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La Vida Buena Apartments

2201 Ambassador Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
2201 Ambassador Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112

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La Vida Buena Apartments

2201 Ambassador Road NE

Albuquerque, NM 87112

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Resident 2009
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04/01/2009
The manager is young and uncaring. The place has problems with the water running cold and hot to the point that you can't hardly take a shower. Every other night there is a car break in, slashed tires and broken car windows. There used to be… See More
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Resident 2009
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02/01/2009
I don't think the owners of La Vida Buena care about anything but your rent money. Customer service is not in their vocabulary. They are rude and uncaring. I don't think they will last very much longer, and they are loosing tenants left and right. Read… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009
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01/17/2009
I have lived at La Vida Buena for 3 months. I have had to call the police on several occasions. We had a neighbor below us that played music way too load and would beat at the ceiling to provoke us. We also had people beat… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2008
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04/18/2008
In late March of 2008, at about 9:30 p.m., as reported on the news of four local television stations, and also picked up by CNN, there was a fire in building three at La Vida Buena apartments. The building is four-story, and the fire alarms didn't… See More
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debs1935 • Resident 2008 - 2013
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04/27/2013
I have lived here for over 5 years. Most of the staff is very friendly. All my repairs are completed in a timely manner. I like that it is close to shopping, banking and public transportation. See More
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wandap052 • Resident 2013
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04/11/2013
La vida Buena is conveniently located,to shopping and bus lines. The staff is very capable at resolving issues immediately. Grounds are well kept. I ocasionally have problems paying my rent, however they are willing to help out. They are doing small improvements and thank you for… See More
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goodlifeslc • Resident 2013
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04/10/2013
I've been here since the end of Feb 2013. People and management are very courteous and friendly. I love my space. Clean and rooming. Close to many of my activities. My dog and I just love to walk on the property and sometimes take a ride… See More
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killmebeforeilivehereagain • Resident 2011 - 2012
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04/10/2013
I lived there for a year; After 2 months I regretted moving in. The neighbors are strange and violate your privacy. i.e. barge into your house demanding you give them things or remove the hooker from their home. My roommate had their motorcycle stolen from the… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013
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04/18/2013
This apartment complex is conveniently located to shopping and transportation. It is patrolled by security at night and I have never had any problems walking my dog in the evening. Management is friendly, courteous and responsive. I am a senior and feel very comfortable and safe… See More
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lacy2408 • Resident 2010 - 2013
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04/05/2013
I have been at this apartment a little under 3 years. At first the apartment seemed like a great place to live. However, I would not recommend anyone to move in here. Maintenance requests are fulfilled but usually inadequately. I told them the dishwasher leaked. They… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2010
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04/03/2013
I lived there from 2008 to 2010. It was great in the begining but once they switch the management everything went down hill. My car (as well as other resident's cars)was broken in to. One night my boyfriend and I came home to some guy punching… See More
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Resident 2012
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12/24/2012
I would not recommend this apartment complex to anyone. I have lived here for 1 and 1/2 years. We have had fires, evictions due to drugs, the secure doors are often left unlocked. My heating system has not worked since I have moved in and all… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011
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04/23/2011
La Vida is a horrible place to live. Our neighbors are loud into all hours of the night, playing very loud music or screaming at each other at the top of their lungs. When asked to quiet down, my roommate and I were met with rudeness… See More
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Bigspluv57 • Resident 2020
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12/01/2020
AC n heat have not workd.I've expressd it for months n now that it's wintr, temps hav been below freezing.I have not been able to stay here due 2 that n the scolding hot watr in the shower.It took 10mo.2 be told that if ANY1 else… See More
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La Vida Buena Apartments Manager

12/10/2020

Our goal is to make sure that every unit is safe and functional. The vendors that we use must be scheduled in advance, and we appreciate your patience and understanding while we attempt to arrange a time that works for everyone.

Resident 2014 - 2019
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07/29/2019
I have been living at La Vida Buena for several years. Staff very helpful. Office staff always have a smile on their face. Very welcoming. I highly recommend this complex to anyone who would like to live in a quiet and safe community. See More
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La Vida Buena Apartments Manager

07/30/2019

Hello anonymous, thanks so much for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear great things from our residents here at La Vida Buena. Please don't hesitate to reach out if there's anything else we can do, we're here for you!

Resident 2017 - 2019
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06/19/2019
There are pros and cons to any apartment complex and La Vida Buena has its share of both. I mainly want to speak on my interactions with the maintenance and office staff. Lu, the office manager, has gone out of her way on several occasions to… See More
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La Vida Buena Apartments Manager

06/20/2019

Hello Izzy, thanks so much for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear great things from our residents here at La Vida Buena. Please don't hesitate to reach out if there's anything else we can do, we're here for you!

