The Essential Internship Housing

The Essential - Your new home away from home!
The Essential - Your new home away from home!
Our single occupancy Barrel Suite
Our single occupancy Barrel Suite
Private bathroom in the Barrel Suite
Private bathroom in the Barrel Suite
Our single occupancy Fin Suite
Our single occupancy Fin Suite
Full room view of the Fin Suite
Full room view of the Fin Suite
Fin Suite private bathroom
Fin Suite private bathroom
The double occupancy Pipeline Suite
The double occupancy Pipeline Suite
Our spacious double rooms!
Our spacious double rooms!
Tired after your internship? Kick back and relax in the hot tub in our Zen courtyard!
Tired after your internship? Kick back and relax in the hot tub in our Zen courtyard!
Our amazing full-service community kitchen, The Cookery
Our amazing full-service community kitchen, The Cookery
Beautiful San Diego weather calls for a beautiful outdoor space to relax with your friends and summer housing community
Beautiful San Diego weather calls for a beautiful outdoor space to relax with your friends and summer housing community
Fresh air and great views!
Fresh air and great views!
Flex, our 24 hour crossfit fitness center
Flex, our 24 hour crossfit fitness center
Community meeting space
Community meeting space
Beautiful lounge space within the building
Beautiful lounge space within the building
92 inch screen in our private movie theater
92 inch screen in our private movie theater
24-Hour laundry room!
24-Hour laundry room!
The Essential
5595 Lindo Paseo
San Diego, California 92115

Needing summer intern or guest housing in sunny San Diego? look no further than The Essential, just blocks from San Diego State University in San Diego's College Area. The Essential is the perfect place to stay while you grow in your academic career, and is competitively priced, furnished, and conveniently located. 

The Essential offers both single and double occupancy luxury bedroom suites with several floor plans to choose from. Each of our suite-style suites are fully furnished and include a flat screen HD TV, personal fridge and microwave. Making it easy for you, all utilities, WiFi and cable are included in your regular monthly rental installments for your entertaining and studying needs. Have we mentioned that we also offer housekeeping for your convenience? The Essential has you covered! 

Sold? Fill out the form at the end of the profile to request more information about our housing availability and prices. We look forward to hosting you!

announcements

We are going through a rebrand. Don't worry if you see any mention of Suites on Paseo! We are phasing this out in the coming months. 

who can stay here?

co-ops
Study Tour Participant
Interns
Researchers
Traveling Nurses

nearby transportation

Bikes
Bus
Rideshare
Scooters
Taxi
Rideshare

intern housing availability

Minimum Length of Stay: 5 months
Maximum Length of Stay: Varies
First Check In: June 13, 2022

housing options

The Essential offers several floor plans for both single and double occupancy rooms. In your room you'll find:

  • Full furnishings
  • Private bath
  • Flat screen HD TV and access to our cable package
  • Personal fridge and microwave 

WiFi and your utilities are included in your monthly rent. 

Residence Types:
  • Suite/Apartment

  • Bathroom Types:
  • Private




  • Fin Suite
    Fin Suite floorplan

    Residence Type: Suite/Apartment
    Occupancy Type: Single
    Bath Type: Private
    Fully Furnished: Yes
    Kitchen Utensils Included: No
    Air Conditioning: Yes
    Washer/Dryer: Yes

    Pipeline Suite
    Pipeline Suite Floor Plan - Double Occupancy

    Residence Type: Suite/Apartment
    Occupancy Type: Double
    Bath Type: Private
    Fully Furnished: Yes
    Kitchen Utensils Included: No
    Air Conditioning: Yes
    Washer/Dryer: Yes

    Twin Fin Suite
    Twin Fin floor plan

    Residence Type: Suite/Apartment
    Occupancy Type: Double
    Bath Type: Private
    Fully Furnished: Yes
    Kitchen Utensils Included: No
    Air Conditioning: Yes
    Washer/Dryer: Yes

    Barrel Suite - SOLD OUT
    Barrel Suite floor plan

    Residence Type: Suite/Apartment
    Occupancy Type: Single
    Bath Type: Private
    Fully Furnished: Yes
    Kitchen Utensils Included: No
    Air Conditioning: Yes
    Washer/Dryer: Yes

    Longboard Suite - SOLD OUT
    Longboard Suite Floorplan

    Residence Type: Suite/Apartment
    Occupancy Type: Single
    Bath Type: Private
    Fully Furnished: Yes
    Kitchen Utensils Included: No
    Air Conditioning: Yes
    Washer/Dryer: Yes

    on-site amenities


    The Essential offers luxury amenities included, or as an added fee, to your summer stay. Included is our in-house theater, outdoor patio with ping pong and a hot tub, Flex (24 hour gym), access to our in-house tanning bed, our full-service community kitchen, 24-hour laundry room, 2-level parking garage with parking passes purchasable as an add-on, access to our community event, and more!
    ADA Accessible
    Business Center
    Common Area
    Desk
    Dresser
    Fitness Center
    Microwave
    Nightstand
    Office Chair
    On-Site Parking
    Ping Pong
    Refrigerator
    TV
    Wi-Fi

    things to do around San Diego


    Do you like tacos? Plenty of options near The Essential! 

    Taking a trip to the Pacific Ocean? Only 12 miles from Mission Beach! 

    Shopping? Fashion Valley is just a 10 minute drive (or ride) from our front doors. 

     

    We could go on and on, but you'll just have to experience SoCal for yourself! Who said interning in San Diego isn't fun? 

    Banks
    Beaches
    Dining Options
    Gas Stations
    Grocery Shopping
    Medical Facilities
    Nightlife
    Post Office
    Shopping

    payment methods

    Cash
    Check
    Credit Card

    requirements

    Proof of Internship
    Proof of Renters Insurance
    Valid Student I.D.