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Retreat at the Park

1600 Fillmore Street, Denver, CO 80206
52%
93
Reviews
52%
% Recommended
54%
City Average
04/16/14
Resident

If you do not like listening to your neighbor's conversations, do not rent here. While the sound insulation on the outside walls is fantastic, the builders didn't bother to use any between the units. I hear EVERYTHING, including my neighbors iPhone… Full Review ▶

04/14/14
Resident

DO NOT LIVE AT RETREAT AT THE PARK. IT IS NOT A LUXURY APARTMENT COMPLEX. The walls are incredibly thin which means you hear EVERYTHING going on in the apartments around you, smokers live below me and all of their cigarette… Full Review ▶

04/07/14
Resident

I'm reading the most recent review on here, and couldn't disagree more. For one, the staff is very helpful and friendly. I'm home sick today with some sort of stomach virus, and the property manager Tim just brought me a Sprite… Full Review ▶

04/01/14
Resident

New owners are turning retreat at the park into an unprofessional and inconsiderate establishment that doesn't treat the renters with any respect. They asked during a two day window to enter all of the apartments to "contain or remove" our pets.… Full Review ▶

02/12/14
Resident

So sad to leave! Wish my job weren't transferring me to Texas otherwise I would have stayed. The location is unbeatable and the staff is amazing, very helpful and knowledgeable. Twice my apartment flooded and the maintenance team was on it… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Resident

Just wanted to say thanks for everything you guys have done for us over the years. Really sad to leave but are excited for the new adventure. This place was our home for three years and we have loved everything about… Full Review ▶

12/19/13
Resident

I can't say enough about the staff. The leasing office has accommodated me on more than one occasion for unusual circumstances or requests. They are always friendly, understanding, and cooperative with meeting my needs. The maintenance department is responsive and thorough… Full Review ▶

12/10/13
Resident

Pros: 1. PERFECT location - close to park, restaurants, bars, bus routes. 2.Nice pool/hot tub access 3. Gated/covered parking included in rent. Cons: 1. Loud upstairs neighbors - I can hear every step they take, the dog's nails scratching on the… Full Review ▶

11/21/13
Resident

I am surprised to see all of these negative reviews, I strongly disagree with most of them. I have lived at retreat for almost a year, and I have nothing but good things to say about the management staff, maintenance staff,… Full Review ▶

07/02/13
Resident

Overall, this apartment community is beautiful and in a beautiful location. That being said, this is the most incompetent leasing staff I have ever encountered, save for ------ who is wonderful. Upon move in, --- would not let me look over… Full Review ▶

04/22/13
Resident

Very glad I moved here, great location being next to the park and very easy to navigate to anywhere around town. Have made it through the winter now and was impressed how quickly they were on top of removing all the… Full Review ▶

04/19/13
Resident

The Good: The apartments are relatively nice. The area is nice. The grounds are safe. The outdoor areas are well kept. Gated parking. There are nice people in the management office. I liked the maintenance staff, I found them friendly and… Full Review ▶

03/07/13
Resident

cant stand ---- or the -------------------maintenance guy ---- they are always in your buisness and are -------- ---- is always smoking in the building.the walls are paper thin you can hear everything and i mean everything over priced and a --------… Full Review ▶

11/19/12
Resident

I have lived at the Retreat for almost 5 years, and recently had to move. There was a misunderstanding with the situation, and --- Wadley (the manager) was extremely helpful to me during a very disruptive ---e. He manages the Retreat… Full Review ▶

04/29/12
Resident

What you pay here you should get a better looking place and free lunches or dinners as you can get a town-home for the prices here. Lower prices and get rid of the noise around the pool and hallways with better… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

For what you pay, the interiors could have just a bit nicer finish than laminate cabinets and linelouem in the bathroom. Nonetheless, what you have here is a well-kept property with great features. Big year-round pool/hot tub, a community space with… Full Review ▶

09/12/11
Resident

I lived at the apartments for a year and 8 months. I never had any issues dealing with the staff (management team). They are incredibly professional and super friendly. They hosted events to get the community together. The year around pool… Full Review ▶

