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Cheswick Manor mattresses are owned by Mattress Tech enterprises, which also makes brands like BodyTeck, SpinalTech, and other low price mattresses sold mainly at Mattress Warehouse locations. They focus on hybrid and innerspring coil mattresses at a very affordable pricepoint. Most folks love their Cheswick Manor mattresses at first, but some had issues with durability.
Essentia is a Canadian made mattress company that offers a variety of luxury natural and organic foam mattresses. Think latex, but with an interesting spin. Essentia has developed a new kind of latex-derivative that they have termed 'natural memory foam' that operates like memory foam, but is entirely naturally made from the milk from rubber trees. This process is expensive, which is reflected in the prices of the mattresses, but still is a must-look for those looking for an all-natural, comfy mattress.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Essentia in this match up!
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Cheswick Manor: 7.3/10
Cheswick Manor: 7.3/10
Cheswick Manor: 7.4/10
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Cheswick Manor: 7.3/10
Cheswick Manor: $529-$1259
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Some customers were very happy with their new mattress, but others reported problems. Despite those that had a good experience, overall these mattresses have lower than average satisfaction from customers. Look on below for more information if this mattress will work for you.
A supportive mattress isn't always a very firm mattress. Deep support and spinal alignment is essential to a healthy night's rest. Overall, these mattresses have some negative reviews when it comes to support. Most are satisfied with the supportiveness of the mattress right after purchase, but some have had issues with support over the long term.
For those that need to sit on the edge of their bed or roll to the side, even edge support is very important. These mattresses do well with edge support at first, but some didn't think that it was as comfortable long term as they had wished.
We all want a mattress that lasts 10 years or more, and when instead we get a mattress that hurts our backs after a couple months, we feel awful. However, now more than ever, it is getting harder to find lasting comfort. With more choices than ever, many companies are sacrificing quality to make a quick dollar. With these mattresses specifically, some reviewers had discomfort over a short period. Longevity issues aren't a guarantee, but make sure sure that you read up on the specifications to make sure your choice works for you.
Keeping customers happy isn't always easy, which is why finding a brand that does is an essential first step in finding the right product for you. Customers are very happy with these mattresses versus others. Read on below for the customer reviews and mattress specifics.
Having support layers is essential to the general feel of a mattress and whether it properly aligns the back and spine. These mattresses offer a good supportive surface to sleep on for most sleepers. So, you should rest easy with these mattresses supporting your back.
Most folks are happy with the edge support of these mattresses. This means that you can lay on the side of the bed comfortably and the mattress will give you additional surface area to sleep on.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
The bowling ball test is popular for measuring firmness. These mattresses have good consistency in the feel of their surface layers, which is is a good selling point of this brand.
Durability, along with being comfortable, is the most important factor to customers buying a new mattress. Being able to get 7 to 12 years of life out of a mattress comfortably is good for mattresses in this day and age. However, there are a lot of factors like body type and quality control that can affect durability. These mattresses impress reviewers with their durability. That said, some with heavier bodies may experience a slight decrease in durability.
Previously visited MW stores in Chantilly and Leesburg with less than pleasant experience in both locations thanks to pushy sales guys. But the Fairfax store was a very different experience. The new manager was cordial and not pushy. He offered to give us information on the different types of mattresses and what he opined about each, without pushing us to buy anything. He even stayed 30 minutes beyond closing time with patience even though we had not expressed any desire to purchase same day. In the end we decided to go ahead and purchase Cheswick Manor Brentwood Extra firm mattress and he offered us an excellent deal. Delivery and setup was also great, prompt as promised and bed was setup very quickly & efficiently. The mattress is awesome, no complaints. Pleasure doing business here!View More Reviews
We recently decided to replace our mattress set and went to a few mattress stores in the local area. As soon as we entered this Mattress Warehouse, we were greeted by the store manager, Tia, who was very friendly and professional. She recommended we use the electronic technology in the store to determine which mattress would be a good fit for us. After reviewing our data, she recommended a few products, and we chose the Cheswick Manor Wellington, which as we learned is a Mattress Warehouse brand and several hundred dollars cheaper than bigger brand names. She was very patient as we tried the mattress for several minutes, and we were very pleased with the comfort of the bed. We also met the store owner, who was very helpful and answered all our questions to our satisfaction. The mattress and base were delivered on time and the delivery personnel were very careful and professional. We recommend anyone looking for a stress-free mattress shopping experience to check out this store!
