Customer Reviews for U-Haul Moving & Storage at Elmwood

1913 reviews

1037 Elmwood Ave   Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 256-2499

Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm

Services at this Location:

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(803) 256-2499

1037 Elmwood Ave
Columbia, SC 29201

Services at this Location:

Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • Propane exchange
  • 24 hour customer return
  • Boat storage
  • RV storage
  • Vehicle storage

Testimonials From Recent Customers

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Rating:
5.0

Miss Green is awesome. She was able to switch us out of one unit and get us in a climate-controlled unit available. Our prayers were answered when we had her helping us on that day. She provided excellent service.

Sabrina D.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

I enjoyed working with Miss Green. She was extremely helpful. She answered all of our questions and was able to get us the right space we needed. She has exhibited a great example of excellent customer service.

Sabrina D.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The manager was professionalIs an Attentive to my questions and concerns. It was truly an enriching experience

willie S. 
Rating:
5.0

Staff was helpful and Professional!!!

WILLIAM W. 
Rating:
4.0

Make sure that customers are charged for the correct mileage for round trip in town

Terrence H. 
Rating:
1.0

I was charged an additional $40+ after returning the truck on time and with more gas than when I picked it up. The lady who took my return was the person who cleans the equipment. Poor, poor service.

Cassidy M. 
Rating:
5.0

Everything was great

William W. 
Rating:
2.0

The truck was barely above E when we got it. The lady in the morning was super friendly but when we got back at 2pm the lady that was there was pretty rude. She seemed bothered by having to interact with customers. (2pm 7/24)

Emily H. 
Rating:
5.0

I was bummed that my original reservation was no longer available and I had no choice but to take a unit 2X the size of what I need but the lady at the front desk (Shannan Green) was awesome - friendly and very helpful. I don't know everyone's name but all 3 of the gals working on 7/23 were great.

Candace G.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
1.0

Was unable to access my unit twice do to closing at 7pm. When I removed all my stuff from the unit I asked if i moved everything out today would i get a refund on remaining paid days th manager assured me i would because i would have left some stuff to get full use for my money paid. When i contacted customer service they said no refunds period that is a scam and i will fill out as many reviews as i can to inform people of uhauls shady practices and will never use your services again

chris t.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Lena M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JOHN L. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

PAUL- XAVIER B. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

NICHOLAS S. 
Rating:
1.0

Booked 5 weeks in advance for a 12pm to 7 pm slot. Called by office at 11am of the day to be told nothing available till 2pm and your paperwork said pick up at 2pm. I have the confirmation that shows 12pm pick up. Arrived at 2pm the small truck i needed not available so given a larger one that was too high for the entrance i needed. Drove 4 miles to my destination to discover the lock was broken and had to return to your location to have security man break open lock with hammer. Lost 40 minutes on rental and 8 extra miles that i am being charged for. I look forward to your reply and offer od refund amount for my inconvenience.

PAUL L. 
Rating:
5.0

Their customer service is outstanding. They are very helpful & are focused on providing an excellent experience.

Steven F.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

Staff was very friendly location was crowded, the truck was clean but the transmission seemed like it was ready to break free from its earthly realm.

STEPHENJOHN C. 
Rating:
5.0

The ladies working were absolutely great and fast and courteous

Luther B. 
Rating:
5.0

The women that are working at this location is amazing .. they rock .. !!!

AARON R. 
Rating:
1.0

The staff did not pay attention to certain things. We were told that the truck was full of gas. It was not. We took the truck 17 miles and ended up putting $22 worth of gas in it which does not equal out to the 17 miles that we used. When we brought it up to the staff, they were rude and claimed that they were not wrong. That it was full. I presented receipts and everything to prove that it wasn't and they still were not willing to solve the issue.

DONALD D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

dasha s.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

I was there early and greeted by 3 employees who were extremely friendly and helpful. The office was well organized and the truck which I thought was new, looked new due to cleanliness. I would recommend this location to anyone and will be renting here again.

BRIAN B. 
Rating:
3.0

The truck was on empty when I picked it up. I had to immediately find a gas station.

