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Gondola di Venezia

Esplanade in front of the Hatch Shell, Boston, MA
+1 617-876-2800
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Beautiful, but underwhelming.

The gondola, gondolier, and music were authentic and phenomenal! The ride, however, was a bit... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
brookeb955
Anniv. gondola ride 8/12/17

Everything was fantastic and beyond our expectations. Our Gondolier (Steve?) was charming... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
heidihI2719RN
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Gondola Di Venezia also known as Boston Gondolas is a one of a kind WOW!! experience. With our 2 authentic gondolas that were built and shipped from Venice ,Italy , we offer PRIVATE tours on The Charles River at The Esplanade. Located only steps away from the heart of Boston , The Esplanade is the gateway to The Charles River, complete with Venetian style, canals, bridges and Lagoons. Indulge in The History , Mystery and Romance of this very private experience. Sit back and sip your champagne or wine ,take in the sights and sounds of Boston and Cambridge, incredible skyline views, live music with our accordion/violin player, a complimentary basket of cheese ,crackers and chocolates . Your gondolier will pamper you and provide you with glasses, ice ,ice buckets and warm blankets when necessary. There are 4 different tour package available, all are PRIVATE!! Voted "Boston's Best Place to POP The Question" A great way to celebrate any occasion in a very unique and unforgettable way! RESERVATIONS are required, on line or by phone 24 hours a day Open from late May through mid October , Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 3 PM to 11 PM. Special arrangements can be made for Monday through Thursday tours at additional cost. Come see what Boston's Best Kept Secret is all about!
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Esplanade in front of the Hatch Shell, Boston, MA
Beacon Hill
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The gondola, gondolier, and music were authentic and phenomenal! The ride, however, was a bit disappointing for the price. We left the little canal the gondola was parked in, went into a larger body of water and just kind of sat/went in circles, then went...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything was fantastic and beyond our expectations. Our Gondolier (Steve?) was charming & personable - he told us interesting tidbits, but then didn't talk during the ride & just let my husband and I enjoy our ride ourselves. Our picnic basket w/cheese & crackers was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very romantic!Great view on a sunny day.The guys were very professional and polite.I recommend for all ages!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have taken the Il Bacio night tours 4-5 times now, and each time it was romantically FANTASTIC! We bring a couple of splits of Asti and really enjoy the ride. Charlie, our Gondolier this last week was wonderful. I purposely look...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It really is Boston's Best-Kept Secret! I highly recommend it to Bostonians and tourists! We were a group of both on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Joseph takes great pride in his craft and the city of Boston. He shared lots of historical information about both....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I proposed to my girlfriend and included the message in a bottle option, which I would highly recommend. Everything from the cheese and crackers basket, custom wine glasses, acoustic guitar player, and even the way that the message was packaged was impressive, and you can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just got engaged to my fiancee, let me tell you that the gondolier and the musicians were awesome! Everything was very well done, from the message in the bottle to everything else about the trip. The presentation of the flowers and flutes, they even...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlie was great. Boat was beautiful. Cheese and crackers and chocolate was a nice touch. Loved being able to bring wine!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe this service has been in Boston for 17 years and we never knew about it before. My wife and I have been on gondola rides in Venice and this one was even better. It was a wonderful way to celebrate our 30th...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this experience was fantastic! A great relaxing look at the Boston skyline and waterway.

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