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Portofino Apartments

2500 Northside Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
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08/07/14
Resident

[P] ERSONALIZED and thoughtful luxury apartment style living aimed at a responsible minded working professional with or without a family. [O] RGANIZED and hard working on site maintenance repair staff available to address residential concerns during working hours and emergency situations.… Full Review ▶

01/14/14
Prospective Resident

Let me tell you about my experience trying to find an apartment. First location: I went to Portofino as a military family looking for decent location. This place is close to almost all bases in San Diego. The bad part was… Full Review ▶

12/09/13
Resident

I moved into the Portofino in September. The staff is one of the best I have ever seen at an apartment complex. I have not had any issues with noise and my walls aren't paper thin. There is plenty of parking… Full Review ▶

12/02/13
Resident

This is NOT a luxury apartment complex. They try to lure you in with the fancy pool and other services, but the luxury component ends there. This complex is extremely noisy. The complex will allow college students to cram into 1-bedroom… Full Review ▶

11/18/13
Resident

I've lived at Portofino for a month and a half and, so far, it's been terrific. The complex is quiet, with lots of lovely walkways and landscaping. The apartment is large, comfortable, and very quiet. There is good parking, including a… Full Review ▶

09/18/13
Resident

This place is not all that it seems. They definitely try to woo you when you come in for a tour of the place. The pool area is the best part of the complex. The walls are paper thin in the… Full Review ▶

05/20/13
Resident

There is NEVER any guest parking available. None of my friends will visit me because it is such a hassle to park. They've had to park across Friars Road in the Costco parking lot. Unacceptable. I've been monitoring the guest parking… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I moved to Portofino 2 yrs ago, and I couldn't be happier. I feel safe. It's clean. I get great customer service from the front desk staff and the maintainence staff. This apartment complex is quiet, I never see my neighbors,which… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

We moved into a two bedroom apartment in January. Overall the place is great and the staff have been wonderful. One main problem we have is the noise from the apartment above. They stomp non-stop and early in the mornings it… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I absolutely love living here! My two bedroom apartment is pretty spacious, and I love the pool and grills....it feel like I'm living at a resort on vacation! The only thing I do not like is the noisy garages since my… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I recently moved into the Portofino apartments. The office staff is very friendly and easy to work with, and far superior to past apartments I've lived in. I have a one bedroom, and feel I pay slightly above average in the… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

Portofino is Italy in San Diego. Very nice condo Style Apartments with EXCELLENT Office Staff and a Service beyond expectations. I would suggest this Portofino to anyone who would like to have a newer place to live, that's safe, and with… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I have lived in Portofino for 7 months now and have had a fantastic living experience. My significant other and I both work from home, and the property is very quiet during the day. We love the unit we live in,… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

Just moved out of this place. After living here for 3 years they raised my rent every year at least 10%. The grounds are horrible. The pool is packed and there is never any parking. Forget about the workout room, the… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I have lived in multiple locations in the mission valley and central san diego area...and PORTOFINO is by the BEST home I have ever had. The staff is friendly. They are beyond helpful and if they don't know the answer right… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I have lived here at Portofino since April 2012. It's my favorite apartment community I've rented at. The grounds are kept up beautifully, the pool/spa is a huge area with bbqs and a great view. The staff always responds very quickly… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I love this apartment complex!! I have lived here for a year and plan on renewing my lease! I feel very safe here!! The pool and newly imotives equipment in the gym is amazing!!! Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

We have lived at Portofino since March of 2010 and love it! We rented a 1 bd/1 bath by the pool for two years and just signed our second year lease on a 2 bd/2 bath on the other side of… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I've been at this apt complex for almost a year with no problems. The pool and gym are great, the complex is always clean and well maintained, and maintanence staff have been quick to respond. I also like the cental location.… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I have been a resident for nearly three years and love it! The dog walking areas are perfect for my Mr. Boo and the professionalism at the office is seamless. Bravo Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

Just moved into Portofino Apt homes. I am in a corner 2 bdrm unit and I absolutely love it so far. Got a friendly move in email and move in process was quick. Been to the pool once so far and… Full Review ▶

10/15/12
Resident

Every month when my rent is due, I feel like I'm being so ripped off. I live in the La Scala Loft Floor plan. When leasing this apartment I was told it's a great apartment- You only share the building with… Full Review ▶

