Bunk beds save space. Small bunk beds save even more space. This list contains eight compact and narrow bunk beds for the bedroom. All of them are twin over twin bunk beds, and the majority of them are symmetrical.
Even if your kid(s) have their own bedroom, it never hurts getting a bunk bed for when they have friends sleep over. It can also be a lifesaver if you have a house full of guests.
That said, many kid bedrooms are not very big. Many of today’s bunks are huge (doubles, l-shape and incorporate all kinds of features such as slides, stairs, desks, etc.). This article showcases options for smaller kids rooms, mainly twin-over-twin bunk beds.
Below we showcase several top small bunk bed editorial picks.
1. Twin House-Style Bunk Bed
Here’s a fun, small twin bunk bed kids will love. Both beds are twin. The upper, as you can see, is a small house. The lower bed is very low to the ground to provide sufficient overhead clearance for both levels. Actually, the low bottom bunk is a smart design because it creates more overhead clearance.
2. Twin over Twin Small Bunk Bed (White)
It can hold shirts, pants, and other types of clothing. The ladder to the top bunk bed can be placed at either side of the bed. If you prefer to sleep side by side, the top bunk bed can be separated and placed next to the bottom bed.
No box spring is needed for this bunk bed. The frame of the bed supports twin mattresses. The size limit for mattress on the top bunk is 8 inches deep. The optional trundle can hold a mattress that is 8 inches deep as well.
This bunk bed is part of the New Energy Kids brand and the Lake House collection. It comes with a one year limited warranty. This bunk bed is gender neutral, which has several benefits. Both boys bedrooms and girls bedrooms can use it, and this bunk bed can be placed in most rooms.
3. Narrow Ornamental Twin over Twin Bunk
There are several options available to customers that are considering buying the Kensington Victoria bunk bed. This bunk bed is available in three configurations – bed, bed with storage, or bed with trundle. It is manufactured with poplar wood and veneers over engineered wood.
There are a couple of finishes available – antique silver and antique white. The poplar is from the Eastern U.S. The headboard is upholstered and so is the foot board. The slat roll foundations are made of plywood, and there are updated Queen Ann legs. There’s a ladder for the top bunk.
This bunk bed is designed for girls bedrooms. It has an elegant appearance with perfectly cut lines – a rare combination. It looks great in any room, but it is best suited for a brightly lit room with lightly-colored hardwood floors and white walls.
Place it against a wall length-wise, with one side of the bunk bed touching the wall. Safety was a top priority for designers. The top bunk is surrounded by a guardrail, and the paint finishes are non-toxic.
It is delivered un-assembled, but comes with a one year limited warranty. It is part of the Kensington collection.
4. Simple Black Metal Twin over Twin Bunk Bed
This bunk bed is exclusive to Hayneedle. Its strong metal construction ensures that it is durable and tough enough for the most active roommates. It can survive all sorts of roughhousing including wrestling, jumping, and dragging.
You can move it around the room whenever you want, and it will remain intact. It has a simple design with a black finish. The rails and poles are thin, giving it a sleek appearance. It complements white-colored brick walls and light colored hardwood flooring.
There’s a ladder for the top bunk, and the size limit for the twin mattress on the top bunk is seven inches deep. The weight limit for the top bunk is 320 pounds. The bottom bunk has the same weight capacity.
There’s a safety rail for the top bunk to prevent any accidents, such as falling over or rolling over the side of the bed. The bottom bunk bed is the same size as the top bunk bed.
Two people can sleep in it at the same time. This bunk bed is part of the Duro brand. It has a neutral gender and a transitional style. Both boys and girls can use, and it can be placed in a plain room.
5. Minimalist White Compact Twin Over Twin Bunk Bed
This is another twin over twin bunk bed that is exclusive to Hayneedle. It has a simple angular design that is suited for a corner wall in a room that is brightly lit. It complements white walls and medium-colored hardwood floors.
The guardrail on the top bunk prevents the sleeper from rolling off the bed. There’s a ladder to climb off the bed as well. It is placed at one end of the bunk bed. The size limit for the top mattress is seven inches. It can support up to 320 pounds.
The bottom bunk has the same weight limit. This bunk bed is made of metal and finished with a white coating. The construction and design of this bunk bed is characteristic of the Duro brand. It is light-weight and easy to move around.
