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Beacon Hill Apartments

2617 Beacon Hill Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
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162
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53%
City Average
09/28/14
Resident

I was a resident there for sometime. At first service was really great. Only in last year or so has it gotten bad. It seemed to me that all efforts were going into the remodeling while existing tenants were left high… Full Review ▶

09/05/14
Resident

I lived at beacon hill the last year and maintenance is horrible they don't want to come fix ---- I got bees coming in thru the balcony door and they giving me the run around about someone coming to knock the… Full Review ▶

05/13/14
Resident

I've been living at Beacon Hill for the last five months and have been very impressed. I conducted a thorough search of apartments in and around Auburn Hills and Rochester before selecting Beacon Hill. I ultimately picked Beacon Hill because its… Full Review ▶

05/09/14
Resident

I'm new to the area. Searched a lot of properties and read a lot of reviews. I have never seen apartments with such spacious floor plans as they are here at Beacon Hill Apartments. They are currently remodeling the apartments with… Full Review ▶

05/04/14
Resident

Lived here for two years. Overall an OK place to live, but for what it is, I wouldn't live there again. Pros: Great location (across from OU, minutes from downtown Rochester); in-unit laundry; there's a pool (that I never used); on-site… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
04/01/14
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill since 2008,I love my apartment is very spacious.Beacon Hill has so much to offer in a apartment complex,tennis court,kids playground, swimming pool, tennis court,exercise room with lots of equipments.I love the new manager she is… Full Review ▶

02/25/14
Resident

Exceptional is all I can say about living at Beacon Hill Apartments. Everything from the office and maintenance staff to the gorgeous layout of the apartments. The surrounding wooded area makes for not only pleasant views but also makes for a… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Resident

Ok so the cable, ACR, now they took away fox Sports Detroit, which is on every cable companies basic package, and have put it ion a high priced package...serious BH???? The network that carries Red Wings, Tigers and Pistons and is… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill since the fall of 2010 and I don't plan on leaving anytime soon. Everything is simple and easy and just the way I need to have my living situation be. The apartment layout is pretty… Full Review ▶

11/25/13
Resident

Been here going on 3 years. I like living here because of the proximity to Oakland. I was first worried about it being full of college students and being dorm like, but it seems to be a good mix. My apartment… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
09/04/13
Prospective Resident

I don't even live at Beacon Hill and I have had a horrible experience with the woman working in the office (that answers the phone) and have heard TERRIBLE things about the staff, manager and maintenance. Being strapped with finding a… Full Review ▶

08/17/13
Resident

I am a current tenant at Beacon Hill Apartments that would like to comment on how pleased I am with the renovated Counter tops, Kitchen cabinets and the exceptional level of customer service received from the office staff. During the last… Full Review ▶

08/16/13
Resident

I love it here! The management/staff is great. The updates that have been done to my countertops/cupboards make a world of difference! Like so many people, I spend a great deal of time in the kitchen...cooking, friends gathering, etc. The new… Full Review ▶

08/06/13
Resident

I have lived in apartments my entire life throughout the country and Beacon Hill is the worst of them all. They do not respond to maintenance requests at all. If you have a major issue, they will not fix it. This… Full Review ▶

07/14/13
Resident

I moved in Beacon Hill Apartments after a painful divorce. I am very happy with my 1 bedroom apartment that overlooks the pond. The property is very well kept and I am loving the new up grades they gave me when… Full Review ▶

07/07/13
Resident

If you want the college dorm life, then you'll be at home here. If you are a working adult, then live somewhere else, for the amount of money they charge. I've lived here for 5 years and I'm not renewing my… Full Review ▶

07/06/13
Resident

This is just a few pictures of the bugs (3 different kinds) that we have killed in our apartment the past couple of days. One bug is unidentified, I've tried to find it on the internet and that is the kind… Full Review ▶

06/21/13
Resident

I've lived in this beautiful complex for approximately 1yr..I absolutely love it!!! The grounds are beautiful which allows my family the freedom to take walks on nice days...The staff is so kind @ helpful always willing to problem solve...I would particularly… Full Review ▶

06/18/13
Resident

I've lived at Beacon Hill for 2 years. I have a large one-bedroom apartment unit and it works out for me and my lifestyle. Management is quick to respond to calls/issues and the service department is great. I really enjoy living… Full Review ▶

06/18/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! I lived here for 2 years and the awful service by management is just not worth it. These apartments are conveniently located but are way overpriced. They do not understand customer service at all. They don't return… Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Resident

