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unbiased Mattress Reviews & Ratings – Summary

Based on 18,448 Actual Consumer Experiences

May 22, 2014
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What You Need To Know

1. Memory foam, air, and latex mattresses rate highest in owner satisfaction, while innerspring mattresses overall rate lowest.

2. Affordable, off-brand mattresses rate similar to – and often better than – more expensive, brand-name options.

3. Some bed types perform better than others in preventing and relieving pain, including back, hip and shoulder pain.

See the mattress comparisons and key findings based on our unbiased, independent and up-to-date research.

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Mattress Type Comparison

Select a mattress type below for detailed ratings and further comparison.

Mattress Type
(sample size)
Owner Satisfaction
Air 
(2,063) 
   78%
Futon 
(1,629) 
   74%
Innerspring 
(5,314) 
   63%
Latex 
(1,055) 
   80%
Memory Foam 
(6,182) 
   81%
Water 
(357) 
   79%
What about hybrids?

Mattress Brand Comparison

The following chart includes many of the more popular mattress brands (in alphabetical order). Select a brand below for detailed ratings based on actual consumer experiences.

Do not assume that you personally will be satisfied with a highest- or top-rated mattress. You should learn about the characteristics, pros and cons of any mattress before buying to ensure that it is suitable for your wants and needs.

Not all beds that we review appear below. Search for additional brands.

Mattress Brand
(mattress type)
Owner Satisfaction
Aerus 
(memory foam) 
   82%
Bed in a Box 
(memory foam) 
   86%
ComforPedic 
(memory foam) 
   81%
Comfortaire 
(air) 
   83%
Englander 
(foam, spring, latex) 
   63%
iComfort 
(memory foam) 
   77%
Ikea 
(spring, foam, latex) 
   75%
King Koil 
(innerspring) 
   63%
Kingsdown 
(innerspring) 
   62%
Restonic 
(innerspring) 
   60%
Sealy Posturepedic 
(innerspring) 
   65%
Serta 
    (innerspring) 
   63%
Simmons Beautyrest 
  (innerspring) 
   63%
Sleep Innovations 
  (memory foam) 
   80%
Sleep Number 
(air) 
   78%
Sleep Science 
(memory foam) 
   78%
Spa Sensations 
(memory foam) 
   82%
Stearns & Foster 
(innerspring) 
   59%
Tempur-Pedic 
(memory foam) 
   81%

About Our Unbiased and Independent Mattress Research

Our mattress reviews and ratings are based on 18,400+ consumer experiences collected from hundreds of online message / discussion boards and other credible sources. See Sources and Methodology for details.

If a mattress does not appear on our site, this is why.

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About Our Unbiased and Independent Mattress Research

Our mattress research is based on over 18,400 actual consumer experiences collected from approximately 900 online message / discussion boards. Data may also be collected from consumer reviews on retailer sites and product review sites. See Research Sources and Methodology for more information.

We receive NO COMPENSATION in any form from any company, organization or individual to affect in any way or degree the content or findings of our mattress bed research.

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