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Kenwood Gardens

2629 Alisdale, Toledo, OH 43606
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Apartment Rating
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City Average
08/25/14
Verified Resident

It is nice and quiet. I also love the atmosphere and no loud noise. The parking is great also because anyone can't just park min the parking structure without an ID. The landscape is beautiful and the community is nice and… Full Review ▶

08/20/14
Verified Resident

I've moved here 15 days back and its been a good experience for the past 15 days. The support staff are really good and their response time is very fast. also the maiantenance of the landscape is good. Over all its… Full Review ▶

08/19/14
Verified Resident

I have lived in other places in Toledo before but I found this place more organized than the others. I like the environment around the area. Whenever there was a problem regarding the apartment, I found the maintenance people providing a… Full Review ▶

08/14/14
Verified Resident

Very bad experience. AC is good for nothing, no kitchen doors, food smells and mice in the whole apartment. You always have to fight the main door lock to give your key back after opening the door. Its always a hunt… Full Review ▶

07/09/14
Verified Resident

Basically I'm satisfied with my unit, parking is a problem, but that's why I have a garage. The garbage dumpster gets full fast and smells bad at times. If I call for maintenance they are prompt. the noise level in the… Full Review ▶

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07/02/14
Verified Resident

I love the community, I work at the University and its so conveniant to just ride my bike to my office instead of driving. I was iffy about the amount of parking when I first moved in, but there is actually… Full Review ▶

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06/25/14
Verified Resident

I love the diversity of the community. Residents are generally respectful, courteous and friendly. One problem I have is, I thought I was moving into a non-smoking building. Ten months later, I learn it is acceptable to smoke IN one's apartment.… Full Review ▶

06/13/14
Verified Resident

the crime rate is worse than I thought it was here. I had my garage broken into twice. myself and others have witnessed drug deal going down. However the apartment is spacious and in good shape for the cost. I have… Full Review ▶

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06/12/14
Verified Resident

good community, clean nice apartments , bed bugs is a problem, safety issues, parking issues, garage too small, streets narrow so difficult to drive, shopping center near by, gym near by,UT bus stop close by, not safe environment at night. Full Review ▶

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06/12/14
Verified Resident

Well to start it was really awesome and the price is really great .. I fell in love with the space I had even when I had problems with the roommate I had.. But the overall opinion is that this please… Full Review ▶

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06/04/14
Verified Resident

I love it here. It's quiet for the most part and clean. I need maintenance to replace a blind that had fallen out before I moved in. I wrote it in the check list of things that need fixed or repaired… Full Review ▶

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05/30/14
Verified Resident

no comment no comment no comment no comment no comment no comment no comments no comment no comment no comment no comment no comment this is a ridiculous requirement and should be removed as soon as possible i dont want to… Full Review ▶

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05/28/14
Verified Resident

Maintenance is really unsatisfied...we complained about many things in this one year but didn't get good response...i wanted to renew the lease for four more years..but because of dissatisfaction...I am not renewing the lease and will not recommend to any of… Full Review ▶

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05/23/14
Verified Resident

Very good location and wonderful staff to help you out. A large community but very well kept by the landskeepers and building maintenance is prompt with any problem. The parking isn't all that great unless you're able to acquire an actual… Full Review ▶

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05/14/14
Verified Resident

its too old paint and the bath top need to be replaced with new one, it has holes on it which makes the insects goes out of it and spreads all over the top and the bathroom. Also the drawers that… Full Review ▶

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04/30/14
Verified Resident

Staff very helpful especially Faith and Sargey. Safe area , clean and spacious rooms, parking lot well lit, friendly environment, great location , quite and safe area, every building has its own laundry area, convenient hoping area close by. Full Review ▶

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04/17/14
Verified Resident

I am having an issue getting my gas turned on, due to the previous tenant before me having an outstanding balance. Besides that, my apartment is in a very good location, close to University of Toledo, and in walking distance to… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Verified Resident

I am feeling very comfortable while living at Kenwoods. I believe I would recommend more of my friends joining University of Toledo this year. The maintenance department is co-operative they resolves within couple of hours. Tauheed Khan Mohd Full Review ▶