What I like about Beacon Hill & my apartment: 1. The floor plan 2. Appliances: washer, dryer, stove, refridgerator, dishwasher & microwave. 3. Beautiful and well maintained grounds. 4. Large rooms and 2 bathrooms. 5. Gas fireplace. 6. Club house with… Full Review ▶

05/30/13
Resident

I have lived in the Rochester area for the last 10 years and have lived in 3 other apartment buildings. This one is by far my favorite. Full Review ▶

04/27/13
Resident

Beacon Hill is a very nice place to live with high quality apartments. The staff helped pick out an apartment that was perfect for me. When any issues occur, I just call up the maintenance office and they do their best… Full Review ▶

04/21/13
Resident

This Review from Yelp on 9/9/12 says it all: Beacon Hills apartments is convenient for going to OU. If you are studying at OU is might make sense since as student we dont really care about cleanliness, things getting fixed and… Full Review ▶

04/05/13
Resident

My neighbor lives here for free while building a house through the construction company that they advertise on the crappy acr cable. According to her, several others do as well. Doesn't that just make the rest of our rents higher? The… Full Review ▶

04/03/13
Resident

This place is the worst place I have ever lived. From the rude staff to the garbage that NEVER seems to get picked up, the snow that NEVER gets shoveled and the lawn that NEVER gets mowed, I strongly recommend that… Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Resident

I love this complex! The consultant was very helpful and kind. Maria made me feel very comfortable, she made it very easy for us and explained everything to its fullest! I would definitely reccomend Beacon Hill Apartments. If you do go… Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Resident

Great Staff, Great Apartment and Great Location! Full Review ▶

03/31/13
Resident

I enjoy living hear, nice fitness center, very convenient. Nice pool.! Go to school across the street at OU. Staff seems helpful when I have questions. overall nice complex. Full Review ▶

02/11/13
Resident

I truly believe all of us past and present tenants of beacon hill should get together and file a class action law suit. with the extreme and copious number of individuals who have been mistreated, belittled, swindled, and mentally assaulted by… Full Review ▶

12/06/12
Resident

I would urge you to reconsider living at Beacon Hill, for three reasons. First, its units are incredibly old and not in very good shape. Things like the A/C break quite often and their maintenance staff is extremely slow to respond.… Full Review ▶

11/19/12
Resident

This is an absolutely horrible complex! The staff is extremely rude and unhelpful, they are also very hard to get a hold of, and take forever to do maintenance. The AC does not work at all. They will charge you exorbitant… Full Review ▶

11/19/12
Resident

The only good thing about this place was the car port. I'd say that I also liked the landscape, but they didn't keep it as nice as it should be. Further issues are as follows: 1. Way overpriced. 2. Do you… Full Review ▶

11/07/12
Resident

I have been living hear for over 6 years now and i enjoy Beacon hill. Nice people, as well as very good location. I have Lived in 4 apartment complex's so far and this is by far the best. Highly Recommend… Full Review ▶

11/02/12
Resident

The cable at this place is the owners own private service,(satelite)every time it rains or it is windy the picture on the tv is scrambled.The internet is very very slow.Not worth the money!They dont offer comcast or other providers in the… Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Resident

Please read all of these reviews.Then you can see how bad this place really is.I agree with all of the negitive reviews written about this place because I have been threw it all, from the rude unhelpful managment ,especialy Jim the… Full Review ▶

10/04/12
Resident

All i have to say is WORST PLACE TO LIVE by far.STAY AWAY!!! the management is the worst and makes living here even more unbearable than the infestation of centipedes and creepy crawlers in my apartment. the management cannot be bothered… Full Review ▶

08/15/12
Resident

I would highly recommend living here. My experience has been great so far. I have lived here for a few months now and have not had any major problems with the management or my unit. Keep in mind that this complex… Full Review ▶

08/14/12
Resident

Plan on being on your own for repairs. Also, plan on leaks almost every time it rains. Seriously, all those who have written something negative here have the same complaint. Pay attention to it, and you have been warned. Don't let… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

I would not recommend this facility to others. At first glance, these apartments seem very nice. The grounds are well kept, and the apartments seem well furnished. However, in the last month and a half I have lived here I've discovered… Full Review ▶

06/11/12
Resident

Since the 27 of June, 2013 the floor in my living room has been concrete due to a flood (caused by an act of god). I have been a faithful tenant for 3 years, and the way I have been treated… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

I will make this simple. This place caters to the college kid. If you move here be aware that it is loaded with young kids that party all the time. Management is very nasty and rude. They act as if you… Full Review ▶

