A platform daybed is a practical multifunctional piece of furniture that functions as a bed and sofa. Platform daybeds are perfect for guest rooms, home offices, playrooms, and even rooms that need extra seating since they are smaller than sofas. They can also be stylish, ensuring you don’t have to trade fashion for practicality. Explore six of the best platform daybeds across various styles and budgets.
6 Recommendations and 109 Ideas
Queen Size Chaise Style Platform Daybed
What We Like: Plush upholstery; firm bed cushion; queen size; color options
What We Don’t Like: Fabric may stain easily
Not So Great For: Kids’ bedrooms due to the upholstery
Perfect For: Cozy guest rooms; multifunctional sofa for an apartment
Featuring a chaise lounge arrangement, this platform daybed combines minimalist design with modern luxury. This creates a cozy but subtle aesthetic that’s easy to match with several interior styles. The versatile daybed can be converted into multiple shapes, including a single bed, chaise lounger, and a queen size bed.
Designed for comfort, it comes with two pillows and a backrest that you can rearrange. The backrest has a skid-free traction material to hold it in place and provide more stability.
Platform Daybed Twin with Bamboo Headboard
What We Like: 5-year warranty; peel and stick bars; quick assembly; compact and practical
What We Don’t Like: Instruction stickers are hard to remove
Not So Great For: Children sharing a small bedroom
Perfect For: Guestroom; home office; sleepovers
This platform daybed twin is designed as a bed but converts easily to a couch. The black metal frame blends seamlessly with the sustainably manufactured bamboo trim on the headboard and footboard, providing a modern farmhouse or industrial feel to the space.
Designed to hold twin mattresses, the second bed stows away neatly under the main platform. Simply roll the second mattress out on the attached wheels whenever you need to use it.
Use this daybed as extra seating in a small room or to make a large room cozier and inviting. You can also set it in front of a large window to anchor a room without obstructing space or use it as a sofa and extra bed in your guest room.
Linen Upholstered Queen Size Platform Daybed
Willa Arlo™ Interiors
What We Like: Tufted upholstery
What We Don’t Like: Requires full assembly
Not So Great For: Children’s rooms
Perfect For: Guesthouses, upscale rental properties, master bedroom ensuite
If you want to add some inviting sophistication to a space, look no further than this linen blend tufted and curved back daybed. Designed for comfort and style, this daybed is the perfect addition to traditional, antique French, or shabby chic homes.
A trundle mattress accompanies the queen size top in case you need additional room for guests. The frame is made from a combination of solid and manufactured wood. Slats are included, providing comfortable support for a queen mattress once it’s set up.
Solid Wood Platform Daybed
What We Like: Made from solid pine wood
What We Don’t Like: Only one year warranty
Not So Great For: Tall people
Perfect For: Children’s bedrooms; single guest rooms
Crafted from solid pine wood, this minimalistic yet stylish daybed is built to last. It also features supporting slats made from pine, providing a solid foundation for a mattress. Underneath the main platform is a twin trundle bed that you can easily access using the frame and wheels.
Available in white, gray, walnut, or espresso, the daybed is easy to style and match with various interior designs from modern country to contemporary to coastal. The slatted headboard provides an elegant feel to the frame without overwhelming the daybed.
Kids’ Bedroom Platform Daybed with Storage
Red Barrel Studio®
What We Like: Spacious drawers
What We Don’t Like: No trundle
Not So Great For: Guest rooms because it is designed specifically for kids
Perfect For: Small bedrooms; playrooms
This is a perfect option if you’re looking for a storage platform daybed for your child’s bedroom. In the standard position, its primary function is as a bed. However, adding cushions, pillows, or blankets converts it to a child-size sofa for reading, playing, or watching movies. The compact design ensures it can fit in a small bedroom or as a multifunctional piece of furniture in a playroom.
This platform daybed with storage is built with a solid wood frame and features support slats for a comfortable fit. There is no need for a spring box to hold the mattress.
Rustic Timber Frame Platform Daybed
What We Like: Heirloom quality build
What We Don’t Like: Expensive
Not So Great For: Those on a budget
Perfect For: Rustic, farmhouse, or coastal decors
This platform daybed is full solid wood, made in the USA using mortise and tenon joinery. It is constructed in the classic daybed frame style with a pop-up trundle mechanism. The trundle is durable and easy to use, so that it can provide years of reliable service. The bed is partially assembled, but it must be fully assembled when delivered. Choose from a ready-to-finish, lacquered, or stained and lacquered frame.
Pair the daybed with a square jute rug to showcase its simplicity. From the artisanal design to the build to the finish, the attention to detail trumps most standard daybeds. Each daybed is signed by the artisan who crafted it.
With the side, back and bottom panels that are made of hardwood veneer this daybed with baskets will make for one of the most ideal choices for your interior, while the frame comes with the 3 kiln-dried composition of solid, hardwood-framed boxes.
day bed on plywood base with built in table... we would put the long edge further back for under the bed storage space. I also would want to paint it like white or something.
This functional and decorative piece of furniture can serve as a daybed and it can also provide additional sitting space. The set also includes three storage baskets placed in special three compartments located under the seat.
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Brilliant and cost effective idea. Use sideways bookshelves as bed frame, giving added storage. can make DIY headboard to add to it too if wanted. Awesome!! Bed complete!
Spare room office add a trundle bed for extra guest
Lots of ideas: DIY upholstered wall panel w/nailhead trim turns any corner of a room into instant guest quarters. Platform day bed + custom tufted mattress. Great idea!
Modern furniture unit for saving space in kid's room, teenager's room and more. Construction is made of wood and fitted with a lot of open shelves and drawers for storing necessary things.
sunken bed on a solid platform? lit accessory closet? yes please Can this be my room one day?
A wonderful day bed that can also serve as a twin or a small sofa. It features a wooden platform with two storage drawers for linen and it comes in an elegant, dark brown color. Plenty of decorative cushions give it a touch of coziness.
Made from solid hardwoods, such as poplar, alder or oak, this handmade bed, provide comfort and sustainability. If you are a fan of DIY objects, then this rustic looking shall appeal to you.
Ruimtebesparend bed, want geplaatst op handige ladekasten. Door Raagje
Thursday's Fave Pin of the Day: this dreamy top-floor bedroom. We could definitely log some hours up here..
Finding a bed that you like these days is not an easy task. With only a little DIY savvy you can quite easily make your own bed, and in this project you'll find out how to make a platform bed that offers storage and style at a very affordable price - in t
A functional modern full bed made of oak wood with a greyish finish. It has straight edges and flush sides. A headboard accommodates several open shelves. There are 4 large drawers in 2 tiers on each side of a bed base. They have square steel pulls.
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