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Woodlake

101 Woodlake Boulevard, Gurnee, IL 60031
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05/01/14
Resident

Woodlake Apartments is an amazing place to live. The staff is wonderful and always available if needed. There is always parking and the tenants are nice. The noise is low and I have no problem studying as a student. The scenery… Full Review ▶

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04/28/14
Resident

I am in the Military and had to transfer from MD to IL the first week of January. With the holidays and terrible weather in both MD and IL, it was very difficult for me to drive to IL to shop… Full Review ▶

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04/24/14
Resident

I lived in Pembrook Court Apartments in Gurnee, IL for over 10 years and after numerous issues with the new Management Team, I was happy to spend the extra money to move to Woodlake, really only a few miles apart. What… Full Review ▶

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04/22/14
Resident

Office/maintenance staff are wonderful. Full Review ▶

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04/20/14
Resident

04/20/14: ia m in my 6th year at Woodlake. There are not enough good things to say about the apartments, staff, maintenance, and grounds. I recently awoke in the middle of the night and had water all over everywhere. I had… Full Review ▶

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04/16/14
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years and my experience has been wonderful. Living here has been my best rental experience to date. The entire staff is very welcoming and makes you feel like family. My child loves hanging out in… Full Review ▶

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12/13/13
Resident

Management will not help you with any unruly/noisy neighbors. Noise is a serious problem at this complex. Full Review ▶

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06/15/13
Resident

My husband and I moved from Massachusetts to Illinois in July 2008 and chose Woodlake. The place was nice, the prices were lower than what we'd been paying and the people seemed very nice. Shortly after we moved in, the management… Full Review ▶

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06/28/12
Resident

Manager and her team have been excellant! Have accomodated all my requests and have always made me feel welcome and truly at home! I would recommend Woodlake to anyone seeking to rent in the Gurnee area...great place to live for both… Full Review ▶

04/07/11
Resident

Complete ripoff here. I moved in last August, they quoted me a price on Monday, I went to sign on Wednesday, and the price had gone up. The price changed on Tuesday they said, since they new I was a flood… Full Review ▶

06/30/10
Prospective Resident

NO ONE SHOW UP WHEN U CALL EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE SERVICE....MANAGER IS SOME IRISH LADY ..WHO DO NOT KNOW HOW TO RUN APARTMENT OFFICE...SMOKING 10 TIMES A DAY SIGARATES OUTSIDE AND JUST WAIT FOR EVENING TO GO HOME...WHEN U MAKE COMPALN ABOU… Full Review ▶

03/29/10
Resident

Since I moved in a few years ago, things have gotten better. Just be sure to ask about the extra things you need to pay for aside from your rent. Full Review ▶

02/18/10
Resident

I have lived in Woodlake for 3 years, and am only leaving because I am buying a house. We have a corner top floor Woodlyn (the most expensive in the complex) so perhaps other "normal" apartments are worse. Having lived in… Full Review ▶

09/15/08
Resident

Don't be fulled by the Woodlake Apartment's "charming" rental guides showing their only good apartment at their site. If you decide to rent here, don't be suprised when they tell you one thing and then do something else. Do not expect… Full Review ▶

04/28/08
Resident

When touring the complex, my fiancee and I thought it was very nice and that the management was very interested in what we thought. However, once we signed the lease they didn't seem to care much at all. Maintenance is fine… Full Review ▶

04/24/08
Resident

I've lived here a little over a year. Really Great- The apartment is beautiful- vaulted ceilings, track lighting, fireplace, balcony view, newer. I love having my own staircase and entrance. The appliances are newer and work great. If they don't, maintenance… Full Review ▶

01/21/08
Resident

Moving from out of state, I went on the recommendation of a realtor assigned to us by my employer's relocation department (bad idea). Once you add in water/sewer/garbage the rent is close to $1400 a month (including pet rent) for the… Full Review ▶

01/28/07
Resident

lived for 1 yr in the private entrance 1 bed appartment.
Building nice and clean.
Management very very nice, maintaince staff little slow but not bad.

