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Kings Gardens Apartments

6300 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306
(148 Reviews)
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$1,668 - $3,505/mo

Kings Gardens Apartments Reviews

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Resident 106507

Verified Resident 1999 - 2014

10/20/2014

Wonderful location. Quick service grounds are kept very nice. Plenty of parking staff is always very courteous and helpful. They receive Packages from ups and the post office when we are not home . Close to the subway and numerous pl es to eat

    Manager

    10/24/2014

    Kings Gardens Apartments
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts and sentiments! We are glad to know that your experience has been great. We definitely want to ensure that you are always comfortable so please do not hesitate to let us know what we could do to improve!
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    charzu1990

    Resident 2014

    9/28/2014

    VEEY FIRST NIGHT SLEEPING HERE THERE WAS BED BUGS AND ROACHES I HAVE A NEW BORN BABY NOW I HAVE TO SLEEP IN THE CAR.I WOULD GIVE.THIS PLACE 0 STARS BUT I CANT. RIGHT NOW WRITING THIS REVIEW IM IN MY SUV WITH MY 4 YEAR OLD AND NEW BORN I SHOULD HAVE STAYED IN MY OLD APARTMENT BUT I SAW THIS PLACE WAS CHEAPER SO I FIGURED WHY NOT I HAVE PICTURES AND VIDEOS OF THIS I WOULDNT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO MY WORSE ENEMY IF YOUR WONDERING WHY SUV AND HOTEL BECAUSE I DONT HAVE THE MONEY FOR A HOTEL I JUST PAID RENT AND CAR PAYMENT ALL IN THE SAME.WEEKEND 3 DAYS AGO.

      Manager

      10/2/2014

      Kings Gardens Apartments
      Thank you for sharing your experience at Kings Gardens. We strive to provide excellent customer service for all of our residents, so please accept our sincere apologies for the way you feel and your experience so far. Please contact the Resident Services Center at your earliest convenience to give us a chance to expeditiously address any concerns with your apartment home and for us to provide an appropriate response to any questions you may have. Please contact the community directly at (703) 765-6733 or via email at kingsgardens@smcmail.com, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. You are welcome to contact Southern Management's Community Relations Department at communityrelations@smcmail.com if you are not satisfied with the manner in which your concerns were handled at the community level.
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      Resident 101383

      Verified Resident 2014 - 2015

      6/1/2015

      I absolutely love my apartment and the location. It's close to everything; shopping, metro and DC. My daughters attend the elementary school and I'm very happy with the school. I'm also impressed with the activities the community offers for the smaller kids.

        Manager

        10/2/2014

        Kings Gardens Apartments
        Thank you for the review and for complimenting efforts we are making to ensure that everyone is comfortable. Rest assured that we will keep working diligently to ensure that your experience at Kings Gardens is an enjoyable one!
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        Resident 100448

        Verified Resident 2013 - 2014

        9/24/2014

        This community is a value when you take in to consideration what you are paying and what you are getting. Maintenance is always prompt and clean. The office is always available to address any needs and have extended hours to accommodate varying schedules. Great community to live at!

          Manager

          10/2/2014

          Kings Gardens Apartments
          Thank you so much for the kind words and sentiments! Our team strives to provide exceptional service, and we are happy to see that you are enjoying your apartment home and the community.
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          Resident 92081

          Verified Resident 2014

          8/25/2014

          The front gate does not lock and roaches were seen a few days after I moved in. The 24 hr emergency lock service is nice and has quick response. The apartment itself is nice. The pool pass needs some urge to get. I hate roaches very much so I am giving a no to recommendations. If you are not bothered then it's not a bad place to live.

