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04/16/14
Prospective Resident

I cannot give enough praise to this apartment complex, but I am going to try. I was never a tenant there, but when my lease is up where I am living now, I will definitely be checking them out. Susan is… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Resident

I recently moved into Monaco Lakes and have been pleasantly surprised. I was pleased with the service I have received from the staff in the office. The maintenance crew has followed through with any requests in a timely manner. I have… Full Review ▶

11/26/13
Resident

This place is awful. Moved here in June 2013 and its is unbearable. Our apartment was dirty when we moved in. Broken closet rods dirty laundry area the walls were filthy. Our fridge wasn't cleaned upon our arrival(yuck!) the sinks were… Full Review ▶

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10/05/13
Resident

This place SUCKS! New management walk around the property like stalkers. They are always putting letters on the doors for one reason or another. Most recently SEPT 2013, a letter was put on our door telling us that they will be… Full Review ▶

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09/23/13
Resident

If a person does not mind the water constantly be shut off, or construction noises starting at 8:00 am, then by all means this is the place. Too many times, the water has been turned off while in the middle of… Full Review ▶

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09/21/13
Resident

I've rented a 2Br for 10 yrs here. I have a carport and a cat. Recently they raised my expenses 100.00 a month so I have to get out. The geese roam freely as they do anyplace. There is no stopping… Full Review ▶

08/03/13
Resident

WORST APARTMENTS EVER!! Conditions are bad for the price that they charge. Apartments where not clen clen when I moved in. Dishwasher had slugs of mold growing and the apartment had bed bugs 3 times a while I lived there! Manager… Full Review ▶

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07/18/13
Resident

Haaate hate this apartments!!! The new management is awfull! Nobody cares about your complaints, there is geese poop all around, lots of roaches! Why we pay for pest control???? Office workers are soo ------- loud, there is not any chance to… Full Review ▶

06/21/13
Resident

great people, nice staff, great pool, renovated apartments Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Resident

This place is now under new management that is putting a HUGE effort in fixing things up here. They leasing agents do take care of us when ever we need something done. Full Review ▶

06/12/13
Resident

I will start at the beginning. Upon initially viewing this place me and my roommate were shown a newly upgraded 2 bedroom and were told all we would need to wait on would be the wood floor to be installed. On… Full Review ▶

05/15/13
Resident

FIRST.. I would like to start by saying, I am only going to speak 100% the truth and nothing more, NO exaggerating at all. Where do I start? I have lived in some really bad apartments, ran by shotty management/owners, but… Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Resident

After lease was up we were notified our rent was increasing by $200 monthly to keep up with the "market price". There was constant yelling by some tenants past midnight and well into the early morning hours, especially on weekends. The… Full Review ▶

09/21/12
Resident

STRONGLY BEWARE: This is the worst place I've had the misfortune of living at. I was in an emergency and needed to find a place quick. The outside and inside of the clubhouse looked nice and the "showroom" apartment looked nice.… Full Review ▶

09/05/12
Resident

Old but clean and nice considering it's cheap rent. I would like the kitchen replaced and more washing off the sidewalks as there are lots of geese. Full Review ▶

07/11/12
Resident

Terrible!! I can't even believe they call it Luxury Apartment living! Ha! Roaches & bedbugs, rude staff, the property manager is pure evil and all they want is to sucker you in a lease then your stuck like me! DO NOT… Full Review ▶

06/29/12
Resident

Living at Lakes at Monaco Pointe was the worst living experience of my life. The place was infested with bed bugs. I never saw a cockroach when we lived there but the bed bugs were horrendous. They would come "spray" the… Full Review ▶

05/23/12
Resident

Very nice, clean, staff friendly. Quiet, neighbors are very friendly Full Review ▶

05/11/12
Resident

Had I known more about ROACHES we would have never moved in this apartment complex! We lived there for 4 months and could not take it any longer. After contacting the Colorado Housing Society and a lawyer for direction we gave… Full Review ▶

05/03/12
Resident

This place has its ups and downs, but for the price I was very happy with almost every aspect of it- EXCEPT FOR THE COCKROACHES. Seriously, less than a week after moving in I had seen 5 or 6 of the… Full Review ▶

04/27/12
Resident

People may say that this place is CHEAP so it isnt that bad living here. But CHEAP is definitely what you get. I've been here for a year now, the area doesn't necessarily feel unsafe to me...but I would keep your… Full Review ▶

