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Post Rocky Point

3101 North Rocky Point Drive East, Tampa, FL 33607
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05/27/14
Resident

We have lived at Post for 3 years so far. The longest we have stayed at 1 community in our 10 years of apartment living. The landscaping is amazing. I love the seashell trail along the water and my garden in… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Resident

I don't understand the issues with management and maintenance that everyone is having because anytime i have called them in regards to an issue they were prompt in getting someone to respond and fix it usually that day. As far as… Full Review ▶

03/03/14
Resident

I moved to rocky point this past month, because of how appealing it is and close proximity to most everything in Tampa. I must have moved into an older apartment, because I cannot believe how terribly thin my ceiling is. When… Full Review ▶

01/20/14
Resident

Management is very crooked. Don't expect to recover any money paid as a security deposit. Upon your move out of the complex, you will be told that there is some sort of damage whether it exists or not. The frustration that… Full Review ▶

01/14/14
Resident

don't rent here if you have a pet. We lived here for less then 5 months and am currently in dispute over $1,500 carpet charge. their policy is if there is one pet stain, they will charge you for the entire… Full Review ▶

11/13/13
Resident

Apartments are nice. The problem is they obviously cater to a college crowd. This has unfortunately led to many nights of disrupted sleep. These whippersnappers come home late at night. Apparently they do not realize how thin the windows are. Too… Full Review ▶

10/24/13
Resident

Living at this property has been a very frustrating and disappointing experience. The most frustrating issues have been with how management has handled the constant maintenance problems I've had when I lived there. 1.) I was initially told that I did… Full Review ▶

09/13/13
Resident

There is a new manager and hopefully things will improve. My rating is based on my experience over the past 3 years. For example, there have been recent thefts to boats and cars, and there is frequent abuse of pools and… Full Review ▶

06/20/13
Resident

Other than parking and maybe ac replacements we love living here. No place in Tampa is this nice that is so close to 4 major bridges with little to no neighborhood traffic and reasonably priced. Full Review ▶

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06/05/13
Resident

I am a new resident, and I guess I see both sides of the argument. On the one hand, the community has beautiful views and landscapes, and it is nicely located. The maintenance crew is efficient and friendly (at least for… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/04/13
Resident

After living here for nearly 2 years, I've just read through a few of the reviews on this property, and I really can't figure out where these people are living that's so horrible. My wife and I have lived in 2… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/03/13
Resident

I highly recommend living at Post Rocky Point. I have lived there a year now and have had nothing but a positive experience. I have called maintenance at least 5 times and every time the issues (all very minor) have been… Full Review ▶

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05/22/13
Resident

We LOVE it here!! Other than the parking problems, this is the best place to be in Tampa! Plain and simple--thanks Eric, Tony, and the rest of the staff, including maintenance staff! Nothing like looking out your livingroom windown and seeing… Full Review ▶

05/05/13
Resident

Garbage in the hallways, dog poop everywhere, in the streets, on the paths, and in the grass. Maintenance takes two days to even come to your apartment just to tell you that what you thought needed fixing isn't broken, only for… Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

Nothing like the smell of dog crap in the morning! The reviewer is right. I rented a first floor apt. and live close to the walking trail. Every morning when I open a window I get the refreshing smell of dog… Full Review ▶

12/04/12
Prospective Resident

I just walked through the apartment and it was horrible. How dare they charge $885 for a tiny show box apartment. To make it worse the apartment they showed was filthy and there was no dining space. The entire place was… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/30/12
Resident

I need to protect myself for when I move but for all I can say is trust the reviews. They are real people with real issues not just picking on this complex. Its real. Full Review ▶

08/24/12
Resident

I just moved in, ignored the warnings and red flags, and I found out in what shape this place is when the rains started. There are water leaks from all over the ceiling to the common hall and stairs. The stairs… Full Review ▶

07/09/12
Resident

I lived in Post Rockey Point for 6 months ending in June. I was looking for teh pohne number and found all these reviews. I must say that i expierenced none of these issues. when i had problems, htey were addressed… Full Review ▶

