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“A Secret Garden!”
Review of Hollis Garden

Hollis Garden
Ranked #2 of 54 things to do in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Botanical garden
Reviewed August 19, 2014

My girlfriend and I loved this small yet regal lakefront botanical! This not well known garden is located just steps from Lakeland's historic district. The garden is Mediterranean inspired, with its columns, sculptures fountains and manicured foliage. There are also plenty of flowers to appreciate.
In addition, there is a pretty reception venue adjacent to the gardens that make Hollis Garden as excellent wedding venue.
Especially since it's a lot more affordable than other comparable venues in the area.
By the way:
The garden is free to enter and has classical music playing in the background. To further ad to the ambiance.
There is a great playground for the little ones and close by as well as restaurants. So there is something for everyone here if you bring the family. I hope you enjoy!

Thank JesseCarley
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took our 90 yr old mom it was beautiful but a ramp would have been nice for her walker. We loved the layout of the garden, very pretty.

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

great place to take pictures. beautiful plants. Wish it was open for longer time periods. Has a nice park and lake attached to it as well.

Thank Luna3204
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

I really enjoy going over to Hollis Gardens to walk around, people watch and have a wonderful out door breakfast. The view is nice, service is friendly and the food is good. A perfect way to start the day.

Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great place to go read a book, while surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers (even though you're right near a highway), it's an escape. Also a great place for a date, picnic, wedding, homecoming/prom photos, etc. Even in Winter, the trees and greenery are still very pretty, but Spring and Summer are the most colorful times. Such a perfect spot for this, right next to Lake Mirror and Downtown.

1  Thank Brooke J
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