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Landmark at Pine Court (formerly known as Rivergate)

3900 Bentley Drive, Columbia, SC 29210
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Apartment Rating
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City Average
03/28/14
Resident

Lived at river gate now landmark at pine court for 2 years while I saved to buy a home. They get you in with a rent special that goes up after your 1st year. You think you're safe in a "gated"… Full Review ▶

10/07/13
Resident

I only wish I discovered this site prior to moving in to this place. My lease expires in a few weeks and I can't wait to get out. My problem has been bugs(roaches, centipedes, fruit flies, and most recently ants), and… Full Review ▶

08/24/13
Resident

I agree with most people on here. I like my apartment, but it is expensive. 2 bed room 2 bath for almost $900. My neighbor like to play his music loud at times,but that is not something that Rivergate is really… Full Review ▶

06/17/13
Resident

Complex aixiliary gate nearly always jammed and inoperative. Staff totally two-faced, phony smiles and demeanors, ignore complaints. Repair staff slow to correct problems. Water bill divided up amongst all apartments in the building, so you subsidize the water buffaloes in your… Full Review ▶

02/05/13
Resident

I currently live here. I was shocked to see my rent increase $100 when it was time to renew the lease. I wasnt told just saw it on the online renewal. The apartment is not worth the rent. Waterbugs, waterbug, waterbugs!… Full Review ▶

01/16/13
Resident

I had a horrible experience with this place. I only stayed for a year because I had to go. moving inn the carpet was old and once I got ready to leave they wanted to charge me this outstanding amount to… Full Review ▶

11/07/12
Resident

We lived at Rivergate for two years and had a terrible experience. Lots of domestic disputes and police coming in the middle of the night. Not a safe place to live! The gate does not keep anyone out as it lets… Full Review ▶

09/06/12
Resident

Don't waste your money. This apartment complex is the only gated apartment on the road but that's because the area isn't safe at all! Robberies and shootings are the norm in the area (which they told me was a safe area… Full Review ▶

09/04/12
Resident

Stay away from this place!! I am staying in this apartment for past 10 months. This apartment premise view looks good but it's full of disgusting dog poop smell(You have to keep your window closed always). Dog owners do not clean… Full Review ▶

08/14/12
Resident

I am writing a review now after I have been here for a few months. At first, the staff is very helpful (excluding the Property Manager) and seem to be interested in your housing needs. Upon moving in, there were several… Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

I have only been here two full nights and I've killed so many BUGS it's crazy. They also have an ant problem so I've killed about 20 in my bathroom so far. Overall this is a nice place and I love… Full Review ▶

06/29/12
Resident

I'am so greatful how helpful the staff and maintenace has been. I love this place! Full Review ▶

10/03/11
Resident

Bugs bugs and more bugs!...over priced...neighbors are nosey...management is inconsiderate....Believe me you have better options in columbia. Full Review ▶

04/24/11
Resident

THE PLACE IS A JOKE! Neighbors are rude and noisy. Dog owners do not clean up after their pets. You can t walk anywhere without stepping in dog crap. Parking is almost nonexistent! Girls at the office are unprofessional and rude,… Full Review ▶

12/07/10
Resident

Too many college kids making noise, rude, coming and going all night long!!! Too many bad dog owners who will not clean up after their dogs, if you like smelling dog poop and stepping in it this is the place for… Full Review ▶

09/14/10
Resident

I would not recommend anyone living here at Rivergate. It used to be nice and safe, but now it has gotten bad. Apartments are constantly being robbed (especially if you live on the first floor) and the management team in the… Full Review ▶

07/22/10
Resident

I really enjoy this complex. The apartment is great for the price. I feel safe walking my dogs early in the morning and late at night. Katie and Rachel who work in the office are always very helpful and know you… Full Review ▶

05/29/10
Resident

I have lived here for a while--going on 3 years now and have moved on site 2 times into different floor plans. This close to downtown in this nice looking of a complex, you're not going to find any cheaper. Across… Full Review ▶

04/06/10
Resident

The parking here is terrible. Parking spaces are so small that when someone parks next to you their door will hit your car. I have numerous dents and dings on my vehicle because of it. I can hear my neighbors from… Full Review ▶

02/21/10
Resident

I have lived at Rivergate for 5 months now and I love it. We don't have bugs, noise or the police here every night. Its quiet friendly and clean. The girls at the office are nice and helpful, I moved here… Full Review ▶

11/30/09
Resident

First, they have bugs (yes cockroaches)the size of texas. The management is shady to say the least. They come up with all kinds of insane and UNTRUE reasons to not return your deposit upon your moving out. I lived there for… Full Review ▶

