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Roanoke West

4440 Roanoke Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64111
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06/08/14
Resident

This is a great place if you're looking for cheap in West Plaza. The buildings are pretty old, and have not been renovated majorly (at least not in a while), however they haven't been a problem to me at all. If… Full Review ▶

05/29/14
Resident

I was extremely happy with my apartment at Roanoke West and am sad to say my good byes to the wonderful staff (pointing at you Candi!). Candi and her staff provided excellent service and courtesy from the day I moved in… Full Review ▶

04/03/14
Resident

Roanoke West is one of the best apartment complexes in the area. Ive lived here for almost a year. The staff is over the top friendly and accessible and the maintenance staff is so sweet and on call 24/7 whenever you… Full Review ▶

03/29/14
Resident

I've lived here since Nov of 2013. I love the location and the staff. They are quick to respond to my questions and quick to fix any problems. They have eliminated smoking in the complex as well. The apartments are cute… Full Review ▶

03/03/14
Resident

The apartments smell like smoke as residents were able to smoke in the apartments. The tenants around me smoked and it came right through my vents. No one notified me before I moved in that people could smoke in there. There… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Resident

This apartment is in a great location. You can walk to the Plaza or to Westport! The maintenance is fabulous and are quick to get things done. During the snow they had all the walkways cleared right away as well as… Full Review ▶

02/06/14
Resident

I have been a current resident here at Roanoke West for a year now and am sad to say my goodbye's to all the wonderful staff! Especially Candi Wallace, who has been extremely helpful throughout my lease. I live in a… Full Review ▶

01/31/14
Resident

I enjoyed two wonderful years at Roanoke West from my first initial visit to the last night spent there. The staff lead by Candi Wallace always went above and beyond to ensure everything was up to satisfactory condition and always met… Full Review ▶

12/15/13
Resident

I have been living here for a little over a week, and am looking to move out as soon as I find another apartment. Roanoke West is disgusting! I do not feel the least bit safe or at home in these… Full Review ▶

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12/05/13
Resident

I've been living here for four months and I absolutely hate it. I will definitely be moving out after my year lease is up. I have had numerous issues at Roanoke West, including my refrigerator breaking, my heat not working (plus,… Full Review ▶

10/31/13
Resident

I lived at this place for a year and was not impress. The apt was not painted before I moved in nor was the carpet replaced. The bath tub was spray painted so when you first used it the paint would… Full Review ▶

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09/16/13
Resident

Roanoke West has been a great place to live and I recommend it to any of my friends and family. From the second I moved in Candy and her staff have been nothing but great. The move in process was easy… Full Review ▶

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06/23/13
Resident

Lived here for a year, on the second of three and it was dreadful. PARKING: There was no place to park if you came in late. I've had to park down the street near other complexes before. When it snows, nothing… Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Resident

LOVE THIS PLACE! Moved in 6 months ago due to the job changing, and needed a place fast. Candy and her staff made the process quick and easy. Walking distance to Plaza and Westport. I had two maintenance requests and one… Full Review ▶

05/24/13
Resident

My sister and I signed a 9 month lease for these apartments and had the BEST experience. Sure, they are not brand new apartments, but the location/price is unbeatable. Every work order we filed was completed within 24 hours. You can… Full Review ▶

05/16/13
Resident

Place is terrible. They require a 60 day notice, but failed to advise me of this. I put a 30 day notice in and thats not good enough. They said I had to pay rent until they find a replacement. When… Full Review ▶

04/08/13
Resident

I posted a blog about how unfair Missouri law is and how it backs up people like Roanoke West. I highly encourage anyone reading this review to read my blog post (the link is at the bottom) To summarize if you… Full Review ▶

03/01/13
Resident

I've lived at Roanoke West for 7 years and I would not want to live anywhere else. When we recently had a snowfall on 2/26/2013 the maintenance staff stayed here overnight to ensure that they could clear the parking area and… Full Review ▶

02/05/13
Resident

Not in character for me to write reviews on anything. However, I wanted to share how impressed I am with the staff and maintenance. I recently had an issue in my apartment that required attention. The maintenance and staff were prompt… Full Review ▶

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10/16/12
Resident

After having spent two years here, I am incredibly disappointed with Roanoke West. The issues my roommate and I have had include the following: (1) Our ceiling in the bathroom above our toilet caved in due to water dripping from the… Full Review ▶

09/03/12
Resident

My college-age daughter lives here and, as a parent, I'd never let my child live here!!! My daughter recently moved in. At the time of the walk through she noted a crack in the ceiling. Management blew it off as it… Full Review ▶

