When you stay at The Admiral Semmes Hotel in Mobile, you'll be in the historical district and minutes from Christ Church Cathedral and Gulf Coast Exploreum. This hotel is within close proximity of Bishop Portier House and Cathedral Square.
Make yourself at home in one of the 152 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Cable programming along with VCRs are provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have bathtubs and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, a computer station, and business services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and banquet facilities. Guests may use a cruise ship terminal shuttle for a surcharge, and parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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