and / or
Search
and / or

Gates of Ciprano (formerly Brittany Place)

8501 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
29%
103
Reviews
29%
% Recommended
67%
City Average
04/15/14
Resident

This place is definitely deceiving. No they don't make a real effort to get rid of problems, yes they are quick to want there money. pray I am in a position to find a better community and not renew Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/07/14
Resident

I have been here for a year. For the most part, this is a decent community. Maintenance is good and the office staff is attentive. The only thing at one time was the parking, however, new management fixed it and now… Full Review ▶

01/08/14
Resident

I have lived there for a year... yes there are noises but people in general are loud and inconsiderate and you will get that in any apartment. I have not had any roaches at all in a year and very few… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/21/13
Resident

This place is horrible! The staff are unfriendly and unhelpful. When I moved into my apartment, I had a leaky ceiling. Very noisy outside the apartment. That's not even the worst part. I have been cheated with my debts when leaving.… Full Review ▶

08/03/13
Prospective Resident

This place is so decieiving the model does not look anything like the apartments themselves. They make you pay the security deposit and application fee at the same time. Also it's non refundable after 24 hours. I was set move in… Full Review ▶

03/25/13
Prospective Resident

I was looking at another apartment review, came acrocss Gates of Ciprano, and immediately remembered the trickery they pulled when I submitted my application here about a year ago. One of the leasing consultants told me she had a top-floor unit… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/18/13
Resident

Wow, New Management thought Property manager was trying to change things. But I saw her sitting in front of the rental office getting ----ED UP with some dude on the last night. WTF!!!!!!! Meanwhile majority of our lights are out. What's… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/09/13
Resident

I have lived here for 4 years. I stayed because it was what I could afford. I recently heard that the rent is going up to match what the current market value for the area. These apartments are almost 50 years… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/23/13
Resident

If you prefer having hot water, particularly in the winter, this is not the place for you. Also, there is no such thing as "Emergency Maintenance" at the Gates of Cipriano. You'll need to be a do-it-yourself kind of handyman in… Full Review ▶

11/26/12
Prospective Resident

I dont no where to start I would not recommend this unbelievable place to no one!! The model apartment is nothing like the actual place you will be getting... Don't let it fool you!! The management is HORRIBLE!!! I gave the… Full Review ▶

10/15/12
Resident

I have lived here going on my second year. Boy this place is a trash pile. The best things about this place is the leasing agents and the golf carts they take you on the tour with. First they show you… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
09/11/12
Prospective Resident

I was really looking to move here. I wanna know if it is really a great lace. The outside lookd great and the model looks even better. I really want an honest opinion on how these apartments are. I cant afford… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/11/12
Resident

Read the reviews on the apartment's website. These people must be living somewhere other than where we live or were paid. Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/05/12
Resident

I've been living here since Jan 2012, and everything has been pretty good, except the fact I have a guy below me who continuously bangs on my floor and screams upstairs anytime we walk(creaky floors). He is completely over the top… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/17/11
Resident

I have lived here for four months now and I love my apartment. The only problem is there is a roach problem so we have to spray once a week in the kitchen to keep them away. Parking is a little… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/17/11
Resident

Please as a former renter, do not be fooled by the pictures or model apartment.The Gates of Cipriano. Should be called, "The Gates of Hell"......WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!I have never seen so many cockroaches in my life....My 2year old son is scared to walk… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/29/11
Resident

Once was a nice place to live, but within the last 18 months the comfort level has dropped way off. Loitering in the building is allowed to continue. I realize the office cant do it all, but they choose to just… Full Review ▶

06/24/11
Resident

I had an apartment there in 1986 - 1987. When my roommate and I moved in, we were never given a copy of our lease. The rental agent told us all utilities would be included and that each unit was going… Full Review ▶

03/29/11
Resident

I have been here for a year and I will renew my lease. This is not a bad place to live. I have had no problems with the staff or maintenance. Full Review ▶

