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Ratings & Reviews

Here's what our residents and prospects are saying.

Yaniliz Rivera

2024-02-20   Google

My experience with Mo has been amazing! Quality of service is outstanding whenever a repair is needed. Definitely timely and high quality service. Thanks for taking care of our apartments Mo! 🙌🏻

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heawon kim

2024-01-29   Google

Best decision i made in 2023 was to live at proto! I moved to boston from socal in the summer and they made the move in process easy and smooth for me. Location is perfect, easy to get in and out of the city with the t and just steps away from Blue B...

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Charlotte Dai

2024-01-24   Google

I have been living in proto for two years now. The location is super convenient and there are groceries and restaurants within walking distance. The staffs (leasing office, front desk, and maintenance) are very helpful and friendly. The common areas ...

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Yue

2023-12-10  

What an amazing place! Every staffs in Proto are so nice, helpful. All of process is so efficient. I think we will live here for another few years.

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2023-11-23  

I love living at Proto. The neighborhood is great. I always look forward to the fun monthly events for the residents. The building is well maintained and the staff is always friendly and available .

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Melissa

2023-11-23  

I love living at Proto. The neighborhood is great. I always look forward to the fun monthly events for the residents. The building is well maintained and the staff is always friendly and available .

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Enrico

2023-11-06  

the moving process has been smooth and well managed by Proto staff. In particoular I want to thank Deborah Abeid who has really supported me in all the steps with professionality and kindness. the first days are going well, now it's time to discover ...

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Jack Whitten

2023-11-01   Google

Been living here in a studio for half a year and love it. Perfect location for me and really good amenities/spaces.

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2023-10-17  

The maintenance and concierge staff are the BEST! They are Always kind, friendly, and helpful. The common areas could use some updates and I wish the coffee machine tasted better. I also wish there were snacks in the common areas.

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Jessica

2023-10-17  

The maintenance and concierge staff are the BEST! They are Always kind, friendly, and helpful. The common areas could use some updates and I wish the coffee machine tasted better. I also wish there were snacks in the common areas.

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Zachary L. Zavidé (Zack)

2023-10-11   Google

So far so good!

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Verified Resident

2023-09-30  

Fantastic apartment space with very helpful maintenance staff and cleaners. Unfortunately the concierge is not always available to take deliveries or let guests up, and the package room is left open nearly all the time (which is a security risk when ...

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Ralitsa Mihaylova

2023-09-20   Google

I have been living here for over two years now and the staff here has truly become a second family. Mo from maintenance is an absolute gem of a person that will not only always fix your troubles, but will also look out for you as a person from the go...

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Dalal Al Ramadhan

2023-09-19   Google

I stayed here for a year and I loved it. Great location and facilities. At a walking distance from MIT and a variety of restaurants right by the building. The Proto team was very helpful and responsive. Mohammad, a member of the team, was exceptional...

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Masahiro

2023-09-10  

I've had a wonderful experience as a Proto resident over the past five years, and I'm truly grateful for it. The administrative and support staff have been incredibly helpful. Yet, I'd ideally like to give 4.5 stars this time. The only issue is the 3...

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Julina

2023-08-22  

I was moving from out of state and the move-in process was seamless and the front office assisted me every step of the way. I encountered a few hiccups on my end with the move and the staff went above and beyond to ensure I was to access my apartment...

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2023-08-15  

I love living at Proto. The neighborhood keeps expanding and there is always something new to discover. The community events are always fun, and the common areas are always kept clean.

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Melissa

2023-08-15  

I love living at Proto. The neighborhood keeps expanding and there is always something new to discover. The community events are always fun, and the common areas are always kept clean.

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2023-08-08  

Flawless and staff has been amazing throughout the process! The paperwork process, responsiveness to my questions early on, support during the move - basically everything has been flawless. Greatly appreciate it!

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Yaniliz

2023-08-08  

Flawless and staff has been amazing throughout the process! The paperwork process, responsiveness to my questions early on, support during the move - basically everything has been flawless. Greatly appreciate it!

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2023-07-09  

The concierge and maintenance teams are amazing!! They are kind, diligent, and hard working. They are some of the best people and they make living here better!!

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Jessica

2023-07-09  

The concierge and maintenance teams are amazing!! They are kind, diligent, and hard working. They are some of the best people and they make living here better!!

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2023-06-21  

Safe and clean apartment to move in! Move in process was easy with the help from Olivia at the leasing office. We just moved in today and the apartment looks exactly as the pictures and videos provided to us.

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Heawon

2023-06-21  

Safe and clean apartment to move in! Move in process was easy with the help from Olivia at the leasing office. We just moved in today and the apartment looks exactly as the pictures and videos provided to us.

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2023-06-07  

I love living at Proto! The flats are very modern, and the ammenties are great. We also have fun community events every month. Would definitely recommend!

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Annie

2023-06-07  

I love living at Proto! The flats are very modern, and the ammenties are great. We also have fun community events every month. Would definitely recommend!

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Gia Armani

2023-06-05   Google

Building is okay, but front desk / concierge is not 24x7. They’re not great at picking up phone calls, especially in the evenings or early mornings.

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Masahiro

2023-06-01  

I would like to thank the management team again for their continuous and kind support! Proto is the best & longest apartment I've ever been and I would definitely like to renew again!

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Gustavo Refosco

2023-05-31   Google

Moving from a different country can be challenging, but the entire team at Proto made the renting part of the process really easy! Everyone is very supportive all the time, and the experience only gets better as the time passes.

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Ke Chen

2023-05-22   Google

I had a great experience living in Proto. Prime location, and staff and front desk are always friendly. They fill my matainance requests fairly quick as well. The apartment got everything I needed: Gym, study room, patio, dog wash, dog run, etc. The ...

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2023-05-19  

This place is truly wonderful. It is highly organized, with a clear sense of structure and efficiency. The management team is friendly and capable, ensuring that everything runs smoothly. I am genuinely inclined to stay here for a long period of time...

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Iakovos

2023-05-19  

This place is truly wonderful. It is highly organized, with a clear sense of structure and efficiency. The management team is friendly and capable, ensuring that everything runs smoothly. I am genuinely inclined to stay here for a long period of time...

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Julia Rosario

2023-05-18   Google

I want to give a five star review on the maintenance crew, Mohammed and Miguel. They are reliable and respectful.

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2023-05-06  

Living in Proto has been an incredible experience for us. The sense of community here is amazing - people are always willing to lend a helping hand, whether it's with a package delivery or a recommendation for a nearby restaurant. We also love the lo...

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Graziela Scheuer

2023-05-06  

Living in Proto has been an incredible experience for us. The sense of community here is amazing - people are always willing to lend a helping hand, whether it's with a package delivery or a recommendation for a nearby restaurant. We also love the lo...

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Yao Lee

2023-04-28   Google

Have been living here more than two years. Great management and outstanding maintenance! Very clean places I see cleaning staff constantly cleaning everywhere. Current management company Bozzuto has done a great job! Concierge staff is always friendl...

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Christopher

2023-04-28  

Proto has been a nice place to live during the almost five years that I've lived here. I'm hopeful that the water shutdowns and other maintenance issues become rare occurrences.

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Adam Kent

2023-04-24   Google

Olivia Williams at Proto Kendall Square has been an absolute pleasure, and I hope that she sets the tone for a great experience at Proto. I'm moving my wife and toddler across the country and Olivia has been kind, responsive, and helpful in every way...

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Mind Map

2023-04-23   Google

A great place to live with a vibrant community, diligent and courteous building and leasing staff, access to quality amenities, and fast/responsive maintenance personnel like Mohammed and Miguel who are efficient and care about the services they prov...

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Jessica (JessieB)

2023-04-07   Google

Shout out to Mohammad at Proto Kendall Sq. for always being helpful and going above and beyond to answer maintenance issues. He is a great guy and he always does good work!

