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AVA Nob Hill

965 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(39 Reviews)
$4,835/mo

AVA Nob Hill Reviews

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anonymous

Resident 2020

12/1/2020

TL:DR-There's two towers. You'll like it if you live in the 965 Sutter tower, not the 840 Post tower and don't get anything delivered. Overall it's a good place to live but there are issues. The main thing to know is that there are two towers- the 965 Sutter St. tower (AKA Sutter) and the 840 Post St. tower (AKA Post) with a courtyard in between them. You don't want to live on the first floor of Sutter. Everyone has to walk through there to get to their apartments. Avoid living in Post entirely. There is no access to the building on Post St. unless you have a car and can get in through the garage. That means walking an extra block north (up a steep hill) to enter on Sutter, just to walk back south through Sutter, out into the courtyard and into Post on the 4th floor. Avoid living on the 4th floor entirely since so many people walk by. Living in Post also means any deliveries from Postmates, Doordash etc, must be met on Sutter St. You also don't want to live in Apt 202 of Post. The laundry room is right next door (In Sutter it's… See More>
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    Resident 215479

    Verified Resident 2005 - 2015

    2/5/2016

    It's been a pleasure living at both Avalon Bay and now Ava. The staff at Ava are very professional and attentive to our needs. I always feel like they have my best interests in mind especially in regards to keeping the community clean and safe. I especially like the way they receive my packages and alert me via e-mail when they arrive. I am always greeted by someone from the Ava staff when I enter or leave the property. Ava is not just an apartment to us. It's our home!

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      Resident 214441

      Verified Resident 2015

      2/1/2016

      A great community, awesome people and overall, an amazing experience. There is always room for improvement and I'm sure the managers are constantly seeking out ways to keep everyone happy. That said, I was always taken care of best way possible.

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        Resident 201223

        Verified Resident 2014 - 2015

        11/29/2015

        AVA Nob Hill is in a great central location and the building is a lot of fun. Peggy is great and the community is super dog friendly. The maintenance team is quick to respond to any needs and is always very friendly.

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          Resident 196514

          Verified Resident 2008 - 2015

          11/9/2015

          Living at AVA Nob Hill is been a great experience for me that I can compare it to a some nice hotel with much less cost : very professional ,friendly and caring staff...nice location ; clean building with a beautiful yard...

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            Resident 194616

            Verified Resident 2003 - 2015

            11/1/2015

            I lived at AVA for about 13 years. I enjoy being here and plan to stay for more years to come. AVA have a great team. The management office are the nicest I've ever seen. They are pleasant, professional and helpful. The maintenance team is doing a great job and they took care of my issues right away. Thanks Ava for bieng there for me and my family.

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              Resident 192919

              Verified Resident 2015

              10/23/2015

              Love everything about AVA Nob Hill! Staff is awesome! It is cleaned and always kept in really great shape. People i invite over are always really impressed. I would for sure recommend AVA Nob Hill!!!!

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                Resident 190972

                Verified Resident 2010 - 2015

                10/17/2015

                Every thing I have experienced in this apartment is great. The neighborhood, safety, maintenance, and staffs are good enough to keep living except for the extra money for a renewal which is so high. Every year they charge much more than I expected for a renewal which is ranged about $200~$400. It is crazy, isn't it? Other than that issue, this is nice place to keep enjoying SF.

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                  Resident 190523

                  Verified Resident 2015

                  10/13/2015

                  AVA Nob Hill is a great place to live! There are many shops, restaurants and things to do all within walking distance. The staff is super friendly and easy to talk to. There are at least once a month community events where you can meet and hang with your neighbors. Pretty good amenities such as the nice central courtyard. Overall, I definitely would recommend AVA Nob Hill to anyone!

