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Boyd Sleep started exclusively as a water bed business, but over the years has grown to include airbeds, memory foam, latex, and hybrid mattresses. Their most popular are their water beds and Night Air mattresses. Most folks like their products, but some had issues with durability.
Safavieh is a popular, low-priced furniture brand that is famous for their rugs and designer furniture. They are sold across the Internet and in major brick and mortar retailers like Walmart and Macy's. They make a variety of mattresses in foam and hybrid varieties, which most customers find comfortable initially. There are some complaints, however, about durability issues.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Safavieh in this match up!
Figuring out the takeaways from customers can be a great eye-opener for shoppers. Sleepers, regrettably, don't always repond positively towards these mattresses. Some have comfortable experiences, but others have issues. If you are contemplating ordering, see below for more specifics that may be helpful.
Some are happy with the supportiveness of these mattresses, but some have had issues with support over the long term. For those with achy backs that need spine alignment, do some added reading to make sure the mattress you buy fits you.
Reviewers have mixed concerns about edge support. Some feel that there is evenness in support across the surface, but others felt like things were uneven along the side.
Unfortunately, these mattresses aren't appreciated as well for their durability. While some folks describes them as comfortable for them, others found that quicker break down than others. Take a look at the specifications of the mattress, warranty, and return policies before buying if you are considering.
Reviews are a great way to distill the benefits and drawbacks to a mattress. That said, it is sometimes difficult to stay focused with all of the reviews from countless brands. These mattresses are given mixed reviews by customers. Some sleepers are extremely comfortable, but others aren't as happy.
Whether a mattress is supportive or not is the difference between comfort and pain for stomach and back sleepers. Also, deeper support that keeps the spine aligned with the rest of the body is an essential trait for side sleepers. These mattresses do well overall with support. However, others had issues with the support so if you have a heavier body type, make sure to read the reviews.
Most find these mattresses to provide good edge support. Over the long term, some had issues with dipping along the sides.
Durable mattresses last anywhere between 7 - 12 years based on the materials. Foam mattresses are less durable, while mattresses with springs tend to last longer if they are well made. That said, mattresses without good durability or that are not prepared for larger sleepers can start sagging on a much shorter horizon. These mattresses get mixed reviews from sleepers. Some describe good comfort, but others have had issues with lasting support.
Half the vertebrae in my back have been compromised to some extent. I've had surgery on my low back and on my neck and I am in constant pain. I had memory foam mattress that worked well for about five years then it no longer worked. I would awaken in terrible pain so I decided to try the night air mattress. There was a short learning curve to find the correct setting for me, once I found it my pain was greatly reduced. I'm very satisfied with the mattress so far. The mattress was easy to assemble after watching the video on you tube.View More Reviews
Unfortunately this bed was not for us. Both my husband and I experienced serious back and neck pain from our trial of the boyd night air. No matter which setting we tried it was a terrible night sleep. The air chamber felt like sleeping on a bag and when you moved the air would shift around to a different location almost like a waterbed feeling. We had tried a sleep number in the store and in hindsight maybe we should have ordered an air bed with a lot more padding but we were so disappointed with our experience and in pain we weren't willing to risk another try. To the company's credit, they were amazing and tried their very best to please us. I hate it didn't work out for us because they were awesome to work with and honored their guarantee. The return was easy easy. The materials were quality made. I guess I would recommend if you are considering this bed I would suggest buying the six chamber with ample foam or padding.
My husband and I tried out all sorts of mattresses before finally settling on this one. After reading Consumer Reports we decided we didn't need a lot of extra padding (after all, you can easily add that if you want it) and bought this. He likes his sleep surface firm, I like mine soft so it really works. Great price on this especially compared to other companies.
I have been sleeping on blow up air mattress for about a year and it finally gave out. When I looked online for a new air mattress I started seeing air beds. I found out they are not the same thing and decided to use my tax refund and get a real bed. Some people might say because this bed is the cheapest it is no frills, but I think it is perfect. I set it up all by myself with no problems.
