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Bayou Park

4400 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
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City Average
10/23/14
Verified Resident

Nice apartments. Close to downtown. Surrounded by beautiful parks. Excellent place for morning and evening strolls. Minus point - no microwave provided. Little higher on the cost but given that it is close to downtown it's quite reasonable. Full Review ▶

10/20/14
Verified Resident

Apartment web-site indicates assign parking; not true Common Areas are in need of repair The apartment itself was very clean Walking key did not work The main pool is nice but needs cleaning Complex needs more outside garbage bins Parking Garage… Full Review ▶

10/14/14
Verified Resident

I read a lot of really negative comments on the internet about the community, so I was a bit hesitant to sign a lease here. But so far I am extremely satisfied here. No pests, appliances work, everything is clean. But… Full Review ▶

10/14/14
Verified Resident

I just moved in at this community. So, my experience is limited to a few days. However, it was been okay so far. I like the fitness center an the convenience of the apartment location to my work. I still need… Full Review ▶

10/06/14
Verified Resident

I have been extremely satisfied with the staff as they have assisted me with all of my requests in a prompt manner. The apartment amenities are unbeatable and the location of the complex is perfect if you enjoy being outdoors, inside… Full Review ▶

10/06/14
Verified Resident

I moved out from a slum house, which the landlord refuse to fix the property, to this place.. I had 5 days before my move out date was to come, and the staff at this apt some how was able to… Full Review ▶

10/03/14
Verified Resident

I have lived in the community for a year now and I love the location. I do believe the appliances are really outdated and should be replaced. And the hallways should be cleaned. Other than that I think its a great… Full Review ▶

09/26/14
Verified Resident

Nice comunity , close to parks, malls, grocery shopping center. The community offers a lot of fun stuff, tennis courts, gym, swimming pools. The staff that work here is very nice, they are willing to help you with everything and work… Full Review ▶

09/22/14
Verified Resident

Bayou park is good only for people having pets and animals. While checking in we have reported problems. But the response is not so good. even we have insects after it was treated. also the apartment doors are not painted well.… Full Review ▶

09/22/14
Verified Resident

Quiet complex. However can hear cars all night from Memorial Drive in unit. Lots of parking spaces offered in ramp. Nice pool areas and gym. Concierge service will hold packages for you. I feel safe in the complex but has lack… Full Review ▶

09/18/14
Verified Resident

you get what you pay for the pool isn't as big as claimed the windows on the apartments are very very very old and Rene on the office staff is always too busy to help anyone there are roaches you're in… Full Review ▶

09/08/14
Verified Resident

Great management/admins, old and noisy floor and apperance, great ambience and facilities like fitness pool and dog park! Good location, so far friendly and safe. More a Young professionals community than families. No elevators but covered parkings! Full Review ▶

09/05/14
Prospective Resident

I'm new to Houston and I have been looking at apartments for months, this place had the best reviews and ratings and the location is unbelievable. When I went to visit everything was so well kept and clean and the staff… Full Review ▶

09/05/14
Verified Resident

The workout facilities are top notch. The laundry card machine needs some updating. It's rare that I even carry cash now a days, so sort of an inconvenience that I have to get cash to fill my laundry card. I have… Full Review ▶

09/03/14
Verified Resident

The Bayou Park complex is a nice oommunity for those looking to live in the Memorial Heights area, who care about community amenities (fitness center, pool, concierge services, etc) but do not want to pay for updated appliances. My experience so… Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Verified Resident

I have moved into Bayou Park only over this past weekend. And so far everyone has been very helpful and supportive. The reason I moved to this community was I needed to be close to downtown and also wanted to live… Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Verified Resident

Overall, the experience has been good. Work usually gets done quickly & efficiently. There's been upgrades to improve the complex. The management is easy to communicate with. Security looks like it has improved but would like to see further improvement. Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Verified Resident

I've experienced an increase in the level of care of the community since I came. Roaches continue to be a problem as they are in Houston, in general. I don't like my apartment door facing all of the electrical meters for… Full Review ▶

08/29/14
Verified Resident

Older but very well kept community with nice recreational facilities. Very quiet, which we were looking for. Rene and Lea were very helpful with our long distance apartment hunting. The pool and rec areas appear well maintained and the garage is… Full Review ▶

08/29/14
Verified Resident

I've only been here a month, but my experience has been very good. I like the amenities the community offers and the staff has been friendly and responsive to questions. Despite being such a big complex, my apartment and patio feel… Full Review ▶

08/29/14
Verified Resident

I really enjoy living here. It is a quiet apartment complex and is located in a good location. Any time I have a problem, maintenance is right on top of it. The only downfall would be that there is not enough… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

I have found the community to be satisfactory. It is unclean and smelly, but in a good area. I find the community to be somewhat scary when dark, but the staff is pretty helpful and friendly. I think that some work… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

Security needs to be more aggressively administered, gate checks would help stop outside invasions of the weekend at the pool area by non residents glass bottles still being brought in by theses people. We have enjoyed the use off the Gymnasium… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

The experience has been great. I love the community and all the amenities provided here. It is safe and also clean. I have stayed here for about 5 months now and I would recommend it to my friends as well. It's… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

The apartments are very old and somewhat in need of repair on the exterior. Appliances are old, toilets are old, new paint and carpet were installed but even under the carpet concrete has gaps and holes that aren't repaired before new… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

So far, my experience has not been a great one. Hopefully that will change once I am fully moved in and settled. Now I am just typing in a bunch of filler so I can completed the survey. Just another annoying… Full Review ▶

08/25/14
Verified Resident

maintenance is the only positive thing about this community.. rent is overpriced for quality.. rent keeps going up.. u may want to retain renters by not raising their rent..tired of people entering in the wrong way of the entrance gate.. there… Full Review ▶

08/22/14
Verified Resident

Apartment complex is nice but the concierge service is really bad, we had our furniture delivered but we recd after 5 days since no one at the desk knew where the packages were. No one at management office is responsible and… Full Review ▶

08/15/14
Verified Resident

Great community,it is old but the community management doing a good job maintaining it and doing some renovations, the pool furniture was update recently and surveillance cameras installed on the property. I also enjoy the idea of boot camp an tennis… Full Review ▶

08/14/14
Verified Resident

The place is close to everything I want, I need, I do. Ideal for outdoor activities like walking, jogging, running. I can go walking to a restaurant, shopping or just to have a drink. If I want to go and meet… Full Review ▶

08/13/14
Verified Resident

The staff is very nice. And the community seems to be well maintained with a few minor things that could use tending to. It's an older complex that has been kept well, but the interior of the apartments could use a… Full Review ▶

08/11/14
Verified Resident

Amazing move in experience. Rene will go above and beyond to make sure your move in process is as smooth as possible. He took care of all my issues extremely and quickly and went to inspect the apartment with me when… Full Review ▶

08/11/14
Verified Resident

I found Bayou Park through a employee. The staff was willing and helpful as I figured out how everything else would work as I made arrangements to move down to TX from NY. I was contacted regularly, greeted friendly, and helped… Full Review ▶

08/11/14
Verified Resident

Great location, bombarded with useless emails for the staff. Leaking air conditioning in my shower and refrigerator starting to die out. Shower water goes cold when people above or below me start showering as well. Other than that I would re… Full Review ▶

08/01/14
Verified Resident

It is quiet and everyone seems nice. There has to be some upgrading to the exterior and interior of the apartments. For the price being paid, the amenities inside the unit should be upgraded. The outside of the apts look as… Full Review ▶

07/23/14
Verified Resident

I have lived in this complex for almost 2 years and my experience was excellent other than the roach issue. I wish it was taken care of earlier but it never was until recently. I had a great time, staff was… Full Review ▶

07/23/14
Verified Resident

Apartments could be nicer but they are solid. The management is great, espcially Rene took care of me very well. They were very attentive and all my maitanence needs were completed on the first business day. Security Guards at night and… Full Review ▶

07/23/14
Verified Resident

This place is so comfortable. The pool is recently renovated, the grounds are kept well, and my apartment has brand new appliances, fixtures, and carpet. The renting process was seamless with Rene Salinas helping me. If there was ever anything that… Full Review ▶

07/22/14
Verified Resident

Overall, the apartment community is great. Management at the leasing office is good, they listen and are helpful. Maintenance staff is great. They are always busy around the complex and they do a good job if they have to fix something… Full Review ▶

07/22/14
Verified Resident

I have had a great experience with the staff. It is an older complex and they should renovate the existing apartments. The kitchens should be renovated along with the cabinets. I would also suggest adding elevators to the complex. Thanks!! Full Review ▶

07/21/14
Verified Resident

This apartment is incredibly well located - close to the parks and downtown. However, it is much older than many of the nearby properties and its age does show. I'm glad I have a dishwasher, but really wish that my unit… Full Review ▶

07/21/14
Verified Resident

Great Community to live in. Great facilities. State of the art gym. One of the biggest swimming pool I have seen in an apartment complex. Tennis coaching!! Very close to down town. Easy access to all amenities. What more can you… Full Review ▶

07/18/14
Verified Resident

I just moved into this apartment and I am satisfied. What really got me to come to this apartment was the friendly staff. They are extremely friendly especially Rene. I also liked the safety of the general community around this residence.… Full Review ▶

07/14/14
Verified Resident

The maintenance staff are excellent. They are prompt responding to requests. Unfortunately, buildings are old and need a lot of maintenance. I find some of the sales associates in the office rude and abrasive but supervisors are great... Full Review ▶

07/14/14
Verified Resident

For the most part, our experiences at Bayou Park have been great. We like the location and the maintenance has been outstanding. The current office staff and management have been very helpful. We do not agree with the recently initiated concierge… Full Review ▶

07/14/14
Verified Resident

Location is amazing! You are 2 minutes from Washington ave, 5-10 mins from midtown and downtown. Love the fitness center and the trails of the bayou being so close is very convenient. The pool renovations are beautiful! So happy to be… Full Review ▶

07/08/14
Verified Resident

A very good apartment complex in one of the best areas of Inner-Loop Houston. The apartments are older, but the staff has gone to great lengths to keep them updated. The price range seems slightly high, but it is reasonable for… Full Review ▶

06/30/14
Resident

I've lived here 3 years and have had a good experience. We got a very good deal when we moved in...price can vary dramatically for the same units based upon the number open. Almost every complex inside 610 is raising their… Full Review ▶

06/21/14
Verified Resident

pretty good except for mice; the noise level can be high sometimes outside; I would prefer that a distinction was made between those who use the gym, pool, courts and those who do not...and give a discount to older residents who… Full Review ▶