BRYAN W. 
Rating:
5.0

Thanks so much to the two super friendly and helpful ladies at the front who helped us!! I will definitely be recommending this location to others!

Mary M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Elmwood was where I went because it was close. I had to pay extra vs. going way out of my way where your web directed me. AT least the gentleman was very helpful there.

John S. 
Rating:
5.0

Tameka and Nicole were EXTREMELY helpful! Made our whole moving and storage experience less stressful for sure.

Melissa S.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Tameka and Nicole were EXTREMELY helpful! They made out moving and storage experience less stressful.

Melissa S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Jennifer L.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

PATRICIA M. 
Rating:
3.0

Numerous broken down trucks, habitual over-booking. I have little faith that a reservation would be honored here.

Donald A. 
Rating:
4.0

Truck reserved a month earlier was not available at prescribed pick-up time. A smaller truck was available which, fortunately, was adequate. Otherwise, whole process was easy/efficient

GERALD J. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

BRIAN C. 
Rating:
1.0

This is the worst place ever, I've never had this many problems with service and poor management.

ADAM A. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

ANDREA T. 
Rating:
5.0

Not the location I was told to drop it off too because the place UHaul texted to me to drop off was OUT OF BUSINESS. This guy from Elmwood, came over and helped me out. He was awesome!

David T. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Marques A. 
Rating:
1.0

I am very upset and waiting for the GM to call me

Nicole R.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Marlin J.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

CAROLETTE T.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Mark C.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

DARRYL M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Ladies this is Cristhian! Thank you guys for everything. Thanks for helping me with anything I needed. Moving my stuff to the storage was super stressful, but you guys were always there with smile and saying "Hey, Cristhian". Thanks for everything.

CRISTHIAN E.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

The counter assistant was so kind and helpful

BUFORD K. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

CHRISTOPHER C. 
Rating:
1.0

Our pickup location was changed 12 hours before pickup using our free miles. We got extra miles but you left off our packing blankets. The app was not user friendly. Next time I'll deal with an actual person

Jeff S. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Carla W. 
Rating:
5.0

Great staff

CHRISTOPHER B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Ricardo V. 
Rating:
5.0

Very pleased with the experience.

ANTHONY L. 
Rating:
5.0

The ladies were very nice and helpful. They also knew their inventory and layout to find the the truck I needed, not blocked by other trucks.

LISA C. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Robert C. 
Rating:
5.0

Worked with Tomega Green, she and the entire staff were friendly, helpful, and went above and beyond to make sure our experience was top notch. Moving is never fun, but they did everything within their power and worked really hard to make sure we had everything we needed to get our work done quickly and be done with the process. They were awesome! Thank you so much!

William F.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Thank you Ms Green

Victoria M.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Front office staff were friendly, polite, and efficient!

Michael M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

Juts dropped off there - minimal interaction.

William J. 
Rating:
5.0

I had amazing service at UHaul Elmwood. Everything was quick and everyone was so kind. Temeika was great! Thank you UHaul!!

Lisa F. 
Rating:
4.0

Get a new check-in experience. The automatic check-in is horrible and never works correctly. The on-site management team had to get involved in order to get it to work and this was not the first time.

sott C. 
Rating:
5.0

Personnel who run this facility were of the most professional and caring people that make U-Haul retain its name and integrity. Thank you and if someone inquired where to store their goods U-Haul on 1037 Elmwood ave in Columbia, South Carolina would be the Facility very well managed facility.

RAFAEL or Mariel C.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Truck had some problems. I reported them to attendant. HATED check in procedure. I'm NOT a tech person and don't like the photo BS with my drivers license. They can make a copy, but the "smart phone" BS is a pain in the ass. especially when their equipment wasn't working properly.

Gregg L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

EDWARD M. 
Rating:
3.0

Nothing I did everything online perfect.

SHIRLEY C. 
Rating:
5.0

General Manager Meka Green was very phenomenal and professional with her work. She answer all my questions correctly and was very helpful with accompanying my rental. I will definitely be returning for more rental services. Thank you for a great experience!

