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12 American Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

agmjl avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not worth the cost


This was to be a bucket list trip down the Intracoastal Waterway. The ports were interesting but the ship was a complete disappointment. Stateroom was very small. The amenities could have come from a cheap motel. ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Kbarlett avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Terrible value

My sister-in-law booked this cruise and invited my husband and I to join them. We have traveled numerous times together and have many of the same expectations and standards. Upon reading the itinerary we were ...
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Sail Date September 2018

NJMarco avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Friends had travelled on river cruises in Europe and wanted to try US cruises. We knew that they were more money than larges cruise ships but American Cruise Lines advertised that we would get professional and top ...
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Sail Date July 2016

LizLibrarian avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes


When we first got on the ship, I thought, "This must be an old ship that they retrofitted". There were duct tape repairs in the dining room. The cabin looked like something out of the 1970s. Then the captain told ...
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Sail Date October 2015

thomrice avatar


2 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise line we've ever traveled with

We took the October 3rd river cruise with American Cruise Lines on the Snake and Columbia Rivers. We paid the cruise company to transfer us and our luggage from the airport to the ship. During the transfer and ...
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Sail Date October 2015

maryelleng avatar


1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

False advertising

We spent a week on this boat and I can safely say that as a veteran of many European and American River Cruise ships, this is by far the worst I have ever encountered. We had previously traveled with American Queen ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Cloverel avatar


1 Review Written

Awful all the way around!!!!

First, we were told when we booked that the average age is 65. The actual average age is 80-82+. On board the cruise director told us she couldn't understand why we were told that? She said the cruise we were on is ...
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Sail Date November 2014

bobazwi avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Worst

It rained the first 3 days of the trip which was not the fault of ACL.This meant we could not go to Astoria. They didn't seam to know what to do and we traveled about 35 miles in 3 days. The cabins on this boat are ...
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Sail Date September 2013

cruisediva67 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Lines/nori virus on The Independence

The worst cruise we have taken. Starting from the beginning: The American Cruise Line brochure says you can board the ship anywhere from 10:30 to 12:30 and the ship departs at 1:30. Our train from Boston got us to ...
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Sail Date June 2013

BEE021 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes


Give American Cruise Lines marketing staff an A+---but the hype is very close to fraud, based on my recent experience. Where do I begin to tell you of all the disappointments---first, the Rolls Royce stabilizers ...
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Sail Date August 2012

amberrr333 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Line's Queen of the West-BIG disappointment

A scenic River Cruise sounded great, but, in the end, it was one of the worst experiences of our lives (and definitely the most expensive). The Queen of the West is an old renovated ship and did not have many (or ...
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Sail Date June 2011

ptmoose avatar


2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes


I heard aboard that the owner reads all the reviews so after I sent in my 17 page complaint letter I waited weeks, just now received a response from the VP saying my letter will be used for training and if I'd like ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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