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Bed Boss is a hybrid and memory foam mattress brand that is focused on doing social good. They support local charities that help childrens and families. Their mattresses are price competitive, while still being in the quality range. They use CertiPUR-US foams so they don't offgas nasty toxins, and most customers like their Bed Boss, but some had issues with durability.
Zinus has been in the furniture game since 1979, selling extremely affordable furniture. They have used that experience to craft a solid Consumer Affairs accreditation and also online customer experience. They make three different mattress lines -- iCoil®, Green Tea Memory Foam, and Gel Memory foam varieties, all of which are extremely low-cost, which can be a big draw with customers--though there have been some recent allegations of defective materials by some customers.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Zinus in this match up!
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There is some negative input from sleepers about these mattresses. Some customers were happy with the way their new mattresse made them feel, but others reported being uncomfortable. Therefore, it is more difficult to estimate if one of these will work perfectly for you. Look on below to see if one of these may work for you.
Some customers report that these mattresses are well supported, but some others have complained about loss of support. For those that are heavier or require more support because of achy backs, make sure to do additional reviews before buying.
There are positive and negatives reported about edge support. Some feel that there is evenness in support across the surface, but others had problems with dipping along the sides.
We all want a long lasting mattress, and when our mattress starts to hurt our backs after a few months, we feel swindled. That said, finding a durable mattress nowadays is really hard. With more products in the industry than ever and rife competition, companies are sacrificing quality to find profits. With these mattresses, some reviewers had problems with longevity That doesn't necessarily mean that durability issues will happen to everyone, but make sure to read up more before buying.
If you are considering one of these mattresses, make sure to read on for more information. Sadly, they don't get the best reception from all customers. Some spoke high praise about their experience, but many others had issues with the feel.
Having support layers is essential to the general feel of a mattress and whether it enhances the natural curvature of the spine. Most folks find these mattresses supporting them well while they sleep. So, you can rest easy that these mattresses will support your back while you sleep.
Most sleepers feel that the support towards the edge offers comfortable resistance. This means that the sides of the mattress will be comfortable for most folks and the mattress won't sink under your weight.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
Some reviewers love the bowling ball test to measure firmness and support. Without many complaints or issues, these mattresses have a consistent surface, which is is a good selling point of this brand.
Reviewers provide mixed ratings about the durability of these mattresses. Everyone wants to find the comfy mattress that stays that way for 10 years or more, but sadly, not all of them are made this way. If you are thinking about buying a new mattress that isn't an A+ on durability, do a double-check on the trial and warranty policies and price to make sure that you are comfortable.
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We've only had this mattress for a couple of months now so I can't yet speak to its longevity, but it seems extremely durable (we bought a king size and it's SUPER heavy). This is hands down the most comfortable mattress I've ever owned. It also does not seem to sleep hot, which is nice. It is definitely quite "cushy", but not overly so. My husband tends to prefer a firm mattress but loves this one. I couldn't be happier with it. Disclaimer- you will not want to get out of bed in the morning!!View More Reviews
Love it. Amazing how it is delivered so small yet grows to full size once opened. Definetely a firm sleeping mattress.
I went into a well known mattress store and fell in love with a temperpedic bed. However I couldnt justify spending four thousand dollars on a mattress. I started doing research and came across this bed and after further research on the brand we narrowed it down to this mattress. We love it! Great price and the bed is better than the one I fell in love with originally.
I had purchased the Visco Heir ET, but found it to be to firm, the ET is a fine mattress, I just found when I first would lay on it it seemed soft and then it would compress and then it felt to firm. It also would compress and then it seemed I was in this pocket which made it a little difficult to turn over which I do a lot. I contacted Jeff at Mattressezzz and they were just great. They made all the arrangements to have the mattress picked up and after discussing it I decided on the Revolution mattress. Jeff kept in contact with me, sent me all the information I needed to return the other mattress and had the Revolution sent out which was delivered quickly. He did not even charge my card until I had gotten the mattress. I also ordered the sheets and pillows. I waited to write a review for about 3 weeks because it takes time to adjust to a new mattress. MY old mattress was an innerspring that was more than 20 years old so I really needed a new one. I would wake up every day with so much pain in my back and hips I had to get out of bed even if I had wanted to rest longer. I did have a topper on that mattress and I have put it on this mattress just to make is even softer and to protect the mattress. I absolutely love this mattress, it is soft but firm and I do not sink down in it so much that I am in a pocket and have difficulty turning over. I wake in the morning and just want to lay there and not get up and the pain in my back and hips is gone. The micro fiber sheets are so comfortable and fit the bed well. This company is just super, probably the best customer service I have ever received. Jeff even called after I had the mattress 2 weeks to be sure I was happy with it. I might suggest if you have any concerns before you order that you give them a call, they are so helpful and straightforward that they can help you make the right decision the first time. This mattress is comparable to the best Tempur Pedic that sells for over $8,000 so if you can afford this mattress I would recommend it. If the Tempur-Pedic is more comfortable I do not think I would want it, I would never get out of bed. Give yourself some time to adjust to it, when I first got it I was not sure I liked it, but now I love, love, love this mattress and the people at Mattressezzz were wonderful.
We've had this mattress for about a year and half now. I wanted to give it some time before I left a review. We LOVE this mattress. It has helped with my husband's back problems while he sleeps and it's just overall so comfortable. The only thing we regret is not uprising to a king size, which we may do in a few years and hand this one down to my son.
I have slept on very high end mattress's and have become very used to the way they feel. I have had 'PILLOW-TOP'S', I've had the SERTA Sleeper Captiva I used for 16 years - it was a very good mattress. My wife and I were ready for a new one, and the lady at store kept talking about the memory foam mattress's and how great they were, her husband and she sleep so much better now...yadda, yadda, yadda...my wife and I were sitting on the Vesco Revolution mattress, and it just felt very different than the 'springyness' we were used to...it didn't bounce...it felt weird.