JASMINE P. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

AMANDA M. 
Rating:
5.0

Excellent service. Very knowledgeable and answered all questions that I had. The employees were very professional and Would recommend to all my friends. Thanks to the ladies . Keep up the good work. Ms. E

MARY E. 
Rating:
5.0

Amazing services

MARCUS S. 
Rating:
5.0

Excellent Service

Cory C. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

AMBER G. 
Rating:
1.0

On May 22 I drove 3.5 hours from out of state and had a previously secured reservation for a 7.5 x 10 climate controlled storage unit at the Elmwood Avenue U-Haul storage facility. The initial unit I was provided was occupied. After another second floor unit was finally identified I found out the elevator was broken. It appeared that this was related to the fire alert feature of the elevator which continually beeped, had a flashing red light and kept the elevator on the first floor. I mentioned this to the office staff who told me this happens all the time (sounds like a safety/fire code issue to me). I was told my options were to carry my stuff upstairs or pay more money for the same size unit on the first floor. I requested they honor the pricing on my reservation due to this inconvenience and was told it was not their fault their elevator was not working and they refused (I never heard of a business not taking responsibility for not having basic functioning equipment that is integral to the service they provide). Due to the inconvenience I requested that they escalate this to the manager who was not on site at the time. She was called but refused to honor my pricing. While at the Elmwood Avenue location I attempted to call U-Haul customer service but didn’t get through to a representative due to unacceptable hold times in excess of 30 minutes. This whole situation seemed like a classic bait and switch scenario and I decided to take my business elsewhere to a storage facility that actually cared about their customers. I spent in excess of 2.5 hours trying to work this out at the Elmwood Avenue U-Haul location which also included calling, securing and driving to a competing facility. This was a very bad experience which suggested that U-Haul does not care about my time or my business. This is particularly disappointing since I have 4 U-Haul equipment rentals between May and August. Based on this negative experience I would never use the Elmwood Avenue storage facility and would highly discourage anyone else from doing so.

Enid B.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

Melvin from the Elmwood location was super helpful. However, I had to go to 3 separate u haul locations because my original location didn't have the reservation that I made. This is completely unacceptable and unprofessional, and I expect to receive the $50 equipment guarantee that was promised.

JONATHAN P. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

MARK S. 
Rating:
4.0

I was scheduled for a 15' truck and was told when I arrived I would have (and need to pay extra for) a 20' truck. I did not need or want a 20' truck. When opening the back of the 20' truck I saw there were no tie down straps. There were also no tie down straps available in the store of warehouse. So I was switched from the 20' truck to a 15' truck that I wanted in the first place. It had (2) tie down straps that required me to go to Home Depot in Columbia SC to buy 2 additional straps and a Master Lock to lock the trucks back latch as one was not suggested or provided. Otherwise, the truck was in good working order and the trip went well. The lady I worked with was very patient, and persistent to get everything squared away before I left, so no blame on her. It would be helpful for Uhaul not to take a reservation for the correct truck if they can not hold (keep) the reservation.

GARY J. 
Rating:
4.0

The people were great, but you need to make sure the UHaul website reflects that there is no access after 7p... it says the facility is available from 5a-10p.. The location is great so we kept our reservation, but if it wasn't for that we would have changed in order to have expanded hours...

Tagg W.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

None

Cathy m.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kathleen L.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The lady at the office (I think she is the manager) is so helpful. I reserved a unit that ended up being too small, and she got me in to a bigger unit super quickly. Very friendly and accommodating. Thank you!

Josie C.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Very helpful Customer Service rep at desk at check-in and at check-out. Extremely easy process!

