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American Queen Steamboat Company Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Queen Steamboat Company
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Excellent

18

Very Good

9

Average

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Senior Cruises

91

River Cruises

81

Group and Theme Cruises

35

Romantic Cruises

33

Family Cruises

29

33 American Queen Steamboat Company Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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MECR2020

1 Review Written

Prison Ship for the Elderly provides no sternwheel and substandard food

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I chose this cruise because it had always been a dream of mine to cruise the Mississippi on a sternwheeler. I made it specific to my on-line discount travel clearinghouse that it had always been my dream. Firstly, ...
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Sail Date February 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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KGlasgow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Many Hits, but a few misses

This cruise for for my 10th anniversary. We were the youngest couple on the boat (not a critique, just an observation). It was the first river boat experience for both of us. There was one port-of-call change ...
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Sail Date June 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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Justbeginners

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Almost Perfect!

We had been recommended the American Queen by a close friend, who is quite choosy so we felt confident all would be prefect! Not quite! Disappointed with quality of some of entertainment. Particularly the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Beautiful boat

AQSC has river cruising figured out. The Duchess is an awesome vessel and continues the tradition of first class river cruising started by her mother, the American Queen. Our cruise from Nashville to Chattanooga ...
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Sail Date November 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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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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Garyveeder

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bucket list trip

We chose the American Duchess as it was mainly suites and fewer quests. We went from Memphis to New Orleans, The cabin was very comfortable and not confining. There was a house band that was good would have liked ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Smilingvillager

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Could Be Better

We chose this cruise because it was on my “bucket list,” and the safety of the United States. The boat is beautiful, but could use some maintenance, as far as paint, etc. We were in the Owner’s Suite with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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CraftsOnCruises

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

TOP-NOTCH CREW IS HIGHLIGHT OF AMERICAN DUCHESS EXPERIENCE

Created from a 1995 hull, 340 foot-long paddlewheeler, American Duchess, features four decks and employs 80 American crew to run the boat and manage its 80 suites—the first all-suite paddlewheeler to cruise U.S. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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scottfree

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Christmas holiday river cruise, Memphis to New Orleans

My wife and I have done 29 cruises, mostly ocean but several European river cruises. My wife likes new ships so we decided to do the American Duchess. Overall, the ship is fine but we seemed to notice that dinning ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Tessietrueheart

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Should Be Called Flushing Meadows

We have family in the Pacific Northwest and wanted to both see them and tour the region. We are in our seventies and found most of the passengers just around our age bracket. The boat is easy to both board and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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mwjack

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Adventure

I chose this cruise for two reasons 1) I had traveled on the American Queen and had a great time and 2) the Snake and Columbia Rivers were places I wanted to explore. That being said, one must be philosophical ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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southampton observer

19 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

Big wheel keeps on turning.

. We particularly enjoyed the entertainment and felt that the actors and musicians were superior to nearly all the acts we have experienced on many cruise ships. The service, from the all American Staff, was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Musicfan11

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Classy boat with GREAT music

This was my 4th trip on the American Queen this year. Quite frankly, I found the music to be addictive! The whole experience is quite nice, but the music is the biggest draw for me. All the musicians are top ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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xxcarey

1 Review Written

AMERICAN STEAMBOAT COMPANY IS THE BEST

Best trip of our lives! The quality was superb! The staff was of the highest quality as was the food and entertainment. I was shocked by the excellence of everything. From the songs of Michaelyn Obry to Kris who ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jbradshaw

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overall a wonderful cruise, but don't trust the brochure to be accurate.

We cruised on the American Queen last October on the Tennessee/Columbia Rivers and enjoyed it very much. The positives of this cruise was the size of the room and its furnishing (other than the twin beds!), the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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gold1959

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvelous cruise for history-buffs: see the USA on a real paddlewheel!

Taking the Civil War paddle-wheel cruise down the Mississippi has been my US Army Ret. history-buff husband's dream (and mine) for many years- his father actually did a "Huck Finn" thing as a young man, shoveling ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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debraandsteven

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extremely Accomodating

This is my first cruise with American Queen Steamboat Company. Although it is only my 2nd day I have had many requests and they have all been fufilled. I have some food allergies and requests and they were all ...
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Sail Date April 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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ccatron_rn@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever!

This was our 3rd AQ cruise and a major disappointment! The food was awful, not even truck stop quality. the pastries and bread were store bought instead of home made. the sauces/gravies were congealed in an ...
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Sail Date November 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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George Werderich

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Once again American Queen shines

This being our fifth trip on the American Queen we had high expectations. And once again they were fulfilled. The service is excellent, the food wonderful and plentiful and very available. The shows are ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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