The Best Studio Apartments Denver Has to Offer

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Get the scoop on the best studio apartments Denver has to offer. Studio apartments are often the unsung heroes of the rental world. They offer residents a minimalist approach to daily life in large cities while providing a more affordable housing option. If you’re looking for studio apartments, Denver offers beautiful units in some of the most coveted locations. Plus they’re much more affordable than shoebox studios you see living in big cities such as New York.

Studio apartments are easy to clean, require less furniture, and cost less to maintain. Plus, with all the extra time and money you’ll save on living in a studio, you can get out and enjoy Denver and the mountains more. We’ve interviewed our AptAmigo team to get their take on the best studio apartments Denver has to offer. We based it on building amenities, spacious floor plans, and ideal neighborhoods.

Then, if you’re still not sure which neighborhood your perfect studio apartment is in, we outlined each Denver neighborhood for you here. Or, keep reading to see what buildings we consider the best studio apartments Denver has to offer.


AMLI Riverfront Green

Pricing: $1800-2100

What the team says: “I’ve had people that were exclusively looking at one-beds that ended up choosing a studio here because of how spacious they are. Plus, rarely do studios have true balconies, which is a huge draw.” – Matt

See available units at AMLI Riverfront Green.

These studio apartments are anything but cramped. Plenty of natural light bounces off of the soaring 10 to 12 foot ceilings and the spacious balconies give residents the chance to be outside, taking in sweeping views of the mountains and skyline. Large walk-in closets mean you don’t have to completely downsize to fit into this studio.

AMLI Riverfront Green’s prime location in LoDo offers quick commutes to downtown, light rail access, and proximity to the South Platte River and the Cherry Creek bike trail. Walk to some of Denver’s finest restaurants, bars, and shops right out the back door. 

Alexan 20th Street Station

Pricing $1,500 – $1,800

What the team says: “Great city and mountain views, and some of them have a partition wall that gives it more of a one bedroom feel rather than a studio.” – Jordan

See available units at Alexan 20th Street Station.

At the heart of Denver’s vibrant downtown stands this beautiful, modern apartment building. Steps from the light rail and within walking distance to numerous bars and restaurants, Alexan 20th Street Station gives residents convenient access to the mile-high city’s coolest neighborhoods. 

It’s state-of-the-art studio apartments include stainless steel appliances, key-less entry, USB outlets, and round-the-clock package services. Studios are spacious and well designed, with 9 ft. ceilings, ample storage space, and a balcony overlooking downtown. Your Alexan studio offers some of the best creature comforts while placing you in the center of the action. 

Alara Union Station

Pricing: $1,500 – $1,800

What the team says: “Most people think of a box when they think of studio apartments, but what makes these studios attractive to people is the dividing wall that creates more of a one-bedroom feeling.” – Matt

See available units at Alara Union Station.

If we were giving out superlatives, Alara Union Station would win “best amenities”. Centrally located, this apartment building boasts a resort-style swimming pool, private entrance to King Soopers, bike and ski maintenance shops, and a plush poolside entertainment lounge. 

Alara is located in one of the most walkable neighborhoods of Denver and gives residents easy access to the Light Rail. Larimer Square, the Convention Center, Mile High Stadium and more awesome restaurants and venues are only a stone’s throw away. Its studios are thoughtfully designed and include a partition wall which gives the space a distinctive flow. 

Alexan LoHi 

Pricing: $1,700 – $2,000

What the team says: “It has a partition wall that you can move, which not many studios have. They have studios with balconies and you can’t beat the location.”- Jordan

See available units at Alexan LoHi.

The Lower Highlands neighborhood of Denver is one of the most coveted and fastest-growing. The streets are lined with top-rated restaurants, killer bars, and unique concert venues. It’s close proximity Union Station gives Alexan residents direct access to the Light Rail, Metro Ride, and Mall Ride.

Alexan’s stellar studio apartments feel even bigger thanks to oversized windows and ample natural light. It’s mobile partition walls allows residents to define the space according to their needs. Plus, no studio has a bad view and residents will enjoy scenic Rocky Mountain panoramas or sweeping views of Denver’s downtown.

Modera Cap Hill

Pricing: $1,600 – $2,000

What the team says: “Modera Cap Hill is awesome, they have unique floor plans, great mountain views, and huge windows. Plus there are Nest thermostats in every unit.”- Connor

See available units at Modera Cap Hill.

These brand new apartments are one of Denver’s hottest deals. Modera provides incredible amenities including a pet spa, yoga room, elevated pool and spa deck, and a rooftop lounge. Residents won’t want to linger inside with these awesome outdoor spaces. Modern studios include Nest thermostats and, contrary to traditional studio design, each unit employs a unique floor-plan. 

Modera’s large windows give dwellers sweeping mountain views. Its location is just minutes from the 16th Street Mall, South Broadway, the Golden Triangle, and downtown. With a walk score of 93 and a bike score of 96, residents will never run out of things to do living in these conveniently located apartments. 

RiDe at RiNo

Pricing: $1,200 – $1,900 

What the team says: “Probably the best one on the list. The building is only studios— some of them are huge, like up to 900 sq feet. Some of them have garage doors in place of windows, some of them have balconies. And it’s got a cool art feel. As far as studios go, it’s probably going to give you the best options. Floor plans are nice, location is nicer.” – Connor

See available units at RiDe at RiNo.

This all-studio building promotes community engagement by offering a bevy of community programs and social events. Its 24-hour fitness center, rooftop lounge, and BBQ grills mean that residents don’t have to travel far to socialize or meet the neighbors. Remote workers will enjoy the conference center while everyone is sure to enjoy the ample square-footage. Some studios have up to 900 sq. ft. of space, include garage door windows, and balconies.  

RiNo’s artistic neighborhood is home to some of Denver’s coolest brew pubs, art galleries, artisan studio spaces, and entertainment venues. RiDe throws residents into the heartbeat of Denver and offers a soft, engaging place to land for new residents. 

1600 Glenarm

Pricing: $1,300 – $1,800

What the team says: “They have very large Urban One Bedrooms, some as big as 700 sq ft!” – Connor

See available units at 1600 Glenarm.

Live like a royal at 1600 Glenarm. This luxury apartment building’s amenities include an in-home massage therapist, car-detailing service, movie theater with airplay, and a 24-hour valet. Glenarm also provides awesome entertainment options like a game room with pool, Foosball, and ping-pong tables. Its rooftop deck outfitted with yard games make for the perfect afternoon summer BBQ locale. You truly may never want to leave. 

1600 Glenarm is at the heart of downtown Denver, meaning residents of its spacious studios have access to fantastic dining, drinking, and music. Urban One Bedrooms can get up to 700 square feet and walk-in closets give apartment dwellers plenty of living space and storage solutions. 

Emery West Highland

Pricing: $1,400 – $1,800 

What the team says: “Awesome city views with a great amenity floor and clean, new units.” – Sean

See available units at Emery West Highland.

The studios at Emery West Highland don’t really feel like studios. The walk-in closets, high ceilings, and large windows make each place feel open and airy. Apartment features include keyless entry, quartz counter tops, plank flooring, full-size washers and dryers, and private balconies. 

Emery’s studios are created in seven different floor plans so residents can select a style that best fits their preferences. Amenities here include a resort-style pool, hot tub, bike service center, dog wash, and clubhouse. Life at the West Highland apartment is both comfortable and convenient. 

If you find apartment hunting daunting, reach out to AptAmigo. We love helping residents find the best studio apartments Denver has for them. Let us show you that finding your next apartment can be fun! Contact AptAmigo today to find your dream apartment, at no additional cost to you.

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