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Babcock Tower

270 Babcock St, Boston, MA 02215
53%
17
Reviews
53%
% Recommended
69%
City Average
09/04/07
Resident

Lived here in a 2bed/1bath and definitely great price for the area. it includea all utilities too so that's also a plus. Large amount of students as well as families, many low income but I didn't really find a problem with… Full Review ▶

07/20/07
Resident

Maintenance people are great and fix any problems instantly. Lots of old people and lower income folks here so some decent diversity. I think it depends a lot which unit you get as far as what kind of condition it is… Full Review ▶

04/13/07
Resident

I made the mistake of living here for many years because of the pro's--rents are reasonable, apartments are decent sized, the location is great and I had friends nearby.

Sounds good then right? NO. There were always problems. Things would break constantly… Full Review ▶

03/23/07
Resident

RUDY HASTINGS WAS A RAPIST WHO RAPED AT LEAST 2 WOMEN HERE-MAY BE GETTING OUT OF JAIL. BEWARE WOMEN! Full Review ▶

09/22/06
Resident

Excellent place to rent - good a location,
very quietly, cleanly.
Great management and maintenance Full Review ▶

03/01/06
Resident

This place is horrible. Started w/ a flood in my room that was never repaired, leaking from the ceiling. There has been people attempting to fix it for 7months. Boston Inspections Department has been out numerous times, basically, it is un-fixable.

Elevators… Full Review ▶

02/22/06
Resident

Great Deal!!

Only problem is the elevators are unreliable!! Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

plz dont go here. It suckz Full Review ▶

12/23/05
Resident

I have lived in Babcock Tower for the past 5 of my 23 years in Boston. I have experience living in houses, apartments, and condominiums in many parts of Boston. So, unlike the spoiled children from Beverly Hills who have given… Full Review ▶

11/05/05
Resident

I lived here for a couple years and I don't think the bad reviews are strong enough. I think the only ones giving such positive feedback MUST be the owners or management, and am unable to believe anyone else would give… Full Review ▶

07/15/05
Resident

i lived here for years both while at BU and as a young professional. i still uphold that it was the best and most ideal living situation for anyone -until they are ready to buy. location, convenience, etc are just some… Full Review ▶

11/11/04
Resident

I have been living here for 6 years and had no trouble at all. It is cheap, well maintained, centrally located for transportation, grocery store, school. I never had any problems with the maintainance people or the staff at the office.… Full Review ▶

07/23/04
Resident

We have been living here for a year and we enjoy the life here. The tower is well maintained and clean. I addmit most of the tendants are students and low incomers, but people are very friendly and not noisy at… Full Review ▶

07/02/04
Resident

I lived in Babcock Tower for 5 years and, as far as Boston apartments for students go, it was terrific. Garage parking, balconies, laundry in the building, and a 5 minute walk from the center of classes. While the elevator situation… Full Review ▶

03/16/04
Resident

I lived here for many, many years. In the beginning the convenience and friends in the building made it a tolerable living expenses. But sky high rent increases, management that went from bad to THE WORST, contant home intrusions (they spent… Full Review ▶

08/07/03
Resident

Do you enjoy yellow water? At Babcock Tower faucet and shower water looks like urine. It tastes bad and ruins your hair....



Do you enjoy mosquitos and other insects biting you? At Babcock Tower screens are not included. Buy your… Full Review ▶

02/28/02
Resident

This was the worst renting experience I ever had. This is a mixed/low income property which is poorly maintained and managed. Maintenence would frequently enter my unit unannounced for "inspections" for everything from wear and tear(if your rug is too worn,… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 674
11 $ 1731
21 $ 898

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  • Laundry On-Site

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