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Life Storage in Tampa (#071)

3000 W Columbus Dr Tampa, FL 33607
  • Phone: 813-874-6464
  • Office Hours
    • Mon-Fri: 9am - 6pm
    • Saturday: 9am - 6pm
    • Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
  • Access Hours
    • Daily: 6:00am—9:00pm
  • Office Closings
    • 11/23 - All Day
    • 11/24 - All Day
    • Closed for Lunch:
    • 1pm to 2pm , Mon-Sat.
Save Up to $25 more! When you complete our Rapid Rental We'll waive the admin fee (up to $25) when you complete our Rapid Rental form in advance of your arrival. You'll save some money, and a bunch of time on move-in day!
Store Hours
  • Office Hours
    • Mon-Fri: 9am - 6pm
    • Saturday: 9am - 6pm
    • Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
  • Access Hours
    • Daily: 6:00am—9:00pm
  • Office Closings
    • 11/23 - All Day
    • 11/24 - All Day
    • Closed for Lunch: 1pm to 2pm , Mon-Sat.

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Map & Directions

  • Nearby Landmarks

    Located near Marti Cemetery

  • Nearest Public Transportation Stop

    Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Rte 15

    Columbus Dr @ N Gomez Av Stop

Serving Tampa and Northeast Macfarlane

This Life Storage storage facility offers climate controlled units that help keep your possessions cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Furniture, electronics and other temperature-sensitive items can be stored in these units. The fenced and lighted grounds offer excellent 40-foot truck access. Surveillance cameras provide an added measure of security for the cars, boats and RVs that can be stored here. You'll find us on West Columbus Drive, just east of MacDill Avenue. The Dale Mabry Shopping Center is just west of the facility.

Our 3000 W Columbus Dr location has been providing self storage in Tampa since 1995. With over 700 locations nationwide, Life Storage is one of the largest, most reputable self storage companies in the world. Founded in 1985, we were formerly known as Uncle Bob's Self Storage until changing our name in 2016.

This Life Storage location also proudly serves: Northeast Macfarlane, Old West Tampa, Carver City/Lincoln Gardens

Location Features

  • Life Storage Store Climate Controlled Storage Units

    Climate Controlled storage spaces provide a temperature controlled environment for your belongings. These spaces keep your items cool in the summer and heated in the winter, and are ideal for protecting items such as wood, electronics, and plastic that can be damaged from temperature changes and extremes. Learn more about the benefits of climate controlled storage here.

  • Life Storage Store Use our Moving Van or Truck Free with Storage Rental!

    When you rent storage, we'll rent you our moving van or truck for free! You receive 25 miles free as well. Rental times will vary based on time slot availability, and we allow one use per storage space rented. For further details contact your local storage manager or read our van and truck rental guide here.

  • Life Storage Store Extended Access Hours

    Even when our office is closed, you can access your space well before and after our office hours! You enter your personal access code at a keypad to access the property. Your space is secured with a lock, and only you have the key!

  • Life Storage Store Surveillance Cameras

    Smile, you're on camera! Surveillance cameras are positioned throughout the facility to create a safer environment by monitoring traffic in and out of the facility and deterring trespassers.

  • Life Storage Store Fenced & Lighted

    Fencing around this facility is designed to limit access only to customers with assigned electronic access codes. Grounds, aisles and interior hallways are lighted for safety and convenience.

  • Life Storage Store Vehicle/Boat Parking

    This facility offers month-to-month rental of parking for cars, trailers, and larger vehicles such as boats and RVs. Some spaces offer covering for protection from the elements - see specific space details for features. For a quick intro to vehicle storage, click here.

  • Life Storage Store 40' Truck Access

    The entrance, aisles, and most drive-up accessible storage units are wide enough to accommodate large vehicles, up to and including 40' moving trucks.

  • Life Storage Store Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here

    This Life Storage location carries a full line of moving and storage supplies such as boxes, packing tape, packing materials, and more! Our supplies help move awkward items like wardrobes and big screen TVs and keep delicate items like dishes safe during moving and storage. Stop in our office before the big move for your supplies! For helpful moving and packing tips, visit our guide here.

Reviews for Life Storage in Tampa (#071)

(4.69 out of 5) based on 44 reviews

We ask our customers about their experience with us at three points during their stay at Life Storage. We've collected over 100,000 surveys, and shown below is just a small sample of what customers are saying about Life Storage in Tampa (#071). We're proud of our team of store associates, our facility, and the great things we hear from our customers!