11/08/09
Resident

I would not recommend living here to anyone. My apartment flooded twice due to another apartment's water heater busting. I asked for new carpet and the manager refused. Both times, they put a fan in my apartment for a few days… Full Review ▶

09/22/09
Resident

The Rivergate I've lived at for over a year has not had any of the problems I'm reading. I've put in more than a few workorders from my laundry room doors falling off track, to a running toilet, to a not… Full Review ▶

09/21/09
Resident

Don't waste your time on visiting Rivergate. Yea, you'll pull in the gate, look at the beautiful landscape and be sucked right in to this terrible place. You be greeted with a smile and treated like a real person, until about… Full Review ▶

09/17/09
Resident

If you want to be scared every night that someone will break into your apartment, then go ahead and move here. If you want to live somewhere safe, I wouldn't live here. Not only has there been crime scene investigators taping… Full Review ▶

08/31/09
Resident

Don't live here. The people in the office are so MEAN and DO NOT CARE ABOUT RESIDENTS. THEY WILL SWEET TALK YOU UNTIL THE COWS COME HOME TO GET YOU TO SIGN. Once they get your money and you are in… Full Review ▶

07/20/09
Resident

There are honestley tons of roaches and ants! Ants get in, roaches stay outside! I love the apartment reguardless. It is very cozy, neighbors are nice, its right on the river, although when you hit broad river thats another story :(… Full Review ▶

04/25/09
Resident

I lived here for a year. The only problem I had living here were the cockroaches. I would even have a few in the winter time. I even developed a method for killing them without have to smash em. Besides that,… Full Review ▶

04/19/09
Resident

A friend of mine moved into a two bedroom after I moved there. Do u know that they are charging her less that what they are charging me? Oh and did i mention that im in a one bedroom? I think… Full Review ▶

12/02/08
Resident

All the reviews I've been reading are kind of old. The gate works with no issues as far as I can see. And they're upgrading a lot of the apartments. I rented one about a month ago after living in one… Full Review ▶

05/09/08
Resident

My ex lived here in 2000, and it seems to have gone downhill from then. I chose to live here because of the experience he had, which was a mistake. The property manager rarely showed her face outside of her private… Full Review ▶

11/05/07
Resident

I have been living in Rivergate for a year and me and my neighbors have had nothing but problems. I have had a water heater that burst and flooded my bathroom, hallway, and bedroom. The same night that mine burst there… Full Review ▶

06/24/07
Resident

This place is very nice compared to many of the other places in Columbia. I didn't have any of the problems that are listed by other renters. To me this place was quiet, safe, and family friendly. It has a nice… Full Review ▶

05/23/07
Resident

I should have paid attention to these reviews before I moved in. I lived there six months. The gate, which is advertised as something which aids in security, hardly ever works or is left open when it is operating. There are… Full Review ▶

01/31/07
Resident

I do agree with the other residents that complain about the problems with the gate. My first 6 months at Rivergate the gate was always open, but overall my experience has been descent. Full Review ▶

01/19/07
Resident

I have been lived for one year and four and half month. The worst thing in the apartment complex is in management.

1. They appear to give you special offer for rental, but they charge more bill adding water bill which… Full Review ▶

01/18/07
Resident

Fine place to live! Don't listen to these people! Full Review ▶

12/19/06
Resident

I've been here for 2 1/2 years! Why!?! I don't know! They let just anyone in. It's sooo ghetto! Cops have been called many nights, neighbors are very loud and children run around like it's their backyard (in parking lot)! The… Full Review ▶

11/03/06
Resident

I lived here for approximately 6 weeks and during this time the gate was never closed. The property is advertised as "premiere gated community", what a joke. Anyone who wants to can come in and out of this property. Also, the… Full Review ▶

10/31/06
Resident

Rivergate should not even be called Rivergate because the gate NEVER works. The claim they are the only gated apartment community on Bentley Drive, but they NEVER work. That doesnt't make sense, does it?

They have a club house that residents cannot… Full Review ▶

10/03/06
Resident

I've been living at Rivergate for only 3 months. I would not recommend this place for anyone. I'm a single female, new to Columbia, and spend half my nights trying to find a way to avoid my neighbors because they are… Full Review ▶

09/14/06
Resident

I have lived at Rivergate for a few months and absolutely hate it.(1)The gate is broken all the time ( its currently broken for the 5th week in a row ). The apartments are located near an unsafe place so the… Full Review ▶

08/15/06
Resident

I have lived at Rivergate for one year. I love living here!I find it peaceful and I feel safe. My apartment has a lovely view of the river. In the fall I can see the river from the spillway to the… Full Review ▶

