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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time on the American Queen Steamboat going up the Mississippi and the week was fantastic. The positives about the American Queen Steamboat cruise were: 1) The boat is exquisitely decorated; 2) the food and the coffee were excellent at both of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ljanthony
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll start by saying that the boat itself is the star of the show. It is BEAUTIFUL. They set out to create a nineteenth-century river boat on the Mississippi River and they accomplished that task. This is an authentic paddle wheeled River boat on the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank ls1202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk along the river front on the wharf is a great thing in the evening with a cool breeze coming off the river, ships cruising up and down stream and the lights on the GNO bridge and downtown buildings. It all makes for a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AtlanticTyger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely week on the American Queen fulfilling a lifetime ambition to see the river and its adjoining towns. The positives were the atmosphere on the boat was great taking you back in time to the 19th century. The hop on hop off...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank UkJayne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Civil war buffs will love this trip. But those who love a slower pace, enjoying nature, great food and jazz will also love it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Funcouple1259
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sep 9-16 American Queen steamboat-New Orleans to Memphis-room 412, veranda, no private balcony; entry through hall and deck doors. Little noise from outside or other rooms. Room had an old-fashioned style chest of drawers that was totally inadequate for 2 people. Queen bed very comfortable....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank congenial44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stood on the bank of the river and touched the water just to say we had. Nice to watch the boat coming and going. The steamboat played tunes and lights from the old organ. Well worth coming.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mrblue1978
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

I mean, it’s just a river, but it’s cool to see it in person still because it’s so famous and everyone’s heard so much about it, so it lives upto our standards :)

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank sherrytayte
Reviewed June 25, 2019

Read a lot of negative press concerning the quality of the food, service, tours, costs & kept an open mind. I felt this trip was worth every penny. The food in the dining room was speedily served, varied & of a good quality. The menu...More

Date of experience: June 2019
8  Thank stevegibbons48
Reviewed June 20, 2019

My wife and I have taken many ocean cruises. When we saw the Jane McDonald TV series feature the American Queen, we thought we'd give it a go. Overall a fantastic experience. Gently cruising along the Mississippi. With only a few hundred passengers you never...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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September 24, 2019|
Response from Mrblue1978 | Reviewed this property |
This is a bit of a silly question, but we seen pelican's when we were on the Mississippi River and there are Gators too
Sue J
July 4, 2019|
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Response from stevegibbons48 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Sue, I have replied privately. Don't hesitate to email back if you have any further queries.