Mattress Reviews & Comparisons 2020: Top Picks & Best Deals


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Of the 60+ beds I've reviewed, these are my current favorites:
My Top PickType of MattressPrice
1. Saatva ClassicInnerspring$799 - $1,599
Save $200!
2. Puffy LUX
Luxury Foam$1,145 – $1,695
Save $300!
3. Leesa Original
Budget Foam$624-$1,049
Save Up to $150!
4. Nest Alexander HybridLuxury Hybrid$949-$1,699
Save 20%!
5. PlushBeds Botanical BlissLuxury Organic Latex$999 – $1,998
Save $1,200+!
6. EcoterraBudget Latex$749 - $1,249
Save $175!
7. DreamcloudLuxury PillowTop$599-$1,099
Save $200!
8. LaylaFlippable/2-Sided$499 - $999
Save $200!
9. Big FigFor Plus-Sized People$1,299 - $1,999
Save $300!
10. HelixCustom-Fit$500 - $1,149
Save $200!
Mattress toppers & pads are a great way to cool your bed and extend its life.
Topper SizeMaterialFirmnessWarr.
LINENSPA
LINENSPA 2 Inch Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper, Twin
Best Value2"Gel memory foamMedium3 years
MOLECULE AIRTEC
MOLECULE AIRTEC
Best Comfort3"Memory foamMedium-firm5 years
MyPillow
MyPillow Three-inch Mattress Bed Topper (Twin)
Best pressure point relief3"FoamMedium-firm10 years
LUCID
LUCID 2-Inch Ventilated Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper - Full
Best cooling2"Gel memory foamSoft3 years
Milemont
Milemont Mattress Topper Twin, 2-Inch Cool Swirl Gel Mattress Topper for Twin Size Bed, Blue
Best for back pain2"Gel memory foamMedium10 years
Pure Green
Pure Green 100% Natural Latex Mattress Topper - Firm - 2 Inch - Queen Size
Best for stomach sleepers2"Natural latexExtra-firm5 years
Sleep Innovations
Sleep Innovations 4-inch Dual Layer Gel Memory Foam Enhanced Support, King, Made in the US Mattress Topper
Best for side sleepers4"Gel memory foamSoft10 years
Sleep Number DUAL TEMP
Sleep Number DUAL TEMP
Best temperature regulation-Forced Air-1 year
TEMPUR ProForm
Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR Supreme 3-Inch Mattress Topper Medium Firm, Full, White
Best memory foam3"Memory foamMedium-firm10 years
Avocado Green
Avocado Green
Best organic2"Organic latexSoft/firm10 years
Bed cooling/heating systems have come a long way – especially the BedJet, my favorite.
SystemTypeBest For...Temp. RangeControl
BedJet V3
BedJet V3
Air cooledBest Overall (esp. for night sweats)66°F-104°FWireless remote control/smartphone app
ChiliPad Cube 3.0
Chili Technology chiliPAD Cube 3.0 - ME and WE Zones - Cooling and Heating Mattress Pad - Individual Temperature Control, Great Sleep Enhancement, Wireless Remote Integration (Queen (80" L x 60" W))
Water cooledBest water cooling system55°F-115°FWireless remote control
Ooler Sleep System
Ooler Sleep System
Water cooledBest temperature control55°F-115°FSmartphone app via Bluetooth
The Pod by Eight Sleep
The Pod by Eight Sleep
Water cooledBest smart cooling system55°F-115°FSmartphone app/smart voice assistant
Mattress Cooler "Classic"
2020 Mattress Cooler "Classic" Chilled Water Sleep Cooling System (Now with a Spare "27x63" Cooling Pad)
Water cooledBest budget cooling systemN/AWireless remote control
SleepNumber Dual-Temp v3
SleepNumber Dual-Temp v3
Air cooledN/ARemote control
bFan Cooling System
bFan Cooling System
FanBest bed fanN/AWired remote control
Brookstone bed fan
Brookstone Bed Fan with Wireless Remote
FanN/AWireless remote control
These pillows excel at relieving neck and shoulder pain:
PillowWhy I Like It
PlushBeds Shredded Natural Latex Pillow
Best Cooling Mattress Pads

best shredded latex pillow for side sleepers
Coop Home Goods Memory Foam
Coop Home Goods - Premium Adjustable Loft Pillow - Hypoallergenic Cross-Cut Memory Foam Fill - Lulltra Washable Cover from Bamboo Derived Rayon - CertiPUR-US/GREENGUARD Gold Certified - Queen
perennial, proven Amazon Choice with over 16,000 reviews
MARNUR Contour Pillow
MARNUR Cervical Memory Foam Pillow Orthopedic Contour Pillows for Neck Pain Ergonomic Pillow with RoHS Certification and Pillowcase Covers, White(23.5×14.5×5.5 Inch)
perfect spine support using a groove down the middle
SleepRightSplintek Side
SleepRight Splintek Side Sleeping Pillow Memory Foam Pillow – Best Pillow for Sleeping On Your Side – 24" x 5" Standard Size
full facial cradle plus a perfectly-angled shoulder cradle
Xtreme Comforts Adjustable Pillow
Xtreme Comforts Hypoallergenic, Adjustable Thickness, Kool-Flow Micro Vented Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Bed Pillow for Sleeping, Back, Stomach & Side Sleepers, Queen Size, Made in USA
thinner and softer than most, so your head will not bend back
UTTU Sandwich Pillow
UTTU Sandwich Pillow, Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow, Bamboo Pillow for Sleeping, Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain, Neck Support for Back, Stomach, Side Sleepers, Orthopedic Contour Pillow, CertiPUR-US
designed specifically for neck support and alignment.
Mediflow Water Pillow
Mediflow Fiber: The First & Original Water Pillow, clinically Proven to Reduce Neck Pain & Improve Sleep. Therapeutic, Ideal for People Looking for Proper Neck Support
clinical tests prove it reduces neck pain
Cradle Me Cervical Pillow
Cradle Me Cervical Pillow - Orthopedic Contour Memory Foam Pillow for Back and Side Sleepers with Neck and Spine Support - Helps Reduce Back and Neck Pain
best overall design with lots of position choices
KaUa Neck Roll
K Ka Ua Neck Roll Pillow Cervical Bolster with Bamboo Cover – Memory Foam Spine Lumbar Traction Spondylosis Support 4” Diameter x 17 “Length (4 Inch)
1,000s of satisfied customers & rave reviews
J-Pillow Travel Pillow
J-Pillow Chin Supporting Travel Pillow - 2020 Version - British Invention of The Year Winner - Supports Your Head, Neck & Chin (Blue)
added chin support prevents your head from falling forward.
Nursal Contour
NURSAL Knee Pillow for Side Sleepers - Wedge Contour Support Pillow for Leg, Orthopedic Knee Pillow for Sciatica Relief, Back Pain, Leg Pain, Pregnancy, Hip and Joint Pain
great reviews, washable cover - and half the price
These are my favorite luxury sheet sets sold online:
Best Luxury SheetsIncludesSizesColours
Parachute
Parachute
Fitted sheet + two pillowcasesTwin to Cal KingSand, Slate, White, Light Grey, Blue
Brooklinen
Brooklinen Luxe Core Sheet Set – Includes 1 Flat Sheet, 1 Fitted Sheet + 2 Pillowcases – 480 Thread Count Sateen Sheet Set – 100 Percent Long-Staple Cotton – Oeko-TEX Certified – Smoke – Twin
One flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.Twin to Cal KingWhite, Cream, Steel, Smoke, Smoke Stripe
Saatva
Saatva
One flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.Twin to Cal KingWhite, Ivory, Grey
Boll and Branch
Boll & Branch Luxury Fair Trade Long Staple Organic Cotton Sheet Set - Full, Natural
one fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and two pillowcases.Full, Queen, King, Cal King onlyWhite, Solid Natural, Striped White, Pewter
Best For Specific Needs Soft and Warm: Parachute’s Sateen sheets Most Luxurious: Brooklinen’s Linen sheets Organic Luxury Sheets:  Saatva Lofton Organic sheets Breathable/Cool: Percale sheets from Parachute or Brooklinen
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Top Mattress Picks In 10 Categories

Here are my current #1 mattress picks in each of 10 categories – click a price to see the latest deal.