01/30/12
Resident

Mission Valley is one of the most expensive areas in San Diego to live in. You are looking at somewhere around $2,000/month without regard to individual communities. Welcome to Mission Valley! Know that coming in, units out in the suburbs are… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

This apartment has been an absolute nightmare. There is nothing special about this place EXCEPT for the pool and even that isn't enjoyable in the summer because it's so crowded. I live in the loft so I only have one neighboring… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

Personally, this is by far the best community that I have found close to downtown where my husband works. Management is very helpful, Cole Warner is one among the best, he's been very accessible and very helpful. Communication system is good.… Full Review ▶

11/10/11
Resident

The best thing about this place is the pool. The apartment itself is low quality as you can hear your neighbors and especially all the traffic on Friars. The management staff does not care at all except for getting the original… Full Review ▶

07/19/11
Resident

I've lived at portofino for over a year now, and i've had no problems. The pool/hot tub area is nice and kept pretty clean, as well as their fitness area. The general grounds are kept in nice shape. I haven't had… Full Review ▶

06/30/11
Resident

My husband and I lived in Portofino for a year. We lived in a two bed two bath apartment which was very nice itself. The previous tenants had taken good care of the place and it was sparkling clean when we… Full Review ▶

04/15/11
Resident

I have lived at Portofino for over a year now and have finally had my last straw. The entire complex is infested with fleas and the office staff fails to take action. Rats are also an issue, just ask the pest… Full Review ▶

04/15/11
Resident

My boyfriend and I have been living in Portofino since the end of February and so far so good. We had a few issues with our garbage disposal but maintenance and the leasing office were quick to take care of the… Full Review ▶

04/07/11
Resident

Me and my boyfriend moved into Portofino in Sept 2010 I wish we would have looked more but the excitment of moving into our first place made us rush into a very stupid decision. First off Portofino is WAY over priced… Full Review ▶

03/29/11
Resident

we would not recommend Portofino. Far above area pricing for comparable apartments with the same amenities. we stayed three years and we told them we would stay if a rent adjustment could be made. they are not at all interested in… Full Review ▶

08/31/10
Resident

Oh Portofino, if i wasnt relocating and had a lease break allready, I would have done a break to get out of here! CHEAP luxury apartments, walls are so thin I can hear the upstairs TV, Talking, Washer/dryer, god forbid they… Full Review ▶

07/27/10
Resident

We have stayed in a furnished apartment. It was a good gated area with pool, fitness room, business room and 2 parking spots. Not too much noise. But there are thin walls in these apartments, but it s okay. Fine landscaping,… Full Review ▶

03/09/10
Resident

The marketing and leasing folks at this complex taut this place to be luxury, but it is everything but! The construction is poor, my apartment is full of mold and the grounds are infested with fleas. The leasing people rent these… Full Review ▶

02/09/10
Resident

As a 3 year renter here, you can trust me when I say that the staff, the grounds and the workout equipment all suck. Be prepared to walk through dog piss and sh|t everywhere, sometimes in the hallway ON THE THIRD… Full Review ▶

02/08/10
Resident

My husband and I moved in last year and we were in love with the floor plan, go HG Fenton! BUT... the cleaning of the carpets was a no-no. We had to have them come out twice, they were pretty nasty,… Full Review ▶

08/12/09
Resident

I MOVED MY FAMILY HERE AND KNOW I CANT WAIT TO MOVE.THE ONLY REASON I DONT MOVE RIGHT KNOW IS THAT IM WAITING TO FIND SOMTHING THAT ITS NOT SO MUCH MONEY.MY KIDS HATE IT HERE THEY CANT GO OUT SIDE… Full Review ▶

08/10/09
Resident

I lived here for two years but had to move because of economic reasons. The office staff are great and accomodating. The new manager is nice too. i highly recommend this commnity. Full Review ▶

05/30/09
Resident

The management is terrible! If you sign a lease, be prepaired to be nickle and dimed to death. I didn't want to move so I resigned leases only to have declining level of service. The management here is really poor. Stay… Full Review ▶

05/15/09
Resident

Okay, so obviously the office staff has stooped so low as to write their own reviews now. Nine reviews of the same apt complex on the same day in a span of 20 minutes? Come on now, you guys must think… Full Review ▶

