Getting good rest is one of the most important keys to good health. That’s why having a comfortable bed is so important. A high-quality mattress is key, and if you have any mobility issues — or just want to make your sleep setup even more luxurious — an adjustable bed is the next step up. But don’t stop there: the perfect headboard is a must-have, as well. Finding a headboard for an adjustable bed isn’t hard; you just have to know what to look for.
Basically, any headboard that is noted as being “compatible with an adjustable bed” will work, but you’ll want to get the one that works for you. Some require assembly, and some come fully assembled. Some attach to your bed frame, and some sit directly on the floor behind your bed. Make sure you know what style you want, and read the reviews to ensure you’ll be happy with your purchase.
We’ve rounded up five choices that are well-reviewed, well-constructed, and range in style. One of them might be the perfect one for you! Keep scrolling to see our picks for the best headboard for an adjustable bed.
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Are you the type of bookworm who always has a to-read stack towering precariously next to the bed? Give your books a home in this gorgeous wooden bookcase headboard from Wayfair ($659.99). Available in four different finishes of alder and three different shades of oak, it fits any queen-sized adjustable bed and is constructed of sturdy materials — no particle board here! It also features raised panel doors that slide open and closed, and classic crown molding.
“It fit my husband’s adjustable bed perfectly, without having to attach it to the bed, as it stands alone,” writes reviewer Cathy from New Mexico. No assembly is required, so put away your tool kit and relax on your new bed!
Priced starting at $303.24 from Wayfair, this affordable and versatile polyester and foam paneled headboard comes in a rainbow of seven hues, from the orange pictured here to a muted charcoal or a classic navy. Its clean lines make it adaptable to many different styles of décor, and easy assembly and installation mean you’ll be resting easy in no time.
“Color was beautiful! A rich, burnt orange that will compliment the grays in the bedroom,” writes buyer Michelle from Indianapolis. “Seems sturdy, and a breeze to attach to frame. I’m very happy with this purchase!”
We love the sophisticated look of this upholstered headboard, which features diamond-tufted detailing on padded polyester fabric and comes in your choice of cream, navy, stone or charcoal. Metal legs and a wood frame make it sturdy, and pre-drilled holes on the legs make it easy to attach the headboard to your adjustable bed. A five-year warranty gives you peace of mind.
“This headboard is prettier in person than the pictures let on. It’s very well made and was easy to assemble. Great quality and great price!” raves Alexandra from Florida. (From $136.41, Wayfair)
If you prefer the look of a metal, open-frame headboard for your adjustable bed, this is the one for you. Priced starting at $247.74 and available at Wayfair, it comes in a matte light gray or textured dark brown steel, and adds a touch of elegance to any bedroom with its soft curves and geometric design.
Lori from California writes, “I am really pleased with my purchase. The headboard is exactly as pictured; it went together quite easily, attached to the bedframe without incident, and looks great!”
Available in six different shades, including glossy white, cherry, ebony, and the Wedgewood blue pictured here, this solid wood headboard will lend a bit of cottage-chic to your bedroom. Details like crown moldings and raised paneling make this headboard a handsome addition to any space, and pre-drilled holes make it easy to attach to your adjustable bed (or a regular bed frame).
“Exactly what I was looking for in my cottage inspired guest bedroom,” writes Elaine from Florida. “I bought two twin size headboards in the blue finish. It arrived on time and was well packaged.” (From $111.82, Wayfair)