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Metro Self Storage – Des Plaines

1800 Busse Hwy
Des Plaines, IL 60016
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5' x 5' Small
  • 5' x 5'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 50% Off
$49.00
$24.50
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5' x 5' Small
  • 5' x 5'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$65.00
$32.50
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6' x 8' Small
  • 6' x 8'
  • Drive Up Access
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$99.00
$89.10
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5' x 10' Small
  • 5' x 10'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$65.00
$32.50
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5' x 10' Small
  • 5' x 10'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$89.00
$44.50
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5' x 15' Medium
  • 5' x 15'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$75.00
$37.50
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7.5' x 10' Medium
  • 7.5' x 10'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 50% Off
$129.00
$64.50
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10' x 10' Medium
  • 10' x 10'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 50% Off
$99.00
$49.50
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10' x 10' Medium
  • 10' x 10'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$199.00
$99.50
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10' x 13' Medium
  • 10' x 13'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 50% Off
$159.00
$79.50
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10' x 15' Medium
  • 10' x 15'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First 2 Months 50% Off
$149.99
$75.00
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10' x 15' Medium
  • 10' x 15'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$199.00
$179.10
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10' x 20' Large
  • 10' x 20'
  • Stair Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$199.00
$179.10
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10' x 20' Large
  • 10' x 20'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$345.00
$310.50
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13' x 20' Large
  • 13' x 20'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$305.00
$274.50
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10' x 30' Large
  • 10' x 30'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$325.00
$292.50
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10' x 20' Parking
  • 10' x 20'
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First Month's Rent 10% Off
$145.00
$130.50
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10' x 30' Parking
  • 10' x 30'
  • Parking
First Month's Rent 10% Off
$225.00
$202.50
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4' x 8' Small
  • 4' x 8'
  • Drive Up Access
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5' x 7' Small
  • 5' x 7'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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7.5' x 10' Medium
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7.5' x 10' Medium
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10' x 15' Medium
  • 10' x 15'
  • Drive Up Access
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7.5' x 22' Large
  • 7.5' x 22'
  • Drive Up Access
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10' x 18' Large
  • 10' x 18'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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12' x 15' Large
  • 12' x 15'
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15' x 15' Large
  • 15' x 15'
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  • Heated
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10' x 25' Large
  • 10' x 25'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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8' x 40' Large
  • 8' x 40'
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20' x 18' Large
  • 20' x 18'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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10' x 40' Large
  • 10' x 40'
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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10' x 40' Parking
  • 10' x 40'
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Self Storage Units in Downtown Des Plaines, IL

Located in downtown Des Plaines, IL, Metro Self Storage is proud to offer all the space you need at reasonable rates. Our storage facility is right next to Des Plaines Pancake House and Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center as well as the Des Plaines River on Busse Highway and Miner Street. Convenient for residents and local businesses alike, our storage units can be found near Ellison Apartments, River Pointe Condominiums, Brookdale Des Plaines, Lutheran General Hospital, and Holy Family Medical Center. We’re also close by Rivers Casino, O’Hare International Airport, and Des Plaines History Center. In addition to a prime location and everyday access and office hours, we’re pleased to extend our friendly service to several Northwest Chicago communities, including:
  • Mt. Prospect 
  • Niles 
  • Park Ridge 
  • Glenview
  • Rosemont
From heated storage units to various-sized vehicle parking, and more, offering reliable extra space for your home or garage is our priority at Metro Self Storage. Whether you’re an avid outdoors person trying to fit your outdoor gear into a small apartment, a business owner experiencing growing pains, or a proud parent trying to keep up with active children, our storage solutions can help ensure your Des Plaines self storage experience is simple. With dimensions as small as 5×5 and as large as 10×40, we have a storage unit that is right for your items.

Des Plaines Storage Unit Features

Offering a range of storage unit sizes, we’re here to help you make more room in your life at Metro Self Storage in Des Plaines, IL. Enjoy electronic gate access to our well-lit storage facility seven days a week. As you arrive, our wide driveways make it easy to unload and move into your first-floor or drive-up storage unit. When you’re storing with us, we value your time. That’s why our property provides multiple controlled access points, so you won’t have to wait to load or unload your unit at our downtown Des Plaines storage facility. Plus, online bill payments will simplify your rental experience.  Take advantage of additional convenient storage features in Des Plaines, IL, such as:
  • Commercial storage units
  • Heated storage units
  • RV storage and boat storage
  • 18-wheeler access
  • 24/7 video security monitoring 
  • Tenant insurance available

Car, Boat, and RV Parking in Des Plaines, IL

Those who own recreational vehicles know it’s not always an option to keep them parked in the driveway or at the curb. No matter if you enjoy camping with your family in an RV or boating around Des Plaines River, Metro Self Storage provides centrally-located vehicle storage in Des Plaines for cars, boats, and RVs. Our facility has vehicle parking for your car, boat, and RV storage in Des Plaines, IL, with easy access to Interstate 294. We also offer boat storage near Lake Opeka.

Find Your Des Plaines Storage Unit at Metro Self Storage

The storage experts at Metro Self Storage in Des Plaines have been making room for you since 1973. With multiple payment options and month-to-month rentals, we’re here when you need storage for your home or business If you have questions or are ready to rent self storage in Des Plaines, IL, visit our facility or call us today. You can also reserve your storage unit online at your convenience!

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Self Storage Insurance

Storage insurance is important to protect your belongings in the event that they are damaged or destroyed. You can bring your own insurance or take advantage of our SBOA TI Renter’s Program.

Storage Size Guide

Figuring out how much square footage you need can be difficult. Take a look at our convenient storage size guide to determine what size storage unit is right for your needs.

