Entryway bench ideas for a welcoming first impression - Coas

October 18, 2023

Entryway bench ideas for a welcoming first impression

An entryway bench is your chance to make a great first impression. Discover our top picks to find the perfect bench for your space.

An entryway bench is your chance to make a great first impression. Discover our top picks to find the perfect bench for your space.

Need a functional and stylish entryway bench? Look no further than this list of best-selling entryway benches.

These options have you covered whether you want a cozy spot to put on your shoes or somewhere to store winter gear. From sleek and modern styles to charming rustic looks, there’s something for everyone.

So, step inside, have a seat, and get ready to find the best entryway bench for your home.

ABCs of how to use an entryway bench

Entryway benches serve several purposes for function and style. Here are some of the many ways you can use them in your entryway or mudroom:

  • Add a shoe shelf with enough storage space to keep your daily go-to pairs at the ready
  • Bring a smile to your face when you walk in the front door by adding something uniquely you
  • Clear clutter in a small entryway with hidden storage for winter gear
  • Define the storage in your mudroom with a shoe rack and coat hooks
  • Establish a cohesive look with entryway furniture that matches the rest of your home decor
  • Create an environment of convenient accessibility with a comfy entry bench seat
  • Greet your guests with elevated interior design to make a stellar first impression

Best entryway benches for storage

An entryway bench with storage is perfect for clearing the clutter while keeping the essentials on hand. Say goodbye to your cluttered entryway and hello to a welcoming, organized space with one of these beautiful options.

Cababi Upholstered Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Cababi Upholstered Storage Bench Black and White

Embrace your fun and funky side with this black and white storage bench. The slim legs add a modern touch while the tribal-inspired pattern alludes to fantastical adventures around the globe. The hidden storage compartment in the seat is surprisingly spacious.

Noah Upholstered Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Noah Upholstered Storage Bench Orange and Beige

Show off your eclectic style with this mid-century-inspired Nora storage bench. Its bright orange and white pattern and modern wooden legs make it a statement piece for any urban space. The storage compartment is deep, making it ideal for winter gear.

Farrah Upholstered Rolled Arms Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Farrah Upholstered Rolled Arms Storage Bench Beige and Brown

Elevate your living space with this stunning upholstered storage bench featuring luxurious velvet upholstery, elegant natural wood legs, and concealed storage space. It’s a fantastic blend of style and function, sure to impress guests and satisfy your storage needs.

Mcloughlin Upholstered Storage Ottoman

Entryway bench: Mcloughlin Upholstered Storage Ottoman Beige and White

This upholstered entryway bench is the ultimate multitasker, with a comfy seat cushion, ample storage space, and eye-catching beige and white gingham-style fabric. It can also double as a temporary coffee table or ottoman in the living room, making it ideal for small spaces and studio apartments.

Samir Lift Top Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Samir Lift Top Storage Bench Charcoal

Looking to add as much hidden storage as possible? This classy lift-top entryway storage bench will do the trick. It boasts a sturdy, chic design and a huge storage compartment hidden beneath the tufted top.

Best shoe storage benches

If you’re tripping over shoes when you walk in the door, it’s time for a shoe storage entryway bench. Whether you opt for something with closed cubbies or an open storage shelf, it’s the ultimate practical upgrade.

Abrielle 2-Basket Upholstered Accent Bench

Entryway bench: Abrielle 2-basket Upholstered Accent Bench Brown and Natural

This wood entryway bench has open shelves for shoe storage and a plush, padded seat topped with faux leather upholstery. It boasts a cool brown finish and natural wood grain. Store up to four pairs of shoes in the two open compartments or add wicker baskets to conceal them.

Aylin 2-Drawer Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Aylin 2-drawer Storage Bench Medium Brown and Black

This shoe storage bench is a minimalist‘s dream with room for multiple pairs of shoes in two open compartments, plus extra concealed storage in two drawers. And with a faux leather seat cushion on top, it’s the perfect bench for any modern entryway or mudroom.

Alma 3-Drawer Storage Bench

Entryway bench: Alma 3-drawer Storage Bench Weathered Brown and White

Spice up your entryway or mudroom with this modern wooden bench. It has three cubbies with wood baskets, perfect for storing shoes and extra gear. The rich cappuccino and crisp white colors contrast beautifully while the open horizontal slats add a fun French country-inspired style.

Want this in neutral tones? Check out the Alma in white and grey.

