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Dorchester Apartments

2040 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204
2040 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

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Meghan_L258 • Resident 2016 - 2019 Not Recommended

Updated 03/14/2019

Reviewed 03/14/2019

It is disappointing what a HORRIBLE experience we have had with Dorchester Apartments. We have had 36 mice in the last year and a half. We have had THOUSANDS of cockroaches. Let me be clear, these are pictures of mice and cockroaches below that we've seen… See More
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Resident 2017 - 2018 Recommended

Updated 05/09/2018

Reviewed 05/09/2018

I've lived in this apartment for about a year and absolutely love it. As with any place, there are pros and cons, but for me, the pros far outweigh the cons. Pros - Excellent price for the location. Wonderful neighborhood, within walking distance of lots of… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2017 Recommended

Updated 08/15/2017

Reviewed 08/15/2017

I lived in the Dorchester apartments for almost 11 years. The apartment building as well as the grounds are well maintained. Michael (Property Mgr.), Junior, Jimmy, and the office staff are very nice and helpful. The complex has a real community feel. Terrific apartment. The use… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2017 Recommended

Updated 07/06/2017

Reviewed 07/06/2017

I have lived here for going on 3 years the staff is wonderful. The property is all ways clean and well lit at night. I feel safe walking around at night. Repairs are all ways done same day or in a her reasonable time frame. Parking… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2017 Not Recommended

Updated 06/26/2017

Reviewed 06/26/2017

Old apartment, cheaper compared to the other properties in the neighbourhood. Utilities are included, but there is bug problem. There was a huge bug in the shower and called the office asking if maintanence can come remove it since the husband was out of town, and… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended

Updated 03/28/2017

Reviewed 03/28/2017

This is by far not the worst place I've lived. I've lived in SROs in multiple CA cities. This however is not worth the money, regardless of being one of the most affordable places in Arlington. You can probably get a place for $100 more with… See More
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[email protected] • Resident 2013 - 2016 Recommended

Updated 02/10/2016

Reviewed 02/10/2016

These are some of the last affordable apartments in Arlington. While they are older, they are well maintained. When something breaks, they fix it. When someone moves out they really clean them up nicely and modernize them. Fios and Comcast are available so you have choice.… See More
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smartblonde0670 • Resident 2006 - 2015 Recommended

Updated 04/23/2015

Reviewed 08/24/2009

I have lived in the Dorchester 1900 Building for 8+ years. The building and the grounds are always well maintained. The building's security is good- they recently changed the door locks for added safety, the gym was recently updated as well. The pool is never too… See More
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aldo1918 • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended

Updated 04/06/2015

Reviewed 04/06/2015

Good price. While living there the utilities were included. Convenient location. Really close to DC. Nice apartment and clean. Relatively quick response time on maintenance emergencies. Head maintenance guy Mason was the most friendliest staff. He was really easy to talk to. 20-30 mins work commute… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2014 Recommended

Updated 03/24/2015

Reviewed 03/24/2015

I lived at Dorchester for 3 years while working in D.C. and I couldn't have been happier. Along with the convenience, anytime I've ever had an issue maintenance was there that day. The grounds are beautiful and the staff has never been more helpful and is… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 03/13/2015

Reviewed 03/13/2015

This place was kind of a horror show. It seemed nice when we did the walkthrough, but that was where "nice" ended. There were roaches and house centipedes in the place as we were moving in, and we didn't bring them with us (I din't even… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 09/21/2014

Reviewed 09/21/2014

my simple straightforward opinion: 1. I don't like when i look at reviews and i don't see an Official Manager response , yet i see "Anonymous " critics- responses to other reviews written by renters...hmm....but i'll let you judge on that . 2. In almost 1… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2014 Recommended

Updated 07/11/2014

Reviewed 07/11/2014

I lived here for 5 years. It's a decent place for the price. It's nice having all utilities included, allowing cats without extra money, and nicely kept grounds. The units themselves are nothing special, but they are fairly spacious for a single person or a couple.… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 11/12/2013

