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New Orleans American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the Mississippi
Destination
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

51

Very Good

7

Average

6

Terrible

6

Cruise type

70 New Orleans American Queen of the Mississippi Cruise Reviews


Meadon avatar

Meadon

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mississippi River cruise

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Cruise began in New Orleans (on my bucket list) and we went on a Wednesday and our cruise didn’t begin until Saturday, so we had time to see NOLA or a couple of days. The French Quarter was having a music festival ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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lolawpb

3 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected....

I almost didn't write this review as I feel that we were not the demographic that this cruise caters to and comparing it to our other cruises might be unfair. However, if we had known a few things upfront, we could ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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DAKCNJ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rolling on the river

First, the cruises offered by ACL are geared towards mature audiences - 60's and up, although there very people much younger on this cruise. Actually who's on the cruise really doesn't matter to me, as long as ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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leolagrange

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Smaller ship cruising with not much to do while onboard

4 night cruise from New Orleans, enjoyed the ports very much, though not a lot of a variety of things to do at each one, to be expected on this itinerary. Visited a few very nice plantation houses, plus Baton Rouge. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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callmecruiser

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Mississippi River Cruise

Great Cruise with top notch food, entertainment and service. In addition, very enjoyable and informative cruise tours at the ports. This cruise is focused on older adults as not much that would interest children. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Brataf avatar

Brataf

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Will Go Again!

We went from Memphis to New Orleans on the Mississippi River. WOW! We were very impressed with the ship and the service. They cater to your needs and with the ship only holding 150 passengers, they can REALLY cater ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dbjennings

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cruise ship comfort, small ship cruising on the Mississippi

I am an experienced cruiser who knows the coasts and many international destinations, but never have been on or around the Mighty Mississippi. This cruise offered a comfortable ship with an interesting itinerary. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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lynnmarv1

7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Lower Mississippi in Early Spring

This was our 11th cruise with American Cruise Lines so we are clearly fans of the concept and experience. You have to understand what you are buying into - same price as Silversea, etc. but a totally different ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Diane from Quebec avatar

Diane from Quebec

1 Review Written

Absolutely fantastic

Had always dreamed of going to New Orleans and visiting the South. This cruise seemed to include most places we wanted to see and we were not disappointed. It exceeded our expectations with the ports of call and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Gardening Granna

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Friendly crew, excellent experience.

We had been on ACL America and LOVED the experience. Then we tried their competitor which was really awful. We returned to ACL and enjoyed such a lovely time, we booked another cruise while on board. The staff is ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Jeff Kepley avatar

Jeff Kepley

1 Review Written

GREAT, GREAT vacation

I truly enjoyed my week on the Mississippi River. I learned a lot, enjoyed all the tours and loved the small boat where all passengers ate at one time in one dining room. The staff was truly enjoyable as they ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Travel our World

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Queen of Mississippi American Cruise Lines trip New Orleans

My 89 year old mother, my sister and brother and i took a wonderful trip on the American Cruise Lines's Queen of the Mississippi. The ship's staff services were impeccable and could not have been more attentive. ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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sheribullock

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Civil War Themed Cruise

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


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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


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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


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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