07/16/11
Resident

I moved out a few weeks ago and gotta say that Retreat at the Park was pretty decent. I never really had any major issues. Staff was cool, any maintenance was taken care of in a couple days, the location is… Full Review ▶

05/23/11
Resident

So, I have lived at Retreat at the Park now for almost two and a half years. Is it the best place I've ever lived? Certainly not, and that includes five years of military duty and living in crap hole military… Full Review ▶

03/04/11
Resident

Retreat BRIBED residents to leave positive reviews on this website with Starbucks gift cards!!!!! Any place that needs to bribe their tenants should be carefully considered. Retreat started out ok to work with, however, greatly diminished during my stay. The staff… Full Review ▶

02/27/11
Resident

Incredible. My wife and I are trying to convince a friend to move in. He remarks about the "negative reviews" and is concerned. We read them together and we are both pissed that such reviews are allowed to be published. We… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

Whoever said that this place is a "crappy area" obviously hasn't been to the BAD areas of Denver. Go move to Cherry Creek with those snobs, if you think this area is bad... Management is always willing to help when I've… Full Review ▶

01/12/11
Resident

I signed a year lease here and went month to month thereafter with a very hefty increase. Upon moving out Melissa the manager did a walk through of my apartment and mentioned nothing about the carpet which was left clean. Imagine… Full Review ▶

12/08/10
Resident

This complex is not in a good area of town and is wayyy overpriced for the quality of the interior. It seems like everything was done as cheaply as possible. The management is completely AWFUL and unhelpful. All they care about… Full Review ▶

07/02/10
Resident

My roommate and I moved into Retreat at the Park in the summer of 2009, attracted by the great location and amenities, and stayed for one year. As the end of our lease approached we were told rent would be raised… Full Review ▶

06/22/10
Resident

I was in the midst of a marital crisis, I have found only security and comfort in living at the Retreat. My sixteen year old son and I were able to get a six month lease and move in within two… Full Review ▶

06/11/10
Resident

Pretty good place in my opinion. Location is sweet. Great places in walking distance. I like the pool, staff and my big ole apartment. A little expensive, but ya get what ya pay for! It would be nice if people picked… Full Review ▶

05/28/10
Resident

My rent when I first moved in was 1068 (including storage). After our six month lease was up, we decided to go month to month paying 1240. We are now in our second month of a month to month and have… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

This has been my favorite place to live ever! Convenient location to surrounding areas, and walking distance to nightlife. Wonderful staff, and friendly neighbors! I cannot say enough good things about Retreat and the Park. Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

You would love the folks living and working here; personable, professional, respectful. The apartment is wonderful and affordable for downtown living...just 2.5 miles from work downtown and you come home to this great City Park neighborhood where there are always events… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

don't rent at Retreat at the Park. Management is horrible. They do not attempt to solve your issues with tenants, etc... They have demanded money for things that weren't agreed upon in the beginning and you will not get your deposit… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

I've lived here since April 2009 and have been nothing short of amazed. Tim, Melissa, and Heide are all great. Very attentive at getting things fixed. Pool is great, the people living here are all youthful, yet professional enough to not… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

Having already lived in a loft downtown, my boyfriend and I wanted to stay close to the city, but also in an area where parking was ample and we were close to the outdoors. We searched for many months to find… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

These apartments are in a great spot - right across from City Park and just a block from Colfax bars, restaurants, and entertainment. The pool is always in great condition. The work out room is a great bonus! I would highly… Full Review ▶

05/04/10
Resident

We moved into Retreat at the Park in January of 2010. We chose it for several reasons: proximity to City Park, local elementary school (Teller Elementary), and ease of access to area attractions. For those three reasons we have absolutely LOVED… Full Review ▶

05/04/10
Resident

A little on the expensive side, but a great location. We were new to Denver and were quite pleased to end up close to a big park, the Nature and Science Museum, the zoo, the Botanic gardens. It's close enough to… Full Review ▶

05/03/10
Resident

I have lives at Retreat at the Park for over one year now. I love it! It is great place, nice updated apartment, with great amenities. Management is great and always seem to be doing fun stuff for the residents. Full Review ▶

