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359 Apartments for rent in Santa Monica, CA

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AO Santa Monica Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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41 Units Available
AO Santa Monica Apartments
2200 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
1 Bedroom
$3,076
612 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,440
1094 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,740
1555 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 2:27 AM
Conveniently located in the Mid-City neighborhood of Santa Monica. High ceilings and stainless steel appliances in units with ocean and city views. Close to hiking trails and restaurants. Spa, pool, and cardio room available.
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8 Units Available
Sway
525 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
$3,695
558 sqft
1 Bedroom
$4,635
901 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 2:15 AM
Great location, close to the ocean and Third Street Promenade. Luxury community offers residents a pool, pool table and courtyard. Units include laundry, stainless steel appliances and dishwasher.
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3 Units Available
Chelsea Santa Monica
1318 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
$2,818
528 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$6,998
1075 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 2:15 AM
Chelsea Santa Monica is the new jewel of the area! If you have an eye for luxury and a love for modern aesthetics, you will feel right at home at Chelsea Santa Monica. Live Chic. Live Coastal. Live Chelsea. Chelsea floor plans are unique and creative; luxuriously designed studio, one and two-bedroom apartments feature contemporary, modern and open living spaces. Each apartment at Chelsea features epicurean kitchens, spacious rooms and high-tech features built right into your new home, as well as abundant closets and stylish bathrooms. Quick access to world-class restaurants, distinctive boutiques, and entertainment. Downtown Santa Monica features unique boutiques & dining, a premiere farmers market, the iconic Third Street Promenade and endless bike paths with stunning hiking trails. Busy streets give way to the soothing sounds of the Pacific, while the iconic Santa Monica Pier beckons.
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1 Unit Available
San Vicente Tower
220 San Vicente Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90402
North of Montana
1 Bedroom
$3,869
870 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 2:15 AM
San Vicente Tower is a unique collection of newly renovated one and two bedroom luxury apartments and two-story penthouses with designer selected finishes, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, in-home washer dryer and private balconies for seamless indoor-outdoor living. The meticulously restored post modern building merges timeless architecture with inviting amenities such as a heated pool and rooftop lounge with stunning ocean views. Conveniently situated in an upscale residential neighborhood and within walking distance to scenic Palisades Park-bike path, beach and dining, shopping and entertainment on trendy Montana Ave and 3rd Street Promenade. San Vicente Towers is simply redefining what it means to live the good life.
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Santa Monica Palms
2501 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Sunset Park
1 Bedroom
$2,400
375 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:15 AM
Situated in Santa Monica, close to the area's best shops and restaurants. Community amenities include on-site laundry, parking and pool. Residents enjoy units with dishwasher, bathtub and stainless steel appliances.
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3 Units Available
Ascent at 2428 Kansas Apartments
2428 Kansas Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
2 Bedrooms
$3,500
975 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
1625 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:15 AM
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2 Units Available
NMS Pacifico
1445 9th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Pico
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,395
785 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:15 AM
WE OFFER IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL TOURSPacifico by NMS is a mid-century modern boutique apartment building in Santa Monica. Pet-friendly, we offer one and two bedroom homes with new interiors. These apartments feature central ac and heat, sleek stainless steel kitchen appliances, hardwood-style floors and off-street parking. You'll love living just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Santa Monica, but just around the corner from coffee shops, restaurants and cafes. Make an appointment to view today!*Square Footage is approximate. Pictures featured may not be of exact unit. Advertised rent for an unfurnished unit is based on a 12-month lease term and represents amortization of leasing special. Pricing & availability are subject to change.
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7 Units Available
NMS 1548
1548 6th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mid-City
1 Bedroom
$3,295
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,895
850 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:14 AM
Located just minutes from downtown Santa Monica. Courtyard and on-site fitness center. Spacious homes featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Large balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows in each apartment.
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6 Units Available
NMS 1539
1539 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,595
451 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:14 AM
Near downtown Santa Monica and the area's dining and shopping. Each upscale home features wood-like flooring, expansive windows and a modern kitchen. Private balconies available. Lots of natural light.
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1 Unit Available
Ascent at 2512 Kansas Apartments
2512 Kansas Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
1 Bedroom
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3 Bedrooms
$4,000
1000 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:14 AM
Location!!! Location!!! renovated 3 bedroom 1.5 bath apartment condo style. half block from Virginia Park On a quite Santa Monica Street. The 3 bedrooms are large with plenty of storage space throughout the apartment. appliances included are stove, refrigerator, dish washer microwave. Washer and dryer in unit parking space on a carpool Santa Monica Schools including Grant Elementary and it is next to the Edison Language Academy. **We reserve the right to change pricing at any time and for any reason. Pictures shown might not depict actual units available.**
