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Last updated February 1 2023 at 4:36 AM

521 Studio Apartments for rent in Alameda, CA

Studio apartments could offer the best of Alameda living at a less expensive price tag than larger units. Look for the best buildings near entertainment, dining, and public trans... Read Guide >
Alta Star Harbor Photo Gallery 1
1 of 8
Verified
140 Units Available
Studio
$2,599
540 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,998
683 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,049
1269 sqft
Style meets chic comforts at Alta Star Harbor. With modern designs complementing a historic waterfront vibe and a host of luxury community amenities, our brand new apartments in Alameda, CA fits your desired lifestyle. Step into our one, two or three-bedroom apartment and townhome floor plans and find yourself at home. Hard surface flooring throughout greets you, as a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances begs to be used. There's so much more to explore, so welcome aboard. Contact us today and discover why Alta Star Harbor the place for you.
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Marine View Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
Studio
$1,895
480 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,250
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
875 sqft
We are located 50 yards from the bay. Crab Cove is just short stroll around the corner. The TransBay bus to San Francisco stops just down the street. A short stroll brings you to the waters edge at Crab Cove. Free concerts at Crab Cove the second Friday evening during the summer months. The year-round Alameda Farmers Market produce and flowers fresh from the garden to a location around the corner once a week. The Ferry to San Francisco is a short drive, or bus ride, down the street.
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Aero Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 67
Verified
10 Units Available
Studio
$2,730
496 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,245
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,295
1000 sqft
Just 18 minutes from San Francisco via ferry, AERO Apartments is the ultimate in luxury apartment living. Our community is close to an amazing variety of restaurants, shopping and entertainment. AERO allows you to find your respite from the outside world, just steps from the Bay. Beautiful and thoughtfully designed interiors plus world-class amenities come together to create your perfect refuge. Come home to AERO Apartments to entertain, relax, connect, create and celebrate.
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1837 Sakas Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,700
250 sqft
1837 Sakas #A -30% Rental Fee - Charming studio updated with modern touches. Hardwood and tile flooring throughout. The kitchen has an electric portable stove, microwave, and refrigerator. There is an AC and heater in the studio. Private patio with marina views. Washer and dryer hookups. Street parking only. The studio is located through the side gate by the garage door, it's the back unit. All utilities included. No washer or dryer in unit. No pets allowed. -MANAGED BY PROPERTY OWNER Rental criteria as follows: Good credit history. Good rental history. Gross income 3 times the rent with verifiable income. Renters insurance required. ** WE ARE OPEN M-F 8:30AM-5PM ** TOURS ARE MADE M-F 8:30AM-4PM ** NO WEEKEND TOURS WE ARE CLOSED If interested in this property and would like to schedule a viewing, please call (510) 523-1166 Drysdalepm.com/alameda Pearson Property Management, Inc Drysdale Property Management DRE# 01929730 No Pets Allowed (RLNE4925420)
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Results within 1 mile of Alameda
The Union Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
18 Units Available
Studio
$2,520
510 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,680
489 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,904
1000 sqft
Uncover a brand new living experience right in the middle of it all at The Union Apartments. You’ll find apartment living that is unmatched, with modern finishes and bold design. Take in the unmistakable views of San Francisco and downtown Oakland through large, floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the space with natural light. Enjoy amenities that you’ll actually use, including a relaxing green space for entertaining and a fully equipped gym to condition your inner athlete. You’ll also be a part of a growing community offering new restaurants, boutiques, and pubs in the vibrant, creative West Oakland neighborhood. Be in Union with a relaxed living, bold design, and an authentic Oakland community unlike anywhere else. Greystar California, Inc. DBA Greystar - Broker License No. 1525765
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Alice House Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
Verified
19 Units Available
Studio
$2,575
551 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,730
604 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,370
777 sqft
Alice House is a boutique apartment community in downtown Oakland. Art Deco style and classic comforts set Alice House apart. Discover new studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments with luxury community amenities and a welcoming vibe. Come check out this calming retreat in the center of the city today.
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La Peralta Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
Verified
4 Units Available
Studio
$1,695
300 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,045
522 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,100
1223 sqft
The property located at 184 13th St. Oakland, CA is managed by Mosser Companies, a reputable property management company with verified listings. This community is located a short distance from Lake Merritt and is famously known for housing Charlie Chaplin! Just a quick drive to downtown, uptown, and the Grand Lake – this is a commuter’s dream! Enjoy all La Peralta Apartments have to offer with its updated kitchen and appliances.
