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Mattress shoppers can find a wide range of models sold on Amazon.com. The selection includes innersprings, hybrids, and memory foam and latex models, as well as beds of varying thickness and firmness. Each mattress product page on Amazon includes photos, product specifications, verified owner reviews, and common customer questions. Many mattresses on Amazon are sold in all available sizes.
There are certain benefits to ordering a mattress from Amazon.com. One example is lower price-points; Amazon may match prices with the manufacturer, but mattresses are often sold for less on the site. Amazon Prime members also qualify for free shipping on most mattress orders; non-Prime customers may still receive free shipping if they choose non-expedited delivery options. In many cases, Amazon will honor the sleep trial offered by the mattress manufacturer; however, some qualify for Amazon’s standard 30-night trial and return period.
Read on to learn some tips and strategies for ordering and purchasing a mattress on Amazon.com. Below you will find our picks for the best mattresses on the site; all models listed are currently available. Our choices are based on verified owner and customer reviews, as well as intensive product research and analysis.
Best Mattresses Sold on Amazon
Best Value Foam Mattress – Tuft & Needle
Best Value Hybrid Mattress – Zinus 12″ Gel-Infused Memory Foam Hybrid
Best Luxury Hybrid Mattress – Sapira
Best for Pressure Relief – The Original Purple
Best Latex Mattress – Sleep on Latex 9″ Pure Green Mattress
Best Flippable Mattress – Layla Mattress
Best Value Memory Foam Mattress – Nectar
Most all-polyfoam mattresses provide minimal support and cannot conform as closely as other bed types. The T&N Mattress from Tuft & Needle is a notable exception. The mattress is designed with a 3″ polyfoam comfort layer that hugs the body closely, aligning the spine and alleviating pressure points much like memory foam or latex. However, this mattress has a low price-point that represents a fraction of the cost for the average memory foam or latex model.
The T&N also isolates motion transfer to a significant extent and produces virtually no noise. This makes the mattress a good option for couples, especially if they awaken easily due to sleep disturbances. The mattress also includes a thick support core made of high-density polyfoam that helps the bed maintain a flat, comfortable sleep surface. The T&N does not sleep as hot as most competing all-foam models, either.
Amazon customers who purchase the T&N qualify for the same 100-night trial as those who buy the mattress directly from Tuft & Needle, as well as a nonprorated 10-year warranty. Free shipping is offered for Amazon Prime members, as well as non-Prime customers who choose non-expedited delivery options.
Hybrids are among the most expensive mattress types available, with the average Queen-size model priced at almost $2,000. The 12″ Gel-Infused Memory Foam Hybrid (also known as the Cooling Gel Hybrid Mattress) is sold on Amazon in the same size for less than $400, but it offers the same balance of support and pressure relief as many high-end hybrid models.
This Zinus model features comfort layers of gel memory foam and polyfoam that cushion the sleeper’s body and target pain and pressure points in their most sensitive areas, including the neck, shoulders, and lower back. The mattress is also responsive enough for sex and sleeps fairly cool due to good air circulation in the pocketed ‘iCoil’ support core. Polyfoam layers above and below the coils ensure strong edge support, as well.
Amazon offers the standard 30-night sleep trial with the Zinus Gel-Infused Memory Foam Hybrid; the mattress also comes with a nonprorated 10-year warranty. Free non-expedited shipping is available to all customers, as well as a standard delivery option that incurs an additional charge.
The Sapira by Leesa is a good pick for hybrid mattress shoppers with bigger budgets, although its price-point is still lower than the average hybrid model. The Sapira also offers closer conforming and better motion isolation than other hybrids.
The comfort system contains layers of Avena foam and memory foam that provide targeted pressure relief for most sleepers, particularly those in the average weight (130 to 230 pounds) and heavyweight (more than 230 pounds) groups. The pocketed coil support core features top and bottom foam layers for added edge support, as well.
Another advantage of the Sapira is temperature neutrality; the mattress sleeps cool and comfortable. The surface is also responsive and bouncy enough for sex, and the mattress is fairly quiet compared to other coil-based models.
Amazon offers a 100-night sleep trial for the Sapira – same as Leesa – and a 10-year warranty. All customers qualify for non-expedited free shipping, as well as standard delivery at an extra charge.
The Original Purple mattress conforms closely to align the spine and provide above-average levels of pain and pressure relief. The comfort layer is constructed using Purple’s unique ‘Smart Grid,’ which features buckling-column gel dispersed throughout a foam grid. This surface alleviates discomfort throughout the body much like memory foam and latex, but the polymer material is less susceptible to early deterioration, which gives the bed a longer-than-average lifespan.
The Original Purple also sleeps relatively cool due to good air circulation throughout the grid, as well as a breathable cover made from viscose and Lycra® spandex. A high-density polyfoam base layer ensures an even, supportive surface that will conform without sagging too much. The bed also provides good motion isolation and is virtually silent when bearing weight.
Those who buy their Original Purple mattress on Amazon will receive a 100-night sleep trial and a 10-year warranty. Amazon Prime members qualify for free shipping on the Original Purple mattress; free shipping within five to eight business days is also available to non-Prime members, along with several expedited options for an additional charge.
