Babcock Tower

270 Babcock St, Boston, MA 02215

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Resident 2018 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/03/2019
I have lived here for the last 1 year 8 months. I like the location of this place and the apartment layout is decent for the price. The management however is horrible and does not care about your living standard. Their appliances are in horrible state… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 10/12/2016
I will say if you live in or around boston, make anywhere between 30k and 100k the only reason you will not live in this building is if you are on the waiting list or don't know about this place. For the quality, location and price… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 01/08/2013
I lived in this apartment for two years as a college student attending Boston University. The rent was good and all the utilities are included, and as far as living near campus, the building is literally in West Campus; so, location was awesome. I found Marsha,… See More
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jorgerivera • Prospective Resident Visited 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 01/09/2012
i look for rent apartment
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Resident 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 09/04/2007
Lived here in a 2bed/1bath and definitely great price for the area. it includea all utilities too so that's also a plus. Large amount of students as well as families, many low income but I didn't really find a problem with that. I first lived on… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 07/20/2007
Maintenance people are great and fix any problems instantly. Lots of old people and lower income folks here so some decent diversity. I think it depends a lot which unit you get as far as what kind of condition it is in. I had a great… See More
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IUsed2LiveThere • Resident 2006 - 1995 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/13/2007
I made the mistake of living here for many years because of the pro's--rents are reasonable, apartments are decent sized, the location is great and I had friends nearby.<br><br>Sounds good then right? NO. There were always problems. Things would break constantly as everything is the cheapest,… See More
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Karisha • Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 09/22/2006
Excellent place to rent - good a location,<br>very quietly, cleanly.<br>Great management and maintenance
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/01/2006
This place is horrible. Started w/ a flood in my room that was never repaired, leaking from the ceiling. There has been people attempting to fix it for 7months. Boston Inspections Department has been out numerous times, basically, it is un-fixable.<br><br>Elevators break down frequently. If you… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 02/22/2006
Great Deal!!<br><br>Only problem is the elevators are unreliable!!
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mukaoir • Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/02/2006
plz dont go here. It suckz
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Baranova • Resident 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 12/23/2005
I have lived in Babcock Tower for the past 5 of my 23 years in Boston. I have experience living in houses, apartments, and condominiums in many parts of Boston. So, unlike the spoiled children from Beverly Hills who have given Babcock Tower the bad reviews,… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/05/2005
I lived here for a couple years and I don't think the bad reviews are strong enough. I think the only ones giving such positive feedback MUST be the owners or management, and am unable to believe anyone else would give it such a good review.… See More
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Resident 1997 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 07/15/2005
i lived here for years both while at BU and as a young professional. i still uphold that it was the best and most ideal living situation for anyone -until they are ready to buy. location, convenience, etc are just some of the great ammenities. where… See More
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Resident 1998 - 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 11/11/2004
I have been living here for 6 years and had no trouble at all. It is cheap, well maintained, centrally located for transportation, grocery store, school. I never had any problems with the maintainance people or the staff at the office. It is difficult to believe… See More
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Resident 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 07/23/2004
We have been living here for a year and we enjoy the life here. The tower is well maintained and clean. I addmit most of the tendants are students and low incomers, but people are very friendly and not noisy at all. For those who give… See More
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Resident 1999 - 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 07/02/2004
I lived in Babcock Tower for 5 years and, as far as Boston apartments for students go, it was terrific. Garage parking, balconies, laundry in the building, and a 5 minute walk from the center of classes. While the elevator situation is a pain, the price… See More
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Resident 1986 - 2001 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/16/2004
I lived here for many, many years. In the beginning the convenience and friends in the building made it a tolerable living expenses. But sky high rent increases, management that went from bad to THE WORST, contant home intrusions (they spent more time in my apt… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/07/2003
Do you enjoy yellow water? At Babcock Tower faucet and shower water looks like urine. It tastes bad and ruins your hair.... <br><br> <br><br>Do you enjoy mosquitos and other insects biting you? At Babcock Tower screens are not included. Buy your own if you want so… See More
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Resident 1999 - 2001 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/28/2002
This was the worst renting experience I ever had. This is a mixed/low income property which is poorly maintained and managed. Maintenence would frequently enter my unit unannounced for "inspections" for everything from wear and tear(if your rug is too worn, they will take your sec.deposit)to… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $956

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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $2,755

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    2 Bedrooms

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