Storage beds to help you get your bedroom organised

Storage bed

Is there a better feeling than lying in bed at the end of the day and sinking into comfy cushions and blankets? The only feeling that competes is when you finish organising your kitchen, bedroom or bathroom and have finally found a place for anything and everything, am I right?

For me, the bedroom is one of the most difficult rooms to keep organised – there never seems to be enough space for all the clutter I’ve gathered over the years, not to mention the piles of clean laundry that seem never ending. Luckily, storage beds exist and there is a plethora of designs to suit any room size, budget and style. 

From upholstered bed frames and velvet textured ottoman beds that lift up to reveal storage underneath to wooden frames with built-in drawers and shelves, here are twenty storage bed ideas to help you organise your room and keep it tidy once and for all…

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Minimalist storage beds

Now, let’s be honest, can you ever have enough storage space? I don’t think so – I’d say the more, the better!

When choosing an ottoman bed, measure your room first to make sure it fits. If you’re looking to create a simple, relaxing bedroom scheme, then a grey or muted pastel shade is a great choice for your bed frame. Go for sleek and fine accessories and minimal bedding to complete the look.

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Firstly: the contemporary Dexter light grey velvet king size bed with storage, £699, from Danetti will add a glamorous feeling to your scheme.
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Secondly, here’s the simple yet really stylish Sala double ottoman storage bed woven fabric grey, £699, from Dwell. It has a discreet handle for easy access to stored items.
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Thirdly, this is the Caversham slate grey fabric ottoman double bed, £379.99, from Furniture Choice. A bed in a dark, durable material like this will help hide any marks, plus those extra cushions and blankets.

More gorgeous storage beds

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Fourthly, make your bed seamlessly blend in your scheme with a light fabric. This is the Poppy king size ottoman storage bed upholstered in Linen (Grade 2) plain viscose linen fabric, £1245, from Button & Sprung.
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Fifthly, this is the Alba storage double bed in Siena Cotton Clay, £2379 from Heal’s. Designs like this are ideal because they offer that much needed space for storing seasonal clothes or bed linen.
oakmere headboard
Then there’s the ottoman double bed in Plush Steel with Oakmere headboard, £1348, from Brook + Wilde. It has lots of storage space and also an easy opening and closing function.

Statement storage beds

You can never go wrong with a grand and glamorous bed, but it’s even better if it has storage to help you hide any less frequently used items in your bedroom. Be it a stand-out royal blue ottoman bed or a scallop-inspired bed frame in a sugary shade, these designs are set to transform your space into a pared-back luxurious room. Choose sophisticated cushions and throws, metallic accents and jewel-toned textures for a cohesive scheme.

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A Chesterfield-inspired button quilting upholstered bed in a lush seafoam blue velvet-finish fabric with dark wood-effect feet is perfect for a maximalist scheme – scroll down for a surprise…
Holmes upholstered ottoman bed
This Holmes upholstered ottoman bed frame, £999, from Dreams offers practical storage underneath the sprung slats.
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The grand Frankfurt storage bed in grey, £749.99, from MY Furniture is ideal for storing spare bedding, cushions or suitcases.

Even more lush storage beds

fenton velvet ottoman
Design an Art Deco inspired scheme with the luxurious Fenton velvet fabric ottoman bed, £599.99, from Happy Beds.
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Combine both style and practicality with the Delia king size ottoman storage bed in Blush Pink Velvet, £749, from Made.
divan bed base
Colunex’s smart storage divan bed base, price on application, available at Harrods comes in a regal blue shade…
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It also has an easy-to-lift mechanism to access spacious storage underneath to simplify your living.
avery double ottoman
Chic and simple, this is the Avery double ottoman bed, from £795, from sofa.com. It’s a space-saver with no compromise on style. Scroll down to see what it has to offer…
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Simplify your scheme and hide away any spare throws and bulky cushions under the Avery double ottoman bed, from £795, sofa.com.

Several more dreamy storage beds

area to deposit spare bed linen
The modern Polter storage bed in Steel Grey, £629.99, from MY Furniture. It provides a large area to deposit spare bed linen and cushions for your guest bedroom.

Modern rustic models

Love the chic country style with raw finishes and soft shades? Then, a wooden storage bed will fit your #cottagecore aesthetic and its multi-functionality will bring that modern touch. Pair it with natural fibre bed linen, aged brass accessories and lots of greenery. Some of these designs feature built-in shelves where you can put your favourite décor on display. So let your creativity flow and add that personal touch to your scheme.

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The Woody storage king bed in Reclaimed Fir, £1045, from Loaf. It can help you achieve that contemporary country look while maintaining an organised space.
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How cool is the Este storage bed in Olmo Tobacco, from £1280, Go Modern? Its practical storage space has a clever mechanism to lift the entire mattress, making it easier to declutter your bedroom.
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The Presto Pine storage bed with hinged base in light natural wood, £499, La Redoute has a built-in bookcase…
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And a stylish partially liftable bed base for that much-needed extra storage space.

Choose the perfect design for you

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The classic Verona white ottoman bed frame, £329 for a double, from Time4sleep. It features gas lift pistons which raise and lower the base. They reveal extra space with a fabric floor to protect your items stored beneath the bed.
montreal kingsize
John Lewis & Partners‘ Montreal storage king size bed in Oak, £1099, makes the most of your space. It has clever built-in drawers where you can hide the items you want to keep out of sight, from books to space bed linen.
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Edgemont ottoman wooden bed frame, £749.99 for a double, from Bensons for Beds. It has a classic oak finish and is perfect for recreating the modern rustic look in your bedroom.
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Plus, it offers generous under-bed storage for extra towels, your little one’s toys or seasonal décor. Remember, no homeowner ever said ‘The problem with this house is it just has too much storage!’
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Lastly, are you looking for a really multi-functional design for your bedroom? The Pico double ultimate storage bed frame in two tone, £300, from Habitat is perfect. It provides drawers and shelves in the base sides, and additional shelves at the foot end. And the headboard has a hanging rail inside for clothes and shelf space on top for a lamp, an alarm clock or your favourite books – bonus!

Now you’ve chosen your dream model, here’s how to buy a mattress.

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