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American Queen Steamboat Company American Empress Cruise Reviews
4.5 / 5.0
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American Empress exceeeded my expectations
"My wife and I sailed on the August 9 departure of the American Empress, a 7-night journey that began in Vancouver WA (across the river from Portland OR) and ended in Clarkston WA, about 2 hours south of Spokane...."Read More
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First Time Cruiser

Age 70s


1-10 of 59 American Queen Steamboat Company American Empress Cruise Reviews

American Empress - Beautiful and Entertaining!

Review for American Empress to U.S.A.

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6-10 Cruises

Age 20s

After traveling with the American Queen Steamboat Company on the American Duchess, we had such an enjoyable experience that we decided to book a trip on the American Empress in the Pacific Northwest; and it was so worth it! From the smooth check in process at the hotel to easy and enjoyable disembarkation day options, the whole week ran so seamlessly We never had to worry about a thing! The ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Traveled with disabled person

6 Helpful Votes

The BEST way to see the Columbia River!!!

Review for American Empress to North America River

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Amble Along

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

In November I traveled with a small group of 10 on the American Empress steamboat-style Cruise. The group absolutely LOVED the trip and the ship! The food was incredible- truly top notch! We even had lobster tail! The meals were always artfully prepared and served by the kindest, warmest staff I’ve encountered on a cruise ship. Every meal was an event. During our scenic rides cruising the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

4 Helpful Votes

Sequel to my 9/14 review (it's worth referring to that one, also)

Review for American Empress to North America River

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6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was a 4-night "add-on" to the end of the normal cruise season. The price was irrestible, plus the convenience of being a round-trip cruise. We'd previously done the traditional 8-day, one-way trip up the Columbia on this boat. Earlier this year, we did a lower Mississippi cruise on the American Queen. AQSC is a "class act", and we love the company. I hope they will expand to other ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Brisbane

16 Helpful Votes

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