04/25/12
Resident

What an absolute dump! There are a lot better options for just a little more $$. There was constant noise, kids, cars and thugged out neighbors. We never felt safe here. The parking lots are full of ice and snow in… Full Review ▶

04/07/12
Resident

As a last resort, this place is livable, but there are so many better options out there despite what they'll tell you in the office. Pros: Nice courtyard Diverse neighbors Cons: Bedbugs Cockroach infestation (worse than anything I've seen in my… Full Review ▶

02/09/12
Resident

Lived here for three years, and I just can't do it anymore. The staff was plenty nice enough at first, but they've fired everyone and moved in new Management and the lady that runs the place now is such a B***h.… Full Review ▶

01/30/12
Resident

I've lived at Lakes for 4 years, have had good times and not so great. The new management has made a HUGE improvement the last year and a half. Especially Jeff, he fixed my heat right for the first time in… Full Review ▶

01/03/12
Resident

Very dangerous area, poverty stricken neighbors, unattended children and horrible management. I had to call the cops on unruly neighbors SIX times. Before living their, I had never dialed 911. Many neighbors have gang affiliations. I hate that place, I left… Full Review ▶

10/25/11
Resident

The lakes at Monaco point is one of the worst places to live in Denver. The cleanliness of the apartment at move in will be minimal and the management is awful. Unattended children, who leave their toys all over the properties… Full Review ▶

09/28/11
Resident

I was looking to downsize and shoped around a lot, I found The Lakes at Monaco and so far haven't had a bad experience at all. Certainly from what i read on the reviews do not apply. The staff has been… Full Review ▶

09/15/11
Resident

Don't waste your time with Lakes at Monaco Pointe. They'll show you their "marvelous" landscaping & "luxury" model apartments with hardwood floors & all new amenities, then move you into a dump with stained carpet, broken fixtures, & never tell you… Full Review ▶

08/16/11
Resident

This place is awful, the staff are not helpful, its filled with illegal immigrants and drug dealers, which im guessing are the only people that will put up with the bullsh*t they put people through around here. the water attractions are… Full Review ▶

07/26/11
Resident

I moved here after a terrible experience with a roommate forced me out of another apartment. Desperate for a cheap place with access to a bus line to campus, I signed a lease here. Had I been able to spend more… Full Review ▶

06/27/11
Resident

I am a student ,we came to Denver looking for a place to rent as soon as we can & it was affordable place with move in special, but after a short while we realized why ? we can hear our… Full Review ▶

06/16/11
Prospective Resident

I've been in the industry for over 15 years and am ashamed to have moved in here, when I looked at the aprtment before we got to it the leasing agent described hard wood floors and granite countertops. I walked into… Full Review ▶

05/22/11
Resident

This place is a complete dive. Our neighbors bounced b/c The Lakes are so awful, and I don't blame them one bit. It's constantly loud (people arguing in the lots, guys in monster trucks blaring their stereos, obnoxious geese that NEVER… Full Review ▶

02/09/11
Resident

I have lived here 7 months and am very far from satisfied. It took maintenance a month to fix my leaking fridge when I first moved in. All it needed was the 2 front legs that were missing. My ceiling is… Full Review ▶

12/10/10
Resident

I have been at lakes of monaco for 7 months. After one week, I was looking for a new place to live. Unfortunatly, I moved to Denver from another city for a new job and had to find a place to… Full Review ▶

11/15/10
Resident

Lived here for a few years and was happy to get out. There is a lot of graffitti in the elevators (along with the stentch). Entry doors and gates are constantly having their locks destroyed so that anyone can enter the… Full Review ▶

10/05/10
Resident

i think the title pretty much sums it, i could never have imagined that such a horrible, disgusting, and dangerous place could exist. the elevator is constantly broken and being scratched up and tagged by idiot children with no supervision, and… Full Review ▶

07/28/10
Resident

The first week I moved in here, there was a hostage situation two doors down from me. The cops took over the building and we were out for about three hours. Two of those hours were spent standing outside in the… Full Review ▶

07/27/10
Resident

Me and my husband lived there for 8 months and left before our lease was up. They are trying to say I broke my lease because I left early even after I paid the last months rent. We had to leave… Full Review ▶

