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Storage Units near Spring Shadows in Houston, TX 77080

2870 Gessner Rd Houston, TX 77080

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  • Free Truck Rental*

    Use our truck or moving van for free when you rent a storage unit.

    *Rental fee waived plus 20 free miles. Deposit and other fees may apply.

  • Storage units

  • 2 Left!
    A 5x5 storage space is the size of a small walk-in closet. It holds one piece of furniture with a narrow footprint, tall narrow items like lamps, and 6-8 boxes.

    5x5 Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
    SALE - 1 Month 50% Off!
  • 2 Left!
    A 5x5 storage space is the size of a small walk-in closet. It holds one piece of furniture with a narrow footprint, tall narrow items like lamps, and 6-8 boxes.

    5x5 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
  • A 5x10 storage space is the size of a walk-in Closet. It holds one or two large pieces of furniture and 10-15 boxes.

    5x10 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
    SALE - 1 Month 50% Off!
  • One Month Free!

    Your first full month is free! Pay only rental fees/taxes to move-in.

    On specially marked spaces. New customers only.

  • 2 Left!
    A 5x15 storage space is the size of a small Bedroom. It holds furnishings for an average 500 sq. ft. residence, excluding major appliances.

    5x15 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
  • A 10x10 storage space is the size of 1 Bedroom. It holds furnishings for an average 750 sq. ft. residence, including some major appliances.

    10x10 Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
    SALE - 1 Month Free!
  • 2 Left!
    A 10x15 storage space is the size of 2 Bedrooms. It holds furnishings for an average 1000 sq. ft. residence, including most major appliances.

    10x15 Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
  • A 10x10 storage space is the size of 1 Bedroom. It holds furnishings for an average 750 sq. ft. residence, including some major appliances.

    10x10 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
    SALE - 1 Month 50% Off!
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  • A 10x15 storage space is the size of 2 Bedrooms. It holds furnishings for an average 1000 sq. ft. residence, including most major appliances.

    10x15 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access
    SALE - 1 Month 50% Off!
  • 2 Left!
    A 10x20 storage space is the size of 2-3 Bedrooms. It holds furnishings and appliances for an average 1500 sq. ft. residence. It can also hold compact vehicles depending on width and length.

    10x20 Space*

    • Outdoor/Drive-up access
    • Ground Level
  • 2 Left!
    A 10x20 storage space is the size of 2-3 Bedrooms. It holds furnishings and appliances for an average 1500 sq. ft. residence. It can also hold compact vehicles depending on width and length.

    10x25 Climate Controlled Space*

    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level
  • *Storage unit size is approximate. Offers and promotions are restricted to specially marked spaces based on availability. Offers and promotions may not be combined with other offers or promotions, and are limited to new rentals - space transfers and additional rentals are excluded. Pricing and discounts may exclude fees and costs for additional services.

Customer Reviews - Life Storage #478, Houston

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Houston, 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 Herbert (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Assistance when needed was handled promptly and any messages were returned promptly."

August 23, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kathleen (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"WOW the best, easy experience Dawn is the Best, professional, exceptional customer service, so pleasant, helpful, this is what the whole package is."

January 07, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Donald (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"This is the first time we have used a storage facility and I was very happy to see how easy it is to get to our locker. The entire property is very clean and well maintained. I wish we had done this several years ago!"

October 30, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Suzy (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Having stored items for longer than a few years in two storage units, I was always pleasantly greeted when I came on property.... a very pleasant experience each time I was on site and was greeted with my own name by most of the personnel. Monica was always great..."

February 07, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Janet Niday D/B/A (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Monica is awesome. She was always ready to listen to my concerns."

July 23, 2018
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Elder (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"I had never rented a storage unit and was surprised at how smoothly the whole process was"

July 19, 2018
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Iris (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Everything was explained well, I was shown different sizes and everyone was friendly."

April 29, 2018
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kenssy (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Very well the manager was always smiling and very helpful all the time we like her a lot, try to keep her happy she is a good one."

January 20, 2018
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Linda (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"The manager of the 2870 Gessner location in Houston is the only person whom we interacted with. She was extremely professional, very knowledgable, and efficient in her dealings. Excellent employee!!! Congratulations on her performance"

October 23, 2017
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jose (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"You guys rocked! Alfred and Monica were a lot of help! Keep up the good work."

May 13, 2017
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Maria (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Monica and John were always very helpful and attentive! "

March 23, 2017
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mark (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"You met all my expectations and the service was impeccable. Monica, is by far, your best employee. I came back just because of her"

February 01, 2017
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gwen (Beasley, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"You go above and beyond and for that I thank you.. ya are awesome!!!"

