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Virginia Robinson Gardens

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From George Vreeland Hill

Simply breathtaking. This place is set on six acres of nothing but beauty. Take the tour, but you... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Worth the Wait!

The hardest part is getting a reservation! You need to be flexible and patient, but it is worth... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 11, 2003

Robinson Gardens is a wonderful estate just north of the Beverly Hills Hotel. I love gardens and there are two fabulous gardens on either side of the main house. The tropical palm garden featured an abundance of exotic palm trees, orchids and clavias. The italianate...More

19  Thank Wander20444
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Visited this garden on a weekday and there was a small tour group. Our Docent was very well versed regarding the history of the residence and grounds. I was expecting a exceptional garden and spectacular residence. The residence is well preserved, but considering this was...More

4  Thank 3rdgenerationla
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Simply breathtaking. This place is set on six acres of nothing but beauty. Take the tour, but you need to make reservations. The wait is worth it as the home and grounds take you back in time and where nature is at its best. Just...More

Thank GeorgeVreelandHill
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The hardest part is getting a reservation! You need to be flexible and patient, but it is worth the wait! It is strictly a guided tour, but you have the ability to lag behind for photos. Lovely grounds, multiple gardens, on many different levels on...More

Thank L P
Reviewed December 9, 2017

After several e mails and phone calls and a month of waiting, we finally made it to the tour. Tina was very informative and we enjoyed our visit.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed December 1, 2017

We family of 5 visited the Virginia Robinson Gardens on this Saturday for a 2PM tour. It was told that the VG Gardens originally was the private residence of Virginia and Harry Winchester Robinson. The Gardens was bestowed to LA County after Virginia’s death in...More

Thank Chuang004
Reviewed August 7, 2017

This home and the gardens are a must see. We were so impressed with the tour and our guide. Lovely gardens. This is something to do for adults and older adults. I don't feel that children would care for this or appreciate it.

1  Thank 60seattle
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We got excellent stories but we were not able to reserve on the spot as it is very demanded. Do it well in advance.

Thank Aburel
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Entering a gated 6-acre mansion with variety of gardens. Realized how a rich daddy could do for his daughter. The mansion was built from a desert with only one single tree. Virginia lived a colorful 100 years being fortunate as a rich man's daughters!

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Living in LA for almost 10 years and I had never heard of Virginia Robinson or her garden! The tour was about 10 people in total and the docent was very informed on Virginia's life and knew a lot of extra info from the 1900's...More

1  Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed June 11, 2015

A great opportunity to see how the 1% of the 1% lived! And boy, did they live! The gardens are amazing, huge and beautifully maintained by the city of Los Angeles. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the staff was incredibly accommodating when we...More

2  Thank SF_AlexK
Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is the site of the first estate in Beverly Hills. Originally built for the son of J.W. Robinson of department store fame, it is situated on a hill above the Beverly Hills Hotel. The tour is docent led by appointment. It begins in the...More

6  Thank MaryLouise H
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