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809 Short-term Apartments for rent in San Diego, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in San Diego 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 n... Read Guide >
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12 Units Available
Mira Bella Apartments
3455 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, CA | Kearny Mesa
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,770
1059 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,695
1453 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:43 PM
1-3 bedroom apartments with air conditioning, granite worktops and walk-in closets. The pet friendly community has a gym with yoga studio and pool. Cabrillo Heights Park is on one side, I-805 the other.
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59 Units Available
Spire San Diego
1475 Island Ave
San Diego, CA | Core-Columbia
1 Bedroom
$2,465
591 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,070
883 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,905
1185 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:21 PM
A concept that integrates luxury and a privileged location for people looking to live their daily activities to the fullest while being embraced by a great number of features that will make your life magnificent. This towering luxury community offers breathtaking views and an exclusive lifestyle that is authentic to San Diego. From elegant and spacious residences, to unmatched amenities and great services at your fingertips, everything about this building tells the world you have arrived. Make your next home here and indulge in San Diego living at its finest.
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7 Units Available
Studios 435
435 13th Street
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
$1,565
202 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:30 PM
Now offering in-person, virtual and self-guided tours by appointment! To help stop the spread of COVID-19, face masks are required. Reach out to us today as helping you find the perfect home remains our priority! STUDIOS435 is a unique apartment community in the heart of East Village, the exhilarating arts district of San Diego. Just steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park, STUDIOS435 offers a premier downtown location. Our fully furnished STUDIOS feature high-end appliances and an all-inclusive utility, internet, and cable package for a small additional fee. With an on-site gym, business center, and community lounges, everything you need is here. Simply bring your toothbrush and we will provide the rest! Call today to schedule a tour and learn about our current community offers.
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1 Unit Available
Elan Coco Palms
4975 Del Monte Avenue
San Diego, CA | South Ocean Beach
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,350
725 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:24 PM
Small beach community located in Ocean Beach, CA. High-tech fitness center and bike storage area with covered parking. Spacious apartment floor plans with designated dining rooms and spacious living areas. Patio tables, chairs and loungers next to a sparkling pool and relaxing spa.
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10 Units Available
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos
15095 Via Hondonada
San Diego, CA | Glens
2 Bedrooms
$2,142
963 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,166
1141 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:18 PM
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos offers beautifully remodeled two and three bedroom apartment homes for rent located off Carmel Mountain Road in Rancho Penasquitos. We have beautiful valley views nestled in a wooded landscape and are located next door to Rolling Hills Elementary School which is in the Award Winning Poway School District.
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7 Units Available
Arrive Mission Valley
5395 Napa St
San Diego, CA | Western San Diego
1 Bedroom
$2,757
765 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,907
1075 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 6:21 PM
Just steps away from the SD Trolley and downtown. Luxury amenities featuring a 24-hour gym, refreshing pool and game room. Relax inside your spacious apartment with in-unit laundry, oversized closets and air conditioning.
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1 Unit Available
Campus Avenue
4124 Campus Ave
San Diego, CA | University Heights
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,850
650 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:21 PM
Excellent location for commuters off Park Boulevard and Highway 163. Community is pet-friendly and has parking. Units feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, ovens with ranges, and bathtubs.
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1 Unit Available
Elán The Park
4929 Del Monte Avenue
San Diego, CA | South Ocean Beach
1 Bedroom
$1,945
700 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:19 PM
Small beach community located close to Ocean Beach Pier and shopping on Newport Avenue. Community has a bike store room and assigned parking. Units have dishwashers and private patio/balconies.