Reviewed 11/12/2013

We lived at Dorchester Apartments for 2 and a half years and we loved it. The building was always clean, the lawns always in great shape, the pool was always nice and clean, and mail delivery and package delivery always easy. The old building #1900 which… See More
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Stlawgal05 • Resident 2010 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 04/03/2013

Reviewed 04/03/2013

I lived here for 3 years and never had any problems. The buildings aren't anything fancy - like many of the apartments in the DC area - but they are clean, safe, with large units and a lot of storage. The price for what you get… See More
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Jason777799 • Resident 2011 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 03/25/2013

Reviewed 03/25/2013

Lived in the Dorchester Garden Apartments for about 2 years. Overall a positive experience. Great location and decent price. Management was responsive to all requests. Loved being able to walk to shopping, restaurants and bars. Parking was a bit tight sometimes but that's Arlington with older… See More
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julio2013 • Prospective Resident Visited 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 03/16/2013

Reviewed 03/16/2013

no clean stupid management See More
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DesignedbyD • Resident 2010 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 02/27/2013

Reviewed 02/27/2013

My name is Damon, I lived at Dorchester Apartments for a little over three years. Living here has been a positive experience for me. As I enjoyed my stay here, working towards opening my new custom design shop on Columbia Pike at Penrose, the staff, from… See More
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packingabox • Resident 2012 Recommended

Updated 10/24/2012

Reviewed 10/24/2012

I moved here because it was within my budget, I don't have a vehicle, and it's close to everything I need. The complex is literally right next to a Metrostop, and is on the same street as several resturaunts, pharmacies, a grocery store, and a SMALL… See More
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jason1365 • Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended

Updated 10/02/2012

Reviewed 10/02/2012

While the place isn't anything fancy; for the price it's great. Balcony, utilities included, 1100 sq ft, and close to 395 & 50. Check the surrounding complexes and you'll find like we did that they won't let you have a cat (or charge extra) or that… See More
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HueyPIC • Resident 2009 - 2012 Recommended

Updated 08/13/2012

Reviewed 08/13/2012

I lived at DA for three years. This was my 3rd time back in DC area. I was super-impressed. Rent ws very reasonable for location and transit access. Parking is provided in cost of aprtment. Though older, the DA is maintained in an outstanding manner and… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2012 Recommended

Updated 05/05/2012

Reviewed 05/05/2012

I lived here for five years and really enjoyed it. They're older buildings but well managed and maintained, and close to just about everything! Staff are very professional and friendly, and any maintenance issues were always dealt with promptly.
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omiguel88 • Resident 2012 Recommended

Updated 01/26/2012

Reviewed 01/26/2012

Dorchester Apartments is a great place to live. It has great public transportation, more or less a mile either from pentagon metro or from pentagon city metro and the bus stop is right at the outside of the apartments. It has everything you need within walking… See More
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octobers • Resident 2011 Recommended

Updated 12/30/2011

Reviewed 12/30/2011

Dorchester Apartments aren't perfect, but I have been very happy with my apartment since moving in four months ago. The rent is very reasonable for such a good location (not right along a metro line, but on Columbia Pike with the great bus service and close… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended

Updated 09/13/2011

Reviewed 09/13/2011

I lived in the Dorchester Garden Apartments (not the towers) for a year and a half and loved it! My husband and I had a 2 bedroom unit which was very spacious and for a one-time $10 fee, we rented storage in the laundry room. We… See More
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required
    Weight Limit: 25lbs
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    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,429

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,627

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,994

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $2,507

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $3,539

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    3 Bedrooms

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Not as easy as it used to be. A few weeks ago we all got a memo stating that guest parking passes will not be issued anymore because people who actually live here were having difficulty finding parking. After hours parking is strictly enforced and if you do not live here and your car is parked here you will be towed.
Anonymous · April, 05 2018

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Dorchester Apartments is an apartment in Arlington in zip code 22204. This community has a Studio - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,429 - $3,539. Nearby cities include Washington D.C, Falls Church, Washington, Alexandria, and Annandale. 22206, 22203, 22302, 22041, and 22201 are nearby zip codes.

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