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Sleep On Latex is an all-natural and eco-conscious choice if you want all of the benefits of memory foam, but don't want synthetic foams in your house. Latex is harvested from the rubber tree vs other foams that are made with petrolium or harsh chemicals. With three different firmness profiles, most customers can find what they are looking for initial feel. But, there were some that had issues with long term comfort.
Sleep On Latex crafts all-latex mattresses in a variety of firmnesses and thickness options. Harvested from rubber trees, latex has a subtle bounce to it and these mattresses are no different. Most customers like the feel of their Sleep On Latex mattresses at first, but there were some that had issues with lasting comfort.
For those that are looking for a permanent solution, take a look at our list of top latex mattresses, specifically the Avocado mattress for a high rated alternative.
Sleep on Latex only makes latex foam mattresses. These are made from natural latex from Sri Lanka, which is quality controlled through Eco-Institut and Oeko-Tex certifications. They also offer two thickness levels - a lower profile 7'' and a 9'' variety. Here is what's inside their 9'':
Layer 1: The cover is quilted and made of New Zealand wool -- it has a 1'' profile. It is the natural fire barrier and is combined with cotton to keep you cooler than just wool alone.
Layer 2: 2'' of soft latex relieves pressure points and provides response.
Layer 3: 6'' of latex base foam makes up the bottom and provides a solid support.
Most like the feel of the Sleep on Latex, though some experience regrets around firmness and durability. Others have noted that the mattresses are very heavy and even the 7'' is very difficult to move for two adults. This is a standard case with latex mattresses, but for those that are considering latex, this is something to know.
Sleep on Latex provides three different firmness options. Some report that the medium is closer to a medium firm and the soft is softer than expected.
Based on the firmness profile, the medium versions should alleviate back pain for those that are back sleepers and of average size. Those that are smaller and side sleepers may prefer the softer version, while stomach sleepers may prefer the firmer option. Most find initial relief, but if sagging occurs, there may be more discomfort over time.
Based on the reports and the materials, this bed should not sleep warm for most. Some very warm sleepers may still experience heat retention.
Sleep on Latex is a good option for those that already know they love the feel of latex foam, are not very warm sleepers, and desire an all-natural mattress.
We had a very firm serta icomfort that hurt my hips. I'm a side sleeper. Last year we added one of the latex toppers. That helped, but not enough. We recently got a medium mattress and are using it with the topper. It has been great!
The firm is fit for us. I am pregnant, this one helps a lot
It’s a great mattress though mine only is about 8” since the wool and cotton has not yet full expanded. I have great sleep at night, no aches or pains.
We have ordered 3 queen size beds for our new home. Not only do we love the mattresses or guests do too! We also ordered 4 deluxe pillows, which we are not as happy with. They are too thick which make them uncomfortable.
We purchased the firm latex mattress. It is very firm, but we are comfortable on it. As has been mentioned in other reviews, there is a smell to the mattress. It is going away over time, but some people might find it objectionable. It is also a heavy mattress. We purchased it for our boat and there are storage lockers in the platform on which the ...Read Moremattress lays. It is a bit difficult to lift the mattress when we want to access those storage lockers. The mattress was delivered in record time! Read Less
Stands up to all the claims made by it's inventor ! Better more relaxing sleep than on any other mattress, hands down. Also, the price is reasonable and the Customer Service is fantastic. !!
In an attempt to remedy chronic back discomfort & having more preference towards firmer sleeping surfaces... I initially purchased a medium 3" topper to firm up a pillow top mattress. When I received it, found that I would've preferred the firm topper as the medium didnt do much. With plans of returning the topper, I decided to go ahead and pu...Read Morerchase a latex mattress, choosing the 7" firm. Interium I slept on the topper placed on a carpeted floor. Those few nights were THE BEST sleeps I had in a long while. Firm enough for me to feel the support of the floor, yet cradled enough by the topper that it wasnt too hard. Also noticed that I didnt wake up with my normal morning stiffness from the pillow top mattress. Shipping for mattress was just as quick as the topper. Upon opening there was a farm animal smell mixed with latex, which was strong enough to be off putting to me. I also noticed sagging in the middle of the mattress once it was laid onto my platform bed. I phoned the company & the customer rep assured me that it would take a few days to a week for the mattress to full expand to its capacity; and if it didn't, they would ship a new mattress. I found the firm to be TOO firm(I'm a side sleeper) & bouncy, so I put medium topper over it. I felt like Goldilocks, it was just right!! Even masking the zoo smell from the mattress. Now having slept on the mattress & topper for nearly 2 weeks, I have to say that I am getting some of the best nights sleeps ever!! Even my housemate commented how comfortable it is to lay on. So I wont be returning the topper, happy to know that if I go thru a phase of needing more firmness, I can always remove it. Oh, I also noticed that the animal smell as calmed down a lot, needing to place my nose close to mattress to detect. I do wish the mattress had handles. I am very happy with my investment, 3 stars for now, will return after 6 months with an update; as only time will tell how well they both hold up from use. Read Less
Solid, way to firm. Will probably return.
