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1,061 Apartments for rent in the 85281 zip code, AZ

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Check out 1,061 verified apartments for rent in the 85281 zip code, AZ with rents starting as low as $450. Some apartments for rent in the 85281 zip code might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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13 Units Available
The Hyve by Mark-Taylor
1260 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,264
804 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,789
1155 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 6:00 PM
A luxury community with many features, including a resort-like pool and sundeck, large clubhouse, fitness center, and outdoor fire pit. Apartments feature tech packages with NEST thermostats, vinyl plank flooring and granite countertops.
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27 Units Available
Ten01
1001 E Playa Del Norte Dr
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,395
1142 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,270
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,855
1130 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 5:10 PM
Upscale apartment community close to the ASU campus and Tempe Marketplace. City views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Free beach cruiser and kayak sharing program, movie rentals and weekly fitness classes.
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7 Units Available
Sonesta On University
1975 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ | Alegre
1 Bedroom
$1,059
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,504
965 sqft
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Recently renovated air-conditioned apartments with walk-in closets. Pet-friendly community features a dog park. Pool, business center, 24-hour laundry and game room on site. Numerous shopping options on nearby East University Drive.
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24 Units Available
Scottsdale Gateway
2100 N Scottsdale Rd
Tempe, AZ | North Tempe-College
Studio
$907
360 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,193
605 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,656
961 sqft
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Newly refurbished homes with energy-saving appliances in kitchens, hardwood floors and covered parking. Community amenities include a heated swimming pool, play area and business center. Freeways 101 and 202 are close by.
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5 Units Available
Riverside
625 W 1st St
Tempe, AZ | Riverside
Studio
$1,085
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,185
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,315
850 sqft
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Convenient location in the heart of Tempe, Arizona. Luxury community features 24-hour gym, carport, and pool. Residents enjoy units with dishwasher, extra storage, air conditioning and washer-dryer hookup.
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22 Units Available
Nexa
1221 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,294
597 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,369
673 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,782
1000 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 5:09 PM
This sophisticated, spa-inspired community features a resort-style pool and a fire pit. Open-concept apartments have high ceilings and accent lighting. Located near Hudson Park and multiple restaurants.
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12 Units Available
Camden Tempe
800 E Curry Rd
Tempe, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,409
805 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,989
1178 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Luxurious community features fire pit, pool, pool table, shuffleboard and valet service. Residents enjoy units with hardwood floors, patio/balcony, laundry and dishwasher. Great location in Tempe, close to parks, restaurants and shopping.
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15 Units Available
Sunset Villas
1415 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ | Hudson Manor
Studio
$1,100
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,250
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
920 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
Conveniently located just steps from Dorney Lane/Apache Boulevard light rail, shopping and dining. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, some with dual vanity. On-site modern laundry facility. Centrally located community pool.
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8 Units Available
Westmount at Downtown Tempe
615 South Hardy Drive
Tempe, AZ | Riverside
1 Bedroom
$1,100
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
800 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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You can't beat living mere minutes from Chase Field Stadium, ASU, and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Bamboo style flooring, flat fee utilities, included refrigerator, and spectacular community amenities make these a cut above the rest.
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5 Units Available
Roosevelt Luxury Townhomes
233 S. Roosevelt St
Tempe, AZ | Riverside
2 Bedrooms
$2,600
842 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
1926 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
The Roosevelt, brand new luxury townhomes in Tempe. Experience luxury at The Roosevelt. Located in the heart of downtown Tempe, The Roosevelt is steps away from some of the best nightlife Arizona has to offer. Mill Avenue, Tempe Center for the Arts, Marquee Theater, Tempe Town Lake, and so much more within walking distance of your new home. The Roosevelt delivers beautiful pet-friendly townhomes that offer absolute privacy and the latest modern finishes. Come make it yours and enjoy a close-knit community with modern, spacious, and beautiful interior finishes with attached garages. Come live in the center of it all with culture and education at your doorstep! Start the decade off with The Roosevelt. Call today!
