Franciscan Apartments

333 Willow St, Alameda, CA 94501

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nuprinX • Resident 2011 - 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 03/23/2015
I lived at the Franciscan Apartments for 4 years and very much enjoyed residing there. The management (Jenn and Maricela) were always friendly, considerate, and professional. The maintenance person (Leo) was always in good spirits and very helpful. I only needed help once (three years into… See More
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MCowbell • Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 08/14/2014
I have lived here for about a year. The location can't be beat, close to the beach and to the South Shore Center. The property is well maintained. It's becoming increasingly noisy. I read the reviews with people saying you have to expect this in a… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 05/17/2014
I lived in Franciscan Apts for four years, and I truly enjoyed it (I am moving out because I found a job overseas). First of all, when I first moved in everything was all clean and new which is very important to me. There is 24/7… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/18/2013
I've lived in Franciscan Apartments now for a little over a year. I have no plans to leave any time soon. The onsite manager is very responsive, both in person and by email, as is the maintenance guy. When anything is going on maintenance wise that… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 05/22/2012
I called the Franciscan Apartments home for seven years and don't regret a second of it. The pool is heated and well maintained (main reason why I chose this complex in the first place), parking is gated and secure, the staff is attentive and the apartments… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/04/2009
Unreasonable cleaning requirements upon checking out.
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 05/13/2009
I moved into a remodeled unit, which was very nice. The management was very responsive when I had termites in my unit. The only thing I'd like to warn current tenants is that if you move out, don't even bother to clean the place. They are… See More
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jsdakota • Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 05/11/2009
I lived at the Franciscan Apartments for 3.5 years. It is a wonderful place to live. Being so close to the water, having great management and maintenance made it all the better.
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alameda808 • Resident 2008 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 05/10/2009
I lived at the Franciscan Apartments for about a year and a half and I have nothing but great things to say. The apartments are very clean and when I moved in, everything had been remodeled. The grounds and the pool are kept very clean. The… See More
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losmags • Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 03/01/2009
I was a bit skeptical since this was my first apartment. No the units aren't the absolute best. There are no closets in the bedrooms and no dishwashers. But as far as service from management and maintenance, I was more than impressed. I will take service… See More
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apthound26 • Resident 2002 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 12/15/2008
I've been here for over 5 years now and it's one of the best places I've ever lived. It lacks certain amenities (dishwasher, separate dining area, bigger closets) but if has the stuff you need, it's one of the best on Alameda. The difference is the… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 07/01/2008
This complex is one of the best of these types and in this area. I did extensive research on all the apartments, like the Franciscan, along the beach area and the thing that has the Franciscan stand out from all the others is the honest and… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 05/10/2008
Comfortable living. Decent amount of privacy. No pets and no dishwasher are probably going to prompt me to move soon, however, I've been pretty happy here.
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Resident 2004 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 03/17/2008
Multi-family housing isn't for everyone, and some of these comments seem incredibly petty to me. If you like the amenities that an apartment complex offers (pool, laudnry rooms, parking lot, club house w/ pool table, ping pong, vending machines & ice machine), and you want a… See More
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Resident 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/29/2008
The club house has been locked for a month or more. There's a flyer stating that there was vandalism but I didn't see any damages. I think they just keep it locked so it looks good when they show new tenants. The laundry room needs cleaning… See More
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Sfskygoddess • Resident 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 09/27/2007
I've temporarily relocated to the Franciscan while my home is under rennovation. First off, the Fransican was VERY welcoming & agreeable when it came to our lease needs! I was starting to think I wouldn't find a nice clean place to stay that would allow a… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 06/18/2007
I've lived at the Franciscan for over a year now. I enjoy living here. No problem at all with maintenance and manager and assistant manager are great! As far as no airconditioning and dishwasher goes, if that is an issue, then don't move in. the location… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 05/22/2007
I know I wrote before that I wasn't that fond of Franciscan. They responded to my complaints, and now I'm happy. It's all good. I'm also giving a higher rating this time :)
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Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/18/2006
There are too many rules. Out of all the apartments I've lived in here in California, this has got to be the least desirable one. Only reason why I lived here was because I didn't have time to look for another and this was conveniently close… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/23/2006
Obnoxious, "huffy" manager, poor maintenence, aging building. Several of the reviews praise the same items with similar phrases. I believe that one person posted several of the reviews for this apartment building. <br>Apartments are all one bedrooms, 500 sq. ft. Building is 1960s. Refrigerator and stove… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 05/08/2006
Lovely place to live. Quiet, well maintained, and excellent maintance and management. The location is close to everything. Love it here. The management is quick to return calls regarding maintenance issues. They keep the ground beautiful.
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Resident 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 08/24/2005
The complex is well-maintained and I like <br>the management staff,though the current boss can be unnecessarily huffy at times. The apartments are clean but as a long-time apt. dweller, the absence of a microwave oven and a dishwasher are significant minuses. Response is pretty good to… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 12/02/2004
I've been here almost exactly a year and it's one of the best places I've ever lived. I looked at lots of other complexes in the area before I moved in. The apartments here are cleaner & nicer than any others in the same price range.… See More
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happyrenter94501 • Resident 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 10/20/2004
I moved here after scouting out the apt reviews here. This was by far the best of the bunch. The mgmt is fabulous and attentive, the place is well kept up, and is it *quiet*. Any noise I've heard has come from the complex next door.… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 05/10/2004
I've been living here for 2 and a half years and have absolutely no complaints. The management as well as the owners of the complex have changed recently, but the good service is unchanged. Maintenance and any other requests from management are taken care of promptly… See More
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  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
  • Cats Allowed
    Deposit: Required

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,641

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Franciscan Apartments is an apartment in Alameda in zip code 94501. This community has a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,641. Nearby cities include Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley, San Leandro, and San Francisco. 94510, 94606, 94601, 94607, and 94612 are nearby zip codes.

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