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1515 N 44th StPhoenix, AZ 85008
16220 N 7th StPhoenix, AZ 85022
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So, my boyfriend and I have been at the Phoenician Pines a little over a year now. For the price and location, it's good. Not blow your hair back great, but good. We have a two bedroom two bath we're getting for under $800 a month. We're right by the loop 101 and I-17. It's a very average phoenix neighborhood--not the most upscale, but not the slums, older homes with families. I would say this is a great transition apartment if you can afford it. If you're probably in your mid-twenties to mid-thirties and need a "grown up" living space but aren't quite ready for a house, this is a good location. Lately a lot of younger kids (late teens and twenty somethings) have been moving in, but it's not enough of an issue at this point to drive me away. HOWEVER--please be warned. I keep seeing reviews about the staff and I'm surprised any of the renters have even been able to see the staff. I've tried at all hours of the day, every day of the week and no one is ever in the HOA office. If they are, they apparently refuse to answer the door. They take ridiculously long breaks (they are now closed for a week off for 4th of July...seriously, a whole week) and are regularly closed for "training" days. The posted ours are Monday-Friday 9-4. They are never available and do not respond to calls or emails. That being said, it's nice that they leave you alone. They aren't always hounding you about things or nit picking your living. On the flip side, they don't enforce rules. A lot of neighbors don't pick up after their pets in the community areas, which isn't punished. A lot of neighbors have patios riddled with weeds or cigarette butts. There is often scattered trash in the parking lot. Again, these things don't affect me enough to leave, if you're living in an apartment you have to realize you're living around others who don't live as you do, so no matter how respectable and clean you might be, others won't be the same. Some of this the apartment can't really enforce unless they kick people out. The apartment itself is great. Good size, good price. Out unit is perfect space for two. Laundry in unit.The building is older so we've had some garbage disposal and air conditioning issues, but thankfully I'm handy enough to fix them myself. Again, not needing the office staff, which is good because I know I wouldn't get any help. From what I hear from my neighbors, even if you contact the staff for repairs it can take them weeks to get to you. Haven't had any issues with break-ins or theft. Each apartment has an alarm but we've never bothered using ours. We keep to ourselves but we made a point to meet our neighbors. We're always friendly to those in the community--its always a good idea to build that support, it makes it so we look out for one another. That being said, it feels like a pretty safe area. Sort of going off of general lists: the noise is average for an apartment. You're by a busy street so you'll hear traffic and an occasional loud vehicle. Most neighbors are quite, at least around us they are. The grounds are kept pretty well, aside from trash every now and then that flies out of the trash on pick up days. People tend to not pick up after pets, but that's not the apartments' fault, per say. Safety is good, the gate breaks on occasion (usually because idiots drive into it) but they get it fixed relatively quickly. All of the apartments to my knowledge have alarms so that's a plus. Maintenance is below average. Don't expect speedy service. Can't comment on the staff as I have never actually met them. So, out of 10 I would give this place a 6.5, maybe a 7. If you can handle apartment living, this is the same as most places. You'll fight for open parking and deal with idiots, but that's any apartment. Just be prepared to do repairs yourself and not rely on the staff. Honestly though, I would recommend this place to friends that aren't needy renters.
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Considering its a roadside hotel, for a one night, it was very good! I am demanding with two major things when it comes to a one night hotel: needs to be CLEAN (it was.. and it smelled good as well!) and SAFE (i was on the second floor and cannot relate to any of the bad experiences others had, thankfully) and my experience with this hotel provided me with those. The rest of the things, for such a short cheap stay, I am not so demanding about. We arrived late at night and were very well received by the frontdesk, Maisha (?) and we chatted a bit about the region and its history... Having read some bad reviews, I was a bit uncertain about what I would find, but I found a very clean and comfy room, with a clean bathroom and tv/wi-fi that were also available for free. In the morning, breakfast is served and the gentleman in charge was very polite and served us directly, very nice of him as it was not necessary. We were very very pleased with our stay and have nothing bad to say about the place, quite the opposite. I would stay there again, if necessary. Hope other people get more good experiences like mine as well...
