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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.
Lebeda is an Iowa based mattress manufacturer and brand that is well-known for their innerspring, hybrid, and memory foam options. Their mattresses are very competitively priced and most folks find their Lebeda mattresses comfortable. There are some complaints about customer service and durability.
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Sleeper satisfaction isn't simple to get to the bottom of with plenty of brands doing work cleaning up their online reputation. That said, overall, customers report these mattresses are comfortable. However, there were some sleepers that didn't like the feel. so look below to see if the mattress specifications will work for your body type!
Some reviewers are happy with the support found in these mattresses, but some others have been dissatisfied. For those that are sensitive to support because of health reasons, do some added research before purchasing.
There are mixed signals about edge support on these mattresses. Some have been happy with even support throughout the mattress, but others had issues with sagginess towards the sides.
All of us want a highly durable mattress that lasts forever, but that is sometimes easier said than done. That said, customers are a great indicator especially when you can get at all of the reviews. These mattresses are more durable than average and should last over 5 years for most sleepers, but some folks who have larger builds may find that they don't last as long.
We all want to understand customer input before making a purchase decision -- especially when it is worth hundreds of dollars. That being said, it isn't always simple for shoppers to get to the bottom of things after looking at many different sites. Based on recent customer reviews and overall sentiment about these mattresses, customers rate them better than average. However, some couldn't get as comfortable. Make sure to read on for added specifics.
Having a supportive mattress is essential for having a good night's sleep. These mattresses are generally rated well at the beginning, but there are some complaints about supportiveness over the long term. Before purchasing, read the reviews to make sure you get the right fit for your body.
Most reviewers find edge support to be a differentiator of leading mattresses. These mattresses have okay edge support for most sleepers, but there may be some uncomfortable contouring for some.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
In tests that measure the density and supportiveness of these mattresses, support is initially even throughout the mattress. Some reviewers, though, have described issues with support issues over time.
These mattresses get mixed reviews from customers on their longevity. We're all big fans of mattresses that feel just as great as they did 10 years ago as they do today, but sadly, not all mattresses are built for lasting comfort. If a mattress with mixed feelings on durability is on your short list, do one last review of the return and warranty policies so you are secure in your purchase.
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 was looking for a mattress. I went to 2 mattress stores. The prices were high and the salesperson was rude. I went to Lebeda just to check it out. I thought the prices would out of my price range, but I was mistaking. Taylor was awesome. He listened to my specifications and price range, and suggested a few mattresses. He was very patient as I tried the mattresses. No pressure at all. I purchased a mattress and my brother did too. It is being delivered Thursday. Besides the prices, the product is made locally in Marion Iowa. The mattress is made the day before it is delivered. I would highly recommend it. Taylor is the best!View More Reviews
Lebeda is a factory direct retail store with their product being made in state. The prices are very competitive! And the quality is fantastic!! The furniture here is a bit pricy but it's super high quality!! Staff is super friendly and knowledgeable without being pushy. He was wonderful! The showroom is well laid out with plenty of room to move and test out mattresses! They have great sales. And great every day prices!! I will be back to get a mattress closer to time of buying a bed frame. Which we may be getting that from here.
Had to replace the mattress after 1 year. I don't recommend.
I had to deal with a nasty manager at one of the stores so I bought my bed elsewhere.
I had a great experience with the staff at Lebeda. They were some of the friendliest staff and extremely honest to deal with. The mattress is also quite comfortable. Great job!
Great customer service from the moment I walked in the door until the bed was delivered and set up. Fair pricing. On-time delivery and set up.
very nice helpful and easy to talk to. was extremely polite about everything on the floor. Thank you Travis Westfall. Springfield Illinois
Yesterday was my 3rd mattress purchase from Lebeda in Marion. When the bed is delivered, we always have a break down in communiction about what was discussed at the store and what shows on the delivery slip. Last time it was regarding the frame. This time it was regarding hauling the old bed away. Normally this would be frustrating, but Lebeda's delivery guys (Darnell and Mike) are awesome. They always make it right, always on time, super nice and work quickly and effice...ntly. Mike actually helped make the bed in the factory the day before, delivered it and set it up for us. Darnell is a machine. These mattresses must weigh 200 lbs, and he picks it up and carries it by himself like it weighs nothing. Incredible! It goes without saying that these mattresses are the best, but the people representing your company make your business GREAT! Thank you gentlemen for being the best part of Lebeda.