I fractured my lower back years ago and have always struggled to find a comfortable mattress. Finally tried this bed and it is amazing. I have been sleeping on it for over a year now and have no complaints. I adjust it depending on how my back is feeling and I finally able to wake up and get out of bed without pain or stiffness. I highly recommend this bed!
This is definitely a no frills bed. But if you want something that is adjustable and will not make your wallet fly away this is pretty good alternative. We bought this for our daughter who has a hard time finding something comfortable. Only 2 chambers but she has found it adequate for her needs.
Was expecting a normal box truck, they were sending a 53" semi (no Liftgat), Called Matt in cust. service ,he said it would be corrected. Sent a 40" truck with liftgate. Our drive is 250" long capable of handling UPS and FedEx trucks, and my 32" 5th wheel. Ended up unloading 143 lb. frame and fairly heavy mattress box myself(driver slid them to end of liftgate)I'm 74 yrs old and in good shape ,but it was a chore,and I fortunately had a trailer. As we unloaded boxes in centerlane of 3 lane rd. ,it began to rain. Got the boxes in the dry ,finally. (pretty mad by that time), so I called Matt again. He was very nice again, and made an adjustment which was acceptable. In retrospect, I don't think I would choose to go through this again.Bed seems to be working properly, thank goodness. I'm sure sending a large freight truck is cheaper than sending a box truck down my driveway, but it sure was a pain in the A__.
We like our bed but the padding was very thin so got a 1 inch memory foam topper and it helps but would definitely recommend getting a upgraded mattress and spend a little more. Shipping did take forever we actually bought a upgraded model but parts were backorder and would of had to wait a few months couldn't wait that long but wish we would of
For the price, it's pretty amazing. But it really is an okay, only last a handful of years bed. Padding is minimal and we needed to replace our pump and controls twice in order to get one fully working unit. Customer service is decent-- shipping is forever slow. We actually wanted to upgrade to another version, but the hassle of returns and shipping was not worth the effort.
I'm a sucker for the cloud looking mattresses so this one caught my eye immediately. My husband was concerned that it would be too plush and we would not notice the difference with the air. There seems to be just the right amount of memory foam to be really comfortable but not so much that you can't feel the changes in the air pressure. Control is easy to use and we both enjoy it. I compared this with your six chambers but I liked the cover on this one more so.
Boyd Gel Foam Mattress lasted 5 years with a 10 year warranty, ripped right down the middle under very normal conditions on a queen size. Company has very small window of reporting any issues, their warranty is very tight (1 month) and will not work with you at all. You would think after spending $1300.00 they would at least offer some kind of pro-rated amount to help you get into another of their mattresses. Like most long warranty's they are basically worth nothing with the fine print. It is no wonder companies like Saatva are growing and thriving.
He gets the firmness he wants and I get the softness i like. Plus the lumbar setting is really comfortable for my hips
I wanted an air bed so that I could adjust it, but I didnt want a bed that I sunk into. So many beds out there have so much foam and they don't even tell you what it is. This bed is perfect. Just the right amount of foam and it has this gel stuff in it that helps me stay a little cooler at night. Wish I found this sooner.
I purchased the Ultra 6655 6-Chamber Air Bed Queen my total experience with customer service, delivery, assembly and function has been excellent. The bed was easy to setup and the adjustments for my wife and I are fantastic. We both are really enjoying this bed. Thanks and keep up the good work.
the concept is great, and my husband's half of the bed currenty works and he loves it. I love the concept and am sure I will be satisfied once I get parts and defects worked out.
good quality, easy to assemble
I bought this bed to replace a 2 year old mattress that was giving me back pains. Within a week this bed made my back pains disappear. The only reason I didn't give a five star rating is i had two issues with the bed. When I first received the bed I received a faulty air pump and 3 months after I had an air bladder start to leak. These issues were resolved very quickly and easily. Customer service was excellent so it made up for the issues. I would recommend this bed to anyone looking for an air bed.
wasn't happy with the crinkling noises every time I moved. wound up putting a one inch memory foam pad on top of the bed and that helped. still trying to adjust the bed.