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Lydian Photo Gallery 1
1 of 46
Verified
15 Units Available
Studio
$2,030
470 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,540
565 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,769
1185 sqft
Lydian is the place where the music comes together. A place to live, work, breathe, sweat, contemplate, and mingle. Combining Oakland's creative spirit with the best of apartment living, Lydian is a truly authentic and unique place to call home. Contact us today for our current specials! Disclaimer: Rental rates, availability, lease terms, deposits, apartment features and specials are subject to change without notice.
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Orion Photo Gallery 1
1 of 44
Verified
11 Units Available
Studio
$1,856
485 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,530
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,231
1185 sqft
NO CONTACT TOURS NOW AVAILABLE! CONTACT THE LEASING OFFICE TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR TODAY! Life on the water here comes in dozens of unique sizes and looks. Orion Apartments in Oakland offers a generous variety of studios, one, two, three-bedrooms and townhome-style floor plans to choose from. Each complete with premium finishes including polished quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and an in-unit washer/dryer. Our community is also filled with wonderful amenities including a coffee bar, a rooftop deck and so much more! This is breezy Bohemian living on the coast at its best—uncommonly comfortable and seamlessly connected at our luxury apartments in Oakland. Designed to breezily blend opportunities for urban convenience and community with moments of relaxing retreat, the amenities of this GreenPoint-rated building provide every comfort of a pet-friendly home…and beyond. If this sounds like your ideal way of living, visit our Orion apartments today and get a tour of our vibran
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Fourth Street East Photo Gallery 1
1 of 40
Verified
37 Units Available
Studio
$2,634
602 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,965
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,865
1053 sqft
Luxury apartments located in the vibrant, walk-able Jack London Square, Fourth Street East combines the excitement of downtown Oakland with the serenity of a waterfront neighborhood that is quickly becoming a premiere destination in the Bay Area.
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425 East 18th Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,825
439 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,895
433 sqft
425 E. 18th St. is located at 425 E. 18th Street San Francisco, CA, and is managed by Mosser Companies, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. 425 E. 18th St. offers studio and 1-2 bedroom apartments. Amenities include Cable Ready, Controlled Access/Gated, Dishwasher, Disposal, Efficient Appliances, and more. This rental community is pet-friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. The property is located in the 94606 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office at (415) 673-1608 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. THE APARTMENT AMENITIES - Beautiful LVT Flooring - Spacious and Bright Apartment - On-site Laundry - Parking - Balcony Views of Beautiful Oakland 93 Walk Score – Walkers Paradise THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLACES TO BE - Walking distance to Lucky’s Grocery, Fire Wings, Lakeside Lounge, Rockin Crawfish, and the beautiful Lake Merritt! - A walk around the lake brings you to a variety of other restaurants a
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Vue De Lac Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 34
Studio
$1,725
222 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,195
365 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,095
820 sqft
Welcome to Vue de Lac Apartments! Located just two blocks from Lake Merritt, this 3-story, 75-unit apartment community blends classic Craftsman Edwardian touches with modern conveniences. Residents of Vue de Lac are within walking distance to Downtown and Lake Merritt BART station, giving residents to the San Francisco area, grocery stores and notable restaurants. Both Grand Lake and Jack London Square are neighbors to East Lake, offering easy access to the Farmer's Market, Grand Lake Theater and nightlife. Weekend just outside your door at Lake Merritt itself: a cultural playground for drum circles, joggers, picnic-goers, and everyone in between. This gated community features a breezeway, bike racks, on-site laundry, and parking. Many apartments boast upgraded fixtures, cabinets and countertops. Enjoy the comfort, quality and convenience of living at Vue de Lac in this desirable Oakland community!
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Exchange Studios Photo Gallery 1
1 of 5
Verified
6 Units Available
Studio
$2,016
990 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,302
1170 sqft
Exchange Studios is a 39 unit live/work building, located just off of Interstate-880 near the Park Street Bridge to Alameda, California. Originally built in 1925 and the home of Exchange Linen Service for many years, the building underwent considerable renovation and became Exchange Studios in 1994. The two-story building features large open floorplans and an open air atrium which spans the length of the site.