02/24/11
Resident

We are quitting the apartment; something we should have done much earlier. The maintenance sucks- we have a bathroom wall that we were told will cave in as it is getting wet from the inside. We reported it over 6 months… Full Review ▶

06/03/10
Resident

does anyone have the regional manager's name and contact info? i am having trouble and the staff will NOT give me the information residents are entiled to. Full Review ▶

03/03/10
Resident

This is the apartment complex from hell. The staff is rude, unprofessional and ghetto. Michele and the other ghetto broad in there are from the streets. Khadija, the finance person and Kim, the manager are no better. If you have the… Full Review ▶

12/27/09
Resident

The property is owned by Laramar Group. I start out by giving you this information for your benefit; just in case you need to contact the corporate office...it will still do you no good. MANAGEMENT: TO BE BLUNT! THE STAFF IS… Full Review ▶

07/10/09
Resident

Okay anyone thingking about moving here please save your money. It's not worth it, the maintenance sucks. I moved in Jan 09 and had nothing but problems. They moved me into a bottom floor apartment with a broken bedroom window, front… Full Review ▶

03/31/09
Resident

Please don't move here it is not worth the money. Maintenance is worthless in that should you have an emergency, it takes them forever to fix. The only reason I've stayed for 4 yours, did not want to change my daughter's… Full Review ▶

03/17/09
Resident

we have lived in this complex for several months and one thing i noticed is that the things we were promised in the beginning were not fulfilled. First off, in terms of the utilities we were told that there would be… Full Review ▶

12/21/08
Resident

I was fresh out of college...starting a new job in MD, and this was my residence! Aside from my wonderful neighbors, the whole experience was terrible! I lived on the first floor...so i had bugs galore! brown and black spiders with… Full Review ▶

10/10/08
Resident

We lived at Gates of Cipriano (formerly Brittany Place) for five years. It has gone downhill significantly, particularly since the ownership changed last year. Here are the things you should be aware of: - Noise is a huge issue in this… Full Review ▶

07/14/08
Resident

this place is a hell hole. the people in the office are rude,the manager odell moon sexuly harasses anyone who cant pay there rent and they even put glue in the locks of hard working people who are late. the office… Full Review ▶

07/14/08
Resident

The "new and improved" Gates of Cipriane is managed by a staff of welfare to work employees they had neglected to train. The rental associates are incompitent and unprofessional. Lying comes as easy as breathing with them. They constantly get things… Full Review ▶

07/06/08
Resident

cipriano apartments the worst ever. ive got mushrooms growing in my apartment. my dinning room is floading, ive got ---- in my tub. 1month and a half. arron the maintence man broke my toilet. the water comes out all over the… Full Review ▶

06/06/08
Resident

I have been living here for 2 years now and I would never recommend staying here again. One evening I went to grab some groceries and left the door open. When I returned there was a large wild horse in my… Full Review ▶

04/25/08
Resident

I have been here not even a month and I'm ready to go. I live in the 8549 building and I have issues with the apt already. For one the toilet is not all the way boltted to the floor. When… Full Review ▶

04/15/08
Resident

YOU PAY YOUR RENT THEN THEY CREDIT IT TO SOMEONE ELSE'S ACCOUNT AN PUT A NOTICE ON YOUR DOOR SAYING YOU NEVER PAID. THEY LOSE YOUR CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS, THEY EVEN LOSE YOUR WHOLE FILE. THEY TOLD ME I COULD… Full Review ▶

02/16/08
Resident

We lived at Brittany Place for about 3 months! From Jan 03 - March 03. The problem was we didn't have a pet when we moved in but we got one and didn't tell them so they kicked us out. All… Full Review ▶

02/07/08
Resident

Reading all the reveiws, I most say, I've lived here for almost two years. I've personally seen a lot and heard a lot of things. And I can agree. BUT, I agree most with the people who say that it depends… Full Review ▶

