Stylish and Functional Sofa Beds for Every Budget

Sofa beds and futons come in a range of styles to suit every taste and lifestyle but choosing between them can be a chore particularly when you are on a budget. To help you make these important decisions here is a roundup of what you need to know about some of the best priced sleeper beds on the market.

Best Value Sofa Sleeper

A sofa can be one of the most expensive pieces of furniture you’ll own, and a sleeper sofa typically costs more than a standard sofa. While a sofa bed can be expensive as a 2-in-1 furniture item is serves multiple functions not the least of which is turning your living room into a guest room, so when you think about it, sleeper sofas actually offer great value, particularly if you know where to look. 

REALROOMS Euro Upholstered Tufted Loveseat Futon with Storage Pockets

There are many affordable options out there and one of the most budget-friendly options is the Euro Upholstered Tufted Loveseat Futon. This stylish sofa sleeper even comes with storage pockets and at less than $225 this sofa bed is a not just inexpensive, it’s a steal! It’s also available in multiple colors to fit any décor.

Best Full Size Futon Sofa

If you have the space, a full-size sofa sleeper bed may be your best choice. A full-sized sofa bed is positively spacious for one person, but it can also sleep two children or even a couple.  In any event, it is far better than an air mattress or even a couch.

DHP 8 Inch Polyester Futon Mattress with Espresso Wood Arm Futon Frame

An amazing choice for a full-sized sleeper is the DHP 8-inch Futon Mattress with Espresso Wood Arm Futon Frame. This relaxed sofa bed leans back slightly and the angled back cushions keep you comfortable when seated. Its spacious, but despite its size, it doesn’t look bulky. It oozes sophisticated elegance and even includes side pockets.  At $374 it looks like it costs much more than it does.

Best Leather Sofa Bed

Leather sofas are luxurious, but they are expensive and hard to clean. While a leather sleeper sofa offers a more formal aesthetic, you may want to consider adding a touch of class without using animal skins. Faux leather is a great alternative as it looks great and is easy to clean. 

DHP Marley Sofa Sleeper Cupholder Futon with 2 Pillows

The Marley Sofa Sleeper is a robust and functional work of art and Its square tufted pattern will compliment any décor. It has two reclining seats, and a fold-down cupholder tray that is a great place to put your snacks or drinks as you binge watch your favorite show. Of course, it also converts into a bed to accommodate overnight guests. This sofa sleeper is as comfortable as it is customizable and at just $309 it costs a small fraction of the price of similar furniture. 

Best Small Space Sofa Bed

A compact sleeper sofa can be a great space-saving choice, especially in a small room, or a room with limited free space such as you may find in dual-purpose rooms that double as both a home office and a guest room. A compact sofa bed is a perfect option for occasional overnight guests.

DHP Emily Split-Back Upholstered 2 Seat Convertible Futon

The Emily Split-Back Upholstered 2-Seat Convertible Futon is a great choice. Its modern low-profile frame and tufted cushions are chic and trendy while being ideal for lounging or sleeping. Its compact size makes this little sofa bed an excellent fit for small spaces.

Best sofa bed for kids and teens

A sofa bed for kids should be able to fulfill multiple functions. This can include using it as a chair for homework or gaming. You want it to be kid friendly, so you should be able to wipe it clean. You should ensure that it is breathable and does not outgas toxins or contain flame

retardants, which have been shown to be endocrine disruptors that could be hazardous to children.

NOVOGRATZ The Flower Modular Chair and Lounger Bed with 5-in-1 Design

The Flower Modular Chair and Lounger Bed is a great choice. Its 5-in-1 design easily converts into a lounger, seat, bed, and sleeper with headrest by simply attaching or detaching the Velcro fasteners. It’s soft breathable microfiber fabric cover wipes clean and it is GreenGuard Gold Certified so it meets strict indoor air quality standards. With a price tag of only $114, this safe and affordable item will dramatically increase the functionality of your kid’s spaces without breaking the bank.

Best Modern Sleeper Sofa

People are drawn to modern, trendy furniture styles because the clean lines and exposed legs give them a timeless, sophisticated look that seamlessly fits into any décor.  The ability to convert a modern sofa into a bed takes style and functionality to a whole new level. 

REALROOMS Tyler Velvet Tufted Upholstered Futon with Wooden Frame

The Tyler Velvet Tufted Upholstered Futon is a sleeper sofa that will wow your friends. This durable, simple yet modern couch offers a tailored look, and the soft velvet tufted upholstery provides a show stopping pop of color.  This elegant sofa bed marries style and comfort easily converts into sitting, lounging, and sleeping positions.

Best Memory foam Sofa Bed  

Sofa beds typically use foam or down. While down is usually plusher, it’s more expensive and offers very little support.  Memory foam is ideal for sofa beds, it is soft yet firm, so it conforms to the contours of your body making it both comfortable and durable.

SIGNATURE SLEEP Devon Loveseat Sofa Sleeper with Twin Memory Foam Mattress

One of the best options for a memory foam sofa bed is the Devon Loveseat Sofa Sleeper with a twin memory foam mattress. The compact, mid-century modern design features a pull-out bed that blends with any décor. It is so comfortable that you may choose to sleep on it over your own bed!

Best Sectional Sleeper Sofa

Did you know that Sectionals can also be spacious sleeper sofas? A sectional is a larger modular sofa consisting of two or more pieces arranged in an L- or a U-shaped configuration and for those who have the space and host frequent overnight guests, it is the perfect option.

DHP Haven Small Space Reversible Sectional Sofa Futon with Square-Tufted Backrest

One of the best budget-wise options is the durable Haven Small Space Reversible Sectional Sofa Futon. This elegant mid-century modern design has a reclinable square-tufted backrest that can be easily laid flat for overnight guests. This is an affordable option that provides a huge bang for your buck.

Best Futon with Storage

Large storage compartments are a great way to stow away things like blankets, pillows, sheets, magazines, and books. Furniture with built-in storage helps you to do away with clutter while keeping things accessible.


DHP Hartford Reversible Sectional Futon with Storage Chaise

If you want storage on a budget then you need to consider the Hartford Reversible Sectional Futon, it has an interchangeable storage chaise that was made to conceal your clutter.  This practical and stylish sectional sofa also has a multi-position back.

Finding a sofa bed that you love and that meets your needs is the true definition of “best” and it is even better when you can do it at a bargain price that delivers great value for the money.