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I moved in here for a couple reasons, most importantly the cost. Great price for the quality of the building and location compared to many others. I also received two free months rent. I have a top floor unit facing the… Full Review ▶
Other than the visitor parking space issue, everything else has been great. The building seems like it was renovated not too long ago, so everything still has a fresh look to it. I live on the "Golf Course" side, so the… Full Review ▶
I've been living here since September 2011, and I haven't experienced any issues whatsoever. It seems like there may have been parking issues in the past, but I haven't had any problems with parking. The building is clean, the staff are… Full Review ▶
I have lived here for 3 months in a 3/3 unit (a sublet - shhh - don't tell management). I did a considerable amount of apartment hunting before lucking into a unit in this complex. I only left this review because… Full Review ▶
Full disclosure: I don't live here, but came with my roommates to inquire about a 3 bedroom apartment. We sit down with the -------------- property manager (--------) to talk pricing, etc. It comes up in the conversation that you are only… Full Review ▶
In searching for apartments, people often rely upon Review sites such as this one for true and credible assesments of their potential future homes. The reality of the matter is though that oft times it is human nature for a person… Full Review ▶
In the last 3 weeks, the Dolley Madison fire alarm has gone off 4 times - in fact, it's gone off 3 times just today. 3 weeks ago we all had to vacate the building in the middle of the night… Full Review ▶
And would have rather have been in an Iraqi prison camp for this amount of time. Staff was rude, place was filthy, dangerous at night, but it WAS unpleasant. Full Review ▶
1. Front Desk Staff-Most people have generally been nice to me but there are one or two that are consistently rude. One of the security guards followed me into the garage one night when I was by myself (I'm a girl,… Full Review ▶
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I moved into Dolley Madison Towers in August 2009. The apartment and building was newly rennovated and the intial $5 guest parking fee didn't upset me. I noticed on the day I moved in how lazy and incompetent the staff was.… Full Review ▶
1)small floor plans 2) parking is deplorable 3)most of the staff is nice but, it's true the manager seems under qualified to handle the resident complaints. 4)in the end you will be in a lease at a property with a management… Full Review ▶
The manager of Dolly Mad. is a --------#---. She treats the residents as if they are day to day distractions.I brought a pal of mine in to tour one Monday, and the ---------- that conducted the tour was sweet,slow,but sweet. Upon… Full Review ▶
I currently live at Dolley Madison Towers, I like everyone else have been going through all the parking issues, and changes. Yes there are parking problems but times are changing and they are getting better. The manager and staff are working… Full Review ▶
I moved in kind of last minute the building is ok. No major issues as far safety, parking and customer services makes this place unbearable. Don't move here if you ever want to have a guest with a car over. 1)… Full Review ▶
Dolly madison is not a good place to live. The management is out for number one and they leave the tenants to fend for themselves. Parking is a MAJOR issue here. Guests are required to pay to park, tenants are required… Full Review ▶
I find that the common areas of the building is not cleaned well. I have been here for a while and It still has not yet improved Full Review ▶
This place has all of the makings of being a quality place to live, but even with the recent changes in management - you are left questioning if its worth the hassles. The latest example relates to a "new policy" where… Full Review ▶
As a Resident, The one thing I would say is that the Cleaning is not too good in the general areas of the building. I am also a big Green person and I dont think they are using save product and… Full Review ▶
I am a current resident at DMT and have had no problems what so ever with the CURRENT staff of the property. After the previous resident manager and her team were told that Dittmar was making "internal efficiencies", the properties current… Full Review ▶
I'm a former resident and I had a few complaints from back then. I wasn't going to bother writing a review, but events from yesterday made me change my mind and I decided to shed some light on the poor experiences… Full Review ▶
I have read some very nice reviews lately of DMT, but I do not believe that they were written by actual residents. Yes, the apartments are "pretty," but the quality of the workmanship is poor, the staff in the office lack… Full Review ▶
The apartments are newly renovated and spacious. My apartment includes washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, oven, and microwave which were all brand new. The kitchen is huge with plenty of cabinet and counter space. The apartment has plenty of closet space especially with… Full Review ▶
For the most part fromt he reviews Ive read most of the issues that have been brought up are management related. Besides management issues how has your time at the Dolley Madison Towers been? Full Review ▶
