Best key rack

Key racks, holders, and rails are a practical solution for keeping your keys in a safe place, and can also look good doing it.

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If you invest in a decent key rack and remember to actually use it, you'll achieve the nirvanic state of never losing your keys in the house again. Such products come in all styles, shapes, and sizes, so there's a wide variety of options to chose from. From modern designs that are a style statement to practical designs suitable for workspaces, and even traditional designs for more classic hallways, we have a selection of key racks, holders, and rails for you to consider. 

Best overall

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mDesign mail organizer and key rack

Clear perspex for a neutral look

This modern choice from mDesign is available in black, white, grey, cream, pink, and clear perspex. We like the see-through design that lets your existing decor make the style statement. It's made of durable, shatter-resistant plastic. The basket measures 2.4 inches deep, so has plenty of space for holding mail. All mounting hardware is included.

Great for guitar-lovers

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Licensed Fender jack rack

Fun and functional with four keychains included

Ideal for music-lovers, this is an officially-licensed Fender key holder. It's made with real amplifier components, including genuine amp fabric, real input jacks, and it features that iconic brushed metal Fender logo. There are four laser-etched Fender guitar plug keychains. A wall mounting kit with hardware is included.

Practical solution

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Command key rail

Simple, screw-free design with clean lines

A no-nonsense option from Command, this beautifully simple hanging rail is available in a white "Quartz" or dark grey "Slate" finish. It measures eight inches across. It is a compact solution, but wall-mounted correctly with the included adhesive strips can hold up to two pounds in weight. It's ideal for anyone who can't risk damaging their walls.

Magnetic holder

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Umbra Magnetter organizer

Modernist option that looks super-sleek

This is made from white gloss lacquered wood, offering a very sleek alternative to traditional key racks. The "Magnetter" has three very strong magnets at the base for a hook-free solution for holding your keys. The gently-curved design makes space to become a letter holder when it's mounted to the wall. It measures 8.35 by 6.69-inches. Umbra supplies all necessary fixtures and fittings. 

Useful corkboard

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iDesign twillo corkboard, key and mail rack

A three-in-one option for keys, letters, and notes

Ideal for studio living or smaller scale apartments where space is an issue, this is a fab three-in-one solution offering a corkboard for notes and memos, a mail holder, and five hooks for keys and the like. It has a classy, textured twill finish on the basket area. It measures 11.5 by 10.5 by 2.5-inches deep. 

Handsome option

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Franklin Brass key rail

Seven hooks, perfect for larger households

Sometimes the simplest solution is the best. This Franklin Brass rail has seven hooks, so it's ideal for larger families and households. It comes in black or white with a satin nickel finish that should work with most decors. It's made from medium density fiberboard with zinc die-cast hooks. This measures just over 18 inches wide. It boasts an impressive 10 pounds weight capacity. 

Commercial choice

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Acrimet key tag rack

Ideal for professionals with multiple keys

If you have the need to organize lots of keys for professional reasons, consider this affordable solution from Acrimet. These racks can screw-in, or be attached with self-adhesive. They are slimline, so can fit inside cupboards and cabinets. Each plastic rack has eight hooks. This set comes with the colorful key tags so you can identify the keys you need quickly. 

Striking design

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Umbra Sticks multi rack

Designer option that has many uses

This isn't technically a key rack, but it can suit you if you're looking for a multipurpose solution. This can also work as a coat rack, a scarf holder, a purse hanger, or somewhere to store a dog leash. Available in black, white, and fashionable grey, it's a stark but striking choice. It measures 19.5 inches wide. It comes with everything you need to get it on the wall. 

Elegant swirl

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RTZEN decorative wrought iron rack

A quality, hand-forged choice suitable for outdoors

Most of our choices are perfect for indoor hallways, but RTZEN's option is suitable for use on a porch, and even outdoors. It's hand-made from solid cast iron with zinc plating for a durable and long-lasting finish. With an attractive swirl design, it has five hooks. It measures just under 11 inches wide. This is supplied complete with mounting hardware.

Unusual design

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BU Products honeycomb magnetic key holder

Eye-catching hexagons and magnetic tech

If you want to make your key rack a feature of your hall, BU Products can help. This is an attractive honeycomb cloud design that makes a style statement. It is made of lightweight but sturdy bamboo. It has five detachable hexagonal key rings that attach to the strong magnets at the base of the product. 

Wherever you hang your keys...  

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Our overall staff pick is the mDesign mail organizer and key rack. It features plenty of space for both mail and your keys making it an excellent pick for homes with roommates, or larger families! 

However, if you want to shake things up with a more contemporary choice, consider the unusual Umbra Magnetter organizer. This has strong magnets in the base for an eye-catching, hook-free solution. 

Another option that makes us smile is the Licensed Fender jack rack. This would make for an amazing house-warming gift for a music-lover. We like that it playfully takes a fun concept and turns it into a practical product.

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With over 10 years of experience writing for popular websites Amy-Mae is a freelance features writer with a focus on writing reviews, how-tos, and buyers guides. She lives near the sea in Devon with her family, two naughty cats, and two much-loved dogs. Her beloved daughter ensures she has very little spare time but if she manages to wrangle any you'll find her on the sofa watching box sets and drinking gin.