06/27/12
Resident

I just have a few more months on my year lease. A new manager took over recently, and things have gone from bad to worse. The heating and cooling unit is very noisy. There is insufficient parking in the back lot!… Full Review ▶

05/09/12
Prospective Resident

I applied for a specific type of apartment to discover, one week later, that I was assigned a different one. People are not properly trained and provide misleading information. The manager is very rude (I do not know how she became… Full Review ▶

02/22/12
Resident

I have lived here for almost 3 years. I have stayed because of two things: convenience and location. The apartments are meh, but my rent has increased consistently $50 per new lease. Im not going to say I hate the place,… Full Review ▶

02/03/11
Resident

The management has turned over 3x in the year and a half that I have lived here. Maintenance has turned over at least that many times. Windows are drafty, insulation is horrible. There have been a couple of muggings and reports… Full Review ▶

09/07/10
Resident

Roanoke West is a great place to live I'm close to th plaza and the staff there is awesome! They are very helpful.One time I lost my Keys in the trash and the staff there jumped on in and found my… Full Review ▶

01/15/10
Resident

Usually I am not one to say good or bad on these things but I just had to say something about where I live. Roanoke West is really close to the plaza and I work on the plaza so I don't… Full Review ▶

07/15/09
Resident

I moved in about four months ago and everything has been good so far. I had a stopped up sink in my bathroom and the service man came and fixed it the same day I called them. The people in the… Full Review ▶

05/27/09
Resident

I have graduated from college and am now ready to take my place in the work force. I have been at Roanoke West for three years finishing up my degree and I will really really miss this place! This was my… Full Review ▶

04/30/09
Resident

I have lived at this apartment for several months. I have a number of issues with the apartment, and I would not recommend it to anyone. 1. Hot water with the shower is always an issue. Apparently, the building shares a… Full Review ▶

11/10/08
Resident

I have lived at RW for almost 7 yrs and I have no problem with the present maintenance guys and the management people in the office. They get things done. The complex is older but it is well cared for and… Full Review ▶

08/22/08
Resident

I did not have hot water for a little while. As soon as the managment found out, they bought a new hot water heater and it works great. Not everything can be perfect all the time. For the most part, I… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

There was a leak above my shower from the people up stairs. I contacted maintenance about it and they stopped the leak however, never did anything about the dinner plate sized stain in the ceiling. The area was sagging, stained and… Full Review ▶

08/01/08
Resident

Was it perfect? No. Could you sometimes hear your neighbors through the walls? Sure. Did college kids wander through the halls at all hours? Sometimes. If those are your complaints about the complex, I'd say there's no real complaint at all.… Full Review ▶

06/29/08
Resident

The person before this review wrote that that the management changes all the time. NO THEY DONT! They have been here for at least two or three YEARS and are very professional and nice. THey wrote alot of things that are… Full Review ▶

04/11/08
Resident

I have lived here for a year and have not had a good experience. The walls are paper thin (management doesn't seem to know that) neighboors are complianing all the time to management that they can here you... but you can… Full Review ▶

12/12/07
Resident

I am a female student living in the apartments. I have been here since May 2007 and have not had any problems whatsoever. I do have a drain that's kinda slow in the sink in the bathroom but that's fixable and… Full Review ▶

12/05/07
Resident

I have lived in Roanoke West apartments for about 8 months now, and all in all it has been a pretty good experience. The management and maintenance staff seem to be nice people, although I have not had to call maintenance… Full Review ▶

10/12/07
Resident

i've lived here for over 3 years now and have never encountered any of the problems from the last poster. the maintenance staff has always been extremely professional and rather friendly and any problems have been fixed within a reasonable amount… Full Review ▶

10/02/07
Resident

i just wrote a letter of complaint to the management above the property managers because of my horrible experience at Roanoke West. The bathroom ceiling leaked, the maintenance man assaulted me when they came to fix it, my car was broken… Full Review ▶

05/09/07
Resident

I have lived at roanoke westfor about a year now and I really love it. I have hardwood floors in my apartment and they are really really nice. The maintenance people are great and they keep the place nice and clean.… Full Review ▶

04/03/07
Resident

I am pretty impressed with Roanoke West. We just got new carpeting and painting done in the hallways. Although the painting is pretty lousy work, the carpeting looks great. From the hallway, you can hear people from inside their apartments, but… Full Review ▶

