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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 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

Reviewed 30 May 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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KaiaOfJoe, Front Office Manager at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 26 May 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...

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South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 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

Cullinan, South Africa
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We popped in to Old Joe's in the hope of getting a scone and coffee en route back to Pretoria. Instead we were treated to an unexpected full vegan breakfast which was delicious. Marian, thank you for the spoil - you are a great cook. Penny and John McDonald

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Dear Penny and John, We are delighted that you popped in and enjoyed the Vegan breakfast so much!! Thank you Marian and the Old Joe's Kaia team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Old Joe's is a great place to stop over en route from Johannesburg to the Kruger, which is what we did. The rooms are spacious, very homely (even though a bit old) and comfortable. We had a drink in the lovely little pub before enjoying an evening meal. This is where Old Joe's will blow your socks off! The food...

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and the presentation was very good and pretty. I had the quinoa burger which I have to recommend. The garden is beautiful and the labyrinth is very relaxing. I would definitely recommend the establishment to anyone passing by because it will be well worth the stop.

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Fall in love with Old Joe's Kaia. Within two minutes of arriving, one's soul is nourished. Ponder as you meander through the incredibly peaceful labyrinth, feed your body with organic, wholesome and delectably delicious faire, appreciate local art created with love, commune with happy staff who weave joy into their work. A magical find!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

lovely friendly team whom have put their heart and soul into this lovely place, covered every little single detail, employ wonderful local talent, use fresh local resource produce to serve up the most splendid vegan meals. As someone who has never taken the vegetarian option on any menu we were blown away by the delightful meals served. Absolutely delightful place,...

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KaiaOfJoe, Owner at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

Dear Ali - once again, what a great privilege it was to host your beautiful family here at Old Joe's Kaia. Thank you so much for your kind and encouraging words - we look forward to your return next year! Kind regards Marian & Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Hidden in the beautiful lush foliage in Schoemanskloof is Old Joe's Kaia. It is truly a place of tranquillity and relaxation. You disconnect in the most wonderful surroundings which are not only mystical but romantic too. The privacy and warm is prevalent, whilst you are spoiled with the most delicious and exquisitely presented food (also see Seedlings restaurant review) The...

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KaiaOfJoe, Owner at Old Joe's Kaia, responded to this review

Dear Damian, what a beautifully moving account of your stay here at Old Joe's Kaia. It is so encouraging and very satisfying to hear how guests perceive our offering the way we intended. Thank you so much for your stay! Kind regards, Marian & Team

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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 

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Address: N4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Schoemanskloof
Price Range: RM420 - RM605 (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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