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107 American America Cruise Reviews


FrenchNewOrleans avatar

FrenchNewOrleans

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Big Disappointment

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My wife and I did the three week Complete Mississippi cruise with American Cruise Line on August 3, 2019 and we were greatly disappointed. We spent two nights at the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans prior to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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RHN3

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Saved by good weather

CABIN: see "Cabin Review" below "Raitings" DINING: If you are a foodie, expect to be disappointed. The food was generally good and the quantity sufficient. The service was inconsistent and often sloppy. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tom and Alice

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not 5 Star as Advertised

We are vety experienced cruisers, both ocean and river cruises. Sailed from St. Paul, Minn. To New Orleans. Nice ship and a nice room. Service at nearly all levels very average to poor. Meals were average ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pennyenna

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

No wow factor

We had always wanted to do the Mississippi River, but thought it too expensive. We finally decided to do it as our 50th cruise. We started in New Orleans and ended in St.Louis. Our price included an overnight ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Kat808

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Go for the Adventure. Not for Luxury.

My husband and I are seasoned cruisers with experience on Seabourn, Regent, Ama Waterways & SilverSea. A two week journey down the Mississippi River. St. Paul Minn to NOLA, was a completely different type of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Althelion

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Let the Buyer Beware

My wife and I were on your Jazz and Blues Themed Cruise (May 11 - 18, 2019) on the America that went from New Orleans to Memphis. Unfortunately, this lower Mississippi River cruise was anything but the music-themed ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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fmontefusc

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

America Cruise Line

We choose this cruise along with another couple because we wanted to sail the Mississippi River. The cost was about $11,000 per couple for the AAM Room Category and for the price, we expected a first class ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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CdMAgFox

24 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi River Cruise 2019

~~~April 25th – May 4th, 2019~~~ Yesterday’s flights from Orange County Airport, first to DFW and then on to Memphis, were surprisingly pleasant with little turbulence. Evidently, the flight to DFW was a day ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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see50states

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Attention to detail made this a fantastic trip

We selected this cruise because it was completing a bucket list item for us - seeing all 50 states of the United States. This cruise exceeded our expectations in most every area. The staff was warm and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cutters60

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Relaxing cruise

Even though the weather the beginning of March was not optimum, we enjoyed this cruise. Unusual cold front and towns we visited had temperatures only in low to mid 50's. Certainly not American cruise lines fault. A ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jbzdad

1 Review Written

Really enjoyed the cruise... they had a new "technology" class

civil war history cruise lectures were excellent.. info on Mississippi history, civil war history, US history entertainment was in a smaller venue... smaller groups... the comedian "Judy" was excellent... ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Michellelm69

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

River Cruising RoCKS!!

We got to New Orleans the day before our trip. Two members of our party spent the day at the WWII museum, which they thoroughly enjoyed. The rest of us took the trolley to shop at the French market and enjoy ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Hawaiian Mongoose

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Yet Expensive!

We chose this cruise because it was an opportunity to cruise the entire Mississippi River. That did not happen. The river levels were high all summer long, and we understand that itinerary changes caused by weather ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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wickenburg_man

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our Grand Misadventure

Our misadventure on America Cruise Line’s America started when, instead of boarding in St Paul and cruising to our first port, Red Wing MN, we were bussed to Red Wing. The tour of Red Wing on Sunday was far ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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anglerted

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mark Twain Experience

Recently returned from a Mark Twain theme cruise from Minneapolis/St. Paul to St. Louis. Cruise line great for seniors as excursions are low key requiring very little effort. Food and menu choices are very good. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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coutlaw

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Complete Mississippi River Cruise - American Cruise Lines

Small ship cruise up the Mississippi River on the "America." This ship has a capacity of about 175 passengers, but it wasn't full so there was only about 150 guests. My single cabin was very spacious. It contained a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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vsalamy

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

The trip from hell!

American Cruise Line Complaint List 1. Four of us took this cruise line for the Mississippi River Cruise. Upon arrival in my room, the bathroom draws were dirty with long dark hairs and tissues that contained ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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JosieCat-MN

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

I enjoyed it.

I just got back a few days ago from a cruise on the America. I was on the four night Highlights of the Mississippi, which is a round trip out of New Orleans to Baton Rouge. I will do this in sections: I’m a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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BuffaloTrvlr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise

Everything about this cruise was first class from the embarkation to the disembarkation. The Cabins are spacious for river ships and the staff is well trained and friendly. The daily cocktail hour (with premium ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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lucky99

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise

For years I have wanted to do a small ship cruise in the USA. We embarked in New Orleans and disembarked in Memphis. The ship is small 185 passengers but this allows people to get to know each other. The cabins ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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bryens

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Nursing home on water

As experienced cruisers from down under, 2 European river cruises and many ocean cruises, we thought we would give the Mississippi a try. The price was high but having cruised 6 star with Silversea and Seabourn we ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Money Penny 1

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Would never do again

This cruise had been on our bucket list for the last couple of years. My husband and I with another couple had done European river cruises and thought that this would be similar. No way can ACL be compared with ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mytweedybear

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic crew ....unbelieveably delicious cuisine!

My 80 yr. old mother had always wanted to take a paddle wheel boat down the Mississippi and see all the southern Plantations. We had never, ever been on a vacation together so I thought this would be the perfect ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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travelbutterfly

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time aboard Paddlewheeler - Excellent

I have always wanted to travel up the River in a paddlewheeler, and my DH and I decided to take a trip up the Mississippi River, for an 8 day cruise. We selected the "Round Trip" from New Orleans, and went up as far ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Marybethgum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Saw alligators,plantations and battlefields with interesting historians

My husband wants to see all 50 states, so we added on LA and MS. The history was fascinating, great historian on board and on tours. Most beautiful plantation of all was Houmas House. Being a gardener, I was quite ...
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Sail Date June 2018


America Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.04.3
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.4
Fitness Recreation1.03.2
Family1.03
Enrichment5.04
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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