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USA Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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QM2 old but still elegant

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to U.S.A.

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ljbc
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Just back from a 2 way transatlantic voyage on QM2. We had been upgraded from deck 5 with a sheltered balcony to deck 11 with a full balcony, which was nice, but unfortunately with inclement weather we got little use. The weather on the way to New York was fine but cold and very windy and on the return was stormy for most of the way till our last day sailing. I enjoyed our cruise, however it ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Refurbished American West

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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Sdyer5
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Currently sailing on the recently refurbished American West. Saw previous negative reviews and was hesitant, but cruise line said it was being fully refurbished. It is lovely! Definitely has the charm of an old-fashioned paddle wheel boat. Carpets, furnishings, furniture, linens, shower curtain… are all very nice. Exceeded our expectations! All staff members have gone above and beyond to meet any ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Covid over and over

Review for Queen Elizabeth to U.S.A.

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Pyer
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Special birthday cruise with Cunard in the middle of May 2022 was the reason for this cruise plus it seemed good value as it was a re positioning journey finally ending in Alaska.We had a good ball cabin kept immaculate by our excellent steward and took dinner at 8.30 (a bit late for us).All meals were excellent as per usual.Vegetables are never cooked enough though making them too inedible for ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Return to Princess Cruises w/B2B

Review for Ruby Princess to U.S.A.

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CAZephyr
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked the May 30th Alaska cruise first, then added the May 23rd Coastal afterward. We occupied Caribe 510 for the Alaska leg, then added the forward leg when cabin E632 became available at a favorable price. Preparation: Six new items had to be addresses by us, having never cruised on a Medallion equip ship. The new software was kludgy with more than a few redo's on our schedule weeks ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Now is not a good time to sail with Princess

Review for Ruby Princess to U.S.A.

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CineGraphic
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I dreaded writing this, but now is not a good time to cruise with Princess. Staffing is a major challenge.......and it's not that people don't want to work, it's that Princess is keeping it's purse-strings tightly closed. They are clearly shorthanded, and the crew they have are trying their best, but are clearly overworked. We were told that at times, the galley crew were getting breaks or ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Very poor and expensive - no value

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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raysky
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

No wi Fi No TV Exposed passengers to grave danger on Bus excursion to Mt St Helen. Stuck in snow and had to back down mountain. bus was dangerously close to guard rail (12") to going over mountain and a several thousand foot clear drop. Left a 81 yr old passenger at a unmanned excursion stop. He had to walk 2 miles to highway and call 911 for help. Heating system did not work. ship ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Expensive Columbia River Cruise NOT done perfectly

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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tranken55
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Just finished 1 week cruise on Queen of West Columbia & Snake River in Oct 2021. It was NOT "Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly". The old ship is like a 2.5 star motel. The advertised "Exquisite Cuisine" was B average . The dinner rolls were always room temperature and hard. I recommend they switch to Hawaiian Sweet Rolls so that it's always soft. "Acclaimed Entertainment" consisted of ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Columbia River Cruise--avoid it

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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pusdoc
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Our cruise was disappointing. The Queen of the West is an old boat and is poorly maintained. Light bulbs are missing. Furniture is worn. The tours were really poor. The trip is advertised as tracing the course of Lewis and Clark, and there were two talks about Lewis and Clark--one at the beginning and one on the last day. There was no mention of them during the intervening days, and the tours to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


A less than perfect cruise!

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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good4us
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had been receiving mailers from American Cruise line for years and chose them for our return to cruising after a hiatus due to Covid. We were promised the ship would be no more than 80% occupancy due to Covid. This was not the case as several other passengers commented the ship was at 100% of capacity. Our next problem arose at the Red Lion hotel in Portland. We had been informed ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Wonderful trip!

Review for American West (formerly Queen of the West) to U.S.A.

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Kathiej
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I loved American cruises so much that I just came back from a second one. I took one earlier this year. I felt safe from Covid- everyone has been vaccinated on board, and we all had covid tests before embarkation. That made for a very comfortable, secure trip. It's nice to get to travel after all this time and not feel worried about the virus. The ship itself had a lot of old world charm. ...
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Sail Date: June 2021


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