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Darlington Apartments

2025 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
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09/26/14
Verified Resident

This place has turned into a ghetto, but once they get rid of the the Riff-raff, it will be a great complex like it was years earlier. The walls need to be touched up. The place may need to be renovated… Full Review ▶

09/22/14
Verified Resident

well it reasonable and the location is great .. the leaseing staff changes alot and also the new system has some issues ..but over all this is my first place it works til i move on to somehing else it depends… Full Review ▶

09/22/14
Verified Resident

I moved in here because I am awaiting moving to a retirement home in about 6 months I wasked and was told that after my six months was up I could go month to month at the same rate...not long ago… Full Review ▶

09/22/14
Verified Resident

STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPLEX! The staff is horrible and they are quick to take your money, but slow to fix anything. My air has been out since the 8th of September and they have yet to do anything about it!… Full Review ▶

09/17/14
Verified Resident

Bad customer service trash issue unsafe at times shootings robbery. The bathroom needs to be finish selling drugs in the front an back on the building women selling themselves but if u can deal with all of those issue it's okay.… Full Review ▶

09/15/14
Verified Resident

Im not happy at all so far.washing machines are broken. Trash shoots an the rooms are piled up.people at time dont even try an put trash in shoot. Doors are not locked so anyone can come in the building. I would… Full Review ▶

09/10/14
Verified Resident

I FEEL LIKE THE QUALITY OF THE COMMUNITY IS GOING DOWN SINCE THE TIME I HAVE MOVED IN THE BUILDING BACK IN 2007. I HAVE HAD GUESTS CARS GET BROKEN INTO,CARS SHOT AT AFTER BEING LEFT OVERNIGHT AND THE CLEANLINESS OF… Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Verified Resident

My experience here has been one of frustration and disappointment. I lived here in 2008-2009 and I have a wonderful experience with a clean apt. and prompt service!! The media center is never available and the computers are always inoperable. Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Verified Resident

I've been at the darlington before the renovations. The scenery changed but not the bad residents. I have talked with a previous property manager and told her that the problem is not the area, it's the outside people and residents that… Full Review ▶

08/27/14
Verified Resident

It has been ok. The previous staff was fine to work with for the most part. There were a few problems that they allow the on site security person to be involved in and nothing was done about it. Now since… Full Review ▶

08/27/14
Verified Resident

Management Is doing a great job of making this a better place to live. I heard a lot of bad things about this place prior to move in but the current staff seemed very sincere about making this a good place… Full Review ▶

06/26/14
Verified Resident

This place is very convenient when you don't have a car. Public transportation is close to the complex and the bus runs late until 12:30pm. Electrical bills are already included in the rent, so you don't have to worry about being… Full Review ▶

06/15/14
Resident

I'm going to be brutally honest as I can about the Darlington. The other post are completely correct, the leasing office can give two flying ducks about your problems, I had one time when I complained about a loud neighbor that… Full Review ▶

06/10/14
Verified Resident

Aweful. Elevators are broken often. One has been broken for months now. Drug dealers in the halls. Definatly not recommended for a handicapped person. Lights go out often and it can take hours to get them back on. I have had… Full Review ▶

06/07/14
Verified Resident

It started out well, then the management began to change. I have problems that go unfixed, questions unanswered. They can be rude. The building is full of drug dealers and addicts, roaches and filthy residents. The front doors locking mechanism was… Full Review ▶

06/05/14
Resident

The management is unfriendly and unhelpful and the whole building lacks any kind of security, there have been shootings and attacks (I heard one girl get attacked at night and I'm fairly sure almost raped). There are always so many people… Full Review ▶

06/03/14
Verified Resident

Hard working people live here but there is no security your life can be taken at anytime this building has no true security it is sad to the point of total disrespect . The laundry room is constantly trashed not enough… Full Review ▶

05/02/14
Resident

My name is Rob. I just moved into the Darlington. The staff was wonderful. My move-in went very smoothly. I have new carpet and new hardwood flooring. My apartment was spotless when I moved in. I also have a great view.… Full Review ▶

04/15/14
Resident

All I can say is roaches roaches roaches!!!! I moved in march 1 2014 today is April 15 2014 and I'm still waiting for them to fix the electricity in my kitchen 5 work orders and still nothing!!! The customer service… Full Review ▶

