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Storage Depot of Gainesville FL - 2707 Southwest 40th Boulevard
Life Storage - Gainesville - 6589 Southwest Archer Road - 6589 Southwest Archer Road
StorQuest - Gainesville/SW Archer - 2350 Southwest Archer Road
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StorQuest - Gainesville/SW 34th - 4430 Southwest 34th Street
Midgard Self Storage - Newberry - 300 Southwest 143Rd Street
Additional facilities near Gainesville, FL
StorQuest Express - Gainesville / 1st - 2160 Northeast 1st Boulevard
CubeSmart Self Storage - FL Ocala N US Hwy 441 - 4411 North Us Highway 441
CubeSmart Self Storage - FL Ocala NE Jacksonville Road - 6900 Northeast Jacksonville Road
FreeUp Storage Ocala - 9161 Northeast Jacksonville Road
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Quick Guide to Moving to Gainesville, FL

With its stunning, year-round sunny weather, natural beauty, and reasonable cost of living, Gainesville, FL is a fantastic place to move to. Located in Alachua County, Gainesville is a young, diverse, vibrant city nestled amidst gorgeous natural surroundings and national parks. Whether you're a sports lover, an avid nature enthusiast, a foodie, are starting your university studies, or looking to expand your business, Gainesville is the place to be.

Rich Cultural Experiences Await You in Gainesville

Sunshine, blue skies, and a vibrant, bustling city greet you when you first roll into Gainesville. It's an exciting place to live. Catch a football game at the University of Florida, check out the natural history museum, or visit one of the compelling local art galleries. Gainesville is foodie heaven, with all sorts of restaurants serving delicious dishes and stellar local craft breweries. You can head out of town to the nearby nature reserves or natural springs.

Although housing is 11% more expensive compared to the national average, the cost of living for food, utilities, nights out, and shopping fall below the US median. Transportation is more expensive, but Gainesville is a highly walkable city and very bike-friendly.

The University of Florida is one of the top 30 colleges in the US, making Gainesville an attractive place for undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. Students attending the University of Florida from outside the area may find they need storage units in Gainesville in between semesters.

The good news? There are loads of affordable storage facilities to suit a wide range of needs. From mini storage to short-term rentals, units with drive-up access, and more, storage units in Gainesville are a hassle-free way to keep belongings safe.

Gainesville is Home to Many Industries

Gainesville's main industries are retail, food services, healthcare, education, science, and technology, making the city an excellent place for students, professionals, and business owners to further their prospects.

The Top Neighborhoods in Gainesville

If you're considering moving to Gainesville, these are the best neighborhoods to move to.


For those with families or anyone who prefers a quieter neighborhood, move to Duckpond. As one of the older neighborhoods in Gainesville, Duckpond has a fantastic community vibe and remarkable historic homes. If you're working in Downtown Gainesville, you'll be pleased to discover you can walk there from Duckpond.

There are exceptional restaurants featuring a range of cuisines, plus popular cafes to grab a cup of joe or a quick bite to eat. Several well-ranked schools populate the area, making Duckpond a top spot for young families.


Love dining out? Want access to great shopping? Looking for local parks right on your doorstep? Head to Westmoreland. This conveniently located neighborhood is a hub of activity and a variety of amenities including parks, gyms, restaurants, and local shops. It's easy to get around Westmoreland, jump on your bike or walk anywhere you need to. It's a fantastic area for young professionals or anyone who wants a little bit of everything at their fingertips.

University Park

Anyone who loves the hustle and bustle of city life will adore University Park. As its name suggests, University Park is near U of F and boasts many excellent restaurants, cafes, and lively bars and nightclubs. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens sits in this area, a wonderful place to stroll through when you need to take in nature. University Park is great for anyone living or working at the university, it's a highly walkable neighborhood with a wide selection of apartments and family homes available to rent.

How SpareFoot Works

What is SpareFoot?

SpareFoot is an online marketplace that lets you quickly find and compare local self-storage facilities in Gainesville, Florida to find the right storage unit for your needs at the best price. With listings for 20,000+ facilities, Sparefoot offers the largest, most up-to-date selection of storage units all in one convenient place.

How do I use SpareFoot?

Finding storage near you in Gainesville, Florida can be a hassle, which is why SpareFoot is designed with ease-of-use in mind! Simply type in a zip code, address or city to view all the available storage units in that area. Our advanced search filters let you compare all available unit sizes, prices, amenities (like climate control or drive-up access), customer reviews and exclusive online storage deals.

How do I book my storage unit with SpareFoot?

Once you’ve found a storage unit in Gainesville, Florida that fits your needs, you can reserve online for free, no credit card required! You can also reserve your unit by phone. There are no obligations, and you can cancel for free at any time.

Is it really free?

Yes! Reservations on Sparefoot are completely free with no strings attached. No credit card is required until you arrive at the storage facility to complete your lease agreement and move in.

Frequently asked questions

What size storage unit do I need in Gainesville, FL?

Typically, a 10'x10' storage unit will comfortably fit a one-bedroom home in Gainesville, FL. This unit is the size of a small garage. For a 2 to 3 bedroom house, consider a larger 10'x20' storage unit.

How much does a storage unit cost in Gainesville?

The average cost of a storage unit in Gainesville is $94.66. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you on Sparefoot.

Are there 1st month free storage deals in Gainesville?

Many facilities do offer a first month free promotion for new reservations. To find storage units in Gainesville with a first month free deal you can search by zip code or city on

How much are small storage units in Gainesville?

A small storage unit is usually considered a 5' x 5' unit and costs on average $65.29 per month in Gainesville. You can compare prices for all 5' x 5' storage units in Gainesville on

How much do 10x10 storage units cost in Gainesville?

In Gainesville a 10' x 10' storage unit costs on average $124.00 per month. You can compare prices for all 10' x 10' storage units in Gainesville on Sparefoot.

Do I need climate controlled storage in Gainesville, FL?

Climate controlled storage, also called temperature controlled, maintains a year-round temperature between 55 to 85 degrees. This helps protect items that might be sensitive to extreme temperatures or excessive humidity. If you're planning to store valuable or sentimental items in Gainesville, a storage unit with climate control might be worthwhile.

What is the advantage of drive-up storage units in Gainesville, FL?

Drive-up access feels more like having a personal garage for storage - especially when loading heavy furniture or oversized items. A storage unit with drive-up access allows you to pull your car or moving truck directly up to the door of the unit, but this is only an option for outdoor storage units.
Pricing for self-storage in Gainesville, Florida

The biggest factor when it comes to self-storage prices in Gainesville, Florida is size. Below are some monthly price ranges you can expect to see in Gainesville, Florida based on different storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$65.29$42.00
5 x 10$73.70$59.00
10 x 10$124.00$115.00
10 x 15$168.50Not Available
10 x 20$242.00Not Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Gainesville, Florida over the past 180 days is $94.66.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Gainesville Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Gainesville student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Gainesville include University of Florida. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Gainesville self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Gainesville tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $68.34 monthly depending on the time of year. Gainesville self-storage prices are highest inSeptember, and lowest in November.


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