            Manager

            8/29/2014

            Kings Gardens Apartments
            We are so very sorry to hear that you have having troubles with extermination! Please call the Resident Services Center as soon as possible to give us a chance to address the situation. Hopefully we will be able to make your stay with us a satisfying one!
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            Resident 91070

            Verified Resident 2014

            8/20/2014

            This is the worst place that I have ever lived. You can hear the televisions through the walls and the people who live upstairs, stomp on the floor and the child runs through the apartment like a crazy person and bounces a ball on the floor all day

              Manager

              8/21/2014

              Kings Gardens Apartments
              We are truly sorry for the way you feel. We always strive to do better so please contact the office to give us an opportunity to explore options on improving your experience. You may also contact our Community Relations Department at (800) 900-9439.
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              Resident 89997

              Verified Resident 2011 - 2015

              5/17/2015

              From the time that I moved here, I've had no problems with living conditions etc; I like it here because of the conviences of all the shopping stores, access to public transportions. And I would highly recommend a friend or anyone else that I know to live here.

                Manager

                8/29/2014

                Kings Gardens Apartments
                We are glad to know that you are satisfied with your experience at the community. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and sentiments. We are committed to working diligently to see that your experience is always pleasant.
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                Resident 89838

                Verified Resident 2013 - 2014

                8/15/2014

                Very peaceful place called home and good people, it's really a convenient, reliable in terms of shopping and transportation.The landscaping is always a plus, parking lot for residents including 24hr parking and playing ground and pools

                  Manager

                  8/15/2014

                  Kings Gardens Apartments
                  Thank you so much for the kind words! If there is ever anything that we can do to make your stay more comfortable, please let us know.
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                  Resident 89647

                  Verified Resident 2006 - 2014

                  8/14/2014

                  Nice landscaping at Kings Gardens, good up keep on buildings, close to many stores and Metro, good security patrols at night, prompt results by maintainence crew when my apartment is in need oof repairs. Had a mold problem in closet, was repaired immediately, last year.

                    Manager

                    8/15/2014

                    Kings Gardens Apartments
                    Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are glad to hear that our onsite teams are providing the best customer service possible, something we call- "the Southern Difference".
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                    Resident 87758

                    Verified Resident 2012 - 2014

                    8/7/2014

                    I loved this place the first few months after I moved in, hell maybe even the first year. Now I wouldn't tell anybody to ever move in here. It is infested with bedbugs, OMG Ewww I have lived in some poor ------ places and never had bedbugs until moving in here. The two --- guys that work the front are about the only two I ever feel care about what you have to say. The maintenance guys are stupid and don't know how to fix anything (4 months to fix my AC when it's over 95 degrees outside.) They came in to check the smoke alarm one day while I was in the shower. Not only did the ------- touch other stuff in my house (Laptop turned on, lights on that I know were off, ect) he also opened the door to the bathrooom while I was in the shower. Call to corp to make a complaint. Over a year later I still see him with his job here. Just last month my mailbox was jammed. They sent that same guy to fix it. He fixed it ok. However he gave my mail and mailbox key to another apt. When… See More>
                      Manager

                      8/7/2014

                      Kings Gardens Apartments
                      Thank you for sharing your experience at Kings Gardens. We strive to provide excellent customer service for all of our residents, so please accept our sincere apologies for the way you feel and your experience at Kings Gardens. Please contact the Property Manager at Resident Services Center at your earliest convenience to give us a chance to expeditiously address any concerns with your apartment home and for us to provide an appropriate response to any questions you may have. Please contact the community directly at (703) 765-6742 or via email at kingsgardens@smcmail.com, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. You are welcome to contact Southern Management's Community Relations Department at 703-902-2000 or communityrelations@smcmail.com if you are not satisfied with the manner in which your concerns were handled.
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                      anonymous

                      Resident 2012 - 2014

                      5/31/2014

                      THESE APARTMENTS ARE INFESTED WITH BED BUGS, DONT STOP HERE UNLESS YOU WANT TO BE BITTEN AND U CAN AFFORD TO THROW AWAY ALL OF YOUR FURNITURE

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                        anonymous

                        Resident 2009 - 2012

                        12/11/2013

                        This place was the worst place I have ever been. I lost a lot of stuff during the time I lived here, even though the doors were always locked. Office agents are very rude. Never come back to this place if I ever rent in Alexandria again.

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                          Chillin47

                          prospectiveVisited 2013

                          11/16/2013

                          Wow!!! They have really changed . They've renovated and have a whole new team in the office.

