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Westwood Plaza Apartments

2601 Westward Dr, San Antonio, TX 78227
13%
64
Reviews
13%
% Recommended
53%
City Average
07/27/14
Resident

This is the absolute WORST apartment complex you will ever move too. My fiance and I have lived here for about a year now because the rent is so cheap and it was all we could afford at the time but… Full Review ▶

06/06/14
Prospective Resident

I haven't even moved into the apts and I already got into a verbal dispute with the office. And that little gay --- boy they have in the office better quit being so damn rude that's #1. I don't know who… Full Review ▶

05/26/14
Resident

We have been here 7 months. We have had the apartment broken into, not even a week later the car was broken into on property. They constantly are shutting water off for this or that and don't even give you a… Full Review ▶

05/21/14
Resident

I don't care if this is your only choice, don't move here. If you are a good person looking for a place to live with your family please look elsewhere. First of all the air does not work at all in… Full Review ▶

05/02/14
Resident

I used to work here. The swimming pools leak real bad that I had to fill them up every two days. The owner doesn't want to get them repaired so the huge water bill is divided among the tenants living there… Full Review ▶

02/27/14
Resident

been trying to rent from them but can never get a right answer and when ask to talk to a manager i was told that she doesnt return phone call to anyone...so ---- this place Full Review ▶

12/26/13
Prospective Resident

While from the outside by the office these apartments look nice dont be decieved these are bound to be the worst apartments in San Antonio. My fiance and I applied and were ready to move in when we read the reviews… Full Review ▶

08/13/13
Prospective Resident

was in deserate need of an apartment and was told to go to these apartments because they would accept me with a broken lease. well they did and they gave me a pro-rated amount for my rent since i would not… Full Review ▶

02/10/13
Resident

I moved into Westwood Plaza Apts Feb 2012. I just renewed my lease. The Rent is very reasonable for such a large Apt. These apartments are very nice for an older apt complex. I pay my rent...and pay my bills. The… Full Review ▶

02/09/13
Resident

For those looking for an affordable apartment. Home is what you make it and I would recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a place to live. Roaches come from within and the cleanliness of your own homes, and cardboard boxes.… Full Review ▶

02/06/13
Resident

Do -not- move here. I have had nothing but a nightmare experience. My apartment was broken into and robbed at the start of the year, my a/c has been out for over a month, carpets are mildewed and soaked from a… Full Review ▶

01/23/13
Resident

This is the worst place in the whole San Antonio area to rent from. The rent is cheap for a reason. I wished someone would have warned me about this place. They do not do a back ground check if you… Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

The worst place ever roach infested and the worst criminal activity ever I lived there for a year always complained about the roaches they never took care of it Some one close to me came to visit got murdered outside of… Full Review ▶

10/01/12
Resident

moved in Aug 01,2012..roach infested,lotsa drug activity,homeless living in laundry room and people shooting up drugs in the laundry rm as well!my apt,which I live on the 2nd floor broken into!..Elderly man stabbed and windows broken to his apt!people have no… Full Review ▶

09/25/12
Resident

Please do not rent here. For starters, I moved here a few months ago and have had issues from day one. the apartment was nasty and still had items from the last renter. The carpet smelled and was stained everywhere. The… Full Review ▶

09/11/12
Resident

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07/18/12
Prospective Resident

I have 4 friends at this location and i have been visiting these friends for 4 years and i like the inside of the apts and its size and style. Due to the poor conditions of the laundry rooms and the… Full Review ▶

03/04/12
Resident

I DONT OWE MONEY, THEY DONT FIX ANYTHING THEY MOVE YOU INTO UNITS THAT REAK OF CAT PISS, MOLD, AND ROACHES.... IT'S AN UNHEALTHY ENVIORMENT FOR THE ELDERLY AND THE ILL, AND CHILDREN... THERE ARE STAFF MEMBERS THAT HAVE CRIMINAL BACK… Full Review ▶

01/22/12
Prospective Resident

!!!HELP!!! Oh my god! Is all this true?! I'am looking foward to moving in but I've read all these reviews and now Im extremely Concerned! Can somebody please be honest and tell me straight up, is this place really not worth… Full Review ▶

12/20/11
Resident

I have lived in the Westwood Plaza Apartments for two years now and the first year i lived here my car got broken into and every other day the complex is on the news for stabbings, shooting, and fights. I stayed… Full Review ▶

10/26/11
Resident

I lived here 20 years ago and upon my return to San Antonio I was impressed with all of the incredible improvements that had be made to this complex. I was so excited to move back! The landscaping and fountains make… Full Review ▶

10/26/11
Resident

I have lived here since January of 2009. I love the location!!! I like the layout of my apartment. I have had no problems with the management. I am quiet and don't hassel them either. I have had only minor maintenace… Full Review ▶