06/16/14
Verified Resident

Very disappointed in the staff's behavior when I moved into the apartment. They were not prepared and made me feel like I was an inconvenience to them. They did not tell me where the trash or laundry facilities are located. There… Full Review ▶

06/16/14
Verified Resident

The location and price of this apartment complex is excellent for the area. It is an older property, so there are maintenance issues, but the staff is excellent and very attentive. Over the seven years I have lived here, the average… Full Review ▶

06/11/14
Verified Resident

I had issues with faucet, stove, vent which were rectified after a week. Otherwise the staff were helpful and overall I like this community. It is near to my office and the rent is not very high for the location .… Full Review ▶

06/09/14
Verified Resident

The location (proximity to downtown) makes this complex quite suitable for my needs. While there is room for improved cleanliness (hallways and parking garage, and carpet cleaning every 6 months would be nice) the age of the facility -- given the… Full Review ▶

06/07/14
Verified Resident

Overall it has been a good experience. I moved here in 2008 due to the location of the complex. I've seen the neighborhood get larger but at the same time I still feel safe. Only issues I have is the parking… Full Review ▶

06/04/14
Verified Resident

Neighbors are friendly. I love the fitness center, the pool and the stuff. The location is just amazing very close to Every attraction in Midtown. A lot of restaurants a lot of bars a lot of businesses. I don't like the… Full Review ▶

06/04/14
Verified Resident

After just a couple of days, it's been good. I'll have more comments after spending more time here. One suggestion - if possible, to cover the trash area by building 10. From 2nd or 3rd floor, that's all you see out… Full Review ▶

06/04/14
Verified Resident

Good enough. Until my rent was raised 20% in one year. And billed $336 year for useless mandatory options. Now I MUST provide 200 characters total before I am allowed to finish this. Does overbearing have one 'r' or two? And… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Verified Resident

The apartment complex has many things that are very attractive. The gym is a huge plus. The pool and tennis courts are a great addition. I love the location and would recommend it to anyone. The inside of the apartments could… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Verified Resident

I moved into an efficiency on this complex about a week or two ago and am experiencing more Maintenence problems than I had expected. Possible mold/mildew in the vents and horrible allergies ever since I moved in. I am out of… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Verified Resident

When I moved in my apartment had fleas and the amount of dog hair I vacuumed from the carpeting was astonishing considering I was told it had been cleaned previously. Upon reporting innfestation to management, we worked out a solution to… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Verified Resident

Owner seems more interested in raising rent and making a profit than satisfying customers/residents. Living next door to a high school football stadium is often very noisy. No one warned me when I moved in, of course, why would they, they… Full Review ▶

05/21/14
Verified Resident

I think the Maintenance Department can do a better job of following up residents. Provide ETA info so that we can know what's happening. Even just a brief e-mail with updates would go a long way to helping with communication to… Full Review ▶

05/21/14
Verified Resident

The staff is nice and friendly and always prompt with requests. The only issue I have is I have never lived some where with so many plumbing issues. It is really inconvenient to be out of hot water all day long… Full Review ▶

05/21/14
Verified Resident

It seems to be going well so far. Everything has been suficient, pool is nice, good social group, especially as a new young person in the area it is nice to see other young professionals. Work out facility is excellent and… Full Review ▶

05/19/14
Verified Resident

Overall, it's been pretty good. The pros outweigh the cons. While theft is a problem, and certain members of the office staff are less than pleasant to deal with, the others are true champs, and the maintenance crew is good. For… Full Review ▶

05/07/14
Verified Resident

Owner/management is much better now than in previous years. I'm just disappointed that rent continues to jump so much year after year, especially when salaries stay level. These are not luxury apartments and the appliances are all so old. But I… Full Review ▶

05/07/14
Verified Resident

The office staff are friendly and attentive. Maintenance is completed in a timely manner from when you put in a request. Many of the problems I had when I first moved in (ie roaches) have been taken care of. My only… Full Review ▶

05/05/14
Verified Resident

Love the pool and the BBQ truck that comes by. Hate the noise of the AC units directly above me. My outer door has two colors of paint on it that no one intends to fix, despite notifying them. All the… Full Review ▶

05/05/14
Verified Resident

Building is in a state of decay. Rotting walls and support beams are a serious concern. Brown water is undrinkable. My truck was broken into twice. There are empty rooms everywhere and they want to increase my rent if I renew.… Full Review ▶

04/30/14
Verified Resident

It has been a very pleasant experience living at Bayou Park. I like all the amenities, the neighborhood, and the people that lives in this apartment complex. I would definitely recommend this place to my family and friends. Keep up with… Full Review ▶

04/30/14
Verified Resident

Very nice apartment. Convenient for people working in downtown. Convenient access to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, schools, public transportation, major roads, etc. Appearance and condition of community grounds, landscaping, and common areas is commendable. Full Review ▶

04/28/14
Verified Resident

Office staff is excellent. Location is fantastic. Ongoing pest problems are a significant issue. Buildings are rather old, and some water leakage problems are not fixed properly. Large rain storms cause large puddles that are difficult. Full Review ▶

04/27/14
Resident

YES, it's a great and safety place. The buildings are a little bit old but it's OK. We never lived any problem. Parking spaces are enough and stuff are friendly. Thank you Full Review ▶

04/25/14
Verified Resident

Bayou Park is a great place to live that has everything a young person wants in an apartment complex including the location. This was the first place we looked at and we signed the lease that day. They have an excellent… Full Review ▶

04/24/14
Verified Resident

Leasing Office Staff at Bayou Park were very helpful and efficient. I had only a short time frame for my move from out of state, and Lea worked closely with me to make it all happen! Everything was ready when I… Full Review ▶

04/24/14
Verified Resident

Love the quietness of complex I love the huge gym and love how friendly and helpful staff is . It is a very safe complex and I love the overall neighborhood. I do feel the building could use a few upgradings… Full Review ▶

04/23/14
Verified Resident

I LOVE living here. Mix of a great location and great amenities and surrounded by well-mannered/outgoing/athletic individuals which I like (and a good mix of age across the board). I just hope they continue to keep my rent affordable (not increase… Full Review ▶

04/23/14
Verified Resident

So far I have enjoyed the quality of service, the amenities, and the location (proximity to work) of 4400 Memorial. Parking is convenient, and the grounds are well maintained. The residents are courteous and the laundry is very close to my… Full Review ▶

04/21/14
Verified Resident

I have occupied two units. I really enjoy the location, I think all of the property staff are great. Why do you keep increasing my rent when I continue to renew my lease, I continue to follow all rules and request,… Full Review ▶

04/21/14
Verified Resident

I have personally had a pleasent experience here at Bayou Park. I can see improvements that make this place a better place to live. I am growing warm to the staff year after year. Rent is growing but it is the… Full Review ▶

04/14/14
Resident

Best value in Houston for the location. I moved in a year ago after looking at no fewer than 20 apartment complexes throughout Houston inside the loop. The complex is well maintained, the staff is super friendly and accommodating and so… Full Review ▶

04/12/14
Resident

This was the first apartment we looked at and we signed the lease an hour after arriving. The leasing office was extremely nice & helpful. Rene Saliz was our lessor and was awesome. This place as all the essential needs that… Full Review ▶

04/11/14
Resident

Bayou Park Apartments is a great place to live, especially if you have a dog. The park is right next to the complex. The apartments are great, especially the ones with updated appliances and hardwood floors... plenty of room for pups.… Full Review ▶

04/09/14
Verified Resident

The maintenance staff is extremely courteous, but I did not hear anything after a week and a half of waiting for someone to change the tube light in my kitchen. I saw the maintenance man on a cart and asked him… Full Review ▶

04/07/14
Verified Resident

The apartment is located in a nice environment with friendly staff and nice facilities. Some facilities could have been better maintained and managed (eg. swimming pool). I think roaches are pretty common in this apartment. Not sure how it'll be like… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Verified Resident

The maintenance team is great and quick to respond especially on a community of this size. Staff is friendly and location of complex is great. Floor plan is spacious and I love the gym and other amenities! There have been no… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Resident

The Best Value in Houston! Bayou Park is a great complex located in Central Houston run by a staff of courteous professionals. Conveniently located off of Memorial Dr, Bayou Park is about a mile from Washington Ave, 10 min drive from… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Resident

The office staff is great. They are always willing to help and answer any questions. The location and price is great. I would recommend this property to any students or recent graduates that want something conveniently located but can't afford the… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Verified Resident

After searching extensively in this particular area for a one bedroom apartment, Bayou Place was my choice. Reason is because of location and price. Many of the newer units were much more expensive and many of the older apartment complexes were… Full Review ▶

03/26/14
Verified Resident

So far, I've been extremely pleased with all aspects of the management and maintenance of the complex. The amenities are always available, clean and in good working order. (except for machine that adds funds to the laundry card). All in all,… Full Review ▶

03/26/14
Verified Resident

Great location. Close to downtown, Buffalo Bayou and Memorial Parks. Great community. Maintained very well. Staff is responsive and communicates on all issues timely, organizes events and provides concierge services. I am enjoying living here. Full Review ▶

03/25/14
Resident

Pros: location, quick maintenance staff, great amenities, probably the best rate in this area, director of resident relations obviously cares about his job and the community. He sends out several emails, trying to communicate as much as possible. Although my friend's… Full Review ▶

03/24/14
Verified Resident

It's been okay...but the water problem is annoying. I have not turn on the water and not have brown water come out EVER. Having brown water is embarrassing and quite disgusting. I'm disappointed that a community were you are paying a… Full Review ▶

03/20/14
Verified Resident

Apartments are old, with current updates focusing on the exterior of the community and not on the interior of the units. Residents with dogs leave the community a mess, and the staff does not hold them accountable for it. Great location.… Full Review ▶

03/19/14
Verified Resident

It is very peaceful. The staff is friendly. The location is perfect for what I was looking for. It is proximity to downtown the Houston Galleria, and all the restaurants and pubs. I really enjoy the gym and the close distance… Full Review ▶

03/19/14
Verified Resident

I've really enjoyed living here so far. Bayou Park has great colors as choices for accent walls--the type of paint they use is nice too--looks great. The staff are always polite and make me feel at home. I would really love… Full Review ▶

03/17/14
Verified Resident

This is a great community with top notch service and affordable pricing. I would recommend that anyone looking to live in the Downtown/Washington Blvd area look into the Bayou Park Apartments as a home. I moved in 2 months ago and… Full Review ▶

03/17/14
Verified Resident

Good location and nice people. Houston is a great place to live and Bayou Park is a nice place to live. The staff is friendly and helpful and I have nice neighbors. This apartment is better than my last one on… Full Review ▶

