Hand Towel Stand

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Give your bath towels, your hand towels, somewhere to dry, with these towel ring stands. Available in many styles to fit many decors, you will love the simplicity, the convenience, of having a sturdy and attractive towel ring stand in your bathroom. Find the right one that matches your decor in this collection. You might be surprised how much you need it.

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Updated 17/02/2023
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O Ring Hand Towel Stand

O Ring Hand Towel Stand

What We Like: Stainless steel construction

What We Don’t Like: Only holds two towels

Not So Good For: Larger hand towels

Perfect For: Modern and minimalist bathrooms

This O-ring countertop towel stand is a sleek and modern solution for keeping your hand towels within easy reach. Constructed out of stainless steel with a brushed finish, this fingertip towel holder stand is rustproof and corrosion-resistant, ensuring long-term durability. The elegant ring design will complement any bathroom decor, and the sturdy construction means it can hold heavy towels without tipping over.

Its free standing design makes it easy to move around your counter. With two rings, you can make the most of the space in your bathroom or kitchen, displaying and drying up to two hand towels or tea towels. This towel stand is perfect for guest bathrooms or for those who prefer a minimalist look.

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Wooden Free Standing Hand Towel Holder

Wooden Free Standing Hand Towel Holder

What We Like: Elegant wooden design

What We Don’t Like: Large footprint

Not So Good For: Small guest or private bathrooms

Perfect For: Traditional decor

Made of natural wood, this free standing hand towel holder offers a classic and practical option for keeping your towels organized. It features a sturdy base and two iron bars that provide ample space for multiple towels in your bathroom, and its free standing design and broad rails can also showcase quilts.

This towel holder pairs well with various decor, from traditional to modern. You can create a cohesive look in your bathroom or bedroom by incorporating other wooden and metal accents, such as a wooden mirror or metal candle holders. Consider adding some greenery, like a small potted plant, to add some color and texture to the space.  

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Two Level Countertop Towel Holder

Two Level Countertop Towel Holder

What We Like: Sturdy and solid stand

What We Don’t Like: Racks are close to each other

Not So Good For: Larger countertops

Perfect For: Limited counter space

Add a touch of style and class to your bathroom with this two-level countertop towel holder that combines elegance and practicality. Its durable metal construction ensures it will be long-lasting and secure, offering a safe place for your towels. The sleek design with polished two-tier nickel plating creates a stylish look that pairs perfectly with modern bathroom hardware.

You can easily relocate this towel holder as there is no need for drilling or hardware; simply place it on any surface. It provides ample space to hang two towels, and the stand can also be used as a jewelry tree for necklaces and bracelets, while the base provides a tray for earrings, rings, or cosmetics.

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Bamboo Free Standing Towel Holder

Bamboo Free Standing Towel Holder

Gallerie Decor

What We Like: Natural and eco-friendly design

What We Don’t Like: Unsealed bamboo may warp in damp areas

Not So Good For: High-traffic bathrooms

Perfect For: Environmentally conscious buyers

Crafted from eco-friendly bamboo, this free standing towel holder has a warm and inviting look that will give your bathroom a tranquil spa aesthetic. With its three convenient horizontal bars for displaying, drying, and using all sizes of towels, this towel stand is the perfect choice when looking for a stylish yet practical solution for storing your towels.

The flared legs provide a sturdy base while maximizing the bottom shelf's extra storage capacity, making it perfect for folded towels, health and beauty aids, soaps, and slippers to help keep your space clutter-free. Add a plant or two to the bottom shelf of the towel holder to bring some greenery and vibrancy to your bathroom.

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S Shaped Countertop Hand Towel Holder

S Shaped Countertop Hand Towel Holder

What We Like: Antique bronze finish

What We Don’t Like: Shorter than standard towel holders

Not So Good For: Heavy or wet towels

Perfect For: Guest rooms

This S-shaped countertop towel stand is the perfect addition to traditional bathroom decor, adding a touch of vintage elegance to your space. This holder is crafted from premium-quality metal that ensures durability and strength. It features a round base and an elongated stand with two S-shaped arms, making it an eye-catching addition to your guest bathroom or a half bath.

The arms are perfect for hand towels, washcloths, or toilet paper rolls without taking up too much space. It comes with mounting hardware for easy installation. Pair it with an antique soap dispenser or a vanity tray to create a charming vintage bathroom aesthetic.

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Countertop Hand Towel Holder

Countertop Hand Towel Holder

What We Like: Simple and elegant design

What We Don’t Like: Easy to tip over

Not So Good For: Regular and larger-sized hand towels

Perfect For: Small hand towels

Look no further than these stand-alone T-shaped towel holders for an easy and stylish way to store hand towels in every bathroom. The dual-arm holder is crafted from stainless steel, offering superior corrosion resistance, making it ideal for bathrooms, laundry rooms, and mudrooms.

This freestanding accessory can easily fit on any shelf, table, or countertop and requires no drilling or installation, so it is an excellent addition to a rental home. The weighted base prevents movement from scratching your countertops, and the 11” height accommodates face flannels and hand towels. From modern to transitional bathrooms, this classic accessory comes in an array of styles and finishes to complement any décor.

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Metal Countertop Towel Stand

Metal Countertop Towel Stand

What We Like: Sturdy base

What We Don’t Like: The ring is slightly off-center

Not So Good For: Holding multiple towels

Perfect For: Luxury bathroom countertops

Add a touch of sophistication to your bathroom with a matte black free standing hand towel holder. The elegant piece incorporates traditional and contemporary elements to create a timeless design, making it easy to complement your interior decor. Assembling the piece requires minimal effort, and once in place, its weighty base ensures it stands firmly on the countertop.

The hanging ring is ideal for holding one hand towel conveniently beside your sink, so it is an excellent option for a guest bathroom. The taller frame prevents hand towels from touching the countertop, allowing faster drying.