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Modera Jack London Square Photo Gallery 1
1 of 69
Verified
13 Units Available
Studio
$1,940
376 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,028
537 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,124
974 sqft
There is just something irresistible about Oakland's Jack London Square. On any given day, you can call it foodies oasis, a creative haven, and an event-lover's mecca. And now with Modera Jack London Square, you can be one of the lucky few to also call it home.Featuring a collection of 134 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes, Modera Jack London Square offers Oakland-enthusiasts a home packed with possibilities, inside and out. With features that include 9-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, and quartz countertops, its modern-industrial design is one to revel. And if a dynamic apartment living scene is your style, youll love the game room with a demonstration kitchen, and expansive rooftop decks complete with an outdoor pizza kitchen, barbeque area and gorgeous vistas of the downtown skyline. Perfect for gathering with old friends or making a few new ones.And while the amenities will make you never want to leave, the neighborhood offers you the perfect excuse to explore. Whether you want to grab a brew, shop for treasures, relax by the bay, or pop into San Francisco, Modera Jack London Square puts you at the threshold of all the bustling heart of Oakland has to offer.The tastes. The action. The shops. The bay. There are countless reasons to come to Jack London Square. And now, thanks to Modera, there is also one incredible reason to stay.
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Senior Housing - Rose of Sharon Photo Gallery 1
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Senior Housing
Studio
$2,227
450 sqft
Senior Housing - Rose of Sharon Apartments offers market-rate units in Oakland, California. It is located near local eateries, entertainment, recreational activities, and more! Call us today to learn why so many call Senior Housing - Rose of Sharon home! Equal Housing Opportunity.
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1150 Clay Photo Gallery 1
1 of 24
Verified
38 Units Available
Studio
$2,150
497 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,703
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,154
815 sqft
Eleven Fifty Clay Street mixes savvy style, on-point interiors, signature mural art and plenty of social spaces into one incredible place to call home. The amenities and services have been tailored for modern living, with areas for gathering and retreating, entertaining and escaping. Whether you are having friends over, taking in the views from the rooftop, working remote, getting in a workout, or just hanging – we have got you covered.
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1757 26th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,495
395 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,850
500 sqft
Discover your next place at The Kensington Plaza in Oakland. These apartments are located on 26th Ave in the 94601 area of Oakland. The leasing staff is waiting to show you all that this community has in store. Come by to view the available floorplans. Come be a part of The Kensington Plaza. Contact or drop by the leasing office to find out the availability today.
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Channel House Photo Gallery 1
1 of 41
Verified
65 Units Available
Studio
$2,279
521 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,799
639 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,599
984 sqft
Smart space is designed for the way you live. That means providing an extraordinary level of privacy, relaxation and serenity. From premium, integrated appliances, thoughtful finishes, and unmatched services, you never have to venture beyond the residences to find solitude, excitement, excellent cuisine or wellness.
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1221 E 20th Street Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,518
500 sqft
Look & Lease Special! Apply & sign within 24 hours for a $500 cash gift card! 15, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. Welcome to Oakbrook! Our community is located in the Clinton neighborhood, one of Oakland's best-kept secrets. Oakbrook offers newly renovated units with new flooring, kitchens and bathrooms. There have been several recent upgrades around the property including new lobbies, hallways, and a new gym which will be opening later this year. The property is close to all of the best that Oakland has to offer including Lake Merritt, Jack London Square, and Downtown Oakland. Take one step inside our community and you will know you have found your new home. Come by for a tour today! Apartment Highlights - Newly updated units with updated flooring, kitchens and bathrooms - Stainless steel appliances - In unit laundry (select units) - Quartz or granite countertops - Hardwood style flooring Community Highlights - On-site parking (subject to availability) - On-site laundry available for all residents - Shared community barbecues - Bike storage - Gym coming soon! - Cats & dogs are welcome! Please inquire for breed & size restrictions - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Walking distance to Lake Merrit and a short drive to Downtown Oakland, Jack London Square, and Alameda - Popular local restaurants and cafes including Champa Garden, Philomena Pizza, Portal Oakland, and Xochi Dog Cafe - Steps away from endless activities from biking, kayaking on the lake, and the farmer’s market - Short walk to the closest BART station and an easy drive to all local freeways Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 3 months free on a 15-month lease. Base rent for the unit is $1,898 DRE# 01902745
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Results within 5 miles of Alameda
Monogram At Kissel Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
Verified
2 Units Available
Studio
$2,204
520 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,606
550 sqft
Finding the best apartments in Uptown Oakland, CA, is easy. Just schedule a visit to Monogram at Kissel, and you will find the best in boutique apartment living. We offer a wide selection of floor plans, from intimate studio apartments to our family-sized three-bedroom homes. Each residence is beautifully decorated, including vinyl flooring throughout, comes with stainless steel appliances, a full-size washer, dryer, and spacious closets in many homes. More importantly, our location puts you in the heart of all Uptown Oakland has to offer. When you search for a new apartment community, you will want to live in an area that offers easy access to all you need and want. This will mean finding Uptown Oakland apartments for rent with great resident amenities that keep you near great local shopping, dining, entertainment, culture, and San Francisco. Monogram at Kissel is the community for you. We offer everything from a state-of-the-art fitness center perfect for a great workout to a rooftop restaurant and bar where you can eat out without leaving home. Looking to get out and about? Residing here puts you minutes from great shopping, museums, restaurants, and parks, including Lake Merritt and Children's Fairyland. Located in the Hive District of Uptown Oakland, we offer a fantastic place to live in the heart of everything. You can opt for a one-bedroom apartment, two-bedroom apartment home, or even our larger residences where everything is designed for your comfort. Our homes offer plenty of space and natural lighting within a community you will love. Got a furry companion? Ask about our pet-friendly apartments! One call to Monogram at Kissel will help you find suitable apartments in Uptown Oakland, CA, for your entire family. We offer a choice of floor plans in a private entry community where you will be mere minutes from all our fantastic area offers. Get in touch with us to schedule a tour today.
