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Cleveland Botanical Garden

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Glow

We had a wonderful time. The poinsettias and decorated trees were beautiful. We really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pattyanne65
Winter Get AWay

What a delightful way to spend 2-3 hours. The temporary Christmas tree display was charming. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
katiem970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken my granddaughter the past few years. In the past there were so many gingerbread houses all over. This year maybe 30? The large tree when you first enter was barely decorated. It had a few garden gloves and tools thrown on. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. We appreciate your feedback and your concerns will be shared with our team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. The poinsettias and decorated trees were beautiful. We really enjoyed the music-a senior choir that had a Carroll singalong and watching children sing with a piano player and a vocalist. We also enjoyed our hot chocolate with Baileys-delicious. Perhaps Glow...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pattyanne65
Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy you enjoyed yourself at Glow!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful way to spend 2-3 hours. The temporary Christmas tree display was charming. The Glass House and Butterfly display were beautiful. We are headed to Costa Rica this summer and feel as though we had a taste of it’s natural fauna.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katiem970
Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed Glow and our glasshouse. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First year to visit the Garden during the winter GLOW display and I have mixed comments. The good: The interior trees and gingerbread houses were very nicely done. There is one large room filled with a large assortment of decorated trees where you could spend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that your visit to Glow did not live up to your expectations. We will share your feedback with our team. Thank you.

Reviewed December 14, 2018

I'm surprised anybody reviewed the Glow experience as "excellent" no matter what age group of children they have. I went last night, and it was a HUGE disappointment. The gardens were hardly lit up. There were a few spot lights shining on trees and bushes,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M3L4R
Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to Glow. Thank you for your feedback. We will share your experience with our team while they plan for next year's event.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

The Botanical Gardens is located in such a beautiful area. It has two main features a rain forest and a dessert terrain inside. Both need a cleaning and updating. Just one of the animal viewing areas was visible with frogs; everything else was clogged. Nothing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Peg. We will share your feedback with our guest services team.

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Mom and I came by on our last day in Cleveland since we also wanted to visit the Museum of Art and you can park in the same garage. It was easier to get to than I thought using our GPS. The roads over there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jessica S, Communications Department at Cleveland Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you and your mother enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a neat place for an afternoon. Especially if the weathers nice. They have a big butterfly garden where you can see many butterflies. They release some into the exhibit daily and will place some on you to take pictures. Good place for kids.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The special gardens have been very well designed and are an easy way to visit those environments in this town

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Parking is a serious problem here. wWe drove around three times before finding a spot on the street. AFtyer paying at the desk, we wennt through 3 small indoor exhibit areas that are far less inpressive than the Arboretum in D.C. Most of the gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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virginiatravelernow
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Sabresfan01 | Reviewed this property |
Since dogs are no longer allowed at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, a trip to the Holden Arboretum is your best way to take a scenic walk through gardens with your dog.
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Diane L
June 19, 2018|
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Probably, if you don't make a big production out of it. It doesn't seem like a very restrictive place.
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christine13t
April 25, 2018|
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Yes, that should be enough time to see everything.
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travellerMichigan
Michigan
Please review my itinerary and recommend . . . . (3 Replies)
Hello all! I am planning a road trip to Cleveland over Memorial Day weekend and would like your thoughts and recommendations on my itinerary and there are also several questions throughout. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated! We (myself, husband and 3 month old daughter) will be arriving early saturday morning. Am torn as to which hotel to book - either the Embassy Suites Downtown or the Crowne Plaza City Centre. After we arrive (knowing it will be too early to check into...More
May 17, 2007|
Response fromrockandroller1|
The Cleveland rib-burn off at burke lakefront airport (same vicinity as the rock hall) is held over memorial day weekend, that would be fun for you to go to. Neither hotel you've listed is really walking distance to the WSM. Will you have a car? Public transportation on the weekends, especially holiday weekends, is not good and I'd recommend a car if you're going to the WSM. I've stayed at the embassy suites and worked in the building next to the crowne and both would be fine though the...More