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American Queen Steamboat Company
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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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76 American Queen Steamboat Company USA Cruise Reviews

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Wonderful Cruise! rossgregg
The stay at the Hilton Hotel was just ok. The Hotel is very large and difficult to navigate. We checked in at the hotel ... Read more
Due to a mistake on MY part, my wife, mother-in-law, and I showed up for our cruise one year to the day early (I signed ... Read more
The American Empress Noelle George
Last October 2014 I had the pleasure of taking the American Empress cruise on the Columbia River from Vancouver, WA to ... Read more
Ideal Nadomom
My husband and I recently enjoyed a hassle-free, drama-free truly enjoyable Columbia River cruise aboard the American ... Read more
Let's begin at the beginning. We stayed the first night at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane. This beautiful hotel, a gem ... Read more
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
The cruise has you start in Spokane, WA where you spend one night at the Doubletree City Center. The hotel is ... Read more
My wife and I are in our 70's and this was our first river cruise, having been on several ocean cruises in the ... Read more
We had the loveliest time sailing on the American Empress June 15-22, 2014. My mother and I had both enjoyed steamboat ... Read more
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
We started the trip off at the Hilton Hotel in New Orleans the night before the cruise. The cruise company had ... 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
Problems on the river ABQTraveler
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
February Trip SLOduck
American Queen Steamboat 2/22/14 - 3/1/14 (for photos, go to 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
American Queen New Year's Cruise departing Memphis to New Orleans December 28, 2013 It is unconscionable what has ... Read more
My wife and I cruised on the AQ last fall, Memphis to New Orleans over 9 days. It was one of my favorite vacations of ... Read more
Absoutely the worst cruise I have ever been on, overpriced, poor food quality/selection, poor coordination by ... Read more
A great trip overall It started off with booking the cruise directly with AQSC The Reservations lady Terri was very ... Read more
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
To put my comments into perspective: I travelled solo; am physically in good shape, considering my age (87); use a ... Read more

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