02/03/12
Resident

I signed a two years contract and at the beginning I thought I was the best place ever! I had issues with my Air condition in the summer and thier maintanence come and fix it, and next day the problem returned,… Full Review ▶

09/20/11
Resident

I'm moving to Tucson, Arizona in December and honestly wish I could pack up Beacon Hill to bring with us. My husband and I have been here about a year and I'm really sad to have to find a new apartment.… Full Review ▶

09/10/11
Resident

After living at Beacon for just over 2 years, I finally gave up when my lease ended. After calling the office at least 4 times within a week and leaving messages just to find out how much my rent would go… Full Review ▶

08/18/11
Resident

If you are thinking about renting here, take a look at the back of the building at the rusted antiquated air conditioning systems. The maintenance staff takes three days to respond to requests and when they do, they do poor patchwork… Full Review ▶

08/10/11
Resident

Unfortunately our staff cannot attend to the needs of anonymous reviews. We appreciate and respect all of our current, past and future residents. Our office is open 7 days a week to assist you and we welcome you to come in.… Full Review ▶

08/10/11
Resident

Beacon Hill by far is ran by the most unprofessional people from the leasing managers to the secretary, all the way to maintenance. Complete lack of regard for tenants needs, which in my opinion, when you have at least 6 people… Full Review ▶

05/16/11
Resident

When I originally signed my lease we were told there were no other options other than a two year. And on a couple websites they have other options. We got assigned a carport who was already someone else's so moving in… Full Review ▶

04/07/11
Prospective Resident

Beacon Hill apartments is officially the place to be (in my opinion of course..) and here is why I say this.. Respectful (down to earth) staff who truly CARE and respond promptly to questions and concerns.. they are honest yet they… Full Review ▶

03/28/11
Resident

My experience at Beacon Hills Apartments has had highs and lows. Some of the reviews here though are very biased against the apartments. This is in no way a review to "balance the bias", but to give you the truth about… Full Review ▶

03/20/11
Resident

Based upon the negative reviews I have read I have decided to put in my two cents regarding Beacon Hill Apartments in Auburn Hills, MI. The office staff (Specifically Jim) are true professional their level of Service exceeds the norm, having… Full Review ▶

03/14/11
Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE.... the staff is incompetent and rude, you'll never get a response to a maintenance request, you'll get late fees for paying on time, they lose your information, and don't follow through on their promises. The leasing agents… Full Review ▶

03/02/11
Resident

My parents moved in a yr ago and from day one the staff went out of there way to help in anyway possiable. The apts are beautiful and more than enough room and at a great price. The pool and landscape… Full Review ▶

03/02/11
Resident

It has been a great experience for my family and me. I just want to say thank you for all your hospitality and kindness. I will highly recommend your property to friends and family. Harold Ellis Detroit Pistons Full Review ▶

02/28/11
Resident

In my two year experience at Beacon Hill I can say that on a scale of one to ten I would rate my stay there a solid nine. The rates are very competitve and the facilities are beautiful and accomodating. Life… Full Review ▶

02/03/11
Resident

I love it here!! Moving from out of state was a headache in itself, but the moment I pulled up to Beacon Hill I knew it was a place I wanted to call home!! I love Scott!! The entire process was… Full Review ▶

12/04/10
Resident

First, the good - the apartment is spacious and the grounds are always well kept. My daughter loves driving by the holiday decorations they have placed at the front of the complex. The fitness center is pretty nice, and we haven't… Full Review ▶

10/26/10
Resident

Being in a new town can sometimes be a little alienating or frightening. However, I can honestly say that Beacon Hill Apartments, and everyone who works for them, has made this town, and more specifically Beacon Hill, feel like home. I… Full Review ▶

10/07/10
Resident

Beacon is one of the worst places to live. Yea their apartments are quite nice but the staff is an abomination. If you have a complaint, they couldn't care less. I don't know who they have working here, but they are… Full Review ▶

10/03/10
Resident

My experience at Beacon Hill would likely have been positive if it weren't for the snide, disrespectful and absent-minded staff. I have lived in almost a dozen apartments in the Boston, Detroit and Phoenix areas in my lifetime and I thought… Full Review ▶

10/02/10
Resident

First off, the model apartments are deceptive; the unit we ended up with had very old appliances and an apartment with old carpeting and fixtures. Secondly, the complex is full of college kids and with neighbors who are inconsiderate and noisy.… Full Review ▶

