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American Queen Voyages New Orleans Cruise Reviews

American Countess at Mud Island in Memphis, Tennessee.
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NO INTERNET the Whole Cruise, Good Otherwise

Review for American Countess to U.S.A.

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johnmiller
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

NO INTERNET! You will have NO Internet the entire cruise. Make a note of that. And since you are out in the middle of a river, you will unlikely be able to get enough data on your cell network to make a difference. So, have everything you would need off of the Internet before you cruise. American Queen Voyages offers no help or assistance with this. And, the Purser's Desk is of no help for this or ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Lies

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boatpat51
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had been on this lines American countess in the northwest 2 years ago and had a wonderful time. With all of the Covid precautions we felt very comfortable. The ship was lovely, but the trip began with a mechanical problem that held us over in New Orleans for an extra day. Being experienced cruisers we did not find this upsetting, besides, an extra day in New Orleans is a bonus. I do have to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Great ship and Crew But . . .

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dswgr6
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We accompanied another couple who had chosen this cruise from Memphis to New Orleans. The weekend before our cruise, New Orleans was hit by Hurricane Ida. We called the Monday before our embarkation to find out if the cruise was still on, and if our 2 night extension in New Orleans was still going to happen. We didn't get any answers until late in the afternoon the day before we were due to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


American Queen Steamboat Company has poor customer service from main office. Review of Mississippi River

Review for American Duchess to U.S.A.

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MLouiseM
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The American Queen Steamboat Company needs to improve customer service from the company office. The experience on the American Duchess was very good and the crew went out of their way to accommodate. However, the corporate office did not care about their customers concerns about taking the cruise under these conditions and promises made by company representative were not followed up on. We had to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Mississipi river Minneapolis to New Orleans

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drlee
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have long had a desire to take a Mississippi river cruise its entire length, from Minneaolis to New Orleans. After a couple of outstanding river cruises in Europe, we were excited to try something in our home country. Cruises that travel the entire rivers are rare, most are sold as seven day/half river cruise. So we booked this based on research and itinerary. We do wish that later cruises were ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Great People Beautiful Boat Rough Ports NO Internet

Review for American Countess to North America River

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Hummer13
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship is beautiful! Our room with private balcony was worth it. The food was plentiful and mostly good. The crew was mostly helpful. A few never smiled. (Bad contract maybe?) The Riverlorian was one of the best in the nation. Learned a lot. Entertainment on the stage was over the top. Weather was perfect! Room was well taken care of. Off ship Hop On Hop Off was good. Those are all the good ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


AQSC Puts the "Cuss" back in Customer Service

Review for American Countess to North America River

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raleepe
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Beautiful scenery, great entertainment, fair excursions, rude & inept customer service, and the most grossly mis-managed food service operation I’ve seen in my entire life. AQSC puts the “cuss” back in customer service. This was our 10th cruise (river and ocean) and by far the absolute “bottom of the barrel”. Here are my observations (from best to worst) and what you can expect from an AQSC ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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


Beautiful ship

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holarl
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The American Countess is a beautiful clean new ship. The ship has large windows in the library and card rooms to watch the river, and lots of chairs on decks. I went down the Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans. I have some foot problems and the company provide a golf cart at every landing to take people from the ship to the excursion bus, so I availed myself of that service. I loved every ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


If you are under 70 and/or an active person, this cruise is not for you

Review for American Duchess to U.S.A.

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denschrim
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I took the American Duchess from St. Louis to Minneapolis on the Mississippi River. We knew it would be quieter than other cruises we have taken, but we were not really prepared for how little there was to do (both onboard and at the ports of call). The boat had virtually no entertainment, other than cheesy 45-minute shows given each day by an entertainment staff of 3 people ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hello denschrim, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Life is slower on the river! It's what many of our repeat guests enjoy. Our authentic, American paddlewheelers offer...

Sail Date: July 2021


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