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American Empress

Staterooms
112
Capacity
223
Accessible
Staterooms
2
Crew
LAUNCHED
2003
REFURBED
2014
Decks
4
Currency
USD
Tonnes
5975
Length (m)
116.0
Width (m)
29.0
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Language
en-US

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Proudly serving as the largest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi River, the American Empress delivers classic elegance and modern luxury on a grand scale. One step onboard and you will quickly discover that there is far more to this vessel than her welcoming appearance and signature red paddlewheel.

Cruising aboard the American Empress incites moments of sheer perfection with her seamless blend of stunning backdrops, exceptional dining venues, dynamic public spaces and stunning décor. American Queen Steamboat Company invite you to step aboard and delight in the luxurious modern amenities, gracious service and endless authentic experiences that await you.

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Dining

Dining aboard the American Empress is as decadent as it is delightful. Their award-winning culinary teams take full advantage of each region's diverse bounty of fresh ingredients to prepare uniquely exquisite dishes while our gracious, all-American staff charms you with friendly, attentive service so that you may enjoy each meal in a most relaxed atmosphere.

Enrichment

The main attraction on any American Queen Steamboat Company cruise is the award-winning shore excursions. Their shore excursions, both included and premium, provide plenty of activity and endless enjoyment for guests.

All of their shore excursions are thoughtfully designed to optimise the guest experience; helping you to get the most out of the charming river towns and historic sites. 

Entertainment

Each day and evening aboard the American Queen and the American Empress lends a splendid variety of entertainment to keep you fully engaged throughout your voyage. Whether it is a themed voyage special event, a captivating tale told by our onboard Riverlorian or an energised musical performance led by top entertainers, there is always an impressive line-up of entertainment that is sure to satisfy.

Health & Fitness

The river is always flowing and while life here may move at a genteel pace, there is always plenty of activity onboard and ashore for the adventurer in all of us.

Kid & Teens

Please note: there are no facilities dedicated to Kids & Teens onboard American Empress.

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Gratuities

Gratuities of $16.50 per guest per day will be automatically charged to your onboard account.

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<div class="deck-plan"><div class="deck-title">Vista View Deck</div><a href="#" class="deck-box w-inline-block w-lightbox"><div class="deck-open"><img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5c6564206c778dcf5efa6e89/5d8252e354c7bf3e740bd8ee_search-white.png" alt="" class="magnify"></div><img src="http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/vista_view_deck.png" alt="" class="deck-image"><script type="application/json" class="w-json">{"items": [{"type": "image","_id": "1","fileName": "Vista View Deck.jpg","origFileName": "Vista View Deck.jpg","width": 2000,"height": 449,"fileSize": 128519,"url": "http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/vista_view_deck.png"}],"group": "shipdeckplans"}</script></a></div><div class="deck-plan"><div class="deck-title">Discovery Deck</div><a href="#" class="deck-box w-inline-block w-lightbox"><div class="deck-open"><img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5c6564206c778dcf5efa6e89/5d8252e354c7bf3e740bd8ee_search-white.png" alt="" class="magnify"></div><img src="http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/discovery_deck.png" alt="" class="deck-image"><script type="application/json" class="w-json">{"items": [{"type": "image","_id": "2","fileName": "Discovery Deck.jpg","origFileName": "Discovery Deck.jpg","width": 2000,"height": 449,"fileSize": 128519,"url": "http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/discovery_deck.png"}],"group": "shipdeckplans"}</script></a></div><div class="deck-plan"><div class="deck-title">Frontier Deck</div><a href="#" class="deck-box w-inline-block w-lightbox"><div class="deck-open"><img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5c6564206c778dcf5efa6e89/5d8252e354c7bf3e740bd8ee_search-white.png" alt="" class="magnify"></div><img src="http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/frontier_deck.png" alt="" class="deck-image"><script type="application/json" class="w-json">{"items": [{"type": "image","_id": "3","fileName": "Frontier Deck.jpg","origFileName": "Frontier Deck.jpg","width": 2000,"height": 449,"fileSize": 128519,"url": "http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/frontier_deck.png"}],"group": "shipdeckplans"}</script></a></div><div class="deck-plan"><div class="deck-title">Explorer Deck</div><a href="#" class="deck-box w-inline-block w-lightbox"><div class="deck-open"><img src="https://assets-global.website-files.com/5c6564206c778dcf5efa6e89/5d8252e354c7bf3e740bd8ee_search-white.png" alt="" class="magnify"></div><img src="http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/explorer_deck.png" alt="" class="deck-image"><script type="application/json" class="w-json">{"items": [{"type": "image","_id": "4","fileName": "Explorer Deck.jpg","origFileName": "Explorer Deck.jpg","width": 2000,"height": 449,"fileSize": 128519,"url": "http://www.fothosting.co.uk/webflow/explorer_deck.png"}],"group": "shipdeckplans"}</script></a></div>
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