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Life Storage - Somerville

51 McGrath Hwy. Somerville, MA 02143

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Customer Reviews - Life Storage #433, Somerville

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Somerville, and in every city where we do business. Take a look at all the good things our customers say about this Life Storage, and all of our stores! It thrills us to give customers the best customer service possible, and to hear when they are pleased with how we have taken care of their storage needs.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jorge Lainez (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Great Service!! Very Clean facility!"

September 24, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Allison Heffley (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"It was really clean and it was a fair price to store my stuff for a few months over the summer. There was a large commotion trying to move back to school with COVID and they were very accommodating with anything I had forgotten to do"

September 09, 2021
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars David David (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Positive reviews of this place cannot possibly be real. Currently, the bathrooms do not work (Port-o-potties are in the lot), elevator does not work (be ready to bring that couch up the stairs!), and one of the two large doors does not work. All that is left that works is one door. Once that breaks, you won't be able to access your stuff at all."

August 30, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Janice Duenas (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Chuck has been helpful for the ten years that I've used life storage. I've enjoyed his experience and knowledge. He's helped me all these years. He needs a raise. Life Storage is lucky to have him."

August 30, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kelsey Navin (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Excellent customer service and very affordable!"

August 18, 2021
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars O A (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Clean, relatively inexpensive for the Cambridge/Somerville area for a 5x10. No working bathrooms only portopotties which is kind of unsanitary, but it's better than nothing I guess right? It felt like there was no air conditioner on or even air flow in there, maybe it was just me. It's in an old mill factory building so each stall is not completely sealed up, but it seems like it should be okay in regards to moisture, I just hope no little bug critters make their way into our spot due to the open sides on ceilings."

August 09, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Joseph Luis (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"great place for any storage. extremely clean and staff was very helpful. Chuck was excellent and very professional. would highly recommend to anyone. they go out there way to assist you."

July 03, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Amy Bertocchi (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Friendly and clean, best storage facility. The manager was very helpful."

June 28, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brian Wilkinson (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"The cleanest self storage in Somerville. No funky smells. Good lighting. And Chuck was super helpful, funny and kind. Don’t go any where else. Can’t recommend them enough."

June 28, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sheila Pai (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Chuck was awesome. Very professional and very helpful! Thanks"

June 28, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars George Bertocchi (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Fantastic service and clean storage spaces."

June 12, 2021
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars Melissa F. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Reserved a spot in the Methuen, MA location.  The person taking the order was great - clearly she's not from around here.  She was efficient, helpful and all around pleasant. As part of the new rental they give you access to a van with a few free miles.  Great, but has to be used in 2 weeks.  Made the reservation, then the closing date for the new property was pushed out a week.  Called the Salem NH location for a new date.  Because it was beyond 2 weeks the benefit was no longer available and the rate per mile far exceeded places like Uhaul. The Salem NH manager wouldn't extend the offer beyond the specified 2 weeks which has no financial impact on him. Methuen service = Good, Salem service = not good."

June 08, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Diana G. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Fantastic experience with Chuck and this Life Storage location! I checked-out several other storage facilities before deciding on Life Storage. I've been renting a small space for my business storage. When realizing I needed a larger unit, Chuck was able to quickly reserve a larger unit for me within a few seconds. The facility is well maintained and well-lit which is a huge bonus for me especially when making trips later in the evening. There are always a plethora of dollies and carts to help you move things in and out easily. Highly recommend!"

May 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jordan Isern (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Great, friendly service!"

May 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dan Jacobs (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Awesome service! Manager was great, helped me out a lot with the 2 units I had. I highly recommend life storage in somerville!"

May 05, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars veronica vaganov (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Chuck was extremely helpful and made moving out of storage easy. Thank you for the excellent service! Great facility, staff are kind and easy to communicate with."

April 30, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mark Anderson Jr (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Got a storage unit here and it actually is the cheapest around"

April 13, 2021
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars J Geise (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"First visit, first impression - a friend moving some stuff has a unit here. Conveniently located and clean facilities; if I need to store in the future I'll start with Life Storage."

March 21, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars B H. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I ended up having a little bit of an emergency as far as moving things and I was able to get into a unit without any hesitation or hassle from any of the staff they have all been very helpful. Emma and Jessie have continued to extend their hospitality and making sure the transition was as smooth as possible. I would recommend this place to anybody who is in need to store some things"

March 04, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Lee G. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Clean place , easy sign up online, no contact rental."

January 24, 2021
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars Tom F. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"It's a decent deal for how close it is to downtown but the elevator literally never works, which is a problem if you have a bottom floor unit. The operations of a business like this don't demand a lot - basically making sure people can store stuff in exchange for dollars with an amount of effort that isn't equal to "lugging multiple bins up and down stairs". Fix your elevator you cheap dinguses!"

January 09, 2021
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars teri groome (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"The staff great and very helpful. However, be advised that there are no indoor toilets for your use, only Port-a-potties."

December 09, 2020
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Emily E. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Fast & easy rental. Very clean.  Would have been 5 stars but you need to fix the bathrooms."

November 22, 2020
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Emily Emily (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Fast & easy rental. Very clean. Would have been 5 stars but you need to fix the bathrooms."

November 22, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars pierre Guivarch (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Good space for the price. super easy to check in the box and easy to access 24/7"

October 27, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars John Riley (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Top notch mate!"