03/13/14
Verified Resident

The staff is usually on top of things and willing to help, but the complex falling apart. Maintenance requests have to be submitted multiple times to be taken care of and the water is always brown or not working. Not worth… Full Review ▶

03/12/14
Resident

Don't get fooled by the website and professional pictures. One thing we learnt from Bayou Park is to trust the consumer pictures rather than the professional ones, and never rent a place without checking it in person. The apartment has some… Full Review ▶

03/12/14
Verified Resident

I like the place, community, staff and the services. All the surroundings are too good and safe. I recommended this place to many of my friends. I am going to renew my lease for more months. It is close to work… Full Review ▶

03/10/14
Verified Resident

I chose this place because I felt home at first sight! It is quite, safe, and good amenities are in. It is in a good location, close to the Bayou Park where I use to go running, close to good supermarkets… Full Review ▶

03/03/14
Verified Resident

ROACHES and many management and maintenance inconsistencies i've been informing management about the weather stripping for months now and the 4h time they've come to fix it, it STILL isn't right. Only if workers and management would pay attention to details.… Full Review ▶

03/03/14
Verified Resident

The location is lovely! The place itself is old (think Brady Bunch era).If not for the location- the rent would be a rip-off. And what is with that maintenance fee. Include it with the rent already. Like I don't notice that… Full Review ▶

02/28/14
Verified Resident

I really enjoy living in the appartments located at 4400 memorial drive. The only thing I would add is a basketball court. WE NEED A BASKETBALL COURT! I would like a two year lease and perhaps a larger appartment, as I… Full Review ▶

02/26/14
Verified Resident

Friendly, quiet, conveiniently located near schools, churches, downtown, stores and entertainment venues. Onsite amenities such as a convenience store/cleaners, tennis courts, Commercial quality gym and olympic size pool. I would also add a city park a few steps from the apartments… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Verified Resident

Love the location! It's so close to running trails, Memorial Park, restaurants, pubs, and the neighborhood dog park. Great lap pool, health club, tennis courts. Amenities are nice, the staff is helpful and friendly as well as all of the maintenance… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Verified Resident

good community, but the price per the Sq foot is high and the appliances are outdated. carpet has been worn out. hallways needs to be better maintained. Health Center and tennis courts are very good. Pools are well maintained. price per… Full Review ▶

02/22/14
Verified Resident

Bayou Park is a true value. It has a great location, well maintained facilities, classy design and the best staff in the city. I enjoy the modern health facilities as well as the large pool and hot tub. There is covered… Full Review ▶

02/21/14
Verified Resident

Older apartment. Great location. Great amenities. Parking is very limited. They just started a $25 concierge fee, which I am very unhappy about. I will most likely move out next year and find a roommate because the rates keep going up.… Full Review ▶

02/21/14
Resident

I have lived at Bayou over 3 years now I could not have picked a better apartment complex. There are parks all around and it so close to downtown. I love the amenities and Management is great, they are always willing… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

Bayou Park is an older complex but the new ownership through our management are making some great improvements for residents. Mike, our manager and his staff work very hard to manage a large pretty demanding resident population...They are professional and do… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

Overall: Overall satisfaction, including your apartment home and experience as a resident at this community as compared to any other apartments Noise: Level of noise heard when inside your apartment home (neighbors, traffic, etc.)Grounds: Appearance and condition of community grounds, landscaping,… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

It is okay if you are just wanting a roof over your head and a convenient location. The apartments don't feel safe, they are over-run with bugs and mice, and the water goes out almost every other week. The rent is… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

Overall satisfied. However, I am paying extra for a washer & dryer but it's broken. I was told I won't receive one until three weeks from now. That's almost a whole month of no washer and dryer. Everyone is nice and… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

Bayou Park is well maintained by a friendly staff. I love the location, gym, pool. nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn i cant write any more bye. rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrxyw rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrfour score and / / i have tried to give you all kudos before but i… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

My friend recommended this apartment complex based on his positive experience and so far I have been pleased with the service that I have received. The apartment is a great space for an affordable amount and the community offers great amenities.… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Verified Resident

We've been at Bayou Park for about three years and just signed for another year. It's the first place my husband and I have lived since we've been married. So I'm pretty sentimental and attached to the apartment and location. It… Full Review ▶

02/17/14
Resident

I recently moved from my apartment at Bayou Apartments where I lived for the past 5 years. When I moved to Houston five years ago, I chose to lease rather than buy until I was familiar with the City and wanted… Full Review ▶

02/15/14
Prospective Resident

As a prospective tenant I contacted Bayou Park and talked to Renne Salinas. Wow!! He was so polite and professional, something I had not experienced in my search for a new apartment in Houston in many years. Renne had complete knowledge… Full Review ▶

02/11/14
Verified Resident

When I first moved in I noticed that the units and amenities were lacking a face lift. They seemed tired and out dated. Over the last year I have noticed a tremendous change and it has been very pleasant to live… Full Review ▶

02/11/14
Verified Resident

Staff and other residents are nice. The location is just what I like. Maintenance staff is pleasant as well.The complex is 40 years old, but there is no acceptable reason for the current condition. The exterior is sagging, gutters need replacing,… Full Review ▶

02/07/14
Resident

I really don t know what is the worst part about the Bayou Park Apartments: the incompetent staff, the constant roach infestation, the noise from Memorial, or the buildings that are in shambles. It s interesting that there are a lot… Full Review ▶

02/07/14
Verified Resident

Overall I like the apartment but it is an old property with a fresh coat of paint to make it look good. Upon closer inspection there are issues and sometimes I worry that when I move out management will try to… Full Review ▶

02/07/14
Resident

The staff at Bayou Park has been more than helpful. From my move -in to now my move-out they have been friendly and easy to work with. The one time I had to call maintenance they were timely and very knowledgeable… Full Review ▶

02/06/14
Verified Resident

I have not been here long, but I have to say the staff here is the nicest of any staff I have ever encountered. Super friendly always polite. They also are all extremely hard workers and go out of there way… Full Review ▶

02/04/14
Verified Resident

Matt Jaynes is great! He has been very helpful with all of my request - mail box key issue, carpet cleaning, cookies for my daughter when we drop off rent. Matt also does a great job at keeping me in the… Full Review ▶

02/03/14
Verified Resident

This is an older apartment community, but it is being revitalized. The location is perfect and the maintenance staff are excellent. We have an excellent fitness center also. Good neighbors too! Nearby updated Buffalo Bayou trail is a plus for walking,… Full Review ▶

02/03/14
Verified Resident

My experience has been great. The complex got bought in 2013 and there has been a flux of changes; some great and otherwise. They are great at keeping us informed, but some maintenance requests take longer (days to months) to complete.… Full Review ▶

02/03/14
Verified Resident

Overall it's good. Good location. Most residents are young professionals and students. The gym is very good. Needs to be maintained more. Office staff is quite friendly, but hard to get hold of on phone. Older community,bug issues present. Full Review ▶

02/02/14
Verified Resident

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01/29/14
Verified Resident

For a first time apartment renter I have had a good experience. My only complaint is that the washer and dryers are quite pricey considering the quality of a wash they provide is far below my normal standards and the manager… Full Review ▶

01/28/14
Verified Resident

Under this management community relations have worsened. There is more attention or emphasis put on amenities than the apartment itself. There are upgrades that could be done but they replace stuff that doesn't need to be replaced. Focus on ur residents.… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Verified Resident

I love the pools, the guest parking, the gym, the office hours, the friendliness of the staff, and how quickly work requests or noise concerns are addressed. I have only had one issue with a neighbor, and it was addressed by… Full Review ▶

01/24/14
Verified Resident

Good community, decent price, very near to my office, excellent staff, quick addressing the service requests and Safe place, No disturbance, great privacy, No extra charges and hidden fees. Very transparent and Near by park and Excellent Fitness center.... it is… Full Review ▶

01/22/14
Verified Resident

This is a great community. They have new ownership, responsive staff. They are however pursuing aggressive price increases for new and renewal leases. For the location, amenities, and responsive staff they are a great value. 1234567890 Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Verified Resident

Amazing property with amazing staff. I couldn't ask for a better location and the amenities are just unbelievable. With all the apartments I have lived at in my life, I can truly say that this has been the best experience I… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Verified Resident

Affordable. Great location. Nice gym and pool. You get what you pay for as far as the apartment itself, old appliances, spotty plumbing, thin walls, etc. Not the most visually appealing place but has been a good place to live. Feels… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Verified Resident

I have been enjoying living in Bayou community. Management are helpful and staff is quick to reply to issues. The location is great and close to resturants and bars for drinks. My wife and I have enjoyed running along the bayou… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Verified Resident

EVERYONE HAS BEEN GREAT TOO ME... I LOVE THE WHOLE OFFICE PERSONEL... ELENA IS A ANGEL, SHE'S VERY UNDERSTANDING, AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS................ I WOULD HATE TO MOVE....KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK...I WOULD REFER FRIENDS, BECAUSE FOR THE… Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Verified Resident

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01/17/14
Resident

I moved into Bayou Park Apartments during the Spring of 2011. One of the things that really impressed me about the complex was an Office Staff member, Rene S. He was very professional, courteous and knowledgeable of the property. Whenever I… Full Review ▶

01/15/14
Prospective Resident

I viewed the complex and it is not somewhere I would prefer to stay. I also discovered some familiar faces from a previous property I resided. ---------------is a crook and very unprofessional. She billed me un-necessary charges when I moved out… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Verified Resident

The neighborhood is great, you are close to buffalo bayou running trails , several parks, and restaurants and bars. One of the cheapest apartments in the area. Apartment is older and age of apartment can be seen inside the apartment. Work… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Verified Resident

I have never been given credit for the $300 pet deposit I paid. I have the original cancelled checks, ($100 a month for three months.) You also have copies of these in my file. We've gone through so many management companies… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Verified Resident

Excellent location and very good Maintenance staff. However the Management office makes one feel more of a burden than a resident/guest of the property. And $75 for a lost access card for the gate is CRIMINAL. Their cost is no more… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Verified Resident

So far it has been nice. Some of the appliances need updating - they advertise ice makers in the refrig but mine does not have one. Wish they would be pro-active on residents cleaning up after their dogs it is all… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Verified Resident

The office staff is really great and helped with anything I needed. The people are very nice and I love that we are allowed to have pets. Parking is never a problem and I have really enjoyed my stay here. Any… Full Review ▶

01/08/14
Resident

If you like to live in a nice place where people are friendly and the administration works for a win-win situation, this is the place! I have lived here for one year and two months. The property was sold to a… Full Review ▶

