The Brown Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 721 reviews. 294 rooms.


Built in 1923, the Brown Hotel is located in downtown Louisville’s Theater District. It features a concierge staff, two restaurants, and a free airport shuttle. KFC Yum! Center is less than 1 mile away.

The Brown Gift Shop and Gallery offers sundries, special gifts, and artwork by local artisans. A business center is available for guests to use.

J. Graham’s Café serves casual dishes for breakfast and lunch. The English Grill is open for dinner and provides a fine-dining experience. The Lobby Bar, offering drinks and light dishes, is also open in the evenings. 24-hour room service is available.

Rooms at the Brown Hotel are furnished with a work desk. Free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs are found in all rooms.

The Brown Hotel is a 3-minute walk away from Louisville Palace Theater. Churchill Downs is an 11-minute drive away. The Louisville International Airport is 10 minutes away.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Brown Hotel

  1. The Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

    You have to get the Hot Brown - a Louisville classic!!

    38 m from hotel
    335 W Broadway

  2. The Brown Theater

    Sound on the balcony is excellent. The usher in the upper left will tell you quickest spot to pee.

    58 m from hotel
    315 W Broadway

  3. Safier Mediterranian Deli

    Best shwarma and hummus in town...high five

    145 m from hotel
    641 S 4th St

  4. Louisville Palace Theatre

    Built in 1928, this renovated theatre has become a popular location to for musicians to record live performances. Artists like Alison Krauss have all recorded live albums here. – Team Live Nation

    207 m from hotel
    625 S 4th St

  5. Mercury Ballroom

    Good venue

    246 m from hotel
    611 S Fourth St

  6. Downtown Family YMCA

    Sonny's Dance Fitness Class is the BOMB!

    447 m from hotel
    555 S 2nd St

  7. La Cocina de Mama

    The Pollo Azteca is a delectable dish! The portion is more than enough for two people!

    457 m from hotel

  8. Brendon's Catch23

    Definitely more expensive than I expected. Food was not great, for the price.

    0.5 km from hotel
    501 S 4th St

  9. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

    You've gotta try a Nantucket Nectar with your sandwich!

    0.8 km from hotel
    302 S 4th Street, Ste #2

  10. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

    Can't go wrong with the Sushi. Delicious and filling. I normally am no Mac & Cheese fan either, but theirs had me going for seconds.

    1.2 km from hotel
    325 W Main St

  11. Wild Eggs

    Their "everything" muffin is amazing and tastes like a hybrid biscuit-everything bagel. Baked fresh and comes out warm!

    1.3 km from hotel

  12. Toast on Market

    Breakfast, my favorite!!!! Check out my review at the Louisville Dining Guide.

    1.7 km from hotel
    620 E Market St