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Beacon Hill Apartments

5203 Linden Rd, Rockford, IL 61109
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City Average
01/07/14
Resident

Me and my boyfriend moved into these apartments after we had my son. I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND ANYONE TO LIVE HERE EVER! We did a buy out process and they said we never paid our last month which was a lie… Full Review ▶

12/11/13
Resident

Id recommend Beacon hill. There are alot of pros and cons Pro. Closet space everywhere love it! Didn't think we'd need it but we did. Its very homey. You walk in and see your living room. Its not like. Bam! Living… Full Review ▶

02/02/13
Resident

I just signed a lease for a year,big mistake.I wanted a bigger place it is small a SD unit one bedroom with den.My wife was in a hurry to find a place. No storeage space at all!I did'nt check with apartment… Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

I have to say that my biggest complaint with this apartment complex is the internet. I've never been so frustrated with an internet provider, not even with Comcast; CCI is the provider here, and I pay for 10 Mbps internet. I… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

Don't ever rent here. If you are thinking of renting here please rethink. My stubborness brought me here. I came here, saw the landscaping and I thought to myself that if the landscaping was well done then the apartment is got… Full Review ▶

07/29/11
Resident

#1) Beacon Hill does have a high crime rate. #2) There are gangs all through the apartments. #3) People steal your laundry. #4) Hallways to apts are filthy and stink #5) Great Oaks is worse. NASTY #6) You cant be outside… Full Review ▶

07/28/11
Resident

I signed a one year contract and when I moved in I wrote in small fine print on the front and the back of the form they give you for your walk through. This is where you write down everything that… Full Review ▶

07/02/11
Prospective Resident

I called to make an appointment to see apartments they said they had something for me to see so i went in and they had nothing! Wasted my time and lied about having a place to see and price was waaayyyy… Full Review ▶

09/11/10
Resident

I moved form way far norhtwest and I am sorry I belived them they want your money But not willing to listen on top of the fact they LIE..they kept changing the rent we would be paying every month and We… Full Review ▶

08/24/10
Resident

I believe beacon hill is the worst place i Have ever lived they stipulate & highlight Allot of detail in the contract that are over looked. Ive had my apartment burglarized the front door kicked in. It seems like a great… Full Review ▶

03/02/10
Resident

i have lived at beacon hill apartments for about a year now and i don't mind it at all the staff is friendly and the grounds are beautiful.when people hear the name beacon hill they get all freaked out but its… Full Review ▶

10/06/09
Resident

I have live in barracks with better quality, and living condition's than this. I have live in army tents with better service and commadities. This place is one of the worse, and my mom who is a landlord her self said… Full Review ▶

05/09/09
Resident

Hello! I will warn you that this is a long one but it is well worth reading. I wish I had a review such as this before I moved in. Before I moved to Beacon Hill I read all of these… Full Review ▶

04/06/09
Resident

As I read these reviews I have to wonder where I live again... OH I live in Beacon Hill. Maybe if some of you that complain would look at the fact that they have people calling for the dumbest reasons. fix… Full Review ▶

04/06/09
Resident

I suffered way too long at Con Hill with its mold and its moronic staff. I left to get an apartment at Hampton Ridge, and I LOVE it! When something breaks, they fix it! Oh my God!! That was a shocker… Full Review ▶

09/24/08
Resident

I just signed my 7th lease for Beacon Hills. In all the years I have lived here there hasn't been a single major issue. When I have a maintenance problem it's taken care of within a couple days. The service guys… Full Review ▶

09/09/08
Resident

I've lived here long enough to recommend against it. Parking: Parking is adequate; mind all the trash, broken glass, and debris in the parking lots, which cuts down on the number of available spots. The grounds are cleaned about every week… Full Review ▶

09/08/08
Resident

I lived there for over three years and I do not recommend it. 1. The buildings are so poorly built that I could tell exactly where my upstairs neighbors were in their apartment because of the floor squeaks. 2. Way too… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

Unfortunately, my husband and I have lived here for about 5 years out of necessity because I was attending school. Now we are expecting our first child and I felt we absolutely had to leave. It is a constant battle with… Full Review ▶

06/18/08
Resident

I am currently liveing here and I hate it. My boyfriend and I moved here for 6 months while he finishes school. From the moment we stepped into this place we have had nothing but issues. They originally were going to… Full Review ▶

