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Memphis Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Memphis

Traveler rating

Excellent

16

Very Good

3

Average

2

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

23

Group and Theme Cruises

13

Romantic Cruises

12

Cruises for the Disabled

8

River Cruises

6

23 Memphis Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Nformato

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

American Duchess - Great staff and shore excursions!

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We traveled on the American Duchess during Christmas time on a Nashville to Memphis Cruise. It was absolutely beautiful. The boat and some of the towns were decorated for the holidays truly making it a unique ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MECR2020

1 Review Written

Prison Ship for the Elderly provides no sternwheel and substandard food

I chose this cruise because it had always been a dream of mine to cruise the Mississippi on a sternwheeler. I made it specific to my on-line discount travel clearinghouse that it had always been my dream. Firstly, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ginny033

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded My Expectations

I was very excited to take a trip with the American Duchess as I have been on other river cruises in the past, but mostly in Europe or other parts of the world. I knew this cruise would be different being in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jandcinpa

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise with Christmas Theme

Over the recent Christmas holiday, we had the privilege of cruising on the Grand American Queen Steamboat. We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed the experience. The staff and crew went out of their way ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lkbennett

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Delightful Getaway

This cruise was chosen by a neighbor in my community, Sun City Palm Desert California, who organizes group trips. I was fortunate to be invited to join the group, and because I was cruising without my husband (who ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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wjplkp

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A great time but with multiple issues

Although we are listing a bunch of issues that we encountered, we had a great time on our Memphis to New Orleans cruise. The cabin, dining, staff, hop on-off and premium excursions met and/or exceeded our ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Ppilot

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Stateroom 513 is noticeably smaller than others

One might assume that paying for the most expensive class cabin AAM Private Balcony (except for the “owners cabins”) would get you at least the largest cabins. . Not so on the boat America. Room 513 is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Gringo Dave

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

America Exceeded Expectations

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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scottfree

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


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Sonofbill

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great River Boat Cruise

My Wif on the wanted to do a River Boat cruise. We did one in 1986 on the Mississippi Queen. She was the sister boat to the American Queen and Delta Queen. We had a great time but the average age was at least 70 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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KeithPettersen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

American Duchess- Not wheelchair friendly

Several members of my mom's family took a cruise on the American Duchess, from Memphis to New Orleans, Oct. 16-23. There was a pre-cruise hotel included in Memphis, the Peabody Hotel on the 15th. First, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Cucamonga Fred

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very comfortable cruise down the lower Mississippi.

It was a great opportunity to experience the Mighty Mississippi and tour antebellum plantations and Civil War history. The America is a very comfortable boat (on the river, it's a boat!). The staterooms are generous ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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slhanson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Riverlorian

Booked while on another American Cruise. The history of the river (excellent Riverlorian on board) and it's importance in the civil war and commerce and western expansion was so interesting. Most shore excursions ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Musicfan11

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Classy boat with GREAT music

This was my 4th trip on the American Queen this year. Quite frankly, I found the music to be addictive! The whole experience is quite nice, but the music is the biggest draw for me. All the musicians are top ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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xxcarey

1 Review Written

AMERICAN STEAMBOAT COMPANY IS THE BEST

Best trip of our lives! The quality was superb! The staff was of the highest quality as was the food and entertainment. I was shocked by the excellence of everything. From the songs of Michaelyn Obry to Kris who ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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vand1234

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Rolling on the River

The brochure promised a week on the upper Mississippi in some comfort on a genuine stern-wheel riverboat with evening entertainment from the 50s-60s big band era. It didn't disappoint. Food and service were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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seagoingRN

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Mississippi River

We decided to take this cruise up the Mississppi River over the 4th of July; one, to celebrate the holiday, and two to see a bit of our country. The passengers were a bit older crowd and the overall dress was a ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Gardener222

13 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

America: Great Ship and Crew

We were the 3rd group to be on America. She is a beautiful ship and the decor reminds me of an upscale country home. From the moment we walked down the gang plank to go on board and recognized Kevin our cruise ...
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Sail Date May 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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Cruisngbuddy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising with new friends

If you want to be around other people and develop new friendships this is the cruise line for you. We also loved the fantastic service given from the crew from very friendly crew members that are recruited from ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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gold1959

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvelous cruise for history-buffs: see the USA on a real paddlewheel!

Taking the Civil War paddle-wheel cruise down the Mississippi has been my US Army Ret. history-buff husband's dream (and mine) for many years- his father actually did a "Huck Finn" thing as a young man, shoveling ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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theurkauf

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A taste of the 1800's in today's luxury. Wow!

Wow, was I impressed with the amazing job they have done on refurbishing the American Queen. What an amazing vessel. I had taken a bunch of people with me and we all enjoyed the food for sure, loved the attitude of ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Anaheim hockey fan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time and destinations

We both wanted to see a part of the United States that we hadn't seen before and a steamboat tour seemed the best idea. Although we knew that the weather would be hot and humid, it wasn't that terrible and most of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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