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Old Joe's Kaia

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N4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

A genuine welcome from a very friendly Marian and Paul and their keen to please team was the start of a wonderful long weekend. The accommodation was spotless and tastefully decorated. A lot of thought has gone into the comforts in the room because everything you need is there - heater, extra blankets, hair dryer et al. Food seems to... More 

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East London, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We stayed often on business trips and although we haven't been there for years, we remember the enjoyment and peace and tranquility of one of the nicest places we have stayed at. Evenings mingling with other guests and locals in the pub were always memorable, and the situation and views unsurpassed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

My mother and I recently attended a short weekend conference hosted at Old Joe's Kaia. We were expecting food and lodging and then THE CONFERENCE...but boy were we in for a surprise! Old Joe's Kaia turned out to be just as big a hit as the event itself. We were hosted by Paul and Marian and their team, who -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We've been to Old Joe's a few times and have loved it every time - from the hospitality to the scenery, from the relaxed ambiance and homely vibe to the incredible food. We desperately wanted our wedding there and finally got our act together and made it happen. We knew it would be exactly what we wanted and it was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

It has been on my bucket list for ages. At last my partner and I made the visit for 2 nights. I concur with all the other reviews in terms of all the postives...owners and staff are very welcoming, the log cabin no 5 was ideal, the surrounds were so peaceful. We walked along the river and walked the labyrinth.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We booked a weekend escape from the city to celebrate my husbands birthday in February. We are still remember fondly how we enjoyed our stay - telling our friends about his little jewel of the Lowveld. From the minute we arrived, until the time of our departure, we were taken care of very well. The staff are very friendly, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

the rondavel was nice, neither great not bad, but the lodge itself is lovely with a very nice balcony, pool and maze...and the food (breakfast and dinner) was absolutely amazing! One of the best kitchen I've tasked in South Africa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Had a fantastic stopover on our way to Kruger. The family room was very comfortable, each with own bathroom. Hosts Marian and Paul made us feel at home, looking after our every need. The setting in the valley is so calming and relaxing. To top it all off, the food was really special - fine dining and best breakfast in... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We have still very much enjoyed the stay in the scenic Nelspruit-landscape, dinner/breakfast were delicious. Dining room and balcony are very nice. N4 (national street) is approx. 200 meters away, (invisible behind trees), but this was a bit noisy (trucks). All in all very nice stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

old Joes proved to be the best choice in celebrating our '100th' birthday - My 30th and my fathers' 70th. Old joes is a perfect blend of personal friendly hospitality, a warm atmosphere nestled amongst the trees and delicious food and top class service. the staff went the extra mile to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. its the finer... More 

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