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Customer Reviews - Gainesville

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self storage facilities in Gainesville, and in every city where we do business. That's why we routinely ask our customers about their experience with us and challenge ourselves to make it better. You can read what customers think about us here on our website - over the past four years, we've had over 100,000 customers respond to our surveys and tell us what they think. We publish their reviews here, and we're proud of the result!

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Rich Blaser at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"staff was very helpful and the facility was very clean."

May 17, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Erik H. at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"This is the most technologically advanced, secure, safe, clean, convenient and well managed storage facility in all of Alachua county.  The smart phone based access control system and smart locks with digital key sharing for individual storage units is awesome.  It's powered mostly by solar panels, and the first floor has dedicated dehumidifiers for the best storage environment available!"

April 14, 2022
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars David Riley at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Convenient and easy access"

April 09, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars ann malec at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Kameron (manager) was fantastic to work with. Very knowledgeable and superb customer service. Moving from out of state and she helped to make the process seamless. Storage units are very nice, clean and include contemporary locking system. Would definitely recommend !"

December 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars George Grays at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Kameron was great to work with on our storage needs. Outstanding customer service! She was patient, informative and professional. I would recommend her highly to my friends and family."

December 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jerry at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Well maintained and modern storage facility."

October 19, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kasandra at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"The employees that I spoke with on the phone were courteous, pleasant and sounded like they are happy to working at LifeStorage. The covered loading area is fantastic. The app to onlock the unit and the map are innovative. Overall exceeded my expectations!"

September 24, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Karen Crompton at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Had a great experience! The technology is great, the place is clean and Josh was the nicest, most patient customer service representative I have ever encountered. I was bracing myself for an annoyed person when we showed up minutes before closing, but Josh was unfazed and treated us like we were family making sure he answered all our questions without trying to rush us out the door. Truly service with a smile:)"

August 22, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars RubyRose Gonzalez at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"This was the best storage experience I've ever had! I can't rave about it enough. The process was so organized and efficient, the workers were so friendly and helpful, and the storage unit itself smelled amazing and was super clean. I usually don't write reviews but I had such a positive experience I just had to share. I recommend this storage unit to anybody looking in Gainesville!"

August 17, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars ellie H at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Great customer service, high tech,, clean and organized. I would definitely rent again when my daughter is moving out in the summer."

August 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Party Playlist at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"To begin with, this place had amazing rates for the month that I needed the storage. Everything was air conditioned and electronically controlled. There was no set of keys for me to lose! Karen, the store manager, was extremely helpful and made the process super simple. 10/10 recommend!!"

August 07, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Steven Teitelbaum at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"We recently rented a unit to faciliate our child's upcoming move to UF. The staff has been extremely helpful with setting up our rental and walking us through how to arrange to have packages delivered. Thanks again Cameron and Josh! They have been so helpful and a pleasure to work with. Having packages delivered is a great benefit of this location and we were able to make all arrangements remotely. The app is also intuitive to use. Glad we found this place."

July 14, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Emmanuel M. at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"The manager Kameron was so helpful, she went above and beyond, helping my wife and I choose the right unit for our belongings. (Size and cost)"

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Veda H. at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Kameron was so amazing and helpful!!! I switched over from safe storage! I love the temp controlled units!"

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Micaela Cuneo at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"Very friendly staff and easy rental experience."

June 19, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Fran Dykes at Life Storage, Gainesville, FL (#984)

"We needed a storage facility while we prepare to move. Lifestorage is a fairly new storage facility here in Gainesville Fl. We’ll, one look and we decided they had all the things we wanted including a great monthly fee. They are completely automated. No padlocks, no codes to remember, just an app that lets you in, the app opens the elevator for your floor only and there are plenty of carts. The app even opens and locks your storage room. But I was really impressed with the little things like the scented plugins along each corridor. It’s clean and there is a roof where you park so no issues with rain! And Kameron, the site manager is great! Highly recommend!!"

June 10, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Gainesville, FL?

The size will depend on how much stuff you need to store. To avoid renting too small or too large a storage unit, we recommend reading a Storage Unit Size Guide or using an interactive Storage Unit Size Estimator Tool to determine exactly how much space you'll need. Our most popular sizes in Gainesville, FL are the 5x5, 5x10, and 10x10.

How big is a 5x10 storage unit?

A 5x10 self storage unit is 50 square feet or 400 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 5 feet wide by 10 feet long and typically has an 8 foot ceiling. For comparison, a 5x10 storage unit is about the size of an average walk-in closet. It fits 1 to 2 large pieces of furniture and about 10 to 15 moving boxes. Feel free to watch our 5x10 storage unit video to learn more. In Gainesville, our prices start at $123 for a 5x10 unit.

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Gainesville?

Since Gainesville temperatures can become oppressively hot, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 1 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Gainesville .

Should I rent humidity controlled storage in Gainesville?

The humidity in Gainesville can be extreme at times. Humidity controlled storage can help protect and preserve documents, furniture, and electronics! 1 of our stores offer humidity controlled spaces near Gainesville .

What is the advantage of self storage with drive-up access?

If you need to frequently move items in and out of your storage space, drive-up access is the most convenient space for you. You can drive your vehicle next to the space and load or unload. 1 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Gainesville .

How much do self storage units cost in Gainesville?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Gainesville is $157.00 with prices starting at $49.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Gainesville area. Storage unit sizes range from 16 sq. ft. to 200 sq. ft., and come in a variety of climate and accessibility types. Look for a great move-in offer! Our spaces often have a special discount for new customers. Spaces with a special offer will be marked with the discount you'll receive.

Self Storage Pricing in Gainesville, Florida

Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $54.00 $49.00
5x10 $123.00 $123.00
10x15 $251.00 $251.00
10x20 $323.00 $323.00

Lowest storage unit pricing data is updated every 15 minutes. Average price per size represents the storage units currently available for rent at the stores in Gainesville, FL.