09/20/10
Resident

Horrible management. If you want Cable or decent Internet, please look somewhere else.The management doesn't let Comcast or other Cable companies to provide TV or Internet. They'll force you to get their ridiculously high priced Cable and Internet. You have the… Full Review ▶

09/06/10
Resident

Its not too bad to live here, but there are some things that irk me. For one, they don't do anything to take care of the geese problem. Those things poop all over the children's swing and poop all over the… Full Review ▶

09/01/10
Resident

All I wanna say if you're someone in your 30's and dont wanna deal with trash and kids partying all hours of the night you dont wanna live here. I made this mistake, they fooled me by the low rent payment.… Full Review ▶

08/31/10
Resident

First off Maria we know that's you writing that review on yourself who do you think you are fooling girl. For those who are on the out side looking in. The reviews with the complaints are from the people who live… Full Review ▶

08/04/10
Resident

I have lived here for over a year, and I just read over some of the reviews and they r laughable!!!! Bees and hornets and the smell of skunks?!?!? BEACON HILL PLEASE KILL NATURE FOR US!!!! My heat bill was over… Full Review ▶

08/04/10
Resident

Of course there are going to be good and bad ratings on here. But I don't think that I would be looking at reviews posted in 2011 from someone who lived there in 2008. C'mon that is ridiculous. I lived in… Full Review ▶

07/19/10
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill Apts for two years and have nothing but good things to say. The maintenance department is great, they always come right out to address anything I need to have repaired. The staff in the leasing… Full Review ▶

07/06/10
Resident

Will not fix repairs! Even those as simple as replacement of lighting outside. Carports full of bees, wasps and birds nests. The birds are no bother but the hornets, bees and wasps are! Windows and frames in utter disrepair and need… Full Review ▶

04/05/10
Resident

I lived there for almost a year and needless to say it is officially the worst place I have ever lived! Lets start with parking, horrible, never enough parking. We have a handicap parking and people would always park there even… Full Review ▶

03/26/10
Resident

I moved in here about a month ago, and so far its been ok. My two major complaints are the cable they make you get and the maintenance. I have only lived here a month but have had to call maintenance… Full Review ▶

02/24/10
Resident

Lived in three different apartments here and all of them have had some maintenance issues that affect everyday living, such as mold, mice, water leaks and so on. friends stayiong in the area have had these as well, there is a… Full Review ▶

02/16/10
Resident

I had to break out of my current lease early for personal reasons, and the people at Beacon were very accomidating to that. They gave me an apartment that is literally twice the size of the one I was in prior… Full Review ▶

02/03/10
Resident

Honestly, I can't believe I'm writing a review on here...because when I look on here normally they are all negative...and I don't think its a great resource because usually people don't take the time to write positive reviews, right? -BUT...I feel… Full Review ▶

01/22/10
Resident

amazing place! i looked all over the area, but when i walked in here, i signed right away. the staff is unbelievable! so helpful and sincere. this place really is beautiful and the best you could ask for Full Review ▶

01/21/10
Resident

Moved in 7 months ago. So far the washing machine and dishwasher have broke - the building has caught on fire, the fuse blows out when I try to dry my hair - I have to call maintenance every day for… Full Review ▶

11/09/09
Resident

They have a really nice appearance on the outside, but it is merely a facade. These apartments are terrible! Everything about them is terrible! The maintenance department is completely inadequate and incapable of fixing anything. My furnace is OUTSIDE in the… Full Review ▶

07/28/09
Resident

the most upscale for the dollar! great leasing staff, great service, great place to live! thank you beacon hill...the maintenance man with the green truck gets it done! Full Review ▶

07/22/09
Resident

I had trouble getting my utilities turned on and my leasing agent Scott went above and beyond to help. He actually contacted Edison himself to make sure it was handled. The community is always well kept and seems to be constantly… Full Review ▶

07/05/09
Resident

Excellent Staff, in special Awilda. We lived there for 2 years. No problems with the apartment, no problems with maintenance people. And we received back all the deposit at the end of the lease. Full Review ▶

06/30/09
Resident

I've been a tenant for 2 years and I just re-signed for another year. Jim and Scott have been very helpful right from the start in making my apartment selection, and dealt with all my requests and complaints for the past… Full Review ▶

06/08/09
Resident

OVERALL... PROS: Space, luxury, location!, safety, leasing staff, parking, fitness facility, pool, beautiful grounds CONS: Maintenace, some units are a bit outdated, a bit pricier than other Auburn Hills properties (but you get what you pay for in this town...) One… Full Review ▶

