Reviews Of The Best Ottoman Beds

Chris Horton
October 25, 2021 0 Comment

There are many things you should consider when buying an ottoman bed in the UK. Here are some of them:

Ottoman Design The main draw of an ottoman bed design for many Brits is its storage capabilities. As with all beds, ottomans can be made in a variety of sizes and shapes. This means that style is not affected by their practicality. There are many options available. You can choose from a variety of sizes, colors, and designs depending on your bedroom and personal preferences. You can also choose from a wide range of materials such as leather, fabric, and oak wood.

How the Bed Opens We already mentioned practicality, but this is where it really comes in. How does storage work? There are two main options: side or end lift. The names are pretty self-explanatory. The choice of which option you choose will depend on your personal preferences and how large your bedroom is. Both provide the same amount space so it is important to be practical.

The Mattress- Although most ottoman beds can accommodate any type of mattress, it is a good idea to weigh your options. Ottoman beds,, can be lifted with assistance, but the mattress’s weight could affect the ease of opening the storage. Before ordering, you should test your new mattress on a slanted foundation. This can have an impact on the firmness of the ottoman.

The Cost- This is the most important thing to think about when purchasing a new item. We will tell you that an ottoman bed is more expensive than a regular bed. You should remember that you are purchasing not just a bed but also storage space. When calculating your budget, you can consider it a bed and wardrobe together.

Top-Rated Ottoman beds to buy in the UK – Ranked and Reviewed

1. Eve Storage Bed Frame Editor’s Choice


  • Starting at PS639
  • Warranty of five years
  • Support slats adjustable
  • Sizes: Double (135cmx190cm), King (15cmx200cm), and Super King (180cmx200cm).
  • You have two options: pink or grey
  • Depth of storage: 18 cm
  • Front View
  • Ottoman Mechanism
  • Slats that can be adjusted

Our editor’s choice is for Brits who want a padded bed with lots of storage. This ottoman bed stands out because it was not designed for storage but quality of sleep.

The adjustable bed slats allow for the user to customize the support according to their sleeping preferences. You can adjust the slats to provide extra support for a specific part of the bed, such as if you prefer to sleep on one side or at an angle.

According to the manufacturers, the ottoman was designed by designers who wanted to make a bed that not only saves space but also looks good. The storage can also be used to store blankets, pillows, and clothes that are not easily accessible by children or pets.

The storage height listed is 18cm. This means there is ample space for everything. It is easy to reach the storage space with the bed’s mechanical lift system using a fabric handle.

Final Verdict This ottoman was chosen by our editor as the best option for all purposes. It is high-quality and spacious with storage, but it won’t break your budget.

2. Hopkins Fabric Upholstered Ottoman Frame – Best Luxury


  • Prices start at PS599 for a small double and go up to PS899 if you want a super king
  • Available in Oatmeal or Slate colors
  • Sizes: Double (120cmx204cm), Double (139cmx204cm), King (155cmx214cm), King (185cmx214cm), Superking (185cmx214cm).
  • Storage depth 26 cm
  • For two people, it takes 45 minutes to build.
  • 26 cm storage depth
  • Diagonal View
  • Side View

The Hopkins ottoman is our best splurge. It is slightly more expensive than other items on this list but it is worth it. It is definitely worth considering if you have the money.

The bed frame is made of woven fabric and has a minimalist design that will fit in most bedrooms.

Manufacturers have put a lot of effort into making sure that the Hopkins has a variety of unique upgrades such as storage handles and upholstered feet. It is 26cm deep, which offers a lot of storage space.

Hidden vents are placed on the baseboard to allow for the mattress to breathe. This option focuses on staying fresher longer. The design is said to have wooden cross rails to increase the lifespan of the mattress.

Final Verdict Although the Hopkins is a more expensive option than the others, it comes with all the bells and whistles you’d expect. This is a great option if you’re looking for something with more storage and longer lasting power.

3. Wilson Upholstered Ottoman Bed Frame- Best Budget


  • Prices starting at PS449
  • Available in Black, Grey, and Silver colors
  • Side opening
  • A storage depth of 20 cm
  • Sprung slats with cloth bases
  • Time for building time for two persons – 1 hour

Do you want a budget option? Are ottoman beds appealing but their high prices leave you stunned? We recommend the Wilson ottoman as our budget choice. The prices for both small and large doubles are only PS449! It will cost you just PS549.

This ottoman was designed with practicality in your mind. It has colour-coded holes that allow you to choose which side it opens from. This allows you to place it in a wider variety of places.

Wilson ottomans feature sprung slats for added comfort, scrolled foot and head ends, and a 1-year guarantee.

This ottoman is our most affordable option. It has a 20cm storage depth. That means you have plenty of space to store your clothes, blankets, and other items.

Final Verdict-PS449 is a standard double ottoman bed that’s nothing to scoff at. This bed is a great option for those with limited funds who still want a durable quality bed with plenty of storage space.

4. Aspire Beds Upholstered Side Opening Storage Ottoman bed – Great for Small Spaces


  • Prices starting at PS179
  • Sizes: Double (135cm X 190cm), King (150cm X 200cm), Super King (180cm X 200cm)
  • Available in a Silver colour scheme
  • Choose from a variety of finishes for your wooden frame
  • 60 to 90 minute build time
  • Storage depth 25cm

The Aspire ottoman is ideal for small spaces due to its standard dimensions and the opening mechanism that allows you to access the storage below.

