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there was a credit of $800.00 from a previous sailing with the American Queen Steamboat company. We wanted to try the American Queen - the biggest of the 3 ships in the American Steamboat co. We were waiting for the last minute deal , we found this cruise in a very short notice of departure. the ship was built in 1995 - a paddle wheeler, the steamboat built back to the Victorian history of the 1900 -including the furniture in the cabin, the theatre, dining room, lounges. entertainment -done by the ship's own members -dancers & singers, world-class musicians - organized by the Steamboat Syncopators -playing trumpet ,bass, drums ,.piano,saxophone,clarinet , flute & trombone. and also outside guests performance - Dante Vaudeville -magic show,Lainie Gulliksen -Siren Songs celebrating the Sirens of Broadway,Pop, & Opera , also the ship's own musician entertainers During the day there were River Chat ,Movie Matinee ,Bingo dinner - on the J.M. White Dining Room -we were on the 5.15pm early seating food was good service were great there was a land tour -on the ship's Hop on Hop Off busesto visit many Plantation , resorts ,museum churches. there was hardly any children

Smooth sailing up the Mississippi River

American Queen Cruise Review by Rachel Wu

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there was a credit of $800.00 from a previous sailing with the American Queen Steamboat company.

We wanted to try the American Queen - the biggest of the 3 ships in the American Steamboat co.

We were waiting for the last minute deal , we found this cruise in a very short notice of departure.

the ship was built in 1995 - a paddle wheeler, the steamboat built back to the Victorian history of the 1900 -including the furniture in the cabin, the theatre, dining room, lounges.

entertainment -done by the ship's own members -dancers & singers, world-class musicians - organized by the Steamboat Syncopators -playing trumpet ,bass, drums ,.piano,saxophone,clarinet , flute & trombone. and also outside guests performance - Dante Vaudeville -magic show,Lainie Gulliksen -Siren Songs celebrating the Sirens of Broadway,Pop, & Opera , also the ship's own musician entertainers

During the day there were River Chat ,Movie Matinee ,Bingo

dinner - on the J.M. White Dining Room -we were on the 5.15pm early seating

food was good

service were great

there was a land tour -on the ship's Hop on Hop Off busesto visit many Plantation , resorts ,museum churches.

there was hardly any children
Guest Experience Manager, Guest Experience Manager @AQSC has responded
Dear Rachel Wu, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are pleased to learn that you were able to use your credit and experience cruising onboard the American Queen . We sincerely appreciate your kind recognition of our great service and delicious cuisine and hope to welcome you onboard the American Queen, American Duchess, or American Empress again in the very near future! Kind Regards, Linda American Queen Steamboat Company
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of The Independent Traveler, Inc.
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Cabin 523
furniture was of Victorian style, old fashion, we even have to use a key to open our cabin door

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