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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.
Pranasleep makes a variety of latex, latex and memory foam, and latex-hybrid mattress lines. You may see them sold under the names Lotus, Om, and Karma in addition to Pranasleep. They use high end latex in most of their mattresses, which drives the prices up into the luxury category. Most customers find their mattresses comfortable, but some had complaints about durability.
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Most customers feel great in their mattresses and rated them well. However, some folks didn't have the same feeling. If one of these is one your list, make sure to read our analysis below.
Some of the customers don't feel that the mattresses support them well enough. Though many enjoy the comfort of these mattresses, if you have a heavier body type, take a look at the mattress specs before buying.
For those that are hoping for impressive edge support, you may want to take a look at the reviews as these mattresses have mixed reviews about edge support.
We all want a comfortable surface to sleep on that will last forever, but that is sometimes easier said than done. Luckily, customers don't remain silent on what they like and dislike about their choices. These mattresses are durable and will should last longer than average for most sleepers, but some who are heavier may find them less durable.
We all need to take a look at customer reviews before we buy an expensive product. That said, it is sometimes more tedious to understand the whole layout after browsing many brands. Based on our examination of sleeper reviews, we've found that customers give these above average marks on overall satisfaction. However, there is some mixed feedback Read more below on the mattress specifics.
A supportive mattress is essential for waking up refreshed in the morning. These mattresses offer an above average level of support in their sleeping surface. This is important if you have been struggling with lack of support. Most reviewers describe these mattresses as providing a decent amount of support.
Edge support is the amount of supportiveness there is on the edges against the center section of the mattress. These mattresses have good edge support, but some customers may notice more contouring along the sides of the mattress.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
The bowling ball test is perfect for those that want to measure mattress firmness. It is also great for figuring out if there is supportive evenness or if there are peaks and valleys. Overall, these mattresses should work with your body and offer an even support feel.
Mattresses aren't as durable as they used to be. Finding a mattress that remains cozy after 15 years just isn't as easy anymore. However, finding a mattress that remains comfortable that long can save you thousands. Unfortunately, sleepers have mixed thoughts about these mattresses. Many folks feel comfortable with their mattress and are happy, but others have issues with comfort on a quicker time frame than average.
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
We love it because we both get a great night's rest! We have had the Sleep Number mattress and waterbed mattresses. There is a size difference between us that is quite a difference. This mattress fits both our needs!!View More Reviews
We have been sleeping on our mattress for about a week. Every night I am amazed at how comfortable it is. We wish we bought one long ago.
After our experienced salesperson at Jordan's Furniture showed us the PranaSleep mattress, we were shown other brands in comparison. Our tired and sore back bodies kept seeking the PranaSleep mattress. After a smooth delivery
we find restful sleep...enriching and restoring life's energy
We bought a memory foam. But found it too soft and movement was different. We returned it and purchased a PranaSleep (Vinyasa Plush Mattress). The difference was dramatic. The Prana Sleep gave us great support. Ability to change
sleeping positions and comfort. We are happy with our Prana Sleep mattress.
I suppose this will be my last note for a while to you. I cannot tell you the difference this bed had made in my health. Each morning I feel less like taking any medication for my back!!! I had so much trouble after my hit and
run car injury. And then I found the PranaSleep system. This bed has literally changed my life. I have not once awoken with shoulder pain. Not once with neck pain, and my lower back does not ache. I wake up feeling alive, happy
and renewed. I will never sleep on anything but latex again if I have my say, but the quality of latex matters too. This bed is my answer to so many years of upset and pain. Thank you PranaSleep for creating a piece of art. I am
an artist by the way and I am so impressed with this bed, I only have one complaint now when I go out of town I can't find the sleep I have at home. I love you all, thank you. By the way I hope it feels good to know you have made
an actual tangible difference in my life and the lives of others I am sure. Isn’t that why we are here to help others. Thank you again. Bye for now.
I had a spring pillow soft mattress and exchanged for my PranaSleep mattress and I'm glad I did. I sleep through the night no turning and tossing. I can't wait to go to bed at night. I love my new mattress. I have arthritis
and I don't have any more pain.
I have been through several mattresses since being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 17 years ago. Nothing has helped my pains and poor sleep patterns until I got my PranaSleep mattress. Finally I am getting relief from pressure point
pains and I am getting quality sleep. I believe this mattress is going to give me a better quality of life. Thank you.
Had our first night's sleep on our new PranaSleep mattress last night and it was wonderful! No sore back in the morning for Robin or sore shoulders and neck for Mark. Really comfortable mattress. Looking forward to more restful
nights to come!
I Love It!! My hip and back no longer keep me up at night - so glad I made the investment!
We love our new PranaSleep adjustable bed. We bought the PranaSleep Vinyasa Super Plush adjustable and must say it is the most comfortable bed we have ever slept on! No pressure points and felt like we were on a cloud!
Thanks so much for being true to your word.
I honestly have never slept better in my life. I didn't know a mattress could feel this wonderful. It keeps my body cool! No more night sweats. I love you guys!
I truly love my Prana mattress which I bought seven years ago. Every time I travel I can’t wait to come home to my Prana.
It is so comfortable - like floating on water. It was a bit pricey - but I think it is going to be worth it. My back is not sore when I get out of bed anymore.
Slept on it last night for the first time. Had my best night sleep in a long time. Very Happy with my buying decision. I'm sure it will only get better as the bed breaks in.
We had never heard of PranaSleep mattresses until we went shopping at Jordan's Furniture. The salesman led us to PranaSleep and we bought one after trying it in the store. So glad we did! We love the comfort and support...not
to mention the luxury.
After 2 years we had body impressions and the mattress started hurting our backs. We are only 115 and 150 lbs.
We could have bought two mattresses for the price and now the only place that is comfortable is the middle, but I end up rolling to the sides. Not supportive any more.
Bought the king for my husband and myself. It's been 13 months, 11 of which were good, and then it just kind of gave up, and it's taco-ing where we each sleep, mostly where our buts are. It's supremely uncomfortable, and I didn't notice it at first, but my husband and I are experiencing back and hip problems and in the last month, suddenly and we're in physical therapy for problems we never had before. So, now we're looking into the warranty to see if we can get a different bed. This bed doesn't stand up at all. Poor value for the money, but it's amazing on day 1. So, if you need a great mattress for 6-10 months, maybe this will work for you. But for $1800 it doesn't work for us. FYI, we're not even big people. He weighs maybe 170 and I'm 130LBS.
This has been a comfortable mattress but it is very difficult to make the bed. The mattress is extremely heavy, putting the dust ruffel on was almost impossible. Tucking the sheets is equally as hard. I think a lighter weight mattress would have better suited our needs.
The worst mattress I’ve ever owned. I’ve only had it a little over 2 years and it’s already sagging. The store where I bought it sent someone out after I PAID $60.00 to have them come only to be called and told the manufacture wouldn’t consider it bad enough. Imagine what it’ll be like in 2 more years. Total waist of $2,000.00!