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Ratings & Reviews

Here's what our residents and prospects are saying.

Lisa Clark- Young

2022-10-17   Google

Great Afternoon Alvista Bowie Team, I pray all is well with everyone. I was scheduled for a tour on Saturday, 10/15/22. First, allow me to start off by saying Mr. Elisah Myles is an awesome rep for your property. I felt like we knew each other, but h...

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Erik Kerns

2022-10-17   Google

I am know longer a resident as of September but I would like to say the new management of Alvista Bowie has been very helpful. I had a few lingering inquires that needed to be handled for my move and they were really professional. Under this new mana...

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khalid mustafaa

2022-10-04   Google

Great service

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Shayla Pickens

2022-07-01   Google

I love my place. So peaceful and quiet. It’s such a homely feel. The office staff is amazing and the manager Mayra Marquez does so well with being attentive.

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Anonymous

2022-04-22  

This place might look nice from the outside & I would have loved to give it 5 stars, but the incompetence of the staff is beyond reason. They require a $25 application fee + a $250 holding deposit. They are running a scam to take people's money and r...

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2022-03-31  

Would recommend it for the outstanding community and especially the professional staff and extremely kind and friendly neighbors.

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2022-02-16  

I have already recommended this property to a couple of people because of the excellent customer service provided by the leasing agents, as well as, the beauty and quietness of the property.

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2022-02-16  

The community is awesome and well kept. The hospitality of staff is very good and welcoming. They made relocating easy.

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2022-02-05  

This particular maintenance request re: no hot water was handled efficiently and correctly

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2022-02-04  

The timeliness of the maintenance requests being met has improved dramatically and I think that is a positive influence.

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2022-02-03  

Slow request to fix repairs, too many maintenance employees changing and office staff with the exception of Myra.

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2022-02-01  

Very nice staff, unfortunately Pandemic has not allowed for many significant improvements

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2022-01-26  

When I first moved here I would have definitely but after being here a little more than 2 years my complaints have not been resolved despite me complaining multiple times. Looking forward to moving.

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2022-01-06  

I would rate this a 5 but it took several requests and several failed repairs to finally get this fixed. If it were not for that it would be a 5

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2021-12-16  

Over all I like the apartment except for the high cost of water and sewer.

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2021-12-02  

I would recommend the community because it's mostly quiet, I feel safe and I haven't had many major problems

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2021-11-30  

The maintenance team has always been quick and thorough. And very professional.

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2021-11-20  

It takes a lot of time to get repairs and/or replacements

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Latisha Francis

2021-09-26   Google

Looking through the reviews here, I'm asking myself "do these people live in the same place that I do?" I have lived at Alvista for about a year and my apartment is wonderful! There was a customer service related hiccup with the leasing agent at the ...

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2021-09-24  

I would recommend this apartment community because of my interaction with the office personnel. Mayra & Casey are awesome!

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2021-09-17  

I would recommend the community because the office staff that I have had to interact with have always been extremely friendly and professional. The neighborhood is very convenient to so much and a wonderful place for families.

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2021-09-16  

I am a returning resident (formerly Garfield). I had no issues in the past when putting in work orders. Also, the back gate was working then and the property was better maintained. I have a stint in my apt that I believe to be mold. I have also asked...

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2021-09-13  

This is the longest I have stayed in a rental unit and I enjoy the property.

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2021-09-13  

I would recommend this apartment community. However, the maintenance crew and service has gone down. I do know that they are working on it and I hope it gets better.

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2021-09-13  

The noise above my head is awful. The smell of cigarette and Marijuana comes through my apartment. The cracks in the foundation allows bugs to come in. The MB vent doesn't blow hot or cold air.

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2021-04-10  

I have been here going on 2 years and when I had a problem it was taken care of as quickly as possible.

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2021-04-10  

The staff here at this apartment community are very professional, helpful, and friendly.

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2021-02-08  

I would absolutely recommend this community. It is close to a lot of conveniences and the office staff is very polite and respectful.

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2021-02-08  

I would recommend the community based on the location and spacious floor plans. I would NOT recommend based on my initial interaction with the Leasing Consultant Lolita and the upkeep of property grounds or residents unwillingness to clean up after t...

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2021-02-08  

I really like living there its really quite

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2021-02-08  

this is a good place to live

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Anonymous

2021-01-25  

I love this community. The residential staff are all helpful and polite, the maintenance staff is very quick to respond and friendly. I would like the entry gate to be fixed but otherwise, my residence here has been pleasant. My apartment is spacious...

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Athena Horne-Brooks

2021-01-06   Google

I have been a resident since August 2017 and my hope is to move this year. My car has been towed due to lack of communication when the zoning of painting the park lots occurred. Management prior to Lincoln increased the rent. Maintenance response tim...

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Anonymous

2020-08-12  

Needs improvements. VERY poor maintenance response time, actually it's unacceptable. They finally show up after you call numerous times, and do half- a** job. Then you have to call again and it will be months until they show up again. For paying over...