07/02/12
Resident

I was very disappointed in the rent increase. Post is a nice property, but it is RIGHT NEXT to Chase Suites, which is an atrocious eyesore. That place hasnt been renovated in decades. A couple weeks ago they had tents over… Full Review ▶

06/02/12
Resident

To get an idea of how much the managers of this community care about the community's problems, just take a look at all their responses to the posts here. To the renter who had such a wonderful experience at PRP, please… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

Just moved in and realized that this property has a different perspective on "clean" than other places where I have rented. Windows have dirt that is probably years old, bathtub and sink are stained, etc. Residents park where they please, blocking… Full Review ▶

05/10/12
Resident

As everyone else, I was enchanted with PRP's views and pools from the very beginning. However, faithful to their reputation, the surprises came later. A few months before the end of my lease, they sent me a renewal notice with a… Full Review ▶

05/01/12
Prospective Resident

I had considered moving into these apartments. I've visited and walked thru them a few times and thought they looked great. But after reading all these reviews, it's disappointing how poorly managed and problematic it seems to be and don't want… Full Review ▶

02/13/12
Resident

I went against my instincts and against the negative posts about this community, and I moved in a few weeks ago to this community. I found out that once you move in the office staff stops caring like they pretended to… Full Review ▶

01/30/12
Resident

See below for a general review. Full Review ▶

12/09/11
Resident

I get transfered with my job all the time and am not stranger to apartment living. Apon first glance this apartment complex is a dream. Its resort living at its finest with 3 pools on Tampa Bay, a killer spa/workout area… Full Review ▶

07/21/11
Resident

I moved to Tampa a year ago and did not know anything about the city. I decided to rent at Post Rocky Point because the price was right for my budget. At first, I did not realize what a great community… Full Review ▶

06/27/11
Resident

Management is raising everyone's rent by 10-20% this year. A lot of us are moving out! It's gotten a lot noisier with people talking and shouting outside at night. If you're thinking about moving here - make sure the rent is… Full Review ▶

06/14/11
Resident

You can get way more sqft for the money and a nicer/safer place somewhere else. This place has bugs/beetles crawling in the apartments, mangy cats (maybe about 20) roaming the property digging in the trash, broken gates allowing homeless and thieves… Full Review ▶

05/05/11
Resident

This place has a considerable cat problem. I moved out recently and am very happy to update my last post! I was trying to show humor in the situation but since people deny there is even an issue I will just… Full Review ▶

04/12/11
Resident

I used to love living here, however, this place has gone downhill big time the last 3 years.... First off, the main problem that was always here, is first the windows are paper thin (I'm not kidding, really as thin as… Full Review ▶

03/14/11
Resident

I love living here, its been 2 years .. and sadly the rent is going up $200/ a month. The first year it went up $80. I drive 40 minutes to work, with the rent raise and gas prices we are… Full Review ▶

02/19/11
Resident

I really love the location, the grounds are beautiful and the neighbors are very friendly. The staff however, can be horrific. They don't really seem to care about your issues and they almost seem annoyed when you walk into the office.… Full Review ▶

10/17/10
Resident

A lot of issues are what comes to mind about my stay here. There are 3 good things about this place, the safety, grounds and the maintenance men. After that its crap. What to know who/what makes this place miserable? The… Full Review ▶

09/23/10
Resident

where can i start well first off they nickle and dime you for everything the gym etc im surprised they dont charge for pool.i just found out that some places in here with same rent have granite and new aplliances while… Full Review ▶

08/18/10
Resident

This place is not all they crack it up to be. The parking is horrible!! Curtious officer my butt! All he does is go around and issue parking tickets to people who have no place to park there car. They do… Full Review ▶

08/15/10
Resident

There is not one thing luxury about this hell hole. Not one maintenance guy knows what the heck they are doing. The same guy who scrubs the grills (which don't work unless you toss a match into the gas grill)is the… Full Review ▶

05/10/10
Resident

I lived there from 04/09 - 04/10. Things to be aware of - 1. They tell you there is ample parking. This is a blatant lie. If you live in the Transom Court area you will face a parking nightmare. Even… Full Review ▶

