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Visconti at Camelback

7979 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
15%
83
Reviews
15%
Apartment Rating
58%
City Average
05/24/14
Resident

I have only lived at Visconti for 7 months and I can't wait to move out. Though the apartment is spacious, it's not worth the utter incompetence of the maintenance and management. We went almost three months without a working washer… Full Review ▶

03/01/14
Resident

I would definitely NOT recommend living at the Visconti or the Glen. The parking is a problem if there are multiple roommates. The grounds are decent except for the cacti and trees. It is not a safe place for women or… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Resident

If it was possible to give this place 0 stars, I would. DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT WASTING YOUR MONEY ON THIS RUN DOWN COMPLEX. The first day I moved in the apartment it reeked like cigarettes, more than half of the… Full Review ▶

01/06/14
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! They consistently send notices that alert us they are turning OFF the water for a day or two. This has happened at least 4 times since I moved in which was in August 2013. I have a… Full Review ▶

12/23/13
Resident

They continually raise the rent, there is no cell phone service and when you move out they will keep your deposit no matter the condition you leave the apartment in. The staff is rude and impossible to get a hold of.… Full Review ▶

07/02/13
Resident

I lived here from 2008-2010 and did genuinely enjoy my experience with the apartment itself. The building is old construction which was nice because I didn't have an issue hearing my neighbors. Also didn't have a big issue with the heat/cold… Full Review ▶

05/27/13
Resident

If you own a car and like to have a parking space when you get home, DO NOT rent an apartment here. Guest parking is pretty much non-existent and if you have a so-called designated parking spot, don't count on it… Full Review ▶

08/17/12
Resident

I have lived in these apartment for a year and am so glad that I am moving out soon.They are so cheap, they do not replace anything but just keep re-using it and just do what they can to mask any… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/13/12
Resident

I'VE LIVED AT CAMELLERO FOR 25 YEARS NOW. I HAVE A LARGE 2 BEDROOM APT. I CHOSE THIS PLACE BECAUSE OF THE GOOD LOCATION AND ESPECIALLY THE FLOOR PLAN. I LIKE THE SQ. FOOTAGE, LARGE BEDROOMS, WINDOW IN THE KITCHEN, LARGE… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
04/13/12
Resident

i've been living here for about a year and a half, and while it's not the nicest apartment complex, it's in a nice location and close enough to my job to walk, so i can't complain there. the pros: - i… Full Review ▶

03/22/12
Prospective Resident

READ THIS: I went to see an apt. here a few weeks ago. The leasing agent, a guy, was very nice. I didn't have time to fill out an appl., so I took one with me. When I was ready to… Full Review ▶

02/10/12
Resident

I lived in this complex for 2 years. At first I thought it was decent for the area but after a while I started having problems with the unit and this new management company is a joke. The appliances and all… Full Review ▶

11/10/11
Resident

There is absolutely NO security whatsoever at this apartment complex, not even a single security camera, let alone an actual person. After seeing numerous cars being broken into during my time here, my car was just broken into and my belongings… Full Review ▶

08/21/11
Resident

I agree with many of the negatives on the site, but there are some positives Decor is overall decent. engineering staff are nice, efficient, and quick However, the managment company is a bunch of crooks. origiannly told me of a different… Full Review ▶

08/15/11
Resident

Constant rent increases. When asked to justify increase during renewal talks given run-around, with multiple excuses sandwiched inbetween incessant stuttering, agent finally settled on "property value increase". Interesting, considering AZ has been one of the hardest hit places during housing market… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

I have lived here 2 years. Huge apartment over 1200 square feet. Office is great. Very quiet and clean. Full Review ▶

05/05/11
Prospective Resident

My father moved to Arizona and unfortunately he had no idea what kind of a place he was moving into. He died in his apartment at Camellero Apartments in Scottsdale and when I went out there to get his things together… Full Review ▶

03/11/11
Prospective Resident

I called to get a rate on these apartments and make an appointment to view them. The price and lease term was not cheap but lease terms were exactly what I was looking for. I was promised this price upon arrival… Full Review ▶

01/08/11
Resident

First of all let me just say I lived here 2 years 800 dollars a month and never been late on rent once! I recently moved out and i didnt exactly scrub the sinks out but i did clean an vacuum… Full Review ▶

01/04/11
Resident

I have lived here for 10 months and I think all these people whining have nothing to better to do than complain. All of the things their complaing about are things that youll get anywhere and their even better about it… Full Review ▶

