We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Old Joe's Kaia

    N4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof, South Africa
    Save
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    View Deal
    Traveller (187)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (22)
    Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven
    194 reviews
    #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Walkersons Hotel & Spa
    404 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Dullstroom
     
    Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge
    123 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Saragossa Game Reserve
    23 reviews
    #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Waterval Boven
     
    Overview

    • Excellent76%
    • Very good20%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    1 week ago
    “Vegan haven with luscious labyrinth”
    1 week ago
    “OLD WORLD CHARM AT OLD JOE'S KAIA”
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Internet
    3 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
    Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven
    194 reviews
    #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Walkersons Hotel & Spa
    404 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Dullstroom
     
    Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge
    123 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Saragossa Game Reserve
    23 reviews
    #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Waterval Boven
     
    Rooms
    7 May8 May
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view 6 other deals from US$109
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Schoemanskloof hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c7b002582c2443c1a26e0e65e7251c95", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1057767,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79030509],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":5,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":109,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"c7b002582c2443c1a26e0e65e7251c95","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":109,"lowestMetaPrice":109,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":109,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":109,"lowestMetaPrice":109,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":109,"hotelName":"Old Joe's Kaia","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM3YjAwMjU4MmMyNDQzYzFhMjZlMGU2NWU3MjUxYzk1IiwiQUlLIjoiODRhMGI4N2NiN2Q4NDcxY2E5NjRlNGM4ZTZkZGJkZjYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/05/2017", "checkOut": "08/05/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$109", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32668388":"Expedia","79030509":"OrbitzEWS","79501463":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We visited to see the gorgeous natural labyrinth but got so much more. Outstanding vegan meals , excellent service and tranquil setting . Massages an extra option to book. Thank you Paul ,Marianne and staff. We will be back!

    Helpful?
    Response from KaiaOfJoe, Manager at Old Joe's Kaia

    Thank you so much for coming to stay. We are thrilled you came to discover the Labyrinth and found a whole lot more to enjoy! We look forward to your return visit...

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have travelled past this landmark guest house for the past 35 years and finally decided to stay over for once. This place has a rustic, tranquil charm with its cluster of rondawels, some 60 years old, (also wooden cabins) in an indigenous forest near...More

    Helpful?
    Response from KaiaOfJoe, Manager at Old Joe's Kaia

    We're delighted that you decided to stop-off and discover, both Old Joe's Kaia and The Seedling tasty treats. We try to appeal to a wide variety of people and tastes and generally manage to get it right. We do however understand that not everybody will...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a tranquil retreat not too far from 'civilization'. The accommodation is basic but adequate and clean. The food, however, is a sensory experience that leaves one without any cravings. We had preconceived ideas about it being a vegan retreat, but were pleasantly surprised...More

    Helpful?
    Response from KaiaOfJoe, Manager at Old Joe's Kaia

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Karin. We're glad we were able to successfully allay your fears regarding our vegan meal offerings and helped you to rest and relax a little before returning to civilisation. We hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have been lucky enough to stay at Old Joe's several times over the years, and visited again for the first time in about 4 years recently. I was delighted to find it is as wonderful as ever, maybe even better if that's possible! Mariaan...More

    Helpful?
    Response from KaiaOfJoe, Manager at Old Joe's Kaia

    Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review. It fills us with joy and warms our hearts when we get such great feedback, this from 'meat eaters' to boot! May you keep coming back to us on you travels and bring...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My sister & I stayed here as we participated in a weekend long cooking workshop, 'Vegan Kitchen Adventure' (which was incredible by the way!!). From the moment you walk down to the reception you can tell it is going to be a special place. And...More

    Helpful?
    Response from KaiaOfJoe, Manager at Old Joe's Kaia

    What a lovely review and we're so glad that you appreciated all of the little touches, details, nooks and crannies and that you enjoyed the Vegan Kitchen Adventure so much. It was great to meet you both and share ideas and chat about so many...More

    Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven
    194 reviews
    #2 of 7 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Walkersons Hotel & Spa
    404 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Dullstroom
     
    Shamrock Arms Guest Lodge
    123 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
     
    Saragossa Game Reserve
    23 reviews
    #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Waterval Boven
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$100 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    Photos
    Traveller (187)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (22)
    Pool & Beach (9)
    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Seedling
    54 reviews
    .01 miles away
    Miz Gooz Berry
    8 reviews
    20.01 miles away
    Cafe Crust
    36 reviews
    20.01 miles away
    The Wild Fig Tree
    462 reviews
    24.80 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Lone Creek Falls
    158 reviews
    22.22 miles away
    Dullstroom Bird Of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre
    175 reviews
    27.91 miles away
    Sudwala Caves
    365 reviews
    10.05 miles away
    Long Tom Cannon
    30 reviews
    20.17 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Old Joe's Kaia staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Each room is uniquely decorated so I couldn't recommend one over another."
    Read review
    "rustic nature accommodation."
    Read review
    "Away from the road if possible"
    Read review
    "If you're not vegan, rather skip it."
    Read review