This charming three-star hotel can be found six minutes from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, and just across the road from the Christ Church Cathedral and Mobile Carnival Museum.
Each of the 155 sophisticated, air-conditioned rooms features custom art décor and includes modern amenities, combined with historical charm. Fridges, cable TV and designer toiletries are standard extras.
The Hotel The Admiral Hotel offers a dry cleaning service, luggage storage and a 24-hour front desk. Guests are able to make use of the free on-site parking facility and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
This hotel features an on-site café, where guests can stock up on snacks, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge after dinner. Meals can be enjoyed at a restaurant adjoining the hotel, where local cuisine is served.
The Cooper Riverside Park is a ten-minute walk from the Hotel The Admiral Hotel, while the Bishop Portier House and Cathedral Square is within a fifteen-minute walk.
Even though the Radisson Admiral Semmes seems to be undergoing a re-model, guests have commented that the wonderful historic feel of this hotel still shines through, as it is located in the heart of the historical district. The view of the city from the higher floors is quite special according to many visitors.
Quiet, but fun
Although this hotel is in a quiet neighborhood, there are many fine restaurants and shops within walking distance for guests to peruse. You can choose to relax with peace and quiet at the hotel during the day, and have fun in the evening exploring the surroundings.
Over-the-top friendly staff
The staff at this hotel have been described by many visitors as always being pleased to go out of their way to make you feel completely at home. There have even been instances where guests have been personally escorted to restaurants and other attractions close by.
Renovations cause dust
Unfortunately, whenever there are renovations underway, layers of extra dust come along too. Those with heavy allergies have found it difficult to cope in these conditions, nonetheless if you are able to bring some extra allergy tablets on your next visit, your stay should be incident free. Some guests have been told that the renovations should be completed early 2016.
Parking is a little bit of a walk
At the Radisson Admiral Semmes Hotel, you will have to be satisfied with parking across the road. Some guests are a little annoyed with having to walk across the street; however your vehicle will be well-looked after.
Weak Wi-Fi signal
It is assumed by some guests that the poor quality of the Wi-Fi signal is probably due to the construction underway. If you rely on a good connection, then it would be wise to bring your own internet cable with.