Essex Street Apartments

81 Essex Street, Boston, MA 02111

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Resident 2009 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 03/07/2012
This isn't a great place, but we've stayed here 3 years for the convenience of the location. We've made it work. The elevator almost always works now, and some of our noisy neighbors moved out. We had a fruit fly issue at one point but otherwise… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/01/2010
I highly recommend not renting an apartment at 81 Essex Street or from the Hamilton Company in general. First, the building is old and has a lot of problems. The elevator is constantly breaking down, the laundry and the garbage in the basement are kept in… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/07/2010
When my roommate found this place which was close to both my school and work, I was excited. . .this was a year ago. Since then, I've been consistently disappointed in my living arrangement. As others have said, the elevator is broken constantly. . .the building… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/25/2010
i guess it's my fault for not listening to the previous reviewers...this building is horrible...i can't stand it anymore but i still have a few months left on my lease. the elevator is always broken; the washers/dryers are always broken and are really expensive; it's so… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 03/01/2008
This place is a Good deal compared to prices throughout the city. The quality of the Apartment is not Luxury but for the price is very fair and in good condition. Only drawback is that it can be noisy outside. Overall i have enjoyed living here… See More
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Resident 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/12/2008
the previous posters are all right on point. besides the noise, noxious chinese cooking smells, dirty hallways, rat infestations, etc, homeless people come into the building regularly to steal clothes out of the dryers in the basement. they also break into apartments. the area is NOT… See More
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Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/06/2007
I lived here for almost an year and found that the place is not very safe or very clean.There were 2 break ins in the apartment and then the garbage just kept piling up in the garbage pipe line and the management refused to do anything… See More
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Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/30/2007
WOULD NOT RENEW MY LEASE...MGMT AND BUILDING ARE TERRIBLE...
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/28/2007
I ask ahead of signing the lease whether there are rodent or roach problems. I was assured that there are none. Much to my surprise when I saw a huge rat scurrying along in the hallway a couple of days after i moved in. there are… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/21/2006
These apartments have several problems. The most bothersome is the noise level. It is above a restaurant that stays open until 4:00 AM, and people are in the parking lot until this time making noise. This restaurant also has whirring exhaust fans that go on and… See More
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tommy02111 • Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/22/2006
This is a terrible place to live. It's noisy as hell, especially during early morning trash pickups. I'm not sure if it's just the tenants or the restaurant downstairs, but the hallways always smell of chinese cooking - sometimes noxiously so...<br><br>Besides everything else the previous poster… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/12/2006
Do not rent here. this building is terrible. The building changed management last year and the new management is only concerned about raising rent. <br><br>1) Management does not promptly address maintenance issues. <br><br>2) The elevator is always broken. Just hope it works on the day you're… See More
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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $2,072

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    $3,044

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    2 Bedrooms

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Essex Street Apartments is an apartment in Boston in zip code 02111. This community has a 1 - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $2,072 - $3,044. Nearby cities include Roxbury Crossing, Roxbury, South Boston, Charlestown, and Brookline. 02108, 02109, 02116, 02114, and 02210 are nearby zip codes.

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