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Admiral Semmes Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   251 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36602 (Formerly Radisson )
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Ranked #32 of 65 hotels in Mobile
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Jeff B Biloxi, Mississippi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Biloxi, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have stayed at the Admiral twice now in the past 2 months. Both times we had a blast. The staff is friendly and goes above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of. On our first trip, we made our reservation online. When we got there to check in, the front desk clerk quickly checked us in and... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can smell the fried foods from the in-hotel restaurant when you step into the place, which to me, is not a good thing. The key cards appear to have to be changed out every day. The room smelled horrendous, like the plumbing had backed up.... it smelled so bad I went out and bought room fresheners, but even that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is so helpful, and friendly. They have a great piano bar, and the best coffee in the state. It is walking distance from all the great restaurants, and bars in town. There is a great espresso bar, restaurant and the rooms are equipped with great coffee, and great views of the city. I love this hotel, it's very... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must try to keep emotions in check and just stick to the facts. This hotel was recommended by our service and usually they have really god suggestions. Not this time. Checked in rather late. They give you room keys and then you can bring your luggage up before going around the block to the public parking garage. You need the... More

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Crestview, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had stayed at the Admiral Semmes hotel a couple of years ago and found it to be shabby but kind of charming. We had to spend the night in Mobile again, so I decided to book the Admiral Semmes again because of the downtown location. The first room that we were given smelled horrible and the carpet was dirty... More

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

First, I would like to apologize for your unsatisfactory stay. We are working very hard to provide a quality experience for all of our guests. Since your stay we have deep cleaned all of the carpets in the rooms. In your comments you mentioned remodeling the hotel. We are going to do that starting in the next few months. Our... More

Foley, Alabama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

One step into the lobby of the Admiral Semmes and you immediately know it is not just another chain name hotel. The huge glass chandelier and winding staircase looks like something out of the movies. We have stayed at this hotel very month for the past year and yes, it may be outdated to some, but it is the decor,... More

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. Our team has been working hard to deliver the best experience for our guests. We hope that you continue to stay with us in the future and watch / be part of our progress. Joe More

Pensacola, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hubby and I had an impromptu trip to Mobile for the night and stayed here. The room was clean, bed comfy, but it was definitely in need of a little facelift. In the halls the wallpaper was peeling and some of the decor could use a little refresher. On the positive side it was inexpensive, clean, and they had sleep... More

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

Thank you for your visit to the Admiral Semmes Hotel. We appreciate the comments always. We are in the process of planning a renovation to our Hotel and are excited about all of the changes coming. We hope that you will visit with us again. Joe More

Meadville, Mississippi, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I adore this hotel. It is like stepping back into the 40's in the best sense of it. Everything is plush and regal. The restaurant has comfy easy chairs instead of hard wooden ones, the bar is spacious and everyone that works there are SO NICE. I cannot express how nice they all are. The rooms have their own dressing... More

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

You are very kind and we really appreciate the great feedback. We believe that this hotel has such great history and we are going to bring back a lot of that history in our planned remodel starting soon. We look forward to have you back many times. Joe More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

The staff was defensive which was our first warning. Problems with the ac, carpets stained, pool needed cleaning, hot tub not filled, outdated look in rooms. I was really looking forward to the stay but was let down big. It could be beautiful!

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

I am so sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. The Admiral Semmes is under new ownership as of May 15th. I know that your stay was prior to that, however, I can assure you that we are doing everything we can to make this hotel great again. We are in the middle of planning our renovation to the hotel.... More

New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A couple of days ago my father and I stayed at the Admiral Semmes while visiting Mobile. While the room was fairly priced ($100 with tax), it was a dump. The wallpaper outside the elevator on our floor was falling off and no effort to repair it was being undertaken. The windows in the room were filthy and difficult to... More

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

I want to apologize for the hotel not meeting your expectations. We are in the process of repairing a lot of the issues that you mentioned. In addition, we are planning a top to bottom renovation to the hotel that will bring the Admiral Semmes back to is glory of 1940. I hope that you will consider staying with us... More

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Address: 251 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36602 (Formerly Radisson )
Location: United States > Alabama > Mobile
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Admiral Semmes Hotel 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Radisson Mobile
Mobile Radisson

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Located in Downtown Mobile, the Historic Admiral Semmes Hotel is a unique and beautiful destination for all types of travelers. The Admiral Semmes Hotel provides modern accommodations and is conveniently located near major Mobile attractions. The Admiral Semmes Hotel also features Oliver's Restaurant and the Admiral's Corner Lounge, along with ample banquet and meeting space. ... more   less 
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