John Lewis Alex Cotbed, White
Why pay more?
This cot is great. Our little boy has been in it as a cot for 3 months now and its perfect. It's sturdy, good quality build.
We have bought the same in natural for my mums house as the price is so good.
Budget or not this is a great cot, really don't see why you would need to pay more.
10 December 2013
Such good value for money
I ordered this online after seeing it instore. The pic online doesn't do it justice, it's sturdy, easy to put together, very affordable and was delivered in time. I Could not be happier with this purchase. Would definitely recommend.
19 November 2013
Having used this product for less than a year, my 1 year-old daughter was able to snap of of the vertical bars or struts.
The cot bed section on the website talks about these products 'growing with your child' but unfortunately, the Alex cot bed was unable to withstand the use of a toddler.
The bed should be more robust and the snapped vertical section is dangerous. The issue has been raised to John Lewis Customer Services who are 'passing it on'
24 October 2013
Bought two cots for my daughter who is expecting twins. An excellent buy, look far more expensive than the price tag, good quality and look fantastic in the nursery. Would highly recommend this product..
07 September 2013
Really easy to assemble took me 15 minutes. It looks expensive and very sturdy. I am over the moon with the quality of it
06 July 2013
I wish I'd seen this in person before purchasing. The head and foot boards are MDF, and really flimsy. When my son rolls into them, or when he wakes and bangs on them playing, it sounds like a large drum being hit. Even my neighbors can hear that though the night. As it's a toddler BED, I can't see this thin wood standing the test of time if my boy becomes of a rambunctious sort.
It's fairly good looking, and as there isn't a lot of solid wood, it's very light (should weight be a consideration).
For a John Lewis purchase though, I'm disappointed. I wouldn't recommend this cot to a friend.
18 May 2013
Very happy with this cot
My daughter has been sleeping in this cot since she was 6 months old and we have had no problems with it. She sleeps very well and it looks good in the nursery. We have the changing table which fits on top and would highly recommend that also.
10 May 2013
Bought this cot at a reduced price in my local JL store as it had been returned by a customer as no longer wanted. Unfortunately I don't think their reason was entirely honest as on opening we found that the base was cracked! JL customer services was, as usual, fantastic, and arranged for a new base to be sent to us. We received that today and set about putting the cot together. Sadly, on taking the head and footboards out of the box we found one join was missing paint and on another the wood for the leg was cracked. There is also evidence that it has previously been put together as there are telltale markings around the screw holes.
All in all not happy with the quality of this product and it is not up to John Lewis' usual high standards, however, due to our budget we would be willing to try another pack. After all, there are so many good reviews perhaps we were just unlucky!
24 April 2013