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The Gondola Company

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Address: 503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
Phone Number: +1 619-429-6317
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The Gondola Company is your Passport to Italy. Indulge in all the magic and...

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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Venician Pleasure

Family of 4 in one gondola...through the Coronado Cays that I didn't even know existed... The employees are very accommodating ...the gondolier sang and was breathtaking... I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kitty M
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of 4 in one gondola...through the Coronado Cays that I didn't even know existed... The employees are very accommodating ...the gondolier sang and was breathtaking... I felt like I was in Venice

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a most magnificent way of proposing to the one you love. Our gondolier was experienced and had an incredible voice which he shared with us going through some of the canals of Coronado. We will definitely do this again!

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Thank charlie37830
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our time together on the gondola. We tried to get a sunset cruise, but it was full. We went during the time slot just after sunset and were not disappointed. They have Italian music playing in the gondola. The gondolier propelling the gondola was very skillful. They had warm blankets available for when it... More 

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Thank Ted W
Escondido, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We really enjoyed our first gondola trip in Coronado and it won't be our last, The Gondola Company people took great care of us and provided a fun time for my wife & I. The gondola we were in came from Italy & was totally authentic in all ways, it was the same as what we rode when we visited... More 

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Thank Jerry B
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Came across this and decided to take hubby for Fathers Day. Very relaxing short but relaxing and I love the fact that you can bring your own drinks and snaks! Definitely a Great Experience!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Although I have to admit I was skeptical when my wife booked a gondola in San Diego on our recent trip this is a blast. Our gondolier was very personable and did a great job on a windy evening. Very relaxing and something that I would recommend.

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2 Thank Brian W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something different to do while we were in town visiting our Navy son. This looked interesting and it was a very pleasant time. I will say it goes by fast for the money but all in all it was fun.

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Let's face it -- the modern day homes lining the canals of the Coronado Cays on the Southwest side of San Diego Bay, just south of the Loews Coronado hotel is not quite as romantic a setting for a Gondola ride as Venice, Italy. By a long shot! But, if you want to do something a little different here's your... More 

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Our group of 13 decided to take the Gondola ride. We made reservations and would strongly suggest doing so since they book up quickly. We were promptly met at the pier and our boat was ready for our trip. We were a large group and we were able to all sail together! We had 2 gondoliers who were friendly, personable... More 

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Thank 83TRAVEL
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

As a native San Diegan I never knew about the Gondola's until recently. We went on an evening cruise and it was perfect, from Giovani our driver, to the weather, and the water. It made for a perfect setting to ask my girl friend to marry me. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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