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Marbury Plaza

2300 Good Hope Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20020
16%
61
Reviews
16%
% Recommended
76%
City Average
07/31/14
Resident

I have lived here since 2007. I have encountered a infestation of mosquitos inside my apt because of standing water outside my window, water bugs because of water standing in the storage room which is beside my apt, 2 break-ins, 2… Full Review ▶

07/08/14
Prospective Resident

7/8/2014 - initially was informed of a specific property being available. I provided an application fee and holding fee ($285). The unity was never made available after multiple new dates were provided (tenant didn't move; no way to confirm one way… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Resident

This building needs the proper management and professional staff on board! The two ladies Sharon and Tuleda are never available, always on cellphone with personal calls! The head of Maintenance Mike never checks behind his staff! They all have destroyed this… Full Review ▶

02/08/14
Prospective Resident

As a staff here at Marbury Plaza we would like to apologize for any bad experiences any past or present resident has endured under previous management. Over the last 18 month Marbury Plaza has done numerous upgrades to enhance the comfortability… Full Review ▶

11/11/13
Resident

I have been here since 2008. When first moved in I was pleased, however, the rent has continued to creep up and now I m paying $1310 as of this month for a 1 bed with den. The utilities are included,… Full Review ▶

11/07/13
Resident

If I had it to do over, I would not move here. Mice, roaches, thieving maintenance men. Parking is atrocious..I have had 5 incidents of items missing with no break-ins. Called the Police on one and will call about the most… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Resident

I moved in my apartment this year. First let say that the Leasing Consultant was rarely available to address my questions, issues, or concerns. Training is definately needed when conducting business. It's called being professional!! Whenever I tried to call in… Full Review ▶

07/25/13
Resident

I was sold a dream that ended up being a nightmare once I moved in. I have had mold in my bedroom for almost a month and it was making me sick, literally. Made several complaints because there obviously must be… Full Review ▶

05/09/12
Resident

I moved in in April and so far so good...the apartment bedrooms are nice and big...We had to get use to the noise at night outside but its not an everyday thing and we got use to it. I have not… Full Review ▶

05/04/12
Resident

I moved into Marbury Plaza in 2007 and found it to be ok. Your really will not find an apt in DC for the amount of money you pay and the size of the units in Marbury Plaza. Yes, there are… Full Review ▶

09/07/11
Resident

DON'T MOVE HERE. Take the LANDLORD's suggestion & VOTE W/YOUR FEET. This is a ROACH MOTEL protected by a BLACKOUT INVESTIGATIONS car in the drive and a show of new cameras in hopes of preventing a THIRD murder in LESS than… Full Review ▶

04/20/11
Resident

ME AND MY HUSBAND AND MY SON MOVED HERE IN MAY 2010, IT HAS BEEN TERRIBLE LIVING HERE. OUR HEAT AND AIR WAS MESSED UP TOOK THEM FOREVER TO FIX IT. THE WATER SMELLS AND IS NEVER HOT FOR SHOWERS. MY… Full Review ▶

06/24/10
Resident

My lady & I moved in on Oct 2007, they said we owed rent from Sept of the same year. They never completed the walls in the bath room, a fire broke out one door down the hell we got some… Full Review ▶

05/19/10
Resident

Before leasing an apartment at Marbury Plaza, I checked the reviews on this site, and I must say I was more than discouraged. My boyfriend talked me into viewing the apartment anyway, and I must say I'm very glad he did!… Full Review ▶

02/24/10
Resident

I respect everyones opinions of the property, but I must say, being a current resident, my experience is not so bad. In the 6 months my family has been here the only real issue I must complain about is parking. If… Full Review ▶

02/11/10
Prospective Resident

I am desiring the large apartment but with an reservation. Can anybody tell me why the apartment complex highrise stays on the NEWS concerning, there being a FIRE at the apartment, apparently on a regular interval Full Review ▶

11/29/09
Resident

This was THE WORST run buidling. AC unit broke in the spring and right up until I moved out in November (6 months), despite numerous requests, despite being written up by the DC buidling inspector, NOTHING HAPPENED. From nasty trash rooms,… Full Review ▶

10/15/09
Resident

I moved to marbury november of 2007, and the minute my lease was up i ran as fast as i could, this is the worst place you can live beside the damn shelter. My building 2312 was the hang out, -------… Full Review ▶

09/16/09
Resident

Maintence, maintence, maintence. Hmm, THEY SUCK!!! My first month here and boom my car was stolen. What the hell is security for? They only mess with working class and let the thugs and drug dealers do their thing. The staff really… Full Review ▶