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5 Units Available
Parq on 5th
805 W Brown St
Tempe, AZ | Riverside
1 Bedroom
$1,024
437 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
768 sqft
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Affordable apartments a stone's throw from the airport and the Phoenix Zoo. Recently renovated units contain walk-in closets and air conditioning. Pet-friendly community has on-site laundry. Across the street from Jaycee Park.
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1 Unit Available
Tempe Station
2323 East Apache Boulevard
Tempe, AZ
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$2,220
463 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
Tempe Station offers individual bed space leases with short term agreements. Limited availability, call to speak to one of our Leasing Professionals for more details! We are now accepting in-person and self-guided tours via scheduled appointments only. Our virtual tours are also available. Please schedule yours today!Tempe Station provides a new meaning to modern living. Exceptional residential apartments, conveniently located in Tempe, Arizona. If you have been looking for an upgrade in lifestyle, Tempe Station defines splendor living in every way! Between spacious floor plans, two refreshing pools and spa, cabana influenced grilling areas, and new-age fitness facility, Tempe Station is the premier choice for residential bliss. Whether you’re a student or a professional, Tempe’s light rail tram is conveniently located across the street to take you to ASU or Downtown Phoenix.
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Thrive Tempe
1137 E Orange St
Tempe, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,095
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$470
624 sqft
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Welcome to Thrive Tempe. Conveniently located near ASU campus, Tempe Town Lake, Tempe Beach Park, Mill Avenue District featuring fine dining, shopping and entertainment. Our community offers spacious one and two bedroom floor plans featuring stainless steel appliances. Outside your apartment, awaits two sparkling pools with lounge chairs, bbq and two laundry facilities. Call us and schedule your tour today!
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26 Units Available
Skywater At Town Lake
601 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$2,385
905 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,431
759 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,039
1325 sqft
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Spacious air conditioned units with hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Just across the street from Tempe Art Center and Beach Park. Electric vehicle charging station for residents.
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13 Units Available
Norte Town Lake
909 East Playa Del Norte Drive
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,310
408 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,710
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,815
949 sqft
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WE'RE OPEN! STOP BY FOR AN IN-PERSON TOUR. SELF-GUIDED AND VIRTUAL TOURS ALSO AVAILABLE. Our luxury apartments in Tempe, AZ are a masterpiece of refined living. Perfectly spacious, our layouts set the stage for a life of pure pampering. Each apartment has exceptionally appointed kitchens including the modern styling you expect, plus master bedrooms with ample walk-in closets. The extraordinary level of service coupled with the brilliant collection of high-end amenities are just some of the perks that will accompany your upgraded living experience at Norte Town Lake.
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8 Units Available
Villatree Apartments
1750 S Price Rd
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,050
465 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,410
965 sqft
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This pet-friendly community offers thoughtfully designed areas. On-site pool with a sundeck. Spacious interiors with several floor plan options available. Close to Tempe Marketplace.
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31 Units Available
Aura Watermark
420 North Scottsdale Road
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,524
585 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,575
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,980
1031 sqft
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Set against the Tempe Town Lake setting, Aura Watermark reflects a refined living experience in one of Tempe’s most walkable neighborhoods. Artful interiors and finishes come together to create elevated spaces while thoughtful community amenities – including pools, cabanas, an aquatic activities center and spa, outdoor fireplaces and gathering spaces – provide a resort-inspired respite. Experience life on the lakefront as Aura Watermark embraces the duality of its namesake element – serene surroundings meets an adventurous spirit; nature meets design; sophistication meets whimsy. Conveniently located and centered around you, the community provides accessibility to Downtown, notable employment hubs, Mill Avenue, ASU sports facilities, Phoenix Sky International Airport, as well as a wide variety of outdoor spaces.
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Dolce Villagio
1001 West 2nd Street
Tempe, AZ | Sunset
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
