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America Review

4.0 / 5.0
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113 reviews

America Exceeded Expectations

Review for America to North America River
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Gringo Dave
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Apr 2018

This was my wife’s first cruise so I booked the owner’s suite. Truth be told while it provided a larger cabin and a few more perks, just about every cabin on this boat has a veranda, a great hotel room experience (king size beds) and all of the perks that American provides - impeccable service, great food, and full access to a virtually unlimited supply of top shelf alcohol and great wines - with no upcharge for anything. Most tours are included and the evening enmterttgainment is excellent. This is a small boat so there is NO waiting in line for anything. The Hotel Director - Steve Benson - was in touch with us prior to the cruise and very helpful, from then until the moment that we departed in New Orleans. I just read a criticism of American Cruise Lines as generally as too expensive and comparable in “cost” to an ocean cruise. This had to have been written by someone who has never cruised on American and apparently unaware of the up charges for about everything on an ocean cruise and the crowds on these boats - not to mention their cost for a veranda cabin.

I had read some of these reviews and in an email exchange I told the Hotel Director that I hoped to be able to write. “10” rating fairness the cruise.

Truth be told - it’s a “9.9” - horrendous Wi-Fi/Internet on board.

Cabin Review

Cabin Owner’s Suite

Comparable to a first class hoetel room

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