09/25/08
Resident

I lived here for just over a year and have to agree with other reviews. Parking is a nightmare, forget having guests over, there is no parking for them. The walls are paper thin and security a joke. You can kiss… Full Review ▶

08/21/08
Resident

Everything has been great so far. I came in a little worried of the bad reviews. But so far everything has gone smoothly. We had a couple of minor issues with bathroom doors and windows etc. and within 24 hours of… Full Review ▶

06/24/08
Resident

This was by far the worst experience I have ever had. The management is horrible, I cannot believe the things they get away with. People will park in your parking spot and nothing will be done about it (this happend to… Full Review ▶

05/13/08
Resident

I can not express the amount of professionalism that is lacking from the management of this place. On top of the discurtious demeanor after they get you to sign your rent you find that after a closer look, everything in the… Full Review ▶

04/10/08
Resident

I will never again rent from HG Fenton, from the security (tow happy and useless)to the front desk support (Rude, uncaring and flat out unhelpful once they get your signature) to the feces in the hallways and trash strewn roads. These… Full Review ▶

04/10/08
Resident

I've never met anyone as deceitful as the Community Director, I.P. at Portofino! The other girls are okay, but honestly...I think they can be just as deceitful! What a nightmare...OMG! Full Review ▶

02/11/08
Resident

The wife and I moved in towards the end of December of '07 and we love it. The surrounds are nice, the gym is awesome, the pool is great. The staff is nice, especially Terry and Lindsay. I've always wanted to… Full Review ▶

11/08/07
Resident

Please move here if you LOVE the constant company of insects. I'm talking fleas, drain flies, and ants. There is a reason that pest control comes out once a week, that alone should have given us a clue. My roomate and… Full Review ▶

06/21/07
Resident

Portofino is definitely in a great location. The grounds are well maintained and there are many amenities available (24 hr gym, pool, jacuzzi, bbq facilities, etc.). The area is very pet friendly and the tenants are friendly. However, it is extremely… Full Review ▶

12/08/06
Resident

I have lived here for 1.5 years. I love my apartment but I cant say much for the staff or maintiance. After 1 year they finally tell me that it would be alot of work to fix a light in my… Full Review ▶

11/13/06
Resident

So I was one of the original people here who got to move right when this place was built. However, I am so happy to finally be moving out. The rent will never stop increasing infact I asked the management about… Full Review ▶

11/13/06
Resident

The new property management is a slight improvement over the old management by offering more community activites and the property gates work more often than not! Guest parking is still abused and not enforced, so there aren't available spots. However, the… Full Review ▶

09/18/06
Resident

I've been here for about two months now, and so far so good. I have not had any problems with management, the pool is not cold, parking has not been an issue. The Apartment that I moved into is amazing. If… Full Review ▶

08/01/06
Resident

Ok, so, I wrote a bad review but do to traveling I could not move out. So I am walking from my car the other night, and a black guy walks up and says, 'good evening sir, how are you tonight."… Full Review ▶

07/28/06
Resident

Hi All,

I wish that I looked at this forum before I moved into Portofino. This was my worst renting experience ever. For your information, I am a fairly reasonable person whose tenancy HAS endured both the old and new management… Full Review ▶

07/12/06
Resident

I thought I had problems when I first moved in, paid rent w/ a cashiers check, only to have a 3-day notice to pay rent or quit taped to my door. However, the old management was not as ignorant as the… Full Review ▶

06/25/06
Resident

Noise is a serious problem here. The tenants living here are totally inconsiderate and rude. It's 4:23 am, and there are people blasting techno music and screaming out on there balcony. This happens regularly. People seem to have no problem leaving… Full Review ▶

06/05/06
Resident

MOVED IN ABOUT A MONTH AND A HALF AGO AND REALLY ENJOY LIVING HERE. HAVE HAD NO PARKING PROBLEMS. STAFF IS NICE AND HELPFUL. I THINK ALOT OF THE PROBLEMS STEMMED FROM THE OLD MANAGEMENT AND ME AND MY GIRLFRIEND HAVE… Full Review ▶

