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Admiral Semmes Hotel

251 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36602 (Formerly Radisson )
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Texas
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37 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have stayed in all kinds of places all over the world and this was one of the worst experiences. Booked on Priceline (usually works great) this was nothing as advertised. The staff could have cared less, in fact I waited at the front desk, while the kid working there watched some game on TV for about 5 minutes. He... More 

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Joe L, Director of Sales at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback from your stay with us last year. We are pleased to share we are currently embarking on a multi-million dollar, full property remodel to include new guest rooms, restaurants, lobby, etc.. We will open up our new rooms for sale in September and we invite you to... More 

Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

In an way it may have been because the hotel is currently under renovation but when we were there at the end of March 2015 we never saw any other guests. The rooms were clean and bright. The front desk staff were especially gracious and helpful. We called the front desk about the air-conditioning in the room and a maintenance... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of your recent stay at Historic Admiral Semmes Hotel! We are delighted that you chose our hotel during your stay in Mobile. We are happy to hear the positive impact our team had on you during your visit; we strive to ensure each guest’s stay is enjoyable. Again,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for my wedding weekend. I had rooms blocked for my family and friends that lived out of town. The staff was friendly and the location was great. King size bed was comfortable. My family/friends stated when they come back to mobile to visit, this hotel will be their choice.

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you choosing Admiral Semmes Hotel to host your family and friends during your wedding weekend! Thank you for taking a moment to share with us your feedback. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again! More 

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The ambiance is unique here. It's really cool and nostalgic feeling, but also a little creepy (picture the halls in The Shining). Bathrooms are tiny but the room was spacious enough. Fairly clean, but it is old, so there's some discoloring of the walls and stuff. Oh! And housekeeping found my boyfriend's wallet and returned it but stole the money... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of Historic Admiral Semmes Hotel. We are hard at work to improve the guest experience. Our hotel is embarking on a multi-million dollar remodel that will convert our historic property into an upscale, boutique hotel. We hope you will consider us on your next trip to Mobile. Again, we appreciate your feedback. As always,... More 

Mobile, Alabama
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stayed Mardi Gras weekend and had great service , good room and value priced for the season. A little dated, but clean with newer TV ( didn't watch much because of parade activities outside and visiting with guests) Everything was ready at check-in, personnel was helpful and responsive to our needs. Would suggest more bellboys and /or carts to transport... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear travelfun767, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of your recent stay at Admiral Semmes Hotel. We appreciate the opportunity to service the needs of your group and value the business your organization provides us! We are happy to share that once we are fully remodeled our guest rooms will have all new furnishing.... More 

Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Checked in early, which was nice. Elevators worked well compared to the Holiday Inn next door. The problem came when we went to wash up and there was no cold water. A different scenario than normal. went to the front desk and asked to repair it while we were out at dinner. Came back, still no cold water. Gave us... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for your candid feedback of your stay with us. We sincerely apologize for the frustrations you experienced during your stay with the multiple room moves. We had a few hiccups with the water, but were able to quickly remedy the situation. Regarding our furniture and television, we recognize the areas of opportunity at our hotel... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

The staff was friendly and the location was great. However, the sleep number mattress wouldn't work, tv reception was very bad and for $180 a night I expected more. If I were to go back to Mobile, AL I would stay at the Malaga. We had friends in that hotel and for the same price they got a great breakfast!

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your review of your recent stay with us at The Admiral Semmes Hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the hotel’s centralized location and our welcoming staff. Our hotel’s Best Available Rate changes with the area’s special events. There may be a premium rate offered during peak times like BayFest and... More 

Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The facility of th room seemed very old. Inside the room, i could have slept on the couch it would have been more comfortable than the beds. Toilet didn't work right ,looked absolutely musty and old. Microwave and fridge were not included in most of rooms. The only thing we were impressive was about guest services even though the room... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of Historic Admiral Semmes Hotel. We are hard at work to improve the guest experience. Our hotel is embarking on a multi-million dollar remodel that will convert our historic property into an upscale, boutique hotel. We are happy to hear the positive impact our guest service agents had on you during your stay. Our... More 

Denton, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The hotel is what it is, it is undergoing renovations but was satisfactory for our walk down memory lane during my recent trip home to Mobile AL. On Saturday nite while I was at my reunion, my friend stayed at the hotel and was going to go get dinner, but she got ill. Her illness requires her to eat, but... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you choosing Admiral Semmes Hotel during your trip to Mobile. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback as a recent guest of our hotel. We are happy to hear that our Guest Service Agent was able to assist your friend during her stay. Although our on-site restaurants are currently closed for remodel, once reopened we... More 

Gulfport, Mississippi
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

I'd read several reviews and once again I went with gut. When you walk in, it feels like you've stepped back in time. We checked in around 7 pm and the young lady at front desk was super in every way. There was a mix up with our room but by the time we were in our 2nd room, she... More 

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Joe L, Guest Relations Manager at Admiral Semmes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Admiral Semmes Hotel during your trip to Mobile! We appreciate your candid review on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our quaint and roomy guest rooms. Although our two on-site restaurants are closed for remodel, there are several dining options within walking distance. We look forward to welcoming you back to Admiral Semmes... More 

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