08/13/10
Resident

Nice price, nicer location if you're young and want easy access to the Old Town party scene. If you're above 30 and don't want continuous parties, you may want to look elsewhere. Full Review ▶

08/13/10
Resident

I moved in less than a month ago and I must agree with some of the past reviews. The apartments are dated but are kept up. There was a list of issues I had at the time of the initial walk-through… Full Review ▶

06/02/10
Resident

When I first moved here in 2009 I got a really good price on my place. $490 a month with no utilities. I know you can do better else were, but that price is very good for old town Scottsdale, which… Full Review ▶

04/09/10
Resident

The location is great. Tha apartments are dated, but kept in decent condition. They did respond to any repair needs I had. I moved in before the housing market collapsed, so I was paying almost 250 per month more than the… Full Review ▶

10/02/09
Resident

I have lived here for over a year and a half and absolutely love it. This is my first apartment by myself, sometimes come home after 2am from my job and feel completely safe walking to my apartment alone. Maintenance is… Full Review ▶

07/29/09
Resident

if you like privacy dont live here cus the neighbors like to call the cops on you and call animal protective services when you arn't doing anything wrong... then the services show up and realise you didnt even do anything and… Full Review ▶

07/19/09
Resident

Pools and landscaping are great, however, the interior of the apartments on the south side of the property show their age. Have lived in 3 different units on that side and had roach problems in the first 2 apartments. Luckily the… Full Review ▶

07/14/09
Resident

CAMELLERO APTS HAS ITS GOOD AND BAD. IT IS A NICE PART OF TOWN. BUT THEY ARE VERY INCONSISTANT TO WHAT THEY TELL YOU AND ADVERTISE. WHEN WE FIRST MOVED IN WE HAD A LITTLE PARTY AND MY NEIGHBORS WENT BEZERK… Full Review ▶

05/13/09
Resident

omg i can really tells that is the worst place i have lived at. First of all, the manager told me that they covered 60% of the utilities, including ELECTRICITY, then i got 70 dlls in the bill just for the… Full Review ▶

04/14/09
Resident

I have been living there for almost a year and had to throw away a $2k bed because of a bed bug infestation. I have never had this problem with anywhere else I have ever lived and came to find out… Full Review ▶

03/13/09
Resident

I would say this place has decent apartments, they are dated, but decent. I do have a problem with the office staff. Unfortunately, i've had to deal with them on several occasions. I takes them 3 months to get anything finished,… Full Review ▶

01/08/09
Resident

Great location. Apartments old but well maintained. Community is polite and considerate. Lots of kids running around but that doesn't bother me. Parking is kindof a pain but it has been at every apt complex I have ever lived. Office staff… Full Review ▶

10/28/08
Resident

Horrible place to live! Overpriced and terrible, terrible management!!! They are inconsistent with what they tell you - from one office employee to the next. It wouldn't be so bad if the management were better. The buildings are old yes, but… Full Review ▶

10/19/08
Resident

I have seen many other communities; this is pretty good. The floor plans are great, and the location too. The staff is always nice, repairs are done promptly. Yes, it is over 30 years old, as are most communities closer in… Full Review ▶

08/04/08
Resident

I personally loved living at the Camellero. I loved the apartment I was in and where is was located. I thought the office staff was as helpful as can be when you are dealing with a very large complex. Some cons,… Full Review ▶

07/15/08
Resident

The tennants blah blah blah... all this crap talking is probobly becuase they didn't get thier way about something. Grow up. Clean your house dirt bag and you wont have bugs. Dont let you animals crap on the patio and it… Full Review ▶

05/18/08
Resident

I lived on the Indian Bend side. Like all big apartments its gunna be hard say it s ALL good. I loved it there. My neighbors where considerate and I had very few problems. When an issue did come up the… Full Review ▶

05/05/08
Resident

Ok, so I lived in Camellero a total of 2 years and 2 months. First 2 years, I rented a one bedroom in the newer building - closest to Camelback. I had some minor issues - mainly the apartments are just… Full Review ▶

03/04/08
Resident

My fiance` & I have lived here almost 4 years...We really love it. I do agree that the office staff is not always on top of things (except for Jenny & Lorraine), but overall, it's a great place to live...It's so… Full Review ▶

02/04/08
Resident

I can see how some people are mostly complaining because of the neighbors, because honestly some neighbors suck. I am glad mine are considerate and keep quite within reasonable hours. The girl I worked with at the management is Jenny, she… Full Review ▶