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Dhiego Marçal

2023-04-07   Google

Ive been working with Bozzuto for a while and i havent been let down yet! Mohammad in the Proto maintenance team is very helpful and professional. The leasing team is up to date and never behind schedule

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2023-04-05  

I am having a great experience with outstanding leasing office and conscious team members and also I am enjoying well-maintained common areas.

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Verified Resident

2023-04-05  

I am having a great experience with outstanding leasing office and conscious team members and also I am enjoying well-maintained common areas.

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2023-04-04  

Living at Proto has been a great experience! The staff is always friendly and available when needed. The maintenance staff comes quickly when I have a service request. The neighborhood keeps evolving. So many nice restaurants have opened, and the kay...

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Melissa

2023-04-04  

Living at Proto has been a great experience! The staff is always friendly and available when needed. The maintenance staff comes quickly when I have a service request. The neighborhood keeps evolving. So many nice restaurants have opened, and the kay...

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Minna

2023-04-01  

I love how convenient the location is. Love the community events. I hope there are more events like Paint Night. or cooking events. Other events are a bit early for me because I usually finish work at 6pm.

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Devika

2023-03-30  

Love living here, very conveniently located and the building has nice amenities. The community members are respectful of the common areas and the building is clean and quiet.

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Jessica

2023-03-30  

I love the concierge and managers. They are kind and helpful. But, sometimes the trash shoot is clogged and I can't throw my garbage away. The icemakers are broken in the common areas.

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2023-03-19  

Overall a great location and very nice and helpful people in management and at the front desk. It algae made for an easy transition to the Boston area.

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Jed

2023-03-19  

Overall a great location and very nice and helpful people in management and at the front desk. It algae made for an easy transition to the Boston area.

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Verified Resident

2023-03-17  

Great apartment and lovely staff. Missing the monthly activities though. Pre-covid there were 4 or 5 activities/snacks offered a month, plus weekly yoga and other exercise classes.

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Mithu Ghorui

2023-03-08   Google

Amazing

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Krista Diaco

2023-03-01   Google

Nathalia is a superstar. She jumped on a project with me and worked through lunches and evenings to get it done. We are so happy to be residents of Proto and have Nathalia in our corner. It doesn’t get better than this.

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Masahiro

2023-02-21  

It is always a pleasure living in Proto! Excellent staff, amenities, neighborhoods, and social events. I've been living here for more than 4 years and I cannot recommend more!

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2023-02-18  

I miss Olivia a lot :( I wish I could see her more often

Michael Angelo

2023-02-16   Google

Had a great walk through with Olivia. She was very hospitable and professional, provided lots of information about the building and the local area.

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Khush Patel

2022-12-28   Google

I am living in a studio. It is close to my workplace Biogen. It is close to MIT. It is newly built and has all amenities including package delivery, lounges, study rooms, game room, others. The best part is it is quiet. Rent is comparable to market. ...

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Jessica

2022-12-19  

It's been mostly a good experience. Sometimes the trash chute is closed, which is frustrating. The ice maker does not work in the common room on the 4th floor. Otherwise, it's fine living here.

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Kwok Chun

2022-12-14  

nice common area, clean hallway, electrical appliances are in good shape, however, no lighting in the living room is extremely inconvenient and the heater is pretty loud

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2022-12-13  

Generally a great place to live. The amenities are good, there are monthly events put on by management, and the concierge folks are great and friendly.

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Yu-Rou

2022-12-13  

Generally a great place to live. The amenities are good, there are monthly events put on by management, and the concierge folks are great and friendly.

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Suhel Soudagar

2022-12-12   Google

Just what I wanted.... Thanks to the staff, very warm & understanding.

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B. Natterson-Horowitz, MD

2022-11-30   Google

Extremely positive experience. Special shout to Manny at the front desk. He is incredibly professional, helpful, kind and wonderful. A plus.

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Anonymous

2022-11-20  

Proto, itself, has been an objectively great place to live! The location is excellent, the amenities are well cared for, and the staff are super helpful and responsive. I have never had an issue with the building, the management, or anybody! If issue...

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Andrea_G261

2022-11-14  

The location of the building is very convenient, right next to the red line T stop. The staff is very friendly and welcoming, especially Manny who is always very helpful. I would recommend this building.

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Masahiro

2022-11-13  

Proto always provides the best living environment for the past five years! I love the community, neighbor, amenities, and most importantly the friendly and supportive staffs here!

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Christopher

2022-11-07  

My resident experience over the past year has been pleasant. There are a few things that have contributed to that. It's very easy to work with the management office. Maintenance requests are completed quickly and thoroughly. And the concierge staff f...

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Alberto

2022-11-01  

Living here is great! The facilities are super accessible and modern and it’s just a nice place to be in, in general. I love having my friends over and knowing that love to come too.

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Can

2022-11-01  

The community is really nice. I love the blue bottle downstairs, and it's close to the red line which I can take to work every day. Love the MIT community

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Annie

2022-11-01  

We love living at Proto! The staff is very friendly and helpful and we really enjoy the events that are offered. We wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. The location is great and the common spaces are always clean and welcoming.

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Kelly

2022-10-31  

The vent above our toilet in the bathroom kept leaking this funny smelling yellow liquid. My boyfriend talked to concierge about it and they told him they would put in a work order. We waited a week and nothing happened, so we put in a work order our...

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Melissa

2022-10-26  

I love living at Proto. The resident events are always something to look forward to. The building is always kept clean and the staff is always friendly. I enjoy exercising in the gym. The gym equipment is always kept in great working condition. I als...

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Leila

2022-10-08  

Continue to love living here at Proto, I just hit the 3 year mark and will be staying for at least another year! Everyone is so kind and friendly, the location is perfect and the amenities are great.

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Ralph Sisson

2022-09-06   Google

Our son was admitted late to MIT and we needed to find him a place to live and we only had a few days to do it. Protocol Kendall Square was one of the places we called and from early on in our call they made it clear they would do everything they cou...

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Zhiao

2022-09-05  

Great. The move-in is pretty straightforward. The staffs are nice and helpful. The cart is definitely the most helpful setup since this is pretty friendly for newly move-in residents to move luggages.

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Jessica

2022-09-05  

The ice machine in the common area does not work anymore. It is filled with mold and broken. Management used to give us much more gifts and freebies when it was Greystar. Other than that, living here is fine.

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Joseph

2022-09-01  

The Proto owners must do something about the awful smell from Cava that permeates throughout the building, especially the top floor 22. I’m sure the rent Cava pays is substantial, however you will make more money, from the people who would like to ...

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Verified Resident

2022-08-30  

Over the 3 years that I have lived at Proto, I have always felt safe and welcomed around the building. Even through management transitions, the front desk and office staff have always been gracious and attentive. However, building maintenance and com...

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Verified Resident

2022-08-17  

Great building and lovely concierges. Despite some management building communications sounding rather perfunctory and detached (sometimes it sounds more like someone dealing with customers, rather than residents and their homes), management are usual...

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Karen

2022-08-16  

Lack of resident parking and poorly designed kitchen faucet sink that results in excessive splashing of water on the counter and me in all circumstances are 2 reasons I have elected to change buildings.

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Ralitsa

2022-08-14  

Love pretty much everything about the building! There are some minor details in the apartment that would've benefited from more attention, but I know it's a rental so it's only normal. E.g. doors of cabinets not aligned or properly secured, paint spl...

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Masahiro

2022-08-04  

It's always amazing to live in Proto! I've been here for more than four years -- even though the management had changed, their excellence is never changed! I truly appreciate all the great work and living environment that they have provided

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Eve K

2022-07-20   Google

Proto management and the building are incredible. Great amenities, wonderful living space, and leasing team is very supportive and responsive.

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Kelly

2022-07-20  

Pretty good. Had a ceiling leak due to humidity/lack of bathroom ventilation but all else is good. I don't like that the first month must be paid via check, as checks are so rarely used nowadays (had to buy a checkbook just to pay).