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Alisa Jackson

2020-07-16   Google

The apartments are overall not bad for this area. However they have the potential to be very desirable if management would focus on maintenance and overall up keep. The amount of money tenants pay in rents should afford them superior maintenance serv...

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L A

2020-04-06   Google

I've enjoyed living at The Garfield/Alvista Bowie for the past year. Everyone from the office staff to maintenance have been great. Brandon in the leasing office has been an awesome addition to the team and has exceptional customer service. Any conce...

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Kristen Gregg

2020-04-05   Google

Brandon and Ms. Aloma Jackson are very professional at the Alvista Bowie Apartments. The customer service is very good. Brandon does a great job minimizing wait time to collect monthly payment or take perspective residents on a tour. In addition, Ms....

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Hanna Abunaw

2020-03-21  

privacy ,promptness in response and cleanliness

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2020-03-04  

You don't even deserve my 1 star. Looks good from the outside. They don't care about their tenants. They toll my 2 car in one day for no reason even with the parking pass on it, Come in and out of your apartment without permission. They missed up my ...

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Mrs. Chong Won Kwak

2020-01-18   Google

I am Mrs.Chong Won Kwak and today is January 18,2020. I lived in this apartment complex building, when it was named Bowie Archstone in 2004-2005 year. In the photographs of the interior of apartment rooms, are different from the third floor I lived b...

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NTB

2020-01-17   Google

The experience at Alvista with the new management company has been less than stellar. Residence have no recourse when trying to resolve complaints with management. I have a neighbor who smokes marijuana day and night. The smell from the smoke permiat...

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Janay_J754

2019-10-31  

If I could give zero stars I would. When I was apartment hunting and saw the negative reviews, I assumed it was a few people that had bad experiences and that mine wouldn't be like that. Oh how wrong I was! I should've listened to my gut and went wit...

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dave conrad

2019-07-09   Google

Overall I'm very pleased with the residence. Maintenance, staff and amenities are very good. I only question the recycling

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Anonymous

2019-05-17  

If I could give 10 starts I would give it! Since Murn took over the property, it has been wonderful! The staff, the maintenance personnel are just great! I understand when they have to enforce rules because it makes our living comfortable, safe and a...

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Abc1235!

2019-05-14  

My experience with the staff has been exceptional. They're professional and very accommodating. I am always greeted with smiles and a friendly hello. I know each person's name , and I am always addressed by my name - as a matter of fact, my dog is al...

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Anonymous

2019-05-02  

I currently reside at the Garfield in Bowie MD, and I must say that my overall experience has been less than satisfactory for the following reasons: 1) this complex is infested with raccoons. 2) Even though our car is registered with the Garfield, th...

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Stacey_B852

2019-04-29  

The Garfield is quality at a reasonable price. The staff is friendly and accommodating, the apartments are well appointed. The amenities are accessible and clean. I have enjoyed living here. The community went through a transition, and things were ro...

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Anonymous

2019-04-26  

I have been a resident of this community since 2015 and yes it has had its challenges. At the time of move-in, we did not realize that the community was in management transition. We were subjected to numerous management companies, were unresponsive, ...

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Anonymous

2019-04-25  

Whew... reading some reviews and honestly people should value and use the power of discernment. I have been here, like many others, for 3+ years. The place has its challenges, like most others. But lets focus on what we don't have: No rodent or pest ...

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Anonymous

2019-04-24  

I love this community because the staff is always very professional. I especially like the resident events, they have had something for all ages, my children really enjoyed Easter Hunt this past Sunday.

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Lindsay Washington

2018-12-19  

leasing office is helpful and responsive... no complaints

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Anonymous

2018-07-24  

I thought everything was very good and if I had to complain, I would be nit-picking. The layout of the apt was very good where there was a proper usage of each space (or the rooms). It had a comfortable feeling to it. The apt was cool in the Summer a...

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Trinitatmason

2018-04-22  

Front office unprofessional and disengaging. They treat you like they are doing you a favor. Lack of response. Seldom answer phones. Not friendly or cordial. Exit gate remains broke. Front gate open from time to time without any information as to why...

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brian garner

2018-03-26   Google

I have been there since September 2017 and I can honestly say that my experience has been great and I've had no issues at all with employees or the rental office. Any and every issue I've had has always been resolved in a timely manner. If there was ...

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Beautylove

2018-03-15  

I been here for 2 months and I truly enjoy this apartment. Very quiet at the building I live and maintenance is always on time and able to fix things fast. I been eye this place for 2 years and you truly can not go off a lot of reviews. If it feels r...

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Pierre Nicolau

2018-03-09   Google

I’ve been here for almost 2 years now and while yes this property does have its issues... its a better one than most of similar pricing. Take all reviews with a grain of salt (especially ones complain for infractions for late rent and failure to fo...

