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American New Orleans Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Ship
Destination
New Orleans

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Excellent

105

Very Good

14

Average

11

Poor

4

Terrible

11

Cruise type

145 American New Orleans Cruise Reviews


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photofrk264

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful first small-ship cruise - this itinerary perfect for history buffs

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First time ever on a small-ship cruise as well as one just in the U.S. Price included being put up at a nice hotel pre-night with breakfast the next morning, transportation from hotel to ship and from ship to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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nancychontos

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

New ship, great entertainment, shore excursions and fabulous food

We selected this cruise becasue we wanted to see more of the US. This is a new ship with all American crew. So much exceeded our expectations ... the size of the cabin, the onboard entertainment and activities, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BagsRPkd

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great cruise for seniors

Entertainment is an interesting historian and an excellent musician. All the typical choices at breakfast along with a fresh fruit buffet, 3 main choices for lunch or dinner. The food was good, better than the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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FrenchNewOrleans

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Big Disappointment

My wife and I did the three week Complete Mississippi cruise with American Cruise Line on August 3, 2019 and we were greatly disappointed. We spent two nights at the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans prior to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pennyenna

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

No wow factor

We had always wanted to do the Mississippi River, but thought it too expensive. We finally decided to do it as our 50th cruise. We started in New Orleans and ended in St.Louis. Our price included an overnight ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Althelion

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Let the Buyer Beware

My wife and I were on your Jazz and Blues Themed Cruise (May 11 - 18, 2019) on the America that went from New Orleans to Memphis. Unfortunately, this lower Mississippi River cruise was anything but the music-themed ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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fmontefusc

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

America Cruise Line

We choose this cruise along with another couple because we wanted to sail the Mississippi River. The cost was about $11,000 per couple for the AAM Room Category and for the price, we expected a first class ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Meadon

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mississippi River cruise

Cruise began in New Orleans (on my bucket list) and we went on a Wednesday and our cruise didn’t begin until Saturday, so we had time to see NOLA or a couple of days. The French Quarter was having a music festival ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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lolawpb

3 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected....

I almost didn't write this review as I feel that we were not the demographic that this cruise caters to and comparing it to our other cruises might be unfair. However, if we had known a few things upfront, we could ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cutters60

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Relaxing cruise

Even though the weather the beginning of March was not optimum, we enjoyed this cruise. Unusual cold front and towns we visited had temperatures only in low to mid 50's. Certainly not American cruise lines fault. A ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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DAKCNJ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rolling on the river

First, the cruises offered by ACL are geared towards mature audiences - 60's and up, although there very people much younger on this cruise. Actually who's on the cruise really doesn't matter to me, as long as ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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leolagrange

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Smaller ship cruising with not much to do while onboard

4 night cruise from New Orleans, enjoyed the ports very much, though not a lot of a variety of things to do at each one, to be expected on this itinerary. Visited a few very nice plantation houses, plus Baton Rouge. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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callmecruiser

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Mississippi River Cruise

Great Cruise with top notch food, entertainment and service. In addition, very enjoyable and informative cruise tours at the ports. This cruise is focused on older adults as not much that would interest children. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Michellelm69

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

River Cruising RoCKS!!

We got to New Orleans the day before our trip. Two members of our party spent the day at the WWII museum, which they thoroughly enjoyed. The rest of us took the trolley to shop at the French market and enjoy ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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SailorDaveS

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Sparkling New Ship, Relaxing Cruise

Our ship, the American Song, was brand new and had only been in service for two weeks before our cruise. Everything was sparkling clean and shipshape. It was a real treat to be onboard such a clean, beautiful ship. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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coutlaw

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Complete Mississippi River Cruise - American Cruise Lines

Small ship cruise up the Mississippi River on the "America." This ship has a capacity of about 175 passengers, but it wasn't full so there was only about 150 guests. My single cabin was very spacious. It contained a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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vsalamy

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

The trip from hell!

American Cruise Line Complaint List 1. Four of us took this cruise line for the Mississippi River Cruise. Upon arrival in my room, the bathroom draws were dirty with long dark hairs and tissues that contained ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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JosieCat-MN

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

I enjoyed it.

I just got back a few days ago from a cruise on the America. I was on the four night Highlights of the Mississippi, which is a round trip out of New Orleans to Baton Rouge. I will do this in sections: I’m a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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BuffaloTrvlr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great River Cruise

Everything about this cruise was first class from the embarkation to the disembarkation. The Cabins are spacious for river ships and the staff is well trained and friendly. The daily cocktail hour (with premium ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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lucky99

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise

For years I have wanted to do a small ship cruise in the USA. We embarked in New Orleans and disembarked in Memphis. The ship is small 185 passengers but this allows people to get to know each other. The cabins ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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bryens

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Nursing home on water

As experienced cruisers from down under, 2 European river cruises and many ocean cruises, we thought we would give the Mississippi a try. The price was high but having cruised 6 star with Silversea and Seabourn we ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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mytweedybear

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic crew ....unbelieveably delicious cuisine!

My 80 yr. old mother had always wanted to take a paddle wheel boat down the Mississippi and see all the southern Plantations. We had never, ever been on a vacation together so I thought this would be the perfect ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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travelbutterfly

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time aboard Paddlewheeler - Excellent

I have always wanted to travel up the River in a paddlewheeler, and my DH and I decided to take a trip up the Mississippi River, for an 8 day cruise. We selected the "Round Trip" from New Orleans, and went up as far ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Marybethgum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Saw alligators,plantations and battlefields with interesting historians

My husband wants to see all 50 states, so we added on LA and MS. The history was fascinating, great historian on board and on tours. Most beautiful plantation of all was Houmas House. Being a gardener, I was quite ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Sinderby-Smythe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A one star cruise at a five star price

I find it hard to believe that the performance of this company rates any more than one star. The service is poor purely because virtually all the staff have been with the company for either a few days or at best a ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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