Best mattress my wife and I slept on in years. Everyone needs one!
I recently bought a 9 inch Pure Green Natural Latex Mattress and am very happy with it. I wanted to avoid the off-gassing of memory foam so I was specifically looking for a latex mattress. I researched most of the other latex mattresses available online and decided on Sleep On Latex because of price and the positive reviews. I purchased the medium...Read More firmness and have found it very comfortable even though I sleep primarily on my side and a soft mattress is generally recommended for side sleepers. I have slept on latex for several years and before buying a new mattress I checked with the place where I had bought my first latex mattress for comparison. Their 7 inch mattress was almost twice as much as the 9 inch one that I bought from Sleep On Latex. I feel that there is no better value than Sleep On Latex. Read Less
Queen medium, back and side sleeper. I have back pain after 6-7 hours every time, despite trying all sorts of positions, a soft latex topper, a soft memory foam topper, and pillows under parts of me. But I spent three nights on a cheap cool mattress at my father's house and I slept like a baby without pain all night. I want to like these latex and...Read More foam mattresses but they just haven't worked. Read Less
Great customer service and the mattress seems like really high quality
I was looking at a Metta and another higher end mattress, but found this brand on Amazon which was at a lot better price than the Metta and the Pure Green brand had a lot of great reviews. I bought the firmest version which is perfect for me. It smelled quite a bit (off-gassing) for about a week, but it quickly dissipated. I bought a Twin XL (for ...Read Morean adult) so I can travel light when I move, but will buy a Queen size when I get to where I'm going. I will buy a Pure Green brand when I do get there as the price is great and it is a comfortable mattress. Read Less
Read a lot of reviews and did a lot of Reddit’ing and couldn’t be happier
This is the best mattress i have ever owned. Its supports my body well and is comfortable too! It is very heavy to move tho.
I got the firm version of this mattress, and it’s great for back sleepers (maybe a little too firm for side sleepers). I’m not giving it five stars because I don’t recall being warned anywhere that the queen size mattress weighs 150 lbs. I’ve since learned that latex is heavy, and I think it’s great for some people. If you’re not on the first floo...Read Morer, you may want to request “white glove” service. Even in the box it took two strong men and me to get it upstairs. I decided to return it, and I’d get the regular instead of the firm if I did it again. I’m opting for a lighter mattress. They offered to let me donate it, but since it’s so heavy I asked that they pick it up. They’re sending people who will carry it back downstairs for me, and they were extremely pleasant and understanding about the return. They’re definitely a quality operation, and I’m sorry it didn’t work out for me. Read Less
The Pure Green is really well constructed from materials that feel durable, especially the primary material, which is a huge slab of latex. I much prefer the feeling of the latex mattress to memory foam, and I like that it's cooler than foam mattresses. Highly recommended.
I bought the medium firmness king size mattress and it is the perfect firmness for me. I have been extremely pleased with my purchase. It arrived very fast from the time I ordered it and removing it from the box and unrolling it was pretty easy. I did have someone help me with that part of it. The quality is excellent and I'm sleeping very well on...Read More it. Read Less
I really, really loved this mattress for the first few weeks...it felt amazing compared to my old bed. Now that I've had it for about 8 months, I'm less sure. I bought the medium firm mattress, 9 inches thick. I waffled between firm and medium, and ultimately chose medium after talking to an employee, because I often sleep on my side and some...Read Moretimes sleep on my back and that was the recommendation. It seems like it has already lost a little bit of it's firmness, which I thought was not supposed to happen. After about 3-4 months I started really wishing I had chosen firm. Hopefully it doesn't soften further. Some Pros: The price! I could not have afforded most of the other brands of natural latex mattresses out there. Also, more comfortable than many other conventional matresses. Another issue is the mattress itself is a little (1-4 inches) narrower and shorter than advertised, than a typical full size bed. Maybe factor the thick wool cover into the advertised mattress dimensions, which seems misleading. I know it's just a few inches but it felt noticably narrower to me than my conventional full mattress. Overall, I'm still undecided. I'm happy to have been able to afford a more eco-friendly and healthy mattress. I wonder if I expected too much, comfort-wise. Since I did love it at first, I would kind of like to try the firmer mattress instead...but am worried I'll just be disappointed again. Read Less
Love the mattress, comfortable, safe, clean!
