10 Best Upholstered Beds in 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

If you are looking for a high-quality bed that gives you comfort when you come home from a long tiring day and at a very affordable price then this is the guide that walks you through the best-upholstered beds. In this article, you can find all the details about these beds, their ups, and downs and choose the one that fulfills your needs.

The process of designing and constructing upholstered beds is aimed at providing maximum comfort and relaxation to induce perfect physiological conditions for perfect sleep. The architecture of the modern beds is inspired by the interior designing guidelines for matching the wall and floor designs and colors perfectly. If you are in search of such upholstery beds for your home, here is a list of 10 upholstered beds you can choose from.

Best Upholstered Beds
Size
Rating
Price
Home Life Premiere Classics85" L x 64" W x 51" H4.6 out of 5 Check Price
Zinus Upholstered Navy Button84 x 63.4 x 47.7 inches4.8 out of 5 Check Price
Baxton Studio BBT6386 King91 x 83.5 x 52.8 inches4.4 out of 5 Check Price
Baxton Studio Hirst Platform Bed65.2 x 87.2 x 58.2 inches4.5 out of 5 Check Price
Zinus Upholstered Square Stitched87.5 x 65 x 44.5 inches4.7 out of 5 Check Price
Monarch Bed with Leather Upholstered81 x 43 x 46 inches3.8 out of 5 Check Price
Zinus Faux Leather Upholstered Platform86.6 x 80.4 x 38.8 inches4.5 out of 5 Check Price
BROOKSIDE Upholstered Headboard32 x 78 x 4 inches4.6 out of 5 Check Price
Zinus Upholstered Scalloped Button80 x 76 x 38.1 inches4.7 out of 5 Check Price
Coaster Queen Bed-Black93 x 68.5 x 45 inches4.0 out of 5 Check Price

1- Home Life Premiere Classics Cloth Light Beige

Best Upholstered Bed - Home Life Premiere Bed

Product Description

Home Life Premiere Classics Cloth Light Beige Cream Linen Platform Bed has a 51” tall Headboard that makes your bedroom looks stunning and classic. The light beige cream color of the bed catches everyone’s eye. The headboard is button tufted in a beautiful design. This bed has the dimensions 85″ L x 64″ W x 51″ H. Home Life Premiere Classics Cloth Light Beige Cream Linen Platform Bed is a platform bed so its base sits very low and putting a box spring is not required. This bed is delivered in two boxes, one box 7’by3′ by 4″ and the other 7by 2′ by4″ dimensions.

Pros:

  • The Home Life Premiere Classics Cloth Light Beige Cream Linen 51″ Tall Headboard Platform Bed has the dimensions 85″ L x 64″ W x 51″ H.
  • It is a platform bed and does not require any box spring.
  • The Home Life Premiere Classics Cloth Light Beige Cream Linen 51″ Tall Headboard Platform Bed is very easy to assemble.
  • Very sturdy.
  • Upholstery work is done in light beige linen.

Cons:

  • Easy to assemble but a long process.
  • Instructions for putting the bed parts together are not too good or helping.

Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

Q:       What items are included in the package?

Ans:     The bed is shipped with headboard, footboard, sideboards, and slats to hold the mattress. The mattress is not included and a box spring is not required.

Q:         Is there enough room to store stuff under the bed?

Ans:     As it is a platform bed so it is not too high from the ground. Putting stuff under the bed won’t work as there is not enough room. It only comes up about 5 inches.

2- Zinus Upholstered Navy Button Detailed Platform Bed

Best Upholstery Bed - Zinus Upholstered Navy Button

Zinus Upholstered Navy Button Detailed Platform Bed / Wood Slat Support, Queen

Product Description

Zinus Upholstered Navy Button Detailed Platform Bed beautifies your bedroom with its classic look and amazing upholstering work. It is a platform bed so it sits pretty low and looks amazing. The bed is shipped in one package/carton and the frame, legs, and wooden slats are in the zippered compartment in the back of the headboard. The Zinus Upholstered platform bed is featured with a beautiful button detailed headboard, wooden slats and exposed feet for support. The bed has an upholstered frame with high-quality fabric in dark navy blue color that gives a classic look to the bedroom. This is one of the finest comfort innovations from Zinus.