After having read the previous reviews I am honestly shocked. The Dolley Madison has been nothing but fantastic. We have rented from Dittmar for over a year and have had nothing but great experiences. Our apartment was brand new and spotless… Full Review ▶
No doubt, it is newly renovated, looks shinny, and polished lobby, close to DC work area, nice view, no bugs, nice floor plans those were the factors made me to move in with my family. Floor plan sucks after moving things… Full Review ▶
This place is nice, until you have an issue. Then its awlful. Management is simply "horriable". There's a high turn over rate with staff. The evil ones last. There's a overweight guy that works the day shift on Sundays who pretends… Full Review ▶
Moved here 3 monthes ago. Heres the problem. I recieved a notice stating that they were entering my apartment to do a air filter switch (2 days in advance). 3 Days later I recieved notice that upon INSPECTION of my apartment… Full Review ▶
The location is perfect. The bus to the metro is right on the corner. There is all types of shopping nearby. Reagan Nat. is 7 minutes by car; D.C the same. The complex is kept clean. The lobby is very nice… Full Review ▶
The building is nice and has some good deals. Parking is a nightmare. Management is awful. I don't throw the word 'racist' around; but I wonder what she has against minorities. Any ideas of improvement for the building and tenants are… Full Review ▶
We had been having problem with next door neighbors. They have a party everydayand night. Its like a nude bar or like hearing to a porn movie or a brothel place. Management got numrous complaints from everyone.Its like talking to deaf… Full Review ▶
The apartments were renewed, therefore they look very nice inside. The price for it is an attractive. But, the walls are like thin paper, you can hear EVERYTHING! The staff is hardly ever helpful. Parking is a total nightmare, visitants have… Full Review ▶
Manager(------) what can I say about her..---------------------- and behaves like one as well ..she belittles every body and is terrible to speak to.I am resident here and could'nt wait to get out of this apartment.Please avoid this community as manager is… Full Review ▶
I have lived at Dolley Madison Towers for over a year. I would not recommend renting at this community. I remain only because I am waiting to hear about a job transfer and after completing my lease have a month to… Full Review ▶
The staff here is very rude and do nothing to help you solve your problems. no one knows the policies and so you have to ask five different people to get any answer. They change the policies all the time and… Full Review ▶
First of all, don't believe anything you hear when you sign a lease here, they have changed the policies after I signed the lease! The new parking policy is completely ridiculous. Any guest staying past 10pm must pay $5 to park… Full Review ▶
Boy have things changed! (See my original review below.) It is amazing the difference a property manager can make! I received an inspection notice that was completely unfounded. ------'s (the Property Manager) lack of respect of people and their homes is… Full Review ▶
Moved here in September 2008 and so far so good. I love the fact that everything in my apartment is brand new and that I am the first person to live here. The building has a new computer lab, gym, party… Full Review ▶
I moved here from Alexandria in september 2008. So far I love the place. My apartment is brand, everything in it is NEW! No one else has lived here since renovation - love that feeling. The more I live here the… Full Review ▶
Do any current residents know about any major roach or mice problems with Dolley Madison? I have a friend who lived there about a year and a half ago and had major roach problems no matter how clean she was. There… Full Review ▶
I originally loved living here, now I can't wait to move...it only takes one person to ruin an entire community, and that person is ------ -------. If you move in, at some point she will make your life at Dolley Madison… Full Review ▶
I moved in Dolley Madison on February of 2008 and I love living here. The building has been renovated and it is completely new, everything about it. The fitness center is great, there are alot of machines to work out on… Full Review ▶
The other reviews of this complex are old. This building has just been completely renovated and it's top of the line now. There is brand new everything! From carpets to walls to a fitness center and a apple business center. If… Full Review ▶
Moved out a couple of months ago because building is being renovated, which is well needed. This place would not of been as bad if resident manager wasn't so nasty to people. I can't count all the times I was at… Full Review ▶
To any one who read this my advice is please don???t rent apartment at the DOLLY MADISON or any building that Owen by DITTMAR COMPANY.
the manager is absolutely rude.
if you ask for any thing you just have to remember you will… Full Review ▶
I lived at DMT from 2001 to 2005 and am now living here again since October of 2008. The office staff is mostly new, and much better. The renovations are beautiful, and I love that we now have individual w/d in… Full Review ▶
When I first moved into DMT, someone I knew who had lived her told me I was nuts. "Bugs! Bugs everywhere!" she shrieked.
