Did you know that the Brown’s Hotel in London was the first hotel to open in London, 1837. It was bought and revamped by the Rocco Forte Collection in 2003. With its perfectly located location in Mayfair and 117 individually designed rooms (including 29 suites) all furnished with contemporary art and antiques. Mayfair is in the heart of London and Brown’s hotel is in the heart of Mayfair, boasting one of the most prestigious addresses in the city. Brown’s personifies a refined sophistication of modern British luxury.
The hotel is located whiting walking distance of key shopping streets such as Bond Street and Regent Street in addition to major theaters, art galleries and all key central London landmarks. It also sits on the doorstep of the stunning green spaces of Green Park and Hyde Park. What is truly impressive is the history of the Brown’s Hotel which hosted many distinguished guests since it opened as London’s first ever Hotel in 1837 and to this day this glamorous, five-star establishemnt welcomes guests ‚in-the-know‘. It is from here that Alexander Graham Bell made the first ever UK telephone call; President Roosevelt stayed on his honeymoon and both Agatha Christie and Rudyard Kipling were so inspired that they pended many of their novels whilst staying here.
Neat and very charming employees with a touch of British discipline paired with Brown’s timeless and classy elegance of the Hotel are creating a nostalgic time travel. The Brown’s Hotel in London is a beautiful Hotel to stay in during business travels or a weekend retreat in the United Kingdom. The Brown’s concierge advises the best galleries from contemporary to historical art, such as the best restaurants and theaters near by. The guests – well dressed ladies and gentlemen of every age.
The Brown’s Hotel is part of Leading Hotels of the World. Leading Hotels of the World is one of the largest luxury hotel collections in the world. Rooted in the locations in which they are found. A hotel must be in the luxury category and meet the most exacting standards with respect to accommodations, service, cuisine, employee behavior and facilities – in short – all aspects affecting guest comfort, convenience and mood. Only the world’s most distinguished properties are admitted to The Leading Hotels of the World, thereby a constant adherence to the organization’s exacting standards of high quality. Leading Hotels of the World was established in 1928 by several influential and forward thinking European hoteliers, it started with 38 initial members. Leading Hotels of the World sees hospitality not as industry, it’s and art and their passion.
The English Tea Room
Serves one of the most famous afternoon teas in London and a selection of lighter meals throughout the day. The traditional afternoon tea consists 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. The english tea room seats 70 people and is open daily from 7am to 11pm. Tea is served between 12:00 noon and 5pm Monday to Sunday. A pianist plays throughout.
The Donavan Bar
Pays homage to the celebrated British photographer Terence Donavan and is lined with over 50 of his iconic black and prints. This fashionable bar is also decorated with contemporary furnishings, wooden floors, black leather seating and vibrant striped banquettes. British leather designer Bill Amberg designed the extended bar, for which the original St. Georg’s Hotel stained glass window provide the perfect backdrop. Open to residents and non-residents between 11am and 1am Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to midnight on Sunday. The Donavan Bar seats 60 people.