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Find the Best Shoe Storage Bench for Your Entryway

Get your family's footwear under control. We found the best shoe storage benches for every home's entryway.

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Best Enclosed Shoe Storage Bench

The Haotian Three-Drawer Storage Bench is the answer to hide-away organization for front or back entryways. Keep footwear handy and out of sight while allowing air to circulate through the three pull-out, slatted drawers. No more stinky running shoes to contend with!

The entryway bench is made of painted medium density fiberboard (MDF). A removable, padded cushion covered in a polyester/linen-like fabric stands up to daily use.

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Best Modern Design Shoe Storage Bench

Entryway shoe storage benches should be much more than functional — they should also be space-defining and in step with the rest of your home’s décor.

Hand-crafted from solid, eco-friendly fruit mango wood, the Uwais Shoe Storage Bench by George Oliver in a sleek mid-century design is a beautiful piece to anchor any home’s entrance. The two-shelf bench is relatively low to the ground and can support up to 150 pounds.

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Best Kids Shoe Storage Bench

Messes and children go hand-in-hand. That doesn’t mean you have to totally surrender to the chaos. Inspire your little ones to keep the floors shoe-free with Crate & Barrel’s District Three-Cube Warm White Stackable Bookcase.

It comes in a warm white or a honey-hued wood finish with a Tip Restraint Kit for securing to the wall for safety. The legs can even be removed to lower the height for tiny toddlers. Fill the three cubes with brightly colored baskets. Add a coat rack above to create a welcoming place for your kids to rest their little bums while they kick off their shoes after a hard day at preschool.

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Best Multi-Tiered Shoe Storage Bench

The reality for many of us is that foyers and mudrooms become a catch-all for footwear. Looking messy is one thing, but jumbled piles of shoes can also pose a tripping hazard.

The charming, cottage-style Prepac Store Shoe Storage Cubbie Bench (in white, drifted gray, espresso or black) solves that issue, thanks to three rows of cubicles that hold up to 18 pairs of shoes. Slot in wicker or canvas baskets to deposit smaller items like mittens or the dog’s leash.

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Best Hall Tree Shoe Storage Bench

Do you need entryway storage that offers more than just space for shoes? The Williston Forge Parke Hall Tree will ensure the area next to the door is neat and organized for all the stuff you bring in and carry out.

Sporting clean, industrial-inspired lines, this hall tree/bench provides plenty of horizontal space below the two-seater platform to put up to six pairs of shoes. And it offers lots of vertical space above to hang coats, purses, backpacks, keys and more.

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Best Family-Friendly Shoe Storage Bench

A family that puts on their shoes together, stays together. The Songmics Bamboo Shoe Bench Entryway Storage Rack is cleverly designed with seats at high (about 18 inches) and low levels (almost 10 inches) so adults and kids can sit together. The versatile bench, which holds up to 12 pairs of shoes and two pairs of boots, is solidly constructed of sustainable bamboo with a load capacity of 264 pounds.

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Best Splurge Shoe Storage Bench

If you’re looking for shoe storage that’s handmade and unusual, the UsetCoutumes is worth the investment (from $553 to $896) for the quality and customizable options alone.

Made of walnut, birch or cheery and finished with hard oil, water-based varnish and lacquer, the legs can match the wood or be painted in contrasting colors. You can also choose between one or two adjustable rope shelves and among three lengths (28, 36 or 48 inches). The bench arrives flat and requires assembly.

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Best DIY Mudroom Shoe Storage Bench

Handcraft a storage shoe bench for dirty and mucky shoes that looks exactly how you want it. You can build this entryway bench yourself with some basic tools and a beginner’s skill set.

And let’s not forget about rain and snow boots. To make a bench for those, just increase the height north of 15-1/4-in. (the size of the average knee-high rain or muck boot) and ditch the shelf. Prime and paint it and it’s ready for your porch or mudroom.

Toni DeBella
Toni DeBella is a freelance travel, lifestyle and digital content writer based in a medieval hill town in central Italy. Her work has been featured in such publications as Fodor's, The Telegraph, Walks of Italy, Italy Magazine, Frommers.com, Touring Bird (via [email protected]) and more. Most recently she authored the 2020 edition of DK Eyewitness Sicily travel guide. When Toni is not roaming around Europe, you'll find her tending her alley-side container garden or honing her clay-court tennis game.

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