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03/25/14
Verified Resident

parking remains a problem at kendwood, gagrage security and illegal parking continues to be a problem. posting notices months month does seam to be taking the problem. please advise me of what kendwood/morgan properties is going to do about enforcing their… Full Review ▶

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03/04/14
Verified Resident

The apartments of Kenwood Gardens has a very convenient location. It is very close to the grocery stores, university of toledo shuttle stop and even a coffee shop and gym. Rent is low and maintenance is good. Good for students and… Full Review ▶

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03/04/14
Verified Resident

Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't wait to movie out. Can't… Full Review ▶

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02/26/14
Verified Resident

I actually love the apartment but i think the hallway is completely nasty and something needs to be done after the weather breaks. Its so bad that i don't want family and friends to visit. The staff is great and understands… Full Review ▶

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02/11/14
Verified Resident

The office staff is always pleasant, maintenance and grounds people are always on top of things. My only negative, is that the people who clean the hallways don't do a very good job. They hallways could use a new paint job… Full Review ▶

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02/11/14
Verified Resident

Living at kenwood has been a great experience. As a college student, it's allowed me to live in a good community while on a limited budget. The office staff is always there to help answer questions and the management is very… Full Review ▶

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11/23/13
Verified Resident

The apart. isn't bad and its so near to university of toledo thats why i like it. If it was furniture more people will come and rent. The staff is really good they are very helpful and the maintance guys was… Full Review ▶

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11/23/13
Verified Resident

I appreciate the maintenance staff for taking care of things that go wrong in the apartment. Hope in the office is always a help when I need to talk with her about something. I always tell everyone I know about Kenwood.… Full Review ▶

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11/18/13
Verified Resident

I am thankfull to Tauheed my friend who recommend this Kenwood Garden to me, Apartment had a very good view and facility to enjoy the life here. if you have any problem in the apartment, the maintenance guy is speedy and… Full Review ▶

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11/12/13
Verified Resident

good. Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Verified Resident

It has been very positive so far. The staff has been friendly and responsive to my needs. The apartment adequately fits my needs. I feels as though the grounds are well taken care of. I feel safe in the complex as… Full Review ▶

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10/23/13
Verified Resident

So far I'm enjoying my stay here. I had a few minor incidents as far as having the apartment clean before I moved in and a light that was out in the hallway, but other than that everything is fine. I… Full Review ▶

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10/22/13
Verified Resident

I have enjoyed my stay here at Kenwood Gardens. I have no plans at this time to leave. The Office and Maintainance staff are top notch and are very compitent in their jobs. The area is pritty much quiet but sometimes,… Full Review ▶

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10/21/13
Verified Resident

I like everything about the community the only downfall would be parking otherwise its pretty quiet and safe and the staff is great and maintenance is quick and courteous overall good experience...... Full Review ▶

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10/09/13
Verified Resident

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10/08/13
Verified Resident

Nothing bad. Friendly staff in the office. Neighbors are a little noisy. No negative experiences yet. Security is a little lacking. Also, the apartments are pretty hard to keep warm. Requests are responded to fast. Full Review ▶

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09/26/13
Verified Resident

It would help a lot if you do not tell possible new clients that you are handicapped accessible when you truthfully you are not. Do let them know that you cannot help them at all except that if they can afford… Full Review ▶

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09/12/13
Verified Resident

The office staff is amazing, as are the maintenance guys. They are work cohesively and do a wonderful job making the residents feel at home. The problem, if you will, is the number of "trashy" residents. Full Review ▶

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09/08/13
Verified Resident

There are too many break ins and not enough security or police patrolling the campus. The staff in the office seem like they are oblivious to the things that go on and can careless about your safety or belongings. Full Review ▶

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08/25/13
Verified Resident

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08/24/13
Verified Resident

I heard some pros and some cons about kenwood garden apartment. Some said that the environment and the building are really beautiful but there are some people in those building that you dont want to ran into. I'm not sure about… Full Review ▶