1193 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Come check out the newly renovated Dolce Villagio Lofts. Our recently renovated apartments feature the latest in luxury living; quartz countertops, plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, island kitchen, updated kitchen & bath fixtures, attached 2 car garage, white cabinetry, two-tone interior paint & private backyard. Select apartments come with an additional bonus room that's perfect for an at-home office, home gym or play area! Dolce Villagio Lofts is at the epicenter of all things Tempe, come experience small community living with very large comforts. The small-town feel and hip vibe of Tempe make your new place at Dolce a great place to live. Enjoy the array of activities at Tempe Town Lake hiking, biking, paddle boarding and year-round festivals at the nearby Riverwalk, Tempe's Mill Avenue District and Arizona State University.Don't miss any of the Sun Devil home games, the stadium is just a short distance away. We are close to the light rail so you can easily get to downtow
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The Cameron
2062 E. Cameron Way
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,390
546 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,490
712 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,182
1226 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
Tour Your Way! Virtual, Self-Guided and In-Person By Appointment Only Tours Available. Call us today for more information!
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12 Units Available
Rio Paradiso Apartment Homes
1033 N Parkside Dr
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,325
964 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,400
904 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,635
1032 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
The Lofts at Rio Salado are just minutes from Mill Avenue and downtown Phoenix. Units feature air conditioning, bathtubs, carpets, walk-in closets, extra storage, fireplaces, and in-unit laundry. This is a pet-friendly community.
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15 Units Available
Broadstone Grand
1003 West Washington Street
Tempe, AZ
Studio
$1,479
671 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,615
849 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,905
1070 sqft
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TOUR YOUR WAY. Meet your new community, on your terms. Our doors are open by appointment-only for self-guided tours. Additionally, virtual tours via video chat are still available. That's right, you can safely and securely be granted access to a model unit to envision in person your new life at our property, on your own terms. Call or email us today!
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13 Units Available
Salt
260 E Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ | Downtown Tempe
Studio
$1,625
612 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,690
772 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,245
1015 sqft
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TOUR YOUR WAY. Meet your new community, on your terms. Our doors are open by appointment-only for both private in-person and self-guided tours. Additionally, virtual tours via video chat are still available. That's right, you can safely and securely be granted access to a model unit to envision in person your new life at our property, on your own terms. Call or email us today!
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11 Units Available
OMNIA ON 8TH APARTMENT HOMES
1701 E 8th St
Tempe, AZ | University Heights
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1 Bedroom
$1,095
540 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,240
812 sqft
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Gated community with pool, covered parking and 24-hour maintenance. Washer and dryer in some units. Wood-like flooring in refurbished kitchens. Prime location between Highway 101 and Arizona State University's Tempe campus.
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15 Units Available
Omnia on McClintock
1701 E Don Carlos Ave
Tempe, AZ | University Heights
Studio
$1,005
410 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,120
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
810 sqft
Last updated April 16 at 3:48 PM
Convenient to Arizona State University Tempe campus. Stylish apartments with glass-top stoves and hardwood floors. On-site bocce ball court, complimentary Java Bar, two swimming pools and two laundry rooms. On-call maintenance available.

Average Rent in the 85281 zip code

Last updated April 16
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in the 85281 zip code is $1,587, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,913.
Studio
$1,336
1 Bed
$1,587
2 Beds
$1,913
3+ Beds
$2,597
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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In the 85281 zip code, the average rent is $1,336 for a studio, $1,587 for a 1-bedroom, $1,913 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,597 for a 3-bedroom.
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You can use the pet-friendly filter to find apartments that allow pets.
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While some the 85281 zip code properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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How can I find off-campus housing in the 85281 zip code?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around the 85281 zip code. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, GateWay Community College, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, and Phoenix College.

Average Rent in the 85281 zip code

Last updated April 16
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in the 85281 zip code is $1,587, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,913.
Studio
$1,336
1 Bed
$1,587
2 Beds
$1,913
3+ Beds
$2,597
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List