The top 10 daybeds for your Christmas guests

Psst… it’s less than two months until Christmas Day.

And with gifts to buy, a huge dinner to organise, and guests to host, your to-do list can feel as long as Santa’s wish list! But whether your overnight guests are naughty or nice, they’ll need a comfy bed to sleep over the Christmas break.

So if your nearest and dearest are staying over this year, we’re here to make your life that little bit simpler. With a stylish yet functional daybed, guests can enjoy a comfortable night’s kip without the hassle.

Take a peek at our favourite daybeds and enjoy stress-free hosting…

Alice Metal Kids Day Bed

Oliver Furniture Luxury Seaside Classic Day Bed in White

1) Vox Evolve Ottoman Daybed

Vox Evolve Ottoman Day Bed

The ultimate space saver, this nifty kids daybed by Vox is the answer to all your sleepover problems. Not only does it boast a lifting mattress with storage space, but you can also upgrade this bed to add a pull-out trundle mattress.

That means there’s plenty of space to stash away spare bedding or gifts in the run up to Christmas. And if your little one is bunking up with their cousins over the Christmas break, you can simply pull out the spare trundle mattress in a matter of seconds. Who says hosting needs to be hard work?

2) Aurora Upholstered Daybed in Mink by Flair Furnishings

Aurora Upholstered Day Bed in Mink by Flair Furnishings

Ideal for smaller homes, this daybed from Flair Furnishings doubles up as a stylish sofa and an oh-so-comfy guest bed. With its elegant button detailing, this daybed looks like a classy sofa all year round – but when the festive season lands, guests can simply grab a duvet and enjoy a cosy night’s sleep.

And with a trundle draw included as standard, you can keep any spare bedding and Christmas surprises safely stowed away.

3) Bronxx Metal Kids Day Bed

Bronxx Metal Kids Day Bed

Another fabulous option for kids’ rooms, the Bronxx Metal Kids Day Bed takes the hassle out of hosting guests. Add it to the spare bedroom and it’s the perfect spot for kids to lounge and chill out – and they can sleep on it, too! So if guests are sleeping in your child’s room over the holidays, the kids can head to this handy bed instead! It’s stylish enough to be a permanent feature… sure does beat a blow up airbed now doesn’t it!

4) Pino Daybed with Pull Out Bed

Pino Day Bed with Pull Out Bed

Having a couple round to stay this Christmas? Then look no further than our wonderful Pino daybed. The mattress extends into a roomy double, so your guests can sleep with their loved ones over the festive break.

And once you’ve finished with hosting, you save space by converting the mattress back into a compact single daybed. It’s a great spot to read and lounge on a lazy Sunday afternoon!

5) Parisot Sleep Day Bed with Storage

Parisot Sleep Day Bed with Storage

A wonderful space for kids to chill out in the day, and cosy space for guests to sleep at night. Your family can enjoy this daybed every day, all year round!

And at Christmas, it’s a total lifesaver. If your guests are taking over the kids room, your little ones can enjoy a perfectly good night’s sleep on this bed. And with two storage drawers as standard, there’s even space for Santa to leave gifts underneath the bed!

6) Dennis Day Bed in Concrete Grey with Optional Trundle Drawer by Woood

Dennis Day Bed in Concrete Grey with Optional Trundle Drawer by Woood

Contemporary and minimal, this daybed provides your family with a stylish space to lounge and relax. You can either pop this in your living room and use it as a sofa, or as a guest bed in your spare room – it’s entirely up to you. Either way, you can easily swap and change depending on your needs.

If you usually use this daybed as a sofa, you can easily transform it into a bed. Simply grab your spare bedding, remove your sofa cushions, and hey presto – you have a guest bed in minutes.

Or, if you’d rather set up a permanent spare bed, why not add the complimentary coordinating furniture – including a bedside table and wardrobe. Your guests will be bowled over with such a stylish guest room!

7) Trasman Terrassa Daybed

Trasman Terrassa Day Bed

Planning some playdates over the festive break? If your kids are having their buddies round to stay over the Christmas holidays, this bed is the ultimate sleepover solution.

With its handy pull-out mattress, kids can swap secrets and chit chat until they fall asleep. And with two roomy storage drawers, you have heaps of space to store those sleepover essentials.

Compact and cosy, it’s a perfect addition to your child’s bedroom or playroom. Once their playmates head home, kids can relax and unwind on the cosy daybed. It’s a great spot to cuddle up and enjoy a Christmas movie!

8) Vox Stige Kids Daybed with Trundle Drawer

Vox Stige Kids Day Bed with Trundle Drawer

This dreamy daybed from Vox gives you everything you need to welcome guests this Christmas. While it can be used as a spare bed on its own, you can upgrade to a trundle bed. With a roomy pull-out mattress, two happy guests can more than comfortably sleepover on this nifty bed. And since it boasts two single-sized mattresses, it’s ideal for siblings or friends staying over.

This daybed also has a lifting mattress, so you can stow away any spare duvets and pillows without taking over your home. Plus, with the optional wooden ladder frame, you can get ready for Christmas by draping tinsel or hanging up some stockings!

9) Lifetime Kids Daybed with Trundle Bed & Drawer

Lifetime Kids Day Bed with Trundle Bed & Drawer

Forget about decking the halls… with this daybed and matching furniture, you can deck out your spare room in style.

Ideal for smaller bedrooms, you can save on space by adding a mattress underneath the bed. Simply pull out the mattress drawer when your guests are ready, and you provide a comfy bed in seconds. Then, once you’re ready to bid farewell, you can reclaim your space and push it back.

With the option to add a matching bookcase and wardrobe, you can get your spare room totally sorted in time for Christmas.

10) Willow Day Bed with Optional Storage

Willow Kids Day Bed with Optional Storage

With a cool design and simplistic style, this daybed will look a treat in any child’s bedroom. It’s an ideal bed for day-to-day sleeping, as kids can enjoy this stylish bed every day of the year.

And when Christmas rolls around, you can add an optional trundle mattress for sleepovers. This means, even if you’re not planning on hosting this year, you can welcome unexpected guests at a moment’s notice! So if your guest has one too many snowballs, they can sleepover without the hassle…

To feel extra festive, why not festoon some Christmas lights around the canopy?

Get Christmas ready with a daybed from Cuckooland

A daybed provides kids with a wonderful spot to lounge and relax in their bedroom. But over Christmas, they double up as a convenient bed for your guests. Which takes all the hassle out of hosting!

Simply head over to our entire collection to get started. If you’d like to get in touch about our daybeds, give us a call on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or send an email.


With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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