11/08/06
Resident

I have lived at Roanoke West for about 3 yrs and it has bene mostly great. Office peopel nice maintenance good, area nice Full Review ▶

09/21/06
Resident

This place was comfortable and I felt relatively safe living alone as a young woman. The maintenance and office staff were extremely efficient and friendly. Overall, it was a great place to live. Full Review ▶

11/19/05
Resident

I like living really close to the plaza and westport and I can walk to the grocery store and to other shopping. I have lived here for about four years and I wouldnt trade my apartment for anywhere in kansas city!!!… Full Review ▶

11/08/05
Resident

I just recently moved in to roanoke west apartment and I tell you the office staff was just great. I was a little nervous about my move to K.C. but the manager there made me feel so welcome and at home.… Full Review ▶

11/07/05
Resident

I love my apartment. The office staff is great.Maintenance is wonderful. I am very happy I live here.

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11/03/05
Resident

I've lived in Roanoke West for two years and do not recommend it if you're looking for an apt in Kansas City. The place is too old. But you cannot expect too much for what you are paying for. It is… Full Review ▶

10/24/05
Resident

You might as well by living in a gym like on the movie NERDS. The walls and floors are paper thin, so u have to tip-toe to avoid complaints. Management sucks and rent is unevenly dispersed. And it smells like poop… Full Review ▶

06/23/05
Resident

I have lived here for about five months now and I really like my apartment. The one earlier who was complaining might be talking about the valet trash service. The maintenance guys take your trash to the dumpster bin for you… Full Review ▶

06/15/05
Resident

I have had my ups and downs with this place, but overall it's not that bad. Yes, it can be noisy sometimes, but that's what you get when you live in an apartment building. The people are friendly here and the… Full Review ▶

06/03/05
Resident

Disaster. The walls are paper thin, the management was only helpful for the first day (we were even lied to about our move in costs and were charged additional money later, with no "recollection" of our conversation when we signed the… Full Review ▶

05/29/05
Resident

i really love my apartment. there is enought space for me. the staff is really helpful and they get things done for me. it's some haters but its cool. Full Review ▶

03/28/05
Resident

When I first moved here from out of state, I was trying to get used to the city and I went to the office and they looked addresses up for me on the internet so I could find my way around.… Full Review ▶

02/22/05
Resident

RW is a great apartment complex - and that's just what it is, an apt complex. No frills, no luxury but for what it is it's the best apt I've lived in. The staff is FANTASTIC esp the maintenance staff. They… Full Review ▶

02/16/05
Resident

My only advice is this: MAKE SURE you are getting a fair rate. I paid $50 MORE a month for a studio apartment than the girl upstairs, who also lived in a studio apartment. That's ridiculous! When I asked the office… Full Review ▶

02/07/05
Resident

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01/31/05
Resident

We moved here about a month ago. I have 2 small dogs and it was hard to find somewhere that would take them. The manager was so friendly and made it out to be no big deal at all. Everyone in… Full Review ▶

01/25/05
Resident

good for UMKC. SOme of my freinds go to Penn Valley and its close to that school too. The maintenace guys are friendly and get things done fast. The people in the office are nice and act like they are glad… Full Review ▶

01/18/05
Resident

When I first moved here in 1996, no one ever took care of anything. Now, the maintenance guys come right over if I need them to, they are adding really nice brick walls in places, and the complex looks really good.… Full Review ▶

01/17/05
Resident

I JUST MOVED HERE FROM THE EAST COAST AND I
LOVE THE LOCATION OF ROANOKE WEST. THE STUDIO IS NICE AND THE COMPLEX IS CLEAN AND QUIET. I WOULD RECOMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYBODY! Full Review ▶

01/10/05
Resident

I have lived at Roanoke West for several years and have seen managers come and go. I had to write because I was reading the reviews about this complex and saw the one written on December 30 about the present manager.… Full Review ▶

12/30/04
Resident

RW has a new office manager who seems to possibly care, but is still lacking in managerial skills. I am not impressed with the way she has handled individual cases and she even lost her assistant within the first month of… Full Review ▶

12/21/04
Resident

I moved in from Illinois three weeks ago and rented the apartment without seeing it first. It was everything the leasing agent said it would be. It has hardwood floors, lots and lots of windows, new light fixtures that look like… Full Review ▶

12/16/04
Resident

I have lived here for five years and just read the review before mine and it said that a man was walking in the parking lot. So what!!!! I have never had ANY problems with maintenance at all - they are… Full Review ▶

