Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have breed restrictions for dogs?
As of April 18, 2022, we no longer have breed restrictions.
Is there grocery shopping nearby?
Yes, we have both a Safeway, Trader Joes and Whole Foods nearby. The Safeway three blocks away, a Whole Foods is 1.4 miles and Trader Joes is 1.9 miles from the property, In addition, you will find that online services such as Amazon Prime and Instacart are regularly utilized in our area, if you don't have the time to do your shopping in person and would rather have it delivered.
Do you have maintenance?
Yes. Our maintenance staff is available Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for normal maintenance, emergency services are offered 24/7. Emergencies include no hot water, no heat, smoke, gas odor. entry door not securing, lock out, no A/C with temperatures above 85 degrees outside, an active leak of any sort, clogged toilet (if the only toilet), or plumbing back ups. Any maintenance not included are deemed general maintenance and will be addressed during normal business hours.
Where do I pick up my packages?
We utilize Package Concierge, an innovative system which will text or email you a confirmation of delivery. Located on the P1 level of the garage, the room is clearly labeled and located only a few paces to your right when you exit the elevator vestibule. If you have an oversized package, you will receive a message stated Delivery Exception: A package for you has been delivered to the front desk.
How do I pay my rent?
Rent can be paid via your resident portal with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express or E-Check. We encourage residents to set up recurring payments through the resident. Recurring e-check payments are free of cost if set up in advance. We also accept checks, money orders, and cashier's checks. They can be dropped off in the rental drop box located on the 1st floor towards the 5th street exit. Please see the Concierge or Management team if you should need any assistance.
Are there restaurants and bars nearby?
Yes, we are located in Gallery Place/China Town. There are numerous restaurants and bars located within just steps of the property in every direction. Local favorites include Farmers and Distillers, Wise Guys Pizza, a Baked Joint, and Wok and Roll to just name a few. Even better- we have a contactless delivery area onsite so you can have your meal delivered safely directly to you.
Are utilities included in my rent?
No. All utilities are each billed separately based off of usage directly by the provider, except Trash which will be billed directly to your residential account ($10/month). Residents are responsible for Water, Gas, Electricity, each apartment is sub metered, so residents are only required to pay for their actual usage.
Are you close to the metro?
Yes, we are two blocks from Gallery Place Metro Station or approximately a 3-5 minute walk to the station. Gallery Place is located at the heart of the metro map and offers the red, green and yellow lines. You are able to check train times on our Transit Screen located in the building lobby, the transit app, or directly through the WMATA website.
Do you have guest parking?
Yes! We offer guest parking for a 24 hour period at the modest charge of $11 per night. Guest parking can be purchased at the Concierge Desk in advance.
Do you have parking?
We offer garage parking on a monthly basis or guest parking for a 24 hour period. Single space parking is $195 per month. We also offer tandem parking $275 per month.
What is your application process?
The application can be completed via our incredibly user friendly website. To reserve an apartment today, we require a $50 application fee per lease holder and a one time non-refundable move-in fee of $500/ The application process traditionally takes 2-5 business days and includes both a criminal background and credit check.
Have more questions?
Contact our welcoming staff today to learn more about Meridian at Gallery Place.