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985 Apartments for rent in San Mateo, CA

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22 Units Available
Park Place at San Mateo
1101 Park Pl
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
1 Bedroom
$2,919
651 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,837
1066 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,229
1367 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:46 PM
Great location, close to Highway 101 and I-280. Residents enjoy units with fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and chef-caliber kitchens. Community offers 24-hour gym, clubhouse, game room and sauna.
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13 Units Available
55 West Fifth Apartments
55 W 5th Ave
San Mateo, CA | Beresford Park
1 Bedroom
$2,488
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,865
955 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,205
1381 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:46 PM
This community is adjacent to Peninsula Golf and Country Club. It features a sauna, gym, hot tub and garage parking for residents to utilize. Apartments feature in-unit laundry, hardwood flooring and walk-in closets.
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8 Units Available
Creekside
1600 E 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA | Shoreview
1 Bedroom
$2,396
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,851
808 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:46 PM
Apartments are close to Caltrain and 101 freeway. Building features 24-hour gym, clubhouse, pool and sauna. Units have in-unit laundry, bathtub, dishwasher and hardwood floors. Pets are welcome for an additional fee.
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15 Units Available
Metropolitan Apartments
338 S Fremont St
San Mateo, CA | Downtown San Mateo
1 Bedroom
$3,380
838 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,395
1122 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,245
1425 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:19 PM
Steps from some of downtown San Mateo's finest shops and restaurants. Award-winning apartment community with a lap pool, steam room, clubhouse and movie theater. Gated underground parking available. Smoke-free units with fireplace, in-unit laundry.
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7 Units Available
Chesapeake Point Apartments
1633 Marina Ct
San Mateo, CA | Marina Lagoon
1 Bedroom
$2,598
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,232
1054 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,678
1094 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:19 PM
Close to Lakeshore Park and Route 101. Recently renovated homes with patio/balcony, a fully equipped kitchen, and granite counters. Residents have use of a pool, gym, and hot tub.
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10 Units Available
Mosaic San Mateo
3110 Casa de Campo
San Mateo, CA | Marina Lagoon
Studio
$2,150
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,695
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,155
975 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:18 PM
Bay Area apartments include modern kitchens, large windows, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and in-unit laundries. Enjoy the swimming pool, gazebo area, barbeque and picnic area. Located near light rail. Pet-friendly.
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67 Units Available
Azara
1650 South Delaware Street
San Mateo, CA | Hayward Park
1 Bedroom
$3,600
773 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,350
975 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:53 PM
Experience a complete departure from the usual.
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3 Units Available
The Morgan
2901 East Kyne Street
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
2 Bedrooms
$5,430
1509 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$7,001
1707 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:53 PM
AT THE MORGAN, AMENITIES SEDUCE AND DELIGHT INSIDE AND OUT FROM THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE. YOUR PRIVATE SANCTUARY OPENS THE DOOR TO A LIFESTYLES DESIGNED FOR GATHERING AND RETREATING WITH A SOPHISTICATED FLOURISH OF SPACES AND LUXURIES FOR RESIDENTS ONLY.
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1 Unit Available
Quimby
3068 Kyne Street W
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$4,490
1008 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:49 PM
Ideally located in vibrant Bay Meadows. Modern flats with front stoop entries, massive windows, soaring ceilings and private patios. Property features a nature-infused lobby, modern fitness center, outdoor heated spa and several meditation gardens.
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8 Units Available
The Russell
3098 Kyne Street W
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
1 Bedroom
$3,703
758 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,573
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:49 PM
Within walking distance to Hillsdale Caltrain station. Also close to acres of parks and nature trails. Units feature floor-to-ceiling windows, wood floors and quartz counters. Property offers direct access to Town Square.
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6 Units Available
Field House at Bay Meadows
282 Pony Lane
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,546
701 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,553
1010 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:49 PM
A green community with bike storage, basketball court and 24-hour maintenance service for residents. Units feature laundry, walk-in closets and fireplaces, among other amenities. Caltrain is a stone's throw away.
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8 Units Available
