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Gateway Apartment (formerly Archstone Gateway)

299 N. State College Blvd., Orange, CA 92868
38%
49
Reviews
38%
% Recommended
67%
City Average
12/05/13
Resident

Today was officially my confirmation that we must move after living her for almost two years now! First, they lied to us upon moving in. When I asked them if the factory across from our front door stops working at night,… Full Review ▶

09/11/13
Resident

Awful!THIS PLACE IS FILTHILY. It sounds like a zoo! Dogs constantly barking. Call office and complain nothing is done. Dog urine everywhere is hallways and elevators they never clean. So if you like to walk up to your house smelling like… Full Review ▶

04/29/13
Resident

horrible place to live! Parking structure with million speed breakers are annoying. Too many restrictions. Amenities are always occupied by non-residents! Full Review ▶

01/05/13
Resident

When it switched to gateway from archstone the management went down the gutter. I've had multiple packages stolen. The management is rude and yells at you. The gated structure is a joke. Anyone can park there and sneak in. Don't live… Full Review ▶

10/19/12
Resident

Why is there always TOW trucks coming in , in the Middle of the Night ? I feel that if your a Tenant and your having maybe financial Problems and your Car is not up -to date your in the Risk… Full Review ▶

08/30/12
Resident

I have been in this apt complex for almost a year and had signed a lease for 15 months. I loved the cabanas and pool and fitness center But becoz work had me moving to FL, I had to break my… Full Review ▶

03/25/12
Resident

We just wanted to give a BIG thanks to the office and maintenance staff at Gateway! We were here a short 6 months for business and loved it here in Orange County! I thought it couldn't get much better than Chicago,… Full Review ▶

03/14/12
Resident

When i was first looking at these apartments to move into, i read some reviews, half were good, half bad, i decided to ignore the bad and check them out myself. I looked at the apartments and they were awesome! I… Full Review ▶

03/14/12
Prospective Resident

I went over to visit my brother, and his motorcycle was gone, it was stolen out of the parking structure in front of the camera....whats the point of all the security????? and when we went to speak to management, they didn't… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

Ive lived here for a few months now and I absolutely love this complex! Ammenities are great and property is nice and clean all the time. Grills are cleaned twice a day so theyre always ready to use. I live in… Full Review ▶

12/14/11
Resident

My husband and I moved in here when Archstone ran it and there were some serious problems-- fire alarms, the grounds not being kept up and parking. Since Irvine Company took over these problems had dissappeared. There was a fire alarm… Full Review ▶

10/24/11
Resident

I've lived at Gateway for 7 months now and so far I've had a pleasant experience. Since the time my boyfriend and I met with the staff to inquire about the apartments, they've been nothing but friendly and professional. That's very… Full Review ▶

10/17/11
Resident

I apologize for the late posting of my comments but I would like to recognize the extra effort Mr. Michael Turnette have provided and extended to me during my children's move-in period to your apartment. Customer service is important to me… Full Review ▶

10/14/11
Resident

My wife & I are currently in escrow, but our lease ends late February. We can break lease without penalty as long as someone takes on a new lease at our apartment. We will pay a monetary gift if you decide… Full Review ▶

10/03/11
Resident

I have had the experience at living at the Gateway Apt located near State College and the 5 freeway. I will start out by saying the place is nice, clean, and safe; however the complex has its share of issues. The… Full Review ▶

09/22/11
Resident

The apartments are loud, the fire alarms constantly go off, I have had vandalism to belongings on my porch, they do not enforce balcony tidiness, kids scream at all hours of the day, people are always throwing up in the hallways… Full Review ▶

08/05/11
Resident

if your thinking about moving to Gateway... here are the things you need to know. Staff: All Irvine Company employees so they usually speak with a professional intellect and handle business the way it should be handled in order to run… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

Gateway is definitely a beautiful place to live. Quiet for the most part. BUT....since i have move in 7 months ago, the fire alarms have been relentless!!! they have gone off at least once a month randomly with no fire reported… Full Review ▶

05/07/11
Resident

My husband and I have been living here for almost a year, and will likely renew our lease (for commute reasons we have been considering moving to another city). Looking at other apartments has only reinforced how much we like living… Full Review ▶

04/05/11
Resident

My wife and I have resided here for 2 years. We were considering moving to another facility. However, we have decided to renew to another apartment withing the complex. Heather and Ashley were extremely helpful. The process took less than 5… Full Review ▶

03/27/11
Resident

This is a beautiful place but they have a very strict 10:00 pm pool closing 7 days a week and they are like ----'s kicking you out of the hot tub. Last week the guy came in exactly at 10:00pm and… Full Review ▶

03/17/11
Resident

Sure, the Gateway Apartments seem nice from the outside. But here is my two years experience in Gateway. 1. The original cut off date for rent payment was on the 5th when Archstone was in charge of the property. The Irvine… Full Review ▶

03/04/11
Resident

I had been searching for months trying to find the perfect apartment. Since my job is in Orange it was important to me to live close to my work. I had toured when Archstone owned it and liked the building but… Full Review ▶

02/28/11
Resident

I have lived at the gateway apartments for almost 2 years now. Waking up at 2 am on a work night to a screaming fire alarm at 2 in the morning is horrible And they have been trying to fix it… Full Review ▶