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                            anonymous

                            Resident 2005 - 2012

                            8/4/2012

                            I lived here for years. they have the worst customer service.

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                              sogone70

                              Resident 2012

                              1/16/2012

                              BEWARE!! DON'T MOVE HERE!!

                              I'm still there and this person is not joking!! This place is terrible!! The management office is a joke and the corporate office is also!! I had the same problem about the ceiling caving in....TWICE!!! THEY DIDNT FIX IT CORRECTLY THE FIRST TIME!! Parking is a joke and there are NEVER PARKING SPACES WHERE YOU LIVE. BIRDS IN THE RAFTERS...WILL KEEP YOU WOKE ALL NIGHT!! I hope you don't work, you will definitely be tired the next day!! Maintenance will walk in your apartment without knocking sometimes or either come with a bogus maintenance request when they think you have gone to work!! DON'T RENT HERE!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!! I know someone that complained to the Rental office over 3 times about loud music and NOTHING was done!! Also, there are no locks on the buildings and homeless people come in and sleep in them or the laundry rooms at night...you may smell urination frequently!! The security people that work there are a joke, you NEVER SEE THEM!! Finally, there was a murder...yes I said murder there a little over a year ago....NEVER HEARD ABOUT IT UNTIL THE POLICE CAME AROUND ASKING ABOUT IT!! Read more: http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate/VA-Alexandria-Kings-Ga

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                                JAZZMENWALTERS

                                Resident 2009

                                7/25/2011

                                I Hate This Apartment

                                Me and my fiance rented an apartment that has 2 bedrooms and every since the time we moved in all we have had is problems. The ceiling leaked so bad the roof almost fell in and it took us many calls before they sent somebody to even look at it. They have people that just walk in your apartment without knocking. The only give you 1 parking passso if you live with someone for example with a married couple that has both cars in the husband name. Once the security guards try to flirt and see that they don't have a chance they will call to get your car towed. The kids scream and fight through out the hallways and they won't do anything about it no matter how many times they complain.THESE APARTMENTS Are TERIBLE YOU'LL BE BETTER OFF BUYING A HOUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                                  anonymous

                                  Resident 1999 - 2001

                                  3/16/2011

                                  What a shame!!

                                  If Kay Guessford is still the managaer then I am not suprised she is very rude to say the least!!

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                                    anonymous

                                    Resident 2007 - 2008

                                    1/4/2011

                                    Avoid Living Here At All Costs!

                                    I moved into Kings Gardens Apartments fresh out of college, and looking back, I was perhaps a little too eager to sign the lease and move in. Before I embarked on my apartment search in the Alexandria area, I wrote down a list of "must haves" for my new apartment: some utilities included, under $1,000 a month, air conditioning and ease of access to major highways and/or the Metro. After a month of scouting out apartments on-line and one jammed packed weekend of apartment visits- I was ready to sign the lease at Kings Gardens. It was the only apartment out of the dozens I had seen that included all my "must haves" and some nice "extras". I was hooked by the large balconies, floor to ceiling windows, spacious bedrooms and ample storage space. After signing on the dotted line, however; I realized that all those nice "extras" were meant to distract you from seeing the *real* Kings Gardens. For the first month I lived at Kings Gardens, I was absolutely in love with the place. I had a convenient parking spot. The washer and dryer were only one floor down from my apartment. My neighbors seemed very nice.… See More>
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                                      anonymous

                                      Resident 2010

                                      9/3/2010

                                      PLEASE DONT DO IT TO URSELF!