05/03/10
Resident

Retreat at the Park Apartments are perfect! They have the best location being just east of downtown next to City Park, great bars and eateries. The year round pool, hot tub and gas grills are nice too. With a good selection… Full Review ▶

05/03/10
Resident

Retreat at the Park is an excellent property with great staff. maintenance and security. It is convenient to a large city park. The location makes it very easy to access all parts of Denver easily. Full Review ▶

12/12/09
Resident

I lived her for almost 4 months now, and I have no complaints. Staff is very friendly, no noise complaints, I have an assigned parking spot so that makes life easier, maintenance is quick, my apartment is nice, I would like… Full Review ▶

10/22/09
Resident

Do yourself a favor, read these reviews. The management is absolutely terrible. ---, especially. We will not be renewing our lease. Full Review ▶

10/18/09
Resident

Pros: - Good location! Right next to the park, tons of food and I-25. - Clean - Repairs are handled quickly, never had to wait longer than 48 hours, except once on the weekend but they got to it first thing… Full Review ▶

10/03/09
Resident

I just recently moved in and found some of the comments quite funny. Thus far I have had nothing but good experiences with the office staff and maintenance staff alike. I did have a leak, which nobody could have predicted, upon… Full Review ▶

09/18/09
Resident

I moved cross country to Denver and thought Retreat at the Park would be perfect for me. Close to downtown for my job, next to City Park, close to bus routes, etc. It was nice...until people moved in around me. Someone… Full Review ▶

08/31/09
Prospective Resident

CAUTION #1: Bad customer service. CAUTION #2: False advertising practices. CAUTION #3: The leasing agents aren t very knowledgeable. They don t know a lot of the answers to general apartment questions. CAUTION #4: Legal agreements don t mean anything. There… Full Review ▶

06/09/09
Resident

The management and the owners of the Retreat only have a GED education and were never well-informed in etiquette. They are all only about the money and not the people; which makes no sense giving attitude toward the renters; when we… Full Review ▶

05/22/09
Resident

I have lived in many different apartments, and this place is by far the worst ever. The Company inevitably will nickel and dime you to death. I gave 60 days notice on April 1st after business hours, and I was informed… Full Review ▶

04/27/09
Prospective Resident

After coming home to find out that my camera and jewelry are stolen, I went to the management office to complain. Apparently "these things just happen", well it SHOULDNT! It is my apt and no one should be going through my… Full Review ▶

03/24/09
Resident

The entire office staff has been very helpful and followed through with tying up all loose ends after we've moved out. I've really appreciated them being so kind months after we've left. Thank you!! Full Review ▶

12/02/08
Resident

Thank god. I didnt have enough nerve to say it for fear of repercussions, but Candy the manager, is horrible. She has made me feel insignificant several times when trying to raise concerns with her. I have also had the strong… Full Review ▶

11/22/08
Resident

I have had many issues with the management, many of them very simple to fix such as; cleaning up animal waste, making sure the doors are secure and closed, lighting the streets, keeping the main hall ways urine free (this place… Full Review ▶

11/09/08
Resident

I moved in last year and really like the convenience to work and downtown. Winter was fine, great snow removal etc. The summer months and continuing into fall the noise level continues to go up to the point it I can… Full Review ▶

11/03/08
Resident

Poor lighting (which creates questionable safety), horrible apartment manager, tenants who party continuously. Last night police officers where patrolling the complex look for 2 men who were armed. They told my wife to go indoors and not to come out until… Full Review ▶

10/20/08
Resident

I am very unhappy with this apartment's management. The office manager is rude and unprofessional. Myself and many of my neighbors have gathered to discuss her actions. I am happy to know that I am not the only person being treated… Full Review ▶

10/06/08
Resident

I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYONE. IT WAS HARD TO GET THINGS REPAIRED IN MY APARTMENT OR ON THE GROUNDS. EVERY MORNING THERE WOULD BE BEER CANS AND BROKEN BOTTLES ALL OVER THE GROUND. IT WOULD TAKE DAYS AND… Full Review ▶