07/22/10
Resident

My wife and I lived there for almost 2 years and we got out of there as fast as we could (even paying the last two months w/o living there). There is major gang issue, major vandalism...most of the people who… Full Review ▶

07/19/10
Resident

Attention to anyone who even thinks of living here at the lakes at monaco pointe: I know it seems like a wonderful and beautiful place to live.. But it isn't. 1. DENVER -- A 6-year-old boy died in a pond at… Full Review ▶

06/08/10
Resident

I have lived at the lakes for almost a year. I HAVE HAD MY CAR BROKIN IN TO. PEOPLE BEING HELD HOSTAGE WITH GUNS IN THE APARTMENTS! WE HAVE THE SMALLEST CHEAPEST APARTMENT AND WE ARE PAYING 100 MORE THAN WE… Full Review ▶

02/22/10
Resident

This is a horrible place to live! It's full of teenagers who only want to party! Not to mention all the gang bangers and drug dealers! Every single night I lived here the cops were here for one thing or another!… Full Review ▶

01/05/10
Prospective Resident

Well my son has lived there now for 2 1/2 months and so far he has been burglarized twice his friends were tied up and held at gun point and robbed. This is a VERY unsecure location. Even worse most of… Full Review ▶

10/18/09
Resident

I lived here from 2005 through 2009, and only moved because of a new job out of state. I liked my apartment, and felt that I was treated with courtesy by the staff. I always felt that I was more than… Full Review ▶

10/14/09
Resident

My husband and I have been living at The Lakes for 2 years. And every month when we pay the rent, it seems like we're just thowing our money in the trash. If you have a problem with your apartment, YOU… Full Review ▶

09/24/09
Resident

Not too surprised to see that the reviews have gotten worse about this place. ..I lived here awhile back and had a horrible experience. I lived here for 4 years (yeah I know its a long time to endure this place)… Full Review ▶

07/30/09
Resident

yes...... welcome to your fabulous new luxury living experience..... as i have been a resident here for 7, yes thats right boys and girls, 7 long years (the masochist in me i guess) i feel i am more than qualified to… Full Review ▶

07/18/09
Resident

I just finished looking at LAMPS website and i am shocked they actually advertise walk in closets and air conditioning. First off, please know they do not have air conditioning. They have these 1980 ac units that don't work. When i… Full Review ▶

06/09/09
Resident

ok first of all my car got STOLEN (bad neighborhood) second this place isnt accurate about our payments like a dog fee( they keep wanting more money when i pay it) the drunk people with loud music ...the TREMENDOUSE amounts of… Full Review ▶

02/17/09
Resident

You will be amazed at how you can watch the prices go up and the conditions plummet around you. My wife and I were there for three leases so that we could save money for a big trip that we wanted… Full Review ▶

12/30/08
Resident

We moved her in 2006 and sadly were stupid enough to just move out. This place is dirty, the water is constantly turned off, there are mold and insect problems. The tenants who live here are disgusting, dirty alcoholic slobs and… Full Review ▶

09/28/08
Resident

Is Anyone pleased with this place-just ONE, Anybody? Let's see your review! Most of my neighbors are respectable, but it's the ones who are trashy, disrespectful who make it gross. Rent is low, and there's no budget for adequate staff to… Full Review ▶

08/16/08
Resident

I lived here a couple years ago for a year, so I don't know if it still has the same problems, but it was not good when I lived there. Like someone else who commented, I lived in building D, and… Full Review ▶

06/13/08
Prospective Resident

The ponds here are a death trap, as at least 2 (and counting) children have drowned at Monaco Pointe! This place seems to refuse to offer an precautions to prevent these tragedies. Parents beware!!! Full Review ▶

05/21/08
Resident

This place is terrible!!! I don't know about the other tenants but my unit has a TERRIBLE ant problem! I've asked them to take care of it twice and the person they sent didn't help anything.There are ants in every room.… Full Review ▶

05/10/08
Resident

The mail room has been adorned with swastikas and a proclamation of "------ Lives" for the last several weeks, cleaning it off seems to be a low priority. If you have anyone above you their floor will squeak and creak to… Full Review ▶

04/13/08
Resident

When we first moved in it was ok for the first week or two, then all hell broke loose. There were gunshots, men jumping on the car hoods, people always yelling at each other and a death trap of an elevator.… Full Review ▶