03/07/10
Resident

i lived at another post property in florida and had an amazingly positive experience there. left tampa - then moved back and took a place at rocky point. it has been a thoroughly disappointing experience. the apartment is second rate at… Full Review ▶

02/13/10
Resident

I lived there four years. It was THE place to live when I moved in. The staff has since run the property into the ground and ALL of my friends and other young professionals I know have moved out. HORRIBLE management!!!… Full Review ▶

02/09/10
Resident

I've lived here for a year and would of renewed my lease if I was staying in Tampa, but I'm relocating across the country. No place is perfect- but I do not think you can get a better deal in Tampa… Full Review ▶

07/15/09
Resident

I was a resident for a year. I ended up transferring to another unit and boy was it a mistake! You pay a $200.00 "cleaning fee" in the beginning but they will charge you for anything and everything once you move… Full Review ▶

07/02/09
Resident

I moved to Tampa from Ohio and stayed with a friend for about a month while apartment searching. I looked all over Tampa, I looked downtown, in SOHO, in hyde park, in South Tampa, everywhere. I think I pretty much got… Full Review ▶

06/05/09
Resident

I have lived in Post Rocky Point since August of 2008 and haven't had any complaints. I understand there will be some people who have had problems, as nothing in life goes perfectly, but for me personally, I have really enjoyed… Full Review ▶

03/11/09
Resident

Slight parking problem. Other than that it was GREAT. Gated, secure, well lit. I have since moved to a house in Clearwater and I can honestly say I Loved This Place. My GF and I think about it all the time.… Full Review ▶

01/23/09
Resident

Tired and scruffy apartments with cheap fittings. Constantly suffer maintenance people in to try to sort out the apartments and they just seem to make noise and cause massive inconvenience. Constant problems with parking, garages and access. Location is miles from… Full Review ▶

01/05/09
Resident

I dont know what everyone else is talking about! My husband & I LOVE this place! And No I am not part of Post Management. There is so much this place has to offer but it has to be what you… Full Review ▶

12/27/08
Resident

I have lived at Post Rocky Point for several years, we left few month ago because of bad neighbor, many of them have big dog size usually other apartment does not accept, there are a lot of drunk people in weekend,… Full Review ▶

08/09/08
Resident

Did anyone notice there are no shining 5 star reviews since there hasn't been any bad ones? It just lets you know Post watches this page to try to get their ratings up instead of taking care of the real problems.… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

My god, where do I start. We moved in a year ago, because we figured we might as well spend some more money and have a nice place. The day we moved in, they noticed I had a sportbike with me… Full Review ▶

07/12/08
Resident

There is no courtesy officer, so don't be fooled by that. The property manager, Chris Fischer, does not care about the noise or garbage piled everywhere, even though roaches and rodents are becoming a major issue. Be sure to notice the… Full Review ▶

04/04/08
Resident

Yes there are alot of young professionals who let loose on the weekends.... Deal with it. The rent is well worth it, consider new england rents. ($2200 for a 2/2) no view, horrible weather, no parking in the winter because of… Full Review ▶

02/21/08
Resident

We moved back to Rocky Point from Westchase (West Park Village)and are thrilled to be back. EVERYTHING is great here..the staff is superb, especially Tony Leal and Nick Williams. The staff did MORE than we asked when we first moved in--amazing!… Full Review ▶

12/10/07
Resident

tHIS PLACE IS HORRIBLE DONT MOVE HERE!!!!, THEY HAVE A GREAT SALES PITCH . THAT PLACE IS NOT FOR FAMILIES AND DEFINTELY NOT THE PLACE TO LIVE , UNLESS YOU LIKE DRUNK COLLEGE STUDENTS RUNNING AROUND , SPEEDING THROUGH THE COMPLEX… Full Review ▶

11/17/07
Resident

I really miss my old apartment at Post Rocky Point. I think that the price we paid (1190.00 for 2/2) was great!!. I live in an apartment now in PA. with a 100% rating that is not nearly as nice. I… Full Review ▶