10/02/08
Resident

We have had many positive experiences at Retreat at the Park. The management and maintenance staff is quick to respond to requests and very helpful & accommodating. The location is also one of the best in Denver. You are close to… Full Review ▶

09/16/08
Prospective Resident

first of all, thank you for writing these reviews. i have visited the rental office several times, shopping for 3 bedroom apartments. when i was in the office, i spoke with the young man and melissa; they were very helpful and… Full Review ▶

09/12/08
Resident

Since my move in date, in May '08 I have filed over 14 noise complaints, one of them with the Denver PD as the Retreat at the Park after hours service didn't seem to solve the problem. The management was notified… Full Review ▶

09/10/08
Resident

If you want to be treated poorly by the staff and management than this is your place. The grounds rarely got cleaned and things would get broken and were never repaired. There is a street on the west side of the… Full Review ▶

09/10/08
Resident

my wife and i needed a place to stay for a few months while finding a house- we moved from NYC. the management at retreat at the park is completely unhelpful and unreasonable and has caused us many headaches. if rent… Full Review ▶

09/10/08
Resident

I recently moved out of this place, and now is the only time I dare comment on the hell that I went through. The head manager is SO vindictive and MEAN to the tenants, that I constantly felt like I needed… Full Review ▶

08/16/08
Resident

The biggest issue here is the lack of professionalism in the management. We have had to call for noise infractions several times a week, with only occasional response. We have had several exchanges where the management has been, simply put, rude.… Full Review ▶

08/06/08
Resident

I will admit I have only lived here for a few months but felt compelled to write a quick review since I used apartmentratings.com quite a bit before making a decision about where to live downtown. The location is great with… Full Review ▶

06/16/08
Prospective Resident

Sounds more like problems with tenants than management. Maybe you all need to confront those who are being such a pain. Full Review ▶

03/11/08
Resident

After reading all the other reviews, I don't know if anyone "hit the nail on the head" so to speak. We only lived at the retreat for 3 months as temporary housing for a relocation to Denver. Overall, I am glad… Full Review ▶

02/22/08
Resident

I have never been motivated to buy house until I met the management at the Retreat at the Park. Living there was by far the most miserable experience I have ever had. "Looks can be deceiving." I will admit, I was… Full Review ▶

11/23/07
Resident

This place is a living hell. Where do I start.... first the garage has assigned spaces but there is no enforcement of this. The delay time on the gate is so long 2 and sometimes 3 cars can get in no… Full Review ▶

10/23/07
Resident

I moved to Retreat at the Park when it was first opening. I have loved it ever since. I do not plan on leaving until I can afford a house. Retreat had everything I was looking for, location, pool, parking, and… Full Review ▶

08/13/07
Resident

At first glimpse this was the apartment of my dreams, cement floors, exposed duct work and a fabulous location. Ah well that all went to hell upon moving in. Our dryer was broken along with our garbage disposal. No one had… Full Review ▶

08/13/07
Resident

Only move here if you want your packages to be held hostage, lost or otherwise unaccounted for. Management will sign for them, loose them, and then never take responsibility for them. The grounds are disgusting. The complex allows residents to have… Full Review ▶

07/17/07
Resident

That should have been my first clue. Appropriately enough, I just decided to sublet my one bedroom apartment to 6 bums off Colfax for $100.00 per month. It was going to be $200.00 but I didn't feel comfortable overcharging them. I… Full Review ▶

07/12/07
Resident

I just moved in and I just happened to read some of the reviews on this property today. At first I didnt understand why people would say all kinds of negative things about this beautiful property, but then I realized back… Full Review ▶

07/03/07
Resident

We moved in during the spring of 2006. The building we were in was extremely quiet, never heard a neighbor, never had an issue. Parking was more than adequate. Our neighbors were young professionals who were friendly, courteous, and mature. When… Full Review ▶

06/28/07
Resident

The location is nice. The 6:30am construction is terrible--forget about opening your windows in one of the cities with the most beautiful climates. Your car is guaranteed to be filled with dust. Paper thin walls allow you to hear the romance… Full Review ▶