12/14/04
Resident

I did not feel safe in the comlpex especially in the poorly lit parking lot in which one night I was approched by a rather scary and large man that popped up out of nowhere. The walls and ceiling sounded as… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

I moved into Roanoke West in mid-December 2002. My first impression was positive: photo ID was required to tour the property, which speaks well for concern for security; management was attentive and concerned about my needs in moving; I noticed the… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

there is a window in every room. My plants are loving all the light they get! Come to Roanoke West if you want a nice apartment and nice surroundings Full Review ▶

12/10/04
Resident

I have lived here for two years and every time I have any work orders, the maintenance guys come right over, are friendly, and clean up after themselves. I have lived at other places where maintenance NEVER responds so I am… Full Review ▶

12/07/04
Resident

If you want a great apartment, great location, super management, and maintenance people, this is the place for you! I have lived here for several years and love it. Keep up the good work, Roanoke West! Full Review ▶

12/04/04
Resident

Roanoke West is a good location for the plaza or westport and the people who work here are really nice and care about us. Full Review ▶

12/03/04
Resident

I have lived here since 1999 and the apartment complex is convenient to my work on the plaza. I like the fact that the buildings lock so people cant just wander in off the street. Maintenance is great too - they… Full Review ▶

12/02/04
Resident

Lisa, the new manager cares about the tenants and is professional and courteous. When she says she is going to do something, she get it done. I would recommend Roanoke West now. The maintenance is great too. Full Review ▶

11/29/04
Resident

I moved in to Roanoke West from another state and I have been pleased so far. The office help is nice and the grounds are pretty. I like having a laundry room in the same building and that the building is… Full Review ▶

07/14/04
Resident

Location is nice. Management changes often and without notice.

Bathrooms were supposedly remodeled a couple of years ago but appear to have been done by people who had no clue about renovations. Tub kits put in that dont fit. Seams… Full Review ▶

06/26/04
Resident

It's a cheaper, older apartment complex in West Plaza. The amenities are decent as is the staff (except the maintenance - they are great!) Break-ins? Don't know about that but it's not like the management WANTS break-ins. Noise? My apartment is… Full Review ▶

06/23/04
Resident

maintenance never responds...office staff are rude...parking? what parking? even the lot (for which you pay xtra) is always full...walls like paper and the place is freezing in the winter...no thank you. Full Review ▶

05/04/04
Resident

One the worst places to live. Full Review ▶

04/13/04
Resident

When I first moved into Roanoke West the management was good, the apartments were maintained, and problems were addressed quickly. However, the management changed and htings have gone downhill since then. My biggest problem was excessive noise. Many students live in… Full Review ▶

01/06/04
Resident

The location of this apartment is great! A short walk from Plaza, right by Westport, but there are many other apartments in the area which might end up being a better choice for your money.
The management at Roanoke West is… Full Review ▶

08/24/03
Resident

A TOTOAL NIGHTMARE--DONT GO THERE!! Full Review ▶

04/22/03
Resident

My husband (a UMKC law student) and I were very excited after viewing this apartment. We we told that all of the remodeling would be done in April when we signed the lease, instead it was not complete until July -… Full Review ▶

04/07/03
Resident

The person who leased the apartment to me forgot that I was moving in. I had to settle with what was available, which is the opposite of what I wanted/planned on.
The entire office staff was constantly changing.
There are… Full Review ▶

12/19/02
Resident

i had many MANY problems with this apartment, and no one there seemed to care. i think the apartment had a great design..but i also think most of the staff is all- talk but nothing gets done. when i fist moved… Full Review ▶

12/01/02
Resident

After i saw this web site at work with some friends I had to give my opinion. This place is totally different from when I first moved in. Yeah, the renovation was a little bit of a headache but the outcome… Full Review ▶

11/18/02
Resident

From the time I called to the time that I moved in I was nothing but pleased. I had heard some negative things but I quickly found out that the opposite. The management team and that includes the maintenace have been… Full Review ▶

10/21/02
Resident

Very nice area, nestled between the Country Club Plaza and Westport offers excellent shopping and nightlife. However, Roakoke West Aparments are awful to live in. I have never seen such a lousy job of remodeling in my life. I wonder how… Full Review ▶

06/28/02
Resident

I lived here twice, the first time about 4 years ago and the second time just last year. It´s gone from tolerable to horrible. The apartment I was rented wasn´t ready on move-in day, and even weeks later the sink was… Full Review ▶

11/15/01
Resident

Under renovation, annoying process for residents.

Management team is hard to deal with and often makes you headache although they look nice and have a nice office. Full Review ▶

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