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Clifton Colony

714 Clifton Colony Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45220
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City Average
03/31/14
Resident

I would not recommend anybody to stay in Clifton Colony Apartments. Rent is Little overpriced for the space I have and the location. The most critical thing is their attitude and policy- when you enter this community they will listen to… Full Review ▶

09/18/13
Resident

Rent is overpriced for the space I have and the location. I don't feel safe walking to my car!!! I have lived here for over a year and the apartment has had so many problems. Like a centipede infestation last fall… Full Review ▶

06/05/13
Resident

I suffered a break-in last Dec. when I was living there. And they refused to provide me any camera record. Maintenance guys had entered my apt during the break-in but this company refused to let me talk with maintenance guys. They… Full Review ▶

05/05/13
Resident

I have lived at CC apartments for awhile and I have had Zero(0) issues with the community and the management staff. If there is anything wrong with my apt., they will put in the work order and most of the time… Full Review ▶

03/22/13
Verified Resident

Has ton of potential if it could work out the kinks. Rule of thumb is ask three times before something gets done. Full Review ▶

03/21/13
Verified Resident

I did like the apartment but I dont like there moving policy. I was lost my job that time they never supported me. I have to pay one moth rent without leaving and I had to pay 2 more months if… Full Review ▶

03/19/13
Verified Resident

Nice place. A little far from UC campus. It is a little uncomfortable when walking on Martin Luther King late at night. Full Review ▶

03/09/13
Verified Resident

Nice place to stay. Ease of accessibility to restaurants, hospitals and public transportations Full Review ▶

03/07/13
Verified Resident

It is really quiet, safe and convinence. Inside was clean but a little old. Utilities Is good, but one room which has air conditioner is cold in winter because wind will get into room from gap between air conditioner and wall.… Full Review ▶

01/22/13
Verified Resident

My apartment was on the ground floor and had water seeping in from the floor. The carpet would get all wet every time it rained. These people refused to fix it and gave me a box fan to dry the carpet… Full Review ▶

01/06/13
Resident

I enjoyed my stay at Clifton Colony mostly. I lived there for a year and a half. There were things that did occur that I really don't think I can blame on the complex itself. For example, I lived on the… Full Review ▶

11/16/12
Verified Resident

that's good. Full Review ▶

11/14/12
Verified Resident

I've lived in this complex for several years, truly moving here for proximity to my job (and also staying for that same reason). I appreciate the friendly service and responsiveness of the staff and maintenance (which get the majority of my… Full Review ▶

11/09/12
Verified Resident

My boyfriend and I didn't have an opportunity to check out apartments in Cincinnati in person being that we moved from another state, but Clifton Colony seemed the best option as far as the location, price and size. We have lived… Full Review ▶

11/09/12
Verified Resident

Great place to live! Full Review ▶

11/08/12
Verified Resident

If you're on a shoestring budget and want your own space - this is the best bang for the buck. Full Review ▶

11/06/12
Verified Resident

I have been here for 4 years and it is a great place to live. The staff and maintenance are very friendly and efficient- any maintenance requests I've ever had were always dealt with on the same day. It is also… Full Review ▶

11/06/12
Verified Resident

It's a good community, I enjoyed my lease there. Full Review ▶

11/04/12
Verified Resident

Great location, just a few minutes from UC. Staff and maintenance are great, very helpful. Great value for what you pay. Safe location. Full Review ▶

11/02/12
Verified Resident

Nice location to everything. The staff make the biggest difference - they're very helpful. Full Review ▶

11/02/12
Verified Resident

Safety! Full Review ▶

11/01/12
Verified Resident

Nice community. Full Review ▶

10/30/12
Resident

FAKE GOOD REVIEWS! One bad review and suddenly FOUR SPECTACULAR reviews! Are you kidding me? People who work here are not supposed to write reviews of their apartments. And post staged photos decorated apartments. Shame on them. Full Review ▶

10/26/12
Verified Resident

It is a place you definitely want to stay. It used to be better with former staff, it still OK with the new staff. I would say it used to be 100%, now 88%. Still a good place though! They are… Full Review ▶

10/26/12
Resident

I am a professor at University of Cincinnati who is relocating from out of state, and Clifton Colony apartments has been a Godsend. I have lived there for four months. The unit I have is clean and well maintained and the… Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Verified Resident

Not a bad place. no real complaints besides its hard to find a good temperature in the water. during the day its too hot, during the night its too cold. Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Verified Resident

