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American Queen Steamboat Company Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Queen Steamboat Company
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21 American Queen Steamboat Company Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Awesome as Always

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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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rachel Wu

8 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Smooth sailing up the Mississippi River

there was a credit of $800.00 from a previous sailing with the American Queen Steamboat company. We wanted to try the American Queen - the biggest of the 3 ships in the American Steamboat co. We were waiting ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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leplep

9 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Unique beautiful cruise, but some cautions!

Unique, beautiful itinerary and fabulous entertainment and service staff mostly wonderful (but inconsistent Pursers Desk courtesy) but some cautions for those with special needs, diets and health concerns. Most ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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KeithandLiz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An American Dream come true on American Queen

This was probably the best cruise experience my wife and I ever had in over 16 years of cruising on a variety of cruise lines. The all-American crew provided first class service and did put some meaning to the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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SOCALTWO

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed - did not meet expectations

Engine noise and vibration in our cabin and on the aft dining deck were bad. We had several equipment failures, delays getting off the boat in several ports and having to miss one port totally. Our tie-up in ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Tcarey

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi River Cruise

I have long wanted to travel the Mississippi river and finally did it. Picked the American Queen steamboat which is a real steam powered riverboat. Passenger capacity is 450, on this trip there were 358 passengers. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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abshoes

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise of the lower Mississippi River from New Orleans and back again.

Liked the idea of a jazz cruise. Ballroom dancing and historic ports on the river. Our RIVERLAURIEN was a great source of information. The food was superb and the service amazing. We will never go on ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Sonofbill

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great River Boat Cruise

My Wif on the wanted to do a River Boat cruise. We did one in 1986 on the Mississippi Queen. She was the sister boat to the American Queen and Delta Queen. We had a great time but the average age was at least 70 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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KeithPettersen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

American Duchess- Not wheelchair friendly

Several members of my mom's family took a cruise on the American Duchess, from Memphis to New Orleans, Oct. 16-23. There was a pre-cruise hotel included in Memphis, the Peabody Hotel on the 15th. First, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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jcamrhein

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Marvelous Mississippi Cruise

We have been cruising in Europe and Caribbean for years but decided to experience the Mississippi and Southern history and culture on American Queen. This turned out to be a fabulous cruise. Great weather, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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microphonemadam

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

River Cruising in the USA - a remarkable experience

I chose this US waterways cruise because 1) I had never done a river cruise before, 2) it is fully in the USA so no worries about difficulty returning to my homeland, and 3) a steamboat is intriguing. The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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sanmatt1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The American Queen exceeded all of our expectations!

We chose this trip because it was a Big Band Cruise on the Mississippi. We were also very interested in the stay in New Orleans and in the tours that were offered at the various ports. The ship itself was very ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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jjfratt

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Enchanting

The cruise was wonderful...Our hotel accomadations at embarkation were very nice, and very comfortable. The ship docked right outside the lobby for easy access. Once onboard, the experience was better than ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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mpfund

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Good cruise, but overpriced unless you can grab a great sale

We chose this cruise because it was one high lighting Big Band music. We started out with an included night at the Riverside Hilton. Unfortunately, our stay coincided with Mardi Gras so the hotel was jammed with ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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DonnaFrankel

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

American Queen

We picked this cruise because it had a swing dance band. The band members were each outstanding musicians and wonderful to listen to, but this was not a dancers band. Some songs went 8 minutes or were jazz pieces ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Joanne Vancore

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful entertainers on AQ

This was a great experience, with excellent musicians in all venues. The 12-piece big band was so good, the four production entertainers were energetic and fun--and very talented. Although I had hoped for more ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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mbplumpton

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

The BEST cruise we have ever been on

My husband expressed interest in a Mississippe River cruise. I booked immedately on a last minute so price was what drew me however, will definitely book again. It's a wonderful cruise. The food is excellent...a ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Geraldmacboingboing

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Once again an excellent experience

We are from Oz and had sailed twice before on the American Queen, so this was our third sailing with a back to back from New Orleans to Memphis and then on to St Louis. We once again would rate the fourteen days as ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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arnoldw35aol.com

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise Experience

The trip was recommended to us by a longtime friend and we wanted a paddle boat experience. The trip was was a very enjoyable experience. The evening shows were super with some very talented performers. The food ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Anaheim hockey fan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time and destinations

We both wanted to see a part of the United States that we hadn't seen before and a steamboat tour seemed the best idea. Although we knew that the weather would be hot and humid, it wasn't that terrible and most of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Rachel Wu

8 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great time in the American Queen Steamboat Company

we cruise in the Mississippi River starting from New Orleans Louisiana to Memphis TN withthe American Queen .Every day we stopped in 1 town, Nottoway Plantation in Nottoway,visting -the White castle completed in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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