Bunk beds don't have to be synonymous with bulky wooden beasts. Whether you need your brood to bunk together or just like the idea of them sharing a room, we love these sleek, modern takes on these space-saving beds.
10 Cool Bunk Beds for Kids
There are a gazillion choices when it comes to these space-saving beds, I've focused on ones that combine form and function. Here are just a few of our favorites:
Tree House Twin-Over-Twin Bunk Bed
Children will adore this magical retreat that evokes the spirit and appeal of an outdoor tree house. The bed is made of solid pine and features a classic house frame, with five open windows and a sturdy ladder for access. For kids with imagination, this is the perfect bed that's also a playhouse. Pick from three colors. ($2699)
This one looks like a jungle gym -- it's so playful. Don't worry about caring for wood, this is made from durable steel and powder-coated with vibrant colors, I love that this one comes in 16 colors. ($1999)
Perch Bunk Bed
For tweens and teens who want a clean, unfussy design, this modern pick works. It's also great if you have mixed gender kids bunking up. Its compact footprint leaves plenty of room for play and additional furnishings. The versatile Perch easily separates into a twin-sized loft bed and a standalone lower twin bed, giving many configuration options. ($1980)
Mid-Century Twin Bunk Bed
If grown-up style is your pick, you'll love this one from West Elm. It's the sleekest bed around. Made of kiln-dried solid and engineered pine, this is a timeless design. ($1799)
Metal Frame House Bunk Bed
This is the perfect pick for small spaces. This little bed works for toddlers thanks to the low profile. this twin size bunk bed frame with offers a comfortable and exhilarating experience during both sleep and playtime that will let their imaginations run wild. All parts, tools and instructions are shipped straight to your door in one efficiently packed box for simple set-up that takes less than an hour with a friend's help.
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Cabina bunk bed
Ideal for small rooms with lower ceilings, the Cabina Bunk Bed is a compact and sturdy bunk bed. Cabina is modern and versatile; easily converting into two identical twin beds or a daybed and twin bed. A suspended ladder, designed with handle cut-outs for easy gripping, allows for unobstructed access under the bed for storage or trundle bed. The ladder can be placed on the left or right side of the bed. The mattress support is continuous so the mattress and bedding don't show when seen from underneath. A Trundle bed can add more sleeping options onto the bunk bed. It ships flat packed and assembly is very simple with only one type of screw. No tools required for assembly, Allen key is provided. ($1800)
Triple Bunk Bed
Designed to sleep three children, this bunk bed would be perfect for a beach house or grandparents/ Can you imagine all the fun they will have with their siblings or during sleepovers with friends? Built with a strong metal frame that includes secured metal slats, two integrated ladders, and full-length guardrails, you can have complete peace of mind knowing that this Metal Triple Bunk Bed is secure and durable. Thanks to the slats, you won’t need any additional box spring or foundation. This bunk bed fits standard-size mattresses with a recommended thickness between 4” and 6”. ($511)
Simple Fort Bunk
A Space-Saving Playful Centerpiece for your Little Ones' Room! Stylish slumber is easily achieved with our Tree House Twin Bunk Bed. Designed with durability in mind, it is made of pine wood and is available in 2 playfully rustic finishes. The built-in ladder and sturdy guardrails create the perfect combination of style, function and safety! Parents love the flexibility of the design; the Tree House Bunk Bed can be used as a traditional bunk bed with mattresses on top and bottom or a loft bed with a mattress on the top. ($442.99)
Big Horn Cabin Bunk Bed
When I showed this to my girls, this was the one they picked for themselves. This Ti Amo Big Horn Twin over Twin Cabin Bunk bed is a good value and a style that will please both adults and kiddos. The bottom bed is a Montessori style bed -perfect for transitioning little ones from the crib. The top bunk is easily accessed by the sturdy ladder. There are spacious windows, detailed shingled roof and an open back so as not to feel claustrophobic. ($799)
Abridged Twin Bunk Bed
You've got a lot of versatility with this design. I also like the flat profile thanks to the incorporated ladder --it'll work in a tight space. And it's convertible. This bunk bed is actually a loft bed and rolling twin bed combo. The rolling bed's hidden casters make it easy to maneuver. Available in two colors. ($1798)
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