Jeffery O. 
Rating:
1.0

This has been my second truck rental with uhaul, recently. Both times have been at the Elmwood location. During both times, the fuel and mileage were off prior to the rental. The first time, when I went out to inspect the truck. I found the fuel and mileage wrong. I went right back to the counter and the door was locked and everybody was gone. I had to wait for 15 minutes for someone to come back to the office but the office was filled with four employee's during the rental. Ms. Green was the one that handled the rental and displayed complete professionalism and great customer service skills but stated that she was going to lunch after the rental everyone else must have went on lunch or break too. Finally, an employee did come out and take a picture of it. The rental this time was different. The counter person was being rude and was upset because of something that Ms. Green was on the phone handling. she would talk to me rudely and then turn around and speak to a fellow employee, politely, with Ms. Green sitting next to her. It started with her stating numerously that they did not have an furniture dolly. i stated okay but after she repeated it. I stated, well what do you want me to do. You don't have a dolly. I went out to the truck and the fuel was wrong, I immediately returned and she told me to take a picture of it. I stated that I would like someone to come out and look at it. I took a picture of the fuel and Ms. Green signed off on it but no one came out to look at it. I was frustrated and left because I do not work for uhaul. Ms. Green has a great personality and great customer skills but the management of the facility is unreal. I reserved a storage locker on line to later find out that it was none available. This place is unreal. I was charged for 79 miles and went less than 10 miles. unbelievable. i can try to secure cc video from the storage facility and several witnesses to attest to time and location. thanks for your effort in this matter.

Terence W. 
Rating:
5.0

I was in a car accident they day I moved in and couldn’t unlock my unit for my movers. The kind ladies in the front moved me to a new unit without hesitation. Truly the best storage experience I’ve ever had!!

Kennedy R.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Miss Green at the Elmwood Uhual location was extremely professional, provided excellent customer service and was helpful in getting us the proper truck and equipment that we needed for our relocation. I would recommend Miss Green to work with family and friends again if they are in need of a moving truck.

Damion J. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Stacy M. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

CRAIG S. 
Rating:
5.0

Great customer service,went over and beyond the call of duty,great people

Danny M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

GAVIN S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

beverly J. 
Rating:
1.0

There is nit adequate parking which delays check out and check in the variable for parking spaces to customer is unmatched especially since this is also self storage no one is going to park inside the gate to go in to the office and this location is always understaffed. Also the on lone check in has a 15 min delay before it initiates the check in/check out screen. This is the first occurrence for the delay not the other couple of tomes I rented a truck from this location the keys were not in a lock box as they are at all other locations why offer the convenience of on line or mobile check in only to have to go inside to obtain the keys in which ever occasion except 5/8 all of the info I completed with my on line reservation the rep at the location took sll the info again invluding scanning my card from a mobile device, 5/8 I explained to the rep I had recently tecovered from COVID and was not comfortable coming inside he was gracious and brought the key out to the van as he too and his family had COVID just 3 months prior so he understood my cautiousness Overall this was the worse experience Ive had at this location since my first rental last February and I assure you this will also be the last time I use that location as well and possibly no longer use U Haul as a whole since there seems to always be a discrepancy on the mileage

Temia H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Edward P. 
Rating:
5.0

No improvement needed. Staff and facility were great despite what appeared to be a transient area.

Anthony D. 
Rating:
5.0

Continue doing what you do.

Chris B. 
Rating:
4.0

The staff in the Elmwood street in Columbia SC location were outstanding. They went beyond what was expected of them. The manager made sure that i was not over charged.

Gloria L.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

We rented the pickup truck for 4hrs so we could move my daughter's stuff from her college room. The lady and gentleman I dealt with were superb! Very very nice and accommodating. I would DEFINITELY rent from here again. Pleasure to deal with such great people. Thank you U-HAUL!

Mark B. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

John S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Travis M. 
Rating:
5.0

Great customer service!!

Dina P. 
Rating:
5.0

N/A

CHRIS D. 
Rating:
3.0

Terrence & the African American girl assisting him on Thursday April 30,2021 around 12p were awesome!! I appreciate their help!

Fontay B.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

CYNTHIA W. 
Rating:
5.0

Great Customer Service

Tressy D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Felicia H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

theresa h.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

I want to commend the manager, Miss Green. She was attentive, efficient, and determined to meet my needs. She made a difficult and frustrating effort to rent a truck much more bearable and may have saved U-Haul a customer. She deserves to be recognized for her competence.

