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Hollis Garden

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

This beautifully quiet and well designed botanical garden is a wonderful surprise to come upon... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Saskatoon, Canada

I went with my friends and just overall enjoyed the the area. Nice place to take your grands as... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Lakeland, Florida
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702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-834-6035
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

This beautifully quiet and well designed botanical garden is a wonderful surprise to come upon right in the downtown core of the city. Located on the shore of one of the many small lakes for which Lakeland is named, it is a fine place to...More

Thank RiderGlen
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I went with my friends and just overall enjoyed the the area. Nice place to take your grands as well.

Thank preciousflorida
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Lakeland is so lucky to have this beautiful gardens downtown. Anyone living in or visiting Lakeland,this is a must see.Such a serene oaisis.Bring your camera if you are a photographer.

Thank Mermaid41
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very nice walk around, grab a few pictures and just relax. If you go to Google Images you can see many pictures of Hollis Garden, and see if it's the right place for you to visit. There is a Resturant there as well, you may...More

Thank peter c
Reviewed 5 February 2016

What a lovely place to wonder around in. In season the plants and flowers are outstanding. The groundkeepers put a lot of careful work in the park. You have a beautiful view of Lake Mirror and the statues are really interesting. A walk around the...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with the whole family! Had kids as from 7-72!!! Very beautiful place!!! Take your time and enjoy all the gardens. We walked all of them slowly in less than 2 hours.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

We visited this location recently on a sunny afternoon. The gardens are beautiful and the walk around Mirror Lake is thoroughly enjoyable. There were many benches along the route for those who might need a rest or want to pause and observe the surroundings and...More

Thank BJW48
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

These gardens, set on Lake Mirror, are an oasis of quiet beauty. Excellent wedding venue, too. The adjacent children's park is great, too. Lots to enjoy for free in downtown Lakeland.

Thank Theologator
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Lovely gardens, peaceful scenic setting for photographs. Ideal for Wedding photos, and special event photos.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Hollis Garden is part of what makes downtown Lakeland special. It is a beautiful, peaceful place to visit any time of year. There is a variety of flowers, plants, and fountains which are well kept. The gazebo area is popular for weddings and photo occasions....More

Thank Letstravelmore
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18 January 2017|
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Response from Jacquelyn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are places scattered throughout.
25 January 2016|
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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.
Julie H
25 April 2015|
Response from LuFMyers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is free to enter the gardens and it has free parking as well.