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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished cruising the Mississippi on the American Queen Riverboat. What a wonderful trip we had. The food was excellent and they have great selections. If you have special dietary needs they go out of the way to prepare them for you.The service is...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Cruise is a Dr Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde Trip.The trips on the way down from Memphis to New Orleans were great,well organized and the guides exceptionally knowledgeable. The Cabins and Housekeeping staff are generally polite and helpful. However the Dining service and food quality...More

1  Thank tomsBeds
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We've done many cruises, but this was our first in the US on the Mississippi. The American Queen was fabulous. Better than we expected. Our group of 8 were split between inside rooms and rooms with a window - didn't matter - they were both...More

Thank kspearSalem_OR
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Looking for something different to do at the holidays, we chose the American Queen New Year's cruise. We boarded the day after Christmas and embarked the day after New Years. We chose a luxury suite on the Texas deck. While the suite was right over...More

Thank EFinn1
Reviewed 24 May 2018

A fabulous experience on this grand boat. We started in New Orleans and sailed up river to Memphis. There is nothing not to like just varying degrees of splendour. The shows, the food, the service, the boat, the hop on and hop off bus. Everything...More

Thank TravelhappyEngland
Reviewed 24 April 2018

8 of us traveled from Memphis to New Orleans on the lovely American Queen. It was the adventure of a lifetime and we had a blast. We were seated together for dinner each night. The food and staff were amazing ! We all had great...More

1  Thank duffduff2018
Reviewed 22 April 2018

First, negatives out of the way. There was a miss communication with the person we dealt with from the American Queen which wound up cost us a substantial amount of extra air fair. We were given a $50.00 credit which didn't cover a tenth of...More

3  Thank HonestEvaluatorGal
Reviewed 9 April 2018

How deep is the Mississippi? How wide? It all depends on when and where you are on this ever-changing, nearly mythic waterway, according to the expert "Riverlorian" on our American Duchess paddle-wheeler cruising from New Orleans to Memphis. And the same must be said about...More

9  Thank David M
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We have just completed a 7 night cruise on the American queen. I wish I had known that Viking will soon be doing it. We had one of the top suites and paid a lot of money for bad or no service. This had nothing...More

Thank poppynana
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I enjoy the serenity of visiting the river at the landing in Kenner at Rivertown. There is a small parking lot on Jefferson Highway at the end of Williams which meets the river. This time of year the clover and honey bees are prevalent on...More

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3 March 2018|
Response from David M |
Cost depends on time of travel and of room. Queen Steamboat Company brochure listed our April 2018 cruise from New Orleans to Memphis as $6,000 for a small inside room and $10,000 for a larger one with veranda.
Sonali B
20 February 2018|
Response from David M |
Just back (April 2018) after American Duchess cruise from New Orleans to Memphis with the Mississippi River very flooded and fast but the boat is quite wide and very stable with good views from windows and substantial... More
Chris R
28 January 2018|
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Response from fisher6188 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The river isn't all that wide and we pretty much went down the middle except when we were docking and that happened on both sides. I don't think it would make much difference which side you were on But you definitely... More