Mode
2089 Pacific Blvd
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
Studio
$2,721
567 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,657
825 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,664
1080 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:49 PM
Easy access to freeways and commuting. On-site courtyards, grill area, dog park and clubhouse. Fitness center and yoga room available. Spacious interiors with various upgrades, including gourmet kitchens.
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2 Units Available
Ryan Tower
120 W 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA | Northwest Heights
Studio
$2,536
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,738
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:49 PM
Ryan Tower is a newly renovated downtown San Mateo luxury high rise. This landmark building is located within the heart of San Mateo’s serene and exclusive Baywood District. Just two blocks from beautiful downtown, San Mateo offers shopping, bistros, grocery stores, fine dining, a 12 screen cinema, 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox, a new public library, Central Park, and lots of entertainment. Ryan Tower is a dramatic high rise with pet-friendly studios and 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartment homes, most with dramatic views of the bay or hills. Conveniently located just 2 blocks west of El Camino on Third Avenue, a short distance to Caltrain, as well as minutes to the 101 and 280 Freeways.
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1 Unit Available
Glendora Apartments
1300 Overland Drive
San Mateo, CA | Sugarloaf
1 Bedroom
$2,095
984 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:48 PM
Glendora Apartments is a 37-unit with three buildings located on Glendora Drive and Overland Drive in San Mateo. Professionally managed by Prodesse Property Group, Glendora offers newly renovated one and two bedroom units. This is a lovely community with close access to 92, 101, and 280, which provides ease of access to all of the fantastic outdoor amenities the Bay Area has to offer. Take a drive (about 20 minutes!) to the stunning coastline of Half Moon Bay and enjoy the local restaurants serving up some of the best seafood our area has to offer. If you prefer to stay close to home, you can take a dip in the pool or enjoy the day relaxing on your balcony or in your spacious apartment. A short 5 minute walk away from the unit you will find a Piazza's grocery store, a multitude of restaurants, fitness studios and more in the Laurelwood Shopping Center!
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1 Unit Available
Oakview Apartments
3135 Campus Dr
San Mateo, CA | Beresford Park
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,145
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:48 PM
Right off I-92. Incredible views. Updated interiors with hardwood floors and modern appliances. Private balconies. On-site gym, pool and carports. Pet-friendly for dogs and cats. Minutes from Half Moon Bay.
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17 Units Available
Bridgepointe Apartment Homes
1987 Bridgepointe Pkwy
San Mateo, CA | Marina Lagoon
1 Bedroom
$2,795
690 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,555
1171 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:45 PM
One-, two- and three-bed apartments with views of the San Francisco skyline. Modern kitchens with appliances, big windows, child playground, spa, pool, electric vehicle charging station, on-site management.
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2 Units Available
82 E 39th Ave
82 East 39th Avenue
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
Studio
$1,795
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,995
700 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 9:42 PM
82 E. 39th is a lovely 14 unit apartment complex centrally located on the Peninsula in San Mateo. Professionally managed by Prodesse Property Group, 82 E. 39th apartments consists of one bedroom, one bath and studio units that are well cared for, with double pane windows, neat landscaping, assigned parking and laundry facilities on the property. This apartment complex is close to shopping, the train station, parks, fine dining and more. If you are interested please contact us! Who is Prodesse Property Group? We are a dedicated team of property management professionals working together to manage residential properties throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We take great pride in creating wonderful living spaces that feel like home. In addition to working hard Monday through Friday, we have team members standing by ready to help outside of normal work house – 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
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1 Unit Available
Flores Manor
100 27th Ave
San Mateo, CA | Beresford Park
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,645
1048 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated June 14 at 9:42 PM
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5 Units Available
Hayward Park Terrace
33 Hayward Avenue
San Mateo, CA | Northwest Heights
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,498
1004 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:22 PM
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood in historic San Mateo, the charming community of Hayward Park Terrace features a tranquil courtyard with sparkling swimming pool and relaxing whirlpool spa. Spacious interiors offer extra large closets and, in some residences, a private access back yardyour perfect retreat at the end of the day. Hayward Park Terrace is within walking distance of Central Park, Caltrain, and easily accessible to the San Francisco International Airport and major highways.
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10 Units Available