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08/22/13
Verified Resident

everything is good Full Review ▶

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08/22/13
Verified Resident

Although I am still new to Kenwood Gardens community, I can tell that living there will provide an excellent residing experience. Besides the strategic apartments' locations that are very close to almost all important places one can think of such as… Full Review ▶

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08/20/13
Verified Resident

I use to live in the Kenwood Gardens Appartments from 1998 to 2004...may be a little longer. I rasied my son there, he use to go to Old Orchard. In 2001 he graduated from Start High School. Here I am back… Full Review ▶

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08/08/13
Verified Resident

It was pleasant to live at Kenwood Gardens. My building was very quiet. Finding out it was section 8 housing was a little scary. Our cars got broken into twice, and one was in the garage. That was the main reason… Full Review ▶

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07/31/13
Verified Resident

Finding a great place to live close to the, University of Toledo, was easy when I found Kenwood Garden! It became my home away from home. I'm happy with decision to move in these apartments. The halls and points of entrance… Full Review ▶

07/27/13
Verified Resident

Very good except for a few maintenance issues and neighbor issues Full Review ▶

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07/18/13
Verified Resident

It was absoultely terrrible and I couldn't wait to move out. Your staff is beyond unhelpful and rude minus the one lady in the office. Your maintence crew is a freaking joke and just drive around on the golf cart and… Full Review ▶

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07/18/13
Verified Resident

Used to be good but has gone down hill steadily Full Review ▶

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07/17/13
Verified Resident

I've only been here for about a week, but so far I'm very happy with the area, facilities, and staff. Full Review ▶

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07/17/13
Verified Resident

I liked the community, security doors, and convenience. Full Review ▶

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07/17/13
Verified Resident

lots of trees and greenery. landscaping is well maintained. The area is generally safe any maintenance problems are promptly resolved by awesome staff. Full Review ▶

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06/21/13
Verified Resident

Just moved in and the community seems clean and safe. Full Review ▶

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06/17/13
Verified Resident

Extremely helpful staff, very pet friendly. Full Review ▶

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05/22/13
Verified Resident

The staff is very helpful & its a nice, calm neighborhood. Full Review ▶

05/14/13
Resident

This place is straight hood. My car was just broken into yesterday. Supposedly Kenwood Gardens has a security company to patrol the area but you never see them and they don't do ----. The price might sound good but understand that… Full Review ▶

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05/10/13
Verified Resident

Overall, it has been pleasant. Currently, I am not a big fan of my neighbors. I am also saddened that nothing has been done to improve or maintain the playground areas in the time that I've lived here. Full Review ▶

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05/10/13
Verified Resident

Good. I am have good time so far.. Full Review ▶

05/10/13
Verified Resident

Good Full Review ▶

05/08/13
Verified Resident

So far the community has been great. I love the space and it was great for the price. The only thing that bugged me is the limited parking. Full Review ▶

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04/29/13
Verified Resident

I like the maintenance, I am not very satisfied by the management.The parking lot is not safe at all. There have been multiple incidents of break ins to the parking garages, but the office has not done their job to protect… Full Review ▶

04/29/13
Verified Resident

I enjoy it! Kenwood Gardens is affordable and spacious. Full Review ▶

04/16/13
Verified Resident

nice Full Review ▶

04/16/13
Verified Resident

The day I moved into the apartment and my lease began a work order was approved for a bathroom vanity. I had a short 64 day lease that as of the end of my lease the maintenance was not completed nor… Full Review ▶

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04/11/13
Verified Resident

It's good for the customer Full Review ▶

04/11/13
Verified Resident

So far its pretty decent and I love how quiet it is. Full Review ▶

04/09/13
Verified Resident

When I first moved in things were very poorly handled, with maintained and home office, since my 2 years living here things have improved so much more. Kenwood feels more community like. The noise can get bad when building neighbors want… Full Review ▶

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04/09/13
Verified Resident

It's close to campus and affordable Full Review ▶

04/05/13
Verified Resident

Very friendly and cares about residents. Full Review ▶

04/04/13
Verified Resident

I have now lived here a year, and I have been very happy here. I just renewed my lease for 1 more year. Full Review ▶

