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The original BedInABox® is one of the original trend-setter brands to sell mattresses to customers in a box. Since starting, they have added mattresses in a variety of firmness options and pricepoints. With a focus on memory foam mattresses, their offerings have multiple layers of foam and range from 9'' to 13'' thick. Overall, customers like their mattresses at first, but there were some complaints about durability reported by some.
Eastman House mattresses have been making mattresses since 1866 and also own the Eclipse mattress brand, and now are a global mattress brand. They have mattress production facilities throughout the US and also globally in China, Australia, India, Pakistan, Brazil, South Korea, and Turkey. They offer a variety of mattresses from pillow top innerspring, to hybrid, and also a latex only mattress.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Bed In A Box in this match up!
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Bed In A Box: 8.6/10
Eastman House: 7.1/10
Bed In A Box: 8.8/10
Eastman House: 7.1/10
Bed In A Box: 8.9/10
Eastman House: 6.8/10
No Back Pain:
Bed In A Box: 8.8/10
Eastman House: 6.8/10
Bed In A Box: $399-$2598
Eastman House: $549-$1029
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By reading customer reviews, you can pinpoint the right mattresses for you. These mattresses get high marks from customers, but some weren't as pleased. Found below are customer reviews and more specific information on the feel -- read on to make sure one of these works for you!
There are some customers that don't feel that these mattresses do well supporting them. Though there are some that find these mattresses good for them, if you have a wide frame or shoulders, make sure to read the reviews before buying.
For those that are looking for quality and long-life edge support, some report that these mattresses don't have the best edge support.
Longevity is one of the main things that makes an excellent mattress excellent, but because mattress brands are launching so quickly, it is often hard for shoppers to learn. That said, customers are quite responsive about what they like and what they don't like about many brands. These mattreses have good durability for the average customer. Heavier people may find these mattresses have less longevity.
Some sleepers are content with their beds, but others are not as pleased overall. Even though some folks appreciate these mattresses, they have lower customer satisfaction that average overall. If you are considering one of these mattresses, make sure to read on for more information.
Some customers have been satisfied with the supportiveness of these mattresses, but some others have been dissatisfied. For those that already have aches and pains, read the reviews to make sure the mattress works with your body.
There are mixed feelings about edge support for these mattresses. Some feel that there is evenness in support across the surface, but others felt like things were uneven along the side.
Sadly, some customers don't love these mattresses for their durability. While some folks had good experiences with the performance, others describe problems with comfort over a short time. Make sure to take a look at the specifications, warranty, and reviews before buying.
I had great hopes for this bed; however, it is just too firm. Our former memory foam mattress lasted about 7 years, and my husband and I were beginning to have lower back pain because the bed had broken down and was too soft. Prior to that happening; however, we were very happy with the bed. Unfortunately, the manufacturer was no longer in business or we would have just purchased another.
After lots of research of reviews, etc., on the internet, I settled on the pacbed original 11." I was a little concerned about the only complaints being that the bed was too firm, but I thought we would try it and we could also buy a topper if it was too firm. First, the gel memory foam on the pacbed is different from our former bed, which conformed to your body. The gel memory foam simply depresses where you lay, more like a traditional spring form mattress, instead of enveloping your body. In addition, the three inches is not sufficient because you end up depressing through to the support foam, which is very hard. For reference, I am 5'7" and 145 lbs. Both my husband and I have had hip pain since purchasing this bed, and I can no longer sleep on my stomach. I have forced myself to sleep on my side with a pillow between my legs, which is the only way I can sleep comfortably and not wake up in pain.
We bought a 3" memory foam topper that was returnable (through another vendor) to get us through the 60 trial period, but it has made our bed ridiculously high (14") and while it does help relieve the pressure points, it just does not measure up to our old bed as far as comfort goes, and I still have issues with my arms falling asleep when I sleep on my stomach. Sigh. Unfortunately, this is going back when our trial is up in 30 days.
I also find it odd that I cannot figure out how to leave a review on their site. Perhaps they don't let you review until the full 60 days has past.
I'm giving this product 3 out of 5 for now. I suspect it will go down to a 2 unless it miraculously improves in comfort.
I researched the best I could online. SleepLikeTheDead.com appears to be, purports to be, a non-biased review organization. They rate this product higher than any other. And report 380+ customer reviews in part of their opinion.
"The ratings – based on 380+ consumer reviews gathered using an unbiased, accurate methodology – show how Bed In A Box mattresses compare to the average mattress."
Problem is, I can't find any customer reviews on the BedInaBox website. I can't find anywhere to leave a review on their website. I can't find any ling on the SleepLikeTheDead website to provide a review. So, I'll leave it here, with the other 5.
I purchased a twin for my son and a king fro myself. My son's mattress has no "off-gassing" smell. My mattress smells like it became moldy in the air vacuumed packaging, and is going on 5 days of a smell I can't sleep with. The smell has permeated my down comforter and I suspect I'm going to need to replace it.