06/23/07
Resident

Parking ----- Parking is adequate. There were issues when I first moved in with people filling up the underground lot under building one, and then overparking, parking behind other cars, in front of the mailroom, etc. It only took a couple… Full Review ▶

05/14/07
Resident


My Opinion-This place is terrible! Paper-thin walls-TRUE! Rude, untruthful, unorganized, management-TRUE. Stinky dog waste outside your window-TRUE. Make sure you understand every little detail of the lease because even though they broke my lease agreement, they still expected me to comply!… Full Review ▶

05/02/07
Resident

I have lived in this building for almost a year now. When I initially moved in the unit was not ready so I had to store my stuff for about 3 weeks, they then moved me into a temporary unit. When… Full Review ▶

05/02/07
Resident

We have just renewed and look forward to another year here. When we moved here we realized that there would be construction all around us which meant some noise and dust but we didn't mind because we really love the location… Full Review ▶

04/23/07
Resident

Rent here if you like the smell of dog waste.
I live on the 1st floor & I can t even have my windows open on a nice day because it smells AWEFUL! Not just a faint hint of it either ..it… Full Review ▶

04/13/07
Resident

Does anyone notice that fortune and basic fortune sound like the same person??(probobly someone in management) As far as "fortune's" comments, I think some of the comments are legitimate and some ridiculous. We moved to the Retreat because we are getting… Full Review ▶

03/19/07
Resident

Retreat at the park looks nice, but thats it. My experince living here has been a nightmare. my reaons being :naked people having sexual relations in the resident hot tub, being sexually harrasses by the office staff, and getting charged WAY… Full Review ▶

02/15/07
Resident

We found this website by accident and were surprised at what was written considering how much we love it here. We moved from out of state and have lived in a lot of nice apartments but never anywhere that had such… Full Review ▶

02/09/07
Resident

I have started to email parking complaints daily to Retreat, not to mention writing plate numbers and taking pictures. I was told that they would start towing cars every night until the parking situation was under control and that has yet… Full Review ▶

01/24/07
Resident

Retreat at the Park has a wonderful location. A new building/community, management talks a good game, but is unwilling/unable to create/sustain a quality residential environment. To wit: Piles of trash accumulate and is not picked up regularly. The results are foul… Full Review ▶

01/24/07
Resident

The building was built way to quickly and carelessly. Its just a matter of time before something will go SEVERELY wrong in your apartment if you live here. WHEN it does, that is the LEAST OF YOUR WORRIES. The managment LIES.… Full Review ▶

01/23/07
Resident

For two months we have been complaining about the pet excrement surrounding this building. It is sad that EVEN on walkway from the street to the sidewalk next to handicapped parking that shoveling snow and picking up excrement is beyond their… Full Review ▶

01/05/07
Resident

We checked this site for comments as we searched for our new home but didn't let us stop from forming our own opinion. We had nothing but a great experience from the time we leased and through the last four months… Full Review ▶

10/22/06
Resident

This place is a joke. They will tell you absolutely anything to get you to move in, and then they act like everything is out of their control when things don't go right. The amenities are nice, but don't try to… Full Review ▶

10/18/06
Resident

We have just moved in after an unanticipated construction delay. We realize that this wasn't anything that the management could predict and we thought they were amazing in what they provided even though we knew they didn't have to do anything.… Full Review ▶

10/06/06
Resident

After our move in date was pushed back several times, we were promised that we would be able to move in the day before our lease was up at our current home. At 7pm that evening we recieved a phone call… Full Review ▶

09/30/06
Resident

With new construction we realize that there can be delays that are not due to anything mmanagement can control. Although we have been delyed for move-in, I am absolutely amazed and impressed at how personally involved the manager has been in… Full Review ▶

09/29/06
Resident

We have a signed lease to move in today 9/29/06, but were informed at 4pm that they failed their building inspection so we cannot move in. This is not the first broken promise. We've been waiting since JUNE to move to… Full Review ▶

09/28/06
Resident

This is great place so close to downtown and right across from the park it is best of all worlds. I can walk my dog in around the lake and then go out for sushi and not have to drive for… Full Review ▶

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Units

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21 $ 1360
31 $ 1866
41 $ 0

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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