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The Gondola Company

503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
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I surprised my wife for our 44th anniversary with at gondola ride through the Coronado Cays... read more

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Gary F
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Great way to spend an anniversary

My sneaky husband decided to surprise me with a gondola ride for our 46th (!) anniversary. I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcia K
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San Diego, CA
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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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503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
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Reviewed today via mobile

I surprised my wife for our 44th anniversary with at gondola ride through the Coronado Cays. Everything was done with class, from the person I talked to on the phone, to the check in staff, to the gondolier. The ride was smooth and quiet with...More

Thank Gary F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sneaky husband decided to surprise me with a gondola ride for our 46th (!) anniversary. I had no idea until we turned into the place what he had up his sleeve. I had expressed about 15 years ago that I'd like to take a...More

Thank Marcia K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best time it was a beautiful day ☀️ We always come to the gondola company when we visit Coronado such a fun and romantic place, the gondolier was very friendly. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

We had the larger gondola since we were a large group of 8. Everyone from the office staff to our gondoliers made it a fun/low key experience and we even had one of the gondoliers sing to us (and he had a wonderful voice:) They...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

It was super windy and cool the night we went as it stated temperature was 60 degrees; it felt cooler to this boy from Georgia so I was worried about that most of the evening..... Dino, the young gondolier, met us in the marina outside...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

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!

Thank JillBrotherton
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Reviewed February 14, 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

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Reviewed February 13, 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 November 29, 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 September 16, 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

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TheGondolaCompany, Manager at The Gondola Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 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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lucy44731
April 19, 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
April 29, 2016|
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Response from TheGondolaCompany | Property representative |
Halbrec's answer is perfect. Grazie
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CaliforniaDreamer612
August 19, 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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