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The Brown Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 (Formerly The Camberley Brown Hotel) (Central Business District)
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Ranked #5 of 95 hotels in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
hcramer West Chester, Ohio
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Chester, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Brown while attending a concert in Louisville. Very convenient location to walk to the Yum Center and other venues in downtown Louisville. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to any needs that we had. Had a chance to visit the bar after the concert, drinks were fantastic and the bar environment was very cozy. The beds... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight and also held a business meeting at the Brown. Sleeping rooms are lovely. Staff is very accommodating. A 'must have' is the Hot Brown sandwich. If you've never experienced it before, have a taste of Louisville! Had a great time at the piano bar. Took the shuttle to/from the airport. Very easy. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been an event planner for more than a decade and coordinating dozens of large events in DC, and Charleston-The Brown Hotel's staff exceeded my expectations in every corner. Their event staff new their venue inside and out, was responsive to last minute needs, courteous, and worked the long hours of our conference right beside their staff for 4 days... More

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once again, we stayed at the Brown Hotel for our anniversary and once again we were more than pleased. From the moment you arrive at the The Brown Hotel, you feel that you have been transported back to a more elegant time. Even if you never stay there, you must go in and look around at the beautiful architecture of... More

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Kettering, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff makes you feel very special! Beautiful, historical, love the live piano music in the bar! Quiet room, nice bar, bartenders know how to make a great drink and aren't afraid to experiment. Sad to leave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying at the Brown Hotel is like stepping into the past but with all the new convinces. Our name is Brown so my husband (on his bucket list) was to have a Hot brown at the Brown.. He has not disappointed. the staff is so pleasant that you feel like you are royalty...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just stayed here for a weekend excursion to Louisville and it met our needs and more! The were incredibly hospitable and the location is very good for all things downtown and beyond. The decor of the hotel and the architecture is simply unmatched by most.

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Annapolis, MD
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17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brown is long on old-world charm but not quite as comfortable as a modern high end hotel. Large room, great location, convenient next-door parking, gorgeous lobby with a great lobby bar. definitely worth the splurge.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, our stay was wonderful. Staff, food, accommodations - everything! We stayed at the hotel for a conference and were very impressed with all details of our stay, including the Hot Brown casserole served at lunch. I have never had such attentive and genuinely concerned staff. Wait staff during the conference meals was friendly and attentive and... More

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Midwest USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had excellent service from the time of arrival to our departure! We were greeted with a warm welcome and a smile by Steven... who checked to see if there were any rooms available. There were! (We had not booked in advance due to last minute changes in travel plans.) At check in, we met Alexander, who not only provided... More

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Brad W, General Manager at The Brown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeannie, Thank you so much for your kind words for our valet and front office staff…they enjoyed your note. Pleased to hear you will stay again in future…let me know when your travels next bring you our way and I’ll block a nice room for you. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More

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Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 (Formerly The Camberley Brown Hotel)
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Central Business District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brown Hotel 4*
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Louisville #2 Luxury Hotel in Louisville #6 Business Hotel in Louisville #9 Family Hotel in Louisville
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Located at the corners of Fourth and Broadway in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, The Brown Hotel is one of Louisville's most treasured landmarks. Built in 1923 at a cost of $4 million by J. Graham Brown, the hotel was a magnet for many prominent guests and celebrities during the 1920s through the 1950s. In 1971, two years after the founder passed away, The Brown closed as a hotel and later reopened as the Board of Education building. ... more   less 
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