12/28/13
Resident

When we were looking for an apartment in the fall of 2013, it was hard finding one that was in our budget and in the area/location we want to stay in. Memorial Park is an amazing location because it's literally right… Full Review ▶

11/05/13
Prospective Resident

I looked at these apartments recently & left with a lot of mixed feelings. The people who work in the office seem great and answered all my questions, but when I went for my tour my excitement wore off. I was… Full Review ▶

10/19/13
Resident

Looked at a lot of apts. There was no place that made me feel that the tenants are well taken care of, except here. Wonderful location, park, great neighborhood. I signed a lease today. Can't wait to move in! Rene' is… Full Review ▶

10/15/13
Resident

I have lived here 3 years. It is an older apartment complex and therefore can't expect the luxury living lifestyle. I'm here because it is reasonably affordable in a great area. The staff this entire time has been excellent! Rene Salinas… Full Review ▶

10/02/13
Resident

I have lived at this complex for 4 years. The folks in the leasing office and the maintenance staff are terrific. They are quick to respond to issues and extremely pleasant to deal with. I can't say enough things good about… Full Review ▶

10/01/13
Resident

Here's the truth! I have lived at Bayou Park for over 6 yrs. This, by far, is the best Mgt yet. They make the effort to get to know each resident on a first name basis. They go above and beyond… Full Review ▶

08/16/13
Resident

I've lived in a one-bedroom apartment here for almost 2 years now, and I'm planning to renew the lease for at least another year. The rent, location, and staff fit my needs very well. Is the complex perfect? No, absolutely not.… Full Review ▶

08/16/13
Resident

Overall, I have been satisfied living at Bayou Park. The staff is friendly and helpful, the location is fantastic, and the pricing is very reasonable given the location. The complex is on the older side, and that has led to my… Full Review ▶

08/12/13
Resident

Considering the location which is central to everything including 10 min to either downtown or galleria, blocks from the Washinton corridor and a short drive to Montrose or Upper Kirby, you cannot find a more affordable rent. Granted the building is… Full Review ▶

08/04/13
Resident

I have lived at Bayou Park for almost 2 years now and have seen the complex vastly grow since i moved in. The location of the complex is very convenient to just about anything you might need, work or play. The… Full Review ▶

08/03/13
Verified Resident

I never provide feedback but after reading a few reviews I felt obligated to leave some truth. I've lived here for 3 going on 4 years now (Currently August 2013). I can save you time from reading the review and tell… Full Review ▶

07/25/13
Resident

I needed an apartment for three months while I interned for Chevron. Bayou Park is located only 4-5 miles from the office and has a bus (#6) stop conveniently located to go down town. My roommate Interned at conoco and had… Full Review ▶

07/25/13
Verified Resident

ROACHES. I kill like 4 small roaches daily*. They are in the process of changing employees to include the property manager, for obvious reasons. This one guy Rene in the office is only interested in selling. He literally hung up on… Full Review ▶

07/11/13
Verified Resident

WHY SIGN A LEASE AT THIS OLD DUMP WHEN THE NEW OWNERS ARE GOING TO KNOCK IT DOWN TO BUILD "LUXURY RETAIL" (SEE CULTURE MAP 7/10/2013. The bathrooms and kitchens are simply awful over there. The water runs yellow due to… Full Review ▶

05/21/13
Verified Resident

There's not really much of a community at this place, but the price is great for the location and reasonable accommodations. Full Review ▶

05/16/13
Resident

I have been a resident for about 3 years here and we have had a rash of car break ins. Now, our apartments are being broken into regularly during the day and management is not really addressing the issue. We have… Full Review ▶

04/21/13
Resident

I lived here for 3 months in the studio floor plan. The area is fantastic, about 5-8 minutes from downtown and close to just about everything. The complex is pretty secure and I didn't feel unsafe. The apartments are older, but… Full Review ▶

03/29/13
Resident

The Bayou Park apartment complex is a very good choice when it comes to apartments. I only ever heard my neighbors when they were playing music with a very deep bass that would penetrate through any wall. Thankfully he never played… Full Review ▶

02/22/13
Verified Resident

Not a bad place to live. About $150/month overpriced for what you are getting. Full Review ▶

02/22/13
Verified Resident

This is a complex that is over 30 years old and borders a high school. While inside my apartment, I cannot hear the Friday night football nor my neighbors! I attribute that to the quality of original construction. However, there are… Full Review ▶

02/21/13
Verified Resident

I enjoy living in this complex and will extend my lease! Full Review ▶

02/21/13
Verified Resident

I feel very safe and secure here. The maintenance staff is very friendly Full Review ▶

02/19/13
Verified Resident

Very happy to choose this place to live Full Review ▶

02/06/13
Verified Resident

IIt is a great location and the price is okay. It's what we paid for a two bed/two bath at our former property that was centrally located in a metropolitan area but compared to prices of other complexes close by, we… Full Review ▶

02/05/13
Verified Resident

Friendly, quiet... Full Review ▶

02/05/13
Verified Resident

Love my apartment and the friendly community Full Review ▶

02/03/13
Verified Resident

I love the location, but upgrade the gym, apartments, and fix the roach problems. Full Review ▶

02/02/13
Verified Resident

very disappointed Full Review ▶

02/01/13
Verified Resident

It's good Full Review ▶

01/31/13
Verified Resident

Great location. Very good staff and reasonable rents. Full Review ▶

01/30/13
Verified Resident

For the area, this complex is a great price. But you pay for the difference in the little things. There is no assigned parking, the management is unforgivably rude, and the laundry rooms are rarely available and working properly. The on-site… Full Review ▶

01/21/13
Verified Resident

I lived at Bayou Park with minor incident for two and a half years. Our apartment was acceptable for the rent, but watch out for that leasing office. Tricky, tricky. Here are a couple anecdotes to illustrate my point: 1. When… Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

This place is inexpensive for the area and close to lots of entertainment. Of course, you get what you pay for. Complex -The staff is always overwhelmed or rushed even when looking at apartments. -Decent pool and workout room. -Garage parking… Full Review ▶

12/14/12
Verified Resident

Nice. Quiet. Well kept. A little older, but nice value for your money. Great location. Full Review ▶

12/12/12
Verified Resident

I enjoy living in this community. Full Review ▶

12/12/12
Verified Resident

A good fit for me right now. Full Review ▶

12/05/12
Verified Resident

roach is a big issue for me Full Review ▶

12/03/12
Resident

DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES RENT HERE!! They will suck you in, and as soon as you sign that lease, spit you out. They are pleasant and attentive to all "prospects". And show them around the best parts that are obviously… Full Review ▶

11/18/12
Resident

I lived at this complex for about a year. Don't be sucked in by the cookies and the well appointed gym. I had to change unit prior to moving in because the unit I leased was not ready on my move… Full Review ▶

11/12/12
Resident

When I first moved to Bayou Park I was very happy. The property was very old but it was always being worked on. It was also close to everything and reasonable rent. The first year the rent only went up by… Full Review ▶

11/09/12
Verified Resident

A great place to live very close to every thing. Full Review ▶

11/06/12
Verified Resident

Its a great place Full Review ▶

11/04/12
Verified Resident

For the area I think it is pretty good. Buildings are older, and its not the Ritz, but it is nice enough. Full Review ▶

11/03/12
Resident

I lived here in a 2/2. It was cheap, dirt cheap compared to anything else in the area. It has easy access to the Bayou running path, which is great. You could ride your bike all the way downtown if you… Full Review ▶

10/31/12
Verified Resident

I think the community is doing a decent job considering the age of the property. I think there can be a little more money spent on small inexpensive upgrades inside of the units i.e (faucets, door knobs, stoves, refrigerators with ice… Full Review ▶

10/30/12
Resident

I've lived at Bayou Park for a year now and really feel at home here, plus the added convenience of having the leasing office staff looking after me (and always having a treat for my puppy when we stop by). While… Full Review ▶

10/17/12
Resident

They do not appreciate long-term tenants who are respectful and responsible. They are no incintives to stay, such as a modest rent increase. The last two years the rent hike has been 7% each year--and I'm one of the lucky ones.… Full Review ▶

10/16/12
Resident

RECENT COLLEGE GRAD, SO EXPECTATIONS NOT VERY HIGH. ONLY PRO IS GOOD LOCATION. HAD A WASHER AND DRYER IN MY UNIT, HAD 2 RUN DRYER 4 TIMES TO DRY A MEDIUM SIZED LOAD. RENE AND GINA ARE THE MOST IGNORANT, UNEDUCATED,… Full Review ▶

10/10/12
Prospective Resident

Wow, I am still so blown away by my experience that I just had to post about it. I am in the process of finding an apartment, and I have never been this discouraged from renting an apartment after spending only… Full Review ▶

08/23/12
Resident

Live here, if you want to hate your life. The apartment building were built in the 1970's (I believe) and I was forced to sign a waiver when I moved in stating that 'there may or may not be asbestos in… Full Review ▶

08/07/12
Resident

Bayou Park is in a great location for less than the surrounding complexes, but you get what you pay for. PARKING: As of this summer, all uncovered and non-reserved spots can serve as visitor parking. Covered parking and the four story… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

Roaches and Spiders are relentless! water is various shades of brown (I tried the light tan its ok) basically the place is a dump. Oh and my fixtures seriously are from the 60s. The worst part is my mail has been… Full Review ▶

07/10/12
Resident

I have lived here for 5 years and I will tell you exactly how it is. You can't beat the location. If you want a washer/dryer in the unit you have to get the Baldwin floor plan (double check your unit… Full Review ▶

06/10/12
Resident

ROACHES! INFESTED. NOT SAFE AT ALL OLD AND STINKS! Full Review ▶

05/30/12
Resident

I have lived in this apartment complex since August 2011. Cockroaches are rampant, even if your apartment is sprayed multiple times and the water is rusty, even after maintenance has 'fixed' it. Parking is unavailable after 10:30 pm even though you… Full Review ▶

12/15/11
Resident

Where to begin with this hell hole... The leasing staff is awful, they are nice to you when you are moving in but as soon as you need anything they are rude and act as if you are asking them for… Full Review ▶

12/04/11
Resident

My friend and I both live at bayou park and it makes me feel even worse that I told them to move here. Twice this has happen now to me where I turned in my rent check on time no later… Full Review ▶

12/03/11
Resident

Yes, it is a great price for the location but save yourself the trouble and extra money you'll pay in utilities and stay away! My ac was repaired over 7 times this summer and still never cooled the apartment properly, plus… Full Review ▶