Poor service all the way across the board. My husband and I have been shopping around for an upgrade to our current queen size mattress. Our first visit to Mattress Warehouse, we were greeted by pleasant customer service. We did the sleep test to figure out what mattresses were best suited for us. We found one bed that we liked and decided to go with it. The brand was Cheswick Manor and the bed was the Abbington. Upon delivery, the appearance was different. When we laid on it, the mattress was firm when we ordered a soft. The appearance was alarming, and I called to report the wrong bed was delivered. Mattress Warehouse explained that they did change the appearance and I was told it was the correct bed. My husband drove to the store to set up a date when the bed could be picked up, because it was still not the bed we purchased. The store said they could not help us and gave us a phone number to customer service. They did explain that it would cost us $200 handling fee when the bed was picked up, but we have to wait 30 days. Overall, this has been a terrible experience and I would not recommend Mattress Warehouse or the Company Cheswick Manor. In the beginning, we would have been ok with just switching out the wrong bed for the right one. Unfortunately, with the staff in the store playing the blame game and blowing us off, we prefer to NOT do business with them. As soon as I receive an update on my bed, I will update here.
This review is no reflection on the store and especially Barbara our very professional sales person. I am only writing a review because there were none on line for Cheswick Manor mattresses. I googled and googled but there were no reviews. My gut instinct was not to purchase it but the store offered another $200 off. We purchased the Wellington (total $999) in a queen and I am very disappointed. It feels so hard as if I am lying on an ironing board. I believe it is the foundation that squeaks when my husband gets in and out of bed that wakes me up. It is so cheaply made, you can feel the cardboard with your hand under the fabric. They sent a second foundation out but they are both the same-cheap.
My mattress lasted about six months before the padding became unusable
It had been a ridiculously many years since I bought a new mattress and I was so excited to finally ditch my decrepit bed and get something brand-new and with much newer support technology. Especially since I've been having back pain for as long as I can remember now, and I figured that a new mattress would probably help! The first night was wonderful, and my back did seem to feel better! LITERALLY after the first day--or two at most--I started noticing my body impression. Which seemed odd. Well, it got worse from there. The support erodes after mere DAYS. This thing is supposed to last for a decade? HOW? The warranty says that they'll replace if it sags two inches or more. Well that's not what's happening, and the pillow top fluffs up (i.e. if you lay a yard stick across it, you don’t see much dip), but the problem is that there's no support once you put any weight there! It is a disaster and I've wasted hundreds of dollars on this thing.
I did a great deal of research looking for a new mattress. I always wanted to try a memory foam mattress. Did a great deal of testing and ended up with the queen size Classic 8 in January 2017. I was buying this mattress for our spare room to test it out because my wife and I were looking for a mattress for our king size bed. I tried it the first night and felt it was one of the best sleeps Imhave had in years. No waking up to back pain or stiffness. I convinced my wife to try it and we have been sleeping in the spare room on the Classic 8 ever since. We have just ordered the Classic 8 for our king size bed. I have also been telling my friends if they are looking for a new mattress to try an Essentia mattress. Thanks Essentia!View More Reviews
It didn’t even occur to me how important sleeping on a natural mattress was until I learned about Essentia. I am now a proud owner of a Classic 8 and have no doubt my Essentia mattress is the reason I feel that much more replenished and ready to conquer the day each morning.
I just wanted to share with you how much longer i slept on Friday night according to my Fitbit. My first night sleeping on my new essentia mattress.....9 hrs 10 min! I usually average 4 - 6 hours including nap time!
