The Grove

1 Black Bear Lane, Orono, ME 04473
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Jeff Harris • Resident 2016 - 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 03/02/2018
It has been a great experience living with me and my friends here for the past two years I would recommend The Reserve, they have the best price i found after looking for an apartment with private bathrooms and furnished right by campus. The Maintenance staff… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/12/2016
When we moved in there was an excess of items left behind by previous residents. Our fire closet outside of our townhouse was nailed semi shut and the door handle was ripped off. (I'm not an inspector of any code by any means, but this screamed… See More
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psedi • Resident 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/17/2016
The Web site looks nice and they present themselves like they are organized but the entire experience is frustrating. Everything from initially checking in to trying to have something repaired to their creative billing practices. My only advice is do not live here. You will be… See More
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Resident 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/11/2016
Do not live here. Their ads and promotions about student housing are completely false. My daughter just got 2 immigrant farmers for roommates and she saw a white van with Oklahoma plates unloading a bunch of Mexican immigrants at the complex yesterday. Just what everybody wants… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 04/12/2016
Overall a decent living experience, though I'm not looking forward to how much you charge for dogs in deposits and monthly fees. Still, the property is clean and relatively quiet considering the number of people living in the buildings. The staff is always very nice and… See More
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kl94 • Resident 2013 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/04/2016
After 3 years of loyal residency, I'm paying more rent now than I ever have, I think that's crazy. But management can be helpful if needed. The people living below me for the past 2 years play bass on their speakers so loud that it shakes… See More
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jessieru • Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/28/2016
I enjoy the atmosphere of the grove. There is plenty of parking, and staff are very helpful and nice. The rent is pretty high, and the electricity overages are very annoying, sometimes adding more than $30 to rent each month. Weekends are interesting, if someone pukes… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/08/2016
The Grove sucks in every way! The apartments are overpriced, poorly maintained, and NOBODY cares. The two best days at the Grove are the day you move in and the day you move out...every day in between is a disappointment to say the least. Almost forgot… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/01/2016
It's always so hot on the 3rd floor and freezing on the 1st and there's no parking after 7pm. The washer has torn up my comforter 4 times and the refrigerator is so tiny. I can also always hear my Neighbors no matter if their talking… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/29/2015
Parents & students beware of a theif on the loose. There have been 2 break-ins in the past week. Orono police were called for both incidents. Student should take extra security measures when leaving there apartment.
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/19/2015
The grove Orono is by far the worst apartment complex in the area. They entice you with a pool when in reality there's two useful weeks of using it and it's always overcrowded. Snow removal is a joke, you never know when or where to move… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/19/2015
Bad snow servicing, awful maintenance. The redneck bub boy who seems to be in charge of plowing is awful at everything he does and is not courteous at all. I pay his salary and he does not seem to understand this; customer service is awful. Also… See More
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Resident 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/21/2014
This apartment complex is absolutely terrible. The apartments are cheaply built, the staff is nice has no idea what they are doing or how to help you when you have a problem. They overcharge you for everything. Living here has been one problem after another. See More
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ihatethegroveorono • Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/19/2014
DO NOT LIVE HERE. YOU WOULD BE A FOOL TO! The apartments are pretty decent with your own closet and bathroom but things break all the time for no reason(dishwasher, sinks, stove, microwave, lights, etc.)Your ceiling will leak all over your floor and you will have… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/02/2014
Te apartments might look nice and have features but you better like mold. Also do not expect your Internet to work. And you better put in service tickets at least 100 times as they will say you never put them in. The staff have no clue… See More
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Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 01/12/2014
It's not as bad as everyone says it is. The apartments are nice, and it's pretty rare to find something fully furnished with a washer/dryer, walk in closets, personal bathrooms off of every room, dishwasher, food disposal, etc. It being pet friendly is a HUGE plus.… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2013
The Grove Orono is the worst place I have ever lived. The place was a dusty and muddy mess during move in from the construction workers because they rushed to finish it to get everyone in. There's mildew on the windows and in the pantry. I… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/24/2013
Horrible place to live . . .looks good on the outside . . inside is horrendous. Mold and mildew - big problem. Windows don't seal - apartment always cold and drafty - causing you to have to put the heat up all the time (electric heat… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/03/2013
do not, I repeat DO NOT live here. it s been hell since the day we moved in. The apartment was dirty, vents hanging out of the ceilings, mold, ect. Management is about as useful as ---- on a bull. Oh, you have no heat, power,… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/30/2013
I've lived here for four months now and already I'm looking for a way out. It just seems like there's one problem after the other, and for $530 a month, I expect a lot better than what they're doing. First, the mold and construction. The mold… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/30/2013
The Grove is an unprofessional and unsafe place to live. Owners are not concerned with residents well-being. There is mold, power outages, faulty heating systems, among many other things. I would not recommend this complex to my worst enemy. When work orders are put in it… See More
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    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required
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    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $690

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    $696

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    $773

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4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms

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    $545

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    4 Bedrooms

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Depends on the building unfortunately! The ones more set back to the left have a worse range.
Anonymous · November, 15 2017
The Grove is an apartment in Orono in zip code 04473. This community has a 1 - 4 bedroom, 1 - 3.5 bathroom, and is for rent for $545 - $773. Nearby cities include Old Town, Veazie, Bangor, East Holden, and Winterport. 04468, 04401, 04401, 04429, and 04496 are nearby zip codes.

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