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American Queen Steamboat Company American Empress Cruise Reviews
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Mixed feelings the good and bad
"We choose this because we wanted a River cruise after having many ocean cruises. We have never been to Washington or Oregon. It is for older individuals with no children on board. Cabin was adequate size. Extras-..."Read More
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minmike

6-10 Cruises

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First River Cruise . . . and not our last

Review for American Empress to North America River

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RealJewell

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had been wanting to try a river cruise, especially after watching the size of ocean-going cruise ships balloon until some can carry more than 6,000 passengers. The American Empress beautifully accommodates just over 221, with an attentive crew of 88. Our Category C cabin--212--was cozy, but well laid out so that we had plenty of closet space and storage, even in the bathroom. Yes, the shower is ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Brisbane

7 Helpful Votes


Many Hits, but a few misses

Review for American Empress to North America River

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KGlasgow

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise for for my 10th anniversary. We were the youngest couple on the boat (not a critique, just an observation). It was the first river boat experience for both of us. There was one port-of-call change that was made after we booked due to an event at on of the ports that seemed significant enough to have warranted more warning. The excursions we took: The LEWIS & CLARK ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Brisbane

2 Helpful Votes


Wonderful cruise, amazing sights, upscale?

Review for American Empress to North America River

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Nona Gal

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to experience the pacific northwest and travel with some good friends. The literature advertised this as upscale, all inclusive. We've taken many ocean cruises (15+) but never a river cruise anywhere. I'm not sure I'd say this is upscale, and I'm not convinced its worth the additional monies versus what you'd pay for a large vessel cruise. The Hop On/Hop Off bus is a nice feature, as ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

4 Helpful Votes


Great cruise with one exception

Review for American Empress to U.S.A.

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Jens56

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Loved this cruise which sailed from Vancouver ,Washington to Clarkston Washington over 9 days .Not being American we didn’t really know anything about Lewis and Clark ,and mainly picked this cruise for the beautiful scenery, but learning about the Lewis and Clark expeditions was a bonus ,the Riverlorian was very informative and we enjoyed his commentary .The food ,the staff and the service were ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Brisbane

7 Helpful Votes


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