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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 4 days ago
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the city for our anniversary. I chose The Brown as the website was beautiful and reviews were so nice, I was not disappointed. This is such a wonderfully, beautiful place, I felt so relaxed. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Brandon the manager of The English Grill went above and beyond to make our... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Brown Hotel while attending a convention held at another hotel. My room was perfectly clean and well-equipped. I had a corner room with windows facing 4th Street and Broadway. I had no problem sleeping and never heard anyone (voices or TV) in the rooms next to mine. I took advantage of in-room dining for breakfast on... More

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Detroit
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here while our daughter participated in the Louisville Ironman. The hotel is stunning, taking you back to a time of elegance, beauty and professional service. Rooms were spacious and very clean. Hotel lounge is a treasure with wonderful unique drinks. Main level cafe food is excellent. You have to try the "Hot Brown" ( we had it for... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: First-class service Great food and drinks Clean rooms with good amenities and size Historical hotel (the only cool part is the check-in area and restaurant/lounge... rest of the hotel just seems out-dated) Bellmen are outstanding Cons: Not in the best part of the down town Parking is overpriced (It's $3 across the street vs $24 at The Brown) No... More

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Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beds here are amazing!!! Best night's sleep. Upgraded to the club level, defiantly worth it. Privacy, smaller groups, good food and drink selection in the Club Level. The Bar Lounge was also good, had the lobster Mac and cheese which was delicious!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything about the Brown says the highest quality. Staff are especially terrific. Bellmen are helpful. Food is great at J. Grahams (lunch or breakfast) and the English Room is one of the very best restaurants. We stayed on the Club Level and found the Lounge a wonderful place in the morning and in the early evening.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the nice review. Our staff enjoyed your compliments. Please let me know if every I may be of assistance in future. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More

Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel staff goes beyond. Room I had was comfortable plus I never heard any guest complain. So close to Main Street where many historic and of course Ohio River. Hotel, though built in 1923, has upgraded facilities. Is accessible to those in wheelchairs. Great lounge area. One can have their favorite drink, or try new one. Order food. Terrific.The "hot... More

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

Dear Guest, Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the review of our Hot Brown – we have guests drive for miles to have this special sandwich…which we first served in the 1920’s. Please let me know if ever I may be of assistance on a future visit. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More

auburn, alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is top notch. The lobby is beautiful and the rooms lovely, but what really makes the experience is the service you receive from the employees. The free airport shuttle is really nice too. The only downside is that it is a the far end of 4th.

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

Dear Guest, Always nice to receive a positive review from a frequent traveler like yourself. Thank you for recognizing the service you received from our staff. Please 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

Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
44 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice, once for work and once while waiting for the movers to come with our bed. It has a great location on Fourth, close by to restaurants, including the Bluegrass Brewing Company (with great staff!). I was also able to walk to good coffee at Heine Bros. Coffee and to work down by the... More

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

Dear Guest, So pleased to read all your great comments. Please let me know when you return to Louisville for a romantic getaway. I will make sure we meet all your expectations. Hope to have you with us in the near future. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More

West Chester, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guest, Always good to hear that the location is great, the drinks are fantastic and the beds comfortable. Please 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 #7 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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