Villa Marina Apartments

550 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

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Resident 2013 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 01/15/2017
I lived at Villa Marina in Alameda for about 3 1/2 years. My time spent there was definitely positive. The building is well maintained and the manager, Katie, is so helpful, easy going and always on top of things. She is the best! The atmosphere in… See More
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NicoleJohnH • Resident 2010 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 04/19/2014
We have lived here for about 4 years now and we love it! I could go on about the new carpets when we moved in, or about the warm pool during the summer,or how ridiculously quiet and safe the apartment is, but what I want to… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/23/2013
The main issue here is the noise. The court yard setup allows for noise to travel to all areas of the complex. This coupled with cheap old windows that provide no real insulation from the noise make for a recipe for no peace and quiet. The… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/09/2013
This review is on the onsite Manager, Katie, and not on the property. I was looking for an apartment and attended the Open House for a 1 bedroom. Katie showed the apartment and seems like a nice lady. After we were done, she gave me the… See More
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sushispook • Resident 2009 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 12/06/2012
We moved in March 2009, and have only just moved out - and that's because we purchased our first house. Although this is an apartment complex, it's relatively quiet (save for some children), and the upkeep of the grounds is done very well. The unit we… See More
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DamionMT • Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 09/07/2011
We've been here a year, and while we are leaving (bought a home), we have had nothing to complain about here at Villa Marina. Katie (The manager) has been especially kind, fair, and helpful. All issues are taken care of almost before they happen, and everything… See More
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bananna2003 • Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 04/01/2011
This was a great apartment complex. We got the larger unit on the first floor that has one room converted to the Manager's office, but it was well worth it; huge kitchen and living room. Katie, the manager, lives in the complex, so if you ever… See More
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patcshoe214 • Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 05/06/2010
I LOVED this apartment complex & it's property manager Katie!! I was practically devastated that i had to leave (relocation to a different city)...it had quiet neighbors (like all small city apartment areas, there are noises from other complexes & the streets that cannot be contained),… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 03/20/2010
This is a great location, close to Webster St. and the Alameda Shoreline bike path is right next door. I will miss it! Neighbors are nice, friendly, quiet and responsible. Katie is an excellent apartment manager - courteous, responsible and always up front! The management company… See More
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rsmusgrave • Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 12/27/2009
I have lived here for two and a half years,and I can honestly say that I am extremely pleased with my experience. When I was looking for an apartment, I visited twenty-seven different places. I consider myself fairly discerning when it comes to my living quarters,… See More
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KelliDP • Resident 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 10/26/2009
We really loved our time at Villa Marina. From the begining Katie, the manager, was quite helpful and easy to contact. She went out of her way to make us feel at home and took care of any issues we had promptly, even AFTER we moved.… See More
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gookymo • Resident 2008 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 09/14/2009
I stayed here for a year and love every moment of it! Very quiet place with friendly neighbors and on-site manager. Very comfortable and homey! I recommend Villa Marina for anyone looking for a place to live in Alameda. Safe parking and controlled accessed! See More
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RenterWallace • Resident 1996 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 06/11/2009
I have lived at Villa for over 10 years. The apartments are spacious and you could easily fit 2 King sized beds in the bedroom of a 1 bedroom apt..really. The deck outside the bedroom is perfect for relaxing. We have gated parking with assigned parking… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 03/30/2009
I was a tenant here for nearly nine years -- I stayed because I always felt comfortable with management, other tenants and the amenities the complex afforded me. At the time I was single and the 1 bedroom apartment fit my needs perfectly -- the bedroom… See More
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mg35 • Resident 2001 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/24/2008
I only lived here so long due to it being financially challenging for me to move. I agree with the previous reviewers that the management has it together, but honestly how frequently do we actually see the manager ? One woman raising a family is managing… See More
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slairm • Resident 2006 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 02/06/2008
I currently live here and i'm very happy to call it home. The grounds are maintained very well. Every visitor that comes to visit me always compliments at how well kept the landscaping is. My apartment is very quiet although I do hear the occasional foot… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 03/17/2007
The apartment is very dated and the walls are thin. You can hear your upstairs neighbors very well, but most of the people here are very quiet. The complex grounds are kept very clean and the apartments they rent are pretty clean and decent shape. One… See More
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aklschnapps • Resident 2002 - 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 05/24/2004
I liked this complex, definitely enjoyed the two years I was here. While it's not the quietest in the world perhaps, it's hardly any noisier than any other apartment complex. You simply can't expect silence in an apartment. I'll also admit that the manager doesn't have… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 05/11/2004
not very noisy nor quiet too but if you live in the first or second floor you would hear the noises of people walking, closet door moving...on the floor just above yours. If they are not so considerate then its a problem at night. I'm tolerable… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 05/30/2003
This is a well run buildging. I speak from experience having been at two other locations in Alameda. Nice new paint job, new entry, new lndscaping going in when I was leaving. CLEAN apartment. I looked at a lot, and Villa Marina was the ONLY one… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 02/19/2003
Been her longer than I thought I would be. Very convinent. Has a really nice gym that I use. Good pool. And unlike most apartmest these owners are not squeezing the last dine out of the property. They are always making some improment. New paint, new… See More
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Resident 2002 Recommended
Reviewed 08/22/2002
I dont know what the guy complaining about the manager story was. This is a really fresh, sharp buildging. It has just (July 2002) been painted. My apartment has new carpet and frsh paint. Spotless when I moved in. The whole place seems VERY quiet to… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2001 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/24/2002
The management is really useless, does not know how to handle situations. <br>Pretty noisy apartment, and the manager is hardly present in her office when you call her. See More
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  • Laundry On-Site

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    Deposit: Required
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,858

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,881

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $2,141

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    2 Bedrooms

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Villa Marina Apartments is an apartment in Alameda in zip code 94501. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,858 - $2,141. 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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