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Melissa

2022-07-17  

I have been living at Proto for 4 years. The staff is always friendly, and the building is always clean and well maintained. I really enjoy the community events that the management company sponsors. I enjoy living in such a convenient location, and f...

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Cristina

2022-07-16  

Over summer the terrace is a nice place to enjoy the evenings. The in house gym at the 4th floor allows you to have a training section anytime if you don't feel like going out:)

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Jessica

2022-07-14  

Mostly great, love the coffee machine. But would love monthly yoga and more community events! Also, sturdy screens on windows would be great!

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Eve

2022-07-13  

Love Proto! The leasing office is incredibly friendly and helpful; they were especially available to speak with me about building amenities and moving in procedure.

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Sophia

2022-06-30  

I love living here. It's safe and everyone who works here is so friendly. The people sitting behind the front desk know me by name and it's so nice to come home to people who remember you and ask about your day. The amenities are great, especially th...

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Christine Arbour

2022-06-23   Google

Proto is an amazing place to live and very dog friendly! All of the staff are kind and the amenities are fabulous.

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Annie

2022-06-11  

I only just moved in a couple of days ago - but I love living at Proto! The apartment is amazing, has great views, the insulation is great even on hot days and the concierge desk is really helpful and forthcoming. I feel really welcome in the communi...

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Alexa

2022-06-06  

We just moved in and loved everything so far! Everyone was super nice since we entered the building, whiling to help and make us part of the community. We were a bit disappointed that rooms have no lights

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Jessica

2022-05-28  

I liked GreyStar better. Paying rent was MUCH better with GreyStar. If you don't set up reoccurring payments, they will charge you to pay rent. And I cannot pay my rent before the 2nd without being charged to pay it.

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Miranda Goldschmidt

2022-05-27   Google

The new management is amazingly kind, caring and available for any needs. Super recommend Proto. Location is excellent, amenities are always polished, the apartments are brand new. Staff is great!

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Valeriia Tyshchenko

2022-05-11   Google

Great tour experience! The building is very neat and the amenities are pretty impressive.

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Joaquin Ignacio Tomé

2022-04-30   Google

Proto is the best place to live at Kendall Square! Terrific units, fantastic staff, and you can find everything that you need inside the building (gym, meeting rooms, game room, and barbecue space). We love it!

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2022-04-27  

moved from Europe. Move-in and everything until move-out was super smooth. Lived here for during my postdoc. great location, great apartment and lovely managment.

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Masahiro

2022-04-26  

It has been nearly four years since I moved into Proto. The experience is always amazing! I just signed a new lease and am excited to continue living here with great neighbors and management staffs.

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Syed

2022-04-24  

P good, I wish that someone assisted me moving in instead of watching me push hundreds of pounds of equipment and belongings up into the elevator. If I’m paying south of 4K a month to live here I expect some more professionalism

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2022-04-09  

I love living at Proto. The amenities are great, and the staff is always friendly. I love being within walking distance to Boston and the Public Gardens. Such a great location.

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Melissa

2022-04-08  

I love living at Proto. The amenities are great, and the staff is always friendly. I love being within walking distance to Boston and the Public Gardens. Such a great location.

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Cristina

2022-04-07  

Efficient communication and welcome moving. Friendly handling of everything:) The visiting of the apartment was also nicely handed. The gym is also a nice addition to it:)

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Claire

2022-04-04  

I very recently moved in and was very impressed by the leasing office staff's helpfulness! I am enjoying living here so far and exploring Cambridge.

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Christopher

2022-03-29  

My resident experience over the past of couple of months has been great. I appreciate all the efforts of the new management team to make that possible.

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Minna

2022-03-17  

I have been really enjoying all the events throughout the month, especially Paint Night :) Hope we have more events like this in the future. I got to meet my neighbors for the first time ever, so it was great bonding experience since the pandemic. Li...

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Jessica

2022-02-17  

I have enjoyed living at Proto. It is quiet and the location is great. I enjoy my neighbors and all the perks living here. I would recommend to anyone.

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Emily

2022-02-17  

The residence office has been super accommodating and welcoming. Just as well, the security desk is always very friendly and helpful if I have an issue.

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Verified Resident

2022-02-17  

Great apartment, amazing views, friendly and helpful staff (the afternoon concierge is so lovely!). Proto is in a great location and it's fun living here. Excited for more community events!

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Leila

2022-02-17  

Love living at Proto Kendall Square. Love my apartment layout, the convenient location, great amenities and wonderful people that make life at Proto so enjoyable.

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Masahiro

2022-01-15  

I've been here as a resident for 3+ years and the experience has been just superb! New management by BOZZUTO doesn't negatively affect my evaluation in any ways and in fact, the new management team is even more supportive and helpful when I submitted...

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Melissa

2021-12-29  

I love living at Proto. The building is well maintained, and the staff are all very helpful and friendly. The neighborhood is really terrific. There is so much to do…kayak, ice skate, and such easy access to Boston. There is always something new to...

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Jessica

2021-11-30  

Paying rent has become a real hassle and they charge to pay online, unless you set up auto pay. It's ridiculous. And I can't pay early without being charged a fee.

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Morgan

2021-11-30  

This is a great building. It is clean, modern, quiet, and has lots of amenities. The biggest advantage is the neighborhood and proximity to the T.

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Emily

2021-11-22  

The staff is very friendly and the building is very well maintained. The community events are well planned and amenities and finishings of the apartments are very nice.

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Traci

2021-10-31  

The door lock design is ridiculous. I have been locked out of my apartment twice because the battery keeps dying on the locking unit. You get no warning or indication that the battery is dying...you just get locked out and it takes maintenance foreve...

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Tanner

2021-10-14  

Great time so far. Pros: living space is quite nice, great amenities. Cons: amenities are often for an additional fee, which can be prohibitive.

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Erica

2021-10-13  

Overall I have loved living here. Front desk staff are nice and so is management. The price is a bit high for the size (but that’s what you get in this area). I would not live anywhere else within this proximity to Boston! Great amenities. My one p...

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Can

2021-10-13  

Good environment and neighborhood, close to the subway station and MIT campus. Lots of facilities near the neighborhood and living environment is great

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Tianshuang

2021-10-13  

The neighborhood is amazing. There are lots of facilities next to the apartment. The surrounding neighborhood is quiet and safe. We love living here.

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Verified Resident 959488

2021-10-09  

Great building, great location, nice staff. Highly recommend this property. Building has nice amenities and is well maintained. Appliances are top notch. Views are awesome. Hoping the social events return soon

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Verified Resident 957708

2021-10-08  

It's all great. Clean, feel safe, great ammenitie, good neighbors, great location, close to school, river, subway T. The only downside is Proto rent is too expensive. I would renew the contract if the rent was a little cheaper.

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Verified Resident 959318

2021-10-08  

Proto, where I've resided for the past eight months, is a very high-end complex. One of the best features I can highlight is the location. Proto sits across Starbucks from almost everything in downtown Boston and is surrounded by a few restaurants? F...

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Jessica

2021-10-04  

Good amenities and perks. Centrally located and close to public transportation. Great neighborhood. The building is incredibly quiet. I hardly ever hear my neighbors, very quiet.

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Melissa

2021-10-02  

I love living here. Everyone is so friendly and the building is well maintained. The neighborhood is great! There is so much to see and do in this area. The Cobu events are definitely a great perk as well.

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2021-09-30  

Proto, where I've resided for the past eight months, is a very high-end complex. One of the best features I can highlight is the location. Proto sits across Starbucks from almost everything in downtown Boston and is surrounded by a few restaurants? F...

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Zhuo Chen

2021-08-31   Google

The living experience in Proto has been great, however this great impression is damaged by the fact that they do not issue my refund check almost 2 months after I moved out. Proto is fantastic in terms of location, facilities and service. It is extre...