04/01/14
Prospective Resident

I could type a horror novel about this place but I trust you smart people will get the point. First of all I moved in January 2014. I immediately moved out February 2014. Here's Why: Roaches- The roaches here come in… Full Review ▶

03/18/14
Resident

I absolutely love my home!! I don't know how it used to be but I've seen none of what's mentioned here. The price & location is a STEAL! ALL my friends are envious of my buckhead address, with an awesome view… Full Review ▶

03/17/14
Resident

I have lived here for a long time. I have seen a lot of change. The current management came in July of 2013 and encouraged residents to post there reviews of the place. To share the love The only thing positive… Full Review ▶

03/05/14
Verified Resident

The customer Service needs to be better and control the bugs in these apartments. You guys have did a great job of having the washers and dyers better with the money. But other then that I really do love my apartment,… Full Review ▶

03/04/14
Verified Resident

We have more roaches in this building than residents, something MUST done about it. Also, residents security is a paramount issue for there's no day or week goes by without somebody getting shot in this building...Are we living in Buckhead or… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Verified Resident

At first I enjoyed my stay. What realy bothers me is that aftr all these work orders and minths of waiting my apartment still isnt fixed. The staff do not take me or anybody else serious. If they dont fix the… Full Review ▶

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02/21/14
Verified Resident

Other than the shooting that occurred not too many bad things; worth the price.............................................dfdfdjfkl Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

The Darlington Apts USED to be worth every penny!!! Now and sadly.....it has gotten such a DUMPY PLACE that I am embarrassed to recommend it to ANYBODY!! Too many criminals/druggies/pot heads roam the hallways....SCAREY!!! U HAVE BEEN WARNED 4 SURE!! Full Review ▶

02/11/14
Verified Resident

My experience has been rather unsafe. and disorganized. It took a while for the staff to find my paper work and to get my file together. There was a shooting in the building 3 days after moving in and the staff… Full Review ▶

02/11/14
Resident

I lived here back in the mid-90s, and it was a paradise compared to what it's become. Security-wise, it's a joke; there are shootings here on a regular basis (including one early 2014 incident where four people were shot in the… Full Review ▶

02/07/14
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE ! this place is full of crap, from the sorry management to the low down units. They only make the lobby look decent and some what appealing for new residents but once they scam you into moving… Full Review ▶

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02/03/14
Verified Resident

Generally, this is a great "starter" apartment to people new to the city. It's affordable, located in a good neighborhood, and has some good amenities to offer for the price. However, there is a consistent bug problem, neighbors are often loud… Full Review ▶

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01/22/14
Resident

SHOOTS FIRED!!!! That s right, several people got shot here THIS MONTH on 1/4/14! Don t take my word for it. Here is the story from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution titled Cops: 3 people shot in NE Atlanta in apparent drug incident… Full Review ▶

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01/02/14
Resident

I have lived in this apartment since August of 2013 and everyday, I count down the days until my lease ends because this building is infested with roaches and filthiness! I consistently see about 4-6 roaches at day crawling around the… Full Review ▶

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12/13/13
Verified Resident

Horrible and unorganized, just a hassle overall. Unit wasn't ready, so was given and unit with no upgrades.-------- in lease office had a hard time paying attention and staying focused. She was all over the place Full Review ▶

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12/10/13
Verified Resident

Since I've lived in the Darlington community my experience has been fair with other minor issues such as loitering and cleanliness from residents. I don't heavily utilize amenities such as the fitness, computer and entertainment rooms but fell they're all improvements… Full Review ▶

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11/21/13
Verified Resident

Dislike. TOO many roaches within the building that roamed all the time. I saw no roaches on my two visits to the community. I have a hole in my kitchen cabinet that they come thru. I smell the scent of gas… Full Review ▶

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11/10/13
Verified Resident

Overall it has been ok, however the place is old and smoking inside the building is frustrating as it travels to others apartments who are non-smokers. At least one of the elevators is often broken and there are a lot of… Full Review ▶

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11/08/13
Verified Resident

The Darlington is in walking distance of my employment. I have been employed at Piedmont Hospital for many years and I jumped at the opportunity to live in the community. I am originally from New York city where walking to the… Full Review ▶

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10/18/13
Resident

When I first moved into these apartments I thought they were alright. They are in a pretty good location and close to my school. HOWEVER, the positives end there. Our oven exploded a few times before they would even come look… Full Review ▶