We ordered a Queen size. I liked the quality of it but, it is too firm for me at any setting. We added a memory foam topper which helps.
I purchased the Ultra 6655 6-Chamber Air Bed, Split King and Adjustable Base Power Base 3 - and have been using them for about three months now. I was able to "roll" the boxes upstairs myself, and assembly was easy. We each set our own firmness and left it on auto to keep that constant firmness number. It has been great and very comfortable. I chose this model because I didn't want a lot of padding on top, since I sleep hot. I have been very comfortable with the temperature. The edges of the bed are firm enough to sit comfortably while putting on shoes, etc. We don't use the adjustable base as much as I thought I would, though I do secretly raise my partner's head a couple of inches when he is snoring and it helps. I raise both the head and foot sections when I change the sheets since it makes it easier to change the fitted twinXL sheets, by raising one mattress above the other so I can easily reach around it. However, if I did it again I probably wouldn't bother to get the adjustable base and would have gotten a regular king. (Though I do use the adjustments occasionally as mentioned) I purchased new twinXL fitted sheets for each of the two sections, but I think I could have used my existing king fitted sheet because it has deep pockets so can tolerate one side being raised while the other lays flat. Overall, we are very happy and comfortable in this bed.
This was a big step up from our normal routine of buying a pillowtop coil mattress every half a decade or so. It's hard to imagine that we made the wrong choice here though. I sleep comfortably and the quality seems superb. It was an investment that Im happy with so far and have recommended it to a close friend. Getting in while they have their deals going on definitely helps too Im sure.
My husband and I spent the better half of the last week searching for an air bed. We quickly realized there was little choice available. We went to the sleep number store and laid on their top of the line i10 (I think it is). We really liked everything about it except for the price. After researching further, I stumbled across this site and I'm glad we did. When comparing features it was apparent that they had everythign that select comfort did but at a more attractive price (not that price is everything) but they also have more chambers of adjustabllity which is nice for really getting your whole body in line. In the end we got a really nice adjustable bed for a lot less money.
Ordering was simple, shipping was fast and the set up took no time at all. We went with the Split King set as an "early Christmas gift to ourselves" as she likes to call it.
making the wife happy is what its all about right? she's very particular about how she sleeps while i can pretty much sleep on anything but being able to pick for ourselves is nice. happy wife, happy life.
Ordered the 6680 on a recommendation from a friend. So far so good. I did have to call customer service to add an adjustable base on after my initial order but Matt was helpful and extremely pleasant to work with.
Really happy with this bed. I like my side firmer than my wife so we can both adjust to how we like it. My back always hurts so i like having the separate support under my back.
If you want to be comfortable when you sleep, and have your body feel great when you wake up, then get this bed. Seriously! After hard workouts, I like that I can adjust the support differently under my lower back, so I'm less sore the next day :)
My husband and I love this bed. My husband can make his side firmer underneath his lower back, and I can make mine a bit more soft. We've both been sleeping really well so far!
Great bed. Wife and I both sleep well
Finally, I now get a good night's sleep. For years, I have had bad back problems when I get up in the morning....but not anymore. This bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever had! It was a great choice.
