Save on space without scrimping on style and comfort: Top 7 best sofa beds

Whether you’re short on space in general, or just need that extra bed for when guests come to visit (FINALLY it can start happening again!) a great solution is a sofa bed. But over the years, they’ve had a pretty bad rep. Think uncomfortable mattresses and poor, clunky designs.

So we’ve done the hard work for you in searching for the top 7 best sofa beds at all price points and styles. You’ll be entertaining guests again — stylishly and comfortably! — in no time!

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1. The sofa bed that doesn’t look like a sofa bed

If you’re chasing after a sofa bed that doesn’t look like one then we’ve found it. The Palermo sofa bed with chaise from Brosa fits the brief perfectly. In fact, we did a double-take when we saw it! We didn’t even think it was a sofa bed!

Available in grey, beige or white, this one would look right at home in a Hamptons, coastal or traditional style home.

Shop the Palermo sofa bed from Brosa — $2999

Palermo sofa bed with chaise from Brosa
Brosa Palermo sofa bed with chaise

2. The storage king

For a budget friendly sofa bed, IKEA just had to make our list. We were really impressed with the Friheten corner sofa bed because of the added hidden storage. Perfect for storing extra bedding, cushions, blankets or pillows, this one definitely earns its place in our list of the best sofa beds.

It also comes with a 10 year guarantee and is available in 5 different colourways.

Shop the Friteten sofa bed from IKEA — from $949

Friheten sofa bed from IKEA
Friheten sofa bed from IKEA with storage

3. Sleek and stylish

Many sofa beds look clunky, awkward and often uninviting. Well not this one! The Maddox fabric sofa from Freedom definitely bucks the trend, offering a stylish option that legit looks like a sofa!

Available in 7 different fabric colours and a range of sizes, it’s another winning option for the best sofa beds on the market.

Shop the Maddox fabric sofa bed from Freedom — from $1699

Maddox fabric sofa bed from Freedom
Maddox fabric sofa bed from Freedom

4. Modern retro

If you love a little burst of colour then the Amanda sofa bed from Interior Secrets is the ideal pick! With its fun pop of orange, this is a click-clack sofa bed that’s a total breeze to convert from sofa to bed.

It’s also a great price point which makes it perfect if you’re on a tight budget but don’t want to compromise on style and fun!

Shop the Amanda sofa bed from Interior Secrets — $386

Amanda sofa bed Interior Secrets

5. Contemporary minimalist design

For a sofa that will serve as both a stylish couch and a comfy bed, the Cove sofa bed from Lounge Lovers is one of our faves in our top 7 best sofa beds list.

It has a timeless, contemporary design in a neutral colour and is available in a 3-seater or chaise option. And when it’s time for bed, it’s bound to give you or your guests a great night’s sleep, thanks to its comfy-as memory foam mattress.

Shop the Cove sofa bed from Lounge Lovers — from $2299

Cove sofa from Lounge Lovers
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Cove sofa from Lounge Lovers

6. Versatile and space saving

For a real space-saver option, the Aero sofa bed from Temple & Webster is where it’s at. It’s available in sizes ranging from single to 2-seater. The occasional chair / single bed option is ideal if you are seriously short on space but don’t want your guest sleeping on the floor!

It also comes in a range of fabric colours and styles including charcoal, natural, navy, velvet and tan faux leather, to suit any interior.

Shop the Aero sofa bed from Temple & Webster — from $279

Aero single sofa bed
Aero single sofa bed

7. Velvet chic

If your style falls more into the art deco / Victorian style, then the Mariana velvet sofa bed from Zanui might be your perfect match. Its timeless shape includes cylinder bolster cushions, and comes in black or a vibrant jade green.

If you prefer a more classic fabric, you’re in luck too! The Mariana also comes in soft grey and beige fabric options.

Shop the Mariana velvet sofa bed from Zanui — $899

Mariana sofa bed Zanui in black velvet
Mariana sofa bed Zanui grey fabric

Are you looking forward to welcoming guests back into your home? And have you spotted a sofa bed you think might work at your place? Or perhaps you’ve seen other options that you think we need to add to our best sofa beds list! Chat to us in the comment section below.

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