From the moment I contacted essentia via phone, the customer care has been fantastic. All my questions and concerns were answered promptly & courteously. I was told there was an Essentia showroom nearby so my wife and I went to the Toronto store to test out the different models. The staff member (Paul) was very helpful and not at all pushy, nor did he put any pressure on us to buy a mattress. He just let us test out each mattress for as long as we wanted,and answered all our questions regarding the pros and cons of all makes and styles of mattresses. We decided on the Classic 8. It was delivered quickly and was easy to set up. So far we are very happy with our purchase. It is both firm and pressure relieving which is exactly what we were looking for. Since then we have ordered a Tatami twin bed for our young toddler son from the same store. Kelli,the salesperson we dealt with for that purchase was also very helpful and kind. Overall a truly great buying experience with both mattresses. Thanks Paul & Kelli!
It's now been 5 years and we still love our mattress. I recommended the classic 8 to my parents and they say it's the best sleep they've had. Just make sure to have a solid firm base. We initially started with box springs but once the fabric stretches out you can feel this with the mattress. We put plywood and it's been great and still breathable.
Finally we bought a classic 8, my only regret, that I WAITED so long! my wife was waking up with brutal backpain for years...with the classic 8 we saw immediate improvement...I too am sleeping much better, and better all the time! one of my best purchases to date.
I love my Classic 8 bed......it has a cooling effect which is important at this time in my life when I get "night sweats." It's the difference between sweating in a sticky polyester shirt and wearing a soft cotton shirt where you can breathe. I love the firmness, the natural smell and feel of the mattress. I don't live near a store, so I bought it without trying the mattress. The only downside is now I find it hard to sleep in other beds when I go away. I have such good sleeps on my Classic 8 Essentia bed.
Wow, wow, wow! This bed is out of this universe!! Within the first 10 minutes of laying down on this mattress when it arrived to my place, I knew this was the best purchase I've made. I could literally feel my body relaxing and decompressing and I can even lay flat on my back (something that I could never do before because of pressure on my lower back)! I felt like I was falling asleep at a spa. I encourage everyone to get invest in their health and happiness and get this bed. While it's hard to leave bed because it is so bliss, it is easier to get up in the morning because I feel so refreshed. Very happy!
Living far away from any store location, I was concerned about not being able to try before I buy. After reviewing alI the information available I was convinced this was the right choice for me and my family. It absolutely was, Essentia makes a wonderful organic product; relieving the majority of my husbands sleep woes. We will be returning customers! Thanks for representing your products in an accurate, clear and descriptive manner. A bedtime revolution, Thank you Essentia!
We love our essentia mattress and pillows. I was having such restless sleeps because of pressure on my shoulders and hips. Now the only thing that disturbs our sleep is our cat!
We love our Classic 8. Life changing. You will never want to sleep anywhere else again. I tell everybody I know, one of the best purchases I've ever made.
My husband and I are thrilled with the purchase of our Classic 8 mattress five months ago. We have never slept better! As a person who had a motorcycle accident two years ago and have struggled to sleep on my hips since... the Classic 8 has allowed me to get restful nights. The investment was well worth it! And as a bonus, we are comforted by the fact that we are not breathing in toxic fumes throughout our nights. Thank you Essentia!
We got the classic 8 mattress and comfort pillows from Essentia and we have never slept better! Thank you for the gift of sleep!!!
The classics 8 mattress (and ergo pillow) is the best ever to sleep on. So super comfortable! The product is natural and eco friendly. Couldn't ask for anything better. 10 stars!
Our Sales Associate was very helpful and very personable. She made our shopping experience very easy and stress free. The mattress arrived on time with some damage to the shipping box, but no damage to the mattress itself. Being our first organic memory foam mattress, it took some time to get used to sleeping on it but is definitely more supportive than our old spring mattress. There is little to no odor/off-gassing smells like other memory foam mattresses which was one of our biggest concerns with memory foam. Overall we are happy with our purchase and would recommend purchasing from Essentia. I wish they sold the water proof cover as well.