Because the sales lady recommended it so much and we were not ready to go shop 4 different stores, we bought the memory foam Vesco Revolution...we are now in week 3 of sleeping on it. IT IS AWESOME...ONE OF THE BEST BUYS I EVER MADE! My wife is happy because she doesn't feel me move through the night like she used to. I'm happy because i really feel I reach another whole level of sleep...great buy!
Spent close to 2k for a king size mattress. Slept great for the first year. Year two however we found the foam to be worn and less firm and resilliant. Soon, my wife and I were sleeping in our own seperate bowls. It got so bad that we would wake up numerous times a night because our limbs were numb. Warranty wasn't recognized because it was not a factory defect but normal wear. So here I am, 2 years into a new mattress and I have to buy another one. These are cheaper than most, but you get what you pay for. I'll never do business with bed boss again.
I love this mattress!! I have pretty bad scoliosis and this bed is so perfect for it! It is supportive and yet so soft! It took a few nights to get used to it, but I LOVE IT. I feel like it stays warmer than spring mattresses, which is a plus for me! I also had surgery on my neck and have an artificial disc around my C5, and this bed along with a memory foam/latex pillow have been heaven for me! I have had the bed for over a year now and I still love it! I don't feel like there are any imprints in it at all!
I bought a Bed Boss from Furniture Solutions on July 25th, 2016, and I'm sorry to report that I am thoroughly disappointed in this mattress. I wake up every morning in such severe pain, that I can't put on my own socks. When I lie down on the mattress, I feel the small of my back curve in an unsupported fashion - like I'm lying in a hammock. I don't know how it felt comfortable on the showroom floor for 15 minutes when I tried it out in person prior to my purchase.
I slept on a TempurPedic for 10 years from 2006-2016, so I'm no stranger to "memory foam" - I only replaced it when it reached the end of it's usable life. I wish I had not strayed from the major namebrand. The marketing claim that this bed and TempurPedic's GrandBed are similar in everything except price - is simply false.
I spent a lot of time and effort doing research prior to my $1,250 purchase, and I'm just thoroughly disappointed that I'm now going to spend $2,000-$3,000 with TempurPedic to avoid becoming disabled (I know that sounds like hyperbole, but it's pretty accurate to describe not being able to bend at the waist to put on your own socks & shoes). $2,000-$3,000 on top of my $1,250 purchase from Bed Boss under 6 months ago.
To my friends searching for memory foam mattresses, I'm advising them to a) stick with TempuPedic or b) Select from one of the dozens of alternatives that stand behind their products with 90- or 100-night Comfort Guarantees (e.g. Casper)
I'm uploading pictures to prove that I actually own this product. I have no connection or affiliation with TempurPedic or any mattress/bedding store or manufacturer.
The manufacturer ended up contacting me, but no resolution was ever reached. I ended up selling the mattress on Craigslist for $100, losing over $1,100 in this experience.
I was thoroughly impressed with Visco Revolution, it surpassed all expectations. It's a high quality product for a great price. The bamboo infusion makes all the difference. Definitely a good choice.
I am happy to say that I am enjoying my new mattress. It arrived on November 20, 2012 and it is a great improvement from my old spring mattress. I was experiencing lower back and hip pain with my old mattress, now with my new mattress my pain has been relieved. I will keep you all posted on the comfort over the months to come.
It is now April 6, 2013 and I have been enjoying my mattress plenty! It is just as comfortable as I imagined, but I wish it would not get so hot. I am hot-natured and this may be part of the reason. I think if you are cold-natured you will be in heaven with a mattress like this. I may be looking into getting a cooling comforter of some sort.
we have been using this mattress for last 4 days and this has been the best mattress we have purchased so far in our life. one of the main reason we were looking in the market for a new mattress was due to my back problems and waking up unrested. i have not felt this good since sleeping on this mattress. my back does not heart in the morning and i have not woken up in the middle of the night due to the same. feel well rested now in the morning when i wake up! This is a great value for money.
Terrible! I get worse sleep here than I did on a 10 year old inner spring. If this is how all memory foam is then it should be trashed. Takes an hour to get to sleep and wake up all through the night. Do not buy this.
Update October 2nd. Bed is still bad. I'm going back to inner spring. Once you wear in a spot good luck sleeping anywhere around it bc u will just roll back. A good example is go outside and sleep with half ur body on the curb and half in the street. It's about that good.
Amazing mattresses at an affordable price!
Kristen is amazingly helpful and a great representation of the store. The mattresses cannot be beat for comfort and value.
I've had mine for almost 2 years. At first it was amazing. I'd never slept better. Within the first year I was sleeping in a crater. Trying to get up in the mornings looks much like a turtle rolled on its back trying to get turned over. My whole body hurts when I wake up!! I'd leave zero stars if I could!
I first purchased a BedBoss mattress because it was the most comfortable mattress in an entire store. It was priced well so I took it home. I had the best sleep for more than 5 years before it started sagging. I eventually had to stop sleeping on it. Recently, I contacted the company and they promptly sent me a replacement and all I had to pay was shipping. I've had nothing but positive experiences with the company and they have outstanding customer service.
Bought it about 3 years ago and we are shopping again for a new mattress now. We are waking up with back aches and unfortunately just don't think the bedboss is for us anymore. Had high hopes it would last us longer.....
My boyfriend had the visco crown pt twin and we both loved it! Best mattress I’ve ever slept on. Now we’re just trying to find it in a queen. We don’t love the prices we’re seeing but it’s such a good mattress. Keeping our eyes out for sales!
Worst company ever. I ordered an adjustable base from them. Received confirmation, a tracking number, and notice of shipment. Two days later I get an email saying they miscounted their inventory and they didn’t even have the frame. Strange since it had supposedly already shipped. They said they refunded me. I have yet to receive my money. They were kind enough to suggest I purchase another frame that was four times the cost of the original. when I asked if they would give a discount since they made the mistake, I was told that wasn’t an option because of the price difference. So I should pay it, but they won’t. Ridiculous.
No pressure shopping experience, Amazing prices and great products!