I bought another mattress identical to one I purchased just over a year ago with SOL, this time for my guest room. My mom is the first to sleep on it and says she has been sleeping great but that it would be enhanced with a little extra cushion from a mattress topper, which I currently have on mine. Though I have not ever slept only on the mattres...Read Mores itself, I do notice a difference in the additional comfort that the topper adds vs the mattress alone. Still, knowing the quality of materials in the mattress provides great peace of mind. I will continue to support this company for their commitment to sustainability, making non-toxic products, US manufacturing, and affordability!! Read Less
It is nice to read reviews that actually are true. My experience has been great with this company and it's customer service. They helped me choose the correct Bed , topper and pillow. I couldn't be more pleased with the Sales Team and the product. Which by the way, is like sleeping on a cloud. The most comfortable bed I have ever had. Thank you
My wife and I loved our old tempurpedic, but started looking around when upgrading to a king size. We were initially attracted by the organic, natural nature of the mattress. It’s significantly less expensive than a tempurpedic or comparable organic option. And having slept on it, we’re done shopping for any other bed. Thank you so much for bringi...Read Moreng us this mattress. Read Less
We bought a 9 in medium density mattress, and added the 3in soft topper. This was not comfy enough for my husband's aches and pains, so we are going to add a 3 in down topper in search of a cloud nine rest for him. I like the mattess with the soft topper, and I like that it's natural, had minimal odor, and that it is not friendly to dust mites.
excellent quality and comfort just as I expected
I bought a queen size, 7" firm and so far it's been great. it is a little firmer than I'd like and I'm exploring options with the company. I may get a topper to soften the experience a little. the product came in the big box and it is heavy. i needed to get my son to help lift it upstairs. and it does have a mild scent from the new zealand sh...Read Moreeep wool cover but it didn't bother me at all. i actually kind of like it. but i actually look forward to going to bed again which was not true of the sleep number bed my wife and i bought 5 months ago. highly recommended. Read Less
Company was great to work with. Fast delivery. Great mattress. Wish we had purchased sooner! Firm support with give and healthy materials. No odor. Best way to understand is to try it! Low risk with their excellent return policy and great customer service.
First impression was very good on the overall quality and comfort of my firm mattress. Very supportive and comfortable. I wanted to wait and see if anything negative showed up, I was wary of the middle sinking in but nothing like that has happened at all. Would not hesitate to buy another one, hope this lasts for years. FYI the firm is just like i...Read Moret says "firm". I use an older 2" tempur pedic topper on it and it seems perfect. So glad I found this quality product. Happy to support a business that makes it's product in U.S.A. Read Less
This mattress is great, we got a medium firmness because so many people said the medium was really firm. I disagree, I think the medium is appropriately categorized and thus we are returning for a firm. It’s super comfy but we have an infant and need a firmer sleep surface. Company is quick to respond and great to work with!
Fantastic mattress! I was very apprehensive about purchasing a mattress online but so happy now that I went with SleepOnLatex. Delivery was straight forward, the unwrapping and installation process was uneventful. The even and comfortable support from the mattress was superb. I told my wife that I felt like I was floating!
Slept on a futon for 2 decades until I got my new latex mattress. Best decision I ever made.
I love my latex bed. I purchased the 9 inch firmer and 3 inch soft topper. Everything is high quality. I mage a V birth bed in our sailboat a decade ago from a king size 6 inch mattress. A local company cut it into 5 pieces that fit like puzzle pieces into more than a king size wide V s shape that was only 18 inches at the feet. I covered it with ...Read Moresilk/cotton blend upholstery. It is a great bed so we decided to get latex for home. It's like it is alive made of a chunk of meat, it's such a natural product. Just amazing stuff! Thank you! Read Less
We bought twin mattresses for our girls. They are super comfy and our daughters have gotten great sleep since they started using them.
