Making the best use of space is a concept people from all walks of life are adapting to. The only difference is the many products that allow a person to use space wisely, and save money. A good example are those who are choosing single-room homes as a permanent place to stay. Instead of going with a traditional wall bed, many people are finding the horizontal murphy bed to be a better long-term choice.
Why More People are Choosing a Murphy Bed for Home
These modern convertible beds come with many features similar to traditional flat beds. This type of bed offers comfort, style, and space-saving features. Beds like these are great for those who work at home and have limited interior space, or want for their overnight guests to sleep peacefully. Many models don’t need to be bolted to the floor, which is ideal for renters or anyone needing short-term resting space. This ascending list has the majority of positive reviews on popular user sites.
10. Best 84” Full Wall Bed Kit – Nebula
This model is available as a full or queen size and comes in four finishes – Antigua (dark brown), Bark (medium) Grey, White, and a Bark Grey/White combination. Kit includes a full (or queen size) wall bed and 25” storage unit with door. Assembled dimensions are 83.6″ length x 58.6″ wide x 20″ deep. This bed weighs about 105 lbs.
The dual-piston lift mechanism makes assembly and daily usage easy. Users won’t have to endure hard pulling and the bedding (sans pillows) may remain in place when not in use. This model is compatible with any mattress, as long its weight and depth are in compliance with specified manufacturer guidelines.
9. Night & Day Furniture Poppy Skye with Mattress Murphy Cabinet Bed, Queen
Horizontal murphy bed with a sky (light) blue finish and queen size memory foam mattress with tri-fold features. Model also includes an electrical outlet and USB port. Assembled dimensions are 83.1″ length x 63.5″ wide x 41″ deep, and product weighs 350 lbs.
Features include a stationary top panel that holds a small TV, several electronic devices, or pictures. It also has a detachable bottom drawer and side folding trays. The gel-infused mattress helps with temperature control while sleeping during extreme weather changes. Mattress is compatible with any brand of queen size sheets.
8. Arason Enterprises Creden ZzZ Queen Murphy Bed in Cottage White
This model comes with a queen size mattress with memory foam and ample storage drawer. The finish is a distressed white with pewter hardware. Assembled (flat) dimensions are 43″ length x 64″ wide X 24″ deep and product weight is 240 lbs.
Cabinet offers generous headroom space and usable top space, along with easy open/close access. Mattress folds accordion-style to fit easily inside cabinet when not in use. Freestanding cabinet need not be bolted to the floor. Unit holds up to 500 lbs.
7. Night and Day Queen Stonewash Cube Cabinet Bed
Included with cabinet is a queen tri-fold, memory foam and charcoal-infused mattress. Solid hardwood construction is available in four finishes – Cherry, Dark Chocolate, Stonewash, and White. Flat dimensions are 80.3″ length x 64.1″ wide x 25.7″ deep. Product weight is 195 lbs.
This horizontal murphy bed comes fully assembled and only uses 10 square feet of space when not in use. It can also hold up to 500 lbs and is easy to move since securing to the floor isn’t necessary. When closed, there’s room for pillows and sheets.
6. Bestar Queen Wall Bed with Two 21” Storage Units and Doors – Edge
Made with CARB 2 compliant laminated particle board in a choice of three finishes: Dark Chocolate, Walnut Grey, and White. Product dimensions are 89.4″ length x 65.1″ wide x 20.1″ deep. Product weight is 580 lbs.
This model has the Euroslat mattress foundation for maximum comfort, along with a simplified mechanism that makes assembly and operation easy. Can be used with a full of queen mattress that meets manufacturer requirements. The dual piston system makes opening and closing safe and simple. Holds up to 1000 lbs (when in use with compliant mattress).
5. Night & Day Furniture Clover Murphy Cabinet Bed with Mattress, Cherry, Queen
Made from solid hardwood construction in a selection of three finishes – Cherry, Chocolate, and White. Door knobs also come in pewter (metal) or wood choices. Gel-infused memory foam mattress. Assembled dimensions are 83.1″ length x 63.5″ wide x 41″ deep and weighs 205 lbs.
Converts from cabinet-to-bed in less than one minute. Has adjustable levelers for higher sleep platform option, large rolling storage drawer, and built-in dual power/USB module. No installation to wall necessary for easy transport.
4. SDS Murphy Cube Queen Cabinet Bed Fully Assembled (Cherry)
This solid hardwood murphy bed comes fully assembled with a 6” charcoal-infused queen size memory foam mattress. It’s also available in two finishes – Cherry or Dark Chocolate. Cabinet measurements are 64.1″ wide x 36.6″ height x 26.4″ deep, and weighs 154 lbs.
Generous sleep enclosure allows for linen and pillow storage when bed isn’t in use. Uses only 10 feet of space when not extended and transitional style makes conversion is easy.
3. Night & Day Furniture Murphy”Cube”, Queen, Cherry
This murphy cube cabinet bed is made from solid hardwood and includes a tri-fold 6-inch memory foam queen mattress. It comes in two finishes – Cherry and Chocolate. Open bed dimensions are 81″ length x 64″ wide x 37″ deep, and weighs 172 lbs.
Conversion from a cabinet to a bed takes less than a minute. The simple design offers room to store linens when bed isn’t in use. Rubber reinforcements prevent mattress from slipping. Easy assembly.
2. Emurphybed Daily Delight Murphy Cabinet Chest Bed with Charging Station & Gel-Infused Mattress, Queen, White
Horizontal cabinet chest bed has footer storage with generous headroom space. Three finishes of choice include Cherry, Java (dark brown/black), and White. Open dimensions are 80″ length x 65″ wide x 41″ deep. Internal drawer cabinet space is 62.5″ x 30″ x 28″.
This freestanding murphy bed is easy to assemble yet durable. Tri-fold gel-infused mattress sleeps comfortably. Frame weight limit is 500 lbs.
1. Atlantic Furniture Nantucket Murphy Bed Chest with Charging Station & Mattress, Queen, White
Comes in queen and full size mattresses with a choice of three finishes – Espresso, Grey, and White. The CoolSoft mattress is made with one inch of memory support foam and its sturdy wood construction includes brushed nickel hardware. Open bed measurements are 41” length. x 63.75” width x 24.5 deep. Item weight is 240 lbs.
Space-saving contemporary design comes with a fully-assembled base. Mattress pull handles make opening and closing bed simple. Dimensions of the extra large storage drawer are 20″ W x 17 1/8″ D x 8″ H. The two USB charging ports and 9-foot cord make it easy to keep electronic devices running. Weight capacity with mattress is 400 lbs.