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La Gondola

1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
+1 401-421-8877
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Live in Virginia and visited Providence for the first time and what a great way to see the city... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Suzanne R
Family Gondola Ride

Celebrating my husband's birthday with the family and the employees of La Gondola were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“italian songs” (21 reviews)
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1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
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Reviewed yesterday

Live in Virginia and visited Providence for the first time and what a great way to see the city. Customer service was great!- they called us to schedule an earlier slot b/c of the unfavorable weather forecast for the next day. Marcelo was the perfect...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating my husband's birthday with the family and the employees of La Gondola were so accommodating in letting us take 2 gondolas at the same time and made sure that we connected throughout the tour even though it was very windy and made it more...More

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Leebake, I hope your husband had a wonderful birthday! I am delighted that your family enjoyed their time on our gondolas. Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. To those who may be reading this review, our gondolas can each...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great people, Great time, Great history, Great music, Great scenery. All around great. My actual trip was booked for April 15th but we needed to reschedule twice due to either the weather or other obligations. Marcelo was very accommodating and nice. He teaches all the...More

Thank melvel05
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear melvel05, Thank you for your terrific review. I am so glad that you were finally able to take your trip and had a great experience while on board. For future reference the person who rows the gondola is called the gondolier. To those who...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I loved my experience and time on the Gondola it was very exciting and breathtaking i loved the scenery the singing, wine etc

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for writing us this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us on the gondolas. I hope that you will join us on the water again soon. Grazie, Erika Office Manager La Gondola

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We took an impromptu "mini moon" to New England immediately after our wedding and called La Gondola last minute. It was raining but Marcello WAITED FOR US under a bridge until we arrived. It stopped raining and he gave us a ride we will remember...More

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear 208bbrittannib, Thank you so very much for your review. I am delighted to hear that the rain stopped long enough for you to enjoy a trip with us. I hope that the rest of your "mini moon" was just as wonderful. To those who...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My mom and I came into Providence for a conference and decided to stay a few extra days to see the city. A friend in the area recommended the gondola tour. I'm so glad we did it! It was such a unique and relaxing experience....More

Thank myasmom609
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear myasmom609, Thank you so very much for your review. I am delighted that you and your mom enjoyed your time on board with us. I hope you had a great time seeing the rest of what Providence has to offer as well. To those...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our family of 3 ventured on this short and sweet gondola ride. Our tour guide wasn't very talkative but he did sing us a few tunes which made the rest of the quiet trip uncomfortable. Other rides passing by had talkative guides. I would highly...More

Thank daybout
LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear daybout; Thank you very much for this review and feedback. I think there must have been a miscommunication, as every one of the gondoliers is quite knowledgeable when it comes to the sights along the river and general history of the city. I do...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We enjoyed a beautiful time on the water with Marcello as our gondolier. He has such a nice voice as he serenaded us under the bridges. We took our son out for a surprise lunch as part of Parents' Weekend at Providence College and he...More

Thank Lynn S
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Lynn S, I am delighted that you and your family had a great time aboard one of our gondolas. Thank you for writing us this lovely review. It sounds like it was the perfect surprise. To those who may be reading this review, we...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Marcello was a fantastic host! The fall foliage on the canal was beautiful and he did a great job explaining the history of the area along the canal. All the special touches were attended to and Zukko did a great job on the guitar. It...More

Thank cantwaittogoagain
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear cantwaittogoagain, Thank you for this wonderful review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Also thank you for adding your terriffic photos. I will be sure to pass along your lovely compliments to Marcello and Succo. I hope that you...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

My family had a wonderful time. We went during Waterfire, so the whole experience was magical. The wine cookies were delicious!More

Thank CatherineSNewYork
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear CatherineSNewYork, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this great review. I am happy to hear that your family enjoyed your WaterFire trip. I agree our wine biscuits are very tasty and they are handmade by one of our accordionists....More

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its_me_JETTA
Hello do you guys do a party of one?? If so, what would the pricing be around ?
21 January 2017|
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Response from LaGondolaProv | Property representative |
Good morning, and thank you for checking in with me regarding your question. Yes, we do sometimes have a single traveler take the trip, and we normally charge a single person $50 for the standard, 40-minute trip, and $25 for... More
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LCB828
I would love to book a ride, but getting hotels in the area are next to impossible or are $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ for one night, can you suggest any reasonable places to stay for the evening before we head home the next day?
6 September 2016|
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Response from lindadG7133ZZ | Reviewed this property |
I would just suggest going a little farther out of town. If you are flying out of the area from Boston, look for a less expensive/chain hotel in one of the towns off I-95. Braintree is a suggestion.
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lee9272015
how far in advance do you need to book tour and what is the cost
24 August 2015|
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Response from Genie S | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on when you are booking the tour for but we booked only about a week out. They have tours during the Providence Waterfires also but much more expensive and harder to book. We did a deal through Living... More
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