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Donnybrook

7914 Knollwood Road, Towson, MD 21204
84%
66
Reviews
84%
Apartment Rating
70%
City Average
03/10/14
Resident

THIS PLACE IS HELL. Avoid ever living here. The management are a bunch of fake unhelpful liars. The apartment "homes" are infested with fraternity college students who only party and smoke weed. You will never feel safe or secure with robberies… Full Review ▶

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02/17/14
Resident

It's EXTREMELY obvious that the management is having false positive reviews written about this place. BEWARE! Stay away from this dump! If you do not believe me, just ask ANY person who lives there. There is no doubt that they are… Full Review ▶

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02/16/14
Resident

RATS. Rats and mice and mold everywhere. This has been a problem for years at Donnybrook yet nothing is being done about it. DO NOT live here. If you do you are literally putting your health at risk. Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

It's close to school & very convenient. I like how clean the rugs are & how quickly & efficiently our maintenance requests get handled. I wish there was more lighting in the streets & walking areas. Overall satisfied. Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

It's been good. I mean there's no real problems with the facilities or the people. I know the area is sort of prone to crime but there's not much we can do avoid that. It's just sort of... a place to… Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

The experience has been great! The apartment I live in is very nice, the office staff is so generous and helpful, and it's a great distsace from Towson University's campus. I would recommend this complex to a friend! Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

It has been a relatively good experience. Everyone at the leasing office is very nice and welcoming. The maintenance is nice and responsive. The parking is not that great but the new parking lot will help. Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

So far, I have enjoyed living in the Donnybrook Community. It is close to school and in a great location! I also have friends in the area as well. I also like the set up the apartments and the neighborhood around… Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

It's been pretty good so far. There's just been a few maintenance requests we've had. Also, we had an incident where homeless people were sleeping in the hallways. Some times it's uncomfortable having the old lady below us because we wanted… Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

Love it! No issues, just have to leave for financial reasons. .................................................................................................................................................... Full Review ▶

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10/28/13
Verified Resident

I think it is a great place to live for your first apartment! The maintenance and office staff are extremely helpful and awesome! Being close to campus is helpful because you can easily get to class on time. Full Review ▶

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10/27/13
Verified Resident

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10/23/13
Verified Resident

I am a couple months into my second lease. I moved from a double to a single and I love it here. The staff was incredibly helpful in guiding me through the lease process; since it was my first lease. Great… Full Review ▶

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10/23/13
Verified Resident

My experience has very pleasant at Donnybrook because of the short walk to class, I meet a lot of new people so far, and the staff made the process of leasing very easy. I like how Donnybrook has setup events for… Full Review ▶

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10/22/13
Verified Resident

THe staff is super friendly! The apartments are a good size and we are able to make it our own with the option to paint and buy our own furniture! Maintenance is on top of every little problem and they are… Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

I have had nothing but pleasant interactions with the staff. They are always super friendly and eager to help. The location is great because I can walk to school and it is close to the center of town. Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

My experience hasbeen pretty positive. I have had no problems with teh neighbors and when there has been a problem with the apartment it was fixed quckly. The new parking lots should help the parking issue a lot. Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

I love the leasing office ladies, debating asking them out on dates, wish we could somewhat party without cops though! I really hate the carpets because they get ruined very fast and mice are here a lot! Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

good quality overall but the bathroom in our apartment needs work. We have mold problems due to a lack in fans in the bathroom to draw out moisture. Parking is also rough. I feel that there is not enough parking for… Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

Decent, just wish it was cheaper Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

Great apartments, great staff. Location is perfect- right across the street from Towson University Campus (9 minute walk from the farthest DonnyBrook building). No issues so far and have been here for 2 months! Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

I thoroughy enjoy living in Donnybrook. I have completely happy with the condition and quality of my apartment for the price I pay. Having free oarking is a huge plus and the community is very relaxed and enjoyable. Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

I am one of students of Towson University, so Donnybrook is pretty good place to live because it close to my school. However, I feel it is not safe for me to walk in the evening. And I hear noise from… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