02/23/08
Resident

This place is centrally located, in a decent neighborhood and has good amenities in terms of a pool, good scenery, additional storage space for a bicycle, concrete floors to prevent annoying clomping from the updstairs, and tennis courts. Now for the… Full Review ▶

02/10/08
Resident

When I first moved here in July 2006, it seemed like a nice place. A few months later, the management changed and it became awful, by the next year when my lease was up I couldn't wait to leave. The way… Full Review ▶

11/12/07
Resident

This property is poorly managed with no care for who is put where in the buildings. We are surrounded by noisy kids and the person above us vacuums until 2am. When complaints are lodged with the leasing office you are met… Full Review ▶

11/06/07
Resident

There were some helpfull people there, but the trick was u get your rent then they add another hundred dollar utility bill to ur rent, and its not based on what you use, they base off what the whole building uses… Full Review ▶

10/08/07
Resident

this is by far the worst place I have ever lived. The grounds are filthy and disgusting, dog or goose ---- is everywhere, people blast their stereos so loudly that it will wake you from a deep sleep, people yell at… Full Review ▶

08/30/07
Resident

Count on being shot at your first week. The place was built before asbestos laws were in place, so good luck with lung cancer. Unless you live on the corner of a top floor, you'll hear everything above and to either… Full Review ▶

08/15/07
Resident

Only move here if you like having your entire apartment shake and rattle every time someone above you takes a step. Full Review ▶

05/09/07
Resident

We lived there for a year. The grounds are beautiful and the neighbors are great, but the staff is absolutely TERRIBLE. First, our oven didn't work, and it took a month to get them to fix it. Then, toward the end… Full Review ▶

04/24/07
Resident

Well first I'll list the bads:
My kitchen faucet and garbage disposal has worked 4 total months that I have lived here (I've been here 3 years)
The shower works but the knob is stripped and broken so I can't take a bath… Full Review ▶

04/04/07
Resident

I've been living here since 2005. It's gotten worse for the short time I've lived here. The staff was really nice but after you sign your lease everyone is evil. When ever anything is wrong they automatically assume you did something… Full Review ▶

03/25/07
Resident

I started out liking this apartment complex for the pretty scenery and cheap rent. But after a while I started hating it. The two story side is not all that bad but building D, where I was living, was a nightmare.… Full Review ▶

03/14/07
Resident

I lived in this place for a year. The apartment was filthy when I moved in. The office employees are all rude a****les. They are in no way helpful. Do not live here. Full Review ▶

03/01/07
Resident

The customer service is horrible! We didn't have a working fridge for 17 days when we first moved in!!! The office workers are rude and could care less... Full Review ▶

02/16/07
Resident

There is goose and dog poop everywhere. The grounds are littered with trash. The security gates are always broken. The elevators are urine stained and all the floor buttons are broken out. The rest is outragous. You pay all utilities, nothing… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

Nothing good to say. Noise, violence, gangs, guns, frequent utility shut-offs. No snow removal. Trash every where. Pet urine in elevators. Don's come here. Full Review ▶

02/11/07
Resident

I have been a resident for over a year, and I absolutely do not reccomend this place. There is garbage everywhere, the elevators rarely work, and even then they are foul smelling and sketchy. The apartments are not quite as dangerous… Full Review ▶

01/13/07
Resident

Slowly deteriorating. Old building with light insulation. Full Review ▶

12/28/06
Resident

This place is horrible. I broke my lease just to get out. The office staff is nice until you sign the lease and then you are nothing more than a "check". Forget about getting anything fixed, the maintenance staff is a… Full Review ▶

11/08/06
Resident

For anyone reading this, I want you to be aware that I myself have not had too much trouble. But having friends that live here and running into as many minor problems as I have, I wouldn't reccomend LAMP as a… Full Review ▶

09/03/06
Resident

graffiti covered elavators.... residents with guns, pit bulls, loud music, gargabe everywhere, not what i would call luxery living as they promote, loud neighbors,you wont feel at peace here.... you will feel like hiring a body gaurd....be forwarned, this place is… Full Review ▶

08/16/06
Resident

I have lived at the Lakes at Monaco Pointe for a year & some of the comments on this site are correct - especially about the Ghetto elevators & the terrible smells coming from them (Can someone please say Health Hazard),… Full Review ▶

