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American Queen Steamboat Company Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Queen Steamboat Company
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River Cruises

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14 American Queen Steamboat Company Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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vlinbin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overview of American Duchess Cruise from New Orleans to Memphis, 11/18 to 11/27

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First, I want to say that the Duchess is a lovely boat and the AQSC does everything possible to make journeys enjoyable. Of course, there are occasional glitches but none that should deter anyone from taking a ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Jerry1049

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A great cruise

Our cruise starts in Memphis with an overnight stay at the Sheraton. We weren't very impressed with this hotel or the breakfast laid on for all the passengers making this overnight stay. On to the boat and we ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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potterca

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Steamboat cruise a truly "Southern Hospitality" experience

Our first ever river cruise was on the American Queen from New Orleans to Memphis. This very unique journey on a genuine 400 passenger Mississippi River steamboat was fabulous in every way. The embarkation and ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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John O T

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Opulent Luxury

Any mention of the Mississippi brings to mind Mark Twain and stories of life on the river. Things have changed since that era but we found a way to recapture the history and atmosphere of those times. We did it by ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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teamchops

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

THANK YOU Kim B., Kelvin, Adam, and Kris K. and the rest of the awesome staff

wow! We had a great 3 night cruise staying in both the best suite on the boat (501) and a room with no windows (541) Both rooms were perfect! 4 of us went (me, my husband, sister and 89 yr old mom- for her ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Jean A.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

Every one of the crew is amazingly friendly. They all want you to have the absolute best cruise experience possible. Kris Kelso, deckhand, really made my cruise when he let me squeegee the deck. His friendly ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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grandslamhomer

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Following Lewis & Clark's Footsteps

My wife and I took an American Queen Steamboat Company Cruise on The American Empress Steamboat last week, traveling up the Columbia and Snake Rivers. We have been on 30 international large cruise ships, but this ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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djett

11 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

St. Paul to St. Louis; Wonderful Trip

Our ship check-in was done at the DoubleTree St. Paul Downtown where we spent the night before the cruise. The process was efficient and since we were traveling with a group of twelve, our dining room tables had ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

True American Experience

Our third cruise on the American Queen...what a pleasure, again. We went from Cincinnati to St. Louis. You've never been on a realistic river cruise until you've been on the American Queen steaming the waters of ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Alstromeria

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Glad We Went

Corrections/rebuttals of other reviews: There is a toilet on board the busses. We did not have the female Riverlorian – ours was Lawrence and he was very interesting and informative. I attended all of his ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Suzanne Freerking

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing, Romantic, Anniversary Cruise

We are back from the cruise and really enjoyed it. The suite was the largest we have been in on any cruise, river or ocean. The ship was only a little over half full, so we got a lot of great attention, but I ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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DebMike1990

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a pleasant surprise; can't wait to go back.

This was an impulse trip that my husband wanted to do. I thought going on this trip might be a little boring. Boy was I wrong. First of all the boat is beautiful. Fully renovated in the true style of the time. Our ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Sburygrandma

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Tremendously Pleased!

The ship was not full (which was to our advantage) but I do not understand why not...this is the best trip we have taken in ages! The American Empress leaves either out of Vancouver, Washington or Clarkston, ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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RyanS

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First-timer: Wow! Going again ASAP.

OK, just recently returned from a weeklong cruise aboard the American Queen (Memphis to New Orleans), and wanted to give a detailed review for others who might be considering a riverboat cruise too. As a first-timer ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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