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Columbus OH, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As always, the service at The Brown was fabulous and the surroundings were gorgeous. We love staying in this very special place. The lobby is stunning. We enjoy walking through it, eating in the Lobby Bar and just sitting and taking in the beauty of the place. The staff make you feel right at home -- from the friendly greeting... More 

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Thank Mary L
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome service and food -- make sure to order a "Hot Brown" in the lobby bar. Beautifully appointed rooms. Centrally located with easy access to business district and airport. Can't wait to return and stay longer.

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Portland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff is excellent-everyone (and I mean everyone!) is very friendly and helpful. The lobby and the bar are definitely the attraction here, since they are absolutely gorgeous. The rooms are very nice and very clean, and are not quite as luxurious as the lobby, perhaps, but beautiful-in-a-hotel-kinda-way. Bathrooms are a little bigger than I expected, which is always nice. The... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First let me say that the hotel was extremely nice. We had two rooms for our family of four. My family loved the throwback look and decor of a lost classiness. Lots of dark woods, marble, and brass. Rooms were clean and nice. The English Grill restaurant was nothing less than extraordinary. The front house staff was amazing. The chef... More 

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Thank William H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful hotel. Old but not shabby. Large rooms. A wonderful lobby and lobby bar. The "Old Brown" for breakfast is a nice base for a day of bourbon tasting. Close enough to 4th Street action, but not in the middle of it, so nice and quiet also. Only complaint my friend had was that the 30" TV wasn't big... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best historic hotels you can find. Great service and great food in the heart of Louisville. We stayed one night but wanted to stay longer. We will go back very soon. All types of rooms available at various price levels.

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Thank 4BobFoust
Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Brown Hotel for four nights in August. It is a beautiful hotel and I would strongly recommend it to anyone. Careful when they show you to your room because each room is a different size and shape. I had called twice before our arrival to check on a basket that I wanted to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must stay in hotel while in Louisville. The hotel is full of charm and history. A lot of the hotel rooms are different so each time you stay there it will be a different experience. The staff is friendly and attentive. Make sure you go to the bar for some of their signature drinks and the cafe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For a classic place with a memorable experience, nothing beats the English grill at the brown hotel. The bar is also excellent with piano and good food choices. I strongly recommend that every should have that lovely opportunity at least once a year.

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Thank JustinWest
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Brown Hotel is the embodiment of old word charm and sophistication in Kentucky and is on par with many of the finest hotels in the United States. Simply put, you will not regret a stay at the Brown, but may very well regret staying anywhere else in Louisville.

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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Brown Hotel

Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2167 (Formerly The Camberley Brown Hotel)
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Central Business District
Price Range: $173 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 293
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Louisville
#2 Romantic Hotel in Louisville
#4 Family Hotel in Louisville
#6 Business Hotel in Louisville
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