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American Queen Voyages American Duchess Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to North America River

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AQSC Duchess "Mighty Mississippi" - Red Wing, MN to New Orleans, LA

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TinCan782
6-10 Cruises • Age 110s

Wonderful 14-day cruise down the Mississippi River for my wife and I. This was a retirement celebration re-scheduled from the same cruise last year which was cancelled due to Covid. The pre-cruise hotel in Bloomington, MN was nice and we were able to start getting acquainted with other cruisers. The pre-cruise check-in was smooth and easy. No Covid testing required, just show your ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Love our Cruise on the Mississippi River

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nanatexas
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We loved our whole trip. Flew into New Orleans the day before and had a nice stay in the hotel included in the price. Transfers to the boat was very nice and easy. Once on board were meet with snacks and we went to our room. Bags waiting for us. We could not stop at our first location and used that day to cruise up the river to Baton Rouge. We did the hop on hop off bus tour. Drivers were great ...
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Response from CourtneyS, Guest Relations Manager

Hi nanatexas! Thank you for sharing your experience. We can't wait to get back out on the river with you!...

Sail Date: March 2020


Mississippi Rambling - New Orleans to Memphis

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halanddonna
10+ Cruises

What to know - no glitz, no crowds, no pools. Instead - beautiful scenery, friendly helpful staff, daily enrichment, low key enjoyable entertainment, menus that reflect locations, and interesting ports. What to do - Included with your cruise, at no additional cost, at each port, is - bus, guide(s), admission to various sites. (‘Premium’ tours are available for additional purchase). We’ve ...
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Response from CourtneyS, Guest Relations Manager

Hi halanddonna! You have perfectly described the slower pace on a river cruise. It should just feel easy and relaxing. We all can't wait to be back on the river with you!!...

Sail Date: February 2020


Overall a Wonderful sailing down the Mississippi River

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Bryan5264
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

In December of 2019, I had been fortunate to have an absolutely amazing trip aboard the American Duchess. We had sailed from Memphis to New Orleans, and although there were only 100 people or so on board, everything felt lively and populated, but not overly populated like on an ocean-going cruise ship. The boat had Christmas theming since it was the holidays, and everything felt warm and ...
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Response from CourtneyS, Guest Relations Manager

Hi Bryan5264! We love reading your review. The holiday season on our vessels is really special. The towns are decorated, the crew is festive, and guests are in the holiday spirit! Thank you...

Sail Date: December 2019


Crew and Company Goes Above and Beyond

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BillNY
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Sometimes, the best way to gauge a company's commitment to customer service is to experience mishaps and witness how the crew and company react. We were on the December 2 sailing from Memphis to Nashville on the American Duchess. The first issue occurred when one of the propellers malfunctioned. We were immediately given this information and were also informed that we were going to have to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Nice riverboat, but value just not there

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PureMichigan53
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My husband and I took this cruise as a celebration of our 25th anniversary. We cruised from New Orleans to Memphis. Pros: excellent food and wait staff. large variety of entrees and dietary needs met. clean staterooms, common areas (except the sticky laminate flooring) variety of hourly activities variety of Premium Excursions Cons: ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi PureMichigan53, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review regarding your cruise on board the American Duchess. At American Queen Steamboat Company, we strive to deliver a...

Sail Date: April 2019


The Lower Mississippi at Very High Water

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rlv1939
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

As experienced ocean cruisers we chose this cruise up the Mississippi in late April to see some southern states before the summer heat. This year the heavy spring rains within the Mississippi watershed had created major upstream flooding; however, the only impact to our cruise was two of our docks were damaged and unusable and one of our planned stops was canceled. Overall, the cruise was great ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi Rlv1939! Thank you so much for the kind comments! We are elated to learn that you enjoyed your cruise. Chef Charboneau is absolutely a delight and you will love her latest cook book! ...

Sail Date: April 2019


Delightful Getaway

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Lkbennett
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was chosen by a neighbor in my community, Sun City Palm Desert California, who organizes group trips. I was fortunate to be invited to join the group, and because I was cruising without my husband (who stayed at home with our dog), I was paired with a roommate who is also a neighbor in our community. There were 34 people in our group. The cruise we were on is the Lower Mississippi ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi Lkbennett, We really appreciate you taking the time to write this exceptional review! I especially love your description of the duck parade! Oh, what a fun sight to see! I do have to...

Sail Date: April 2019


Beautiful boat

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shrumster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

AQSC has river cruising figured out. The Duchess is an awesome vessel and continues the tradition of first class river cruising started by her mother, the American Queen. Our cruise from Nashville to Chattanooga on the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers was very relaxing and historical and the scenery was beautiful. Even though the Duchess is not nearly as big as the Queen, she is very elegant and ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Dear shrumster, Thank you so much for the great review! We love that you refer to our American Queen as the Duchess's mother! Your recognition of our entertainers and shore excursions...

Sail Date: November 2018


A great time but with multiple issues

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wjplkp
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Although we are listing a bunch of issues that we encountered, we had a great time on our Memphis to New Orleans cruise. The cabin, dining, staff, hop on-off and premium excursions met and/or exceeded our expectations. The Peabody and Intercontinental hotel selections were excellent choices. But, as a passenger with mobility issues, the following items are presented and if remedied would make ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Dear wjplkp, We appreciate you taking the time to share your cruising experience with us. Thank you for the kind comments regarding the cabin, dining, staff and shore excursions. We are...

Sail Date: September 2018


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