06/03/07
Resident

I was burglarized 2 months after I moved in along with 8 other apts in the complex at the same time by someone with a key. They replaced my deadbolt with an identical lock that could be opened with the old… Full Review ▶

03/22/07
Resident

I can't believe all these people that complain, they must all be from Florida. People think this place is expensive, well if you think 1080 is expensive for a 2 bedroom 1 bath or 1200 is expensive for a 2 bedroom… Full Review ▶

12/19/06
Resident

I am just about to renew my lease for the third time at Post. I do like the complex very much, but it may be due to where in the complex I reside. I have no noisy neighbors (never have), excellent… Full Review ▶

10/05/06
Resident

I miss the old carpet cleaning company ms carpets .I just renewed and the new company cleaned my carpets and the carpets stayed wet for 3 days and there are still stains. The office stinks not freindly. Full Review ▶

09/22/06
Resident

The apartments themselves are very nice. I had a one bedroom/one bath with a water view and it was great. I could hear my neighbors upstairs, but that's the same no matter where you go.

I was a good tenant. I paid… Full Review ▶

09/13/06
Resident

Happy with the place for the most part with typical complaints that come from aprtment living with the exception of the shockingly HUGE RENT INCREASE. My wife and I came home to a notice that upon renewal our rent will be… Full Review ▶

09/11/06
Resident

30 OPINIONS HERE TELL YOU WHY YOU SHOULDN'T RENT AT POST ROCKY POINTE!!!

THEY GET YOU TO MOVE IN & THEN THEY RAISE YOUR RENT THE FIRST CHANCE THEY GET!!!

***HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD RENT AT ROCKY POINT ISLAND CLUB***

BEAUTIFUL… Full Review ▶

09/04/06
Resident

HIGH RENT FOR LOW RENTS.FULL OF PUNK KIDS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THE RULES AND A MANAGEMENT THAT DOES NOT ENFORCE THEM!!!THE GATE IS NOTHING MORE THAN AN INCONVIENCE. NOT EFFECTIVE AT ALL!! ANYBODY CAN GET IN!!THIS PLACE IS IN DESPERATE… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

...as many have previously mentioned, POST has no concept of what the words "trustworthy and faithful" mean when it comes to their tenants. Sure the market has increased; however, there is quite a difference between a 3 to 6% increase which… Full Review ▶

07/29/06
Resident

DON'T move into phase 1, the flooring is poorly soundproofed and we have had many sleepless nights. Make sure, if you do,that the uptairs neighbours are not shift workers or singles who like to be noisy at all hours.
The staff are… Full Review ▶

07/25/06
Resident

WOW HOW RENT HAS INCREASED!! Started at $705 last July, then it went to $770, now they want $980!! The apartment hasn't gotten any bigger and it sure as hell hasn't gotten any nicer only older. I live in the smallest… Full Review ▶

06/04/06
Resident

Post Rocky Point is gorgeous. The rent is pretty crazy, but given the location and the beautiful views its totally worth it. The older phase I is just that--older, but still nice. I've never had any problems with neighbors, burglaries, theft… Full Review ▶

04/29/06
Resident

I used to live in post Rocky point for 2 years, and I left there because of increasing lease.
I also paid $800 for security deposit (including $500 pet deposit) but they claim some carpet damage etc.. (it was not really… Full Review ▶

04/23/06
Resident

My lease renewal came with an offer to renew my place at $925 (USED TO BE 860)! Way too high for what you get. They said it was because there is no competition in the market with all the nice apartments… Full Review ▶

03/24/06
Resident

I just renewed my lease for another year. It's a beautiful property that has some really nice ammenities. Parking can be an issue in some sections of the complex. Noise is unavoidable since it's so close to the Causeway. One way… Full Review ▶

03/16/06
Resident

I came to Post because a relative lived in a nice Post complex in DC. While his apartment there was not large, it was far better constructed. And guess what? It included a washer/dryer & microwave & free breakfast on the… Full Review ▶

08/28/05
Resident

Pools are great, but there is usually a deli's worth of 'roided out sausages out there on weekends. Maintenance is quick, places aren't too noisy, views are great, super convienant location, super expensive tho. Full Review ▶

