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Historic, elegant hotel in downtown Louisville

+VIP Access hotel with special benefits

Theater district

This hotel is located in the Theater district, half-block from the Palace Theatre, adjacent to the Brown Theatre, two blocks from Fourth Street Live, and a few blocks from the KFC Yum! Center.

Old meets new

Although the décor favors a Southern antique style, the hotel also offers modern conveniences such as complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

Spacious rooms

Premium bedding--including European goose down duvets, feathers beds, and 310-thread count sheets--is standard in every unique and spacious guestroom.

The Brown Hotel Amenities

General

This smoke-free hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access in all common areas, 33,420 square feet of meeting space, and guestrooms. A 24-hour business center with three computer workstations is also available.

On-site fine dining is offered at the renowned English Grill. Complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service is available, as well as shuttle service to locations within a one-mile radius of the hotel. Guests can also take advantage of a fitness area with stair machine, and free weights.

  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 293
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of floors - 16
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Luggage storage
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3105
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 33420
  • Smoke-free property
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Number of meeting rooms - 17
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
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Dining

English Grill - With a reputation for fine Continental cuisine, the English Grill attracts hotel guests and discerning locals. Open for dinner Monday-Saturday. Dark wood furnishings, crisp white tablecloths. Reservations suggested.

J. Graham's Cafe - Casual restaurant open for breakfast and lunch, with a lunch buffet Tuesday-Friday. Serves gourmet salads, light main courses, and its signature sandwich, the “Hot Brown.” Also provides the hotel's 24-hour room service menu.

Lobby Bar - Serving cocktails and light fare from mid-afternoon until evening. Live piano music on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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Recreation

The hotel has a fitness center with a treadmill and free weights.

Guests receive discount admission to the nearby YMCA, located three blocks away, which offers fitness classes, racquetball courts, and swimming pool. Nearby Central Park, located one mile away, includes a playground, tennis courts, and volleyball courts. Cherokee Park, three miles away, includes a nine-hole golf course, hiking trails, bird sanctuary, and fishing pond.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The Brown Hotel Policies & Fees

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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  • The Brown Hotel is listed in the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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