Great mattresses and customer service. I can’t say enough about how great the service is. We will soon have 2 of their mattresses and will definitely purchase from here in the future.
I highly recommend the Bed Boss. Their customer service is outstanding, Ms Tod and the whole team delivered fabulous service when I needed some accessories to refit my adjustable base to a new bed frame. The process took several days which was not an issue since I was not pressed for time and I was kept well informed along the way....their communication was also quite superior. Thank you; you all rock!!
I can't put into words the level of professionalism I experienced at Bed Boss. I will never shop anywhere other than Bed Boss for my sleeping needs. Absolutely exceptional experience I will share with all my friends and family. Thank you so much Ben!
My husband and I bought a mattress 2 yrs ago. The worse sleeping mattress we owned. I had constant body aches. We bought a Bed Boss a week ago and its the best sleep we've had in 2 yrs. I am so glad the dealer had me to test it. After laying on it 30 minutes, I knew that was the mattress I would buy. I highly recommend it.
I ordered my Heir mattress from Brooke last week and it came in yesterday! Best night of sleep I have had in a long time. I am very impressed with the quick shipping and delivery, great customer service, and of course the mattress! I'll be spreading the word to all of my friends and family!
The Bed Boss has some of the most awesome mattresses I've ever seen! They put so much care and quality into how they're all made, and they last so long! Five stars for days!!!
I have had mine for about 3 years....we sleep in 2 huge craters. I have 3 pillows that go from below hips to shoulder to attempt to fill on my side plus a 4 inch other brand memory topper. I would love to hear from the company!
I've had a king and a full Bed Boss mattress for four years and love them. We sleep better than ever and don't have back and neck pains when we wake up the next day. The pillows we have are wonderful too. Thank You
We have had our Bed Boss for about a week now and have never slept better! Both my husband and I have back and neck issues and wake up every morning now completely rested.
A couple of years ago I suffered from a bulging disk. Since then I haven't been able to sleep on my back.....until now. The mattress from Bed Boss is the ONLY mattress that I can sleep on all night.
Love my Bed Boss its a Visco Heir ET and its the best Investment I ever made.I have slept on it for 4 years and it still feels as good as when I Purchased it new .Thanks for making a Great Mattress
Just ordered our 2nd set of bed boss contour pillows. Thank you andrea for being sweet and helping me with my order. These pillows are the BEST around. Cant beat them!!!!
Quality sleep products, great value and a wonderful support staff make The Bed Boss the perfect match for retailers who care about their customers!
My wife and I have the Hybrid Sleep and LOVE IT! We have recommended it to several of our friends who have also purchased it and love it as well. We now have all Bed Boss pillows too. Have never slept better and we miss our Bed Boss mattress every time we travel... can't wait to get home and sleep in our bed.
I owned a tempurpedic...was not very Happy with it..ended up purchasing a BEDBOSS heir et and four years later I'm still in love with it. Best bed at the MOST AFFORDABLE price out there folks.
Scott is amazing and wonderful to deal with. Bedboss is a good co. and has all the bed needs you could want.
Been sleeping on my boss for a couple years now. .omg..I love it..so glad I found ur products. .yes I have pillow to ..best bed iv ever slept in..I hate when I travel cuz I can't sleep in another bed..lol..customer for life. .
The best customer service in the industry hands down!
Promt Customer Service, quick resolution of my concerns, by Scott, and Steve.
I've been sleeping on this for about 2 weeks now, and I'm kicking myself for not buying sooner! Very cozy.View More Reviews
I purchased this bed 9 months ago and just turned it over to find mold all over the bottom of the mattress. It could only have come from the mattress because there isn't any mold anywhere else in my entire home. The company refuses to do anything about it saying it could be from an outside source. But how could the mold only be on the mattress and not even the box spring or anything else? I don't know how long there has been mold but there is a good amount so obviously a while. This has been making me sick and my allergies horrible. Last night was the first night without the mattress and I didn't wake up with a headache, my nose wasn't stopped up, and my throat didn't hurt. I feel disgusted that I have been sleeping on mold and that the company didn't care at all. I wish I never bought this mattress. These pictures show the mold with and without the mattress protector.
well i read so many reviews calling this mattress firm,i will tell you this,an 8 inch mattress goes to about 1 inch soon as you lay down on it,its like sleeping on the bottom of a crater,you feel like you need a step ladder to get out of bed,i am 6ft,200lbs,average build,it just engulfs me ,its like dropping a marble on a cotton ball,the marble has no support so drops til it reaches a bottom,my biggest fear now is when it engulfs me i will disappear from sight,help i been swallowed by my bed and i cant get out!!!
These are great mattress! This is the second one I purchased. I originally had a full size and then upgraded to a king size recently. I used the first mattress for two years at least and I am 140lbs and have no complaint, the mattress is still good and will be used in my guest room. The new king size is doing just fine.
Wow! I am impressed with this bed!
My husband and I have had a memory foam mattress that we purchased eight years ago from Sam's Club, and we have liked it, but we wanted to move from queen to king size. We shopped everywhere online trying to find the best bed for the lowest price. This is it.
Here are the things we experienced:
--NO smell at all. I am sensitive to smells and have asthma. Neither my husband nor I smelled anything. I put my face in the mattress right after opening. Nothing. Certipur is one feature I required, and I say it is valuable.
--Was expanded to 12 inches in less than an hour after unpacking. (Indoor air temp. about 75F. Outdoor about 87F that day.)
--Soft top half, feels like a pillow topper but with support underneath.
--Warm and cozy -- we will save on heating in the winter.
--NO stiffness in our bodies, noticeably no pain in the morning. This shocked us; we thought all memory foam would do that and that any soreness we had was just us getting older. Nope. This bed made a difference in our bodies.
My husband likes firm; I require soft. I am pear shaped and a back and side sleeper, and a firm mattress arches my back and hurts my tailbone, hips, and lower back. I have to have something that lets my booty/hips sink. My husband has scoliosis and lots of back pain and needs support. He is also a belly sleeper and needs support for that as well. We are both VERY happy with our sleep experience! I don't know how this is possible, but I guess it's the "Sleep Master" experience and the beauty of memory foam.
