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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.
Perfect Cloud is a mattress company that predominantly sells on Amazon. The prices are very affordable, and overall folks like the feel of the mattress. The main issue is that there have been some reports of durability issues for some sleepers. Because of the low prices, there is not enough money baked in for great craftsmanship and attention to detail while still making a profit. Know that this may not last as long as other online brands.
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
Perfect Cloud: 8.1/10
Bed In A Box: 8.8/10
Perfect Cloud: 8.1/10
Bed In A Box: 8.9/10
Perfect Cloud: 8.1/10
No Back Pain:
Bed In A Box: 8.8/10
Perfect Cloud: 7.7/10
Bed In A Box: $399-$2598
Perfect Cloud: $289-$799
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Most sleepers gave these mattresses solid ratings and felt comfortable with their sleep. Some, however, didn't feel share the same delight. If you are considering one of these mattresses, make sure to read more below to make sure it will work for your body type.
Customers have mixed reviews about the support found in these mattresses. Though there are some folks that find comfort and support, others have reported discomfort. If you are thinking about buying one of these mattresses, take a look at the specs to make sure it will work for your body.
Edge support is a popular measure for those that like to sit on the edge of their mattress. Others don't mind a slight dip on the side when they sit on the edge. Customers have mixed reviews about the supportiveness of these mattresses so make sure to do added reading if it is important for you.
Durability is one of the mot important factors to mattress shoppers, but some companies care more about profits than they do about quality. Luckily, these mattresses have good ratings when it comes to durability. Most customers are happy with their mattress after 5 years, but some heavier folks may see their mattress degrade faster.
These mattresses received mixed reviews from sleepers. Many report sleeping soundly and feeling cozy in their new mattress, but there are some complaints. To make sure that one of these mattresses will work for you, read on below.
These mattresses are better than average when it comes to support, which is refreshing for those struggling with the aches and pains of a sagging bed. That said, some people have reported that they don't feel well supported, so make sure to figure out if the firmness and overall specifications are for you.
Edge support is the amount of resistance there is for sleepers along the side of the mattress. These mattresses do a fine job, but some may exerience some dipping along the sides.
Unfortunately, not everyone rates thair mattresses well in terms of longevity. While some customers felt comfortable with their mattress, others have experienced quicker issues than average. If you are thinking about buying, read up on the return and warranty policies beforehand.
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%.
I have it on a heavy piece of plywood and it is a little firm but i like it,thank you.View More Reviews
after a couple years I now require climbing gear to reach the peak formed in the middle..
Purchased for our motor home (full-time) It is so, so comfortable.
The Perfect Cloud mattress lives up to its name, since it’s just like sleeping on a perfect cloud. It was simple to unpack and once fully decompressed, it was ready to use. I’ve been putting off purchasing a new mattress because of the cost and wish I found out about Perfect Cloud a long time ago because you can beat the price for American made and excellent quality.
Enjoying it everyday !
It was pure heaven for the first year, now, it's a sagging nightmare. Only had for two years. I am 5'3''', about 140 lbs. and sleep alone. No reason for this quick wear and tear. Such a disappointment!!
This memory foam mattress is truly down from the clouds! It is all things at once...firm...soft...cozy..yielding. I love it. I have many back problems caused by arthritis and have now slept on the mattress for a bit over a month. My back feels soooo much better as I sleep and when I get up in the morning. Great price too! You cannot go wrong with this purchase. Plumped up quickly with no detectable chemical odor.
I waited to review this mattress until my partner and I slept on it for a while. We're now over 30 nights in, and we've loved every minute of it. I researched bed-in-a-box memory foam mattresses for weeks before deciding on this one over something more trendy like a Casper, Purple, or Leesa, and I don't regret my decision at all. My partner is 6'6'' and 200 pounds, and box spring mattresses wear out under his size in a matter of years, but this thing supports his weight and hasn't shown any signs at all of squishing down. It's insanely comfortable. He loves it because he sleeps hot and this bed keeps him cool, and I love it because it supports my lower back great. My only negative remark is that the foam smell took over two weeks to dissipate (but our bedroom only has one small window). Once that smell left, though, it's been nothing but night after night of amazing sleep since!
Was ok for maybe 6 months, sags so so bad! Was told it was Medium Firm-Firm it most certainly is not! Poor support! We couldn't take it any longer, we put it in storage and are sleeping on the couches. I hope they come through on their warranty, I see a lot of good reviews, I'm wondering if these people are crazy or if we have a defective product. Purchased 10/26/15, I haven't slept on it since May!