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India Dixon

2018-02-07  

I have been living here for over four years now, and this property has been through many changes. I have lost count of how many management companies have taken over and with each one the value of this place goes down. I am usually okay with changes a...

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Jasmine_M964

2018-01-18  

Recently moved here in November 2017. Relocating from Atlanta I was discouraged due to the size and price of apartments- seems a little high- but it was surprisingly similar. Beside the amenities in the apartment not being up to date (light fixtures,...

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WJohnson33

2017-10-24  

I was shocked to see so many bad reviews. I believe the residents who are satisfied simply don't bother to post so I've taken the liberty to do so. I've been here three years now. It started out rocky however with a change in property management (Mur...

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Laurie Slater

2017-10-12   Google

Terrible customer service! I was 11 days late with my rent so they charged me a 5% late fee, that was MORE than 5% and some sort of legal fee. They have the nerve to do this while my apartment has holes in it from the people upstairs flooding my apar...

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Lekesha Lawson

2017-03-24   Google

Really hate this place thankfully me & my boyfriend are moving really soon, the leasing office is kind of rude if you call and request someone to fix something in your apartment they take forever!! Literally me and my boyfriend had moved into another...

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Anonymous

2016-12-15  

The Garfield has improved immensely over the past year. I was on the fence about 8 months ago. However, after bringing in new management (Charisse). Charisse has turned this apartment community around completely. The staff are highly responsive to my...

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Demetrius L. Deal

2016-08-13   Google

Over priced for what you really get...beautiful complex, and haven't had any real problems, except the AC goes out every other week. In addition, for $1750 a month for a two bedroom, its just not worth it! And there's no emergency maintenance crew, a...

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Daniel Bitzer

2016-07-18   Google

I had to move out early because the tenant above was making too much noise. Management after 4 months of complaints could not resolve the issue. The leasing agents could care less about you and 3 weeks after moved out, the management has yet to conta...

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Immune22

2016-06-26  

Do not consider this place if you are planning to move. I have had nothing but problems at a premium price. Do not come here. You will be very displeased

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kken

2016-03-03  

Ive been at Meridian at Bowie for 2 years it has been changing for the better and I am happy with the way the new leasing team has handled business. Larhonda Perkins and Starr Pope are great at what they do. They are effecient in communicating the ne...

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COCOPUFF12

2016-02-21  

I have been a resident since 2009 and have had the experience of ownership change. With these changes it hasn't been easy, with different and new management style from the cooperate office down to the leasing staff. With the new management and staff ...

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Anonymous

2016-01-05  

The office staff is really nice , but the maintenance is not professional at all, the grounds are EXTREMELY DIRTY!!!never maintained . I've never lived in a complex where it is never cleaned. I moved in OCT 2015, the same trash and broken glass is st...

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mark5717

2015-11-23  

I have been living at the Meridian at Bowie for 6 months in apartment 7408. I just wanted to take a moment and say Thank You! to our amazing new Property Manager LaRhonda Perkins. I came to Ms. Perkins her first week in office to address some concern...

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Anonymous

2015-10-29  

I am moving out and breaking my lease to escape the Is place. I have lived here for years and enjoyed every minute of it until management changed and a manager by name ------- took over. What a nightmare she has been. Where do it start: i think she h...

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Anonymous

2015-10-20  

Meridian at Bowie is a nice community. The leasing consultants are extremely helpful. Despite the negative reviews, I have always been able to consider Meridian at Bowie HOME. I feel safe and secure in my home and on the property at all times.

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2015-10-13  

I went to see apartment about 2 months ago I fell in love with the apartment. It's a place to live for life . I live with my brother now in Bowie I been there for 10 years so it's time for me to move but he needs me to help cut grass and clean up the...

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2015-09-13  

I signed my lease today and am very impressed with the customer service I received, from the Meridian Staff. I worked with Matt and it was a no hassle, stress free experience. I felt my business was appreciated and have been helped along the entire p...

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2015-09-10  

I also viewed this property on-line. I liked the location and the video showing the available amenities near by. I viewed a three bedroom model with two bathrooms, which appeared to be spacious. However the room dimensions were not available to view ...

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2015-09-04  

The complex is located close to US-50 which is great. The apartments are spacious with many amenities.

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Biggdogg201

2015-08-27  

I just moved to Merdian at Bowie 3635 and this place needs a complete makeover, I did say I just moved here and my whole apartment flooded from an apartment upstairs and I have been displaced from my apartment for a couple of days now, I went in ther...

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2015-08-25  

Very beautiful complex. However appliances are not up to date. Water heater is extremely old and appears to be duck taped up. Filter and cooling system seems to barely to work in the bedrooms. When I first moved things seemed great. It wasnt till abo...

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2015-08-15  

Nice location and great neighbors. It's convenient (driving, not walking) to shopping and freeways. The apartments are bright and sunny with lots of cabinet and closet space. There is a lot of parking. The grounds are very well manicured. The apartme...