08/18/09
Resident

If you would like to move here this is what you will run into. Pros: apartments are big, nice size balcony Cons: maintanance are overly delayed, 2 washers/2 dryers on each floor, for washers/dryers to be fixed by tenants putting in… Full Review ▶

06/24/09
Resident

They will tell you anything to get you to move in. They do not properly credit your rental payments. Even if you do have a section 8 voucher they claim the don't get housing payments but refuse to find out why… Full Review ▶

10/29/08
Resident

I have been an resident of Marbury Plaza for 2yrs and it has been hell. Mantinence sucks my sink in the bathroom has been clogged for about on month and I placed a call everyday and no one has came to… Full Review ▶

09/16/08
Resident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2008 THE FIGHT OF THEIR LIVES, TENANTS TAKE ON MULTI BILLION DOLLAR OWNERS The Marbury Plaza Concerned Tenants-Tenant s Association (MPCTA) was incorporated in April of 2007. MPCTA is a nonprofit corporation organized and chartered under… Full Review ▶

07/24/08
Resident

Well I lived in Marbury Plaza 4 years and I would have to say it was a bitter sweet experience! I just moved Thank goodness! The only thing I miss about the place is the closet space other than that anyone… Full Review ▶

07/24/08
Resident

I move to Marbury Plaza in November 2007 because I thought this would be a nice place to live and at the time they were about to become condos. Now it seems that they will not be converting over but that… Full Review ▶

04/07/08
Resident

I moved in January and although it's only been a couple of months I must say I enjoy living here. I will admit that there are some issues depending on the type of person you are like weed smoke you may… Full Review ▶

02/02/08
Resident

This place is a dump. If you enjoy having not having water at any given time. No hot water at any given time. People stealing your clothes from the laundry room while their still in water washing. No available parking. You… Full Review ▶

10/05/07
Resident

Warning unless you like teenagers running around up and down the stairs all night, football games in the middle of the parking lot were you are surley likley to get a dent in your car, or groups of punks just sitting… Full Review ▶

03/06/07
Resident

I recently moved to Marbury Plaza and so far its been ok. The floor that I'm on has been quite so far. No roaches or mice, when I had a repair problem everything was done. I'm going to put in a… Full Review ▶

03/05/07
Resident

I actually enjoyed living here and was proud to show off my apartment to my visitors. Tenants need to understand how to get things in their apartment done and how to work with people in the leasing and maintence. I was… Full Review ▶

02/22/07
Resident

I moved here last year with my two small children at a whim because I had just seperated from my husband. Moving here has been the worst decision of my life.

This place is not only falling apart, it is filled… Full Review ▶

01/02/07
Resident

The building is so old and run down. There is mold everywhere. In fact, they make you sign a mold/mildew release when you move in. I tried to wipe off a strange brown spot on my kitchen wall and the whole… Full Review ▶

10/31/06
Resident

I have no petty for those who allow maintanence to take forever. I have had one incident when maintence had to come back several times to fix my problem but once i refused to pay my rent my issue was fixed… Full Review ▶

10/15/06
Resident

When I moved in back in September 2001, this place was better. The management company back then was doing its job. Tenants knew who to call to get things done. However, recently it's been very bad. They are not responsive, they… Full Review ▶

09/14/06
Resident

Hello Marbury Plaza Residents,

I will be reporting crime for the District of Columbia and would like to speak to a few of you about some of the crimes being committed in the D.C. community. Sources may remain confidential but this is… Full Review ▶

09/13/06
Resident

My friends apartment is terrible. Everything needs to be replaced. There promised to fix the kitchen(new cabinets, new appliances, new floor, & paint), replace the missing wood tiles or replace the entire floor, fix the hole in the shower wall that… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

I used to live here (from 1980 thru 1986 at 2330) when there was not a traffic light out front. It was terrible trying to cross Good Hope Road. When I moved in it was nice, large one bedroom apartment, reasonable… Full Review ▶

06/09/06
Resident

I have been here since 2001 and have seen several management companies (1) HGSmithy, (2)Gables (3)Edgewood (4) current company; and now EIGHT (8) property managers. What's wrong with this picture????? The only one almost constant employee is the rent/garage manager, and… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident


My start with the building was rocky.
It was hard as getting in to a top choice university. Poor access to staff at the Leasing office, no follow up. My constant having to check back on the status of my application… Full Review ▶

04/26/06
Resident

I have lived in Marbury Plaza for 9 years and I have watched management let the community go down. There are more young people hanging out late at night right under people windows and selling drugs. Maintenance are lazy and slow.… Full Review ▶

