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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 April 2014

My wife and I had the great pleasure of spending an hour with Alex Hai on Sunday evening April 13, 2014. Like many of you I have read the experiences about haggling with gondoliers and not being satisfied with what you received for your Euros....More

9  Thank John O
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Reviewed 18 December 2012 via mobile

As I had to be done... I paid the €80 for the gondola trip from the Rialto on the 15/12/12, me and my Girlfriend enjoyed the trip but the down side was the cold weather and the time on the tour. We must have had...More

6  Thank MRFRANK86
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to book a gondola ride with Alex after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. Alex was quick to respond, and provided us with all of the necessary information in a very timely fashion. The gondola ride was simply incredible! Alex took us through...More

Thank jilbcl
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I tried to pree book a gondola ride for a large group with Alex, and I first misunderstood the information that was given to me by email. I therefore asked a couple of follow up questions, but then recieved an email where it was stated...More

Thank AnetteK366
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We took a Gondola tour with Alex on 31 July 18. We booked with Alex and he arranged for us to meet at the teatro la fenice at 3pm. ALEX ARRIVED at 3pm and took us a short walk to his Gondola. We started the...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had the most amazing time on our tour with Alex! We really weren't sure about taking a gondola trip, but when we arrived in Venice our son really wanted to go, so we did some online research and found Alex Hai. Alex got back...More

Thank JennaMichelle1
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had avoided the gondola tours because they seemed so touristy but we broke down and decided to do one and Alex had great reviews on TripAdvisor so we tried him. Totally organized in booking and meeting. Did a great job and the gondola was...More

Thank huntejk
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We knew going to Venice we had to take a gondola ride, just like everyone else. But one there we noticed it was over priced to just sit in a gondola traffic jam. As luck would have I found Alex through TA. I immediately emailed...More

Thank MattD_Golf
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a private photo gondola tour through Alex. Correspondence was excellent and was right on time. Claudia was the photographer and captured the moment beautifully. It was a 60 min tour, that captured the beautiful views and atmosphere of Venice. Alex was very knowledgeable...More

2  Thank Taryn L
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We heard Alex's story on radio lab and decided to book our tour with him. It was wonderful, most of the tour was through quiet waterways passed amazing architecture and all wonderfully explained, he loves his profession and his adopted city hands down a highlight...More

Thank Hamiltoncs
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A significantly better option than the touristy gondola ride. Firstly, Slex’s gonfola is newly renovated and a far cry from the tacky and somewhat tired looking ones taking tourists around. It was €140 for a full hour for four though she can make it six...More

1  Thank 53MSG
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The tour took us through the narrow canals throughout Venice. Amazing how some of the buildings look well kept and others are falling apart with concrete cancer and lack of fresh paint. Generally run down and in need of a good facelift, to continue to...More

Thank Eddy S
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of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Anne V
14 September 2018|
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Response from Stuart W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alex charges for the Gondola and not per person. The tour lasts for an hour and the cost was approx 100 Euro for the hour, which is great bus when you consider that you are generally paying per person for half the... More
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lisa p
25 May 2018|
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The rates are on Alex's website. Cannot post the link on tripadvisor for some reason so you will have to google it. We had taken the sunset cruise at 5:30 or 6pm. It was March so the timing would be different from the... More
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gwynston
17 May 2018|
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Response from 53MSG | Reviewed this property |
check tour timings and send an email to alex.
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