It's not a luxury, but it's perfect for the price!Paige R.This couch is lovely, it's got the perfect amount of storage, and the lounge is terrific to get comfy on. It's a little firm at first, but I liked it because I know it isn't going to get super flat in the long run. The pullout feature is just the same as what I've already described, but for fair warning: if you want to put a rug down in front of the couch either for decorative purposes or because you have hardwood floors (like me), don't unless it's large enough to go underneath the entire couch. The rug (which is also from IKEA, though, standard thickness) lifts the pullout just enough to become loose from the hooks that stop the pullout from pulling away from the couch completely. It took a couple of weeks for me to understand this was the reason and I was very worried it was the couch's fault. Now that I've removed the rug, the couch works just as promised.
FRIHETEN Sleeper sofaNELFY B.I bought this sleeper sofa and I am so sorry, I will return it, cheap materials, horrible finishes, it is a rock, it is extra firm, it is not comfortable at all. The one they put in the store looks different, 899 + taxes is too much money, it should cost 500 USD, it is very average in everything. I regret losing money on deliveries and wasted time.
Good Sofa for the priceLinda H.Overall we like this sofa. My husband and 7 year old assembled it, although time consuming, they didn't have issues. They did need an electric screwdriver for one part. It is a firmer mattress and given the couch construction possible but hard to add a mattress topper on as not a lot of room to put a sheet and mattress topper with pieces that go around mattress in between couch and mattress. The bottom part that makes it a bed does easily come out and from the hooks at bottom, but it isn't hard to put back in, wish it didn't come out. We have only had it a few weeks, but slept on it a few times and are happy.
Do not buy until you've tried it in the storeAnneli K.I live in an efficiency, so this is an economical use of space. As a sofa, the comfort is acceptable, at best. As a bed, it's terrible. Each piece that makes the bed area has a wooden box frame - the trundle, the sofa, and the chaise, and there's not much padding between the wood a person. The only thing that makes this work for me is using a memory foam mattress as a very high back of the long side of the sofa, and I pull it down like a Murphy bed for sleeping. Eight inches thick is ideal for the sofa back, or else the seating gets shallow. I upgraded to a ten inch mattress, so sleeping on the sofa is no longer an option. The lack of a raised arm on the end of the sofa makes it compatible as a Murphy bed. The linen is horrendous. It attracts all the dirt, and water spots are a fact of life with this piece. I'd sooner modify and repair my current piece than replace it at the current price, too.
Love it in theory, but has some issuesMolly B.I searched for a corner couch for a loooooong time, and finally decided on the Friheten Sleeper Sectional in Hyllie Beige. The dimensions are perfect for my small living room corner. The Hyllie Beige is a nice fabric, but does pill. I use a sweater pill shaver on the couch once a month and it looks good as "new". My main issue with this couch is that the storage chaise cushion drops when it is sat on. It falls off the base and slumps into the back corner of the storage space. It pops back into place when we open the top. We are going back and forth on returning the couch, but may add additional support under the cushion so it doesn't drop in.
Love this sofaVanessa H.Put this sofa in our den and it's perfect for when guests come as a bed and I occasionally sit on it to watch tv. I had the original one years ago. They changed the fabric and made it a bit more cushy but it's still considered a stiff seat. I don't ever feel hot on it (I live in NC). In my opinion it's worth the money.
FabricSandra H.I bought this same sofa 10 years ago, I loved it and got so many compliments on it. Then I had to move out of state and couldn't take it with me so when it was time to buy it again a few years later IKEA changed the fabric to a cheaper version and the color isn't as nice. Very disappointing as I would love to buy this same sectional again.
CoverMonica D.I have had mine for a while and I love it. Can I buy the faux black leather cover separately?
Black Faux Leather starts flaking after a whileALVARO G.Bought the black faux leather Friheten sofa a while ago and it started flaking. Leaves these tiny black plastic dots sticking to your skin. Awful! Of all the sofas in Ikea, they don't sell separate replacement covers. Stay away...