JOHNNYRUEL M. 
Rating:
4.0

The entire moving experience was the worst I have had in a lifetime. Uhaul made several (4) major errors that caused us stress and loss of sleep. Not once did they take responsibility for their mistakes. Right down to the Elmwood location not having the car tow confirmed with us the day before. When one was found Uhaul gave us 15 minutes to get to the location to pick it up or loose the rental. The only ray of sunshine during the entire experience was the gal that worked at the Elmwood location. She was a pleasure to talk with. I was moving my 22 year old daughter from South Carolina to Texas. That in itself was stressful enough. Add that to the fact that Uahul had incorrectly taken my name and email down incorrectly. Had used wrong dates and locations for pick up as well as confirming a product they didn't have made it miserable. I don't plan on using Uhaul again anytime soon.

Sydney P. 
Rating:
1.0

Have the truck that was reserved at the damn location.

Donte J. 
Rating:
5.0

This vehicle had a lot of damage to the outside. I think it should get fixed so the customer and the company don't have to guess if something hapend to the vehicle. Thank you.

John S. 
Rating:
5.0

I had to extend my rental three times and they made the process very easy and was able to accommodate my last minute needs. The only complaint is the time it takes to reach a customer service representative. It took well over 30 minutes each time.

LARISSA G. 
Rating:
5.0

Didn’t have any issues, staff was professional and very helpful 🌟

Mary O.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JESUS P. 
Rating:
5.0

Ms. Merk Green is the best. Great service. She was very helpful

Barber W. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

CHRISTOPHER O. 
Rating:
5.0

I got the best help when I felt all was lost ! So glad I came to the elm wood location. I own a moving company and this is by far the best service I’ve had with a U-Haul! The Gm Miss Green was fantastic!!!

donnie b.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The customer service is phenomenal Ms. Green goes above and beyond to ensure you get whatever it is you need

Jessica B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Alan C.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Great costumer service, awesome efficiency.

Jarvon W. 
Rating:
2.0

Have someone on site during business hours.

Rebecca H. 
Rating:
5.0

Meka and I think her name is Savannah, are professional, knowledgeable, and go above and beyond to make sure the experience is great and are great people to work with. I will always do business with them!

LARRY J. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Franklin M.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Tameka was wonderful to work with and very efficient. I really appreciated her help and the rest of the staff was very friendly as well!

JOSEPH T. 
Rating:
1.0

The van was dirty on the drivers side, the mileage was incorrect, the gas indicator was incorrect and when I returned the van, they ivercharged me.

LYNETTE S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

PRECIOUS I. 
Rating:
5.0

Thank you Shannon for your awesome service

BOBBY C. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

elsia O. 
Rating:
5.0

The entire process for reservation, pick-up and return were seamless; the customer service both with the staff as well as the automated system were excellent.

TIMOTHY B. 
Rating:
4.0

Location was extremely convenient. Only unmet need was a rubbish and recycle receptacle.

Steven C.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Meka Green made my day, she answered all my questions, assisted with a storage unit and is very personable and professional. I wish everyone I've had to deal with was as pleasant as her.

LARRY J. 
Rating:
3.0

Not well run, office staff took forever to be found. Waiting more than 10 mins to get simple things taken care of. Swipe cards never worked in the restrooms, and had random people walking through the storage areas all the time.

TIMOTHY K.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Astrida W. 
Rating:
5.0

Sales Clerk was Friendly, Helpful and made me feel welcome.

PAUL H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

STEPHANIE B.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
2.0

The young man who served me on Friday gave me the wrong truck. When I started to head out this morning, I noticed my paperwork did not match up with the truck. Since I was driving by the U-Haul place on the way out I stopped in to get it corrected. The young lady who was very polite, professional, and helpful, told me I was given their day truck, rather than the one I was supposed to get. Moreover, the one I was supposed to get was no longer there and I could not take the one I was given on my one way trip. She gave me a 15' truck at the same price. Of course this increased my fuel cost. Also, I then had to move stuff from one truck to the other. Again, the young woman who helped me Saturday morning was great. My issue is with the mistake made by another on Friday.