Pros:

  • Zinus Upholstered Navy Button Detailed Platform Bed, a Queen, is a beautiful piece of Classic Styling and with a navy upholstering work on the frame.
  • High-quality fabric for upholstering.
  • The color of the fabric is dark navy.
  • The bed comes with Headboard, footboard, frame and wooden slats only. (Mattress not included )
  • Footboard, frame, legs, and slats are in the zipper compartment located in the back of the headboard making the assembly and convenient packaging.
  • The foam padded tape on the frame makes it noise free.
  • The bed is very easy to assemble and is very sturdy.
  • The Bed’s dimensions are 84” L x 63.4” W x 47.7” H.

Cons:

  • Somewhat confusing instruction manual but altogether easy to assemble.

Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

Q:           How much weight can this bed hold?

Ans:       This bed can hold up to 500 pounds of combined weight.

Q:           What kind of fabric is used for upholstering?

Ans:       The headboard is filled with high-density foam and covered in polyester fabric.

Q:           Can a bed-spring and a mattress be used over the bed?

Ans:       This is a platform bed so putting in a bed spring with the mattress will make it too high. Use mattress only.

3- Baxton Studio BBT6386 King Upholstered Bed in Grey

Baxton Studio Romeo Queen Bed in Gray Upholstered Bed

Baxton Studio Bed in Gray Upholstered Bed

Product Description

High-end upholstered beds of this category with gray color are designed to provide relaxing effects to the mind.

    • The overall frame design ensures complete comfort and relaxing effects on the body. This feature is enhanced by the nature of foam cushion used in the bed. The combination of rustic style wood and modern upholstery makes the bed highly recommended for modern interior designs of your bedroom.
    • The distance between top slats and, the base frame and the wooden legs are designed to ease your sitting and sleeping postures streamlined with your body line passing through the spinal cord. This is said to provide maximum levels of comfort and support for your entire body.

Pros:  

  • Beautifully foam-padded, button-tufted and upholstered with nifty gray linen blend headboard and footboard.
  • Beautiful and relaxing design that guarantees total comfort to the body.
  • Modern and stunning upholstery work beautifies your bedroom and your interior designing.
  • The Baxton Studio BBT6386 king Upholstered Bed is engineered carefully so that it gives you complete relaxation for your sitting and sleeping postures and gives full support to your body.
  • The dimensions are 83.5”W x 91”D x 52.75”.
  • The bed is too easy to assemble and the instructions to put it together are quite simple.
  • It is a platform bed and comes with slats (box spring is not required).

Cons:

  • As it is a platform bed so it is pretty low (6 to 8 inches).

Frequently Asked Questions and their Answers

Q:            Does sitting on the bed or shaking it makes noises?

Ans:        The bed does not make noises of any sort but the noises might be originally from the mattress.

Q:           How many slates go in the bed and how are they like?

Ans:       The bed comes with 39 slats. There are 13 rows, with 3 slats in each row.

Q:           Can a box spring work with this bed?

Ans:       You can remove the slats and put in the box spring if you like, but by doing so; it will make the mattress very high.

4- Baxton Studio Hirst Platform Bed, Queen, Gray

Best Upholstered Beds in 2017

Product Description

  • The arching style of the hardboard and the alignment of rails, slats and the overall design of the bed frame are streamlined to provide the best of ergonomic effects for your body.
  • You can experience the effects while sitting and leaning on the bed. The most comforting effects come from the combinational effects produced by the frame and the upholstery fabric.
  • The support provided by the strong wooden legs makes it capable of carrying varying types of the load with zero stress for your body.
  • The foam padding is soft at the surface levels, at the same time the material is designed to provide high levels of tensile strength which result in the balanced stiffness of the material.


