15 Renovation Ideas for an RV with Bunk Beds
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When camping with a family or a crowd, bunk beds are a great way to ensure everyone has a place to crash at the end of the day. Whether you have bunks in a corner or a dedicated bunk room, this RV with bunk beds guide will show you many ideas for sprucing up the bunks in your RV.
1. RV Bunk with a Play Area
Bunk areas can act as both a place to sleep and play. This bunk room has plenty of room for all sorts of activities. A bean bag chair is ready for story time, an ottoman stores toys, and a play table is ready for the next block build.
A peg board holds art supplies on the other side of the room, and a fold-up desk is available for art projects.
2. RV Bunk with a Hidden Desk
The Orvis family found ways to make their 2020 Crossroads Sunset Trail 331BH both fun and functional. They added a drop-down desk to an existing bunk to make school on the road easier.
They also added Ikea storage bins for extra toy storage. One of my favorite touches is the bunk safety rails made of repurposed pipe fittings.
3. Updated Loft Bunk
The loft area in this 2017 Jayco Northpoint 377RLBH got an update with new flooring, new curtains, and a tiny side table. A faux-fur rug and a couple of plants warm up the space.
4. Enclosed Bunk Room for Naps
As the parents of twins, the Aldrich family needed their bunk area to have more separation for bedtime and naps. When they renovated their 2013 Forest River Salem, they added a wall to enclose the bunks, making a room just for the kids.
5. Open Basic RV Bunks
You may have to get creative about installation options if you don't already have an RV with bunk beds. In this 1998 South Wind Storm Motorhome, the owners built a set of basic open bunks in the living area.
The bunks blend nicely into the space because the wood is stained to match other elements in the room, and the olive green bedding flows with the color palette.
6. Custom Bunk Beds for Small Kids
Sometimes the best option is a custom option. Brandon built custom bunks in his 2010 Outback Sydney 310BHS to accommodate the kids in the back.
A built-in RV bunk ladder makes it easy for little ones to climb on top, and the rail keeps them from rolling out of bed when sleeping.
See more custom-built RV bunk beds in this article.
7. Triple Bunks with Trundle
In this 2014 KZ Spree Super Lite LX 329IK, Marjorie gave the entire rig a clean, bright look. The bunk got painted white, and she added room for a fourth person in the bunk room with a bottom bunk trundle. How clever!
The naturally stained RV bunk ladder makes access to the top bunks super easy.
8. RV Bunk with a Dog Crate
This RV has space for kids and pups. In their 2011 Forest River Wildwood 26TBSS, Danielle and Jason turned a corner with triple bunks into a combo bunk area and puppy crate.
They removed the middle bunk, left the bottom bunk to make the crate extra cozy, and added a swinging crate door.
9. Open Bunks with Bold Accents
The owners of this 2008 Jayco EXP 254 loved the unique open bunk layout. They decided to keep the open bunk layout when they started the renovation. However, they found ways to make it flow with the rest of the new design.
The dark green cabinets (Essex Green by Benjamin Moore) echo those in the kitchen area. Fun patterned wallpaper behind the bunks adds a touch of unexpected whimsy to the design.
10. Gender-Neutral Efficient RV Bunk Space
The bunk area in this 2011 Dutchman Denali 258BHX may be small on space, but it has everything you need!
Two generous bunks occupy a small area tucked in the corner of the RV. The bunk room has just enough space for a door for privacy and a couple of cabinets with plenty of storage.
Small touches like leather pulls and pennants make this a gender-neutral space that anyone can enjoy.
11. Cozy Boho RV Bunk Space
The bunkroom in this 2015 Salem Hemisphere Lite 356QB is full of cozy boho style! The first thing that catches your eye is the bold contrast between black flooring and bright white walls.
The owners used wood accents to warm up the space, like a wicker storage shelf and stained wood trim on the bunks. The bottom bunk is just tall enough to accommodate a few bins for extra storage.
12. Double Bunk with Open Hanging Storage
RV bunk rooms can often accommodate from two to four people, but they often fall short when it comes to clothing storage space. To solve this issue, these 2015 Forest River Cherokee owners added a “closet” by fashioning hanging bars out of pipe fittings. Such a clever solution!
13. Minimalist Bunk Space
The Pitmans’ love of minimalist and Japanese style is evident throughout their 2019 Forest River Impression 27MKS.
In the bunkroom, they painted the walls a soothing dark color and accented it with light wood trim around the closets. The bunk bed is simple in design and made of light wood that mirrors the trim color.
14. Triple RV Bunk Master Bedroom
If you have more than two kids, tiny bunkrooms can be lacking in space and storage. Renovating duo Casie and Igor solved that issue by turning the master bedroom of this 2005 Gulf Stream Vacationer into a triple bunk room.
Custom-built beds provide plenty of sleeping space and loads of storage. In addition to their storage drawers, the kids also share a closet situated in the corner.
15. Twin Bed Master Bedroom
For another take on a master bedroom to bunkroom conversion, check out this room that left the traditional stacked beds behind.
The owners of this RV removed the large bed in the master and replaced it with two white twin beds. The shared night table is the perfect place to sit an alarm clock or charge a device. Tropical wallpaper, pink bedding, and coordinating pink lights add plenty of color to the space.
Want more inspiration and encouragement to paint your RV bunk room? Read this guide for painting RV walls and cabinets. Also, check out the bold color choices in this article!
Have you remodeled your RV with bunk beds? We'd love to learn more in the comments!
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