My Top PickType of MattressPrice
1. Saatva ClassicInnerspring$799 - $1,599
Save $200!
2. Puffy LUX
Luxury Foam$1,145 – $1,695
Save $300!
3. Leesa Original
Budget Foam$624-$1,049
Save Up to $150!
4. Nest Alexander HybridLuxury Hybrid$949-$1,699
Save 20%!
5. PlushBeds Botanical BlissLuxury Organic Latex$999 – $1,998
Save $1,200+!
6. EcoterraBudget Latex$749 - $1,249
Save $175!
7. DreamcloudLuxury PillowTop$599-$1,099
Save $200!
8. LaylaFlippable/2-Sided$499 - $999
Save $200!
9. Big FigFor Plus-Sized People$1,299 - $1,999
Save $300!
10. HelixCustom-Fit$500 - $1,149
Save $200!

Mattress Buying Guides

Click a link below to see my top picks in a category, along with reviews of each mattress plus a custom buying guide for that type of bed.


Comparison Tables:  Best Mattresses by Type

Looking for a short list of the best mattress of a particular type, or for your sleeping position or for some other specific need?

We’ve got you covered 🙂

Listed below are the mattresses my husband Eric and I have reviewed and found worthy enough to list on this site.

Click the category below that interests you to reveal my hand-picked short list of mattresses for that particular need.

All of these tables are sorted by my 5-star rating, so the best mattresses are at the top. (To rate a mattress, we look at the 16 criteria explained at the bottom of this page.)

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All The Mattresses We've Reviewed – Ranked From Best To Worst

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionOur TakeComfort ChoicesWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryAvoid IfGreat Choice IfShop Now
Saatva Classic
Saatva Classic mattress review
4.9$799-$1,899Luxury innerspring mattress.A luxury innerspring mattress that compares with the finest retail products.Firm,
Med. Firm,
Soft
15 years120 nights7-15 daysyou don't like the feel of a spring mattressyou're considering a Simmons Beautyrest, Kingsdown Ashley, Sterns & Foster Ashley or Serta iSeriesSaatva Classic Mattress
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss
PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Mattress Review - cover shot
4.8$999–$1,998Luxury organic latex mattressThe best-sleeping, highest-quality 100% latex mattress sold online. All-natural materials, lots of options, and a super-long warranty.Med. Firm,
Medium
25 years100 nights2 weeksyou're bargain-shopping. Not cheap! Still costs far less than a comparable store-bought brand, though.you are a no-compromise, environmentally-sensitive shopper. This one has it all.Plushbeds
Puffy Lux
4.8$1,145– $1,695 luxurious memory foam mattress A luxurious memory foam mattress that comes with a lifetime warranty.Med FirmLifetime101 nights1-3 daysYou are looking for a firmer and more responsive mattress. It’s also not ideal for heavy sleepers (230lbs+).Anyone who loves the conforming feel of memory foam mattresses.Puffy Lux
Nest Alexander Hybrid

