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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well by the look of it I am not going to be very popular with the folk who normally stay at this hotel as it has some great reviews. However a hotel of this standard should not settle back and rely on its past! The public rooms in this hotel are stunning. The rooms for customers are not and the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can go else where to stay in Louisville, but no hotel will have that old world, comfy atmosphere. The people are always highly professional and customer service is not just another buss word. Rooms are clean, maid service, reception, bar, and bell stand are exceptional groups of people. Hint ask John or Jay at the bar about the history... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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122 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our trip was only one night, but I want to go back and stay longer. Employees at The Brown are justifiably proud of their hotel and like to think of it as a "home." Danny at the reception desk in the J. Graham Cafe expressed it that way to us. l lived in downtown Louisville many years ago, back when... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, great service and an overall wonderful three night stay for our Bourbon Trail Tour. The Lobby Bar Hot Brown was perfect after a day on the Trail tasting bourbon; comfort food at it's best. The Lobby Bar has very good drinks , good food and a great staff. The valet personnel were wonderful. One rescued us from a... More 

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Lynnville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always stay here on our anniversary. We wanted a tradition that would be easily accessible in the years to come and we're only about 1.5 hours from Louisville. We've always loved staying here, so it just made sense to make this part of that tradition!

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Brown Hotel is filled with historic beauty and charm. The gorgeous lobby is expansive. The stunning carved ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, columns, grand piano, historic memorabilia and large seating area are lovely. We stayed on the executive floor that included buffet breakfast and cocktail hour. We walked to Main Street easily. We visited Louisville to experience the Bourbon Trail. Staying... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In a city replete with grand old piles this magnificent nonagenarian Georgian Revival hotel with almost as much history as the Commonwealth of Kentucky is a fine and comfortable place to stay. A good location within a short walk to most of the downtown, most of what was needed was there and it all worked like a Swiss watch. Perfection... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My cousins and I recently had lunch in the Lobby Bar at The Brown Hotel. We had the most fabulous waitress named Amy Nicole. Amy was the epitome of southern charm and so engaging in conversation. Amy could not have been more helpful and even gave us a tour of the beautiful and opulent hotel. We felt as though we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A pretty hotel in the heart of the downtown area. Easily accessible although the entrance is not very big or grand (or noticeable). The room was spacious with a big bathroom. A good option for kids as it was open with room for the little one to move about. Room service, if you forget milk, is incredibly incredibly expensive (not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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 - $407 (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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