Park Royal
651 N El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA | North Central
1 Bedroom
$2,588
575 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,158
849 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 6:14 PM
Located in a desirable mid-Peninsula location, Park Royal is close to everything that makes the Bay Area such a great place to live. We are convenient to both downtown San Mateo and Burlingame where you will find great dining at local favorites such as Flights, Pizzeria Delfina, Plant Caf, Sushi Sams and Stacks. Spend a day shopping along Burlingame Avenue, or head indoors at Hillsdale Shopping Center. Stock up on seasonal local produce at the San Mateo Farmers Market, Burlingames Fresh Market, or stop by Mollie Stones. We are close to Samtrans bus service and Caltrain and quickly accessible to Highway 92, 101 and 280. Our spacious, newly renovated one and two bedroom apartments have kitchens and baths with modern finishes, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, designer cabinetry and lighting as well as generous walk-in closets, in-home washers and dryers and complimentary Wi-Fi service inside your home. Enjoy abundant community amenities; including a 24-hour fitness center, relaxing spa, barbeque and lounge area. We offer bike storage as well as assigned and covered parking and are a pet-friendly community.
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14 Units Available
Laurel Crossing Apartment Homes
203 Laurie Meadows Dr
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
Studio
$2,027
504 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,130
524 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,683
895 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 1:37 PM
Near Highway 101 and Laurie Meadows Park. Recently renovated with lots of storage, fireplaces and fully equipped kitchens. On-site amenities include two saltwater pools, a Jacuzzi, updated fitness center and two tennis courts.
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27 Units Available
CitySouth
3055 La Selva
San Mateo, CA | Marina Lagoon
1 Bedroom
$2,399
563 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,258
855 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,522
1224 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 1:01 PM
Colorful, three-story aluminum, steel, stucco, and glass cube-like structures snake across a landscape dotted with delightful outdoor living spaces perfect for an early evening hang or late-night swim. A design-centric enclave, these luxury apartments in San Mateo feature the full range of top-shelf amenities. Granite countertops, wood plank flooring, and spacious closets can all be yours at CitySouth. Just a short 25-minute drive from SFO, CitySouth is the perfect jumping off point for San Mateo, Redwood City, Foster City, Santa Clara and the rest of Silicon Valley. Inside and out, CitySouth was designed to incite the senses. Find the perfect apartment at CitySouth - now complete with the Smart Home package!
1 Unit Available
416 Villa TER
416 Villa Terrace
San Mateo, CA | North Central
2 Bedrooms
$2,895
1050 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:19 PM
FANTASTIC ground floor, two bedroom, one bathroom apartment features an open floorplan, tastefully renovated finishes, and a large back yard. The kitchen and living space flow seamlessly with the rest of the apartment to create a living space that is both warm and inviting. Located with a close proximity to Downtown Burlingame and Downtown San Mateo, as well as highway 101 and Caltrains. Call/Text/Email Michael Silva 650-532-3134 capitalrg.rentals@gmail.com
1 Unit Available
953 S Norfolk ST
953 South Norfolk Street
San Mateo, CA | Shoreview
2 Bedrooms
$3,700
1180 sqft
Last updated June 14 at 10:19 PM
Enjoy this extensively remodeled and spacious single family home. This private retreat is centrally located close to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, great San Mateo restaurants, shopping and transit. Painted inside and out in 2016, new double pane windows, hardwood floors recessed lights two new wall furnaces, insulated walls and patio extension. Remodeled kitchen & separate family room opens to a covered lanai & landscaped private backyard retreat. 1 car garage w/storage, washer and dryer & fenced backyard await. South Shoreview is progressive, full of single family homes (Much less dense apartment riddled neighborhoods), Joinville & Shoreview Parks & Pool, Bay trails, golf at Coyote Point and Shoreline Park with adjacent wind and kite surfing. Water skiing and wake boarding on the San Mateo Lagoon. Easy access to 101 & 92as well as shopping and dining in San Mateo.

Average Rent in San Mateo

Last updated June 11
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Mateo is $3,055, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $4,116.
Studio
$2,358
1 Bed
$3,055
2 Beds
$4,116
3+ Beds
$4,807
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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How much is rent in San Mateo?
In San Mateo, the average rent is $2,358 for a studio, $3,055 for a 1-bedroom, $4,116 for a 2-bedroom, and $4,807 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in San Mateo, check out our monthly San Mateo Rent Report.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around San Mateo. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include California College of the Arts, University of California-Hastings College of Law, Golden Gate University-San Francisco, California Institute of Integral Studies, and University of San Francisco.

Average Rent in San Mateo

Last updated June 11
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Mateo is $3,055, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $4,116.
Studio
$2,358
1 Bed
$3,055
2 Beds
$4,116
3+ Beds
$4,807
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List