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North America River Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
North America River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

102

Very Good

39

Average

19

Poor

11

Terrible

5

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

176

Group and Theme Cruises

82

Entertainment Cruises

47

Cruises for the Disabled

38

Family Cruises

35

176 North America River Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


AdventuRed avatar

AdventuRed

1 Review Written

Holiday Inn experience at Burj Al Arab prices

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This cruise line promises small ship cruising "done perfectly", and claims that it stands out from larger, much more affordable lines with personalized service, all-inclusive dining, and meticulous attention to ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Belleflower

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever, especially for the high cost

My husband has wanted to cruise the Mississippi since growing up on it as a kid. We chose this line because friends had a great experience on the Columbia River. This was the worst-run cruise we have ever been on, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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nancychontos

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

New ship, great entertainment, shore excursions and fabulous food

We selected this cruise becasue we wanted to see more of the US. This is a new ship with all American crew. So much exceeded our expectations ... the size of the cabin, the onboard entertainment and activities, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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RealJewell

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise . . . and not our last

We had been wanting to try a river cruise, especially after watching the size of ocean-going cruise ships balloon until some can carry more than 6,000 passengers. The American Empress beautifully accommodates just ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BagsRPkd

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great cruise for seniors

Entertainment is an interesting historian and an excellent musician. All the typical choices at breakfast along with a fresh fruit buffet, 3 main choices for lunch or dinner. The food was good, better than the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Expipemjr

3 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Lewis and Clark Columbia and Snake river

Pre-cruise at Red Lion Jansen beach hotel,$ 40 cab ride from airport ,very large hotel,nice rooms ,good restaurant,boat docks at hotel,free breakfast on day of embarkation.Some confusion on day of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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lmarkosky

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A beautiful, relaxing cruise along the Snake and Columbia Rivers

We just finished Uncruise's Rivers of Adventure cruise along the Snake and Columbia rivers (departure Oct 12 from Clarkston WA). It was a lovely cruise through a beautiful area of the country, that I think alot of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nreeder

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Hudson River Valley Cruise

We arrived in New York City 5 days prior to the cruise so we could explore the city as we hadn't been back there for almost 15 years. Stayed at Embassy Suites Midtown, great location for walking and taking the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Crashxena

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Geriatric Cruise with Pros and Cons

We took this cruise because it is the only cruise line that goes on the Erie Canal. Cabin -- we were in the largest option -- was small,but not a problem because we knew it would be. Essentially no useful ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Tom and Alice

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not 5 Star as Advertised

We are vety experienced cruisers, both ocean and river cruises. Sailed from St. Paul, Minn. To New Orleans. Nice ship and a nice room. Service at nearly all levels very average to poor. Meals were average ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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bwaz

7 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Quiet peaceful cruise experience

We were interested in trying a river cruise, a first for us after several ocean cruises on bigger ships. We chose American Cruise Lines because they feature new European-style river boats instead of the older paddle ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BJHeard549

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise experience

The Victory II ship was recently renovated and they did an excellent job. The ship is fresh, clean, and very well appointed. Every staff member we have met is attentive and concerned for our satisfaction. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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JC Cruise

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not Up To The Standards or Other Cruises We've Taken

On day 1, we arrived at Lambert's Landing in St. Paul to find no boat at the dock. When we called the office to find out why, they said there was a last minute change and the boat had been docked in Red Wing, MN and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Stephen and Rhonda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Comfortable but below expectations!

We chose this cruise to get a lifetime experience on the Mississippi River. The advertising of the cruise was very effusive about the standard of the service and the experiences that were to be enjoyed. But, let me ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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kj85226

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Low Low Key

Great comfortable cabin on nearly new ship, but open closet hanging space is limited. Lectures were good and musical entertainment was generally adequate, we came prepared with own DVD's. Shore excursion to Mt St ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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GermanCutie

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Canadian Maritime and St Lawrence Seaway combined with Great Lakes and Georgian

I've read many reviews about many cruise lines. I believe that people that are dissatisfied are way more likely to post a review than those who are completely happy with their experience. I'm going to be as ...
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Sail Date May 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


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grannie1TX

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Lines - a great cruise line!

The PreCruise package for Seattle included a bus tour of Seattle and a night’s lodging in a nice hotel as well as breakfast and transportation to the dock. Embarkation, as well as disembarkation, went quite ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Joyce Michno

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pacific Northwest Cruise- May 2019

This Cruise Line was recommended to us, We had studied their literature carefully. I use a cane and scooter and was with my husband. It all worked out very well for me. The crew assisted me with my scooter on ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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West Palm Frank

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

After 40 cruises, this was numero uno

Cruised before on the American Queen. Loved the service and staff. 5 stars. Thought the Empress might be similar and it was just as good, maybe considering the scenery, better. First, the cabin. Knowing that ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Lkbennett

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Delightful Getaway

This cruise was chosen by a neighbor in my community, Sun City Palm Desert California, who organizes group trips. I was fortunate to be invited to join the group, and because I was cruising without my husband (who ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jrclv

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

American Song is a beautiful ship

We sailed the Columbia/Snake River cruise. The American Song is a beautiful ship with spacious staterooms and very comfortable design and furnishings. The public deck areas are exceptionally nice with probably the ...
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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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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Beautiful boat

AQSC has river cruising figured out. The Duchess is an awesome vessel and continues the tradition of first class river cruising started by her mother, the American Queen. Our cruise from Nashville to Chattanooga ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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treywash

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Well organized cruise with history emphasis

We had driven through the Columbia Gorge, but wanted to see it up close at a gentle pace. Our trip started in Spokane. One night at the Historic Davenport Hotel was included in the trip. We opted for an extra ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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