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Verified Resident

2021-08-31  

Great apartments in an excellent location. Amenities are really handy, though it's a shame when some of the grills aren't working. Resident events used to be a lot of fun, I hope we can have more again soon!

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Anri

2021-08-17  

Proto is an overall great building, has nice amenities, located in a convenient and popular area, and all of the staff are friendly and helpful!

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Ravisara

2021-08-15  

The staffs are very friendly and helpful. They help me move large package into the room on the first day. The room is very nice and the layout is very practical. The location is superb. It’s located in the heart of kendall square and very close to ...

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Verified Resident 575872

2021-08-13  

Living at Proto has been a very exciting experience. I have lived here for almost 3 years now and I love all of the local shops and restaurants. I also enjoy the fact that Proto is in very short walking distance of the Kendall MBTA Redline and only s...

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Emily

2021-08-13  

The staff members are always very friendly and helpful if I have a question or concern. The building is also very well kept and the common spaces are cleaned often.

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2021-08-12  

Living at Proto has been a very exciting experience. I have lived here for almost 3 years now and I love all of the local shops and restaurants. I also enjoy the fact that Proto is in very short walking distance of the Kendall MBTA Redline and only s...

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Verified Resident 937582

2021-08-11  

It seems good so far. The amenities are well maintained and clean but I dont understand why there is a curfew for the amenities. The laundry is also more expensive that it says on the signs in the room.

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Masahiro

2021-08-07  

Proto staffs are very generous and helpful as always -- Recently, my unit had a draining issue and they acted quickly and effectively to fix the issue. I really appreciate all the support and enjoy living here!

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Ke

2021-07-29  

I lived in Proto for a month, and the experience has been great so far. The apartment building is always clean and the location is very convenient.

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Verified Resident 932482

2021-07-28  

Amenity Facility is great. But connection to facility and manage office is really poor. It was really hard to communicate with them. But the quality of the apartment is great and valuable to invest. Looking forward to spending one year in this commun...

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Traci

2021-07-16  

I have been here a month and love it so far. I'm new to the area and have never lived on the east side of US before so I was worried about people not being as friendly as I'm used to, but thats not the case at all. The residents all seem to be respec...

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Rachel

2021-07-14  

Everyone has been so welcoming and professional to interact with. The building is beautiful and so we'll maintaining, and the location is great.

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Deborah

2021-07-12  

Great living environment! Well maintained. Quiet surroundings. Professional vibe. Convenient location - walk to Red Line, Central Sq, MIT, Beacon Hill!

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Verified Resident

2021-07-06  

Friendly concierge, decent amenities, and convenient location makes for a nice community. The minor downside would be the noise (walls in certain rooms may be thin so you may hear the unit next to you, or the neighbor doors closing and/or opening, an...

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Denise

2021-06-30  

I have resided at Proto for just about one year and have nothing but positive feedback. Every member of the team, from the moment you enter the building to the management team is simply wonderful.

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Lydia

2021-06-30  

It has been pleasant and quiet. It is peaceful and very clean. I can say since I moved in everyone has been friendly they treat each other with respect.

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Bevin

2021-06-30  

I really enjoy living at Proto! There are plenty of amenities such as the gym, lounge areas, and a beautiful patio which by far has been the comfiest I've felt in years! Not to mention the kind members of the concierge and the janitorial staff, overa...

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Jessica

2021-06-25  

Amenities are back now that pandemic has mostly receded, which is great. My apartment is quiet and I never hear my neighbors. Proto is in a great location.

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Charlotte

2021-06-23  

Apartment is mostly nice but is missing some basic but necessary things. For example, lighting is sparse and the kitchen appliances are small and missing features.

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Tierra

2021-06-17  

The building is nice and although my studio is small the renovation is decent. I enjoy my entire building but once I walk outside it is a little disturbing with the construction everywhere. One elevator inside of the building is creepy due to the con...

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Christopher

2021-06-17  

My resident experience at Proto this past year during the pandemic has been memorable. I felt an added element of safety and comfort living here.

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Fredrik Kjolstad

2021-06-02   Google

I lived in the building for 1.5 years. The building is nice, but overpriced unless you put a very high premium on being right next to MIT. The common areas have restrictions that the management did not inform me of before I signed the contract, like ...

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Isabella

2021-05-12  

Great experience, very excited to be moving in later this month. Jorge Quintero was very helpful and made our experience a very positive one.

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Emily

2021-05-12  

The staff are great and friendly and the facilities are extremely well maintained. I feel safe and comfortable here. Very pet friendly as well!

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Verified Resident

2021-05-10  

The apartments are nice and the concierges are amazing! Proto is in an excellent location. Club HighRise holds weekly yoga classes here, which are great.

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Masahiro

2021-04-29  

Proto continues to be our great home and workplace during this COVID-19 pandemic era. I'm very grateful to the community and admins who keep making this place wonderful!

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Anonymous

2021-04-26  

Horrible experience with management company, very unresponsive. building is very well kept, cleaning staff and front desk staff are very friendly, but you will never see or hear from management. They do not respond to emails

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2021-04-22  

The apartment and its amenities are top notch, and the staff are friendly and helpful. I love that there is a mailroom system for you to pick up your packages securely, and that there are fridges available for cooking deliveries like Blue Apron. The ...

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Verified Resident 894125

2021-04-16  

Proto is a very friendly and convenient place to live. The staff is amazing! "These are great apartments in a great area, right in Kendall Square. There are so many things that you have access to. The Aparments are well built and basically soundproof...

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2021-04-15  

Proto is a very friendly and convenient place to live. The staff is amazing! "These are great apartments in a great area, right in Kendall Square, there are so many things that you have access to. The Aparments are well built and basically soundproof...

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Verified Resident 800243

2021-04-01  

An awesome living experience that I never have since I moved to this new city. All staffs are really nice and friendly! I really appreciate their work! I wish I can continue to live here even though I will graduate soon.

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Steven

2021-03-26  

Building is clean and quiet, apartment is spacious, and the staff are extremely friendly. Looking forward to taking advantage of the various amenities

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Jessica

2021-03-17  

I have enjoyed living here since 2019. Lots of amenities and staff are lovely! It's truly a good place to live and it's close to so many cool things.

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2021-03-11  

The staff is great and it is easy to live here because much is taken care for you with the amenities

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Jin Bae

2021-03-05   Google

Update: Changed it to 3 stars. Can't do anything about the noise problem, but I do appreciate their events with local restaurants to frequently give out free meals to residents. The building is very clean, too. -------------------------- Unfortunatel...

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Verified Resident 629616

2021-03-01  

Great apartment building! Theres always different activities with in the community. Great security measures and building is always clean. Not to mention the bus stop is in front of the building and train station less than 5 minutes away.

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Maria

2021-02-26  

The best amenities at the best location! You will easily find ourself calling Proto at Kendal Square home. I have recently moved in and I’m impressed with the cleanliness and the very helpful staff.

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Atan6

2021-02-19  

I am very happy to live at Proto. From the first time I visited the apartment to moving in to now, I have felt welcomed and comfortable in my home. Although it has been a unique year with the pandemic, the staff try to maintain a community feel by ho...

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Van Bui

2021-02-19   Google

I am mid-way into my second year of lease at Proto. I am thoroughly enjoying my stay here and very appreciative of the supportive management and friendly atmosphere.  The community in Kendall Square, specifically Proto, has made Cambridge living an ...

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Anonymous

2021-02-18  

The location here is awesome. It only takes ~5 minute walks to everywhere-supermarket, subway, MIT campus, MIT shuttle, buses, awesome coffee shops, and restaurants. The building is surrounded by bio labs and many companies, so it's very safe and qui...

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fmgrimaldo

2021-02-17  

Proto is a great place to live! The apartments are top notch, with great appliances and floorplan. Everything is super secure and I like that there is a front desk and locker room for packages. I really like the fourth floor lounge and I think the am...