My son says his mattress is fine and has no issues with comfort.
I have issues with my L5/S1. My previous mattress caused me discomfort. This mattress makes my back pain unbearable. I can't sleep through he night and have pain all day long. I am resorting to sleeping on the couch while I wait for the 60 day trial period to end.
The bed does not give in enough. My hips are raised while my L5 is forced down. It's basic physics. Even if you don't have L5 issues, this mattress will certainly encourage it. If I slept on my side, I'm sure it would not be an issue. I don't sleep on my side.
Not impressed. Not impressed with SleepLikeTheDead or BedInABox.
I can only hope that they don't expect me to ship this thing back to get the money back guarantee. I don't have the equipment to make it compact and vacuum packed that they do when they shipped it to me.
I LOVE this bed!!!!!! While shopping for a new mattress I wanted to try a non traditional online mattress retailor. I first tried CASPER beds and that bed was so uncomfortable I could only sllep on it for 4 nights before my wife made we change back to our spring mattress. This was our next bed and after a week we decided we would keep it for good. The customer service during ordering was great . I really liked the try in home no risk policy but dont worry you wont need to use it cause this bed is amazing. It is just as comfortable as the Temper-pedic beds I tried in stores. Give this bed a try whats the worst that could happen.
Arrived in a very manageably sized package, I didn't have any off gassing issues, and the bed is every bit as comfortable as I'd hoped so far.
Excellent..just what me and my wife needed
Not as comfortable as I imagined
We recently ordered the PacBed Original and a foundation, King, online. Ordering was straightforward and easy. Communication from Bed-In-A-Box was timely and done via email. Our mattress and foundation arrived within four business days. Set up for the foundation took about 20 minutes - directions were easy to follow and assembly was without hitch. Unboxing / unwrapping of the mattress was quick and again, easy, taking about 4 minutes. This king size mattress is a bit heavy and unweidly to move into place on the foundation but with two people it was done within 30 seconds. Total time to set up: 30 minutes! Note: There was no smell to the mattress.
The mattress feel is firm. You can barely feel another move, toss or turn, or get in or out of the bed. It did take a few days to adjust to the feel of the mattress and getting a quilted mattress cover helped in adding a bit of 'cushion'. The first few days my husband and I woke up stiff...though we believe that was due to staying in one position rather than tossing and turning or lack of support.
After two weeks sleeping on the mattress...we love it! It's comfortable. Neither of us toss or turn anymore. It provides quality support. When we need to replace our other mattresses, this will be the one we buy!
Bought this mattress to replace a pillow top mattress that was showing some wear and not very comfortable any more. Very pleased so far. Our son recommended bed in a box after he bought one for himself 2 years ago.
We recently purchased a 'Bed in the Box', everyone thought I was crazy, but the online research and reviews were great so we decided to give it a try - we are very happy with the mattress, the ordering process and delivery.
Great price. Quick delivery. Super comfortable ! My husband is up by 6:30 AM having never slept better!! Customer for like!
My husband and I love this bed. It is extremely comfortable and supportive, without being too soft. The warranty plus the 120-day money back guarantee are unheard of and excellent. I am so excited to have this bed for a long, long time!
Our 8 year old Tempurpedic no longer did the trick. Sore backs for both of us every morning. Our new mattress is great, easy to move and unpack, no off-gassing, and so comfortable.
Been sleeping on the mattress for several weeks now. I would call it firm. It's very comfortable for me as a stomach/back sleeper. I thought it might be too firm for my wife as she is a side sleeper, but she is happy too.
I'm not sure what I was expecting at first, my initial shock was that it was literally a bed in a box. From visiting with others about a foam mattress, we were told to 'break' in the bed by walking/jumping on it. Now the bed has settled quite nicely. We are sleeping much more comfortably and soundly. I truly wake up with few to zero aches. Overall, BedInABox was extremely easy to purchase from, quick to ship and so far a great product! I only hope it continues to get better through the years!
Very firm, very comfortable bed! No backaches! In fact, I like it better than our tempurpedic!
Comfortable, but a little firmer than I expected.
Have only slept on it 3 night due to being out of town. Seems good so far. It is an adjustment from sleeping on a inner spring mattress for 50 years. The mattress was a little firmer than I expected. I want to give it a good month before I can truly give it a thumbs up or thumbs down.
I bought this to replace my old mattress. It is a little firmer than I expected but overall nice mattress. I do sleep better.
initially my pacbed felt far firmer than my tranquility I had before, and its supposed to be the softer bed. after 1 week I think I like the bed but I really need more time to know for sure.
