Written by Paisley Tedder

5 comfortable and stylish sofa beds

Planning to invest in a guest bed? Whether it’s to house extra guests as lockdown lifts or you just want the option of another place to sleep, take a look at our pick of the best sofa beds.

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Teal sofa bed with scattered cushions and gootstool with fluffy cream rug, goodhomesmagazine.com

Image: Loaf

After so long not having guests to stay, it’s safe to say we’re excited about the latest lifting of lockdown restrictions. In case you’re out of the loop, from the 17th May, we’re allowed to have another household or up to six people stay overnight in our homes.

While we’re busy transforming our spare rooms from dumping grounds and home offices into a comfortable guest space, it’s important not to forget about the guest bed itself.

We recommend opting for one of these sofa beds, as this means you can use it as an extra seating area when guests aren’t staying, and can also work in spare room, as your main living room sofa or as part of the home office. It will immediately blend into your home, whilst serving the purpose of an extra bed.

Traditionally, sofa beds have been known to be uncomfortable and not particularly attractive, however nowadays there are lots of great options that will tick all your boxes. Read on to discover a few of our favourites…

Texas rose fabric armchair sofa bed, £899.99

Pink pull out armchair with cushions on grey carpet, goodhomesmagazine.com

Image: Oak Furnitureland

Modern and stylish, this armchair bed from Oak Furnitureland is compact in size and will fit into any room beautifully. The hardwood frame provides a strong base, while the two-fold bed frame is durable metal. The chair seat has plum-free seat cushions and a fibre filled back cushion to keep you comfy, and it ticks all of our boxes for strength, style and comfort.

The chair is available in four shades and even comes with a complimentary scatter cushion.

Swyft sofa in a box velvet sofa bed, £1,995

Green velvet pincushion sofa with blankets and orange scatter cushion, houseplant in background and glassware cabinet, goodhomesmagazine.com

Image: Cuckooland

If you’re storing your sofa bed in the living room, this option from Cuckooland is the option for you. It looks stunning as a sofa, but takes just minutes to transform into a cosy guest bed. It boasts a wooden frame, bouncy foam cushions and pocket springs to give your visitors a dreamy night’s sleep.

Choose from four colours, and even purchase the matching stool to give your lounge some extra oomph!

Smooch sofa bed, £1,845

Teal sofa bed with scattered cushions and gootstool with fluffy cream rug, goodhomesmagazine.com

Image: Loaf

The Smooch sofa bed from Loaf offers a sleek and elegant design with deep seat cushions that easily fold out to reveal a gorgeous double bed.

It’s available in a whopping 143 different fabrics rich colours that will no doubt suit most interior schemes.

Celia sofa bed, £599.99

Grey pin cushion sofa with oak wooden legs, goodhomesmagazine.com

Image: Bensons for Beds

Simple and classic, this offering from Bensons is guaranteed to please. It’s available in on-trend grey or vibrant yellow, and the split backrest means guests can either lie flat, or choose to lay back and recline.

We love the modern wooden legs and and plush fabric cushions, which really give this a modern feel.

The rebel 3 seater sofa bed, £1,599

Image: SnugSofa

Promising great comfort and long lasting fabrics, this gorgeous offering from SnugSofa is a sofabed you can rely on.

What’s more, it’s delivered in a smaller box so can easily be manouvered to the position of your choosing before being unpacked and put together.

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