01/08/2015
By: Hayley P.
The Hawthorne Bldgs
Hawthorne Building was sincerely the best experience I had living in the Madison area. It is in the absolute best location. It is the closest you can get to the UW-Madison campus, bars, coffee shops, libraries, grocery, salons, etc. I could literally walk to a bar without a coat on.. Haha. I lived in a large efficiency, and it was the largest yet most charming apartment I've seen for the price. It had hard wood floors, huge walk in closet, built in shelfs and dining table. Management is the sweetest, always giving holiday gifts, and always available. Never had a problem with maintenance or management, except one time where I locked myself out (my fault). And on site maintenance let me right in! Very flexible with subleasing, as I was transferred out of state for a job, and subleased my place within a day. The review below me couldn't be more inaccurate, as I can honestly say that I had absolutely NO sighting of bugs, rodents or any other crazy unwanted friends. Heat is also included, and I can say I was NEVER cold. If anything, the apartments were kept much warmer than the normal household..which I'd say is desirable and appreciated during the freezing winter months. My only advice is to apply and get on their list early, as I had slim pickings when I leased due to them going so fast. I really enjoyed my time with Hawthorne and had a lot of love for my place. I am so sad I had to graduate and leave early
03/18/2015
By: alex y.
Nichols Station
Our beautiful studio apartments are located in downtown Madison, just 3 blocks from Madison's famous Farmers Market, the Capital square, Lake Mendota, and James Madison Park. At Courtyard Apartments you get the best of both worlds: a great central location near all your favorite places in a neighborhood and a quiet out-of-town noise level. Our clean, comfortable, renovated studios are the most affordably priced in the area. And with easy access to many restaurants, parks, museums, shopping, and so much more. . .you can't beat this incredible deal! Call now to schedule your showing! Key Features: Free Wi-FiFree StorageBuilt in Air ConditioningUtilities Included: All utilities included except electric (Average $40 monthly) Parking: Off -street parking & Street Parking (building qualifies for the City of Madison Parking Pass, see below for more details) Pet Policy: Cats and small animals welcome (No dogs please) Deposit: Half Months Rent (About $350) Laundry: In Building
03/28/2014
By: Asdfas A.
The Hawthorne Bldgs
My apartment at 444 Hawthorne Ct. was the best and worst experience of my life. The apartment is, on paper, too good to be true, with all of its amenities at an amazing price. However, after living there you realize the extra cost. COCKROACHES. And not that I need to say more after that, but there's also the issue of it always being either too hot or too cold in the winter. At one point they accidentally turned off my heat while it was -30 out. There is at least one maintenance issue per month, which may or may not be handled in a timely manner (I had to wait a month for one of them because they definitely forgot, while things like the roaches were handled within a day). Not only that, but they tried to make ME pay for things that were THEIR fault. If you're an intelligent person who does not get fooled by bullsh*t and doesn't mind roaches, then by all means, live here. If not, run. Run FAR away.
02/06/2016
By: Lauren W.
Midvale Heights Apartments
I normally don't write reviews but after living at Midvale Heights for the past three years I have to share how great living here has been.What separates Midvale from the other complexes I've previously lived in is, how the management and maintenance team have been extremely helpful and kind since the day I moved in. For example, earlier this winter my key broke in my lock when I was coming home late one night from work, thankfully the manager, Brenda, answered my phone call and personally made sure I was able to get out of the cold and into my warm home with ease. Her immediate response, despite the time and frigid weather, showed me how much the management truly values its residents and cares for their needs.
03/18/2015
By: alex y.
Courtyard Apartments
Our beautiful studio apartments are located in downtown Madison, just 3 blocks from Madison's famous Farmers Market, the Capital square, Lake Mendota, and James Madison Park. At Courtyard Apartments you get the best of both worlds: a great central location near all your favorite places in a neighborhood that has a quiet out-of-town noise level. Our clean, comfortable, renovated studios are the most affordably priced in the area. And with easy access to many restaurants, parks, museums, shopping, and so much more. . .you can't beat this incredible deal! Call now to schedule your showing!
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07/02/2017
By: Ann M.
Glacier Hills Apartments
Flexible lease, responsive management, pet-friendly, basement storage units, reasonable rent, great location next to Elver Park, nice tenants. I rented here for a few months while between selling my home and buying a new one. Everything in apartment in good working condition and clean. My loft had two large decks, one facing the front, the other facing the woods of Elver Park. Stairwells and halls are a bit beat-up but pretty much what I'd expect for this rent. Overall, a very good experience, positives far outweigh any negatives.
08/24/2017
By: Allyson J.
JEK Properties
When I moved into the apartment I made comments to management that the apartment smelled. The previous owner had a small dog that had peed in the apartment and they had never took care of the problem. I had the carpets washed 3x and rhe place still smelled. Fast forward to me moving out.... they charged me $170 to replace the carpets because they smelled urine only "after" I had moved out. Mind you I AM ALLERGIC TO CATS AND DOGS. I have no pets, NOR EVER HAVE had any and they still took that monet from my security deposit.
08/06/2012
By: lucy.walker54
Goldleaf Development
Just wanted to say thank you to the maintenance team. They were cleaning bathorrom vents in several apartments on my floor today as regular maintenance, and so I had left a note asking if someone could fix my leaking kitchen faucet too. When I came back to my apartment this afternoon, the vent was spotless and the sink was working perfectly. I really appreciate whoever took he extra time to fix it.
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05/04/2015
By: Diane A.
New Monona Shores
I've been at.monona shores apts for over 11 years.they have always helped me with any issues I had there which was non if you pay your rent on time and take care of your business there is no problem, if anything is wrong in your apts they come right away and take care of it . It's close to everything stores beltline and all I love living here.
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10/22/2015
By: Joann O.
Countryside Corporate Apartments
My husband and I have stayed at Countryside for about 6 years. We find it clean, located in a peaceful neighborhood with good service. There is a pool, workout room and free wifi. Housekeeping cleans once per week. Staff is always available to help and very pleasant. There are videos which you can take to your room to watch.

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