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Freestanding Countertop Towel Holder

Freestanding Countertop Towel Holder

What We Like: Space for two towels

What We Don’t Like: Small dimensions

Not So Good For: Bathroom hand towels

Perfect For: Kitchen hand towels

This free standing hand towel stand is ideal if you’re looking for a reliable way to store and display your hand towels. Made of durable steel with a rust-resistant bronze finish, this holder is designed to last for years and maintain its original beauty. Its free standing design allows you to place it anywhere on your countertop, and its compact size takes up minimal space, so it is ideal for small bathrooms.

With its beautiful curved design, the towel holder is a functional and elegant addition to any bathroom or kitchen countertop. Its perfectly proportioned base won’t tip over when drying your hands.

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Towel Stand With Shelves

Towel Stand With Shelves

What We Like: Extra storage space

What We Don’t Like: Legs may not balance well

Not So Good For: Poorly ventilated bathrooms

Perfect For: Bathrooms to store accessories

Keeping your hand towels and washcloths tidy and organized is easy with this 3-tier vintage gray wood freestanding towel rack. This storage rack features three separate bars that provide ample space for hanging bath towels, hand towels, and clothing, eliminating the need to drill holes in bathroom tiles to mount hooks.

The frame’s vintage gray wooden finish adds a shabby chic element to a modern farmhouse or traditional style. The stand also provides ample storage with a bottom shelf to store items like toilet tissue and toiletries. Perfect for bathrooms that need more storage options, this stylish yet practical towel rack will keep your towels neat, organized, and within easy reach.

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Freestanding Hand Towel Holder

Freestanding Hand Towel Holder

What We Like: Tall design

What We Don’t Like: Swivel arms do not lock in place

Not So Good For: High-traffic areas

Perfect For: Small bathrooms with limited space

Creating extra towel storage in a small bathroom can be challenging, but with the help of a portable freestanding towel rack, it’s easy. This stainless steel rack is designed to hold large bath towels and multiple hand towels. Featuring long swivel arms that separate drying towels, this heavy-duty rack is weighted to prevent tipping while keeping delicate laundry items safe.

Ideal for family bathrooms or guest bedrooms, this versatile rack can also be used as a valet stand in your bedroom. With its portable design and solid construction, you don’t need to sacrifice style or durability when providing convenient and practical storage for your bath towels.  

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Hand Towel Stand

Buying Guide

A towel ring stand should be used in any bathroom that doesn’t already have a wall-mounted towel ring. Towel rings are a classy, convenient way for you to hang towels up to dry between uses while providing easy access when you need to dry off.

Without somewhere to hang hand towels to dry, they often sit on the bathroom countertop looking messy and potentially staining the counter’s surface because of the constant exposure to moisture. Creating a dedicated area for storing damp towels helps keep your bathroom tidy and your vanity in top condition.

Larger freestanding towel rings are ideal for letting bath towels air dry after your shower without hanging them against a door or wall. This prevents dark towels from staining the walls because of prolonged contact with moisture.

The standard directions for how far off the floor a towel ring stand should sit is 42” to 48”. Depending on how tall your towel ring stand is, you can judge for yourself whether the stand should sit on the counter or the floor.

If you have a short towel ring stand, you can place it on the counter. If your towel ring has a stand that stretches over 12”, you should place it on the floor.

Ideally, your towel ring stand should be a few inches from your sink so you can wash your hands and only have a minimal reach to dry them with a towel. The position that gives you and your guests easier access to a hand towel is where you should place your towel ring stand.

Best Ideas

A pair of vintage brass hand towel

A Pair Of Vintage Brass Hand Towel
A vintage pair of hand towel holders, made of brass in Japan, in the 1970s. Japan origin is clearly visible: each towel stand was topped off with 3D Koi fish figurines. Another ornamental accent was applied on bases (intricate etching).

Towel ring stand 1

Free-standing and high-quality towel ring featuring a sturdy metal construction and an incredibly elegant chrome-plated finish. The piece stands on a strong rounded base and offers up to two extra-large rings to dry your towels and other bathroom attire.

Free Standing Pedestal Fingertip Towel Stand

Free Standing Pedestal Fingertip Towel Stand
Attractive modern freestanding fingertip towel rack. It is manufactured of glossy-finished metal. It consists of a round base, a sleek round section stem and 2 circular holders hanging on short arms.

Counter hand towel stand

Ruy Teixeira

Towel ring stand 1

Get your towels organized and dried up easily with this beautiful metal towel rings. The rings feature a modern gold plated design and are glossed a little to pop. They are supported by a stable metal stand too and should be enough to hold three or four towels at a time.

Antique pedestal fingertip towel ring

Antique Pedestal Fingertip Towel Ring

Hand towel holder stand

Beautifully constructed towel ring stand with an opulent gold-plated finish and sturdy metal construction. The stand is relatively short too, making it easier to access it even for kids. Its strong rounded base and two large rings at the top should provide excellent usability for any household.

Countertop hand towel stand

Freestanding towel ring stand made of metal with antique finish. Functional accent for each bathroom according to taste and need. Simple form and elegant design.

Bathroom countertop towel stand

Tribecca Free Standing 2 Ring Guest Towel Holder

Universal Free Standing Guest Towel Holder

Universal Free Standing Guest Towel Holder

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Waverly Place Free Standing 2 Ring Guest Towel Holder

Waverly Place Free Standing 2 Ring Guest Towel Holder

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Aquatico 2-Ring Fingertip Towel Stand

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Eiffel tower fingertip towel ring

Eiffel Tower Fingertip Towel Ring

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Tribecca Free Standing Towel Ring | Wayfair

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Tribecca Free Standing Towel Ring | Wayfair

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