08/02/05
Resident

for about $750.00 a month you get to live in a glorified closterphobic box. o.k. youre paying not only for the apt. but for the amentities...right? well, for this kind of money you might expect useage of the fitness room and… Full Review ▶

05/11/05
Resident

I have lived at Post Rocky Pointe for 2 lease terms and will be renewing for a third. I fell in love with this complex the moment I went on the leasing tour. The amenities are above average, with tennis courts,… Full Review ▶

05/05/05
Resident

I can't believe some of the comments on this site, so I wanted to give my two cents worth! I have been here for 5 years and love this place. The manager is Chris and has been here for 2 years.… Full Review ▶

05/03/05
Resident

It is so obvious that the same people that don't get there way write these reviews. Get a life! I have been here for 3 years and have never had anything but a good experience. Get a job! They have twice… Full Review ▶

05/02/05
Resident

We have had so many problems since moving to Post Rocky Point.The biggest problem is that the office staff is awful.One of the maintence men was giving 2 elememtary school kids gifts money and trying to get them to go in… Full Review ▶

04/30/05
Resident

Go somewhere where there are not bug problems, theft, and friendly neighbors. I move over 2 months ago now and always check ou the apartment ratings here and there. The rents are a little expensive for the service and added fees.… Full Review ▶

04/19/05
Resident

We have lived here for just over 6 months and absolutely love it! Though phase 3 parking is a bear, we too were warned about it in the beginning. We have not seen any bugs in our place, but we also… Full Review ▶

04/06/05
Resident

I have lived at Post Rocky Point for just over 1 year. I have lived in over 9 different apartment complexes in the past 10 years and I will say this is the best complex I have ever seen. The leasing… Full Review ▶

04/06/05
Resident

I have lived in numerous Post complexes, in Atlanta and another one here in Tampa. This one takes the cake for being the worst. Here are the reasons why.

First off, if your upstairs neighbors weigh more than 100 lbs., you are… Full Review ▶

03/29/05
Resident

Moved in here 6 months ago. Love the whole experience. I have sent many friends here. Full Review ▶

03/02/05
Resident

Wanted to put in my two cents worth! I have been here for 4 years and really like the entire experience. It is a bit more expensive than some apartments, but very clean and well managed. I swear I think my… Full Review ▶

01/27/05
Resident

I noted the last two reviews. Why doe Post ( a huge corporation) allow a beautiful property like Rocky Point to be so mis- managed. Instead of posting fake resident reviews- they should address why they allow all the drunks and… Full Review ▶

01/22/05
Resident

Thank you for finding me my perfect home. I can't believe the osburdity of the other comments about Post Rocky Point. I look forward to many years here. Full Review ▶

01/04/05
Resident

All of the buildings are infested with cockroaches. Enough said! Full Review ▶

01/03/05
Resident

I have lived here for about six months and hate it. Many of my close neighbors have had their places broken into, and the evidence definately points at the management and maintenance staff. There is never any forced entry, and large… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

When management takes you on a tour of the premises in one of their golf carts, they will show you the beautiful trees, the water, the barbecue grills and the pools. Here is what you won't see on the tour! For… Full Review ▶

08/16/04
Resident

Ok? Here is the real deal?

I relocated to Tampa in June of 2004 via a corporate relocation. I was given several options for corporate housing, but ended up with Post Rocky Pointe due to availability.

I have read most of the… Full Review ▶

06/26/04
Resident

I'm not sure why there seems to be a recurring complaint about the office staff. I dealt with the staff on several occasions and never had a problem. My biggest complaints would be: (1)there is a monthly membership fee to use… Full Review ▶

06/26/04
Resident

Where do I begin? Don't be fooled! Poor construction! I could have built this place better and I know nothing about construction. Lot's of cracks underneath the sinks in the bathroom and kitchen and large gaping holes behind refrigerator, stove and… Full Review ▶

04/07/04
Resident

I visited the place and was quite optomistic, but once I stepped inside... I was rudely greeted by someone.. Susan I think??? Who basically told me to go to the website to find out information. From that I can tell they… Full Review ▶

03/25/04
Resident

Interesting that someone else mentioned they came home to doors open and windows open they knew they had closed.

