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unbiased Ikea Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons

Based on 226 Consumer Experiences Gathered from 59 Sources

December 23, 2016

What You Need To Know

THE GOOD: Low price • model variety • generous exchange / return policy.

THE BAD: Too firm for some (without topper) • questionable durability / longevity for everyday adult use • support may be inadequate for couples and heavy people.

THE MATTRESSES: Ikea sells North America-made foam, latex and spring mattresses priced $80-$1200. Several models come roll packed for convenience and ease of transport.

THE COMPETITION: Other low-priced mattresses especially Zinus and Signature Sleep. Compare Ikea mattresses to other brands in the mattress comparison.

Contents

Ikea Mattress Ratings – Overview
Key Comparisons
Ikea Mattress Model Ratings & Comparison
Person Size and Sleep Position Suitability
Ikea Company Ratings

Ikea Mattress Ratings & Comparison – Overview

Ikea SPRING mattresses consist of fiberfill, regular foam, memory foam (select models), mini springs (select models) over bonnell coils or pocket coils.
Ikea FOAM mattresses consist entirely of regular foam or memory foam over regular foam.
Ikea LATEX mattresses consist entirely of latex or latex over foam.

The ratings below – based on 220+ consumer reviews gathered using an unbiased, accurate methodology – show how Ikea mattresses compare to the average mattress.

SPRING FOAM LATEX
Owner satisfaction for everyday adult use d C b-
  Get details about owner satisfaction for everyday adult use.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Owner satisfaction for limited adult use or everyday child use C- C C+
  Ikea mattresses are used in about 40% of cases for limited adult use (e.g., temporary use, guest use) or everyday child use. When used like this, the mattresses overall have 86% owner satisfaction. (The average mattress when used like this has 88% satisfaction.)
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Durability / longevity d+ c- c
  The main owner complaint is sagging / development of body impressions. Learn more.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Support C- C- c+
  Can vary somewhat by model. Pricer Ikea models often have better support than those less expensive.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Conforming ability C C+ B-
  Ikea spring mattresses without mini springs in the comfort layer tend to have poor to fair conforming-to-the-body ability. This may result in some parts of the body feeling more pressure than other parts.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Less (back) pain C C b-
  Latex models tend to perform best especially over the long term. (See mattresses and pain relief for general analysis.)
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to move on b- C b-
  Ikea mattresses tend to not sink in or contour to the body to an extent that makes moving on or getting up off the bed difficult.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Motion isolation c+ b C
  Motion isolation means that movement by one person will not disturb another. Foam models and pocket coil models tend to perform best.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No initial odor / off gassing b c- c-
  Foam models (especially those with memory foam) and latex models have the most complaints for off gassing which is a chemical-like or musty initial odor. About 12% of owners report the problem.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No sleeping hot b c c-
  About 6% of foam and latex model owners report significant heat retention vs about 4% for spring model owners.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Good for sex b- c b-
  See mattresses and sex for general analysis.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No noise c a a
  Spring models with bonnell / open coils especially may creak, squeak or clunk.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No topper needed C- D C-
  13%+ of Ikea mattress owners need to add a topper to the mattress to lessen firmness and create acceptable comfort. More.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to maintain C+ C+ C
  Most but not all models are no flip. Mattresses are often rotated head to foot by owners to maintain comfort and support.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to lift, handle, move c b b-
  Ikea mattresses weigh 18 to 168 lbs depending on model and size with 62 lbs being the average. Spring models are often thicker and heavier than foam and latex models. Some models have handles.