10/15/13
Resident

I would say that ever since moving here I have had issues, from mold, which they painted over and then it continued to grow through the paint, from noisy neighbors, hearing girls getting there butt beat, to personal conversations, and roaches… Full Review ▶

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10/01/13
Resident

I lived here from 2006-2008. Yes, it's old, smelly, gross, dusty, moldy, asbestos and lead paint laden, no money is put into renovations or improvements (except superficial things in the lobby areas and model), there are strange people, people steal your… Full Review ▶

09/27/13
Verified Resident

Filthy Full Review ▶

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09/25/13
Verified Resident

I HAD A CREDIT PROBLEM THAT WAS CORRECTED BUT NOT IN MY CREDIT REPORT. I TOOK CARE OF THIS BUT WENT INTO TOTAL SHUT OFF FROM STAFF WHEN TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF THE PROBLEM. Full Review ▶

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09/24/13
Verified Resident

I've enjoyed my residency here at The Darlington Apartments. The staff is very attentive and courteous. The amenities are great and location is wonderful. Full Review ▶

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09/23/13
Resident

RUN AWAY NOW!!! last week they came to the building and sprayed for roaches , cool great .. 2 DAYS LATER i have roaches crawling in MY FRIDGE!!!! i keep my apartment very clean but even still roaches everywhere crawling in… Full Review ▶

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09/18/13
Verified Resident

I live here ONLY because of the location. This place is the Cabrini Green of Buckhead. It WOULD be a nice place to live if management did background checks on ALL of the people that rent here. It seems that they… Full Review ▶

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09/18/13
Verified Resident

door key doesnt work had to tell office staff to add me to the call box as i write this review that still hasnt been done. Office staff needs help when they cant add your name to the call box after… Full Review ▶

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09/18/13
Verified Resident

The location is great but the pest problem(roaches) is horrible. I was told that the water bill would range for the larger studio $35-$45 and my second bill was $67. There is a leaking in the hall way from the ceiling.… Full Review ▶

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09/15/13
Verified Resident

I put in a service request due to bed bugs that appeared to be coming in from my bedroom ceiling on Monday 9/9/13 with the short male leasing guy with the glasses in the leasing office. I waited 24 hrs and… Full Review ▶

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09/13/13
Verified Resident

The office staff are not very friendly or helpful. It takes a lot of time and waiting to get anything done, they are rarely in their office (usually in the back room) and you have to wait a while in order… Full Review ▶

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09/13/13
Verified Resident

Well when i first moved in it was mostly because of the location as time went on things got worst and worst the roaches the trash chute the smell on the floor nasty neighbors the quality of work done by maintenance… Full Review ▶

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09/13/13
Verified Resident

Where do I begin ? When I first moved into The Darlington I love it the interior of the building was not the best , but the fact that it is convenient for me I love it . Now that this… Full Review ▶

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08/29/13
Resident

My Name is Kimeo, I Have been a Tenant at the Darlington Apartments for a year, I just renewed my Lease this month. I like the Darlington I live on the 12th floor and I have not experienced any problems. When… Full Review ▶

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08/20/13
Resident

I have lived here now for 6 months and have loved every minute of it. It does take time for maintenance to get around to you but there is so few of them and so many apartments they do the best… Full Review ▶

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08/19/13
Verified Resident

IT is fine. Full Review ▶

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08/18/13
Verified Resident

I love the landscaping around the building. The people are friendly. My view is incredible. The walls are thin. I feel blessed to live in this nice area, and have the electric included. Full Review ▶

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08/10/13
Resident

This place is for rats only! It is dirty, smelly, unsafe, and unsanitary. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone and Im trying to find somewhere else to go! I live here because I can walk to work and I hate moving!!!!… Full Review ▶

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08/10/13
Resident

maintenance is a nightmare. promises are made and not kept for repairs to be made. If you compiain to leasing the leasing agents pass the buck to maintenance and if you happen to see the maintenance supervisor he passes the buck… Full Review ▶

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08/09/13
Verified Resident

Noisy at times Poor ventilation Weed and cigarette smoke come into your apartment Walls are thin Full Review ▶

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08/07/13
Verified Resident

I like the location Full Review ▶

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08/06/13
Verified Resident

every things fine except senior citizen having to handle big furniture. Full Review ▶

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08/06/13
Verified Resident

I have lived here for a while and the biggest problem is there is a good portion of people who do not care about the community. A lot of people vandalize it. Perhaps if the screening process were stricter it would… Full Review ▶