I appreciate how knowledgeable the staff at Lebeda is about their product. Clint spent as much time with me as I needed in making my mattress set purchase. I am a repeat customer. I had a great shopping experience and I highly recommend both the people and product at Lebeda!
We just ordered our mattress today and we are super excited for Wednesday to get here so we can pick it up. Wesley, Ames store, was so helpful and patient while answering our many many questions. I can't wait to edit my post to rave about the comfort of our new bed.
We found Brian very helpful in telling us about the differences in mattresses. We relaxed on six different mattresses, agreed on the one we both liked and were on our way home in an hours time. We appreciate a salesman who is knowledgeable but doesn't high pressure you into making a quick decision.
Buying a mattress is not an everyday thing, however it is something you use everyday. It's a big decision. The bed we purchased is outstanding. It is exactly what we were looking for in terms of size, support, etc. The service is what really stands out far beyond expectation. Scott Huffman gave us the time of day, educated us about different products, and more than helpful. You will not find this type of service or convenience online.
Brook was very helpful in helping me decide on the type of mattress that was right for me. I missed my delivery guys and Laman delivered it to me after store hours the same day and sat it up for me. Awesome customer service. Thank you both!
My experience purchasing my mattress at Lebeda was wonderful! Clint was very helpful and patient with all the questions I had. I love my new mattress. The delivery was also incredibly fast. Great mattress for a great price. Would definitely recommend.
Good experience with Lebeda. We’ve purchased three mattress sets from them. Very good product.
My husband and I were both having back and hip pain. After visiting every mattress store in Dubuque and two furniture stores, we found exactly what we needed at Lebeda. Aden was helpful but never pushy and gave us a great deal plus a military discount! This was the only store that had a platform bed with a real platform, not just a piece of flimsy plywood or wooden slats. It has great support for the flippable mattresses we purchased. They also have sturdy handles on all sides for easy flipping. Even the sheets sold here are top quality at a very reasonable price. We are very happy with our new beds, the price we paid and our aches and pains are getting much better. Top quality at very reasonable prices. You won't be sorry if you shop here! The delivery people were very friendly and professional as well.
Tayler was super helpful and knowledgeable! She made it a breeze to pick out 4 new mattresses for our home! (2 twins for our kids, a queen and king) Thanks for a enjoyable and speedy experience! A+
We just ordered our first mattress from Lebeda today. It’s a no brainer. We had our list of places to compare with Lebeda. Well, after our perfect personal treatment from Clint at the Coralville show room we decided not to look further. Clint was very attentive to our requests. He listened and carefully considered our requests for a mattress. We had a price point. He didn’t pressure us. He gave us plenty of time to test different options. We are impressed! The set is being built on Monday in Marion and to be delivered here in Iowa City on Tuesday. Talk about local shopping being the best! Thank you, Lebeda!
Very nice and helpful place. Quick turn around time for delivery. Definitely would go back.
I can not say enough good things about store manager, Brian Herrick! He is so knowledgeable and helpful. I really didn’t expect to buy a mattress today as I had just started looking. After Brian helped with all of my concerns, how could I not!?!? I love buying local and Lebeda has always had such a good reputation! Highly recommend!
Purchased an antique bed. Went to Lebeda in Davenport and was helped by Brian who went above and beyond to help me get what I needed. He was a very pleasant and knowledgeable person to deal with. I really appreciated his customer service. Will not hesitate to go back when I'm in need of their products in the future.
We just purchased our first mattress from Lebeda in Moline and were very pleased with the whole experience. My husband has been ill and tires easily so we didn't want to spend time going from store to store. I'm so glad we went to Lebeda first! Laura was very knowledgeable and helpful, and not at all pushy. We found exactly what we were looking for, at a price that was well within our budget. Plus it was in stock! No waiting around for a delivery! We would definitely recommend Lebeda to anyone in the market for new bedding.
I bought my bed from Lebeda about 10 years ago now, and it is still going strong! We recently stayed in a hotel and it reminded us how much we love our bed! Our kids are almost ready for “real” beds and we will definitely be back to Lebeda to purchase them! Along with the quality, I love the dedication to staying American made! It is hard to find companies dedicated enough to staying local these days, I’m glad I don’t have to worry about that when bed shopping at Lebeda!
Angie was beyond helpful in helping me pick out my new mattress/boxspring! I was on a tighter budget and was still able to get an amazing mattress, boxspring, bed frame, mattress protector, two fancy pillows with protectors, and cheap delivery! Overall, I saved about $500 total after everything! They have quality items at affordable prices and really help you without being too salesman-like! I love Lebeda and will always choose and recommend them for any mattress needs!
