Best Guitar for Beginners

Finding the best guitar for beginners can be an arduous process.

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I would recommend spending a few extra dollars for a quality instrument that you can enjoy for years. The guitar reviews below represent hours of playing many beginner guitars, speaking to fellow artists, and conducting tons of research. You truly cannot go wrong with any of these guitar models below. They are among the best beginner guitars on the market.

Original Seagull S6, Cost ~$400
Worth the money. While costing a little more than other beginner guitars, this one is by far the best ... (read complete review)

Yamaha FG700S, Cost ~$200
Good quality for price. Of all the other guitars in this $200 price range, this is your best buy.... (read complete review)

Takamine G-340, Cost ~$250
Easy to play. Known for their higher-end quality instruments, Takimine's G Series acoustic guitar is good for the price... (read complete review)

Epiphone AJ-220ST Solid Top Acoustic Guitar Pack, Cost ~$199
Solid spruce top, mahogony back & sides, built-in tuner .. (read complete review)

Fender DG-8S Value Pack, Cost ~$199
Best Beginner Acoustic Guitar Kit. Resonates nicely due to solid spruce top and large body...(read complete review)

Ibanez AC30NT, Cost ~$250
Thin body and beautiful. Less bulky than other beginner guitars, so perfect for hauling around... (read complete review)

Epiphone Dove Acoustic Guitar, Cost ~$299
This is a knock-out gorgeous guitar with looks and sound that will compel you to play everyday. Very popular model ...(read complete review)

3/4-Sized Travel Acoustic Guitars, or Child Acoustic Guitars

Is this beginner acoustic guitar for a child who is 8-11 years old? Then, consider buying a smaller acoustic guitar that will be less bulky to handle, and easier for small hands to play. The following models are 3/4-sized guitar recommendations:

Martin LX1, Cost ~$299
Small but resonates. Solid spruce top resonates nicely in this 3/4-sized guitar... (read complete review)

Taylor Baby Taylor, Cost ~$299
Small with good articulation. This 3/4-sized guitar is perfect for both young beginners and traveling artists... (read complete review)

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