It arrived on time, in a box about four feet tall and wrapped in two layers of compression materials.
Here is our setup after removing the cardboard box:
We set up the box springs (two Twin XL) and frame. My husband handled the mattress by himself, unboxing it, pushing the rolled mattress down the hall, lifting it onto the box springs.
The instructions were simple and clear. We removed the first layer of packaging (which was a white plastic tarp-like material with reinforcement), positioned the mattress (still compressed in a second layer of clear plastic) in the center of the box springs and realized it was folded in half with the wrong side up. At that point, my husband and I had to lift the folded half to position it correctly with the zipper side down, and this was the most awkward part. Once in place, we removed the second layer of compression material. Magic! It started decompressing and was a full 12 inches in less than an hour.
I can recommend this mattress with confidence. We're happy, more-than-satisfied, and well-rested.
I chose this particular model for several reasons. First, it is manufactured by Zinus. Now, Zinus does not have the name recognition of Tempur-Pedic, nor the same high-end reputation, or prices. Various Amazon sellers sell at on of assorted Zinus mattresses under a bunch of names, and they mostly get very good reviews. This model, a 10" Queen featuring 3 inches of memorey foam over "2 inches Pressure Relieving Comfort Foam," on top of 5 inches of higher-density base foam, appears to be identical to other brands that receive 4+ star ratings over numerous sales here. Add to this the fact that this particular listing was both shipped by and sold by Amazon, and I felt I couldn't go wrong. And, of course, my innerspring mattress was 15 years old and needed to replaced.
I received the mattress only today, and have only slept on it for a few hours, and will update this after a few weeks and maybe later. Prime 2-day shipping didn't fail me, and the 65 lb box was dropped right next to my house by FedEx. I handled the box fine myself but it was a little bigger than expected and without any handles, and a lot of people will definitely need help to move it up any stairs, if not move it all. Neatly packed, nothing extra, no cushioning needed.
Some reviews of memory foam mattresses led me to believe they can take 24-48 hours to fully expand from their compressed shipping state. Others caution you to have the mattress at least near where you will ultimately sleep on it before you unwrap it. The second bit of advice is defintiely worth mentioning; mine expanded and unfolded rapidly, reaching near-full dimensions in seconds. After wrestling it of the floor (I should have opened the plastic with it on the platform), I measured its height at 9 inches. Two hours later I found it a full 10 inches high. It is also a full 60 x 80, unlike many mattresses on Amazon that are undersized at 58 x 78 inches. That is a big deal to me - I want all of the 80 inch length a proper queen mattress provides, and filling out standard sheets without them being loose or baggy is a must.
I have not had a full night's sleep as of this review, but I did take a quick nap, which turned into a very long nap. It is comfortable. This mattress cradles me enough, yet is still firm enough to be supportive. Time will tell, but my initial impressions of this mattress are that it will be great to sleep on, and that it is a real bargain.
It is so darn comfortable that I don't want to get out of bed!! I seriously have no idea why I spent $1200 on my previous pillow top that was not even that comfortable to begin with when I could have been sleeping on memory foam this whole time.
There was no chemical smell at all that I could smell. Within 2 hours it was puffed up to full height and ready to go. I was expecting a mattress that was really firm from some of the reviews on here but it really isn't. It is soft and as soon as you lie down the foam melts around your body. I don't think I have had this quality of sleep in a long time. I am a toss and turn kind of person but not on this bed.
For the price you absolutely cannot beat it. I would recommend this bed to anyone, especially people who sleep on their sides. That is how I sleep and usually in the morning I wake up and my hips are in so much pain, but no more!
Just as a testament to how comfy this bed is...my son decided to climb into my bed in the middle of the night the first night I bought it because he wanted to sleep on the new bed. Usually he is up at 5:30. He slept in until 7:30 and even then I had to wake him up! I think I am going to buy one for his bed as well!
Great mattress, true 10" and no smell as other reviews claim to have... Medium firm awesome I let it breath for 8 hrs and perfect, it was ready to go within 2 hrs.
Buy with confidence you won't regret it.
My fiance and I have been using this mattress for a year now with no troubles. For reference, I weigh 130lbs and he weighs 330lbs, so you'd expect some sagging on his side, but we haven't noticed any yet. It's comfortable enough for a good night's sleep, although if I have a cat sitting on me, the uneven weight makes my hips dig into the mattress. For the price, this is as good as it's going to get. Highly recommend if you're looking for an inexpensive bed.
The most comfortable mattress I have ever laid on!!!! Buy it - do not hesitate. Worth every penny and more!!! Small chemical odor but I assume that will go away with time. Super thick. Medium firm.
This is a VERY NICE mattress and a wonderful addition to our guest room. It arrived as promised when the mail carrier drug it across our driveway and left it about 25' from the truck. The box was "solid" and felt much heavier than the 48 pounds the scales said. We used a hand truck to carry in into the bedroom. Having seen the warnings, I carefully opened the ends only to find what looked like a stuffed laundry bag. At first I tried to slip the bag off it but there was too much tension. So I took scissors and carefully slid them between the plastic mattress cover and the cloth bag. As I did it literally popped open on the box springs wrapped in a heavy plastic cover. After taking that off we opened it for the two day "airing out" period that was recommended. There was a mild odor at first that was gone by the second day.
The white cover was opaque so I couldn't tell for sure which side was the top (hint: the zipper goes down). We bought it for the guest room, but slept on it the first night. We didn't want something in there that we wouldn't like. It was EXTREMELY comfortable, and much more comfortable than mattresses costing double or triple the price that we tried. It is not a soft mattress, yet not too firm, but has a comfort that gave us a good night's sleep. The only difference either of us could tell with or without the bed board was that the sides didn't sink down as much with it -- so we left the bed board under the mattress. I suspect it would be almost as comfortable just placed on a floor without any springs.
