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Last updated February 4 2023 at 1:45 AM

507 Short-term Apartments for rent in Carlsbad, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Carlsbad takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new... Read Guide >
Elan Sandcastle Shores Photo Gallery 1
1 of 16
2 Bedrooms
$2,820
700 sqft
Beach community with European village charm perfectly situation between Los Angeles and San Diego. New remodeled homes with spacious kitchens and faux finished granite counter tops. Private balconies and patios with gorgeous coastline views.
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Marisol Carlsbad Photo Gallery 1
1 of 90
Verified
15 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,081
781 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,927
1152 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,958
1393 sqft
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. Style. Accessibility. Proximity. Marisol apartment homes feature easy access to the charm and playfulness of historic Carlsbad and offer a haven from it all when it’s time to unplug. One-, two-, and three-bedroom homes feature all the sensible amenities you’ll want, plus the tech-savvy extras you’ll be excited to share. LMC LIVING, INC. CA DRE #01983707
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Elán Alicante La Costa Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
2 Bedrooms
$3,045
1000 sqft
Newly renovated homes with private balconies, in-unit laundry and extra storage space in a pet-friendly community. Includes covered parking, a spa and a pool. Plus, this location is next to La Costa Resort and Spa.
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The Avenue at Carlsbad Photo Gallery 1
1 of 20
Studio
$2,178
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,294
557 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,579
698 sqft
Just minutes from The Shoppes at Carlsbad and other shopping. Community amenities include BBQ area, dog park and fitness center. Studio, 1-2 bedroom apartments available with close access to I-5 and I-78 freeways.
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Elán Cypress Cove Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
2 Bedrooms
$2,920
825 sqft
Spacious one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with central heating and gas appliances. Charming coastal community near Interstate 5, with easy access to the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Friendly on-site staff and emergency maintenance monitoring.
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Elan Tamarack Shores Photo Gallery 1
1 of 8
2 Bedrooms
$2,945
830 sqft
A few blocks from Tamarack Beach and Carlsbad Village. This smaller community features assigned parking. Pet-friendly. Apartments offer full kitchens, private balconies or patios, and walk-in closets.
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Rising Glen Photo Gallery 1
1 of 25
Verified
9 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,648
678 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,821
871 sqft
Close to restaurants like Hooked on Sushi and grocery stores like Trader Joes and Sprouts. Residents live in units with laundry, patios or balconies, and hardwood floors. Pet-friendly community includes pool, hot tub and gym.
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The Tradition Photo Gallery 1
1 of 39
Verified
16 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$3,190
1123 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,565
1380 sqft
The Tradition Apartment Homes are located near La Costa Resort in beautiful, seaside Carlsbad, CA. Apartments are designed in classic beach style with modern upgrades like wood flooring and new countertops.
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Bluffs at Carlsbad Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 81
1 Bedroom
$2,264
451 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,495
670 sqft
BEAUTIFUL CARLSBAD APARTMENTS Reflecting a passion for luxury and stylishness, the residences at The Bluffs at Carlsbad present a compelling portrait of refined apartment living. Nestled in a well-kept area of northwest Carlsbad, California, we are close to great schools, thriving businesses, and wonderful shopping destinations. CA-78 and Interstate 5 are located nearby, giving you access to the Pacific Ocean and all of its beauty. The Bluffs at Carlsbad offers the best for all your needs. Offering unique one, two, and three bedroom floor plans, The Bluffs at Carlsbad is designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our apartments reflect spacious living that will simply delight you. Apartment features include a fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry, and granite countertops, crown molding, custom paint, and double pane windows. Some homes feature new plank flooring, spacious walk-in closets, and oversized patios. We are a pet-friendly community so bring them along with you. Residents of The Bluffs at Carlsbad appreciate the great value once they have relaxed by our shimmering swimming pool, spent the afternoon surfing the net in our clubhouse with Wi-Fi, playing a game of tennis, or getting some work done at the business center. Surrounded by stunning landscape, parks, trails, and accessible recreational areas in Carlsbad, our community is ready for you to take a step towards true refined living. Call us for a personal tour and experience the excellence of luxury apartment home living.
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Elán Shadowridge Meadows Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 36
2 Bedrooms
$2,525
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,995
1369 sqft
Excellent location close to major retailers, restaurants, and schools. Residents enjoy communal pool, spa, and basketball courts. Homes include fireplaces, private balconies and patios, and more.
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Sofi Ocean Hills Photo Gallery 1
1 of 16
Verified
26 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,207
671 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,689
837 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,607
1115 sqft
Recently renovated units with hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Playground, gym, game room, basketball court and media room in complex. Close to Route 78 and Lake Park and minutes from shopping at North County Square.
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Camden Old Creek Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,826
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,090
963 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,361
1331 sqft
Just south of San Elijo Road, close to Ranch Santa Fe Road. Balcony, walk-in closets and ample storage space at complex with clubhouse, pool and media room. Access to dining and shopping in Carlsbad.
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El Oceano Photo Gallery 1
1 of 52
Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,520
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,745
898 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,595
