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Moontower v. X Phoenix: Which Downtown Phoenix Apartment is Right for Me? (Updated for 2024)

By Ellen

With so many apartments available in downtown Phoenix, it can be overwhelming to navigate all that each property has to offer and which one will be right for you.

With many floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location to downtown Phoenix, we know Moontower will make an amazing home for our future residents. However, we know there are other options with similar location and amenities. 

To help you narrow down your options and understand what each property has to offer, we’ve made a side-by-side comparison between Moontower and X Phoenix to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

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X Phoenix Pool

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Comparing Downtown Phoenix Apartments: Moontower v. X Phoenix

 

Property Moontower X Phoenix
Address 811 N. 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 200 W Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Year Built 2023 2022
Number of Stories  24 20
Distance from Roosevelt Row  6-minute walk 20-minute walk

 

The Basics

To start, let’s look at the basics. 

Moontower

Address: 811 N. 3rd St

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 326

Number of Stories: 24

X Phoenix

Address: 200 W Monroe St

Year Built: 2022

Number of Units: 330

Number of Stories: 20

Location

Moontower

Exterior of Moontower PHX, a new luxury apartments in downtown phoenix

Located at 811 N. 3rd St, Moontower is only one block from the bustling Roosevelt Row, home to First Friday and tons of local bars and restaurants. 

Lucky’s, Châm Pang Lanes, Cobra Arcade Bar, Moira Sushi, Lacuna Kava Bar, and the Farmer’s Market are all within a block of Moontower. Other Phoenix hot spots, including Matt’s Big Breakfast, The Brill Line, Pedal Haus Brewery, and Pomo Pizzeria are just a few minutes walk away.

Read Next: 10 Best Happy Hours in Phoenix, AZ

X Phoenix

x phoenix building downtown

Photo courtesy of claycorp.com

Located at the intersection of Van Buren and 3rd Street, X Phoenix is only a couple blocks from many downtown hot spots.

X Phoenix is only a few blocks from Valley Bar, The Arrogant Butcher, the Phoenix Convention Center, and ASU Downtown Campus. Plus, it’s right across the street from Civic Space Park. It is located about a 20-minute walk from Roosevelt Row.

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Amenities

Both locations offer a wide range of amenities. To make the comparison process easier, we have created this chart of the amenities available at each location. 

 

Moontower X Phoenix
Rooftop Pool X X
Rooftop Hot Tub X X
Fitness Center X X
Yoga Studio X X
On-Demand Equipment X
Private Conference Rooms X X
Clubhouse/Lounge X X
Outdoor Space w/ Grilling X
Sauna X
On-site Coffee Shop X
Parking X X
Bike Parking X X

 

For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Moontower and X Phoenix

Residents laying by the pool at Moontower

Pricing and Floor Plans

Moontower

Moontower offers studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom floor plans. At the time of publication in January 2024, rates at Moontower range from $1,740 to $3,785 per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on our floor plan page.

Read Next: Which One-Bedroom Apartment at Moontower is Right for Me?

The kitchen features elevated finishes and fixtures including white oak cabinets, brass hardware, marble-look quartz countertops, and zellige-inspired backsplash. The space is equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a full-sized fridge, oven and stove top, microwave and dishwasher.  

Moontower Phoenix Kitchen

Kitchens at Moontower feature marble look quartz countertops and glazed zellige look tile backsplash. Pictured here is the Palo Verde floorplan.

X Phoenix

X Phoenix also has studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom floor plans. At the time of publication in January 2024, rates at X Phoenix range from $1,029 to $2,276 per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on X Phoenix’s floor plan page.

They also feature coliving suites. In a coliving apartment, you will share the common areas with one, two or three roommates but still have your own private bedroom and bathroom. Pricing for coliving suites ranges from around $1,029 to $1,337 per month.

Their units feature large closets, natural lighting, premium appliances and more. You can even opt for a fully-furnished unit in studios, one-bedrooms or co-living suites.

Read Next: Which is Right For Me? Coliving vs. Traditional Apartments in Downtown Phoenix

X Phoenix Interior

Photo courtesy of thexlife.co/xphoenix

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We hope this article will give you insight on these downtown Phoenix properties and help you decide which is best for you. If you have any questions about Moontower or downtown Phoenix living, contact our leasing staff! We would love to help you with your housing search.

Originally published 7/21/2023. Last updated 1/3/2024.


Ellen, Moontower Contributing Author

Ellen

Ellen is a regular contributing author for MoontowerPhoenix.com, covering leasing tips and all things downtown Phoenix. She has 3 years of experience in multifamily leasing and marketing. Ellen is a huge foodie and has a dog named Leo.


January 03, 2024


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