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06/11/13
Verified Resident

Even though some improvements have been made, there are still a lot of issues with cleanliness, noise levels and safety. When I originally viewed the building, I was taken through the lovely lobby, shown a ?showroom? apartment (much nicer than other… Full Review ▶

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06/09/13
Verified Resident

4th year at this apt building. says it all =) Full Review ▶

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06/07/13
Verified Resident

They implement so many rules and regulations that its senseless and pathetic. Our pool still isn't open and its officially summer. The washing machines and dryers are almost always broken or out of order. They are always shutting the water off… Full Review ▶

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05/29/13
Verified Resident

My experience has been so-so. The property is affordable and is in a great location in Buckhead Atlanta, HOWEVER, the apartment units LOOK NOTHING like the model. The hallways look HORRIBLE. The walls and carpeting look like I live in some… Full Review ▶

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05/29/13
Verified Resident

the turn around time for getting apartment ready is an unrealistic time. An apartment should be turned and ready to move in within 3-4 days, not 10 days. Full Review ▶

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05/28/13
Verified Resident

good Full Review ▶

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05/24/13
Verified Resident

Like it a lot... Full Review ▶

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05/24/13
Verified Resident

Only been here for a week, and I read the reviews before moving in but I had to check it for myself and do not see anything bad ... so far. I am a college student with low income so this… Full Review ▶

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10/27/12
Resident

My boyfriend lived at the Darlington last year. They re-did the lobby to lure in people but they failed to upgrade apartments by adding normal items such as a dishwasher or a double sided sink. It's like living in a walk… Full Review ▶

09/05/12
Resident

I have been a resident of the Darlington going on for 5 months now. I enjoy living here so far. Dont believe all the horror stories you may read. The staff is always helpful and Donnis is very professional and nice.… Full Review ▶

05/23/12
Resident

I was a homebuyer for 12 years. Homebuyer not homeowner, meaning I was still paying for something that was not mine. When the market plummeted, I decided that I would no longer pay a $1,600 monthly mortgage on a $176K loan… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

DONT NOT MOVE IN HERE!!! THIS IS THE PROJECT (hood) of Buckhead lived here for 2 years, finally moved out after my appartent got broken into while i was out of town. they also have a PEst problem, theres a manditory… Full Review ▶

03/26/12
Resident

I have lived in The Darlington for 10 months now and will not renew my lease when it is up. Tribridge IS definitely making efforts to improve the place (the lobby used to look like the rest of the hallways- it… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

When I lived here I ordered a package of electronic equipment to my apartment. When I saw that it had been delivered online I went to retrieve it from the front desk. Mysteriously they "didn't know where it was!" Because It… Full Review ▶

02/27/12
Resident

These are the facts: YES, the place is roach-infested.I didnt know when I moved here. My apt.is always clean,dont leave food out but I see maybe 2-3 every 2 mon. or so. I've seen lots of roaches in the elevator,the hallway… Full Review ▶

02/23/12
Resident

The building is infested with roaches. They security allows loud rap to be played and pot to be smoked in the lobby. They fixed up the lobby just to have the gang bangers have a place to peddle their drugs. Full Review ▶

01/02/12
Resident

This is West End in Buckhead. Not a place to call home. Full Review ▶

01/02/12
Prospective Resident

While I have never lived in the Darlington, my sister-who I visit frequently-has lived there for two years and I have come to despise visiting her. Upon arriving to the Darlington as a guest you must park in the back, where… Full Review ▶

11/22/11
Resident

The only thing this place should be used for is being a homeless shelter. Even then the homeless probably would pass. Don't let the "upgraded" lobby fool you. It's still the same roaches, same loud people, same mold, same incompetent staff,… Full Review ▶

09/10/11
Resident

1. Management does not fix problems... Not the ones present at move in or the ones that become noticeable a few days/weeks later. 2. Place smells like cigarette and marijuanna smoke all the time... Hallways, elevators, and thanks to central air… Full Review ▶

04/02/11
Resident

I've lived here since Feb. of 2010. I haven't had any problems with bugs which is a plus. I live in a studio apartment by myself and I am a single female. I do get hit on but that doesn't really… Full Review ▶