Maria Upholstered Stool

Entryway bench: Maria Upholstered Stool Warm Grey and Gold

Add a touch of plush comfort to your entryway with this modern gold bench. The angular metal frame adds structure and supports a storage shelf perfect for up to four pairs of shoes, making it a luxurious and functional addition to any front door.

Looking for something more colorful? Check out the Maria in navy blue and gold.

Best hall trees

Hall trees and coat rack benches make it easy to add flair to your entryway. In addition to offering a spot to sit, they provide ample storage for coats, hats, scarves, purses, backpacks, and whatever else you need to shed when you arrive.

Francesca Hall Tree

Francesca Hall Tree with 6-hook Dark Walnut and Dark Bronze

Transform your entryway into a space that’s equal parts functional and stylish with this bronze hall tree. It features a dark bronze metal frame, six hooks, a lower shelf for shoe storage, and a comfy upholstered bench for seating.

Alise Hall Tree

Alise Hall Tree with 5 Coat Hooks Chestnut and Dark Bronze

Capture that trending farmhouse charm with this sturdy hall tree. It boasts five coat hooks, a dark bronze frame, a solid wood bench seat, and a lower shelf big enough to store several pairs of shoes. Plus, the industrial-inspired pipe design adds a fresh touch.

Best accent benches with metal legs or frames

Speaking of metal frames, sometimes you just want metal accents and stylish design. These are great when you already have all the storage you need with a console table or storage cabinet.

Lorena Tufted Cushion Bench

Lorena Tufted Cushion Bench Dark Grey and Gold

Revamp your living space with the sleek Lorena metal bench. It boasts a chic angular base and a luxe gold finish. The plush dark grey velvet seat exudes elegance with deep channel tufting for a touch of modern drama.

Walton Rectangle Upholstered Tufted Bench

Walton Rectangle Upholstered Tufted Bench Black

Upgrade your modern space with a chic entryway bench. The slender silhouette and minimalist design belie the ornate touches in its chrome frame and black tufted leatherette cushion. It’s stylish enough to be a bath or bedroom bench but practical enough for the entryway.

Black upholstery not your thing? Check out the Walton in white and chrome.

Austin Upholstered Bench

Austin Upholstered Bench Beige and Black

Level up your entryway or mudroom with this cool rustic bench. It has black metal hairpin legs, a beige cushion for texture, and straps on the sides to give it a handcrafted touch. The subtle nailhead finish holds it all together while giving it a modern look.

Chad Upholstered Bench

Chad Upholstered Bench with Hairpin Legs Dark Blue

Jazz up your space with this cute entryway bench. It’s a seat and a statement piece in one, with industrial-style hairpin legs and a dual-layer seat. The dark blue denim upholstery adds a pop of color that’s totally on-trend. Perfect for a mid-century modern vibe.

Best upholstered benches with wood frames

Quality upholstery paired with a solid wood frame are sure to elevate your interior decor. These entryway benches are perfect for spaces with existing entryway tables, storage cabinets, and shoe racks.

Aiden Sled Leg Upholstered Accent Bench

Aiden Sled Leg Upholstered Accent Bench Black and White

Add a unique element to your entryway with this playful accent bench. The soft abstract fabric pops with a black-and-white motif that’ll complement any home decor style. And the weathered sled leg wood frame adds a touch of rustic charm, creating a standout piece.

Wilson Upholstered Tufted Bench

Wilson Upholstered Tufted Bench Taupe and Natural

This modern wooden entryway bench features a super comfy seat cushion, classy button tufting, and angled legs for a remarkable mid-century modern appeal. The taupe fabric blends perfectly with the natural wood base for a chic, two-tone look.

Benjamin Flared Arm Bench

Benjamin Flared Arm Bench Grey and Brown

Add character to your home with this retro-style entryway bench. It features grey linen upholstery with a soft hand-feel and plush tufted cushion seat. The flared arms are great for adding support and accessibility to your entryway while the angled legs give it a carefree vibe.

Go from drab to fab with a new entryway bench

Your entryway is the gateway to your home’s unique decor, and it’s the first thing people see when they walk in the front door. What better way to make a good impression than with a stylish and functional bench to set the tone for your decor? 

With these benches, you’ll wow your guests and help them feel right at home the moment they step inside. (Plus, you’ll love walking in every day.)

For more ideas, check out Coaster Furniture’s full selection of entryway furniture. You can also use our store locator when you’re ready to buy to find a convenient local retailer. 

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Austin Upholstered Bench Beige and Black

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Walton Rectangle Upholstered Tufted Bench Black

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