Overall I had a nice time here. I am a student at DAAP and stayed at Clifton Colony Apartments for one school year. I never really met my neighbors but they seemed nice. The amenities (indoor pool, outdoor, fitness room) were… Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Resident

When I first lived at Clifton Colony apartments from June to September, I was given an apartment furnished with very old, stained and soiled furniture and carpeting. It was terrible. I asked to be moved and I was moved into a… Full Review ▶

10/23/12
Verified Resident

I like it, but I don't like spending so much money on my rent, I think my 1bdroom can be a little bit cheaper. I also think the outside lights need to be way more bright than what they are now,… Full Review ▶

07/11/12
Resident

Very reasonably priced, clean, extremely quiet for an apartment complex, PET-FRIENDLY!, convenient to everything Cincinnati, respectful residence of all colors, nations and cultures, and the most friendly & professional Management staff I have ever experienced in my 20 years of renting… Full Review ▶

07/10/12
Resident

The apartment itself was a decent size and made for acceptable living conditions. The main issue was noise. Upstairs neighbors could constantly be heard walking around. Neighbors to the side and bottom would play music extremely loudly at all hours of… Full Review ▶

06/16/12
Resident

I have been here a year and signed a renewal this past week for another 13months. When I first began my apartment search, my parents and I looked at a lt of different places, some new and some older. I decided… Full Review ▶

06/16/12
Resident

Being very close to campus it is convenient student living. It is on a hill, which is annoying and it's not the most updated apartments but you get what you pay for. The whole office staff was replaced around December and… Full Review ▶

05/22/12
Resident

This is completely true. I lived in Clifton Colony Apartments for 3 years while attending UC. These apartments are outdated, small, infested with bugs and not worth a penny. The laundry rooms only have 2 washers and 2 dryers and are… Full Review ▶

05/01/12
Prospective Resident

I have lived here for all most 3 years, There had been some new change in the office staff at the end of last year. I liked Sue and the other girls. The new staff is very nice and helpful and… Full Review ▶

05/01/12
Resident

I have lived in Clifton Colony for almost six years now and this is one of the best places to live for the price. It is a quiet, safe place to live. I especially love the indoor and outdoor pools, and… Full Review ▶

04/26/12
Resident

The good reviews on here are fake! I lived there for over a year, can couldn't get out fast enough. Bed bugs everywhere, vindictive land lord, dangerous at night. You go to take out your trash at night, and there are… Full Review ▶

04/16/12
Resident

I figured now is the time to write this review considering I have lived at Clifton Colony almost 4 years. Recently I got my dream job in New York and now it is time to depart the Queen City. I lived… Full Review ▶

04/12/12
Resident

I moved in a little over a year ago and can't believe how much I love it! I live in a 1br apt. that is completely remodeled and pay a very reasonable rent. If I have any maintenance issues, which is… Full Review ▶

01/26/12
Resident

I have been a previous resident in Clifton Colony Apartments and had a great experience staying there.. Although the apartments are comparatively old but the management is far far superior.. specially Sue..As a manager she keeps on hosting events for the… Full Review ▶

01/13/12
Resident

I have lived at Clifton Colony for almost a year and love it here. The rent is not that expensive and the location is great. The old manager retired a couple months ago and new people came in to replace her… Full Review ▶

12/05/11
Resident

My wife and I lived at Clifton Colony for a year and moved out so we could have a larger apartment. The apartment was a good living place for a good price, especially since heat is included. All of the maintenance… Full Review ▶

10/14/11
Resident

I felt comfotable threr. The staffs were very nice. Full Review ▶

10/02/11
Resident

This complex has everything you need! They have a knowledgeable and friendly staff who are willing to work with you. The complex has a nice work out area that is never really busy. I use it probably 3-4 times a week… Full Review ▶

09/28/11
Resident

The issues I have with this place are not too horrible. My rent is mid 700 for a very small 2 bedroom. My only complaints about the apartment are: I pay over 700 for a place with no dishwasher and no… Full Review ▶

09/21/11
Resident

Clifton Colony was the first place I lived as soon as I moved out of my childhood home, in order to be close to my college. It was a nice, clean, place that made the transition easy. It was a nice… Full Review ▶

08/26/11
Resident

Clifton Colony is definitely a nice place to stay around UC area in Cincinnati. I've been lived here for two years. The apartments are well-maintained and clean. The maintenance is super fast! My old air conditioner was out of order, and… Full Review ▶

06/27/11
Resident

Hi!!!! I am writing this rating based on the staff at the Clifton Colony Apartments and I love the Property Manager! I have lived in other places but I have NEVER! NEVER! met anyone one who has such compassion, understanding and… Full Review ▶

