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Galleria Oaks - Walden Internet Villages

5151 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77056
62%
87
Reviews
62%
% Recommended
54%
City Average
09/07/14
Resident

Let's face it, there's no other apartment complex in the Uptown area that you will find for this price. That being said, the units had a major renovation inside a few years ago. Most apartments have tile or laminate flooring. The… Full Review ▶

08/08/14
Resident

this is the worst apartment complex!!!!!!! RUN AWAY FROM IT!!!!!! the staff here is so ------- rude and racist. They always give u attitudes.Especially Tina!!! Shes so rude and disrespectful! We have been living here for almost a year. They promised… Full Review ▶

08/19/13
Resident

Arghhhhh, still no internet service for more than 9 weeks and they have no solution to fix the problem. You can use CLEAR is the one and only answer to their issue. Prospective renters BEWARE if you re relying on internet… Full Review ▶

08/07/13
Resident

You cannot beat the location. The building is older, so there are some issues- probably with the foundation. There are some water issues as well- when I was moving out the city was redoing the sidewalk on Richmond, installing new street… Full Review ▶

07/17/13
Resident

Hello, This is not so much a review, as there are plenty of opinions on this place. This is more of a informative advisory as to a pretty annoying issue with this place currently. As of about a month ago the… Full Review ▶

06/27/13
Resident

In September, I will have lived on this property for 12 years, and I would not be living here if some of these things being said were true. I'll be the first to say that YES - this place needs a… Full Review ▶

05/26/13
Resident

I have lived here for 6 years and have truly enjoyed living here. Sally in the leasing office has always taken care of whatever I have needed and been a complete pleasure. Full Review ▶

05/16/13
Resident

I've read some of the reviews and wow, reading some of the reviews makes me think that some people must of had a really bad day. I must say I have a totally different perspective of where I have called home… Full Review ▶

05/13/13
Resident

I lived at GO for two years and initially moved in because of the galleria location and low price. The gardens are pretty and the pool is nice and well maintained. That is the only good thing I can say about… Full Review ▶

04/22/13
Resident

Parking is terrible here. Very limited; and the visitors parking is not regulated by Management office. There has been several cars on that area that do not move. On paragraph #21 says: vehicle will be towed if "has no current license,… Full Review ▶

12/19/12
Resident

Hello ! I currently live in this place and I am going to be very objective with my review. Parking: While yes it's a mess. I have never had any issue with my car, sometimes I need to park far away… Full Review ▶

10/05/12
Resident

Pros- Location. Love how convenient everything is. Grounds- The pool area is always clean and the grounds are nicely kept. Cheap rent- you cannot find a cheaper place in the area. Office Staff- Everyone, with the exception of one (Ms. T),… Full Review ▶

09/30/12
Resident

When I first moved in, this place was rather nice. Read below to find out why it's headed down hill: -Water: The water is a rust color with debris. It stains everything from white laundry washes to the inside of the… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

Hi Everyone! Well I thought I would share my thoughts about Galleria Oaks apartments since I am moving out into my new house. I have lived here for almost 6 years and I loved every minute of it. The people, the… Full Review ▶

07/20/12
Resident

I typically do not write reviews online and unfortunately, those that do, often only take the time to write a review when they are angry about something. I have lived at Galleria oaks before for several years and just recently moved… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

I've been a resident of GO for almost 5 years and I don't plan on moving out. The staff is extremely courteous and if you have a request, it is handled within 24 hours. The grounds are well kept and everyone… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

Where to begin... The landscaping has to be in the top 3 "OMGs" for this place. I have seen not only the maintenance crew, but the Manager herself, covered in dirt and mud while landscaping the terrace and courtyard to cultivate… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

This is my second time living at the GO. My first time I had to leave for a job and as soon as I could come back, I did. Overall, I've lived here since 2005. The person who wrote the previous… Full Review ▶

05/31/12
Resident

If you are looking for a small, quiet complex in the heart of the Galleria, THIS IS IT! This is a mostly one bedroom property. They are great for young professionals just starting out or if you have decided to downsize… Full Review ▶

11/13/11
Resident

I lived at Galleria Oaks/Walden Internet Villages from 2006-2009. I think it's a great place for the price. You're right on Richmond at 610. There is tile and laminate/wood in the entire apartment which I liked because carpet can get really… Full Review ▶

08/29/11
Resident

I spent about 4 years in Galleria Oaks. I was on both a regular one bedroom and then on the rooftop apartments. The property is well maintained and the apartments are perfect size for a one bedroom. I ultimately decided on… Full Review ▶

09/17/10
Resident

I just renewed my lease for the third term......I have never renewed a lease for more than two terms. This property is very well maintained and maintenance service is generally within 24 hours...that means a lot to me. Full Review ▶