02/20/11
Resident

I'VE BEEN LIVING IN THIS PIECE OF CRAP FOR 1 1/2 YEARS! AS SOON AS MY LEASE IS UP I'M GETTING THE HELL OUT OF HERE!!! THE ONLY REASON WHY I STAYED WAS BECAUSE I LOST MY JOB, AND I DINT… Full Review ▶

02/01/11
Resident

Get every thing in writing in your business dealing, I lived 2 years at this location and I'm grateful to move on. Do your home work before moving in,hope this will be helpful for those who take reading apt rating heavnily… Full Review ▶

12/08/10
Resident

It is true there are some issues with this building, but the new property manager is committed to making the Darlington a better place to live. I started having some problems with my apartment and as soon as I talked to… Full Review ▶

09/10/10
Resident

The only thing I can say about the place is in the title - "you get what you pay for." You're have a prestigious address on Peachtree, what more can you ask for? You in the middle of the city and… Full Review ▶

08/30/10
Resident

I lived here from 2007-September of 2009 and I could not wait to leave. I lived there through a major drug bust and a murder committed by another guy who was arrested. He actually stabbed another guy in the stairwell. There… Full Review ▶

03/22/10
Resident

I LOVE my apartment! One bedroom. Includes utilities (except water) A Gorgeous view of the Atlanta Skyline. One entire wall is a window and the view is AHHH!!! There is a roach infestation but it's very minor and aslong as you're… Full Review ▶

03/02/10
Resident

Its cheap...but old, noisy, smelly, and dirty. Some of the residents are very inconsiderate: leave trash everywhere, slam doors, loud talking in halls, and play music late at night among other loud noise. I have only been here 6 months, sticking… Full Review ▶

11/30/09
Resident

i lived in this dump for a year and i regret it big time. First it is insanely infested with roaches, i mean its so bad you better budget for Raid cause i used prolly a case and also used roach… Full Review ▶

11/25/09
Prospective Resident

My boyfriend and I are sitting in the car out front of The Darlington on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. Why you may ask? Well, after a boot was put on our car, the booter informed us he will call the… Full Review ▶

11/08/09
Resident

I lived in the Darlington from 2001-2003 and it was perfect for me at the time. I was a full time college student on a budget and was looking for an affordable price. Over the course of 2 years, I noticed… Full Review ▶

10/17/09
Resident

Don't let the appearance of Buckhead fool you, the Darlington is unsafe! I couldn't sleep for the rawdy neighbors. My neighbors had some type of surveilance in their room. We would argue through the walls. You can actually here eveything through… Full Review ▶

08/31/09
Resident

I also have lived here for about 3-4 years, and if my impression of the place in which I resided was so poor, I doubt that I would have been there for so long. It's unfortunate that only disgruntled individuals post… Full Review ▶

08/29/09
Resident

This place is truly a dump. I have to admit it has gotten better since I moved in three years ago, in respect to loitering and noise. But the moment you put something in the oven be sure to see a… Full Review ▶

07/27/09
Resident

Its affordable on Peachtree, there is a huge parking lot in the back, good maintenace, no problems with the office staff. One down side is that you can't have a dog here. I have never had a bug problem because I… Full Review ▶

06/11/09
Resident

HORRIBLE DECISION TO MOVE HERE. These apartments are known to be the trap house of metro Atlanta. Drugs, insects, and incompetent employees are galore. It is marketed as "Buckhead", and being a native (growing up off peachtree street), the people and… Full Review ▶

05/07/09
Resident

The darlington has character, strange odors, and stranger residents. If you want to live cheaply downtown, this is an okay place between buckhead and midtown. The heat and air conditioning is set by the building so that might trouble some folks.… Full Review ▶

04/21/09
Resident

I stayed here a few years ago, commuting from my home. IT was just what the doctor ordered; cheap, small, relaxed, and totally adequate. GREAT dining opportunities abound within walking distance. It can be a little shady around there, but I… Full Review ▶

02/07/09
Resident

I love this place. I moved in here in December, and it has been just fine, and it is really cheap. I have seen three roaches in my apartment since I moved in, I am careful not to leave out food… Full Review ▶

12/31/08
Resident

You cannot beat the price. Period. Cheap as hell. Bootleg cable.. beautiful. You can leave the air conditioning on all day in the summer.. beautiful. Doesn't get frigid in the winter.. beautiful. Now the ugly. The place is INFESTED with roaches.… Full Review ▶

