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The Brown Hotel

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Overview of The Brown Hotel

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The Brown Hotel

4-star property
4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near KFC Yum Center

9.0/10 Superb

1,017 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY, 40202

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Louisville
  • KFC Yum Center - 15 min walk
  • Fourth Street Live! - 1 min drive
  • Kentucky International Convention Center - 2 min drive
  • Churchill Downs - 5 min drive
  • Louisville Mega Cavern - 9 min drive
  • Kentucky Exposition Center - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Louisville Intl. Airport (SDF) - 8 min drive
  • Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field) - 14 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free area shuttle


  • Safier Mediterranean Deli - 3 min walk
  • Sicilian Pizza & Pasta - 4 min walk
  • Sol Aztecas - 7 min walk
  • Hiko-a-mon - 9 min walk
  • The Sports and Social Club - 9 min walk

About this property

The Brown Hotel

Located just 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the airport, The Brown Hotel offers a free shuttle (available 24 hours). Guests can visit the fitness center for a workout or grab a bite to eat at J.Grahams Cafe, one of 2 restaurants, which serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and lunch. This upscale hotel is also 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from KFC Yum Center. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 293 rooms
  • Arranged over 16 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (USD 26 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite valet parking (USD 30 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free area shuttle within 1 mi

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–1:00 PM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free local shuttle

What to do

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

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (33420 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Piano
  • Fitness center


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center


  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


J.Grahams Cafe - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Reservations are required.
The English Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.
Lobby Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 12 and USD 40 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerators are available for USD 5 per day

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 per night


  • Self parking costs USD 26 per night with in/out privileges
  • Valet parking costs USD 30 per night with in/out privileges

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Brown Hotel
Brown Hotel Louisville
Brown Louisville
Hotel Brown
The Brown Hotel Hotel
The Brown Hotel Louisville
The Brown Hotel Hotel Louisville

Frequently asked questions

Does The Brown Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Brown Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Brown Hotel?
As of 30 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Brown Hotel on 11 February 2023 start from ₹15,408, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Brown Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Brown Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Brown Hotel?
Yes. Self parking costs USD 26 per night. Valet parking costs USD 30 per night.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Brown Hotel?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Brown Hotel?
You can check in starting at 4 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 50 (subject to availability).
Is there an onsite casino at The Brown Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino (23-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Brown Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like 2 bars and a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near The Brown Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Safier Mediterranean Deli (3-min walk), Sicilian Pizza & Pasta (4-min walk), and Sol Aztecas (7-min walk).
What's the area around The Brown Hotel like?
The Brown Hotel is in Downtown Louisville, a short 8-minute drive from Louisville Intl. Airport (SDF) and 3 minutes' walk from Louisville Palace. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Peter, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Weekend getaway
Was very beautiful hotel
Susann, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

howard, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sdenka, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful old hotel! The food was amazing. The staff were extremely nice and helpful. Housekeeping was lacking per usual with all hotels now. Room service and refrigerators in the rooms would be nice.
4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jesse, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic hotel to stay in Louisville! I liked the historic factor it had and the bed was super comfy! I will stay here again my next trip to Louisville.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyed our stay very much. Great room, great view, cute gift shop.
Michelle, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Jeff, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stay Review
The Hotel has an amazing historic look to it. Everyone was very nice
John, 1-night trip
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