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9 Memphis Cruise Reviews

Pamgoes avatar


3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The overall cost is not worth the product


Pre-cruise: We arrived in Memphis a day before the boat was to depart and stayed at the Riverboat Company hotel, the downtown Sheraton. In spite of having read a few negative reviews, we were well pleased with ...
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Sail Date December 2019

mmyeats avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great until we both got a stomach bug on the boat

We booked both a pre-cruise stay in Memphis and a post-cruise stay in New Orleans. They were great. We made use of the trolley passes in Memphis and visited several of the included attractions. The Sheraton hotel in ...
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Sail Date November 2019

clive.kemp1 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

We chose this cruise as a way of exploring the deep south in some luxury. It was very expensive at over £1000 per night per cabin but we thought that the quality of service would be at least equivalent to a ...
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Sail Date September 2018

scottfree avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Christmas holiday river cruise, Memphis to New Orleans

My wife and I have done 29 cruises, mostly ocean but several European river cruises. My wife likes new ships so we decided to do the American Duchess. Overall, the ship is fine but we seemed to notice that dinning ...
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Sail Date December 2017

BradyWanderer avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very underwhelmed - Maybe our expectations were too high

We were very disappointed during this trip. Maybe we set our expectations too high but considering the cost of the cruise ($11,000 for 7 days), this trip lacked features and quality found in cruises costing much ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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not ncl

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Great ship - poor shore excursion

This river cruise is quiet and enjoyable. Due to the vegetation and the dykes, there is very little to see unless you get off the boat each day. Pro - The American Queen is a clean, well groomed boat. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2017

aaallison avatar


3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Nice boat, great itinerary, poor service

Fortunately, we chose the cruise for the itinerary, not the customer service. First hint regarding the lack of attention to detail throughout was that although the travel agent asked the company to send the ...
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Sail Date December 2016

JaneEllen avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nottaway Plantation and Nachez

This cruise was OK, but not as good as other cruises I have been on. Rooms were small and needed clocks. Would have preferred open dinner seating rather than assigned seats. Riverlorian was interesting, but day ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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Orlando td

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average at best.

On a tour group..was staff tour director for cruise. This cruise was billed, like all American Queens...as a 5 star tour.....food, accommodations, activities. I'm giving it a 3 at best and that's pushing it. Nice ...
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Sail Date June 2016

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