John W. 
Rating:
5.0

The worker's there was super friendly, great customer service, answered every question that I had, also help put the dolly in the truck for me. Keep up the great work

CHARONTA B. 
Rating:
4.0

Representative was polite but did not greet me or the 3 other people who waited almost 15 minutes for him to complete my pickup paperwork. No acknowledgement of them (or me when he unlocked the door at 9 am Sunday ) Also guy was outside waiting for something to be unlocked an he came in mad about waiting and representative said I will be with you when I am done with her. So now its my fault that everyone is waiting.

Dianne L. 
Rating:
2.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

DEBRA J. 
Rating:
5.0

Staff was quite pleasant and informative.

SONYA M. 
Rating:
4.0

Parking is awful at the location, but the area and store itself was clean and organized and the person who processed our transaction was very friendly and helpful. He even checked the truck out with us to ensure everything was in order. Thanks!

CURTIS S. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Laura M. 
Rating:
3.0

It was the first time I was told that I couldn't use cash.. The computer was down so I couldn't check out the equipment.. I went back the next day to resolve the issue and was told that I owed more money.. Which if was the case I should've been emailed or called so I could have resolved the issue.. Then I was told to talk photographs because trucks can be stolen by myself..

Lavon J. 
Rating:
5.0

I had a great experience with UHaul. When I need you again I will definitely come back.

TURNER P.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

The manager Johnny Jenkins and his staff was very helpful and professional. They helped me in every way possible and i appreciate all that they did. The store was clean and the Team members uniforms was clean and well groomed. I would be happy to recommend his site to my coworks and friends. Thanks again

CAROLETTE T.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

Staff needs customer service training.

Ronald D. 
Rating:
5.0

The entire process was smooth. Staff at pickup location at N Tryon (Charlotte, NC)location was efficient and professional. Staff at Elmwood (Columbia, SC) made the final step a breeze; professional, informative and courteous .

Mary O.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Sorry you let go of Jackie. She was an awesome, real human being. I wish you both an amicable future success. As far as my experience, I have absolutely nothing I could even think of to complain about or way I feel like an improvement could be made. Everything was flawless!

Tarl S.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Nancy J.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

FRANCHESCA P.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Jackie was super polite, friendly and helpful ! I would recommend anyone to use this facility.

FRANCHESCA P.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The staff were very friendly ,thank you

DENISE W.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
1.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Lyda w.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

My storage unit had no light and the climate control unit was not as cool as I anticipated.

Terence K.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

The staff was always very accommodating every time we came. They genuinely tried to help us out, which was especially appreciated since we were going through a difficult time. Parking in the storage access area is a bit cramped, but the staff gladly move their cars and will help you maneuver your truck if you have one.l

Alyssa Y.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Would try to cut down on the homeless activity if possible. It’s a storage facility not a hotel.

CARROLL C.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Quinton was great The truck was spotless and disinfected The facilities were very clean and convenient

William M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The staff was super helpful! I love their energy and patience dealing with so many people during the times of COVID-19. I would definitely use this storage facility in future if the situation occurs.

Hriday P.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

I can't praise this facility enough on how I was treated from the first transaction to the last. I relocated from New Jersey to Columbia on June- 12th. I purchased my home on Aug.12. Rebecca and staff made the transition so easy and convenient. Thank you all!