10/26/11
Resident

well there are alot of niggars and thieves junkies ive lived here for 8 months and have always paid my rent well one day we went to go and walk our dogs and saw someone by the office around 8-9 and… Full Review ▶

07/05/11
Resident

This is by far the sickest place I have ever lived. I am new to not only San Antonio but also the state of TX. I moved here to be near my fianc who is in the AF. I had no… Full Review ▶

10/12/10
Resident

THESE APTS. ARE HORRIBLE, EVERY SINGLE TIME KATHY BAILEY WALKS INTO THIS OFFICE ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE!!! SERIOUSLY KATHY, DO U REALLY THINK WE DONT KNOW HOW U ONLY GET HAPPY ON THURSDAYS AND SOME FRIDAYS???? HELLO, WHO DOESNT KNOW ABOUT… Full Review ▶

07/11/10
Resident

the staff is so horrible......... they are very unprofessional. i had many problems at these apartments. drug deals being made left and right, people (other residents) watching every move i make, and my apartment infested with roaches. i called numerous times… Full Review ▶

06/29/10
Resident

Im retired air force recently divorced. Moved in to be close to work. Worst mistake I made. I keep all receipts and pay BEFORE rent/bills are due and they still put notices on door im overdue on something every other month.… Full Review ▶

05/20/10
Prospective Resident

This is the worst place ever to stay. The main problem they have is a long standing manager by the name of Kathy Bailey. For whatever reason the parent company overlooks all the crap she does and she is still employed… Full Review ▶

03/08/10
Resident

These apartments are ok if you are looking for affordable living but the bad outweighs the good. We lived in the small one bedroom apartment and this place is infested with roaches! They are everywhere but mainly in the kitchen. I… Full Review ▶

05/16/09
Resident

WAS TOLD DEPOSIT WAS REFUNDABLE IF I DECIDED TO CHANGE MY MIND AND LATER FOUND WHEN I LEFT DEPOSIT TO HOLD APT. WENT BACK FOLLOWING DAY AND DECIDED TO MOVE TO DIFF COMPLEX I WAS TOLD "OH OK WELL SORRY WE… Full Review ▶

04/15/09
Resident

These sites are always for negative stuff but I thought I would just say that Westwood Plaza is the best place we've lived since my husband has been in the military (and he is very particular). The grounds look almost like… Full Review ▶

03/29/09
Resident

I lived here once in 2004 and i thought it was ok for the most part like every apatments they have there drama and fair share of problems I only signed a 6 months lease and found a house so i… Full Review ▶

03/27/09
Resident

When we first moved in it was a fairly nice place. But in the 6months we have been here it has changed for the worse. I have made numerous maintenance calls for the same thing. Roaches are really bad and the… Full Review ▶

01/11/07
Resident

I've been stationed at Lackland twice and found Westwood to be miltiary friendly and very accommodative to my family. They clearly want our business and strive to make me and my friends happy. Large units, good maintenance, and friendly staff in… Full Review ▶

12/17/06
Resident

What,you think some of the people here are getto? You need to look in the mirror. From what you write you DO need to move. I hope that you are not MY neighbor. I have lived here going on 4 years… Full Review ▶

12/15/06
Resident

Unfortunately, I am still living here and I still have 7 long months to go. Ugh!! I can't stand it.
Luxury Apartments...more like Roach Motel in Ghettoville.
The staff changes everyday. I have yet to see the same person in the office… Full Review ▶

09/15/06
Resident

I AM STILL A RESIDENT AT WESTWOOD PLAZA. THERE STAFF ARE SO SLOW AND ALWAYS STATE THEY CAN NEVER DO ANYTHING ABOUT RESIDENTS BUMPING THERE RADIO DURING THE DAY. THOSE WALLS ARE SUPER THIN, I CAN ALWAYS HERE MY NEIGHBORS ALARM… Full Review ▶

08/15/06
Resident

My husband and i just moved because we are going to take care of my mother, but I loved living there. Thank you for everything you did for my family! My apartment was so nice and you even let us use… Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

I have found that Westwood Plaza is the perfect place for my mother to live. She can shop next door, ride the bus in any direction she wants, get her exercise in the beautiful pool or take a stroll around the… Full Review ▶

08/01/06
Resident

Before moving in, everything seemed perfect. . .nice staff, beautiful landscaping, and clean apartments, But that all changed very quickly. Fist of all, they forgot to charge us our prorated rent which we were never even told of and we had… Full Review ▶

07/05/06
Resident

I have lived at Westwood for many many years as a retired military person. I can not belive the petty comments some people have posted. There is one who has CONTINUED to reside here for 3 years but yet they seem… Full Review ▶