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Bevin

2021-02-15  

Leasing process was very smooth and the location is great! Adding on the 2.5 month free rent and internet, this place is a steal for those working around MIT, Google or anywhere near the T.

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Mpinilla

2021-02-14  

I’ve loved living at Proto. The staff has always been very friendly (and they remember residents’ names), and my apartment has always made me happy to go home to. Proto has also been great about treating the residents to food and activi...

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Anonymous

2021-02-12  

This building has a really nice community and really friendly staff. So glad I moved here! They are always hosting fun events and during quarantine give us lots of food. Also this building is very dog friendly!

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John

2021-02-07  

Nice, though I won't stay here after my lease is up. I'm interested to see what happens as people move around in the coming months, if places like this will still be able to charge so much for smaller places.

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Emily

2021-02-01  

The building is very clean and well taken care of and the amenities are very good. The community seems to be very quiet, which I appreciate. I also appreciate the community events

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Verified Resident

2021-01-29  

Proto has a great location, great apartments, and fantastic concierges. They are friendly and helpful, and they make it wonderful to live here.

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Masahiro

2021-01-23  

Since last year, COVID-19 makes our lives challenging... but, at least, I think I'm very fortunate because I'm living in a very comfortable apartment that supports my remote working. Thanks so much Proto!

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Verified Resident 754644

2021-01-15  

Julio and the rest of the maintenance team are wonderful. They complete all of our work orders quickly and effectively. They even show my pup some love when they have to visit us!Very grateful for them!

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2021-01-14  

Julio and the rest of the maintenance team are wonderful. They complete all of our work orders quickly and effectively. Very grateful for them!

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Frances Mari

2021-01-14  

I've enjoyed the events that proto has put on so far, especially the crafting events that they do! I liked the event where we decorated fall pumpkins.

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Christine

2021-01-13  

We love the staff, amenities, and apartment! Our favorite amenity is the dog run on the 4th floor. Our dog, Olive, loves it! We really enjoy how clean the shared spaces are in the building.

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Verified Resident 858004

2020-12-29  

I have had a very good experience here. Great amenities and close to many attractions. The building is well-maintained and staff are very helpful and friendly. I enjoy living here and I look forward to living here for another year.

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Natasha

2020-12-29  

We loved the hospitality of proto. The front desk, and office were so accommodating to everything we needed, and were supportive of any last minute plans we needed to adjust our lease. Will definitely move back if we return to Boston! Thank you for t...

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Xinyi

2020-12-25  

We love that the building's relatively quiet, in a safe environment, clean, and despite the pandemic, there're still some in-person (eg. pumpkin decorating) as well as take-home activities (eg. the halloween coloring book, christmas wrapping kit)... ...

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Verified Resident 854026

2020-12-15  

The staff is wonderful. The materials inside the apartment are very cheap and the construction outside the building starts at 3:00 a.m. I like the neighborhood top notch schools and hospitals. Not recommendable because of the construction and interna...

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JDH JDH

2020-12-14   Google

I have recently spent a significant amount of time corresponding with Ashley the assistant manager, who has been incredibly patient, helpful, and professional! I can’t thank her enough. Upon touring Proto Kendall, the concierge was also helpful and...

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Jessica

2020-12-10  

I love my apartment. I'm home quite a bit due to the pandemic. It's cozy, comfortable, and best of all quiet. Staff is friendly and helpful. They have been cleaning every surface and provide hand sanitizer in multiple places on the 1st floor. Staff a...

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Won U

2020-12-01  

If you are looking for a place to stay near MIT/Harvard and looking for a clean and modern apartment complex, Proto is the answer. Variety of community activities are also offered by the management if you are in for building a community.

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Christopher

2020-11-21  

Living at Proto has been pretty good. I really like my apartment. I also like Kendall Square. It's is an amazing neighborhood. It's great being right next to MIT.

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Natasha

2020-11-19  

Beautiful community and very diverse group of residents. Proto staff are all amazing and very welcoming, making it feel like home. A BIG shoutout to Ashley! She is just wonderful and very approachable. She’s the reason I chose Proto as my new home.

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2020-11-01  

Friendly community. Clean and well maintained building.

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John

2020-10-30  

Overall great place to live. Staff have always been kind/helpful when I've needed something. Apartments have nice finishes and are generally well maintained.

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Mauricio

2020-10-16  

Overall, I love my apartment and this building. It is in a perfect location and the staff is very personable and friendly. It is unfortunate that the pandemic cut off access to the amenity spaces (for a while, completely, and now only partially) and ...

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Masahiro

2020-10-15  

I recently submitted service request to fix my kitchen appliance. They are extremely kind and helpful! -- Even though their first fix didn't solve the root issue at the end of day, they offered replacement second time; It was great experience having ...

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Rakesh

2020-10-15  

Great Central location A happening place Lots of fun activities Friendly atmosphere Considerate service Safe and secure Excellent neighborhood

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Verified Resident 829698

2020-10-07  

I absolutely love living at Proto. It is clean, new, safe, and the location is ideal. If you need something fixed, maintenance will kindly and efficiently fix it for you. There are many events for residents that are a lot of fun! There are fantastic ...

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2020-10-03  

Everyone at Proto is extremely helpful! From the concierge team, to maintenance and the office staff. Its been a great place to live!

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Verified Resident 823490

2020-09-25  

Moving in was smooth. Staff was amazing and helpful. The amenities (lounges and shared rooms) are fantastic. The apartment is nice and clean. The only downside is the size of the apartments and lack of lights in the livingroom and bedroom.

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Verified Resident 596871

2020-09-19  

This apartment is the nearest one to MIT. Nice and safe surroundings with nearby cafes and restaurants available. The staffs are friendly and professional and eager to solve any problem the residents have.

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Xinyi

2020-09-16  

I like the timely maintenance appointments, thoughtful events, location near the station, clean common areas and relatively quiet environment

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John Martin

2020-09-09   Google

Great experience so far. Spectacular facilities, Great amenities & amazing views. Staff have been great through all the leasing process. Always polite and on point. Love the accessibility to everything just walking distance.

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Jessica

2020-09-01  

I love my apartment. It's cozy, comfortable, and has washer and dryer in unit! The amenities are also great here. The location is excellent and I'm glad to be here.

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Won U

2020-08-30  

2nd year staying at PROTO and very satisfied with the apartment. Front Desk/Concierge staffs are very friendly and nice and I feel very safe at PROTO.

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James

2020-08-16  

I truly enjoy living in Proto. The staff is always friendly and accommodating, and the building is clean and well maintained. The neighborhood keeps evolving and it is exciting to be part of such a vibrant community.

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2020-08-14  

It's only been a week since I moved into Proto, but it's been a great relief for me. Amazing amenities, clean space and helpful staff!

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Verified Resident 800243

2020-08-05  

The staff are really nice and be patient to listen to my concern and questions but one thing need to improve is the reply speed to resident through email since some time I did not get any response once I send the email to the office.

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Verified Resident 754644

2020-07-31  

Porto is a great place to live. Not only is the property like living in a luxury hotel. But the staff is wonderful! Its also the perfect mix of city living and small town feel with the proximity to shops, restaurants and little boutiques. We are very...

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Verified Resident

2020-07-31  

The the apartment and community is good. The area is a good location and close to a lot of things in the middle of Cambridge and it’s nice living by the water and being able to look at the city of boston

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2020-07-30  

Porto is a great place to live. Not only is the property like living in a luxury hotel. But the staff is wonderful! Its also the perfect mix of city living and small town feel with the proximity to shops, restaurants and little boutiques. We are very...

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Omar De Jesus

2020-07-30   Google

Excellent facilities. Great staff. Amazing views! Accessible to train station. Stores & restaurants are walking distance. Staff is amazing and do a great job!