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04/02/13
Verified Resident

I loved living at Kenwood Gardens. It is perfectly located within 10 min. of any place in Toledo. The surrounding neighborhood during the school year is the university community so it can get a little rowdy then but otherwise it's a… Full Review ▶

03/25/13
Verified Resident

The experience has extremely satisfying. Full Review ▶

03/23/13
Verified Resident

the staff are friendly and helpful, living environment is OK. Full Review ▶

03/15/13
Verified Resident

I've had a friends that has lived here at kenwood and they have all had good experiences and so far mine has too. Full Review ▶

03/12/13
Verified Resident

we love it here i can't think of 200 things to say....we've told people about how great it is here ..............not fair that i still have to think of more to say....this is probably why i didn't do this before and… Full Review ▶

03/12/13
Verified Resident

good price, position and severice Full Review ▶

03/11/13
Prospective Resident

So I went here to see if things have improved since my last stay with Kenwood Gardens (I lived there from August 2007 to July 2009). Sure enough the leasing agents are still on here, acting like children or worse pretending… Full Review ▶

03/06/13
Resident

We've been at Kenwood since the summer of 2012, we moved here from out of state and after looking at over a dozen other apartments we decided to go with Kenwood. Over all we are very pleased with our decision. During… Full Review ▶

03/03/13
Resident

Kenwood management continues to monitor this site daily. Why? Because there are so many bad reviews. Kenwood has even resorted to writing fake reviews. They have been doing this for several years. Writing styles are exactly the same. I told them… Full Review ▶

01/05/13
Resident

I've been at Kenwood Gardens for almost 3 years and although I'm planning on moving to a house soon, I have always been very comfortable here. Any repair issues have been taken care of super quick. I loved all the walkways… Full Review ▶

12/11/12
Resident

My name is Tyler Heiks and I am a current student at the University of Toledo. I decided to post a review after reading all the current negative reviews. I am not an employee of Kenwood and I was not paid… Full Review ▶

10/09/12
Resident

Kenwood gardens is a horrible place to live. The management is completely incapable of making decisions on their own, and the system is designed to screw you over at every turn. When we moved in they gave us a filthy, unclean… Full Review ▶

10/02/12
Resident

Well, tonight we had our 4th break in attempt and the office still has done NOTHING! I stood outside my window staring in because I was too scared to go in and the security people just drove by even though we… Full Review ▶

07/28/12
Resident

Lived there for years. Management couldn't possibly are less about the tenants. One building had a horrible cockroach infestation. I was told by a maintenance man it was because someone in the building moved out and their refrigerator was full of… Full Review ▶

07/14/12
Prospective Resident

Terrible place to live just broke my lease girls living in the same apartment complex busted my window out but did kenwood gardens do anything? Hell no. It's the most ghetto place to live, dirty trashy and beyond unsafe, I even… Full Review ▶

06/12/12
Resident

Kenwood phony reviews are exactly the same. Every phony review is written in the same style. A short paragraph. The most pathetic attempt I have ever seen by somebody to spin their reputation. Full Review ▶

06/11/12
Resident

The stay at Kenwood is comfortable. All my problems/complaints were dealt on time, no delays in them. The staff is co-operative too. Full Review ▶

06/10/12
Prospective Resident

One word says it all. Full Review ▶

06/04/12
Resident

Kenwood Gardens is good. The staff are helpful. People are in the office when they are supposed to be. The grounds are clean and inviting. Problems are delt with promptly. Full Review ▶

06/02/12
Resident

I just signed my Third Lease and I have been very happy hear. The rent is very resonable and the onsite management goes out of there way to help residents, and shows that they enjoy there job. The maintanance staff are… Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

I like living here has character. Apt has its small occasional issues but so does every other apt complex Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

Move in process was great. I filled out my application on a Wed and by Fri I was moving in. The 49 dollar security deposit was awesome! Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

I have enjoyed living in this neighborhood. Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

We have lived at Kenwood for quite a while and it meets our needs and allows our dog! Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

