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  • Mississippi River-based line debuted in April 2012
  • Two-ship fleet includes world's largest paddlewheel steamboat
  • Inclusive pricing: dinner drinks, tours, precruise hotel
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37 American Queen Steamboat Company River Cruise Reviews

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10/14
Let's begin at the beginning. We stayed the first night at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane. This beautiful hotel, a gem ... Read more
10/14
The difficult aspect of this review is to be accurate and objective, without sounding like a company shill. My wife and ... Read more
So "Happy" we chose The American Empress Riverboat tour of the Columbia River this September 2014. It was a perfect ... Read more
09/14
The cruise has you start in Spokane, WA where you spend one night at the Doubletree City Center. The hotel is ... Read more
Yes, this cruise was in April, and it is now July, but I wanted to see if a few months would change the way I felt ... Read more

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My wife and I have taken 16 cruises and this was the worst one yet. But before I get to the problems, I will cover the ... Read more
There are those of us who long for the romance of travel in a bygone era. We were born too late. We search for the ... Read more
Trip started with an overnight stay in Memphis at the Hilton. Hotel was in East Memphis but was within walking distance ... Read more
This is our second voyage on the American Queen. Like in the past, this was just as incredible. As you step aboard the ... Read more
A real adventure dsinnock
06/14
We started the trip off at the Hilton Hotel in New Orleans the night before the cruise. The cruise company had ... Read more

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Problems on the river ABQTraveler
05/14
Having just returned from a 7 day cruise on the American Queen, plus a pre-night Hilton hotel stay, my wife and I ... Read more
American Queen New Year's Cruise departing Memphis to New Orleans December 28, 2013 It is unconscionable what has ... Read more
February Trip SLOduck
03/14
American Queen Steamboat 2/22/14 - 3/1/14 (for photos, go to www.PricelessCruising.com) We recently returned from a ... Read more
After 15 or 20 ocean cruises, we were not sure what to expect. The American Queen exceeded our expectations in every ... Read more
Absoutely the worst cruise I have ever been on, overpriced, poor food quality/selection, poor coordination by ... Read more

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I have long wished to take a Riverboat cruise and so I went with American Queen on a 6 day Ohio River cruise. American ... Read more
Loved this river cruise from the moment we stepped on board in Memphis to a Dixie band welcome, to the moment we ... Read more
Hometown USA MaryMaryQ
06/13
We recently took the American Queen Steamboat from New Orleans to Memphis.We loved everything about it: the crew, the ... Read more
We have done River Cruises in Europe before, but this was our first in the USA, There are some differences in this ... Read more
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04/13
The American Steamboat Company AKA American Queen takes care of everything. All excursions are included, although it ... Read more

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We had been on the mega ships before, and had already seen a great deal of the Caribbean, Europe and Alaska. When I ... Read more
The good: The boat is beautiful. Cruising down the Mississippi from Saint Louis to New Orleans was a wonderful ... Read more
The inside cabin 369 was comfortable, but claustrophobic at 132 sq. ft. You barely had enough room to walk along one ... Read more
I'm an active mature solo traveler, and experience with 36 cruises. I took Amtrak to the embarkation port of St. Paul, ... Read more
10/12
We selected this cruise because we had signed on with Public TV. It was a theme cruise on the Civil War. I still do ... Read more

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