09/17/11
Resident

-Great location, decent gym, nice pool, and cheap for the area. ..but .. -Don't move here if you want a newer looking apartment. This place is ancient. -Don't move here if you hate bugs, roaches, crickets, spiders, etc. -Don't move here… Full Review ▶

08/26/11
Resident

Upon move-in expect to see brown rusted water coming out of all of the faucets, weird noises coming from your air conditioner (which always seems to break down at noon in the middle of July on a Sunday outside regular office… Full Review ▶

07/13/11
Resident

Roaches everywhere! I know this is Houston and the large water bug roaches are going to be around, but this place is covered in them. Walking through the halls at night you can easily see 10-15 of them. Do not live… Full Review ▶

07/05/11
Resident

The leasing staff is not very nice and they act as if they are doing you a favor by doing their job. It is hard to get anyone to answer they phone in the leasing office. So if you get tired… Full Review ▶

07/01/11
Resident

Price: good for the location. Location: amazing area. The apartment itself: it is a little older but I have lived in worse places. If you are high maintenance, then go for the more expensive places and pay the price. I have… Full Review ▶

05/18/11
Resident

shared a 2bedroom for two summers, and the rent was very affordable. i never had any problems with this place, its gated, has a really nice fitness center, 2 pools, and they were doing a lot of good things to the… Full Review ▶

05/15/11
Resident

I chose to live here because they are somewhat close to downtown, but didn't cost near as much as the newer complexes in the same area. These are older apartments, but they're not a dump...I never felt unsafe living there. A… Full Review ▶

03/07/11
Resident

I've lived at this apartment complex for every reason but the management for 4 years. It was close to school, now is close to work and close to Washington. All this is nice, but it doesn't mean that this place has… Full Review ▶

12/02/10
Resident

Apartment is very old and gross, can't wait to move out. Full Review ▶

10/31/10
Resident

The title says it all. This place is definitely cheap for the location, but do not expect too much. I have lived here for almost 2 years (2 different apartments) and I have enjoyed living in this area. The gym is… Full Review ▶

07/12/10
Resident

I am satisfied with bayou park. I truly believe the managment does the best that they can. I am very impressed with the new manager, Roberta. Since she has arrived, swift and noticeable changes have been made to the complex. While… Full Review ▶

07/05/10
Resident

Moving here was a terrible mistake. First, it is way overpriced: the units are hardly insulated, so even if you keep your AC to 80 or 85 expect to pay well over 100/mo in electric. Additionally, you pay outrageous fees for… Full Review ▶

06/26/10
Resident

If you are married and have kids there is no need to read this review. Bayou park is NOT for you. Location 5/5 This apartment is in one of the nice neighborhoods of Houston. Right on scenic Memorial Dr. Very close… Full Review ▶

06/17/10
Resident

First off let me just say the main reason to live here is the pricing for this area. You will pay $400 to $500 more for any other apartment in this area. There are a lot of issues you have to… Full Review ▶

06/01/10
Resident

Obviously I was shown a recently remodeled apartment. The one I moved into was not. The paint started peeling off of the walls. The was plenty of brown water coming out of the faucets. The jacuzzi never worked. Also we had… Full Review ▶

04/27/10
Prospective Resident

I'm a prospective resident to this place. I need some help from current residents.I visited the property. Though it looks old it didnt look that bad. I really liked the garage parking and the gym. I see lot of negative comments… Full Review ▶

04/26/10
Resident

Hi there, the title says it. my phone: 832-641-2191 thanks, andrew Full Review ▶

04/22/10
Resident

DO NOT under any circumstances live here! It may seem cheap at first, which it is, but after you factor in electricity it will be cheaper or the same cost to go to a nicer apartment complex. My electricity bills rarely… Full Review ▶

04/21/10
Resident

I love the location and the price but i will not be renewing my lease. There is a major roach problem, and although they come in and spray ever week (per my request) there are still little baby roaches in the… Full Review ▶

04/02/10
Resident

Not. But I got your attention. Most people post negative comments and I bet they get overwhelming so I thought I could get your attention by posting what seems to be a good one. Bayou Park has some advantages, the first… Full Review ▶

04/02/10
Resident

I'll agree with 75% of last review maintenance is the only thing good here. Reserved parking is a recent addition in an effort to squeeze even more profit out of the tenants willing to pay for it (as if trying to… Full Review ▶

03/31/10
Resident

If you decide you don't want to renew your lease give more than 30 days notice, otherwise they'll charge you for an extra month! They SAY they pay a renewal notice on my door but I never received it, so I… Full Review ▶

11/02/09
Resident

So I just moved in about a year and several months ago, and of course I am one of those people who have to know everything about where I am potentially going to live. I did read the reviews on this… Full Review ▶

04/04/09
Resident

i was very reluctant to rent this plac because of the reviews here. So far it's been a pretty good experience. My only issue is that the a/c in my unit seems pretty poor but i put in a request today… Full Review ▶

03/28/09
Resident

I am posting so you can hear some positive comments for once, the unfortunate reality of these web sites are they attract the few angry, unset people all complexs have!!!!! These are multi family complexs all of them have some issues… Full Review ▶

03/27/09
Resident

Just Moved in .The Aparment Was Great So Was The Service In The Office Rene Was The Best!!Iam Close To Everthing.Way To Go Bayou Park Aptarments. Full Review ▶

03/13/09
Resident

agree with everything here. the place is probably ok for students and new arrivals. dirty and noisy, true. staff that has no shame. again, it is all true. then again, the price is good, parking is plenty, good location. i would… Full Review ▶

03/13/09
Resident

moved in bout year ago and there big sign out front that says great low rate, bullcrap, the place is a dump roaches everywhere, dont fix things right the first time halfa$$ it. Full Review ▶

03/10/09
Resident

my car has been vandilized once and broken into once. that is just the start of this renting nightmare. i have lived here a year and cant wait to move out! the washroom is a complete wreck. six washers and only… Full Review ▶

03/08/09
Resident

I lived at Bayou Park for one year and had NOTHING but problems...here is only a short list- 1. The apartment that I was shown before I signed the lease was not the apartment I got...I was told my aparment would… Full Review ▶

03/08/09
Resident

I generally take these ratings with a grain of salt. People usually don't rate apartments unless they have an issue with them. I'm reluctant to completely bash the place because I should have known what I was getting into before I… Full Review ▶

03/05/09
Resident

Before I moved in there I came to this website and their approval rate was above 40%. However, I am not surprised at all that they will soon be below 30%. The "new" management has no intention to do any thing… Full Review ▶

03/03/09
Resident

My roommate and I are college students who were looking for a decently priced place to live. We were wrong to choose Bayou Park!! Don't be fooled by the initial friendliness of Renee. He will be super nice until you sign… Full Review ▶

02/25/09
Resident

Worth it for the price and location. I've had several issues that all the other people have mentioned as well and yea they suck but you get what you pay for. If I wasn't a poor college student I would most… Full Review ▶

02/21/09
Resident

I lived in Bayou Park for 4 years. Reason I stayed for so long is because it was fairly cheap living to stay close to the downtown area. These are a problem that I had with the apartments. - My first… Full Review ▶

02/19/09
Resident

If you value personal property do not move into these apartments! My vehicle was vandalized well parked inside the gate that surrounds the parking area. I have been living here since October and have had nothing but stress when dealing with… Full Review ▶

02/16/09
Resident

I love my apartment here. I just found this website and I do not agree with all the negative reviews. I do not understand why the ones that are negative are always written by "anonymous" people. If you truly have a… Full Review ▶

02/03/09
Resident

I have lived at Bayou for 2 years and now I am moving for several reasons: the place is under continual construction - not renovation, parking is always an issue, the complex itself was built in the early 60s, so it… Full Review ▶

01/16/09
Resident

This apartment complex is the worst ever! Let me list the ways: 1. My apartment is slanted, literally slanted. You can roll a water bottle and it will pick up speed! 2. My water takes 15-20 minutes to heat up and… Full Review ▶

01/04/09
Resident

I used to live at these apartments. I moved out because the apartment across from mine caught fire (no sprinkler systems so get renter's insurance). When I lived here before it was a different management company. Then they weren't bad at… Full Review ▶

12/22/08
Resident

I find it interesting that we had notes on our door advising us to find a plan for our dogs because they were going to do inspections. Therefore I paid to have my dog kenneled for the day so he wouldn't… Full Review ▶

11/16/08
Resident

Here's MY truth: I have lived at Bayou Park for over 6 yrs. This, by far, is the best Mgt yet. The new Mgr makes the affort to get to know each resident on a first name basis. He goes above… Full Review ▶

10/17/08
Resident

The location is the only thing this dump has going for it. Serious water leaks, shoddy, half-baked maintenance work (IF you can even get them to come out), morons in the management office, double billings on utilities, trash in the hallways… Full Review ▶

07/08/08
Resident

I have lived here a few different times in different parts of the complex, most recently for 2.5 years. My previous apartment was right next to the parking garage and dumpsters - talk about NOISE! Residents would throw their trash from… Full Review ▶

07/01/08
Resident

I've been living here for 2 years. Everything was smooth with the old management although there were some troubles with the old apartment such as brown water, leaking bath tubs, craking wallpaper... However, the old owner made their residents' life easier… Full Review ▶

02/06/08
Resident

Ok, I am sorry to say but, I do not work for Bayou Park I live there. So, you are wrong in that aspect. I have only lived at Bayou Park for a couple of months but, so far I havent… Full Review ▶

01/19/08
Resident

If location and price are your only two concerns, this is one of the better places to live inside the loop. If you care about pests, quality of neighbors, things falling apart, and crime, then pay a little more and move… Full Review ▶

11/20/07
Resident

Management nazis, roaches everywhere. Water terrible, brown water out of the bathtub, can't use dishwasher because dishes comeout worse than they went in. lines always breaking, slow to no maintenance. They spend money resurfacing the parking lots which didn't NEED it,… Full Review ▶

10/28/07
Resident

The water is nasty and is sometimes brown also if u don't stop up your drains especially in the kichen then you might wake up and see a roach OR 2 Full Review ▶

09/13/07
Resident

This place is so dark!! I have requested several times for the lights to be fixed but Nothing has been done. I sent a email to Venterra Living and got a reply from shawna saying the lights would be fixed but… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
09/10/07
Resident

Now the whole building smells of cooked dog ----! Full Review ▶

08/27/07
Resident

If everyone in the office got as much done as Lindsay, perhaps there wouldn't be so many problems. And what's up with the bats? I mean, really? Bats??? Full Review ▶

