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American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the Mississippi
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

88

Very Good

13

Average

10

Poor

2

Terrible

14

Cruise type

128 American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews


sheribullock avatar

sheribullock

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Civil War Themed Cruise

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We wanted to try a river cruise within the US and upon discovering the Civil War themed cruise on the Mississippi, hoped this would be informative and fun. It was even better than we had hoped. Only about 140 ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Lep77 avatar

Lep77

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent

Because it did the Mississippi. I enjoy visiting historic site. The battlefield and plantation were so fun and interesting.Everyone was very helpful and pleasant. The room were always clean and the service was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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PlainvilleGirl

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Not a good value...

We wanted to stay in the US this year for vacation and since we had not visited the states where the ship docked, we felt this would be a good fit. We are also interested in the Civil War and we thought that would ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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DSkorburg

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Unforgettable adventure!

I had always been intrigued with ACL because of the "small cruise sailing" reputation. I was very pleased with the size of the clientele and crew, (143 guests on this particular boat). This enabled one to actually ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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novelreader

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Simply Splendid!

From the moment we boarded the Queen of the Mississippi in Memphis, we enjoyed the luxury of all aspects of the ship. The directors attention to details, the room, every meal experiences and the menu choices, all ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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sungoddess

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A relaxing cruise down the Mississippi

I just returned from a wonderful cruise onboard ACL's Queen of the Mississippi. We sailed from New Orleans to Memphis and were blessed with outstanding weather for 6 of the 7 days. I was travelling with my dad ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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840tomas

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not worth the price

Our initial experience was bad in that the cruise line failed to pick us up at the hotel for transfer to the ship, taking our luggage but leaving us behind and then just shrugging this off with no real apology or ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Beth Pettigrew

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Looking for fun, adventure, rest, and great food? This cruise is for you.

We chose to drive to New Orleans and stay one pre-cruise night at the Omni. The next morning, we drove to the dock and parked in the cruise parking deck. You should know that parking is not free, nor is it cheep. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


sajgold avatar

sajgold

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Interesting and well run

Our original booking on the French American boat was cancelled at last minute and we were able to switch to this boat. I think we were lucky as once we were with the American Cruise Company everything was handled ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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cwth3

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The perfect way to see the Mississippi River

The cruise on the lower half of the Mississippi River was a thoroughly enjoyable week. I wanted to observe traffic on the river, as well as check out what development is or isn’t (or once was) on the banks of the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


suzyqj avatar

suzyqj

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic time on the Mississippi

This was our first cruise with American Cruise Line, but it will not be our last. Everyone on the cruise was so friendly, guests and crew, that you felt like being on a family reunion for the week. The Queen of ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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jakennedy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great adventure cruising the lower Mississippi River.

This was our first cruise with American. The trip met or exceeded our expectations on all aspects. The boat was only two years old; is maintained in excellent condition. The boat crew and hotel staff folks were all ...
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Sail Date April 2017


WA Beach Girl avatar

WA Beach Girl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Highlights of the Lower Mississippi

I have sailed 3 cruises with American Cruise Lines and had the highest 5 Star service on all three cruises (Chesapeake Bay, Martha's Vineyard/Nantucket and the lower Mississippi). The crews are exceptionally well ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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mariancruiser

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Restful river cruising

No matter what your interests are, you will find it on this cruise. For history lovers, there is Civil War galore. A visit to Vicksburg's National Military Park was fascinating. Nature lovers will love the swamp ...
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Sail Date April 2017


augie1 avatar

augie1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rediscover America

My husband and I have always cruised on larger ships and wanted to try the small ship cruising experience. Also, while we have traveled oversees many times, we really haven’t seen as much of the U.S as we’d ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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CJStanley

1 Review Written

Already planning next trip

I chose this cruise because I had never been to New Orleans and I wanted to see plantations. I got so much more. I picked this one because there were two plantation excursions. Imagine my surprise and delight when I ...
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Sail Date March 2017


cjane avatar

cjane

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Extremely relaxing cruise

We chose a 4 night cruise because we had not been on a cruise in the last fifty years and wanted to be sure we would like it before taking a longer one. We were treated to an overnight stay in New Orleans the night ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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FNSLWS

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful.

Our friends and my husband and I always wanted to do a Mississippi River cruise. Chose American Cruise Lines. Sailed on the Queen of the Mississippi. We had a wonderful time. Cabin had ample room, balcony had room ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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sagestats

1 Review Written

Fun time on the Mississippi

This is a great way to see some history in a comfortable setting with great service and food. Small ship cruising will spoil you for the ultra large ships. From the moment the Cruise Directors met you at your ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Dennis Medwid

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Dream

The ship is magnifigant vessel. Very quiet and you can feel no motion of water travel.It is very roomy and has a multitude of rooms and activities. The organization is fantastic and at no time are you left uncertain ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Unkycarl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another terrific cruise

My 4th cruise with American, first on the Mississippi. I've traveled with them 4 times because I can rely on excellent staff service, experts on the locale and an incredible way to relax and leave the noisome world ...
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Sail Date December 2016


liddibet avatar

liddibet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable experience

A trip of a Mississippi Steam boat was an ambition we have had for a long time. WE struggled to arrange direct from the UK. An opportunity arose which we seized as it gave the opportunity to visit New Orleans and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Ct. Yankee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Terrific Time

We did not want to leave the country.. Everything was great. Attention to details was superb The crew was very attentive and service oriented. The food was wonderful with plenty of good choices. Special ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Maggiefritz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Delightful sail on the Mississippi River

Choose this as it was in US. Really liked the all inclusive feature of hotel the night before the cruise, tips and most shore excursions. The onboard lectures were informative of the Civil War, and the river. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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luckyexplorersus2

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

VERY INTERESTING TRIP BUT...

With last minute change to Nashville we were treated to a stay at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel as well as an evevning at the Grand Ole Opry. Great fun. Cruising the Cumberland River was a treat and with our ...
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Sail Date October 2016


Queen of the Mississippi Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Entertainment4.1
Public Rooms4.5
Fitness Recreation3.3
FamilyN/A
Enrichment4.1
Service4.4
Value For Money4
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