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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


New Mexico Don avatar

New Mexico Don

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly great

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The cruise was supposed to go from St. Paul, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana but high waters in Minnesota required last minute changes in plans. American Cruise Lines (ACL) rescheduled us to start in Nashville ...
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Sail Date October 2016


Joe07 avatar

Joe07

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Upper Mississippi and Ohio rivers

I was invited by family to join them on this cruise. It was my first cruise and the whole experience was delightful.Because of the probable river surge on the Upper Mississippi the cruise had to be re-routed. This ...
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Sail Date September 2016


everyone12345 avatar

everyone12345

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Most Terrible Cruise Award goes to American Cruise Lines

Never take this cruise. They talk about some great tours and cancel many of them along the way. The food is not good, the service is mostly done by interns that are learning and it is super over priced for receiving ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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pmakofka

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

great trip!

for the experience of a river cruise we chose this one. The length seemed right and we wanted to see the south. Being able to do a pre & post stay was also why we selected this cruise. We have done about 10 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Cruisngbuddy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising with new friends

If you want to be around other people and develop new friendships this is the cruise line for you. We also loved the fantastic service given from the crew from very friendly crew members that are recruited from ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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LWoodC

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

New Orleans to Memphis on the Queen of the Mississippi

We were referred by a friend/colleague who had been on more than one cruise with this company. The cruise is designed for more mature passengers which was very nice. No one was loud, rude or drunk on this cruise. ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Shimano1

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise in America

This was cruise number five for us on American Cruise lines and we continue to be impressed. This time we did the upper Mississippi river from St. Paul to St. Louis. We picked the week that a Mark Twain impersonator ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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chetandmary@gmail.com

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Lines

We are experienced ocean cruisers who wanted to give river cruising a try, as well as stay in the USA. This was a round trip, New Orleans to New Orleans, on a paddle wheeler. The average age of the guests (about ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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enarver

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi Round Trip Cruise

The cruise left New Orleans, went up to Vicksburg, Mississippi, and returned to New Orleans. Highlights included 3 plantation homes (each very different), a working cotton plantation with roots going back to the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Ckligfeld

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our first, but definitely not our last!

We had a delightful introduction to River-cruising in the USA with American Cruise Lines up the Mississippi. Their attention to every detail made the trip pure pleasure for us. And we thank their wonderful chef ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Carolina Senior avatar

Carolina Senior

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

5 Star Experience

Best experience anyone could imagine unless their are more hours in a day. Staterooms, bath, and balcony were exactly as advertised with room to share for two. Ideal to be able to listen (or not) to river historian ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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americancruise

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Magnificent

Everything was taken care of for us from before we arrived at the ship. We arrived and was greeted by a familiar face - a crew member that we had sailed with in the past. The service throughout the cruise is ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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foghornbarb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Inaugural Cruise

The Queen is a beautiful stern wheeler with comfortable accommodations. The staff is pleasant and eager to please. The food is delicious with a delectable presentation. River lorianne is always available and ...
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Sail Date August 2013


JasmineS avatar

JasmineS

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi; Northern Mississippi River Cruise

We embarked from a dock very near to the St. Louis Gateway Arch. The walk down to the boat was somewhat steep but assistance was offered and we left our luggage with crew near the roadway. River travel is ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Bill Stit

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great experience

Had a great week traveling up the lower Mississippi. The cabin was large with plenty of room around the queen size bed. Every member of the crew was great. Don't know how they do so well considering they are ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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glendel2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lazy River, Great Views

We were used to cruising on large cruise ships, so this was a delightful change. We enjoyed the camaraderie of fewer people, great service while dining and stateroom attention. The entertainment was great. The ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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crawshaw04

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Our first cruise with American was on the Columbia River. We were so pleased we signed up for another cruise before we left the Columbia. This most recent cruise was from Minneapolis/St Paul to St Louis in August, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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cruiselazy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great way to spend a week doing nothing.

First time cruising of any type. Picked a small ship since we didn't want to be over whelmed with people. Mostly had a great time. Met some great fellow cruisers, and some excellent dedicated staff. Cabin ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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pathcat

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Memphis to Nashville to St. Louis on American Cruise Lines

I chose back to back one week trips for this adventure. I have traveled on American Cruise Lines many times on many ships and have never been disappointed. This trip was on the paddlewheeler Queen of the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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MOOLA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi

Traveling from a northern plain state we cruised from Memphis, Tennessee to New Orleans, LA. It was interesting to see the differences in the history and cultural influences as we moved further south. The shore ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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MISSISSIPPIMUSHROOM

2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Hell; Queen of the Mississippi

With just 24 hrs. Notice and no chance to respond, we were advised our cabin was being changed to a "slightly smaller" one on the same floor. when we boarded, we were shown to a single cabin stuffed to the walls ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Dutchactor avatar

Dutchactor

1 Review Written

49 Helpful Votes

The cruise from hell

NEVER, EVER AGAIN! If you book a cruise after reading my review below, all I can say is “I warned you.” We booked back-to-back Mississippi River Cruises in August, 2015. First one was from St. Paul, MN to St. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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jsherwig

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Queen of the West

We followed the Lewis and Clark Trail on the Snake and Columbia Rivers. We are veteran river cruisers (Europe) but this was our first with ACL and first in the USA. The open seating for breakfast, lunch and dinner ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Di4mae

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Harbors and Coast of Maine

This was our 3rd cruise with ACL and we enjoyed it just as much as the first two. The coast of Maine is beautiful and the excursions they had chosen for us to chose from were great. The entertainment on board was ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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lprice

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

On the Mississippi For The First Time

This was our very first cruise. We met many people who had many trips under their belt and listened to their tips and information. Our stateroom was fantastic and the balcony was so great day and night. I am a ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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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