08/22/07
Resident

What a joke of a place -- everything went wrong -- DO NOT LIVE HERE!!! Full Review ▶

07/19/07
Resident

This is somewhat humorous to me, I posted a review in 2005 because I felt helpless after moving out of Bayou Park. Apparently I am getting updates as others post ... upon reading some of the reviews, I empathize with anyone… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/18/07
Resident

We just bought a new home after living at Bouyou Park since Feb '04. Things started out okay living there, but it quickly went downhill. We have had one maintenance issue after another. The major ones were that the A/C was… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/28/07
Resident

I was also charged with strange charges that appeared after I moved out. Even the person is trying collect the debt from me thought something was wrong. If you currently live there or plan to, please please please make sure you… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/28/07
Resident

Bayou Park is trying to charge me with a false charge for cleaning the carpet. My wife and I made sure that the apartment was clean to avoid exactly this kind of charge. I am filing a complaint with the BBB… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/03/07
Resident

I must admit, recent effort has been put into problems such as filling cracks in the cement, brighter outdoor lighting and pool lights! The pool and whirlpool are kept relatively clean but UN heated. Big breaks in the fences, no security… Full Review ▶

05/01/07
Resident

I just recently moved into Bayou Park, and so far I like the place my a/c did stop working my second day there but I called maintenance and it took them less than 10 minutes to get out there and fix… Full Review ▶

04/19/07
Resident

I moved in 2004 and moved out last month. I am so glad to be out of there. When I first moved in it was ok. It has gone down hill drastically. The foundation is horrible and my apartment leaned, even… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/22/07
Resident

Our lease is up soon, thank goodness. First off our dishwasher was broken for 2 months before it was fixed.

Recently we have been locked out of our apartment. We didn't get locked out of our apartment because we didn't pay… Full Review ▶

02/19/07
Resident

I didn't have as many problems as some others, but the water did seem to have lots of issues: no hot water was pretty common, so was low pressure, and no water at all sometimes.

The roof leaked, and it never seemed… Full Review ▶

01/31/07
Resident

I would not have moved in here if I was not in dire need of an open apartment immediately! For an older complex this one is not the worst I have seen. The fact that they allow all types of pets… Full Review ▶

01/30/07
Resident

For the year and a half that I have lived here, I think i have only had hot water for 2/3 of the time. I've called the office about the problem and the have a different excuse every time. The most… Full Review ▶

01/13/07
Resident

I'm going to be honest. The place was a disappointment. It's true the jacuzzi never worked. Yeah its also true the cafe was never open..Oh yeah and it's also true you do not get your deposits back..Did i mention they have… Full Review ▶

01/09/07
Resident

Service is bad.
If you are thinking of renting here do a test call and say you have an issue on an apartment( not that you want to rent here) they will ask you to leave a message. Wait and see if… Full Review ▶

01/09/07
Resident

I've moved so many times in Houston and I really don't have anything bad to say about this place. I found that the staff was always pretty friendly. The only issues I ever had was that my heater kept going out… Full Review ▶

01/08/07
Resident

When we were first moving into these apartment, we checked this web site to read any complaints people might of had. Some were good, some bad, some terrible, some great..so we decided to give it a chance. Let me just say… Full Review ▶

01/03/07
Resident

So I read a few of the other reviews of this POS apartment, every negative one dead on. The staff are vile people, very rude and extremely incompetent. They could generally care less about any of the issues anyone has. Also… Full Review ▶

12/23/06
Resident

This place in turning into a low-class dump!!! Cigarette butts all over the second floor roof. Are they trying to burn the place down? Trash all up and down the corridors. Piles and piles of it sitting outside of peoples doors.… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/20/06
Resident

Please do yourself a favor and never rent from this company.
Not only is the staff horribly rude, they almost take pleasure in making your stay there miserable.
Our check from our bank was lost in the mail three times in six… Full Review ▶

12/11/06
Resident

First off you people with cars, come on now you coul dnot figure out where the sticker went? You dont deserve a car. Second they towed it and you want a note? what do you expect them to stick it on… Full Review ▶

12/07/06
Resident

I would not recommend this complex to my worst enemy. The office staff are extremely rude and unhelpful and the property and maintenance managers are even worse. Maintenance is nonexistent. During my 9 months here my dishwasher has worked for maybe… Full Review ▶

11/21/06
Resident

I wouldn't recommend for anyone to move into these apartments. Let me list just a few problems I've had since living here:
- TOWING: Both my roommate and I have had our cars towed, costing us each about $200. They gave us… Full Review ▶

11/18/06
Resident

This place has been a nightmare. I lived here a few years ago, under the previous management, and loved it. Great landscaping, gym, nice patio, affordable, even if the maintenance was slow it was still a great place. I moved in… Full Review ▶

11/08/06
Resident

We've had problems with pests(roaches/mice/rats), water contaminates and some very disappointing interactions with office personel. They are extremely unhelpful. Full Review ▶

10/24/06
Resident

This apartment complex is now rated 4 on a scale of 1-10. My vehicle I just purchased was towed because it did not have a resident parking sticker on it. I had got home late with the vehicle and the office… Full Review ▶

09/07/06
Resident

Bayou Park is ideal for me. It is priced right and is in a central location. Since I have been here, I have had problems with the water going out but that is because the older properties are on boiler systems.… Full Review ▶

09/07/06
Resident

Just trust everyone who wrote NO to this place before. No decent person wants to live here. Full Review ▶

08/30/06
Resident

This is the worst place I have ever lived in. I have always lived in apts built in and around the same year that these were built and they were ten times better conditioned than these. I can only imagine how… Full Review ▶

08/28/06
Resident

I have been residing at Bayou Park for 4 years now and I absolutely love it here. The gym is amazing; I have never been to an apartment community with a fitness center quite like this one. The bayou park leasing… Full Review ▶

08/24/06
Resident

I have lived here quite a long time and you must remember that apartment complexes are just that, apartment comlexes. Good and bad things happen and go on. At Bayou Park, the maintenance department needs alot of work. They do respond… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

Why I ever moved here in the first place is beyond me. The flaky leasing agent didn't have my apt. ready when he said it would be. This Sat. night there was a huge party at the pool with people I'm… Full Review ▶

08/14/06
Resident

It's great for pet owners due to the park next door, but that's it. maintaince is the worst ever, office staff -------- and rude! apartments look like dungeons inside ,no windows? if you can afford it move elswhere! oh yea, the… Full Review ▶

08/11/06
Resident

Nothing was worse so far then management at bayou aptm. Full Review ▶

08/10/06
Resident

I moved just over a month ago and filled out my inventory list of things to fix. To date, maintenance still hasnt shown up to fix anything. The maintenance supervisor has told me on the phone on multiple occasions that someone… Full Review ▶

08/10/06
Resident

Run as fast as you can. You can get a WAY nicer and safer apartment for what you will spend at this dump. Where do I even begin... Day one: car was keyed. I only lived there for 7 months and… Full Review ▶

07/31/06
Resident

Do not even waist your time looking here. The people in the office are horrible. They will lie straight to your face. They are very unprofessional. I have lived here for over 2 years and they treat there long term residents… Full Review ▶

07/27/06
Resident

This is the worst place in town...nice location but horrible property and staff. Old construction, plumbing,fixtures, etc...I could go on and on about how bad this place is. I would not even recommend my worst enemy to stay here. Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/25/06
Resident

This place is sad because their property is so cute to me. The set up, the park in the back, the pools, the gym it's just all really nice....But for that price...H@## no. When I lived there the price was high… Full Review ▶

07/21/06
Resident

My car was borken into twice in 4 months $$$. Yesterday, after comming home at 1AM I notice three young guys looking into parked cars. It looked like they were trying to break in. They saw me, then gave me a… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

This place is hell. I've lived here for 6 months, for 6 months I have informed them of various maintenance problems, of which only 2 were addressed and repaired. So, I have a years lease well I'm doing something I've never… Full Review ▶

06/21/06
Resident

Outside security lights are kept burning. They do not replace them. Some have been burned out for a year!

Safety and security is not a priority to management. They replace carpet in halls, but do not replace security lights. Full Review ▶

06/19/06
Resident

Every place has their problems. I have moved year after year from the Galleria area, rent homes..etc. Maintenance cleans the property satifactorily, they respond to any problems I have had satisfactorily. The people are friendly and I do not feel unsafe… Full Review ▶

06/18/06
Resident

In summing thing up for this apartment complex it is a good deal for the price. It is a great location within the loop and I have yet to find a nicer place withing the loop that charges the same or… Full Review ▶

06/16/06
Resident

My car was recently towed away becuase I didn't put the "new" permit sticker on my windshield. I had the old hanging permit that goes on the rear view mirror. So now I have to pay $350 to get my car… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident

So, my lease came up and I got out of that crap hole with balls to the wall. I should have known from the many overcharges in the past that they would find a way to keep my deposit. Then a… Full Review ▶

05/05/06
Resident

Below there are number ratings. I wish I could put negative numbers for some of the catagories. Office Staff -50 Overall there is not a number low enough for me to express my feelings about this place.

I have lived in apartments… Full Review ▶

05/02/06
Resident

For the newly raised price, you can get a duplex or house nearby. Otherwise, it's okay. They DO turn the hot water/all water off without much notice, so it offends me that they then charge for water/gas on those months; you'd… Full Review ▶

05/01/06
Resident

The model apartment is very nice, but until you move in you realize what´s going on in the complex. The corridors are dirty all the time, as well as the walkways and the parking lot. The maintenance problems are ENDLESS: the… Full Review ▶

04/30/06
Resident

I love it at bayou park village. YES THEY ARE OLD AND YES I TO HAVE BROWN WATER AT TIMES BUT NOT OFTEN AND I TO HAVE SEEN BIG RAOCHES! EEEEEWWWWWWW.I AM A DOG OWNER AND THE PARK BEING SO CLOSE… Full Review ▶

04/28/06
Resident

I have lived here for two years. At first everything was fine. I really love the location, is close to everything, and its quite convenient. The gym, pool, and tennis courts great! But after a couple of months I started having… Full Review ▶

04/25/06
Resident

I applied for an apartment at Bayou Park in October of 2005. Some things fell through and they said that they would tear up my $200 check that I used to reserve an apartment. Well, in the first week of March… Full Review ▶

04/19/06
Resident

The management is nicety. They are in between nice and nasty. They are nice when you 1st move in. Then they bend you over and get you with no vaseline. First the apartments bill you for gas. I don't understand how… Full Review ▶

03/03/06
Resident

First off, I would never recommend anyone move in here. While it does have a great location and a pretty decent work out room, Bayou Park really rates low on service, cleanliness, and quality of product.

