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

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Cruising down the Columbia Snake River

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gourds3743
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 haven’t spent much time in it but to sleep. Several places where you can sit, watch the scenery, read or visit with the new friends you meet daily. Crew very attentive and Edgar to ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Awesome cruise along the Columbia River

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A Knitter
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 restaurant was as well. The ship was docked within walking distance of the hotel. The crew was so well organized and had our luggage in our cabin by 9:00. We had cabin suite 402. There ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Dated Ship But They Try Hard To Please

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flyaz2018
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 cruise, she had no real expectations and so it was a great experience for her. For us, this was the first and probably last US based river cruise. All of our experience is on Viking ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Very disappointed

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Bruce1968
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 through the locks. The young staff, wait staff, while they try hard are only part timers. The stops were boring, except for the Snake River jet boat. , sad to pay so much and be let down. ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


NICE SCENERY BUT POOR FOOD AND SERVICES

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JAYB1943
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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, COMFORTABLE SEATING ON DECK * GOOD ON-BOARD LECTURES ON LOCAL HISTORY * MT ST HELENS TOUR WAS INTERESTING * EASY EMBARKATION/DISENBARKATION MINUSES: * food quality was average to ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Scenic Cruise of Two Rivers

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Bigbird87
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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 city of Portland, OR. This was our second cruise with American Cruise Lines and I have to say that they have improved their service since our first cruise almost 10 years ago. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Great Cruise Not so Great Ship

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Angiefischer1
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 had hotel like staterooms and bathrooms and that was not remotely accurate. We paid the big bucks for the owner's suites and thank goodness we did or it would have been a very bad ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Traveled with disabled person


ACL Queen of the West on Columbia River

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TravelAgent31
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 tours/guides were excellent, altho we wished for more time at Mt St Helens and some of the Lewis & Clark sites. The ship was charmingly decorated in traditional paddlewheel style. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Beautiful view

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judybjudyb
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 warranted more time. The overall pace of the cruise is geared for seniors. Though I am one ( mid sixties and fortunately healthy, I would have preferred a bit more activity. Since most ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Great food, staff, comfort

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awhit
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 twins: perfect!) Mom's vision is very limited, so it was mostly about staying aboard and enjoying the time together as we leisurely moved along the Columbia River. The room had a ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


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