"Oh, but the apartment is cute and it's SO cheap!"
"Why do you think it's so cheap???"
I moved in the… Full Review ▶
I was considering renting here, since other properties managed by d-----, seem to have good ratings and were personaly recomended (edlandria). I even called to check availability, I couldn't hear what the man on the phone said to me. I asked… Full Review ▶
Rather than bore you with my rating and opinion, I thought I'd share with you a letter sent to the Dolley Madison Management during my time there...
Dear Resident/Community Manager:
Perhaps you can explain to me which part of the wonderful amenities and… Full Review ▶
All the bad comments you see in here is ALL TRUE. My boyfriend and i lived here for nearly a year, we had to move from one apartment to another, they did not had the suite they had assigned us ready,… Full Review ▶
I have lived at Dolley Madison for over a year and I must say that the ratings hardly describe the place. I absolutely liked this place. The security is very good at this building. I never had a roach problem inspite… Full Review ▶
I lived at DMT from 01/05 to 01/06. After I read the reviews here I was scared but I didn't have any choice since I had put down my deposit. One year later I must say, I have loved this place.… Full Review ▶
I currently live at DMT and have to honestly say that it has not been a bad experience. I have been here for 5 months and right before I moved in I was told to look up Dolley Madison on this… Full Review ▶
This place is great only if you don't have any money and like the smell of garbage, roaches, silverfish and anything else normal people don't like. My hallway always reaks and occassionally it'll come into my apartment. I keep my kitchen… Full Review ▶
I have read every post on here so far and I can agree with every bit of it. Wanda is truly a B****. I once went down to speak with her because they had given my package to the wrong apartment.… Full Review ▶
My roommate and I were tenants of DMT for a little over two years when we decided that enough was enough.
In the time we have rented at DMT, we have experienced numerous pest infestations, plumbing and electrical malfunctions, mold and other… Full Review ▶
I decided to review this place in spite of all the negative ads, being here on military call-up. I was shown a pretty nice model, however afterwards I went back and asked 3 different tennants their experiences, EVERYONE OF THEM SAID… Full Review ▶
I lived in this pig-stye for eight months before I finally had enough. This place is a dump... and that?s exactly what the halls smelt like. Odor-du-jour, for sure. Actually, that was really the only exciting thing about living there... you… Full Review ▶
The management MUST fire Wanda. She is annoying old woman that does not know how to appreciate tenents. If the manager does not fire her, then he is the same old annoying man with disgusting beard. Plus NO snese of humor!… Full Review ▶
So many little problems and some big ones too. On the plus side the apts. are large, rent is low, and the garage is cheap at $50 (altho it´s gone up recently).
Here´s a list: medicine cab. is backwards. kitchen… Full Review ▶
I AM A SOLDIER, SO I AM ON THE SET ASIDE PROGRAM, AND THE DEAL SEEMED EXCELLENT WHEN I FIRST MOVED IN. IT WILL BE 2 YEARS IN JAN. I REGRET MOVING HERE EVERY DAY. FIRST OF ALL, WHEN THEY SHOW… Full Review ▶
I lived at Dolley Madison Towers for 2 years and hated it right from the start. The only thing keeping me from moving was the price and I finally bit the bullet and moved out 2 months ago. My apartment had… Full Review ▶
I have noticed the others begin with "where do I start" understandably so! There are really no words to completely/accurately explain this place! It?s a dump!
My roommates and I were on crunch time to find a place and unfortunately they… Full Review ▶
I cannot stress this enough "Do Not Move Here!". This place is terrible. All of the stories about the mice are true we caught FIVE in one night and they kept on coming. We also had them in our oven. The… Full Review ▶
I would not recommend this place to my worst enemy! The only GOOD things it has going for it is that all utilities are included and that they really don´t enforce the towing rules.
Where do I start. Let´s start… Full Review ▶
Wonderful for the post college age...ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND??
One word comes to mind when recommending Dolley Madison Towers - NO!!!!
Oh where to begin....my apartment was INFESTED with mice and I was told its been a… Full Review ▶
. While at first glance, Dolley Madison may not be your dream palace, inside it is spacious, comfortable and convienent. I live in a 3 bedroom with 2 roommates, and each of us has a surplus of closet and storage space,… Full Review ▶
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