I love my Classic 8! It is so fabulous, I can't wait to crawl into bed at the end of the day. I recommend Essentia to anyone and everyone looking for a bed. I love that it is a natural option and there is no nasty toxic flame retardants on it. I will be an Essentia customer from now on! Even the experience of trying the mattresses in the Santa Monica showroom was a fun and relaxing experience.
We bought an Essentia mattress since I have an achy back and I liked the use of non-toxic natural materials. The Classic 8 was the right choice for us. We love it! Now that I'm pregnant and mainly sleep on one side at night, it is also great for absorbing pressure and not making me wake up with a numb side.
I cannot say enough about this product. I purchased the Classic 8 about 10 months ago...I have slept well ever since.
My husband & I bought a Classic 8 Essentia Mattress last year and couldn't be happier! We appreciated the no pressure sales approach while we laid down on every mattress in the store. It has given us a good night's sleep ever since. We have told all our friends. It seems many are displeased with the other brands as we were. Essentia rocks!
We are so pleased with our purchase of the Classic 8. It's a comfort to know we (and sometimes our children) are sleeping on a natural surface that does not offgas. My husband has also noticed that his hip doesn't hurt any more at night since we purchased our mattress. We will definitely buy the kids Essentia mattresses once they are ready to move into bigger beds.
I have never been able to sleep on my back, until my Classic 8. Now with my spine aligned, I feel better every morning. I also have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, because I am so comfortable. I have begun to start my work day before even leaving bed!
The classic 8 is amazing. We love our bed, we love to travel but we hate to leave our bed and we always miss it while we are gone. Back and sacrum pain are gone; no waking your sweetie when you get up. Treat yourself!!! Any bed by this company is bound to be incredible:))
We couldn't be happier with our bed!! It feels amazing and holds its shape like no other. Strongly recommend this product and looking forward to new ones bring designed!!! Thank you!!!
The Classic 8 changed my life. As someone with chronic pelvic and hip pain, I used to really struggle with sleeping and often felt more pain after waking up. I sleep soundly in my Essentia bed and am so comfortable - I never thought this would be possible!
We love our Classic 8! Very soothing and comforting for my husband's back. No more joint pain for me! Extremely important to me that it is all natural and made in Canada. Thank you!
I love this mattress. I first saw Essentia on at work on Dragons' Den, as I'm sure a lot of you did as well, and I checked it out. As a shift worker, my sleep patterns are all over the place, and as an already poor sleeper, this mattress has been a great help to my night life. I strongly recommend checking this company out. I few months after i purchased this mattress, they had a deal for 2 free pillows (with mattress purchase) and after i contacted them they were more than happy to let me in on the deal. Great company, great customer service.
Love my bed look forward to falling into it every night! it never sleeps hot always just perfect.this bed is simply indulgent.
I love my classic 8. I travel a lot and always look forward to coming home to sleep in my bed.
I have the best sleeps on my Classic 8. Never could imagined a bed could be this comfortable.
I experienced significant back pain with a previous spring mattress, and a couple years ago purchased a Tempurpedic. The mattress was awesome, I thought....My wife was experiencing serious chest pain after purchasing the mattress, and after doing some research discovered that Tempurpedic is constructed from petroleum, which links to heart pain. We were astonished and immediately went back to our lumpy mattress. I was discouraged because my back pain came back after using the memory foam and assumed there were no options for my wife. We eventually discovered Essentia, purchased a mattress and I'm oh so happy once again. My back pain has subsided, I sleep deeply each evening and my wife's chest pain has been eliminated. We also purchased two more Essential mattresses for our children.
