The Best Outdoor Storage Benches Under $200

Because we could all use a few more hiding spots for our backyard gear.

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March 24, 2023

Gardening tools, pool toys and all-weather pillows — oh my! It's easy for your backyard gear to overtake your outdoor space without savvy storage on site. The secret to keeping your deck or patio clutter-free while ensuring your essentials are always within reach? A discreet and oh-so-chic outdoor storage bench. We've corralled our favorite budget-friendly picks for stealthy storage benches in the links below so that you can reprieve your patio (read: yourself) from your child's neon toys and your partner's perpetually strewn landscaping tools ASAP.


Bring timeless style and practical storage to your garden or deck with this classic storage bench. The best-selling design is made from weather-resistant resin and comes in your choice of a rich espresso or charcoal gray finish. Each bench features a roomy, 70-gallon interior to store gardening gear, outdoor toys or all-weather pillows.

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This airy, weather-resistant outdoor bench is a must for contemporary gardens and transitional patios alike. The resin bench features a neat façade composed of horizontal slats and sports a soft white finish fitting for most exterior color palettes. The best part? This bench provides substantial storage for all your backyard necessities with an impressive 165-gallon interior capacity.

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Keep your home's exterior feeling natural and neutral with this solid wood storage bench. The stately design features seating for two adults, with a high backrest and armrests for added comfort. The seat lifts to reveal roomy storage space below. Pile the bench with a few ivory or black accent pillows to create an effortless-yet-coordinated result.

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Make a stately statement with this flirty wicker storage bench. The winged storage bench design features a chaise-inspired silhouette and dimensional chocolate wicker woven into a modern geometric design. A hinged lid opens to a hidden storage compartment ideal for storing outdoor accents during summer storms or keeping unsightly pool toys hidden in plain sight between swim sessions.

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Looking for a bench that complements your modern or contemporary exterior? This streamlined resin bench provides the perfect spot to kick up your feet and hide your outdoor clutter in one fell swoop. Each bench is water- and UV-resistant and comes with a spot to place a lock for added security. Push the bench against your deck wall, top with white cushions and flank with ceramic or metallic accent tables to use as storage-savvy outdoor seating.

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Is it a bench or is it sleek outdoor storage? Both! Ideal for a porch or entryway, this weather-resistant bench is constructed of a steel frame and features a powder-coated finish that complements vibrant and neutral settings alike. A wicker storage box underneath pulls out to offer storage for your outdoor gear and gadgets.

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This honey-tone teak bench brings tropical flair and out-of-sight storage to your outdoor space. The bench is made from solid acacia wood and coated with a teak oil finish that combats the elements. High-quality hinges and pulls make accessing the bench interior a breeze and add a polished look to the overall design. Store outdoor sports equipment or landscaping tools within the expansive bench interior, and top it with a pair of patterned throw pillows to create stylish alfresco seating.

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Add practical storage to your backyard or poolside setup with this wooden storage bench. The fresh design offers a 65-gallon capacity and creates an attractive hiding spot for flashy pool toys or messy potting gear. Nestle the bench against your exterior patio wall and dress it up with a pair of striped pillows and a blanket for chic additional seating.

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Midcentury design inspires this eye-catching outdoor storage bench. The swoon-worthy seat features a timeless, weather-resistant wicker bench supported by sharp tapered legs for a distinctive result. Use the unique piece to store outdoor serveware, pillows or pool toys.

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Craving cozy fireside conversations with your bestie? Snag this wicker bench for your backyard fire pit. The unique tete-a-tete design provides comfortable seating for two separated by a shared cocktail table and an open-air storage shelf. Each bench is made from weather- and UV-resistant wicker and rattan and includes your choice of gray or beige seat cushions.

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Embrace earthy tones and summery texture with this waterproof wicker storage bench. The handsome design offers 120-gallon storage, wears a muted espresso finish and plays well with streamlined or traditional furnishings. Each bench comes with a removable, water-resistant fabric liner and pneumatic hinges to prevent pinched fingers while the lid is raised.

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