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Sand Dollar Manor

2.5 Star Rating
450 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo British Columbia
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Overall Rating based on 13 Reviews
2.5
2.5 Star Rating

Management
2.4 Star Rating
Heating
3.7 Star Rating
Cooling
3 Star Rating
Maintenance
2.5 Star Rating
Laundry
2.2 Star Rating
Parking
2.4 Star Rating
Cleanliness
2.8 Star Rating
Storage
2.3 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
3.6 Star Rating
Quietness
2.2 Star Rating
Safety
2 Star Rating
Hot Water
4 Star Rating
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November 30, 2018
4.8
4.8 Star Rating

Management
5 Star Rating
Heating
5 Star Rating
Cooling
4 Star Rating
Maintenance
5 Star Rating
Laundry
5 Star Rating
Parking
5 Star Rating
Cleanliness
5 Star Rating
Storage
5 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
5 Star Rating
Quietness
4 Star Rating
Safety
4 Star Rating
Hot Water
5 Star Rating
Reviewer says...
I have lived in the building for 3 years. I love it! The building is quiet, the tenants are friendly. The building is old and has its issues but overall is a really great place to live. The rent is good, the location is fantastic and the management is very good! I love this place and plan on staying for a long time! Being so close to the the water is amazing!
smoking_rooms No Smoking Allowed
pets No Pets Allowed
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December 18, 2016
1.6
1.6 Star Rating

Management
1 Star Rating
Laundry
1 Star Rating
Parking
1 Star Rating
Maintenance
1 Star Rating
Storage
1 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
3 Star Rating
Quietness
2 Star Rating
Safety
2 Star Rating
Hot Water
3 Star Rating
Heating
2 Star Rating
Cooling
1 Star Rating
Reviewer says...
The building is old but in a great location (unless you face Stewart Avenue where it is quite noisy). The carpets are gross and need replacing badly - was told renovations are only done when you move out (however I know someone who moved out and they were not replaced). The ceiling was peeling in the bathroom before I moved in and needs repaired and painted - although a "to do" list was filled out when Devon Properties owned it, nothing has been done in over 5 years. The lino floors and counter-tops should all be replaced as well - and no screens for any of the windows or doors. The laundry room is only available until 8:30 which doesn't leave much time in the evening and only 4 washers and 4 dryers for the entire building. The new landlords have had all the exterior doors re-keyed with special keys that can't be duplicated which is great, but try getting a spare key is impossible. I love the location and the rent suits my budget however I have had a rent increase every year and nothing to show for it.
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September 11, 2016
3.9
3.9 Star Rating

Management
5 Star Rating
Heating
4 Star Rating
Cooling
4 Star Rating
Maintenance
5 Star Rating
Laundry
4 Star Rating
Parking
4 Star Rating
Cleanliness
4 Star Rating
Storage
3 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
3 Star Rating
Quietness
4 Star Rating
Safety
3 Star Rating
Hot Water
4 Star Rating
Reviewer says...
So glad that residents are expressing their experiences of life in 450 Stewart Avenue. I personally think it's a great place. The miserable, negative people should just find a lovely and happier place to park themselves - that would be great if they could move out and spend their time being positive about somewhere else. Good bye to them & happy moving!!
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May 31, 2015
1.0
1 Star Rating

Management
1 Star Rating
Quietness
1 Star Rating
Safety
1 Star Rating
Maintenance
1 Star Rating
Laundry
1 Star Rating
Parking
1 Star Rating
Cleanliness
1 Star Rating
Storage
1 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
1 Star Rating
Reviewer says...
The building was sold, changed management and rebranded the Sand Dollar. Hopefully devon properties leaves Nanaimo, to focus on their dumps in Victoria. Good luck to the new owner's and managers. <section removed to comply with terms> A complete hole, gladly exchange construction noise over the rowdy crowds coming and going year round.
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May 27, 2015
1.7
1.7 Star Rating

Management
2 Star Rating
Quietness
2 Star Rating
Safety
1 Star Rating
Maintenance
2 Star Rating
Laundry
1 Star Rating
Parking
1 Star Rating
Cleanliness
2 Star Rating
Storage
1 Star Rating
Neighbourhood
3 Star Rating
Reviewer says...
This building was recently sold, if you think the previous management/ownership was slack. The new owners will put as little as possible into a building before it's demolition. So long to the last ghetto building on Stewart Ave. Imagine that view over Newcastle island. Might time lapse record its demise.
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