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2015-08-11  

? I moved into The Meridian in December of 2011. At the time my rent for a fourth floor, 706 sq. ft. one-bedroom apartment with fireplace was $1230. Today, after several increases and a change in management, the rent is a whopping $1495 (after all th...

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2015-08-06  

In the heart of Bowie, lies the Meridian at Bowie apartments. It is centrally located within walking distance of great restaurants, Walmart, and Bowie Town Center as well as Allen Pond Park. Meridian is within 5 minutes of walking distance from the C...

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Anonymous

2015-08-04  

Ms. Barbara & Staff: First let me start by expressing a heart felt THANK YOU to you and Mr. Bobby for a job well done. I experience a water leak problem in my Apt #4203 building 3647 the week of July 27. As I came into the leasing office Mr. Bobby st...

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2015-07-27  

Meridian at Bowie is in the perfect location for all Bowie has to offer, including the Bowie Town Center (walkable) and parks such as the beautiful Allen Pond Park. Tons of shopping and restaurants are within a 5 minute drive from the complex and it ...

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Killawill24

2015-07-21  

I've been living at the Meridian for over a year now and I am very pleased with the management and the community all together. Maintenance work hard in maintaining the grounds and the front office staff are very pleasant and work hard to satisfy the ...

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TruelyRandom

2015-07-09  

I'd reccomend this placeto anyof my friends. A nice, courtess and professional staff; great and frendly neighborhood is what this property has to offer.

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Tianamarie65

2015-07-09  

This is an overall nice property from my experience.

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Prayers123

2015-07-07  

The Meridian is a great place to call home. Ms. Barbara is nice and welcoming and she does so much to make everyone happy and accomodate the residents. She's a nice person and I am glad she's part of the new management!

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Michan

2015-07-07  

I just moved here 7 months ago and I love it!! From the time I walked into the leasing office I felt welcomed to The Meridian. The staff was so nice and patiently listened, while I expressed what I was looking for. I am a single woman and live by mys...

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emceesquared

2015-07-06  

I have been living at the Meridian for a little over 2 years and I love it!! I especially love that we are now under new management!! The grounds are well manicured and clean. I love my high ceilings, ice maker, granite countertops and ceiling fans. ...

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DCCoates

2015-07-06  

I have lived here at The Meridian for fourteen years ever since it was St James Place. I love living here! The apartments are large and spacious, in every unit is a full size washer and dryer. There are no bugs here(such as roaches). We have great ne...

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Anonymous

2015-05-24  

My exprence with this apartment is wonderful. I got a one bedroom for a low, low, price and I love it! My dog enjoys being here. The property is sweet and pretty. The mantinace is exilent and is on point when comes down to really bad things.

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gail Benjamin

2015-05-23  

My experience with Barbera Young at Meridian Bowie apartment was lovely she really knowledgeable about apartments and ground, able to answer questions about maintenance and swimming pole etc. I like to thank her once again Mrs. Gail L. Benjamin 5star

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Anonymous

2015-05-18  

Do not move here!!! Management is the worst you can imagine! I have lived here for years, and I am now planning to move. It's a shame, used to be a great place to live.

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Anonymous

2015-05-14  

I have lived in many other apts and this is the best. The property manager Barbara was extremely helpful when i was making my moving arrangements. Thanks Barbara! My pet enjoy our walks in this quiet neighborhood. I would recommend this to other peop...

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Linette Easton

2015-05-12   Google

Myexperience dealing with Barbara Young was marvelous she does a great job in going over Apartment Guide and issues

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Anonymous

2015-03-31  

These past several months this apartment complex has went down hill. There is trash throughout the hallways and most recently today there was a bag of trash busted open sitting at the bottom of the stairs. I have requested maintenance fix my kitchen ...

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Anonymous

2015-03-31  

I have lived hear over a.year and recently signed a 6 month lease. I am glad I didn't sign a 12. I will def be moving. Ed in the rental office is excellent. Maintenance crew is pretty good if there is problem its.fixed. my issue is the grounds are no...

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Anonymous

2015-03-25  

This placed USED to be stellar! But presently, I would not move here for theses five reasons: 1.) The community was recently purchased by what appears to be a "subprime" management company. They charge you $3.00 to pay your rent via ACH and a whoppin...

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Anonymous

2015-02-02  

I have lived at the Meridian for over 5 years and I love it! It is close to everything I need and is walking distance to restaurants and the mall. Maintenance is great and always professional. Nate and Crystal are top of the line. I have never dealt ...

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Anonymous

2015-01-29  

My husband and I moved to the meridian last summer, after a long search for the right apartment. Before deciding to rent, we visited the property on multiple occasions and each time found the staff to courteous, personable and professional. So far we...

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rgilliland62

2015-01-25  

Excellent place to live. For the price, you won't find anything else so in the DC metro area comparable. Crown molding, large bathroom with great tub. Excellent amenities!