One VERY MINOR "problem:" It is slightly larger than the box springs. As advertised, after it opened, it was 75x54x8. Full size box springs are 74x53. The 2" extra width is not a major problem and, as shown, is hardly noticeable. It does somewhat affect how much the side squishes down when you sit on the edge of the bed. The bed we put it on has both a headboard and foot board so the 1' extra length is not even noticeable.
I'm glad we purchased this mattress. It is a welcome addition and upgrade to the very old set we just removed from the bed and something our guests are sure to enjoy.
*** I did NOT receive this product in exchange for my review. I am not cool enough for that. ***
I ordered this mattress for my son, who specifically wanted a "mattress I sink into" to replace his aging Sealy "twin mattress that you give to your 8 year old because it was on the bottom trundle of someone's daybed for a decade and was slept on maybe twice but it's from a time when mattresses were FIRM like John Wayne's resolve!"
I did a ton of research. This product has nearly identical branding to three other mattresses on Amazon - identical documentation, identical "composition diagrams", everything. But it's $50 more. Why the price discrepancy? Because apparently Zinus is a real company that actually honors warranties. At least that's what I hear.
As everyone else indicates, this shows up in a duffel bag. The instructions are flat out wrong - it shows up folded in half and upside-down before being rolled up. You have to unroll it, unfold it, THEN flip it over, THEN cut the bag off. The only good news is that since I only bought the "full" it wasn't all that heavy. Then again, I'm a big guy. If you are a teenager or slender woman I would imagine this is not something you'd want to move all by yourself.
Once it's unfolded and inflated (which took about 24 hours to reach full firmness and regain its shape) it is a mattress sized (and shaped) chunk of memory foam so moving it around is unwieldy, but no more so than an actual mattress.
It is EXACTLY full-sized. And it is PERFECTLY rectangular. Just like the picture. It fits snugly (but not so snugly that we couldn't get a mattress pad and sheets on it) into the full-sized platform bed from IKEA that my son sleeps on.
When first inflated (for the first 24 hours) sitting up on the edge of the bed resulted in instantly crushing the entire mattress. The first time I climbed onto it, my knee touched bottom. That all changed within the next 24 hours. It is now firm, and even with my son sitting on me my hips don't bottom out. I'm sure I'm touching the support foam, but that's it. Sitting up in bed now results in a good amount of mattress supporting my butt. And I'm not light.
The included cover is decent - and zippered for removal so washing will be easy.
Now, the good part.
It's memory foam. In a 10" mattress. I took the zipper off and it indeed looks as intended - several inches of memory foam (hard to say if there's really a "comfort foam layer" or if it's just more of the same memory foam, as it's the same color) and several more of support foam.
It's REALLY comfy. As in "lie down and you don't have to toss and turn or adjust yourself or even really use a pillow because OMG it's comfy" comfy.
It retains its shape, it doesn't seem overly hot (it is supposed to be a cooler type of foam, after all) and it seems to be exactly as promised.
I will update this if that ever changes. And I might just have to buy one for my own bed, I'll be doing a sleep test this weekend!
All my roommates sat on this, and they each want one now. One even said it's like sleeping on a marshmallow. It came very nicely packaged. I had no problem opening it and airing it out for about 30 minutes. Description said it may have a natural foam odor, but I didn't even notice. Had it half a year and I've been able to sleep easier and longer.
Like many folks here, I bought this for my son (9 yo). Came vacuum packed, which is cool. My wife unpacked it and I carried it upstairs (she could've but that's how I roll). Real comfortable, especially for a kid. At 225 (think lean muscle and smoldering good looks) when I sit on the bed my butt does bottom out on the boxspring a bit, but once you distribute your weight you are going to feel like Han Solo frozen in carbonite (except you will be smiling).
I've been sleeping like a baby since switching to this mattress. Very pleased. It took approximately an hour for mattress to fully expand; left it on top of the pool table for a few days prior to moving it to the bed. Purchased the full size. Love that you cannot feel your spouse moving during the night. Will eventually change all of the mattresses in the house to this Ultima memory foam.
It's a bit taller than I expected (don't know why, it's as thick as the description states). Fits the space in our 5th wheel perfectly, much better than the crappy standard queen size bed the previous owners included. Just the right amount of tossing and turning at night (this is more important than you think, if the bed is so comfortable you don't move at all during the night you'll hurt quite a bit in the morning...this explains many "felt great the first couple weeks but then I got really bad back pain and had to throw it out" reviews that some mattresses get).
It's honestly one of the most comfortable mattresses we've had. Easily worth twice the price (though I wouldn't have paid that much). And the short queen wasn't much more than a regular queen, which made it an even better buy (short queen mattresses, common in RVs, generally cost much more than the larger standard queen, and quality often leaves much to be desired).
Please know I'm a Tempurpedic lover - I had the Cloud and also the Grand Bed. I bought this to sleep on every night because it's all that fits in a tiny room. I was hesitant because some said its not good for daily use, others said it smelled, some said it was cheap. I've slept on it 4 nights now and it's AWESOME. There was no smell at all (even when I opened it), I DID wait 24 hours for it to fully puff up before sleeping on it. I sleep on my side and I swear it's more comfortable than my old Tempurpedic. Laying on my back to watch tv is fine too. I wouldn't call it firm or too soft, the memory foam is just right for me and I have had NO back pain. I'm a skeptic so I am shocked at how great this really is. Give it a shot and buy it!!
First I must say I thought they made a mistake when I received the mattress. It was delivered in a box, well not use to seeing a mattress all fold up in a box. Once I opened it and placed it on the bed again I thought they made a mistake. I got a tape and measured the width it was not 8 inches as ordered. Well it just took some time to open up to it's correct size. After a year I have no issues with the mattress and if you are use to the spring mattresses you can feel the difference with this sleep master. I am thinking of getting another mattress and it will most likely be the same one.
