From movie marathons to game days to weekend naps, the couch is where most of us go when we want to kick back and relax. That’s why comfort always ranks high when shopping for a sofa or couch. But you also don’t want to sacrifice style when buying a comfortable couch; the best couches combine good looks with features like deep seats and soft yet supportive cushions.
Another factor to consider when shopping for a comfortable couch is the size. A couch that you can completely sink into undoubtedly has its appeal, but if it takes up the entire living room of your apartment, it might not be the most practical seating solution.
Some of the most comfortable couches are sectionals and sleeper sofas — they’re comfortable enough for a full night’s rest, not just a quick power nap. These can be great options if you regularly have guests over. Some couches also have reclining features, adding extra points in the comfort column. We’ve rounded up some of the most comfortable couches that you can buy online.
1. Floyd The Sofa
It’s not just a sofa — it’s the sofa. Floyd makes just a few things, but it does them well. The sofa has a unique mid-century modern inspired design, with seats and cushions that sit on top of a frame. It’s customizable, and it’s designed to be assembled and disassembled with ease. That makes it a great apartment solution for anyone who expects to eventually move.
2. West Elm Harmony Sofa
The West Elm Harmony couch is customizable, so you can find the one that’s right for your space. There are four widths available. You can even choose the depth of the couch, so go for 47″ depth if you want something you can completely sink into. It has a simple look that can suit a variety of tastes, and the movable pillows allow you to switch between nap mode and TV time.
3. AllModern Hailee Genuine Leather Square Arm Sofa
BEST LEATHER SOFA
Leather doesn’t always start out the most comfortable, but it wears in beautifully and gets more comfortable over time. This comfortable couch from All Modern is made from genuine leather and comes in brown or black leather. It’s slightly more on the firm side, so it’s best suited for TV viewing and get-togethers. That said, plenty of reviewers gave the couch high marks on the nap scale.
4. Vesper Sleeper Sofa
BEST FOR SLEEPING
A sleeper sofa can be a great option for anyone who has regular guests. Or, if you live in a small apartment and don’t have space for a bed, a sleeper sofa can allow your largest piece of furniture to perform double duty. It’s wide and deep for cozy couch sitting, and the bed easily pulls out once bedtime rolls around.
5. Barrow Chesterfield Sofa
Maybe the thing that makes you feel the most comfortable is extreme luxury. In that case, a Chesterfield is the sofa for you. It’s available in tons of fabrics and colors, including fabric, leather and cotton velvet.
6. AllModern Lark 84” Sofa
AllModern is a great resource for anyone looking for reasonably priced furniture that can fit in a wide variety of spaces. The Lark sofa is a stylish option made from velvet. The seat and back have a comfortable foam fill. It has comfortable back cushions with more firm seat cushions.
7. Shullsburg 96” Sofa
If you’re looking less for style and more for pure relaxation, this comfortable couch from Shullsburg is a good option to get. It has two seats that can individually recline using the latches on the side of the sofa. It has ample padding for long-lasting comfort.
8. HONBAY Convertible Sectional Sofa
BEST MODULAR SOFA
This comfortable couch is affordable considering its large size. The U-shape sectional allows multiple people to lie down and take a nap. The sofa has a modular design, meaning you can swap between a U-shape or an L-shape. as well as convenient storage space for a more organized living room.
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