Browns Hotel is a 117 room, 5 star hotel in Mayfair, Central London. The nearest tube station to the Browns Hotel is Green Park tube in zone 1 of the Underground and is served by the following line(s): Piccadilly - Victoria - Jubilee. Green Park station is 0.25 miles from the Browns Hotel. The nearest rail station to the hotel is Charing Cross London Station which is 1.20 miles away.
Browns Hotel London has the distinction of being the capitals first ever hotel since opening its doors in 1837. Having recently undergone a £24m refurbishment, Browns offers a sophistication only found in world class hotels.
Located in Mayfair, this 5 star hotel is in the very center of London and is surounded by upmarket shopping, cosmopolitan restaurants and many of Londons major attractions. Just stroll down Piccadilly to visit Fortnum and Mason department store where you can experience the legendary afternoon tea.
Within a very short distance is Green Park, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and the shopping areas of Bond Street and Regents Street. Theatreland is on the doorstep as is Soho and Westminster.
Browns Hotel gust rooms have been designed by Olga Polizzi in a contemporary and comfortable style, whilst maintaining the refined English charm for which Brown’s is famous.
All of the rooms are air-conditioned and have dual-line phones, voice messaging, broadband Internet connections and digital flat-screen LCD televisions with interactive video on demand, in-room bars and personal safe.
The soft colour scheme with natural materials and light fabrics used throughout blend perfectly with the specially selected artwork and antiques. Special attention has been given to the small details that make a difference; these include a selection of books within each room, which could include Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book -which he wrote whilst staying in the hotel, to The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill as he was a regular visitor to the property. Each room is unique and provides a welcoming, homely touch.
The flagship restaurant, HIX at The Albemarle celebrates British food and art. Executive Chef, Marcus Verberne and Director of Food, Mark Hix, have created an outstanding menu featuring great British classics alongside many lighter fish dishes - all using carefully sourced local, seasonal ingredients. HIX at The Albemarle is home to an amazing collection of work by leading British artists including Tracey Emin, Michael Landy and Bridget Riley.
The English Tea Room at Browns serves one of the most famous afternoon teas in London and a selection of lighter meals throughout the day. Voted ‘Top London Afternoon Tea 2009’ by The Tea Guild, this award-winning Traditional Afternoon Tea consists of a choice of 17 teas, including Brown’s own blend, along with delicious finger sandwiches, an assortment of delicate pastries, fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, as well as freshly baked cakes from the trolley. A pianist plays throughout.
The Donovan Bar pays homage to the celebrated British photographer Terence Donovan and is lined with over 50 of his iconic black and white prints. A wide range of cocktails, wines and Champagnes are offered, alongside a menu of bar nibbles. Live Jazz is performed Monday to Saturday from 9pm to midnight.
The Spa at Brown’s offers a wide range of treatments for ladies, gentlemen and even children, each of which can be tailor-made around the guests’ specific requirements. The Spa is home to three private treatment rooms, including one room for two. Each treatment room has been specially designed to include its own shower together with a dedicated changing space, along with heated treatment beds in a temperature controlled environment.