Best Self Storage Units in Palo Alto, CA

In order to pick the top 6 storage units companies in Palo Alto, we looked at all 57 facilities in the area, including an in-depth review of each company’s amenities, features, and customer reviews.

Our Selection Criteria

Our goal is to connect people with the best local storage facilities. We analyzed every single storage facility in the area and rated them based on 30 different variables to pick the best storage unit facilities in Palo Alto.

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  • 1. Customer Service

    A record of outstanding customer reviews and service.

  • 2. Amenities

    Offers the most important features popular with customers.

  • 3. Location

    Multiple nearby facilities for maximum convenience.

  • 4. Professionalism

    A reputation of honest and reliable business practices.

The 6 Best Storage Facilities in Palo Alto

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Central Self Storage

Multiple Locations

The Central Self Storage facility in Milpitas is of sturdy concrete and steel construction. Security features include electronic gate access, video surveillance, and security lighting. Tenant access is available between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Staff are available on-site between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. There is a 24/7 self-service kiosk to rent units and make payments at your convenience. Customers can choose between traditional and temperature-controlled storage units, as well as a variety of outdoor parking options. To assist with moving, dollies and carts are available for customer use. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

Renters are also thankful for the “amazing service and professionalism” they receive at this facility. One customer says, “After shopping around I switched my storage unit from another company to Central Self Storage. The rates are unbeatable! I was in a rush, like usual, and Yolanda helped me get in my unit ASAP. Moving out went smooth. I was treated with old school hospitality.”

CubeSmart Self Storage

42816 Osgood Road Fremont, CA 94539

CubeSmart Self Storage of Fremont is conveniently located near I-680. Self-storage unit sizes vary between 4’x5’ and 9’x30’, with additional vehicle parking options. Units may be reserved online, and it’s possible to switch sizes at the facility if needed. Larger units benefit from outside drive-up access, and indoor units are elevator-accessible. Upon signing a new lease, customers may qualify for deals, including military discounts. For peace of mind, the self-storage facility has a resident manager. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

One five-star review says, “The display of beyond exceptional customer service is rare these days especially in the storage facility industries. I am beyond satisfied and quite impressed with the staff here at CubeSmart. Lionel is a superstar to say the least. On such short notice he was able to accommodate our unique business needs. Thanks again.”

North Milpitas Self Storage

1001 Hanson Court Milpitas, CA 95035

North Milpitas Self Storage is a local family-owned business offering flexible month-to-month leases and long-term rentals. Customers may utilize this facility to store personal belongings, extra business inventory, and RVs, boats, and other vehicles, including commercial trucks. Multiple self-storage unit sizes are available, from 5’x5’ to 10’x30’. Larger units benefit from drive-up accessibility for convenient loading and unloading. For added convenience, deliveries are accepted on-site. Individual alarms and 24-hour digital surveillance protect units. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

People love the security at North Milpitas Self Storage. One customer says, “The facility is absolutely impeccable, neat, clean and in a very safe area. One of the things that I love the most was that I receive a text message anytime my number is used when entering the gate so I am aware of anyone trying to go inside using my number without my permission. I love the multiple cameras that are located everywhere on the property.”

Public Storage

Multiple Locations

Public Storage offers a variety of self-storage options to Palo Alto residents. Indoor and outdoor storage is available, from 5’x5’ closet-sized spaces to 10’x25’ units with up to 2,000 cubic feet of storage space. For customers who need to store temperature-sensitive items, there are climate-controlled units. Those looking to store trucks, RVs, and other vehicles can take advantage of on-site parking. Security features at this well-lit facility include keypad access and resident managers. Tenants benefit from extended move-in and access hours between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily. The staff is available between 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

Customers love the convenient location of the Public Self Storage facility on Oneill Avenue. One five-star review says, “Great location off the 101 and friendly service from the staff. The space is clean and secure and easy to access. I would highly recommend this location.” Renters also appreciate the staff for being “super helpful,” “understanding,” and “friendly and professional.”

Storage Solutions

570 Cinnabar Street San Jose, CA 95110

Storage Solutions offers month-to-month rentals with no deposit at its state-of-the-art facility. Upon signing a new lease, customers may qualify for specials and discounts. Belongings stored at the facility are protected by electronic gate access, 24-hour security monitoring, and individual alarms on all storage units. The all-weather drive-in loading and unloading feature and complimentary dollies and hand carts enable renters to safely and easily transfer items. Oversized elevators provide convenient access to upper floors. There’s plenty of sizes to choose from at this well-lit facility, with self-storage sizes starting at 4’x4’. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

Renters love that the location has great pricing, great hours and that the staff are “very helpful and friendly.” One review says, “Love this facility. The people who work here are part of it being great. It was easy to sign up. The prices were good and they made it easy for auto pay with receipts.”

The Storage Spot

Multiple Locations

The Storage Spot offers clean, secure units in Sunnyvale and Fremont. Its Sunnydale facility is easily accessible to Palo Alto residents, including students attending nearby colleges. Multiple unit sizes are available, some with drive-up access for hassle-free loading and unloading. Dollies, handcarts, and elevator access ensure getting items to and from upper floors is easy. Interior climate-controlled units provide protection against water, dust, and light damage. A resident manager monitors the facility throughout the day. There is 24-hour video surveillance, in-unit alarms, and keypad entry protecting the property. ...Read More

What customers are saying:

Customers regularly praise the clerks, calling them “very nice, helpful, and polite.” One five-star review says, “I've known a few people who have used this storage facility for years. The staff are professional and friendly. The units are sturdy and well maintained. I've personally never had nor heard of any problems with this facility.”

The Cost of Self Storage in Palo Alto, CA

The average costs of storage units in Palo Alto are above the national averages for the most common storage unit sizes. Storage unit costs will vary depending on the various amenities the facility offers, so shop around to make sure you’re only paying for what you need.

The average cost of storage units in Palo Alto compared to state and national averages
Size of Storage Unit City Average State Average National Average
5×5 $48 $52 $41
5×10 $81 $77 $59
10×10 $106 $125 $95
10×15 $190 $159 $114
10×20 $306 $184 $133