01/18/08
Resident

Who said you cannot believe what you read on the Internet. That is a lie because a lot of the things previously said about this complext are indeed still true! I have been here since August 06 (section 8500), and cannot… Full Review ▶

12/27/07
Resident

I have only lived at Brittany Place now The Gates of Ciprano for about three months. I'm not getting enough sleep. The walls are very thin and the ceiling is creaky. I feel like I share a bedroom with my neighbors.… Full Review ▶

11/28/07
Resident

I have been living here for 6 months. I don't care for this new management. The community has become disorganized. The trash pickup isn't regular, when I called the office they told me that they were having issues with waste management.… Full Review ▶

11/28/07
Resident

The folks at the office are pleasant and professional over the telephone.It's their ability to follow through on maintenanace requests. This is a huge problem! We have called and called and still they won't fix the issues in our apt. What… Full Review ▶

11/18/07
Resident

I love my apartment at Brittany Place, It's cozy, Bright and It's the best priced place in the area! The office staff is amazing and the property manager is so helpful and kind.He always goes above and beyond the call of… Full Review ▶

10/26/07
Resident

Not sure what everyone else is talking about, however, I beg to differ. Since the new management has taken over, I am loving it. They are much more attentive than Home Properties. They are all about the residents. I love the… Full Review ▶

10/09/07
Resident

since this new company has taken over the property has really gone down hill. they have brought in all of their relatives from georgia in. gay & all..their really not for the residence of brittany place they are for their selfs...maintenence… Full Review ▶

10/09/07
Resident

Ok, let me start by saying that my Issues are: 1. Guys and young girls smoking weed in front of the buildings, 2. Cars being vandalized, Cars being towed and stolen (friends and family) The max heat in the apartments is… Full Review ▶

10/03/07
Resident

For my 1st yr it was pleasant until the new management took over. I have to wait weeks for my maintenance request to be fulfilled. The staff at the office is rude especially the manager who is incompetent. My electric bill… Full Review ▶

06/06/07
Resident

I read most of these reviews (which are negative) and sit here thinking what Brittany Place are they living in. I moved in the middle of January '07 and have had an amazing experience. My apartment is fabulous (I did do… Full Review ▶

02/15/07
Resident

During my first 2 years as a tenant of Brittany Place Apartments in Greenbelt; I was very pleased with the services from maintenance and the residential managers office. At the beginning of my 3rd year the property management changed and the… Full Review ▶

12/04/06
Resident

My apartment is beautiful, but the ROACHES ARE TERRIBLE!!!! As soon as I moved in, the roaches came out and said 'Welcome Home!!" my second night there, I sat in the middle of my bed and cried for hours. I almost… Full Review ▶

10/29/06
Resident

I have lived at Brittany Place for over three years it has been a nightmare. The securtiy guard just drive around the complex. You can only turn the heat to 72 degrees. Recently Brittany Place change the toilets and shower head… Full Review ▶

10/27/06
Resident

Now that I have moved out of BP that is. I am so much happier now and I really can appreciate a landlord who cares about their tenants. It's like night and day for me now. I rent from a homeowner,… Full Review ▶

10/12/06
Resident

Service is very bad. We asked service last Wednesday but no responses for almost one week. The highest temperature of 72Fis not enough for our apt.

Full Review ▶

08/28/06
Resident

To add to the previous post, I would suggest NOT moving to another city or county in Maryland, but to move to another state entirely. For those of you moving into the DC area, Maryland is a horrible place to live… Full Review ▶

08/14/06
Resident

Please do not let the appearance of the leasing office decor or the landscaping at the front entrance fool you because that would be the extent of the so-called beauty of Brittany Place Apartments. The buildings are so old and the… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

Brittany Place is a joke! There are so many problems with this complex, believe me when I say YOU SHOULD NOT MOVE HERE! And if you live here right now I strongly suggest you not renew your lease and find another… Full Review ▶

