The Best Apartments for Rent in Denver in 2021

The Mile High City has kept up with its popularity. Fortunately, places to live in fantastic neighborhoods abound here. Plus, finding the best apartments in Denver isn't hard with so many choices.

25. Loretto Heights Apartments


In southwest Denver, you'll find Loretto Heights Apartments with one- and two-bedroom floor plans available. These apartments offer city or mountain views, upgraded kitchens and fireplaces and the top floor apartments have skylights.

Additionally, the Foothills golf course and Pinehurst Country Club are nearby, and the Englewood light rail station is just a few minutes by car. Downtown is only 10 miles away, too, making this an easy choice for commuters.

24. The Haven

Communal apartment space

The Haven is a new, sleek and pet-friendly apartment community. Although it's well outside downtown Denver, residents will be near the Green Valley Ranch Skatepark, rec center and beer garden.

The Haven offers upscale apartments. You will love it here with granite countertops, energy-efficient appliances, plus walk-in closets. Distinctive amenities like a karaoke room, on-site Starbucks coffee bar and aqua lounge will be hard to find elsewhere.

23. Gardens at Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek is known as the chicest neighborhood in Denver — and it's also known for excellent schools. The Gardens at Cherry Creek gives its residents access to some of the most sophisticated shopping you can find in Denver.

The community is brimming with amenities like a top-of-the-line fitness center, pool, rooftop deck with a Zen garden and yoga studio. Plus, residents have just a 15-minute commute to downtown Denver.

22. 7575 Town Center

Town Center

7575 Town Center offers airy, dazzling apartments in Central Park (formerly known as Stapleton). The Stanley Marketplace is less than 10 minutes away and is home to flea and farmer's markets, restaurants and independent shops. 7575 Town Center is also near Founders Green, which hosts concerts, outdoor theater experiences and movies.

Perfect for young families, this community has upgraded amenities. Believe it or not, there is an Olympic-sized pool with cabanas, a pet spa, mountain views, gaming areas and a hospitality suite to host your guests.

21. Mosaic Apartments


Mosaic Apartments are in spirited Goldsmith, close to parks, country clubs and Interstate 25. Reasonably priced yet modern one- and two-bedroom apartments are available here. Mosaic's amenities include a club room with billiards, an on-site laundry facility, two swimming pools, a fitness center and outdoor grills.

Plus, You can find a two-bedroom apartment here starting at just $1,261, less than half of the average price for a two-bedroom in Denver.

20. Hampden Village


In Southeast Denver, Hampden Village is an apartment complex with quick access to the Denver Tech Center. Nature lovers will enjoy a short trek to the Cherry Creek Reservoir (one of the city's largest swim beaches) and the Kennedy Golf Course.

Hampden Village is pet-friendly, and there's plenty of parking here. Perfect for young professionals, these studio and one-bedroom apartments are highly affordable, with rent prices starting at just $850 each month.

19. The Breakers Resort


Tava Waters (formerly known as the Breakers Resort) is near scenic Windsor Lake, where you can find swimming, fishing and boating activities in the warmer months. This community resides in Southeast Denver, with a short commute downtown or to the Denver Tech Center.

Here, residents can enjoy a resort-like experience with seven swimming pools complete with poolside cabanas, a hammock garden, a rock-climbing wall and an on-site restaurant.

18. Round Hill Pacific Apartments

Round Hill.

Located just south of downtown Denver in Capitol Hill, the Round Hill Pacific Apartments will appeal to anyone looking for a historic building with vintage charm.

Near lively Colfax Avenue, ample public transit and several museums and shops, residents will enjoy plenty to do during their downtime. Plus, a pet park and laundry facility are available on-site.

17. Caden Apartments


The Caden Apartments are a pet-friendly community of one- and two-bedroom apartments that offer quick access to Cherry Creek without the Cherry Creek prices. Residents here can take advantage of the business center, gym, basketball court, dog park and pool.

One-bedroom units start at only $1,188, well below the average Denver rent price.

16. City House Apartments

City House.

City House Apartments are in the heart of LoDo, the most walkable part of the Mile High City. Residents have the best of Denver's nightlife, arts and culture, public transit and shopping in their immediate vicinity.

This downtown complex boasts more outdoor space than most. There is a swimming pool, dog park, outdoor fireplace and grilling area. Plus, City House Apartments offers unique amenities like a wine cellar, built-in computer desks and Bluetooth speakers and walk-in closets.

15. The Ventana

The Ventana.

Residents at The Ventana are just a half-mile from I-25 and the light rail station, making this complex central enough to suit most commuting needs. Plus, it's just a 10-minute drive to the University of Denver and the surrounding neighborhood that teems with restaurants, bars and shops.

The Ventana has a community garden, perfect for residents with green thumbs. Additionally, it also offers an indoor swimming pool, pet-friendly amenities and fireplaces in select studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom units.

14. Gateway Park

Gateway Park.

Frequent flyers will want to consider Gateway Park, just over 15 minutes away from Denver International Airport. Removed from the rush of Denver, this community is also close to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, which has miles of hiking trails, an archery range and fishing.

Gateway Park is brimming with amenities and boasts a washer/dryer combo in each unit, private balconies and patios, modern kitchens and two swimming pools.

13. Legacy Heights Apartments

Legacy Heights

North of downtown Denver, you'll find the Legacy Heights Apartments, an elegant residence with one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.

This community is in a quieter residential neighborhood, has amenities in spades and would be ideal for families. It has two swimming pools, a dog park, garages and carports, a playground and a paw spa.

