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La Gondola

1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
+1 401-421-8877
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River Cruising In Providence

An outstanding Providence experience. We met our gondolier Raphael before the cruise for a quick... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John S
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East Douglas, Massachusetts, United States
Nice but Pricey.

I really enjoyed the Gondola ride and thought our Gondalier was lovely. That said, I thought the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noelle M
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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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1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
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Reviewed 3 days 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 2 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a fun night take a Gondola ride on the Providence river, Waterfire nights are really busy. A little hokey but fun.

Thank m1006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked this activity about a month prior to our visit, and it rained the entire day we were in Providence! Thankfully, the rain stopped just about an hour prior to our 6:15 PM booking, and we were able to go without a problem....More

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

Dear Fabio S, I am delighted that the rain stopped in time for your trip and that you had a great experience with us. Thank you very much for this superb review. To those who may be reading this review, if it is raining at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice outing, loved the sights and history of Providence. Our Gondolier, Marcello, was fun and informative not to mention a superb singing voice! Would recommend this experience to anyone visiting Providence.More

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

Dear MARY M, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write us this amazing review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your gondola experience with Marcello. I will pass along your compliments to him. To those who may be reading this review,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magical is how I would describe the gondola to anyone. I took my fiance on a surprise trip to see the Waterfire display and surprised her even more with a private Gondola ride down the river. Very romantic and highly recommended to any couple who...More

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

Dear Christian Z, Thank you so very much for your magnificent review. It sounds like you and your fiance had a great time during your trip. Magical is definitely a word I would use as well. To those who may be reading this review, we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amadeo was our rower - he was informative about rowing and his singing was fun. We were under a bridge and another gondola was going the opposite way. The rower's stopped and sang together - really good. We are looking forward to bring the grandchildren....More

Thank 254mona
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 254mona, Thank you so much for writing us this lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your time on one of our gondolas. I will be sure to pass your compliments along to Amadeo. To those who may be reading this review, during...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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