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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During a recent drive across country, we made plans to visit friends in Louisville. I knew that we would have been in the car for about a week at that point, and wanted to select a "nice" place to stay. We struck the jackpot. The Brown Hotel really is a call back to an older and slower time, but with... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hospitality and customer service throughout the hotel, the restaurant, and the bar is through the roof! Couldn't believe that the Brown was built in 1923 - the architecture is beautiful, the furnishings are very traditional and elegant and is beautifully maintained. Must try the Hot Brown and read the story as to how it was created. Rooms are really nice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great stay, very old but kept up well. Love the history. Good bar even though 2 weddings were going on. From Chicago and the Hot Brown was absolutely amazing. Very friendly staff. Great rooms. Good location.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love historic hotels but this one was over the top. So beautiful and elegant. The most wonderful memory. We only stayed one night because we were on a tight schedule otherwise I would have extended my stay. I definitely will plan another visit so I can stay longer. The club level was amazing. Complimentary appetizers and drinks. So many... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at the Brown Hotel during a recent Bourbon Trail vacation. Two of the nights were reserved using a LivingSocial coupon with the other night (which was during a blackout period) as a separate reservation. The hotel staff was fantastic in ensuring that we were able to stay in the same room. The room was on the... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the minute we stepped into the lobby, it was like you stepped into a palace. Check in was easy, everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was on the upper level, spacias and beautiful. The hotel is very conveniently located and there is also a free city shuttle bus that stopes right by the hotel.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our Aviano Air Base Reunion hosts chose the Brown Hotel for our first and enjoyable visit to Louisville. This beautiful "old" but now modern facility was an excellent choice. The rooms were very adequate, roomy and clean. The desk and bell staffs were very professional and helpful on every occasion. The restaurants were very clean and the staffs very helpful... More 

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Franklin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This graceful hotel is captured in the time and has been beautifully maintained in the standard in which it was intended. The moldings and ceilings are a wonder to see. Incredibly friendly staff, reasonably priced rooms (under $200) and comfortable and unique furnishing as well as beautiful paintings are all over the hotel.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay at the Brown Hotel. The room was quiet and extremely comfortable. The beds are heavenly. Service is great. The hotel is beautiful and I enjoyed having a drink at the lobby bar. The hotel is walking distance from many museums, shops, and theaters in downtown Louisville.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had high expectations of the Brown Hotel before I went and it absolutely lived up to all of them! The lobby is one of the most gorgeous I've ever seen. The rooms are grand - highly recommend upgrading to the King if you can. The service was exceptional. It also has a great restaurant (J Graham's Cafe, the home... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • 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: $174 - $409 (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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