    Pros:

    • The Baxton Studio Hirst Platform bed is carefully designed to provide ergonomic effects to the body with the arching hardboard and overall streamlined design of the bed frame.
    • The dimensions are 65.2” W x 87.25” D x 58.25” H.
    • Gray linen upholstery, Polyurethane foam padded and button tufted headboard with silver nailhead trim.
    • It is a queen size platform bed and comes with slats (box spring is not required).
    • Made with hardboard and medium density fiberboard frame.
    • It is very easy to assemble and takes somewhere around 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
    • No paint odor at all.
    • It is very sturdy


    Cons:

    • It is a platform bed so it is very down/low.

     

    Frequently Asked Questions and their Answers

    Q:   Does the headboard tilt if someone leans back on it; is it possible to put the bed against the wall?

    Ans:  The bed is very sturdy and it does not tilt on leaning back on it. The bed can be put against the wall and it does not wobble or makes noises.

    Q:   Can a box spring be used in the bed?

    Ans:  A box spring can be used but it is a platform bed and the box spring will make the mattress to high, it would be better to put the slats that come with the bed.

    Q:   Can one person assemble the bed, how hard is it to assemble?

    Ans:  It is very easy to put the bed parts together. One person can assemble the bed but it is a lot better and easier if someone is supporting the bed frame while putting in the screws as the headboard is large and heavy.

    5-  Zinus Upholstered Square Stitched Platform Bed

    Zinus Upholstered Square


    Zinus Upholstered Square Stitched Platform Bed

    Product Description

      • Some issues in some of the king size beds as the center beam get out of alignment and shifts over.Zinus upholstered square stitched platform Bed is a beautiful platform bed with amazing upholstery work that makes your bedroom look stunning. The whole bed is shipped in one carton with the frame, legs and the wooden slats placed in the zippered compartment in the back of the headboard. The Zinus Upholstered platform bed is featured with a beautiful button detailed headboard, wooden slats and exposed feet for support. The bed has amazing taupe tufted upholstery that adds softness and gives a classic framework. Overall it is a beautiful bed that transforms your bedroom into another level. It is a product for pioneering comfort.


        Pros:

        • Zinus Upholstered Square Stitched Platform Bed is a beautiful piece of classic styling with button tufted taupe upholstery work.
        • The bed is made up of a steel frame, with wooden slats and knitted polyester upholstering.
        • The bed comes with Headboard, footboard, frame and wooden slats only. (Mattress not included )
        • Footboard, frame, legs, and slats are in the zipper compartment located in the back of the headboard making the assembly and convenient packaging.
        • The foam padded tape on the frame makes it noise free.
        • The bed is very easy to assemble and is very sturdy.
        • The Bed’s dimensions are 87.5” L x 65” W x 44.5” H.
        • 5 years limited warranty.


        Cons:

        • Some issues in some of the king size beds as the center beam gets out of alignment and shifts over.


      Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:                  Is a box spring required for this bed?

      Ans:              Not really. If you put a box spring then the mattress will go above the footboard.

      Q:                  Does the bed make any kinds of noises?

      Ans:              No, the bed sturdy and does not make any kind of noises.

    6- Monarch Bed with Leather Upholstered Twin Bed in Dark Brown

    Best Upholstered Beds

    Product Description

    • The shape and size of the upholstered beds belonging to this category make them look ideal for kids and teens. Pure white upholstered bed with soft and stiff upholstery fabric and foam are designed to provide maximum support to the mattress.
    • Box spring frame design makes the bed highly ergonomic in nature. The bed is capable of spreading your body weight uniformly to all the 8 corners, making your body experience lightness while sleeping. This is said to be the right kind of architecture required to eliminate most of the sleeping disorder problems among the children and the teens. In fact, this bed can also be recommended for elders who have problems with their sleeping cycles.


      Pros:

      • An ideal bed for young kids and teenagers according to the shape and design of the bed.
      • This bed’s architecture is designed as such that it is to eliminate any sleeping disorder problems among the children and teens. This bedspread the body weight uniformly to all the 8 corners.
      • Beautifully designed with a high headboard and covered in rich dark brown leather-look material enhances the beauty of your interior designing.
      • Upholstered headboard, side and end rail in leather look material.


