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American Queen of the West Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the West
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9 American Queen of the West Cruise Reviews

flyaz2018 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dated Ship But They Try Hard To Please


Before I start, let me say that overall the cruise was OK for my wife and I. For my 87 year old mother who we brought, the cruise was better than OK and she enjoyed it a lot. Having never been on another river ...
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Sail Date September 2018

judybjudyb avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful view

The scenery on the Colombia River is outstanding. The sites were interesting but didn't get to stay long enough at Mt. St. Helen’s and the Rose Park in Portland. There was a lot to do in these two areas that ...
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Sail Date October 2017

dritleinr avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average Experience

The Queen of the West is an old paddle wheeler that should be retired. The crew was extremely friendly and helpful and the service was excellent. However the food choices were limited and my diabetic requests were ...
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Sail Date August 2017

Lewisinde avatar


3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Just OK, really a cruise for seniors

I am 62 years old and went with my 89 year-old mother who is still very mobile. Parts of the cruise were interesting and others not. First of all, let me tell you that the accommodations were very nice. ...
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Sail Date July 2017

mspatty11 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes


We wanted to experience an history filled adventure. The Captain and crew were just excellent. Very thoughtful, kind and interesting. We had excellent weather for 6 of the seven days too! We had no idea the ...
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Sail Date May 2017

WillieW0218 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Insurance Overpriced

My wife and I took the Columbia/Snake River route from Portland to Clarkston. Staff very courteous and seemed anxious to please. Cabin person was new & couldn't seem to get the hang of fresh towels each day, but ...
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Sail Date July 2015

matron#1 avatar


2 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Scenery on the Columbia River

Here's a rundown of the passengers! About 15% of the passengers on the Columbia/Snake River Cruise departing from Portland, Oct 10th, had significant physical disabilities, such as walking with a cane, walker or ...
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Sail Date October 2015

sablatt avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Geriatric cruise with the friendliest staff

My family of six (88, 61, 59, 29, 25, & 18 years old) took the two Owner's cabins, which each can hold three people and are located on the top deck, next to the captain's cabin. The captain was always at the helm or ...
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Sail Date August 2014

PennyAgain avatar


1 Review Written

Went for the rivers, the history & the boat experience

When folks ask us why we booked American Cruise Lines Queen of the West, we reply that we did it to have the experience of traveling on the Snake and Columbia Rivers from Clarkston Washington to Portland Oregon. We ...
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Sail Date April 2012

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