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About John Bauer Pottery Studio and Bed and Breakfast

Run by the well-known ceramic artist John Bauer and his wife, this is a home away from home for art-lovers and those seeking something unique - each room is individually decorated with artworks, handmade porcelain tiles and little touches to surprise and please you. You have access to a quiet guest patio with tables and chairs for enjoying the fine Cape Town weather. It's situated close to a trendy foodie haven in a neighbourhood that is safe and friendly with convenient access to shops, the city centre, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Gardens and the V&A Waterfront. We are well located for public transport.The train station is two block away, which is a few stops from the Cape Town central in one direction, and takes one to Muizenburg, Kalk Bay and Simon's Town in the opposite direction. The Cavendish shopping area is a short walking away and the centre of Cape Town is a short drive from the Studio.

Romantic: The establishment is filled with art work done by the renowned potter and ceramic artist, John Bauer. The art peace's add to the romantic atmosphere throughout the rooms.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Italian

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Reviews for John Bauer Pottery Studio and Bed and Breakfast

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Vishnu Naudoo
22 November 2017

Booking was made on 30 August. Deposit of R1300 was paid. Balance to be paid at the service provider. On arrival, could not reach anyone. The contact number on your site, was John Bauer's wife's, which incidentally, is never answered. A kindly neighbour helped get hold of John Bauer.They claim that there was no record of our booking, despite providing proof, confirming same.They managed to give us two nights in the booked room. Monday &Tuesday was double booked. They offered us, unconfirmed accommodation at The Drawing Room on 2nd, his wife's establishment. I was only e-mailed late on Sunday...
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Elaine Cohen
17 July 2017

value for money, neat and clean

Kelly Fraser
16 March 2017

Loved the whole vibe of the accommodation, from the flexibility to the warm and hospitality of the hosts. Loved my stay and will be back!

Glynis Goyns, South Africa
11 August 2016

Wonderful sunny room with easy access to extra warmth in winter by way of a heater, waterbottles and extra blanket. Plenty of home comfort away from home and friendly, helpful hosts with the added spice of an arty flavour. Great stay!

Christopher Krause, South Africa
21 June 2016

The quiet, cute and welcoming home of John Bauer's Pottery Studio I found to be a lovely gem during my Capetown visit.Both hosts were friendly and helpful from the first day to the last. The room was clean, neat and comfortable. With plenty of ways to add some heat over the cold winter nights.To stay at John Bauer's is to immerse yourself in the Capetownian culture. Being the one of the design capitals of the world; you are given a chance to breath in the very essence of this as each room is covered in brilliant and amazing art, and furnished to satisfy both comfort and visual aesthetics. And...
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John Bauer Pottery Studio and Bed and Breakfast Map

John Bauer Pottery Studio and Bed and Breakfast is 8.8km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 14.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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