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Mason at Hive Photo Gallery 1
1 of 37
Verified
10 Units Available
Studio
$2,267
486 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,120
744 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,955
1075 sqft
Luxurious community has bike racks, on-site management and parking garage. Apartments feature washer and dryer, designer cabinets, and 10-foot ceilings. Located in walking distance from coffee shops, bars and restaurants.
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Domain Oakland Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
Verified
18 Units Available
Studio
$2,184
571 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,228
774 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,199
1539 sqft
Within a walkable community and near award-winning schools. On-site amenities include a fitness center, free yoga classes, outdoor fireplace, resident lounge and a serenity studio. Spacious layouts, patio or a balcony, and modern appliances.
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The Emery Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
Verified
21 Units Available
Studio
$2,918
515 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,943
672 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,727
1141 sqft
The Emery takes amenity rich, contemporary living to a new level in this Bay Area waterfront city. Comprised of four residential buildings, each features a distinct design vision while showcasing a sophisticated industrial-revival aesthetic, a nod to Emeryville’s edgy industrial past. Lofty interiors highlight contemporary and classic elements, infusing artful, modern details to create an understated yet thoughtfully tailored living experience. Studio to three-bedroom apartments for lease featuring, expansive windows and highly curated finishes while leaving ample room for individual style. The buildings are connected by expertly landscaped pedestrian walkways and parks designed to enliven the surrounding neighborhood experience. From its central Emeryville location, The Emery offers walkable, bikeable living moments from the city’s acclaimed shopping, dining, arts and entertainment. Residents also enjoy a commuter-friendly location in the heart of the Bay Area, whether traveling by car, bike or transit to San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley. $0 ZERO DEPOSIT MOVE-IN* Security deposits are a thing of the past. Learn how you can move-in today without a security deposit. LMC LIVING, INC.CA DRE #01983707
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19th & Harrison Photo Gallery 1
1 of 116
Verified
12 Units Available
Studio
$2,311
490 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,411
652 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,933
931 sqft
$0 ZERO DEPOSIT MOVE-IN* Security deposits are a thing of the past. Learn how you can move-in today without a security deposit. 19th and Harrison’s studio, one and two-bedroom apartments are designed to be a beacon for East Bay’s passionate residents. From Michelin-starred restaurants and big business to funky boutiques and hungry startups, Oakland is where it’s at. Get ready to forge your new path on the waterfront. LMC LIVING, INC. CA DRE #01983707 Choose the type of leasing experience that works best for you! 1. By Appointment or Walk-in 2. Self-Guided Tours 3. Virtual Video or Facetime Tour Contact us to schedule your appointment today.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is a studio apartment in Alameda?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Alameda is $2,767.

How much would it cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Alameda?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Alameda is $3,611.

How much do two-bedroom apartments go for in Alameda?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Alameda is $3,868.
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What to keep in mind when looking for studio apartments in Alameda, CA

Studio apartments could offer the best of Alameda living at a less expensive price tag than larger units. Look for the best buildings near entertainment, dining, and public transportation or highway access.

Ask about the square footage of studio apartments in Alameda during your tour. Even a little extra space in another building can offer more room for storage or an additional chair. Consider the layout and what you can accomplish before you sign. You should have enough room for your bed, a small sitting area, and a dining table. You can always get creative and loft your bed to save on space underneath or install a fold-down table or desk that tucks away.