American Duchess™

Guest-to-staff ratio: 3 to 1
Room Size: 180-550 SF
On-board restaurants: 2

Indulge in American Luxury

Come aboard the first all-suite U.S. paddlewheeler and prepare to experience America’s heartlands like never before. One trip on the American Duchess with Go Next will show you why river cruising has been a cherished American tradition for over 200 years.

Featuring spacious two-story Loft Suites, American Duchess offers a unique tranquil retreat as you cruise America’s magnificent rivers. Enjoy large accommodations, vaulted ceilings, 5-star cuisine, beautiful decks, and luxury amenities throughout your journey. Stop by the Grand Dining Room or The River Club & Terrace for delicious dining options. Experience professional showboat-style entertainment each night. Do all this and more while rediscovering America aboard a unique luxury vessel with Go Next.

Features

  • First all-suite U.S. paddlewheeler
  • Private Veranda Suites to Loft and Owner’s Suites
  • Included hotel stay before most voyages (includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and vessel transfer )
  • Open seating and specialty dining venues
  • Regionally inspired, epicurean cuisine tailored from the finest, local ingredients
  • Complimentary specialty coffees, bottled water and soft drinks, as well as wine and beer at dinner
  • Included shore excursions in every port of call
  • Dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment, nightly dances, and live music performances
  • Lectures by the Riverlorian, our resident history and culture expert
  • Gracious service from a friendly staff
  • Complimentary bottle of wine per stateroom
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Deck Plans

Staterooms

Cabin Type

Deck(s)

Suite Type

OS
3
Owner's Suite

Nestled in the best location with sprawling views of the river, our 2-room Owner’s Suites will have you feeling like Thomas P. Leathers, one of the wealthiest and most successful steamboat owners of the nineteenth-century. Slide open the glass doors, accessible from both the bedroom and lounge areas, and step out onto your expansive, private balcony to unwind and take in the beauty of riverside America. Adorned with an intimate interior lounging area amply furnished with a queen sofa-bed, cocktail tables and desk, these lavish suites can accommodate up to four guests and epitomize luxurious river cruising. Boasting every essential modern amenity while providing the ultimate in relaxation and pampering, you will relish the many exclusive benefits of our Commodore Services® while being well attended to by your personal butler.

Commodore Services®

This elite level of service includes pre-boarding privileges, a bottle of wine with fruit basket upon arrival, preferred seating in The Grand Dining Room, reserved seating in The Show Lounge and an invitation to dine with Senior Officers of the American Duchess.

As a special guest of our Owner’s Suite, you will also receive the additional services of a friendly butler. This service includes a warm welcome with a tour of your suite, unpacking and hanging of clothes in addition to the preparation and packing of your luggage, laundry and pressing services along with shoe shine and conditioning, afternoon tea served in your suite, breakfast and dinner served on your private balcony (upon request), in-suite pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner sweets, as well as a personal escort to your reserved seating in our grand theater.

Owner’s Suite Amenities

  • 550 sq. ft with Private Balcony
  • Queen Bed or Two Twin Beds
  • (1) Full Bathroom with Tub/Shower Combination
  • (1) Half Bathroom
  • Furnished Lounge Area with Sofa-bed and Desk
  • (2) Flat-screen TVs
  • Keurig® Coffee Maker and Mini Refrigerator
  • Sliding Glass Doors to Balcony
  • Cabin Deck
  • Commodore Services including butler

Note: Information provided here is a general representation of the suite category. Actual room features and amenities may vary.

LFS
2
Loft Suite

Our spacious, elegant Loft Suites are your new home away from home. The lower level features a full bathroom, small dining area, a beautiful lounge section furnished with a queen sofa-bed and desk area, along with sliding doors to access your private balcony where you can unwind and take in the majestic, riverside scenery. Ascend the stairs to the upper level of the loft and you will discover a tranquil retreat with its semi-private bedroom, a full bathroom and plentiful closet space. A large picture window in front of the staircase affords river views from the upper level bedroom. These expansive suites accommodate a variety of travel needs and are the ideal choice for family and friends vacationing together. Boasting every essential modern amenity while providing the ultimate in relaxation and pampering, you will relish the many exclusive benefits of our Commodore Services® while being well attended to by your personal butler.

