Customer Reviews for Acorn Mini Storage
(U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)

525 reviews

2547 5th St NE   Minneapolis, MN 55418
(On 5th one block north of Lowry)

(612) 788-5115

Location Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 10:30 am - 5 pm
  • Sat: 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sun: Closed

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(612) 788-5115

2547 5th St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
(On 5th one block north of Lowry)

Services at this Location:

Location Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 10:30 am - 5 pm
  • Sat: 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • 24 hour customer return

Testimonials From Recent Customers

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Rating:
5.0

The staff at Acorn Storage in N. E. Mpls. was very helpful in assisting in this process from reservations to drop off service. Thank you.

Leona W. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer service could be better.

marget S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

GAYNELL D. 
Rating:
4.0

I was greeted in a friendly manner and a staff member came out to the truck to show me how to unlock and lift the back “door” of the truck. The online reservation process was easy. Although I used the drop box, but did not use the online process to return the truck, the staff let me know that everything was in order, the truck was fine and gave me the total for the final bill. She also answered my questions and told me to check my spam email in case I don't see my final bill in my email inbox. I would certainly return to Acorn Mini Storage if I need to rent a U-Haul truck again.

Karen F. 
Rating:
1.0

$17 per gallon for gas that I used? That's a gouge and I wasn't told how much it would be. You must count on people being exhausted by their move. I'll rent somewhere else next time.

Creig A. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

DOROTHY B. 
Rating:
5.0

Owner is super friendly

Collin S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

David B. 
Rating:
3.0

My first location did not have my truck ready and I spent an hour on hold trying to get it resolved before I was issued a new truck at this location. Need to improve customer call experience and wait times.

Kody S. 
Rating:
4.0

Very good customer service.

Shirley C. 
Rating:
4.0

The attendants are very helpful and friendly

LATONYA W. 
Rating:
1.0

I could not find my license in the morning. Even tho I had a Xerox copy of it and a current valid passport. So I had to scramble about to find a licensed driver. Then it took us about an hour and multiple upload attempts to get her ID registered. Then even tho I requested a different drop off spot in my initial reservation I was told I had to return the truck to the pick up location. Terrible experience.

Jennifer K. 
Rating:
5.0

I didn't know that drop off after hours included checking in via app, I was just told to drop the keys in the box.

Ilon P. 
Rating:
5.0

The office staff were kind, cheery, organized, and well prepared. I knew they wanted me to have the best possible experience & I did. This staff deserves recognition for excellence in customer service.

Roger R. 
Rating:
5.0

Maybe share how long the check in takes even via phone. Didn't realize!

Steve L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Thomas H. 
Rating:
5.0

Acorn Storage is fine - I will NEVER use Uhaul online again. It was a complete disaster, took way too long on both pickup and dropoff, the app doesn't work. Couldn't submit photos of damage, couldn't complete dropoff process. Had to call to pick up and drop off.

Lindsay G. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kurt K. 
Rating:
5.0

Everything went really well, and the associate I worked with was very personable and professional. If I had one quibble it would be that I had to remove a lot of snow from the roof my rental vehicle.

Wesley A. 
Rating:
5.0

Very friendly service and quick pick-up and return process!

Joshua S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Erin L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Dylan P. 
Rating:
5.0

Fix your online processes: many pick up steps could have been completed before I went to pick up. Have more agents on during busy times. I finally went into the office to complete check in.

Astrid H. 
Rating:
5.0

It was a little weird having to upload my driver's license when it was sitting on the counter and had been looked at by a human but I guess that's where we are these days. Everything was so easy and straight forward. Thank you.

Michael M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Sylvester H. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Andrew C. 
Rating:
4.0

Uhauls online app for license verification should be optional. Oh and work. The truck smelled like smoke and had ashes all over floors.