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4 Units Available
Catherine
800 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Pico
Studio
$3,325
439 sqft
1 Bedroom
$4,534
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$6,312
1050 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:13 AM
LIVE YOUR URBAN COASTAL DREAMCatherine Santa Monica is bringing a new sophisticated living concept to downtown Santa Monica. Catherine is a lifestyle solution, modern residences for career-focused, schedule-intense individuals who desire an exceptionally convenient living experience.
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6 Units Available
Living at Santa Monica
1519 6th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Studio
$2,288
350 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,768
551 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,067
770 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:12 AM
Close to Santa Monica Place shopping center. Luxury apartment communities with reserved garage parking and ground-level retail stores. Apartment highlights include air conditioning, oval soaking tubs, gourmet kitchens and balconies.
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5 Units Available
Ocean Palms & Palisades
950 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Wilshire-Montana
1 Bedroom
$3,605
826 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,745
1296 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:11 AM
Walk to Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade, shopping, dining. Pet-friendly one- and two-bedroom apartments are recently renovated and include fireplace, on-site laundry, patio/balcony. Enjoy smoke-free community with fitness center, parking, internet cafe, business center.
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5 Units Available
Gibson Santa Monica
1317 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mid-City
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,138
596 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 1:11 AM
Fashionable apartments near the sea in lively Santa Monica. The quirky building is home to creative professionals, and has its own coffee bar, TV lounge and landscaped deck. Only 15 miles from Downtown LA.
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4 Units Available
425 Broadway Apartments
425 Broadway - Suite A, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,940
539 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:11 AM
Ideally situated just one block from Third Street Promenade. Studio and one-bedroom apartments with city and courtyard views. Community features a rooftop swimming pool, a movie-screening room and multiple on-site shops and restaurants.
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4 Units Available
Sea Castle Apartments
1725 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
$2,870
477 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,275
587 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:10 AM
Beachfront living at its best. Located between Shutters Hotel and Santa Monica Pier. Updated interiors with stainless steel appliances, Caesarstone countertops, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Valet parking, fitness center, and rooftop sky lounge.
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2 Units Available
Vintage at 425 Broadway
425 Broadway - Suite B, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
Studio
$2,692
520 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,865
482 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:09 AM
A stunning, modern community in a walkable community. Onsite amenities include a rooftop pool, large outdoor courtyard, and hot tub. Suites include private patios, in-home washers and dryers and stainless steel appliances.
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95 Units Available
Millennium Santa Monica
2929 Pennsylvania Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
Studio
$2,957
511 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,852
687 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,900
839 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:07 AM
Indulge in a brand-new way to experience coastal life at Millennium Santa Monica and take advantage of the stunning amenities and elevated architecture waiting for you inside and out. With two designer finish packages containing beautiful quartz countertops and contemporary, flat-front cabinets, you can be sure to enjoy life in your new stunning interior.
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2 Units Available
Bixby
1502 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,199
543 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 1:06 AM
Convenient location for commuters, close to Google, Sony Studios and St. John's Health Center. Community amenities include bike storage, elevator and controlled access. Apartments have granite countertops, floor-to-ceiling windows and in-unit washers and dryers.
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13 Units Available
Junction Santa Monica
1641 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
Studio
$2,995
395 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,649
489 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,995
688 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:05 AM
Junction Santa Monica offers spacious and light-filled studio, one, two and three bedroom modern apartment homes with beautiful designer finishes. Located just minutes from the beach and countless shopping, dining and nightlife options, your home at Junction Santa Monica provides a peaceful retreat from busy metropolitan life.
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1 Unit Available
2622 28th St.
2622 28th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Sunset Park
Studio
$2,025
Last updated November 27 at 1:04 AM
2622 28th St. APT E Available 02/01/21 Sensational Santa Monica Studio ~ Upgrades ~ Parking ~ HUGE Patio! - Experience living near the beach in this beautiful Studio apartment in the heart of Santa Monica! We are a gated property with an intercom system and an inviting courtyard. Our building is located in a prime location only 4 buildings away from the famous Ocean Park Blvd. where you can find many restaurants, thrilling retail shops, and the famous Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street Promenade.
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1 Unit Available
1951 Frank St. / 2519 Virginia Ave
1951 Frank Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pico
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,685
Last updated November 27 at 1:04 AM
