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American Queen Steamboat Company Cruise Reviews

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329 American Queen Steamboat Company Cruise Reviews


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halanddonna

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mississippi Rambling - New Orleans to Memphis

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What to know - no glitz, no crowds, no pools. Instead - beautiful scenery, friendly helpful staff, daily enrichment, low key enjoyable entertainment, menus that reflect locations, and interesting ports. What to ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nanatexas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Love our Cruise on the Mississippi River

We loved our whole trip. Flew into New Orleans the day before and had a nice stay in the hotel included in the price. Transfers to the boat was very nice and easy. Once on board were meet with snacks and we went to ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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cbt5

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pacific Northwest Grandeur

Absolutely had a fantastic cruise aboard the American Empress! We sailed from Clarkston, Washington to Vancouver, Washington. Flew into Spokane and spent the night at the grand Historic Davenport downtown. Beautiful ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Traveler711

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Experience on the American Queen

We sailed on the American Queen from New Orleans to Memphis in March of 2019. Due to mother nature the river was too high on the river when we sailed. The American Queen had to make a few adjustments from our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bryan5264

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall a Wonderful sailing down the Mississippi River

In December of 2019, I had been fortunate to have an absolutely amazing trip aboard the American Duchess. We had sailed from Memphis to New Orleans, and although there were only 100 people or so on board, everything ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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sleigh11

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Duchess Mar. 9th,2020

We recently cruised on the American Duchess during the March 9th sailing. The schedule had multiple changes from the ports we were originally scheduled to visit. Though we were disappointed about the changes, the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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jantrips

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise

Our first introduction to American river travel was on the American Queen, and our journey did not disappoint. In fact, our voyage on the American Queen wasn’t just my first river cruise… it was my first cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Nformato

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

American Empress - Beautiful and Entertaining!

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Nformato

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

American Duchess - Great staff and shore excursions!

We traveled on the American Duchess during Christmas time on a Nashville to Memphis Cruise. It was absolutely beautiful. The boat and some of the towns were decorated for the holidays truly making it a unique ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Amble Along

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The BEST way to see the Columbia River!!!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MECR2020

1 Review Written

Prison Ship for the Elderly provides no sternwheel and substandard food

I chose this cruise because it had always been a dream of mine to cruise the Mississippi on a sternwheeler. I made it specific to my on-line discount travel clearinghouse that it had always been my dream. Firstly, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ginny033

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded My Expectations

I was very excited to take a trip with the American Duchess as I have been on other river cruises in the past, but mostly in Europe or other parts of the world. I knew this cruise would be different being in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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vicky4trips

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Awesome Experience

My husband and I took this cruise in December and we were pleasantly surprised. The food in the dining room was good but not always as hot as I would prefer. The same is true in the Front Porch buffet. The servers ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jandcinpa

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise with Christmas Theme

Over the recent Christmas holiday, we had the privilege of cruising on the Grand American Queen Steamboat. We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed the experience. The staff and crew went out of their way ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Pamgoes

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The overall cost is not worth the product

Pre-cruise: We arrived in Memphis a day before the boat was to depart and stayed at the Riverboat Company hotel, the downtown Sheraton. In spite of having read a few negative reviews, we were well pleased with ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mmyeats

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great until we both got a stomach bug on the boat

We booked both a pre-cruise stay in Memphis and a post-cruise stay in New Orleans. They were great. We made use of the trolley passes in Memphis and visited several of the included attractions. The Sheraton hotel in ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Awesome as Always

Love American Queen Steamboat Company and the American Queen Steamboat. Cruised many times with this company and it remains our favorite. The American Queen is a classic riverboat giving you the feel of the old ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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RealJewell

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise . . . and not our last

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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coop1ny

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Queen, a Grand Lady of the Ole Man River

To the Cruise Reviewers…Here’s a Breaking News story….The American Steamboat Company’s American Queen is NOT A CARIBBEAN CRUISE FUN SHIP…..That’s the rewarding thing about this wonderful Steamboat…..So ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tarzanterri

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great river cruise - don't worry about negative reviews

This was our second river cruise - the first was a few years ago down the Danube in August. The American Queen is a very special ship,not only because of the beautiful furnishings, collectibles and artwork which is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Safsimcowz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lewis & Clark Expedition

Embarking from the port of Clarkston, Washington and disembarking in Portland, Washington aboard the American Queen Steamboat Company Empress. The staff went out of their way to assure that passengers had an ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cruise-otter

10 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

American Queen Steamboat, Memphis to New Orleans (June 3-10, 2019)

In June 2019, my wife and I took the American Queen paddle wheeler on a one-week trip down the Mississippi River. Trip went from Memphis to New Orleans (the Deep South). I rate this trip as an overall 5 (on a ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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PBFoodie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many changes

We so enjoyed our “Civil War” cruise on the Duchess that we booked this trip “In the Footsteps of Mark Twain”. Two days before departure we were told due to the high waters the trip was changed -every port ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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KGlasgow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Many Hits, but a few misses

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Stephen and Rhonda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Comfortable but below expectations!

We chose this cruise to get a lifetime experience on the Mississippi River. The advertising of the cruise was very effusive about the standard of the service and the experiences that were to be enjoyed. But, let me ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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