09/10/10
Resident

I just moved in to Galleria Oaks. I have always lived in a brand new property and they all seem to have building issues or new construction problems. So, my girlfriend moved into Galleria Oaks about 9 months ago and loves… Full Review ▶

09/03/10
Resident

Galleria Oaks is a great deal for the money. I was on a strict budget but wanted live within a two mile radius of the Galleria. I found this property on line and went to visit the property and was pleasantly… Full Review ▶

08/20/10
Resident

The internet person here is unbelievably rude. He'll tell you there's no problem even when you're staring the problem in the face. Looked into their network, and they're running equipment that's so old I'm surprised they can still find parts for… Full Review ▶

08/16/10
Resident

Let me start by saying that overall, the apartments are pretty good. The price is competitive, and the area is safe. However, absolutely, positively, never ever ever get the internet at this place. It's down more than it's up, and when… Full Review ▶

04/28/10
Resident

I have never once renewed a lease since I turned 18 and moved out on my own. 7 years later I have found a place to call home! I love it here. my apartment is sooo bright and open. (I opted… Full Review ▶

04/09/10
Resident

It's unfortunate that on this site not very many people write positive reviews. It kind of makes sense because people have to be really happy to say something nice, but only mildly ticked off to spout a negative review. We lived… Full Review ▶

02/16/10
Resident

I moved in about 4 months ago and I really have enjoyed living here. The location is very convenient to my work and also shopping. The property is extremely well kept and the staff is very helpful. You can not beat… Full Review ▶

11/08/09
Resident

I have lived here for a year and a half now. It is a nice apartment for the price, but I can't say there is anything that stands out as extraordinary. Parking - It is what it is. They can't really… Full Review ▶

04/21/09
Resident

Here's a real not a faux "written-by-a-leasing-agent-looking-to-boost-sales" review. I lived at Galleria Oaks for 7 months. I refused to sign a new lease on this place. Lets begin with the obvious complaint. PARKING - A mess. One space per apartment unless… Full Review ▶

04/01/09
Resident

We lived here for over 3 years. Nice quite place, beautiful grounds, friendly and helpful staff and great access to everything around the Galleria. Over the years we loved coming home and enjoy the variety of places around us for entertainment,… Full Review ▶

12/17/08
Resident

I have lived here for almost 1 year now. I have really enjoyed the area and love the location. I have gotten to know many of my neighbors who I really enjoy. The staff has been so helpful with everything. My… Full Review ▶

11/07/08
Resident

Where to start? No parking, flooded streets, bad management, horrible and slow maintenance, duct tape used as all maintenence problem solvers, rust in water so you brush your teeth and bathe in brown water, not enough hot water because they work… Full Review ▶

11/04/08
Resident

I want to offer a fair, unbiased opinion of Galleria Oaks. Granted I have lived here for just about a year, I have to admit, I seem to like the place. As you read these reviews obviously the parking is an… Full Review ▶

08/22/08
Resident

Parking is less than perfect, but for this price in this location, I can't really complain. I did have a hard time getting my furniture into an upstairs apartment, since a Uhaul can't fit in the parking garage, but again, that's… Full Review ▶

08/20/08
Resident

I will touch on many aspects of Galleria Oaks, Both good and bad. Staff - Quick maintenance, friendly attitude, semi-helpful in general. Grounds - well kept, beautiful landscaping, rotting wood on walkways, roach problem inside and outside of apartments. Parking -… Full Review ▶

08/04/08
Resident

Its a bit like living in Melrose Place, everybody knows your name and the office feels like they are in your business. Full Review ▶

06/18/08
Resident

I've lived at these apartments for 2 years now and I have to say that I love it here. The staff is always friendly and helpful and what few maintenence problems we have had in the past have all been taken… Full Review ▶

06/17/08
Resident

This has been the best apartment I've ever lived in. Location is great. Staff is friendly. Nice and quite back where my unit is. Beautiful landscaping. Maintenance has been very attentive although that does bring up my only real complaint. The… Full Review ▶

03/18/08
Resident

I have lived at Galleria Oaks for about a year now and have had a chance to be able to experience life here INSTEAD of just reading about life here. To start, the location is Great. Galleria Oaks is located in… Full Review ▶

03/18/08
Resident

I have lived here less than a year now and have experienced no problems at all. My biggest complaint with this complex is parking. There is absolutely NO visitor parking, besides the 5 or so spots on Richmond that are super… Full Review ▶

03/16/08
Resident

I just want to write a review w/ another side. My sister lives here & LOVES it. I have stayed with her on several occasions & I have to agree. The management is always friendly & helpful. The atmosphere is great,… Full Review ▶

02/06/08
Resident

This place has mystry owners who are never around but make all the rules. It's old. Everything moves super slow when it comes to maintenance. Parkign is a HUGE problem. You will NOT be guaranteed a parking spot.... but they are… Full Review ▶