So I've has a few days to test this mattress out and i'm quite pleased with it so far. With mattresses, they are a dime a dozen. With so many manufacturers, sizes, firmness levels, etc, it can be quite a pain choosing a mattress these days. This mattress is your typical full size mattress however it's a hybrid one so it has the standard coil spring foundation in addition to a layer of foam material on top for added comfort. What I initially liked about this mattress was that it doesn't require a box spring like other conventional mattresses do. This seems to be the new thing for mattresses and it's one less thing to move and one less thing to buy in my opinion. With these box springless mattresses, all you need is a platform frame and you're good to go. I bought a relatively inexpensive one and it works just great for this mattress. First off, the thing about this mattress is the shipping. It's a mattress however it comes shipped in a square box. Comes packaged like a giant sushi roll and you simply cut the plastic wrapping off and the mattress unravels itself; kinda cool actually. Moving a traditional full size mattress meant a couple people and possibly a hand truck. This packaging/shipping method was far more easier to work with than if it were a normal mattress/box spring. I believe this mattress is a medium however it's quite plush. The top layer of the mattress offers a good deal of comfort without the sinking feeling some other mattresses have. It's firm enough to provide adequate support yet is also comfortable and you get that cushy feeling whenever you sleep on it. For those wondering about edge support, it's not quite as firm as a normal mattress however there is some edge support on the bed. If you sit directly on the edge of this bed, you'll probably slide off. If you plant your rear end a little bit off the edge then it's fine. Only thing I noticed about this bed (and not a huge thing) is that certain parts of the bed produces a crinkly noise like the sound when someone balls up a piece of paper. Kinda of a wax paper like sound to it. It's noticeable for me since the part of the mattress that makes this noise is right where I lay my head. Not a big thing and perhaps with some additional expansion time, it'll go away. Overall, very nice mattress for the budget conscience. Offers good support and very comfy.View More Reviews
First I wanted to state that this mattress comes in a tall box because it is compressed into a roll and is covered in plastic. And it is heavy so I suggest that if you are an older female like me, that you get some help because I didn’t! And just for your information, I placed the mattress onto my purchased metal frame that I have been using for several weeks. When you are removing the plastic, be careful that you don’t cut the mattress. I was very careful but could see how easily it could happen. I received the Full size & it was rolled from head to foot so make certain you have it turned this way because mine began unfolding / expanding before I got all the plastic off. That is another reason to have help. From what I could see, it looks like the mattress is 1st covered in a plastic bag before being wrapped in several layers plastic to protect it. I can’t be positive because I cut the bag and the mattress began expanding. So I did a lot of heavy lifting, moving, and bending which didn’t help my lower back. At first I thought the mattress was too firm/hard even with the pillow top. But I was still looking forward to sleeping on the new mattress and felt this was a good time to ‘check it out’. The next morning my back was much better. But to be certain it was the mattress helping my back, I’ve slept on it several nights to make certain. My back isn’t perfect (which will take some adjustments) but my back feels much better in the mornings.
The Safavieh Harmony 10'' SPRING Mattress, White in a Full size is a really comfortable mattress. When it was delivered, I was shocked to see it rolled up in a box. It was vacuum sealed in plastic. I just opened the box and cut the plastic to open it and the mattress just came open easily. I like the pillow top on it, makes it comfortable. Took about two days for the mattress to lay completely flat. It forms to my body and I do not toss and turn as much as I use to. When someone else is in the bed, you barely feel them move. I am really surprised at how incredibly sofa and comfortable this mattress is. I am considering buying another one for my other bed and maybe for my son's camper. It will be easy for him to put it in there because of it coming rolled up vacuum sealed in a box. It is in a tall box and is on the heavy side. The full size weighs 65 pounds so you may need help carrying it. When you cut the plastic off, make sure to be careful as to not cut the mattress itself. Also, position it where you would like it to be so that you do not have to keep moving it. Having someone to help you is a very good idea. After sleeping on it for a week, I do not wake up with back pain as much as I use to. I definitely will be recommending this Safavieh Harmony Spring Mattress to my family and friends. This is my new go to mattress for my home and for mine and my son's camper. Love it.
I was surprised it came in a small enough box to fit in any car, so if you have kids going to college, this is a mattress you can transport easily while it's still boxed. Once you take it out it takes 2 days for it to flatten. It's pretty comfortable to my surprise, considering the price is not high. Mattresses are expensive, but this one is a deal including the free shipping. It doesn't need a box spring. I've looked at several mattresses in this price range and for a 10 inch this is a very good deal.