05/28/09
Resident

I'm a student at Oakland University, and needed an apartment close to campus, which led me to Beacon Hill. I'll admit, it's not perfect. The older kitchens are just that - older. The bay-window in my bedroom also lets in a… Full Review ▶

04/09/09
Resident

If you're a college student then this is probably a good place for you. These apartments are right across the road from Oakland University, which happens to be a dry campus. There are a lot of college kids living here and… Full Review ▶

02/11/09
Resident

I have lived there for over 3 years now. I have just read the negative review that was posted. I must say this person sounds like she wanted to get out of her lease early and did not like the fact… Full Review ▶

02/04/09
Resident

I just recently moved in and I wish I had read reveiws before I chosse this complex. I have been having trouble with getting repairs done to my apartment and I've just moved in 5 days ago doors are broken drawers… Full Review ▶

01/25/09
Resident

All I can say is keep looking. Beacon Hill Apartments are old and run down. When I looked at this place before I moved in they showed me a halfway decent apartment. It looked nothing like mine. In 12 months I've… Full Review ▶

12/24/08
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill since 2007.... I love it!!!! I have looked around at other places and nothing compare to here. Where I am located in the complex there is plenty of parking...always clean.....the kids have respect when having… Full Review ▶

12/17/08
Resident

I lived in these apartments for two years and I would never recommend them to someone I like. ----- (one of the leasing agents) is a rude, conniving moron who will tell you anything to get you in here and then… Full Review ▶

11/20/08
Resident

Starting with something funny Mission statement of Beacon hill apartments "Our mission is to provide customers with quality, service and satisfaction during their residence at Beacon Hill. Our goal is to provide our customers with the ease of residing in a… Full Review ▶

10/13/08
Resident

CONSTANT harrasment by managment EVEN FOR PUTTING CHAIRS ON A BALCONY. If they don't like it you do't get it. They have idiots that drive around on carts all day writeing "tickets" and charge you "fees" for your infraction. They have… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

Pluses: I lucked out & got an apt with a balcony that faced open space, so I got to see wildlife on occasion, mostly deer & occasional rabbit. The square footage is amazing! I think my apt was about 1200 sq.… Full Review ▶

07/24/08
Resident

I lived there for almost a year and this was by far the worst place I have lived in the Auburn Hills area. The management is unfriendly and the maintenence service is hopeless. Their response time to issues is by far… Full Review ▶

07/22/08
Resident

I wish I read these reviews before moving in. The management and staff are unfriendly and very opportunistic. They prentend to be very friendly and customer oriented when you go there to check them out but, are exactly the opposite when… Full Review ▶

03/25/08
Resident

I would like to say on behalf of myself, my wife and our family that becaon hill apartments is one of the nicest places to live. Weve been here for a half year now and have nothing but good things to… Full Review ▶

02/10/08
Resident

First off, I want to say that I like the apartment that I'm living in but this review is only regarding their cable and internet: You cannot get any third-party cable provider (WOW, Comcast, etc.) because they have their own cable… Full Review ▶

10/14/07
Resident

Mediocre apartments, horrible stuck up staff that acts as if helping you is an inconvenience, high priced.....also like to lie to their tenants... Moved out on the 2nd day of the month, was told multiple times by staff that I had… Full Review ▶

08/09/07
Prospective Resident

I wouldn't recommended living here to anyone, not even to a student because management is very fake....especially Jen. Full Review ▶

03/14/07
Resident

I stayed in here for 3 months on sublease. The day when I went in for subleasing they were all with smiles but then after a month I saw their real faces when I wanted them for Maintenance. I booked a… Full Review ▶

01/21/07
Resident

I moved in and it went well. Nice employees and decent looking place. Thats where it ended. Anything I needed fixed never was, any calls I made were never returned and to top it off, when I moved out the person… Full Review ▶

01/09/07
Resident

I just wanted to say that I've lived at Beacon Hill for 1.5 years and when I got here the cable TV and internet was erratic. Now, however, both the TV and cable work perfectly. Apparently the management installed new T1… Full Review ▶

12/19/06
Resident

I've lived at Beacon Hill for a year and a half, and I truly enjoy it. Above all, the management and its service team are devoted to customer satisfaction. Whenever I have an issue, it is tended to very promptly. Also,… Full Review ▶

12/18/06
Resident

I've been a resident of Beacon Hill for 3 years and couldn't be happier. Management is attentive to maintenance and is always eager to please. The views are incredible. And the apartments are spacious and well-priced. Management is responsive to my… Full Review ▶

