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Customer Reviews - Atlanta

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self 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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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tasia Griffin at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#690)

"Amazing customer service fast call back time"

May 26, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tabitia Tia Copeland at Life Storage, Hapeville, Georgia (#8203)

"Professional,Fast,informative and super clean"

May 25, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Navjot Singh at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#7212)

"Mr. LEE is so kind, great support!"

May 24, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Indian Collection at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#7212)

"Mr.Lee Ludwig he’s helping too much. He’s so nice."

May 24, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars D Wit at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#7212)

"Lee was very nice, professional & informative. 👍🏽"

May 24, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Caroline Cuentro at Life Storage, Atlanta, Georgia (#411)

"Easy storage unit to access, safe, and friendly staff!"

May 24, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Chan Kemp at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#690)

"Teure was very helpful patient and polite 💜"

May 24, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars shellybeanbeauty at Life Storage, Smyrna, Georgia (#7211)

"Tanicka was so helpful and welcoming. Great customer service!"

May 23, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Red Ray at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#913)

"Awesome!! Staff was very attentive , knowledgeable, and professional towards our situation."

May 23, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ebony Lockwood at Life Storage, Atlanta, Georgia (#8710)

"Mike was so helpful! He was able to give me leg room in reserving a space to move in my belongings AND stay within my budget based on the options available. I'm so glad I called here first. Thanks Mike!"

May 22, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Courtney Strachan at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#7212)

"Great customer experience at the desk. Very friendly and clear."

May 22, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Derrick Pinion at Life Storage, Atlanta, Georgia (#962)

"Eboni really helped me and I would most definitely recommend this storage unit to my friends and family!!"

May 20, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Floyd Ward at Life Storage, Atlanta, Georgia (#962)

"Eboni was helpful, curious, very very professional. Thanks beautiful"

May 20, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars T Burrell at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#7212)

"Nelson you are amazing! We appreciate your support and all of your assistance last week."

May 19, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Nate Hall at Life Storage, Atlanta, Georgia (#962)

"eboni help me get into my space when i lost my keys."

May 19, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars LaShawna Mitchell at Life Storage, Decatur, Georgia (#913)

"CynHenley was very helpful! She made the paperwork process very easy for me! The process did not take long at all!"

May 19, 2023

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 9 self storage facilities within the Atlanta city limits.
  • We have 62 facilities that offer cooling or climate-controlled units.
  • Our lowest priced units in Atlanta average $72 per month.
  • 2395 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.


  • ElectricityGeorgia Power is the primary electricity company in the city.
  • Water – The City of Atlanta manages water services. Visit 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.


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.


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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Atlanta, ?

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 Atlanta, GA are the 5x5, 5x10, and 10x10.

How big is a 5x5 storage unit?

A 5x5 self storage unit is 25 square feet or 200 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 5 feet wide by 5 feet long and most have an 8 foot ceiling height. A 5x5 storage unit is the size of an average closet and it should fit a dresser, a small mattress set, and several medium moving boxes. Here's our 5x5 storage unit video to learn more. In Atlanta, our prices start at $30 for a 5x5 unit.

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 Atlanta, our prices start at $49 for a 5x10 unit.

How big is a 10x10 storage unit?

A 10x10 self storage unit is 100 square feet or 800 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 10 feet wide by 10 feet long and usually has an 8 foot ceiling. A 10x10 storage unit is about the size of an average bedroom or half of a standard one-car garage. It should fit all the contents of a family room or a two-bedroom 750 sq. ft. apartment. To learn more, here is our 10x10 storage unit video. In Atlanta, our prices start at $75 for a 10x10 unit.

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. 59 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Atlanta .

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. 39 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Atlanta .

How much do self storage units cost in Atlanta?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Atlanta is $158.77 with prices starting at $30.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Atlanta area. Storage unit sizes range from 20 sq. ft. to 2209 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 Atlanta, Georgia

Climate Controlled Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $66.40 $46.00
5x5 $67.96 $30.00
5x10 $92.34 $49.00
10x10 $132.56 $75.00
10x15 $177.34 $107.00
10x20 $258.41 $143.00

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 Atlanta, GA.