Made up of 11 Georgian town houses, Brown's has a rich and intriguing history. Distinguished guests have included presidents and prime ministers, royalty and writers. One notable regular was Agatha Christie her 1965 thriller, At Bertram's Hotel, was inspired by Brown's.
Brown's was London's first ever hotel. It opened its doors in 1837 under the watchful eye of Lady Byron's maid, Sarah, and her husband, James Brown. Alexander Graham Bell visited London in 1876 to tell the Government about his latest invention. He chose to stay at Brown's during his trip and made the first ever telephone call from the hotel.
As the finest of all the 5-star hotels in London, Brown's Hotel lies in the centre of this great city, where tradition and modern London life meet. We are as close to the boutiques of Bond Street as the Royal Academy of Arts. As near to the hustle and bustle of Soho as the calm of Green Park. Our hotel is a place where you can take traditional Afternoon Tea and taste the best of modern British cooking, courtesy of the capital's celebrated chef, Mark Hix. Like all good hosts, we help our guests experience the city as Londoners do.
With Mayfair on our doorstep, you're unlikely to run out of things to do. Discover the art galleries of Cork Street, the theatres of Shaftesbury Avenue and some of the capital's finest restaurants and bars - our Concierge have all the inside knowledge. Fancy a speedboat trip down the Thames? A food-tasting ramble around Borough Market? A tour of the city's timeless Victorian pubs? Individual access to some of Mayfair's finest art? Tickets to London's best theatres? Let our London Concierge shape this amazing city around you.
A distinctive mix of old and new, each of our 117 bedrooms has been designed by Olga Polizzi. Her exquisite blend of styles and vintage gives a distinctive charm to the finest rooms in London.
The Spa at Brown's is the perfect place to escape the city's hustle and bustle or prepare for that big event. In keeping with our reputation as one of the best spas in London, we use only the finest products.