American Empress

89% of cruisers loved it

80 Reviews

Editor Rating

4.5
Gregory & Lindy Pendzick - Cruise Directors & Entertainers
 Gregory & Lindy Pendzick - Cruise Directors & Entertainers
Member photo by grandslamhomer: Gregory & Lindy Pendzick - Cruise Directors & Entertainers (Nov 2015)
Gregory & Lindy Pendzick - Cruise Directors & Entertainers Inside Cabin Inside Cabin American Empress Steamboat Show Lounge Band Greg Pendzick - Singing Broadway Songs in Show Lounge Greg Pendzick - Singing Broadway Songs in Show Lounge Lobster Dinner in Astoria Dinning Room Derrick - our Server in Astoria Dinning Room Frank Chase - Piano Player, Singer & Comedian in the Paddlewheel Lounge Lindy Pendzick - Singing and Entertaining in the Show Lounge The staterooms on the Vista View Deck have the walking track surrounding The suites  on the Vista View Deck have the walking track surrounding them. American Empress American Empress docked at Richland, WA American Empress docking in Astoria, Oregon. First Lock on Columbia River 50 miles east of Portland. Beautiful scenic Columbia River Gorge, one scenic view after another This is a view of the bow area of the American Empress taken from Suite 201 View of Mt. Hood from the boat just after sunrise Bridge of the Gods The American Duchess Richmond Cruising down the Columbia Going through lock Cabin 301 sitting room Bathroom Cabin bedroom Vista Deck Captain steering boat through lock Leaving Bonneville lock Suite Suite bridge at Cascade Locks Cabin 416 Cabin 416.  There was a mini refrigerator, coffee maker, flat-screen TV, an River Grill:  Casual dining option for buffet breakfast and lunch as well a River Grill There were plenty of rocking chairs on deck. Paddlewheel Lounge River Grill The boat's paddlewheel could be viewed from the Paddlewheel Lounge On deck Dining with Captain Andrea Mickelson Our veranda and the back door to our cabin. The seafood was excellent! Astoria Dining Room The lobster was delicious! The American Empress in Astoria I woke up about 6am and went out on my balcony to check our location and I Somewhere in Hermiston ,Oregon Docked overnight in the Dalles. The Empress is docked in the background. The aft lounge, outside the River Grill.