I have been at kenwood gardens for 2 years now, and I am completely happy with all services in this complex, great place for families and college students to live together quietly. maintenance is good, lawn care is good, garages are… Full Review ▶

03/13/12
Resident

I'm another sucker who stayed in Toledo's very own Harlem. Everything bad you read here is pretty much spot on. Thieves walk the streets. Police can't really do anything because they claim they are students. The guy who wrote about Pros… Full Review ▶

09/05/11
Resident

My car was broken into for the third time today. Not only did tgey steal everything but tried To steal my car. Kenwood wont do anything. The Apartments are grosd, dirty, nothing works. Please do not live here. Save yourself the… Full Review ▶

08/16/11
Prospective Resident

I just wanted to comment on the experience we had with the office staff person named Faith.When we came to look for an apartment during the summer,shetook the time to give us a tour and share information with us.Faith found just… Full Review ▶

08/03/11
Resident

I moved into Kenwood Gardens because I needed a cheap place, fast, that would let me have my dog without charging me an arm and a leg to keep him. When figuring my listed rental price, I did not count on… Full Review ▶

07/28/11
Resident

Okay, bare in mind I lived there awhile ago.... although based on the revies not much has changed. When I first moved there in 2002 it wasn't too bad. By 2006 it was pretty bad. The good.... * management was always… Full Review ▶

07/19/11
Resident

Kenwood is within walking/biking distance to the University of Toledo main campus. The grounds are well kept and the brick buildings look very nice. However, during my time at Kenwood it seemed like there was always some kind of problem, my… Full Review ▶

07/16/11
Resident

Kenwood Gardens has both pros and cons. I'll give you the worst parts first. Parking is horrifying. Anytime after 8 PM, you won't find a parking spot and you'll end up parking either in a restricted area which can get you… Full Review ▶

05/30/11
Resident

I would never even recommend my worst enemy to move here. This apartment complex is awful. We heard gun shots during the night numerous times that sounded extremely close during the middle of the night. I would never be outside alone… Full Review ▶

04/23/11
Resident

I moved into Kenwood Gardens in the summer of 2009, because it was close to UT's campus and the price was cheaper than anywhere else. I was fortunate enough to get a unit that had a brand new stove and fridge,… Full Review ▶

04/03/11
Resident

With all the hate toward Kenwood Gardens and people accusing the management of making up good reviews, which is possible and probably likely, I think a person considering Kenwood Gardens should read this post. I moved in to my apartment in… Full Review ▶

04/01/11
Resident

A friend of mine was apartment hunting and told me of the reviews for Kenwood on here and she saw such ugly comments and I had to come and give my feedback. Funny how people are so quick to complain but… Full Review ▶

04/01/11
Resident

It's funny how the people's names in the office are named "----" and "-----" because there's no ---- in that apartment complex and it's not a good idea to have ----- in them until there's new management. For the record, they… Full Review ▶

03/31/11
Resident

I have lived here at Kenwood for the last 6 months and have had no problems at all!! Any repairs that needed to made were done in a very timely manner! I also have nothing but the utmost respect for the… Full Review ▶

03/31/11
Resident

I was just muoving back from Columbus and the prices and the space were amazing. I looked at a lot of places before I settled on Kenwood. Sure there are things that need updated and more parking would deinanately be appreciated.… Full Review ▶

03/03/11
Resident

Kenwood Gardens has been a constant in our life for the past 3 years. It started out fine but has consistently gone down hill. There is a HUGE difference depending on what side of the complex you live on. We had… Full Review ▶

10/30/10
Resident

I agree with the other posters...crime is totally unacceptable around here. Cars get broken into ROUTINELY. Robbery and theft are huge. The buildings themselves are in a constant state of neglect. Hallways are torn up and smell. Laundry rooms are not… Full Review ▶

08/22/10
Resident

Don't Live at Kenwood Garden. It's unsafe place to stay at. My car had broken many times. Noisy place that can't make me study during exams and school days. The parking lot is one of the worst thing there, I can't… Full Review ▶

08/03/10
Resident

I have lived in Kenwood with a few friends for the past few months, they have lived here for about a year. My friends and I have been dealing with the Kenwood leasing office since about May and it is now… Full Review ▶

