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New Orleans to North America River American Queen Voyages American Duchess Cruise Reviews

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AQSC Duchess "Mighty Mississippi" - Red Wing, MN to New Orleans, LA

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TinCan782
6-10 Cruises • Age 110s

Wonderful 14-day cruise down the Mississippi River for my wife and I. This was a retirement celebration re-scheduled from the same cruise last year which was cancelled due to Covid. The pre-cruise hotel in Bloomington, MN was nice and we were able to start getting acquainted with other cruisers. The pre-cruise check-in was smooth and easy. No Covid testing required, just show your ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Love our Cruise on the Mississippi River

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nanatexas
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We loved our whole trip. Flew into New Orleans the day before and had a nice stay in the hotel included in the price. Transfers to the boat was very nice and easy. Once on board were meet with snacks and we went to our room. Bags waiting for us. We could not stop at our first location and used that day to cruise up the river to Baton Rouge. We did the hop on hop off bus tour. Drivers were great ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi nanatexas! Thank you for sharing your experience. We can't wait to get back out on the river with you!...

Sail Date: March 2020


Mississippi Rambling - New Orleans to Memphis

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halanddonna
10+ Cruises

What to know - no glitz, no crowds, no pools. Instead - beautiful scenery, friendly helpful staff, daily enrichment, low key enjoyable entertainment, menus that reflect locations, and interesting ports. What to do - Included with your cruise, at no additional cost, at each port, is - bus, guide(s), admission to various sites. (‘Premium’ tours are available for additional purchase). We’ve ...
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Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Hi halanddonna! You have perfectly described the slower pace on a river cruise. It should just feel easy and relaxing. We all can't wait to be back on the river with you!!...

Sail Date: February 2020


Nice riverboat, but value just not there

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PureMichigan53
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My husband and I took this cruise as a celebration of our 25th anniversary. We cruised from New Orleans to Memphis. Pros: excellent food and wait staff. large variety of entrees and dietary needs met. clean staterooms, common areas (except the sticky laminate flooring) variety of hourly activities variety of Premium Excursions Cons: ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi PureMichigan53, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review regarding your cruise on board the American Duchess. At American Queen Steamboat Company, we strive to deliver a...

Sail Date: April 2019


The Lower Mississippi at Very High Water

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rlv1939
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

As experienced ocean cruisers we chose this cruise up the Mississippi in late April to see some southern states before the summer heat. This year the heavy spring rains within the Mississippi watershed had created major upstream flooding; however, the only impact to our cruise was two of our docks were damaged and unusable and one of our planned stops was canceled. Overall, the cruise was great ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Hi Rlv1939! Thank you so much for the kind comments! We are elated to learn that you enjoyed your cruise. Chef Charboneau is absolutely a delight and you will love her latest cook book! ...

Sail Date: April 2019


Experiencing the Duchess with a Scooter

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sailingmickey
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We sailed aboard the Duchess from New Orleans to Minnesota departing July 16th. The Duchess is a beautiful boat with room for 166 guests. The design of all the rooms is pleasing to the eye and very airy with high-ceilings. We entered the boat into the room where Pursuer is located. Access to the bar and grand dining from the Purser is through a hallway lined with beautiful replicas by ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Dear Sailingmickey, Thank you for your very detailed review! Your descriptions of the vessel and it’s illustrious decor are accurate. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your cruise...

Sail Date: August 2018

Traveled with disabled person


Very disappointed - did not meet expectations

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SOCALTWO
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Engine noise and vibration in our cabin and on the aft dining deck were bad. We had several equipment failures, delays getting off the boat in several ports and having to miss one port totally. Our tie-up in Hannibal was on the wrong side of the river as the American Queen got the better spot, really? Otherwise we could have walked right off and into town, one of the few ports whee the walk is so ...
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Response from JaneF, Guest Relations Manager

Dear Socaltwo, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent cruise aboard the American Duchess. The concerns you raise are not common as we work very hard to...

Sail Date: July 2018


Small ship-not much to do!

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djayne
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have always wanted to cruise the Mississippi River and go on a small ship so this seemed perfect. Pro's Food was very good with a nice variety to choose from each night. Wait staff was excellant. Shows were the same 3 people each night but they were very good and gave us quite a variety. Hop on hop off bus and drivers were great. Used those at every port as they were ...
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Response from AlexL, Consumer Marketing Mgr. - AQSC

Hi djayne, Thank you for taking the time to submit this review. All feedback is taken very seriously and used as a reference as we are continuously striving to improve our guest experience....

Sail Date: May 2018


Overview of American Duchess Cruise from New Orleans to Memphis, 11/18 to 11/27

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vlinbin
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

First, I want to say that the Duchess is a lovely boat and the AQSC does everything possible to make journeys enjoyable. Of course, there are occasional glitches but none that should deter anyone from taking a cruise on the Duchess. Accommodations: We had booked one of the deluxe suites which are located near the rear of the boat. There is a living area with a dining table and four chairs, a ...
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Response from AlexL, Consumer Marketing Mgr. - AQSC

Hi Vlinbin, Thank you very much for the kind words and review of your trip on the American Duchess! We are very grateful for all of your honest feedback, so that we can continue to make...

Sail Date: November 2017


American river cruise.

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TeWaka
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This river cruise was to be the highlight ending a great tour of the Eastern USA. New Orleans and the Roosevelt hotel were great to experience. I found the American Duchess a poorly designed ship.The only access to our cabins was stairs at the front of the boat and this meant lots of walking the whole length of the boat to get to the public and dining areas at the stern.We were not allowed ...
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Response from AlexL, Consumer Marketing Mgr. - AQSC

Hi TeWaka, Thank you for your honest feedback and review! We deeply appreciate all comments and consider them when planning for the future. We are sorry that your cruise did not meet...

Sail Date: October 2017


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