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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say that after popping into The Seedling restaurant earlier on this year, I knew then I had to make a plan to come stay. The food was astounding and the view just breathtaking! You provide not only a holiday space, but a home away from home, with the percs of a turned down bed and chocolate on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words fail, but the food is AWESOME, the atmosphere is peaceful, the decor is homely while still being uncluttered and the rooms are very clean and comfortable! Such a gem in an era of fast food, short-cuts and bad service. And if you're "worried" about the strictly vegan menu, don't be - it's some of the best food I've ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay here.Althought we only stayed over for one night it felt like a week.Beautiful surroundings , exceptional food and the hosts are fantastic. I would recommend Old Joes to anyone that wants to relax and have a great time.Wonderful atmosphere. Well done to the hosts for making it a unforgettable experience . Definitely a must visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just got back from an incredible 3 days here. Marian and Paul were great hosts, the location is beautiful, the vibe is really peaceful and relaxed, and the food is honestly mind blowingly good, on par with the best vegan food I've had traveling internationally. Highly recommended to everyone, vegan or not. Can't wait to go back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Old Joe's Kaya - Schoeman kloof The Seedling Vegan Restaurant The welcome and decor was invitingly stunning, while the view left us breathless in majestic wonder of the mountains.... Yes, this was just as big of a surprise to me as it is to those of you who know me.... I am more of a "rys, vleis en aartappels" kind... More 

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Mpumalanga, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

When I found out the Seedling Restaurant at Old Joes Kaia was vegan I just had to make the 200km journey to give it a try and it was so worth it! I thought Father's Day would be a good opportunity to get my folks to try something new and it didn't disappoint. My dad was suitably impressed by the... More 

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KaiaOfJoe, Front Office Manager at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

Dear HunnyBugger, We are delighted that your 200 km journey was enjoyed in such a wonderful way. We appreciate your review and would love to see you again. Regards Marian and the Old Joe's Kaia team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Dreamy place along the road. A visit to Old Joe's Kaia is a journey in time into a peaceful days. The place is beautiful decorated. Rooms are wide and comfortable. Great park walking. And an evidence that a meal with nothing from living creatures can be a good meal.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Spent a lovely weekend in absolute relaxation, eating, drinking and releasing all the stress after a long week. The breakfast menu is a must with all the home made jams and preserves absolutly exquisite ! Will be visiting again soon !

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KaiaOfJoe, Front Office Manager at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

Dear Kenricwood, It is our pleasure to hear that our guests had the opportunity to relax and enjoy their time with us. Thank you Marian, Paul and the Old Joe's Kaia team More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The Labyrinth was so peaceful & beautifully integrated into the cool indigenous gardens. Enjoyed the private balcony on my room and the Rooms are warm & very inviting. Marian & Paul the owners were extremely welcoming and I understand this is the only Vegan Guest House in South Africa and after exploring Venda (Awesome) and the Northern Kruger National Park... More 

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KaiaOfJoe, Front Office Manager at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

Dear Brucetotravel, It is a privilege to accommodate our guests in the beauty and tranquility that the Kloof has to offer and always a pleasure to know that it is appreciated and enjoyed. Marian, Paul and the Old Joe's Kaia team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Warm welcome, very nice place, excellent food (best veggie food ever) and cool location (walk along the river and quiet place to relax and make yoga). Marian and Paul are really nice hosts and I recommend Old Joe's Kaia if you travel in SA or if you are on your way to Kruger !

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Dear Pakitoo, Thank you for the recommendation and lovely review!! Marian, Paul and the Old Joe's Kaia team More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
OLD JOE'S KAIA is a unique and small family owned and managed Country House situated in the magnificent malaria-free Schoemanskloof Valley. This is a little oasis full of surprises. Expect fresh and unpolluted mountain air, fabulous scenery, prolific birdsong, and a wonderful relaxing, homely atmosphere. Known for its excellent cuisine and fabulous wines, this is the perfect stopover en route to The Kruger National Park, Mozambique, Swaziland, The Panorama or the Lowveld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Joe's Kaia

Address: N4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Schoemanskloof
Price Range: $89 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Joe's Kaia 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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