1235 sqft
Minutes from Oceanside Harbor and numerous employers. On-site amenities include a resident clubhouse, pool and playgrounds. Homes feature updated interiors with modern furnishings and open floor plans.
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Waterleaf Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
1 Bedroom
$2,299
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,448
890 sqft
Located close to the 78 freeway and College Blvd and minutes away from shopping, dining and entertainment. Community has pool and spa. Units feature A/C, extra storage and private patio/balcony.
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55+ Active Adult Apartment Homes - Azure Point at Encinitas Photo Gallery 1
1 of 15
Senior Housing
Studio
$1,545
256 sqft
Welcome to elevated living at Azure Point at Encinitas, a premier 55+ active adult apartment community located in the heart of Encinitas, California! Our pet-friendly community offers spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments designed with your needs in mind. Featuring modern amenities, our cable-ready complex comes equipped with high-speed internet, on-site management, laundry facilities, and a wealth of other benefits available at your fingertips. Live a comfortable life at Azure Point at Encinitas, just minutes away from the stunning Encinitas beaches and all that the city has to offer. We're conveniently located down the road from popular shopping options like Sprouts, Walgreens, Kohl's, and the Encinitas Village Shopping center, so getting what you need is never a hassle. Also, our units do have hotplates. For more information about our current move-in specFor more information about our current move-in specials, or to schedule a tour, call us today at (833) 517-0758.
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Softwind Point Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
Studio
$1,883
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,042
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,680
850 sqft
Communal amenities include gym, pool and parking. Residents enjoy units with air conditioning, ceiling fans, dishwashers, extra storage, bathtubs and more. Located close to major freeways, convenient for commuters.
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Palomar Station Photo Gallery 1
1 of 25
Studio
$2,363
418 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,412
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
894 sqft
1-3 bedrooms available near Palomar College SPRINTER station. All units offer extra storage and patio or balcony view. Clubhouse amenities include well-maintained courtyard, gym and swimming pool. Pets welcome.
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Shadowridge Woodbend Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
1 Bedroom
$2,228
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,622
1000 sqft
Shadowridge Woodbend Apartment Homes is located in North San Diego County, just minutes from the Tri-Cities. Units offer hardwood floors, extra storage, fireplaces, and stainless steel appliances.
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Bella Terra Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
1 Bedroom
$2,106
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,407
922 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,356
1160 sqft
Just minutes from Route 8. On-site amenities offer everything needed, including a pool, playground, media room and gym. Patio and balcony options available. On-site laundry, garage parking and grilling area. Pet-friendly.
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Island Club Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 30
1 Bedroom
$2,215
566 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,711
761 sqft
Experience luxury at its finest with granite counters, walk-in closets, balconies and attractive hardwood floors throughout. Pet-friendly complex with pool, on-site laundry and community gym. Convenient access to Route 78, I-5, 1-15 and rail station.
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Elan Northwoods Photo Gallery 1
1 of 46
1 Bedroom
$2,295
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,520
900 sqft
A quiet community spread over 15 acres of land with walking trails. On-site amenities include a pool, two spas, basketball courts and picnic areas. Apartments include vaulted ceilings, gas kitchens, and a washer and dryer.
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Sofi Shadowridge Photo Gallery 1
1 of 38
1 Bedroom
$2,750
669 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,484
1086 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,712
1432 sqft
Energy-efficient appliances and windows. High ceilings, private balconies and large walk-in closets. Residential amenities feature resort-style swimming pool and spa, playground, and business center. Pet-friendly.
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Avalon Vista Photo Gallery 1
1 of 39
1 Bedroom
$2,555
589 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,395
1248 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,096
1437 sqft
Kitchens have granite counters, garbage disposal and space-saving, built-in microwaves. Recreational amenities include shuffleboard, a pool table, a hot tub and a swimming pool. Located within walking distance of Breeze Hill Park.
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Pierside Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,353
694 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,665
1017 sqft
We are temporarily ceasing in-person tours with prospective residents. Virtual tours are available. Call us today for more information! Pierside is a new collection of apartments in the heart of Oceanside, where Mission Avenue meets the Pacific. It’s an address that mixes surf, sand and sunsets with a walkable neighborhood full of cafes, restaurants and shops. It’s a classic California beach town living matched with modern apartments and styled amenities.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for a short-term apartment in Carlsbad?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in Carlsbad range from $2,150 to $7,200 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in Carlsbad?

Currently, there are 9 short-term apartments available for rent in Carlsbad.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Carlsbad?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Carlsbad by using the cheap apartments filter or you can search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
City Guide for Carlsbad, CA

Home to just over 100,000,Carlsbad preserves its parks and coastline through careful planning and leaves space among its many apartment buildings for wildlife, surf, and sand. Residents enjoy the city's parks and beaches throughout the year, with annual temperatures ranging from 60-70 degrees and very light rainfall. The city offers an extensive hiking and bicycling trail system, golf courses, and athletic fields. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Carlsbad, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Carlsbad takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.