08/02/10
Resident

The office staff do not know what they are doing. It is a complete joke. I reserved an apartment paying all the application fees, reservations fees etc. Totaling close to $400 dollars. The next time I come in to finalize the… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

I am a student at the university. Living at Kenwood is better than the dorm, but I can't wait to get out of here. The staff is making that very difficult. I must pay an extra months rent because I didn't… Full Review ▶

04/20/10
Resident

When I was looking to move around UT I read a lot of reviews on different places. I read the reviews about Kenwood, but decided to live there anyways because of the price. It wasn't worth it and the reviews are… Full Review ▶

04/03/10
Resident

This place is only nice if you can stand extreme cold, broken down things, & shady staffing that picks & chooses who to act nice to. Yes the apartments are over 50 years old, but they could more than make up… Full Review ▶

03/22/10
Resident

Kenwood pretty much blows overall. I've lived here for a couple years now, simply for the cheap rent. However, like all the other tenants have commented, you pay for electric, gas, water, sewage, trash and a mysterious $6.50 "service fee," every… Full Review ▶

01/08/10
Resident

Wow! Just wow! 5 reviews come in positive for Kenwood Gardens and Hope immediately replies. Don't believe this phony stuff! I tell you the truth. Kenwood Gardens is not a safe place to stay. Cars are broken into a lot. Garages… Full Review ▶

01/05/10
Resident

Simply put, when my husband and I first moved in the place was nice back in 2006, now I hate my life here and we are breaking our lease and getting out next month I just cant take it anymore. My… Full Review ▶

11/03/09
Resident

Don't believe the rent you are told. On top of electric and gas, you pay "water, sewage and trash pickup." I put that in quotes because you just add the last three to your rent - which current totals about $45… Full Review ▶

05/13/09
Resident

This is my first year living in Kenwood Gardens and I will not be returning next year. It has not been unbearable to live here, but no pleasent either. My keys to the doors outside are constantly sticking, and nothing will… Full Review ▶

02/05/09
Resident

I have lived at kenwood for about six months. In that six months I have been woken up by loud neighbors about 300 times (no joke), had a giant hole in my ceiling from the people above me backing up there… Full Review ▶

12/19/08
Resident

This is my fourth year at Kenwood Gardens. It hasn't been bad for me until recently. The neighbors in my building have been nice in the past. There is generally a turn over in the neighbors every year because the tenant… Full Review ▶

12/18/08
Resident

Most of these reviews are dead on. This is easily the worst place I have ever lived. You will not feel safe, your neighbors will be loud, your apartment building will smell of smoke (cigarettes or pot), and the apartment itself… Full Review ▶

12/03/08
Resident

Kenwood is a safe place to live--of course it is not safe to step out any place in Toledo at night. But I found the rent to be very high given the quality of the apartments and the amenities (440 1… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

THIS IS LIKE AN ANIMAL HOUSE WITH NO STANDARDS. VERY UNSAFE, LOUD AT ALL HOURS AND YOUR CAR WILL BE BROKEN IN TO. DO NOT RENT HERE. Full Review ▶

10/24/08
Resident

Someone got shot outside my apartment last night, the cops wouldnt tell us anything and the management pretended that they didnt even know it happened. but thats not the only bad part... Do not live here! the management people are probably… Full Review ▶

10/05/08
Resident

Lots and lots or rodents and spiders and roaches and mice and a few rats. If you want to live in a zoo, move here. Filthy beyond belief. Full Review ▶

09/26/08
Resident

IF YOU WANT DRUGS, PROSTITUTES, LOUD MUSIC AND FILTY OLD APARTMENTS THAT ARE FALLING APART, MOVE RIGHT IN. MY UNIT WAS BROKEN IN TO AND SOMEONE SLASHED A BUNCH OF TIRES NOT TOO LONG AGO. OLD, DIRTY AND NOT SAFE. CANT… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

Can I just say these are apartments where... you get what you pay for. It's a run-down shack that college students LOVE because of how cheap it is. But really the rent is nothing compared to the electric and gas bills… Full Review ▶