Robb T. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Brendan H. 
Rating:
3.0

Acorn Mini Storage is centrally located and the staff was generally helpful. I was annoyed that a staff member called me about the number of moving blankets I requested for my rental 5 minutes before the office closed on the day before our rental, so when I called back 7 minutes later to confirm I wanted to make a change, nobody answered and the change was not made. On the whole, our rental experience on the whole was quite poor, and this seems to be a running theme with most moving companies when we pick up our truck at a third party location. We arrived at 8 AM to pick up our truck, and when I tried to complete the online check-in (because Acorn did not open until 9 AM), the U-Haul website continued to tell me that my location services on my phone were not on, which was false. My wife was able to get through to fill out the required information, but then we were stuck waiting for a U-Haul representative to verify the info for nearly 40 minutes. We were supposed to start our move at 9 AM, and we were delayed by an hour because of this. I will not rent a truck from U-Haul again.

Shane W. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Douglas P. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Alexander H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

TOBY M. 
Rating:
5.0

You need to fix the online and app user experience. The online and app experience was horrible. I had to scan/enter drivers license 3 times as well as most info (everything other than my name). The truck and people were top notch. You should be embarrassed by your digital engagement.

Corey J. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Eli N. 
Rating:
5.0

No improvements needed. Great customer service,easy and smooth driving vehicle!

Desiree L. 
Rating:
3.0

Your computer systems were down, causing SERIOUS delays in check-in and availability of the truck. It wasn't until 11am until I was able to get my truck vs. 8am. The truck had terrible shocks, like riding on a boat on water.

Scott N. 
Rating:
1.0

I reserved a 15' truck two weeks in advance for a 12 hour rental. Within five minutes of making the reservation, I amended the rental to a 24 hour rental and received confirmation. The night before my 7 am rental pick-up, I received a voice mail informing me the rental was changed back to 12 hours, giving me well less than 24 hours notice of the change. Upon mobile pick-up, the truck was missing the appliance dolly and dozen furniture pads I requested. The padlock on the back of the truck did not work. There were no directions provided for where to drop off the truck at the end of the rental period, as the location was closed. Given that the location was closed, I do not understand why the truck rental period was changed from 24 to 12 hours. I notified U-Haul customer service about the issue and was told the local branch would call me to correct the appliance dolly and pad omission, but I never received a call. When I went to the local branch to pick up the furniture dolly after they opened, the staff was brash and unprofessional. I am incredibly displeased with the experience and could not recommend this branch to anyone.

Christopher C. 
Rating:
1.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Brian B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Teresa W. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Farhan M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Sylvester H. 
Rating:
5.0

I rent storage space here and have rented trucks and vans. Excellent service. Vehicles are nearly new. I actually rented at a different location first but they didn't follow thru! Told me to go elsewhere. So I did!

Pamela F. 
Rating:
2.0

Equipment was clean and maintained but there was no ramp in the truck. We were moving a piano! Too late to go get one when time to load. Also, I rated the site low because staff not wearing masks and no hand sanitizer was available if needed.

Rita Y. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Rolland M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Sheila R. 
Rating:
2.0

My truck was not ready in pick up truck online so I called customer service and they told me my truck was not set up from store for My pick up truck

Deja L. 
Rating:
2.0

The person working was extremely rude and also my reservation was for 8am and no one showed up until 1030 and then I was told I still had to pay for all 4 hours

Mary H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Sam R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kurt N. 
Rating:
5.0

Equipment was in good condition and worked. The online system seemed a bit clunky though. I received a text 2 days prior to enter in my license ahead of time to only have to repeat the steps and require additional information that wasn't presented as required earlier (when I could have made sure it was on me). The only option was to have a secondary contact, which the phone call was marked as spam and sent to vm immediately on their phone. We got it worked out but if I'm going to get a please prefill information to not be used and missing things actually needed, some improvements should be made.

Hans R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

William L. 
Rating:
3.0

Truck was covered in snow and ice with no scraper

Brice L. 
Rating:
1.0

Absolutely no oil in the truck no oil available at acorn we had to drive and purchase oil and put it in ourselves or they would have given us a different truck and we would of had to completely unload and reload the truck i returned the truck on time did not know how to do verification on my phone was never told i would have to do that called them next morning during office hours asked them to call me back they never did I will never rent a uhaul truck again from acorn

Carolyn A. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Joanne F. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Michael S. 
Rating:
5.0

Wish there were more trucks available

JOHN S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Mark K. 
Rating:
4.0

very easy and reasonably priced. Knowledgable staff. also had after hours process if we needed.

linda S. 
Rating:
4.0

Can't think of anything. They were curtious and professional. The truck was ready to go. I was in and out very quickly.

paul D. 
Rating:
5.0

Everything went smooth with the drop off

Brian W. 
Rating:
4.0

Online pickup was useless

Ryan K. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Richard P. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Letisha W. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Lynn K. 
Rating:
4.0

Nice employees

Eddie M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Elizabeth D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Warren E. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Ben R. 
Rating:
5.0

Staff was friendly and helpful.