Nest Alexander Hybrid Signature Select best hybrid mattress
4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressA super-comfy, cool-sleeping hybrid mattress that's just about perfect for loving couples. Soft,
Medium,
Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysyou're bargain shoppingyou or you partner are amorous or fidgety; great mattress for sex 😉NestBedding
Leesa Hybrid
Sapira Mattress Review - hero shot
4.7$899-$1,649Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressA luxury hybrid mattress with a great bounce & excellent support - at a great price.Med Firm10 years100 nights4-10 daysyou need a firmer or softer comfort level; Sapira doesn't offer a choiceyou want the comfort of foam and the support & durability of pocketed coilsSapira
Nest Organic Hybrid Latex
4.7$2,149–$3,999Organic Latex or Natural Latex mattress.A 13-inch GOLS-certified organic hybrid latex mattress that’s also available in a natural Oeko-Tex certified latex version. Provides a luxury sleeping experience at half the price of store-bought organic latex mattresses.Plus,
Medium,
Firm
Lifetime100-Night 4-5 business daysYou are allergic to latex. Anyone who prefers eco-friendly products and loves the feel of latex and innerspring mattresses.Nest Bedding Organic Hybrid Latex
DreamCloud
Dreamcloud mattress review
4.7$599-$1,099Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressA 15-inch luxury hotel-quality mattress that costs half of store-bought equivalents.Med FirmLifetime365 nights1-5 daysyou need a Twin size (n/a) or prefer your mattress plushyou want a truly luxurious, slightly firmer mattress; or if you are heavier than avg.Dreamcloud
Nest Alexander Signature Series
Nest Alexander Hybrid Signature Select mattress review - modern platform bed
4.7$1,049 - $1,799Luxury memory foam mattressA premium, multi-layered foam mattress that sleeps cool and can be customized to your comfort level. As good as Tempurpedic - for far less coin.Firm,
Med. Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysyou're all about the lowest priceyou're shopping for Tempurpedic - you'll save at least $1,000NestBedding
Avocado Green
Avocado Green Mattress Review - logo
4.7$899-$1,799Luxury organic latex hybrid mattressThe best luxury organic hybrid mattress sold online. 100% natural materials, latex + pocketed coil construction, 25 year warranty.Firm,
Med. Firm
25 years365 nights2 weeksyou need something softeryou are a no-compromise environmentally-sensitive shopper who likes a firmer mattress.Avocado
Helix
Helix mattress review - couple on bed
4.7$500-$1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.An excellent memory foam mattress that is custom-fit to your unique sleeping habits, body and preferences.Custom-fit10 years100 nights6-13 daysa cheap foam mattress will doyou want or need a custom-fit mattress; and couples who need different comfort levelsHelixSleep
Purple Original
Purple Mattress - uncovered in modern bedroom
4.7$599-$1,598Luxury elastic polymer + foam mattressAn incredibly comfortable and affordable foam mattress that adapts itself to your body like no other.Soft+Firm Combination10 years100 nights7-14 daysyou need a Twin or Full size mattress (they don't sell them)you're OK trying something new - their technology is truly uniquePurple
Purple (2-3-4)
 Purple NEW mattress review
4.7$1,849-$3,848Luxury hybrid elastic polymer + foam + coil mattressThe new Purple adds comfort choices + a more supportive, thicker hybrid design.Purple 2 - Firm
Purple 3 - Med. Firm
Purple 4 - Soft
10 years100 nights7-14 daysyou need a Twin or Full size mattress (they don't sell them)you're OK trying something new - their technology is truly uniquePurpleNew
Nest Love & Sleep
Nest Love and Sleep Mattress Review - hero shot
4.7$499-$849High-quality foam mattress.With a recently-updated design, The Love & Sleep remains one of the best foam mattresses you can buy for sex.Firm,
Medium
10 years + lifetime comfort guarantee100 nights7 daysyou don't like a lot of bounceyou plan to give your bed a workout, and don't want to pay too muchNestBedding
Dr̦omma
Leesa vs. Dromma mattress comparison - Dromma Bed
4.7$574 to $1,099High quality latex-memory foam mattressIf you're considering Casper, Leesa or Endy, then Dr̦omma should be on your short list. Arguably the best value in its class.Med Soft.,
Med Firm
12 years200 nights3-5 daysyou don't like a lot of bounce or you're allergic to latexyou care about the environment, love a great deal and want a choice of firmnessDr̦ommaBed
Loom and Leaf
Loom and Leaf mattress review - mattress in luxury bedroom
4.7$849-$1,799Luxury memory foam mattressA luxury organic memory foam mattress that easily matches the sleep experience of premium store brands, for far less money.Firm,
Med. Firm
15 years120 nights7-15 daysyou need a soft mattress - this one's a bit firmyou want a luxurious organic foam mattress - without the high priceLoomAndLeaf
Layla
Layla mattress review
4.7$499-$999Quality 2-in-1 memory foam mattressAn affordable all-foam mattress with great support, cooling and a unique 2-in-1 comfort choice.Med. Soft,
Med. Firm
Unlimited, non-prorated120 nights3-5 daysyou need a split/custom mattress. you are looking for a high quality memory foam mattress, but you’re not sure what firmness you needLaylasleep
Luxi
Luxi Adjustable Mattress Review
4.6$569– $1,299Luxury adjustable foam mattressA unique 3-in-1 foam mattress that can be adjusted by you to match anyone's comfort level. Adjustable (soft, medium & firm)10-Year1,000 nights1-5 daysyou don't like foam mattresses.Anyone who isn't sure what comfort level they need right now, couples with different needs, guest rooms.LuxiSleep
Leesa
Leesa vs Dromma - Leesa mattress uncovered on bed
4.6$624-$1,049High-quality foam mattressThe best one-size-fits-all memory foam mattress sold online. Sleeps noticeably better than Casper, for the same price.Medium10 years100 nights7-10 daysyou prefer a softer or firmer feel than normal.you want the best high quality memory foam mattress you can buy, at a bargain priceLeesa
Nectar
Nectar mattress construction
4.6$499-$999High-quality foam mattressGreat mattress; best warranty in the biz.Med. FirmLifetime365 nights3-5 daysyou prefer a softer or firmer feel than normal.you want to protect your investment.Nectar
Eight Sleep Smart Bed
Eight Sleep Jupiter+ Smart Mattress Review
4.6$2,195-$2,895Memory foamA smart mattress with a special cover that warms your bed & monitors your sleep.Med. Firm10 years100 nights5-7 daysyou aren't interested in new sleep technologyyou & your partner have different temperature needsEightSleep
Novosbed
Novosbed Mattress Review
4.6$799-$1,199High-quality foam mattress.Novosbed mattress stays incredibly cool, provides really good back support and lasts longer than you would expect from a memory foam mattress.Firm
Med. Firm
soft
15 years120 nights1-3 daysyou hate memory foam mattresses and wants your mattress to be bouncy.you want a mattress that stays cool, comfortableNovosbed
Morphiis
Morphiis Customizable Mattress Review
4.6$295-$54564-way adjustable split foam mattressMorphiis is the most customizable foam mattress you can buy. There are 64 different firmness configurations.Adjustable (64 options)25 years100 nights5-7 daysyou prefer latex, hybrid or innerspring mattresses.you need a mattress you can adjust to fit very specific comfort needs. Back pain sufferers.Morphiis
Nolah
Nolah Mattress
4.6$499-$899High-quality foam mattressMore durable than most other foam mattresses in this price range.Med. Firm15 years120 nights3-5 daysyou prefer a softer or firmer feel than normal.you are on the heavy side and sleep on your sideNolahmattress
Bear Mattress
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4.6 $500-$750High-quality memory foam mattress made for athletesDesigned for active athletes, this may be the coolest-sleeping memory foam mattress sold onlineMed. Firm10 years100 nights4-7 daysyou prefer a comfort level other than medium-firm. This mattress is one-size-fits-all.you need a memory foam mattress that sleeps exceptionally dry and cool.BearMattress
IDLE Hybrid
IDLE Mattress
4.6$1,212 – $3,397 Luxury hybrid 2-sided mattressA thick hybrid 2-sided mattress that is guaranteed to last a really long time.Med. Firm,
Firm
Lifetime120 nights7 daysyou are looking for a budget mattressyou want a thick and durable hybrid mattress; or, you weigh more than mostIDLE Sleep
Luxi
Luxi mattress customization
4.6$569 – $1,299High-quality foam w/ SBTA unique foam mattress that can be configured for 3 comfort levels.Soft,
Med,
Firm
10 years1,000 nights1-5 daysyou know what comfort level you need - there are less expensive optionsyou want maximum choice of comfort, or want to change it laterAmazon
Endy Beds
Endy Mattress - on platform bed
4.6$675-$950High quality memory foam mattress made in CanadaAn excellent Canadian-made memory foam mattress that's better, cheaper and a bit softer than Casper.Med. Soft10 years100 nights3-7 daysyou prefer a firm mattress or need a less-common size (they only offer 4).you like your foam mattress a little on the soft side.EndySleep
Casper Essential
4.6$395-$795Budget foam mattressA hybrid foam mattress that you can buy for less than $700.Med. Firm10 years120 nights2-3 daysyou are fond of softer mattresses or if you are plus-sized.you are looking for a good quality budget mattress for $700 or less (Queen).Casper.com
GhostBed
GhostBed Mattress
4.6- on AmazonHigh-quality hybrid foam mattressAwesome deal, slightly firm, great supportMed. Firm20 years (first 10 non-prorated)101 nights3-5 daysyou like a memory foam feelyou like a little bounce in your life GhostBed
Amore
Amore mattress aesthetics and styling
4.6 $450 to $1000High-quality hybrid mattressOutstanding value for a hybrid latex + coils designSoft,
Med.,
Firm
20 years100 nights4-7 daysyou like that Tempurpedic soft feelyou like the feel of latex or innersprings - without the costAmore
Casper Original
Casper mattress review - hero shot
4.5$495-$1,195 w/ code SLEEPDELIVEREDHigh-quality foam mattress with special zone support for your spine. The original one-size-fits-all memory foam mattress updated w/ better support for your spine.Med. Firm10 years100 nights2-5 daysyou don't like all-synthetic foam or need choice in comfort level.you want a simple medium-firm mattress - from a company that's been around more than a few months.Casper
Spindle
Spindle Latex Mattress
4.5$1,199.99-$1,999.99Natural latex mattress (adjustable)A surprisingly affordable all-natural latex mattress that can be adjusted at home.Adjustable (soft, medium, firm & extra firm)10 years365 nights7 daysyou are sensitive to latex; or, if you need a Cal King or a split configuration. you want an all-natural latex mattress you can adjust at home.Spindle
Big Fig
Big Fig Mattress Reviews
4.5$1,299-$1,999High-quality hybrid foam + coilsA durable, super-supportive mattress design for plus-sized sleepers.Med. Firm20 years101 nights7-14 daysyou aren't a plus-sized personyou or your partner weighs >220 lbs & needs better supportBigFig
Helix NightFall
Helix NightFall Mattress Reviews
4.5$725-$1,799Hybrid mattressesThe Helix Nightfall is a 12” hybrid mattresses designed specifically for tall and plus-sized sleepers. It has five layers to boost support and a unique 2-layer cover to keep the mattress cool and fresh. universal medium-firm mattress10 years100 nights 5-7 days You weigh less than 200lbs. The mattress will feel too firm for you.Any plus sized individual looking for an affordable mattress that has good support and is guaranteed to last long. Helix Nightfall
Amerisleep
Amerisleep Colonial mattress review - hero shot
4.5$629.30-$2658.60Eco-friendly memory foam mattressesGreat support, a choice of 5 comfort levels, the latest bio-friendly foams and a cool+dry night's sleep. What more could you want from a memory foam mattress?Soft,
Med. Soft,
Medium,
Med. Firm,
Firm
20 years100 nights5-10 daysyou're shopping for a medium-firm foam mattress; Leesa is the better/cheaper choiceyou're an eco-minded buyer who needs a firmer or softer mattress than most.Amazon.com
Tuft & Needle
4.5 - on AmazonBudget foam mattressThe cheapest memory foam mattress sold online - that doesn't sacrifice on quality or comfort. Excellent customer service, too.Med. Firm10 years
non-prorated
100 nights1-5 daysyou need a firmer or softer mattress; everyone gets the same (medium firm).you are looking for a bargain memory foam mattress.Amazon.com
Zotto Sleep
Zotto Sleep Mattress Review - hero shot
4.5$650-$1,095High-quality proprietary foam mattressSleeps cool, with excellent edge support.Med Firm10 years100 nights1-6 daysyou are heavier than average. This is a 10” mattress.you need to sleep cool and save moneyZotto Sleep
Winkbed
Winkbed mattress review
4.5 $749-$1,549 luxury foam + spring hybrid mattressWinkbeds is a luxury foam and spring hybrid mattress that is available in 3 comfort levels. There is also a plus version that offers enhanced contouring and support for heavier sleepers.Med. Firm10 years
non-prorated
101-Night 7-14 daysyou are looking for a budget mattress.you want a premium luxury mattress at half the price of store-bought equivalentsWnkbeds
Keetsa Pillow Plus
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4.5$590-$1,190Quality organic hybrid mattressTop-quality organic luxury for a discount price. You'll have a hard time finding a better organic mattress at this price anywhere.Med. Firm12 years90 nights
10% restock fee
5-7 daysyou aren't sure what you need (Keetsa's return policy isn't the best)you want a real organic mattress, but also a good dealKeetsa
Metta Bed
Metta Bed Mattress
4.5$899 – $1,599Affordable natural latex mattressThe least expensive 100% natural latex mattress sold onine.Plush,
Medium,
Firm
20 years120 nights7-10 daysYou are plus-sized. This mattress is just 7” thick.you want an organic latex mattress but didn't think you could afford it.Metta Bed
Puffy
Puffy
4.5$495-$1,050Budget gel memory foamA less expensive alternative to Casper or Leesa - with a lifetime warranty.Med. FirmLifetime101-Night2-5 daysyou prefer a softer mattress.you sleep on your back or prefer a firmer sleeping surface.Puffy.com
Blello