October 18, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sierra Coutts (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"This place was great! Had a great and easy experience moving in and out."

October 12, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kathleen Kennedy (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Came to inquire about a storage space staff was very helpful and friendly clean and professional environment!"

August 15, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Terron Tuckett (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"If I needed storage again, I would absolutely do business at this location."

August 05, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Nicoleta Dyer (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Rented a unit and had the most wonderful experience ever. Would give ten stars if possible"

July 25, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Amy Hill (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Customer service was excellent and the new trainee was absolutely amazing."

July 22, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Francisco R. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Nice staff. Good location. Fair prices."

July 21, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Francisco Rivera (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Nice staff"

July 21, 2020
Rated 3.0 out of 5 stars Chris Medallos (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Really old place to the elevator is never running, asked several time never again."

June 30, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Julius James (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"What a convenient storage facility!! Did you know that have very small 2x2 storage lockers available?? No? Well neither did I but Jessica who runs the office and rents out the units showed me some really tiny ones that were accessible for my personal storage needs. (More like a large gym locker but perfect for the occasion=) She was very helpful and friendly during the sign up. Cheers!!! This place is located just off Mcgrath Highway in Somerville. The facility is is quiet, private, and never has to many people in and out an any time. The staff is very courteous and Covid aware, always masked up, and they give you plenty of breathing room(Social distance). It's easy in and easy out of this place and i'm happy that i found it."

June 26, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Audrey Orozco Shields (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I love this storage center! They are very helpful and I always feel safe here. The staff here has always been REALLY helpful. As a bussiness account it's crucial to have their support for our goods! Great work!"

June 13, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Philip C. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I didn't know what I had until I stored my stuff somewhere else! I rented a 5x10 here for 5 months back in 2018. I decided to go somewhere else because they had a promotion and I regret it (hence, this review!). This place has great equipment, functional elevator, office space, and vending machines for when you get thirsty moving your stuff. It was easy moving in and out of the space. The staff was super friendly! Its a bit on the pricey side but you get what you pay for. This is the Cadillac of self-storage- treat yourself."

June 06, 2020
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars al king (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Great place to store."

June 02, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Boston College life (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"The girl in the office was super nice. Explained how we could do everything online and move right in! Great option in such difficult times."

May 07, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Djamila Evora (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Great Customer service-very friendly and knowledgeable staff! :)"

February 01, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars geryes geryes (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I had a great experience. Efficient and reliable, and the customer service was as good as anything I have experienced."

January 16, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Patricia Shaaban (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Very nice people helpful and considerate"

January 15, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Danyelle Archibald (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Jessica had great customer service. Thank you!"

January 08, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Elisabeth Flynn (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Life Storage is extremely clean and its so easy to access your things. The people who work here are extremely nice and very accommodating to me while I was storing my things here. I highly recommend this spot!"

January 03, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Frank Rizzo (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Really nice people who work here"

December 24, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Vicks Shop (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I have been using Life Storage now for maybe the past 10 years. This place is my go to place for all my needs. The manager, Chuck who helps me every time is extremely helpful and accommodating to all my needs. I am always needing something and he is always there to help or give advice. Chuck has been very patient and understanding with what situations we have going on."

December 24, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jeffrey V. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I have been using this storage facility for the past 10 years or so. Every time is come in Chuck the Manager if very helpful. He is always there to help with any situation I am in and helps with my needs. He always very patient and helpful. I have needed sometime bigger units, smaller unites and more than one unit at a time. He is always there when help is needed. I recommend this facility."

December 23, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brian H. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Great moving / storage experience. Rented a unit at a promotional rate, had some really great help at the facility from Tracey -- who helped me navigate some logistical issues with my move -- and everything went smoothly. (Would be great if they had a larger / freight elevator, but that was the only thing.)"

November 20, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brett Nelson (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Convenient location, very clean and well-kept building, secure, terrific office staff (Chuck and Tracy are awesome!), and I love that they'll kindly receive some packages for my business and put them in my unit if I would like them to. Highly recommend."

November 17, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brett N. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Convenient location, very clean and well-kept building, secure, terrific office staff (Chuck and Tracey are awesome!), and I love that they'll kindly receive some packages for my business and put them in my unit if I would like them to. Highly recommend."

November 16, 2019
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Kristina Silver (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"Rude staff, they try so hard to rent to you."

November 07, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars robert gonsalves (on Google) at Life Storage, Somerville, MA (#433)

"I just got off the phone with Tracey from the Somerville office. I'm currently moving out of cambridge and was looking for a unit to store my bed I recently purchased. Tracey was patient, eager to offer assistance, and most of all an overall happy person. I was looking for a storage unit to back up into and drop off the bed as I'm doing this work by myself- Tracey gave me a list of other Life Storage locations that have this feature. Moving is more than stressful and Tracey definitely relieved some nerves with just a five minute call. Next time you call, I 100% recommend asking for Tracey."

November 07, 2019

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Serving Boston, Somerville and Dorchester

Our self storage facility on McGrath Hwy. is located west of the Northern Expy, between Rufo Rd and Fitchburg St, near Gold Star Mothers Park. Click here for directions to this Life Storage.

At Life Storage Facility #433, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Dorchester, South Boston, Lynn, and other neighborhoods in Somerville, MA. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Boston.

Rental Requirements:

  • Insurance required
  • Storage insurance available (third party)
  • $29 admin fee
  • Payments due monthly, with a minimum of one month rental

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