sofa bed


Definition of sofa bed

: a sofa that can be made to serve as a bed by lowering its hinged upholstered back to horizontal position or by pulling out a concealed mattress

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For a family of four, the one-bedroom apartments ($304 ) have a queen bed with a sofa bed in the living room (cots are available as well as an infant bath and high chair) and fully equipped kitchen. Amy Tara Koch, Washington Post, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in eight cities.," 28 June 2019 Add a built-in-bed to convert to a sofa bed and that adds 60 to 70 pounds. Melissa Rolland,, "The Unexpected Costs Of Moving," 26 June 2019 The Mountain Playcation deal starts at $99 a night (normally about $209) for a standard room with two queen beds or a king bed plus a sofa bed. Washington Post, "Travel deals: A $99 mountain retreat outside L.A. and a South Africa fare sale," 14 June 2019 The side door opens into the living room and sleeping area, with a 75 inch sofa bed that folds out to sleep two people. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Custom camper van merges sleek design with space for gear," 3 Aug. 2018 In fact, this ottoman sofa bed available on Amazon actually adds a nice, simple aesthetic to a room—while also being super handy as a place for your guests to crash. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "Believe It: This Small Ottoman Turns Into A Sofa Bed," 25 Jan. 2019 Sprawl out on body-length sofa beds while sipping from their long list of fresh vegetable juices. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "13 Dream Vacations to Add to Your Bucket List," 24 Oct. 2018 When not set up as a bed, two 30 by 82-inch futon sofa beds have backrests and cupholders so they can be used for lounging. Megan Barber, Curbed, "5 teardrop trailers you can buy right now," 31 Aug. 2018 The all-suite hotel, which recently completed a $25 million renovation, includes accommodations that feature a private bedroom and separate living space with a sofa bed, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Hilton Scottsdale Resort, azcentral, "Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort," 23 Apr. 2018

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sofa bed

: a sofa that can be folded out to form a bed

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