Blello Mattress
4.5$475-$745Proprietary foamA soft-topped, supportive foam mattress that's great for side sleepers.Med Firm10 years100-Night 3-5 daysyou are plus-sized or like your mattress firmyou sleep on your side and want to save $$Blello.com
Intellibed
Intellibed Review
4.5$2,699 - $6,399Luxury memory foam mattressA series of 3 luxury mattresses with a unique material that provides customized comfort and support to each sleeper.Med. Firm20 years60-Night14 daysyou are looking for a budget mattress.you are looking for a uniquely adaptive luxury mattress that will last a long timeIntellibed
Cocoon by Sealy
Cocoon by Sealy mattress review - hero shot
4.4$399-$999 on AmazonBudget foam mattressA surprisingly affordable memory foam mattress from Sealy. Med. Soft,
Firm
10 years100 nights4-7 daysyou want a soft mattress, or you're looking for special features.you want a firmer or softer affordable memory foam mattress.Amazon.com
Solay Luxury

Solay Hybrid Mattress
4.4$499-$899Semi-luxury hybridSolay is a semi-luxury hybrid mattress with six layers of foam and springs providing cooling, motion control, support, and comfort. It comes with a 15-year warranty and a 101-night sleep trial.Med Firm15 years101-Night3-7 daysyour mattress budget is under $1,000. you want a luxury innerspring mattress with an affordable price tag.Solaysleep
YogaBed
YogaBed Mattress Review
4.4- Affordable Memory Foam MattressYogabed is good at keeping the heat away. Also, it is really comfortable, has adequate support and not too expensive.Med. Firm10 years101-Night 2-6 daysyou are heavier than average (esp. over 300 lbs)you want a cool, supportive and long lasting memory foam mattressYogabed
Noomi
Noomi mattress review - mattress in luxury bedroom
4.4$575-$1,675High-quality foam mattress.An all-foam mattress that focuses on cooling and longevity.Med. FirmLifetime365 nights8 daysyou want more bounce in your bedyou want an affordable mattress that sleeps cool with an awesome warrantySleepnoomi
Brooklyn Bedding
Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Review
4.3$479.20-$999.20Hybrid Pocketed Coil MattressThe #Bestmattressever has been updated from an all-foam to a hybrid pocketed coil mattress. It’s more supportive, just as comfortable and the still as affordable.Soft,
Med. Firm,
Firm
10 years120-Night5-8 daysyou prefer memory foam mattressesyou are looking for an affordable hybrid mattress with pocket coils.Brooklynbedding
Ecoterra
Ecoterra Mattress Review
4.3$749 - $1,249Natural latex + spring hybrid mattressA natural latex hybrid mattress at a surprisingly affordable price.Med. Firm,
Firm
15 years90-NightFew daysyou prefer an all-foam mattress or are allergic to latex.you are looking for a natural latex or hybrid mattress & are on a budgetEcoterrabeds
Lucid
Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Review
4.3- Memory foam mattressOne of the best memory foam mattresses you can buy for $500 or less. Med. Firm25 yearsNone1-2 daysyou prefer a bouncier innerspring or latex feel you are on a budget and need a good quality memory foam bed.Lucid.com
Best Memory Foam Mattresses

Best Memory Foam Mattresses

The mattresses listed below use memory foam in their upper comfort and support layers.

Higher-priced mattresses are comparable to a Tempur-Pedic. On the lower end, you'll find the best bargains.

MattressRatingPriceComfort ChoicesConstructionHeat TransferMotion TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Trial PeriodWarrantyEco-friendlinessDeliveryCustomer Service
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss4.8$999 – $1,998Med. Firm,
Medium
Latex, memory foamExcellentVery LowModerateNo100 nights25 yearsGreenGuard Gold certified2 weeksExcellent
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Soft
Medium
Firm
Gel-infused memory foam + pocket coilsExcellentVery LowMinimalNo100 nightsLifetimeCertiPUR-US foam7 daysExcellent
Puffy Lux4.8$1,145-$1,995Med. FirmMemory foam + poly foam baseExcellentVery LowMinimalNo101 nightsLifetimeCertiPUR-US foam7-10 daysGood
Loom and Leaf4.7$849-$1,799Firm,
Med. Firm
Gel + memory foamExcellentLowMinimalNo120 nights15 yearsCertiPUR-US foam7-15 daysWhite-glove
Purple Mattress4.7$599-$1,598Soft+Firm CombinationHyper-Elastic Polymer top + polyester foam baseExcellentLowModerateYes100 nights10 yearsCertiPUR-US foam7-14 daysExcellent
Layla4.7$499-$999Med. Soft
Med. Firm
Copper-infused memory foam + gel-infused foam in coverExcellentLowModerateNo120 nightsUnlimited, non-proratedCertiPUR-US foam3-5 daysGood
Casper Wave4.7$1295-$2,795 w/ code SLEEPDELIVEREDMed. FirmLatex + memory foam with zoned support layerExcellentLowModerateYes100 nights10 yearsCertiPUR-US foam2-5 daysGood
Luxi4.6 $569– $1,299Adjustable (soft, medium & firm)High-quality foams w/ proprietary SBT layerExcellent (Soft, Med)
Good (Firm)
LowAdjustableYes1,000 nights10 yearsCertiPUR-US foam1-5 daysExcellent
Nectar4.6$499-$999Med. FirmGel-infused memory foamExcellentLowModerateYes365 nightsLifetimeCertiPUR-US foam3-5 daysGood
White glove option
Leesa4.6$624-$1,049MediumLatex + memory foamGoodLow-MediumModerateYes100 nights10 yearsCertiPUR-US foam7-10 daysGood
Casper Original Foam4.5$495-$1,195 w/ code SLEEPDELIVEREDMed. FirmMemory foamGoodMediumModerateYes100 nights10 yearsSynthetic latex, synthetic foam2-5 daysGood
Tuft & Needle4.5 - on AmazonMed. FirmLatex-like polyfoamGoodMediumMinimalYes100 nights10 years
non-prorated
CertiPUR-US foam1-5 daysGood
Best Innerspring Mattresses

Best Innerspring Mattresses

The online mattresses listed below use a full innerspring, coil-on-coil or hybrid (coil+foam) construction.