11/24/08
Resident

I used to live from 3/92-8/92 & I moved back to CHICAGO because the roaches were a force that you simply coulc not over come...Nice to see nothing has changed. Full Review ▶

11/01/08
Resident

I just recently graduated from Georgia Tech and stayed at this roach hotel for about a year and a half. I live in California now and boy is it a huge difference. The main thing that attracted me was the free… Full Review ▶

10/28/08
Resident

I lived there a few years back..I was single and young and it was great as far as the party life goes..however..my best friend was murdered in his apartment another, close friend was robbed at gunpoint in his apartment and he… Full Review ▶

10/01/08
Resident

NO..NO..NO.. Dont ever think about moving here.. Horrible..I will move out as soon as my lease ends.. Full Review ▶

09/28/08
Resident

There are roaches everywhere. It does not matter how many times you take out the kitchen garbage, there are ALWAYS roaches... The windows are old and don't shut properly so you can hear everything that goes on outside. It's a good… Full Review ▶

08/19/08
Resident

I moved there last year. Oh my gosh, horrible decision. I started getting red bumps all over and knew something was wrong. So then I noticed flees. Not to mention the roaches. I complained to management and they let me stay… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

and it was a beautiful place at the time. Most of the residents had been there for years and it was a very safe community. Unfortunately the thugs from the Southside decided to move uptown and the place went to hell… Full Review ▶

05/12/08
Resident

This place is horrible. It needs to be knocked down to the dirt that it is and they need to build a new place. There are disgusting smells all the time, which get into your furniture and clothing as well. You… Full Review ▶

03/28/08
Resident

I've been living at the Darlington for five years and enjoy it a lot. Yes we have to pay the water bill, but don't forget that the management pays for our electricity and our gas! Thank god for that! I'd rather… Full Review ▶

03/10/08
Resident

I was a resident at the Darlington for one year and just recently moved out. I am currently working toward getting the ventilation conditions improved there so present and future residents won't have to go through what I did. I lived… Full Review ▶

02/04/08
Resident

FOR $480-$780, YOU CAN BE IN THE UPPER MID-TOWN/LOWER BUCKHEAD AREA AND CLOSE TO ALL MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION, RESTAURANTS, BARS, ANTIQUES ROW AND MUCH, MUCH MORE. ALL UTILITITIES ARE INCLUDED EXCEPT FOR PHONE AND CABLE, WHICH IS OFFERED AT A DISCOUNT… Full Review ▶

02/04/08
Resident

This place might seem affordable, but really its not because first of all they do keep raising the rent and for the price you get for a studio you could get a regular 1 bedroom apartment somewhere else.The kitchen is the… Full Review ▶

01/29/08
Resident

For as long as I've been a tenant here (almost three years), the water bill has been paid with the rent. The rent is due on the 1st, with a grace period until the 5th. If you did not pay your… Full Review ▶

01/18/08
Resident

Although The Darlington is affordable, and rent is being raised all over Atlanta, you rent at your own risk here. The problem mostly is in the residents. The staff has done the best they can for me to fix and manage… Full Review ▶

01/15/08
Resident

I lived at The Darlington back in 1976 for about six months when I had a job in Atlanta with Otis Elevator Company. I thought the place was perfect for me at the time. The price was great. The features were… Full Review ▶

01/06/08
Resident

The only problem I have is they raise the rent every year you renew your lease and I hate that. The rumor around the building is they are raisng the rent yearly to force people out so they can rent to… Full Review ▶

08/15/07
Resident

Mold and mildew are rampant in the hallway ceilings, HVAC duct system and in the constantly internally damp plaster walls. Also, they turn a blind eye to dogs. On any given evening, you can find 15-25 people with illegal dogs sneaking… Full Review ▶

08/04/07
Resident

I wrote a review a few months ago, and had a much different opinion than what I have now. The Darlington is no longer a suitable place to live. The mangement, of whom I used to get along with just fine,… Full Review ▶

07/25/07
Resident

The apartment is what it is, I knew it wasn't luxury from the beginning. My complaint is about the other residents who seem to frequent this property. It pains me to say this, but the truth sometimes isn't pretty: the other… Full Review ▶

07/22/07
Resident

Roaches and rodents run rampant in this old building the second you turn off the lights for bed (or leave the kitchen for a few minutes). My apartment was treated last week and I came home that day and had roaches… Full Review ▶

