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Life Storage - Buffalo

290 Ellicott St Buffalo, NY 14203

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Customer Reviews - Life Storage #819, Buffalo

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Buffalo, 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 gabb diazz (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"I got a nice discount, service was nice, place was clean, thank you braiant for helping me out."

September 16, 2021
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Cam Olliver (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"My partner rents here, Alexis was amazingly helpful with an issue we had but it’s hard not being able to access our unit if there is NO staff. We should be able to access even if no one is in the office. Facility is kept up and Other staffing is very friendly only downside is the access hours"

September 14, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars John S (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Alexis was very help resolving our issue. One huge downside to this facility is that you can not access the facility if there is no staff"

September 14, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Natalie Olsen (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Very clean environment. Storage facility has a good amount of space. The store manager Alexis was very helpful with assisting my husband and I. Will recommend this place. Very friendly but professional customer service."

September 13, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Natasha O (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"This place is definitely a 5 star in my book. I had the pleasure of dealing with the store manager Alexis. She was very polite and helpful with all my questions. The place is very clean and kept nice."

August 25, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Natasha O. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"This place is definitely a 5 star in my book. I had the pleasure of dealing with the store manager Alexis. She was very polite and helpful with all my questions. This place was very clean and kept nice."

August 25, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Scott Block (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Great clean place store manager Alexis is fantastic at explaining everything super helpful recommended this place to everyone"

August 25, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jordan Johnson (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Alexis, the store manger is FANTASTIC. She was able to answer all of My questions. I would say that a big negative for me is that this place isn’t 24 hours access?"

August 05, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Maria Vazquez (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Alexis was very helpful and polite. She provided great customer service and directed me to the right location for a great price. Thank you for your help!"

July 23, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tim Eckstein (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Alexis was very helpful"

July 06, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars greg thompson (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"I love life storage very clean and the people are very nice Brian is super cool and helps me out a lot"

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jay Jbone (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Excellent service place is very clean and Bryant was a great help and explained everything well he has great customer service"

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars jose jomar (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Brain was very helpful he helped me with all my questions and walked me through."

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Juanita Worboys (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Brian.... he’s cool . First time renter for storage here he’s been so helpful in the smooth transition in helping me get in the storage . He’s awesome sauce."

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Lucinda Eaddy (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Excellent place to store. Staff is very very pleasant and helpful."

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Scott Bruno (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Minus parking this place is perfect. But they do have a grage you can pull inside."

June 29, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Julio Santiago (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Samantha was amazing very informative and very social i am going to recommend this location to all my friends and family."

April 21, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars JIMMY SOBCZYNSKI (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The Manager there Samantha was outstanding. I had so many questions and she answered every single one of professionally and I She maid me know that I was not wasting her time which is awesome. I was in the research stages with my visit, but because of her I now know where I'll be storing my overflow of items. Top Notch"

March 31, 2021
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Mindy G. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"They are unprofessional and very rude.  Don't waste your money on this storage place.  They lie about the prices and sizes of units.  Do not store here."

February 22, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Blake Hearty (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Excellent move in expirence with Samantha! Thanks for the help!"

February 11, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Shawn Indio Jonas (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Had a enjoyable visit with melissa & Samantha at life storage. It was a very clean environment, they were polite & helpful."

November 25, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mike Fraterrigo (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Great clean storage place , always helpful , the staff and management Sam was greatly helpful all staff every time I go there !"

November 19, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Eric Fischer (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The lady Sam is awesome with customers, polite and quick to get things done."

November 18, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Reginald Green (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Great customer service the lady Samantha was a great help thank you we need more ppl like her.."

November 18, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Conor Reedy (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"This place rules!"