This mattress went from the best mattress we ever bought to the worst, most uncomfortable mattress we'd ever slept on in under a year. At first we raved about this mattress and recommended it to a few family members and friends. Thank god they bought different brands because this has turned out to be one of the worst investments we ever made. Last year the mattress was about $75 more expensive and we didn't have a huge budget so we got what we could afford at the time. But maybe 7 months later we started finding it uncomfortable and here we are 1 year and 3 months later and we have just purchased a new mattress to replace it.
Basically it just doesn't hold up. It has absolutely no support. It is lumpy and painful. We feel the bed frame or box spring (we tried it with both) underneath when we sit down. At night when I roll over I feel my hips hit the box spring below at this point. Both my husband and I are miserable on it and have had back aches for the past few weeks.
Do not waste your money.
I was definitely leery about buying a mattress online. I went to Sam's Club, Mattress Warehouse, Bedding Barn, yadda yadda, and tried a million different mattresses. All of them were lovely, but none of them were cheap. Is this bed stellar? I wouldn't call it that. But it is a wonderful bed for someone who really doesn't want to spend much more than 200$ on a mattress, and someone who certainly doesn't want to try to haul a huge ass mattress on the top of her little Ford Fiesta.
3. Cheap. Seriously, where the hell else are you gonna get a decent mattress for this price?
4. It comes to your house in a box. You open the box, open a bunch of bags, and the mattress gloriously unfolds for you. After having moved sofas and tables and desks and lamps into my apartment, it was MAGICAL to have something normally so bulky arrive and take pretty much zero work to set up.
5. It's a good mattress. I've had it for almost a month now, I sleep well, there's no noticeable comfort issues. Many of the negative reviews I read mentioned that it was too firm, firmer than they were expecting. I think that's because when people think memory foam, they think Temperpedic. See the con section below for more on that, but given all of the complaints about the firmness I was pleasantly surprised with the softness of it. It's firmer than I like, but it does kind of contour to your body. Also, unlike Temperpedic, this mattress doesn't trap all of your body heat! I hate waking up sweaty so this was a huge plus.
1. Smallest con ever: it smells funny for like, 10 minutes after you get it. Really not a big deal though.
2. Do not expect this mattress to be a Temperpedic. If you've done any research on mattresses, you'll know that cheaper memory foam mattresses use a cheaper, different density foam than the fancy ass Temperpedics. (If you haven't done research yet, I suggest the Sleep Like the Dead website.) The skinny on these mattresses is that they run firm. And yes, this bed is firmer than I prefer. But see the PRO section above for why this doesn't matter to me that much.
3. Now I don't know this first hand, but I have heard that there's really not much you can expect in the way of customer service from this company. And honestly, if you order a bed-in-a-box like this, open it and find out 2 weeks later you really don't like it, what are you going to do? You can't ship it back, because there's no way you can squeeze the mattress back into the box. So I'd suggest trying out a bunch of mattresses, making sure that you're okay with something like this, I would say softer than a firm pillowtop, but firmer than a high density memory foam mattress like Temperpedic. Be REALLY sure you want to buy this before you place an order.
ALL IN ALL - This is a good, budget mattress. Generally speaking with mattresses you get what you pay for, but I would say this is a really good deal.
Perhaps this review will help you.....
Details: I am 5'10", 268 pounds, stocky, and was recently not-exactly-diagnosed with sleep apnea. My doctor believes I may have this issue, but without tests, hard to confirm. I had bought a Serta Plush Firm mattress that basically just got flat on top and was left with firm.
So, my review of this mattress is based upon the following:
1) Ease of assembly/setting up: The box they put this in was not exactly super heavy but was awkward to move around. Once I got it out of the box and on the frame it was super simple to set up. Remember: The zippered side goes on the bottom!
2) Inflating: I received the mattress around 2:15 in the afternoon and had on the frame by 2:40 (note: That is only 25 minutes). It was fully inflated in just a few hours and I slept on it that night. If you get the mattress and it arrives after 7PM, let it inflate and sleep on it the next night.
3) Smell: Unlike others I did not have any type of overpowering smell. It just smelled "new." TIP: If you think you may be bothered by the new smell, run your sheets through the washer and use some Snuggle concentrated fabric softener. It's got a great smell and will counteract any "new" smell of the mattress.
4) Firmness: When you first crawl onto the bed it feels a little firm, but then you sink into it and it really does conform to your body. I always lay on my back and watch some TV when I first get into bed at night. The first night I turned the TV off and laid to my left side. I felt the mattress firming back up to conform to my body.
5) Adjusting: With my old mattress I had to toss and turn several times before I finally got to sleep. I ordered this mattress on Halloween and it arrived 2 days later thanks to Prime. Every night since (over three weeks now) I got this mattress I roll over after turning the TV off and I am asleep within 5 minutes! I have not had to toss and turn any night since to get comfortable and fall asleep.
6) Other: With my old mattress during the day I was constantly having to turn my body to try and "pop" the bones around my lumbar area. I'm not doing any of that any more. Also, I would wake up previously and have to stretch my legs and they would just pop from no getting good support. They are not doing that any longer, either.
7) One person said you may not need a pillow and I think another said you will not need two pillows. I am not so sure about the no-pillow option but two will definitely not be needed. I bought a memory foam pillow a few months ago at Belk. It was an Isotonic something or other, and it has relieved all of my neck pain. It was the precursor to getting a memory foam mattress.
8) Heat: I have not had one problem with heat, and I am hot natured. I have bamboo/rayon sheets and they are very breathable and soft. I have an alternative-down memory foam comforter on top of that. I keep my house around 65 year round.
9) Overall: I would recommend this mattress to anyone who asked, and I would purchase again if I had to do all over again.
I hope this helps. Any questions? Feel free to comment and I'll be happy to answer!
10/18/2014 UPDATE: Almost one year later and I am still loving this mattress! The side I sleep on has held it's shape greatly. I am thinking about turning it around on Halloween (1-year- anniversary) to see how the other side compares since I have slept on the same side a whole year. As of today (10/18) the mattress is on sale for almost $100 off! You can't go wrong with this mattress. Also, about the heat: I dropped the bamboo sheets as they were crap! Going back to regular cotton sheets was a tad warmer, so just lower your A/C at night and you'll be fine!
