Choice of clear lacquer only, or stain+clear lacquer. We use Minwax Wood Finish stains in 2 options: Golden Oak (light brown), and Early American (darker brown).
Ladder (separate and detachable) included. We recommend bunkie boards as part of the mattress system you purchase. Just ask your favorite mattress or furniture store about them.
Bunk height at top of each post is 72" and ladder height is all 72".