Only 1 drawback here, walls are very thin so big heating bill.
Snow gets cleaned in time, very safe… Full Review ▶

11/29/06
Resident

Woodlake is overpriced for what you get. Amli's rent is cheaper and you get so much more like an indoor pool and sauna. Many of the dog owner's do not clean up after their pets and it is like walking through… Full Review ▶

11/22/06
Resident

I lived at Woodlake for 14 months. Don't waste your money! They look much nicer than they are. Our apartment had no isulation - my gas bill was almost $200 a month during the winter months. We kept the temp at… Full Review ▶

05/16/06
Resident

Hi, I used to work in the office, lived here and transfered to another community. The main complaint there is noise. And the office staff does have a three strike rule. Then eviction or non renewal. The cause of the noise....… Full Review ▶

04/29/06
Resident

well i decided to live here even after reading some of these reviews because even though it is higher then some places it is worth it. my apartment is so much nicer than anyone else i know, and thats why i'm… Full Review ▶

04/10/06
Resident

My wife and I have been here for over a year and can't wait to move.
The office staff are the nicest people in the world when you come in to get info but once you sign the line it all goes… Full Review ▶

02/04/06
Resident

I enjoy living here over the other communities in the area for a few reasons. The places are new, and kept up well. As far as staff goes, managers have changed (a couple times) and there is a real nice buncha… Full Review ▶

12/09/05
Resident

The staff at Woodlake Apartments are friendly and helpful. The apartments are lovely, like new, and very clean. Best we have seen.

HOWEVER, the cheapskates who constructed this complex as recently as five years ago did not put one bit of… Full Review ▶

06/23/05
Resident

Hi everyone
Don,t even bother to look into this apartment. Don't go by the face of the building or surrounding. Management will make your life hell. I live here for 12 months and I couldnt wait to get out.
Management policies.
1. If someone… Full Review ▶

10/21/04
Resident

The apartments are nice. Nothing special, but clean and new. The walls are a little thin, but luckily our neighbors are not that noisy. The big problem that we have with them now is that if you need to break your… Full Review ▶

09/24/04
Resident

I think this place is pretty nice. I used this website to pick apts. I've had my fair share of maint problems. A few gas leaks, an apt above me had a water pipe break a week after I moved in.… Full Review ▶

04/02/04
Resident

I would mostly agree with the other comments on this board. The staff definitely leaves something to be desired, they do change frequently, and they aren´t exactly sharp and helpful. But in the year and a half my husband and I… Full Review ▶

03/25/04
Resident

Woodlake is a quiet community. The staff is very courteous and quick to help. The apartments are great. The buildings are like brand new. I have lived here for almost four years only two months after the apartments were built. It?s… Full Review ▶

03/04/04
Resident

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12/15/03
Resident

After reading some of the other comments posted here, I thought I might add a little insight for those who may be looking to move here. We´ll start with the good: The floor plan is great, with a huge bathroom and… Full Review ▶

09/10/03
Resident

Let me clarify something. The apartment itself is great. It?s new, clean, and the grounds are well kept. It is the management that is like something out of the Twilight Zone. I moved back in June for a business relocation and… Full Review ▶

08/28/03
Resident

This place is not worth the money, I have lived there for the past 9 months and will not renew my lease. The office staff changes frequently and the level of knowledge is pathetic.

I have complained several times about… Full Review ▶

08/04/03
Resident

I have lived here for almost three years now and am finally moving out now. The workmanship is terrible, none of the walls are square and there are tiles in the bathroom coming loose as well as base boards that weren´t… Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

i agree with the previous comment left. had a hard time dealing with leasing person. not sharpest tool in the shed. gives a lot of pressure to lease. not that nice anyway and too expensive. a lot of construction going on… Full Review ▶

06/21/03
Resident

Just got back from viewing this place and two words describe the leasing agent; STUPID and RUDE. The person that was apprently "helping" us was very rude, constantly butting in, pressuring us to lease, and just plain misinformed. She lacked the… Full Review ▶

04/21/03
Resident

I really like the floorplans. My apt is really nice, but the people around here are snobs and unfriendly. Parking is bad after 5. The construction is terrible. Fitness facitlity is not bad. Maint is helpful.
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03/01/03
Resident

The management is unscrupulous! Full Review ▶

03/14/02
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11/19/01
Resident

I have lived at Woodlake for 1 1/2 years and chose it after looking at 5 other luxury apartment complexes. This one was, by far, the best. Apartments are good sized with various floorplans available. I use the fitness center and… Full Review ▶

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