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American Queen Steamboat Company American Duchess Cruise Reviews

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American Duchess
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14 American Queen Steamboat Company American Duchess Cruise Reviews


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halanddonna

1 Review Written

3 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

1 Helpful Vote

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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Bryan5264

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall a Wonderful sailing down the Mississippi River

In December of 2019, I had been fortunate to have an absolutely amazing trip aboard the American Duchess. We had sailed from Memphis to New Orleans, and although there were only 100 people or so on board, everything ...
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Sail Date December 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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Nformato

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

American Duchess - Great staff and shore excursions!

We traveled on the American Duchess during Christmas time on a Nashville to Memphis Cruise. It was absolutely beautiful. The boat and some of the towns were decorated for the holidays truly making it a unique ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Ginny033

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded My Expectations

I was very excited to take a trip with the American Duchess as I have been on other river cruises in the past, but mostly in Europe or other parts of the world. I knew this cruise would be different being in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mjreiber

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

All the staff was beyond superb. We were grateful for the excellent service.

The wait staff was superb, extremely accommodating. The cleaning crew did a superb job. Kristen, the EMT, and Kashawna, the Purser, went above and beyond to arrange an oxygen concentrator when "Special Needs" failed ...
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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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Lkbennett

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Delightful Getaway

This cruise was chosen by a neighbor in my community, Sun City Palm Desert California, who organizes group trips. I was fortunate to be invited to join the group, and because I was cruising without my husband (who ...
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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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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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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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vlinbin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

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

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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BillNY

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Crew and Company Goes Above and Beyond

Sometimes, the best way to gauge a company's commitment to customer service is to experience mishaps and witness how the crew and company react. We were on the December 2 sailing from Memphis to Nashville on the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


American Duchess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.53.8
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.54
Public Rooms5.04
Fitness Recreation3.53.1
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.03.8
Service4.53.9
Value For Money4.03.2
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