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Keep Your Items Safe in a High-Tech Self-Storage Facility

Looking for the most secure, convenient, and high-tech self-storage units in Ames? You’re in the right place! Ames West Side Storage is the newest self-storage facility in town, and we make it EASY to rent a mini-storage unit that fits your needs.


When you think of self-storage units, technology probably isn’t the first thing that pops into your mind. But we know that you don’t want to waste time filling out paperwork, so we’ve brought the latest technology to Ames, with our self-service kiosk and online registration.


If you’re new to Ames, you may not be aware of it, but there are several low-lying parts of town that experience significant flooding every year or two. You’ll be glad to know that Ames West Side Storage is NOT in a flood plain, so your items will remain “high and dry.”


We’re located in the northwest part of Ames, just minutes from anywhere in town. Since we’re not squeezed into a tiny lot, we’re able to offer everything from mini-storage to RV/motor home storage. We encourage you to drive by and see our beautiful new storage facility for yourself!

Storage perfect for:

When Selling House
Car Storage
Empty Nesters

Choosing the Right Storage Unit
in Ames

When it comes to storing your hard-earned property, finding the right storage unit and facility is extremely important. Finding a top-of-the-line facility to keep personal or business items stored in a safe, clean, and convenient location can be overwhelming.The following are 5 crucial questions you need to ask when looking for storage.


We are an automated system. Our facility is open 24/7 365 days a year.

No. We rent calendar month to calendar month.

We will prorate this first month.

Yes – we hold one month’s deposit until you move out. As long as all items are removed from your unit you will receive your deposit back.

The 1st of the month with a five day grace period.

You can either pay at the office kiosk, by mail, or on our website. Most people sign up to have the payment automatically deducted from a credit card or bank account monthly.

There will be a $20 late fee assessed and you will be locked out of the facility until payment is made.

Insurance is optional. However low cost insurance can be obtained on our website or at the office kiosk .

Locks are available at our office kiosk for purchase or you may bring your own lock.

The facility is fenced and gated, with 24/7 surveillance cameras inside and outside.

All doors are 7 feet 6 inches.

PLEASE – park parallel to the building.

DO NOT back up to building. If you accidentally back into the buildings – you would be responsible for damages.

Liquids, explosives, flammable liquids, and toxic materials. Please contact us with any questions.

Food attracts mice. We suggest you NOT store food items. HOWEVER if you do, store in plastic totes with lids.

Yes – place a large piece of thick plastic or tarp under the engine – even if your engine does not leak.