Innerspring mattresses typically last longer than foam mattresses and carry longer warranties.

Shipping charges may apply, because innerspring mattresses can't be compressed for shipment.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionWarrantyConstructionComfort ChoicesMotion TransferHeat TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Trial PeriodEco-friendlinessDeliveryCustomer Service
Saatva Classic4.9$799-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + innerspring mattress15 yearsInnerpring + foamFirm,
Med. Firm,
Soft
MediumExcellentMinimalNo120 nightsorganic top
recycled steel
bio-based foam
7-15 daysWhite-glove
Helix4.7$500 - $1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.10 yearsProprietary foam + pocketed coilsCustom-fitLowGoodMinimalYes100 nightsCertiPUR-US foam6-13 daysExcellent
Leesa Hybrid(Sapira)4.7$899-$1,649Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattress10 yearsMemory foam + pocketed coilsMed FirmVery LowExcellentMinimalNo100 nightsCertiPUR-US foam4-10 daysWhite glove (+$99)
DreamCloud4.7$599-$1,099Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressLifetime 6 layers (foam + pocketed coils)Med FirmVery LowExcellentMinimalYes120 daysCertiPUR-US foam5 daysWhite glove
Amore 4.6$450 to $1000High-quality hybrid mattress (latex + pocketed coils)20 yearsMemory foam + Poly foam + Pocketed coilsSoft,
Med Firm,
Firm
LowExcellentMinimalYes100 nightsCertiPUR-US foam4-7 business days.Excellent
Keetsa Pillow Plus4.5$590 to $1,190Quality organic hybrid mattress12 yearsMemory foam + innerspringMed. FirmLowGoodModerateYes90 nights, 10% restocking feeCertiPUR-US foam5-7 daysGood
Big Fig4.5 $1,299-$1,999High-quality hybrid for heavier people (foam + coils)20 yearsLatex foam + Pocketed coilsMed. FirmLowGoodMinimalYes101 nightsCertiPUR-US foam2-5 daysWhite glove (+$99)
Best Organic Mattresses

Best Organic / Latex Mattresses

Organic materials are used in the construction of the online mattresses listed below. Most are certified for low VOC emissions.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionEco-friendlinessConstructionWarrantyIn-Home TrialHeat TransferMotion TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Comfort ChoicesDeliveryCustomer Service
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss4.8$999 – $1,998Luxury organic latex mattressGreenGuard Gold certifiedLatex, memory foam25 years100 nightsExcellentVery LowModerateNoMed. Firm,
Medium
2 weeksExcellent
Avocado Green4.7$899-$1799Luxury organic hybrid (latex + coil)GreenGuard Gold & GOTS certifiedNatural latex + pocketed coils25 years365 nightsExcellentVery LowModerateNoFirm,
Med. Firm
2 weeksExcellent
White-glove (+$149)
Nest Hybrid Organic Latex *NEW*4.7 $1,049–$1,799Luxury organic latex hybrid mattressGOLS latex
Oeko-Tex latex
Latex + innerspringLifetime100 nightsExcellentLowModerateNoFirm
Med. Firm
Plush
7 daysFREE White Glove delivery
Nest Love & Sleep4.7$499-$849High-quality organic latex mattress.Oeko Tex latex, CertiPUR-US foamOrganic latex + foam10 years100 nightsGoodMediumModerateYesFirm
Med. Firm
Soft
7 daysExcellent
Amerisleep4.5$629.30-$2658.60Eco-friendly memory foam mattressesCertiPUR-US foam
GreenGuard
Bio-Pur foam
Bio-Pur memory foam20 years100 nightsGoodLowMinimalYesSoft
Med. Soft
Med. Firm
Firm
Extra Firm
5-10 daysGood
Keetsa Pillow Plus4.5$590-$1,190Quality organic hybrid mattressCertiPUR-US foamMemory foam + innerspring12 years90 nights, 10% restocking feeGoodLowModerateYesMed. Firm5-7 daysGood
Best for Side-Sleepers

Best Mattress For Side-Sleepers

A soft or medium firmness and moderate sinkage reduces pressure points on shoulders and hips.

Memory foam better cradles a side-sleeper's body during sleep.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionSinkageComfort ChoicesWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryConstructionHeat TransferMotion TransferOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattress.MinimalSoft
Medium
Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foam, pocket coilsExcellentVery LowNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Helix4.7$500 - $1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.MinimalCustom-fit10 years100 nights6-13 daysProprietary foam + pocketed coilsGoodLowYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Luxi4.6$569– $1,299Luxury adjustable foam mattressAdjustableAdjustable (soft, medium & firm)10 years1,000 nights1-5 daysHigh-quality foams w/ proprietary SBT layerExcellent (Soft, Med)
Good (Firm)
LowYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Endy Beds4.6$675-$950High quality memory foam mattress made in CanadaModerateMed. Soft10 years100 nights3-7 daysGel-infused memory foamExcellentLowYesCertiPUR-US certified polyurethane foamsGood
Leesa4.6$624-$1,049High-quality foam mattressModerateMedium10 years100 nights7-10 daysLatex + memory foamGoodLow-MediumYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Lull4.5$500-$950High-quality memory foam mattressModerateMed. Firm10 years100 nights5-7 daysMemory foam (VE)GoodLowYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Best for Back Sleepers

Best Mattress For Back-Sleepers

A firm or medium-firm mattress with minimal sinkage allows a freer range of motion.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionComfort ChoicesSinkageWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryConstructionHeat TransferMotion TransferOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Saatva Classic4.9$799-$1,899Luxury hybrid
(foam and innerspring) mattress
Firm
Med. Firm
Soft
Minimal15 years120 nights7-15 daysInnerpring + foamExcellentMediumNoorganic top
recycled steel
bio-based foam
White-glove
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattress.Soft
Medium
Firm
MinimalLifetime100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foam, pocket coilsExcellentVery LowNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss4.8$999 – $1,998Luxury organic latex mattressMed. Firm,
Medium
Moderate25 years100 nights2 weeksLatex, memory foamExcellentVery LowNoGreenGuard Gold certifiedExcellent
Helix4.7$500-$1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.Custom-fitMinimal10 years100 nights6-13 daysProprietary foam + pocketed coilsGoodLowYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
4Sleep4.5$549-$999 on AmazonQuality memory foam mattressMed. FirmMinimal10 years100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foamExcellentLowYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Best for Stomach Sleepers

Best Mattress For Stomach-Sleepers

A firm or medium-firm mattress will better support a stomach-sleeper.

