Frequently Asked Event Questions

Your event at The Admiral begins with clarity. Our Event FAQs address your most crucial questions. From setup to breakdown and everything in between, our comprehensive answers aim to make your event planning seamless and stress-free.

What is the capacity of the Crystal Ballroom?
The Crystal Ballroom hosts up to 250 guests with round tables of 10, or up to 300 for a cocktail-style reception. We offer flexible configurations and will work with you to optimize the space, which can be divided into three distinct sections.


Can your venue accommodate conferences with breakout rooms?
Absolutely! We tailor each space to your specific needs. You’ll collaborate with a dedicated event manager to ensure every detail aligns with your vision.


What are the parking facilities near The Admiral?
Convenient self-parking options are available within a block of our hotel, making access easy for your guests.


Is early check-in or late check-out possible?
We strive to accommodate early check-ins subject to availability. Late check-outs between 1 pm and 3 pm incur a half-day rate, also based on availability.


Can we use our own A/V equipment?
Certainly! You’re welcome to either rent A/V equipment from us or bring your own at no extra cost.


How should we ship materials for our event?
Please address packages to The Admiral Hotel, marked for the attention of your Event Manager. We accept ten boxes complimentary; additional boxes or heavy items may incur fees. Please discuss specific needs with your event manager.


What are the WiFi options and charges?
One standard internet connection per room is complimentary. While we offer free Wi-Fi, additional fees may apply for high-demand streaming or secure connections. Please allow 72 business hours for setup.

When can we set up and break down our event?
Setup and breakdown times are arranged with your Sales or Event Manager, based on room availability and duration needed.


Can we bring our own food or alcohol?
All catering and beverages must be sourced through our hotel. Our team will collaborate with you to curate exceptional meals and refreshments.


Can you cater to special dietary needs?
Certainly! Your Event Manager will work closely with our culinary team to provide meals that cater to any dietary requirements.


What is your deposit and payment schedule?
An initial deposit of 25% of the estimated charges is required upon contract signing, followed by a 50% deposit 30 days prior. The final count and balance are due 14 days before arrival.


Can we opt for direct billing?
Yes, with an approved billing application and a credit card on file, direct billing is available.


What attractions are nearby?
Located in the heart of downtown Mobile, we’re steps away from a variety of restaurants, galleries, shops, and cultural hotspots. Our team is always ready to recommend the perfect local experience.

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