Of course, sleeping on a sofa bed is nothing like sleeping in the comfort and peace of your own bed that feels, looks and even smells like your own. While it may not be as comfortable as your own bed, it is a major step up from sleeping on just the sofa.
Sofa beds do not have to be the most uncomfortable piece of furniture you own, they are actually made more comfortable these days and even more fashionable. You can find sturdy, stylish pieces to complete any space.
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You can add pillows and blankets to the bed to make it more pleasant and cozy but each one on this list is specifically designed to support you. You can rest assured that your guests will have a good night’s rest, and not have to worry that they will wake up with cricks in their neck and aches in their bodies.
Editor’s Choice for Best Sofa Beds
Ashley Furniture Signature Collection Sleeper Sofa
This is my TOP choice because it is a high quality sofa and not only looks stylish but is durable and comfy.
- Comes assembled
- Very durable
Special Considerations For This List
Sturdy: Each of the sofa beds, futons and sleeper beds on this list are sturdy and support high weight capacity. They are durable and will be able to handle you moving the sofa around, pulling it out and folding it up as well general wear a sofa gets.
Comfortable: Comfort is probably one of your top priorities, and it is mine too, which is why I thought that a highly comfortable sofa should be an option. While sofa beds are not usually the most comfortable, I searched around for, and added the most comfortable options to this list.
Stylish: Another issue you may have ran into when looking for sofa beds is that they are not usually the most stylish of options. I have, however, found quite a few truly modern and stylish options to go well with your living rooms, guest rooms, office space or bed rooms.
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DHP Emily Sofa Bed
While this sofa bed is more of a futon than an actual sofa, it is extremely stylish and will fit perfectly with the feng shui of your space. Adding this piece will make it feel cozy and also allow you to fold it out into a larger bed space for your guests to sleep on.
This sofa bed is without any arm rests which is what takes away from the “sofa” appearance and makes it more like a futon style bed, but it does not compromise on classiness. The bed is built on chrome legs that keep it sturdy and is not an eyesore to look at.
You can choose to order your Emily Futon sofa bed to be made out of faux leather or linen material, and with that, a choice of colors. In the faux leather option you can order either black or vanilla or if you order linen you can order it in navy or grey.
The assembly with this futon is extremely easy and moving it from the sofa to sleeping position takes no hard effort and very little time as well. You can purchase the sofa alone or buy a lounger to go with it to complete your look and give guests even more space to spread out on.
- Easy assembly
- Options for material
- Color options
- Easy to convert
- Slightly uncomfortable
Novogratz Brittany Sofa Futon
This is a very classy sofa bed that comes with the armrests attached to it and is available in a variety of colors. The upholstery is made from a linen material that is easy to keep clean and to wipe clean when there is an spill or mess.
You can place this sofa bed comfortably in your guest bedroom, living room, bedroom, or even in your office space or kids room if you want to. In the day time you can have a nice furniture piece for you and your guests to relax on and in the evening you can easily pull it down to be a functional, and comfortable bed.
Depending on what your style choice is, you can most likely find a color that this sleeper sofa comes in that you will enjoy. There are a few shade of grey, deep blue, navy and light blue as well as mustard yellow and pink.
This sleeper sofa is great for kids rooms and dorms as well as it is not too large but big enough to support a few teenagers or college students without an issue. Because it is not extremely expensive, it will be a nice graduation gift for your soon-to-be college students or simply a function, stylish piece in your own home.
- Many color options
- Linen upholstery
- Attached armrests
- Not extremely soft
- Lumpy cushions
Rivet Revolve Modern Sofa Bed
This is going to be a bit more on the pricey side as far as my list goes but what you are paying extra in, you are also seeing in the quality. Not only is this strictly a sofa bed, but it does not appear to be a two-for-one piece of furniture but simply a sofa, no one would guess that it is a bed as well, until you fold it out.
The sofa is slightly small but it is very modern and stylish though a limitation may be that you have only a few color options and they are all neutrals. You can order either linen color which is a cream, storm grey, which is almost black, grey weave which is a light grey or navy blue.
If you are needing a brown, or clean black or a more fun color then you will have to look elsewhere, but these options are very functional and go well with many color schemes and housing designs. Moving passed the color choice, it is a small, wooden framed sofa that stands on four wooden legs for support.
It is a sturdy sofa with very simple assembly, just attached the wooden legs, and has a return policy of up to 30 days if you are unsatisfied. There is a one year warranty that you get as well to help you in case you take major issue with this product.
- Wooden frame
- Appears to be just a sofa
- 30-day free return
- Slightly creaky
Divano Roma Furniture Collection Sofa Bed
Upholstered with a tufted and plush linen fabric this sofa is not only fashionable and easy to clean but it is comfortable and not at all scratchy. You may find that you really love the price tag attached to this one as it is just at $200.
You can order this sofa bed in a variety of colors that may suit your personal style and the design you have planned for your own space. You can choose the typical, neutral colors like brown, dark or light grey or vibrant colors like orange, blue or purple.
It is a split back design with lounging options so you can recline just one half of the bed backwards while one person relaxes and reclines. You can choose for both sides of the sleeper to be recline or to lay them both flat or you can choose for you and your partner or friend to have your own decision and set up where one is down and the other up.
- Split back design
- Easy setup
- Soft material
- Leans forward
- No armrests
Ashley Furniture Signature Design Sleeper Sofa
Ashley Furniture is a company that you already know and trust to make not only beds or sofas but all of the furniture in your house. It is a quality American based company and this sleeper sofa holds up to its high standard.
This sleeper sofa is slightly more expensive that most of the other options but that is because it is a quality piece. You can order this in either the steel option or the earth color which is a nice, rustic brown color.
The sofa is made on a corner blocked frame and has armrests that are rounded and overall it looks simply like a sofa, not like a bed and sofa combination. No one will even know when they come into your house and have a seat.
You do not have to put the sofa together, it arrives to you already put together and you simply have to decide where to put it in your house. The sofa itself is slightly heavy but it comes with an easy lift steel frame that allows you to move from one place to the next.
- Quality company
- Great design
- No assembly
- Extremely sturdy
- Delivery is not always careful with the product
We all love sofa beds because they are extremely functional and allow you to get two pieces of furniture wrapped into one package and for an affordable price. But many of us do not like the way the sofas are shaped or how unfashionable they can be.
Sofa beds can come from high end and expensive prices to more affordable and fun designs that are great for younger adults. Sofa beds are exceptional presents for college students and for a young couple moving into their first house.
Nowadays you can actually find many truly beautiful and modern sofas that fold out to be sofa beds and at affordable prices. You can find a piece that will complete your space and also allow you to have a place for your guests to lay their heads when they come to stay.