This is a beautiful bed. It came well packaged with no scuffs or scratches. It was easy to assemble for two people but could be done with a bit more effort for one. The bed feels sturdy. My guests have all commented on how nice the bed looks and feels. I added a 9” box spring for support (since the slats that came with the bed did not seem sufficient for the weight of a heavy mattress and people) and a 11” mattress so there is no awkward gap between the bottom of the headboard and the top of the mattress. I got it on sale, which makes it even better! I knocked off a star because of the slats and at the regular sale price I would expect it to be heavier. Overall, I’m very pleased with my purchase.