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Address: 1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401 421 8877
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Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Description: Experience Providence from a new perspective! Benvenuto! We invite you to...
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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Sunday Morning cruise.

What a lovely way to start a Sunday morning. We thoroughly enjoyed out experience with La Gondola. It was a very peaceful. I would recommend to anyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What a lovely way to start a Sunday morning. We thoroughly enjoyed out experience with La Gondola. It was a very peaceful. I would recommend to anyone.

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Atlantic, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We went on our gondola ride at the end of the day after we arrived in Providence. We had trouble with our flight and our rental car. So we were going to have to cancel our ride. The people were wonderful in rescheduling and helping us out. It turned out to be to our advantage that we went later and... More 

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We've been in RI for years, and moved back here just 4 months ago. All those years I've put off the gondola rides (actually we did the "floating boat"). I can't believe how much fun it was. It was relaxing, the crew was very accommodating. We learned some history, and had our drink poured for us as we ate complementary... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Booked this trip while we were at lunch downtown and were on a gondola that very afternoon. I moved away from Providence just before all of the riverfront restoration took place and was pleased to learn from Rosario, our gondolier, all that has taken place in the beautiful city since then. Very accommodating to our family of four with two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Took the Gondola ride for two last night for the Partial Water Fire. What an enjoyable night. Customer service was excellent. It was a special treat to be sung to and treated like royalty. The Water Fire was spectacular too. Best way to see it. We will never be able to sit on the banks of the river again. Nothing... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear CruisingDoc, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review, and I certainly appreciate your words. To us, partial WaterFire nights are the best nights of the season, for exactly the reasons you mentioned. For those who might be reading this review, a partial WaterFire is exactly that - they are only lighting part of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is the best kept secret in Providence and maybe in all of the East Coast. Who knew that in Rhode Island you could sit in an authentic Venetian Gondola as you are whisked back to another time altogether. No matter which experience you choose the authenticity is complete and you truly feel as if you have a small piece... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Lauren R, Thank you so much for posting this review - there is not much more that I can add, other than to say that we owe a large part of our authentic feel to the city of Providence itself. From the walls on the Riverwalk, particularly when the tide is lower, thus exposing more of the wall, to... More 

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you want something very different to do in Providence,this is it.BYOB a cheese and crackers,they ice and cork your wine.Try to ask for Rosario,a real professional,Great voice singing Italian songs also telling interesting facts about Rhode Island.Erika the phone receptionist was so helpful.A real treat for the romantic at heart!!!!

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear jntomat, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of us, and I am thrilled that you had such a great experience with us. Rosario is indeed one of our best and most senior gondoliers, though I honestly feel that every single one of our guys (and girls) tries their best to create an experience... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We selected the top of the line experience and it was a good one. We elected to have a mandolin player for music that really added to the fun and did the Italian solos by the Gondolier under the bridges.

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear SeanorLike2Eat, Thank you very much for posting this review - we like to eat too! I am very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us; to me, the best trips that we offer are the ones that include the musician, and The Don, our mandolin player, is a delight. For those of you who might be reading, when... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A great water tour of the city. Our gondolier knew history & architecture in the city. Be sure to bring your own snack & drinks. Ask for a song or two.

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear IDMom7, Thank you so much for posting this review, and I am very happy that you all had an enjoyable experience with us! I certainly hope that the entire stay in Providence was a great one; all of you ID'ers were a real blast for that week that you were here. For those who might be reading this review,... More 

Milford, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I surprised my wife with a gondola ride during a Waterfire event. The night could not have been more perfect. We had an awesome meal at Cafe Nuovo then waled out their door to the dock of La Gondola. My wife was so excited! Luciano was our gondoleer and had been with the company for several years. The Waterfires themselves... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Jeff N, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review, and I am so happy that you enjoyed the WaterFire experience with us. WaterFire truly is a surreal event, and it sure sounds like you had everything planned out wonderfully, with dinner at Cafe Nuovo (to us, one of the nicest restaurants in the city,... More 

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Address: 1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401 421 8877
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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