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La Gondola

1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903-1344
+1 401-421-8877
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Great experience

We took our family, ages 17, 22, 22 and friend and it was such a nice experience. Gondoliers are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Meghan C
via mobile
Unique, beautiful, peaceful experience for Parents and Children

What a beautiful experience from the first phone call to setting foot onto the boat. We took our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
acav2017
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East Lyme, Connecticut
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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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“italian songs” (21 reviews)
“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 via mobile

We took our family, ages 17, 22, 22 and friend and it was such a nice experience. Gondoliers are knowledgeable and friendly and we loved the Providence history, info regarding Venice and the music. Being able to bring a nice bottle of wine and snacks...More

Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful experience from the first phone call to setting foot onto the boat. We took our two daughters(ages 4) along with us for a Fathers Day surprise trip! WOW! What a peaceful quiet trip! We were super comfortable on the ride and enjoyed...More

1  Thank acav2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at La Gondola is fabulous! From scheduling through the trip itself, we were treated like VIPs! Our gondolier was knowledgeable, full of energy, and a has a wonderful singing voice. The gondolas are beautiful and very comfortable. Thank you Matteo, Alessandro, and Sophia...More

1  Thank thatsMsK2U
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear thatsMsK2U, Thank you so very much for this terrific review. I am happy to hear that you had such a great time while on our gondolas and interacting with our staff. I hope that you will join us for another gondola trip again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those memorable experiences you tell family and friends about. Two days ago we took advantage of the spring discount that runs until June 21 that allows 6 people in the gondola for the price of two. Marcello was our charming, handsome...More

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

Dear MaryKae, Thank you for this marvelous review! I am delighted to hear that you and your party enjoyed your trip with us. I will pass along your lovely compliments to Marcello and Daniella. To those who might be reading this review, one of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough great things about our gondola ride. From the initial phone call where Erika helped me select the right package, to the actual experience, and to our gondolier Ivano, everything was professionally, fun and friendly. Ivano's enthusiasm for the history of the...More

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

Dear Laura D, Thank you for such a magnificent review! I am thrilled that we were able to give you and your daughter such a memorable experience. I will be sure to pass along your wonderful compliments to Ivano. To those who may be reading...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do when in Providence, either as an RI resident or as a guest in the Capital City. Our Gondolier, Ivano, has an incredible knowledge of the history of Providence and Rhode Island which he shared enthusiastically with my family, all of...More

Thank Carissimo12
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carissimo12, Thank you so much for this fantastic review. I am so glad that you and your family had a wonderful time with Ivano during your trip. I will definitely pass along your compliments to him. To those who may be reading this review,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a 45 minute ride with a gondola driver and mandolin player. They encourage you to bring food and drinks, provide wine glasses (and will chill the wine for you) in addition to wine biscuits, which sound awful but taste incredible. The ride is...More

Thank mom2tristanella
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mom2tristanella, Thank you so very much for this marvelous review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. I definitely enjoy the wine biscuits as well. To those who may be reading this review, our Rapsodia and Dolce Vita trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Suzanne R, Thank you so very much for this terrific review. I am thrilled that we were able to move your reservation to a day with better weather and that you had such a wonderful time during your trip. To those who may be...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

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

2  Thank Leebake
LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

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 30 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 18 May 2017

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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Tarantula1479
Another TA user asked about single-rider rates - are those prices still current? And what are your single-rider rates for the trip including live music? Thank you!
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
Hello do you guys do a party of one?? If so, what would the pricing be around ?
20 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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