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LOtha6301

2015-01-23  

I have lived here since 2011. The staff is very friendly, including the maintenence men! Nate is a great property manager and is very flexiable and understanding. They keep your packages for you when you are not home, which is a HUGE help because my ...

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Anonymous

2015-01-23  

Staff is very friendly as well as the neighbors. Had no issues while renting at this facility and personnel were very helpful. Would definitely recommend to anyone searching for an apartment in the Bowie area close to many great areas especially Bowi...

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moshields

2015-01-13  

Live here since February 2014. I love my apartment home. The office staff and the maintenance are very professional and courteous. A+ to our office managers, Nate and Crystal, for the professionalism, and the personal interest in their residents. If ...

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Stephen Davis

2014-11-12  

Find another place! very unethical. You won't get your deposit back or very little of it. They make up reasons to keep your deposit!!!

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Sonya W

2014-10-10  

I loved living at the Meridian at Bowie. For over two and a half years, I called the Meridian at Bowie apartments home. I enjoyed every minute. The office and maintenance staff were nothing less than professional, courteous, and helpful. They all hel...

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Anonymous

2014-08-28  

I lived at Meridian from June 2013 to August 2014. What sold me was the garden tub!! I loved..loved...loved it. I would often have to get home late around 10:30 at night...never had a problem. The grounds were always beautiful (especially compared to...

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BobbySig1979

2014-08-21  

I have lived here since 2012, and I have really enjoyed it. The area is great, making it easy to get around with little effort. Allen Pond Park is amazing! Northview Elementary is a great school as well. It is expensive, but well worth the investment...

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Anonymous

2014-08-14  

This complex is extremely overpriced and overrated! They promote the complex as being a gated community but the gate is usually broken once or twice a week. The parking is horrible. Residents throw their garbage in front of the compactor instead of s...

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Lovingit1957

2014-06-12  

I lived at the Meridian at Bowie from November 2011 through May 2014. Living at the Meridian at Bowie was one of the most awesome and best decisions I made in my history of apartment living. The apartmentâ??s size was perfect. From the Leasing offic...

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MariHernandez

2014-05-27  

I have lived at Meridian since October 2013. I am moving soon, but it's due to my mother's health. My months here have been very pleasant and enjoyable; I always felt safe at night. When i have had the need to contact the rental office, the staff has...

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bc76_yahoo.com

2014-05-09  

I have lived here since August 2013 and the quality of the property has drastically decreased. It is supposed to be a gated community but the gates are always broken for weeks at a time, so they just leave them open. They allow the garbage to pile up...

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Anonymous

2014-05-08  

I am so proud to be a resident here. I love the fact that I can wave to my neighbors and know they will wave back with a pleasant greeting. That I can park my car and know that it will be safe. That my wife and son can play and walk around the neighb...

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Anonymous

2014-05-06  

I would recommend living here if you are deaf. Barking occurs around the clock. LOUD barking. It's like living in a kennel. Also occasional loud music from neighbors, although that's nothing compared to the barking. But if you are deaf, or if for som...

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Gensis1

2014-04-07  

I've lived at the Meridian at Bowie for a couple of years. Of course with any property issues will arise. But at the Meridian at Bowie my experience with the Office Staff has always been 10 stars plus! They are friendly and very warm toward me! Every...

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heresince2012

2014-03-28  

I've been here since 2012 and I'll be the first to say, this is the worst place to live!!! The office staff are the WORST!! The fire alarm would go off anywhere from 1a.m-6a.m once a month and nothing was done about it. I had to go argue my way to th...

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CJDASH

2014-01-13  

The time that my husband and I called Meridian At Bowie our home was nothing short of outstandingly pleasant. From the courteous and professional staff, to the feeling of safety, overall cleanliness and beauty of the community, we thoroughly enjoyed ...

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MLC3647

2013-11-08  

I have lived in the Meridian for three years. I have enjoyed all of the solitude and the safety of the complex. I can access all of the areas that I enjoy like Annapolis and Washington, DC quickly. The shopping in Bowie was wonderful for me. I love c...

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st0rmyweather

2013-10-15  

I have lived here just short of 2 years. I haven't had any major issues since I've lived here. There are some minor annoyances, 1) like coming home at any point after 9 p.m. and not being able to find a parking space 2) the way the trash piles up aro...

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Anonymous

2013-10-03  

Meridian at Bowie is a great place to live! It has great amenities, location and customer service from the rental office personnel.

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DrPhylosophy

2013-10-03  

I moved to the Meridian at Bowie in Aug. 2011. I met with a leasing agent, completed the application, and moved in two days later. My apartment was ready. The apartment community is nice and quiet. I enjoyed my neighbors who are now my friends. I nev...

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Anonymous

2013-10-03  

It's an ok place, but Bowie in general does not have the greatest apartment complexes. The trash overflows from the dumpster by the end of the week and people just keep piling it up on the ground, which you get to drive by on your way out each mornin...