07/01/06
Resident

I live here for over 3 years. It has been a nightmare one after another. I got my car towed and I had the proper identification in the window. I call the rental office. Ms. Stafford called the towing company and… Full Review ▶

06/22/06
Resident

If you want to see nothing get done then move to Brittany Place Apartments. You have a big lazy property manager that will not responed to any phone calls as well as a lazy assistant that knows NOTHING! You might get… Full Review ▶

05/11/06
Resident

I'v been here for about 3 months and it's terrible. If you have small children please stay away! The lobby of the buildings are filthy, and they have plenty of roaches and mice to go around. The walls are paper thin,… Full Review ▶

04/06/06
Resident

This is the most awful place in the wrold- DO NOT MOVE HERE! I've been here 7 months and just look at the list of BS that's happened:our apartment was not in working condition upon move in (which was a written… Full Review ▶

03/15/06
Resident

I lived in Brittany place from Aug. 1999 to March, 2003 and I never had the problems mentioned on this site. I lived right next to the daycare center and the pool, areas with a lot of activity, and I never… Full Review ▶

03/04/06
Resident

Ilive at Brittany Place since 2001. The office staff is the most unprofessional group of people I have dealth with. They don't know what they are doing. Don't move in these apartment. When you ask the office to fix something it… Full Review ▶

02/17/06
Resident

Over the past 3 years, this place gotten worse yet more expensive to live. Last year they decided to start charging for water and sewerage. Parking is awful - there are no visitor parking spots and your guests run the risk… Full Review ▶

01/04/06
Resident

the roaches are terrible! If you like to live with roaches this is the place. My building has not been cleaned since last week same nasty trash all up in there. I will be contacting the regional office. This is ridiculous.… Full Review ▶

12/07/05
Resident

Where do I begin to outline the problems with this "community"? They are just so large in quantity I could write for hours.

I have lived here for three years. I never received a permanent parking permit. Why? I'm not sure,… Full Review ▶

10/26/05
Resident

The walls are paper thin, the people upstairs stay up all night and do not sleep at all. You can hear their bed squeeking, the floor creaking, people talking and walking. The units have problems, the washer and dryer is hardly… Full Review ▶

09/26/05
Resident

The staff sucks, and you have to be careful with your belongings because the area is not a good one. Everyone told me that I was crazy when they found out I lived there. Definetely no!!!!!! The price does not include… Full Review ▶

09/19/05
Resident

I've lived in Brittany place for two years. I was greeted with a smile, the application process took only 10 min for a instant approval. In the two years I've lived here I've only seen one roach. I'm surpirsed to read… Full Review ▶

09/09/05
Resident

I lived at brittany place for about 4 years. Within the first week of moving in I had my car broken into, which was a clear sign of what was to come. A couple of years past and I have seen… Full Review ▶

08/22/05
Resident

I can not stand this place and I just moved here a few months ago. My car has been vadalized. Roaches just don't want to leave no matter how many times maintenance comes out and addresses the issue. They (roaches) are… Full Review ▶

05/12/05
Resident

I have been living at Brittany Place Apts for 3 years now. I honestly have to say that at the beginning, I was pleased, but within the last few years, I have made a complete 180. I am counting down the… Full Review ▶

04/18/05
Resident

I use to live at Brittany Place for three months. I moved there while I was waiting for my house to be built. Let me tell you that this has to be the worst place I have ever lived.

