5 Best Camping Cots With Air Mattress In 2018


In this text I give a list of 5 Best Camping Cots With Air Mattress that are available on the market in 2018, all completely collapsible and portable, suitable for outdoor and home use.

All cots with air mattress side by side

Note, there are not so many camping cots with air mattress available on the market in 2018, but see the comment below related to the Haotian cot. So here they are, ordered by weight, and with only a few basic parameters, to see more please follow the links, they all are described in separate texts:

Bed size, inches (cm)
lb (kg)
lb (kg)
1. Haotian Camping Cot 76.4 x 34.2
(194 x 87)
2. Coleman
Cot Twin
74 x 40
(188 x 102)
3. Coleman Queen Size Cot 78 x 59
(198 x 150)
4. Coleman Queen Frame Cot 78 x 59
(198 x 150)
5. Ivation
EZ Bed
79 x 61
(201 x 155)

*This is for Queen version. They also have a Twin size.

What you have here

  • Two cots are with the dimensions which put them in the group of cots for one person, the numbers 1 and 2 above. But note also that the number 5 is available in the twin size as well, which is a cot for one person.
  • Three of the cots are double-wide type, so these are great tools for couples; those are the numbers 3 – 5 in the table. Obviously, when used outdoors, they require a large tent.
  • All cots are completely collapsible. This term implies that when packed, they reduce to a very small size with only one relatively large dimension, so that they easily fit in any car trunk.
  • One of the cots, the number 1 in the table, is in the group of collapsible tent-cots, which means that it comes with a tent that sits on the cot. So this is a complete sleeping system.
  • All these tools can be used at home as well as spare beds for sleepovers and sudden guests.
  • All come with thick inflatable pads.
  • All (except for the model 5) also include either a cover or a sleeve for the mattress. This makes them quite comfortable and you will not be touching the plastic at any point.
  • The models 4 and 5 come with an integrated pump which needs electric power, so this limits a bit their use as camping tools.
  • All are described in detail in my separate reviews, so please follow the links to see more.

1. Haotian Compact Camping Cot

This is a complete sleeping system which includes 9 elements in total: the cot, tent attached to it, inflatable pad, sleeping bag, inflatable pillow, foot pump, pad cover, pillowcase, carrying bag.

Haotian Compact Camping Cot.
Haotian Compact Camping Cot.

A peculiar detail related to this sleeping system is that you can find it on Amazon under 7 different names. The brand Haotian presented here is with the best price. I do not give more details here because it is described elsewhere:

Read my review.

2. Coleman Twin Cot

From the numbers in the table above, you realize that this is a really wide cot, but it is not for very tall people. Bear this in mind and if you are very tall, you might want to check one of these.

Coleman Twin Cot.
Coleman Twin Cot.

As you see from the picture, here you have a very thick and wide comfortable mattress. It comes with one side-table with cup holder. A pump which works on batteries is also included, and a sewn-in cover with a zipper keeps the mattress in place. One thing to add, ad the moment of writing this text, this all costs only $72. See more in my review:

Read my review.

3. Coleman Queen Size Cot

This is a true giant, a sleeping system for couples, and the most versatile of the three double cots in the list. Its packed size is quite reasonable, 48 x 18 inches (122 x 46 cm), and the pump works on batteries. There are several elements in this set, so please follow the links to see more.

Coleman Queen Size Cot.
Coleman Queen Size Cot.

Read my review.

4. Coleman Queen Frame Airbed Cot

This huge bed with the air mattress comes with an integrated electric pump. This is one of the several differences as compared with the model 3 above which is from the same brand.

You will notice it comes with two side tables with cup holders. The mattress sleeve is fixed to the cot, so it is not removable. Its packed size is really great for all what it includes, 39.6 x 10.5 x 10 inches (101 x 27 x 25 cm).

Coleman Queen Frame Airbed Cot.
Coleman Queen Frame Airbed Cot.

Read my review.

5. Ivation EZ-Bed 

They have Queen and Twin versions. The Queen is is the biggest but also the heaviest cot in the list. It offers a lot of space for two people, and it comes with a very thick air mattress. It inflates and deflates automatically due to the integrated electric pump.

This Queen cot requires a bit more space than the numbers 3 and 4 above. Its packed size is 26 x 21 x 16 inches (66 x 53 x 41 cm). So it is surprisingly short when packed, but it is a bit bulky, like a big suitcase. But it has two wheels so moving it around should not be an issue.

Its price at the moment of writing this text is $240. Please check the links for updates.

The Twin version is smaller but will the same basic features, and with the different price of course.

The setup of this cot is such that it is hard to believe. So it is best to see it, enjoy the video:

Read my review.


To conclude this text about 5 Best Camping Cots With Air Mattress, as you realize you have two main groups, for solo use and for couples, but they are quite different in many ways.

The only model which includes a tent is the Haotian tent-cot, and this is a complete system with many elements.

If you prefer cots with foam mattresses, no worry, there is a long list of such tools in the site, so please check here.

Thank you for reading, please have a look in the links below, those are the cots listed above. If you have any question or comment, please use the comment box below. Have a nice day.


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