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  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.8 out of 5

    "Always friendly and professional ! Very "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "I will be using you as my storage over the summer again!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Always pleasant and ready to assist when needed."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "When you first changed hands, there was a little time things were not up to par. But you came back great."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Great communications and professionalism from Zack. Very easy to do business with. Thank you."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Thanks for everything "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    2.7 out of 5

    "I got kicked out with out a warning for sleeping in my rv. I was working on it and got tired after and took a nap. I would of liked a warning at least."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Very good experience knowing my car is safely parked up and stored, thank you"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "My car thoroughly enjoyed its 6 months with you!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.4 out of 5

    "I am satisfied with the facility and service as is. Thank you."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Was treated very well. On the day I moved in a storm rolled in and the next day I called and was told it was being looked. Being from out of town it gave me piece of mind that my daughter's things would be fine for the summer months"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "I was very pleased and happy with service I felt very comfortable talking with the representative and all my questions were answered."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Great experience over-all. I like the bonus of using the truck to move into the unit. Saved a lot of time and money with that process."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Coming here every year and glad"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    3.8 out of 5

    "It would be helpful if you had more carts instead of just one maybe two."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.3 out of 5

    "The security of my unit and accessibility to my unit within yuor complex is a great compliment of service."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.2 out of 5

    "Space provided was what i needed"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Thank you!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.7 out of 5

    "I am very happy to have use of this online payment process. Only one time the system was down, but since then, it has been very helpful. Thank you"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Thanks for your service."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.8 out of 5

    "The staff was so helpful and went out of their way to accommodate my storage needs. I will definitely use Uncle Bob's again for my daughter's summer storage."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.6 out of 5

    "I would like to add that the gentleman, name Josh is very accomodating, and helpful. He always treats his customers with the upmost respect. He makes doing business with Uncle Bob's a very pleasant experience."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "I feel very confident in knowing that my personal items are secured and well taken care of."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Your company went above and beyond to help us with storing our things and accessing our unit. Thank you very much"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "You all did great. "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Everything was done greatly."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.6 out of 5

    "Very friendly and knowledgeable associates who understood exactly what we needed and helped us to find the ideal solution to our storage needs. "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.2 out of 5

    "My were very safe! A great place to store your things!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.8 out of 5

    "Perfectly did."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Your manager was most efficient and took the time with his associate Nelson to help me get what I needed. It was a most respectful experience . I was most impressed and in fact went back and rented another unit. Thank you for such professional employees. Ryan the manager was superb. I had never rented from your company before and I will continue to use your facility in the future. "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.2 out of 5

    "Thank you for going above and beyond. Great experience."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    3.8 out of 5

    "I would like to see better lighting with in the actual unit. My unit is always dark, even during the day. It is very hard to see items when accessing the unit."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "I was thrilled with the customer service that Nelson offered. He was knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. An asset to Uncle Bob's [Life Storage]!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.6 out of 5

    "PRO: Courtesy professional mgt., clean office, quick, reasonable prices and good hours. CON: The storage hallways had no cross-ventilations. It was almost hard to breath in there because it was so hot. "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.6 out of 5

    "I am always treated with respect and a friendly smile. The customer service is great! Keep up the good work!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Patrick and his crew are awesome! I just moved out another storage unit with a company I won't mention. I'm glad I made the change. Wish I had done it sooner!"

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.6 out of 5

    "Always helpful to us , thank you!..."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.7 out of 5

    "Sometimes electric gate at Columbus Rd location in Tampa did not work correctly when it rained. Also several times I found unwanted items stashed behind my trailer or between my trailer from other customers."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.9 out of 5

    "The Experience has been well with my interest of storage..."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.1 out of 5

    "I have no where to throw trash away other uncle bobs storage property had a dumpster I could use but property where Im at now told by manager no room in there dumpster "

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.7 out of 5

    "Thank you for your courtesy service."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    5.0 out of 5

    "Office personnel are always friendly and helpful."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.7 out of 5

    "provided exactly what I needed."

  • Life Storage in Tampa (#071)
    4.7 out of 5

    "This was our third year renting space for my son's summer break from UT and we expected continued great service AND we got it."