01/29/08
Resident

What a horrible experience. The Management is completely inept, the units are old and outdated and if your neighbors smoke, your apt will probably smell like smoke. It took the office 4 months to write up a new lease, I was… Full Review ▶

01/07/08
Resident

My husband and our two kids have lived here for about a year now and have no complaints. The thing people have to remember is that apartment living is different and if certain things are of concern to you then you… Full Review ▶

11/01/07
Resident

I have to say this is the worst place i have ever rented. The people that are in the office are so rude and have no idea what they are doing. You have a problem and need maintenance and you have… Full Review ▶

10/18/07
Resident

Okay here's the truth. I have lived here going on two years. These are very old buildings that were not designed well in the first place. The kitchens are ugly, old and falling apart. However, the rest of these negative attacks… Full Review ▶

04/07/07
Resident

I went here to look for an apartment before reading all these things on here about this place. The lady in the office told me that I would have to pay $80 plus tax for credit checks for my husband and… Full Review ▶

04/01/07
Resident

I called the leasing office over the phone to set up an application/reservation for a 2bdrm unit. I was quoted over the phone that there would be an $80.00 holding fee for the apartment and a $200 non-refundable redecorating fee. I… Full Review ▶

02/20/07
Resident

There are many issue with this apartment complex, but I will only name a few.

APARTMENTS: The buildings are old and need work. The walls are paper thin and you will probably hear other people's tv's, radio's, showers, conversations, etc. The price… Full Review ▶

02/05/07
Resident

I have lived here for the last year in a one bed room apartment. I have never been so unhappy with an apartment. The grounds smell gross. My apartment has smelt gross ever since the day I moved in. The smell… Full Review ▶

02/02/07
Resident

My only complain is that I can hear all the noise from my next door neighbors and from the level below... radio, tv, voices, you name it. And this is all day and night. Some neighbors think they have a recording… Full Review ▶

01/24/07
Resident

we have been stuck here for a year because of our lease and have had nothing but problems! in the past two weeks we have had gifts stolen from our mail and from doorstep. notified the front office and of course… Full Review ▶

01/07/07
Resident

I have lived here for almost ten years. Yes, when i first moved in my rent was very low. I understood this considering the market was different from today when I first moved in. My renewal rate did increase about 20%.… Full Review ▶

12/08/06
Resident

I like the complex, but rent escalation is absurd. I've lived here for just under two years, and the new 12-month lease they offered me is -get this- 31% higher than the amount I agreed upon just 22 months ago.

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11/21/06
Resident

I have lived here for over a year. My rent has went up almost a hundred dollars from time of signing. It used to be pretty quiet at nights, now it is a constant party somewhere in the complex. I have… Full Review ▶

11/17/06
Resident

1st of all when we originally moved in earlier this year the office had stated we could do certain things in the apartment and had made certain promises, and after we had moved in and requested the work to be done… Full Review ▶

09/18/06
Resident

The people who run this place are a joke... My car was TOWED by the managment company becuase my licence plate registration wasn't up to date. In reality my registration WAS up to date I just had not placed the sticker… Full Review ▶

07/06/06
Resident

DO not live here if you have a car. They have parking, not anywhere near the apts and no extra parking unless you want to walk half a mile in the hot sun.
They never promise you the apt the show. BEWARE-… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

I am one of the 5 black people living in Camellero (LOL). Well, my lease is up on August 14, 2006 and I have been here for over 10 months. I was lucky enough to get one of there better 1… Full Review ▶

06/18/06
Resident

There was construction going on the entire 6 months I lived there, and my car (along with 18 other residents) was towed once when they were trying to repave the parking lot, because they only posted the notices at 9pm the… Full Review ▶

05/27/06
Resident

This place is in a nice area but the majority of the residents make it an unpleasant place. A huge exterior and interior roach problem. Management doesn't do much to help you with the bug problem. Management doesn't seem to be… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident

Do not live here. Not safe. My car was broken into last night (May 18, 2006) they stole 1200w amp and 2 10" Alpine subs. My windows are tinted pitch black, so who ever stole it had heard it before. Screw… Full Review ▶

05/02/06
Resident

repeated work requests for lighting of dangerous stairs which has no lights nor visability, ignored even after tenant suffered serious medical injury and emergency hosptialization with permanant and long term disability and rehab. Ofiice contacted imediately following injury.

