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Beautiful historical home and gardens, lovely antiques

Although Filoli continues to raise its prices and become increasingly regimented, it remains a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ruthiewilkins1
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Redwood City, California
An historical delight

Filoli has been around for more than a century. The feature is the wonderful manicured gardens and... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Diana D
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Palo Alto, 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...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although Filoli continues to raise its prices and become increasingly regimented, it remains a beautiful place to visit 10 minutes from downtown Redwood City. A National Trust property, it has lovely formal gardens, lovingly tended, and spectacular antiques in its grand mansion. Volunteer docents are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Filoli has been around for more than a century. The feature is the wonderful manicured gardens and a huge garden of daffodils that blooms each spring. The mansion is wonderful at Christmas time, and has many holiday events that you will long remember.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diana D
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Lots of different kind of flowers. Also has a hiking trail at the side. The building is definitely a plus. The ticket seems to be on the expensive side, but it totally worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChangOne
Reviewed 23 January 2019

The story itself is unique of the Bourn and the Roth families. The Bourn family who built the home and the Roth family that subsequently purchased the home and eventually donated it for historic preservation. Both shared the same vision of family, preservation and love...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank legsbell
Reviewed 22 January 2019

I enjoyed my first visit to Filoli. I took an excellent docent tour of the house/mansion, being the only participant on a slow day in January. It is a lovely country home first built around 1915-17 by a prominent and wealthy family in San Francisco....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Filoli ( Fight for a just cause; Love your fellow man; Live a good life.) is the place to be when it is nice outside on Saturday or when we have visiter from out of town come. You can walk around see a beautiful house,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

Filoli was built in 1917 and I am more used to visiting older British and European houses. However Filoli has been built on very much a classic style. The ballroom has a wonderful sense of proportion and even on a dull winter's day had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Iain H
Reviewed 22 December 2018

We had quite a wonderful tour at this historic mansion. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the docent gave some interesting history and background of how the mansion came about with the family that built it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joyfullyanointed
Reviewed 19 December 2018

We became members and spent the year going to different events. The prices can be prohibitive for some, but they always seemed worth it. The food offering were extensive and the gardens are beautiful year round. The volunteers are only tolerant of well behaved children,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaftLifeofAdulting
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Wow, just wow. The gardens and house at Filoli are beautiful and the staff goes all-out decorating both for Christmas. This is a definite "must see" if you live on the Peninsula.

Date of experience: December 2018
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19 February 2019|
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Response from Diana D | Reviewed this property |
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, SO CALL AHEAD Filoli will also let you know what days the teas are scheduled.
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
$22 and $18 for Seniors. You can also purchase season passes so that you can go at different times of the year and see how it changes between Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Absolutely beautiful! Can look up online and... More
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Response from FiloliEstate | Property representative |
You may purchase admission tickets online on the Filoli website or by calling our Ticket Office (650-364-8300, press 1). Thank you!
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