The Metropolitan Bala

2746 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Resident 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/12/2019
It's comfy. Maintenance is great. They're very prompt and have solved all my issues the same day. I never see any bugs/rats. Place is clean, although the trash areas occasionally get smelly, its rare, and not a problem in my unit. Neighbors are friendly, there's a… See More
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Resident 2017 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/30/2019
Honestly this place isn't so bad. I've never seen any bugs or rodents. Rent is affordable, neighbors are friendly, place is comfy. Close to enough to center City without having to deal with the city itself. The parking lot gets full but I've never had a… See More
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thewatcher43 • Resident 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/05/2018
From the moment you step in, you will be lied to. Hot air is all the manager will give you. Even the maintenance guy does it, too. Empty promises left and right. When we first moved in, there was already a huge leak in our ceiling.… See More
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sunsh676 • Resident 2015 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/14/2017
I cant give any stars for the STAFF section as we have a new manager every month. This current lady seems to be stressed out anytime I see her. I have two huge issues with this place they are: #1: The building smells like Marijuana almost… See More
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beachlover100 • Resident 2014 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/05/2017
I used to enjoy living at the metropolitan, however, things have changed for the worse. After speaking with several residents and in my own experience, the building appears to have a mouse problem. Also, starting a few months ago, they changed leases to no longer include… See More
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Ceci_Z • Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/30/2017
Pros: Water and some utility are included. Good location. Nice residents Cons: - Leasing office never returned my email, or took forever. - Pricey compared to other apartments around. - There is a gym, but crappy. Equipment are so old and not well maintained. - Most… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 05/23/2017
I have lived at the Metropolitan Bala for over 3 years. I love the proximity to PCOM and the shopping center on City Ave and that they are within walking distance. A fresh grocer opened a few blocks away and they sell beer and wine, which… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/21/2017
This facility is run down and noisy. The walls are paper thin, and you can hear your neighbors constantly. The current manager is literally never in her office and if she is on site, she will just angrily stare at you. The apartments are subpar and… See More
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Resident 1992 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 06/01/2016
The Metropolitan Bala community is a block and a half from City Avenue and in walking distance to the Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center. It's an excellent example of city living close to suburban amenities. The building has a beautiful courtyard, underground parking, free Wi-Fi and an… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 05/31/2016
Love everything about it! Close to everything, Public transportation outside front door, new kitchens, bathrooms, FREE Wi-Fi in the lobby, 24/7 Gym, quick response maintenance, general overall experience has been GREAT!
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Resident 2011 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 04/10/2016
I've lived here for 4+ years. Probably best value for the money in this area. Location is good - close to I-76, easy to get to the city center. Price is reasonable. There are no fancy extras like an outdoor pool or gated area, but I… See More
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lisaPCOM • Resident 2015 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 03/24/2016
I'm a young female going to PCOM for grad-program and this is the first time living on my own. Honestly, it was scary at first, but Metro has incredible staffs that made me feel at home. The neighborhood is safe and close to supermarkets as well… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/15/2015
This place is going downhill. They are on their third manager in six months and half of the time no one is in the office. It seems as though there are problems every week. Elevator down for 2+ weeks, no hot water 3 times in a… See More
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goldenmecca • Resident 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 08/17/2015
I am a student at PCOM and just moved into the Metropolitan Bala apartments. So far, so good. The staff and new property Manager, Matt were great to deal with. Had a small problem upon move in and maintenance was there to fix pronto. Love the… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 07/21/2015
I lived at the Metropolitan Bala for 2 years while I went to PCOM and I loved it. It was super close to class, so I could walk every day. I stayed in a studio and the rent was very reasonable for me as a student.… See More
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Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 12/13/2014
Yes, the manager is not the office and not that helpful. Except the manager is fine. Rating is except the manager. See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/23/2014
DON'T! YOU WILL NEVER FIND THAT OFFICE LADY, BETH, FOREVER. Never got the package on time and the attitude is TERRIBLE! MAINTENANCE NEVER COME EVEN YOU ASKED FOR WEEKS! THE RENT IS SO FKING EXPENSIVE AND GET NO SERVICES!
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 04/13/2014
I am a student at PCOM and I have enjoyed living here for two years. Why I like it: it's walking distance to PCOM campus, maintenance and management are very attentive, efficient and professional- sometimes even going above and beyond, my studio apartment is the perfect… See More
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mazari1 • Resident 2005 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/17/2014
Been living here for years and boy has this place come a long way. Don t get me wrong it was a decent place to live when I moved in but now its real nice like renovated kitchens and a BBQ spot outside and now its… See More
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aslater • Resident 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/19/2013
I moved in last month, and while I dont want to speak to soon, but I just love it here. I did not think Id be able to get a place this nice in Philly for the price. I mean really finding a rent in a… See More
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sg087646 • Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 07/19/2013
My first year at PCOM, I lived in Center City...after a year of commuting and paying an outrageous rent price, my roommate and I moved to Beekman. Best decision...I walked to campus and was still so close to all of the Center City fun. I moved… See More
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2111beekman • Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/18/2013
I have lived here for over three years and I have had: - Mold - Roof caving in from water from the apartment above that was not fixed for over three months - Broken sinks that were not fixed for nearly a year - Landlords that… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 09/11/2012
I have lived at Beekman Place for 2 years now and have been very happy with it. And no, I am not a member of the staff or anyone paid to write a review. I simply wanted to wait a while and see how I felt… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/23/2012
I have lived in this complex for quite a while and the decent reviews are only written because the people in the office ask certain tenants to write them. The reality is this place is horrific. There is mold in the walls of the bathrooms, the… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/01/2011
This apartment is really overpriced and not worth the money. The screen doors let so many bugs in, the appliances are outdated, the washer destroyed my clothes, and the common areas are depressing. The worst is that the walls are so thin. I used to hear… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,252

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,488

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $2,207

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The Metropolitan Bala is an apartment in Philadelphia in zip code 19131. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 1.5 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,252 - $2,207. Nearby cities include Bala Cynwyd, Elkins Park, Merion Station, Camden, and Narberth. 19004, 19066, 19151, 19129, and 19127 are nearby zip codes.

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