This product is pretty comfortable, although I did add a mattress pad/cover to it for protection purposes. The sheets I have are for deeper mattresses so they are a bit 'loose'. Loved how it came all wrapped up. Made it very easy to move in to my new place and set up!
We purchased the king size and have been sleeping on it for the past 3 months now. It's very comfortable and I have no complaints.
Just what I needed for a good nights rest!
Falling apart in 2 months
Customer service helped me choose a firm mattress. I am happy that I went with Kiss. I really have been having the best sleep when I'm on my the new mattress.
I received this Safavieh Serenity 11.5" spring mattress in the Walmart Spark Reviewer program in exchange for an honest review. My daughter who is almost three had been waking in the middle of night very often. She would fall right to sleep when she would get in my bed but as soon as I put her back in her toddler bed she was up again. I knew it was time for a new mattress for her and this was perfect. The mattress arrived in a rather small box, at first I thought they had my order wrong but after opening I realized the mattress came in two pieces and rolled up. It was wrapped so tight in plastic as soon as I ripped the plastic open the mattress unrolled. It has the top and bottom piece and the top actually zips onto the bottom to keep them together. Having it come in two pieces made it a breeze getting it up to my daughters bedroom. I recommend waiting to cut the plastic open until the mattress is in the room it will be used in. The top piece is a memory foam topper very soft but firm, I don't think we will have an issue with the top having indents of where my daughter sleeps anytime soon. I did sleep on the mattress a few nights to give an accurate review. It is really nice there is no squeaky or spring popping noise when I move. Many nights my daughter asks me to lay with her until she falls asleep and the moving off the bed would wake her. On this mattress someone can be jumping on one side while the person on the other side will stay still. My only concern so far with this mattress is the top part is slightly bigger than the bottom so it hangs over the edges. If you are on the edge of the bed it feels like you are on a slant and will fall off. Other than that it is a nice comfy mattress.
WOW! Mattress in a box! I didn't even know that was possible, especially with a spring mattress. Because it arrives in such a convenient size, it makes transporting it to its final room very easy---no more hassle with trying to maneuver corners, stairs, etc. That being said, it is pretty heavy, so be sure to have another person with you. "Assembly" was very simple. Inside the box are two large rolls--one is the mattress, the other is foam topper. Remove from box and lay it on your bed foundation/bedspring. Next, just begin tearing the plastic and slightly unroll it, then continue to remove the plastic. I would recommend just using your hands and not a knife to remove the plastic, so as to not damage your new bed! Be careful as you do this. This is where additional hands/partner is a must! As you unroll it, it will eventually spring open pretty fast, so have someone around to help release it in a more controlled manner. Next, unroll the mattress topper the same way. It attaches via a zipper. Don't worry though, the zipper is small and several inches from the edges, so there is no way it will become bothersome in the future. The mattress is almost fully expanded, but took another hour or so to fully expand to the dimensions of my full-size boxspring. The directions state to allow for a full 48-hrs for full height, but it CAN be slept on immediately once it is out of the box! :) I couldn't even wait till night to try it out. I took an amazing afternoon nap and felt so well-rested. Later that night, my wife and I slept like babies! Felt so refreshed the next day. With each coil being individually wrapped, minimal motion is transferred across the bed---so no more disturbing your partner when you need to get up! Surprisingly, the edges have decent amount of support on them while sitting or getting in/out of bed. I also did NOT notice any "fresh-out-of-the-box" odor, but I did wait a few hours before putting on the sheets...just in case. Highly recommend this mattress!!
