Sofa beds are becoming a familiar home essential, especially for those of us with limited space or rooms with a dual-purpose.

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Driven by flexible working, sofa beds have evolved and become more sophisticated in recent years; in fact, many of the top sofa brands have released stylish options that are as comfortable as they are elegant.

Whether you're searching for something small and stylish or a statement sofa bed to compliment your interiors, we've found a few of our favourites on the market that your guests are sure to love.

Best sofa beds for 2023

Pudding Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H89 x W180/200 x D120cm
  • Bed size: D247cm
  • Fabric: 8 options
  • Colour: 137 options
  • Price: from £1,895

Made in Britain to last a life time, Loaf's Pudding Sofa Bed includes cushions made out of responsibly sourced duck feather, foam and fibre from recycled sources and a coil sprung mattress made of cotton felt and foam. This particular sofa bed comes in two sizes, 137 different colours and 8 different fabrics, so you can really tailor this piece to suit your style and needs. This is a great option if you're looking for a sofa bed that's easy to assemble – simply pull the seat of the sofa out to create the bed.

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Teddy Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H95 x W141/181/201/211 x D115 cm
  • Bed size: D236cm
  • Fabric: 20 options
  • Colour: 98 options
  • Price: from £1,700

One of Sofa.com's most popular ranges, the Teddy Sofa Bed features comfy deep seats, feather scatter cushion backs and detailed scroll arms, perfect for any traditional-style home. Another easy-to-transform sofa bed, the seat base of the sofa pulls out to create the bed, stretching to 236cm. The sofa itself comes in four sizes: loveseat, 2-seater, two and a half-seater and 3-seater.

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Swyft Double Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H86 x W208 x D89cm
  • Bed size: D135cm
  • Fabric: Velvet
  • Colour: 10 options
  • Price: £2,295

Designed with style in mind, the Swyft Double Sofa Bed from John Lewis was created to look like a chic sofa during the day, and transform into a cosy bed at night. Available in 10 colours ranging from calming neutrals to this beautiful green shade, this sofa bed will suit a range of interior styles, whether you're a traditionalist or prefer things a touch more modern.

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Oscar Large 2 Seater Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H55 x W159 x D94cm
  • Fabric: Leather or fabric
  • Colour: 106 options
  • Price: from £1,099

Simple and timeless, this sofa bed is perfect for smaller spaces or spare rooms that also serve as an office. The bounce back foam mattress guarantees your guests will benefit from a comfortable night's sleep, and removable legs make it easy to use. This one is available in 13 different colours of leather and 93 different fabric colours, so you can create a sofa bed that perfectly compliments your space.

Harrington Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H88 x W196 x 96cm
  • Bed size: D225cm
  • Fabric: 13 options
  • Colour: 5 options
  • Price: £1,919

Offering a fabulous balance of style and comfort, the Harrington sofa bed truly looks like a standard sofa, but easily converts into a bed when you need it. With soft fabrics, beautiful colour options, plush seat cushions and scatter cushions to add a touch of luxury, your guests will be queuing up to stay!

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Kip Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H85x W185/205/224 x D105cm
  • Bed size: D235cm
  • Fabric: Velvet, boucle or open weave
  • Colour: 12 options
  • Price: from £2,725

For a classic sofa style, this chesterfield sofa bed from Rose & Grey offers traditional design with modern-day practicalities. Available in three different sizes (2-seater, 3-seater or 4-seater), this sofa bed would look great as your main living room sofa or to add an extra stylish touch to a spare room or office. Not only do you have options for size and colour, but you can also choose between an open coil or pocket sprung mattress.

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40 Winks Sofa Bed

  • Sofa size: H79 x W210 x D54cm
  • Bed size: D115cm
  • Fabric: Faux leather
  • Colour: Brown
  • Price: £1,999
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Fans of Georgian design might find their interests peaked by this offering. Described as 'a twist on Georgian furniture', the 40 Winks Sofa Bed has a deep button detail to give it a vintage feel, while the brown cushioned upholstery gives it an elegantly aged appearance. The istyle pocket sprung base ensures ultimate comfort when sleeping, while the adjustable back can be set at three different angles to ensure it's just as comfy for sitting on.

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