09/29/06
Resident

I am a current resident of Beacon Hill and was in the office when Johnnyma45's mom came to Beacon Hill. I heard her arguing with an employee saying that John was promised free cable television and high speed Internet with his… Full Review ▶

09/01/06
Resident

They will wow you with scenic views and great deals at first, but do not trust management whatsoever. I was all set to move into the unit, and confirmed move in dates and had everything transferred over, when the day before… Full Review ▶

08/11/06
Resident

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07/31/06
Resident

I have lived in Beacon Hill for about a month now, and really have no major complaints or concerns. Sure, you can hear people walking overhead, and once in awhile the neighbors get a little loud, but that is to be… Full Review ▶

06/18/06
Resident

there is no parking in front of most buildings. Management will show you the apt during the day when everyone is at work. Thee parking is terrible in the eveings and night. you have to drive your trash to the garbage… Full Review ▶

06/15/06
Resident

When we apt searched, a friend was living there and mentioned that management was mean and they had some problems, but the apts looked so nice and we were in such a hurry to move that we moved in anyway.

We… Full Review ▶

05/31/06
Resident

I lived in Beacon Hill for the past three years and am moving out within the next month. The people in charge don't really care about up keep and just want their money, they refuse to be nice to residents. My… Full Review ▶

04/22/06
Resident

Lived there about 1.5 years and overall experience was good. Staff was great. Getting a semi in/out of property for a move was very difficult. Apts had lots of space. Main plusses would be: (1) fairly nice property, (2) some views… Full Review ▶

04/06/06
Resident

I think the people who like the complex least are the short termers who don't take the time or act correctly with staff. I suppose everyone is human, but the people who work at complexes are human, too. I only left… Full Review ▶

03/11/06
Resident

1.Broad band connection is a rip off.
Even dialup ia 1000 times better.

2.There is only one garbage disposal for the whole complex.

3.There are almost 10 speed breakers before u reach home.

4.To enter oe leave the apartment complex it will take 10… Full Review ▶

03/03/06
Resident

it's true only people with negative comments typically exhaust the energy to write such reviews as these. i'm here to say that these are pretty decent places.
very large, pretty quiet for as many college students living here, carpeting slightly worn,… Full Review ▶

01/23/06
Resident

Stayed for about an year.

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Befo getting influenced by reviews from others please talk to the people actually living in the apartment community to get a first-hand evaluation of the complex.

I've been staying in rented apartments for about 5 years and… Full Review ▶

12/26/05
Resident

Nice apartments it just the neighbors. Mostly college kids that pack the apartment full to keep rent low. They party all the time and if you're a professional it makes it difficult to get regular sleep. OH... don't bother writing letters… Full Review ▶

10/06/05
Resident

well considering as though i would have never moved in here if i didnt have 2 other roommates and got a big discount on the rent, i should start with the pros: the size of the apartments. and thats about it.… Full Review ▶

09/19/05
Resident

Beacon Hill is a very nice location. College students are not welcome but slip through the cracks for a few months in the fall. Parking is satisfactory. Workout room/Pool/Tennis-Volleyball courts/ playground all in great shape. Maintenance is good once past the… Full Review ▶

08/27/05
Resident

TO MANY COLLEGE STUDENTS. NOT ENOUGH PARKING IN THE FRONT OF YOUR COMPLEX.THEY HAVE THERE OWN SATELLITE/CABLE PROVIDER THAT SEEMS TO GO OUT FREQUENTLY. IF YOU CHOOSE DIRECT TV EXPECT TO PAY BEACON HILL A 500.00 SECURITY DEPOSIT FIRST. DON'T BE… Full Review ▶

08/23/05
Resident

Well, I'm looking to move in to an Auburn Hills apartment soon, and I was thinking of Beacon Hill as my top choice - it looked nice driving by, and the floorplans were good. I've stumbled across these opinions though, and… Full Review ▶

08/16/05
Resident

The living space was nice but when dealing with management they are not supportive of their customers and their word is horrible. Any converstion should be recorded or get it in writing, we learned the hard way Full Review ▶

08/03/05
Resident

heres some of my biggest complaints of beacon hill. the ACR cable system they have here is crap every time it rains the cable goes out the internet is incredibly slow in addition if you want to use another cable company… Full Review ▶

07/27/05
Resident

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07/04/05
Resident

Beacon Hills looked to be in a great area to live. Since me and my roommate both attend OU all we had to do is cross the street.