OMG!! I have never seen a mattress come shipped like this! How do you get a full sized mattress to roll up so that it fit into such a small box? Because it did come packed like it did it made it much easier go get it into my room for set up. It was much harder to get the old one out. When we opened the box the bed itself was in two rolls one was the springs or bottom part of the bed and when you release the last bit of tape stand back as it will spring open pretty quickly. Although it looks way too small to be the full 11 inches it does expand pretty quickly. The second roll was the memory foam portion of the bed and unrolled easily though not a quickly as the spring part and it did not expand as much as I’d have liked. I was surprised that this bed is a firm as it is. Frankly with the memory foam top I was expecting more give. I do like how firm it is but would prefer a thicker memory foam top. I had hoped it would expand more than it did. I also do not like having to push it back on be bed all the time since it moves when I get up and I can get up a few times a night for various reasons. All in all though I have been sleeping for longer periods of time without waking up and it has helped some with my back & joint issues while sleeping and for me that is a huge difference. How I really appreciate having a new mattress.
I needed another mattress for a second bedroom in my house. I was surprised and happy by how easy this was. It was incredibly nice to not have to be waiting around all day for furniture delivery people. This mattress ships rolled up in a box and was waiting for me when I got home. The box is a little heavy for one person to move. Unrolling the mattress and topper was easy. It took about a day for the mattress to lay completely flat for me. I slept on it for two nights and the sleep has been great. It has a great combination of softness and firmness.
I have to admit I was very skeptical at first. I mean come on A bed in a box and it be any good? Well I was fooled. The first night was just getting use to another mattress. The second night, I slept better. As each night came I slept better than I had in a LONG time. For the first time since my back surgery I actually didn't feel like I was all twisted up and aching from head to toe. I am very impressed with this mattress.
This mattress was very comfortable for the price but if you want to higher-quality and softer, I suggest going with a non-pillow top as this pillow top zips onto the mattress. Any queen-size sheets that you try to put onto this mattress without a sheet hook underneath will slip off and it gets very annoying
After two weeks of sleeping on this mattress, we decided we could no longer use the memory foam that goes on top of the spring mattress. It is unfortunately too soft for us and gives us both lower back pain, even when we are healthy people and have no antecedents. The company doesn’t take returns...
Provides additional support which adds to my sleeping comfort.
Very happy with this mattress. Very comfortable. Arrived quickly and well packaged.
this bed hurt my back although it "feels" comfortable at first I have had major neck shoulder upper and lower back pain. It was also a few inches shorter than described which I wouldn't care about if it wasn't a back breaker. Good customer service though as I see this bed sales for double or more the price elsewhere and seems to have good reviews so just not for me.
Bought this for my son. He says he is sleeping deeper and it is a comfortable mattress. I recommend it.
Great bed! Very comfortable! Great price. Arrived sooner than expected.
Very comfortable! Very pleased with this product.
First of all, I think it's amazing how they are able to get these mattresses into such a small box for shipping. Once they are inflated they look and feel just like any other spring mattress. For me, this mattress was a little too hard. I have fibromyalgia and sleep on my side. I wake up to very painful hips. I put a memory foam topper on top of this mattress and that made it perfect for me. But because of my condition, I couldn't sleep directly on this mattress. I wouldn't consider this mattress to be plush, but I wouldn't consider it to be firm either. I have a firm mattress on another bed and it is very firm compared to this one. The mattress appears to be made well and it looks nice. I'd say it's somewhere around a between a plush and a medium firm mattress. It's a nice mattress for the price.
Love this mattress. I bought it for my guest room but if it were a queen I would use if for my own room. It's soft and seems to cradle for a good nights sleep. I was skeptical when I saw this mattress show up in a box. Surely there is not a full mattress in there, but there is. Once you let sit for while it fills out nicely with no strong smells. It is a good buy.
