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Hollis Garden

702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-834-6035
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A hidden jewel

Love the variety of plants and wildlife - a must see and very romantic- make sure you walk along... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Bob S
,
Sarasota
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A beautiful retreat in the center of town

Hollis Gardens is a small formal garden nestled in the heart of downtown Lakeland. It borders and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
OldFloridaGuy
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Lakeland, Florida
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Botanical garden
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
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702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Love the variety of plants and wildlife - a must see and very romantic- make sure you walk along the whole lake - hope to come back

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hollis Gardens is a small formal garden nestled in the heart of downtown Lakeland. It borders and opens onto the Lake Mirror Promenade, and can be a restful stop along the walk circling the lake. Featuring fountains, seasonal flowers, quiet hidden grottoes, and a kitchen...More

Thank OldFloridaGuy
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot to enjoy a peaceful beautiful spot in the heart of Lakeland well maintained and a free excursion as well doesn't get any better than this.

Thank andre s
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

What an absolutely beautiful gem in Lakeland. Whether you are taking a stroll to soak in nature at its finest, taking professional pictures, or even having your wedding here, this venue will not disappoint. The gardens are free and make sure you check the hours...More

Thank aim4astar
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Hollis Garden is only 1.2 acres in size, but it is nicely designed and beautifully landscaped. It is pleasant wandering around the grounds admiring the flowers in bloom and other vegetation. Bring a camera. This is apparently a popular site for weddings and would be...More

Thank loves2travelandmore
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Put this one on your priority list after you enjoy all the swans and wildlife around Lake Hollingsworth. This garden overlooking a spectacular Lake Mirror is worth taking time out of your busy schedule to relax and take in all the beautiful flowers and outdoor...More

Thank Timothy C
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Although a relative small area as gardens go this manicured beauty boasts more than 10,000 flowers, beautiful fountains, and a picturesque view of Lake Mirror. Music actually plays as you drift through the rose garden, butterfly trail, and down a grand staircase of neoclassical design....More

Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We stopped here for a quit walk among the beautiful flowers and manicured gardens. We weren't disappointed. Water features are amazing too. Lots of benches to rest and relax. Just a great spot to fin your zen. It's free too!

Thank BrewsterNB
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Love the gardens, love the birds and love the atmosphere. Lots of beautiful botanicals, only wish they had labels. Lots of families looking for decorated rocks. Seems they have a program to get children out in nature looking for these treasures.

Thank Laurie R
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Walked through Hollis Garden and loved the way they set it up. It is so relaxing and tranquil. We went on a hot and sunny day but there are places that are shaded.

Thank Louiseh3773
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eichma2018
21 March 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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Response from Melinda H | Reviewed this property |
It is posted that dogs are not allowed.
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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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