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A-1 Self Storage

556 W Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020

Office Hours Now Closed
  • MON - FRI9am - 6pm
  • SAT, SUN9am - 5pm
Gate Hours Now Closed
  • Daily7am - 8pm

Storage Customer Reviews

Mohammed Dala Ali

1 month ago
Team are professional and they know what the customer needs . Thank you Jessica

Stephen Orosz

2 months ago
Thank You all at A1 for helping me with my storage needs. 5 STARS ! , I'm giving A1 10 STARS ! * * * * * * * * * * ! !

RON HULLUM

2 months ago
Simply Awesome, the staff is extremely knowledgeable and help. If your looking for a Storage, I truly recommendation A-1, they have been great.

Mariana Difilo

5 months ago
Thank you so much for everything, professional and friendly people!!!

Nellie Andrade

5 months ago
There was always a helpful staff person in the office. The storage unit was clean and building cool. Thank you for making my first storage unit experience a good one.

Jeffrey Layton

5 months ago
I loved the entrance then the box with others amazimg

Charley Devereux

7 months ago
Very helpful, nice people. Good prices. Clean storage area. I would use again.

Lauren Lavin

7 months ago
We absolutely loved using this location. Both Luke and Phyllis were professional and friendly. Thank you guys!!

Yogi Dave Molyneux

8 months ago
I've never had a problem with A-1 Self Storage in El Cajon. The staff is always easy to work with and the facilities have always been clean. My wife and I are snowbirds, we move all of our personal belongings into A-1 every spring when we go back to Michigan knowing that everything will be just as we left it in the fall when we come back. Thank you, A-1!!

Kimo Kealii

9 months ago
These guys are the best. Phyllis and Patrick rock.

Robert Zentmyer

10 months ago
I found A-1 storage to be completely satisfactory in every respect: cost, service, maintenance and security. I recommend it highly.

cynthia harris

1 year ago
This place is very clean and the people that work here are really nice

William Winchester

1 year ago
This location is very clean, safe, and is gated for extra security.

Stacey Mudry

1 year ago
Best storage I have ever kept my belongings at. Great monthly rent prices and insurance for your unit included in monthly rent cost. Staff is amazing and friendly also they monitor who goes in and out of the gate.

Robert Elliott

1 year ago
Very hot inside units. No place for trash. No smoking on property. Constant harassment by homeless

lynn speckhard

1 year ago
Great staff, easy to get to and very safe.

JONNY Williams

1 year ago
Staff at this location are very knowledgeable, respectful and look forward to helping all that are in need of the services of this establishment.

KRisten Hoppe

1 year ago
Phyllis was so nice! Getting the space was quick and painless. I look forward to working with her if I need anything while I have my space. Thank You!

Doc D

1 year ago
Very friendly staff; helpful. Competitive pricing.

Sara Simmers

1 year ago
Great Facility but there hours Need to be more Flexible to accommodate their customers.

William Malone

1 year ago
Great Staff and prices!

Martha Jones-Rose

1 year ago
Great storage. Friendly, outgoing staff.

Reade Atkinson

2 years ago
I got a great rate for the storage unit I rented online, clean facility.

Greg Florey

2 years ago
I originally posted this review about a year ago. This is an update to that review. I recently closed my storage unit as I no longer need it. Patrick and Phyllis have always been helpful. I will rent here again. Great job! (original post) Where do I start? Initially, during my search for storage, off-hours access was critical. The 'other' place's customer service said they had 24 hour access, which was necessary given their proximity to my location and my current transportation. The next day 'they' called and told me their 24 hour access was limited to their larger units outside the gated area. After speaking with Phyllis and Patrick, and mulling over a couple of my other solutions, I am very pleased that I decided to 'sign' with A-1. As it turns out, the convenience (on the way during my morning routine), hours, ease of access(in and out in minutes), even the security access code is easy, not some crazy series of numbers that would be impossible for me to remember. And yesterday I locked my unit open, and Patrick called to let me know Chris found it un-lockable. Fortunately I was on my way back and he didn't need to secure it. We had a couple of laughs about it, but they were great. And the first month was free! A-1 on W. Main is highly recommended! Great work folks!

Sande Lollis

2 years ago
These guys are nice, helpful, and easy to work with

Teresa Collins

2 years ago
Patrick & Phyllis are such great people! They NEVER hesitate to help you with ANY questions or concerns you might have. I have been in this unit for over a year now. I love almost everything about it, except one thing... That being... they do raise the rent often!I need to start selling and or tossing out many items, because I need either a smaller and less expensive unit... or I need to move everything out entirely!? I cannot afford the rent hikes. Other than that I don't have any bad remarks.

Elizabeth Schwarz

3 years ago
Patrick, such a fine gentleman. Helped me, went above and beyond to make me feel welcomed, completely thorough, super professional, accommodating and a fine establishment. I would recommend to anyone who needs a clean, secure place to store your items. Thank you and wishing them a happy New Year!

Robert Neuerman

3 years ago
Clean, secure, well-maintained facility. Helpful staff, plus web-based and over-the-phone customer service available. Good prices and worth every penny!

Karla Alcala

4 years ago
Patrick was very helpful and patient he showed a few units until I decided for one of them. He had great customer service Im glad I came back to this location!
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Stephen O.

1 month ago
Best storage facility for the buck. For more intense security there is the place on E. Main that has red laser trip wires. ! LOL ! Phillis is the Best and...

Phillip H.

5 months ago
Deffinatly recommend this place, great units and there manager luke helped me out a bunch.

Wont D.

5 months ago
I have rented my unit for almost a year and up until June I was ok with the facility but then the worst nightmare happened to me and 9 others we were...

Jessica R.

1 year ago
Staff is very friendly and helpful! They answered all my questions and provided me with helpful information. Will definitely be renting a unit here!

Melissa A.

1 year ago
Been renting a garage since November 2016. Clean facility. The friendly guy left and now it's an older lady. I haven't met her yet though. The only thing...

Oren P.

1 year ago
Very friendly staff will help you find just the right size for your needs - including strange shaped units under stairs with extra space. If you don't have...

Yogi Dave M.

1 year ago
Patrick & Phyllis have been a great help to us for several years now. My wife & I are snowbirds...we come to SD in the Fall, get all of our furniture and...

Page G.

1 year ago
Just rented a unit and Phyllis was fantastic! So sweet and accommodating. I definitely recommend A-1, all of the people I talked to on the phonefrom...

Maggie F.

1 year ago
I rented a 10x10 unit to store the contents of my one bedroom apartment for a little over 6 months while we searched for a house, my experience with A-1 in...

Angela B.

1 year ago
I had a great experience with A-1 Storage. Philis was great. The team in El Cajon has great customer service. They were more than just employees but social...

Athena W.

2 years ago
The manager Patrick is awesome super helpful, great staff, nice clean facility good location. I would recommend them. I give them 5 stars! Athena

Shawn M.

2 years ago
We stored items there for almost five years. Just recently we traveled to San Diego to retrieve them. First things first. Phyllis, the manager, and...

Adam W.

4 years ago
The management is waaay too nice (not a bad thing), awesome service, awesome ppl, competitive prices. That's what I've come to expect from this A1, is A+!...

Kim B.

6 years ago
I recommend A-1 Self Storage for all your storage needs. Patrick is super friendly, professional and helpful. Whenever I have had an issue with anything...
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Storage Facility Amenities6 Amenities

  • 24 Hour Cameras
  • Boxes & Supplies
  • Business Center
  • Drive-up Access
  • Online Bill Pay
  • RV, Car, Boat