07/11/08
Prospective Resident

I lived in Kenwood in 2002. In my building were nothing but alcoholic hard drug users. Cocaine, marijuana. . .you name it they did it. I visited the property today just to see if anything has changed. A one bedroom is… Full Review ▶

05/08/08
Resident

I know there are quite a few bad reviews about this place, however it has a lot of great qualities. First of all, it is in a great location, off of Central and Douglas. It is less than a mile from… Full Review ▶

03/27/08
Resident

This is an absolutely horrible place to live. That's the main thing you need to know. Let me just make a list: Every room: Every surface is coated in lead-based paint. Be prepared to have your toothbrush, silverware, dishes, food, etc.… Full Review ▶

02/21/08
Resident

I know most people will believe that this is a completely biased account of Kenwood Gardens, but this is the truth. The things you have read in previous accounts about crime is true. If you have anything nice, do not keep… Full Review ▶

10/28/07
Resident

I had the unfortunate experience of living in Kenwood Gardens for three years. I originally signed a lease because it was cheap, and it was near UT. Where do I begin? First off, all of the fixtures are extremely dated. My… Full Review ▶

10/02/07
Resident

I've lived here for 3 years now and I can barely find anything good to say about this place. It's freezing cold during the winter, there are outdoor bugs outside on the buildings and inside during the summer. The office staff… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

I live in Kenwood Gardens and even with the $200 rent credit I would not recommend anyone live here. The windows were put in last summer (2006) and the work was sloppy. The damage that was left is terrible. It did… Full Review ▶

04/11/07
Resident

if you have children and you don't have a pet this is not the place to live. The other residents are very inconsiderate. The pet owners in the complex do not clean up after there pets and the owners do nothing.… Full Review ▶

08/06/06
Resident

This is a good place to live for the price.
The new windows are going to cut down on my gas heating bill. Full Review ▶

06/26/06
Resident

Thin walls. Could hear dogs and kids all too well. New windows were promised when we moved in--a year later, they're getting around to replacing some of them. Freezing cold if you can't afford $300 gas bills. I slept in my… Full Review ▶

06/23/06
Resident

Well this is my first apartment so I really don't have anything to compare it to. I picked it because it was incredibly cheap. I managed to get their 1 bed den for $385 the first 9 months (I usually do… Full Review ▶

06/17/06
Resident

Ok so theres a few problems thats life no one and no where is perfect thats common sense.

The new windows are excellent yea I gotta clean up glass for a few days but SO WHAT! I cant wait to see… Full Review ▶

06/13/06
Resident

These are not apartments, they are dorms. UT uses them for overflow students. Unless you are 18, sleep until noon and blast music until 4:00 in the morning, do not live there. Full Review ▶

04/25/06
Resident

I lived at Kenwood Gardens for 3 three years while in lawschool. The neighborhood (Old Orchard) is beautiful. Tree lined streets, parks, walking trails. Walking distance to UT and close to mall and downtown. However, you get what you pay for.… Full Review ▶

04/25/06
Resident

Hooray. Kenwood Gardens is installing new vinyl-clad, insulated windows in their apartment buildings that were built in 1951-52. These modern windows replace the original single pain crank out ones. What we've noticed? Exceptional sound insulation, nice appearance from the outside &… Full Review ▶

03/29/06
Resident

Just a few things I'd like to address: The apartment, Crime, Staff, Rent and "Who are the people in your neighborhood."

I've been here for longer then I should havem and stayed only due to the fact that they accept large… Full Review ▶

03/08/06
Resident

Kenwood Gardens office staff is very helpful. Full Review ▶

03/05/06
Resident

Kenwood Gardens has 0% resident satisfaction. The windows were to be replaced over a year ago,& still no windows. With thick curtains you can feel the cold air from across the room. The only windows replaced were the "show" apt. So… Full Review ▶

02/27/06
Resident

Length of my Stay: 3 Years
Apartment units: Old
Maintenance: Average
Heating: Highly Inefficient. Gas bills during winter can go upto 300$s a month. I am working and i am out of my home from morning 8:00 to evening 5:00 even then i… Full Review ▶

02/16/06
Resident

I lived in the place and managed to get out of my lease.

