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4(125 reviews)82.4% of customers recommend this property

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It's finesubmitted by April G. - |Recommended: YesI love this building. It has great amenities and events. The concierge and front desk staff are great, but the leasing office is a mess. Lease change paperwork consistently gets lost, you have to be on them constantly to get anything done, they make everything a hassle, etc. It's incredibly frustrating. The building is kind of fratty, especially at the pool in the summer, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. People are young and friendly. I don't ever really hear anything from the hallway or my neighbors. Even the walls within the apartment are pretty sound-proof. I've had issues with maintenance not wanting to come in after hours despite situations that constitute an emergency, but generally speaking they're fine. Apartments appliances could use bupdating though.
response from property -Thank you for taking the time to review our community and for sharing your concerns with us. We are happy to hear that overall, you enjoy calling the Meridian home. We strive to provide the highest level of customer service possible and are dismayed to hear that you had a negative experience when working with our leasing team. We understand that maintaining appropriate communication with our residents, especially regarding lease documents, is extremely important and apologize for any inconvenience the lack of communication may have caused. Our property manager has reached out to you directly to further discuss your concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact him at 202-326-0000 should you need to speak with him immediately. We look forward to speaking with you soon.
Noisy submitted by Waewnet S. - |Recommended: YesIt would be much better if you change the mirror to block the noise from outside and change to block out curtain or blind.
GREAT place to livesubmitted by Jovana G. - |Recommended: YesI had a great experience living at the Meridian Gallery Place. Staff were friendly and the location is unbeatable.
Decent place to live, great locationsubmitted by Lorna T. - |Recommended: YesOverall, the Meridian is a good place to live, especially if you work downtown and or have just graduated college. That being said, I think that listing it as a luxury building is a bit of an overstatement. The rooftop pool and grills are a great draw, but it often feels like a college dorm with people packed into one-bedroom apartments and cheap fixtures constantly broken in the apartments and hallways. The leasing office can be extremely difficult to work with. It really takes a lot of effort to get questions answered accurately. Although there are exceptions The redeeming quality is the front desk staff and maintenance, they are always friendly, helpful, and prompt.
response from property -Thank you for taking the time to review our community and for sharing your concerns with us. We are pleased to hear that overall, you have enjoyed living here, but are dismayed to hear that our leasing team has not met or exceeded your expectations. We strive to provide the best customer service possible and would like the opportunity to speak with you further to discuss ways in which we can improve our services to offer a more enjoyable resident experience. Our property manager will be reaching out to you to discuss your concerns. We look forward to speaking with you soon.
I like Meridiansubmitted by Huiyu Z. - |Recommended: YesI have been living here for two years, and my experience is very pleasant. Here is like a home to me.
TERRIBLEsubmitted by Frank L. - |Recommended: NoHorrible incompetent staff, often was told one thing one day and another the second, very slow response to issues, tons of mistakes with the leasing itself, overpriced for quality of apartments
response from property -Hi Frank, Thank you for taking a moment to submit a review about our community and for sharing your concerns with us. Our property manager reached out to you about your experience and we have spoken to our team so that we can make improvements based on your feedback. If you would like to discuss your experience in further detail, please feel free to contact our manager at 202-326-0000. Sincerely, Taryn S.
I love it heresubmitted by Susana C. - |Recommended: YesI love living in the meridian. I just wish my AC worked better in my room.
Worst customer service eversubmitted by Nicolle C. - |Recommended: Noleasing staff is disorganized, unprofessional, and ineffective
Poor Leasing Officesubmitted by Amanda P. - |Recommended: NoI have had the worst experience with the leasing office. Representatives did not know what was going on with my application and would continuously beat around the bush, not giving me any answers. They were also very unprofessional to me. For example, when I asked a question concerning my application they got frustrated and hung up on me. That is unacceptable.
Experiencesubmitted by Alexi Z. - |Recommended: NoNicole is one of the worst people I've worked with, besides her being rude and unprofessional, she doesn't know what she's doing. The staff other than the doormen and maintenance are unprofessional and I can not wait to move out.
Amazingsubmitted by Amanda C. - |Recommended: YesA great place to live, friendly concierge, helpful maintenance staff, nice facilities and amenities
Great place to livesubmitted by James S. - |Recommended: YesGreat place to live. Super friendly concierges. Has all the basics plus some. Very well kept halls, lobby, and outside.
Good location, poor servicesubmitted by Michaela L. - |Recommended: YesThe apartments are great, the location is perfect, the front desk staff and maintenance staff are friendly. My primary complaint is the leasing office. My roommates and I rarely get response emails when we have an inquiry and our revised lease took over a month to complete. Though some of the staff seems willing to help, there is very little communication between the leasing office and their residents. With our lease, we were not told certain steps we needed to take in order to get the lease amended which was the cause for the delay. In dealing with an issue with a utility company, certain staff were willing to help, however there has been absolutely zero communication on progress regarding getting the charges fixed. This same problem has now continued for a month, with no email responses or phone calls from the office, despite my continued attempts to email them and their claim that they would frequently give me updates. I am aware they have a large amount of residents and they or at least some do seem to want to help, but it would benefit everyone if there was more communication and follow-through.
response from property -Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and for sharing your concerns with us. We sincerely apologize for our lack of communication and the inconvenience it caused. We understand that you have spoken with our property manager and hope that he was able to properly address your concerns. Should you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact him again at 202-326-0000.
Centrally located in DC, new building and clean apartments submitted by Sadia K. - |Recommended: YesThe building is centrally located in terms of approach to DC neighborhoods and a walking distance away from Union station and I 395 highway that makes it easier to commute outside of DC. The pool and grilling areas are great and in summers it gets crowded. There are platy of community events happening almost every other month at-least. The apartment itself is really nice with new fixtures and equipment. the sun room has a lot of space. The only issue in my opinion is the noise from outside such as traffic - this may be the problem in apartments facing main road - Massachusetts Avenue. The maintenance staff is very helpful and attentive. There is not even a single time when our request for maintenance is not addressed in a same day. The service is simply great. Overall the experience is pleasant and we enjoy living here.
I think the property is great for the most part submitted by Nicole S. - |Recommended: YesIt's a great place for young professionals to live, and easily accessible to many great parts of DC such as the National Mall, the Verizon Center, and the Gallery Place Metro Station, which is a great connector to many places in the city.