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

4.5 / 5.0
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The folding stacks
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Special guest singer! He was fun!
Soooooo relaxing . . . watching the barges ply the mighty Mississippi.
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Marvelous Mississippi Meander
"We spend three nights pre-cruise in Memphis, one of which was included in the cruise fare.We chose to keep our bags and disembark on our own, since we were staying in New Orleans three nights post-cruise...."Read More
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Rolling On The River

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bob brown
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have always wanted to cruise on the US rivers, and I also wanted to experience the largest riverboat, as well as steam-powered, so the American Queen was my obvious choice. Eventually, I hope to cover all the US rivers that offer overnight cruises. We flew in to St. Louis, and were lodged at the Hilton at the Ballpark, where we checked in, and completed a Covid test. We toured St. Louis ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


First River cruise but not our last!

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IamAlyce
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

American queen River cruise, NOLA to Memphis. June -26-July 4, 2022 After years of ocean voyages, we experienced our first River cruise! One night hotel and Transfer to boat included We booked one extra night ourselves We had a Nola tour. On boarding day, Very good info. Three stops. Then Transfer to ship after tour Our buses and drivers stay with us the entire time, they drive ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hello IamAlyce! Thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time sailing on American Queen. We hope to see you back on the river soon!...

Sail Date: June 2022


Short Staffed

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Shortyman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

For the first 4 days they were so short staffed that it was buffet only! So sick of eating lukewarm food and mass produced! Then they brought on enough workers to have service, at dinner only! Also all their other boats are fully staffed, heard that from a inside source. One bartender per bar, when they were open, should have had at least two, long lines. Wine offered? Maybe 8 types, and I can ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hello Shortyman! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy many aspects of the cruise, such as the food, wine, and service. We...

Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Marvelous Mississippi Meander

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RealJewell
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

For our first post-COVID adventure, we decided to see more of the USA, and a riverboat cruise down the mighty Mississippi has always sounded alluring. We sailed downstream, from Memphis to New Orleans, on the beautiful and stately American Queen. We spend three nights pre-cruise in Memphis, one of which was included in the cruise fare. The cruise line hotel was The Peabody, "The South's Grand ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi RealJewell! Thank you for your kind words! We are thrilled that you enjoyed sailing with us on the mighty Mississippi. We will be sure to pass all your feedback along and let Jeremiah,...

Sail Date: March 2021


plan awful

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cmichaelcornely
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The boat was dirty. very rarely cleaned by crew, i have photos. food cold and awful Bars bad and very few Boat broke and we missed ports Captain hardly dais a word two nites the cabin was not cleaned front desk was useless we would tell people not to cruise on the boat there was covid on it and they did not tell us until after the fact i\I wrote the company and they did not ...
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Sail Date: January 2021


The overall cost is not worth the product

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Pamgoes
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Pre-cruise: We arrived in Memphis a day before the boat was to depart and stayed at the Riverboat Company hotel, the downtown Sheraton. In spite of having read a few negative reviews, we were well pleased with the hospitality shown us by the staff from our first greeting by the bellmen, front desk staff, early check in provided, service in the restaurant for dinner (on our own), and the comfort ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi Pamgoes, Thank you so much for your review. Your thoughtful description is appreciated. It looks like there are a few areas where we missed the mark. We can’t get better without feedback...

Sail Date: December 2019


Awesome Experience

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vicky4trips
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I took this cruise in December and we were pleasantly surprised. The food in the dining room was good but not always as hot as I would prefer. The same is true in the Front Porch buffet. The servers and staff are very friendly and attentive and our housekeeper was always there for us. The entertainment is good, but the piano player was a little off key at times. The hop on hop off ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi vicky4trips, We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review! Our partners at Shore Excursions take pride in providing these unique experiences. We are grateful for that...

Sail Date: December 2019


Awesome as Always

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shrumster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Love American Queen Steamboat Company and the American Queen Steamboat. Cruised many times with this company and it remains our favorite. The American Queen is a classic riverboat giving you the feel of the old steamboat days, but with all the conveniences of a modern cruise ship. The boat has a elegant theme with a casual, easy going and relaxed atmosphere. The cabins are comfortable with ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi shrumster! Thank you so much for sharing your glowing recommendation. Loyal guests like yourself make us feel so loved! Being surrounded by America's history every day is a role we take...

Sail Date: December 2019


Great until we both got a stomach bug on the boat

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mmyeats
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked both a pre-cruise stay in Memphis and a post-cruise stay in New Orleans. They were great. We made use of the trolley passes in Memphis and visited several of the included attractions. The Sheraton hotel in Memphis was very nice. We appreciated that we could check in for the cruise at the hotel. Great idea! The cruise started out great. Soon we started to hear that guests were sick ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi mmyeats, We’re glad to hear that you overall enjoyed your cruise! So sorry you became ill. In accordance with CDC guidelines, American Queen Steamboat Company highly recommends that...

Sail Date: November 2019


Great River Cruise

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jantrips
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Our first introduction to American river travel was on the American Queen, and our journey did not disappoint. In fact, our voyage on the American Queen wasn’t just my first river cruise… it was my first cruise ever. Overall, I would rate both this boat and our experience a 5/5. When we arrived at the dock of the boat, we were a bit awe-struck. The paddlewheeler was unlike anything we had ever ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi jantrips! My first cruise was also on American Queen! She really is a beautiful boat that sets the stage for a grand river experience. The excursions are a huge part of the river cruising...

Sail Date: November 2019


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