I wanted to wait a little bit before reviewing...We love it just as much 3 months later as I did the first night. Very comfortable. Boyfriend says 'babe, this thing is like sleeping on a perfect cloud.' Haha get it?
Bought for RV just now tested sleeps like a brick. Previously had one I thought was identical and enjoyed it. Wish I could still return this one and try another.
Excellent bed extremely comfortable and amazing quality affordable price
Before this bed, I spent over $2,000 on a mattress that I gave away a few months later. I paid 1/4 of that for this and its the most comfortable bed Ive slept on. I have bad lower back problems and since using this bed ( about 2 months now) I have little to no issues. When I bought this bed, my back was in terrible shape, I pulled something and could barely walk. That would happen to me every so often. That went away within 2 days of sleeping on this.
Don't want buyers remorse? Get this matress. It's the best in it's price range for sure! No weird smell, and you just open it and it friggin works like how you paid for it to. Imagine that, sad that can be such a rarity nowadays. Definitely lived up to the 'perfect' name!
Love this mattress!! Chose this mattress for our daughter as she transitioned from her toddler bed to a standard twin. Unpacking and set up were easy and straightforward. There was absolutely no smell by the time it was ready to sleep on. Barely any smell upon opening it and removing the shrink wrap!! My daughter and I both love the level of firmness this mattress provides. She definitely sleeps better on this mattress than her previous one! I love it so much, I can’t wait to replace my mattress!! Will be buying this one in the appropriate size for my bed!
I waited about 6 months before I posted this review. You need to give your body time to adjust to a new mattress. I was thrilled about this mattress because of the price and rating but I should have filtered the reviews and read some of the one and two star reviews before buying. The first couple months were good. The mattress was firm and comfortable. After two months the mattress started to cave in the middle. I have to constantly flip and rotate the mattress but as soon as the foam gets warm from body heat it will start to roll me towards the center. My current strategy is to sleep on the outer edges, not good. I developed a lot of back and hip pain since buying this mattress. I wish there was a way to return it. Complete waste of money. Sad.
Purchased this mattress 2 years ago. My husband always complains that he wakes with a back ache. So we rotated the mattress head to toe. Then I started waking with a back ache. There seems to be spots in the mattress that are harder than others. E-mailed perfect cloud and got no response. Anyone know the phone number? They don't seem to want to be called. This mattress is garbage. $599 down the toilet.
I just received the mattress 3 days ago. I am giving it 2 starts for the delivery process. It arrived even before the scheduled time and I was happy to find it on my door. It's a twin size so I had no problem to get it out of the box in the hallway and pull it to my bedroom. I followed the instructions and managed to open and set it alone. I am 5" 1 and 112 lbs. No mention of the strong smell on the seller description or the instruction sheet. Instruction sheet recommended 24 hours to fully expand. I set it up by noon Wednesday and set up covers 8 pm Thursday, about 34 hours. I tried it last night. The smell was very strong to the point that I even smelled it on my pj. I will it air for another 2 days and try it again. Will get back with more info. I am keeping the box and the plastic covers, but I am crossing my fingers I don't have to return it.
Two weeks in. Delivered Oct 2. Its Oct 15 now. Not exactly what I was expecting. I don't feel the cool gel. I lay on my back and it still feels warm. Giving it another week. Bob's Furniture Sport Hybrid Mattress is a similar cost and 25 year warranty. This mattress comes with a 10 year warranty. Its better than some mattresses... but it's not living up to my expectations.
All I can say is , this is the best mattress I've ever had, I purchased a serta perfect sleep for double the price of the perfect cloud hybrid, I returned that serta in two weeks, decided to get this one and am so glad I did ,if your thinking of getting a hybrid this is perfect.
This mattress gave me the best sleep I've had in years. The memory foam (soft without sinking in) cuddled my shoulders and hips, the springs gave me the support I wanted, and it was great not waking up during the night from being overheated. It was/is so comfortable, I was (probably) asleep almost immediately because I don't remember fidgeting and rearranging to find a sweet spot. I'd forgotten how wonderful it is to feel so refreshed in the morning.
