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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Diego, CA
149 Rentals Available

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    Apartment living room showing the entry door, large couch, coffee table and the dining area. - Photo Gallery 2 Apartment dining area with a table and four chairs looking out to the private patio. The kitchen is off to the left. - Photo Gallery 3

    5550 Balboa Arms Drive, San Diego, CA 92117
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    3 BEDS Ask for pricing
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    5/5 Anonymous on Jun 30, 2022

    I enjoy living here!

    4.5/5 Iranya V. on Sep 1, 2023

    I wish rent wasnt so high in this city but I can say I do live peacefully in my complex. Everyone is friendly and minds their business. The manager and maintenance staff are very kind and efficient. Coming from a very bad experience in my last apt complex, this place is very comforting to come home to.

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    Bathroom at Apex Mission Valley, San Diego, CA, 92108 - Photo Gallery 2 Bedroom at Apex Mission Valley, San Diego, CA - Photo Gallery 3

    7084 FRIARS RD., San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,734+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 3, 2021

    Best location in fashion valley.

    5/5 Leann V. on Sep 19, 2020

    I have been living here since Febuary 2020 and when we were all quarantined the staff was very helpful during that long period of time we were all in lock down! We had no problems at all and overall we love the location and love living here! Also great for families!

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    101 River Park Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,513+
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    5305 Toscana Way, San Diego, CA 92122
    3 BEDS $4,578+
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    5040 Camino San Fermin, San Diego, CA 92130
    3 BEDS $4,301+
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    675 Ninth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    3 BEDS $5,425+
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    5540 Ocean Gate Lane, San Diego, CA 92154
    3 BEDS $3,335+
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    4805 Wind Surf Way, San Diego, CA 92154
    3 BEDS $3,380+
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    11921 Carmel Creek Rd, San Diego, CA 92130
    3 BEDS $4,607+
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    201 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,432+
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    11600 Compass Point Dr. N., San Diego, CA 92126
    3 BEDS $3,934+
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    1100 Dennery Rd, San Diego, CA 92154
    3 BEDS $3,479+
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    610 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,432+
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    11760 Westview Pky., San Diego, CA 92126
    3 BEDS $4,216+
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    9870 Mercy Rd, San Diego, CA 92129
    3 BEDS $3,966+
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    3200 Paseo Village Way, San Diego, CA 92130
    3 BEDS $7,281+
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    7901 Civita Blvd, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,652+
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    8270 Merge Ave., San Diego, CA 92129
    3 BEDS $4,631+
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    10411 Reserve Drive, San Diego, CA 92127
    3 BEDS $3,866+
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    310 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $4,421+
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    453 13Th Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    3 BEDS $4,458+
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    7800 Westside Drive, Suite 108, San Diego, CA 92108
    3 BEDS $5,100+
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    4246 42Nd Street, San Diego, CA 92105
    3 BEDS $2,950
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    4560 Mission Gorge Pl., San Diego, CA 92120
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    2155 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
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Average rent in San Diego, CA

$3,016/mo San Diego, CA average rental price, July 2023
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Apartments for rent in San Diego, CA have an average price of $3,016 per month.

    San Diego, CA apartment rent ranges

    About 7% of apartments in San Diego, CA have rents ranging between $1,501-$2,000. The second most common rent range is over > $2,000, 90% of apartments. Around 2% of San Diego’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    San Diego, CA rent trends

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    Getting around in San Diego, CA

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    Some Transit
    12 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 32, Transit Score®: 26, Bike Score®: 12

    Frequently asked questions

    What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

    The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $2,775 and $14,228. Search 3 bedroom apartments in San Diego, CA.

    How many 3 bedroom apartments for rent are available in San Diego, CA on RentCafe?

    There are 103 3 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Diego, CA were last updated on 28 Sep 2023.

    What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

    The average San Diego, CA 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,198 sq. ft.

    What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

    Renting a 3 bedroom apartment offers extra space compared to a 2 bedroom apartment, suited for a family or for sharing it with someone else.

    What are the downsides of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

    A 3 bedroom apartment is more expensive than smaller units and it usually comes with higher utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 2 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in San Diego, CA.

