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The Brown Hotel

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
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“lobby bar”(232 reviews)
“club level”(92 reviews)
“historic hotel”(174 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Free Airport Transportation
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All reviewslobby barclub levelhistoric hotelpiano playerbell staffberry piemodern amenitiesdowntown louisvillesouthern charmcorner roombeautiful lobbyroom was largevalet parkingan older hotelbourbon trailbed was very comfortablefourth street live
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Reviewed yesterday

Still the only hotel left in Louisville to distinguish itself with that grand old Kentucky vibe. The high carved ceilings, fantastic chandeliers, superb accommodating staff. You sit in the lobby, have a bourbon and imagine what kings strolled through during derby days in the 30’s....More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Upscale Classy Kentucky decor. I enjoyed a lovely birthday dinner with my husband. My salmon tasted so delicious, the best I've had in a very long time. Our waiter George did a excellent job keeping us happy with his great personality and fine service. The...More

Thank 93Kathie
Response from Brad W, General Manager at The Brown HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Delighted to know you chose us for your important Birthday celebration. Many thanks for the great note on George, a great ambassador for us. We look forward to having you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful place to stay. The lobby alone is worth the visit. We had dinner in the restaurant, which was a real first class experience. Food was excellent, and service was what you would expect in a 5 star resort hotel. A wonderful...More

Thank Charles P
Response from Brad W, General Manager at The Brown HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Charles, Great to hear “wonderful.” We look forward to having you back with us…and to a 5 star review next round! Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only stayed one night. But the bed was comfortable. The bar has an amazing selection of bourbons. The history and architecture is just amazing and something to experience. Would definitely recommend and return.

Thank Amy M
Response from Brad W, General Manager at The Brown HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Amy, Delighted to read your review and thank you for the thoughts on our very comfortable beds…along with our large bourbon selection. We look forward to having you back with us again. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Brown is an amazing hotel. A little pricey but well worth the experience. Located near many restaurants and Fourth Street so easy to find food and bars. The restaurant in the hotel is also very good. Decor takes you back in time-lovely! We enjoyed...More

Thank Cmdlcd
Response from Brad W, General Manager at The Brown HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Appreciate the good notes on our décor and good location in the downtown. Good to see you enjoyed our famous Hot Brown. Hope to have you back with us again. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
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Breakfast included
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Romantic
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Family
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Business
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Family
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Business
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Scott C
17 February 2018|
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Response from afischer65 | Reviewed this property |
We went in for diner. I wasn't aware that we paid anything except tipped the door man.
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Travelgirl1292
9 December 2017|
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Response from Business77 | Reviewed this property |
10 minutes driving. You can't walk but would recommend Uber since there are a lot of drivers in the area.
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andrewh791
23 October 2017|
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Response from Blackbird76SR71 | Reviewed this property |
Typo. We saw no animals of any kind.
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