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Criterion Promenade

  • Studio - 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 326 - 643 Sq.Ft.
  • Type: Apartment
$2,160 - $2,430
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Floor Plans

Criterion Promenade offers a variety of newly renovated pet-friendly studio and one bedroom floorplans. The studios are perfect for the on-the-go, nonstop fun, lifestyle that Santa Monica affords. Our location on Third and Arizona streets is perfect and offers the ideal locale for both convenience and entertainment.

Apartments in Santa Monica

Have to commute? No worries, we are a quick hop on to the 10 and 405 freeways.  We offer a stylish, yet easy to keep apartment home for comfort and relaxation after a long day at work or at play. Our amenities are prolific! Stylish plank flooring adorns the home’s floors and looks as elegant as it is functional. The quartz countertops and sleek stainless steel sinks and appliances add to the contemporary feel of the apartment that you’ll fall in love with! Gaze out onto California’s sparkling ocean or the dynamic neighborhood below from your historically styled windows and enjoy your view.  Skip the trips to the grocery store because every Wednesday and Saturday, the Santa Monica Farmers Market offers fresh food and flowers right outside your doorstep!  Our classical architecture and location is truly unique and offers an uncommon living experience that you’ll appreciate.

Take a few moments to view our floor plans and apply online before the units fill up.  Even better, drop on by for a visit so that you can see our beautiful building and surroundings in person. Our friendly, professional staff would love to show you around and talk to you about how the Santa Monica, CA Criterion Promenade experience is perfect for you!

Living at Criterion Promenade will introduce you to a whole new way of living the dream! Our amenities are plentiful and will make your life luxurious and easy. Picture yourself enjoying the unique experience of living in a newly renovated historical building by one of the most famous beaches in the world!

Our residents of our Santa Monica, CA studio and one bedroom apartment homes adore the interior’s modern finishes and architectural details. Check out the gorgeous view of the ocean from your unique window designs, or perhaps you’ll choose a Third Street Promenade view! For your ultimate convenience, all units are internet and cable ready. Our efficiency kitchens have quartz countertops and custom cabinetry. Stainless steel appliances top off the sleek look.  Wood plank flooring gives your home a clean and fresh feel. All of this gives you a sense of serenity that juxtaposes nicely against the vibrant and busy outside neighborhood. Abundant windows fill the stylish apartments with natural light. That, coupled with the Santa Monica breeze, and the vibe is sublime!

For peace of mind we have controlled access to your building and have 24-hour emergency maintenance services as well.  To make your life easier and save you time, we have onsite laundry facilities so you can get back outside to the action faster! Our location is the best you’ll find in Santa Monica.

Our stylish pet-friendly apartments are highly desirable, so don’t hesitate to come see for yourself why present-day Criterion Promenade is the top dynamic location in Santa Monica. Visit us today for your personal tour where you can finally live your California dream!

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Criterion Promenade offers unique and renovated apartments housed within a historic facade.

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 streets, 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, and both cultural and entertainment opportunities that aren’t found anywhere else. Feeling playful? The Pacific Park is just a quick jaunt down the street for all of your fun-loving adventures.  Time for work? We’re close to Google, Santa Monica College and of course all of the retail stores. Commuting from the Criterion will be a breeze as our location on Third allows for easy access to the 10 and 405 freeways.

We offer three different studio apartment layouts and three different one bedroom floor plans to choose from to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll love that you can live with your furry best friends! We welcome up to two pets to live with you in your new apartment home. Amenities abound with stylish plank flooring, ocean views, Third Street Promenade views, stylish quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. You’ll appreciate our unique architectural window design that enhance select units.

Visit our photo gallery and schedule your appointment, or drop by and visit us for your personal tour. You’ll love living in the center of this vibrant Santa Monica, CA neighborhood!


Pet Policy

Pets - allowed
  • Comments: Keep your pet happy at Criterion Promenade. Up to two pets allowed. Max weight: 25 lbs. each, monthly rent per pet: $50.00, Deposit per pet: $500.00

Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun by appointment only.

Have a maintenance emergency after hours?,
Call our resident emergency line at (818) 620-4492.

If it is a medical or life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1.

(310) 801-5658

Why Choose Criterion Promenade

Apartments at Criterion Promenade are equipped with Stylish plank flooring, Ocean views from select units and Internet and cable ready and have rental rates ranging from $2,160 to $2,430. This apartment community also offers amenities such as 24-hour emergency maintenance services, Onsite Laundry Facilities and Controlled Access/Gated and is located on 302 Arizona Ave in the 90401 zip code. Browse through Studio Apts or 1 Bedroom Apts with floorplans ranging from 326 Sq.Ft to 643 Sq.Ft., choose your next home in the Criterion Promenade community and apply for a lease online! The Cirrus Management property management company will verify your lease application and send you a timely response. Once you become a resident of Criterion Promenade, you will be able to pay your rent online, submit maintenance requests, and get community news by logging in securely to your Resident Portal.

Schools Near Criterion Promenade

Public Schools
GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Roosevelt Elementary School
Elementary School
(310) 395-0941 K-5 831 0.759
Santa Monica High School
High School
(310) 395-3204 9-12 2984 0.806
Lincoln Middle School
Middle School
(310) 393-9227 6-8 1027 0.940
Santa Monica Alternative (K-8) School
Elementary & Middle School
(310) 396-2640 K-8 225 1.226
John Muir Elementary School
Elementary School
(310) 399-7721 PK-5 265 1.244
Private Schools
GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Delphi Academy of Santa Monica
Elementary School
(310) 526-2700 PK-6 28 0.110
St. Monica Catholic Elementary School
Elementary & Middle School
(310) 451-9801 PK-8 315 0.455
Saint Monica Catholic High School
High School
(310) 394-3701 9-12 513 0.489
Ps1 Pluralistic School
Elementary School
(310) 394-1313 K-6 231 0.760
Step By Step
Elementary School
(310) 581-0590 K-3 6 1.052

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