06/22/06
Resident

I WOULD RATHER STAY IN A SHELTER IF I COULD IT WOULD PROBABLY BE SAFER AND ALOT CLEANER NO JOKE I WOULD REALLY TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION. FIRST OF ALL WERE DO I BEGIN? WELL HOW ABOUT THE STAFF IT CHANGES… Full Review ▶

06/06/06
Resident

First of all the manager named Sandie is rude and incompetent. They constantly charge members incorrect utility bills. My air conditioner was continually breaking for one month and I was never pro-rated for being unable to stay in my apartment while… Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

I live here currently and I was actually looking for something I can do about the situation I'm in when I stumbled across this website. I only wish I had seen this before I moved in 3 yrs ago.
First… Full Review ▶

03/30/06
Resident

Funny you should mention living in the same building I did when the fire happened. I was in my apartment sound asleep when a stranger SAVED MY LIFE! I recall everyone from that building was brought into the office at 3… Full Review ▶

03/21/06
Resident

I have never had a worse experience in my life! Let me start by saying my first 6 months there were great. I had a good location and Brenda, in the office was always nice. BUT, after I re-signed my lease… Full Review ▶

03/03/06
Resident

This apartment is improving all the time since I moved in. Any problem I have in my apartment (like AC, stopped up toilet) is fixed quickly and the office is always very helpful to me. They take packages for me and… Full Review ▶

02/07/06
Resident

This place has been the best place I have lived since coming to San Antonio. The manager they have now is on top of everything -- nicely kept grounds, good maintenance, close to everything, and I just renewed my lease for… Full Review ▶

11/30/05
Resident

I love living here at Westwood. I was surprised to see some bad reviews on this site - me and all of my neighbors have no complaints. I know a lot of people in the complex and have never met anyone… Full Review ▶

11/08/05
Resident

This is the best place I've lived in 10 years. If your a crack head or criminal, don't come here as they will hassle you til you leave. There are new owners who seem to care about the place, which is… Full Review ▶

10/10/05
Resident

Honestly I am neither shocked nor surprised of all these comments. The people that say its a hell hole...they are lying but the people that say that its luxury are lying as well...I am not going to speak bad about it… Full Review ▶

10/10/05
Resident

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10/10/05
Resident

I have lived here for 6 years and I remember when this place was very run down. With the new owners in place the last 3 years, the major improvements both inside and out are absolutely fantastic. I have heard that… Full Review ▶

10/08/05
Resident

I can not imagine what these people complain about??? I have lived here for 9 months and everything has been perfect. Yes, the manager seems very strict but you have to be to run a good property. I lived here before… Full Review ▶

08/10/05
Resident

I think this place has come a long way. I don't understand alot of these other comments, as I have never had any of these experiences -- maybe it is because I pay my rent and follow the rules. The grounds… Full Review ▶

04/13/05
Resident

THESE APARTMENTS ARE THE WORST.WATER GETS SHUT OFF ALL THE TIME. THEY HAVE A ----- OF A MANAGER KATHIE BAILEY, ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS TRYING TO MAKE THE PLACE LOOK GOOD OUTSIDE WHILE INSIDE IT IS FALLING APART, THEY HAVE… Full Review ▶

04/05/05
Resident

Things since i been here are not to bad but there is always room for improvment. Trash is a problem the dumosters are always full forcing people to throw trash on the ground, Sewage pipes brake leaving crap on the ground… Full Review ▶

04/04/05
Resident

Do to recent management problems, I would not come back and live in this apartment complex ever again and I would not recommend anyone to even try to become a resident. If you like to be mistreated by management, by all… Full Review ▶

04/04/05
Resident

I would not recommend this complex if you have children or family members who require a clean safe environment. The manager is very rude and it takes months to have any repairs made. Full Review ▶

06/11/04
Resident

I don't recommend this place to anybody. On our local news on News 9 San Antonio May 19th 2004, there was a news report telling everyone about a sex offender living in the complex by the name of Harry Munson. He… Full Review ▶

03/04/04
Resident

Like many things looks can be deceiving, Westwood Plaza would be one of them. Staff prepares apartments beautifully until residents move in. The staff does not keep up with workorders. This complex is constantly having plumbing problems and sewage is constantly… Full Review ▶

01/28/04
Resident

The management at the compex are very lazy and slow to get things acomplished. There has been an increasing number of automobile break since new management (approx may 03) When confronted, management said they are not responsible. They showed no consideration… Full Review ▶

12/08/03
Resident

Was a nice place about three years ago.
It is slowly turning into ´ghetto central.´ They can´t get people to rent so most of the place is being let out to section 8 families (who couldn´t care about their surroundings to… Full Review ▶

07/07/02
Resident

lived on first floor flooded all the time when it rained maintence took at leat more than 5 days coming out to fix it when my ac went out it was a saturday maintence didn´t fix until 4 days. Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 422
11 $ 425
21 $ 621
21.5 $ 700
22 $ 625

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

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