We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hollis Garden

702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-834-6035
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Very Clean park to stroll through, many weddings take place at this backdrop.

The City of Lakeland does a fine job in keeping this area clean and green, Many venues use this... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Chuck W
City Center Gem

A great place to spend some quiet time enjoying the beauty of the garden. Well groomed and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Pat R
via mobile
Read all 486 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Overview
  • Reviews
  • Location
  • Q&A
Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lake mirror” (111 reviews)
“koi pond” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
CONTACT
Website
+1 863-834-6035
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (486)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

81 - 90 of 486 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The City of Lakeland does a fine job in keeping this area clean and green, Many venues use this park for weedings, parties, Car shows, and other various outings. Nice 2-3 hour history stroll.

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend some quiet time enjoying the beauty of the garden. Well groomed and maintained. Take a walk around the lake or lunch at the bistro. Numerous places nearby to get something to eat.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a small outdoor wedding. The historic Terrace Hotel is within walking distance for reception & guests accommodations.

Thank Lori Maureen P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

An unexpectedly lovely garden in downtown Lakeland, FL. Always lovely flowers, the color gardens are interesting, sculptures, three lake fountain, and soft music....a lovely spot

Thank J T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

the garden is amazing and beautiful with something for everybody a great place to visit in Lakeland would suggest a trip to hollis gardens when you are in lakeland

Thank bomar2015
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to gardens all over the world and this is world class even if it is small. A great wedding venue in spring and fall. The big objection is staff has kept up with tagging plants

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

So pretty, really enjoyed the garden and the classical music playing. Great place for a morning jog.

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Hollis Garden is a beautiful tropical garden that is like a feast for your eyes at every turn. There is a grotto with a waterfall and pond, three other waterfalls, a fish pond, and many twists and turns to delight the eye. It is set...More

Thank Tonya L
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This garden is intimate immaculately kept and well landscaped. Perfect place to stroll with a loved one and admire the foliage and fresh air. The architect should be commended for his striking views of Lake Mirror and his artistic eye. The exotic mixes with the...More

Thank tastebudtravelers
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Hollister Gardens is a peaceful hidden gem in Lakeland. It is in a great location with beautiful Lake Mirror on one end, a great child's park next door, nearby restaurant, Pavilion, etc. A must see when in the downtown area.

Thank sjrev
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille
1,220 reviews
.43 km away
Palace Pizza
345 reviews
.40 km away
Black 'n Brew
198 reviews
.49 km away
Texas Cattle Company
594 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Florida Southern College
359 reviews
1.26 km away
Lake Mirror
237 reviews
.03 km away
Lake Morton
129 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
DInman1
Is there a place to sit and visit with friends?
18 January 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Jacquelyn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are places scattered throughout.
0
Votes
BJW48
How much time does it take to view all the gardens???
25 January 2016|
Answer Show all 8 answers
Response from geofferys169 | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are small and you can view them in under 30 minutes but take the time and stroll around the walking path of the lake. There are some great picture taking backgrounds in this area.
1
Vote
Julie H
Is it free to go? If not how much does it cost?
25 April 2015|
Answer
Response from LuFMyers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is free to enter the gardens and it has free parking as well.
0
Votes