I had the same problem when I was there, and nobody else shared my apartment. In addition, I knew quite a… Full Review ▶

03/09/04
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years and love Post Rocky Point. I read some of the nasty comments and feel these people must be upset with the office and are simply out for revenge. I really can´t understand the nasty… Full Review ▶

03/01/04
Resident

When I first moved into these apartments I thought they were great! The landscaping is truly beautiful. After a while I realized what a craphole it really is. There is never parking, there are drunks yelling all night, bugs everywhere, and… Full Review ▶

02/25/04
Resident

I lived in Rocky Pointe for two years. That?s what I think:

Positive: 1)Landscaping is breathtaking. They have a jogging trail along the bayou, palm trees and flowers. The bayou is connected to the bay and I occasionally saw dolphins and… Full Review ▶

12/22/03
Resident

I HAve lived here for 6 months and enjoy my apartment. My view is of the bay and I really enjoy the Fitness Center. Jeff and the maintenance guys are great. I like living here! Full Review ▶

12/15/03
Resident

I have lived here for a few months and am very happy being at Rocky Point. The landscaping is breathtaking and the community is very clean. The SPA is amazing and seems capacity controlled, so you never have to wait for… Full Review ▶

11/29/03
Resident

I?ve never seen so many drunks- Watch your car. Speeding cars all hours of the night-even during the week. Love hearing drunk guys and gals fighting in the parking lot- when then you will love it here.



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10/24/03
Resident

My wife and I have had the worst experience ever at Rocky Point. First, the office staff is a bunch of uneducated, rude, rude, rude, rude, people. The office staff has no class, infact they put the word --- in class.… Full Review ▶

10/23/03
Resident

Very interesting to hear about the on-going apt. break-ins. The same identical thing was happening when I left there in 2002. Same thing whereas no forced entry and nothing big taken. Definitely sounds like an inside job. Somebody really should get… Full Review ▶

10/20/03
Resident

When I first moved to Post Rocky Point in 2002, I thought it was a beautiful apartment complex where there office staff seemed friendly and happy to help. Boy was I wrong.
Although the apartments appear nice when touring, BE AWARE!… Full Review ▶

09/25/03
Resident

We have lived @ Post for about 9 months, and we can not wait until we move. We have had nothing but problems including: flood, mold,roaches, bugs,foundation cracking, and water stains on ceiling. Wecould go on... All we can say is… Full Review ▶

09/07/03
Resident

I lived in Rocky Point for 2 months (corporate housing) and I have never wanted to move from a free apartment more. When we first arrived, the entire carpet was wet b/c the a/c and the fire sprinkler was leaking. So… Full Review ▶

07/16/03
Resident

I am also happy to say that I am leaving this apartment complex. The main reason is that I have had such awful experiences with the office staff. They are very rude and take their time when you need something fixed… Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

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06/28/03
Resident

The area couldn´t be better.....away from the city and convienent to the airport (great if you travel a lot!) But the staff makes me happy to be leaving in about a month. A ceiling leak was left to leak for almost… Full Review ▶

05/14/03
Resident

Never again. Have been woken up when ever the bars open so many times- its crazy.

Dog poop everywhere. Why because the tenants here really belong in a trailer park.



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03/10/03
Resident

Interesting preceding comments. I lived in Phase II in 1999-2000. At that time, construction was new, so I never had to call maintenance and comment on quality.

Groceries and gas are a serious problem anywhere in Rocky Point . .… Full Review ▶

02/10/03
Resident

This is a nice commmunity. As stated before, the complex is isolated ... it worked beautifully for us! If you know what you need and stay ahead of the game (dont run out of gas or food), the isolation will work… Full Review ▶

01/16/03
Resident

At first glance, Post Rocky Point seems like a great place to live. It is set in a tropical landscape, really close to Bahama Breeze, equidistant to Tampa and St. Petersburg and easy access to the Interstate system.

ROCKY POINT:… Full Review ▶

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