I have been using this mattress for about 20 days. I first want to say that comfort is a very subjective thing. What might be hard to me may be soft for you. I recommend reading as many reviews as you can find. This EXACT mattress is sold and reviewed on a another site ( Google the whole name of this mattress to find it ) This mattress is listed here on Amazon as a “Plush” level of comfort. I personally find this mattress to be rather firm. I was seeking a true Plush and I feel this mattress is too hard to be called “Plush” The other site that has this EXACT mattress listed describes it as a “Plush firm” I feel that is the more accurate description of this mattress. The pillow top is very thin and hardly filled. It seems to offer little to no cushioning. The mattress feels hard. This is a traditional Spring mattress but it has almost zero “bounce” I cannot sleep on it , after a few hours my shoulders and arms go numb. I am primarily a stomach and side sleeper. There is almost no “give” in this mattress. If your looking to sink in a little bit or want to feel soft comfort this is NOT the mattress for you. It currently sells for about $ 237.00 . I feel it looks like a $237.00 dollar mattress. It looks kind of cheap. There are no handles on the sides. The side material looks like nylon/polyester. The top coverings look like a cheap felt material. It's not a total ripoff but it is NOT a fancy mattress. I am unhappy with the comfort level. I even tried using a 3 inch egg crate topper to make it softer. Even with the topper it feels too hard to me. The only good thing about this mattress was the delivery. It arrives at your door and can be unboxed and readied for use by one person.
Twin beds, for my family, are primarily for guests and/or children. They don't get used that much and so the mattresses we had in place were pretty old and pretty uncomfortable, at least for my aging back. We found there to be two big advantages for this product. The first is its packaging. Given the rolled air-free packaging, we were easily able to throw the package in the car (you may need two people since it's still heavy) to bring to a separate residence. Moving a mattress without needing a pickup is a big advantage sometimes. But you can only do that once. Once the product is open, it is a normal twin mattress size, in this case somewhat thicker than the original mattress. You may, as a result, want to check the depth against your current mattress since older twin sheets might not fit properly (new ones are usually big enough to cover this depth mattress, from what I found). As for comfort, overall, this was far more comfortable than our older mattresses. I tried it for a night and woke up without any back pain that I sometimes get with mattresses that are too soft. I'm used to a tempur-pedic foam mattress; this mattress gave me a little more springiness but just as much support. My guests will be pleased, so I'm pleased as well.
This mattress arrived in a box about 4' x 1' x 1'. My first though was, there's a mattress in there? Yep, there is. Opening the box revealed a plastic bag with the air pumped out, and a mattress curled up inside. I would like to see how they do that! Open the bag carefully, and make sure you have plenty of room, because at some point the seal will be broken and the mattress will expand to full size. Instant mattress... just add air! The mattress is comfortable, but the foam layer is fairly thin. I'll probably get a padded mattress pad to put over it. Other than that, this is a good basic mattress.
I love this mattress. It is extremely comfortable. It comes shipped in a rectangular box and is all rolled up so it will need time to flatten. It took about a week to lay completely flat and feel proper. The memory foam conforms to your body and really makes for comfy sleep. It also is priced well where as mattresses sold in stores are more than double. I would not hesitate to buy this type of product online, again.
The mattress is good quality, but how much you like or dislike it will depend on personal taste. That being said, it is much too cushiony and soft for my taste but it doesn't matter since I will be using this in one of the guest bedrooms. It comes in a tubular package that you better be strong or have someone to help you.