List of grievances:

1. This isn't neccessarily… Full Review ▶

03/03/06
Resident

Where does one start? Roof always leaks, they never repair only patch things and paint over. Some times they do not even do the patch work or the paint, my ceiling has had a stain for over a year. AC never… Full Review ▶

02/20/06
Resident

I won't repeat what the others have said. I will just agree whole heartedly. I will add to the list of complaints the fact that they over charge (wrongly mooch extra cash from you) by sending out fake utility bills. For… Full Review ▶

02/09/06
Resident

What can I write about his place?

The Center for Disease Control should have this place evacuated, then razed. Full Review ▶

02/08/06
Resident

I'm tired of reading that breakins are inevitable in a city the size of Houston. 3 personal breakins in 11 months is more of an epidemic, rather than a localized effect. Parking is a total nightmare, if you return home any… Full Review ▶

01/31/06
Resident

Geez, where do I start? I don't actually live here, but my friend does and I visit often. Often enough to realize how vile this place truly is. Well as I said, my friend's apt has a bit of mouse problem… Full Review ▶

01/25/06
Resident

I use to live at Bayou Park apartments and I got to tell you this place is an UTTER CESS-POOL. To begin with, half the apartments are fixing to crumble to the earth and are the most unattractive dwellings I have… Full Review ▶

01/25/06
Resident

Anyone who does not like this property is very spoiled. This place has a lot to offer and is only minutes away from downtown. It's a prime location, located next to memorial park, river oaks, midtown and downtown. What more could… Full Review ▶

01/13/06
Resident

Where should I begin:

1)It takes AT LEAST one month for any maintenance issue to get resolved.

2) Management does not manage and does not return phone calls. They have many excuses, but no solutions.

3)The pools are closed most of the… Full Review ▶

12/29/05
Resident

Where do I start? Heated pool open year round?
Unavailable due to high "electricity cost"?

Healthy Living Cafe?
Still not open after months of living here.

Safety?
Car broken into twice in parking garage in a 48 hour period; in broad daylight (love… Full Review ▶

12/12/05
Resident

First I should say I have lived at Bayou Park since 1973. I'm going to start with saying for all you people who live at Bayou Park YOU HAVE A GREAT RATE BECAUSE IT'S AN OLDER COMMUNITY, GET REAL!!!!!!!! You will… Full Review ▶

11/25/05
Resident

Maintenance is the worst I have ever experiencedd at any apartment complex. I moved from my last apartment because of maintenance issues but they were excellent compared to Bayou Park. Everything else is great, pretty, nice, scenic and the location is… Full Review ▶

11/18/05
Resident

The bayou is a great place to live, especially if you are a big fan of:

broken air conditioners that dont get fixed for over a month
brown tap water
no water at all some days
no hot water in the morning (i mean -… Full Review ▶

11/18/05
Resident

Where do I begin. This is easily the worst place I've ever lived. The leasing office never answers the phone and never calls back. Our a/c hasn't worked for months despite several "maintenance" checks. The property is so creepy that I… Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

This place is straight up crap. I thought it was great but they don't do anything. The hallways are dirty and full of leaves. It stinks when you walk through it plus you get allergies by the time you make it… Full Review ▶

11/11/05
Resident

The portion of the apartment complex closest to Memorial Drive and Buffalo Bayou loses water service at times during the year. You get notice when the water is going off, usually during the day, and that is courteous. However, after living… Full Review ▶

11/03/05
Resident

Ya? And your point is???

What is WRONG with people?!!! My goodness. A manager got a promotion so they hired a new one. Whoopeeee! Have YOU had the same job all your life? Doubt it. Did your contract say only this manager… Full Review ▶

11/01/05
Resident

Management changed. Many things left unattended.
The only plus I see in living there is the closeness to downtown and cheap rent. Full Review ▶

10/20/05
Resident

I'm just going to list some of the highlights of living at Bayou Park: -Late fees on rent because they never bothered to actaully enter our application check on the computer even though it was cashed. After several months of explaining… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/19/05
Resident

Do yourself a favor and pay the extra 100-200 dollars more. This place is a nightmare and as soon as we can....we are gone. Full Review ▶

10/11/05
Resident

Living in this community was a nightmare!!!!!! MOLD EVERWHERE and NOTHING DONE ABOUT IT!!!! Talked with neighbors and found that they were having the same terrible experience. Full Review ▶

10/05/05
Resident

This is the first apartment I've had where I feel comfortable and like I'm at home. Its older but its OK. Location and amenities make up for it all. And there are lots more young people here than my last home.… Full Review ▶

09/20/05
Resident

I have been a resident here for about a year and a half. I started to get sick about 6 months ago. Turns out I have allergies. After numerous medications and exams, I finally started on allergy shots which still did… Full Review ▶

08/30/05
Resident

I like living here. The staff put in a lot of effort and you can see they take pride in their job and that's something I always look for when its time for me to move. If they don't seem happy… Full Review ▶

08/17/05
Resident

I really like the location. Close to everything for me. I also like the amenities offered here. I have had a couple of problems with the leasing office. They could use some help with their organizational skills. Maintenance is average. They… Full Review ▶

08/16/05
Resident

problems dont stop coming every month there is something wrong, either water problems, rusty water that continues to flow out of tubs and toliet leaving nasty brown stains. electrical problems and more. They send out nice little letters to apoligize for… Full Review ▶

08/11/05
Resident

I think the office staff are the most professional I've ever seen. They know what they're doing and they do it well. I'm comparing them to the last 3 places I lived at. So far these guys are great. I had… Full Review ▶

08/11/05
Resident

The mgmt office seems as if they are trying hard to solve problems but I don't believe they do.

I put in a work order for a water spot several days ago. It sprunk a leak last night after two consecutive days… Full Review ▶

08/10/05
Resident

I have had serveral problems since moving that have not been fixed, although I was gauranteed that they were. I've submitted three letters for the same problems - many roof leaks in my living area and beneath my sink. I was… Full Review ▶

08/09/05
Resident

The management is the problem at these apartments. The facilities are old and one should expect them to brake down on occasion but taking 4 weeks to fix a leaky roof is not acceptable. There have been numerous errors made by… Full Review ▶

07/11/05
Resident

I'm pretty happy here for the most part. With everything positive there will always be a negative no matter where you go. But the office people are good, maintenance guys are great and there's lots to do here. Its a bit… Full Review ▶

07/06/05
Resident

I have lived in Bayou Park apartments for over a year now, and have noticed a lot of consistency with the positve side, and the negative. The bad side of things are the overall maintenance of the building. They take too… Full Review ▶

07/06/05
Resident

I have lived at the complex for four years now. I have seen two different management companies since I have lived here. I think the new company has done a nice job with improving the property. Everything I need is right… Full Review ▶

06/27/05
Resident

The thing about this is that I have lived here for quite sometime and to some it up, best price for location but the service and surroundings show it. I would never, never let a single women live in this community… Full Review ▶

06/12/05
Resident

I use to live at Bayou Park before I bought a house. I noticed how good it look when I was driving down Memorial the other day. So, I drove through to check out the inside and I am really impressed… Full Review ▶

05/26/05
Resident

Resonded to a few of you. If this place is nice go back to the rock you crawled out from under! Read my response to the "Big Babies" blurb

Try Memorial Towers

The only nice thing I can say is the outside grounds… Full Review ▶

05/20/05
Resident

I was looking to get the best value for my dollar and found it at Bayou Park. I work downtown and didn't want to spend a fortune on my place. The apartments have alot of stuff to do, and the office… Full Review ▶

05/18/05
Resident

My life at bayou park was nightmare. Management frequently changing and horribly unpleasant. Whenever I moved out they 'misplaced' my agreement, as if I never lived there; I did, however,have a copy of my 2 year agreement. How organized... Very pricy… Full Review ▶

05/11/05
Resident

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05/04/05
Resident

Big babies and liers. Life isn't perfect anywhere so simma down y'all. What gratification does everyone get for all the lies they put on here? What's this about Mgmt changing all the time?? Uh..I don't know about YOUR management, but I've… Full Review ▶

04/26/05
Resident

I was reading a bunch of these reviews and all I could do was laugh. You guys need to go back home and stay with your mommies. If living in an apartment is so bad than by a house.
Yes every place… Full Review ▶

04/09/05
Resident

I've lived in 2 apartments here, for a total of almost 2 years. The managment changes frequently and seems to get worse eveytime.
Maintinence is HORRIBLE- my dishwasher has been broken since I moved in, and won't clean my dishes. I've… Full Review ▶

02/15/05
Resident

but do you truly think the building had anything to do with the flooding back then? I don't think so.. that's why it was called a natural disaster. The same thing happened at the other neighbouring communities down the road. They… Full Review ▶

02/12/05
Resident

Read this excerpt from a June 11, 2001, article in The Houston Chronicle.

"Representatives from state, local and federal agencies met at Bayou Park Village Apartments on Memorial Drive -- where more than 20 feet of water stood on June 9 --… Full Review ▶

01/06/05
Resident

This place has real potential to be nice, but there is just a lack of man power to make it so. Not to mention inconsiderate people who live there.
Good Pts: Location, Tons of parking, Gym (which is mainly a nice… Full Review ▶

12/18/04
Resident

I am going on my 2nd year at Bayou Park and it is fine. The location cannot be beat. Rent is moderate but by no means cheap. Sure the condition of the buildings are not great but hey, they're 30 years… Full Review ▶

11/02/04
Resident

I'm quite pleased so far with everything. I just renewed my lease for a second year and haven't had any major issues to complain about. A few small things but then again the grass is always greener! Crossing my fingers! Full Review ▶

10/11/04
Resident

I am a former resident of Bayou Park Apartments and I would like to forwarn any future residents of problems that they will most likely come across when dealing with the mangaement office.
First, plan on making a request for maintenance work… Full Review ▶

09/17/04
Resident

I just read the last post and the person who wrote it made it seem like Bayou Park is a WONDERFUL place to live! This may make you think that those of us on here complaining are just "high maintenance" residents.… Full Review ▶

09/16/04
Resident

I don't know about most of you, but I live here at Bayou and my world here is so much better than most of the posters on here. But then again, think about it...everyone's experiences for EVERYTHING are going to be… Full Review ▶

08/31/04
Resident

Update: There is so much I want to say, but after I finished I realized I forgot something. If you get locked out after hours, all you have to do is call the answering service ( because they never answer the… Full Review ▶

08/26/04
Resident

Cant beat the location for the price.

I have to admit the office staff in the past has taken a while to call me back, but for the most part it seems as though they are improving.