Mark D. 
Rating:
3.0

They were having trouble with their computer system , she charged my credit card for the insurance then when I was ready to drive off she came out and asked me for my credit card again. I am going to have to check my bank statement

CYNTHIA B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

David T. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Terrence W. 
Rating:
5.0

Super easy pick up and drop off

Anthony H. 
Rating:
3.0

It was Labor Day so I did online drop off

Peyton M. 
Rating:
5.0

It was a great experience, first time using uhaul! The lady working was so friendly and even helped us open our storage until when the lock was jammed. Thank you!

BriAnna F. 
Rating:
3.0

I had a very frustrating experience with the personnel at this location. The woman who got me set to go in the morning was friendly, but apparently told me wrong information about when they needed the truck back. She told me, directly, that I didn't need to get the truck back until the next day at 8am, even though on my reservation I had planned to only use it until 2:30pm that day. However, it was an exhausting move so I decided to take them up on the longer offer. However, at 3:30pm I got a call from another woman who began to get noticeably upset with me as I explained why it was that I hadn't returned the truck. She did not take responsibility for the faulty communication but instead directed her frustration at me and demanded that I get the truck back as soon as possible, then hung up promptly. So to say the least, as the customer, it was really upsetting to receive contrary information at different times, have no one take responsibility for that communication mistake, and then be treated as if I were to blame. Very unprofessional.

Tyler S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Selena M. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Jeffrey C. 
Rating:
4.0

Very nice people to work with.

John C. 
Rating:
5.0

This was such an amazing service. My movers were so kind; careful and quick!

Jamie J. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Keyurkumar S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

penelope P. 
Rating:
1.0

I had to waste 40 minutes trying sign into the U-Haul app. Of course, even though this was your fault, you did not extend the time allowed under the rental so I had to hurry to get back by 5:00. By far the worst experience I've had with you. I will be looking at alternatives that don't have issues they won't resolve.

Daniel B. 
Rating:
1.0

Don't charge customers for equipment if you aren't going to provide it. Improve your app so customers don't have to sit outside the lockbox for over an hour making 5 calls to customer service to fix repeated errors just to get key code and access vehicle. Make it clear the hours of the location when a customer is scheduling a pick up so they don't have to use the terrible app to do it.

Camilo C. 
Rating:
5.0

Have the vehicle full upon pickup, not half tank.

Anthony C. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

TYRELL S. 
Rating:
4.0

I made my reservation online and everything went very smoothly. The people at the location were quite pleasant and helpful. Over the years I have used one of the Uhaul only locations and there has often been a wait because they are so busy. I didn't have that problem here. It was very quick. I will probably come back to this location if they have the truck I need.

Michael C. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

James L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Andrew L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Dana J. 
Rating:
5.0

Great customer rep. Fast and good communicator.

Nathan A. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Coretha D. 
Rating:
4.0

The entrance to the lot is confusing- big sign on Lowry is where you'd assume you would turn but it's on the next corner. The reservation was in order, the office receptionist was pleasant and efficient, drop off was easy. Good experience.

Deborah D. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kyla D. 
Rating:
5.0

Staff was friendly and helpful. Entire experience was very positive. Thank You.

Jeffrey M. 
Rating:
5.0

Great staff.

James L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Craig S. 
Rating:
5.0

Continue providing the service as you have. Sarah should excellence & detail in giving me direction in completing my U-Haul truck rental. I smiled. I'll come back to get my truck when I'm ready to relocate & drive to Atlanta. Thanks so much! Blessings Reverend SB Barber

Reslind B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Taylor J. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Joanna H. 
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