Resident 2015
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12/13/2015
I've been here a year. My dish washer didn't work when I moved in, I have a broken refrigerator, my kitchen sink spits white bubbly water, my bathroom sink is broken, my roof leaks and Let's not mention the elevator is always broken. I've notified maintenance… See More
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Honest Abe22 • Resident 2013 - 2015
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09/29/2015
The manager plays favorites, and he kisses his favorites butts. If the manager does not like you, you are in for a not so pleasant stay at La Vida. Can't call it La Vida Buena. Stay on his good side, or you will pay. See More
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Resident 2014
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11/10/2014
ROACHES STAY AWAY!!!! Wish it did not lovely apartments great location!! See More
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sweetbrown77 • Resident 2012 - 2014
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08/03/2014
appliance is up-to-date. I like the twenty -four hour laundry room access. I like the indoor and outdoor pools. The location of La Vida Buena Apartments is ideal for people who do not have a vehicle. It is close to bus stops, Walmart, Furr's Cafeteria, The… See More
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kid68 • Resident 2014
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07/09/2014
don't let the convenience of the location fool you the residents are loud un manageable if management even cared to manage them Apartments are far from livable with stained carpets very dated appliances Plumbing air conditioning security is none the courtyard carries noise constantly .management is… See More
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Resident 2013
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10/21/2013
This apartment complex has a D rating with the NM Better Business Bureau. Management practices bait and switch tactics to rip you off. Your initial paperwork legally means nothing because it's not part of the lease. They want you to sign the lease the day you… See More
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Resident 2010
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05/25/2010
Cars are constantly being broken into. Our neighbors make noise all day and night, and they keep throwing their cigarette butts off of their blacony, into the courtyard, and no one does anything about it. The property manager treats her residents with disregaurd and is usually… See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site

Parking

  • Covered Parking
  • Off Street Parking Available

General

  • ADT Intrusion Alarm
  • Additional Storage
  • Air Conditioner
  • Alarm
  • BBQ and Picnic Area
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Business Center
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Clubhouse
  • Courtyard
  • DishWasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Center
  • Guest Room
  • High Ceilings
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pool
  • Large Closets
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • On-Site Management
  • Package Receiving Service
  • Public Transportation
  • Recycling Program
  • Refrigerator
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Short Term Lease Available
  • Spa
  • View
  • Wheelchair Access Available
  • Window Coverings

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
  • Cats Allowed

Floor Plans & Pricing

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    720

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    The Seville

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    $715

  • SQ. FT.

    693

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    1 Units

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    The Madrid

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $840

  • SQ. FT.

    979

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    2 Units

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    The Marbella

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    $890

  • SQ. FT.

    997

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    1 Units

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    The Granada

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Monarch Investment & Management Group
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La Vida Buena Apartments offers a touch of elegance and retro style in a world of cookie cutter communities. As you arrive you will be captivated by our mature landscaping. As you enter the picturesque courtyard you will be welcomed by the scent of 75 foot Ponderosa Pines and roses. This serene courtyard provides a relaxed environment that greets you each time you arrive home. But with our spacious floor plans, private patios, fireplaces and walk-in closets we can understand if you never want to leave your apartment. We offer large 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for rent with up to 997 square feet. Each apartment home provides modern day comforts mixed with old world charm. Features include ADT intrusion alarm system in every apartment home, elevator conveniences, refrigerated air conditioning, all electric kitchens, ceiling fans, walk-in closets, accent walls and an extra storage unit for each apartment. Our apartments are cable/internet ready and covered parking is available. Rest assured, we're pet friendly, because they're family too! Our wonderful amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fitness center, resident computer center, billiards and BBQ area. We also offer luxurious guest accommodations for your friends and family while visiting Albuquerque. For your added piece of mind, La Vida Buena Apartments is proud to provide 24-hour emergency maintenance and courtesy patrol at night. Our location in Northeast Heights Albuquerque provides for easy access to shopping, dining, schools, recreational facilities, walking/biking trails, open space and Interstate 40.

Office Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at La Vida Buena Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered having extremely loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at La Vida Buena Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, signifying no satisfaction on average.

How safe is La Vida Buena Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 2/5 stars, signifying slight satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not very effective on average.

How often does management engage with reviews?
Managers have responded to 100% of their community reviews in the past year.

How quickly does management engage with reviews?
Managers have replied within 9 days to their community reviews in the past year.

Who manages La Vida Buena Apartments?
Monarch Investment & Management Group

What is the pet policy at La Vida Buena Apartments?
Dogs Allowed
Cats Allowed

What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 2 Baths

What is the move-in special?
For A Limited Time, Take $150 Off Your Move-In Costs!

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