05/12/08
Resident

Only 14 positive reviews out of 40, and even those are questionable. At least one of the positive reviews was from someone who only VISITED Beacon Hill (??)!! Please take the time to read all of the reviews and responses from… Full Review ▶

05/10/08
Resident

This place is the worst in rockford, we had a noisy neightboor upstairs who felt the need to "rock the bed" at 5 AM! directly above our heads. We put in 2 noise complaints and They tell you that at the… Full Review ▶

02/25/08
Resident

I lived here for almost two years and it's not horrible for the price. The water never gets very hot, so the dishwashers don't work to their full capacity and the showers suck, you can smell everything your neighbor cooks (mine… Full Review ▶

01/21/08
Resident

I have lived here for a year and WAS suppossed to be moving out at the end of this month. I turned in my 30-day notice 2 days late and they told me I have to continue on for another month.… Full Review ▶

09/13/07
Prospective Resident

I visited Beacon Hill as well as the other apartments in the Rockford area and it seemed pretty nice. The rent is cheap, the wooded grounds are nice and the location is close to the highway. Full Review ▶

07/25/07
Resident

For the record, I lived in Beacon Hill for a year and rarely if ever heard of these muggings and car break-ins that are being posted on this board. I rarely if ever felt unsafe coming home at all hours of… Full Review ▶

03/22/07
Resident

No high-speed Internet whatsoever (2007)
Poor cable service provided (seems to have been split illegally)
Drafty sliding doors and windows
No weather stripping on door
Maintenance can enter the apartment as and when they please
Poor snow removal from sidewalks and parking lot
Water has flooded lobby/hall… Full Review ▶

03/05/07
Resident

Beacon Hill Apartments violates every code mechanically, plumbing, electrical, safety and convenience. They aggressively pursue rent, will wreck your credit, do not monitor drug trafficking, do not respond to repair requests and do not spray for roaches. The HVAC ducts are… Full Review ▶

12/15/06
Resident

Beacon Hill office staff and by association Edward Rose are the biggest grifters in Rockford. These pieces of garbage have started indiscriminately charging me more and more each month. My rent when I started here was $450 with cable now after… Full Review ▶

11/06/06
Resident

This is the most irresponsible management and staff that I have ever seen. If I knew how the laws were, then things would have worked out better for me. There were muggings (actually told to me by a passing Rockford Police… Full Review ▶

10/13/06
Resident

Apartments have main door entry, but most of them don't work, so you can walk right into the building--COMPLETELY UNSAFE. Also, there are no dead bolts, chains, or other safety/locking mechanisms, other than the door key, which makes breaking in extremely… Full Review ▶

10/13/06
Resident

5 people in my building have already moved because of mold and 1 is suing them right now. I can't afford to leave yet but when I can I am out of here for good. The management ARE crooks and will… Full Review ▶

09/12/06
Resident

To rent an apartment at beacon hills you are asking for trouble. First of all there is NO security on the grounds. While I was living there tenants automobiles were constantly being vandalized, including mine (over $3000 worth in damages) beacon… Full Review ▶

06/07/06
Resident

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05/29/06
Resident

This place is the biggest ---- hole you will ever see. They are liars and slumlords. The apt. they showed us was much nicer than the one we got. OUr carpets are so stained it looks like a crime scene. The… Full Review ▶

05/21/06
Resident

I stayed here for one year way too, long! We were without hot water on many occasions and when ever we requested service they would not show up for days. And to be without a stove that long is unacceptable. I… Full Review ▶

05/17/06
Resident

I loved Beacon Hill!!! The price was unbelievable and being surrounded by green grass and trees was much more pleasant than loud highways and buildings. I would return there in a heart beat if I ever needed to rent again; however,… Full Review ▶

11/29/05
Resident

My wife and I still live here unfortunately and have had nothing but problems with the Maintenance and office staff. These A-holes try to milk every cent they can out of you. The Maintenance are nothing but thieves who all look… Full Review ▶

09/05/05
Resident

IVE LIVED IN BEACON HILL FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS.I ALSO HAVE LIVED IN 3 DIFFRENT APARTMENTS EACH ONE HAS BEEN GREAT.FOR THE PRICE OF THE APATMENT YOU GET MORE THAN WHAT U PAY 4 I MEAN IF YOU PAYED 1,200… Full Review ▶

