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Best Apartments in Aurora, CO (Based on Reviews)


Known as the Gateway to the Rockies, Aurora, CO offers its residents many reasons to enjoy this beautiful city. There are over 100 parks, 5,000 acres of protected land, nearly a dozen golf courses for those who thrive in outdoor activities, and a large arts community for those seeking musical, theatrical, or art culture. And don’t forget the wide range of ethnic cuisines for the local foodies! These are just some of the reasons over 300,000 people like to call Aurora home.

With such a large population, there are many Aurora apartment complexes to suit a variety of needs and budgets. When making a move here, it may be hard to know where you want to live next. Researching the different areas and getting reviews from people who have actually lived in these complexes can help narrow down your choices. Let’s take a look at the best apartments in Aurora based on reviews from Google, Yelp, and Apartment Guide.

21 Fitzsimmons Apartment Homes

Google (4.1 out of 5, 74 reviews) – Based on the comments left on Google, most people like the convenient location near CU Anschutz Medical Campus, the clean community, and helpful staff. One reviewer stated, “I simply adore living at The Fitz… The staff here are so nice and accommodating.” Another said, “One of the better places in the area…”

Yelp (4.0 out of 5, 41 reviews) – Yelp reviewers seem to agree with the Google reviews, loving the convenient access to CU Anschutz and the complex staff. Many reviews state things like, “Great place to live!” and “Highly recommended!!”

Apartment Guide (4 out of 5, 1354 ratings) – Just like Google and Yelp, people love the staff and location. Reviews say “Highly recommend. Service is excellent!” and “Great location. Safe, quiet, easy access to many amenities.”

The Ridge at Lowry

Google (4.0 of 5, 49 reviews) – Residents of this upscale neighborhood love the spacious size of the apartments and quick response time from maintenance – and anyone that’s ever rented an apartment can appreciate quick turnarounds should you be in need of a repair!

Yelp (3.0 of 5, 23 reviews) – Again, the sizeable living spaces are common in these reviews and one thing said in many of the reviews was, “I love my apartment!” Quite a few also seem to agree the staff is wonderful, saying things like, “The staff has been incredibly friendly and helpful” and “Jackie is awesome!”

Apartment Guide (4.0 of 5, 148 reviews) – “Management is great” and “Staff are really great and responsive” are phrases seen yet again. Many also agree that the complex has “spacious apartments.”

Park at Iliff

Google (4.6 of 5, 17 reviews) – Aurora seems to be full of friendly apartment personnel! Like the other two highly rated complexes, this property has received praise of its staff. Residents also value the basic amenities provided at each apartment, including “gorgeous kitchens with gas stoves, stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinet space. It had walk-in closets, washer and dryer included and a garden tub!”

Yelp (5.0 of 5, 5 reviews)  – Reviewers love the luxurious amenities and welcoming staff. There are also comments appreciating the close walk to the light rail. One reviewer stated, “It is honestly the best apartments I have ever lived in!!” and that thought is shared by the other reviewers as well.

Apartment Guide (5.0 of 5, 1 review) – While there is only one review on Apartment Guide at this time, the thoughts match the other review sites. The comment left said, “Amazing amenities and people. Very friendly and polite! Clean and brand-new community and very happy to be part of my new family!”

These are just a few of the apartments for rent in Aurora, CO. If your move from one apartment to another has left you with a lack of space, you may consider renting a storage unit to hold onto your belongings. STOR-N-LOCK Self Storage in Aurora has units in many sizes whether you need to store a few boxes or a houseful of furniture. Our convenient location offers 24/7 video cameras and alarms on every unit to help give you peace of mind while storing with us. Call us today for more detail on all of our self-storage amenities.