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Customer Reviews - Atlanta

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Atlanta, 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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Brian (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Hapeville, GA (#8203)

"I have rented many storage units over the years, in 3 different states, and this is BY FAR, the best experience. Carolyn is the staff person I dealt with, and she was absolutely amazing. I rented during the Covid-19 Pandemic, and she was measuring, professional, safe (for me and her) and really put us at ease. The facility is immaculate, I can not believe how clean it is, always. We have been in after normal business hours to limit exposure to others, and it is always clean!"

March 30, 2020
Dominique (Stone Mtn, GA) at Life Storage, Decatur, GA (#723)

"extremely courteous and willing to go above and beyond to make sure i understood my contract and also helped with booking the moving truck for the date and time i needed."

March 11, 2020
Jeremia (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Decatur, GA (#723)

"Great customer service. The staff was very helpful and took time to explain my options and gave me a walk through of my choicees."

March 05, 2020
Tyrone (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"Business was clean professional dry good"

December 27, 2019
Tracy (East Point, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"My first storage unit and it was a great experience! Thank you for your great staff! Have a safe and happy holiday!"

December 23, 2019
Kimberly (East Point, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"I had a very good experience with the staff at the Welcome All Rd location. Jamil North, Mgr was always very helpful and accommodating. Even though I ultimately made the decision to let my unit go to auction, Jamil worked to assist me through my prolonged financial difficulties as best he could and he is a perfect example of compassion in action while still abiding by the guidelines of the company. Also the facility was always immaculate, which is one of the things I was most concerned about when selecting a facility. I would definitely use the company again if I had storage needs or recommend to others."

December 23, 2019
Kalib (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"Jameel was extremely Helpful and made everything easy for me. Glad he was able to keep the customer service consistent with me even after the acquisition."

November 23, 2019
Clark (DECATUR, GA) at Life Storage, Decatur, GA (#378)

"It was super easy to signup and get into the unit."

November 23, 2019
Selena (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8204)

"Mr. Viondi and Miss. Christina are phenomenal leaders in protecting the Clients property. Everything that ws meaningful to me was locked up in the storage unit. " Life " gave me a hard unexpected blow and I was unable to pay on time. By the Grace of GOD and Life Storage I was able to pay my waa-yyy past due balance and move into my new apartment. Thus, saving the last of everything I owned. I love you guys and thank you for preserving my Life Storage."

November 08, 2019
Roosevelt (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Hapeville, GA (#8203)

"NO. Just are doing a overall great job. We love the place and people. Thanks."

October 31, 2019
Lisa Ann (East Point, GA) at Life Storage, Hapeville, GA (#8203)

"You did great and I’m happily pleased."

October 29, 2019
Lori (Jonesboro, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"The security, climate control and the cleanliness of the building is a positive factor I look for in storage facilities. The staff is the first initial contact. And Jamal is wonderful!."

October 29, 2019
Mary (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"Jamel is an excellent employee! He is always so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I am not sure of his current position, however he carries himself well and exemplifies the characteristics of the management team. If he is not in management, he should be!"

October 29, 2019
Gloria (Atlanta, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"Kudos to Mr. Jamiel North who always take the time to greet me by name."

October 28, 2019
Travis (East Point, GA) at Life Storage, Atlanta, GA (#8202)

"Excellent, well maintained facility...I will definitely use Life Storage again....the employees were very professional and informative."

October 24, 2019
Seyi (Decatur, GA) at Life Storage, Decatur, GA (#378)

"Manager Frank was helpful and diligent"

October 23, 2019

About Atlanta

Serving as the capital of Georgia, Atlanta is a beautiful place on the south of the imposing Appalachian Mountains to live, work, go to school, raise a family or just visit. Atlanta was almost burnt to the ground during the Civil War but managed to bounce back and become a city with strong insurance, finance, manufacturing, communications, and retail sectors, and a place many large corporations like Coca-Cola call home.

At the moment, the U.S. Census estimates the city of Atlanta to have a population of more than 486,000, with the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta GA Metro Area population exceeding 5.8 million - making it the 9th largest metro area in the United States.


Relocating to Atlanta

Atlanta receives a large number of people from all over the country who choose to move to the city for a variety of reasons. Yet, housing remains affordable despite the high demand so you will find plenty of accommodation options to either rent or buy.

Compared to the national average, unemployment is slightly higher in Atlanta. Nevertheless, the presence of a wealth of companies that are headquartered here (Delta Airlines and UPS, for example) provide enough job opportunities for those that seek employment. After all, Atlanta is the city that has the 3rd largest concentration of Fortune 500 organizations.

Tip: If you’re relocating your business to Atlanta or simply moving to a nearby location, you can rent comfortable and affordable office space, or use our commercial warehouse spaces as a temporary or long-term storage solution for your business inventory.

Avoid theft from your doorstep; let us keep your packages safe by having them delivered to your Life Storage store. A store manager will put them in your space for you.

Did you know?

  • There are 6 self storage facilities within the Atlanta city limits.
  • We have 37 facilities that offer cooling or climate-controlled units.
  • Our lowest priced units in Atlanta average $39 per month.
  • 1055 people have reserved units in the Atlanta area in the past 30 days.

Things to Do in Atlanta

Atlanta is a lively city that hosts many annual events and festivals. Some of the most popular ones are the Dragon Con, Music Midtown, Atlanta Pride, Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Turkish Festival, National Black Arts Festival, and the Festival Peachtree Latino, where the entire town turns into a huge party scene.

Other than that, the city with the 7th busiest airport in the world by annual passenger traffic – the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport - offers plenty of soul-pleasing things to do in your free time, given the active music scene and the large number of historical points of interest and museums.