I am a chiropractor for 30 years. This is the best bed of all time and the best price on the internet. The bed completely conforms to your neck and body. You don't even need a pillow. I would do a commercial endorsement for free.
I went back and forth on buying this. I was raised with the "you get what you pay for" and "if something is too good to be true, it probably is" mentality. So when I saw this, for the price here, I was skeptical. The reviews were overwhelmingly good, but with my bad back, I was really wary about buying a bed without testing it out, buying a mattress for less than $300, and very concerned about how I was going to make do if it didn't work out. But, being on a budget, the choice became this or a donated futon mat... It didn't take long to make the choice after that.
The bed arrived in a box about 18" x 48" x 18". Looked a little bit like a cardboard coffin, actually. It came upstairs with little fuss (it was heavy, but not too bad), and we opened it up. The packaging was secure, and thick enough that I wasn't worried about cutting into the mattress. YOU DO HAVE TO BE CAREFUL IF YOU USE SCISSORS. There is a little room within the box, but not much.
We don't have a box spring yet, so the mattress went onto the floor directly. Within minutes, it was fully puffed up, and so comfortable, I couldn't believe it. We added a thin bedspread to it for extra padding over the sheet, and that did the trick to balance out the lack of bed frame or box spring. The smell that people talk about was gone by the time the bed was done expanding, but I would recommend you open a window or leave the door open, or even turn on a fan, while it's doing its thing. If I'd left the room closed up, the smell could have been overwhelming.
So, the rundown:
* Great price
* Easy to set up
* Works with bad back
* Cushy, but not overly so
* Not too firm, just about right
* Even comfortable on the floor
* Smell, but not overwhelming and gone quickly
I was skeptical about this bed, so cheap. Let me tell you I have not slept better than this in the past 10 years. I work 2 jobs, and have chronic back pain (bulging disks). I wish I would have found this bed years ago.
Excellent mattress! I've had a tempurpedic for 10 years and it was time for a new mattress. I've had 10 spine surgeries and 7 spinal fusions and this mattress is amazing. No pressure points and you don't over heat like the older tempurpedics. A great deal!!!! Couldn't be happier
This product is not the same as a full size bed, It is much smaller. I have no Idea how to send this thing back?
Looks like it would be comfy but does me no good the way it is...
This is probably the most comfortable mattress that I've slept on. On our old mattress, I would go to sleep at 9:30pm and wake up at 5:45am. I figured this was a good schedule to me. After getting this new mattress, I've gone to sleep at 9:30pm but have woken up at 4:30am, having not moved at all. After that I toss and turn for another hour until it is time to get up because I'm already fully rested and don't need to sleep anymore.
For me, this mattress is not too firm nor too soft. For some, it may be too firm, as this "memory foam" is not the same stuff as the higher end brands. That is neither praise nor critique. Whatever the foam is (3 different layers of different foam), I'm loving it.
I searched for a while and could find no videos on this mattress so I posted one on youtube. You can find it by searching "Sleep Master 12-Inch Pressure Relief Memory Foam Mattress" and look for the video with the thumbnail reading "Sleep Master Mattress Unboxing".
It's been a long time and this mattress remains in the same condition as when I bought it. It hasn't lost any of the characteristics I've been loving throughout these years.
I've been sleeping on it on a daily basis with not a single minute of regretting.
6' tall, 260lbs, and sleeping really well, I have not experienced temperature problems, loss of firmness, deformation, or any other so far, so I thought it would maybe be of help to others to do this update.
My original review (below) stands after all this time, and I still recommend this product.
I find this to be a great product.
As my bones have grown older and my joints crankier I've tried several different mattresses, some better than others, some pricier than others, but for the first time I can say this is simply the best one I've slept on so far.
It is soft enough while firm enough as to provide great comfort to a person like me, with joint-related issues. I can sleep all night without having to wake up to move for a while and without more tossing and turning. I wake up in the morning fully rested, with no pain or discomfort whatsoever.
In my case, I did not experience the problem of strong chemical odor other reviewers have referred to, the mattress expanded really fast and evenly, and after a fairly long trial period I am completely satisfied with the product.
I will not say it may be the best mattress out there, but it is the best of the many I've tried, and the price is excellent.
I will keep it.
Great product. Highly recommended.
I will start by saying that it is VERY rare that I would take time out of my schedule (even 15 minutes) to write a review. This mattress however deserves a positive review of more than 5 stars if that were an option. I currently own one of the original foam Tempurpedic mattresses. It is 10 years old and still in great condition. My situation is that I have recently had a major back surgery. A fusion from L4 L5 S1. With being off from work during my recovery, I have taken on a temporary roommate to assist with bills and mortgage. I moved from my master bedroom to my spare bedroom to accommodate my roommate whom I need more than she needs me. Anyway, the smaller bedroom would not accommodate my queen size bedroom set so I chose to put a twin size bed in my room. I then had to find a preferably foam mattress for a twin bed. I read many reviews on foam mattresses and compared pricing on multiple sites. Trust that I have done this research for you and you need not look any further! I am a flight attendant and I can say that I have slept on hundreds of beds across the United States and beyond. This mattress is amazing and comparable to my queen size Foam Tempurpedic that cost a couple thousand dollars! I am still healing from my fusion surgery and I am so impressed with this bed's ability to conform to my body. As a curvy women, the bed gives where it needs to. I don't feel as though I sink down into it. It is soft yet supportive. I have invited friends and coworkers to sit and lay down on this bed and they have all been very impressed also! A couple have already stated that they will purchase this mattress themselves. When I require a new foam mattress or if I decide to upgrade to a king size bedroom set, this will be my mattress of choice! Do not waste your time or money on any other mattress besides this one!