The work orders I have… Full Review ▶

08/06/04
Resident

Ha! Give me a break - when I finally got someone on the phone I asked if their bookkeeper was ever going to call me back (this was at 4:00) the girl who answered told me that the bookkeeper was on… Full Review ▶

08/05/04
Resident

The location is perfect if you can deal with the staff. They do not want to work with you about anything. I am having a problem with them holding my rent check and charging me a late fee. I had a… Full Review ▶

08/05/04
Resident

When they do answer the phone, which isn't that often, they usually promise to call you back and then they don't use the number that you gave them (i.e. work number does not mean leave a message on my home number… Full Review ▶

08/03/04
Resident

Hey,

For the rent and the location this is a great place to live. People must realize that this is an old complex and new managemnet. They have alot on there plate and they are doing a great job. I Moved Away… Full Review ▶

08/03/04
Resident

I have a friend who put down a $1000 deposit, sight unseen. When he got there, it was so bad, he walked away from the money. Which is significant to me, because he's a total tightwad.
I've been a few times and… Full Review ▶

07/30/04
Resident

This place is the worst apartment I have ever lived in, i have only been her 6 months, and I am already trying to think of ways to get out of my lease. Trust me DO NOT MOVE HERE...it is a… Full Review ▶

07/20/04
Resident

I recently renewed my lease here for another year...what a big mistake!

The leasing staff have been anything but friendly or helpful with my transition from one apartment to another. I finally got into my "new" apartment, but found it… Full Review ▶

07/12/04
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Pools: they dont't have BBQ grills and enoght space also. People like to play volleyball in the pool so you never can enjoy the swimming pool, is very nasty.

Gym: in March 3 of 4 trotter machines were broken, they… Full Review ▶

06/30/04
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I have been at Bayou Park for a year and have been very pleased with everything. I feel bad for those who have had poor dealings with maintenance and/or staff...maybe I have just been lucky. The few times that I have… Full Review ▶

06/24/04
Resident

The management company for Bayou Park is called Venterra, not Gross Management. If the office personnel told you that, then that's just further proof of their incompetence. Their management office is located at:

711 West Bay Area Boulevard, Suite 602… Full Review ▶

06/22/04
Resident

I resided at this place twice. ONce out of not knowing and once out of desparation when I took a job and had ot move back to Houston quick. Both times I have had sever issues with crime, vandalism, maintenance, staff… Full Review ▶

06/22/04
Resident

it would close in two weeks.

Just concluded my four years at Bayou Park Village Apartments. Having worked downtown for most of those years, the apartments are great for the price. If all you ever plan on doing is working,… Full Review ▶

06/18/04
Resident

I was advised to check this site out by a friend of mine who said that my apartment community has a lot of bad reviews on this site.
Though I agree with most,like the water issues and the grounds. I am… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

Just to let everybody know, upon moving out I have contacted Akins Army, Marvin Zindler, The Better Business Bureau as well as anybody else that might bring negative attention to this place concerning the business practices of this "apartment complex". I… Full Review ▶

06/03/04
Resident

this place is the worst u could live in i mean i got robbed over 3 times in 1 month i strongly don't recommed it Full Review ▶

05/28/04
Resident

BEFORE you move into a 1st floor apartment check the baseboards, etc. for any water damage! I would even suggest walking across the carpet in white socks. If you spot ANY water damage or your socks turn the color of soot,… Full Review ▶

05/24/04
Resident

The morons in the leasing office never cease to amaze me with their apathy/stupidity. They have now changed their hours and are officially closing at 5:30pm during the week. I realize they would always close early even when the official time… Full Review ▶

05/13/04
Resident

If you're moving here for the gym, DON'T. Most of the equipment is broken (3 out of 4 treadmills, and so on...) And the equipment is disgustingly filthy. The gym is never cleaned, and maintenance completely ignores any repairs needed. It… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

I just moved in. I had the best experience with Dawn. She was great to work with. When we were leasing our townhouse, she didn´t have one of the same size to show, but called us as soon as they had… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

I just moved back into Bayou Park after losing my job two years ago. I had to move in with family. I did not want to move back because of the management company that owned it but I knew that I… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

I have lived her since December of 2003, and I am extremely happy. Most people tell everyone when they have complaints, but keep their mouths shut when they are Happy. Well I am Happy! The property, yes, is under renovation, but… Full Review ▶

04/19/04
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I moved in Bayou Park in January, the main reason I moved here is because of the amenities they offer. My hudsband and I really enjoy the tennis courts and fitness center.
Office staffs are always helpful and residents events are… Full Review ▶

04/15/04
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Obviously, Clean and Comfortable is management-written. The previous reviews, though probably written out of frustration, are really not exaggerations. True, some apartments have been redone after the flood of the summer of 2001 or 2002, but more recent renovations include painting… Full Review ▶

04/11/04
Resident

I like Bayou Park & the free tennis lessons
I haven´t had any bad experiences at Bayou Park and I have been living here for 5 months. So far, I really like it. I use to pay $400 a month for… Full Review ▶

04/08/04
Resident

The girls in the office are nice. I have had no real issues. Oh yeah, Dawn is a fox! Full Review ▶

03/25/04
Resident

I moved in here 9/2002, largely due to the affordable prices. Very few problems the first year and decided to stay another after management cut my rent another $100/month.

Since then, though, the management changed hands and it seems like… Full Review ▶

03/01/04
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Lived there for 2 years, got worse with every year. Management is a group of the most incompetent people out there. Don´t move there, you´ll regret it! Full Review ▶

02/25/04
Resident

It was good until the new management took over about 6 months ago. I know of three people who had their tires slashed in the Northeast parking lot, two cars broken into, and Saturday night 14Feb2004 three drunks crashed their jeep… Full Review ▶

02/13/04
Resident

I like it here. The staff has always been courteous, and friendly. The gym is fantastic, and always empty! The location is great. Minutes from 10,59,610, and 45. It is nicer than living downtown. Things, which I havent had a problem… Full Review ▶

02/12/04
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Leasing Office Employees are rude and ALWAYS have the phones forwarded to the answering service. This goes on all day, every day. If you guys are that busy, I think you need to hire an "on-site" receptionist dedicated to only answering… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

Well I have been living here for about 10 days. I called the office on my first day there while the movers were still bringing stuff in because my smoke detector was beeping from a low battery. They said that they… Full Review ▶

02/05/04
Resident

Moved in, was well aware the buildings are older (some settling occurring). Let them know on one lock that had shifted because of settling, was fixed in a few hours. One window to repair (cracked because of settling again) but it… Full Review ▶

02/02/04
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I read the review for the guy on 1/10...He must be used to living in either subsidized housing projects or crack dens. Because, yes, the water is smelly, all be it not as smelly as it is made out to be,… Full Review ▶

01/16/04
Resident

What happened guys??? I cant believe what I´m reading with all of these bad reviews. I lived at Bayou Park for a little over a year. When I was there, everything was perfect, the grounds and building was kept up, the… Full Review ▶

01/10/04
Resident

I´ve read the other reviews and I have to disagree with most of them. I think I live in a different part of the complex than everyone else. The 1 bdrm w/ a den and the townhome area is much, much… Full Review ▶

12/23/03
Resident

Can´t beat the location and the price if you work downtown, it takes me longer to walk from my parking garage to my building downtown than to drive to the parking garage from the complex. I live on the North end… Full Review ▶

12/17/03
Resident

I moved in here last summer and was convinced it was the place for me. Cut to a few months down the road and I could´nt have been more wrong. Yes, it´s old. I knew it when I moved in, so… Full Review ▶

11/19/03
Resident

No need to write a long speech. Just a few bullet points will hopefully convince you NOT to move to Bayou Park Apt:
_ Stinky and overflowing dumpers in front of your windows - never moved inside dedicated area after 4… Full Review ▶

10/28/03
Resident

I have had this misfortune to live in this rat-hole (would have preferred another word than rat) for the second time now. Thank God for short term leases! The apartments are falling apart and you cannot get the things you need… Full Review ▶

10/20/03
Resident

I have been counting the days until I get out of this place! I actually had to go babysit the staff in order to get my rental history faxed. It had been sitting in the machine for more than a week… Full Review ▶

09/03/03
Resident

The first time I had a friend over after we moved in, he looked at us and said, "Smells lived in!" You ain´t lying. Hallways freaking stink. I´m telling you.... they smell horrible. We were never shown where our unit was… Full Review ▶

07/11/03
Resident

I have a pick up truck. As anyone that knows that has lived here, a lot of cars are trying to get out of the gates during the morning rush hour. Well, after I swiped my card, I drove through the… Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

When you have a two inch thick folder full of maintenance issues collected over the course of less than two years, when your two outside facing walls were literally torn out and rebuilt WHILE YOU WERE STILL LIVING IN THE APARTMENT,… Full Review ▶

06/13/03
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My husband and I moved here a year ago and are all to eager to move out - the sooner the better. They bill themselves as a "secure, gated community", yet the security gates are left open most of the time,… Full Review ▶

01/13/03
Resident

I lived at Bayou Park until TS Allison flooded my apartment. Had they not been fully leased, I´d still live there, but moving into the very same apartment just wasn´t an option after the flood. But I enjoyed my three years… Full Review ▶

12/17/02
Resident

These---------- send us a mailer warning us of burglaries in the back gate area. Then the next week they lock the only access gate for anyone walking their dogs. Equals more people at the back gate. Can you say NEGLIGENCE. Oh… Full Review ▶

12/09/02
Resident

I lived here from Jan 2001 to August 2002. When I first moved in I had a bad cockroach problem. They were everywhere and management´s excuse was that "the people who lived here before you were filthy". I had them spray… Full Review ▶

12/06/02
Resident

This apartment is in an excellent location and appears to be gorgeous (from the outside).

After moving in, I discovered that my apartment slanted up and down in several areas. Also, the carpet was permanetly soaked with the soap used… Full Review ▶

10/30/02
Resident

My fiance and I moved to this complex this past June. We were initially pleased with the location and the sample apartment they showed us. However on our move in date, we were given an apartment that had been affected by… Full Review ▶

03/18/02
Resident

Things I liked:
Good location
Huge closet

Things to watch out for:

60-day move out notice required -- can be difficult to coordinate move to new apartment, since most other apartments in the area have a 30-day notice, and… Full Review ▶

03/15/02
Resident

I have lived at this complex 2 different times now (for a total of 5 years) + have a "love/hate relationship with it:

I absolutely LOVE the location... right by Memorial Park + the amenities are great. (1 lap pool… Full Review ▶

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