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  • 1 left! Hurry only one 5' by 3' Climate Controlled space left!

    5' x 3' Climate Controlled

    • One Month Free
    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $91

  • 5' x 5' Climate Controlled

    • One Month Free
    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $103

  • 5' x 10'

    • 50% Off One Month
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    Per Mo. former price: $142

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    5' x 15'

    • Outdoor/Drive-up access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $148

  • 5' x 10' Climate Controlled

    • One Month Free
    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $149

  • 10' x 10'

    • One Month Free
    • Outdoor/Drive-up access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $160

  • 5' x 15' Climate Controlled

    • One Month Free
    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $195

  • 10' x 10' Climate Controlled

    • One Month Free
    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $197


    Serving Syracuse and Syracuse University

    Our self storage facility on Ainsley Drive is located north of the I-481, between Jamesville Ave and E Brighton Ave, near Syracuse University Physical Plant. Click here for directions.

    At Life Storage Facility #493, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Syracuse University, Westside, Onondaga Hill, Nedrow, and other neighborhoods in Syracuse, NY. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Syracuse.

    Office & Access Hours

    • Office Hours

      • Today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
      • Mon-Fri: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
      • Saturday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
      • Sunday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Access Hours

      • Daily: 6:00am - 10:00pm
    • Closings

      • Thursday, 7/4: 1:00pm-6:00pm

      Features & Info

    • Storage Facility Features

      • Climate Controlled Storage Units
      • Rent our Moving Van or Truck with your Storage Rental!
      • Extended Access Hours
      • Surveillance Cameras
      • Fenced & Lighted
      • Vehicle/Boat Parking
      • 54' Truck Access
      • Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here
      • Customer deliveries accepted
      • Month-to-month storage rental
      • 24-hour emergency service
      • Online account management
    • Rental Requirements

      • Insurance required
      • Storage insurance available (third party)
      • $25 admin fee for new rentals
      • Payments due monthly, with a minimum of one month rental
    • Payment Methods

      • Cash
      • Check
      • Visa
      • Mastercard
      • American Express
      • Discover
      • Auto-payment
      • Online payment
    • Vehicle Storage Available

      • Vehicle Title required
      • Vehicle Registration required
      • Must be in running condition/on trailer
    • 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.
    • Rent our Moving Van or Truck with your Storage Rental!

      When you rent storage, you can rent our moving van or truck! 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.
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 54' Truck Access

      The entrance, aisles, and most drive-up accessible storage units are wide enough to accommodate large vehicles, up to and including 54' tractor trailers.
    • 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.

      Customer Reviews

    • We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Syracuse, 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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      • Overall Rating for Life Storage in Syracuse (#493)
      4.77 out of 5 based on 39 of our most recent Reviews
      • Kamesha from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Thank for you for the great service. I needed the unit following a house fire where we lost everything and the staff were kind and caring."

      May 23, 2019
      • Avinash Kumar from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I used the life storage facility at Ainsley drive. I met two managers, and both were extremely polite and helpful. They answered all my question so patiently. The whole experience was stress free. Thank You!"

      March 25, 2019
      • Terry from LaFayette, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Michelle was the employee that assisted me. She was more than helpful , she was pleasant, informative, and a very nice lady overall."

      November 16, 2018
      • Barbara from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I really appreciate the phone call every month if there is a issue with Life Storage automatically wthdrawing their money out of my account. Life Storage gives me the peace of mind that I need in knowing that my things are safe. Thank you very my to all the employees who care enough to call me when there is a problem."

      October 27, 2018
      • Michael from Syracuse, NY
      4.8 out of 5

      "You have friendly professional staff on site able to answer all questions and/or assist as needed."

      May 23, 2018
      • Tracy from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Customer service is definitely a priority at this location! Everything was explained thoroughly, and I felt that my business was appreciated."

      March 27, 2018
      • Lawrence from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Your friendliness, professionalism, convenience, and security all exceeded our expectations."

      December 20, 2017
      • Chris from Fayettevile, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I think you have a truly exceptional employee, Barb, at your Ainsley Drive location in Syracuse. She is always very friendly, courteous, and helpful. I enjoy doing business with her! "

      June 27, 2017
      • Alan from Cedarhurst, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "The staff was extremely helpful and wonderfu1 to deal with."

      June 19, 2017
      • Dennis from Fayetteville, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have had the pleasure of working with Barb, the manager of the Ainsley, Syr NY location. She is outstanding!! Great customer concern & service. Professional, helpful, friendly,genuine. She goes above & beyond to help me with my storage need. I seldom get to deal with a professional of this level. My thanks to her!!"

      June 03, 2017
      • John from Wilmington, DE
      5.0 out of 5

      "Very prompt and courteous service. Unit was clean and well maintained."

      May 15, 2017
      • Yuqing from Irvine, CA
      5.0 out of 5

      "Everything was quick and satisfying; Barb is so friendly and offered me advice! She helped me even beyond her responsibility! Great person! She deserves a Nobel Prize!"

      May 08, 2017
      • Kim from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "No complaints or suggestions all. My family's experience with LifeStorage in Syracuse has been top-notch."

      April 30, 2017
      • Katie from Westlake Village, CA
      5.0 out of 5

      "As the Mom of a college student far away from home, Barb, Becca, John and Justin all were so helpful getting my daughter set up to store her car and belongings for the summer. I couldn't be more appreciative for all the care and attention they showed, and thank them from the bottom of my heart. "

      April 19, 2017
      • Elio from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Truly, in every way. The entire experience from start to finish was incredible. It couldn't have been easier or more stress-free. I will absolutely use again if need be."