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05/30/06
Resident

Just thought that we would add to these reviews as there seems to be alot of negative comments......yes the parking is to be desired.....and the gate never seems to close to give us residents that 'secured feeling'...but we must say that… Full Review ▶

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04/23/06
Resident

Don't be fooled, the new management is NO more helpful than the last. They do smile more, but are all talk and no action. The parking is HORRIBLE!!!!!!! I can't even begin to explain how bad the parking situation is, and… Full Review ▶

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04/06/06
Resident

Attention management...how much more obvious could you possibly be. It is amazing to me that you actually went in and wrote reviews about yourself about how much better you are. How un-professional. What I have seen since you came here is… Full Review ▶

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03/27/06
Resident

Managment has changed since reviews posted before 3/16/06. I have gone in personally to the office to meet them and let me tell you they are heaven compared to the idiots that used to run the show before. they actually have… Full Review ▶

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03/14/06
Resident

So whoever wrote that last review was right on the money. This place sucks. The management cant even add some basic numbers and I have never paid so much to live in a place where everything is broken. Trust me dont… Full Review ▶

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03/12/06
Resident

Beware. You have to endure unprofessional, rude management who will lie to you as quick as you blink. We've had more problems with the brainless robots walking around in the leasing office than all the other apartments we've ever been at… Full Review ▶

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03/03/06
Resident

On 3/2 our vehicle was stolen right out of our assigned parking spot. Not Towed! It's a "Grated Community" ha ha. Plus, there is a Security Guard that leaves at 3 AM, or so we were told...what good that does. Our… Full Review ▶

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02/10/06
Resident

No way would you want to pay $1400-$2500 for a non heated pool, broken gates, several water heater checks in your apartment (and a $50 fee if there is anything near your heater)(??) and overall disatisfaction with the management. Trust me… Full Review ▶

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02/08/06
Resident

I have lived here for over a year. The parking situation is bad, but most of the people complaining don't follow the rules. If you don't display your permit, you will be towed! If you park in a guest space without… Full Review ▶

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02/07/06
Resident

okay so I have lived here for 1 year and a half. I hired someone from frazee to PAINT my walls (not the maintenance) because for some reason they do not paint over doors???? yes thats the type of place this… Full Review ▶

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02/07/06
Resident

nice units bad management Full Review ▶

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01/28/06
Resident

I have been towed from my own ------- spot 3 times while my permit has been properly displayed, management is incredibly unprofessional and useless, the so-called 24 hr emergency maintenance contact does not respond, one of the security guards has been… Full Review ▶

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12/15/05
Resident

Major ant problems
No parking spots if you want visitors
Exit gate hasnt worked now for about 2 months
Neighbors play extremely loud base all hours
Problems with the garage door
Our waterheater leaked and got everything in our storage wet
Good luck getting to the place… Full Review ▶

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12/14/05
Resident

This place looks nice, but don't expect to be able to park. The complex has hundreds of open spots but won't let you use any of them. Tow trucks hang out in the parking lot in case your friends decide to… Full Review ▶

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12/01/05
Resident

this is a dumb issue anyway. It IS THE ADULTS WHOS CRAZY DOGS ATTACK PEOPLE AND URINATE EVERYWHERE. BUY A HOUSE AND STOP COMPLAINING. MISSION VALLEY IS A VERY COLLEGE LIVED AREA. MOVE. Full Review ▶

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11/29/05
Resident

PARKING IS REALLY BAD! You get assigned a spot with number. If you park anywhere else, your car will be towed. Don’t even think about parking anywhere to unload your groceries. Also, if you have friends, don’t even bother to invite… Full Review ▶

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11/23/05
Resident

So the only reason Im not dying over the parking situation is because I have a garage and an open space. But DUH my trucjk cant fit into the garage so Im stuck with it. it does come in handy because… Full Review ▶

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11/22/05
Resident

Management is so bad. They don’t care about the people who live here, they only care about people who is planning to move in. They never follow up with any issues. Don’t listen to them when they say “oh don’t worry… Full Review ▶

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11/22/05
Resident

I find it hilarious that anyone would praise this apartment complex and/or the staff. I mean honestly, you have to be writing a fake review because you actually work in the leasing office. Let's get serious, I know that you people… Full Review ▶

