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The Best Nightstands on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Your bedroom is your refuge from the world, so filling it with the furniture and décor that’s right for you — with as much care as you would give to choosing the perfect mattress and bed pillows — is crucial. And while we’ve written about lots of things you can buy for your bedroom — including cheap (but expensive looking) bedroom décor, the best bedside lamps, and the best bed frames — here we’ve rounded up the best nightstands, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

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Best-rated nightstand

More than 5,000 reviewers give this two-drawer nightstand (which comes in fifteen different colors) a five-star rating, including one who says he now has them “all over the house … the colors are great, and the drawers are tall enough to fit many various shaped items.” Because all of the parts are included with no need for a screwdriver, he says “assembly was super fast and easy, especially for someone like me with no handy skills.” Another reviewer says the materials look (and feel) much more expensive than the price suggests. “The metal structure is sturdy and the wood top is well made and doesn’t look cheap,” they write. And while many reviews call out its smaller size, one reviewer says that has no effect on its storage capacity. “It’s really small and compact but don’t let the size fool you. It has great storage and it’s really cute, too.”

Best modern nightstand

Zinus Modern Studio Collection 20 Inch Square

Plenty of this nightstand’s more than 3,500 five-star reviewers were impressed by how quick and easy it was to put together. “It was probably the easiest piece of furniture I have ever assembled,” one user writes, adding it took them about “about 20 minutes.” Reviewers also appreciate how sturdy this nightstand is. One says, “The surface of these tables is a good-looking melamine-type material, not the the commonly-used cheap veneer that scratches so easily with everyday use.” They continue, “These tables are soooo sturdy and well-built. They are weighty, but not heavy.” They even withstand damage from kids, according to at least one reviewer: “My 9-year-old son was very excited to get this and put it together himself in under 15 minutes (!!). Great table, feels sturdy, he tends to be pretty rough on things and the table has had no issues.”

Best minimalist nightstand

STNDRD. Bamboo End Table

More than 75 percent of reviewers give this nightstand five stars — including an interior designer who described it as “a gorgeous table.” Another calls out the “modern/minimal style,” while a third calls it “clean, elegant and stable” a selling point that many others note. “Considering the price, my expectations weren’t too high, but I’m thrilled to find that it’s sturdy and well-made,” one reviewer writes. Another says it “does not wobble at all which is the problem that I’ve had in the past with three-legged tables.” Many also appreciate how large the table top is. “The size of the table top is very spacious,” one writes, adding “It’s perfect for holding a small tub for my random small things, a [cup] of water and a book.”

Best nightstand for kids

With its diminutive size and fun colorways like baby pink and mint green, reviewers say this round table (with ample storage) is a great pick for any child’s bedroom. One reviewer calls it “the perfect nightstand for my 5 year old’s room. She loves that she can have her favorite stuffies under it and her water and lamp right by her bed now.” Another says it was the perfect height for their 3-year-old daughter’s Montessori bed, as they needed “something that was low enough for her to reach, which was hard to find but this table works great.” Despite its smaller profile, reviewers insist that the table has plenty of space for all the essentials. It has “enough room for an alarm clock, her cup, and a book without being crowded, and the basket underneath holds several stuffed animals,” writes one happy parent. “It was easy to assemble and overall a great buy.”

Best nightstand set

From $56

More than 5,000 five-star reviewers were able to get even more bang for their buck with this set of two nightstands. “Great value for the price,” writes one. “These night stands are perfect, they were easy to assemble. The wood looks of high value, not cheap! All in all definitely would recommend.” Another calls this pair of nightstands the “perfect little duo,” writing that they were “easy to assemble, very sturdy, and the laminate wood grain top is easy to wipe off without worry about ruining real wood … at this price for two, they were a steal.” And a third reviewer, who bought these to match their metal-frame mattress, says they were “a great buy and look VERY sharp. They feel very sturdy and I imagine they will last for years to come.”

