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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7726
+1 941-366-5731
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A sprawling botanical garden.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“koi pond” (104 reviews)
“orchid house” (66 reviews)
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811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7726
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+1 941-366-5731
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a great walk through garden, several acres with indoor and outdoor exhibits, a very wide selection of plants.

Thank Barbara n
SelbyGardens, Marketing at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for visiting Selby Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wow - what a great place to visit. The greenhouse was amazing; all plants were beautifully maintained.

Thank Gail G
SelbyGardens, Marketing at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for visiting Selby Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed the Conservatory and Gardens.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

They have beautiful orchid and bonsai collections. The grounds are impeccable. And there is a beautiful view across the bay to downtown Sarasota.

Thank SRQLiving
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for coming. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Even if you're not really into flowers, etc. (like me), this is a beautiful place to visit. The property is large, well kept and a lot of things are marked with names and origins (i.e. Bird of Paradise, Australia). It has a wide assortment of...More

Thank tojono3924
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for coming. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

Guided tour was informative. The ground are absolutely gorgeous, so many different types of plants and trees. The orchid house was amazing so many different ones.

Thank angelawI6840ED
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for coming. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

I took my mother to the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens for her birthday weekend and she loved it! I thought it was going to be another small and quite boring stroll through some flowers, but I was completely wrong. The gardens have something for everyone,...More

Thank noblehalogen
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for coming. We are glad both you and your mother enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a must see gardeners delight. The plants and flowers are magnificently cared for and the grounds are beautiful. Christmas time is such a wonderful time to visit as well; all the lights add an extra special magical touch.

Thank Angie F
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for coming and we hope you will visit Lights in Bloom again this year.

Reviewed 26 November 2016

The orchid house was recently redone and it is even more stunning than it was before. The blooms were incredible and the pathways were wonderful. A top attraction!

Thank wayfarer2015
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for visiting Selby Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed your recent visit.

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The gardens are always maintained. A huge improvement when they completed the new visitor center and finished the mangrove walk.

Thank PaddyCbus
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for visiting Selby Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed our recent improvements.

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Thus place does a great job of preserving a variety of plants, including Bromeliads. The Koi fish eating is magnificent viewing! It

Thank Louis S
SelbyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thanks so much for visiting Selby Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Gecco95
29 April 2017|
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Response from D_317_B | Reviewed this property |
Active duty only
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rpfrSS
30 March 2017|
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Response from Aprilr88 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure, but if he/she is a therapy dog I would that by law they are allowed. The botanical gardens are all outside so I would think that it would be ok, but I would contact the management just in case.
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ccsarge
1 March 2017|
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Response from SelbyGardens | Property representative |
Everyone reacts differently, but at this time we are not experiencing negative effects from Red Tide. You can always check the latest conditions report online through Mote.
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