Heavy or big-breasted stomach-sleepers may also prefer a memory foam mattress, because it conforms and cradles the body more.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionComfort ChoicesWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryConstructionHeat TransferMotion TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Saatva Classic4.9 $799-$1,699 Luxury hybrid
(foam and innerspring) mattress
Firm,
Med. Firm,
Soft
15 years120 nights7-15 daysInnerpring + foamExcellentMediumMinimalNoorganic top
recycled steel
bio-based foam
White-glove
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss
4.8$999-$1,998Luxury organic latex mattressMed. Firm,
Medium
25 years100 nights2 weeksLatex, memory foamExcellentVery LowModerateNoGreenGuard Gold certifiedExcellent
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattress.Soft,
Medium
Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foam, pocket coilsExcellentVery LowMinimalNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Helix4.7$500-$1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.Custom-fit10 years100 nights6-13 daysProprietary foam + pocketed coilsGoodLowMinimalYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
DreamCloud
4.7$599-$1,099Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressMed FirmLifetime365 nights1-5 days6 layers of foam + pocketed coilsExcellentVery LowMinimalNoCertiPUR-US foamWhite-glove optional
Loom and Leaf4.7$849-$1,799Luxury memory foam mattressFirm,
Med. Firm
15 years120 nights7-15 daysGel + memory foamExcellentLowMinimalNoCertiPUR-US foamWhite-glove
Avocado Green
4.7 $899-$1,799Luxury organic latex hybrid mattressFirm,
Med. Firm
25 years100 nights2 weeksLatex + pocketed coilsExcellentVery LowMinimalNoGreenGuard Gold certifiedExcellent
White-glove ($149)
Eight Sleep Smart Bed
4.6$2,645-$3,345Smart/climate-controlled memory foam mattressMed. Firm10 years100-Night5-7 daysMemory foamExcellentLowMinimalYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Nectar4.6$499-$999High-quality memory foam mattressMed. FirmLifetime365 nights3-5 daysGel-infused memory foamExcellentLowModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
White-glove option
Big Fig
4.5$1,299-$1,999High-quality hybrid for heavier people (foam + coils)Med. Firm20 years101 nights7-14 daysHybrid foam + enclosed coilsExcellentLowMinimalNoCertiPUR-US certified White glove $99
Best for Couples

Best Mattress For Couples

Minimizing motion transfer means there will be fewer interruptions at night from a fidgety partner. Mattresses that use insulated coils & latex foam in their top layer do the best job of insulating against motion transfer.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionMotion TransferComfort ChoicesWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryConstructionHeat TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressVery LowSoft
Medium
Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foam, pocket coilsExcellentMinimalNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Plushbeds Botanical Bliss4.8 $999–$1,998Luxury organic latex mattressVery LowMed. Firm,
Medium
25 years100 nights2 weeksLatex, memory foamExcellentModerateNoGreenGuard Gold certifiedExcellent
Helix4.7$500-$1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.LowCustom-fit10 years100 nights6-13 daysProprietary foam + pocketed coilsGoodMinimalYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Nest Love & Sleep4.7$499-$849High-quality foam mattress.MediumFirm,
Medium
10 years + lifetime comfort guarantee100 nights7 daysEnergex foamGoodModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Loom and Leaf4.7$849-$1,799Luxury memory foam mattressLowFirm
Med. Firm
15 years120 nights7-15 daysGel + memory foamExcellentLimitedNoCertiPUR-US foamWhite-glove
Luxi4.6 $569– $1,299Luxury adjustable foam mattressLowAdjustable (soft, medium & firm)10 years1,000 nights1-5 daysHigh-quality foams w/ proprietary SBT layerExcellent (Soft, Med)
Good (Firm)
AdjustableYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Keetsa Pillow Plus4.5$590-$1,190Quality organic hybrid mattressLowMed. Firm12 years90 nights, 10% restocking fee5-7 daysMemory foam + innerspringGoodModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Best Mattresses for Sex 😉

Best Mattress For Sex

A good bounce and minimal sinkage are important for lovemaking, as they aid in motion. A durable foundation is also important.

Innerspring mattresses generally get the best ratings here.

MattressRatingPrice w/ discountDescriptionSinkageComfort ChoicesWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryConstructionHeat TransferMotion TransferOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Saatva Classic4.9$799-$1,699Luxury hybrid
(foam and innerspring) mattress
MinimalFirm
Med. Firm
Soft
15 years120 nights7-15 daysInnerpring + foamExcellentMediumNoorganic top
recycled steel
bio-based foam
White-glove
Nest Alexander Hybrid4.8$949-$1,699Luxury hybrid foam + pocket coil mattressMinimalSoft
Medium
Firm
Lifetime100 nights7 daysGel-infused memory foam, pocket coilsExcellentVery LowNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Helix4.7$500-$1,149High-quality hybrid mattress. Custom-fit to sleep style & body.MinimalCustom-fit10 years100 nights6-13 daysProprietary foam + pocketed coilsGoodLowYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
DreamCloud4.7$599-$1,09915-inch luxury hybrid mattressMinimalMed FirmLifetime 365-night5 days via FedEx 6 layers of foam
+ pocketed coils
GoodLowNoCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Nest Love & Sleep4.7$499-$899High-quality foam mattress.ModerateFirm,
Medium
10 years + lifetime comfort guarantee100 nights7 daysEnergex foamExcellentMediumYesCertiPUR-US foamExcellent
Keetsa Pillow Plus4.5$590-$1,190Quality organic hybrid mattressModerateMed. Firm12 years90 nights, 10% restocking fee5-7 daysMemory foam + innerspringGoodLowYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Best Mattresses for Athletes

Best Mattress For Athletes

Excellent heat transfer is important for active people, due to their higher metabolism. Features that help include gel tops, gel-infused foam and breathable, wickable fabric on the cover and on the top.

Athletic people tend to prefer a firmer mattress, as well.

MattressRatingPriceDescriptionHeat TransferComfort ChoicesConstructionWarrantyIn-Home TrialDeliveryMotion TransferSinkageOff-Gassing?Eco-friendlinessCustomer Service
Saatva Classic4.9$799-$1,899 Luxury hybrid
(foam and innerspring) mattress
ExcellentFirm
Med. Firm
Soft
Innerpring + foam15 years120 nights7-15 daysMediumMinimalNoorganic top
recycled steel
bio-based foam
White-glove
Loom and Leaf4.7$849-$1,799Luxury memory foam mattressExcellentFirm
Med. Firm
Gel + memory foam15 years120 nights7-15 daysLowLimitedNoCertiPUR-US foamWhite-glove
Bear Mattress4.6$500-$750High-quality memory foam mattress made for athletesExcellentMed. FirmGel-infused memory foam + Celliant cover10 years100 nights4-7 daysLowModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
Amore Mattress4.5$450-$1000Quality 2-in-1 memory foam mattressExcellentMed. Soft
Med. Firm
Copper-infused memory foam + gel-infused foam in coverUnlimited, non-prorated120 nights3-5 daysLowModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamGood
YogaBed4.6$599-$949 on AmazonQuality memory foam mattressExcellentMed. FirmGel + memory foam10 years101 nights7-10 daysMediumModerateYesCertiPUR-US foamGood

Head-to-Head Mattress Comparisons

Have you short-listed a couple of mattresses and need help deciding between them?

Then  check out my head-to-head mattress comparisons below.

I get asked all the time to compare mattresses head-to-head. After reviewing dozens of mattresses, I have a lot of experience to pull from.

Here are the mattresses I've compared so far – each is about a 5-minute read:

If you have a pair of mattresses you'd like to see me compare, leave me a message on the contact page.


Understanding Mattress Types

One of the most important factors to consider when shopping for a mattress is the type of mattress you want: memory foam, latex foam, innerspring or hybrid.

