Bedside tables: types and measurements


Bedside table types
There are 3 different types of bedside tables; they all have the same function but they slightly differ in use.

  • Bedside chest: A bedside chest includes 2 or 3 drawers which provide extra storage.

Bedside chest

  • Bedside cabinet: A bedside cabinet includes a cabinet and a drawer above it.

Bedside cabinet

  • Nightstand: A nightstand includes only one drawer for storage and its function is mainly to provide a stand for putting an alarm clock or a bedside lamp.



In the market you can find a wide range of bedside tables and their measurements vary considerably. Some indicative dimensions are the following.

Nightstand dimensions, nightstand height, bedside table height, bedside table dimensions, bedside table sizeNightstand measurements

bedside chest dimensions, bedside chest measurements, bedside chest height, bedside chest size Bedside chest measurements


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