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35 American Pride Cruise Reviews


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AdventuRed

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Holiday Inn experience at Burj Al Arab prices

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This cruise line promises small ship cruising "done perfectly", and claims that it stands out from larger, much more affordable lines with personalized service, all-inclusive dining, and meticulous attention to ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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LouAndRandy

1 Review Written

ACL is Terrible

-Dining service was extremely slow - for all meals. Got tired of hearing "I'm so sorry". Not enough attention to refreshing water or beverages. -Food was better than AMERICAN on Mississippi. Why doesn't kitchen ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Expipemjr

3 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Lewis and Clark Columbia and Snake river

Pre-cruise at Red Lion Jansen beach hotel,$ 40 cab ride from airport ,very large hotel,nice rooms ,good restaurant,boat docks at hotel,free breakfast on day of embarkation.Some confusion on day of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Aekh16

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

America Pride - Columbia and Snake Rivers Cruise

About us - my husband and I are in our early 40s, no children, spending time with my well and healthy but aging parents on this cruise. Initially concerned about the expense, average age of the cruisers (65 and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Grammom3

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

EVEN AN ACTIVE 90 YEAR OLD WOULD BE BORED...NEVER AGAIN!!!!

As a first time river cruise client, we were anticipating a first class experience by the information provided in the ACL print, the cost associated with this booking and the communication with the sales staff prior ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Jim McW

1 Review Written

Following in the steps of Lewis and Clark

This was the 3rd cruise with American Cruise Lines for my wife and I. It was recommended to us by fellow travellers during our last ACL cruise in Chesapeake Bay. In particular they asked us to make sure that we ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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texascruiser66

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We're Not There Yet

We have traveled extensively on European river boats, so we decided to try ACL's Columbia and Snake Rivers cruise. We opted for the pre-cruise Hell's Canyon Jet Boat tour, which was a fun-filled experience. ACL's ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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debcrosman

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Loved the onshore tours and the onboard historian and entertainment

We did the Mississippi river cruise with ACL the year before and had a great time. We prefer small ship cruises, especially river cruises. We took a couple of walks around the area of our embarkation port, which ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Quietquail

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most enjoyable river cruise

We wanted to see the lower Snake River and see some sites from the Lewis & Clark expedition. We chose this cruise for the itinerary and were pleased with the choice. The boat is comfortable, especially the Sky and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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chess-ster

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great time on the Columbia River

We had always wanted to do the Lewis & Clark Columbia River Trip. American Cruise Line's American Pride river boat provided such an opportunity. Although the ship is dated and shows some wear and tear, we rate ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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janecanner

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Seeing the beautiful American Northwest by river

We wanted to see as part of the US we had not visited before--the Northwest--and we thought seeing it by river would be different and fun. We also wanted a small cruise for our first cruise, and this 150-maximum ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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saguaro city

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Columbia River

This was a small ship-175 passengers on a USA River. We did not need to fly to or from another country. The trip on the Columbia and Snake Rivers was Wonderful. While we had driven the route through the Gorge, it ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Happy Cruiser

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Informal dress but formal food and drink

This is my 4th cruise on American Cruise Line. It is just my style. After doing the big ship cruises for years I am now ready to relax and just enjoy the boat and the scenery. I do not need fancy clothes or fancy ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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celticruiser

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Snake & Columbia Rivers Sept 2017

First time on ACL. Wanted to see this part of U.S. Liked small ship atmosphere. 144 passengers. Pre-cruise hotel: Need different place ;-( Embarkation/Debarkation smooth. Ship clean, well maintained; cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Di4mae

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruised the Columbia and Snake Rivers

we thoroughly enjoyed this cruise and the crew were great. The scenery was fantastic and Todd Weber who was an expert on Lewis and Clark was very good and really knew his stuff. I love travelling with American ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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tpwill

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Well Done in all Aspects

To see Worth West on Columbia River. Food service was outstanding. The crew was very accommodating and customer oriented. The Captain was engaged with passengers and personable. Dining staff was excellent and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JJTatum

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Snake/Columbia Rivers

Have become river cruise travelers (our other river cruises were in France with UniWorld) & wanted something in a part of the U.S. that was unfamiliar. This trip met that criteria. We did not arrive at the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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nascarlibrarian

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

One of America's great waterways

We chose this cruise because it included Astoria, Oregon and the Pacific coast and traveled up the Columbia and Snake Rivers to the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It traversed multiple climate zones, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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nascarlibrarian

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

"First river cruise"

We chose this trip to experiment with river cruising, great option for us. Saw the westward travel of pioneers with great appreciation of the difficulty involved. Cabin and staff great, good variety offered at ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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worldwidetravelnow

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruising River Style

We received a $1000 gift certificate in the mail..and from there came a fabulous vacation on American Cruise Lines. We took the Lewis & Clark tour on the Columbia and Snake Rivers and it was absolutely beautiful. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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jellybean1850

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience in Pacific North west

We decided to start seeing the US more. This trip had Todd Weber as a lecturer. He brought Lewis and Clark to life, by his talks, his wardrobe and visual aids. The ship was great as well. The staff could not ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Columbia River Cruise, Oregon and Washington

This cruise was a small boat cruise, with about 120 passengers onboard. We had a great time. We have cruised on large ships, but really enjoyed the smaller ship and getting to know the people we were traveling ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Laroc15

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Ultimate in Small Ship Cruising

I was pleasantly surprised with the luxury on the ship and the cruise line overall. The cabins are very generous, full-sized bathroom and shower, gourmet food and appetizers. The all-American staff is amazing. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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mdwilbur060

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Poor Assistance From Staff

Wanted a local, small river cruse for personal service. I'm 91 and the Snake River cruse was on my bucket list. Cruse line changed my early arrival hotel which was right across the street from the ship to a hotel ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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jsissy

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lewis and Clark Expedition on the Snake and Columbia Rivers

This trip was chosen because of its historic nature and I had not been on a paddlewheel boat. All of my cruising has been on ocean liners and one riverboat in Europe. My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the spacious ...
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Sail Date August 2016


American Pride Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.2
Dining4.04.2
Entertainment3.03.6
Public Rooms3.04.2
Fitness Recreation1.03
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment5.04.2
Service5.04.2
Value For Money4.03.6
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