12 Storage Beds That Are Equal Parts Stylish and Functional

updated Mar 4, 2024
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Whether you’re in a tiny studio or a sprawling multi-room apartment, bedroom storage is forever a problem. Closets never seem big enough, but you don’t want to pack so many dressers and cabinets into your space that it feels like a crowded maze. The solution? Well, it can be found with a simple glance down: storage beds. Storage beds are a fantastic way to get more storage space out of your bedroom without adding extra furniture, and a lot of them are so stylishly designed you almost don’t even notice the drawers are there. Plus, with so many configurations available — from closed drawers and open shelves to storage on the sides — it’s easy to find a bed that fits your needs and space. We rounded up some of our favorite storage beds to help you start your search and solve the problem of bedroom storage once and for all.

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was $560.99

For a sleek, seamless, and super-affordable bed that brings both style and function, head to Amazon. This Novogratz bed’s solid color and crisp edges keep the linen-upholstered frame basic (but not boring!), so it’ll fit in any room with any style. At the base, four drawers give you plenty of storage space without drawing too much attention. You almost can’t even tell they’re drawers from looking at the bed from the side!

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was $556.48

The best storage beds don't look like they have storage. Take this chic bed from QVC, for example, which you'd never know is hiding tons of drawers. From extra linens to seasonal clothes, these roomy drawers can handle it all and then some. It comes in a gorgeous natural hue that makes it look more expensive than it actually is, and it also comes with a two-year warranty for your peace of mind.

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Get the clean, minimal look of Scandinavian design with plenty of practicality with this pretty bed from Wayfair. Everything about it is relatively simple, from the straight-edged wood frame with open storage at the foot to the hidden drawers on each side that sit flush with the frame but boast plenty of extra space for out-of-season clothes or workout gear once opened.

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West Elm

West Elm's iconic Andes collection gets a functional upgrade in this storage bed. With a streamlined design, elegant upholstery, and glam legs, this is a storage bed that looks really good and has plenty of storage to spare, thanks to four roomy side drawers. It's also super customizable, with three headboard heights, nearly 30 fabrics and colors, and two leg colors to choose from.

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was $500.00

Open storage is trending in kitchens, so why not bring the look into your bedroom with this rustic-chic wooden storage bed? It features eight medium-sized open shelves along the sides of the frame, giving you room to stow books and blankets or even add more decor to your space. Of course, the frame is almost a piece of decor in itself, with the natural wooden planks in a walnut finish that gives off cozy cabin vibes.

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was $910.00

If you have more of a cozy style going on, this button-tufted bed is the perfect fit. The durable metal and wood frame is upholstered in a foam-filled polyester that's so soft and cushiony, you'll feel sleepy just by looking at it. Add to that four roomy storage drawers — set on wheels for quick, easy access — and you’ve got a steal of a bed that costs you less than $500.

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Pottery Barn

The natural beauty of this bed's mango wood grain and hue gives it a casual, timeless look. But that classic style is paired with modern functionality, thanks to the smart headboard designed to clear clutter in smaller spaces without sacrificing style. This investment piece will look good in your home for years to come and might just become a family heirloom down the line.

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PB Teen

When two iconic home brands collaborate to create a storage bed, you don’t sleep on it. Actually — wait — that’s exactly what you do. Get guaranteed beauty sleep on this stylish modern bed by West Elm and PBTeen. Instead of under-bed drawers, it packs tons of storage in the headboard, with a large open shelf with sliding doors, plus a flat top shelf for even more display room. And, because there are no under-bed drawers, you get a sleek, low-sitting frame that looks super modern (and totally works in a teen or adult bedroom).

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Gothic Cabinet Craft

Need a lot of storage? Want a specific frame color? Need a mix of cabinets and drawers? Get all three with this totally customizable bed. It features 12 (yes, 12!) storage compartments in three different configurations (all drawers or a mix of cabinets and drawers), plus 23 color options to give you lots of flexibility. It’s also made to order in NYC, so you know it's built just for you.

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Design Within Reach
was $5295.00

Inspired by Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi, the Matera bed by designer Sean Yoo features crisp, clean lines and a simple, contemporary design that turns sleeping into art — literally. The bed’s minimal design lets the solid walnut or oak construction take center stage, and the six full-extension drawers with soft-close glides give you plenty of room to store sweaters, blankets, and more.

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If you want a storage bed that's high-end, good quality, and incredibly practical, give the Dalton Storage Bed a try. "It’s as comfortable as can be and supports my mattress like a dream," detailed commerce editor Ian in his review. The bed's drawers sit on the floor and magnetically attach to the frame, and while that might sound strange, it makes it super easy to move around.

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This upholstered bed may seem like a standard frame at first, but its footboard has a cool function — it slides forward to reveal a wide storage shelf that's perfect for keeping extra blankets, pillows, or clothes. The bed's winged headboard and soft woven fabric ensure a cozy night's sleep, night after night.