2018 Top Rated Award Winners

Our annual Top Rated awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction as measured on ApartmentRatings.com. Approximately 5% of the total properties listed on the site qualify for an award, making it an outstanding accomplishment!

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Top Rated Award Criteria is as follows:

  • 10+ total reviews
  • 5+ reviews in 2018
  • 70% or greater overall recommended score*

* Properties must have recommended scores over 70% at the time of award calculations. Recommended scores can change over time.

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    Petaluma, CA 94954

    We stayed at Azure with our 3 small children and dog for 6 months while our home was being remodeled. The staff was always nice and friendly (especially Angela). Our dog enjoyed the stay especially, since there was a dog park at the community and another big dog park near by. We enjoyed going to the club house for coffee and candy...We also enjoyed riding our bikes on the Trails and going to the Sheraton for drinks or dinner...Overall it was a very pleasant experience and I would highly recommend it.

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    City View Apartments

    San Diego, CA 92101

    Great apartment and nice feel once you get in. Good amenities. It feels homie and great environment. People and staff willing to help and approachable. Good price due to location and underground covered garage a plus

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    Flamingo Apartments

    Bellflower, CA 90706

    We have been in this Apartment for almost 7 months and we still feel the same GREAT feeling from the time we moved in. Staff: From the Manager Ana to her maintenance staff are all very professional, kind and respectful. Maintenance: They are very prompt in servicing issues. Neighborhood & Safety: Very safe compare to the Apartments near by and that is also shared by friends that live in other apartments. Our children loves the playground shared with our children in the compound.

  • The management has been phenomenal in making my move as seamless as possible. They have been approachable to address questions and have made the premises very comfortable to move into. The team here has made the moving process here an enjoyable and stress-free one.

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  • My experience of moving in was stress-free, thanks to Adam who was very friendly and knowledgable. The location to BART, grocery stores, restaurants, nightlife, and downtown shopping is so convenient. Grills, pool-tables, gym, and lounge areas make staying in at the Lyric, feel like home with a view!

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  • I just wanted to give a shout out to Ken for being an awesome maintenance guy! We had a problem with our toilet, and he fixed it promptly and correctly. He also always gives a friendly wave whenever I see him on the grounds. :-)

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  • I just moved out of Regency Plaza and I have to say it is one of the best places I've ever lived. It was my first apartment out of college and I liked how it was so close to so many things, yet when I got home, I felt tucked away and comfy. The staff was AMAZING! They always would have a smile on there faces and help me with anything, including helping me get back in really early in the morning after I got home from a trip without my keys. I really appreciated everything they did for me. Brain is the nicest man I've ever met. A great manager and always there to listen. Chris, is even nicer than Brian. I don't know where these guys came from, but their company is lucky to have them. I didn't interact with Harrison or the two maintenance guys very much, but they also always had a warm hello. I'm headed to the other side of the country now, but I will never forget Regency Plaza. Thank you for everything. I couldn't have made it without you guys!!!

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  • Coming back from out of the country month long vacation to my WATERLESS unit was such a very disappointing experience. Called the emergency number but got no reply at all until the following day. So I needed to leave the unit that same night to spend the night at my sister's home in Ocean View Hills. Had to wait till Monday to get a response from the office. Everyone was apologetic of course! The manager did her best to put my water supply back. But the thing was, I really got so very upset with it. According to them my water meter was leaking so they had to shut it off while I was away.

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  • Titiana has been great and very helpful! She is super sweet & caring. She is very proactive and finds a resolution quickly to ensure happiness for tenants. She is quick at answering any questions that arise. Thank you Titiana for being amazing!

  • I've lived here twice on this property I have always been satisfied with everyone that works at this property. I feel safe living here. I love all the amentaties the apartment has. It would be nice if one day they will have a clubhouse available for tenants to have to use.

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    The Griffith

    Glendale, CA 91204

    I love my new apartment. On the border between Atwater village and Glendale, so close to the Americana, Costco, and Portos. Easy access to the freeway. Gym, pool, rooftop lounge, amazon hub? What more could you ask for?

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    The Kensington

    Pleasanton, CA 94566

    This has been my home for the past almost 8 years and I am very happy. It’s very convenient to schools parks and grocery stores. Very nice clean neighborhood love the staff here. I am happy with the maintenance work and spacious living space. I will most likely stay here for a long time if everything works out as I am very happy here

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    The Plaza Apartments

    Whittier, CA 90603

    I have lived in this apartment community for four years- in addition to living in Whittier for over 30 years. I cannot recommend this property enough! It ensures my safety being a secure gated community. The grounds are immaculate due to the impeccably professional services of Ramona Combs, Property Manager and groundskeepers Jose and Lalo. To all who are fortunate to live here we are blessed to live in such a great community!

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  • Quiet community well kept and always clean. The staff here makes the community even better. Lots of ammenities and it's located close to any and everything the average person could need. The residents are friendly as well.

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  • This place is great! I hope there's an opening soon! When I went to see the apartment complex, Giselle the complex manager was nothing but super kind and attentive to my needs and questions regarding the apartment. It's quiet, clean, and well maintained. I'm super stocked that I don't have to go offsite to wash my clothes and that the property has a pool!

  • Millennium has such a great energy! Seth was awesome and took his time showing us multiple apartments . We are excited to call millennium home in a week !! The location is incredible with everything you need within walking distance !!!

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    Rafael Town Center

    San Rafael, CA 94901

    I have been a resident of Rafael Town Center for a few years now and I absolutely love it. It is a beautiful building that is constantly maintained. Jimi, the building manager, is awesome. He is always there to help. I recommend moving here if you are searching.

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  • Love my community and all the new changes they've made this past year . Pool was redone and I am definitely looking forward for the summer. Carmen and Gonzalo are a great team and take pride in keeping the community safe and clean for all of us

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    South Park Apartments

    Anaheim, CA 92805

    Sometimes we are not happy with the rent increase but South Park it's a Great community. Great neighbors. The manager Perla is amazing. Truly love living here. Great location. Definitely South Park Aparments it's my home

  • This community is very good and calm place to live. All the leasing office staff and support staff are very co-operative. We never need to wait for the support from the support team at all. They are very supportive.

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    Wilshire Promenade

    Fullerton, CA 92832

    The office staff is the most friendly we had run into all weekend! Ryan the Manager made us feel welcomed and offered us coffee and water as soon as we stepped in the office! The community is very clean and the location is amazing. Right in the heart of downtown Fullerton. We have not made a decision yet, but we are certainly considering this place!

  • I love this community bc my neighbors are great, its pet friendly, and lots of space! Rebekah helped me to find this little gem! I love this place. I would recommend renting a garage though. Parking is pretty rough. not as rough as PB or OB but no assigned parking spots. Right next to the 5 and 8.

  • While the overall living experience has been average to above-average there are several areas in which things need Improvement. The most dissatisfing aspect is the parking situation. While there are plenty of parking spots, residents dont get the prefured spots. Each apartment is assigned a covered parking space but those spaces are not near your apartment.

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  • Very good apartment. Nicely maintained, friendly staff. Highly recommend. Very spacious apartment units. Newly renovated units have hardwood floors and nicer kitchen. Rent rate is about average in the area.

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  • The community is clean, quiet and modern. You cant beat the $25 fiberoptic internet and the pool is beautiful in the summer. Convenient location is near restaurants and shopping. The maintenance staff is awesome; i feel very comfortable allowing them to enter to make repairs even when im not at home

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