Key Comparisons

Owner Satisfaction For Everyday Adult Use

Ikea Spring Mattresses
Ikea spring mattresses have 62% owner satisfaction overall. Satisfaction by model can vary.

ikea spring mattress comparison

Ikea Foam Mattresses
Ikea foam mattresses have 74% owner satisfaction overall. Satisfaction by model can vary.

ikea foam mattresses comparison

Ikea Latex Mattresses
Ikea latex mattresses (all-latex and latex-hybrid models) have 76% owner satisfaction.

ikea latex mattress comparison

Durability / Longevity

Ikea Spring Mattresses
A main complaint for Ikea spring mattresses (and spring mattresses in general) is sagging and development of body impressions which can cause discomfort and back pain. At least 20% of Ikea spring bed owners report durability / longevity problems, especially those who use the bed regularly.

ikea spring mattresses longevity

Ikea Foam Mattresses
A main owner complaint for Ikea foam mattresses (and foam mattresses in general) is that they can become excessively soft and or sag as they age and wear.

ikea foam bed longevity

Ikea Latex Mattresses
The main complaint for Ikea latex mattresses (and latex mattresses in general) is body impression development or compression of the sleep surface. About 15% of owners report this problem.

ikea latex mattress longevity

Price / Affordability

Ikea latex models range in price from $300-$1,200; Ikea foam models $90-$600; and Ikea spring models $80-$900. A foundation can cost an additional $100-$400 depending on size.

ikea mattress price comparison

Main reasons why Ikea mattresses are more affordable than the average mattress:

Topper Usage

13%+ of Ikea mattress owners – especially side sleepers – need to add a topper to the mattress to lessen firmness and create acceptable comfort.

ikea topper use compare

Ikea Mattress Model Ratings, Prices, & Specs

Mattresses are sorted by price. Price does not include a foundation which can cost $120-$250 depending on size.

  Owner Satisfaction* Price Type Thick-
ness
Comfort Layer* Base Layer Firm-
ness
Roll Pack**
JOMNA 85% $80 tw spring 5.8" fiber open coils med yes
MINNESUND 82% $90 tw

$150 full

$170 qn
foam 3.85" foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
HASVAG 60% for everyday adult use

87% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$130 tw

$180 full

$200 qn
spring 8.25" 2" foam (1.5 lbs/ft) open coils med- firm yes
MEISTERVIK 83% $150 tw

$200 full

$220 qn
foam 4.75" foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
HAUGESUND 60% for everyday adult use

88% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$170 tw

$230 full

$250 qn

$350 kg
spring 10" 2.5" foam (1.5 lbs/ft)

fiberfill
pocket coils med- firm or firm yes
MORGEDAL 71% for everyday adult use

89% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$200 tw

$280 full

$300 qn

$400 kg
foam 7.1" 2.4" foam (2.2 lbs/ft) foam (1.7 lbs/ft) med-firm or firm yes
HAUGSVAR 61% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$300 tw

$380 full

$400 qn

$500 kg
spring 11" 3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill
pocket coils med- firm or firm yes
MATRAND
(latex)
76% for everyday adult use

88% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$300 tw

$380 full

$400 qn

$500 kg
latex hybrid 7.1" 2" synthetic latex foam (1.7 lbs/ft) med-firm yes
MATRAND
(memory foam)
76% for everyday adult use

88% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$300 tw

$380 full

$400 qn

$500 kg
foam 7.1" 2" memory foam (3 lbs/ft) foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
HESSTUN 61% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$400 tw

$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
spring 12.5" 2" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med-firm or firm no
MYRBACKA (latex) 77% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
latex hybrid 9.5" 3" synthetic latex foam (1,7 lbs/ft) med-firm no
MYRBACKA (memory foam) 78% for everyday adult use

91% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
foam 9.5" 3" memory foam (3 lbs/ft) foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm no
MORGONGAVA 79% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$600 tw

$800 full

$1000 qn

$1200 kg
latex 7.8" 85% natural, 15% synthetic latex med- firm no
HJELLESTAD 62% for everyday adult use

91% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$680 full

$700 qn

$800 kg
spring 15" 3" memory foam (3 lbs/ft)

3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med- firm no
HOLMSBU 62% for everyday adult use

89% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$880 full

$900 qn

$1000 kg
spring 17.7" 3" gel memory foam (3 lbs/ft)

3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med- firm no

* Estimate to partial estimate.
** "Roll pack" means the mattress is rolled and vacuum sealed and will require 3-4 days to fully regain its shape. Roll-packed beds are often compact enough to fit in a car and therefore do not need to be delivered.