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Anonymous

2013-10-02  

My car was 1 of 4 broken into at Meridian one night. A few weeks later a huge SUV parked just inside the gate was sitting on cinder blocks, the front driver window having been smashed in and all 4 wheel stoles. The neighbors do not care about trash, ...

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tfjohnsonii

2013-08-18  

While a resident at the Meridian of Bowie we had nothing but an excellent experience! The staff was friendly and helpful, the cleaning crew was very attentive and my family felt very safe. We moved out currently because of a growing family, but if we...

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Tieknee

2013-08-01  

I moved into the Meridan @ Bowie Apts in Sept 2012 from Delaware and lived there for several months until having to move closer to my employment. My stay at the Meridian was beyond words can describe. The apartments are Wonderful, My Neighbors were n...

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luvinlife2012

2013-07-19  

I am always ready to write a review on behalf of the Meridian at Bowie...I can't imagine not having something good to say. The office staff is professional and exceptionally helpful. The maintenance crew is so on point; honestly, I don't think anothe...

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Fallon00

2013-07-09  

I have to admit I was hesitant about living in Bowie after living in Annapolis. The rent at Meridian was a little less expensive so I thought I'd give it a try. The Meridian has been a great place to live for the past year. I am moving due to relocat...

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Anonymous

2013-07-05  

My husband and I really enjoyed living at the Meridian at Bowie, we are only moving now due to work relocating us. The apartment layout for our one bedroom make sense and it is surprisingly spacious for 800 sq feet. The apartment is really quiet, I c...

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Anonymous

2013-05-06  

If you are looking for an apartment community that has a great resident(maintenance)staff,friendly neighbors,convenient location, affordable and comfortable living...then the Meridian at Bowie is for you! The past 4 months as a resdient at Meridian h...

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tischendorf2002

2013-04-22  

I have been living at Meridian for a year and just signed a 18 month lease to extend. I like the area and the grounds and especially the staff and maintenance. The location is fabulous and the apartments are well laid out. I have a lot of kitchen spa...

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everach

2013-04-10  

Meridian at Bowie is a great place to live..I lived there for 3 years but had to move for a year.. Now I want to try to move back to there..The place I had to relocate to was a great disappointment and made me miss the meridian so very much.

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Ms_Bey67

2013-04-10  

I have been a resident here for just about a year, and I love it here! From the staff (who are just so friendly and eager to help, The maintenance staff(who make repairs quickly and CORRECTLY) to the very nice & respectable neighbors, there is nothin...

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jlou111400

2013-03-01  

I have lived at the Meridian for about a year now and absolutely love it. The staff are exceptional - friendly and go over and above to be helpful. The buildings and grounds are clean and well-maintain, the units very nice (mine has a great balcony, ...

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JWMIII

2013-02-04  

I am going into my 5th year at the Meridian and very pleased with the property and my apartment. The entire staff from the Property Manager Nate Purkovic, to all the office staff have bee accomodating and professional. The maintenance crew are a fine...

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Anonymous

2012-12-10  

I recently moved to the Meridian and I love it!! The leasing staff is always pleasant and very helpful. They are always willing to assist with all matters. The maintenance team is very dependable and responds to request in a timely fashion. I am very...

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davidcmadison1

2012-12-07  

I am new to Meridian at Bowie. My wife and I couldn't be happier! Our apartment is spacious and comfortable! We like the scenic views when looking in just about every direction! The property is beautiful as a whole and is well maintained! The communi...

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Anonymous

2012-10-17  

I have had a great experience with the staff and their professionalism, maintenance and their prompt, proficient work, and the environment. I Parking is not bad. To be realistic, the walls are thin, but it doesn't really bother me. It just reminds me...

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Anonymous

2012-09-27  

I've recently moved in and have been overwhelmed by the quality of service I've received here. I've interacted with several of the staff members there, and it's amazing. They are both passionate about ensuring your apartment is in top condition and p...

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Anonymous

2012-09-07  

I have been a residence at the Meridian for only 5 months and and it has been a blessing. The office staff and the maintenance staff are very customer service oriented and their response time is excellent. The maintenance staff are very professional ...

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Anonymous

2012-08-04  

My residence at the Merdian at Bowie spans two years. Throughout that time, the property management staff has been professional and warmly accommodating to my varied needs and requests. Their proactive ethic, when consistently called upon has never w...

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Bigtallman2

2012-08-04  

I've been at the meridian for almost 2 years. Customer service is outstanding, no matter what the complaint is or need, response time is always fast and there is always someone in the office to speak to when you call unlike other luxury apartments in...

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CMRobinson

2012-06-27  

I have been living at the Meridian for almost 2 years and have never had any serious issues or problems. The staff is very professional at all times! Items are fixed or taken care of in a timely manner. The property is well maintained and my children...

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statusischanging

2012-06-09  

It has been a blessing for me and my family since moving here in 2008. The location is very centrally located to shopping areas, family parks, restaurants. The staff is very helpful in making things work for you, especially if there's an issue. The P...