      Cons:

      • Box spring can be used but box spring and mattress are not included.
      • The 4 planks/slate supports that come with the bed do not hold up the bed perfectly.

       

      Frequently Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:    How high is the base of the bed form the ground?

      Ans:   The bed sits very low to the ground. It is just about a little more than a foot high from the ground.

      Q:    Can a box spring be used in the bed?

      Ans:  It is better to use a box spring with the bed instead of the slats.

      Q:     What pieces are included with the bed?

      Ans:   All the pieces of the bed are inside of the headboard. All the parts are within the zip behind the headboard. Everything you need to assemble the bed comes within the packaging.

    7- Zinus Faux Leather Upholstered Platform Bed with Wooden Slats, King

    Zinus Faux Leather Upholstered Platform Bed with Wooden Slats

    Zinus Faux Leather Upholstered Platform Bed with Wooden Slats

    Product Description

    • The color and the overall design of the upholstered beds belonging to this class loom simply. But the structural elements of the headboard, footboard, rails and the slats of this bed make it highly suitable for classically styled furniture.
    • The height of wooden legs and the thickness of the box spring combine to give the perfect height for the bed for easing sitting position.


      Pros:

      • An ideal bed for young kids and teenagers according to the shape and design of the bed.
      • This bed’s architecture is designed as such that it is to eliminate any sleeping disorder problems among the children and teens. This bedspread the body weight uniformly to all the 8 corners.
      • Beautifully designed with a high headboard and covered in rich dark brown leather-look material enhances the beauty of your interior designing.
      • Upholstered headboard, side and end rail in leather look material.


      Cons:

      • Box spring can be used but box spring and mattress are not included.
      • The 4 planks/slate supports that come with the bed do not hold up the bed perfectly.The brown color of the upholstered beds belonging to this class makes them highly suitable for bedrooms with light colored interiors.


      Frequently Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:    How high is the base of the bed form the ground?

      Ans:  It’s 14″ for the FULL size.

      Q:    Can a box spring be used in the bed?

      Ans:  The frame doesn’t require a box spring. You can lay your current mattress directly on the head of the slats. The slats will give you the support required for your mattress.

      Q:     Does the bed make a lot of noise?

      Ans:   No It doesn’t.

    8- BROOKSIDE Upholstered Headboard with Diamond Tufting

    BROOKSIDE Upholstered Headboard with Diamond Tufting

    BROOKSIDE Upholstered Headboard with Diamond Tufting – King / California King – Stone

    Product Description

    • Brookside upholstered Headboard with diamond tufting provides the perfect style to your bedroom. The Headboard is upholstered with beautiful linen-like fabric and the buttonless tufting makes the headboard look amazing. The Brookside upholstered Headboard with diamond tufting provides a modern beauty made up on the classic look. The Headboard is made of solid Siberian Larch Wood which provides high quality and the best part is that it is reasonably affordable. The Headboard can fit most bed frames/bases as the legs can be adjusted from 14 to 22 inches and are pre-drilled. Two modification plates are included along with wall mounts so it is easy for you to customize the Headboard according to your needs.


      Pros:

      • Brookside Upholstered Headboard with Diamond Tufting – king Bed is upholstered with linen-inspired fabric and has beautiful buttonless tufting work in a diamond pattern on the Headboard.
      • Brookside Upholstered Headboard with Diamond Tufting Bed – the king is available in charcoal and stone colors.
      • For high-quality construction, the frame of the bed is made of solid Siberian Larch wood.
      • The bed comes with a lifetime limited warranty.
      • The Headboard can fit most bed frames or bases.
      • The legs of the Headboard are pre-drilled and come with modification plates and optional wall mounts.
      • All the parts and legs of the bed are located in the compartment at the back of the Headboard.
      • Product Dimensions are 32 x 78 x 4 inches.


      Cons:

      • The bed does not come with a mattress.
      • Only the Headboard is provided, you have to put your own frame or you can attach to a wall.


      Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:           Is a flame retardant added in the headboard?

      Ans:       No, the bed is manufactured according to federal regulations and it does not contain any flame retardant.

      Q:           How long is the bed frame?

      Ans:       This does not come with a bed frame. You have to put your own bed frame or you can simply attach the headboard to the wall

    9-  Zinus Upholstered Scalloped Button Tufted Bed

     Zinus Upholstered Scalloped Button Tufted Platform Bed with Wooden Slat Support


    Zinus Upholstered Scalloped Button Tufted Platform Bed with Wooden Slat Support

    Product Description

    • This Amazing Upholstered Scalloped Button Tufted Platform Bed by Zinus gives you the marvelous and a classic look for your bedroom. This bed is designed as a scalloped headboard and a low profile footboard style frame and comes with wooden slats for supporting the mattress. The whole bed is shipped in one package/carton and the frame, legs, and wooden slats are in the zippered compartment in the back of the headboard. The headboard is designed with gray upholstery and button tufting which makes it look beautifully amazing. This bed is another comfort innovation form Zinus.


      Pros:

      • Zinus Upholstered Scalloped Button Tufted Platform Bed has a Classic Scalloped Headboard design and a strong mattress support.
      • The headboard of the bed is beautifully upholstered with stunning button tufting
      • The bed comes with the dimensions 80 X 76 X 38.1 inches.
      • The total weight of the product is 99.7 pounds.
      • Frame, legs, and slats are in the zipper compartment located in the back of the headboard making the assembly and convenient packaging.
      • The foam padded tape on the frame makes it noise free.
      • Very easy to assemble.


      Cons:

      • The headboard is slightly short.

       

      Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:           How much space is available under the bed for storage?

      Ans:       The clearance under the bed is 6.25”.

      Q:           Does the mattress sit on the bed frame or does it go slightly under the sideboards?

      Ans:       The slats sit decently with the sideboards so, the mattress just sits on the bed frame.

      Q:           Can a box spring be used along with a mattress over the frame of the bed?

      Ans:       It is a platform bed and the headboard is actually pretty low so, it won’t really look good if you put in a box spring with mattress. Putting in box spring, mattress and pillows will hide most of the headboard so, it is highly recommended to not to use a box spring with this bed.

    10-  Coaster Queen Bed-Black Upholstered Bed

    Coaster Queen Bed-Black


    Product Description

    • The upholstered beds belonging to this class are designed with ergonomically structured features of the head frame and the perfectly designed box frame.
    • The structure of the bed is designed to resemble that of an arch. This sort of design makes it highly recommended for the ultra-modern bedrooms. Moreover, it can provide the best of resting and relaxing effects to your body. The angular design of the base frame and the head frame are structured to spread your body weight uniformly along the breadth and width of the box frame. These types of upholstered beds can enhance the overall health and fitness in all aspects.


      Pros:

      • Coaster Queen bed-black is a low sitting bed that beautifies your bedroom.
      • Beautifully designed, Queen Size upholstered bed.
      • Button tufted headboard with upholstering work in black faux leather.
      • The Bed’s dimensions are 93.00” L x 68.5” W x 45.00” H.
      • Very easy to put it together or to take it apart and move.
      • Coaster Queen bed-black is of good quality and its look is beautiful for the bedroom.


      Cons:

      • Putting the bed together is a little time consuming and requires two or more people.
      • Box spring is required.

       

      Most Commonly Asked Questions and their Answers

      Q:        Is a box spring required for this bed?

      Ans:     Yes, a box spring is required. Otherwise, the mattress will sit too low between the frame of the bed.

      Q:        Can this be used with an adjustable frame?

      Ans:     Yes, it will work, but some time for assembly is required

Final Verdict

You have seen all the information about the best-upholstered beds. You can compare each product with each other and then choose the one that suits your needs. You can find all the pros and cons of these top beds along with their reviews from previous customers and their experience with the bed. All these beds are the most comfortable beds on the market with top notch quality at very reasonable prices. If you have any queries regarding it, feel free to ask in comments.