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Ashley Martin

2020-07-30   Google

Porto is a great place to live. Not only is the property like living in a luxury hotel. I’m so grateful to be here. We love our new home and everything about the Kendall Square area.

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Omar

2020-07-30  

Excellent facilities. Great staff. Amazing views! Accessible to train station. Stores & restaurants are walking distance. Staff is amazing and do a great job!

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Akul

2020-07-29  

Just moved in to the building, and everything went smoothly. The apartment is very nice and the we love the amenities. Looking forward to living here.

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Ka Yan

2020-07-26  

Really great service and friendly attitude, no matter how many questions I asked. But one thing that needs to improve is the speed of replying email.

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Verified Resident

2020-07-21  

Amazing location, great apartments and decent amenities but management is slow to respond and doesn't provide many updates on what's happening.

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Chan

2020-07-19  

It’s been great, safe and enjoyable staying in Proto. Location is most central to a lot of places , easily within walking parameters. The management team together with the cleaning and service support members are most approachable and professional....

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Verified Resident

2020-06-30  

I love this building — this is the first place I've lived with a package room, and it's amazing. And I didn't realize how much I would miss the weekly yoga classes during Covid!

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Verified Resident 754644

2020-06-25  

Proto is a beautiful community! We love the view from our apartment. Its amazing to wake up everyday and see the Charles River from our dining room table. We also love the modern features of the building like the Nest system. And most importantly the...

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2020-06-24  

Proto is a beautiful community! We love the view from our apartment. The modern features of the building. And most importantly the professionalism and promptness of the staff!

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2020-06-03  

My experience has been swell, living here. Questions and concerns have been resolved in a promt and satisfying manner, thus far

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Verified Resident 774683

2020-06-02  

Location is fantastic, overall appearance and utilities are great. For the price, I expected a little more peace and quiet, especially considering how much paperwork there was to sign re: noise rules. Unfortunately this is not something you can reall...

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Andrew

2020-05-29  

So far my experiences with Proto Kendall Square have been great -- seems like an excellent community with a lot of great facilities and in a solid neighborhood.

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Jessica Klein

2020-05-28  

The staff are all kind and helpful. The building is well maintained. They make great efforts in community building. The apartment is great with all the amenities form one to live comfortably in the city. The neighborhood is great, close to the river,...

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Jessica

2020-05-27  

It's a good place to live and close to so many things. Staff has been exceptionally good at keeping everything clean and safe during this pandemic.

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Won U

2020-05-27  

It's been almost 2 years with Proto. Brand new construction, great location, great view, and awesome management team. Very clean and quiet neighborhood.

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David

2020-05-14  

The place looks great, good assistant service - I've got many recommendations regarding this place, and also a friend live there. Ashley was very cooperative and helpful.

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Hung-Yu

2020-04-03  

Although I miss the gym, everything is good so far. One thing could do better is my mail has been arrived since 6 days ago but I have not received my QR code to get the package. Thanks.

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Christine

2020-03-31  

The apartment building it very clean and modern. We love the activities that are put on by the building, in addition to the amazing shared amenities!

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Lei

2020-03-30  

Living here is convenient and relaxing. The place sits near the hub of Kendall square, which is a very urban area. Everything is new and changing here.

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Natasha

2020-03-30  

Proto is a great community; we love the amenities and the neighborhood. Despite being in the heart of Kendall, it is surprisingly quiet which is a huge plus!

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Sophia

2020-03-24  

So far communication has been great! (Thanks Jorge!) My move in was smooth and the apartment was clean. I appreciate how quiet the community is and the regular updates from the building on coronavirus.

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Corey

2020-02-27  

This apartment community is in a great location with easy access to downtown Boston and deeper into Cambridge. Nice/useful amenity spaces and there are lots of events run by management.

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2020-02-17  

Great location and great community!

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Jessica

2020-02-12  

I have been here for a little over a year and I have enjoyed it. They neighborhood is great---close to everything. My apartment is quiet and the amenities are great.

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Verified Resident

2020-01-31  

I love the amenities that are available for residents to use in the building. The area is great being close to the MBTA and close to the boats that are docked at the charles river.

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Lei Du

2020-01-30  

Proto Kendall Sq is a special place. First of all I love my unit, cute, spacious, great view. Gym is convenient, location is wonderful. The staff is very warm and supporting, and we often have events that help bring people together. So far very happy...

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Edith

2020-01-29  

I love living in Proto because the building is brand new and the subway station is super close which is really convenient. Also, there is something going such as social activities, free yoga classes etc. I highly recommend living here.

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Verified Resident 660412

2020-01-15  

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Verified Resident 601770

2019-12-31  

Nice place to live. Close to the T. On street Parking is a bit hard for guests but other than that nice place to live. Community could be a little more kid friendly/ orientated as I am sure there are other parents in the building.

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Peter

2019-12-20  

The location is very convenient, as I work across the street. The concierge is always very friendly. The gym is a very nice convenience. No complaints.

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Jared

2019-12-19  

Great place to live! The location and amenities are great. Very modern and public areas kept clean. Communication between concierge and maintenance could be improved to ensure everyone is on the same page.

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윤현영

2019-12-16  

A wonderful location and excellent amenities.

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Christine

2019-12-16  

I love living in Proto! The cleanliness and community makes it an amazing place to live. I additionally love the amenities that the building has to offer.

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James

2019-12-16  

I enjoy living in this community. The building is well maintained, and the staff is always helpful. The amenities are great! I am happy to call Proto my home.

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Quinton

2019-12-16  

Proto has an unbeatable location - it's so close to the red line and easy to get anywhere in Boston or Cambridge. The lounge spaces and gym are great and they put on a lot of fun community events.

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Heayyean Lee

2019-12-16  

Luxury apartment!! Good location!! 24-hour concierge, very friendly!! Cold storage for fresh delivery!! Fully equipped fitness center & very clean yoga-spin studio!!

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Hyunyeong Yun

2019-12-16  

My apartment is soooooo nice. Staffs and managers are so kind. In additional, events are very fancy and good. Amenities are very useful and coffee machine is so nice.

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Mac Xi

2019-12-02   Google

Very nice apartment——Great location, modern & clean exterior and interiors, cool amenities, stylish and roomful units. However the management team is not showing a proper sense of responsibility; I made a $1,000 deposit for holding a unit this Ma...

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Jessica Klein

2019-11-26  

All the tenants and staff are kind and courteous. The building is well-kept. The location is amazing. Easy access to Boston by foot, the Charles River, and the rest of Cambridge.

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Eleanor

2019-11-24  

Great common area/lounge facilities - my guests are always impressed. Great concierge and mail room with excellent Luxer One system sending live updates of the status of my deliveries.

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Thomas Flood

2019-11-15  

It’s ok to live here. This review is very annoying and it’s taking away from my enjoyment of living here. The minimum characters is awful and should be discontinued.

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Anthony Jones

2019-11-14  

I have lived at The Proto for officially one year Now! I have loved every moment of it! The staff are very nice and pleasant, there’s always community gatherings and the location is very convenient

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Hung-Yu

2019-11-13  

Been living here longer than a year. Although apartments here are relatively small, I like the amenities and the staff/location is good and friendly,

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Daniella

2019-11-13  

You get kind attention from all the staff of the proto family. The amenities in the building are great and comfortable, I love the free work out classes!

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Neelay

2019-11-13  

Great building and staff. Good location for me given I work in Kendall. So far so good. Looking forward to more good days. The neighborhood has lots of amenities, but can be noisy at times given all the construction

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Verified Resident

2019-11-13  

Living at Proto has made my work life in Cambridge and surrounding Boston area so convenient! I appreciate feeling safe in my building and that the property is dog friendly!

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2019-11-06  

Very professional staff

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Jessica

2019-10-31  

I love it here!! It is the perfect location and a great place to call home. There are so many events going on and perks to take advantage of.