                                      WELL I MOVED TO KINGS GARDENS IN MARCH 2010 AND THE FIRST WEEK THERE I WAS TAKING MY SON TO THE ER BECAUSE HE STEPPED IN NAIL IN THE CARPET WELL I CALL THE RENTAL OFFICE N THEY TELL ME I SHOULDVE CHECKED THAT AREA TWICE! WOW! WELL THEY RECENTLY EVICTED ME BECAUSE OF A LATE FEE I DIDNT PAY BT STILL EXCEPTED MI RENT AND PUT AN EVICTION NOTICE ON MI DOOR TWO DAYS LATER! AND CHARGED ME NINE HUNDRED FOR THERE CARPET WOW 900 DOLLARS NO WAY! I WAS BARELY HOME N AS FAR AS THE REVIEWS ABOUT THE ROACHES SURE THING THOSE ROACHES WERE BAD AND THEY ALSO HAD HUGE COCKROACHES IN FRONT OF THE BUILDINGS AND IN THE HALLWAYS WICH IS TERRRIBLE I FEEL AS THOUGH THERE COMMUNITY DIDNT REALLY OFFER TO MUCH OR SHOULD I SAY ENOUGH FOR THE TYPE OF PRICES THEY OFFERED WICH IS NOT A GOOD THING MANAGEMENT IS VERY RUDE N DISRESPECTFUL I ASKED IF I COLD COME AND GET MY MAIL N THE LADY (TIA) SAID NO AND I BETTER GET THE CARRIER TO TAKE IT OUT OF THE MAILBOX! WELL ANOTHER THING MI POWER WENT OUT FOR TWO… See More>
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                                        anonymous

                                        Resident 2010

                                        6/21/2010

                                        Bed Bugs

                                        They are very nasty and the have bed bugs and they dont do any thing about it save your money and go somewhere else

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                                          anonymous

                                          Resident 2009

                                          11/6/2009

                                          Not that bad

                                          The community is a little dated, but improvements are being made. The leasing team is knowledgeable about the community over all. The people in the Resident Services Area are very helpful. My maintenance issues are taken care of with 24 hours. Prices are reasonable and they try to work with you.

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                                            anonymous

                                            Resident 2009

                                            9/22/2009

                                            KingsGarden aint all that

                                            I have been living here for the last 3 months and so far i can take it no more we didnt really move here cause we wanted to cause we lost our house due to forclosure scam but the point is I live in the 3rd floor my neighbor upstairs are like horses always walking with loud foot steps like if there always stomping and they still be walking all loud at 3 am and my neighbors down stairs I aint trying to sound racist because there my own race but they are a bunch of unfair immigrants who blast music all day and I mean there loud and I know loud because back when I used to live in my house I used to blast music but once I came here i knew i had to give that up because I dont want to get on my neighbors bad side but they just dont care like that one time they woke me and my family up at 7am blasting music so loud you can hear the pots in the kitchen shaking and it whent on until 11am until the cops finaly came and told them to turn it down… See More>
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                                              renterunsat

                                              Resident 2009

                                              6/15/2009

                                              RUUUNNNNNN RRUNNNN Hell Garden

                                              Parking is the worst here and the leasing office has no RESPECT for their residents. I lived there for ONE year and could not wait until my lease adjorned. There are many hidden charges. Try taking a visitor to the pool and their is a daily fee for a child of $5.00 and $10.00 for an adult. There is a 48 hour visitor parking rule that is it ambigious because if a visitor is there after six everyday and leaves by ten o'clock but is seen by the tow truck for three days they had exceeded their parking ramificantions and will be towed. That is not 48 hours but the car will be told. The leasing office suggested that I have visitors once a month or have them parking outside of the complex. I pay rent and I need to have visitors once a month. Roaches, roaches,terminates that fly and more roaches. After a month of living here roaches came from everywhere. I am like I have lived in 3 other apartments in FL and never had a bug problem.On my last night there where plenty of flying terminates. maintinance had to come at 3 am to look and it… See More>
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                                                anonymous

                                                Resident 2008 - 2009

                                                4/28/2009

                                                The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY

                                                So far I've only been here for a little over half a year. This is my very first time renting and living on my own since graduating college. There are some positives and some negatives associated with living here. Hopefully this will help a prospective renter. The GOOD The location is great,it's very convenient, close to the Huntington Metro. There is a shopping center right around the corner and across the street. It's close to everything and about a mile or two away from the Wildrow Wilson brigde that takes you to Maryland. I never have a problem finding somewhere to park when I get home and my neighbors are friendly when I get to see them, which is rarely. The apartment is very spacious and the storage is great. Whenever there is a problem maintenece responds in a reasonable amount of time. The maintenece guys are very nice. When I first moved in I was given info in order to get my internet, cable and phone hooked up. They exterminate the apartments. I do feel like I get my money's worth for now living here. I can't say what the end of my year here or the seasons ahead will… See More>
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                                                  nomorekingsgardens

                                                  Resident 2005 - 2008

                                                  7/15/2008

                                                  a dump by any other name...

