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American Queen of the West Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Queen of the West
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

5

Average

4

Poor

3

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

25

River Cruises

22

Group and Theme Cruises

8

Family Cruises

4

Cruises for the Disabled

4

25 American Queen of the West Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


john whiteside avatar

john whiteside

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, Informative, Delicious

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We enjoy river cruises as opposed to ocean cruises. We enjoy the silence of the river, and the history surrounding it. On this Lewis and Clark themed cruise along the Snake and Columbia Rivers in Washington and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gourds3743

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising down the Columbia Snake River

Doing the Lewis and Clark riverboat Cruise has always been on our bucket list. This seemed to be a good time of the year. Queen of the West is an older boat and is very intimate. Bedroom very small but ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Bigbird87 avatar

Bigbird87

1 Review Written

Scenic Cruise of Two Rivers

We chose this cruise because it offered an opportunity to see parts of the US that we had not visited. We specifically chose this itinerary because it gave us a chance to reunite with old friends in our embarkation ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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judybjudyb

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


TravelAgent31 avatar

TravelAgent31

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

ACL Queen of the West on Columbia River

This was the last cruise of the season, Portland R/T, with only the western half of the Columbia River. The weather was OK, often cloudy & rainy, some sun, but to be expected in mid-October in Oregon. The ...
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Sail Date October 2017


awhit avatar

awhit

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great food, staff, comfort

My 92 year old mom wanted to do this, so my sister and I took her. It was wonderful. We stayed in Room 401 on Queen of the West, which held the three of us easily. (They moved out the large bed and gave us three ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Rlot avatar

Rlot

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

More than we bargained for

The size of the ship was a selling point. It wasn't large. We were able to disembark smoothly at various ports and explore them. Ships' crew was the best!. Very helpful and fantastic at what they did. We felt ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Lewisinde avatar

Lewisinde

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


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nottooold

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent experience in every way.

Because of the length and the location. We love to cruise because it is a great way to see several places without packing and unpacking. Also, great to know where you can have great meals every day. The Columbia ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Anretam4#

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

columbia and snake river cruise

This was our first cruise with American Cruise Lines. We wanted to see another part of the country and this met our request. this was a unique experience for my wife and I. We celebrated our 50 th anniversary. The ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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JudyLebanonME

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Queen of the West - loved it

We chose this cruise because our love of the American west and our history on the beautiful Columbia River.The Lewis and Clark history was part of this trip with a wonderful narrator on board. We toured the Maritime ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Richard Banks avatar

Richard Banks

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise Experience

My wife and I took this cruise because we were interested in the Lewis and Clark expedition and this cruise followed their path on the Snake and Columbia rivers. This was our first trip to the Pacific Northwest (we ...
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Sail Date July 2016


adamlambert avatar

adamlambert

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scerery

Wanted to visit wineries and see the nature of the area. Always wanted to go see Mount Saint Helens and Mutlanomah Falls. The ship was clean, comfortable and attractive. Plenty of public lounges to relax in. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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beverlyhiller

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Columbia River Gorge is absolutely breathtaking!

I chose this cruise because I went with a group of 20 people. The Columbia River Gorge is beaufiful and in a part of the country not visited by my husband and me before. Other members of the group has previously ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Sharon Strain avatar

Sharon Strain

1 Review Written

Beautiful Scenery

I went on this cruise with my sister who is from FL. I am from Portland, OR so it was close to home for me to board the ship. While I was close to home, I had never been on the Columbia/Snake River. The scenery ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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matron#1

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


maryelleng avatar

maryelleng

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

False advertising

We spent a week on this boat and I can safely say that as a veteran of many European and American River Cruise ships, this is by far the worst I have ever encountered. We had previously traveled with American Queen ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Blaze13 avatar

Blaze13

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing; drive the Columbia River rather than sail the "Queen"!

As frequent river (Europe) and ocean cruisers, we came with high hopes for a top notch ship to equal the price paid. We knew the ship was old; we weren't prepared for lack of quality care of the vessel (save the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


sablatt avatar

sablatt

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


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crawshaw04

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Columbia River Cruise Portland, OR to Clarkston, WA

This cruise exceeded all our expectations. The only negative is that the cabins were much smaller than advertised though still ample. The balconies were small and not private being shared with two other cabins. ...
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Sail Date July 2014


bobazwi avatar

bobazwi

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Queen of the Worst

It rained the first 3 days of the trip which was not the fault of ACL.This meant we could not go to Astoria. They didn't seam to know what to do and we traveled about 35 miles in 3 days. The cabins on this boat are ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Elegant Trogon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing in many ways

The Queen of the West looks tired. Our Veranda stateroom was small & cramped, and the door to the veranda was not all glass so the view we expected wasn't there. There were fumes so we didn't use the balcony much. ...
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Sail Date June 2012


wizard222 avatar

wizard222

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Pacific Northwest

My wife and I had a wonderful cruise on the Queen of the West on the Columbia River. The accommodations were comfortable and the ship's staff could not have been any better. The cruise is well planned, with a ...
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Sail Date July 2011


Optimist22 avatar

Optimist22

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scenery and wonderful cruise

I wanted to experience the area from the perspective of the river itself. I have traveled with American Cruise Lines before and wanted to do it again. The ship is one of the oldest in this fleet, but it was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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