Storage and Packing Tips

Putting items away for extended periods of time can be difficult, check out our storage and packing tips to help you with properly protecting your items for a storage unit.

Moving Guide

Moving can be a difficult and tiresome task, whether it’s across the city or across the country. Check out our moving guide to get useful tips and tricks to make your move go smoothly.
  • Mon9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tue9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wed9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thu9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Fri9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat8:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Sun10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Mon6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Tue6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Wed6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Thu6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Fri6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sat6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sun6:00am - 9:00pm
  • Mon6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tue6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wed6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thu6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fri6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sat6:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sun8:00am - 7:00pm

Features & Amenities

Every storage feature is designed from scratch against standards forged from years of experience in the self storage industry. The result is a high quality consistent customer experience you can count on.

Boat Storage
Boxes and Moving Supplies Available
Digital Surveillance System
Electronic Gate Access
Friendly & Professional Staff
Month-to-Month Leasing
Online Bill Payment
RV Storage
Security Monitoring
Semi-Truck Accessible
Tenant Insurance Available
Trailer Storage

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Metro Size Guide

What Our Customers Are Saying

love the property and location, in and out plenty of carts available. Eliza always delightful to talk too always available to answer questions. Thank you for al... Read More

love the property and location, in and out plenty of carts available. Eliza always delightful to talk too always available to answer questions. Thank you for all your help.

Jake S Apr 30, 2022

Absolutely amazing service! Vincent was very informative and extremely personable. He was very respectful, told us every detail, laughed with us, he was very gr... Read More

Absolutely amazing service! Vincent was very informative and extremely personable. He was very respectful, told us every detail, laughed with us, he was very great to work with. He also showed us where the unit was and helped us navigate to it from our car. He was amazing. We are very satisfied with the prices and the service.

Olivia Beers Apr 24, 2022

I loved Metro Storage in Des Plaines. The price was so much better than any other storage units I looked at. Eliza, the manager was helpful and efficient. She c... Read More

I loved Metro Storage in Des Plaines. The price was so much better than any other storage units I looked at. Eliza, the manager was helpful and efficient. She consistently provided the help I needed as I moved from 2 storage units to 1 and then finally was able to move my belongings out permanently. The facility was always clean, tidy, and easy to access. I highly recommend storing your things at Metro Storage in Des Plaines! ,

doreen getz Apr 12, 2022

Eliza Is absolutely the best Helped me every step of the way I would recommend going here And will be using this location in the future A great help for busines... Read More

Eliza Is absolutely the best Helped me every step of the way I would recommend going here And will be using this location in the future A great help for businesses Very friendly lots of information Prices very reasonable thank you highly recommended

roger doger Apr 02, 2022

Eliza, the manager, was exceedingly professional, yet friendly, and patient with my many questions. I really appreciate her assistance through every step of the... Read More

Eliza, the manager, was exceedingly professional, yet friendly, and patient with my many questions. I really appreciate her assistance through every step of the process as this was my first experience with off-site storage. There was another agent when I went in to purchase a key and do the paperwork whose name I don’t remember. He was also very helpful. Thank you!

Sandra Hellestrae Jan 27, 2022

Metro in Des Plaines is great! The prices are competitive and right now have a great deal. Vincent did a great job explaining everything and showing my very roo... Read More

Metro in Des Plaines is great! The prices are competitive and right now have a great deal. Vincent did a great job explaining everything and showing my very roomy unit. Very friendly! Sign up was very efficient and easy. Location is convenient and very clean. Can't wait to load up my unit!

Lori B Oct 06, 2021

Thank you so much Eliza you are the best Very helpful person she just made everything easy Thanks again and I really appreciate you Eliza.

Ahmed Qays Sep 29, 2021

Really nice and clean facility. I spoke with a polite man named Vincent who called me and stayed an hour later for me past the closing time ! I was rushing to g... Read More

Really nice and clean facility. I spoke with a polite man named Vincent who called me and stayed an hour later for me past the closing time ! I was rushing to get over there and he stayed later which I really appreciate. He took his time and showed me the unit and went over everything with me with no rush at all. I feel safe with storing my belongings at Metro Self Storage and the security is on top of things here unlike other storage facilities.

Sally Audisho Aug 31, 2021

Eliza was so helpful and sweet! Worked with us to make the best choice for our storage needs. Highly recommend this place for it’s amazing staff and security.

Jodi Marcum May 01, 2021

Very easy check in. Excellent customer service. Clean facilities. Easy access.

peggy shonts Jan 21, 2021

Great storage facility! Rates are very reasonable when compared to the competition.

Bradley Marshall Nov 30, 2020

Very nice and professional , staff Agent."she was so helpful, patient and kind."I have a.wonderful costumer service experienced..Thank you so much for your help... Read More

Very nice and professional , staff Agent."she was so helpful, patient and kind."I have a.wonderful costumer service experienced..Thank you so much for your help?

Fernando Machado Oct 30, 2020

Just got a storage unit and space here, the Manager Eliza exceeded my expectations, even came back to help me with the gate code after store hours. Although pri... Read More

Just got a storage unit and space here, the Manager Eliza exceeded my expectations, even came back to help me with the gate code after store hours. Although prices are average, the facility is clean, and so are the grounds. Overall a nice place to store your stuff if needed.

Jacob Suter Feb 25, 2020

Thank you Vincent for setting me up with metro. Very nice customer service, professional, had a few good laughs. Not really sure how people are rating this pl... Read More

Thank you Vincent for setting me up with metro. Very nice customer service, professional, had a few good laughs. Not really sure how people are rating this place low with service if you probably only going to see an employee once for sign up. lol it's just a storage place.

Yashu Wodnicki Jul 27, 2019
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