The bed features sprung slats and a classic buttoned headboard. It also has a buttoned footboard and silver feet. There are gas-lift pistons that allow for easy opening. The ottoman can be opened from the side or raised on one side depending on your space and preferences.

The storage depth is 25 cm, which provides ample room to store your clothes and linen. There’s also a black fabric lining at its base to protect the floor from stored items.

Final Verdict If you’re looking for an affordable and smaller option for your bedroom, the Aspire ottoman is a great choice. It is designed to fit in tight spaces while still being comfortable and efficient.

5. Phoenix Pearl Grey Wooden Ottoman Storage Bed Frame – Best Traditional


  • Starts at PS394.99
  • Available in Navy Blue, Oak, Pearl Grey, Oak, Stone Grey, Oak, Stone Grey, Oak and White.
  • Sizes: Small double (135x210cm), Double (150.5x210cm), King (166.6×220.5cm).
  • Gas-lift system
  • Storage depth: 27 cm

The Phoenix is a classic style ottoman bed that Brits will love. It’s a great choice for small bedrooms and packs a lot of benefits into a small space. There is also a 27cm storage depth, so you have plenty of space to store clothes, bedding, etc.

To access the storage space below, the mattress section rises from the foot end. The 45-degree angle of the mattress lifts up. It also boasts a strength of 588N which means it is easy to open. According to the manufacturers, there’s no need for you to move pillows or cushions while opening the storage space.

The variety of colours that the Phoenix ottoman is available in makes it stand out from other options. It is currently available in Navy Blue, Oak, Pearl Grey, Oak and Stone Grey, as well as White.

According to the manufacturers, the headboard is made of open-slatted wood and has a low foot end in order to give the illusion of more space.

Final Verdict This option is very traditional in style and practicality. However, it is also the most customizable due to the wide range of colours available. You will also appreciate the low price, high quality build and depth of storage. It is definitely worth looking into.

6. Hip Hop Ottoman Wooden Bed Frame – Best Solid Wood


  • Starts at PS447.99
  • Available in Ash wood finish
  • Available in double or king sizes
  • Sizes: Double (145cm X 208cm), King (160 x 218cm)
  • If mattress is purchased with mattress, one year guarantee and five-year guarantee

Solid wood is described as a “Scandi style makeover” on traditional bedroom storage solutions, with a “perfect combination of Nordic good look and practicality”.

The Hip Hop Ottoman is a bed that uses a wooden frame rather than a painted or fabric finish, which is a departure from most of the beds we have reviewed. This would look great in any bedroom with a brown wooden floor.

The standard warranty on this ottoman is one year. However, if you choose a mattress to go with it, the guarantee will be extended to five years.

The space below the mattress is easy to access and conceals any bedding, clothes or toys you may have.

Final Verdict As the rating indicates, the Best Wood option stands out among the rest due to its attractive and traditional wooden frame. This may be the right option for you if you love the varnish ripples from a deep brown tree trunk.

7. Castello Grey Fabric Ottoman with Scroll Sleigh Bed – Best Sleigh Style


  • Available in sizes double, super king, and king
  • Storage depth 25.5cm
  • Available in Charcoal or Grey colors
  • You can open from either side
  • Starts at PS624.99

Castello Grey Ottoman Sleigh Bed is our best option. A sleigh bed has curved/scrolled headboards and footboards that resemble a sleigh-type shape.

These beds are unique and modern, which is why they are so appealing to anyone who wants something different.

Castello Grey Ottoman Sleigh Bed manufacturers claim it makes a timeless modern statement in any bedroom. The manufacturers also mention that the grey color scheme is a good match for most bedroom styles and allows users to add their own colour through duvet sets, pillows, and blankets.

The ottoman has a storage depth over 25 cm, which makes it ideal for people who need extra space. It is also discrete and easy-to-open.

8. Kelsey Stores 3ft, 4ft, 4ft6, 5ft Fusion Grey Linen Fabric Ottoman – Best Bargain


  • Available in single, double, and king sizes
  • Starts at PS174.99
  • Available in grey color
  • Spring slats

We think the Kelsey Stores ottoman is our best bargain option. Prices start at just PS175, which is far less than other ottomans. We all know that the Brits love a good deal!

The bed has two hydraulic pistons to access the storage space under the mattress. They lift from the foot end. You can also leave the bed open, so you don’t have to lift anything.

Although it is one of the more expensive options, the Kelsey Stores ottoman can still be very useful and effective when used with a single, double, or king-sized mattress.

Final Verdict People in the UK say you get what your pay for, but the ottoman from Kelsey Stores serves a purpose that goes beyond its price. This ottoman is a great deal for the money because of its features.

Wrapping up

Brits deserve the best sleep possible. But, why not make your bed work for yourself? Not only are messy bedrooms and cramped rooms not conducive to a restful sleep, but there is limited storage space in modern times so make the most of it. This guide will help you find the best ottoman beds in Britain. We wish you all the best!