02/02/11
Resident

I had to write a review after reading all the negativity on here. Everyone seems to write a review when something bad happens, however this is a great place to live. Yes, there was an alarm problem over a month ago,… Full Review ▶

01/12/11
Resident

Finally our lease ends soon and we're able to move out of here. It does look good from the outside and everyone that visits you complements the complex however after living here for almost a year it was not worth the… Full Review ▶

01/11/11
Resident

WARNING Everything looks wonderful on the outside, BEFORE you move in. They talk about the wonderful amenities - cabanas and tvs (which never work). And then there are the False Fire Alarms. Honestly, I've never heard anything so loud in my… Full Review ▶

01/11/11
Resident

alarm problem everyday Full Review ▶

01/11/11
Resident

My boyfriend and I have lived here for over a year and a half, when we first moved in the place seemed perfect even though it was still new and we expected some things to still be in the stages of… Full Review ▶

01/09/11
Resident

I will report everytime alarm is on!!!! I want all resident should report this so that the management solve this issue. 1/8/11(Saturday)-- 8:00 pm 1/9/11(Sunday)-- 7:00 Am Full Review ▶

12/21/10
Resident

We signed a 7month lease here in June and started looking for a new place in August. I have to say this is not the WORST place in the world to live, I won't over-exaggerate, however, for $2000 a month for… Full Review ▶

09/11/10
Resident

Honestly, anyone who has good things to say about the complex & management must be smoking crack! Do we live in the same complex? Are you sure you live in Archstone Gateway in Anaheim /Orange? Lets list the problems that have… Full Review ▶

09/04/10
Resident

Update: I thought that I would update my post now that Irvine Company has taken over and has been here for a few months. Here are updates on my previous issues: - Fire Alarms: This was still horrible at the beginning… Full Review ▶

08/23/10
Resident

Constant headache with this complex and its managers. Although the facilities (pool and gym) are nice the real problems lie within. First the "accountants" tried to charge us 150 dollars in July of '10 for a mistake THEY made in October… Full Review ▶

08/14/10
Resident

I will give you the run down on how it is to live at Archstone Gateway. I have friends that live in the 297 building whereas I live in the 293 building. - It is true that the fire alarms used… Full Review ▶

08/04/10
Resident

Moving from Florida to California in August 09 brought me to Archstone. From the beginning, the staff was always courteous and helpful, and to their credit, the front office is always very busy. The layout of the community is fantastic, and… Full Review ▶

07/31/10
Resident

My husband and I moved in Aug 09 when the second half of the complex was just finished being built. Positives - The gyms are nice. Cardio machines have tvs. Always clean and well maintained. Also several strenth training machines and… Full Review ▶

07/06/10
Resident

Very loud . The fire alarm goes off at least once a week, sometimes at 11pm and 4 am each room has a alarm in it so it is very loud and gets very annoying quick. If it is not the… Full Review ▶

06/29/10
Resident

My husband and I are a young couple who have lived at the complex for over a year now. We appreciate the great amenities, the nice gym, and close location to Old Towne Orange and Disneyland. We thought about moving out… Full Review ▶

06/29/10
Prospective Resident

Not the best complex I have toured Full Review ▶

06/05/10
Resident

We have been here over a year and a half and have experienced nothing short of exemplary customer service from Bill, the General Mgr. and Jim to all the Sales people and the wonderful & courteous maintenance crew. This complex is… Full Review ▶

05/18/10
Resident

Archstone looks nice on its face but all they care about is filling the hundreds of apartments they have. Parking in the complex is absolutely terrible, they tell you that you get the number of parking spots as the bedrooms you… Full Review ▶

04/09/10
Resident

I'm a current resident and I really have nothing but good things to say about this place minus two things which I'll get into later. The apartment complex itself is immaculate and the insides are just as gorgeous. I love the… Full Review ▶

03/31/10
Resident

If you are a practical person, then this place may not be for you. If you are about appearance and amenities, then this place may be for you. I am a practical person. The following is what I find annoying about… Full Review ▶

11/22/09
Resident

Lived here for 11 months. Location is great. 15 minutes to the Huntington or Long Beach. 30 minutes to downtown LA or Corona. Everybody who visited was impressed with the grounds. The pool is ridiculous. Staff is really helpful and actually… Full Review ▶

11/04/09
Resident

Updated review: After seeing some of the more recent reviews, I want prospective renters to know that I am GLAD I left this place. Don't be fooled by appearances and fancy "faces" on the property. There are better, more established complexes… Full Review ▶

10/06/09
Resident

We researched this complex and spent 2-3 months looking for the perfect apartment location since the complex is so huge. From what I read in the other reviews, it paid to do our homework. We don't live on the main side… Full Review ▶

09/03/09
Resident

You'd think there was a prostitution raid going on here this past weekend with all the scantily clad fall-down-drunk chicks and cops everywhere. Despite "no alcohol in the pool area" rules and a security guard that roams grounds, people can't seem… Full Review ▶

08/30/09
Resident

This place is wonderful in terms of location next to UCIMC if you happen to communte there! The grounds are nice, and the pool kicks butt for the summer. The downside is the rent is HUGE & I feel I am… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 2247
11 $ 1800
21 $ 2352
22 $ 2225

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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