Radar: Laying Out the Sofa Beds

Here’s some help with planning how to host overnight visitors.
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With the holidays fast approaching, those accommodating family might require a little extra planning to figure out where exactly they can stay. A sofa bed can be a great dual-purpose option to help make hosting visitors a whole lot easier, all while sacrificing neither comfort nor practicality – or style to boot.

American Leather Comfort Sleeper, $5,920, from C. S. Wo & Sons


Meet the king of sofa beds. Utilizing the Tiffany 24/7 patented platform system, this sofa bed actually manages to provide more mattress while taking up less floor space than a conventional sofa bed. It also utilizes solid wood support under the mattress instead of bars and springs, making it the perfect luxury option.

Dolce Lounger by Diamond Sofa, $999, from Red Knot


Quick and easy, simply take off the removable nonskid back cushions and you have yourself a bed in seconds! Also, the Dolce modular system allows for complete customization. You can add an additional lounger to transform your sofa into a sectional — or really any other potential configuration you can think of.

Natuzzi Valerio, $1,899, from HomeWorld Furniture

denim sofa

The traditional sofa look, with a twist. This 2-seat sofa bed features a denim fabric that gives the couch a unique feel, while also helping to make it much easier to maintain and keep clean than other materials.

Natuzzi Garbo, $3,519, from HomeWorld Furniture

sofa bed

This sofa bed is the definition of versatile, featuring spacious storage alongside a comfortable memory foam roll out mattress. And, you can pull out the mattress without having to remove any cushions.

Jonathan Lewis Sleepy Twin Sleeper Chair, $1,259, from HomeWorld Furniture


This sleeper chair by Jonathan Lewis opens up into a comfortable twin-sized bed, a great option for those with limited space.

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