01/09/08
Resident

I used to live there and his review was pretty much right on. I have to emphasize that the parking there is totally out of control. My vehicles both were broken into while living there for 1 year. Full Review ▶

01/09/08
Resident

I wrote a scathing and detailed honest review. I think it cut a bit close to the quick and the management at Galleria Oaks had ApartmentRatings.com remove it. If that doesn't convince you about the negative attitude of the management, then… Full Review ▶

01/08/08
Resident

I lived here for two years and only moved because my job changed. The one thing that kept me living here as the maintenance man. I can't remember his name for the life of me but he was easily the most… Full Review ▶

09/05/07
Resident

Aweful. Pretty much sums it all up. Full Review ▶

06/25/07
Resident

I moved in to my apartment 3 days after the other resident moved out. I told them I needed to move quickly, as my old landlord had leased the house I was staying in, and they worked on the weekend to… Full Review ▶

06/17/07
Resident

This is a great place - the managers are personable (they always remember my name!), you get to know the maintenance guys, etc. I feel very safe living in this complex. It has beautiful landscaping and is well kept, so I… Full Review ▶

04/23/07
Resident

I have really enjoyed living here so far. I saw that someone wrote their are rapes and registered sex offenders, living in the apartments. But any one with common sence cna look up on the internet and see there are no… Full Review ▶

01/18/07
Resident

I moved to Galleria Oaks back in December. I was first worried about the property being a little older than I was use too...boy was I wrong! The Manager is Fabulous, very helpful and informative; her assistant is outgoing and very… Full Review ▶

11/28/06
Resident

I JUST MOVED IN ABOUT 3 MONTHS AGO. THE MANAGEMENT IS VERY NICE AND VERY WILLING TO HELP WITH ANY ISSUES I MAY HAVE. THE COMPLEX I LIVED AT BEFORE THE MANAGEMNT WOULD NOT EVEN GIVE YOU THE TIME OF DAY.… Full Review ▶

11/13/06
Resident

i have lived in these apartments for the past two years AND i have read the reviews for the past year. i find it quite odd and amusing that the main complaints are focused on three things: Management, Cars being towed,… Full Review ▶

11/03/06
Resident

I have lived here for four years, I have friends that have moved here as well. I love the property it is matured and quite manicured for Galleria Living. If you are looking for a quite neighborly, pet friendly, moderately priced… Full Review ▶

11/02/06
Resident

I've read the past review and I disagree with the comments completely! The property is very well maintained. I have only seen a few cats on this property in the past year. Yes, this property has had it share of cats… Full Review ▶

10/29/06
Resident

Compared to other apartments Galleria Oaks may not be too bad little crime and little noise, but that is not all. First the office staff is rude and misleading. Second the grounds and parking garage smells horrible and the back is… Full Review ▶

10/05/06
Resident

I have lived at this property for about 6 months, and I am very happy the only thing that I have a problem with is that they don't enforce the rules they make. They have this leash law for all dogs… Full Review ▶

09/01/06
Resident

I am quite puzzled by some of the previous comments, especially the one right below mine.

My husband and I just moved in about 2 weeks ago, and we have been really happy so far. Although it is an older property,… Full Review ▶

08/12/06
Resident

Yes, this property is older...but it's better than most! My last apartment I could hear my neighbors fart! This property is very quite when it comes to hearing things next door and above you! The staff is very knowledgable and helpful.… Full Review ▶

08/05/06
Resident

the staff seems nice and all, but the apartments are old. i can smell my neighbors cooking and smoking through my a/c. sometimes in the morning, the water in the shower comes out really dirty. sometimes the water comes up my… Full Review ▶

08/03/06
Resident

I've lived in Galleria Oaks for a little over 2 months. I feel very safe here. The apartment itself is wonderful. Don't see a lof of the neighbors. But the ones you do see are extremely nice. The parking is the… Full Review ▶

07/26/06
Resident

I will be moving back to Dallas soon after exactly 5 years of living at Galleria Oaks. You just cannot beat the price for the location, the great and caring staff, and the well kept, beautiful landscaping and communal areas (including… Full Review ▶

07/22/06
Resident

I have lived here for about 7 months. My expereince living at this property has been wonderful. The landscaping is beautiful and very well maintained! The manager/office staff are very helpful and nice. This is an older property but everyone seems… Full Review ▶

07/13/06
Resident

I moved from Tulsa back in January and had a 6 month lease, but signed a 1 year lease now. The parking is sort of a burden, especially when you go shopping later in the evening and you're parking on the… Full Review ▶

06/29/06
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years and have only seen the cops out once. I am a single female and feel nothing but safe. I know my neighbors and they know me. In the past few years they have done… Full Review ▶