What is even more charming about Atlanta is that although it is densely populated, green spaces occupy a big portion of the city, offering lots of opportunities for recreational activities. As for those into sports, Atlanta is a great sports town featuring the Falcons, Hawks, Braves, Dream, United FC and several great college teams.

Did you know? Our storage facilities in Marietta and Atlanta have been used as a set for the hit FX series Atlanta and our storage facility in Norcross was used for TBS’s Miracle Workers.

Resources

  • ElectricityGeorgia Power is the primary electricity company in the city.
  • Water – The City of Atlanta manages water services. Visit www.atlantawatershed.org to learn more.
  • Gas – There are 5 gas providers to choose from. Make sure you pick one that serves your neighborhood.
  • Recycling – The City of Atlanta recycling programs provide frequent curbside collection of both recyclables and trash.
  • Transportation – Public transit is available via train, shuttle, and train. Now, if you need an Atlanta driver’s license, ensure you schedule an appointment with the Department of Driver Services and obtain it within 30 days of moving in. It should be noted that specific parts of the city need special parking permits.

Atlanta Neighborhoods

While staying in Atlanta, three neighborhoods definitely deserve a visit, each for its own special reason:

  • Midtown - Home to Piedmont Park, a favorite go-to place for families with kids and the grounds where most of the festivals take place, Midtown is the beating heart of Atlanta and the place that combines business with architecture and art.
  • Buckhead – This Atlanta neighborhood is sometimes referred to as the “Beverly Hills of the East” due to the high-end shopping streets, top-notch restaurants, and luxury hotels located in this affluent district.
  • Sweet Auburn – The birthplace (and burial grounds) of Martin Luther King Jr. and the site that houses the International Walk of Fame where you can find the shoe prints of iconic figures of the civil rights movement. Sweet Auburn was pronounced a national landmark in 1976.
  • Westside or West Midtown – The location with a rich history and quaint cobbled, tree-lined paths. Beautiful, restored historical buildings now serving as hip dining facilities or trendy lofts adorn the streets. Many people say that strolling the old alleyways gives them an old-world sensation when horse-drawn carriages were the only transportation seen crossing the roads.

Tip: Self-storage units are a great option to consider for those items you don’t use often (Christmas decorations, etc.) and seasonal items (camping gear, etc.) as well as jewelry, motorcycles, cars, and electronics. No matter where you move in Atlanta, we have self-storage units conveniently located off of the main roads and interstates such as I-75, I-85, and I-285. You can find us near the Perimeter Mall ( facility #847 ), Mercedes-Benz Stadium ( facility #778 and facility #407 ), the Waffle House Museum ( facility #378 ), and 20 minutes from Suntrust Park (facilities #56 , #289 and #45 ). We extend South in the city, too, as far as Peachtree City as well as Riverdale (facilities #30 and #44 ) and College Park.

Attending one of the many colleges or universities in the greater Atlanta area? We’ve got convenient locations for you, too. Facility #778 is only a four-minute drive up Decatur for Georgia State students and facility #412 is only five minutes away from Kennesaw State University.

And for more tips and suggestions about where to live in the area, check out our list of the Top 8 neighborhoods in Atlanta.

Housing Options

The accommodation options in Atlanta will not leave you empty-handed if you decide you relocate here. This means that you will definitely find housing that fits your bill. From homes at affordable prices to deluxe, gated communities, the city has it all. And, even though the prices have slightly spiked the past few years, they are still considerably lower than the country’s median.

Tip: Self-storage units also provide you with space when you are moving to another city or renovating your home or during peak times when you need to stock extra inventory. However, it is not uncommon to see individuals running an entire business from a self-storage unit in Atlanta.

Renting out your home as an Airbnb for one of the many major sporting events hosted in our fine city? Stash your personal belongings and valuables in one of our Atlanta-area storage units for safe-keeping.

Our specially outfitted wine storage units are temperature and humidity controlled to ensure the stability of your collection. We keep the temp between 60-65℉ and the humidity at 60-65% with a dedicated HVAC system.

Education

Atlanta has more than 30 notable universities and colleges, including Clark Atlanta University, John Marshall Law School, Emory University, Morehouse, American Intercontinental University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University, and is highly regarded as a center for higher education. Also, besides the Atlanta Public Schools system that operates public schools, you may opt for private and charter schools as well.

Weather

Atlanta does not experience any extremely harsh weather. The temperatures here are highest in July and lowest between December and February and there are 6 days of rain on average every month. Overall, the climate is hot and humid.

Tip: If looking for some extra storage space for your items, the hot and humid climate may require a controlled climate storage unit, especially if you need to store sensitive to extreme weather conditions items like appliances, clothing, furniture, and electronics.

FAQ

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Atlanta?

Since Atlanta temperatures can become oppressively hot, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 34 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Atlanta.

Does Life Storage offer moving services?

Life Storage does not offer moving services in Atlanta. However, 33 of our stores offer moving van or truck rental near Atlanta to help you get your belongings to and from your storage unit. You'll get a great deal too! New customers are eligible for a $20 Truck Rental when you rent a storage unit at Life Storage.

What is the advantage of 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. 26 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Atlanta.

How much do storage units cost in Atlanta?

Our storage units range start at $17.00 and currently average $100.32 per month at our locations near Atlanta. Be sure to check each store in the nearby areas for the rental prices we offer. The prices can vary from store to store and you may find a great price not too far away. Our minimum rental is for one month. These spaces range in size from 17.5 sq. ft. to 500 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. Doraville, GA starting at $20 per month: starting at $20 per mo. Marietta, GA starting at $22 per month: starting at $22 per mo. Austell, GA starting at $24 per month: starting at $24 per mo. Alpharetta, GA starting at $25 per month: starting at $25 per mo.