Caged Comfort at the Mauro Mansion in Amsterdam

Few hotel rooms come with their own cage. In fact, the Mauro Mansion in Amsterdam is admittedly the first I’ve ever seen with such amenities. However, such cheek and edge is only part of what makes the hotel such a darling of trip review websites and wagging tongues. Built between two former medieval city gates in the 16th century near the top of the Geldersekade Canal, now the eastern edge of the red light district, the cream and charcoal canal house was originally the home of Dutch writer Roemer Visscher, who made the building a hub for painters and poets

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