Back Bay Tower

401 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME 04101
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meagn08 • Resident 2014 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 12/05/2016
I've lived in many different apartments in Portland and none of them compare to the ease and comfort of Back Bay Tower. My previous apartments have been owned by property management companies around the city and landlords that live out of state. The companies have been… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 12/03/2016
I have lived at BBT for 4 years now. Having resided in numerous rental properties throughout the past 20 years, the overwhelming difference comes down to people - the property management staff. Without question, Amy has gone above and beyond to make sure that any concern… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 12/02/2016
My partner and I have lived at Back Bay Tower for several years and are consistently pleased with our experience. The staff (Amy, Steve, Andrea) are pleasant and professional, and always exceed expectations. From sweeping views to "steps away" access to everything Portland has to offer,… See More
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kbelgard • Resident 2014 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 03/10/2016
I have been living in Back Bay Tower since April of 2014. It has been a wonderful apartment experience for my family and I. When we were first apartment hunting, it was very difficult to find a place that accepts dogs in downtown Portland. However, Back… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 02/11/2016
I moved to BBT in September of 2014, so it has been about 17 months. I have been very happy with living here. The management is very attentive to any needs that arise. There is a nice mix of people here and all very friendly and… See More
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Resident 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 12/04/2015
We just recently moved to Back Bay Tower after selling our suburban home of 20 years. We have had a wonderful experience so far living at BBT. The staff, and in particular the manager, have been very responsive to any questions or needs that we have… See More
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aebrom • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 11/04/2014
The Back Bay Tower deserves nothing less than five stars in every possible area. As a property manager and landlord myself, I understand the industry well and was very picky in my search for an apartment in Portland, especially because I had to find a place… See More
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jt72 • Resident 2011 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 09/03/2014
I have lived at BBT for the past 3 years and it has been an awesome experience. Amy Winn is the manager of the building and she is fantastic and easy to work with. Very accommodating and makes you feel like the place really is your… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2014
Choose Back Bay Tower if your search is for a total living experience! When i signed my first lease at BBT i needed assistance to walk, required oxygen therapy and a caregiver, to provide personal care. Three years later i became eligible for senior housing and… See More
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Resident 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/14/2013
I have been in Back Bay Tower for approximately one year now and love being here. The building is well kept and secure, the amenities (pool, gym, outside grills and laundry room) are great, the space is well taken care of and I can't say enough… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/12/2013
We have been living at Back Bay Tower for the better part of 14 years and we plan to reside here indefinitely. It offers us a lifestyle that best fits our needs, personally, socially and professionally. Our apartment is spacious and comfortable and our view is… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/09/2013
Back Bay Tower located in the heart of Portland is the place to be! We are so happy here...clean apartment, covered parking, pool, gym, rooftop terrace, helpful staff and maintenance crew and pet friendly. Great views and walking distance to the best shops in Portland. We… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/08/2013
I have had the pleasure of living in the Back Bay tower a couple times in the last 10 years. I found the apartments very spacious clean and comfortable. The only complaint would be that the manager --------, whom I loaned $1500.00 to, has to date… See More
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KarenField95 • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 05/27/2013
I have lived at Back Bay Tower for a year. My apartment is spacious and was is great shape when I moved in last year. I feel very secure with the building's security system. I have lived in apartments is large cities and never felt as… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 03/21/2013
My daughter stayed here for one year while going to school. Safety was my biggest concern with her being alone in the "big city". She was indeed safe. Her apartment was perfect for her stay. The management was great as well as her neigbors. I totally… See More
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HappyUrbanDweller • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 01/03/2013
I was a resident at Back Bay tower for over a year. I thought the accommodations were top notch. The management has always been very accommodating. There were never any issues and in fact the management was very helpful in every issue I encountered including a… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 01/02/2013
Biggest gripe is management. Very nice when showing apartments - after you've moved in, quite a different story. Very unfriendly especially if you ask for any type of help. Always a scowl on their faces - I'm thinking so this way you avoid them. See More
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ladyinthetower • Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 08/26/2012
My experience here has been very positive. It's a wonderful location, and nowhere else in Portland will you get these amenities. The apartments are well-built and I get very little noise from my neighbors. Be aware that Cumberland Avenue-facing units get quite a bit of noise… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/27/2011
I have lived in the Back Bay Tower for a little over a year now. I've kept up on the apartment ratings for the Tower, and I thought that I would add my opinion to the mix. I've started this apartment rating multiple times and erased… See More
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michaelleonard • Resident 2009 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/15/2011
I have been a resident of the Back Bay Tower for over two years. I find the apartment to be very quiet, clean, and comfortable. It offers a panoramic view of both Portland and the Casco Bay. I have had zero problems since my arrival -… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/15/2011
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urbanmainer • Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/10/2011
I moved in four months ago, and I don't ever plan to leave -- except, perhaps, to a better apartment in this same building! Management is friendly and helpful, maintenance staff are polite and responsive. My apartment was spotless when I moved in and I love… See More
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fineart • Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/09/2011
We recently found ourselves in the position of selling our home. We had friends who had recently moved to Back Bay Tower within the year and raved about their experience. We came in and met with both Nancy and Amy. They listened and understood our fear… See More
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Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 08/09/2011
I recently renewed my lease at BBT and after my appointment with the manager, Amy, I felt I needed to find a way to let others know what a grand 'home' this is and what an eclectic and caring community of people there are to live… See More
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Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/09/2011
I just moved in and have found it a great place to live. I find the staff very helpful and friendly. I have lived in a lot of places and this is the first place that the response from Maintenance was super. I asked about something… See More
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  • Laundry Connections in Some Units
  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Dogs Allowed
    Comments: Cats, Dogs, and Birds only. No reptiles or rodents

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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,310

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $2,817

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    $1,739

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    $3,041

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Back Bay Tower is an apartment in Portland in zip code 04101. This community has a 2 - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,310 - $3,041. Nearby cities include South Portland, Falmouth, Westbrook, Scarborough, and Yarmouth. 04102, 04106, 04103, 04105, and 04092 are nearby zip codes.

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