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11/04/05
Resident

Portofino is not the ideal place to live in San Diego. Why, you say. Well the management is about as clueless as they come in town. The staff is stand offish when it comes to problem solving, quick to answer you… Full Review ▶

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11/04/05
Resident

Portofino is a very nice new complex. However, I discount that when I compare it to a place like La Mirage. The biggest issue I have with Portofino is the parking situation. It is fine for residents, but there are only… Full Review ▶

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10/29/05
Resident

I'm really not sure what all this fuss is about - I've been living here since September of 2004 and I really like it. Of course there are issues anywhere, especially when its a brand new place, like the pool wasn't… Full Review ▶

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10/26/05
Resident

I have lived in Portofino for about three months and I am completely disappointed. While my apartment is aesthetically pleasing, the management is awful. I hate calling the leasing office because I know I am dealing with young 20-somethings who are… Full Review ▶

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10/18/05
Resident

~Every time I get a notice on my door from the management, my blood starts to boil.
~Every time I have to deal with someone in the office, I get hives.
~Every time I have to drive down to Costco to pick… Full Review ▶

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10/10/05
Resident

You pay so much in rent per month and yet you can't even have a guest over because there is absolutley no place to ever park. This is a huge hassle!! Full Review ▶

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10/09/05
Resident

I'm happy for people that had a good experience living at Portofino...I wish I had had the same. My husband and I enjoyed living there for the year...with the exception of the new construction and unprofessional staff (mainly the manager, 2… Full Review ▶

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09/26/05
Resident

okay so I have lived here for 9 months... the truth is here are my list of problems:
1. NO PARKING DUH
2. THIN WALLS
3. STUPID MANAGEMENT
4. EVERYONE AROUND ME
so I realize as none of u have mentioned that this is a gossip… Full Review ▶

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09/23/05
Resident

My husband and I lived at the Portofino apartments for a year, ending this past August.

I would strongly recommend anyone considering this place to run away quickly!

This is the 3rd brand new apartment community that I have lived in and… Full Review ▶

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08/23/05
Resident

Have a housewarming party, invite friends, but wait, no guest parking allowed unless you "check out" one of the 5 passes.( good luck) Do you like waking up for work in the morning to NO CAR, even with a parking permit… Full Review ▶

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08/20/05
Resident

Besides the complete lack of parking, idiots for staff, total lack of management and racket they're running with the towing company, this place isn't so bad. I really like my apartment and the grounds are very nice. The pool and spa… Full Review ▶

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07/21/05
Resident

Alright, our apartment is beautiful. It's huge, luxurious and has all the amenities. Still, this doesn't change the fact that this has been the worst apartment experience I've ever had. Dealing with the staff in the office has been an absolute… Full Review ▶

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07/14/05
Resident

We've lived here 4 months and already we're looking to leave. It's a beautiful place to live, (if you don't mind all pavement and no grass) but DO NOT let the nice apts. fool you. The management gets your signatures then… Full Review ▶

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07/12/05
Resident

well i have lived there for a month and i enjoy it. i live in a one bedroom with 2 parking spots and i live by myself so i never really have a problem with my friends coming over, also whats… Full Review ▶

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07/05/05
Resident

I have lived in many places in San Diego, including P.B., O.B. and La Jolla. So far, I truly believe that the qaulity of this apartment is nicer than any other place I have lived in.
I do understand many of the… Full Review ▶

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05/07/05
Resident

The last person must have been a Portofino staff member because everyone here that I have talked to, has complained about the parking and guest parking. EVERYWHERE that I have lived at, has had guest parking. This place has like 4… Full Review ▶

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05/07/05
Resident

Overall, Portofino Apartment complex is a good place to live, however, if you are one for parking and want parking for your guest, go somewhere else.

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05/04/05
Resident

I'm so tired... mostly because the tow trucks all night long, the trucks taking away my neighbors cars. The front gates are pointless; the car thieves are contracted by the apartment complex?

