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unbiased Mattress Reviews & Ratings – Summary

Based on 21,571 Owner Experiences Gathered From 951 Sources

April 3, 2015

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 sometimes 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 all 12 key findings (with detailed analysis) from our unbiased, independent and up-to-date research.

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Mattress Type Comparison

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Mattress Type
(sample size)
Owner Satisfaction
Memory Foam 

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 individual wants and needs.

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

Mattress Brand
(mattress type)
Owner Satisfaction
Bed in a Box 
(memory foam) 
(memory foam, air) 
(foam, spring, latex) 
(memory foam) 
(spring, foam, latex) 
King Koil 
Sealy Posturepedic 
Simmons Beautyrest 
Sleep Innovations 
  (memory foam) 
Sleep Number 
Sleep Science 
(memory foam) 
Stearns & Foster 
(memory foam) 
(memory foam, spring) 

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A mattress topper is often an inexpensive and effective (although imperfect) solution to an uncomfortable, aging mattress. See mattress topper ratings based on 57,000 owner experiences.

About Our Unbiased and Independent Mattress Research

Our mattress reviews and ratings are based on 21,000+ consumer experiences collected from hundreds of online message / discussion boards and other credible sources. Sleep Like The Dead receives NO COMPENSATION in any form from any company, organization or individual to affect in any way or degree our mattress bed ratings. See Sources and Methodology for details.

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About Our Unbiased and Independent Mattress Research

Our mattress research is based on over 21,000 actual consumer experiences collected mostly from approximately 900 online message / discussion boards.

See our 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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