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Cruise Critic's Review 5.0 out of 5+ star rating
Originally built in 1996 for the defunct Delta Queen Steamboat Company, 436-passenger American Queen had been laid up since 2008, when its most recent owner went bust. But you just can't keep the ... read more
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American Queen Cruise Reviews: 41

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
AQ cruise is the worst one I have taken by TexasRCH

My wife and I have taken 16 cruises and this was the worst one yet. But before I get to the ... continue

U.S.A. 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Steam Boating on the heartland of America's rivers by starman1942

There are those of us who long for the romance of travel in a bygone era. We were born too late. ... continue

U.S.A. 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Glad we went but not worth the money... by Happy Canadian

Trip started with an overnight stay in Memphis at the Hilton. Hotel was in East Memphis but was ... continue

U.S.A. 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Steamboating Down the Mississippi May 31 - June 7, 2014 by PostCruise

This is our second voyage on the American Queen. Like in the past, this was just as incredible. ... continue

U.S.A. 06/14 5+ out of 5+
A real adventure by dsinnock

We started the trip off at the Hilton Hotel in New Orleans the night before the cruise. The ... continue

U.S.A. 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Round Trip New Orleans-A Long Review for a Short Trip by Rosethorn40

Yes, this cruise was in April, and it is now July, but I wanted to see if a few months would ... continue

U.S.A. 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Problems on the river by ABQTraveler

Having just returned from a 7 day cruise on the American Queen, plus a pre-night Hilton hotel ... continue

U.S.A. 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
February Trip by SLOduck

American Queen Steamboat

2/22/14 - 3/1/14

(for photos, go to ... continue

U.S.A. 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Unique and thoroughly enjoyed by ddcruiser

After 15 or 20 ocean cruises, we were not sure what to expect. The American Queen exceeded our ... continue

U.S.A. 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Worst Experience ever!! American Queen by bobprincess

American Queen New Year's Cruise departing Memphis to New Orleans December 28, 2013

It ... continue

U.S.A. 03/14 1.0 out of 5+
Literally Like Stepping Back in Time! by furniture doc

My wife and I cruised on the AQ last fall, Memphis to New Orleans over 9 days. It was one of my ... continue

U.S.A. 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Cruising the Mississippi with American Queen Company by muth cruiser

Absoutely the worst cruise I have ever been on, overpriced, poor food quality/selection, poor ... continue

U.S.A. 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
Wonderful trip on the Ohio river by LHT28

Pittsburgh to Cincinnati

... continue
U.S.A. 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Awonderful REiverboat experience by padrek

My first Riverboat cruise was a wonderful experience which may have converted me from ocean ... continue

U.S.A. 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
New Orleans to Memphis on the American Queen June 22 -June 29 2013 by treplow

To put my comments into perspective: I travelled solo; am physically in good shape, considering ... continue

U.S.A. 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
The Lovely American Queen! by Beatriz9

Rolling down the Mississippi in comfort and style

... continue
U.S.A. 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
American Queen is trying very hard but still needs alot of work!!!!! by jumpingjudy

The cruise hubby and I took had some very good experiences but the bad ones overshadowed the ... continue

U.S.A. 06/13 3.0 out of 5+
Hometown USA by MaryMaryQ

Long Live the Queen

... continue
U.S.A. 06/13 5+ out of 5+
American Queen - April in Paris - Dep April 20 by gurdon
We have done River Cruises in Europe before, but this was our first in the USA, There are some ... continue
U.S.A. 05/13 5+ out of 5+
Relaxed way to tour America by dbm2000
The American Queen is a 400 passenger ship that takes care of everything. Easy and relaxing ... continue
U.S.A. 04/13 Not Rated
Fantastic Mississippi River Cruise by dijoen
The American Queen is definitely back and better than ever. We have just returned from a 9 day New ... continue
U.S.A. 03/13 5.0 out of 5+
American Queen Cruise from Saint Louis to New Orleans by Sailer217
A 2 or 3 star experience at a 5 star price. ... continue
U.S.A. 01/13 1.0 out of 5+
Hootenany Cruise was great! Reconsider an inside cabin! by fudgbug
The inside cabin 369 was comfortable, but claustrophobic at 132 sq. ft. ... continue
U.S.A. 11/12 5.0 out of 5+
American Queen St. Paul MN round trip by VikingExplorer
Beautiful boat, but start-up company is a work in progress and badly flawed. ... continue
U.S.A. 11/12 2.0 out of 5+
Not like it was when she was new by jamanigold

We have sailed on the American Queen the first year she was built. She was really beautiful ... continue

U.S.A. 08/14 1.0 out of 5+
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