Best Trundle Beds for Adults and Kids 2022

The twin trundle bed has opened our homes to friends and family without crowding out our space. If your child is entering the age of sleepovers or if you have a small guest room where a double sleeper just takes up too much space, welcome to the world of modern rollaway beds!

A standard twin bed with trundle is the perfect example of how functional furniture is changing the way we live and maximizing the use of space.

Dating back as far as the 16th Century, it’s no surprise that its clever convenience has grown exponentially in popularity.  Check out our top selection of winning single sleepers with trundles as well as the best trundle mattresses.

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1. DHP Manila White Metal Victorian Trundle

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This classic daybed design is our winner not just for its simple Victorian style, but for the additional storage or sleeping space below. It delivers a collection of options to suit a multitude of needs.

The bed can comfortably support 400 pounds of weight making it the ideal trundle bed for adults. The roll-out trundle supports 225 pounds so is perfect for children or lighter adults. The clearance above the trundle is also large enough to accommodate an 8 inch mattress.

It’s also available in 4 colors so you can select the best option to match your home’s color palette.

If you have hardwood or laminate floors, the locking wheels may slip a little but a set of furniture stoppers would sort this out if it worries you.

This is the trundle bed for you if you need more that one sleeping area for friends, family or grandkids.

  • Top bed capacity: 400 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 225 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 1 year warranty

2. Zinus Eden Trundle Bed

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The main reason to consider the Zinus Eden is it’s affordability. It’s a very well priced trundle bed with a plain look that fits in anywhere.

Due to the simplified design, the bottom trundle can accommodate an 8 inch mattress at a push. Assembly is also a breeze.

  • Top bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 5 year warranty

3. Max & Lilly Twin Trundle

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The superb quality, wooden trundle bed comes in a a wide variety of options. You can choose from a twin bed with trundle, a full size bed with trundle or a bunk bed with both twin and full options! There are also 6 beautiful finished to choose from (blue, clay, espresso, natural and white). This is the priciest option on the list but will last for decades and is by far the most luxurious of the models on this list.

Although the full size bed with trundle is perfect for new parents who need to tend to baby throughout the night without running the risk of rolling injury. The twin models as well as the bunk bed options are more suited to kids bedrooms and guest bedroom solutions.

If you want to create more sleeping room but do in with eloquence and style, the Max and Lilly is absolutely perfect.

Pros

  • 6 Colors
  • Sturdy
  • Available in Twin, Full and Bunk Bed

4. Novogratz Upholstered Trundle Daybed

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The diamond-tufted upholstered design adds so much comfort to the Novogratz that it’s one of our more luxurious choices. Thankfully, the price is still quite reasonable given the quality. Other upholstered trundle beds reach much higher prices.

We love the flush design when the trundle is retracted while it can also be moved anywhere in the room because it is not physically attached to the daybed.

  • Top bed capacity: 400 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 1 year warranty

5. Captain’s Bed with Storage Drawer & Trundle

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Our first choice is the best combination of style, space saving and storage at an excellent price. The black finish looks sleek and is beautifully finished with a head and footboard. The drawer includes three additional storage drawers although the design of the drawer gives the appearance of 6 compartments.

We also love that the sleeping surface is raised compared to other trundles which are closer to the floor. This makes it more user friendly and easy to get in and out of.

The design has sturdy wooden slat support so no box spring or additional reinforcement is needed. It is available in classic black and eggshell white.

This classic design works as a child’s room or a spare bed in a guest room. There is a little gap between the drawer and the bed so little fingers are safe from pinching. If you are buying it for a toddler, you may need to pull out the trundle to use as a step for climbing into bed as it does sit a little higher than a standard bed.


6. Little Seeds Ambrosia

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Little Seeds claims to make furniture for children’s rooms, however, the Ambrosia is one of the highest quality choices on the entire list. It can easily an accommodate adult’s weight and the upholstery fabric feels incredibly luxurious. The price reflects the quality which makes it one of the pricier models on the entire list.

  • Top bed capacity: 400 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 225 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: ?
  • 1 year warranty

7. Zinus Suzanne with Rollout Sleeper

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Mixing wood and metal is what makes the Zinus Suzanne on of the most popular choices available. It’s currently found in thousands of homes and we can easily see why.

Be absolutely sure you want a trundle with no backrest since this will require some clever placement. A flat wall helps it to double up as a comfortable day bed.

  • Top bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 5 year warranty

8. Mid-century Modern Upholstered Trundle (DHP Sophia)

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Now for a little Mid-century, modern glamour with button-tufted detail in the upholstery. It can even double up as a backless couch. It can be placed against a wall or used as a room divider. This design takes the prize for versatility. It comes in 4 upholstered finishes, gray, navy and tan fabric and brown faux leather.

It has high sides with a gentle sleigh arch to that make a comfortable headboard or armrest. The sleeping/seating area can hold up to 400 pounds and the trundle has a capacity of 225 pounds.

This stunning piece of furniture is a great fit for a lounge or a guest room that doubles up as a study, as it camouflages perfectly as stylish seating. When it’s time to welcome house guests, it provides ample space and comfort for two people.

To sum it up, this is a beautiful looking piece of furniture. Incredible quality and multi-functional with a competitive price tag.

  • Top bed capacity: 400 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 225 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 1 year warranty

9. Little Seeds Valentina

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Once again, little seeds joins the list with it’s ultra-high quality products. As mentioned before, the upholstery is incredibly luxurious and the overall, flush design is welcome in in even the finest homes.

  • Top bed capacity: 400 lbs
  • Bottom bed capacity: 250 lbs
  • Bottom mattress limit: 6″
  • 1 year warranty

10 . Captain’s Bed with Bookcase and Drawers

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This twin sizes Captain’s Bed has a unique headboard made of solid pine. The headboard is designed to be used as a bookshelf with adjustable shelves that you can arrange it to suit your needs. There are also 3 storage drawers in the trundle that create space for even more convenient storage.

The drawer is not fixed to the main structure and can be slid in from either side. It comes with built-in base support in both the bed (11 slats) and the trundle (10 slats).

The Captain’s Bed comes in an attractive Merlot and honey finish. This classic design is timeless. It’s the ideal piece of furniture to accompany your child from their toddler stage and onwards into their teens.


Single Bed Trundle Buying Guide

Best Value for Money

Zinus makes some great models which focus on being incredibly good value. The designs are mostly simple with no-fuss materials and construction. That being said, they are extremely popular with people who need a solution for patios, entry rooms, hallways and even living rooms in some cases.

Best Multi-functional Use

Both the Captains Beds tick this box. The offer a top sleeper, a trundle and lots of storage space. Sometimes they even include a book case. Although both styles come with a higher price tag, The combination of functionality makes these three-in-one pieces of furniture well worth the money.

Best for Style & Luxury

Little Seeds make the most luxurious trundle beds on the list. their construction is essentially perfect and the well padded upholstery is what take sit to the next level.  The price does reflect the quality though.