07/03/07
Resident

Loud HOOD RATS, crappy management, bugs everywhere. When we first moved in, we didnt know this is government housing. No wonder the HOOD is in Buckhead. Peoples cars are stolen, vandelizied, there are at least 2 drug deals a week in… Full Review ▶

07/01/07
Resident

I think it is my duty to inform any future tenants about this hellhole we had to reside in for HALF the lease. The first week we lived there, the apartment wasn't what we really wanted, but it was great for… Full Review ▶

07/01/07
Resident

We've been here for about 6 months. We moved here because it's the cheapest place close to our jobs. I can't really complain about anything. The front desk staff are friendly and have always taken care of anything we ask for… Full Review ▶

05/12/07
Resident

The place is not particularly nice, no. However, it is very affordable and predictable. For someone who needs a stable place to stay on a budget will be quite happy here. We have been here for more than five years while… Full Review ▶

03/08/07
Resident

Roaches everywhere, they never change the air filters except once every two years & they put the crappy filters that should be changed once a month in, Allergy City, It is the ghetto people that live here are so disrespectful to… Full Review ▶

02/28/07
Resident

The Darlington is a very unkept place providing neglectful management. Roaches are everywhere, pest control does not have anything on the ample amount of roaches there. This place is defiantly a health hazard, News reporters should do a report on the… Full Review ▶

11/07/06
Resident



I've lived at the darlington for over 2 years and I also work in the property management industry for almost 3years. I chose it because of its location to the local universities. At the time all utilities were included but now… Full Review ▶

09/13/06
Resident

It is now the worse place I have ever lived! Full Review ▶

08/11/06
Resident

I've lived here with my wife for 6 months now, and I don't really understand the whole "apartment from Hell" thing. Sure, we have roaches and sometimes we can hear people having sex in nearby units, but the location is great,… Full Review ▶

08/08/06
Resident

Yeah that's right! It is filthy, roach infested, smells really bad and seems like every other week they are doing something to the boilers and you have to go without water for half the day. Even worse some of the people… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

this place is the worst!! i lost power for a week, and the mangmt, could care less! it was caused by a neighbor installing a light fixture in his dining room(not my problem). the security is a joke, they focus more… Full Review ▶

06/20/06
Resident

I have lived here two weeks so far and I have to say I like it very much. I'm a gay college student and enjoy the diversity of the building. My neighbors are nice and I find the other tenants to… Full Review ▶

05/16/06
Resident

I am a GSU graduate student and have lived in the Darlington for over a year. This is such a good deal for students and those who want intown living at below market prices. As with most communities, there are issues.… Full Review ▶

04/24/06
Resident

I moved to the Darlinton 2 years ago because it was a good deal and in a good location. On and off, it has been hell living here. I think I just have bad luck in this apartment, because I have… Full Review ▶

03/29/06
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03/29/06
Resident

My wife and I live at the Darlington and we are content. Sure there are some roaches and occasional weed odor, but those problems can be overcome and/or coped with (incense works great for marijuana and cigarette odors). The location is… Full Review ▶

03/16/06
Resident

This place gets a bad rap because it is basically young black urban youths whom are students. I am a black male who was looking for an apartment in the Buckhead area and chose the Darlington to look at, the staff… Full Review ▶

03/12/06
Resident

At first consideration one thinks that this place is a great deal for the location and the price. But live here for a week and you realize that the roaches are out of control, the proprietor preys on young black and… Full Review ▶

03/10/06
Resident

This being my first apartment, The Darlington certainly has left a sour taste in my mouth.

I was so happy to find an apartment in Buckhead that was convienent for school and work; however, their model does not represent what you really… Full Review ▶

02/27/06
Resident

Though the management staff at the Darlington rocks and the maintenance team is always on the ball, I would never refer this community to anyone. I am on constant pins & needles when I am leaving or entering the apartment because… Full Review ▶

02/26/06
Resident

nothing comes close to the convenience, cleanliness and saftey for the value of the rent! The last hoorah for in-town living that is super convenient and affordable!
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02/13/06
Resident

The new management staff has done a superb job and making The Darlington a great place to live. It's inexpensive and perfect location! Full Review ▶

01/29/06
Resident

I currently live here. I signed a 6 mo. lease and begged to break it by the 2 month. I agree with all the other comments posted. Here's a summary of my personal experience here.