Wasn't sure the first night sleeping on this mattress but after a week it's pretty good. The manufacturer lists this as a medium soft - which is what I need as a side sleeper - but this product is more a medium-medium firm but due to the extra thick memory foam I don't develop any pressure points and wake up without any pain or stiffness so I'm keeping it and see how it does over time. Two tips: DO NOT open this mattress until you have your platform ready and then open it on the platform (very hard to move around once inflated at least the king size is). It took 48 hours to "off gas" the manufacturing smell so plan on airing it out for a couple of days unless you don't mind sleeping with a very strong chemical odor.
I think this is the best mattress I have ever slept on. I'm a side sleeper with 40 years of hard labor registered on this old body. It's just as the name implies. I wake up feeling like I slept on a cloud. I paid for this mattress in full and spent 2 months researching before I bought this. I know the names by heart of over twenty foam and hybrid mattresses. I agonized over it. I was so close to spending 1000 for a famous name mattress, Got this for under 700, which allowed me the frame, bamboo sheets, pillows and new quilt. I am about as happy as you can be after buying something...I mean that. Thank You for this wonderful product. It's top-shelf quality, at a great price. I'm blown away by it!!!! UPDATE: bought this in April, it's now the end of July...still very happy with zero regrets!!! DO NOT HESITATE this is IT!
I've had this mattress for two months now. I didn't want to spend thousands to get a decent mattress so after many hours of research, I decided on the "Perfect Cloud Hybrid 11-Inch Mattress" in Queen size. The delivery and packaging were excellent. It was easy to unpack and set up. That's the end of my praise. I believe in giving products a fair chance so I didn't try to return this right away even though my sleep quality got worse, not better from the get go versus my old, cheap mattress. I'm outside the return window so I'm stuck with it now and will have to sleep on it for years to come. I understand that for less than $700, you can't expect to get the world. I read other people's reviews and see that many are happy so perhaps I just got a bad mattress. However, based on my experience I have to advise you to consider other options.
I am a 135lb 5'5 25 yo female (not very heavy!), and found that the bed sagged under my hips while offering significant, even too much, support under my shoulders. This made for an uncomfortable experience waking up in the morning with my pelvis deep inside the bed and my shoulders and neck propped up. I had back pain a couple of times and returned it. If there was more support under the hips, and a little softer under the shoulders, I honestly think it would be amazing. But because the opposite was true, and it gave me back pain, I don't recommend this item.
My son says it’s like sleeping on a cloud. Very comfortable.
I purchased the Cloud Hybrid Memory Foam Mattress 11 inch Queen and it truly is perfect. It's not too soft or too hard. I sleep throughout the night without waking up multiple times from being uncomfortable or my back hurting. If you are looking for a mattress that is affordable and will allow you to sleep like a baby that sleeps on a cloud...purchase this mattress. I'm glad I did. It's awesome!
arrived on time in perfect order and very comfortable
We love our new bed!
Its been week 3 with this mattress and I love it! Firm yet soft ... like sleeping on a cloud.
Perfect product I really like it
Crazy comfy!!! The softest firm I’ve ever slept on
Quality seems good but not enough support for me. My body aches all over and I want my old mattress back.
Very comfortable. 1 less star due to it still smelling more than a month in. It is in a guest bedroom which is closed most of the time but I have aired out with windows several days and there is still a slight smell. I am super sensitive and it is thankfully not enough to bother me once the room is aired out a bit. Very happy with the purchase. Most of our guests love it. Only one said it bothers his back.
Great bed...comfortable sleep all night
Just love this mattress we purchased for our RV. I feel so comfy sleeping on it.
I switched mattresses because my husband thought our mattress was too soft I however thought it was wonderful. I ordered this mattress thinking it would be somewhere in between. The first night I slept on it I was disappointed thinking it was too hard. Within a week however I adjusted to it and I have to say I get the best nights sleep ever. My back and my neck love it!!! I’m very pleased with my mattress and I would definitely recommend it and buy it again!!!
This is literally the most comfortable mattress I have every laid on.
Even though it was ordered without my agreement, I tried to cancel the order with no luck, when it came, I decided to give it a try. We have had it for a little while now and my boyfriend can't stop raving about it, he hasn't snored since we got it. It took me a night or two to get used to the new feel compared to our cheap box springs and mattress it replace...hard to explain how it feels...kinda like sleeping on a firm marshmallow if that makes sense. We mainly sleep on our sides but sometimes backs. If the shape and feel stays the same for 5 years it is definitely a winner!
This mattress was way too firm for my liking. On the positive side, there was not the offensive chemical odor that some others mentioned.