21 Best Storage Benches for Every Room in the House

Instant home organization? Yes, please! Curb the clutter, then sit back and relax with these incredible storage benches.

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January 25, 2023

Storage benches just make life easier. Place them by the front door, and they give you a comfortable spot to lace up your shoes or slip on your coat. Put them in the living room or den, and they become an extra seat while keeping pillows and blankets within arm's reach. And if the nursery or playroom is always a mess? A storage bench can help reduce clean-up time. (And restore some parental peace of mind.)

Suffice it to say, storage benches are the ultimate cure-all when it comes to clutter — and we've found the best for every room in the house. Scroll on to see our favorite pieces and relish in the instant organization.

Best Entryway Storage Benches

Tired of tripping over shoes? We totally get it. Casually slip those ballet flats, scuffed sneakers and muddy work boots out of the way using this clever storage bench. The piece boasts a mango wood frame, a padded seat cushion and a built-in shoe rack — so it really makes an impact. If it were up to us, we'd complete the space with a couple of coat hooks.

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$249

Handcrafted of solid wood and finished in a distressed gray, this bench has a classic Shaker style that fits into any design. Two large internal compartments provide plenty of hidden storage to keep shoes, hats and gloves out of sight.

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$649

Create one stylish drop-zone for keys, mail, coats and more with this midcentury storage bench. The piece is crafted from sustainably-sourced wood, finished in a rich acorn hue and equipped with two smooth-gliding drawers and a fabric cushion. And thanks to the raised frame and tapered legs, you'll find plenty of shoe storage underneath as well.

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Carve out the functional entryway of your dreams with this charming all-in-one storage bench. The unit features a drawer for mail, two adjustable cubbies for hats and other accessories, and a large drop-front cabinet for shoes and boots. Meanwhile, beadboard paneling and a plinth base pack in some gorgeous texture.

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Best Hallway Storage Benches

$339.99

Bring modern farmhouse style and major storage space to your hallway with this chic bench. Three pullout drawers have ample room to tuck away board games, linens, shoes or anything else you can't find space for in your closets.

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Keep the hallway clean (and encourage your family to do the same) with this contemporary storage bench. The piece boasts an expansive flat top and two drop-front cubbies for hats, coats, boots, board games, leashes, etc. It's also available in your choice of desert pine or charcoal.

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Best Living Room Storage Benches

$192.37

With its plump, high-density foam cushion and gently rolled arms, this upholstered storage bench easily resembles a chaise or loveseat. The tufted seat lifts on hinges to reveal a storage compartment for spare pillows and blankets inside.

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$180

Create a window seat anywhere in the house with this tufted storage bench and a couple of throw pillows. The piece rests on tapered dowel legs for a cool midcentury aesthetic. But the best part is that you can keep extra blankets or books inside.

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$39.99

Living room clutter driving you crazy? Stash the remotes, magazines and toys out of sight with this tufted storage bench. The box comes wrapped in woven polyester, so it's soft and easy to clean. (Just in case the kiddos or pets get a little rowdy.) Once you've finished tidying up, you can slide on the lid and prop your feet up.

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$209.99

Pro Tip: If you want a storage bench that can double as a seat for guests, look for something with tall sides or rolled arms. These features will echo the look and feel of a chair and entice your visitors to lounge. This stylish settee checks all the boxes with its tall sides, bolster pillows and tapered dowel legs.

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Best Kitchen Storage Benches

$357.19

Add secret storage to your breakfast nook, courtesy of this corner bench. The L-shaped unit slides right against the wall and makes space for about four people. Meanwhile, deep compartments give you one more place to stash placemats, linens and seasonal decorations. Soft-close hinges avoid slamming.

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$565 $345.92
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Conceal the pet food from curious snouts and mischievous paws using this industrial storage locker. The unit is built from wood composite and steel, and it boasts three deep drawers for kibble, treats, toys and more. If it were up to us, we'd definitely display pet-safe plants along the top.

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Best Bedroom Storage Benches

$202.32

When you're ready for bed, toss the lumbar pillows and Euro shams on this sophisticated storage bench. The piece is crafted from solid wood and features both a tufted seat and a generous open shelf. Best of all? You can choose between five fabric colors to ensure that the storage bench perfectly complements your design.

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$157.29

If you're lucky enough to have a large walk-in closet, then why not add some sumptuous, multipurpose seating? This crushed velvet bench will look great in the center of your space and give you extra room for hats, purses, pajamas, workout gear, etc. Plus, the gold legs will lend a hint of shimmer to your suite.

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$106.75

Cozy up your bedroom and create one stylish spot for changing with this tufted storage bench. The light gray upholstery and pillow-soft cushioning will infuse your space with softness. At the same time, the expansive interior will hold your pajamas, slippers and other evening essentials.

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Best Bathroom Storage Bench

$69.99

Affordable and made from sustainable materials, this bench is a stylish and ultra-functional addition to your bathroom. Add bath essentials, towels and cozy slippers to turn your daily ritual into a spa-worthy experience.

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There's something incredibly luxurious about having fluffy towels, loofahs and candles in arm's reach of your tub. See for yourself and upgrade your bathroom with this reclaimed wood storage bench. The piece features A-frame legs, a flat top and a slatted shelf for all of your soaking essentials.

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Best Playroom Storage Bench

Straighten up the nursery or playroom in seconds with this classic white storage bench. The unit sits nice and low to the floor (so kiddos can help put away their toys), and it includes cubbies for their books, art supplies, stuffed animals and more. You can even customize the front with sliding doors and tuck items out of sight during naptime.

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Best Garage Storage Benches

$338.14

Add a splash of color and storage to your garage with this muted green bench. Three easy-to-pull-out drawers sit on an intricately detailed iron frame that also doubles as extra seating for putting on or pulling off shoes.

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$59.99

Leave the gardening shoes and work boots in the garage where they belong, and line them up on this industrial storage bench. The simple yet streamlined frame is crafted from metal and topped with a rustic wood seat. Meanwhile, the slatted shelf helps dirt- or rain-soaked shoes dry quickly.

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Best Patio Storage Bench

$199.49

Free up space in the garage or basement by stashing outdoor pillows, pool floats and more in this resin bench. The seat is large enough to accommodate two people and protects your items from the elements.

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