06/14/06
Resident

Since i moved here 2 weeks ago, i have seen nothing but improvements. The back pool, the pet walking area, etc...each day something new is happening to improve this place. All i can say is WOW. IT shows that these people… Full Review ▶

06/08/06
Resident

Recently moved here from San Antonio and didn't even dare to dream that I could afford to live anywhere in the uptown area but here I am just a few minutes walk from the Galleria.
This place is outstanding ! The staff… Full Review ▶

06/07/06
Resident

I've lived here for four years, and although we've been reasonably happy here, something happened today that made it clear that Galleria Oaks is 'home'. Our dog got out of the apartment and took off down the street. The manager, Sally,… Full Review ▶

06/06/06
Resident

Moving here was hard because i came from Austin and that is one very safe place. However, i knew that Houston had more crimes than where i was coming from. I must say, living here has helped calm me down a… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident

OMG! Richmond Ave. sucks a*@!!! Parking is horrible for anyone visiting you and only one car per house is allowed in garrage! Which brings me to my point... The first day we moved in, my husband bought a car the same… Full Review ▶

03/09/06
Resident

I have one advice for those who are searching for their future home. Go and see for yourself. After reading the reviews, i was a bit weary thinking why am i wasting my time. But boy am i glad i went… Full Review ▶

03/08/06
Resident

I truly do not want to leave... If I didn't need a 3 bedroom (only 1 & 2 are here) I might never move out. Apparently, I'm not the only one who feels this way as I know residents who have… Full Review ▶

02/22/06
Resident

I have been living here since 2003 and i have seen nothing but IMPROVEMENTS. The pool looks GREAT (i can't wait for the Summer). My neighbors are very friendly. I enjoy my visits to the office, because the management is actually… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

The good points
1. location is optimal
2. the individual units are nice inside
3. landscaping renovations could potentially make the place nicer on the outside
4. friendly management
5. ample parking in the garage

The bad points
1. seedy looking overall (both ppl and property)
2. there… Full Review ▶

02/09/06
Resident

great price
dirty floors
bad paint job
restrictive parking
horrible w/d
no alarms
mgmt is misleading Full Review ▶

12/18/05
Resident

EVERY ONE OF THESE GOOD REVIEWS HAS BEEN MADE UP BY THE MANAGEMENT STAFF

THIS PLACE IS HORRIBLE
DONT WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY LIVING HERE

LOTS OF CRIME,RAPES AND ASSULTS
CARS CONSTANTLY BEING STOLEN AND BROKEN IN TO


PS THEY… Full Review ▶

10/26/05
Resident

I lived here for 3 years and loved it. The extior does not give the interior justice. The management is very friendly. The only negative is Richmond Ave. floods pretty bad and it was always a pain to drive home in… Full Review ▶

08/18/05
Resident

WOW...I was knocked off my feet when I toured this property! The exterior of this property does not do the INTERIORS justice! Galleria Oaks is a PHENOMENAL Property, these apartments "ROCK"! Let's talk about the STAFF...AWESOME! From the minute I walked… Full Review ▶

08/01/05
Resident

I am so so so very pleased with this property! As each day passes, a change occurs to better this property. A new resort pool is being constructed for us, as well as our doors and walls getting new paint. My… Full Review ▶

07/31/05
Resident

I moved to Houston by myself for my job exactly a year ago. Galleria Oaks was the first place I looked and I can honestly say I have been very happy. The management staff is very friendly and helpful. I get… Full Review ▶

07/25/05
Resident

I lived on this property in '03 and will definitely agree with the previous postings on some of the issues. However, I recently moved back and have found that many many things have improved. The grounds are incredible, the pool is… Full Review ▶

11/02/04
Resident

run! I've lived here for four LONG months and I am counting the days until my lease is up!!! The plumbing is bad, the parking is bad, the staff is rude, the grounds are ugly and unkept, and my car was… Full Review ▶

07/26/04
Resident

I lived here for 28 months. Its the best cheap apartment I've seen. You get a lot of value for the dollar. The apartments are quite nice, the grounds are well kept, and the location is great. However my car was… Full Review ▶

07/08/04
Resident

I originally posted the "Great So Far" post below last year, which was about 3 months into my lease. Since then a lot has happened. Crime has skyrocketed in the community. The office is starting to deliver notices about high auto… Full Review ▶

06/24/04
Resident

I've lived in my apartment for 4 years and have never had a problem with ANYTHING there...the location is awesome, the staff is awesome and the apartments themselves are awesome!! I would reccommend this property FOR SURE!! Full Review ▶

04/30/04
Resident

All of the Walden properties discriminate against anyone thats not Asian. They should be shut down for violation of fair housing laws. Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 842
11 $ 877
21 $ 1912
22 $ 1303

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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