The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box Hotel is a luxury hotel near Durban, South Africa. First opened in 1947, it has recently been refurbished to give guests a comfortable and modern experience, while maintaining some of the colonial charm and nostalgia of its past. Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief five-minute walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Durban city center, international airports and numerous stylish shopping centers…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth. With 86 different luxury rooms, suites and villas to choose from the Oyster Box can accommodate the varied individual needs of every type of visitor. Meticulously refurbished, each one is superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style. All of the colonial charm has been lovingly preserved – the exquisite tiles, murals, paintings and antique furnishings have all been retained in their original glory. The décor also makes excellent use of natural stone and timber, complemented by calming colors that reflect the soothing shades of the surrounding ocean and tropical vegetation. Nearby tourist attractions of immense interest to travelers include Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Ushaka Marine World, Sun Coast Casino, the historical Natal Midlands and majestic Drakensberg Mountains, as well as excellent big 5 game parks, lodges and historical battlefields. For those wishing to play a few rounds on some of South Africa’s finest fairways, excellent golf courses are minutes away.
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- Price: From $256 per person per night
- Location: Southern Africa, South Africa
- Age Minimum: 0 years old
- # of Beds: 172 beds
- Amenities: Air Conditioning, Cell Phone Coverage, Ensuite Bathrooms, Hairdryer, Pool, Recharge Facilities, Wi-Fi, Workout Room
- Type: Beach/Coastal, Hotel
- Included: Accommodation, breakfast, coffee making facilities, fresh fruit & flowers in room, high speed internet, VAT, tourism levy
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Additional Cost: Restaurant dining, room service, bar, spa treatments, laundry, curio shop items, mini bar, baby sitting