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Hollis Garden

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Address: 702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
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+1 863-834-6035

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A Beautiful garden with a variety of plants , trees, flowers and fountains and also a great view of the lake restaurant.

We were taken their by a friend and loved it so much we took our friends back. It's a lovely garden of flowers,plants, trees and lake view at the bottom. Plus a very nice... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken their by a friend and loved it so much we took our friends back. It's a lovely garden of flowers,plants, trees and lake view at the bottom. Plus a very nice restaurant next door with a beautiful variety and assortment of rose bushes. We seen people their taking pictures for several special occasions. Easter, Prom, Weddings, you... More 

Thank maspear214
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in January, all the flowers are blooming! Coming from Canadian winter, this was stunning! My family and I had a nice wander around the gardens after eating at the Bistro next door.

Thank twistedtippy
Troy, Alabama
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worth your time to stop by Hollis Garden. It is very beautiful and peaceful with an amazing variety of flowers and trees. The gardens are superbly maintained.

Thank Steve G
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11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time walking around the gardens and beautiful Lake Mirror!! We saw lots of birds and ducklings!

Thank Carol H
Dartmouth, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this park twice during visits to Lakeland, and I do not think I have ever seen it at it's best. It is in a lovely setting on the Lake Mirror, and only takes a few minutes to wander around. I can imagine how beautiful it would be when the at it's best with all the plants in... More 

Thank Art H
Coral Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful. A must visit for peace and relaxation. My son enjoyed the scenery also. There is a nice family park right next door. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank janica c
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The gardens were so beautiful. It was small but so relaxing. The gardens were very well kept. It was worth the visit.

Thank maggiemiami
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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
Lakeland, Florida
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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 garden, Hollis Gardens is well-maintained by the City, and seems always to feature an explosion... More 

Thank OldFloridaGuy
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
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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