I bought this mattress to replace my 12+ year old memory foam that was 8 inches in depth and has served us very well. It too was an online purchase in an effort to have the comfort of a memory foam and not the expense of a Temper Pedic. We just took off the old mattress, unwrapped the new mattress and put it on our bed. Within 5 minutes the thing had already expanded to it's full 12 inch height and completely filled our California King bed frame. I took the liberty of falling down on it just for a dry run through since I know we need to let it set for approx 24 to 48 hours for it's full expansion. Gosh, it was like falling into a cloud. My husband and I are in that middle age spread thing with plenty of arthritic joints to go around and this mattress should fit the bill of supporting all those achy spots the old mattress had stopped supporting.
I read other reviews that mentioned the bed was hard, but ours couldn't be softer. Another mentioned that they repeatedly got defective, lumpy mattresses, ours was perfect first time out of the box. It is in fact, softer than our previous memory foam and there was little or no odor coming out of the plastic wrap. I am genuinely tickled pink with this purchase and look forward to sleeping like the dead on it. What an awesome buy for the money and can't recommend it enough!
Great bed. Very quiet. No issues with springs or creaky wood box spring. Only critism would be that the foam holds heat. I purchased mine when it was still warm and I have been waking up sometimes in the middle of the night sweating. Hopefully it will be the opposite in the winter time.
I bought this mattress for my apartment in the beginning of January based on the overall good reviews. One month later I regret it.
Shipping & Delivery -
The mattress came in just over a week (without prime shipping) and was packaged in a box that I was able to easily take from the storage area of my apartment up the elevator and through the doors that led up to my room. I was also able to quickly and easily unpack the mattress and let it air out to its complete 8" size.
Mattress Quality (first 2-3 weeks) -
For the first 2-3 weeks of owning this bed it was great! My sleep quality considerably improved from my old mattress and the memory foam retained its shape and supported my body throughout the night.
Mattress Quality (1 month in to present) -
Around the 1 month mark I started to have back pain and began to pay attention to how the bed felt as I got into it each night and what it looked like once I woke up in the morning. The mattress had begun to lose a lot of its shape and the memory foam was supporting my body less. Instead, I was just sinking into the mattress and it was no longer providing the support I needed.
Overall you get what you pay for - a bargain price for a cheap memory foam mattress.
This 8 inch memory foam mattress is working well on a foldable frame, without a box spring. I like memory foam, and I found it comfortable. It does "dent" for a while after using it, but does return to original size within a few minutes. True to size, sheets fit well. Would buy this again if the need arises.
Bought three Twin Sleep Master 8" Memory Foam Mattresses. They arrived on time and after letting them expand for a couple hours they were ready to use. They don't have any worse odor then any other foam mattresses we've had and it goes away after awhile. They're pretty firm and perfect for my kid's bunk beds. The kids are satisfied and that makes me satisfied!
better than I expected ..great buy for the price bed is comfy not too hard not to soft just right
This bed is soooo amazing!! I was skeptical about buying a bed online especially after reading a lot of mixed reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. This is the best purchase I have ever made. The mattress is soft yet also firm and it conforms to your body. It did not have a smell and expanded fully after a few hours. It's like sleeping on a cloud and it does not get hot. It is actually pretty cool, I would have to confirm in the summer time though. I also bought two 8 inch twin beds and my kids love it. I just hope that it lasts at least 5 to 8 years. If it does it is definitely worth the money versus buying those expensive mattresses in the stores.
We let the mattress expand on the bed frame (right on the wooden slats) and it filled in.....even though the size of the bed is different than a full size it didn't matter! It is extremely comfortable! I'm so happy that I didn't spend the money on a 3/4 mattress.
First off, I bought this product in the twin size a month ago for a spare bedroom loft. I was pleased with the product. It is delivered compressed, and when it was unpacked, it sprung to life very quickly and evenly. Because I was pleased with it, I ordered a queen for the same spare bedroom. This was a completely different experience. After unpacking it, I was surprised how uneven it appeared, but since it had been compressed and I knew the instructions said to wait 48 hours, I didn't worry about it. Now 48 hours later, this is a mess. There are parts that are very nice, but there are edges that haven't risen back up, and sections of the mattress that are inches lower the the higher points. If you would run your hand down it, it would be a lump after the other.
I would not recommend this because of the second experience.
Now that's an AWESOME bed! We've been building up our camper trailer for a year now and finally got to install the bed. This last weekend we got to try it out and see about any changes needing made. The mattress is sitting right on the board over the bed frame. I was really cool unpacking it and seeing it "inflate", we let it set in the trailer for 2 days, as I cleaned out all of my tools, and scrubbed the trailer to get lived in for a weekend. My bride kept saying "You're gonna love this" but I was dirty from all the work and didn't want to try it out and mess it up.
In our house, we have a king sized pillow top that is pretty good, but I have been still waking up stiff. After two nights on this one, I'm simply amazed that I'm waking up rested again. I have knee, back, and neck injuries from my military service, so living with pain is normal. The wife may have to order a king sized just to keep me sleeping in the house!
BTW, we have the 8 inch thick mattress and it's actually more like 10 inches. I'm 180lbs and I can feel myself sink into this one a couple of inches. Not one pressure point. Don't even consider the thinner ones, the 8 inch is it!
I bought this March and it is now mid-May. It is firm like others have said, but for me that works because I've always had firm mattresses. It does stain easily but I scrubbed it a little and it came out easily. Nothing sunken in parts yet, I'm about 110lb on my fat days and I sleep on one side consistently. It does what it's supposed to do. I also didn't let it inflate for 3 days like it says...I got tired of sleeping on a blankets on the floor so I decided to just sleep on it after like one or two days. I got the queen sized, 8in which is great. I probably wouldn't go thinner than that. SO is 160lb and when he sleeps over he has no problems either. The smell faded away quickly and I also grew to kind of like it (associating it with bed and being happy versus the disparity and depression that consumes my life). I used a mattress cover to remedy the stain thingy. IDK, I think it's a good purchase if you're at that awkward time in your life where you don't want to spend $800 on a mattress but want something comfortable for a few years.