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Lynnsanity

2012-06-04  

My family and I have been residents, in a 3 bedroom apartment at the Meridian, since April, 2010. We moved to the Meridian, after having to sell our home, as a result of financial problems exacerbated by recent mortgage crisis. In looking for a quali...

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l---el2010

2012-05-21  

I have only been here for 7 months, but from the time we have moved in, I have had nothing but great experiences. The community is well kept, the staff is very friendly and helpful. Recently I had major surgery and the staff has been more than wonder...

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sherell73

2012-04-16  

We have been living here for almost 2 years and our overall experience has been great. The staff, from management to leasing agents, have always been courteous and willing to help. Maintenance, whether on call or not, have always come through as well...

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clemw

2012-04-03  

I am a 3 month resident and my experience has been quite favorable. The office staff is friendly and helpful. Maintenance has been on point and has cured any issues we have had quickly, meaning within 1 or 2 days. The neighbors in my building are pro...

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Anonymous

2012-03-22  

I've lived on this property for nine years, and through all the different changes in management both the maintenance and leasing department have provided quality service.

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Anonymous

2012-03-05  

Too expensive Parking is a hassle Rude Rude Office Flooding Constant Overflowing of thrash Gate is always broken (What is the point of gated community) First parking is a hassle, several times I had to park by the gate and walk several blocks to my u...

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Anonymous

2011-02-02  

I lived here in 2010. First of all it is pretty expensive for what you get in return... To begin, Their were about 15 kids from the ages of 12-19 who treated the parking lots as a gathering spot for marijuana smoking and loud, boisterous behavior dur...

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Astrok

2010-09-05  

I lived in the Meridian for approximately 20 months, between April 2007 and Dec 2008. I was there while it transitioned from ArchStone to Meridian. I had a great experience there. Never had any problems with bugs other than an occasional ant which ca...

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Anonymous

2010-01-11  

I lived in Meridian at Bowie for 1 year, it has been 4 months and I still havn't received my deposit. I won't recommend this place to anyone.

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Anonymous

2009-10-20  

I am a new resident and I love the apartment. Let me first start off by saying I have been in constant contact with the rental office since I moved into my place in reference to some of the small issues with the apartment. They have told me several t...

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renter102009

2009-09-30  

I often read product/service reviews, but never write any of my own. It s a long read, but hopefully my feedback/experiences will assist you in your quest to find a place to live. Overall, I think Meridian is a good place to live, but to me location,...

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Anonymous

2009-09-02  

No one ever puts trash in the dumpster, and few pick up after their dog, walking through the grass is like navigating a mine field.

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justcoolin81

2009-08-26  

We just moved here from Rosecroft Mews (don't move there). We had such high expectations for this place. We toured the model and fell in love. The grounds look great. The leasing staff seemed friendly. The apartments are huge and the outside appearan...

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Anonymous

2009-07-29  

I finally reached the one year mark with Meridian at Bowie Apartments. It started out rough with the maintenance but overall I love my apartment. I too viewed the remarks left on here and was going to lease somewhere else. When I went to the other co...

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Anonymous

2009-07-21  

I've only lived at Meridian since Jan. of this year and although there a few things that we don't care for but overall our experience has been a good one. Before we moved here from out of state we looked at the ratings for this community and I didn't...

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Anonymous

2009-05-24  

Meridian at Bowie is some $#%@! I hate to use profanity in this case, but there really is no other way to describe this complex. The ONLY THING that made me choose them was the 2 months rent free special they were running. Granted this was my first a...

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Anonymous

2009-05-12  

I've lived at Meridian for almost two years now. The day I moved in Archstone had packed up all their stuff and new management came through. I waited for two hours to get my keys because of course they had no idea I was moving in. It was actually nic...

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diabees1

2009-05-05  

This somplex is a joke, the trash compactor they say is broke but that's not the truth,the real problem is they have not paid the bill and so know one will come and empty it and they try to hide the trash behind the fence. Every time someone closes t...

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KVeverka

2009-05-03  

We left purposely because of the management. They were terrible!! We were constantly having people come into our home without them calling beforehand. I HATED that! The pool area was very nice and the office staff were friendly...when you were paying...

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Anonymous

2009-03-04  

Meridian at Bowie leaves alot to be desired. What you don't want from management. * inches of snow and knowone to clear it. This is called poor management. You call and ask them to please clean the walkway so that you won't fall or at lease put down ...

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Nothingsurprises

2009-01-12  

No matter what their marketing says, please do not expect to get anything more than base level service, and you will likely have to wait for that. The management of The Meridian doesn't seem to understand that Service is what defines Luxury. It is wh...

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Anonymous

2009-01-07  

I visited the property about 2 weeks ago in seacrh for an apartment and this is what I saw: 1)From the outside it is very very nice...and I figured since it was in Bowie it should be a great place to live.....umm...NOT!!!!!! 2)Just to talk to a leasi...

