LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY PROPERTY EST. 1923 • NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES The Brown, a historic AAA Four Diamond hotel, features classic English Renaissance architecture and an elegant Georgian-Revival style exterior trimmed in stone and terra cotta. Of its opulent two-story lobby with a hand-painted coffered ceiling, Botticino marble floor, finely carved mahogany furnishings and Palladian-style windows, a writer from Southern Living notes, “I love a grand hotel. I adore sweeping into a lavish lobby that looks as though it came straight from a 1930s movie set.” The Brown has been a beloved Louisville landmark and favorite social gathering spot since it opened in 1923 and was recently named one of the Best 500 Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine. In 1926, Chef Fred Schmidt served the first “Hot Brown” sandwich to guests, hungry after an evening of dancing. This delicious treat is featured today in many cookbooks. ORIGINAL HOTEL LUXURIOUS SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR ECLECTIC AMENITIES 293 spacious guestrooms and suites, all newly renovated. Private Club Floor with exclusive accommodations. Fitness center, business center, gift shop, complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, complimentary downtown transportation, and valet parking. DINING The English Grill, a AAA Four Diamond restaurant, has been ranked by Wine Spectator as “the finest restaurant in the city,” and Forbes Traveler calls it “one of the finest restaurants in the nation.” J. Graham’s Café offers bistro-style dining and Louisville’s finest gourmet lunch buffet. Cocktails and dinner are served in the Lobby Bar with its opulent hand-painted, two-story ceiling. 24-hour room service is also available. LOCATION In downtown Louisville, 1 block from the Palace Theatre, 2 blocks from 4th Street Live and 3 blocks from the Kentucky International Convention Center. Minutes from Churchill Downs, KFC Yum Center and the University of Louisville; within walking distance to most major businesses. Complimentary airport transportation. Louisville Int’l Airport: 5 miles, 10 minutes. 335 West Broadway Louisville, KY 40202 T 502.583.1234
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