The first… Full Review ▶

04/11/05
Resident

Ah! Brittany Place. What memories. A black 5-year-old boy standing on his balcony shouting down to me as I walked off to school at the University of Maryland: "F-ck all you whities!! I hope you whities all die! I'm gonna break… Full Review ▶

03/27/05
Resident

I have lived here since April of 2000. One would think that after 5 years of being somewhere I'd have at least one nice thing to say about this community. And I do. It is very convenient. Beyond that, I would… Full Review ▶

03/19/05
Resident

I don't know if any BP residents come on this page, but just in case, I want to pass this info along. I grew sick and damned tired of the trash littering the complex. I called the office daily to complain,… Full Review ▶

03/08/05
Resident

Renter(s) BEWARE! Everything that you have read or are about to read is true! Sadly I am a current resident of Brittney Place and as all the others who have written reviews here I can not tell a lie. In the… Full Review ▶

02/05/05
Resident

This is a terrible place to live. Don't waste your time or money. The office staff is the most unprofessional group of people I have dealt with. There were things that needed to be fixed in my apartment before I moved… Full Review ▶

01/18/05
Resident

Please do not sign a lease with Brittany Place Apartments. They have curb appeal -But don't let them fool you.

PArking has not been a big problem, but the lighting is not all that good and you cannot see your car from… Full Review ▶

11/15/04
Resident

I moved into Brittany Place in October of 2003. The section that I moved into was nice then. It was quiet and clean and I had very nice neighbors. Fast forward one year and everything has gone to hell. My next… Full Review ▶

11/05/04
Resident

As a 10 year resident of the community, most of the depictions of Brittany Place in the reviews written are very accurate. Management turnover of the property is extremely high - 5 management companies in 10 years (basically new management every… Full Review ▶

10/25/04
Resident

When I first moved in I had heard bad things about brittany place , but I grew up in a tough area so I wasn't to concerned for my safety. Within two months my car was broken into and my apartment… Full Review ▶

10/13/04
Resident

I am a current resident at Brittany Place and am extremely disappointed at so many things to do with this developement that I don't know where to start. To make a long story short, the people in the Leasing Office are… Full Review ▶

09/13/04
Resident

This morning on my way to the bus stop, I had the pleasure of being robbed at gunpoint. There is supposedly a security patrol here, but perhaps they were on a coffee break this morning. And after reading other reviews on… Full Review ▶

06/29/04
Resident

I got approved for a 2 bedroom here and turned it down after I compared this place to another place. This is why I turned it down. They have carpet in their bathrooms - YUCK - your bound to get a… Full Review ▶

06/24/04
Resident

I had a friend live at brittany two years ago, and i thought the place was nice so i moved there also. My friend and his brother where robbed at gun point at about 8pm right by their door. Just two… Full Review ▶

05/18/04
Resident

The apartment itself was nice, good sized, and convenient to just about everything. The safety was not good! I was held up at gun point about 5 feet from my apartment at 7:30 at night on a weeknight. The manager told… Full Review ▶

04/07/04
Resident

I have lived here since Jan. 2004. I was a bit disappointed about my maintenance request but I just contacted the corporate office and things were then repaired quickly. There are plenty of children which is good since I have a… Full Review ▶

03/30/04
Resident

When I first moved in two years ago, it was such a nice place, but soon after it was bought by a larger company and since then it has all gone down the drain. The apartments are nice, but its hard… Full Review ▶

01/31/04
Resident

I lived at Brittany Place for almost five years. Depending on where you live in the complex, the parking ranges from the low side of mediocre to downright hellish. Come home after 8:00 or 9:00 especially in inclement weather and you´re… Full Review ▶

01/30/04
Resident

Well, where should i start. I started living there in 2001. From day one it was a nightmare. It was hot in april of 01´ and we reported the AC was out. They came out several times and kept trying to… Full Review ▶

01/26/04
Resident

Beautiful apts great apartments great location everything bout it is great! Friendly staff and always have good specials and you can pay your rent online! They help you set up all your utilites! Student Discount! Full Review ▶

12/26/03
Resident

I´VE LIVED HERE FOR 3 YEARS AND I HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEM. EVERYONE IS FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. PARKING CAN BE A PROBLEM IF I COME IN LATE AT NIGHT. MAINTENANCE TAKES A LITTLE WHILE BUT FOR THE MOST I LOVE… Full Review ▶