Very nice (not real leather & very uncomfortable especially if you gain weight)Joshua R.I had this sofa bed for a year & a half, it got uncomfortable within this time frame. Real leather sofa beds cost about $1500 so this sofa bed on Ikea is too pricey & I regret buying this sofa bed. I had to spend $500 for a mattress to put on top, I couldn’t sleep comfortably for months & eventually it got to the point where I couldn’t sleep a whole week. My back was hurting even more & I felt stiff & frustrated.
Great product but polyester cover gets warm.K N.Very practical but can get warm in summer or for those sensitive to heat (wife). Product in cotton would be better but more expensive for sure.
Great for small apartmentGina W.We purchased Friheten in the Hyllie dark charcoal tweed for our son’s first apartment at Uni. Its smaller dimensions dont overpower the space, it’s comfortable, supportive and stylish. My son is 6’6” almost 300# and his friends are big and tall as well and this sofa has held up to them nicely. We had it delivered and assembled using the Ikea assembly team which was essential to getting the bed mechanism right. Son now has room for guests to sleep, with storage for the extra linens. Ive slept on the bed when visiting and it’s surprisingly comfortable. Quick and easy to pull out and tuck away.
After about 6 months, there was some pilling on the chaise seat, but I took a razor to it (you could use a sweater shaver, but i used my sons manscaper) and its good as new.
My only complaint is i want to find 2 extra back cushions for the chaise side, but can only find the other fabrics (European site). IKEA, please make this option for the Hyllie fabric.
Bed is really bad qualityOlga M.We bought this bed a year ago. The part where you pull out it literally fell apart you can’t even sleep on it. The couch is pure trash. 900$ down the drain after just one year! So sad.
Could be betterHolly H.The sectional is good for the price and comfortable. However, about 2-3 months of owning this sectional the sleeper frame broke due to using poor manufacturing (it cracked due to the wood being knotted)
The product is even moreYeou-koungThe product is even more ideal (in terms of comfort) if the three back cushions are high enough to support the head.
Great couch, but not quite 5 starsAshlynI really like this couch. It's a really nice color, comfortable (the couch and the bed), it looks great in my living room, and it only took an hour to build by myself, but I have a couple complaints that keep it from being a 5/5.
My main issue is the weight once constructed is a bit much to move alone (I like to reorganize my rooms a lot so it's annoying that I can't do it myself) and even if you have the strength to move it yourself, the pieces aren't solid together (like other IKEA furniture) so it is hard to move it as one piece without getting the weight distribution right between 2+ people. Also, the pullout feature takes some thought because there are no rails guiding it, just wheels, and if you don't pull it at the correct angle, it will get stuck (both going out and back in).
Other than that, it's great! My kids love it and it's perfect for family movie nights when we want to turn the couch into a bed and watch something together.
Broke in half 5 monthsDouglasBroke in half 5 months later. Also Very inconvenient and uncomfortable to sleep in..
Love the sofa bed with storage - Read to find out one big tip of informationEaster N.I didn’t know but after sleeping on this couch for over one year and falling off one side of the bed all the time. I was using the 3 couch pillows as part of the bed surface when I pull out the lower half of the couch to make a bed. And of course the 3 couch pillows always moved around. I found out that the pull out bed portion has two pull tags that enable the brackets inside the bed portion to level the bed the same level as the storage portion of the gouache. So once you pull on those 2 tabs, it will slide the top portion of the bed up to same level- to take it up and swing it so that it becomes rock hard on that portion of the slide out bed. Then I put a 3” mattress topper and now its study to hold the 3” mattress topper and I no longer fall off the edge of the bed. I don’t remember any directions regarding this - but maybe somewhere in those directions it showed it. But without a mattress topper it will be uncomfortable.
Love the product, But I’mDavidLove the product,
But I’m disappointed with the lack of availability of the matching klagshamn Matt cover!
Love this couch, bought forlourdesLove this couch, bought for our sun room. I wanted something that over night guests could sleep on but wouldn’t look like a sleeper! Did the job, looks great!