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The Gondola Company

503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
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Relaxation

Dino was excellent in directing our boat and conversation. Nice young man who was engaging and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JillBrotherton
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Aliso Viejo, CA
Wonderful way to spend an evening

This trip through the canals of Coronado Cays in a genuine Venice gondola is peaceful and truly... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Bunnylover2015
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San Diego, California
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The Gondola Company is your Passport to Italy. Indulge in all the magic and tradition of Venice right here in San Diego as you gently cruise in a private gondola through the enchanting canals of the Coronado Cays. Whether it’s a relaxing journey or a romantic adventure, each cruise is A Truly Memorable Experience.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dino was excellent in directing our boat and conversation. Nice young man who was engaging and appreciative of our comments. The gondola was comfortable, the day was beautiful and sunny, and the ride was smooth. Perfect for relaxation!

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This trip through the canals of Coronado Cays in a genuine Venice gondola is peaceful and truly relaxing. We've done this four times and have always enjoyed it. We prefer to go at night when the lights are on in the multi-million dollar homes so...More

1  Thank Bunnylover2015
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This was the most romantic Valentine celebration I have ever experienced. My Beloved and I had an amazing experience. Our Gondola driver Bellini was kind and fun and knew just went to talk and when to be quiet. He was attentive and unobtrusive. The staff...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Planned a ride for my wife's birthday. The customer service, from the front desk to the gondolier was top notch. They chill your drinks prior to your ride, so that you can enjoy. Our gondolier was extremely friendly and was able to quickly read the...More

Thank Jake B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was a fun, relaxing ride through the Coronado Cays. We went at night and the lights shining on the water from the homes and the lights twinkling across the bay and in Mexico made for a beautiful evening. Water was smooth as glass and...More

1  Thank somanyplaces
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TheGondolaCompany, Manager at The Gondola Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hello Somanyplaces, Thank you so much for the taking the time to write a review. I'm glad your husband enjoyed it more than he thought he would; that is common. We look forward to seeing you again. Ciao

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We booked this on Expedia and received a confirmation for 11:00am on 9.10.17 (our anniversary). Got there 20 minutes early and no one in sight. Some lady comes strolling in at 11:02. My husband and I were waiting outside so we walked inside with our...More

2  Thank emmaleafnp
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TheGondolaCompany, Manager at The Gondola Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hello Emmalea, I am sorry your experience with The Gondola Company did not meet your expectations and apologize for any role we played. I believe, however, that you have placed blame on The Gondola Company and it does not belong there. We have a partnership...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing time riding the gondola in Coronado with Dylan being our guide! He was very sweet and knew alot about the area. He was very helpful and funny. If you are looking for a guide for a gondola ride...More

Thank Molly A
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TheGondolaCompany, Manager at The Gondola Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hello Molly A, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Of course, it's great to hear you had a good time. Next time you can request Dino. We look forward to seeing you again. Ciao

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This gondola ride is really fun and relaxing. We brought wine; they provided everything else. Most of the gondolas come from Italy so it was really interesting to be in a real gondola. The staff took care of opening our wine and putting it on...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This was so much fun! highly recommend it! Giovanni was our Gondolier and he was great! Our gondola was shipped here straight from Italy...very cool!

2  Thank Lori W
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is such a great experience, just sit back and let your gondolier paddle you around the beautiful homes in the Coronado Cays - of course with lovely Italian music too!

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lucy44731
20 April 2017|
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Response from TheGondolaCompany | Property representative |
Yes, you purchase a gift certificate over the phone with a Visa or Master Card and we will mail it to you or pick one up at our office. The recipient can make their own reservation and the gift certificate never expires... More
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paxton2215
30 April 2016|
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Response from TheGondolaCompany | Property representative |
Halbrec's answer is perfect. Grazie
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CaliforniaDreamer612
20 August 2015|
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Response from TheGondolaCompany | Property representative |
Good Evening, There is typically a nice breeze on the water. Dress warm enough as if you were going for a walk on the beach, I suggest bringing a light sweater just in case you need it. We supply warm blankets on every... More
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