I needed cheap and got it. Overall it's good to live at, though I do have concerns. Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

So far, I'm in love with the community. The workers and maintenance are very friendly. Love everything but to get down to the details there is a big bug problem but it can be overlooked if taken care of correctly by… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

I love living in Donnybrook! The apartments and community are all well kept, and if there are any issues, maintenance is there to fix the problem. Also, Stephanie and the ladies at the leasing office are always very kind and helpful!… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

Nice place and the staff is very sweet. My apartment needs renovating since the kitchen is old and there are water stains in the bathroom. Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

too soon to tell Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

I have really enjoyed my time at Donnybrook! The apartment that I am in is really nice and I have had no serious problems. The staff is great at responding to my concerns in a professional and timely manner and they… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

I like the the location of the apartment and I love the size. I do think there are some safety concerns though. Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

My experience in the Donnybrook community has been mixed. I decided to rent here due to the fact that campus was a reasonable walking distance from my apartment. The only issues with the community I have is that there is limited… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

I love it Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

Great Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Verified Resident

Very good experience, love the staff and overall have very little complaints about this residence. Full Review ▶

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10/11/13
Resident

I moved into Donnybrook a month ago as a student seeking housing near the University. For the location and price it is difficult to find better, as an extensive search of the other nearby communities provided little of note. Donnybrook's community… Full Review ▶

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10/11/13
Resident

I moved into Donnybrook recently after exploring many different options in the area. I found the staff personable and eager to help. Although our apartment was not perfect, at the price I have found it great. All of my service orders… Full Review ▶

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09/24/13
Resident

We love it here. This was the fourth place I looked with my roommate and we were pleasantly met with friendly office staff. It is definitely a good first apartment for college students or recent grads. Full Review ▶

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09/24/13
Resident

I enjoy Donnybrook very much, I just wish all of the rooms were the same size. Other than that, it was my first apartment choice over all the other ones. Full Review ▶

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04/05/12
Resident

My 3 bedroom apartment was large and comfortable. I loved the large trees and open spaces on the grounds. In my experience, the grounds and hallways were promptly cleaned. Management was responsive and friendly to me, and maintenance requests were responded… Full Review ▶

08/26/11
Resident

Donnybrook apartments are located in a complex in a fairly quiet area until Towson University comes back to school and the screaming girls and grunting frat boys return to stir up the neighborhood. Don't sleep with your windows open, you won't… Full Review ▶

08/01/11
Resident

Let me first start off by saying that I choose Donnybrook due to it's close proximity to Towson University. After living there for over 2 years I can tell you that I would have rather commuted from anywhere else than spend… Full Review ▶

07/29/10
Resident

The only plus about Donnybrook is that it is in walkin distance of Towson University. The rent was expensive for 2 bedrooms 1 bath and no washer dryer in the unit. Our apartment constantly had mold, which they attributed to no… Full Review ▶

12/01/09
Prospective Resident

very small shady ppl living next door DO URSELF A FAV - DONT MOVE THERE Full Review ▶

02/09/09
Prospective Resident

Last May while I was looking for apartments, I stopped by Donnybrook because I had known some people living there, and they hadn't seemed to hate it too much. While the office worker who was in that day seemed nice, she… Full Review ▶

08/09/08
Resident

I lived there for 6 months. Before I did my cat was fine... a few weeks after I moved in I noticed that he had fleas. It got really bad, I had to take him to the vet to get a… Full Review ▶

07/14/08
Resident

1) They F*cked up our lease. We put a security deposit on one and they gave us another and I ended up living out of my car and sleeping at friends' places for the 2 week gap. 2) There are no… Full Review ▶

06/01/08
Resident

This place is terrible. We never have parking in our lot and when I complained to the leasing office about the high schools parking here they said at first that the lot was a state road. Don't think so...Later I ask… Full Review ▶

