Brown’s Hotel

33 Albemarle Street, London, England
Mayfair

Action Bar

18
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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms18
  • Public Spaces17.5
  • Service17.5
  • Overall18
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Hotel Description

Boutique hotels come and go, but a few of London’s top hotels have been in it for the long haul. At the end of the last century Brown’s, a fixture since 1837, was starting to show its age. But after a big-ticket renovation (the top-to-bottom Olga Polizzi treatment) it’s back in business, as grand, refined and quintessentially English as it must have been back in its 19th-century prime.

There’s an element of the theatrical in its studied Englishness; you’re helped out of your car by a doorman in a top hat, in front of a row of eleven Georgian townhouses in the middle of Mayfair. The interiors, though, are an updated, contemporary take on the classic London hotel, managing to come off cultured and clubby while at the same time looking quite a bit more modern and sophisticated than the standard country-house drag.

Classics of British literature line the shelves, paintings by British artists hang on the walls, and The Donovan Bar is named for the photographer Terence Donovan, whose prints are prominently displayed. And for patrons of the West End theatres, the Albemarle opens early enough to enjoy a pre-theatre dinner from its menu of British classic dishes, created by Executive Chef Lee Streeton and Director of Food Mark Hix.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 117 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Check-in time is from two o’clock (pm) and the room must be vacated by 12 noon on the day of your departure. Pets are not allowed.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Check-in time is from two o’clock (pm) and the room must be vacated by 12 noon on the day of your departure. Pets are not allowed.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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