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Won U

2019-10-30  

It's been a year with Proto and we are happy to be with Proto Kendall. Great view, easy access to T, and friendly staffs are always a plus!!!!

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Verified Resident 710784

2019-10-28  

So far my experience has been very good. I enjoy the events that the staff put on for the residents. The building is maintained well, and the employees are very friendly. I would like to continue living in this community for many years to come.

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Verified Resident

2019-10-16  

Great experience at this building with the staff. New, clean with good amenities. The location is also perfect, walking distance to a lot of cool spots in Cambridge.

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REMZIYE ZAIM

2019-10-10   Google

Proto has a wonderful location at Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA, with excellent amenities. The Proto management team and concierge are always very kind and helpful. It is a great place to live!

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Ifueko

2019-10-01  

Very quick maintenance, wonderful amenities! Anytime I have a problem, it is solved within a day. I have only lived here for a few weeks, but I look forward to living here long term.

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Corey

2019-09-15  

Great building, very quiet with immediate proximity to the T. There are a wide variety of apartment layouts so there is something for everyone.

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Verified Resident

2019-09-12  

Building is very beautiful and the staffs are gentle and friendly. A lot of community events are held. But the walls between rooms seems to be very thin. The noises from neighbor or above/lower floor bother me. But overall, good apartment.

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Verified Resident 688460

2019-09-02  

This is a luxury doorman building but unfortunately does not provide the convenience one of would expect of this kind of property. Building access and package delivery capabilities are extremely inconvenient and timely repair of major building issues...

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Jessica

2019-08-29  

I am so fortunate to live in such a beautiful place and so close to everything I need! The building is spotlessly clean and very new. It's in the ideal location close to campus and extremely close to the Charles for a great running location. The gym ...

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Erica

2019-08-29  

I moved in about a year ago, and it has been amazing. The front desk, the community, the leasing office are always there to help. I’ve had no issues. Updated appliances and ac. Energy efficient. Location cannot he beat for working downtown, Cambrid...

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Deborah Favreau

2019-08-29  

I like everything about Proto the only thing that I would change is the parking situation for visitors and or deliveries. It's sometimes very inconvenient if you have a food delivery and you have to go all the way downstairs to get it.

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Li Jie

2019-08-25  

Loving the building and the lovely staff that we get to interact with on a daily basis! In particular, we would like to say how much Vincent (the concierge) has made great efforts to welcome us to Boston. He makes everyday better for us.

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James

2019-08-23  

I enjoy living here very much. The staff is always friendly, and the building is well-maintained. I love my cozy little apartment , and enjoy the city views from my windows. Also, having a garage to park my car is invaluable in the winter months.

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Lansing

2019-08-23  

Beautiful and clean building. Lots of cool events and nice people. I love the outdoor area and convenient coffee shops. I can sometimes hear my neighbors but other than that its been great!

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Verified Resident

2019-08-23  

This is my first day. Everyone made this process very welcoming and easy. Thank you Casania, Syndey, Juley, and Vincent! I am looking forward to the events to come. Thank you!

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Eunhye Kim

2019-08-22  

Proto is a modern, clean and convenient place! I am really enjoyed with my city life at Proto. If you are a single or no kids family I think that this might be the best place. It’s also very close to T station and bus.

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Jack

2019-08-21  

Really great, just moved in and had a smooth transition. The place is very clean, and i love the cold storage. The fourth floor is great too,

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Deborah

2019-08-19  

Good overall experience, nice mix of residents, friendly and helpful staff. Walking distance to MIT, Harvard, Boston downtown, convenient to red line. Could do with a convenience store in the neighborhood.

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Maylynn

2019-08-17  

I've loved living at Proto so far. The staff is great - professional and always very friendly. The amenities are wonderful and in great condition (although I wish we could get a Peloton bike!). The building itself is beautiful and I love my apartment...

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2019-08-14  

Clean and modern building with quality construction, active and respectful community, friendly and responsive management, thoughtful amenities, perched on top of craft beer and artisan coffee, a short walk to the river and high quality restaurants. W...

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Arnav

2019-08-14  

So far so good. It’s been a good experience moving in and generally staying here. I’ve been here for under a month so don’t really have much more to say about it.

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Anonymous

2019-08-09  

EXTREMELY untrustworthy. I had reserved a unit and changed my mind and cancelled within 48 hours back in early June. It's been two months and my $1000 deposit is STILL not returned to me. I have called and dropped by in person at least a dozen times,...

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Verified Resident

2019-08-06  

I enjoy living at proto the staff and the neighbors i have met so far have been very friendly. I love the amenities that are available for residents to use in the building.

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Verified Resident 575872

2019-07-26  

Proto is a great place to live. I enjoy the fact that it is in walking distance from the MBTA, it has great restaurants/stores near by, the amentities are amazing and the community is friendly. I would recommend living here.

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2019-07-25  

Proto is a great place to live. I enjoy the fact that it is in walking distance from the MBTA, it has great restaurants/stores near by, the amentities are amazing and the community is friendly.

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Rosana Gulart

2019-07-24  

I really enjoy living here. The office team is very slow in getting back to me. I sent an email on Monday and no one got back to me yet. I called yesterday to ask if they got the email.

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2019-07-06  

Great staff and excellent customer relations. Location is close to MIT and close to the T line which might be very useful for Harvard students or affiliates.Great amenities and very new.

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Yannick Nüdling

2019-07-05   Google

Great place to live.

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2019-07-03  

A wonderful location and excellent building and aminities. Your experiance will be extremly different based on your apartemnt location and the street it faces.

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Verified Resident 658853

2019-07-01  

I have been happy here at Proto since day one. From the concierge to the management teams, this place makes me happy. The overall atmosphere and vibe has exceeded my expectations by far. I love it here!

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Jessica

2019-06-27  

I love my apartment, especially the location! Great amenities and friendly staff! The best part about living here is all the activities and free give aways.

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Lucy

2019-06-25  

So far so good! One thing I really like about Porto is the noise insulation. I literally hear nothing. The AC is also really good and I sleep comfortably. The front desk is also nice and helpful.

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Anonymous

2019-06-18  

Proto is a new building with very up-to-date appliances and overall the apartments are very nice. Although it could be a little bit small for the cost of monthly rent, but a lot of new apartments in Boston area are like that. Most of staffs, especial...

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Amrit

2019-06-14  

Smooth move in experience, great staff and amenities. I especially appreciate the clean community spaces and the roof deck with grills / lounge area!

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Chuang

2019-06-02  

Really really cool living room, to see the river view every day! Like the Gym, make me happy and enjoyable life! Moreover, close to my office, very convenient for me!

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Daniella

2019-06-02  

Beautiful building with great amenities. I wish there could be areas for children (toddlers). I find it very complete but still need an area for my baby. Shades in the rooms should be black out, a lot of light goes in early by the Morning. Very prett...

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Daneiris Heredia-Perez

2019-05-30  

I don’t interact with the community much but it is a quiet and respectful property so far. My mail is always in fact and people are friendly enough to hold the elevator.

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Christopher

2019-05-30  

Proto is an amazing community. I started living here in December, and I've had a great experience. There's always an event being hosted here. And the amenities are awesome.

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Keun Jung

2019-05-29  

location is perfect to commute. everything is new, so it is super clean and quite to live. Everyone working here is very kind. I especially like the notification system when the package arrives.

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Yu Ichikawa

2019-05-21  

Amenity, operation, management, concierge service, location, all are fabulous. Enjoying the experience here at Proto, definitely would like to recommend if friends were looking for apartment in Cambridge area.

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Hung-Yu

2019-05-16  

Overall good the management team is working hard to make us comfortable. But in the apartment, toilet and sink are not made of the material that easy to clean.

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2019-05-15  

My family and I enjoy the community.

