Need a Towel Rack for Your Small Bathroom? Here Are 10 Stylish Contenders

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If there is a word that's synonymous with small space living, it's creativity. And this is especially true in a small bathroom where you're likely constantly searching for ways to implement clever storage ideas.

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But never fear. Within those nooks, crannies, and limited wall space, we guarantee that you'll be able to find the perfect place for a chic towel rack. Whether you're searching for a hand towel holder or all-out towel storage, there are so many brilliant solutions to choose from.

Ready to give your bath towels a proper home? Scroll on for 10 towel racks that are on-trend and perfect for small bathrooms.

1. CB2 Hex Small Brass Train Rack, $99.95

In a gleaming brass finish, this wall-mounted towel holder is actually a train rack, a vintage accent that's been around since, well, people started traveling on trains. This one from CB2 is ideal because it'll hold your bath towels and also a few toiletries on top to boot.

2. mDesign Metal Wall Mount Bathroom Towel Rack Holder, $22.99

Let's say that you have a lot of bath towels (or wine bottles) to stash and a simple towel bar just won't do. In that case, we recommend this wall-mounted towel rack for small bathrooms from Target that can hold up to six towels.

3. Yamazaki Ladder Clothes + Towel Rack, $60

If you don't have a single inch of spare space left on your wall to hang a towel rack, we'll point you in the direction of this freestanding ladder from West Elm that takes up hardly any room (which is essential in a small bath) and flaunts a sleek Japanese-inspired design.

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4. Keyaiira Small Leather Strap Brass Ring Wall Hook, $11.99 - $15.99

Not looking for a full-fledged towel rack to put in your small bathroom? Rather something simple to hold hand towels instead? This mini wonder from Etsy seller Keyaiira is just the ticket and looks so cool and modern, too.

5. Signature Hardware Colvin Four Swing Arm Brass Towel Bar, $69.95

In addition to looking really slick, this simple wall-mounted option is perfect for small bathrooms, and can hold up to three items. This means that you can hang both your bath towels ​and​ hand towels on the same rack.

6. Urban Outfitters Rattan Daisy Wall Shelf, $59

Looking more like a sweet DIY project from the 1970s, this Urban Outfitters towel rack also doubles as the cutest small bathroom shelf around. Complete with daisy details and retro rattan, its a stylish way to add warmth and texture to your pint-sized space.

7. StragaFurniture Modern Rustic Handmade Hardwood Organizer, $149 - $171

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Going for a midcentury vibe in your small bathroom? This wall shelf meets towel bar from Etsy seller StragaFurniture is right up your alley, and it's oh-so-convenient thanks to multiple shelves.

8. Yamazaki Home Tower Organizer Wagon Free Standing Towel Rack, $85

Although it's super narrow, this freestanding bathroom towel organizer from Wayfair actually holds a surprising amount of stuff. Multiple towels? Toiletries? A hanging dry brush or sponge? This rack does it all.

9. mDesign OTD Towel Rack with Hooks, $24.99

Amazon has a myriad of towel rack options available, but we're partial to this one. As an over-the-door rack, you won't need to allocate wall or floor space for your towel storage. Instead, you'll simply hang it behind your door, and it even comes with handy hooks.

10. Holistic Habitat Rotating Hanging Rack Towel Bar, $109

While this towel rack from Holistic Habitat is certainly practical — it can hold tons of towels, works beautifully in a small bathroom, and rotates in different directions as needed — we also love its artistic quality, making it a decorative piece well-worth the investment.

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Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer who contributes to national magazines and websites, including Country Living, Good Housekeeping, Well+Good, and more. When she's not writing, you'll find her shopping flea markets, hiking, and going for walks with her corgi.

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