    Living and Renting in San Diego, CA

    Living in location

    Located on the southern coast of California, San Diego offers a stunning and vibrant living experience. For individuals and families alike, renting in San Diego presents a multitude of choices. The city boasts a variety of rental housing options, from beachside villas to high-rise apartments in the heart of downtown. San Diego also prioritizes the rights of renters, with robust regulations ensuring tenant protection and fair treatment.

    San Diego is a city known for its beautiful beaches, pleasant climate, and abundant recreational opportunities. From exploring Balboa Park, home to museums and the famous San Diego Zoo, to enjoying the Pacific coastline at Mission Beach, residents can immerse themselves in the city's coastal charm. The city also boasts a variety of dining options, from seafood restaurants serving fresh catches to diverse international cuisines, as well as shopping centers offering a mix of high-end retailers and local boutiques.

    Three-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Diego, CA

    Among the array of choices, three-bedroom apartments in Albuquerque stand out, drawing interest from diverse renters. These accommodations cater effectively to families, professionals in need of home offices, and roommates aiming to divide rental costs.

    Why do renters prefer these types of apartments? For starters, three-bedroom apartments in San Diego are often equipped with modern amenities, including in-unit washers and dryers, gourmet kitchens, and private balconies. On the community side, residents might enjoy perks such as pools, fitness centers, and pet-friendly spaces.

    Neighborhoods like Downtown San Diego and La Jolla offer a variety of three-bedroom apartments and homes for rent. These areas provide access to local attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter for entertainment and dining, and the scenic Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. With a range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, these neighborhoods enhance the appeal of rental living in San Diego.

    If you're looking for three-bedroom apartments or homes for rent in San Diego, you can use RentCafe.com to find the ideal place for you. You can filter your search by location, amenities, price, and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different rental properties.

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    Look for 3 bedroom apartments near me

    Are you looking to upgrade to a larger apartment? Are there certain requirements that you and your family need to be able to find the perfect apartment? Browse 3 bedroom apartments near you on RentCafe to find the one that fits your family. Filter by size, price, and amenities both inside and outside the apartment, and check reviews by verified residents, to make sure you are choosing the apartment that is perfect for you and your family.

    Browse for 3 bedroom apartments near you, whether you want to stay in the same neighborhood or ZIP code, or in any city in the U.S. that you plan on moving to. We can help you find the one that is near all the essential places, such as stores, parks, schools and even your job, at the price that suits your budget. Your next home is waiting, let's find it!

    Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA

    With 149 apartments in San Diego, CA, it can be hard finding just the right 3 bedroom apartment. Before you even start thinking about size, price and features, you have to choose a neighborhood. And that’s no easy task, considering that, depending on the area, you get a wide range of rentals in San Diego, CA, from very cheap to very expensive. Then you also have to factor in the distance to work, kindergarten and/or school. It’s an important decision, as most likely you’re going to spend the next couple of years in this apartment with your family. You are not just searching for an apartment to live in, you’re searching for a home. The internet is supposed to help, but it only confuses you further with redundant lists of things you should pay attention to. We know the feeling very well. Let us give you just one piece of advice: take the rational path and get your priorities right. The only person who knows what type of apartment you need is you. Create a mental or written list of things you absolutely cannot live without, filter accordingly. If a balcony or a garage is absolutely crucial, then head on to the filters section and check the ones you want. This way you will save time by skipping the apartments that don’t meet your criteria.

    Is choosing a cheap apartment worth it?

    There are certainly plenty of options among our 149 available units in San Diego, CA if you’re considering also cheap 3 bedroom apartments. But are they worth considering? Certainly. Yet, you should not get carried away with very low prices, as your decision is not affecting only you. Most probably you’re moving with a family, and for the next few years this will be the place where your children will create memories. Good or bad. Remember how much you hated staying between four walls when you were a kid? Are there any playgrounds or parks around? Neighborhood amenities are important too. Cheap apartments in San Diego, CA have low prices mostly because of their location. Take into account your morning commute. With children morning commutes are quite long anyway, so moving to that amazing apartment in Golden Hill can quickly become a drag if it’s on the opposite end of town than your job or the oldest one’s school. That being said, cheap apartments can be really good deals, but not at any price.

    Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!