October 23, 2020
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Haley V. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"I tried to store my things here for a few weeks while I wait to move in to my apartment. I was very communicative with the staff ahead of time, and they knew my situation - that I was having movers coming from out of state. I even called them the day of to confirm. They had plenty of chances to WARN ME that only trucks under a certain height will fit into the facility, but they didn't. Lo and behold I arrived on site to meet my movers and the very unhelpful woman who was there says, "oh, I hope your truck is under 12 feet." Lo and behold the truck was too big, and she did nothing to help me find a solution. I was stuck making frantic phone calls to other storage facilities while my movers sat around for about 2 extra hours. Not only did I have to compensate my movers for this extra time, but the horribly rude, condescending manager Brian is now refusing to refund all of the money I paid the company for a unit I was unable to use. All of this could have been avoided if the staff at this location cared about their customers and could have bothered to warn me about what I assume is a pretty common problem."

October 13, 2020
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Hayden Ventresca (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"I tried to store my things here for a few weeks while I wait to move in to my apartment. I was very communicative with the staff ahead of time, and they knew my situation - that I was having movers coming from out of state. I even called them the day of to confirm. They had plenty of chances to WARN ME that only trucks under a certain height will fit into the facility, but they didn't. Lo and behold I arrived on site to meet my movers and the very unhelpful woman who was there says, "oh, I hope your truck is under 12 feet." Lo and behold the truck was too big, and she did nothing to help me find a solution. I was stuck making frantic phone calls to other storage facilities while my movers sat around for about 2 extra hours. Not only did I have to compensate my movers for this extra time, but the horribly rude, condescending manager Brian is now refusing to refund all of the money I paid the company for a unit I was unable to use. All of this could have been avoided if the staff at this location cared about their customers and could have bothered to warn me about what I assume is a pretty common problem."

October 13, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gregory House (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Samantha and Melissa were the most caring and attentive people I’ve come across. They took the time to make sure my questions were answered and that I had everything I could need. I wish more people were like those two."

September 25, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ashleah Richardson (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"My girl Samantha is the best! Amazing customer service always 😊"

August 30, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ashley Fellenz-Richardson (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"My girl Samantha is the best! Amazing customer service always 😊"

August 30, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jordab Renz (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Samantha Meyers is an excellent worker and helpful, she keeps the storage very clean and organized."

August 29, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars daSkrEEmEr gamEr (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The ladies that work here are super nice and very helpful! Everything was clean and organized. I recommend going here for storage!"

August 21, 2020
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Keith Crabtree (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The dock area is not truck friendly too low for regular moving trucks"

August 20, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ricardo Jimenez (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Samantha Myers is amazing and friendly"

July 22, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dundada Wassullol (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Hi my name is Garry and I'm a Valued customer. Mrs Samantha Myers, Is hardworking, and represent s what true professionalism is all about. She is very respectful and pro -active when helping customers, as - well as patient with her customers. Most customers including myself speaks very highest of her for she is By far the best store Manager."

June 23, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Timothy Dembeck (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The manager Samantha is wonderfully helpful and professional and would recommend."

May 28, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Michael Hopkins (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Samantha is awesome sauce absolutely wonderful would recommend to anyone"

May 05, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jacob (on LifeStorage.com) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"The associate was extremely helpful and we were genuinely impressed with the cleanliness of the site! 10 out of 10 stars!!"

May 01, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Care Myers (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Very professional. Highly recommended. Samantha very knowledgeable and helpful."

April 30, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sarai Vega Perez Sarein5 (on Google) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"She's really good thanks."

March 11, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars M. Linda (on LifeStorage.com) at Life Storage, Buffalo, NY (#819)

"Bryce was very professional, knowledgeable and helpful!!!"

November 27, 2019

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Serving Buffalo and Downtown

Our self storage facility on Ellicott St is located east of the I-190, between Washington St and E Mohawk St, near Lafayette Square. Click here for directions to this Life Storage.

At Life Storage Facility #819, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Downtown, Allentown, Sloan, Pine Hill, and other neighborhoods in Buffalo, NY. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Buffalo.

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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