09/05/05
Resident

Leasing staff was courteous, maintenance could be a little faster, grounds are absolutely beautiful...the only place that had green grass in all of Rockford this summer. I would recommend Beacon Hill to others especially if you are saving for a house.… Full Review ▶

08/12/05
Resident

I lived in Beacon Hill quite awhile ago. So, I do not know much of their current status. At the time I did not have any problems. When I had a maitnence request they came. I Rarely heard any noise, however… Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

I have lived at Beacon HELL for 2 years now only because I can't afford to live anywhere else in this town. Regarding MAINTENENCE: good luck getting anything fixed. You have to call at least 3 times, and even then, it… Full Review ▶

12/27/04
Resident

Beacon Hills leasing staff is horrible. There are tons of loopholes they find to get you to pay more and more money. The maintenance staff is horrible and takes forever to come out and fix your problem. Prices are good, but… Full Review ▶

08/27/04
Resident

Beacon Hill Managements are unprofessional AND LIARS. They have no people skills and are very unsympathetic. They tell you one thing, and will not admit to it when you bring it up. They will rip you off every way they can.… Full Review ▶

07/27/04
Resident

Beacon Hill appartments are really cheap, and considering what you pay, it's a really great deal. Nice people, and nice land. Overall, I think it's a good place to be. Full Review ▶

05/25/04
Resident

So many problems, so little space. Water leaked in from the apartment above me in different areas including bathroom and kitchen by circuit breaker. Apartment flooded from the inside walls in bathroom and dinig area throughout both bedrooms. Maintenance would break… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

After reading other peoples stories, I thought I would put my experience in as well. I lived in a Large 1 bedroom. I have to say that the doors that everyone is referring to "secured" are not. If they could remember,… Full Review ▶

04/20/04
Resident

I moved out of Beacon Hill 2002, but when I stumbled across this website, I thought that I should give my opinion. So, here it goes. Overall, Beacon Hill is not a bad place to live for $400/ month. But you… Full Review ▶

01/25/04
Resident

Look, there´s a serious bug problem, serious noise problem, serious parking problem, serious maintanance problem and the apts in general are old and dilapitated. For instance, my bathroom door handle has been replaced three times in one year because it just… Full Review ▶

11/24/03
Resident

I enjoyed my stay at Beacon Hill for the most part.. The only problem seems to be the outdated cable system. There is just not enough channels to pick from and forget about having cable modem. Full Review ▶

11/07/03
Resident

Great Oaks and Beacon Hill are pretty decent if you´re looking for a first apartment. The rent is pretty cheap, compared to a lot of other places. Now that I´ve had other rental experiences, I don´t think I would ever want… Full Review ▶

10/31/03
Resident

All good!! Full Review ▶

10/22/03
Resident

I have done three internships in Rockford and have lived at Beacon Hill apartments each time. Each experience has been very favorable and I always refer anyone I know who is going there on an internship. The staff is stable even… Full Review ▶

10/22/03
Resident

I moved from Tennessee and moved into Beacon Hill Apartments close to a year ago and would stay there if the housing market had not changed. I loved my apartment and was greatful to find a nice place to live being… Full Review ▶

04/29/03
Resident

I really lucked out on finding Beacon Hill. I was relocated for my job and I didn´t think I would find anything decent in my price range. I was able to find a TWO bedroom with a balcony for under 500… Full Review ▶

12/19/02
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill for 3years and still i have great service. I don´t know why others experience´s have been so bad. I have never had a problem with any of the office staff nor the maintenance. I suppose… Full Review ▶

11/19/02
Resident

This has to be the absolutely worst place to live in the world. I only moved here as a last resort because I thought I was getting laid off. Thank God I´m keeping my job and I´m outta here in less… Full Review ▶

11/09/02
Resident

We moved here in 1999. We filled out the move in list that is given to you when you move in. There was a lot of things that needed to be repaired. I was told that I had to fill this… Full Review ▶

07/17/02
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill for three years and just go maried and chose to move to a two bedroom apt there. The transfer was made very easy by the on-site staff and I have had very few problem with… Full Review ▶

07/06/02
Resident

I was only here for a few months for work reasons and I didn´t really know where else to rent. I was not a huge fan. I did have my car broken into, but luckily, it was a company car and… Full Review ▶

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