We bought the 9” medium mattress with a soft 3” topper. It’s just dreamy! What was great was that the mattress was ready to sleep on soon after unpacking with no off gassing.
I have wanted a natural latex mattress for a few years now. I love the say I feel so refreshed after sleeping on this mattress. The firm mattress is Sooooo comfortable for my wife and I. I will buy another one in the future and will recommend them to my friends.
I am enjoying the new 9” king soft-firmness mattress. However, if you enjoy memory foam, this may not be for you. In fairness to Sleep On Latex, they made that point clear to me when considering my purchase. Latex pushes back more that memory foam, but you won’t sink, either. Adjusting to the mattress has taken time. I am not sure if adding a...Read More topper as others have would improve what I feel is a fairly firm “soft” mattress? I have considered getting a soft topper as I have noted many others have done. Read Less
Got a twin size mattress for my daughter and she has been sleeping very well on it! I got the soft version and feel that it is the perfect firmness for her! Only complaint would be that it is difficult to make the bed, but definately a worthy trade off considering the quality of the mattress. Knowing my daughter is sleeping on a safe mattress is w...Read Moreorth the extra 10 mins it takes to make her bed!! Thank you for making such a great product! Read Less
met my expectations completely at a reasonable price, now I wake up with no back pains. I tried another product with a sleep on for 100 days and return if not satisfied, I returned it after 11 days.
We were happy with the firm mattress, and I'm even happier with the addition of the 2" soft latex topper, which feels like the ideal combination of support and softness. Great products, excellent customer service; highly recommended!
I've only ever slept on one mattress my whole life, so I dont have much mattress wisdom to offer. The mattress was a little firmer than I thought, but I sleep like a baby on it.
The most important aspect of the bed--probably any bed--is comfort. This mattress is firm and supportive without being a rock. It's exactly what I wanted. Other pros: it did not stink of chemicals when it arrived and was pretty easy to unwrap. Minor con: it's a beast to move by oneself. Get a friend or a gym membership. Overall, I am very happy.
I've had the medium firm mattress for about a month, and from the first night, I had a back ache upon waking. I had hoped it would become more comfortable, but over the last month, I haven't seen any improvement. I'm going to keep it for the 3 month return window and try to determine if my morning backache is coming from some other source, but sad...Read Morely, it only started after getting this mattress. Read Less
This is the 3rd mattress I've bought in 6 months and it's the ONE. The support is wonderful. We bought the firm which I was afraid it would be too hard and It was so I bought a soft latex topper which made it perfect. Now its soft on top but supportive underneath. It's the best bed for my back too. I woke up the first morning after sleeping on it ...Read Morewith no back ache and haven't had one since! Read Less
We purchased a king firm. It’s firm but comfortable. We added a 2 inch soft topper. It’s amazing. I sleep on my stomach and back. Husband sleep on side we are both very comfortable. This bed will last for years.
This is our second mattress in the space of 18 months. Bought a queen first time and this purchase was a twin for our son's bed replacing the 12 year old spring mattress and he loves it. Nice firm yet plush feeling mattress that feels and wraps every contour of the body for a good night's rest. Will definitely buy again when its time to replace ou...Read Morer second child's mattress. Read Less
This mattress is definitely a quality mattress, however I wish I had gotten the firm instead of medium. I sustained a biking injury right around the the time our matttress was delivered and I feel like I wasn’t able to fully evaluate the mattress’s comfort until recently now that I am 100% healed, but it is too late to exchange. The medium in my o...Read Morepinion is too soft for side sleepers but to each their own. Read Less
I’m still having back problems. The new mattress has not solved it. I’m waiting to see how it goes.