Each type of mattress has unique characteristics in regards to comfort, support, cooling and durability.

 
Foam
Latex
Hybrid
Innerspring
Air Bed
Comfort Layer
2-5 inches of memory or poly foam
2-5 inches of latex foam
2-5 inches of latex, memory and/or poly foam
0.5-2 inches of memory foam or poly foam
Polyfoam, fibers or memory foam
Support Layer
4-7 inches of high-density poly foam
4-7 inches of latex foam, high-density polyfoam or pocketed coils
4-7 inches of individually encased coils
4-7 inches pocketed, bonnell, offset or continuous coils
Air chambers
Pros

  • Conforms to body like not other bed

  • Good for back pain

  • Affordable

  • Excellent motion isolation

  • No noise


  • Organic or natural materials

  • Very responsive

  • Good for sex

  • Temperature-neutral

  • No noise

  • Good support and pressure relief


  • Excellent support

  • Best for heavier sleepers

  • Great for sex

  • Good pressure relief

  • Excellent temperature control

  • Good motion isolation

  • Durable

  • Less noisy than spring


  • Excellent support

  • Good for heavier sleepers

  • High level of responsiveness

  • Sleeps cool

  • Affordable

  • Most durable


  • Best pressure relief

  • Adjustable firmness

  • Best temporary bed

  • Less expensive

Cons

  • Retains more heat

  • Low responsiveness, making it harder to move

  • Poor edge support

  • Off gassing


  • Pricier than memory foam

  • OK edge support

  • Very heavy



  • More expensive than foam or spring alone

  • Off-gassing possible

  • Very heavy


  • More motion transfer

  • Can be noisy

  • Poor body contouring


  • Leaks!

  • Not as durable


How We Review A Mattress

Sleepdelivered mattress reviews - macbook pro on bedMy team and I have reviewed more than 50 online mattresses.

We know the other mattress review sites – and we are different in several ways.

Review sites often get a bad reputation because many promote products for a fee.

Some sites receive free mattresses in exchange for a positive review.

This effectively turns the website into a pay-for-review business. 

We are not one of those.

No One Pays Us For a Review

To maintain our objectivity, we don't work with retailers and manufacturers the way other review sites do.  For example:

  • We often don't contact a manufacturer until after we’ve published their review. After we go to press, we ask them to check our facts but not our opinions.
  • We don't sell access to you. We don't accept payment for ad space, guest posts, paid email promotions or any other form of preferred influencer marketing.

To pay the bills, we use affiliate linksSee our disclosure to learn more.

How Affiliate Links Work

Some of the links on this site contain a special code that tells a manufacturer when a reader jumps from our site to theirs.

If you click on an affiliate link and buy a mattress within a few days, then we may get a small portion of the sale – but usually only after your trial period ends and only if you don't return the mattress.

That said, our decision to review a particular mattress has nothing to do with whether or not a manufacturer offers affiliate links.

Many of the products we review on this site have no affiliate program.


How I Select A Mattress To Review

Like you, I only want to sleep on the best.

But there are dozens and dozens of mattresses sold online, and I have but one husband to donate to science.

So, I only review the mattresses that interest me the most.

I look at existing reviews and ratings – especially verified owner reviews – before selecting a mattress to review.

It has to look like a winner before I'll waste my time reviewing it.

I Work On a Team

Sleepdelivered - teamwork

Like every good website, I rely on team members, experts and partners to help me.

I work with fact-checkers, researchers, draft writers, web designers and graphics experts to make this site do what it does.


My Mattress Review Process

See My 5-Step Mattress Review Process

Here’s the 5-step process I follow to review a mattress on SleepDelivered.com:

  1. First, I select a mattress to review. To do this, I monitor Google, major retailers and lots of websites. I look for new mattresses that seem interesting to me and have lots of happy customers.
  2. I ask my researcher to research existing customer reviews for the mattress and to draft a research review summarizing the facts about the mattress and the experiences of customers. This gives me a starting point to educate me on what to expect & what to focus on in my review.
  3. Based on my experience and research, I write my review & I rate the mattress.
  4. publish the review on SleepDelivered.com
  5. I send our review to the manufacturer to fact-check it.

On my team, I focus on writing and editing our reviews.

I like to think that my reviews are the most thorough and most accurate mattress reviews online. I write my 10-minute mattress reviews like I’m writing a letter to my best friend, to tell them everything they could ever want to know about that mattress.

In each review I try to cover everything you could want to know about each mattress: the company, the sleeping experience, how it compares with its closest alternatives – plus the features that matter most when buying a mattress online.

To keep things fair and balanced, I also scrub the internet for other people’s impressions.

On top of this, I hire a fact-checker (yes, a real job) to check my reviews periodically against the manufacturer websites, to make sure we don’t miss any important changes. For example, Nest recently updated its Love Bed, and other mattresses change their materials & construction from time to time.

But to be honest, all I can share with you is what I've learned and experienced.

Your experience WILL differ.

That's why…

I Consider Other Reviewer Opinions, Too

Sleepdelivered mattress reviews - compare with other reviews

To give you the best overall picture of how a mattress performs for most people, I rely on more than my experience when assigning an overall score.

In fact, I have to do this if I want to be ‘fair and balanced’, to you.

That’s because most mattresses are sold in a variety of firmness levels, configurations and versions.

Like most mattress reviewers, I only test one comfort level and one version of a mattress, in my home.

I don’t test every possible combination. No review site does that, to my knowledge.

So, we research and factor-in what other reviewers have said about the mattress.

I sometimes adjust my overall rating of a mattress based on the general consensus of other reviewers.

Finally, the ratings and reviews on this site are updated periodically, whenever new information comes in from the manufacturer or we receive important input from other reviewers and our readers.

Scores may change.  But never due to the influence or outrage from any manufacturer.


The Qualities of a Great Mattress

In order for a mattress to be considered “great”, it first and foremost needs to provide me with the proper support.

mattress support and spinal alignment

For example, the mattress cannot sag under my 130 lbs, nor my husband's 210 lbs.

It also doesn't develop permanent impressions that force us together.

A great mattress can't be too soft, either – it has to allow for enough movement to let me & my fidgety husband move around through the night.

Proper edge support is important, too. This ensures that the edges of my mattress keep me planted during the night, and not falling out of bed.

While every person prefers a different comfort level on top, it is always important that there is a strong, durable and firm foundation layer underneath.

Additionally, a great mattress provides a nice bounce, meaning it returns to its original shape quickly when compressed.

Finally, a great mattress will breathe and keep me cool at night. 

Proper ventilation, whether from ventilated foam, gel-infused foam or pocketed coils, keeps synthetic materials from reflecting too much heat, a common issue with memory foam mattresses.

Proper ventilation also prevents the buildup of unnecessary moisture, which traps heat and can feed mildew and other bugs you don't want in your mattress.

Finally, a great mattress doesn't cost too much. Like you, I'm always looking for the lowest price in a certain category.


My Mattress Rating Criteria

sleepdelivered mattress reviews - rating comparison criteria

My team and I assign every mattress an overall 5-star rating, from 1 star (unusable) to 5 stars (perfect every night).

To assign an overall rating, we consider the following features and criteria:

  1. The Company Behind the Mattress
  2. Social Commitment
  3. Online Order Process
  4. Price
  5. Shipping, Delivery & Setup
  6. Firmness & Comfort Choices
  7. Technology & Materials
  8. Mattress Construction
  9. Cooling Performance
  10. Motion Transfer
  11. Sinkage
  12. Edge Support
  13. Off-Gassing
  14. In-Home Trial
  15. Returns & Refund Policy
  16. Warranty

Continue reading to learn more about each of these criteria, and how it contributes to my overall 5-star quality rating.

