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St. Louis Cruise Reviews

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40 St. Louis Cruise Reviews


PBFoodie avatar

PBFoodie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many changes

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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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jkresta

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Lies, Deception, Theft and Fraud

On July 7th this year, my wife and I boarded the American Cruise Line Queen of the Mississippi for what we thought was going to be a wonderful and relaxing Ohio River cruise experience as promise by the information ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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KeithandLiz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An American Dream come true on American Queen

This was probably the best cruise experience my wife and I ever had in over 16 years of cruising on a variety of cruise lines. The all-American crew provided first class service and did put some meaning to the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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SheHistory

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I loved it!

This was my second cruise with American Cruise Lines. I was a solo female traveler. I gave myself two days in downtown Pittsburgh and enjoyed myself very much. I stayed at the same hotel as the cruise line's ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Ravens68

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again !

Chose this cruise because it was a new vessel and we wanted to sail the upper Mississippi. Instead of leaving from St. Louis we were bused to another city and sat for several hours. This American Duchess ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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H2O123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Above and beyond our expectations

Roomy cabin (#303); excellent food, entertainment, common areas, staff & excursions. Very clean, quick to accommodate special requests of any type, New ship (April 2016). All common areas are very clean, attractive, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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mftapscott

2 Reviews Written

Relaxing cruise through America's heartland

We've always wanted to cruise the full length of the Ohio River and this cruise was a wonderful opportunity to do so. The ship is small enough to get to know passengers and very comfortable. Built specifically for ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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DHG1949

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Exploring the Upper Missisippi River

WE spent 7 wonderful days and nights on the America. We enjoyed learning and seeing more about the MS River, including the 24 locks and their operation, everchanging scenery and wildlife, especially the high bluffs ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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finegael

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Everything was perfect

Everything was perfect from start to finish. All activities started when they were supposed to. Meal options were varied and very delicious. Staff went above and beyond to ensure satisfaction. Everyone had a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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asgr84

1 Review Written

Best trip ever!

I was travelling with a travel group out of Hewitt, TX My friend and I travel quite a bit and are always looking for something different. When this opportunity became available we were very excited. We have been ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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JWYBLF

7 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Way to See the Mississippi River

First U.S. river cruise and this was absolutely delightful. The staterooms and the entire boat was furnished in antique furniture combined with modern appointments. The bathrooms are full hotel size and the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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lawhitacre

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Mississippi River Cruise from St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN

Traveled with 86 year old Mother in law, Sister in law, her husband and my husband. Fantastic cruise! So relaxing and comfortable. You want for nothing on this ship! Beautifully appointed Staterooms and each room ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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CookieLady

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The Mark Twain Experience - or Gilligan's Island?

This was our second AQSC cruise. We chose the "Mark Twain Experience" on the American Queen from St. Louis to Minneapolis with stops in between along the Upper Mississippi. Unfortunately, we received an email the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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smartimarti

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Ohio River

We have not done cruised this river before. It is not offered that often and we just wanted to see some of the cities and sites on the itinerary. We had a hotel included for the night before we boarded the ship, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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henrykchang

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Missed Two Ports and Cold Inside

Enjoyed our previous Lower Mississippi and Columbia River cruises. Should have a good time and cultural experience with this Upper Mississippi cruise. We especially enjoyed the carefree and relaxing hop on and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Joe07

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Upper Mississippi and Ohio rivers

I was invited by family to join them on this cruise. It was my first cruise and the whole experience was delightful.Because of the probable river surge on the Upper Mississippi the cruise had to be re-routed. This ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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2 gramas on the loose

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Part of our bucket list filled.

We chose this cruise as part of our bucket list. The hotel in St.Louis was excellent, all service people very good. The Urban City Park was the highlight. All connections were flawless. Boarding the boat was a ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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saviour

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Perfect change of pace

The pace on the river was perfect. The mix of day light and night time cruising was very good. Lots to watch along the shore including a variety of birds. Staff was very friendly and available. Cabins were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Bonnie R

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

One of the Best Things I've Ever Done!

My river cruise on the American Queen was one of the best things I've ever done and that's saying a lot after a 35-year airline career! A Mississippi River paddlewheeler has been on my bucket list since the Delta ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Vacationcreek

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience!

If you want to know what it's like to be treated like royalty then take an American Cruise Lines trip! The service was spectacular. Great food selection, excellent meals - themed to the area you are traveling and ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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DVCRUISEWORLD

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Love the American Queen

This was my fourth cruise on American Queen in 15 months, all different itineraries. I am usually an Ocean and Expedition cruiser, but I have totally fallen in love with American Queen. Unlike most river cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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JasmineS

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi; Northern Mississippi River Cruise

We embarked from a dock very near to the St. Louis Gateway Arch. The walk down to the boat was somewhat steep but assistance was offered and we left our luggage with crew near the roadway. River travel is ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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maradsous

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good Food, Good Crew, Expensive

My wife and I don't do much cruising but wanted to treat ourselves so signed up for the St. Louis to St. Paul route. The American Eagle is a clean ship with a good crew who provided excellent service during our ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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jmccruise

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Too Much Money for Too Little

The price for the cruise is abhorrently higher than other river cruises but there were no special amenities to warrant the high prices. This seven day American cruise charged caviar prices but provided less than ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Caroline Paulson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

American Queen theme cruises are pure Americana!

I sailed on the first Mark Twain theme cruise on the American Queen August 23rd. I suffer from vertigo which becomes massively worse if I lie down and turn my head. This means that I must sleep sitting up, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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