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                    Resident 188047

                    Verified Resident 2014 - 2015

                    10/3/2015

                    good apartment.good location. I would like to live there anymore! I would like to live in the future if i have enough money. right now the price is really high for a student. I like the design in the community

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                      Resident 187383

                      Verified Resident 2013 - 2015

                      9/30/2015

                      Super friendly caring manager and stuffs. When you come home tired after work there is always someone greet you with smile at the front desk. When you get a package you'll receive electronic notification which is always convenient. Clean and secure building. beautiful cozy courtyard, cute clean gym. A+++++++++++++ :)

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                        Resident 182634

                        Verified Resident 2015

                        9/10/2015

                        Truly recommend Ava Nob Hill. I have been here for the past weeks and it has been an increidable experience. The apartment is really big and modern in contrast to the classic building in middle of the city, really love it. The team is great when it cames to Peggy or Franz, always willing to help and in great humour. The night guard is very impolite and should speak better to residents.

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                          Resident 176735

                          Verified Resident 2014 - 2015

                          8/21/2015

                          My husband and I are having a wonderful experience living in Ava Nob Hill. Not only is the location in the heart of the city, but the staff is fantastic and they are great with my dog. It's always super clean and I always feel safe.

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                            Resident 175121

                            Verified Resident 2015

                            8/15/2015

                            So far my experience has been amazing! The maintenance team is awesome and super helpful, and the office staff (mainly Peggy) are so nice and attentive and made the move in process really easy for us!

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                              Resident 171752

                              Verified Resident 2015

                              8/4/2015

                              Great community, great staff, good location. Loved living here, but had to move because of external situations. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Close to so many good restaurants and good locations for a friday night.

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                                Resident 171141

                                Verified Resident 2015

                                8/3/2015

                                Very easy move in application process, extremely friendly and helpful staff, clean community. Only problem is the gap beneath the doors are a bit too wide so it's not very soundproof. And if the post street tower has an entrance it'll be better.

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                                  Resident 170579

                                  Verified Resident 2014 - 2015

                                  8/3/2015

                                  AVA Nob Hill staff make me feel at home and have from day one. Moving from out of town to SF would have been much more difficult without their guidance. The neighbors are friendly and respectful and the grounds are clean and safe. Any maintenance issues are handled right away and with a smile. I would highly recommend living in this community to anyone looking for their next (or first) SF apartment.

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                                    anonymous

                                    Resident 1999 - 2012

                                    6/26/2012

                                    the accurate name of this property is avalon in the tenderloin

                                    Avoid This Apartment Complex under any name they use, Ava, Avalon From: - Years at this apartment: 1995-2010 1 photo Renters should avoid renting at Avalon at Nob Hill or Ava or what ever name they use.. After being "beaten up", mentally, physically, emotionally and painfully by the Community Manager, the Portfolio Manager of Avalon at Nob Hill and their parent company, AvalonBay Communities, I have moved out of the complex. The attached picture is just 1 picture of 1 experience (bug bites) of many I had to endure while living at Avalon at Nob Hill under the current community management. My experiences with the current management personnel at Avalon at Nob Hill would be best described as brutal, as painful and as torturous. I had to seek legal counsel from the numerous and constant abuses that the property management inflicted upon me. After negotiations between my attorney and corporate, AvalonBay Communities, my attorney was able to obtain a cash settlement for me from AvalonBay. The cash settlement was for all the pain and suffering AvalonBay and its mangers inflicted upon me. "AVALON (AVA) AT NOB HILL LOCATED IN THE TENDERLOIN"

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                                      SFDawg

                                      Resident 2012

                                      5/2/2012

                                      Not Worth It...Overhyped.

                                      I have resided at the Avalon at Nob hill for close to 3 years now.Unfortunately everything about the complex has gone dowhill. It started with yearlong renovations starting at 6am in the morning and continous jackhammering at all hours.Fun. All of the latest fixures are cheap and the "fake wood"floor panneling is a complete joke.On top of replacing the kitchen sink and changing the cabinets,they had the nerve to increase the rent by 100%.Now even if we could afford this,why on earth would we waste our good hard earned on money on a tiny one bedroom,when there are way more choices to choose from in the City. The staff has been replaced by complete inbeciles. Hess, is bad about getting back and following up.Himey,the old maintenance guy, (probably in his late 50s') is completely worthless.Stands around the office trying to look cool,but never really trying to do anything. Not too mention the annoying wiener dog he strolls everywhere.. Many other annoying things to add,but too many to list. Other than that..ENJOY!

