Did you know that some version of sofa beds has existed since the late 1800s? What was once deemed a "folding bed" is now a modern-day delight. After all, who doesn't love the versatility of being able to fold out a sofa bed for a friend or family member to use?

They're easy to use and provide comfort, style, and flexibility. Whether you're looking for something chic and contemporary or traditional and cosy, there is likely a perfect sofa bed out there waiting just for you.

Keep reading to learn more about the many advantages of having a sofa bed in your home so you can find the perfect fit.

Benefits of a Sofa Bed

Investing in a sofa bed is a big decision, so it's important for buyers to take the time to research the benefits of buying one ahead of time. Doing your homework can help you select the best sofa bed for your needs, considering its comfort level, style and size. It would be best to consider factors such as ease of use and affordability.

Knowing exactly what you're getting is crucial since this furniture piece does double duty. With research, you can get the most value possible from your purchase by ensuring you invest in something that fits your lifestyle needs. Here are a few of the main benefits to help you get started.

Save Space

Sofa beds are ideal for those looking to save space in their UK homes or flats. Any multifunctional furniture is a great way to save a significant amount of floor space. However, a sofa bed is particularly dynamic because you can use it interchangeably as a sofa or bed whenever needed. Both pieces of furniture alone would take up a lot of space.

Often, you'll see people making use of it as additional seating during parties but still having the added benefit of being able to turn it into a bed at night when they need to. All in all, sofa beds are versatile and convenient and do exactly what they were designed for — save precious space!

Added Comfort

With its dual-purpose design, you won't have to sacrifice style for functionality when choosing a sofa bed as interior furnishing.

Sleep easy on your plush mattress that feels like a regular bed, or pull it out and enjoy a cosy Netflix night with added floor space for more people or pets. Or, if restful relaxation is what you're after, curl up with your pup and enjoy an afternoon of reading on your comfy couch. Whatever your needs, a sofa bed can provide added comfort, no matter the occasion.

Simple Setup

Have you ever had to blow up a blowup mattress? Or make a mattress fort of sorts out of extra cushions and blankets? It's not the most fun activity. Sofa beds are one of the most convenient ways to add sleeping space to a house. They're easy to set up and usually only require two easy steps.

The first step is to open up the folding frame by pushing it into position with your foot or hands. No tools required! Next, all you have to do is pull out the mattress and voila! You have an instant guest bed that can be converted back into a couch as soon as your guests check out.

Kinds of Sofa Beds

Are you sold on the benefits of getting a sofa bed for your home? Great. Our work here is almost finished. Now, it's time to explore your options. While we offer various styles and sizes, here are three popular sofa bed types.


A two-seater sofa bed is perfect for those who prioritize space, comfort, and versatility all in one. These two-seaters are great for small apartments or family rooms since they provide two people with ample seating space when the bed section is tucked away.

They're also great for couples who want an intimate spot to cuddle up and watch movies in their home without feeling cramped.


Three-seaters will give you extra room to lounge with friends or family, but they also look more stylish, modern and inviting than their smaller counterparts. They're perfect for living rooms that are large enough to accommodate three separate sitting areas. Likewise, some three-seater sofa beds have additional storage space underneath due to their size.


Do you love the look of a sectional couch? We get it. They look mighty elegant in most living spaces. However, did you know that you can find several styles of sectional couches that also double as pull-out beds? Corner sofa beds are great for those looking for an elevated style and slightly more sleeping space.

The Best Sofa Beds

So, what's the best sofa bed? It depends on the size of your space and your budget. However, seeing as we're on the topic of corner sofa beds, check out the insanely elegant, modern, and spacious Shaggy Sofa Bed. Made of pine wood and boasting lush, loose cushions, you only have to lay eyes on this sofa bed once, and you'll immediately want to sink into it.

Don't have space for a corner sofa bed? Try a three-seater. Our Imperia Sofa Bed is a great option for those interested in an affordable yet stylish sofa for their trendy UK apartment. With a sleeping area of 243 x 106 cm, you'll have plenty of space to spread out while you lounge while also enjoying the added comfort of sturdy cushions.

Need something slightly smaller and more affordable? The Bosco Sofa Bed is a budget-friendly option offering 135 x 189 cm of total sleeping space while still being a compact two-seater couch. It's great for small London flats or university students looking for multifunctional furniture that's modern and cosy.

Browse M Sofa Beds

If you're looking for a sofa bed that combines style, performance and comfort — look no further than M Sofas. Our product range has something to suit any taste or décor, and each sofa bed is expertly made with quality materials. The blend of elegance and practicality will make your sofa bed the focal point of any room.

Every sofa bed is hand-crafted in Europe to the highest quality control standards. Whether you're refreshing your living space or simply looking for an extra sleeping solution, start your sofa bed journey now with M Sofas.