      April 06, 2017
      • Peggy from Syracuse, NY
      4.8 out of 5

      "I know nothing about storage units, woman on phone and office staff put me at ease. I love that you have locks and keys, boxes, blankets, etc for rent or sale. You are close to home. However, I miss the name "Uncle Bob's"!!"

      March 28, 2017
      • Michael from Hanover Park, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "Thank you. You have good people working for you at the Ainslee location in Syracuse."

      March 23, 2017
      • Valerie from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Well I was able to get a unit with more than enough space at a reasonable price.The associate explained the agreement completely and in terms tgat were understandable.By far the best service I have ever recieved from any renters of any kind."

      March 02, 2017
      • Monea from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Barb has been training a new associate, I believe he is fitting right on with he record of good service and kindness. It all really matters. My daughter recommend Bob's and I have NO regrets. Barb is the best. "

      December 12, 2016
      • Sherwyn from Jamesville, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Very friendly and helpful staff. The facilities are very good and pricing is reasonable."

      December 12, 2016
      • Louis from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "The one thing I have not been happy about since you took over the storage containers is that you discontinued the discount the previous owners offered to customers who paid six months' rent up front. Once you feel you are sufficiently established, you might want to consider a similar incentive for prompt, up-front payment. Your office people are very helpful and polite."

      August 21, 2016
      • Nassauma from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I never had a problem with Uncle Bob's storage the entire time I was a customer at this location. Very respectful, and helpful manager."

      July 09, 2016
      • Deborah from Brighton, MI
      5.0 out of 5

      "Brenda was fantastic! Thank you for your wonderful service!"

      June 29, 2016
      • Durby c/o David Butchko from Syracuse, NY
      4.4 out of 5

      "The premises are kept nicer than the previous owners kept things. Kind and friendly staff now too. "

      June 29, 2016
      • Sheryll from Jamaica, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "My expectations was definitely met. I needed a unit urgently for my daughter a college student, who had forgotten to make proper arrangement for storage. In the end her error allowed me to find out about your service which ended up being far better than the original plan that my daughter had forgotten to do. The unit was much roomier than i anticipated and very clean!! Barbara your sales associate was so pleasant and informative!!! "

      June 28, 2016
      • Kevin from Syracuse, NY
      4.6 out of 5

      "Barb was great. Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly, and patient. Everything about using the Ainsley location has been super easy and convenient. Highly recommend. "

      May 22, 2016
      • from Dewitt, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Thanks so much for your support of the Syracuse Soap Box Derby. "

      May 18, 2016
      • Jessica from Sugar Grove, IL
      4.5 out of 5

      "The website was easy to use and very helpful. I had issues with the website of the previous company (Store America) and this was a welcomed improvement."

      January 23, 2016
      • Eloise from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "i really Appreciated all of your help and assistance. Again, thank you"

      December 23, 2015
      • Melissa from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "Great helpful staff my experience was a 10 thank you for the first time I ever had to use a storage unit "

      November 24, 2015
      • Phil from Jamesville, NY
      4.2 out of 5

      "the only problem has been not returning phone messages. I tried calling several times and got an a answering mach. I was calling in response to a message left by the manager, to call her. Service has been good , the facility is clean etc. BUT good communications is most important. "

      October 27, 2015
      • Michael from Syracuse, NY
      2.7 out of 5

      "I was quoted one price on the phone, but when I arrived here I was told that the company had been sold and there was no record of transaction with previous people. I was then offered a more expensive unit."

      October 26, 2015
      • Marylea from Syracuse, NY
      2.9 out of 5

      "You've pretty much become a monopoly here in Syracuse and I'm beyond disappointed that you do not give a free month with a six month prepay as the previous operator did. If there was another storage area reasonably close not run by you, I'd shift there, but unfortunately there is not and so I'm forced to pay what I feel is a high price for limited space."

      October 26, 2015
      • Kathie from Syracuse, NY
      4.8 out of 5

      "I loved everything about the Uncle Bob's except that a few days before folks were going to pick up items from the storage, I was pretty shocked to find stone dust and debris has blown under the door and into the space making the front portion very dirty and dusty - apparently it was from the resurfacing of the tarvia outside the door. I would have appreciated knowing before hand that this could happen."

      October 24, 2015
      • Debbie from Syracuse, NY
      5.0 out of 5

      "I would like to thank Barbara for her patience and courtesy. I feel she is a real asset to your company."

      October 16, 2015
      • Teresa from Syracuse, NY
      4.9 out of 5

      "Barb, the lady who helped me, was VERY helpful. She made the entire experience enjoyable. Please give her kudos."

      October 13, 2015
      • Kathie from Marietta, GA
      4.6 out of 5

      "I just hate that I could not get a discount by having to storage the same size. I thought something could of been offered to me."

      October 05, 2015
      • Donald from Syracuse, NY
      4.9 out of 5

      "I forgot to ask, does Uncle Bob [Life Storage] have U-Haul service?"

      September 16, 2015
      • Glenn from Syracuse, NY
      4.0 out of 5

      "Not being able to keep my bank card on file was a surprise, after year of calling and not having to read my bankcard each time was off putting to me. I hope to have the same service under the new management."

      September 16, 2015
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