FAQs for renting a room in San Diego, California

Why rent a room with Bungalow?

Bungalow doesn’t just list rooms for rent - we source, renovate, and operate all our homes to provide renters with the best possible experience from end to end. Beautiful homes. Incredible locations. Pricing that makes sense. Find a room in a home that hits the sweet spot between good quality and sensible pricing. Bungalow homes are hand-selected across major markets to match your lifestyle. Find it. Try it. Feel 100% before you rent. Love where you live or you're free to go. 2-week trials, transfers to other in-network Bungalow homes, and flexible lease terms all designed to help you rent with confidence. Living in good company. Independently. Enjoy the benefits of living together with the freedom of operating solo. Use our Meet & Greet chat to select roommates with similar lifestyles. Then, sign and pay separately within our app. No one's on the hook for anyone else.

Are utilities included in Bungalow Room Rentals?

For the vast majority of our properties, Bungalow partners with the nation’s best utility management provider, Conservice, to manage, separate, and bill utilities (water, trash, sewer, electricity & gas) to an individual home. You will only pay for the exact amount your home uses and Bungalow takes care of splitting those costs evenly between you and your roommates.

Are Bungalow Room Rentals furnished?

Bungalow’s Shared Homes include furnished common areas (living, dining, and kitchens), along with complementary Smart TVs, kitchen essentials, and free monthly cleanings! The only furniture you'll need to move in is whatever you'd like to put in your bedroom.

Are Bungalow Room Rentals pet friendly?

Some Bungalow Homes are pet friendly, while others are not. You can find pet information by clicking on a particular home. That said, emotional support animals (ESAs) are accepted in every Bungalow home.

About us

Bungalow takes the hassle out of housing. We offer rooms in shared homes and entire home rentals in the country’s most vibrant neighborhoods, and can help match you with roommates you’ll love coming home to. Nationwide, Bungalow residents save an average of 30% on rent compared to studio apartments in the same neighborhood.

Things to know before moving to San Diego:

How to find a roommate in San Diego

Moving into a Bungalow co-living space is the easiest way to find a home with great roommates in Houston. All Bungalow residents are vetted on credit, income, and background, and we facilitate a meet & greet if you’re interested in joining a home.

What is the average rent in San Diego?

According to Rent Cafe the average 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego is $2,000. Nationwide, Bungalow residents save an average of 30% on rent compared to studio apartments in the same neighborhood.

Is there good public transportation in San Diego?

San Diego has something for everyone. The MTS service provides buses, trolleys, and the Coaster commuter rail in San Diego County with transit links to other counties in California like Orange County. APEX provides shuttle service to the airport, UC San Diego campus, Viejas Casino and Resort, North Campus Town Center in Sorrento Valley Neighborhood in National City; stop at Qualcomm Stadium (Mission Valley), Del Mar fairgrounds (Del Mar), Dover Shores (Solana Beach). SDMTS is a services that provide connections between downtown Union Station and Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner trains via local bus routes.

What to do in San Diego

San Diego has something for any taste. You can sail or swim, see street art or marine life. Explore the old Mission of San Juan Capistrano, marvel at Hoover dam's gargantuan scale, laugh with Jerry Seinfeld at his popular Shamu show, shop the biggest malls in the county, join a free yoga class on one of our city's fifty public beaches (yes you read that right!), hike up to enjoy sweeping views of desert and mountains - all these experiences are waiting for you!

Schools and universities in Schools and universities in San Diego

The following schools and universities are located in San Diego: San Diego State University, University of California - San Diego, Point Loma Nazarene College, Columbia University at SDSU. Some of the major four-year colleges and universities in San Diego include UCSD (University of California, San Diego), Point Loma Nazarene College (PLN), and CCSATL HSU (Coastline Community School). There are also many two-year colleges with notable programs including the CSU's like Palomar College. All these schools feature public higher education opportunities that remain tuition free for residents.

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