Willie H.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

tough to park

Kent F.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

MELISSA B.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

RICHARD F.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

ISABELLA G.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
1.0

July 15, 2020 Glen K. LaConey, Plaintiff, v. Jacqueline Matthews, Defendant. Re: DEMAND FOR PAYMENT Via Electronic Mail COMES NOW, the undersigned Plaintiff, Glen K. LaConey (“LaConey”), a customer of UHaul Self-Storage (“UHaul”), situated at 1037 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, seeking remedial and compensatory relief, based upon a pattern of harassment perpetrated by a Jacqueline Matthews (“Matthews”) against LaConey; and denial of authorized access to LaConey’s self-storage unit; and failure of Matthews to provide a climate-controlled environment for LaConey’s unit, while acting under, and by exceeding her authority as General Manager of UHaul. The facts in support of the within complaint are as follows: BACKGROUND: LaConey has been leasing self-storage Unit #E236 from UHaul since early 2019. UHaul represents that it is a “Climate Controlled” facility. The access hours are posted conspicuously. In late 2019, Matthews was assigned as the Manager of UHaul. Immediately after assuming her assignment as Manager, Matthews began a campaign of harassment against LaConey and certain other UHaul customers as follows: 1. Matthews has persistently locked the courtesy restrooms, then denied LaConey the key to the restrooms, on the pretext that “the lock is not working”. Customers have urinated in the stairwells and other areas of the facility, presumably for the same reason, as evidenced by the numerous threatening notes posted by Matthews, which LaConey has obtained. 2. Matthews, and other UHaul personnel, have persistently, and discriminately locked the doors to the inside units up to one (1) hour before the prescribed time, without notice, thereby denying inside customers access to their units, to the exclusion of customers leasing outside units. Matthews intimidates inside customers by hovering nearby with her arms folded, and demanding that all customers exit the building immediately, under threat of eviction. Matthews has been observed yelling to customers with inside units, “I’m tired! I’m ready to go home! I’ll lock up whenever the [expletive] I want to! I don’t give a [expletive]!” Effectively, customers with outside units enjoy unfettered access, once they pass through the security gate, to the prejudice of customers with inside units. Such arbitrary, discriminate and abusive practices perpetrated for the mere convenience of UHaul staff, are inconsistent with necessary safety and security measures outlined in the lease agreement; yet, they are consistent with the pattern of harassment complained of. 3. As stated above, UHaul represents that it is a “Climate Controlled” facility; however, the temperature inside Building E, where LaConey’s unit is situated, persistently exceeds 100 degrees F. Matthews utterly refuses to take corrective action, which, again, is consistent with the pattern of harassment complained of. 4. Most recently, Matthews has discriminately selected customers, who enter through the security gate on foot, to sign a logbook, to the exclusion of customers who drive through the gate, and/or who lease outside units, which, again, is consistent with the pattern of harassment complained of. LaConey’s claim is supported by video surveillance. ARGUMENTS: LaConey contends that Matthews has exceeded the bounds of her authority as General Manager of UHaul in furtherance of a personal agenda against LaConey. LaConey further contends that the discriminatory, prejudicial and abusive practices of Matthews, constitutes harassment, are violative of the lease agreement, and may violate the Civil Rights Act. Thus, because Matthews acted in her personal capacity to further a personal agenda, LaConey enjoys the prerogative to sue Matthews individually, and in her personal capacity, in lieu of suit in arbitration. CONCLUSION: Should this matter not be resolved to the satisfaction of LaConey, LaConey shall seek punitive damages in addition to the relief sought. Any evidence developed, during suit(s) against Matthews, shall be used against UHaul Corporation in arbitration. Matthews shall have twenty (20) days to respond to this demand before the matter proceeds to the magistrate’s court. RELIEF SOUGHT: 1. Remuneration of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for the improper denial of storage access and for denial of a climate-controlled environment. 2. That Matthews post the permanently restricted access hours in a conspicuous location within five (5) business days of receipt of this transmittal; and to timely post notice of any further access restrictions, accordingly. 3. That Matthews cease and desist any, and all forms of harassment against, and abuse of UHaul customers. 4. For such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper under the attendant circumstances. Glen K. LaConey

Glen L.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Sewell G.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Light is not working in storage unit.

jayen b.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Very clean!!!

laura` s.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

THE STAFF WAS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE. THE MANAGER JACKIE WAS SIMPLY SWEET AND AMAZING. HER EMPLOYEES MICHA, BRIANNA, APRIL AND QUINTON ALL HELPED ME DURING MY TIME OF NEED. THEY ALL CAME TOGETHER AND GAVE ME THE BEST EXPERIENCE THAT ANYONE COULD ASK FOR

myra b.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

Great personal service, however, while I was waiting in line, did notice how messy the area was behind the counter. Also, parking availability is virtually non-existent.

