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368 Apartments for rent in Santa Monica, CA

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The Park Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$4,882
529 sqft
1 Bedroom
$5,700
698 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$8,214
1134 sqft
The Park epitomizes modern beach living. Located on 5th and Broadway, The Park is stationed in the epicenter of Santa Monica with easy access to the best LA has to offer. Featuring a private, fully-programmed 1-acre rooftop park with sweeping ocean and city views of Santa Monica, residents enjoy four separate but connected spaces: The Field, The Garden, The Oasis, and The Farm. Residences at The Park range from studios to three bedrooms with bright and open floorplans, floor-to-ceiling windows, and private balconies or terraces. Experience elevated wellbeing with a host of impressive indoor and outdoor amenities, focusing on wellness and community throughout The Park. Residents feel at home with 24-hour concierge, laundry and dry-cleaning service, package delivery, car care, valet parking, and a custom resident app.
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Vintage at 425 Broadway Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
Studio
$2,021
310 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,830
482 sqft
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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425 Broadway Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
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1 Bedroom
$2,888
535 sqft
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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The Charlie Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$3,270
489 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,835
629 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,115
865 sqft
At this time we are offering PERSONALIZED VIRTUAL TOURS. Please contact us to schedule your tour. Discover your ideal haven to call home in one of three boutique-style buildings, each offering its very own architectural essence and high-concept design. Choose between studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom or three-bedroom layouts finely attuned with an array of designer-crafted finishes to pick from.
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Santa Monica

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Monica is $4,109, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $5,972. Last updated November 24 2022
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
Sway Photo Gallery 1
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8 Units Available
Studio
$3,902
601 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$5,156
1013 sqft
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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Chelsea Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
Studio
$3,783
510 sqft
1 Bedroom
$4,251
707 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$7,234
1137 sqft
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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San Vicente Tower Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$4,255
847 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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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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Gibson Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,838
372 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,582
578 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,030
876 sqft
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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AO Santa Monica Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$3,226
612 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,624
1094 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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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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Shoreland Plaza Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2 Bedrooms
$4,400
825 sqft
Live your best life at the Shoreland Plaza in Santa Monica! This highly desirable residential neighborhood is home to surfers, beach lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The beach access via the pedestrian bridge to cross Pacific Coast Highway is less than a block away, making this location a popular destination for locals and visitors. Hop on the Ocean Front Walk and stroll 4 blocks to Santa Monica Blvd and the Santa Monica pier.The beautifully renovated apartments feature laminate hardwood floors, custom cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances, fixtures, and finishes. The modern and airy layout are complimented with sunshine and ocean breeze flowing through the windows! This community is beautifully landscaped with a colorful interior courtyard that creates community and grants access the 2nd floor residences.
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Catherine Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$3,249
455 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,799
598 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,834
875 sqft
LIVE YOUR URBAN COASTAL DREAM Catherine 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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Junction Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,850
397 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,075
459 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,395
692 sqft
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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NMS 1548 Santa Monica Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,895
830 sqft
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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NMS 1427 Santa Monica Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,845
786 sqft
NMS 1427 Seventh is a chic, controlled access entry Santa Monica apartment building located near all of the fun of downtown Santa Monica, but just far enough away to avoid the hustle and bustle. The beach, access to the 10 freeways and the downtown Santa Monica EXPO station that takes you to Culver City, USC and downtown Los Angeles, are just a few blocks away. Both upscale and casual dining and shopping options are mere steps away! Our apartments for rent in Santa Monica feature spacious floor plans and modern interiors. Explore our pet friendly one- and two-bedroom Santa Monica apartments and apply for your next rental home today. *Square Footage is approximate. Pictures featured may not be of exact unit. Advertised rent is based on a specific lease term and represents amortization of leasing special. Pricing & availability are subject to change.
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NMS 1539 Santa Monica Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,895
412 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,845
451 sqft
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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Criterion Promenade Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Studio
$2,560
326 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Criterion Promenade offers unique and renovated apartments housed within a historic façade. Our apartment homes have a modern, clean look that will make you feel right at home in within the gorgeous historical architecture. This Santa Monica, CA, community is made up of new residences of superior quality paired with classic design. Located on the corner of Third and Arizona Street, the property is just two blocks from Santa Monica Beach where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful California weather. Criterion Promenade overlooks the world-famous Third Street Promenade where there is a variety of fun things to do and see, as well as upscale shopping. Just steps away from your front door, you’ll find Santa Monica’s Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Plus, first-class gourmet dining, as well as both cultural and entertainment opportunities that aren’t found anywhere else. Feeling playful? The Pacific Park is just quick jaunt down the street for all your fun-loving adventures. T
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Sea Castle Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
Studio
$2,730
418 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,345
475 sqft
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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Mayfair Residences at Santa Monica Beach Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$6,050
1127 sqft
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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Santa Monica Palms Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,300
375 sqft
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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Millennium Santa Monica Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$3,202
492 sqft
1 Bedroom
$4,032
687 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,040
839 sqft
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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Avalon Santa Monica on Main Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
$4,049
856 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,615
914 sqft
Minutes from Santa Monica's glorious beaches. Also close to Main Street with its many boutique shops. Apartments boast contemporary kitchens and bathrooms and private rooftop gardens. Communal media lounge, fitness center and swimming pool.
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1412 W. 17th St Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,025
2 Bedrooms
$3,125
Cozy Studio/1 Bath ~ Fully Renovated ~ A Must See! - Amazing two-story building in the heart of Santa Monica with laundry facilities. Our building is in a prime Santa Monica location minutes away from Santa Monica College, just blocks from Santa Monica Promenade and Pier, etc.
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947 4th Street Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$9,500
2100 sqft
Modern 3 bedroom Apartment in prime Santa Monica location just blocks from the beach. This vertical townhouse unit features bright open floor plan with high ceilings, hardwood floors, master suites, loft with large balconies, designer bath and kitchen with stainless appliances. Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. Priced unfurnished, can come furnished & short term. Ask agent for more details & available units!
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826 Michigan Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,800
800 sqft
If you are looking for a home full of old world charm and character, in a great neighborhood, within walking distance to shops, restaurants, entertainment, and the beach, look no further. Welcome to 826 Michigan Ave in Santa Monica. From the wrought iron gate to the private front garden, up three steps to the porch, one enters the Bungalow style home with its original features of the twenties and modern day upgrades. Cove ceilings, decorative archways, hardwood floors and fireplace give a warm and tranquil ambiance; while the updated kitchen, stainless steel appliances, stone counter tops contribute to the modern day touch, not to mention the new stackable washer/dryer. This two bedroom, one bathroom home is a tranquil retreat while still being so close to Santa Monica’s best. The best of both worlds. (More pictures coming Saturday 8Oct). Call listing agent Katherine with any inquiries 310-897-9867
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The average rent in Santa Monica is $3,226 for a studio, $4,109 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $5,972 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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How much is rent in Santa Monica?

In Santa Monica, the average rent is $3,226 for a studio, $4,109 for a 1-bedroom, $5,972 for a 2-bedroom, and $7,671 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Santa Monica, check out our monthly Santa Monica Rent Report.

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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.

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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.

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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, Santa Monica College, and University of Southern California.

Santa Monica

Average Rent
City Guide
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Monica is $4,109, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $5,972. Last updated November 24 2022
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List