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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful room, comfy bed. Had a sofa, coffee pot and fridge in room. Was a little surprised there was dust on the light fixtures in the bathroom and no vent/fan in bathroom. Staff very kind and helpful.Had dinner in dining room- so really enjoyed a relaxing evening. Granted late checkout. (Requested turn down service late- but was still accommodated while...

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Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, ornate, lovely hotel in the heart of downtown Louisville. Close to great restaurants, night clubs and late night activities. The staff go out of there way to make your stay memorable. I can't wait to return!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over Valentine's Day and had the special dinner in the English Grill. It was very good (not quite fantastic) and the room was comfortable albeit in need of a bit of refresh (hard mattress, frayed bed skirt, etc.). This is our favorite Louisville Hotel - so much charm and history. The mgmt and front desk staff are always nice....

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Westhampton, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is immaculate, with a traditional style. My room was large and very well appointed, with a comfortable king-size bed. The hotel staff was uniformly courteous and helpful. A real plus is the Brown's complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at the Brown on a surprise weekend away for my fiancé's birthday. Since it was a special occasion I was hoping to find something that stood out from the standard hotel experience. In most respects the Brown delivered -- in particular, its lounge spaces, the restaurant (J. Graham's Café) and the lobby bar were all...

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

Dear Maxine, Thank you for noting the “charm” in our lounge, lobby bar and Café…and our “not to be missed” Hot Brown. Please call me when your travels bring you back to Louisville and I will help reserve one of our larger “luxury” rooms on our club floor that will give you a very “special” experience. I guarantee we will...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A historic Beautiful hotel not far from the action. Excellent lobby bar is the place to be in the evening. Room was spacious and clean. The gentlemen working valet were extremely courteous and friendly. Would stay here again!

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

Dear Kim, Many thanks for your nice comments on our lobby bar, spacious rooms and friendly valet staff. Please let me know when your travels next bring you to Louisville and I will reserve a nice room for you and ensure we rate 5 stars in your book. Hope to have you back with us again. Regards, Brad Walker, Vice...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I without exception always look forward to our stay at the Brown, knowing they will give special attention to every detail, from our arrival to departure. We find the employees always courteous and give attention to detail - valet, dining superb, rooms beautifully decorated and beds most comfortable. Can't recommend The Brown highly enough! Lives up to...

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your 5 stars and great comments on our staff and attention to detail. Always great to read “one of the best in America.” Please let me know when your travels next bring you to Louisville and I will reserve a nice room for you and ensure we meet all your expectations. Regards, Brad Walker, Vice...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic rooms and property. Outstanding service, great food and exceptional staff. Definitely the place to stay in Louisville! Very convenient to Yum Center and the riverfront area. Highly recommend and for me is the without a doubt the best place to stay in downtown Louisville!

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

Dear Paul, Very pleased to read all your nice comments of “fantastic” and “outstanding.” Please contact me when you next plan to visit Louisville and I will block a nice room and ensure we provide a great stay. Regards, Brad Walker, Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure last month of staying at The Brown Hotel . Fabulous accommodations, friendly and attentive staff and great food. Would highly recommend for anyone traveling to Louisville. Great time

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

Dear Guest, So glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to have you back at the Conference next year. Please let me know if ever I may be of assistance. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Jeffersonville, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our daughters wedding at the Brown Hotel. Many of our guests stayed overnight and loved everything about the Hotel. The room,the staff and food is wonderful. Our suite was beautiful and we loved working with the all the staff especially Meghan McNeill who was excellent and on point with every detail of the reception. Brad Walker was also...

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

Dear Mrs. Smith, Thank you so much for choosing us at the Brown and for your wonderful note regarding Meghan. She is certainly a great representative for us. We look forward to having you back with us again. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre 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 (Formerly The Camberley Brown Hotel)
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 12,669 - ₹ 38,008 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 293
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Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Louisville
#2 Luxury Hotel in Louisville
#4 Family Hotel in Louisville
#6 Business Hotel in Louisville
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“We stayed in parlor suite on 12th floor - great view of city and very spacious!”
  • Candies on every desk - nice touch!
  • Updated and nice toiletries
  • Louisville Welcome Gift - Bourbon and Choc Cvd Strawberries
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“Tip well and be treated even better!”
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“You can usually get a good rate on Hotwire”
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“Definitely try the Hot Brown”
 of 5 bubbles paulhJ5603KN, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We get corner rooms with inside adjoining doors. 631 and 633, with nice street views”
 of 5 bubbles kytraveler_13, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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