Kent F.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Cavonda W.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

Q was very accommodating, professional, and helpful in the process.

Lou R.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

While the location is not the best - lots in interesting foot traffic - the staff were always friendly and helpful. indoor facility was clean and I surprisingly never found any bugs or other critters. Thanks so much!

Dawn P.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

There were a few issues with the computers when I arrived so completing my paperwork took longer than usual. The young man that helped me was so courteous and he had such a warm personality that it made the wait more pleasant. Bad attitudes from anyone in customer service makes your experience worse. My experience was great because of the customer service of this young man. Thanks for doing everything you could to help me and my family! I love this facility!

Melissa W.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

BRIDGETT M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Jacqueline is really great!! She made our first experience with a moving truck and storage very easy on us. And the young man that checked us out. We had a great experience. Thank you, Regina

Regina F.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

Slow check in and check out. Was not told that the key for the gate was on the ring

Sewell G.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The general manager was very helpful in finding a unit that would work for me

Timothy C.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

The staff was very helpful in our time of grief. Thanks to all the staff

Ashley C.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

I would not hesitate to use UHaul again.

judith h.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

General manager Zakee & Site managers For Elmwood location were absolutely wonderful,they handled my concerns efficiently & transition time moving in was a plus for me thank you all so much!!

Renetta b.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
1.0

The office and staff smelled like marijuana. It was horrible. There was also so many homeless people living there. Always in and out and lounging around. It was unsettling.

Jennifer N.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Cedric, Cheyenne and Sharon were very helpful with renting a truck and storage. Sharon handled and irate customer before me with with tact and finesse. Storage, truck and office were very clean. A++++

Bobbie O.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

The staff was truly excellent and nice. My storage unit bulb went out and I was told they wouldn't be replaced because they were fire hazards, so that was inconvenient.i

Anne H.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

The representative Sharon was very helpful towards my moving process. Her customer service was so impeccable, I believe she deserves a promotion. I appreciate everything she has done.

Akira M.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

The staff at this location went above and beyond their duty to assist me. Thank you

Annette O.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

For as much money as I paid for climate control in my locker it was pretty warm in there

jeremy g.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

The staff gave me excellent service. Sharon and Travis were awesome.

Cornelia G.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Wonder experience! Staff was always friendly and helpful.

TRACEY H.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
4.0

Staff was very friendly and helpful. I will use this facility again next year for my storage needs.

Melissa W.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

I commend Rebecca who operates this location. She is helpful, courteous and sweet. She made out experience with U-Haul great

Michael B.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Well done

Melvin B.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
2.0

THE arming area was too small. Then there was also homeless people walking in a dnt out because they live in the storage units. I felt unsafe.

Jennifer N.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

They gave me a storage that was already use and this guy had to help us and find us a unit and all my stuff couldn't fit in but the guy with the dreads help out, he's the best

rachelle B.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
3.0

Facility was not open 24 hours as advertised.

John W.  |  Overall Experience 
Rating:
5.0

Thank you Rebecca for taking the time out to address my concerns I really appreciate the quick response in regards to my storage unit,again thank you so much.

Renetta b.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
4.0

Rebeca, the manager at Elmwood U-Haul came through in the end. She proved to be a valueble asset to the company. I do appreciate her consistent work effort in handlelng my situations.

David B.  |  First Impressions 
Rating:
5.0

Porsha was very helpful. Excellent customer service.

Kathleen J.  |  Reservation 
Rating:
5.0

Professional and great customer service.

kevin b.  |  Reservation 
Rating:
1.0

I am giving a poor rating due to the fact that upon my arrival my order was set up wrong. The assistant manager was amazing but the fact I had to wait for hours to confirm my reservation was not good.

Edward t.  |  Reservation 
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