This mattress is great! I was really nervous purchasing online since we have never been to a showroom. We wanted to go with the lower profile design and are so happy we did! Neither my husband or myself have had issues bottoming out, even when crawling on it (my husband is 195 lbs). The mattress is so comfy...the perfect amount of support and comfort. When mattress shopping at traditional stores, we always gravitated towards the medium feel...this was even better than any other options we had tried! Plus we didn't need to let it air out!!! There was little smell when it came out and we knew it was safe :) I am so relieved and satisfied...essentia found a new lifetime customer!!! If you're in the market for a new mattress and are looking for a more natural route, give them a try! All the reviews are true and this is really the best thing I've done for myself in a long time :)
My rating is based upon an experience that may not be typical but worth sharing (and considering). We searched and compared mattresses for several months. We returned to stores to keep trying the mattress for longer amounts of time. Essentia was a winner. We purchased an Energie Opus from the Seattle store. Now the bad part: The mattress had an odor. An odor we could not mitigate after trying everything recommended. The odor was not present in any of the mattresses we tried in the Essential Store. It was so bad we ended up sleeping in a downstairs bedroom and arranging a return to Canada. The pick up went smoothly but things ground to a halt. The commitment on the Essentia site (in writing) is a return of funds would take "up to 45 days". It has been over 50 days and several calls to the Customer Service Rep has generated promises that I would receive a call from Accounting. Nothing so far. No way to run a business.
I have a guest room and master Essentia mattress. Both cause low back and hip pain. I travel for work and subsequently noticed how much better I sleep when I'm on the road. Even my most budget conscious work related hotel spend has yielded better sleep than a night on my Essentia. While Essentia did replace my mattress for a different model what I really wanted was a refund. The new model caused even more pain than the previous. Essentia just does not support the low back naturally or effectively, perhaps worse yet is the pressure points. Today is the day I say I've had enough! This thing is going in the trash bin and I'm ordering from a competitor. I can't believe I spent 4k on a mattress that has caused me this much physical and metal pain.
I did extensive research before purchasing a mattress from Essentia. I was counselled to purchase a Classic 8, and am completely disappointed with it. The mattress is hard causes me to wake several times during the night due to discomfort and often with pins and needles from sleeping on the mattress. I sought advice from Essentia's customer service, which is just so bad. They take weeks to respond and do not help - the will NOT replace or exchange the mattress. The mattress did not off gas, but it is not at all worth the price point. Essentia falls short of being a luxury mattress and lacks any kind of professional customer service.
DON'T DO IT! — The Stratami Original Queen is not as firm as advertised, instead its soft and squishy. While waiting almost 30 days for the back ordered Stratami to arrive, visited the Santa Monica showroom to feel it out. Loved it. The showroom person said try it for 30 days, it takes time to get used to it. —It didn't. Purchased a wood frame foundation hoping it would help. —It didn't. Waited a long time for Customer Service to reply to phone calls and emails. Then received a denial to their 120 day guarantee because I purchased a sale priced Stratami through the TV show The View. Allowed 15 days for a refund to try and was responsible to return the mattress to the nearest showroom for a refund. — Anyone want to buy a 40 day old, undamaged Stratami mattress? LOL
When we bought the mattress through the Boca Raton store, after leaving three voicemails at the store without a call back. We had to hunt them down to place our order. We were then told it would be four to six weeks for delivery. Then, we received communication that there was a delay and to be patient. Then after múltiple attempts to get an updated delivery date, all of Essencia's replies have been vague and avoided committing to a date. Today marks over 9 weeks since we purchased the mattress and still do not have a delivery date. We were so excite to try this mattress yet the service has been very poor. Each time we reach out to them now vía email, they reply with vague responses about delivery yet avoid all the other points we highlight, for which we request a response. They are obviously not interested in customer service. For a Canadian brand wanting to grow within the United States, their emphasis on customer service is undervalued and they have completely missed the lesson on the lifetime value of a customer. Short sighted and have lost us.
this mattress worked perfect for 3 years after that it became so soft giving back pain contacted warranty team said for looks its good, we cant offer any support they are not even bothered about listening to issue.
we purchased a Dormeuse Queen mattress back in 2012. I never took the cover off because the zipper was on the bottom but when we did only to discover that the latex had cracked and was dipping in spots. We called and took photos and explained and after review they sent us a new mattress. The newer models have much improved; (this one is a bit firmer than our old one but just as comfortable ) including the zip off mattress cover on the top so you never have to lift it. I can't say enough good things about this company; you get what you pay for.