The Dorchester

665 South Skinker, Saint Louis, MO 63105

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Resident 2010 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 11/21/2019
I love living at The Dorchester. I selected it because of the view, the light, the spacious rooms. It is an older building with 23 stories, and like some of us who live here, requires care and attention. Recently I had some wall repair and painting… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/16/2019
I would strongly caution against moving into this building, especially if you're considering moving into one of the older/non-renovated units. I had seemingly never-ending list of maintenance issues that were never fully resolved. The garbage disposal broke all the time, the drains were clogged all the… See More
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dorchesterbad • Resident 2016 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/12/2018
Mac Properties, while decent on the outer appearance, is stingy and refuses to provide basic amenities. Their heating has run out more than three times just this January, during one of the COLDEST winters. Furthermore, they respond very slowly to repair requests and increase rent fees… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/07/2017
Staff here are not willing to serve, they think tenants are here to send in monthly checks and nothing else. If say your bathroom had a broken piece, a air conditioner issue, or a stocked pipe (happens all the time in this building, in many cases,… See More
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[email protected] • Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/11/2015
Personal horrible living experience in Dorchester The first week I moved into this building, the air conditioner broker down and I had to survive two nights with no air conditioners when it was 86 degree outside. Also, since I moved in, disposal went down more than… See More
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aackerburg • Resident 2009 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 12/30/2013
I have lived in the Dorchester for over 4 years, but worked in the bar/restaurant that used to be in the building for over 20 years. I am very happy that I finally moved in the Dorchester. Everyone who works here is very helpful and things… See More
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ksjdflksdjflkdsjflkds • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 11/09/2013
I moved into the Dorchester last October and had a phenomynal experience. I had an urgent need to get moved in and the Dorchester staff worked quickly to get me in at the last minute. Everyone in the building was friendly and helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/29/2013
In here, you have to "beg" for services you have paid big money for. The office staff and maintenance staff alike, do not want to serve you, and in many cases, not capable enough to serve you either. When people first came to this area, they… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 05/02/2013
This building could not possibly be any better. While the rent is not the cheapest in the area, it is worth every penny. The staff is all A plus plus. From the valets to the doormen to the office, (maintenance staff is unbelievable) everyone here goes… See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/23/2012
While I have many good things to say about this place, I cannot recommend it in good faith. Good things first: #1: Lease office staff is courteous and helpful. #2: Maintenance guys are awesome. Requests are taken care of in usually 2-3 days, sometimes sooner. #3:… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 09/17/2012
The Dorchester is a great apartment building if you are looking to rent and would like to be near Forest Park. I lived there for two years, and I found it to be a pleasant experience for the most part. The best aspects of this building… See More
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Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 02/25/2011
I have lived here for 6 months. The first 2 months I was in 2B. The view was bad, but the worst part was the noise from the car elevator which is right below the apartment. I would not live here on the first floor again.… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 06/28/2010
I lived in the dorchester for 10 months in a 3 bedroom apartment. First of all the view was absolutely gorgeous and definitely a thrill to wake up to. We paid about 700 a month each and we got 300 off the first month due to… See More
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SwingersNight • Resident 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 08/02/2009
Lived here for four years as a student and have nothing but good things to say! Park side apartments are to die for, amazing views - especially on floors 9 which are over the trees. Get a renovated apartment if you can for superior kitchen/soundproofing. Professional… See More
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misterhappyrenter21 • Resident 2005 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 07/24/2009
I have lived here for four years. I have a 3 bedroom apartment on a high floor. The view still just blows me away. At night you can see the city sky line. The park goes dark at night so it's as if you're on a… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 06/23/2009
Excellent renting experience for an efficiency apt. Manager was very friendly and responsive to my requests. Building has scheduled rehabs and apt. upgrades. Water system has been upgraded with new fixtures and (bless them) a wonderful (the best) shower. John's Townhouse Pub downstairs is like family… See More
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Resident 1996 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 05/18/2009
What's not to like? The location and views cannot be beaten. You can walk easily to restaurants in DeMun. My balcony overlooks Forest Park towards downtown. The apartment has been newly renovated. It has a very modern feel. A couple of years ago I looked hard… See More
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washufacultyrenter • Resident 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 04/23/2009
This building is tops! First off, the management does a very good job. Of course nothing is perfect but whenever issues arise they are professional and responsive. They also do the right thing and cooperate when a tenant has to move out of town for work… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 04/01/2009
I moved here 5 years ago. Love it. Every morning I wake up to the sunrise over Forest Park and the Cityscape background. It's the only high rise that has balconies on Skinker! The service is first class, and the doormen are friendly and very helpful.… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/31/2009
Where do I start? Parking is a nightmare. They issue parking passes and then allow anyone and everyone to park in the building's lot--don't even attempt to find a parking spot after 6 p.m. Several cars have been broken into on the lot since I have… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/02/2008
Don't do it. Do NOT rent here. It is not fit for animals. The switch plates are melting off the walls. There is a humid, hot, like a furnace blast coming in though the melted switch plates. The halls and elevator are not air conditioned. There… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 05/10/2007
I have been happy here for the last 2 years. The location is great and most of the doormen go above and beyond to help. The only thing I could complain about would be the noise from when they did the renovations, but that seems to… See More
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hprlite • Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 05/04/2007
Let me begin by saying that I am living in a 3-bedroom newly-renovated apartment with an eastern facing view overlooking Forest Park and with the Arch in the distance. Splitting the three-bedroom cost makes the rent somewhat tolerable. I love being here and everyone is really… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/24/2007
Garage breaks down constantly and I have also had problems with flooding. Also, the building has problems with bugs. My apartment has seen cockroaches, water bugs, and silverfish.<br><br>For over $1000/month, I would find somewhere else. See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/23/2007
This building is poorly maintained and poorly managed. My apartment also flooded and it took them over 24 hours to fully address the problem. The management does not put in enough effort into upkeep, so things often break down (including the garage, thus leaving you stranded… See More
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
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    Deposit: Required

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,110

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,348

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $3,347

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $3,716

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    3 Bedrooms

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The Dorchester is an apartment in Saint Louis in zip code 63105. This community has a Studio - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,110 - $3,716. Nearby cities include Pine Lawn, Jennings, Bellefontaine Neighbors, Ferguson, and University City. 63117, 63130, 63110, 63112, and 63112 are nearby zip codes.

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