Bed works good, great customer service
We purchased the Queen Medium mattress. Delivery to our 4th floor apartment was a wonderful surprise as most packages are left in the lobby. We have had the bed for only a few weeks and so far it’s not firm enough for us. Customer service recommended we flip the mattress over to have the firm core on the top and have only had one night thus far li...Read Moreke this, which was a bit improved. Another option is buying the 1” firm topper but I’m reluctant to spend even more money at this point. . . I love this company. They are nothing but EXTREMELY helpful and are hanging in there with us. . . We will figure this out and are relieved there is a 100 night trial for their beds. I cannot say enough good things about the customer service they offer, no matter what the problem is that you’re having! I will post an addendum to my review after we’ve either figured out how to remedy our firmness needs or returned the mattress. . . stay tuned. Read Less
I have been on three different “memory foam” type beds in the last 10 years including my last ($5500.00) top of the line Temperpedic. What an overpriced rip off that was!. I have now purchased a king, a queen and three pillows from Sleep on Latex and the sleep is the best I have ever had. I am building a new home and will purchase new mattresses f...Read Moreor all of the beds from Sleep on Latex as well. Read Less
I made my purchase by phone as I had some questions and they were very professional and knowledgeable about their products. I would recommend to anyone who wants a good latex mattress at a budget price.
Just got this mattress. I was so nervous about buying this without testing it out but thought the price was really good for a natural mattress without synthetic foams and flame retardants. It has some give on the surface but overall very firm, which is perfect. Also, the only smell when you open it is wool, a little bit like a barn, but soooo much better than a toxic chemical smell.
It has only been a week or so but the jury is still out. The mattress still seems to curl up slightly at the ends and is not really cosmetically appealing when the bed is made. Functionally, it seems pretty good, but will require I replace some level of box spring 4-5'' to bring to a realistic height. This is not my first latex and/or foam mattress so it really is a different animal. I will continue the trial and see. I trust consumer reports, and they rated it very high! Love the 100 day trial!
The helpful customer service team recommended the 9'' medium queen, and we've been very happy with it since it arrived two weeks ago. Easy to unpack (though it was challenging to wrestle the 120-pound box up two flights of stairs). No weird off-gassing smell. Has helped me sleep better. I wish I had bought this years earlier.
I have been looking around at mattress options for about three years, and finally the time was right to buy one. I choose Sleep on Latex because it seemed like the best combination of a good quality mattress for a reasonable price. It is comfortable and just what I was hoping for!
I like that this mattress sleeps way cooler than my previous memory foam mattress from the 'member only big box store'. It is also more comfortable and doesn’t have the chemical smell of memory foam. It did have a slight earthy smell but only for a couple days. I didn’t mind the earthy smell, it was very slight and reminded me that this is made from natural materials. I’ve been on the mattress a few weeks now and I’m very happy with the purchase. I have the soft mattress and my wife and I are both happy with the firmness level. I always felt that my previous memory foam was too hard, this is way better.
Very satisfied with the medium mattress. I also got a soft mattress topper and I'm happy with the combination. I also sleep so much better knowing there are no chemical flame retardants and other harmful VOCs in this mattress.
We love this mattress.. Great product, company and people. They truly stand by their product. Thank you!
Our order was filled and sent earlier than anticipated. Because of prior experience with a firmer latex mattress, we purchased a soft mattress. For us, this is extremely comfortable, and includes the underlying firm latex that gives good underlying support. We are very satisfied with our purchase.
I have slept on my queen mattress for about a week now. It is a soft (I’m a side sleeper). The top is soft, but the deeper support is reassuringly firm. A nice combination! Too early to give it 5 stars, but so far, so good.
good customer service, items arrived promptly
This mattress is a definite deviation from the norm so the first week was an adjustment getting used to the 'firmness' of the firm option but now I find I am not waking to joint pain in the hip or knees (from the side sleeping position.) I chose the 7'' firm mattress but in the near future I will add the 3'' topper of medium firmness.
I have bought two latex toppers. I am trying to return the 2nd one since it has a smell that actually made me sick. I have emailed them twice about a return but get no reply. They apparently just want to run out the 30 day clock so that you cannot return an item. This is poor business practice/fraudulent return policies. The customer service is non existent. I do not recommend this product or company. I will be contacting the Better Business Bureau to warn others of their fraudulent return policies. Be forewarned. There are better latex companies out there.
We settled on the soft after trying the medium. Great customer service. After 6 months of sleeping on it, I noticed body indentions on each side that were large enough to see when the bed was made under a thick comforter. Again, great customer service sent me another soft under warranty. Now we’ve had the replacement for 4 months and the indentions are forming again so both of our backs are hurting. It’s a comfy mattress but just doesn’t last.