Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing ones. (You can learn more about our rating system and how we pick each item here.)
And while we’ve written about lots of things you can buy for your bedroom — including cheap (but expensive-looking) bedroom décor, the best pillows, and the best mattresses — here we’ve rounded up the best cheap-but-expensive-looking nightstands, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.
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-rated (less expensive) nightstand
“My expectations weren’t supremely high for this particular item as furniture items are usually pretty cheap assembly from Amazon but this is the exception,” one reviewer raves