Newly Renovated Upper 2+1 w/ Wood Floors, Balcony, New Granite Countertops & More! - **Come join us for our Open Houses THIS Tuesday 11/23 (4pm-6pm) and Saturday 11/27 (12pm - 2pm) ~ Contact Manager for more details** Our two-story, 14-unit property comes complete with a gated entrance, phone/intercom access, on-site laundry facilities, assigned parking, and is well maintained with low occupancy. We are close to public transportation and bus lines, near SMC, few minutes from Downtown Santa Monica, 3rd street Promenade and beach, etc. For more information or to schedule a viewing, please contact our Property Manager, Sara at 213-537-3035 / 2519virginia@benleedsproperties.com Please Click Here/Copy this Link for a Virtual 3D Tour of a Similar Unit! http://www.touritnow.com/3d-model/1957-frank-st-unit-9-santa-monica-ca-90404/fullscreen/ KEY FEATURES Bedrooms: 2 Bed Bathrooms: 1 Bath Parking: 1 Space Lease Duration: 1 Year (See Details Below) Deposit: 1 month (OAC) Pets Policy: Cats & Small Dogs OK Laundry: Shared Property Type: Apartment UNIT DESCRIPTION Spacious Living Room/dining area with fresh paint, hardwood floors, a new wall A/C unit, gas wall heater, a new ceiling fan with lights on a dual dimmer switch, and large new windows with new blinds. Kitchen with tile flooring, new granite counters, brand new stainless steel appliances (over-the-range microwave, dishwasher, and gas stove/oven), lots of updated cabinets, new stainless steel sink with a tall spout faucet, and is open to the living room. There is also access to a small balcony/patio. Hallway with hardwood floors, new ligh fixture, and a floor-to-ceiling cabinet for extra storage. Primary Bedroom with hardwood floors, a new wall A/C unit, new ceiling fan with a light on a dual dimmer switch, USB port/outlet for convenient charging, a new window with new wooden horizontal blinds, and a closet with sliding mirrored doors. Second Bedroom with hardwood floors, a new wall A/C unit, new ceiling fan with a light on a dual dimmer switch, USB port/outlet, a new window with new wooden horizontal blinds, and a closet with sliding mirrored doors. Bathroom with ceramic tiled floors, new modern vanity with an extra-large mirror and new light sconce above, new mirrored medicine cabinet, freshly reglazed bathtub with ceramic custom tiled walls, new shower rod with liner, new frosted window, and all new accessories. *This unit comes with 1 dedicated parking space *This is a 2nd-Floor/Upper Unit For additional Ben Leeds Property listings go to www.benleedsproperties.com or call our Leasing Agent 424-543-4181. Pet Policy: Cat and Dog friendly – under 25 lbs. (weight at maturity); No aggressive breeds: Chows, Pit Bulls, Dobermans, Rottweilers, German Shepard, and a mix of aggressive breeds. Pet Rent and Deposit may apply. Other Terms and Requirements: 1-year lease term; Security deposit is determined by your credit, typically 1-month rent; Online Application is preferred and can be processed faster than a paper application; $30 Application fee per person (18 years and older) can be paid with credit or debit card for online application or with money order and cashier check for paper application; No evictions; No foreclosures / bankruptcies in the last 5 years; Two (2) forms of current government issued ID: Driver’s License, Passport, SSN card, Military ID, Visa, etc; Proof of Income: last 3 months of check stub’s, or checking / saving account, or current W2. Renter’s insurance is required. Equal Housing Opportunity Provider *Pricing and availability is subject to change without notice* Photos may vary from actual unit and are for representational purposes only and subject to variances. Variances may include, but are not limited to, views and exposure to light, finishes for the final product, as well as layout and included features in the finished product. (RLNE2568290)
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801 Idaho Avenue
801 Idaho Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Wilshire-Montana
1 Bedroom
$2,650
600 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:04 AM
Conveniently Located Near The Beach, The Well-Known Boutique Shops & Eateries On Montana Ave (Whole Foods, Pavilions, Sweetgreen's, R+D Kitchen, etc). Within Short Distance To Restaurants, Business Centers & 3rd Street Promenade Shops.
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Mayfair Residences at Santa Monica Beach
210 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Downtown Santa Monica
1 Bedroom
$3,350
801 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 1:03 AM
Downtown Santa Monica's newest community, at the world famous Santa Moncia Beach. New boutique style residences of superior quality and design. Conveniently located a block from Santa Monica Beach, Third Street Promenade, and Santa Monica Place. All the best shopping, first-class gourmet dining, cultural, and entertainment opportunities are just steps from you front door! Mayfair Residences at Santa Monica Beach is a smoke free property. Excellent access to the 10 and 405 freeways. You will love where you live! · Originally built in 1911 as the Majestic Theater, the building was remodeled and reopened in 1929 as the Mayfair Theater · Mayfair Theater was a showcase venue for motion pictures, live theater, and musical acts until the building was severely damaged in the 1994 Northridge Earthquake · The Mayfair Theater was designated a City of Santa Monica Landmark in 1994 · Between 2008 and 2013, historic features of the façade were restored to the 19
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Santa Monica, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 359 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Santa Monica. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Santa Monica is $2,785 for a studio, $3,600 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $5,202 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Santa Monica?

In Santa Monica, the average rent is $2,785 for a studio, $3,600 for a 1-bedroom, $5,202 for a 2-bedroom, and $6,144 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Santa Monica, check out our monthly Santa Monica Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Santa Monica?

You can filter cheap apartments in Santa Monica by price: under $1,200, under $1,400, under $1,500, under $1,700, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Santa Monica?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Santa Monica apartments that allow pets.

How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

While some Santa Monica 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.

How much should I pay for rent in Santa Monica?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Santa Monica.

How can I find off-campus housing in Santa Monica?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Santa Monica. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, University of Southern California, and Santa Monica College.

Average Rent in Santa Monica

Last updated November 25
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Monica is $3,600, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $5,202.
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List