1. The Company Behind the Mattress

Sapira Mattress Review - company team

All things equal, we’ll score an established brand higher than new startup, because:

  1. Their products have been tested in the real world, longer
  2. Their warranties have been tested, too
  3. They likely have more cash on hand to weather market downturns, which will matter to you a lot if you ever need that warranty!

We also take into account the reputation of the company with its current customers.

2. Social Commitment

Dromma Bed - social impact made in USA

Another thing we look at is the company’s commitment to their community and to the environment.

Most mattress-in-a-box companies today have some sort of social program or work with charities to donate returned mattresses and/or provide new mattresses to their community. Some go beyond that, however, to donate a portion of their revenues to people in need.

In addition, we consider the company’s commitment to maintaining a safe and clean environment. We look at whether they use clean manufacturing processes, we look at the materials they use in their mattresses, and we look at whether they adhere to the latest environmental standards.

3. Online Order Process

Bear mattress review - order form online

It’s important to us that the company is easy to do business with. If their order process or related customer service isn’t top-notch, then we will take points off.

This is rarely the case with online mattress companies, today, except in a few instances where the website was down, prices/discounts didn’t match their marketing, and people were hard to get hold of when we needed them.

We really haven’t seen that many issues, so far.

4. Price

Saatva mattress review - price table FROM WEBSITE

We believe our readers care as much about value-for-money as anything else, so this criteria carries a very heavy weighting in our 5-star scoring system.

We try to be as fair as possible by comparing a mattress against its closest rivals to determine “relative value”.

But straight-up price is the biggest factor.

5. Shipping, Delivery & Setup

Leesa vs. Casper - Leesa delivery box

This category carries a moderate weighting, but it can be important for some mattresses due to their weight / difficulty in setting up – and if shipping costs are extra.

Some of the questions we ask here include:

  • Did the company deliver on time, as promised?
  • Is there an option to arrange for help when setting up / unpacking the mattress, especially if it is heavy?
  • Do extra shipping charges apply? In what situations / geographies?
  • Can we change shipping location or date, after we order?
  • Will the company remove our old mattress? For what fee?

6. Firmness & Comfort Choices

Nest Alexander Hybrid Signature Select - comfort level

This is more of a characteristic of a particular mattress than a comparison feature. So we don’t give it too much weight in our scores.

That said, it does matter if the company offers comfort choices that meet everyone’s needs.

And, it matters a LOT to me if the comfort level I ordered feels like it should – or doesn’t.

7. Technology & Materials

PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Mattress Review - mattress construction latext foam layers

The materials and technology of a mattress can’t be separated from how well the mattress performs. Performance always trumps technology.

That said, when we consider value-for-money, the choice of materials and technology does come into play.

In general, we assign higher scores for mattresses that incorporate new, high-performance technologies that actually make a difference in cooling, support, comfort, motion control, bounce, etc.

Re-marketing a memory foam under a fancy new name won’t get points from us.

8. Mattress Construction

Saatva mattress - coil-on-coil construction

How a mattress is constructed literally defines its support, comfort and sleeping experience – and its useful life.

This is important – but not as important as the sleeping experience it delivers – so, it carries a medium weighting in our scoring system.

We look at the materials used, the number and function of different layers, and any unique technologies used that actually make a difference in performance.

In general, we rate thicker mattresses (>12”) higher – for two reasons:

  1. a thicker mattress will usually last longer than a thin one; this is especially true for foam mattresses (because: physics)
  2. thicker mattresses can accommodate more layers and more complex support systems that can be tweaked/engineered with more precision. This is probably why thicker mattresses usually sleep better, in our experience.

We also give credit for more complex layering – when it’s done with a purpose.

9. Cooling Performance

Tuft and Needle - heat transfer

We’ll ding a mattress if it sleeps too hot or too cold, at night.

Most online mattresses we test don’t have a cooling performance problem, but a few have been flagged.

Now, I live in the Deep South (US), where it’s brutally hot 6-7 months of the year. And, my husband hates a hot mattress. So if a mattress sleeps hot, we WILL find out.

10. Motion Transfer

motion transfer

Motion transfer is important for anyone who sleeps with another creature, whether that happens to be a husband, a wife… or a dog.

A mattress gets high marks if no little-to-no motion is transferred from one point on the mattress to another. It gets a low score if all it takes is a cough to wake my husband.

11. Sinkage

casper mattress review - mattress sinkage

Sinkage is a measure of how deeply your body sinks into a mattress when you lie on it or press on it.

The amount of sinkage you want in your mattress depends on the type of sleeper you are. If you sleep on your side, then a little more sinkage is preferable. If you sleep on your back, then you probably want less.

On this criteria, we’ll remove points if the sinkage of a mattress is excessive, if it doesn’t give at least an inch, or doesn’t match the company’s claims.

12. Edge Support

Nest Alexander Signature Select mattress review - sinkage test

Edge Support is how well the mattress holds its position under pressure, along its edges.

No one wants a soft, overly-compliant edge on their bed, so we deduct points if a mattress folds under pressure too easily.

13. Smell / Off-Gassing

sleepdelivered mattress reviews - off gassing smell

Most all-foam mattresses and mattresses made with foam layers will emit volatile organic compound (VOC) vapors when new. This process is called off-gassing.

These days, the gases emitted by foam aren’t toxic or dangerous. But the smell annoys some people.

The two questions we ask here include:

  1. how noticeable and unpleasant is the “new mattress” smell? and,
  2. how long does the smell last?

14. In-Home Trial

Purple Mattress - Sleeping Experience

Most online mattress companies offer a free, no-risk in home trial lasting between 30 and 220 nights.

In truth, though, you shouldn’t ever need more than 30 to 60 days to try a mattress in your home.

For this reason, we don’t give this criteria that much weight.

If the return window falls within a 60-day window or if a company offers an extraordinarily long trial period that might change your mattress-owning strategy completely, then we’ll change its score.

15. Returns & Refunds

sleepdelivered mattress reviews - refund

Related to the in-home trial is the mattress company’s refund and return policy. This category carries a heavy weighting in our scoring system, and for good reason.

Mattress return/refund policies differ in the conditions under which they will refund your purchase price and/or accept a returned mattress.

For example, some manufacturers will only provide a refund if the mattress isn’t abused or “used improperly”.

Others require that you provide the right sort of support/foundation under your mattress throughout your use of it.

Both of these situations can be hard to prove, if you are challenged on it. Not that we’ve heard that many return horror stories – but a few of our readers have complained.

Finally, while most companies refund your entire purchase price, a few of them also charge a restocking and/or pickup fee.

So make sure you read their policy completely.

16. Warranty

sleepdelivered mattress reviews - warranty locks

The quality of a company’s product warranty is the strongest sign a mattress company has faith in its own product, so we give it a lot of weight.

Most online mattress warranties last 10 years, but some companies offer 15, 20 or even 25-year warranties.

And, contrary to what you might think, the price of a mattress doesn’t necessarily correspond to its warranty length. Some inexpensive startups carry extremely long warranties.

So, shop carefully.

Of course, comparing warranties can be tricky. They usually differ in the types of damage they cover and whether the warranty is prorated (refund amount declines with time) or not (far better).

TL/DR:  Read the fine print on the warranty before buying!


The Future of Mattress Shopping is Online

It appears that a lot of people are figuring out that taking advantage of a fully-refundable 100-night trial to sleep on a mattress in your home is a heck of a lot better way to buy a mattress… than sitting on it in a busy store.

In response to demand, the number of quality affordable mattresses sold online is growing quickly.

Today, even older store-bought brands like TempurPedic (expensive!) and Sealy are selling mattresses online.


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