Since this is a box spring and a mattress (extra thick topper) you want to be setup properly, and this is BIG; you need a bed frame with wood slots for example that are down in the frame or you could use a low profile box spring under this one if you like the mile high stack look. This is a Euro design so it is a low profile. With a 10" high frame it sits 20" off of the floor to the top of the mattress. This box spring is advanced in that it has individual springs providing comfort, and if you roll over, your bed mate will not be disturbed, but it does not come with a rigid base. Standard box springs come with boards in the bottom, this is pure springs. It has a material wrap like a regular box spring. So here is the deal, depending on how high the mattress is you can get a lower profile wood slat frame or a taller one. Here is an example of both... With a higher clearance: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01508BYAG With a lower clearance: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00WNF65Q8 Those are available with a headboard also. If you want that super tall bed look you could use a separate box spring for example in an 8" or low profile 5". As is the case with my other bedrooms memory foam mattresses they have a slightly firmer feel when new but even after one night the spots where you use it soften slightly. Here is a super big plus about this next generation memory foam is that it absolutely has no odor. My other mattress smelled to the high heavens when you first unfolded them. So between the smell and the need for them to expand to full height for 2 or 3 days, this is much better. This one achieving the ideal right out of the box is perfect. Now a closing note about feel. So what does that mean in terms of comfort? One man's comfort is another man’s less than ideal. Every memory foam mattress I have ever laid on when new gave me the impression that it was a little too firm, and this one is no exception. In every other case, as I mentioned they get softer very nicely after you sleep on them for a night or two, and only in those areas where you are sleeping on it. So if you are looking for that marshmallow softness right out of the box this is not it. I had a memory foam from Costco that was like that. The only problem is that you sink down in it so far, and yes it sinks like the others where you sleep on it, but in this case you are down in a valley unable to climb out. I had to swing my leg way over the hill to get to the outside, and that was painful to my joint where my leg met my hip. So although it appears like a powder puff it comes at a heavy price. It's like wearing a new pair of shoes. Things of quality get better with age.
Very Comfortable. Worth every Penny.
DON'T BUY THIS MATTRESS. ITS JUNK. SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR THE FINAL 3 YEAR REVIEW ON THIS 5 YEAR WARRANTY PROTECTED MATTRESS. -After 3 days in-Mattress came in rolled up in a tall box for easy shipping. The box IS heavy so do try and get some help. Also you must open the box carefully, it'll almost explode out of the box so watch out. (that was a fun exciting part, im not gonna lie) The mattress took about 3 full days to completely Pop up and expand. Remember, they like vac seal these mattresses so give it a chance to expand. I didn't wait 3 days, in fact I slept on it the first day it arrived and slept so well. Lol -After 2 months, going on 3 and really I love this mattress. It's incredibly comfortable. Doesn't have any funny smells. It stays cool, doesn't trap heaT which is great because that's the only reason I didn't opt for an all temperpedic. -After 3 Years- Um.....I don't know where to start on this. After one year I rotated it. After year 2 I had to rotate it again. Can't flip it because its a pillowtop. I'm at year 3 and the bed is sinking on the sides I sleep on. I switched sleeping sides but this is happening all around and frankly, I should have to switch which side of the mattress I sleep on just to sleep on the sides with the only support left. Im waking up with sore shoulders and a sore back. I decided to buy a new mattress. So I came back to trusty Amazon then remembered out of the blue to check the warranty on the mattress. Ok great, says 5 years warranty and Im only 3 years in. I should be covered right? WRONG. AND THIS IS WHERE THE 1 STAR COMES IN. i would've updated my review to 3 stars from 5 since it didn't last until its warranty period. 1 star, because guess what? I contacted the manufacturer and now they're telling me that its Amazon's responsibility and are stating that Amazon is a 3rd party seller. However, the warranty is clearly a manufacturer warranty and this is a product sold directly by Safavieh through Amazon's platform. This was delivered from Safavieh warehouses, not Amazon. DON'T BUY THE MATTRESS. IT'S JUNK!
This is a very comfortable and convenient piece of bedding - memory foam on top for comfort, and a set of springs underneath for support. You don't need a box spring, just this mattress. We found it much more comfortable than our previous memory foam-on-a-wooden-platform setup. Of course your preferences may be different. Another advantage: the item is shipped in wrapped and deflated format, in an oblong square box rather than a mattress-shaped box. So it is easier to carry. Once you get it out of the box, the mattress decompresses itself. Lots of fun to watch, kind of like a magic time lapse sequence.. So: perhaps not the height of luxury, and definitely doesn't feature adjustable firmness much less separate controls for the two sides of the bed. BUT it is an excellent mattress and saves you the money you might spend on a box spring. The combination of foam topper and springs is hard to beat - though, again, you might prefer something softer. Or firmer. Highly recommended, and I would gladly have spent my own money on this.