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American North America River Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Ship
North America River
Departure Port

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Excellent

163

Very Good

47

Average

28

Poor

14

Terrible

25

Cruise type

277 American North America River Cruise Reviews


AdventuRed avatar

AdventuRed

1 Review Written

Holiday Inn experience at Burj Al Arab prices

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This cruise line promises small ship cruising "done perfectly", and claims that it stands out from larger, much more affordable lines with personalized service, all-inclusive dining, and meticulous attention to ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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LouAndRandy

1 Review Written

ACL is Terrible

-Dining service was extremely slow - for all meals. Got tired of hearing "I'm so sorry". Not enough attention to refreshing water or beverages. -Food was better than AMERICAN on Mississippi. Why doesn't kitchen ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Belleflower

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever, especially for the high cost

My husband has wanted to cruise the Mississippi since growing up on it as a kid. We chose this line because friends had a great experience on the Columbia River. This was the worst-run cruise we have ever been on, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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photofrk264

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

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

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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Expipemjr

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Lewis and Clark Columbia and Snake river

Pre-cruise at Red Lion Jansen beach hotel,$ 40 cab ride from airport ,very large hotel,nice rooms ,good restaurant,boat docks at hotel,free breakfast on day of embarkation.Some confusion on day of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Gardening Granna

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Friendly crew, excellent experience, beautiful boat!

We love American Cruise Lines and delighted to sail on newest boat Harmony. Absolutely fabulous boat, superior crew and service. Our fourth trip on this line and we signed up for another ACL destination in 2020. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nreeder

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Hudson River Valley Cruise

We arrived in New York City 5 days prior to the cruise so we could explore the city as we hadn't been back there for almost 15 years. Stayed at Embassy Suites Midtown, great location for walking and taking the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Tom and Alice

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not 5 Star as Advertised

We are vety experienced cruisers, both ocean and river cruises. Sailed from St. Paul, Minn. To New Orleans. Nice ship and a nice room. Service at nearly all levels very average to poor. Meals were average ...
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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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bwaz

7 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Quiet peaceful cruise experience

We were interested in trying a river cruise, a first for us after several ocean cruises on bigger ships. We chose American Cruise Lines because they feature new European-style river boats instead of the older paddle ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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JC Cruise

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not Up To The Standards or Other Cruises We've Taken

On day 1, we arrived at Lambert's Landing in St. Paul to find no boat at the dock. When we called the office to find out why, they said there was a last minute change and the boat had been docked in Red Wing, MN and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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FL Cruiser 101

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A relaxing cruise down the river

We chose this particular cruise for location/itinerary and the fact that it included a new riverboat. It was a very pleasant cruise overall; but there was some room for improvement. The crew/staff was especially ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kj85226

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Low Low Key

Great comfortable cabin on nearly new ship, but open closet hanging space is limited. Lectures were good and musical entertainment was generally adequate, we came prepared with own DVD's. Shore excursion to Mt St ...
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Sail Date June 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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gourds3743

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising down the Columbia Snake River

Doing the Lewis and Clark riverboat Cruise has always been on our bucket list. This seemed to be a good time of the year. Queen of the West is an older boat and is very intimate. Bedroom very small but ...
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Sail Date June 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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grannie1TX

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Lines - a great cruise line!

The PreCruise package for Seattle included a bus tour of Seattle and a night’s lodging in a nice hotel as well as breakfast and transportation to the dock. Embarkation, as well as disembarkation, went quite ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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CdMAgFox

24 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi River Cruise 2019

~~~April 25th – May 4th, 2019~~~ Yesterday’s flights from Orange County Airport, first to DFW and then on to Memphis, were surprisingly pleasant with little turbulence. Evidently, the flight to DFW was a day ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Bennygal

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pacific Northwest Adventure

The American Song is a newer ship, so everything was fresh and new. The staterooms are roomy, with a large bathroom. Plenty of storage, but not a lot of hanging space. The (very) young crew was very professional ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Joyce Michno

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pacific Northwest Cruise- May 2019

This Cruise Line was recommended to us, We had studied their literature carefully. I use a cane and scooter and was with my husband. It all worked out very well for me. The crew assisted me with my scooter on ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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rrichar903

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Columbia and Snake Rivers on American Cruise lines

We explored Portland, OR for a couple of days prior to boarding the ship, which enriched our cruise experience, since the cruise did not include a shore excursion there. Embarkation was very easy, as the ship was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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teacherretired

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Snake and Columbia

We actually started in Lewiston and went to Portland and it was good trip. Boat is great and food was very good. Would have like a few more "low calorie" options. Entertainment left a lot to be desired. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cmatt1931

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful and educational Columbia River/Snake River cruise

American Cruise lines is reasonable efficient, and well organized. Ship was relatively new. Excursions were excellent. The entertainment was outstanding. On-board historian was fun to listen to and gave excellent ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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