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                                        anonymous

                                        Resident 2010

                                        12/15/2010

                                        Avoid this apartment complex

                                        Renters should avoid renting at Avalon at Nob Hill. After being "beaten up", mentally, physically, emotionally and painfully by the Community Manager, the Portfolio Manager of Avalon at Nob Hill and their parent company, AvalonBay Communities, I have moved out of the complex. The attached picture is just 1 picture of 1 experience (bug bites) of many I had to endure while living at Avalon at Nob Hill under the current community management. My experiences with the current management personnel at Avalon at Nob Hill would be best described as brutal, as painful and as torturous. I had to seek legal counsel from the numerous and constant abuses that the property management inflicted upon me. After negotiations between my attorney and corporate, AvalonBay Communities, my attorney was able to obtain a cash settlement for me from AvalonBay. The cash settlement was for all the pain and suffering AvalonBay and its mangers inflicted upon me.

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                                          anonymous

                                          Resident 2005 - 2008

                                          7/8/2010

                                          Don't Believe The Hype! This Building Sucks Balls

                                          PROS:Location:AWESOME..Nice,helpful and friendly maintenance team, considering they actually do all the "dirty" work around the building,they have very upbeat,positive attitudes at all times. The office mngment could learn a thing or two. CONS:Apartment:Cheap fixtures,major mold problem,staff could be more compassionate and helpful towards tenants,you don't have to like us,but we *are* the one's supporting you and don't ever forget it. The Building:Fire alarms go off any time any hour,happens frequently. Management:Sweet Charles has moved on and there's a new dude that has taken over.Daniel,I think is his name.White, very mid-west looking Frat-bro,who acts less than thrilled with his job at Avalon. *FYI-To those not familiar with the City,the location of this building is considered the Tenderloin,NOT Nob Hill,not that there's anything wrong with that,but don't mislead people.And they really should have the security guard posted up on the Post street side where the riff raff tends to hang out,not the Sutter st. side. Very average at best.

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                                            blear

                                            Resident 2006 - 2007

                                            11/21/2007

                                            Not Recommended

                                            Lived here from 2006-2007. This place is way way overpriced for what you are getting and they will raise your rent almost $200 after your lease is up. you can find things better a few blocks away for up to 400 bucks less a month. The grounds are generally clean and safe, but it seems i'm the only person that cleans up after their pet. If you live on the street level in either building be prepared for the roudy drunks rolling through the halls at all hours of the nights on the weekends. Being awoke by people punching, or slamming the handicap door release at 3 in the morning. Even had a few attempt to come into my house (so drunk thought my apt was thiers). Not pleasant to hear someone trying to come in your front door in the middle of the night. My crappy freezer completely frosted over at least once a month to the point I had to remove all the food and let it thaw in order to fit things into it. The windows are not air tight. There was a one inch gap in my window where the seal had pulled lose from… See More>
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                                              anonymous

                                              Resident 2006

                                              11/9/2006

                                              didnt have time for me

                                              I went here to look for an apartment and wasnt even allowed inside. I kept calling on the intercom to no avail. After about 5 minutes someone finally came to the door and asked me to come back another time. Perhaps I looked like I just walked out of an alley or something. I guess the suit I was wearing for work made me look like a less attractive resident. I dont know. But I dont plan on going back to look again if they couldnt even offer me a hello or a pamphlet.

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                                                anonymous

                                                Resident 2005 - 2006

                                                6/12/2006

                                                A nice place to live in

                                                I stayed here 9 months from October 2005 and I do recommend this apartment community. Perfect location, very clean building, nice and efficient people in the management team. Choose if possible the apartment located on the back side.<br>Phil

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                                                  anonymous

                                                  Resident 2006

                                                  3/24/2006

                                                  Easiest Move of My Life!

                                                  The convenience and willingness to help that came from this community made my move to SF a delite. So far, worth every penny. THANK YOU AVALON BAY COMMUNITIES.

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                                                    AVA Nob Hill is an apartment in San Francisco in zip code 94109. This community has a 1 Bed, 1 Bath, and is for rent for $4,835. Nearby cities include Brisbane, Daly City, Belvedere, Colma, and Tiburon.

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