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Old Joe's Kaia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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KaiaOfJoe, Front Office Manager at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

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

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Old Joe's is a good place to stop over on the way to the Kruger Park. we received a warm and friendly welcome and the service though out our stay was excellent. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening meal and the breakfast was superb. A delightful place to spend the night.

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

Good day 997jan43, Thank you for the lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us all the way from Australia. Marian and the Old Joe's Kaia team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

What a warm and welcoming experience! Personal but professional treatment, excellent food (even my husband enjoyed every single thing on the menu and his favourite food is a burger!) and the setting is awesome! Perfect for getting grounded, rooted, centered and focused again.... gorgeous Labyrinth. .. thank you Marian and Paul

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Hi Juanita C, You are welcome any time! Thank you for visiting us! Marian, Paul and the Old Joe's Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stopped at this lovely place while we were on the road. After a morning of driving the roads of South Africa we came upon this gem after googling restaurants in the area (not wanting to eat at another fastfood chain). Unfortunately the owner told us she was fully booked for dinner that evening and this being the case, was... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We received personal and prompt attention from the time of our inquiry right through to the farewell. The accommodation has character and warmth, is clean and relaxing with a close to nature serenity. The food and service are an event not to be missed. Thank you Paul and Marian and team.

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

Dear 107moira, We appreciate your lovely review and are glad that you enjoyed our hospitality so much. 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: $84 - $117 (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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