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14 Units Available
The Villas at Camino Bernardo
11203 Paseo Montanoso
San Diego, CA | Rancho Bernardo
1 Bedroom
$2,014
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,548
969 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:12 PM
Welcome to The Villas at Camino Bernardo Beautiful and Spacious Floor Plans in the Award Winning Poway Unified School District The Villas at Camino Bernardo offers gracious apartment homes in a resort style community in a beautifully landscaped tranquil setting in the heart of Rancho Bernado. Our well designed community offers one and two bedroom apartment homes, emphasizing on comfort and livability featuring upgraded kitchens, bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, modern hard-flooring, and other popular features such as full size washer and dryer. As a resident of The Villas you will enjoy two heated pools, two soothing spas, lighted tennis court, state of the art fitness center, community clubhouse, dog park, tot lot, onsite storage is available.
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4 Units Available
Courtyard on 68th
4823 68th Street
San Diego, CA | Rolando
2 Bedrooms
$2,046
1000 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:12 PM
Luxury living with incredible downtown access. Just minutes from San Diego State University. On-site amenities include covered parking, a courtyard and green space. Spacious interiors with modern fixtures.
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4 Units Available
Cresta Bella
11035 Via Livorno
San Diego, CA | Rancho Penasquitos
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,962
1129 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,946
1539 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:10 PM
CRESTA BELLA... a new, luxury rental community with Mediterranean-inspired architecture and spacious, flexible floor plans. A collection that is honored to call Rancho Penasquitos home, Cresta Bella blends together outstanding in-home conveniences, such as full-size washers and dryers, with thoughtful appointments like designer trim, state-of-the-art kitchens, and direct-access garages with remotes. The end result is an elegant living experience that is second to none.
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6 Units Available
EV
688 13th St
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,970
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,753
1055 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:09 PM
Located in the East Village Arts District, these luxury units offer a variety of floor plans, complete with amenities like quartz countertops, dual color kitchens, roll-up louver doors and European-style cabinets.
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66 Units Available
Pinnacle on the Park
424 15th St Suite 100
San Diego, CA | East Village
1 Bedroom
$2,395
591 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,070
883 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,905
1185 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:06 PM
Situated in the vibrant, diverse, urban East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego, Pinnacle on the Park boasts close proximity to the beautiful Marina Embarcadero and 5 star dining restaurants Grab a celebratory beverage at Amplified Ales after a San Diego Padres win at PETCO Park or walk to the Historic Gaslamp District during a girl’s night out. Enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather at Embarcadero Marina Park. Whether you’re pursuing higher educational opportunities at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, San Diego City College, or working at one of the 700 businesses located in the thriving urban enclave of the East Village.
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1 Unit Available
Rancho Vista Apts
2711 Manos Dr
San Diego, CA | Paradise Hills
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
900 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:05 PM
Bright, open floor plans look out onto a courtyard ideal for entertaining and resident gatherings. In South San Diego just off the 805 Freeway and Highway 54.
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11 Units Available
Market Street Square
606 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA | Marina
Studio
$1,897
455 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,056
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$871
1125 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:02 PM
Pet-friendly, downtown apartments in historic neighborhood near the bay. Within walking distance to the San Diego Trolley line, PetCo Park and the Gaslamp district. Features include rooftop sundecks, Jacuzzi and swimming pool.
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3 Units Available
Mariner's Cove Apartments
4392 W Point Loma Blvd
San Diego, CA | Loma Alta
1 Bedroom
$1,935
595 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 1:37 PM
Fantastic location near Famosa Slough Park and I-8. Fun, pet-friendly community with a tennis court, pool, playground and on-site gym. Updated interiors with modern appliances, walk-in closets, and a patio or balcony.
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7 Units Available
Broadway Lofts
1007 5th Ave
San Diego, CA | Civic - Core
Studio
$2,385
794 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,400
795 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 1:37 PM
Located close to the Trolley in the Financial District with access to I-5, 163 and I-94. Huge loft apartments with high ceilings, giant windows, W/D in unit and private balconies in some apartments.
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4 Units Available
Ocean House on Prospect Apartment Homes
400 Prospect St
San Diego, CA | Village
1 Bedroom
$4,525
748 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$7,337
1223 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 1:37 PM
Two blocks from the Pacific Ocean and next to La Jolla Community Park. Luxury apartments feature walk-in closets, in-unit laundry and ocean views from private balconies. Pet-friendly residence has car-charging station, clubhouse, gym and pool.