Best mirrored nightstand

Many of this nightstand’s more than 1,000 five-star reviewers were thrilled to obtain the glamor of mirrored furniture without the high price tag. “I’m so very happy with this purchase. I’ve always wanted mirrored bedroom furniture but the cost was always unjustifiable … until now,” writes one. “While these have washed wood (I chose white) they do not lack in beauty and elegance anywhere.” Another reviewer says the mirrored surface “brightens up the space” and highly recommends the nightstand for its “sleek design” as well as its great value.

Best mid-century modern nightstand

“The piece is absolutely beautiful and it’s functional too. It was incredibly easy to put together and embodies the modern retro-revival of 60’s minimalist furniture … I now have two,” writes one design-minded reviewer of this nightstand, which has more than 1,000 five-star ratings. Another reviewer bought it to match their other mid-century pieces and says the arrangement “works perfectly. It was very easy to put together … The drawer is a great size and pulls out nicely. Very happy with this purchase.” And a third reviewer who inherited some authentic mid-century furniture from their grandparents says this nightstand “works great with the style and walnut wood. I’m really happy.”

Best white nightstand

Winsome Wood 10727 Sasha Accent Table

Over 60 percent of reviewers gave this accent table a five-star rating, and most of them used it as a nightstand. “I bought two of these tables in white to use as bedside tables in our guest room,” one writes, adding “They look much more expensive and were easily assembled.” Dozens were surprised at just how much surface area they provide. “They are a great height to use for beside a bed and have plenty of room for a lamp, clock, or other decorations,” one reviewer writes. Another adds, “I can actually fit my laptop, a coffee mug, a vase with flowers and a box of tissues on it and still have some space.” A few note that the drawer is small, which is why many users appreciate the bottom shelf for extra storage. “My favorite part is the bottom shelf where I have my salt lamp,” one reviewer explains, adding, “It fits quite nicely and I am fairly happy with the product.”

Best nightstand for low beds

VASAGLE Industrial Nightstand

One reviewer describes the look of this nightstand as “cool rustic/industrial style with interesting design.” However, dozens urge future buyers to read the dimensions of this nightstand as it is lower than most. “Keep in mind, these are NOT tall stands,” one user warns, but adds “I needed short ones because of my low bed height [and] these worked perfectly.” Despite them being smaller in height, users are still impressed by how much storage these stands provide. “I ordered two of these to use as nightstands,” one writes. “They far exceeded my expectations. I was so impressed that even though they are small, they hold a lot of stuff (I am an avid reader and it fit a lot of books).” And some reviewers who found them too low were happy to learn these can also be stacked, and just bought more. One “ended up buying 4 and stacking them.”

Best nightstand with storage

Household Essentials 8042-1 Victorian 4 Drawer Side Table

For one user who was struggling to find a nightstand to match their existing furniture, this was the perfect solution: “I wanted a small thing in the corner to use as additional drawers in my bedroom but I did not want something wooden as I would have to try and match my bedroom set … This is very cute and sturdy. The drawers are nice and big and I was able to fit a lot in them.” Another user agrees that there is “a lot of volume in those drawers,” adding that they are also “easy to put together and very versatile.” One reviewer says they bought theirs “for double service” and used it as a “night table and small dresser for my guest room.” And while this isn’t a wood nightstand, this one still gets described as sturdy. One review says, “The cloth pull out drawers are very durable.”

Best nightstand with pull-out tray

Arts & Crafts White Nightstand by Home Styles

“There’s nothing cheap about this nightstand,” says one reviewer of this Home Styles option, calling it “easy to assemble” and “cute and large enough to hold a bedroom lamp and clock radio.” Another says this nightstand “offers a lot of utility” with “good quality oak, a shelf at the bottom for storage, a very small pull drawer at the top for storage, and best of all, a pull board on which to place a book, cup of coffee, etc.” This pull-out board is a main selling point for reviewers who call it out as their favorite feature. “I love the little tray you can pull out,” one writes, explaining, “I use it to put my tablet on it to watch Netflix before bed.” Others also mention that this nightstand is compact making it great for small spaces: “The bed fits fairly tight in that room, so this little nightstand was perfect.”

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The Best Nightstands on Amazon