05/18/11
Resident

I love clifton colony so much that I want to come back here next school year, and would recommend it to anyone. Unfortunately, I will be moving home during the summer months beginning of June-September 20ish and am interested in subletting… Full Review ▶

04/22/11
Resident

I've lived here for a decade, and I've had some neighbors who lived here longer than that. It is a convenient and safe place that's a 15-min walk from the university as well as the local business district with lots of… Full Review ▶

03/04/11
Resident

I stayed here for a year and used to live in the lower half of the building. There are a lot of bedbugs. You will definately not see them as soon as u get in but hang in there for 2/3… Full Review ▶

02/07/11
Resident

If you area college student or a working women ...want safe place near to downtown .This is a nice place ... Su and Gale both of them are so friendly and helping . Bus stops are at walkable distance .Good shops… Full Review ▶

12/14/10
Resident

I have been living here for over a year now. The complex itself is nice, but i'm sure anybody will tell you that it's the service that sets CC apart from the rest. The management team, (most notably, Sue and Jody)… Full Review ▶

10/18/10
Resident

The staff at this complex is wonderful. They go above and beyond to help with whatever you need (even before you have signed the lease!) You can tell that they really appreciate your buisness. In saying that, they also dont have… Full Review ▶

07/22/10
Resident

I lived there for two years. The apartments are well-maintained and clean. Maintenance is very fast. The staff are very friendly and accomodating. Being a gated colony, it's pretty safe. There's usually enough parking spots. There is a small gym with… Full Review ▶

04/05/10
Resident

I've lived with my wife here for almost a year now and we've been really happy with our choice. All of our maintanence issues have been taken care of immediately in urgent cases such as a fridge quitting and within a… Full Review ▶

04/03/10
Resident

The parking is horrid. It is often hard to even find a spot sometimes. On top of that, the curves and hills can be dangerous since others fly around them. There is also very little room to drive in between the… Full Review ▶

03/15/10
Resident

I lived in this apartment about 10 months, office staffs are friendly, if your apartment has problem, they can repair it on time. Especially, they made your apartment warm in winter. Full Review ▶

03/05/10
Resident

I have lived in Clifton Colony apartments for just over 7 months now and I absolutely love it! The cost is extremely affordable especially compared to apartments in the gaslight district. The staff is extremely friendly and knew my name/which building… Full Review ▶

01/09/10
Resident

I recently moved into Clifton Colony, and I love it. The management is WONDERFUL. so are the maintenence men. Every problem I have ever had here has been addressed in the same day, with positive attitudes. We have no problems here,… Full Review ▶

01/04/10
Resident

I loved living in Clifton Colony. The manager Sue is great and very helpful if in need. Its an easy walk up to Ludlow, to get groceries at IGA. There was quick service if required. I recommend living at Clifton. Full Review ▶

12/22/09
Resident

This was my first apartment in the U.S. I was desperately searching for the one near UC. but they were all either very small, or very expensive. When I met with Clifton colony management, there were some apartments available, I liked… Full Review ▶

12/17/09
Resident

I stumbled upon Clifton Colony by accident in a moment of desperation. Moving in from out of state, my original apartment turned out to be a disaster. With a truck full of furniture and no place to go, the ladies at… Full Review ▶

09/01/09
Resident

I been a part of the Clifton Colony Apartments for more than 4 years now, and overall its been a great experience. Location, location; this community has quick access to I-75, I-74 and after a 5 min ride I-71. Minutes from… Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

I've lived at Clifton Colony for almost 2 years. This apartment is old but it's staffs & mainternace are wonderful. Whenever I request some mainternance, These are completed by the next day! Clifton Colony's mainternace is very skillful and no need… Full Review ▶

07/12/09
Resident

Clifton Colony is conveniently located near the intersection of I-75 and I-74 but far enough from the interstate that traffic noise is not an issue. It is within walking distance to Ludlow and also only a short drive from UC, downtown,… Full Review ▶

06/19/09
Resident

Clifton Colony is always working hard to make the complex look incredible. The staff is so friendly and always ready to meet your needs no matter what. They did everything they could to help me find the right apartment. The Maintence… Full Review ▶

06/18/09
Resident

The rent here is reasonable, the location is convenient, and the staff are exceptionally helpful and friendly. I'm new to Cincinnati, but after 10 months in Clifton Colony, I'd give it two thumbs up. I've recommended it to friends of mine… Full Review ▶