We've only had our mattress for 8 days, so it's a little difficult for me to give it a full 5 stars. I bought this mattress over my husband's mild objections, really worried it wouldn't work out. So far, it has. I'm sleeping much more comfortably than I have in a year. I'm a side sleeper and can only sleep on left side due to medical issues. I've developed arthritis in left hip. Happily, I'm not waking up in the night because of pain in my hip and feel rested and ache free in the morning. My husband is feeling more rested, too. The 2 things I'm not so happy about are the mattress seems concave. I actually feel like I could roll over to the middle when my husband gets in bed. I don't like that; what will happen in the future? Also, I can feel him move around. I was counting on this being motion free. I should have gotten a king and or a higher quality mattress. I've already recommended Bed in a Box to a friend.
My wife and I are sleeping much better since we got this bed. I haven't had any of the neck pains I used to have with our old bed. Setup was pretty easy and was accomplished without problem.
The bed came and was easy to assemble. We also bought the box spring which was fairly simple to assemble. The bed is firmer than I am used to
I explained that I was waking up every morning with back pain. For giving a company $1500, I would expect some kind of customer support. Instead I was told my mattress was past it's "try period" therefore there was nothing they could do. Many mattress companies offer a comfort guarantee. Not these guys. Regret my purchase 100%.
Purchased one of these mattresses a few months ago and there are body impressions in it already that never spring back. Neither of us are heavy either -- I am only 135 lbs and my partner only ways 129 lbs. It is absolutely ridiculous.View More Reviews
I don't know what they did to the floor model to make it feel good, but the one that came delivery is terrible. Within three days, there is sagging on my side and I feel like I am going to roll off the bed at night. This is absolutely the worst thing for my vertigo that I could ever imagine.
Giving two stars because luckily I don't have the bed anymore. It was a terrible bed. Started to sag within a week. Not sure what they put in this thing, but it isn't enough of something. Just really strange after liking it so much. Now, I am going to just order something online. I can't deal with any more shady mattress salespeople after this whole ordeal.
Been sleeping on one an Eastman House bed since the 90s. I don't complain.
Really not durable at all. Sagging within days -- my husband has decided to sleep on the couch at night since neither one of us can sleep as we are tossing and turning night in and night out. I can't believe the sales people get away with selling this garbage.
If you like a soft bed, this may be the bed for you, but I thought the floor model was firmer than this one that I have. It is just not firm at all and hurts my back at night. Not for me.
I've bought 2 Eastman House mattresses over the years and I absolutely love them. The thing that I love the most is that I can sleep on a plush bed that stays the same firmness over the years.
I got one of the Eastman House pillow top models and for the first 3 months, it has been divine. But I am noticing some sagging start to occur where I sleep. I am going to rotate the bed and I hope that helps. It does concern me that the good times are over.
It has been 6 months and already my pillow top has visible indents in it from where I sleep. I am a little overweight -- 200lbs 6'0'' but that should be ok, right?
I wanted a pillow top for the extra comfort, but I didn't expect that I would be sinking into the mattress at night. It is a little too soft to my liking.
This is an superb mattress. My husband and I sleep soundly through the night and we love the feel of the mattress. No complaints from us.
finally a great night sleep! and a affordable price. after spending $8500.00 on a supposedly best set, we were miserable, too heavy to move, uncomfortable bed. I was doubtful, we only had rotten bed 18 months, I was sleeping on the sofa. looking to buy new sofa, I saw sale and we figured what do we have to loose? quarter of the price and have slept like a baby every nite since ! thank you!
We bought an Eastman House mattress in January of 2017. I need a firm mattress, and believe paying for quality is important in something you’ll spend 6+ hours a night in. It always $1500 but It’s supposed to have a 10 year warranty and we even bought the recommended over-priced cover for an additional $150 to help keep the mattress “under warranty”. In late October 2018 I started having back issues, that required frequent visits to a chiropractor and most recently to a med...ical doctor to get some relief. We’ve taken pictures, filled out forms and waited 3 weeks to hear back from the “Mattress Rep” because the Furniture Store we bought it from has to receive credit back from Eastman to help us. We were told nothing is wrong with the mattress, it’s “just settling”, and to rotate it. We’ve rotated this mattress monthly since we’ve owned it. The side support has completely failed, but they focus on “dips” in the mattress. So it looks like unless the local furniture store wants to keep a repeat customer happy, I’m out the $1600+ and will have to pay for a new mattress. DON’T buy from this company...their warranty coverage is a joke.
We bought a queen & king bed last year. We spent more on them than we’ve ever spent on beds thinking we were buying high quality. My husband has back issues and his back hurts worse and the impression where he sleeps never goes back to normal. I don’t have back issues but I have a difficult time getting comfortable. We’re very disappointed with our beds as they aren’t comfortable and don’t hold their shape.
Still sleeping on an Eastman House mattress that was bought in ‘96, but it is nearing the end. Wore very well, silk on one side, wool on the other. Durable and comfortable. Would love to purchase it again, but not available in mid-west. Heard company was sold year after our purchase, and quality isn’t the same. Finding a replacement isn’t easy. Move seems to be online shopping, but I need to lie on a bed and have a good idea of what I am getting. Would buy this bed again in an instant!