We had purchased a mattress for our son years ago and it has held up well. We are return customers.
Lamon was an amazing salesman and manager! Helped me pick the perfect matress and made the experience great!
I went to all three mattress stores on Duff Ave in Ames, explaining that I was looking for two twin beds for my 2.5 and 4.5 year old. The salespeople at the first two stores were pleasant, but they only showed me the cheapest twin beds, likely assuming that is all I'd want for small children, and not giving any guidance on mattress recommendations for children (firm? plush? quality?); I had to specifically inquire if I could get a twin size in some of the higher quality, non...-twin floor models. My last stop was Lebeda, where as soon as I mentioned that I was looking for a twin bed for children, the salesperson provided prompt feedback about recommended firmness level for that age. He also mentioned the ability to add edge supports to the mattress, explaining that when adults lie in a twin bed with a child for story time or getting them to sleep, the adult may tend to fall off the side (especially since twin size is narrow) and this can be prevented with edge supports. The longevity of the mattresses will be determined over the next few years, but I was pleased with the sales experience itself!
Poor Customer Service, discriminatory service. They don't take away your old bedding if you live in a apartment or nursing home. Disabled people can't move their own bedding and haul it away, they don't tell you they won't haul away your old bedding until after the sale do not ever buy from this awful place!!! They did not tell me that they would take the old bed outside for me, and never gave the reason why the wouldn't take the old bedding. You people lost my sale and time I'm telling everyone I know about you people you will lose plenty other sales. By The way Nursing homes are not going to a regular mattress place to buy their mattresses.
Well, I can't say enough about the quality of a Lebeda mattress. The first mattress I bought was in the mid 1980's for $1000. It was a Legacy 2001 mattress. I have slept on this mattress and rotated it for 30 plus years and have now bought my second Legacy mattress for a fraction more than the original. This mattress is still in good condition but I'm retiring now and want a new one for the rest of my life while I still have a job and can afford the best mattress there is. The quality of sleep is what you will dream about and that's "NO FAKE NEWS". Thank you Brian for all the help in Davenport Iowa.
We purchased our mattress set in the Ames store. We found the sale people to be very friendly and knowledgeable and offered recommendations as to which mattress we should purchase for the back problems that we have. We were however informed the sale had ended the day before our purchase when in fact we are still seeing the sale advertised on TV. We are very happy with the quality of the mattress and the support we get. Would definitely recommend a Lebeda mattress to anyone wishing to purchase.
I just purchased my 5th mattress set from Lebeda today. I love the sales staff--very helpful and informative without being pushy or pressuring me. Delivery is always smooth and effortless. The beds are of phenomenal quality and the comfort is second to none. I'm also happy that I am supporting a locally owned small business. I highly recommend purchasing from Lebeda!
Went with my sister to help her pick out a mattress at the Ames Lebeda and had an awesome experience! Laman was very helpful and didn’t try to sell us the most expensive bed in the store instead he took the time to explain the differences in the mattresses and make sure we get exactly what we wanted!
Our son goes to ISU and we bought him a mattress for his apartment and was very happy with the product and knowledge of the manager at the Ames store. A year later my husband and I bought a mattress set and had the same great service. No high pressure sales, great product with great warranty!
Do not buy Augusta Plush 2. Seemed ok in showroom but hard as a rock at home.
Helpful, professional, friendly service - also enjoy the bed 😁 Thank you Clint, Darrel, and Mike!
I purchased a king size bed this morning and told Todd i needed it right away. He had the guys make it and delivery for today. What great service from him and Donna. I can't say enough about them in the Lebeda store in Marion . Will be sending people that are shopping for a bed set to you. Again kudo's to you both for everything.
Nice store & great staff! Laman at the Ames store was awesome to work with. We have purchased beds from Lebeda before and know that it is also excellent quality.
The Lebeda in Cedar Falls, Iowa is amazing. The woman that worked there was very knowledgeable about her mattresses and recommended the most perfect mattress for us. I will not go anywhere else when we need a new mattress. Very affordable and the very best customer service!
We ordered a new mattress for a guest room and it could not have been an easier or faster process! Clint was very helpful and friendly. I would definitely refer people to the store.
Had a great purchase experience with Jake at the Q Street store in Omaha. He really took the time to help us make the best mattress selection for our needs. We've been sleeping on the new mattress for a couple of months now and a lot of the morning aches and pains are gone. I highly recommend Lebeda and the Omaha Q Street store.