06/08/09
Resident

My daughter was a student at UC and I felt very comfortable with her living in CC. The staff was great! Once, I was unable to reach her via telephone and the manager actually went and knocked on her door for… Full Review ▶

05/20/09
Resident

We lived around a year in Clifton Colony and it was a wonderul experience. The apartment is clean and nice looking. The 1BR apartment is just the right size for two people, it has plenty of built in wardrobes. The management… Full Review ▶

01/12/09
Resident

My fiancee and I moved into Clifton Colony last September and we have been very happy with our new apartment. Clifton Colony is perfect for the college student or middle-class renter who needs a well-built and well-maintained place at a reasonable… Full Review ▶

01/06/09
Resident

i lived in clifton colony for five years after first year i thought i never going to move unless i buy a house so thats what i did after 5 years staff is so helpfull maintnence ppl are great i never… Full Review ▶

11/28/08
Resident

When I moved to Clifton Colony I was pressed for time and looking for a nice furnished apartment. I was impressed with their kind, friendly staff. Jodi has been super nice and exteremly helpful. The maintance staff is second to none.… Full Review ▶

11/24/08
Resident

I have been living at Clifton Colony for three years and don't plan on moving. The setting is beautiful and the staff is very helpful. Every time I have had a problem with my apartment. The staff is always ready and… Full Review ▶

11/13/08
Resident

I just recently started looking to relocate due to buying a new car and wanting a garage. I had googled a apartment then noticed that these ratings existed.... WOW so I had started to read though some of the apartment ratings… Full Review ▶

11/12/08
Resident

I lived in Clifton Colony for two months. I signed a short term lease which was very affordable ($595 for a 1BR furnished apartment). Had to move out because I was relocating to Chicago. I enjoyed every bit of my short… Full Review ▶

10/31/08
Resident

This is a wonderful place for UC Students (especially grad students) to call home. Staff are helpful and friendly and are right in the complex everyday. Only had to use the 24 hour maintenance once, but the repairman was at our… Full Review ▶

10/31/08
Resident

I'm a student at the University of Cincinnati and couldn't be happier with Clifton Colony. Great value. Full Review ▶

10/07/08
Resident

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Clifton Colony. Only reason I left the place because I had to leave the city for job. During our stay we experience prompt service. Any maintainenence issues were very quickly resolved. Infact we were very… Full Review ▶

08/25/08
Resident

I enjoyed my time at Clifton Colony, the only reason I moved out was to get closer to my job. I have no complaints about the apartment, staff, or grounds. There are, however, a couple of areas where I was seriously… Full Review ▶

08/18/08
Resident

I lived in Clifton Colony for less than a year. I my 8 years of living near UC, I found that living in Clifton Colony was the best. Nice and secure place to live with ample parking. The hallways in the… Full Review ▶

08/10/08
Resident

I stayed at CCA for the summer in a furnished apartment. The staff did everything they could to make my experience as nice as possible. I strongly recommend CCA for anyone interested in the area, especially P&G summer interns looking for… Full Review ▶

07/20/08
Resident

I have lived in Clifton Colony for almost a year. I really enjoyed my stay here. The people in the leasing office are very helpful and there for you to clear your doubts, if any. If there is any maintainance problem,… Full Review ▶

06/25/08
Resident

I moved to Clifton colony after having had a horrible experience elsewhere (during a bad snow storm). When almost entire Cincinnati had lost electricity, heat and hot water, Clifton colony was one of the few places where life remained normal. Sue,… Full Review ▶

06/05/08
Resident

Overall great experience (living here for 1 year). Maintenance people are amazing - swift, corteous and efficient. Office ladies were always nice and helpful, and office businness hours will surprise you - they even open on Saturdays and Sundays. Management has… Full Review ▶

03/31/08
Resident

New to the city and being a student at the University of Cincinnati it was money well spent. Had no problems studying, or problems in general. Will be back to rent when I move back after my co-op. Full Review ▶

03/31/08
Resident

Clifton colony is a peaceful nice place to stay in...away from the main traffic but still easily accessible to the nearby shops in Ludlow. The maintenance ppl are esp great...professional and quick in their response. A great place I would recommend… Full Review ▶

03/27/08
Resident

Lived in furnished 1-bedroom for 6 months but had to move out of town for new job. Very satisfied, apartment and appliances and furnishings were clean and in good condition and maintenance was prompt. Management is very professional and friendly. Convenient… Full Review ▶

01/26/08
Resident

I lived at Clifton Colony for about a year and I really loved it there. The management was extremely nice and maintenance was always on top of any problems I had (somehow a bat got into my apartment one night and… Full Review ▶