04/24/08
Resident

The apartment itself isn't that bad. It's rather small though and the closet space is pretty much non-existent. The main problem I have had is that they contract with a tow-truck service to have any cars towed on their property for… Full Review ▶

04/07/08
Resident

I lived in Donnybrook a few years back. It was cost effective and simple. If you want a staff that is going to wipe your bu## and flush your toilet, you should expect to pay about three times as much in… Full Review ▶

04/03/08
Resident

You people complain about living under the conditions of hell of which you lived for a couple of months to a year. Well...as a 15 year old I lived there for almost 11 years and let me just say it's awful.… Full Review ▶

09/16/07
Resident

This is actually a great deal for the price. The leasing office people are a pain and the maintenance people are meddlesome. However, the neighborhood is nice and safe and relatively quiet full of college students and young professionals. The apartments… Full Review ▶

07/16/07
Resident

This place is horrible. The worst part is office staff. The are the rudest people that I have ever met. I am not the only one who thinks so either. My up-stairs neighbor has said that she has had some problems… Full Review ▶

04/20/07
Resident

It's not that there's anything much wrong with the apartments themselves, it's the rude management and slow maintenance team that make it almost unbearable to live here. Although I do agree about the mold in the bathrooms. It was here when… Full Review ▶

03/07/07
Resident

Donnybrook has recently done some upgrades, which has really made a difference on the property. It is not a bad place to live- I will continue to live here throughout college.
The staff made my move here very easy and were… Full Review ▶

03/02/07
Resident

Management is a pain in the ---. I've had several major problems with them. For instance, I had broken an appliance in the apartment, which I admit was my fault, and they fixed it. They sent me a bill for it… Full Review ▶

02/05/07
Resident

Not bad ... recently upgraded hallways - new paint, carpet, spacious. An older apartment but freshly painted, kitchen upgraded, new carpet, blinds, clean when I moved in 8/2006. Could have more lighting in front entrance when you walk in...so far office… Full Review ▶

11/23/06
Resident

I lived there from august 2004-august2005 and it was apalling. the heat did not work for at least 5 months out of the winter months and when you complained about it at the offce you got lots of attitude. the bugs… Full Review ▶

05/30/06
Resident

run like hell... Full Review ▶

03/26/06
Resident

My roommates and I have only been here less than a year, but it's horrible enough that we have to get out of here.. The management is horrible, they won't take care of any problems... Snow removal was pretty much non… Full Review ▶

12/15/05
Resident

This place sucks! Nitpicked about the carpet being dirty after I moved out. Took tons of money from my security deposit. Asked for a walk through. Never even called!!

I lived there four years! Loaded with roaches and mice. Ignorant management.

Don't… Full Review ▶

11/19/05
Resident

Lived there for four years. Chronic roaches and mice. Awful management. Last three months I was there, they wouldn't even come in to treat the problem. Asked for upgrades second year of lease. Bathroom was horrible. They wouldn't do anything. Full Review ▶

06/30/05
Resident

Shortly after I moved in I noticed roaches. Having lived in many apartments in my lifetime, and never once having had bugs - I was disgusted and angry. Management assured me that they would deal with it. No such luck! The… Full Review ▶

05/05/05
Resident

first off the place is very old, built in the 40's. theres like 80 coats of paint on the walls. The carpets are nasty (they say they steamclean them before you move in but they're still gross). Our kitchen cabinets in… Full Review ▶

04/09/05
Resident

Mice in every room!!!!!!
No hot water at least twice a month.
Sometimes no water at all, can't even flush the toliet.
Noisy.
Worst place I've ever rented!!! Full Review ▶

03/09/05
Resident

here's a list of things about donnybrook:
-crappy management
-no a/c
-heat is never working when it is freezing cold outside
-heat is working when it is hot outside, making it about 90degrees inside
-mold mold mold!
-mice
-horrible bugs everywhere
-peeling paint all over the place
-lead paint
-carbon… Full Review ▶

02/02/05
Resident

unless you like to live with MICE, STAY AWAY...! Full Review ▶

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