* A severe roach problem
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01/11/06
Resident

if you love bugs and ------- stay here. Full Review ▶

01/05/06
Resident

only one word for the place...GHETTO...I lived there for six months and the location is great, and so are the prices...but if you are blind and deaf you wont mind the rest. Crackwhores haging out in front of the building, having… Full Review ▶

07/01/05
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06/26/05
Resident

this place is a nightmare, the management and staff are nasty. I have been accused of blasting a stereo which I do not have and have been threatened with termination of lease if my "noise" and "disturbing the other tenants" does… Full Review ▶

05/31/05
Resident

I lived there 5 years from 1998 to 2003.
Darlington used to be a nice place but has gone downhill fast in the last few years.
The pros are it's right in the middle of everything, very cheap, and you can get an… Full Review ▶

03/19/05
Resident

I lived there for six years. I watched the building go from a nice place to live to low income project housing. Ghetto people stand outside the building all day and the police are always there for one reason or another.… Full Review ▶

12/28/04
Resident

I moved into the darlington this september. Since then it's treated me pretty good. The variety of people is nice, because i'm use to that since i've lived in new york all my life. I'm a college student, so i just… Full Review ▶

12/20/04
Resident

I've personally never lived in the complex, but i spend a good amount of time at the darlington buying drugs. you can find a drug dealer in five minutes easily who actually lives in the complex. you can find pretty much… Full Review ▶

11/27/04
Resident

I have lived at the Darlington for a year, and you can't beat the price considering you live in the middle of Buckhead and have a number of great restaurants and attractions walking distance from your home. Not to mention all… Full Review ▶

08/04/04
Resident

I don't know what the hell these people are talking about. These previous reviews must be management writing in.

Trust me folks, I have nothing to gain from misleading you. This place is a project building smack dab in the middle of… Full Review ▶

06/10/04
Resident

I have lived at The Darlington for 10 plus years and have seen it go through many transitions. I would have to say that right now the staff that is in place at the community is the best that has ever… Full Review ▶

06/03/04
Resident

I lived here twice and for the location (best Bus line in the ATL #23), rent ($499 with a special-- always a special-- just ask!!) and utilities included its hard to beat. I have a great relationship with the staff and… Full Review ▶

05/30/04
Resident

I lived in 202, at night, with roaches. For the price, it was great. It translates better than it is. I waited for one quarter to get housing at Tech. It was a good experience. The people are real. It is… Full Review ▶

04/14/04
Resident

You know if you read this site you´d think there were no good apartments in Atlanta. Only people who want to be very negative. This place is huge almost 600 apartments, and look how many reviews are here. I lived here… Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

I moved in because I was broke and living in an unsafe area. Great price, but didn´t feel too much safer. Not a day went by that I wasn´t harassed by some guy in the lobby or hallway or even the… Full Review ▶

06/17/03
Resident

Considering your rent includes utilities, you can not beat the price. The location is awesome...only minutes from downtown. The maintaince guys are great too. Anytime something wasn´t working properly, they´d just get you a new one(I got a new toilet and… Full Review ▶

05/12/03
Resident

Considering the location, the price can´t be beat. It´s plusses are it´s location and city views from the upper floors. Minuses include, cramped apartments. microscopic kitchens with *ancient* ranges (I´d not recommend any heavy duty cooking here) the place is good… Full Review ▶

05/05/03
Resident

I lived here for almost 2 years. What I can tell you is that the location is good, because it??s located right between downtown Atlanta and Buckhead, with many restaurants & shops within walking distance. The place itself, however, is not… Full Review ▶

11/17/02
Resident

The parking problems, noise pollution, and poor customer service create a restless night´s sleep in this vertical ghetto. Fire alarms go off several times a week and the water is turned off just as often. $650 includes utilities, but this apartment… Full Review ▶

08/08/02
Resident

I really don´t have that many complaints. I pay $629 which includes all utilities and live in Buckhead, 2mins from Midtown and the highways. There are restaurants(TGIFriday´s/Mick´s/Benihana/Bread Market/Chick-Fil-A) in walking distance, a 24 hr CVS, gas stations. In the highrise itself… Full Review ▶

10/17/01
Resident

Truthfully, great location, great price for area (includes all utilities) BUT you have derelicts hanging out in front of the building. Tenants/guests are ALWAYS (too often) having problems and confrontations that can be violent. Its an old ("vintage") building. (things go… Full Review ▶

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