Self-storage units for rent in Essen | Shurgard
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Self-Storage at Shurgard Essen
Storage units from €1 for the first month's rent. No minimum stay.
  • Free access 7 days a week
  • CCTV surveillance and personal access code
  • Own lock and key to your unit
  • No minimum rental period
  • No deposit

Storage units for rent at Shurgard Essen

Renting a storage unit at Shurgard Essen is the perfect solution for both companies and private customers. Shurgard offers excellent accessibility, even for large lorries.

  • 852 individual storage units
  • Covered loading area
  • Storage units accessible by car
  • One-storey building with barrier-free access
  • Container storage
  • Numerous customer parking spaces
  • Located just off the A40 motorway (140 m from the Essen-Holsterhausen exit)
  • A 2-minute walk from the Hobeisenbrücke U-Bahn station
  • Only 2.4 km from the centre of Essen
  • Within easy reach for customers in Essen, Bochum, Duisburg, Oberhausen, Gelsenkirchen, Gladbeck, Bottrop, Velbert, Werden, Ratingen

A storage location with a customised solution

In an unbeatable central location, Shurgard Essen provides storage for professional and private customers, with customised options: households, students, companies or people moving house, … Shurgard has the right unit size for you.

New to self-storage? Check out our helpful tools and tips.

Flexibility is key

The rental period and the storage unit can be changed at any time. If after some time you realise that you need more or less space, you can simply move your items - free of charge.

When you reserve online, the reserved unit and quoted price remain available for three days, free of charge and with no commitment whatsoever.

Our security measures 

Shurgard Essen is subject to the same security measures that apply to all Shurgard locations:

  • Security locks on every storage unit
  • Access doors secured electronically with an 8-digit PIN code
  • Motion sensors
  • Strategically positioned surveillance cameras
  • Monitoring of the alarm system by an external security team

Questions & answers

  • Try our storage finder or our size calculator to figure out what size you need. Or call one of our storage experts on 6.00 and 23.00 and they’ll help you figure out the right unit size for you.

  • Yes, Shurgard Essen offers a range of storage units with ventilation.

  • Our size calculator is an easy tool to figure out how much space you need to store your archives. Or call one of our storage experts at Shurgard Essen on 020 11 25 38 00 and we'll help you figure out the right storage size.

  • You are the only person who can access your storage unit. You may also authorise someone else to access your unit on your behalf.

  • At Shurgard we take security seriously. All our self-storage facilities have:

    • strategically placed digital CCTV cameras
    • alarms monitored by an external security team
    • sensor lighting
    • perimeter fencing
    • PIN coded electronic gates
    • individual storage units with specifically designed secure locks

  • You can rent your storage unit for as short as one week. Just inform our staff about your planned move out date when you sign your contract.

  • No, you only start paying when you sign your rental contract.

  • No, unlike other self-storage providers, Shurgard never asks for a deposit when you rent a storage unit with us.

  • Reserving a storage unit at Shurgard Essen means we will hold the unit, price and promotion for you for 30 days. This is always free and without obligation. Afterwards you can decide if you want to proceed with the rental.

  • Simply select one of the storage units at Shurgard Essen above to make a reservation. We only need your name, e-mail and telephone number. Alternatively call our staff at Shurgard Essen on 020 11 25 38 00 and we’ll happy to help you.

  • Office opening hours is when the office is open if you want to sign your contract or talk to one of our Shurgard Essen staff in person. Access hours is when you have access to your storage unit.

  • Shurgard Essen is located on the A40 (at 140 m from the Essen-Holsterhausen exit).

  • Yes, Shurgard Essen is only 2 minutes from the Hobeisenbrücke stop, with connections to the underground (U18), tram (101, 106) and bus (NE14).

Storage unit access hours

  • Mon 6.00-23.00
  • Tue 6.00-23.00
  • Wed 6.00-23.00
  • Thu 6.00-23.00
  • Fri 6.00-23.00
  • Sat 6.00-23.00
  • Sun 6.00-23.00

Office opening hours

  • Mon 9.30-18.00
  • Tue 9.30-18.00
  • Wed 9.30-18.00
  • Thu 9.30-18.00
  • Fri 9.30-18.00
  • Sat 9.30-15.00
  • Sun Closed
  • Exceptions
  • 03/10/2022 Closed
  • 01/11/2022 Closed

Other nearby locations:


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8,9 km

Düsseldorfer Straße 238, 45481 Mülheim
Units from € 77,00 / month
Self-Storage at Shurgard Mülheim-Ruhr

22,6 km

Oberhausener Strasse 6, 40472 Düsseldorf
Units from € 32,00 / month
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Customer reviews

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(4.7) based on 228 reviews
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(Translated by Google) Very friendly, fast and uncomplicated.
Always my pleasure!

Sehr freundlich, schnell und unkompliziert.
Immer wieder gerne!
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(Translated by Google) Jaime and the colleague very friendly service!

Jaime und der Kollege sehr freundliche Bedienung!
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(Translated by Google) Top service, uncomplicated, recommended for anyone who needs more storage space.

Top Service, unkompliziert, empfehlenswert für alle, die weiteren Stauraum benötigen.