11/18/07
Resident

After reading some of the bad reviews about this place, I'm fairly certain that most of the complaints are from people who might be used to small quiet towns and large houses, and not used to small amounts of traffic... and… Full Review ▶

09/30/07
Resident

The office staff is wonderful and pleasant, but the manager is not. She monitors this site closely from what I can tell, thus I do not feel comfortable writing my thoughts fully other than that I do not recommend living here.… Full Review ▶

09/21/07
Resident

I come from Taiwan. I lived in clifton colony apartment for 2 months for short term work in University of Cincinnati. The apartment is very clean, comfortable and safety. The staff of leasing house are very nice and gave me lots… Full Review ▶

08/13/07
Resident

I have been a resident of Clifton Colony for 2 years, and am just now moving out because I am moving to another city. I just wanted to say that this is a GREAT place to live. Here's why: 1) The… Full Review ▶

07/27/07
Resident

I have lived at Clifton Colony for one year now and I love living here. From the very beginning, the management team made me feel welcome and right at home. They go out of their way to make sure I am… Full Review ▶

07/14/07
Resident

I was welcomed into Clifton Colony by a very personable staff, and a Manager who stayed on top of things. The transition into the apartment was a breeze. A good thing about Clifton Colony Apartments is that it has amazing management… Full Review ▶

07/12/07
Resident

I moved to Clifton Colony in January 07, moving from Florida and not knowing too much about Cinci. I picked it because from the moment I came in the office to look at a place, the staff was terrific, friendly, and… Full Review ▶

04/29/07
Resident

I have really enjoyed my stay at Clifton Colony. It is clean, quiet, comfortable and safe. The office staff are extremely friendly and professional. The maintenance is very responsive to any type of issue that might arise and the problem gets… Full Review ▶

03/16/07
Resident

I love this place, though there a steep slope in the neighborhood. Here is very peaceful. Many birds and squirrels are living. Full Review ▶

03/06/07
Resident

I am now living at Clifton Colony and taking the shuttle bus everyday. The young bus driver-Kevin is excellent and very nice person. However, the old bus driver- Ryan is very bad in his driving. Always give us sudden brake, several… Full Review ▶

10/07/06
Resident

I appreciated the apartment management staff. They were very professional and took care of maintenance matters promptly (24 hours or less). They were very flexible when I needed to stay an extra two months and gave me a good price. The… Full Review ▶

09/29/06
Resident

I lived here for two years and only left because I graduated and got a job elsewhere. Maintainence was quick to respond to any problems I had. The office staff is very polite and helpful. Full Review ▶

07/10/06
Resident

Good! Full Review ▶

06/10/06
Resident

I cannot say enough about how great this place is to rent. I have more than enough space, parking is plentiful, and the grounds are always neat and kept up. The maintenance is the best!!! Any problem that I had they… Full Review ▶

06/02/06
Resident

I lived at Clifton Colony Apartments for three years, and I had no problems at all. The building and lots were well maintained. Parking was ample and safe and the staff were very professional. Maintainance requests were swiftly dealt with. The… Full Review ▶

02/17/06
Resident

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01/30/06
Resident

Very nice apartments and facilities. extremely helpful staff. i ran into very little problems staying there. the inside of the apartments are nice and well kept. every apartment is freshly painted and all the fixtures show little wear. close to downtown… Full Review ▶

09/20/05
Resident


Myself and many of my friends who were also students at UC lived at the Colony. The staff was always very helpful and very friendly. I rented my apartement sight unseen on line. I was weary of doing so, but… Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

Overall the apartment community was very nice, with super friendly staff and very responsive management. Parking was adequate, and the location is convenient to I-75, the Clifton gaslight business district, UC, and area hospitals. I needed a place in a pinch… Full Review ▶

05/01/05
Resident

Clifton Colony made things extremely easy for me - short term, month to month, furnished apartment with no premium and GREAT service from Sarah and Sue. And the furniture was of really great quality overall. Sue and Sarah were wonderful each… Full Review ▶

03/29/05
Resident

Hai! I just left the Clifton colony (we stayed at 3253 Morrison ave apt# 408), as i got a job on the west coast. I was at this place for 6 months and we really enjoyed our short stay. Compared to… Full Review ▶

03/28/05
Resident

You would not believe what has happened to me at Clifton Colony! I was forced to move in basically because the rental manager just kept calling me and pressuring me. Then I didn't even get the apartment I saw. She told… Full Review ▶

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