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Short Term Rentals in Des Moines, IA
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    103 SW 3Rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $1,096+
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    604 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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    • $1,356+
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    100 Jackson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
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    • $977+
    • $1,307+
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    3861 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    5 Units available
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    • $1,193+
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    2333 SW Plaza Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    • $1,165
    • $1,325
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    2333 SW Plaza Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    • $995+
    • $1,345
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    1040 Blue Ridge Place NW, Altoona, IA 50009
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    • $825
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    • $1,095
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    6565 Wistful Vista Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    7 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,025
    • $1,235
    • $1,475+
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    6950 Stagecoach Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    360 Bridgewood Drive #4000, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    • $875+
    • $1,220+
    • $1,550+
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    935 SE Silkwood Lane, Grimes, IA 50111
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    • $1,291+
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    355 88Th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    • $1,055
    • $1,335
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    4454 NW 142Nd St, Urbandale, IA 50323
    8 Units available
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    • $1,151+
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    1735 NW Fieldstream Lane, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    • $947+
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    175 NW Common Place, Waukee, IA 50263
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    • $975+
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Look for short term rentals near me

Looking for short-term apartments nearby? This option is ideal if you want to stay in the area, or you’re still looking for something more stable and don’t want to make any permanent decisions yet. Or, simply put, renting short-term fits your lifestyle better. With RentCafe you can now browse short-term apartments near you and compare price, size, location and real reviews from verified residents in your area to see which short-term apartment would suit you best.

You can browse available short-term listings and find your options in any location, whether you’re looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city. Just choose the location you want, close to whatever is of interest for you, and we’ll take it from there!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a short-term rental in Des Moines, IA?

The price range of a short-term rental is between $1,626 and $2,316. Search short-term rentals in Des Moines, IA.

How many short-term rentals are available in Des Moines, IA on RentCafe?

There are 7 short term rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Des Moines, IA were last updated on 22 May 2022.

What is the average size of a short-term rental in Des Moines, IA?

The average Des Moines, IA short-term rental size is 1,044 sq. ft.

Why rent a short-term rental in Des Moines, IA?

The best part about living in a short-term rental is the lease flexibility that allows you to choose for how long you’ll be renting.

What are the downsides of renting a short-term rental in Des Moines, IA?

Short-term rentals might be more expensive per month than long-term leases. Some short-term apartments are furnished and may include the cost of utilities as well. You might be interested in browsing all RentCafe apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA.

Renting a short-term apartment in Des Moines, IA

If you’re in Des Moines, IA for a limited amount of time, you are a digital nomad, or simply want a change of scenery, RentCafe is here to help you find the short-term rental suitable for your needs. Maybe you just want to test a new area in Des Moines before actually settling in, or maybe you find yourself in-between homes on your way to getting your hands on your dream home. For all those reasons and many more, short-term apartments are the way to go. Short-term rentals usually come furnished and are equipped with essentials that most renters would need on the regular. Plus, some include the cost of utilities in the rent price, so you wouldn’t have as many bills and paperwork to deal with. Renting in Des Moines, IA is an experience. So, if you want to make your renting experience here short and sweet, we got your back!

There’s more to the world

Short-term apartments are not just for renters in between homes or people on prolonged visits to a certain area. They are perfect for those who aren’t looking to put down roots too soon and settling down is not currently in the plans. For those not looking for a long-term apartment just yet, the experience of living in other areas can be life changing. If you’re the type of person who goes wherever life takes them, we are here to help you find a short-term lease!

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