However life here is anything but nice. Between our furnace always being broke… Full Review ▶

06/22/05
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill for a month,and every time I need anything the people who work in the office have always been very helpful with my requests. They are always polite and friendly. I had a couple of issues… Full Review ▶

06/13/05
Resident

We live here from last March and this place sucks. Don't bother moving in here unless you want to have a terrible experience. The maintenance calls will not be worked on unless you call 3 or 4 times and sometimes they… Full Review ▶

05/23/05
Resident

There's plenty of other places to pick from in this area so keep on looking. Don't waste your time or money at "Broken Hill" like I did. My life here was miserable. Management is useless. They actually told me they were… Full Review ▶

04/22/05
Resident

I did have a few issues right after moving in, but the staff was very helpful, and the maintenance department went out of their way to see to it that I was satisfied. I can only vouch for about a week,… Full Review ▶

01/09/05
Resident

Ever wonder how the Oakland University students could afford to live here? They rent out the basments and throw parties every Thursday night. Great if you're a student but, not if you are a professional. We have not had a good… Full Review ▶

12/28/04
Resident

I CURRENTLY LIVE AT BEACON HILL AND I LOVE IT. THE APARTMENTS ARE SO BEAUTIFUL, SPACIOUS AND VERY WELL KEPT. THE OFFICE STAFF HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT GOOD TO MY FAMILY AND I SINCE WE MOVED IN FOUR YEARS AGO. MAINTENENCE… Full Review ▶

12/03/04
Resident

I've lived all over the country. I came to Michigan for work they recommended Beacon Hill. It's the worst apartment community I've ever been in. The overall appearance is good. But the office staff could care less about you - they're… Full Review ▶

10/11/04
Resident

Great Location. I have lived at Beacon Hill for nearly a year now and have had very few problems. We have a very nice 3rd floor 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment. The layout is great and with a ceiling fan and… Full Review ▶

09/20/04
Resident

Beacon Hill has been a fabulous place to live for the past two years. Whenever I have had a problem, I have contacted the maintenance department and my problem has been addressed. The office staff is courteous and very helpful, even… Full Review ▶

09/01/04
Resident

I would have to agree with some of the other resident's comments. The complex is nice and the apartment size decent. Our appliances are updated and in working order for the most part.
It's the service that is terrible. We once… Full Review ▶

08/19/04
Resident

I have lived at Beacon Hill for seven years and I've had an opportunity to read some of the other comments and, in my opinion, being here as long as I have, I have not experienced any of the negativity that… Full Review ▶

07/24/04
Resident

In the time I lived here I had someone expose himslef and urinate on my patio, I had fireworks shot off over my vehicle (on two seperate occasions, once in the parking lot and another from the idiots balcony). Not only… Full Review ▶

05/31/04
Resident

Management knows that the apartment complex is getting beat up, so what do you do next? You have management post good messages to get people in the door. This place is an absolute joke and the management team is a complete… Full Review ▶

05/12/04
Resident

I would recommend Beacon Hill Apartments to anyone. Great location, well maintained, clean and the staff and management's professionalism, helpfullness and dedication to its community is outstanding. Thank you Erica, Rebecca and Jim. You're great! Full Review ▶

05/07/04
Resident

This is the second of two apartments In which I have resided in the past several years, and by far the best.
I reside in a two bedroom, one and a half bath unit overlooking a pond and illuminated fountain… Full Review ▶

04/20/04
Resident

I?ve lived in apartments for 9 years and homes for 25 years. Moved into Beacon Hill for six months between the sale of my previous home and the completion of a new one. Beacon Hill was the best place I ever… Full Review ▶

04/16/04
Resident

I will give my long and honest experience:




I have been living in apartments for nearly 9 years so far. I moved to this apartment complex in 2000. So far, lived in 2 apartments, the first was a 2B… Full Review ▶

02/21/04
Resident

If you have a problem and you call the management you can wait forever before the problem will be (eventually...( fixed)
Lots of noisy and drunk student making noise at night and the management do nothing.
very bad service for the… Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

IF YOU ARE A COLLEGE STUDENT AT OAKLAND UNIVERSITY, DONT MOVE HERE. WE HAD THE POLICE CALLED ON US NUMEROUS TIMES FOR NO REASONS WHATSOEVER. MANAGEMENT HAS SOMETHING STUCK UP THEIR A$$ AND THEY DONT WANT TO HEAR ANY OF OUR… Full Review ▶

01/20/04
Resident

Pros:
1. Nice ambience
2. Quiet community
3. Close to Oakland University (for those for whom this matters)
4. Private entrance to all apartments


Cons:
1. Poor cable (You cannot get comcast here, this apartment complex has its own… Full Review ▶