August 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ben (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"I was very satisfied overall. The pricing was a little high but probably on par with other facilities in the area."

July 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars John (Alvin, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"So Far so good. This is my 2nd Uncle Bob's that I've used. Always clean & personnel very helpful."

June 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Damien (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Mrs. Monica was very helpful and met all of my expectations. "

May 02, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Roger (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"yes veronica b. treated me very well. answered all my questions that I asked about. Thanks Roger "

March 21, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Kevin (Hou, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Wish you would quit raising prices on your long term customers. Based on how the community needs are. "

March 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Angelica (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Just I want it to say thank you very much to both MONICA'S. "

February 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Susan (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"The two employees I met were very nice. The property is very clean. The property seems very professionally run."

January 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Patricia "Cissie" (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Your manager , Monica , at this location , does a terrific job . She needs to be commended for her hard work . Her efforts are appreciated . Cissie"

January 21, 2016
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars Linda (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"A little pricey. That would be the only reason I would not recommend to friends. Cost is more than most."

December 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Scott (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"At th same time I was renting from Uncle Bob's, I was also renting from uHaul. It was a bastly different experience. I will definitely be renting from Uncle Bob's again"

December 23, 2015
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars Marianne (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"The office staff is always willing to assist me with any needs I have in a professional manner. "

August 28, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Carol (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"It was easy to have the storage and an easy hassel-free process to vacate & leave. Iwill be happy to use the company again if there ever is a need."

August 23, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dale (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"The young lady at the desk worked with me and went way out her way to help me get the best storeage area that I needed . Exceptional person - special Thank you for her help??"

June 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Robert (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"I love the new drive up code entry and not having to renter on leaving. "

June 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gary (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Property is always well maintained and well lighted."

June 26, 2015
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars Leslie (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Do you have or do you plan to put electrical outlets in some or all storage rooms?"

June 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Veronica (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Price was great, helped right away, exactly what I wanted"

May 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Camille (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"We needed a storage for a few months while we were waiting for our new home to be completed. The staff at Uncle Bob's Gessner were AWESOME!! Always friendly and very helpful!! We would definitely recommend. Thanks!!"

April 23, 2015
Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars Chantel (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

" I would like to see if we have any coupons for the upcoming months . "

January 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Edgar (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"Easy and painless , what more can i say, went in looking for a storage unit , came out with one. Got eberything i needed"

January 19, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mark (Houston, TX) at Life Storage, Houston, TX (#478)

"I just hope your rates don't go up again anytime soon. We've been renting for years. I am very satisfied however, with your service and the condition of your facilities and am very grateful you are so near our home and take pride in your business. Thank you."

December 29, 2014

Features & Info

  • Rent Now Available

    Save time and skip the counter! At this facility, you can complete your rental agreement, make payment, and get access right away. Just choose our "Rent Now" option.
  • Climate Controlled Storage

    Life Storage in Houston offers storage units with climate control to help protect your belongings from the effects of extreme temperature.
  • Moving Van or Truck Available

    This facility offers moving van or truck rental to help make your move easier. You'll get the vehicle rental at a discounted rate with any new storage rental.
  • Drive-up Accessible Storage

    This Life Storage has convenient drive-up storage units. Pull right up to the door, and load your storage unit right from your vehicle. So easy!
  • Extended Access Hours

    Even when our office is closed, you can access your space! All you need your personal access code at the keypads - no appointment needed.
  • Surveillance Cameras

    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.
  • Office, Retail, and Warehouse Space

    Looking for a place to do business? This Life Storage has special spaces for lease suited for small business, retail, or larger businesses with warehousing needs.
  • Moving Boxes & Supplies

    Life Storage in Houston sells the boxes and supplies you need for your move. Get free shipping to your home or save 20% when you pick-up at the store!

Contact-free rental with "Rent Now"

You can rent a storage unit without coming to our store office. Choose the Rent Now option when selecting a storage unit and you will make your payment, get your access code, and go right to your space to move in. Our video shows you how it works.

Tips for packing your storage unit

If you've never used a storage unit before, this video will show you some great Pro Tips that will help make the process easier and prevent common mistakes. Save yourself some time, and learn how to keep your belonging safe in storage.

Serving Houston and Spring Shadows

Our self storage facility on Gessner Rd is located east of the Sam Houston Tollway, between Kempwood Dr and Kemp Forest Dr, near Northbrook Middle School. Click here for directions to this Life Storage.

At Life Storage Facility #478, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Spring Shadows, Spring Branch, Greater Inwood, and other neighborhoods in Houston, TX. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Houston.

Rental Requirements:

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

Payment Options:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Auto-payment