I specifically asked if they accepted Section 8 when I walked through and was told no. Turns out they did. I had problems with noisy neighbors and security didn't… Full Review ▶

02/04/06
Resident

Keep away from this place. From what we've gathered, security has been in on some of the recient car breakins. As soon as they drop the security, the main guy pays someone to break into cars so the tendents complain and… Full Review ▶

10/09/05
Resident

I am trying to look for a place because I am tired of paying out of my own pocket to have my apartment sprayed. I have already sprayed three times because of roaches and those long legged things in the bath… Full Review ▶

08/15/05
Resident

Finally!!!!!! We got our house! My wife and I really debated on a move before our closing. We strung this out for 17 months but I have to say, "never again!" I would almost rather live in a shelter before this… Full Review ▶

07/05/05
Resident

When the coloreds from Detroit want a car stereo, tv or even your car they know exactly where to come-----kenwood. this place has a reputation for easy pickings. there is no security and practically no police presence

lucky for me this is… Full Review ▶

05/01/05
Resident

I have great news friends! Cannibalism has almost completely been eliminated from Kenwood Gardens! It is indeed a great day for this sweet little apartment. I am very pleased and now I would be willing to reccomend Kenwood to some tenants.… Full Review ▶

04/24/05
Resident

Kenwood Gardens is a nice place to live. There are elderly people that have lived there for forty years. Full Review ▶

04/21/05
Resident

That would go for males too. Far too many characters walk the complex at night. Who knows who they are.

The managers are dismissive regarding all of the criminal activity. They tell everyone that, "It is happening all over Toledo." I don't… Full Review ▶

02/28/05
Resident

I have lived in kenwood for a year now and it is really getting worst. The gas bills range from $200-$250/ month.
And plus there is also an electric bill.
There are better apartments out there, you just have to look
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01/02/05
Resident

I lived here my freshman year of college and it was so horrible I almost moved back home. The apartments are kind of big, but they are really hot in the summer, and really cold in the winter. The maintenence people… Full Review ▶

12/30/04
Resident

I have lived at this awful apartment complex for almost a year and a half. The rent is RIDICULOUS. The ONLY reason I have stayed is because I am a UT student and I have a large dog. My car has… Full Review ▶

11/24/04
Resident

theives walk the neigborhood and act like UT students so cops can't catch them, They steal everything, fridgidares, car radios, TVs!

i stayed 5 months!!! out of there. Full Review ▶

08/30/04
Resident

The criminal activity documented in the other posts is accurate. I will add that washing machines and dryers are also stolen right from the buildings! One was taken from my building. Full Review ▶

08/10/04
Resident

I moved into Kenwood Gardens because I was desperate to find a place that would accept my very large dog. Toledo is not a pet friendly town and few places allow any pets let alone large dogs. Although I have met… Full Review ▶

07/02/04
Resident

These buildings appear to have been built in 1943. I think they got some ---- POW's to build the simplest and cheapest buildings possible. The rooms are freezing in the winter and even plastic over the windows paired with space heaters… Full Review ▶

04/01/04
Resident

I would not recommend the complex. The complex is under new management and things have gotten worse since then. most apartment are rented by student and young people who are very noisy and are inconsiderate of others the apartments are frezzing… Full Review ▶

03/01/04
Resident

The 1-5 ratings are generally favorable in the review, however I would not recommend the complex. The complex is under new management as of 2003, and it seems that the standards for rental have been lowered.

Most of the apartments… Full Review ▶

01/02/04
Resident

This apartment is on the "ready to be torn down" side. The appliances and windows in the apartment are so old you´d think you ended up back in the early 1950´s. However, in the plus category the apartment is extremely close… Full Review ▶

10/17/03
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06/24/03
Resident

My husband and I lived here from Sept 92 until Sept 96. We loved the location. Walking distance from University of Toledo and pretty much every other necessary store, library, or restaurant. I don´t know how much the area has changed… Full Review ▶

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