My friends and I stopped in after finding this place online. This place is boxing theme which I think is cool. They should show a boxing movie once a Week. Wednesday and call it like Winner Wednesday or Thumpin' Thursday or Fightin' Fridays. The drinks are a good price. The food is great! I recommend the knockout if you are in the mood for a burger. I bought this like family size Corona. The quality is great for the price. The owner was nice enough to chat with us off and on. She is funny, lovely and she cooks too! Marry me! *Cough* I mean have a merry ol' time here. She is putting together great events. Please list all your events so I can check it out. Oh and do you do Taco Tuesday? I live right down the street and is only slightly out of my route home. I forgot to mention this on the Facebook review but you could totally do boxing video games too! The ringside gals are in bikini's. If you have anything against nice ladies in bikini's this place might not be for you.
I have lived at Deer Valley Regency Apts for 2 years now and I have had no problems (with the exception of a few Maint issues) and even those were taken care of within 24 hours, one was my own fault (ummm, clogged toilet!) the others were just lights and normal stuff. They changed the Mgr and Maint Supv about 6 months ago and they are always both really friendly and seem to care about the Apt complex and the people who live here a lot more then the previous staff. I just recently signed a new 1 year lease and I thought for sure my rent would go up and it didn't (thank God :) I live close to Happy Valley rd and every store you can imagine is there and plenty of places to eat, not to mention living close to I-17 and the 101. I will admit that my job is a little far (Downtown) but is so worth it, I love not having to live in the middle of Phoenix! Anyway, just wanted to give my Apt complex some props for making where I live, a great place to live :)
This is the third apartment complex I've moved into in the last three years after my home went into foreclosure along with everyone elses it so seems. I've dealt with everything in my past apartments from cockroaches to rude neighbors, loud parties, crime, unprofessional management - you name it! So moving in at Ridge gate has been a pleasent experience in comparision. The office staff is friendly and mainteance has been polite and prompt. Mainteance did have to come out twice to repair my stove but on the third time they replaced it. I also have not had a single pest in or around my apartment - thank God, because I hate to see creepy crawlies! The biggest complaint I have here is dog doo and the motorcycles, but both are not that much of a deterant. I do recommend this apartment.
The mayan calendar was correct, it was like the end of the world on Friday December 21, 2012 when I walked into Hillstone after driving in from Santa Fe like I have for for 20 years my first stop for some amazing food and terrific service and banter from the bartender Jodee. She was no where to be found. After some questioning we discovered she no longer works there, what a disappointment. The wind had been let out of my sails and the service at the bar disappointing. It took forever to be attended to the service was appalling. There were more people behind the bar than I have ever seen and still the service was dismal, slow and inattentive. Nothing like I remember from previous visits. Food is still excellent, customer service was in the weeds.
I called Badger after having my house flooded by a broken pipe. They immediately answered the phone and were on their way to come dry it out as they have a 24/7 emergency service. I've had communication with both Jim and Glen who are the owners and they were so professional and nice and comforting to say the least. Following the damage they were also able to do the reconstruction of 2 of my rooms. Not only was the work done in a very timely manner, it looks better than before and the pricing was very reasonable. These guys can do everything from ceilings to floors they are amazing. I highly recommend you call them not only for a case like mine but they do any and all remodeling as well. I'm going to have them remodel my kitchen next month!
The Front Desk Empolyees: Elizabeth who works the graveyard shift, Alexis, Vicky who work the morning shift are very nice. Elizabeth who works the graveyard shift, when she does her rounds around the property, she locks the sliding doors so no can enter. That's what I call being in a safe hotel. If you are a guest & went out & the doors are locked. You just use your room key to enter back into the hotel. Vicky & Alexis really do listen the your needs & requests. The place was perfectly located to where we had to be & go. They say Hello to you and ask if everything is ok with your room. How has your day been going. Very friendly place to stay. If I ever go back to Phoenix, I will stay there again. A must place to stay.
I saw the shop a couple of times driving around Desert Ridge and finally decided to give it a try, wow am I glad I did!! I walked in amazed at the size of the shop and the friendliness of the barbers - Arsen sat me down in the most comfortable barber chair I had ever experienced! After I explained to him what I was looking for he smiled and began his work. I flipped through the large flat screen TV at my station and stopped it on the CNN, we started to chat up on current events and even told some jokes. To finish off the cut Arsen massaged my shoulders and then even switched on the massaging chair!!!! I was amazed! He told me that he only turns on the chair for his regulars!!! What can I say? - He now has a client for life!