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Hollis Garden

702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-834-6035
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Beautiful

While it is beautiful, there needs to be an interactive element to it. Just walking around on each... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Kathy S
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Kissimmee, Florida
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Lovely place to visit while visiting downtown Lakeland

It's a lovely place to visit while visiting downtown Lakeland; you can walk among the beautifully... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
BookwormCowboy
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Lakeland, Florida
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Botanical garden
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

While it is beautiful, there needs to be an interactive element to it. Just walking around on each visit gets boring as the design doesn’t change.

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

It's a lovely place to visit while visiting downtown Lakeland; you can walk among the beautifully maintained gardens and waterways. A nice place to bring the family and kids.

Thank BookwormCowboy
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This garden is beautiful and FREE.Just a lovely place to walk around and take pictures. I'm sure you could bring a picnic lunch with you as well.Sit on one of the benches and have a nice lunch. We had lunch at the cafe and that...More

Thank ElaineandEd
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Take your own lawn chairs, a picnic basket filled with your choice of goodies or buy from the little restaurant on site. The event was free. Often there are free gatherings that one can attend including a fabulous car show in October of each year....More

Thank SrTravelerTampa
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This is a must see for anyone visiting Lakeland. The gardens are beautiful and the whole area is pristine. The flowers, shrubs and trees are all perfectly maintained as are the walkways and lake. At the end of our visit we stopped in to the...More

Thank lila1218
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Downtown near the railroad station is a beautiful pond surrounded by the stunning Hollis Garden. Adjacent are two play areas. One for young children and one for older ones. Safe, fun and creative play apparatus. Artwork abounds both in the delightful semi-formal gardens and playgrounds....More

Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I recommend the Gardens for a nice alternative to the cement and box store atmosphere that is present in so many modern cities.

Thank Sheldon B
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This garden is well maintained and beautiful. Though it is small by most botanical garden standards. They were having a wedding rehearsal the day we were there. Lovely fountain and plenty of benches. Garden overlooks a huge pond or lake with great paved walking path...More

Thank pamperedPennsylvania
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is a very small formal garden on Lake Mirror. It will only take you 20 - 30 minutes to wander through each of the sections, but they are beautifully manicured and the view of the lake is spectacular. I would not make a trip...More

Thank Kathi D
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

if the wether cooperates, this area would be used for weddings. Plenty of parking. Right beside lake mirror as well

Thank Bradley T
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eichma2018
March 21, 2018|
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Response from glennflorida1 | Reviewed this property |
The City of Lakeland site for Hollis Garden is included on their "Accessible Facilities" page, where the description includes the following quote: "Hollis Garden is a 1.2-acre botanical garden that is accessible to all who... More
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Chloe727
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Melinda H | Reviewed this property |
It is posted that dogs are not allowed.
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Jackie b
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Betty M. M | Reviewed this property |
There are several close lots. Orange Street by the Magnolia Building is contiguous to the gardens.
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