Legacy Heights is just a quick drive to I-25, and several golf courses are nearby, too.

12. The Aster Conservatory Green

Aster Conservatory

Central Park, home to the Aster Conservatory Green, is a highly coveted neighborhood in Denver due to its proximity to downtown, hiking trails and abundance of shopping. The Aster Conservatory Green is a newer building with modern appliances and gorgeous one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans.

You'll pay a bit more for the location, but this spot is worth it for people who work downtown but want a break from the hustle and bustle.

11. Arabella Apartments

Arabella Apartments.

Arabella Apartments is squarely in the middle of the Denver Tech Center, an ideal location for young professionals working nearby. Also, the light rail is within walking distance of this complex — so central Denver will be at your fingertips.

Luckily when you're not enjoying the pool, there is a lot for you to do such as visit the theater, local comedy clubs and exciting nightlife. If you're looking for a metropolitan vibe — this is it.

Studio apartments start at just $1,095, but one- and two-bedrooms are available, too.

10. Creekside at Amherst


In an energetic area near the South Platte River is Creekside at Amherst. A popular concert venue — the Gothic Theater — is nearby, along with several restaurant choices, small independent stores and a mini-downtown area.

Creekside is a great place for families to call home, too. Not only does it offer plenty of outdoor space, but there is also a pool and playground, too. Plus, you'll be one mile from the Evans Station light rail stop, making your commute a breeze.

9. The Collective Glendale


The Collective Glendale is a recently renovated apartment complex less than a mile from the light rail. This area combines the energy of bustling Denver with the residential tranquility of neighboring suburbs.

Here, you can enjoy the fitness center and pool. And your pup can enjoy the dog park and doggy pool, too.

8. Willow Point Townhomes


Close to the Cherry Creek Trail, Willow Point Townhomes is an excellent mix of city living and suburban space. This apartment complex offers a reasonable commute to both downtown Denver and the Denver Tech Center.

Residents here enjoy a two-car garage, community pool and the benefit of not having upstairs neighbors. Also, nearby are Cherry Creek schools — some of the best in the city.

7. Sheridan Station Apartments

Sheridan Station.

In scenic west Denver near Sloan's Lake, you can find Sheridan Station Apartments. With the light rail at your doorstep, these apartments are perfect for someone who wants a quick commute to downtown Denver.

Bike trails are nearby, so is lively Colfax Avenue. Over here you'll find a chockablock with restaurants, theatres and excellent people-watching.

Plus, you'll find pet-friendly one-, two- and three-bedroom units that include bike storage and a fitness center, too.

6. Deerfield at Indian Creek


Proving that affordable apartments still exist in Denver is Deerfield at Indian Creek. Here, you can find one- and two-bedroom units. The larger floor plans start at just $1,810 per month, just over half of Denver's average two-bedroom price of $3,057.

Deerfield boasts a swimming pool, fitness center and an off-leash dog park. Plus, you'll be close to the Cherry Creek Country Club.

5. Timber Lodge

Timber Lodge.

In north Denver, you'll find Timber Lodge, an apartment complex close to I-25 for an easy commute. This newer pet-friendly residence has one- and two-bedroom floor plans that start at $1,000, which is quite a steal. Here, you can swim in the pool or hike or bike on one of the many nearby trails.

Plus, this apartment would be perfect for couples who need to commute to both Denver and Boulder.

4. The Residences at Capitol Heights

Residences at Capitol Hill.

It doesn't get much more central than Capitol Hill. The inhabitants at the Residences at Capitol Heights will enjoy being right in the middle of the best of Denver. Public transportation is just around the corner from this pet-friendly community. Plus, you can take your pick between mountain and city views.

Offering one- and two-bedroom floor plans, the Residences will suit young professionals to a tee.

3. Creekline Townhomes

Creekline Townhomes.

With three stories all to yourself and access to the highly-rated Cherry Creek school system, the Creekline Townhomes are significantly perfect for families looking for plenty of space. Some units offer four-bedroom, three-bathroom floor plans, and each unit comes with a two-car garage.

This upgraded apartment complex is ideal for those who love to explore the great outdoors with easy access to the Cherry Creek Country Club and the Cherry Creek Reservoir.

2. Pine Creek Apartments

Pine Creek.

On the east side of Denver, Pine Creek Apartments offers incredibly affordable prices. Notably, a one-bedroom here starts at $850, far below the city average of $2,062.

Also, The Pine Creek Apartments are close to I-225, convenient for anyone commuting to Aurora. With a clubhouse, heated pool, and plenty of parking, it's easy to see why this is one of the best apartments for rent in Denver.

1. CoLab


At the top of the list is CoLab, centrally located in Lincoln Park near several of Denver's top colleges.

Above all, CoLab offers three- and four-bedroom apartments — a rarity in central Denver. This modern complex provides flat-screen TVs and washer and dryer sets in every apartment. Plus, residents have access to an elegant pool, and many units have a balcony.

As CoLab is off-campus student housing, it's important to realize and expect residents to be young and the energy palpable.

The best apartments in Denver to call home

Whether you like living in the middle of the action or crave some peace and quiet, it's easy to find apartments for rent in Denver that will check all of your boxes.

We looked at all available multifamily rental property inventory from January to June 2021 on to determine which properties with a Denver mailing address are most viewed by organic internet searches. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein does not constitute financial advice, availability or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.
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Angela KempfAngela Kempf is a Denver-based writer and editor whose personal finance, political and health writings have been published in a number of notable online publications. She enjoys B movies, yoga, traveling and puns. When she's not reading or writing, she's usually on the hunt for the best tacos in town.

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