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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Gorgeous rooms! Comfortable beds. Anna in the Executive lounge provided attentive service. Fun rooftop bar, pool, gym. Don’t stay anywhere else.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Supper22
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful out door spac. They host many activities. They have Fund raiser for local animal shelter. Chinese Lanters in October children’s area to explore and craft room. The have different types of garnet landscape . During summer dogs allowed on Sunday’s and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lheafner
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always a flower blooming here. During the summer there is a water pad for the kids. I have a membership because I love it so much.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TraceyB635
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Norfolk botanical garden is beautiful in the spring, summer and fall but also host Holiday lights and other events when there aren't many blooms in view. Located near Norfolk International Airport (You can walk through a gate to the garden outside of B terminal)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheOz-Of-VB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on the last evening of the show, and it was absolutely fantastic. They said there were a million lights, and I believe it, but the scenes were amazing - one felt like you were underwater,another like you were rising through the stars, many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HJClark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with friends for driving through the Garden for the Christmas Lights. They were great with a many displays as we slowly drove through the Gardens. Weather was perfect for viewing the displays and there was no rush in driving your car through the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ibtravelinj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a Fun time- a tad bit expensive. Some of the exhibits seemed a bit dated. It is in a pleasant location.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In December, my husband and I, with a few friends, did the Garden of Lights Million Bulb Walk. It had been a few years since I did this and I enjoyed it very much. We picked the perfect night as it was very warm. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dianelA1825SZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Put Botanical Garden on your bucket list to visit. Walking trail is beautiful in the Spring and Summer. Very safe place and lots to see. I enjoy the different gardens, statues, and trolley ride. The sand-park and water park for the children are awesome as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Girlfriends went for the first time and we all had a great time! Was just cold enough so we enjoyed walking. It was a nice added attraction that they offered a trolley to take us back to the entrance!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gina M
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13 February 2019|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know where the battleship area is located, we came up from Chesapeake
17 April 2018|
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Response from NBGStaff | Property representative |
Marigold and Honey Café is located in our Japanese Garden and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The Café is open April-October from 11am-4pm Monday -Friday and 11am-5pm on weekends and offer fresh seasonal fare from... More
23 July 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes