape.

Transport options to the Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box Hotel is located in Durban and there are many ways to get into the city though the most opted for is to fly in. Guests can make use of the many flight companies in South Africa like Mango Airlines. The airline is budget based with only economy class seating and snacks which can be purchased during the flight. Mango Airlines offer some of the cheapest flights to Durban from all of the other major cities in the country.
Upon landing at King Shaka International Airport, guests can make use of the many car hire Durban services directly at the airport. The car hire Durban companies located at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar and First Car Rental. Renting a car is cheaper with the convenience of having your own vehicle to run about in, whenever you want.

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