07/22/06
Resident

I've read the other reviews but my stay here is fine--perhaps it depends on which building you are in. It is very quiet and comfortable--the shower pressure and hot water is fantastic. Some of the cabinets are a bit dated, but… Full Review ▶

05/22/06
Resident

I was here when it was called Lake and Racquet. The place was pretty nice then. The management wasn't always polite, but they were always efficient, which is why I stayed so long. After the place was sold the place went… Full Review ▶

05/02/06
Resident

I would have to agree with the previous review. My car was also stolen out of the parking lot only four months after I moved in. The vandalism has gotten much worse since I moved in. The elevators are continuously vandalized… Full Review ▶

04/25/06
Resident

My experience is different than the other reviews. I enjoyed the grounds and the staff. I am leaving due to increase in crime. My car was been broken into a year ago. Recently, my car was stolen right from the parking… Full Review ▶

04/11/06
Resident

This property is horrendous - the apts are shoddy and the management is the absolute worst. Do not even think of moving here it is not worth it - they will smile at you until you sign the lease and then… Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

The current staff at Lakes at Monaco Pointe truely care about the residents. They have turned the property around and really have given us a place to call home.

We have breakfast on Saturdays, Monday Night Football, movie night and activities… Full Review ▶

03/11/06
Resident

I spent 6 months there when it was Lake & Raquet and the other 6 months when it was taken over by new management before it was formally Lakes @ Monaco.

I do agree - staff don't care. I observed the… Full Review ▶

03/06/06
Resident

When I first moved in, it used to be called Lake and Raquet. Didn't have too much trouble with it. Never got caught in elevators, never had infestations. Had a flock of geese, which they finally got rid of. Got new… Full Review ▶

03/01/06
Resident

I wanted to add my 2 cents worth on this horrendous place to keep poor innocent individuals away. The following are things that I saw. This is long but didn t want to miss a thing as this place made my… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

extreme noise levels, rude, uncaring managment, and like another review said, kinda like a dorm, yes, there is duck/goose crap everywhere, management does not respond to calls regarding noise issues, when you go in person, they recomend you call the police,… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

dont even think of moving into this dump, managment team doesnt care about issues, high noise levels, trash and junk every where,i cannot wait until my lease is up.... this place sucks...... Full Review ▶

01/13/06
Resident

DONT MOVE HERE!!!!!Where to begin? Yes, you think you are getting cheap rent, but you have to pay for EVERYTHING!!!!! (Gas water sewer trash cable I DONT NEED CABLE but i have to pay for it) My rent averages over $800… Full Review ▶

12/29/05
Resident

You pay for trash, water, sewer, gas, and cable tv PLUS your rent. Due with rent.
Rent seems ok until you add the above items.
You have no control on gas bill even if you keep heat turned low. Central boiler makes hot… Full Review ▶

10/08/05
Resident

If you like living in an apartment where low-class people take their supermarket shopping carts up in the elevator, empty their carts and then leave the carts in front of your window, then you'll love this place. If you complain to… Full Review ▶

03/11/05
Resident

Worst place I have ever lived. Staff doesn't even try. They look for ways to rip you off. There are penalties for everything. Maintenance staff is incompentent and rude. Don't leave anything of value unlocked or anything eatable in the refrig..… Full Review ▶

12/17/03
Resident

Management and staff are extremely rude. Policies are oriented to make their life easier rather than work with the tenants.

They are so concerned about little nit-picky rules such as setting your trash on the balcony just before taking it… Full Review ▶

04/15/03
Resident

The location is great: the complex has a lot of open space and is close to a large shopping area. The walls are thin, so your happiness may depend on how quiet your neighbors are; I have been in various situations… Full Review ▶

07/30/02
Resident

Great neighborhood, beautiful grounds, with fountains, ponds, ducks, swimming pool, exercise room, gated community, good parking. Nearby grocery store. Full Review ▶

05/13/02
Resident

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05/03/01
Resident

Lived here while disabled. Was trapped in 5th flr apartment for three weeks because they would not fix the elevator! Management harassed and threatened tenants, especially the disabled. Wife beater downstairs. Shoddy upkeep. Rude, insulting, threatening staff. Constant turnover. Constant noise.… Full Review ▶

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