04/10/06
Resident

I am not a resident of the "plaza" but I have relatives that have been living there since 2002. I must say that from then, the place has gone DOWNNN horribly. When my relatives first moved it, everything seemed so nice.… Full Review ▶

03/24/06
Resident

I have been living here for years now, and do not experience the problems that these stupid people are talking about. I was here for the explosion, and yes it was a mess, but the staff was here helping us night… Full Review ▶

03/21/06
Resident

Okay, I am finally breaking free from this hell-hole after exactly 21 months. Shall we start with the fire that happened about seven months after I moved in? Or the fact that I had to wait like five months to get… Full Review ▶

03/06/06
Resident

Well I have been in Marbury Plaza for two years now and it has been so long since I read the comments posted about this place that I think that it is sad that things are not better kept! I guess… Full Review ▶

02/16/06
Resident

I had (and may still have) mice running rampant in my unit on the 6th floor of the 2300 building. The head maintenance person says it is an isolated incident because all the construction near the complex. Guess I am suppose… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

Marbury Plaza is a horrible place to live and the management office is horrible to do business with. I have had a kitchen drawer on backorder since I moved in a year and five months ago. I was supposed to receive… Full Review ▶

12/02/05
Resident

I moved into Marbury Plaza in Summer 2005.
I was misled into thinking I was moving into a LUXURY apartment when I really was moving into a Ghetto SLUM LORD,MANAGED AND OPERATED building. Where do I begin? First of all. I had… Full Review ▶

11/22/05
Resident

Marbury Plaza is not the best place to live, however,it is not the wrost either. For the amount of rent you pay it is 100 times better than any other place you can get. I say this while holding my breath… Full Review ▶

10/01/05
Resident

Hi,
I was just in DC today, trying to stop by some places that i had seen/read about online that were within my price range. I saw the reviews for Marbury at this site, but still decided to stop by and see… Full Review ▶

08/15/05
Resident

A DAMN SHAME! I moved to this community about a month ago. I agree. Since I have been here in the "back tower" 2 elevators has been out of order and out for a period of time.

My a/c work i… Full Review ▶

06/18/05
Resident

Marbury Plaza were should I start? Lets talk about the garden apartment oh and trust me they are a long way from a garden. Every evening at six o.clock you have what I call the hot boys that hang out at… Full Review ▶

03/09/05
Resident

Was definetely considering this place until approached by a mentally ill woman (followed us up to view an apartment), heard of the gas explosion that killed two and has yet to have the damage cleaned up (I believe 20 plus were… Full Review ▶

02/18/05
Resident

Where to begin? As I was reading someone else?s review I was thinking to myself, did I write this? This is the worst apartment experience I have truly ever had. I have lived in some bad places where terrible things happened… Full Review ▶

01/12/05
Resident

I have just recently moved to Marbury Plaza and since then it has been a bad experience when it was my set date to move in the Apartment wasn't ready the floors were not done and they had mice and roach… Full Review ▶

04/12/04
Resident

This place is a peice of crap. Where should I start. I lived there for only 6 months and that was enough. The place has roaches and rats all over the place. And it doesn´t matter how clean you keep your… Full Review ▶

02/25/04
Resident

I have been a tenant of Marbury Plaza since 2001 and have had an enjoyable stay. I have never had a problem in getting work done or getting a response from Management when I have an issue. Their response time good… Full Review ▶

05/18/03
Resident

NOT a good move. Full Review ▶

03/04/03
Resident

From upper management to the maintenance team, unqualified and unprofessional. There´s an Administrative Assistant by the name of Ms. Battle and she´s the rudest person that I´ve ever met. She refers to tenants as -------, and yells in the lobby regarding… Full Review ▶

01/23/03
Resident

I am a new resident of Marbury Plaza and just wanted to let you know that am happy with my choice. I visited many other apartment complexes and no one provided me with good customer service. The Leasing Consultants were attentive… Full Review ▶

01/09/03
Resident

I MOVED HERE IN 1998 WITH HIGH EXPECTIONS, BUT WAS GRAVELY DISAPPOINTED. I GREW UP IN THIS AREA, I REMEMBER IN MY YOUTH MARBURY PLAZA WAS THE PLACE TO LIVE, WITH DOCTORS, LAWYERS AND ALL TYPES OF PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE RESIDED. I… Full Review ▶

12/23/02
Resident

I moved here on Valentine´s Day 1998 when the complex was then owned by Charles E. Smith Corporation with no security deposit. I have lived in the better part of Southeast in a single family, cul-de-sac neighborhood all of my life,… Full Review ▶

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