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La Gondola

1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
+1 401-421-8877
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Fantastico!

This was one of the most pleasant experiences we have ever had on a trip. A beautiful evening, a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Londonfirsttime
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Easton, Maryland
Unique activity when visiting Providence!

Went on a late afternoon Gondola ride before dinner with our children and had a really fun time. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dfwlikestotravel
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Experience Providence from a new perspective! Benvenuto! We invite you to revel in the sights of the City from a unique vantage point that captures the heart of Providence. Enjoy an excursion along the Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers and witness the revitalization of the City, river walks, and waterfront parks. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary or birthday, looking to propose to that special someone, or just on a vacation to the city, a gondola trip is a great way to make your visit to Providence memorable and unique. La Gondola operates three authentic Venetian gondolas along the Providence Riverwalk, accommodating up to six passengers at a time on each gondola. Reservations are highly recommended and are always exclusive to your party. We are open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Our season is from 1 May to 31 October, and of course trips are always subject to availability and the weather. La Gondola Providence: For Lovers, For Families, For Everyone.
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“biscuits” (21 reviews)
“wine glasses” (15 reviews)
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1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the most pleasant experiences we have ever had on a trip. A beautiful evening, a magical ride, lots of information on the history and growth of Providence, along with being serenaded by the smooth melodic voice of our gondalier. We couldn't...More

Thank Londonfirsttime
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on a late afternoon Gondola ride before dinner with our children and had a really fun time. It was raining a little and they gave us the option of cancelling but we decided to go anyway and thoroughly enjoyed our time. Mariano gave us...More

Thank dfwlikestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating an anniversary, I was debating on if this experience was worth the price. We went at dusk and it was absolutely amazing. The gondolier was perfect! They will talk as little or as much as you want. We were able to get some historic...More

Thank thehippoguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful gondola ride with two of my favorite colleagues/friends while enjoying Providence for the day. Our guide, Rosiario, was quite informative & fun; he even sang to us in Italian as we traversed down the river. High value experience!More

Thank Jacqueline F
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jacqueline F, Thank you very much for writing us such a great review. I am so glad to hear that you and your party had a wonderful experience while on one of our gondolas. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Gondolier, Sophie, was wonderful. My fiance even sang a couple songs too. It was a fun night, great way to get a different perspective. There is some local "flavor" ei: college students being college students, as you travel down the river which we embraced...More

Thank L_Lott19
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear L_Lott19, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us this lovely review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip with Sofia, one of our newest gondoliers. To those who may be reading this review, we provide an ice...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding Providence experience. We met our gondolier Raphael before the cruise for a quick explanation of our authentic Venetian gondola, Viaggio dei Sogni (Dreams). The Viaggio dei Sogni was the first gondola built in America in Manchester NH following the original Venetian gondola designs....More

Thank John S
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear John S, Thank you so very much for your amazing review. I am delighted that you had a wonderful experience while on one of our gondolas. Just so you know the Viaggio dei Sogni (Journey of Dreams) was actually the name of your trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the Gondola ride and thought our Gondalier was lovely. That said, I thought the overall trip itself was overpriced. It was my first time in Providence, RI and I was not sure what to expect in terms of the views of the...More

Thank Noelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing way to see this most beautiful and most underrated city. It's a must do when in Providence. It was so relaxing, educational and just all around wonderful. Everyone we met from La Gondola was extremely polite and caring. An experience my children...More

Thank Dana C
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dana C, Thank you so much for this terrific review. I am delighted that you and your children had an amazing time while on one of our gondolas. I will definitely pass along your special thanks to Alessandro. I hope that you all will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the East Coast for our 20th Anniversary. I booked a trip with this company. They are very professional and cater to make sure you enjoy your experience. We were instructed to bring a bottle of wine and they would provide...More

Thank Nathan Q
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nathan Q, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I hope that your 20th Anniversary was spectacular. I am glad to hear that your wife was able to relax and that you both had a great experience with us. To those who may...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a pre-wedding gondola ride for my daughter, her fiancé and his parents as this was their first visit to Providence. We had beautiful weather. Our guests all enjoyed the scenic ride, the historical facts and the gondolier's singing. It was the perfect start...More

Thank m0m0ntheg02
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear m0m0ntheg02, Thank you for taking the time to write us this delightful review and of course for taking multiple trips with us. I am so happy to hear that the weather was beautiful and that your guests enjoyed their time on the gondola. I...More

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Tarantula1479
28 May 2017|
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Response from mom2tristanella | Reviewed this property |
My impression is that the price is per ride, not per person, although you can confirm that by calling the gondola company directly.
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its_me_JETTA
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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