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American Queen of the West Cruise Reviews for Cruises for the Disabled Cruises to North America River

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the West
North America River
Departure Port

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River Cruises

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Family Cruises

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Gay & Lesbian Cruises

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Cruises for the Disabled

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29 American Queen of the West Cruise Reviews for Cruises for the Disabled Cruises to North America River


gourds3743 avatar

gourds3743

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising down the Columbia Snake River

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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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A Knitter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome cruise along the Columbia River

We were a little hesitant to sail on the Queen of the West after reading some reviews here on cruise critic and other sites. We spent the night at the Red Lion Inn in Jantzen Beach. Hotel was very nice and the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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flyaz2018

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dated Ship But They Try Hard To Please

Before I start, let me say that overall the cruise was OK for my wife and I. For my 87 year old mother who we brought, the cruise was better than OK and she enjoyed it a lot. Having never been on another river ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Bruce1968

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

Wanted to see the northwest and brochures for American Cruise lines was inviting. The queen of the West American Cruise Line trip was very disappointing. The ship was old, food mediocre, overpriced, noisy going ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Bigbird87

1 Review Written

Scenic Cruise of Two Rivers

We chose this cruise because it offered an opportunity to see parts of the US that we had not visited. We specifically chose this itinerary because it gave us a chance to reunite with old friends in our embarkation ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JAYB1943

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NICE SCENERY BUT POOR FOOD AND SERVICES

Wanted to see the snake/columbia rivers. Only cruise line to offer the itinerary we wanted. PLUSES: * FRIENDLY CREW, ALBEIT INEXPERIENCED * OPEN BAR COCKTAIL HOUR EACH EVENING * SMOOTH RIDE, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Angiefischer1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise Not so Great Ship

We took my 86 year old mother so we were looking for something she could enjoy with amenities for the disabled. We were told this ship could accommodate the disabled to include most excursions. They boasted the ship ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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judybjudyb

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful view

The scenery on the Colombia River is outstanding. The sites were interesting but didn't get to stay long enough at Mt. St. Helen’s and the Rose Park in Portland. There was a lot to do in these two areas that ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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TravelAgent31

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

ACL Queen of the West on Columbia River

This was the last cruise of the season, Portland R/T, with only the western half of the Columbia River. The weather was OK, often cloudy & rainy, some sun, but to be expected in mid-October in Oregon. The ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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awhit

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great food, staff, comfort

My 92 year old mom wanted to do this, so my sister and I took her. It was wonderful. We stayed in Room 401 on Queen of the West, which held the three of us easily. (They moved out the large bed and gave us three ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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I love to cruise!

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Scenic, relaxing cruise

We love river cruises because of the constant beautiful scenery and the slower, more relaxing pace. This cruise was no exception ... and the weather was very agreeable, too! The crew members all did a fantastic ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dritleinr

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average Experience

The Queen of the West is an old paddle wheeler that should be retired. The crew was extremely friendly and helpful and the service was excellent. However the food choices were limited and my diabetic requests were ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Nancy Wider

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

It was delightful and the weather was great. The crew were outstanding.

I have always wanted to travel the Columbia River, so, my husband and I brought along two other couples to enjoy our trip. It was a great trip the river was beautiful, the weather cooperated and we had sunshine ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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nottooold

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent experience in every way.

Because of the length and the location. We love to cruise because it is a great way to see several places without packing and unpacking. Also, great to know where you can have great meals every day. The Columbia ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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daveclemens

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing service

We have taken cruises before, but this was exceptional. Not only was the scenery, excursions and boat travel wonderful, the service was beyond compare. You could tell many of the servers were college students in ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Anretam4#

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

columbia and snake river cruise

This was our first cruise with American Cruise Lines. We wanted to see another part of the country and this met our request. this was a unique experience for my wife and I. We celebrated our 50 th anniversary. The ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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More betttah

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience

The tour was fun and informative but the best part was the incredible attention that we received. My wife requires a wheelchair and from the captain on down we were taken care of. The staff went out of their way ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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JudyLebanonME

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Queen of the West - loved it

We chose this cruise because our love of the American west and our history on the beautiful Columbia River.The Lewis and Clark history was part of this trip with a wonderful narrator on board. We toured the Maritime ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Bfson

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Love the Cruise Line-Dislike this Ship

We had a great time but would never sail on this ship again. The staff was super, friendly accessible and hospitable. The food was very good. There was an open bar from 5:30 to 6:#0 every night with great ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Richard Banks avatar

Richard Banks

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise Experience

My wife and I took this cruise because we were interested in the Lewis and Clark expedition and this cruise followed their path on the Snake and Columbia rivers. This was our first trip to the Pacific Northwest (we ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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foghornbarb1234

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

People and scenery are what attracts me to traveling.

I have always had an interest in the rivers of North America. I enjoy boats and water. It was extremely comfortable cruising on the restored Queen of the West, stern wheeler up the Columbia and Snake Rivers of ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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thomrice

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


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matron#1

2 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Scenery on the Columbia River

Here's a rundown of the passengers! About 15% of the passengers on the Columbia/Snake River Cruise departing from Portland, Oct 10th, had significant physical disabilities, such as walking with a cane, walker or ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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SteelMagnolia9

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Snake & Columbia Rivers; A Winner!

This was my second cruise with American Cruise Lines. It was also my first visit to the Pacific Northwest with the exception of a trip to Seattle many years ago. The cruise was to Clarkston, WA to Portland, OR with ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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lynnmarv1

7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Unique and Spectacular Scenery Along the Columbia and Snake Rivers

We sailed with American Cruise Lines on the Queen of the West from Clarkston, WA to Portland, OR along the Snake and Columbia Rivers. Although this small paddlewheel-style ship (120 passengers) is nothing special ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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