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04/24/06
Resident

The Camellero attracts very friendly people. The leasing office staff and maintenance workers go above and beyond the call of duty. I would recommend the Camellero to everyone. Full Review ▶

04/19/06
Resident

I have lived here for many years. From time to time there have been some noise problems but I have never experienced problems like I am right now. There is an apartment that holds band practice on a regular basis at… Full Review ▶

04/15/06
Resident

I've been living here over a month, and haven't had any problems. In fact it seems like these people that write the neg reviews live in a different complex then me. Seriously everyone is pretty friendly in the community. There are… Full Review ▶

04/13/06
Resident

I just moved in and already hate it. Don't live here if you have a car, unless you don't mind the mile walk. The managment was rude our first visit. Like they didn't care. We live here bc of location, but… Full Review ▶

03/31/06
Resident

If your idea of nice and quiet is a bunch of rich kids running around having their parents pay for an apartment that they treat like ---- and don't know the meaning of respect for other people, then this is the… Full Review ▶

02/28/06
Resident

The WORST apartments I have ever lived in!!!
First, the office staff is completely incompetent!! They are nice until you sign your lease and then they are spiteful and try to get every dime from you that they can!!!
We had nothing… Full Review ▶

02/28/06
Resident

ANYONE who has been turned down by this complex for no other reason than a DUI on his/her record. Call your attorneys!! You can sue them.
It is ILLEGAL to deny someone a place to live because of a DUI. They stopped… Full Review ▶

02/21/06
Resident

We moved here a couple of months ago because of a bargain!! Nice place and friendly staff. Parking lot renovations are working nerves, but
the grounds are attractive. Full Review ▶

09/28/05
Resident

I have not lived in these apartments, however I tried to. The ladies in the office are all nice up front until they get that check and a signature. They run your credit, tell you that you are qualified, give you… Full Review ▶

08/17/05
Resident

First of all, upon moving in to my large one bedroom apartment I found out that there was no way to maneuver a sofa through the front door. I had to throw away my sofa because it would not fit thru… Full Review ▶

07/19/05
Resident

The staff does not care about you!!!! They are snide from the moment you move in. Do you like taking cold showers well this is the place to be. They shut off the hot water every month from 8AM to 5PM… Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

roaches everywhere.
they raised our rent a 100 bucks.
car was broken into.
girlfriends underwear stolen from laundry.
women in front office act like gods.
hot water goes out a lot.
lots o latinos.
stray cats.
roaches,roaches and roaches
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06/01/05
Resident

Ok, first off, we never had the opportunity to look at the apartment that we were gonna live in. We were showed a model in the north complex, but wound up in the Indian Bend (south) portion, needless to say, we… Full Review ▶

12/28/04
Resident

This apartment complex has been a nightmare since day 1. They will kiss your --- upon move in and as soon as you sign the dotted line you've screwed yourself. Maintance people are untrustworthy and kept the extra key to my… Full Review ▶

04/27/04
Resident

way overpriced, upon move-in, our disposal did not work, we were promised new carpet which never came. Out AC broke down over 5 times and was never replaced. Dishwasher did not work, and my tire was slashed in my spot a… Full Review ▶

03/15/04
Resident

I lived in three different apartments in Scottsdale in 2 years and I hated everyone except Camellero/Indian Bend. Nifara in the office was the BEST. Our apartment was beautiful! The only problem with an appliance was the garbage disposal broke. We… Full Review ▶

03/05/04
Resident

the parking at camellero is the worst i have ever seen ... most of the tenats have to park up to a half mile from their apartment. Very dangerous at night or a pain during the day if you are unloading… Full Review ▶

12/30/03
Resident

We have a huge roach problem that will NOT go away. The place is gross. The staff is obnoxious. They have been rude and not helpful in any way. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! There was at least one rape commited 2… Full Review ▶

08/16/03
Resident

I like living on the Indian Bend side but it is kind of expensive.... Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

These apartments are way too expensive for the space. There are much better deals in this area with more space. The apartments don´t learn either they keep raising the rent. There is vandalism too with the cars.Parking is a nightmare as… Full Review ▶

05/28/03
Resident

Worse place I had ever lived, noisy, lousy appliances always breaking down (2 diswashers & 3 fridge in 1 year) parking for 2 cars impossible, lots of break-ins, hostile rent-a-cops! RUN FOR YOUR SANITY! Full Review ▶

10/07/02
Resident

I loved living in tthis older section of Scottsdale. The location is great and I felt completly safe even living on the first floor for the first time. My first apartment after moving away from home, so it will always hold… Full Review ▶

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