Commodore Services®

This elite level of service includes pre-boarding privileges, a bottle of wine with fruit basket upon arrival, preferred seating in The Grand Dining Room, reserved seating in The Show Lounge and an invitation to dine with Senior Officers of the American Duchess.

As a special guest of our Loft Suite, you will also receive the additional services of a friendly butler. This service includes a warm welcome with a tour of your suite, unpacking and hanging of clothes in addition to the preparation and packing of your luggage, laundry and pressing services along with shoe shine and conditioning, afternoon tea served in your suite, breakfast and dinner served on your private balcony (upon request), in-suite pre-dinner canapés and post-dinner sweets, as well as a personal escort to your reserved seating in our grand theater.

Loft Suite Amenities

  • 550 sq. ft. with Private Balcony
  • Queen Bed or Two Twin Beds
  • (2) Full Bathrooms with Tub/Shower Combination
  • Furnished Lounge Area with Sofa-bed and Desk
  • Keurig® Coffee Maker and Mini Refrigerator
  • (2) Flat-screen TVs
  • Sliding Glass Doors to Balcony
  • Observation Deck
  • Commodore Services including butler

Note: Information provided here is a general representation of the suite category. Actual room features and amenities may vary.

DS
3
Deluxe Suite

Our 2-room Deluxe Suites give you the feeling of a fine estate home. Upon entry you will discover a lounge area with half bath, a queen sofa-bed and small desk area. Off of the lounge you will enter your private bedroom complete with a full bath, plentiful closet space and sliding doors to your private balcony. Indulge in a soothing soak in your tub and then retire to your cozy armchair, prop your feet up and read through the River Times, our daily program, to discover the delights that await you.

Deluxe Suite Amenities

  • 450 sq. ft. with Private Balcony
  • Queen Bed or Two Twin Beds
  • (1) Full Bathroom with Tub/Shower Combination
  • (1) Half Bathroom
  • Furnished Lounge Area with Sofa-bed and Desk
  • Keurig® Coffee Maker and Mini Refrigerator
  • (2) Flat-screen TVs
  • Sliding Glass Doors to Balcony
  • Cabin and Observation Decks

Note: Information provided here is a general representation of the suite category. Actual room features and amenities may vary.

VS
3,2
Veranda Suite

Our Veranda Suites offer the perfect respite from a busy day on the river. Settle in at your desk or relax on the couch, slide open the doors to your private balcony and peacefully watch the river banks of America’s heartland drift by. Enjoy the finest amenities in these luxurious accommodations featuring generous closet space and a full bathroom.

Veranda Suite Amenities

  • 240 sq. ft. with Private Balcony
  • Queen Bed or Two Twin Beds
  • Full Bathroom with Shower
  • Furnished Lounge Area with Sofa and Desk
  • Keurig® Coffee Maker and Mini Refrigerator
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Sliding Glass Doors to Balcony
  • Cabin and Observation Decks

Note: Information provided here is a general representation of the suite category. Actual room features and amenities may vary.

IS
3,2
Interior Suite

Surrounded by every modern convenience, you will find your cares disappear within moments upon entry to our welcoming Interior Suites. The airy, open floor plan of these tranquil retreats provides plenty of personal space for you to comfortably move about and feel right at home on the river. Enjoy special touches such as ample closet space and a writing desk with chair.

Interior Suite Amenities

  • 180 sq. ft.
  • Queen Bed or Two Twin Beds
  • Full Bathroom with Shower
  • Writing Desk with Chair
  • Keurig® Coffee Maker and Mini Refrigerator
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cabin and Observation Decks

Note: Information provided here is a general representation of the category. Actual room features and amenities may vary.

Programs Offered

No current programs offered