It is the perfect bed for a child’s room. When it’s time to re-decorate the room, this bunk bed can serve as the centerpiece. The top bunk bed is placed directly over the bottom bunk bed. It can accommodate two people at the same time.
The space under the bed can be used as a storage area. There’s room for a storage box or shoe boxes. Assembly is required to create this bunk bed. Once it’s assembled, you will be able to sleep in it for years to come.
6. Attractive Space-Saving Bunk with Ladder
This is a wooden bunk bed with perfectly carved arches. It is made from hardwoods and veneers. It has a cherry/oak finish. The top bunk is surrounded by a guardrail. There is an opening for the ladder. The beds are placed directly over each other and it’s designed for two people.
There is space below the bunk bed for storage. Several items can be placed underneath the bed including shoe boxes and bins. The frame of the bed is sturdy and strong.
If you prefer a different bunk arrangement, the top bunk bed can be rearranged to create two individual twin beds. Each bed has a weight limit of 400 pounds. Assembly is required. There’s a one year manufacturer’s warranty.
This bunk bed is part of the K&B Furniture brand. There isn’t another brand like it. They cover all major furnishing categories and classic styles.
This wooden bunk bed would fit in a room with light-colored hardwood floors and colored walls (light green/olive would contrast nicely with this bed). It would complement a rug placed in the center of the room if this bunk bed is placed length-wise against the wall.
7. Ultra-Compact Bunk with Vertical Ladder for Small Bedrooms
Another metal bunk bed with superior construction is offered by Walker Edition Furniture Company. They sell a variety of furniture pieces for the North American market. This one is black and thin, which makes it the perfect bunk bed for a small room.
Place it in the corner of a room with light blue walls and a floor with tan carpet. It has a neutral gender and transitional style. The frame can hold a combined 500 pounds, with each bunk bed holding 250 pounds. The mattress for the top bunk bed is limited to 9 inches deep.
Each bunk bed is stacked directly on top of each other, allowing two people to sleep in it without bothering each other. There’s a ladder and guardrails for the top bed. It’s save to sleep that high off the ground; there’s no risk of rolling over the side.
The guardrails are designed to prevent that from occurring. Another advantage of this design is that it’s easy to move the bunk bed around the room after it is assembled. This is especially advantageous when it’s time to clean the room or re-decorate it.
8. Weston Home Twin Over Twin Metal Model
This bunk bed is made of metal and finished with a gray coat. When fully assembled, the frame looks bare, except for two black panels that are located at the headrest and footrest of the top bunk bed. There’s a guardrail that surrounds the top bunk bed, but not fully; there’s an opening for a ladder.
You can climb up into the top bunk bed easily and feel safe and secure while you rest. The top bunk has a weight limit of 250 pounds. The bottom bunk has a weight limit of 300 pounds.
This is a symmetrical twin over twin bunk bed; the bottom bed is placed directly below the top bed. Two people can sleep at the same time in this bunk bed.
The Weston Home brand is known for many styles including traditional and neutral gender. This bunk bed would fit in a brightly lit room with medium-colored hardwood floors and a patterned rug or mat (white and blue is one example) in the center of the room.
The wall behind the headrest of this bunk bed should be dark-colored to create contrast. The other walls in the room can be white. Assembly is required. Two complete sets of rails are included, along with two platform slats. It comes with a 90 day limited warranty.
9. Compact Wood Bunk with Stairs
This is a stylish, modern, and unique bunk bed that is constructed from solid pine wood and finished with a slate gray coat. There’s a staircase leading to the top bunk bed and a chest of drawers (four storage drawers in total) on the side.
The beds are offset, with the bottom bed further out than the top bed. The best place to put it is against a wall length-wise. There’s space under the bed for storage. You can place shoe boxes, bins, and other items underneath the bed. It’s designed for two people.
This bunk bed is part of the Donco Trading Co. brand. They specialize in youth furniture. This twin over twin bunk bed has a neutral gender.
It looks good in a bright room with floor-to-ceiling windows, light colored hardwood floors, and white walls. Boys and girls can use it. If you aren’t satisfied with it, you can return it within 90 days under a limited warranty.