Best Bassinets for Small Spaces & Small Apartments

January 2, 2023

What are the best bassinets for small spaces?

If you live in a big city, smaller apartments and condos are the norm and having enough space for a young family can be a major challenge. A young baby requires a lot of new furniture, accessories and essentials that take up a lot of space in any home.

Finding a bassinet that’s can fit in small spaces is not always easy, that’s why we rounded up the most popular bassinets for small spaces on the market today and came up with a selection for you to choose from.

Whether you have a small nursery or you’re using the living room or your bedroom as a nursery, finding a small and practical bassinet can make your life easier. Not all bassinets are designed with maximum space efficiency in mind and actually few people check the dimensions and folding capabilities of a bassinet before they buy.

Read on to discover the best bassinets for small spaces in 2023:

The 5 best bassinets for small spaces

  1. HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper Bassinet
  2. Cloud Baby Premium Baby Bassinet
  3. BABY JOY Portable Travel Sleeper Bassinet
  4. Baby Delight Beside Me Dreamer Bassinet
  5. Graco DuoGlider Bassinet
  6. Delta Children Deluxe Moses Bassinet

1) HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper Bassinet


  • Sturdy & quality construction
  • Single leg design
  • Only needs 32″ of clearance to fit tight spaces
  • 360 degree swivel
  • 4 point base
  • Retractable side wall
  • Mesh walls for improved air flow


  • None

The Halo Swivel Sleeper Bassinet is the best bassinet for small spaces currently on the market. Not just that but it’s a great all around bassinet even if space is not an issue

It can be rotated a full 360 degrees and swivel around so that you can easily move it when your baby is asleep and won’t need to wake her up. It’s also extremely practical when nursing and co-sleeping with your baby.

The feature that makes this bassinet ideal for smaller spaces is the single leg design. Most bassinets have 2 or 4 legs making them impractical for smaller nurseries as they take up a lot of space and can’t be placed next ot beds or other furniture.

Its dimensions are 18.3 x 11.6 x 34.5 inches so it’s very compact and can fit in small nurseries or bedroom without a problem. You can also adjust its height and it comes with retracteable mesh sides for added convenience.

Product specifications

Weight46.9 pounds
Dimensions18.3 x 11.6 x 34.5 inches

2) Cloud Baby Premium Baby Bassinet


  • Portable
  • Height adjustable
  • Breathable mesh sides
  • Tool-free setup
  • Washable mattress


  • N/A

The Cloud Baby Premium Bassinet is the perfect bassinet for small spaces as it’s been designed with portability in mind.

It features a wheel design at the base which enables it to move around very quickly and without effort. It’s height adjsutable with a minimum height of 31.5″ and a maximum height of 39.5″ so it can fit every space and can work with any bed.

Its dimensions are H39.50 x L35.04 x W28.35 inches and weighs 19.8 lbs making it one of the most compact and lightweight bassinets of our roundup.

If you’re looking for a convenient abd high quality bassinet for small spaces, look no further.

Product specifications

Weight19.8 pounds
Dimensions35.04 x 28.35 x 39.5 inches

3) BABY JOY Portable Travel Sleeper Bassinet


  • Portable
  • Side bassinet function
  • Detachable mattress
  • Height and angle adjustable
  • Breathable mesh sides
  • Lightweight


  • Other bassinets offer more height settings

This bassinet from BABY JOY is a great travel/portable bassinet that can double as a bedside sleeper. It comes equipped with a detachable sidebar and retractable feet so you can fully take advantage of smaller spaces and nurseries.

Furthermore it can be height and angle adjusted, with 4 different height settings for maximum versatility. As with all the bassinets in our roundup it features a breathable mesh sides and a detachabel mattress that’s machine washable.

Product specifications

Weight19 pounds
Dimensions‎38 x 27.5 x 34 inches

4) Baby Delight Beside Me Dreamer Bassinet


  • 6 level height adjustments
  • Quick & easy conversion
  • Doubles up as a bedside sleeper/co sleeper bassinet
  • Breathable mesh sides
  • Modern design
  • sturdy construction


  • Not as feature rich as some of its competitors

The Baby Delight Bedside Me Dreamer Bassinet is a great bassinet for smaller spaces. Without any crazy bells and whistles it gets the job done without feeling you’re missing anything.

It offers 6 different height level adjustments, something that even more expensive bassninets don’t offer, has a modern and neutral design and it can fit in any nursery.

Its two leg design makes it very practical for smaller spaces as the feet can slide underneath the bed or other furniture freeing up space. Its dimensions are ‎37 x 22.5 x 30.75 inches and it weighs only 19 pounds making it one of the most lightweight and compact bassinets for small spaces.

Product specifications

Weight19 pounds
Dimensions‎37 x 22.5 x 30.75 inches

5) Graco DuoGlider Bassinet


  • Rocking feature
  • Works on batteries or plug


  • No wheels
  • No retractable side wall
  • A bit wide

The Dual Glider by Graco is a futuristic-looking bassinet that’s packed with excellent features.

The bassinet doubles as a rocker providing added flexibility calming your baby with its gentle motion. The vibration has two different speed settings.

You can use the rocking feature wither by plugging it in or using batteries for improved portability.

Product specifications

Weight22.2 pounds
Dimensions25 x 28 x 26.5 inches

6) Delta Children Deluxe Moses Bassinet


  • Has two wheels for improved mobility
  • Plays sounds, vibrates and emits lights
  • Detachable moses bassinet
  • High quality materials
  • Included mattress and machine washable mattress cover


  • No retractable side wall
  • No mesh side walls

The Delta Children Deluxe Moses Bassinet is one of the best bassinets of 2020. The Moses basket can be detached from the base and used on its own for improved portability.

The Delta Deluxe Moses bassinet also features a soothing function by playing sounds, vibrating and projecting lights.

The materials used are of very high quality, ensuring a comfortable and safe sleep for your little one.

The front two legs have wheels for added mobility – you can easily take it with you and move it around the house.

What we liked is that it includes a 1 inch thick mattress and the mattress cover is machine washable.

Product specifications

Weight18.5 pounds
Dimensions37 x 21 x 39 inches

Sandra McNeil, PhD.
Sandra McNeil, PhD.

Sandra has over 13 years of experience as a child psychologist, both as a practitioner and researcher. She has a Bachelor's in child psychology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then she did her master's in Psychology in Education (focused on Children & Families) at Columbia University, NY. She has been writing for health and child-related publications for over 5 years now.

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