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La Gondola

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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
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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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No need to travel to Italy for a relaxing romantic ride in a gondola; all you have to do is make an appointment for a wonderful ride in one in downtown Providence. This soothing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No need to travel to Italy for a relaxing romantic ride in a gondola; all you have to do is make an appointment for a wonderful ride in one in downtown Providence. This soothing float on the river is good to celebrate any occasion, plus it includes free entertainment. Also, if you are a people person, it is great to... More 

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Culpeper, Virginia
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our Gondola ride was a marvelous experience. Our gondolier had an amazing voice, made even more impressive when shared inside one of the tunnels after a glass (bring your own) of champagne. We chose to go before dinner and it was not crowded. Next time we go we will eat first (Melting Pot is excellent and nearby) and experience the... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear hoograp, Thank you so much for this lovely review. I am pleased to hear that you had a marvelous experience while on one of our gondolas. You must have taken your trip at just the right time to be able to go through the tunnel, the gondoliers can only go through that area when the tide is lower. The... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I brought a group tour for a few enjoyable gondola rides and everyone really enjoyed their time! The gondoliers are professional, friendly, and experienced. Our gondolier sang a few Italian songs to us in a beautiful voice and gave us some history of the city as we traveled. During the evening I noticed that this is not the case if... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear TourDirector16, I am delighted to hear that everyone in your group enjoyed their experience with us. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It is great to hear that your clients who have been to Venice enjoyed it has well. We do try to give the most authentic gondola rides we can. To those who might be reading... More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the Viaggio dei Sogni (Dreams) trip this past weekend, and it was wonderful! Our gondolier, Francesco, was funny and very knowledgeable about Providence, and sang two beautiful songs. We enjoyed a bottle of wine that we brought as we took a romantic evening ride.

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Mary K, I am so glad you enjoyed your trip on one of our gondolas. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice review for us. I will be sure to pass your compliments on to Francesco. To those who might be reading this, with any of our trip packages you can bring anything you... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Gondola was simply amazing...the perfect attraction for my surprise engagement. Everything from the wine, to the chocolates, to the accordion, to the singing....and I can go on and on. This attraction was so romantic and peaceful. Although there was an accordion and paddler on the boat with it, they made it feel like it was just the two of... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear 71laurie, What a perfect review for your perfect experience! Thank you so much leaving us such a delightful review. Congratulations on your engagement! I am so glad that we were able help make your special day extra special. To those who might be reading this, the trip that this reviewer took was our Viaggio della Dolce Vita. The Viaggio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience. Went in mid July around 4:30pm. Very relaxing and the gondolier was very friendly and entertaining. Worth every penny!

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Steven W, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. So glad that you enjoyed yourselves. I hope that you will join us on our gondolas again soon. Grazie, Erika Office Manager La Gondola More 

Central Falls, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must if you are going to catch a Waterfire in providence Ri. During that time would need a reservation usually

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear 202chris777, Thank you very much for your review. To those who might be reading this, while it is true that viewing the WaterFire while on our gondolas is a great experience, they take away from what we try to do on our normal trips. Also they book up relatively quickly. My suggestion would be to take a trip before... More 

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first Gondola ride and it couldn't be better. Right from start to finish it was a wonderful experience. We were in Providence for just a day and were running around downtown to view everything. When we called to book a ride the host was very polite and helpful and accommodated our last minute booking. As our timing... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Shivani K, I am delighted that you enjoyed your first gondola ride. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this lovely review. I am glad that we were able to accommodate you and that you were able to take your trip. I will definitely pass your wonderful compliments on to Alessandro. Also not to worry... More 

North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living as close to Providence as we do I'm amazed it took us this long to get out on La Gondola. Well then, we finally did it and all I can say is WOW. My wife, myself and her parents had an amazing time with our gondolier, Evano . He was not only a superb guide but man did he... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Front Office Manager at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Traveldude101, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. I am so glad that you were finally able to take a trip on one of our gondolas and that you had such a great time. I will also make sure to pass along your compliments on to Ivano. Also thank you for adding your fantastic pictures to your review.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for a Saturday wedding and needed something to do on Friday night. The hotel (Hampton Inn) actually made the suggestion to try the Gondola since it was within walking distance from our hotel. We had a reservation for 715pm as we thought it would be cooler at night. We brought 2 bottles of wine on the... More 

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LaGondolaProv, Owner at La Gondola, responded to this review

Dear Caroline G, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review - I greatly appreciate your doing so, and it was a pleasure meeting you and having you on board with me during your stay in Providence. The Hampton is a lovely hotel, and a nice stroll down to us. I actually used to go to... More 

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