The office staff is good ONLY at passing the buck.… Full Review ▶

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04/30/05
Resident

I DON'T KNOW ABOUT ALL THE PROBLEMS STATED IN THE OTHER REVIEWS, BUT I KNOW IT'S A DEFINITE CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO HAVE WESTERN TOWING POLICEING THE PARKING AND TOWING AT THEIR OWN DISCREATION. BAD, BAD, BAD. Full Review ▶

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04/23/05
Resident

Stay away from this overpriced property! I can't say anything nice about it! The office staff is belittling and condescending. The customer service is terrible!! You will be awakened by jackhammers early in the morning because they are constantly doing repairs… Full Review ▶

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04/20/05
Resident

It will be a year this August and I can't wait to leave. Given I'm not one of the many college students that live here and are OK with trashing the place up, being loud and say great place to live.… Full Review ▶

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04/15/05
Resident

First and for most, the last person must have been on crack because this place is NOWHERE near a Las Vegas Resort. I used to live and work in Las Vegas and this place isn't even close to a nice resort.… Full Review ▶

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04/15/05
Resident

When I enter the Portofino, I feel as if I'm entering a Las Vegas resort. I'm greeting my the most wonderful staff and treated with the utmost respect by maintence when they arrive to make a few minor repairs. The apartments… Full Review ▶

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04/13/05
Resident

Ok I have never needed the Air conditioner here.. but now that I need it, it doesn't work!

And what did the *wonderful* folks at the apt management tell me?

Oh maybe tomorrow maybe in 2 or 3 days. How re-assuring.. Full Review ▶

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04/10/05
Resident

...want to live at this mega-complex??? Sure, it may be impressive driving in and seeing a gated community, but remember you have to share everything with a bunch of out-of-state hoodlums. Fact is, a lot of the people who live at… Full Review ▶

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03/20/05
Resident

This is not the place that its cracked up to be. First of all, we live by the new walk way that is "supposed" to be done by last November, December. They told us that it would be done by 2005,… Full Review ▶

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03/20/05
Resident

Sounds like management got a hold of this website and wrote their own little story. Let me tell you why people complain. If you pay $2,000 a month you pay for the apartment it self, pool, work out room, maybe a… Full Review ▶

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03/16/05
Resident

I have lived at Portofino for a few months now and also work in the construction business. I would be lying if I said that everything has gone perfectly here, but that is to be expected with new construction. After listening… Full Review ▶

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03/13/05
Resident

Our experience at Portofino has been limited to pure praise. The management team's ethic and personality are matched only by the quality of service they provide. True, things were a bit bumpy at take off, but the ride since has confirmed… Full Review ▶

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03/11/05
Resident

This place is wrong on so many levels. Read "THE LIST":

- Construction and Appliances suck: Paper thin walls, treading lightly on the floor will sound like King Kong walking from listening on the floor below. Door knob falls off after 6… Full Review ▶

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03/07/05
Resident

Well I tell you what, Portofino has 4 sales and 2 managers that are in sync together on how to screw you and your hard earned money. Here's what I mean. Hey leave your garage open and it's a $25 dollar… Full Review ▶

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03/04/05
Resident

I went in there to inquire about an apartment, and I couldn't have felt more uncomfortable and unwelcomed. They said that they didn't have any of the models I was interested until months later and I told them that I needed… Full Review ▶

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02/24/05
Resident

After living at Portofino since May 2004, we finally moved out... Management released us from our lease after addressing many of the community's severe problems (e.g., dirty hallways, shady residents, unfinished ammenities, etc) You would think that they would have wanted… Full Review ▶

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01/10/05
Resident

I agree with the last posting...broken promises indeed! So many things were promised before the lease was signed. If I had any advice I would tell you to not trust the management here. They make everything sound so wonderful when you… Full Review ▶

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01/05/05
Resident

Probably like most residents here, I was initially charmed by the aesthetics of Portofino, and the promises of several soon to be delivered projects that would only add the the value of renting here. Well, that was several months, headaches, and… Full Review ▶

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10/18/04
Resident

While Portofino appears to be an upscale community, it's nothing more than a glamorized trailer park. Police arrive on a regular basis to address domestic violence issues. Each weekend the pool is packed with residents that invite their 18 cousins over… Full Review ▶

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10/13/04
Resident

Do not move here and live on the first or second floors! They are paper thin and you can hear every footstep of your neighbor above. Walk around on the second level and see for yourself. They promised sound construction similiar… Full Review ▶

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06/11/04
Resident

Another year of constant construction, dust, and loud machines. No pool, fitness center, etc for months to come. No assigned parking! Full Review ▶

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