11/20/03
Resident

I understand what the last survey was living through,not only that but I checked out the Michigan State web site for Offenders-and we also have convicted felones here as well.I´m breaking my lease as soon as possible. Full Review ▶

11/17/03
Resident

i figured that since this apartment costs an arm and a leg (especially compared to the surrounding area) we´d be in a safe place, right? wrong.

in the last 4 months, i´ve seen 3 evictions, including the drug dealer who… Full Review ▶

08/28/03
Resident

All of the comments about the poor and arrogant attitude of the managment/office staff is true. Terrible people to work with, as well as no understanding of service. Grounds are fairly maintained, but the apts are old. For the price you… Full Review ▶

06/18/03
Resident

I don?t even know where to begin.



I lived at Beacon Hill for a couple of years. My biggest complaint is with the staff. On countless occasions, I walked out of the office wondering why I even talk to them.… Full Review ▶

06/09/03
Resident

The outside is green and looks nice, but the management is terrible. They have a road called Latern Lane that goes out to Squirrel and they claim its a fire lane, yet they have a metal gate blocking it off. I… Full Review ▶

06/08/03
Resident

I like my apartment floorplan which offers a plenty of storage spage (it´s rarely found in other apartments). The surrounding is pretty quiet and nice and green. But the management has been degrading its quality level very rapidly. They do not… Full Review ▶

06/07/03
Resident

I´ve been here for one year. I feel the office staffs are very friendly and nice. I can say, every time I go to office, they are very nice and helpful. Always have good attitude, so I am so surprised to… Full Review ▶

06/02/03
Resident

I actually read the reviews AFTER i signed with Beacon Hill. I am thought the staff was rather nice, one Rebecca in particular. maybe it was beacuse they wanted me to sign? The rent is pricey, but for those wh like… Full Review ▶

05/17/03
Resident

The staff seriously have attitude problem. I don´t know what they think.Maybe they think they are granting access or permitting us into Heaven! I don´t know. Full Review ▶

04/21/03
Resident

My Hall of Shame award goes to the main office staff at Beacon Hill. They are rude, arrogant, and use the classic line "there is nothing we can do". I consider being ignored in a department store by salespeople talking on… Full Review ▶

01/08/03
Resident

I moved in July 2002, and am still here.

The grounds are well-kept, the repair service is very quick and efficient, the staff at the office is averge.

The only downside (as mentioned in another review) is their proprietary… Full Review ▶

11/07/02
Resident

The over-all view on this property is ok. The residence is located in Auburn Hills, but for those of you with children Pontiac schools is their destination. The staff is very pretentious. The leasing agents seem very unforgiving. I had asked… Full Review ▶

08/27/02
Resident

Overall, the quality of the apartment is good. The maintenance staff fixes everything almost immediately, and without questions of how it was broken. The apartments have reasonably good sound insulation. The only thing you will from your neighbors is heavy foot… Full Review ▶

08/11/02
Resident

Positives: (1) Large, spacious apartment (2) Grounds are kept up in the spring, summer, fall (3) Fairly quiet

Negatives: (1) Maintenance comes in your apartment whenever they please, without asking permission (2) Oddly laid out fireplace location in most floorplans… Full Review ▶

06/21/02
Resident

This has to be the single best apartment experience I have enjoyed yet. This isnt perfect, there were times it was a little harder for a parking spot, or perhaps hear your neighbors, but no more or less than anywhere else!… Full Review ▶

06/04/02
Resident

This is probably the fifth or sixth apartment community I have lived in within the last 7-10 years. I have also rented private homes as well. This has to be the single best apartment experience I have enjoyed yet. Being that… Full Review ▶

01/02/02
Resident

The fact being most of the apartments are corporate the other apartments are also maintained in that standard.The facilities provided are really great.Spacious apartments with good air conditioning facilities and washing machines of your own.
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Property Description

The developers of Beacon Hill Apartments had a vision to create a luxury apartment community in Oakland County, Michigan. The vision became a reality when over 90 acres of rolling hills in Auburn Hills were located to create Beacon Hill Apartments. In the early stages of development, the developers of Beacon Hill Apartments carefully designed apartments to withstand the test of time and to meet the needs of future residents. Today, Beacon Hill Apartments is an upscale property with 624 luxury apartments featuring a vast array of floor plans and amenities for its residents. Located off scenic Walton Boulevard just east of Squirrel Road, Beacon Hill Apartments is the preeminent address for luxury apartment living. Visit Website

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  • Community Center

  • Controlled Access

  • Covered Parking

  • Private Garage

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