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American Queen Steamboat Company New Orleans Cruise Reviews

American Queen Steamboat Company
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113 American Queen Steamboat Company New Orleans Cruise Reviews


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halanddonna

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mississippi Rambling - New Orleans to Memphis

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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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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nanatexas

1 Review Written

Love our Cruise on the Mississippi River

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Traveler711

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Experience on the American Queen

We sailed on the American Queen from New Orleans to Memphis in March of 2019. Due to mother nature the river was too high on the river when we sailed. The American Queen had to make a few adjustments from our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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sleigh11

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Duchess Mar. 9th,2020

We recently cruised on the American Duchess during the March 9th sailing. The schedule had multiple changes from the ports we were originally scheduled to visit. Though we were disappointed about the changes, the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Awesome as Always

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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coop1ny

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Queen, a Grand Lady of the Ole Man River

To the Cruise Reviewers…Here’s a Breaking News story….The American Steamboat Company’s American Queen is NOT A CARIBBEAN CRUISE FUN SHIP…..That’s the rewarding thing about this wonderful Steamboat…..So ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tarzanterri

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great river cruise - don't worry about negative reviews

This was our second river cruise - the first was a few years ago down the Danube in August. The American Queen is a very special ship,not only because of the beautiful furnishings, collectibles and artwork which is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Stephen and Rhonda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Comfortable but below expectations!

We chose this cruise to get a lifetime experience on the Mississippi River. The advertising of the cruise was very effusive about the standard of the service and the experiences that were to be enjoyed. But, let me ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Cruisergroup2019

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worse cruise ever

I chose this cruise because a group of 18 of us wanted to cruise on a riverboat. This group cruises frequently but never a riverboat. Nothing about this cruise line is current. You can't even make online ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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last spring break

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not worth the high price

We wanted to do a paddleboat River Cruise and our friend that owns a travel agency suggested we try this ship. The ship and the crew were fantastic. However, we found no out that people that booked in the month ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lindy Jo

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, something different , Mississippi River

I was always looking at Mississippi River cruises, but they seemed too expensive. My husband and I usually cruise in the Carribean on ships that have a lot of attractions. Oasis,Allure) Then,Cruise Critic ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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PureMichigan53

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice riverboat, but value just not there

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. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cesaltz

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Cruise on a Five Star Ship that turned out to be a Cruise on a 3 Star Ship

We (my wife, myself, my daughter and her spouse) had always wanted to try a US Cruise Ship on the Mississippi River, We started at New Orleans and traveled to Menmphis, the hotel the ship chose was a part of the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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joek

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeded My Expectations

Entire boat was reserved for Road Scholar members for this cruise. Instead of the standard one day stay in New Orleans with tours, Road Scholar had two before boarding. The food and service was outstanding, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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rlv1939

1 Review Written

The Lower Mississippi at Very High Water

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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ejbrand7289

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good and Bad but mostly good

I always wanted to visit New Orleans and my companion had always wanted to go down/up the Missisipi River. This cruise offered the best of both worlds. Unfortunately i was disapointed to find that the food was not ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Susie Ohio

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Lower Mississippi

I was invited to join friends on this cruise. New Orleans is a great place to visit pre-cruise. Our hotel was within walking distance of many attractions. Cabin was small but compact, clean and orderly. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CruiseBoy14

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Experience

I took this cruise in February of 2018. I am under 40 and from Australia. Overall, I really enjoyed many aspects of this cruise. However, I feel, for the amount of money spent, AQSC really needs to up its game in ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Former Non-cruiser

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable with one unfortunate flaw

After having taken three ocean cruises, the cruise aboard the American Queen was a very nice change. We enjoyed the more personal service that is possible with a maximum capacity of 430 passengers. We appreciated ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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BravoTango

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

American Queen met and exceeded expectations

Seeing the mighty Mississippi has been on our list, if only for the size and its place in history. We travelled from Australia to cruise on the American Queen for a 9 night Lower Mississippi New Orleans to Memphis ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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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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grandslamhomer

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

" Great Trip Up The Mississippi "

My wife and I booked a great 23 day Cruise up the Mississippi River. Teri Robbins the agent I purchased the cruise from at American Queen Steamboat Company Office, was AWESOME ! Every time I called or e-mailed her ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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sailingmickey

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Experiencing the Duchess with a Scooter

We sailed aboard the Duchess from New Orleans to Minnesota departing July 16th. The Duchess is a beautiful boat with room for 166 guests. The design of all the rooms is pleasing to the eye and very airy with ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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SOCALTWO

2 Reviews Written

5 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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djayne

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Small ship-not much to do!

We have always wanted to cruise the Mississippi River and go on a small ship so this seemed perfect. Pro's Food was very good with a nice variety to choose from each night. Wait staff was excellant. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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