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Anonymous

2008-08-14  

I have been at the property since last year before the new company took over. It was a rough transition but over all I see a change. The office staff has had it's challenging moments but they all seem to be very friendly and polite. I have gone in th...

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Anonymous

2008-01-10  

Do not rent here. I have been here almost 2 years. It has been an absolute nightmare. My lease is almost up and I am literally counting down the days and hours. The parking situation is awful, the trash is always overflowing and nasty. The noise is u...

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So_Secure

2007-12-26  

Ok let me start by saying... I have lived in some nice places and some short-term places just to get my foot in the area, but this is a hot mess... Really it's not too bad, but when I moved in to my apartment they was under Archstone mngmnt, but now ...

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Anonymous

2007-11-21  

Don't be blinded by the cosmetics of this all but falling apart community. It was trouble from the start, but we were so blinded of how nice an area it was that my fiance and I really thought it would be a good move overall. Unfortunately we are cons...

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Anonymous

2007-08-02  

To keep it brief, I'll here's what's gone wrong: -Trash compactors always overflow (on two occasions there have been vagrants found rummaging through garbage bags that couldn't fit in the compactor. All this despite the new "security" detail.) -Gates...

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Anonymous

2007-07-08  

I was scheduled to move into Archstone Bowie Twn Center on July 7th. I had headaches all the way up to my move-in date, and ended up canceling the move. I felt that if I was going to have such a hard time with these folks before I move in, what would...

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Anonymous

2007-04-25  

I moved into building 3645 - 2 bedroom2 bath for $1295 on a 12 month lease. The apartment itself was lovely. They have an extra large, oval shaped tub in both bathrooms that I absolutely loved! The apartments are gated, have crownmolding, a washer an...

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Anonymous

2007-01-05  

i was excited to move into this area it looked nice but it was not so the people arent pleasant the trash compactor was always over flowing there was a huge problem with stray cats a women in the building was asulted by a male one night for the most ...

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Anonymous

2006-01-12  

When I moved in I was paying 1185 per month for a 7 month lease. When I went to renew for another 12 months they quoted 1400 a month. I decided to move out and they listed the unit for 1205 for a 6 month lease. This group low balls the initial lease ...

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howiedoin

2005-10-24  

I chose Archstone Bowie Town Center, above other communities in this area for two reasons. One, because it's a "gated" community, and two, because it has a "workout facility". Had I known better, I'd be living somewhere else!! The first issue, the "g...

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thuzar928

2004-09-10  

We have lived here for a few months now, and with two dogs our options were limited. Parking can be tricky, but we have a garage, which has alleviated those issues for us (husband parks in the lot and I park in the garage). I think they are on the ex...

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Anonymous

2004-05-18  

Well, I love the inside of my apartment and the ability to park right outside your building. I have HUGE garden soaking tubs :) Dont be fooled by the gate..it is never shut....The office staff is a bunch of idiots, so if you choose to rent her.. talk...

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Anonymous

2004-02-22  

Because someone doesnt like fat people theyre racist? Uh-huh...just keep eating those Slim-Jims tubby and let everyone else do your thinking for you.

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Anonymous

2004-02-18  

I MEAN I´VE NEVER LIVED HERE BEFORE AND I´M AGREEING WITH THE COMMENT BEFORE BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE SO DAMN DUMB. I MEAN JUST BECAUSE THERE ARE FAT PEOPLE DOESN´T MEAN THAT THEY ARE UGLY. I MEAN YOU HAVE SOME ATTRACTIVE CHUBBY OR FAT AS WELL WANT TO ...

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Anonymous

2003-05-21  

I lived at St. James Place from 1998-2000 at that time it was brand new. I was the first occupant of the building I was in at the time and I loved my stay there. The apartment was nice and modern. Once more and more residents moved in parking was a l...

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Anonymous

2003-05-14  

LET ME START BY SAYING I HAVE NEVER LIVED HERE, BUT UPON READING SOME OF THESE I NEVER RELIZED PEOPLE WOULD CHOOSE A PLACE TO LIVE BASED ON THE WAY PEOPLE LOOK.I THOUGHT INTELLIGENT PEOPLE WANT SOMEWHERE NICE TO LIVE AND DO NOT BASE IT UPON SO CALLED...

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Anonymous

2003-02-25  

Well let´s see...I´ve now lived here for 3 months. I have a Silverfish problem that nobody can seem to help me with, the fire alarms have gone off 2 times now...both on a weeknight at Ungodly hours causing me to stand outside in the sleet while i w...

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Anonymous

2002-08-13  

A little more expense than some places, but the apartments are really nice. The location is convenient - just off Rte 50 with plenty of shopping, restaurants and movie theater nearby. Apartments are just a few years old with new appliances. Grounds a...

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Anonymous

2002-08-01  

i don´t see many attractive people here. its nice but too many fat asses running around.

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Anonymous

2002-08-01  

I agree with the other person... these places are nice, but there are a lot of fatties around.

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