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American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the Mississippi
Departure Port

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14 American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews

jkresta avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Lies, Deception, Theft and Fraud


On July 7th this year, my wife and I boarded the American Cruise Line Queen of the Mississippi for what we thought was going to be a wonderful and relaxing Ohio River cruise experience as promise by the information ...
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Sail Date July 2018

everyone12345 avatar


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

chetandmary@gmail.com avatar


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



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


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

danrpa avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi River on the Queen of the Mississippi

My wife and I took the 7 night ACL Queen of the Mississippi cruise from Memphis to New Orleans departing on May 23 of 2015. Not only was this the most expensive vacation the two of us have taken in our 33 years ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Margotup avatar


2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Mississippi

Lovely looking boat but that was all. Boarded with another 150 on tour - all from overseas - All English speaking - most if not all very disappointed. Meals were often served cold and tasteless. Took sometimes 1 ...
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Sail Date May 2015

eaorja avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Think you're getting a paddle wheel cruise? Think again!!!

We looked forward to taking a cruise on the "Queen of the Mississippi". We decided to go on the trip for our 25th wedding anniversary. The trip was from New Orleans to Memphis. What a HUGE disappointment, to say the ...
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Sail Date November 2014

iri avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Mississippi River Cruise (Memphis to New Orleans)

I was told by a friend to write this review to help others who may be thinking of this particular cruise. My husband and I took a late season cruise on the Mississippi with another couple on an American Cruise line ...
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Sail Date November 2014

runnerkate avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi?

Speechless...that is how we feel. Do not take the Mississippi River Trip!!! The river is too low. The company knew that before we departed. The informed us our first night on the river that we would not make it to ...
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Sail Date December 2012

cruznfromms avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Mississippi - Sept 15 - Roundtrip

American Cruise Lines -- Queen of the Mississippi -- St Louis roundtrip 9/15 Day 1: St Louis: Already had to clean the bathroom door something red all over NOT sure what it was and I'm not sure why they ...
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Sail Date September 2012

travelvonski avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise experience ever

My husband and I choose this cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary (2 weeks down the entire length of the Mississippi River). As experienced cruisers, we knew what we should expect from a cruise at this price ...
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Sail Date October 2017

pstephens02 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor Management/Communication

I wanted to travel to upper Mississippi to 4 states I had not visited. The cruise was promoted as Fall Foliage on the Upper Mississippi. My group had been planning for this trip for over a year. The route was ...
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Sail Date October 2018

LVSeltz avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

The Boat was dirty, bug infested, food was fair, service was terrible, speaker was clueless to anything about our destinations. Time in port was very short, if you got on 2nd bus for a tour, you missed out on most ...
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Sail Date August 2019

Queen of the Mississippi Ratings

Public Rooms4.5
Fitness Recreation3.3
Value For Money4
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