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Madelline Weidanz

2019-05-15  

Love it!! It’s been nice living at Proto and I definitely would recommend it to people. It’s in the perfect spot. Great food places and more

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Verified Resident 635319

2019-05-05  

Great place with lots of amenities, the best i've lived in so far. Very close to my workplace, also right near kendall square sblubway station. Parking garage also great. Concierge and leasing office people are very kind.

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2019-05-04  

Great place with lots of amenities, the best i've lived in so far.

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Verified Resident 634560

2019-05-02  

My experiences so far has been pretty good. Everyone that I have interacted with has been really friendly and kind. The parties that the management team puts together has exceeded my expectations and it feels nice being apart of a community.

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Chuanren

2019-05-02  

Annee was super nice when showing us the apartments. The leasing team was transparent about the management transition. Overall pleasant experience.

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Mauricio

2019-05-02  

I only recently moved in, but so far Proto is a dream. I love the location and how modern and high-tech things are throughout the building and my apartment. I'm looking forward to making use of all the amenities soon.

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Verified Resident 629616

2019-04-21  

The apartment community is great. Theres always fun events fir everyone even kids. All members of staff are friendly and know you by name. Which is great only thing is parking I wish there was better parking for guest or guest parking

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Anthony Jones

2019-04-21  

I have lived here since November 2018 and I love it! The management concierge are great! There’s always social events, I couldn’t ask for more!

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Inc. GNS Healthcare

2019-04-20  

We are very happy with our apartment at Proto Kendall Square. The location is perfect (near shops, restaurants and public transportation). The amenities and the staff are excellent.

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Verified Resident

2019-04-17  

Proto has been such an exciting and beautiful place to live. Not only is the building well kept, clean and always smelling nice, this building is loaded with great amenities. The building is also safe and secure, with 24/7 concierge service. I also e...

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Andrew Park

2019-04-16   Google

I could easily give 5 stars if we could have screens on our windows. I have a baby boy and it's so dangerous without screens on windows. (Winter was fine as we didn't opened windows that much, but now spring and summer is coming....) Asked management...

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Nyla Love

2019-04-16   Google

Proto has been such an exciting and beautiful place to live. Not only is the building well kept, clean and always smelling nice, this building is loaded with great amenities. The building is also safe and secure, with 24/7 concierge service. I also e...

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Won U

2019-04-16  

I could easily give 5 stars if we could have screens on our windows. I have a baby boy and it's so dangerous without screens on windows. Asked management couple times but rejected every single time. I don't think they care that much about safety. Oth...

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Fatih

2019-04-11  

Since the beginning, loved my apartment and the building. Found the people in the management very helpful and amazing. The building provided great amenities

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2019-04-10  

Proto is a wonderful community, with capable and caring staff, good facility, super location and overall a great place to call home.

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Eleanor

2019-04-10  

Fantastic! Really enjoy being part of the Proto Community. The amenities are excellent and there are regular events out on by the staff. Would definitely recommend!

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Andrew

2019-04-09  

I'm happy with almost everything living here, except that sometimes, when I first moved in in 2018 fall, there were a lot of construction noises. I believe those noises are going away now.

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Verified Resident

2019-04-09  

I have enjoyed living in Proto so far everyone seems nice and it feels like home. I really enjoy the parties and happy hours the building puts together.

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Verified Resident

2019-04-08  

I love everything about Proto. The balcony, the grills, the common space with meeting spaces, work spaces, and ping pong tables! The game/music room, the gym, the mail service, it's been almost way too convenient for me as a startup founder. Being in...

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Atipporn

2019-04-06  

The two best things about Proto are probably the great apartment services (concierge, maintenance, facilities) and its convenient location right next to the T.

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Zahra

2019-04-05  

Proto is a great place to live! Right in the middle of the Kendall square action, close to everything! Everyone here is awesome, kind and smart

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Mary Young-Mi

2019-04-05  

It’s been really nice living at Proto. The apartment is brand new and modern with quality appliances and amenities that make living in Boston convenient.

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Naoko

2019-04-02  

Room and amenities are pretty fine, but I was always annoyed by terrible construction noise by this January since I began to live here. Construction noise sometimes starts at 6 am! I've never experience such terrible thing. Anyway, lounge, gym, conci...

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Kimberlee Cobleigh

2019-03-29  

Love Proto. New, clean apartments. Nice and helpful staff. Definitely recommend Proto. So convenient. Great amenities. I live the fitness classes and events. Very nice people

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Inho

2019-03-27  

Very friendly staffs. They are always ready to help residents. It has good coomunity facilities including game room and lunge. Frequent social events help residents to get closer. Safe and awesome surroundings like good restaurants.

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Jessica

2019-03-27  

excellent service and prompt response from the staff. clean building, have not had an issue, everyone in the building is more than friendly.

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Michelle

2019-03-26  

Great management. They really faith about residents with lots of social events and parties and surprise food in the lobby. I also love the concierge staff and the other residents are great. Apartment is centrally located and very modern.

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Verified Resident

2019-03-26  

The apartment building is located in a central location and offers all of the top amenities of a luxury apartment building. Additionally, the construction is brand new and everything is in amazing condition. Drawbacks include small apartment size and...

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James

2019-03-25  

Staff is friendly, and very helpful. Building is well maintained, and always clean. Community areas are really great spaces, and the Apartments are modern.

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Jessica

2019-03-23  

Excellent location, friendly staff, and lovely amenities! So far I have had a good experience. My apartment is small, but has great appliances and fixtures.

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2019-03-03  

Proto is a true gem! Great location, good services and amenities and warm staff. Price is competitive and overall look and feel is modern, well thought-out and carefully executed. The owner/designer of the facility clearly spent a lot of time thinkin...

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Daniela Viteri

2019-03-02   Google

Proto has great amenities and is in a very convenient location ( less than 5 minute walk from the T and several nearby restaurants). The staff and management are incredibly friendly, attentive and helpful!

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2019-02-17  

Great location, friendly staffs, one of the newest apartment at Kendall.

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2019-02-12  

Best new Kendall Square property - great finishes, amenities and staff.

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Tatiana Mey

2019-02-05   Google

Proto is a great choice in Kendall Square. Very safe area, the apartment is brand new, super comfortable and the common areas are great! The Management and Maintenance Teams are also amazing! The leasing process was fast and easy, the sales team was ...

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Sharon DeBacco

2019-02-05   Google

Absolutely love Proto. Brand new, uber-convenient, great restaurants. Lovely walks to Beacon Hill or Back Bay, then away from the crowds when home. Staff has incredible focus on ensuring your comfort and ease. Plenty of building events that are fun (...

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Verified Resident 596871

2019-01-25  

First of all, staffs are super nice! They are always willing to help me whenever I need help. Facilities are quite modern and embed many state-of-the-art technologies including nest temperature control system and package delivery system.

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2019-01-24  

Perfect place to stay for young professionals in Cambridge!

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2019-01-04  

Proto is a great place to live. Ameneties are great. The building is always very clean and smelling fresh. The concerige and management team are always very friendly and very helpful

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Verified Resident 584886

2018-12-19  

It's a beautiful building full of very small but thoughtfully laid out units. Management staff has been great, concierge is very friendly and the building feels secure. Location is amazing, parking is pricy but market rate, and Blue Bottle going in d...

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Verified Resident 576543

2018-11-28  

I love both the apartment and the building. Everything is very clean and the staff is great, supportive and polite. It is a wonderful place to live in. Location is perfect for people working or studying at MIT.

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Verified Resident 573728

2018-11-21  

My experience in Proto has unfortunately not been a good one with construction happening as early as 6:45 am in the mornings and loud hammering / drilling. The professional staff here eg concierge and maintenance is terrific but I would not be recomm...

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Verified Resident 569853

2018-11-12  

Expensive and the unit is fairly small for the price, but what it lacks in space it more than makes up for in quality and other amenities. Plus the management team is very responsive and actively works to make the residents feel welcome and appreciat...

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