2,371 Futons & Sofa Beds

In a small apartment or house, finding a sleep spot for visiting guests can often be a logistical nightmare. When your guest bedrooms are limited, one of the easiest ways to add that extra mattress is through a sofa bed or futon. Sofa beds, which are comparable to futons and pullout couches, only take up space when in use; otherwise, it folds up nicely and functions as additional seating. Today, they come in a variety of styles and mattress sizes, so you can accommodate all your family without sacrificing good style. Here are some helpful things to consider when taking the sofa bed plunge. More 
Nido Convertible Futon Chair/Bed, Horizon Blue Mattress
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After a long hard day you can feel snug retreating to the Nido by lounging in this folded cone-shaped chair or lying on it as semi-circular mattress, you can even combine two for an even wider spread. Winner of theBest ProductInnovation Cup 2009. Available in various frames and multiple fabric color options. - Includes one multi-positioning mattress that's 27% larger than the N...More
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Coaster Sofa Sleeper with Cup Holders in Black
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Coaster - Convertible Sofas - 300125 - Decor your home in casual style with this convenient sofa sleeper. Created with a casual style that focuses on modern and contemporary design this futon like sleeper sofa will bring a fun and inviting aura to your family room living room apartment or loft. Particularly ideal for those who are seeking casual convenience in their living room...More
“Minimalist” — 2728laurie
Beat Convertible Futon Sofa/Bed, Black Frame, Natural Mattress
$587.06 $699.00 · Only 2 Left
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Just listen to the Beat, it will have you comfortably relaxed with two pillows onits durable Nordic Pine frame in one of its three positions, loveseat sofa, mattress, or chaise lounge/daybed. Available in white, black, and natural frames with 9 twill fabric color options. - Contemporary 3-Position convertible sofa-bed futon. - Reversible mattress. - Sturdy Nordic Pine frame...More
“can i have one” — sarabernardez
Monterey Wood Futon Frame in Black, With Full Drawer Set
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Made of solid wood, the Monterey futon frame will serve you for years to come. The frame is finished in Black. Available with or without drawers. NOTE: The price is for the frame only. Mattress is not included. Features: • Convertible • Bed, lounger or sofa position • Metal brackets • Assembly required • Black Frame Dimensions: • Sofa: 79"W x 37"D x 33"H • Bed: ...More
Hippo Convertible Futon Chair/Bed, Orange Mattress
$340 $406.00 · Only 1 Left
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Unlike its animal counterpart the Hippo is sure to be a space-saving marvel in any room folding from a cozy chair to a plush mattress than can be stored under most beds.. Available in 9 twill fabric color options. - Space-saving convertible armchair-bed futon. - Includes one multi-positioning mattress. - Combine multiple Hippos to create the perfect lounge space. - Chair dim...More
“Sofabed chair” — Sebastian Steindl
Grey Contemporary Sofa Bed
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Relax and sleep in style. This sofa bed features a contemporary look with comfort. Dimensions: *Sofa Bed: 80.5L x 35.5W x 31.5H
“alternative to murphy bed” — lilyrich1979
Edge Convertible Futon Sofa/Bed, Natural Frame, Natural Mattress
$587.06 $699.00 · Only 2 Left
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Beautifully simple, the Edge is a modern futon that is sure to add style to any space with two pillows and sturdy nordic pine frame that converts to three comfortable position, loveseat sofa, mattress, and chaise lounge/daybed. Available in black and natural frames with 9 twill fabric color options. - Modern 3-Position convertible sofa-bed futon. - Reversible mattress. - Stu...More
“good” — Krishna Pratap Singh
300281 Sofa Bed - Black
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Featuring stylish white stitching, as well as chrome finished legs, adjustable arm rests and pillow-top cushions. Features: *Contemporary Style *Leather-Like Vinyl Dimensions: *Sofa: 73.00L x 37.00W x 35.50H *Sofa Bed: 73.00L x 46.00W x 17.50H
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What size futon should I buy?


Like beds, sleeper sofas come in twin, full, queen and king sizes. Although you might be tempted to buy a king-sized mattress to easily accommodate more guests, be sure that it will properly fit in your space — and have room to spare. Measure the space beforehand, and don't forget that when pulled out, the bed will take up much more room. Be sure to leave walking space on all sides; after all, you don't want to force guests to step over the bed in order to get in or out. If you can fit a king pullout couch or futon, great! If you have minimal space, opt for a double bed, or even a twin-sized chair bed.

Is a sofa bed mattress comfortable?


This is the ultimate question: Buy an uncomfortable mattress, and you’ll find your guests preferring the floor to the bed. Test it out like a regular mattress and be sure it supports the shoulders, hips and lower back. The thickness of the futon doesn’t necessarily mean extra comfort; the construction is what matters most. A good measure of quality is how many coils the mattress has: A full-sized mattress should have about 300, while a queen will have closer to 400.

What else should I consider when buying a sleeper sofa or futon?


While the comfort and size are most important, you also want something that looks good in your current space. Sofa beds are no longer clunky and ugly; they come in a wide variety of styles, so you can easily find something that is both pretty and practical. To add interest, opt for a piece with a fun fabric pattern or bright color, or try a leather or tufted look for texture variation.
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