Francis Upholstered Ottoman Bed Frame Reviews

Francis Upholstered Ottoman Bed Frame Reviews

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The Francis Upholstered Ottoman Bed Frame is one of the top selling beds at Dreams. Many customers prefer it because of the storage space, affordable price, and contemporary design. 

This ottoman can be manually or electronically lifted to reveal storage space, and the electronic mode features a remote control. 

The headboard is 127cm high and is padded for extra comfort. The frame is sturdy and durable, and it is available in grey fabric or black faux leather.

Ottoman Storage Bed

The Francis Ottoman Bed is designed for bedrooms that don’t have enough storage space. The ottoman is 23cm deep, which gives you plenty of space to put away pillows, bedding, clothes and other small or large items. 

Another advantage of this bed is that you can choose between a manual or electronic lift mechanism. The manual lift is assisted by gas pistons, which makes opening and closing it easy. Or you can choose to get the electronic lift, which comes with a remote control so you open or close it with a press of a button. 

The headboard is padded, giving you extra comfort in case you want to lean back and read a book or watch TV. You can choose between grey fabric or black faux leather upholstery. 

Rating: 4.9/5 stars from 2,887 customers
Size: single, small double, double, king, super king
Price: from £299 (reg. £599)


One of the biggest advantages of the Francis Upholstered Ottoman Bed is that it’s available in 5 sizes: single, small double, double, king and super king. For all five sizes the headboard is 127cm or 50 inches high

francis ottoman base board

Keep in mind that the Francis bed doesn’t have wooden slats.

It comes with a solid base board, which has air vents to allow for air circulation. Your mattress will sit directly on top of the base board.  

If you’re looking for a new mattress along with your new bed, the Hudson Pocket Sprung Mattress and Therapur Actigel mattresses are one of Dream’s bestselling. 

Delivery Information:

This item comes with free delivery provided by Dreams. The delivery period will vary depending on the size and colour you’ve chosen. Generally, the delivery is available within 7 days to a few weeks. There is also an option to add “Bed Assembly” service for an extra fee.

The Francis Ottoman Bed comes with 1 year guarantee. You also have to option to purchase an extended guarantee up to 8 years, at the checkout page. 

Francis Upholstered Ottoman Bed Frame Reviews

The Francis Ottoman Bed is one of Dream’s bestsellers. It scores a near perfect 4.9/5 stars from over 2,887 customers. Many love the design, the large storage space underneath, and find it very comfortable. Read some of the pros and cons below, so you can get an idea how customers rated the Francis bed.


  • The storage space under the ottoman is a huge pro for many customers, as it creates a space to store shoes, bags, stuffed animals, extra linen and seasonal apparel.
  • As for the lifting feature, the standard manual mode and electronic upgrade allow you to choose how you want to access your storage. This way, you can choose a solution that works for you.
  • In addition, the bed is sturdy and easy to assemble, and the storage area can easily be removed to vacuum under the bed as needed.


  • There is a small underbed clearance (9.5cm), and some customers didn’t like the fact that they have to vacuum under the bed in order to remove any dust. 
  • Unfortunately, there have been a few customers who have complained about a smell coming out of the bed.
  • While a handful had pieces missing or damaged parts, which they noticed while assembling the bed. The good news is you can contact customer service if you experience any of these cons and they will help you resolve any issues.

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