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7 Units Available
eaves Mission Ridge
2745 Meadow Lark Dr
San Diego, CA | Birdland
1 Bedroom
$1,877
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,371
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,882
1350 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 12:08 PM
Minutes from I-805 and Highway 163. Updated interiors with a fireplace, in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and extra storage. On-site amenities include a playground, grill area, garages, gym and luxury pool.
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8 Units Available
eaves Rancho Penasquitos
10024 Paseo Montril
San Diego, CA | Ridgewood
1 Bedroom
$2,052
625 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,338
866 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 12:08 PM
Interstate 15 is nearby, but residents can typically find whatever they need along Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard. Residents enjoy garage parking, a hot tub, clubhouse and 24-hour gym. In-unit fireplaces, walk-in closets and hardwood flooring.
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3 Units Available
AVA Pacific Beach
3883 Ingraham St
San Diego, CA | Pacific Beach
Studio
$1,727
405 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,305
664 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 12:07 PM
Just off Crown Point/Pacific Beach. One- to two-bedroom apartments with hardwood floors, on-site laundry and walk-in closets. The community offers a brand-new fitness center and DIY space.
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3 Units Available
Avalon La Jolla Colony
7205 Charmant Dr
San Diego, CA | University City
1 Bedroom
$2,451
543 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 12:07 PM
Beautiful setting just off I-5. Updated interiors with luxury amenities including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Master bedrooms with walk-in closets. On-site yoga, pools, gym, grill area and fire pit. Pet-friendly.
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LUX UTC
4200 Brook Court
San Diego, CA | University City
1 Bedroom
$2,715
908 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,040
1365 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,640
1710 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:08 AM
If you are looking for a new home and are considering LUX UTC, we are here to help! As COVID-19 continues to evolve, we have also adapted the way we interact with our guests. “Two and three bedroom residences available for lease!” To serve you better, we have developed a digital content guide to help you through the apartment searching process. Now you can secure your new home in the comfort of your living room! Online Renting: As of today, we are offering an entirely online renting experience. Our guests are invited to view our online availability and select an apartment residence that meets their needs. Please feel free to call or email us with any inquiries. Virtual tours are available. Please reach out for details today! We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we navigate through this together. LUX UTC is the new intersection of San Diego, merging designer high rise homes with elite amenities and instant access to cosmopolitan shopping and dining.\n\nWelcome to UTCs most iconic address. Panoramic views from 16 stories up. Designer interiors with sleek finishes and floor-to-ceiling windows. An unrivaled amenity collection with styled social spaces and indoor-outdoor gatherings, Complimentary Town Car Service and 24 hour valet . All with instant access to the cosmopolitan shopping and dining across the street at Westfield UTC.
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2 Units Available
Aquatera Apartment Homes
5777 Mission Center Rd
San Diego, CA | Mission Valley
1 Bedroom
$2,420
729 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:04 PM
Life at Aquatera, truly is coming home and getting away all at once. Enter the gates and you know youve escaped. Waterfalls, fountains and beautiful, natural plants soothe your eyes. The private clubroom is your playground, unwind in the refreshing saltwater pool and spa, retreat to the private cabanas or energize yourself with a complete workout indoors. Invite friends to gaming nights featuring XBOX1 and PS4, enjoy the impressive observation deck or join a chef led cooking demonstration. The possibilities are limitless; mix, mingle, stretch and breathe deeply. Youre home.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How much is rent for a short-term apartment in San Diego?
Rental prices for short-term apartments in San Diego range from $850 to $9,350 per month.
How many short-term apartments are available for rent in San Diego?
Currently, there are 57 short-term apartments available for rent in San Diego.
How can I find a cheap apartment in San Diego?
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What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in San Diego, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in San Diego 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.