Person Size and Sleep Position Suitability For Ikea Mattresses

The table below evaluates Ikea mattress models for person size and sleep position. It shows what tends to be true for owners; your personal evaluation may differ. See the mattress firmness guide for details based on your body type. And people of below- and above-average weight, see the mattress guide for large and small people.

  Average-Sized People
(130-230 lbs)
Large People
(230+ lbs)
Small People
(under 130 lbs)
JOMNA Back Sleep Friendly C- D C+
Side Sleep Friendly D+ D C
Stomach Sleep Friendly C- D+ C
MINNESUND Back Sleep Friendly D D- C
Side Sleep Friendly D D- D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly D D- C-
HASVAG Back Sleep Friendly C+ C- B
Side Sleep Friendly C D+ C-
Stomach Sleep Friendly C D+ C+
MEISTERVIK Back Sleep Friendly D+ D C
Side Sleep Friendly D D- D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly D D- C-
HAUGESUND Back Sleep Friendly C+ D+ B-
Side Sleep Friendly C- D D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly C D C-
MORGEDAL Back Sleep Friendly B- C B-
Side Sleep Friendly C C- D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly C C- C-
HAUGSVAR Back Sleep Friendly B- C+ B-
Side Sleep Friendly C+ C D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B- C C-
MATRAND
(latex)
Back Sleep Friendly B C+ B-
Side Sleep Friendly C+ C D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C+ C-
MATRAND
(memory foam)
Back Sleep Friendly B C+ C
Side Sleep Friendly C- C D
Stomach Sleep Friendly C+ C+ D+
HESSTUN Back Sleep Friendly B B- B-
Side Sleep Friendly C+ C+ D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C+ C-
MYRBACKA (latex) Back Sleep Friendly B B- B-
Side Sleep Friendly C+ C+ D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C+ C
MYRBACKA (memory foam) Back Sleep Friendly B B- C
Side Sleep Friendly C- C D
Stomach Sleep Friendly C+ C+ D+
MORGONGAVA Back Sleep Friendly B B- B-
Side Sleep Friendly B- C D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C C+
HJELLESTAD Back Sleep Friendly B B- B-
Side Sleep Friendly B- C D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C C+
HOLMSBU Back Sleep Friendly B B- B-
Side Sleep Friendly B- C D+
Stomach Sleep Friendly B C C+

Ikea Company Ratings

The ratings below – based on consumer experiences and the evaluation of Sleep Like The Dead – show how Ikea compares to the average mattress manufacturer.

Warranty B+ Ikea mattresses have a 20- to 25-year limited warranty. (See mattress warranties: what you should know.)
Return / exchange policy A Ikea has a 365-day one-time exchange or money-back policy.
Customer service C Customer service appears to be no better than fair.
Marketing accuracy B+ While some hyperbole is used, Ikea is mostly factual and accurate with its mattress claims and presentation.
Specs disclosed B The disclosing of specifications allows consumers to know what they are paying for and helps them to comparison shop. Ikea provides most specs with the exception of layer thickness.
Time in business A Ikea US LLC has been in business for over 30 years.
BBB rating F Ikea US LLC has an "F" with the Better Business Bureau. Learn about BBB ratings and what they mean.
SLTD rating B- SLTD (Sleep Like The Dead) company rating for Ikea is determined by averaging the above company ratings.

 


About our unbiased Ikea mattress review and research

The Ikea mattress report is based on 220+ consumer reviews of the various models. Learn more about our research methodology and why you can trust our mattress reviews.

Remember

– The top consumer complaint for Ikea mattresses overall is sagging and/or body impression development which often results in discomfort. About 22% of Ikea mattress owners report this problem, a rate similar to that of competing mattresses.

– The top consumer praise for Ikea mattresses is their low price and value potential.

– Like many other low-priced mattresses, many Ikea models come "roll packed." This means the mattress is rolled and vacuum sealed and may require 3-4 days to fully regain its shape. Roll-packed beds are often compact enough to fit in a car and therefore do not need to be delivered.

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