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contextualizing splashy, modern facilities within historically rich settings is one of the biggest crazes in the hotel business – and one that never seems to lose ist lure. yet hotel nassau, neatly tucked away in one of breda’s oldest streets, makes the competition pale – or, rather, blush. connecting three old court houses, parts of which date back as far as the late-14th century, the hotel creates a maze of hallways, aisles and cabinets that would be tantalizing already without the oversized photographs inspiring fantasies of submission, sex and sin adorning the walls. the pictures playfully reference one of the houses’ history as a catholic orphanage named liefdegesticht – the asylum of love – whose neo-gothic chapel now houses breakfast and balls. o sweet mary…