                                                  Apart from the shooting death earlier this year, the police must have visited this neighborhood at least 2 or 3 times a week for the past 6 months. Highlights: a neighbor's apartment was broken into in broad daylight and "nobody saw anything", a few of the pathway lights have been knocked off the poles or simply torn out of the ground, several cars in my section have been keyed numerous times, my mail has been stolen a few times, a number of neighbors' bikes have been stolen, someone shot off his pistol a dozen times to celebrate the 4th, kids often break into the laundry rooms and try to plug up the sinks, kids also regularly flip the power switches (yes, the power to individual apartments can be cut off in the laundry rooms), the new sliding glass doors can be pulled open with a simple hard tug (you'd better have a rod down to stop the door from opening), I've had my window screens pulled off twice now, the drain pipes often leave 3-inch-deep swamps in front of doorways, the pipes in my building have burst three times in the last 2 years...etc etc etc Now that I can finally… See More>

                                                    Floor Plans & Pricing

                                                    1 Bedroom

                                                    1Bedroom Den 1Bathroom

                                                    1 Bed, 1 Bath | 830 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,795 - $2,565

                                                    3 Available Units

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                                                    1Bedroom 1Bathroom

                                                    1 Bed, 1 Bath | 800 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,668 - $2,463

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                                                    2 Bedrooms

                                                    2Bedroom Den 1Bathroom

                                                    2 Beds, 1 Bath | 1,120 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,855 - $2,671

                                                    3 Available Units

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                                                    Features & Amenities

                                                    Laundry
                                                    • Laundry On-Site
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                                                    • Covered Parking
                                                    Pets
                                                    • Cats Allowed
                                                      Rent: $50. Pet Limit: 1. Comments: Cats
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                                                      Rent: $50. Pet Limit: 1. Comments: Dogs
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                                                    • Balcony
                                                    • Breakfast Bar
                                                    • Cable, Central A/C , Disposal, Gas Stove and Internet
                                                    • Convenient to Metro Yellow Line
                                                    • Eat-in Kitchen
                                                    • Furnished Available
                                                    • Picnic Area
                                                    • Playground
                                                    • Pool
                                                    • Private Terrace or Patio
                                                    • Walk In Closets
                                                    • Wall to Wall Carpet
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                                                    Leasing

                                                    Big City Convenience. Small Town Charm. The benefits of living in NoVa are the employment opportunities and the modern conveniences we enjoy due to our urban location near Washington, DC. Finding a home in the Metropolitan area can be challenging, but Kings Gardens Apartments in Alexandria, VA brings a uniquely suburban feel to one of NoVa's sought after urban locations. Our offices are open 7 days a week and we are happy to host tours of our recently upgraded homes any day of the week (when it is convenient for our guests). Our location couldn't be more convenient. Shopping, dining, banking and Old Town Alexandria are within arm's length. Our close proximity to I-95 and I-495 allows quick access to DC, National Harbor, Fort Belvoir, Andrews AFB... Kings Gardens is also conveniently located near the Old Town/Huntington Metro, which provides ultimate accessibility to the city. Convenience. Charm.
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                                                    Office Hours

                                                    • Sunday: Closed
                                                    • Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
                                                    • Saturday: Closed
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                                                    Southern Management

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                                                    Kings Gardens Apartments is a 800 - 1,375 sq. ft. apartment in Alexandria in zip code 22306. This community has a 1 - 3 Beds, 1 - 1.5 Baths, and is for rent for $1,668 - $3,505. Nearby cities include National Harbor, Arlington, Oxon Hill, Springfield, and Annandale.

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