11/07/03
Resident

I have lived at brittany place for 5 years. Seen a lot of changes in that time. Looks like the new management is making some much needed changes that were long overdue. Parking is a problem when you come in late.… Full Review ▶

10/09/03
Resident

the location is great the size of the rooms is great price is not bad for the location. i have seen alot of other hole in the walls where they are charging you alot more. if not you have to move… Full Review ▶

10/07/03
Resident

This apartment was tolerable but not good. It was large, but poorly converted from its original floorplan. My car was broken into and there were wanted posters on the entrances many times. Kids played craps in back of the apartments and… Full Review ▶

08/03/03
Resident

I lived in Brittany Place from 2000-2001 but moved to a bigger place. I actually really liked it. We never had any major problems except for our shower drain clogging sometimes and the maintnence came right away to fix it. I… Full Review ▶

07/08/03
Resident

I have been living here for less then a year and I try to avoid the staff at all cost. Whenever I call them they seem to always have an attitude. Maintenance is ok... But the people in the rental office… Full Review ▶

05/12/03
Resident

Along with home properties came significant changes, most of which are not to the tenants advantage. There is very slow responsiveness from the office staff now. There is constant evasiveness. When it was time to renew my lease, I requested to… Full Review ▶

05/12/03
Resident

I have only lived at Brittany Place for a few months, and I cannot WAIT to leave. Let me sum up:

Maintenance: The guy who does our maintenance is very nice, and you can tell he cares about what he´s… Full Review ▶

01/28/03
Resident

I have lived in Brittany place for almost a year and I am not happy with the management at all. I once recieved an eviction notice from the Sheriff´s office even though my rent was up to date. The staff said… Full Review ▶

11/26/02
Resident

I have lived here since June 2002 and I have had problems since day one. If I had not signed a one year lease, I would be GONE. I had to call about the same problems several times, before they actually… Full Review ▶

10/22/02
Resident

I have lived here for two going on three years (February 2003) and I must admit that my stay has not been trouble free but I have enjoyed my stay here and I plan to remain a resident (as long as… Full Review ▶

08/20/02
Resident

Neighborhood can get a little scary, especially at night when there are often groups of teenagers just hanging around.

Management isn´t the best. We did not have a move-in inspection or move-out inspection, but they still charged us for "damages"… Full Review ▶

07/27/02
Resident

Initally, BP was a very nice place to live. They have a great student discount and discounts for NASA employees and teachers. However over the years it has turned in to a poorly managed dump. I moved to Greenbelt because of… Full Review ▶

05/08/02
Resident

Updated 3/03:
I´m DEFINITELY convinced that I was rented the apartment from HELL and the management office has continued to show me that they can CARE LESS if tenants are miserable!!!! As you can see by my update I am still… Full Review ▶

1 to 10 of 103

Units

BedsBathsRent
11 $ 0
21 $ 0
31 $ 0
41 $ 0

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

Rent Trends

Year Beds Baths Avg. Monthly Rent Range
{{complexPricing.year}} {{complexPricing.bedrooms}} {{complexPricing.bathrooms}}$ {{complexPricing.averageMonthlyRent}}$ {{complexPricing.minMonthlyRent}} - $ {{complexPricing.maxMonthlyRent}}

Disclaimer: Rental rates have been collected from Internet users and represent snapshots of a rental prices over time. These rates may not be a reliable indicator of current rents or the price offered to new residents. How to use this information.

13 Photos

(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(Manager photo uploaded on 11/21/2011)
(User photo uploaded on 08/17/2013)
(User photo uploaded on 07/06/2008)
(User photo uploaded on 07/06/2008)
(User photo uploaded on 07/06/2008)
(User photo uploaded on 07/06/2008)
(User photo uploaded on 07/06/2008)

Closest Properties

Distance

Nearby Apartments

1 to 10 of 103