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Filoli

86 Canada Road, Woodside, CA 94062-4144
+1 650-364-8300
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Many lovely views

You have more than one attraction here: the mansion itself and the gardens. The mansion is historic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bart C
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Foster City, California
Best place in Bay Area to view tulip and wisteria during spring

It is far from Butchart Garden in Victoria, and not as large as Huntington Library in LA, however... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GintamaZ
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California
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Filoli offers unique restorative experiences for the whole family every season. From the historic home and manicured gardens to a vast estate and natural trails, come explore the beauty and tranquility of another time. Guests can visit the cafe, have a glass of wine or enjoy afternoon tea. Filoli also hosts seasonal activities, including tours of the home and grounds, art shows, education programs and special events. Conveniently located between San Francisco and San Jose, this 654-acre estate is open to the public to visit as a guest, or become a member and drop by any time.
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86 Canada Road, Woodside, CA 94062-4144
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have more than one attraction here: the mansion itself and the gardens. The mansion is historic and the tours are very good, assuming you have an interest in this period of American wealthy homes. It's modeled, I'm told, after Muckross House in Ireland, so...More

1  Thank Bart C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is far from Butchart Garden in Victoria, and not as large as Huntington Library in LA, however, it is definitely worth a visit during spring. Every year, volunteers planted the garden with different unique type of tulip flowers that painted Filoli to the idyllic...More

Thank GintamaZ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion and the grounds were very well kept and lots of flowers in season. The property was huge but only a small portion is manicured and used. It was a nice short visit. Interesting history and story. The peacock greets.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the Woodside area of California a beautiful place to visit this old mansion that's been renovated and looks beautiful, beautiful place to wonder through the gardens and grounds. You can eat lunch at Cafe. There is a film on the owners and...More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The history of Filoli is amazing and the gardens and grounds are simply lovely. The beauty of this place is indescribable. You have to experience the beauty and loveliness of this interesting place. My visit here was uplifting and grateful.

Thank tattersall_12
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful and quiet place. There is a flower show now in the main house, each room has many floral arrangements, tablescapes etc. In the dining room is a tribute to the Santa Rosa fire, beautifly set dining room table with charred grapevines and...More

Thank milenah33
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The flowers are amazing: roses, Iris, pansies, beds of purple, yellows and reds, a dozen hues of green. The paths allowed for the little child to run while there were benches here and there for me to rest. The stroller was helpful when the toddler...More

2  Thank Elizabet74
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

It is the perfect day trip for friends or couples!!! We had a small group of friends who love gardens and historic houses and we visited on a Friday. We arrived at 10 am when they open, enjoyed the 15 minute video on the history...More

2  Thank Shirley S
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is a great destination to spend a little time with nature! The gardens are gorgeous and Spring is a perfect time to see the full impact of the plantings. The walk will have you inspired to take on a little more in your own...More

Thank cswd2014
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had 5 hours to spend before our flight out of SFO and decided on FiLoLi. The gardens where beautiful this time of year. Enjoyed the Estate trail that takes you through the old part of the farm and across the San Andreas Fault. Perfect...More

Thank DaveS-JT
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Guziman
17 May 2018|
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Response from nevertooold53 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting Filoli for the answer. Phone number is 650/364-8300. I tried the website, but I couldn't find the answer there, so making a phone call seems to be solution...
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orbitorr
27 March 2018|
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Response from Jazzradio | Reviewed this property |
I apologize but I did not specifically look in terms of accessibility, Call them at 650-364-8300 there staff will be able to assist you, they seemed very helpful and friendly.
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ramireznelly27
5 December 2017|
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Response from Stuart B | Reviewed this property |
Filoli is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday from 10am – 5pm. Last admission is 4:30pm.
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