05/09/06
Resident

Well I agree and disagree with much that has been said about Rivergate. First, if you are a female planning on living alone, DO NOT MOVE HERE. I am a male, 6' and a little over 200lbs and I get nervous… Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

Stay away from rivergate!!!! They made up a lie and pretended I had a pet (When I didn't) and even said they smelled pet urine in the carpet!! Wouldn't the maintenance staff have noticed a pet in the two years I… Full Review ▶

06/23/05
Resident

Not very happy with this apartment because the manager wants to do nothing for the residents except ask for more money. Really nasty!!
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05/19/05
Resident

Manager is very non-professional (Deana is, however). If you have a complaint, or need repairs, etc., she (blond manager) is very non-compliant, unfriendly, and very rude. I doubt if the call is ever reported. Apartments could be very nice with a… Full Review ▶

11/08/04
Resident

Rivergate loses your money for depositis and come up with bull-crap lies. The place is a hell hole and management stinks. Do not waste your money! Full Review ▶

07/30/04
Resident

Hi, this is Ryan, former recent tenant of a single apartment at Rivergate. You've probably been reading all the reviews on this site and are still considering whether or not they are all true. The cool thing is I'm going to… Full Review ▶

12/16/03
Resident

I have lived in Rivergate apts. 3 different times over the last 7 years. I was there before the gates were added. They added them to help with the ideas of security, from crack ally that is across the river, yet… Full Review ▶

08/25/03
Resident

I lived at Rivergate for about a year and a half. Through a scheduling snafu, they were able to raise my rent twice while there, and I was stuck paying $600 for a one bedroom apt. Granted, it was pretty nice… Full Review ▶

02/25/03
Resident

I lived in these apts for 9 months. The rent for the apt was outrageous...especially when there were always problems- no lights in the parking lot or in the walkway to my apt, the gate always being broken, the workout room… Full Review ▶

02/19/03
Resident

Sounds like that last review came from the office itself :) Full Review ▶

02/12/03
Resident

I have read some of the reviews posted on this website and have to strongly disagree with most of them. True the gate has had its problems but from what I have gathered the office staff stays on top of things.… Full Review ▶

02/08/03
Resident

If you come and look, you´ll probably like it. Their models are nice and they boast about the security. I DO like the alarm system in my apartment, but I have to agree with everyone else that on the balance this… Full Review ▶

01/24/03
Resident

I lived at Rivergate for 9 months and did not renew my lease. First of all, at the end of my lease, my rent was raised by more than $50 per month if I wanted to renew. Although I had not… Full Review ▶

12/22/02
Resident

We lived there for about a year and a half. A toilet above us started leaking Friday night and we were told since it wasn´t an emergency we would have to wait to Monday (....ewwww!!!). It sure SEEMED like an emergency.… Full Review ▶

11/30/02
Resident

I HAVE LIVED AT RIVERGATE FOR 8 MONTHS. I DID A 9 MONTH LEASE AND I WILL NOT BE RENEWING!!!! I HAVE COMPLAINED SEVERAL TIMES ABOUT A TENAT ABOVE ME. SHE HAS PARTIES EVERY WEEKEND. THERE ARE PEOPLE RUNNIG IN AND… Full Review ▶

11/27/02
Resident

I lived in these apartments for only one year and half way through I was ready to leave. About 1 month into my new home the panel on the balcony broke completely off. It stayed gone even after I moved out.… Full Review ▶

10/10/02
Resident

I have lived here at Rivergate for 3 years now. I recently was offered a job transfer out of state which is how I was led to this wedsite. I was very suprised by the negitive comments from prior tenents.I have… Full Review ▶

07/28/02
Resident

The only issue still is with the Gate Being broken all the time. But AC works great. The Ac was broke but came in and fixed it within a reasonable time period the AC works wonderfully now never been so cool.… Full Review ▶

06/24/02
Resident

Unlike my fellow reviewers, I have had a very positive experience at Rivergate. I have lived here since 8/2001, and while response was very slow to nonexistant when I first moved in - a new mtce person came in after the… Full Review ▶

05/02/02
Resident

I lived here 2001-2002. Rivergate boasts itself as a "premier gated community", but the reality is that the security gates are rarley closed. Management is horrible and very slow to respond to any requests or complaints. Noise is also a problem… Full Review ▶

04/19/02
Resident

Lived here one school year, 1998-99. Positives included a washer/dryer in the apartment, good location, nice pool. Negatives included a front "security" gate that never worked (I understand that this is still the case), very high turnover in management and staff,… Full Review ▶

02/14/02
Resident

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11/05/01
Resident

Good location--close to downtown, etc. But, the management is terrible and they are very slow to respond to any problems that you may have. I´ve only lived there for 4 months and our AC has been broken 3 or 4 times.… Full Review ▶

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