The Pure Green Mattress from Sleep on Latex is a supportive, eco-friendly option for mattress shoppers. The bed is constructed with natural Dunlop layers in the comfort system and support core, as well as an organic wool comfort layer and an organic cotton cover. These materials absorb minimal body heat from sleepers and allow the bed to sleep exceptionally cool. The Pure Green mattress is offered in 7″ and 9″ profiles; at this time, only the 9″ option is available on Amazon.com.
The mattress is also available in ‘Soft’ (3.5 on the 1-10 firmness scale), ‘Medium’ (5.5), and ‘Firm’ (7.5) settings to accommodate sleepers with different body types and comfort preferences. The latex offers close conforming and good pressure relief, although mattress buyers should take their bodyweight and sleep position into account when selecting their firmness level. Additionally, the mattress isolates motion transfer to a noticeable extent and produces no noise when bearing weight.
The ‘Soft,’ ‘Medium,’ and ‘Firm‘ Pure Green Mattress models are all currently sold on Amazon.com. Customers qualify for Amazon’s standard 30-night sleep trial, as well as the 10-year manufacturer’s warranty. All customers qualify for free standard shipping.
The Layla Mattress is a flippable model, meaning each side has a sleep surface with a different firmness setting. One side is ‘Medium Soft’ (4), and the other side is ‘Firm’ (7). This makes the Layla mattress suitable for sleepers with fluctuating firmness preferences.
Both sides feature copper-infused memory layers that offer close conforming and good pressure relief. The softer side also has a layer of convoluted polyfoam for extra cushioning. Additionally, the copper promotes blood flow in sleepers, which can help improve circulation throughout the body. The shared support core is made of sturdy, high-density polyfoam. The Layla mattress also isolates and minimizes motion transfer to a noticeable extent and is virtually silent. And because the mattress is relatively light, flipping should not cause too much physical strain for most owners.
Those who buy a Layla Mattress on Amazon qualify for the manufacturer’s 120-night sleep trial, as well as a lifetime warranty. Prime members can opt for free two-day shipping
Memory foam mattresses are popular because they tend to provide closer conforming and more pressure relief than other mattress types. The Nectar Mattress offers these sleeper benefits, but the bed has a price-point that is much lower than that of the average memory foam model.
The Nectar Mattress is considered ‘Medium Firm’ (6), which is one of the most popular firmness settings among all sleepers. The bed is designed with comfort layers of gel memory foam and standard memory foam. This thicker-than-average comfort system, combined with a dual-layer polyfoam support core, offers great spinal alignment and cushions areas where pressure points are likeliest to develop. The mattress also absorbs and minimizes motion transfer quite effectively and produces no noise, both of which are beneficial to couples.
Every Nectar mattress purchase on Amazon includes two free pillows and a 180-night sleep trial. The mattress comes with a lifetime warranty, as well. Prime members qualify for free two-day shipping; non-Prime customers may opt for free non-expedited shipping.
Amazon.com is a staple for millions of people worldwide. Originally founded as Cadabra, a website dedicated to selling books, the Seattle-based retailer has grown into an industry behemoth in recent years. Roughly 130 million people in the U.S. alone visit Amazon.com each month, and the site has additional domains based in 13 other countries.
Amazon.com offers millions of different products, including mattresses from hundreds of individual brands. Shopping for a new mattress on Amazon.com can be a speedy, cost-effective experience — but buyers should note that certain perks and services offered through original manufacturers may not be available to Amazon customers.
This guide will cover the purchasing process for mattress shoppers on Amazon.com, provide a few tips for saving time and money on the site, and share our top picks for mattress models that are currently sold on Amazon.com.
On the Amazon.com website, you’ll find 25 departments to different types of products. All mattresses are sold in the ‘Furniture’ division of the ‘Home& Kitchen’ department.
Each individual mattress sold on the site has a dedicated product page that contains extensive information about the item in question. This page typically contains the following (listed how they appear on the page from top to bottom):
As the previous section indicates, mattress product pages on Amazon.com can be fairly overwhelming — especially for first-time site visitors. Here are a few important tips for shopping for a new mattress on Amazon.com and comparing different brands and models:
Make sure you’re buying from the brand, not a private seller. Many mattresses sold on Amazon.com list the brand’s name but are actually sold through private vendors, rather than the original manufacturer. This can be problematic because the mattress may be used and/or in poor condition, and customers will not be eligible for warranty coverage.
Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to distinguish a brand’s product page from a private seller’s. The first indicator should be name listed next to ‘Sold by,’ which is usually found below the price and/or in the box in the top right-hand corner where you add the product to your cart.
The are other red flags, as well. The brand’s page will have full marketing copy, and also list warranty information (as well as details about the sleep trial if one is available); private seller pages often do not include any of these features. Additionally, keep an eye out for a link that says ‘Available from these sellers’; this indicates that multiple private vendors are selling the mattress.
Check the sleep trial and warranty offers. In some cases, shoppers on Amazon.com will not be entitled to the same sleep trial as customers who purchase directly from the mattress brand. Amazon’s standard sleep trial is 30 nights, which is significantly lower than the trials offered by most (usually 90 nights or longer). If the sleep trial is important to you, then you may want to consider purchasing the mattress directly from the brand. By the same token, purchasing a mattress from Amazon.com will be more advantageous if the original manufacturer does not offer a sleep trial.
Most mattresses sold on Amazon.com offer the same warranty coverage as the same models sold directly through the brand — but again, this is not always the case. Use the brand’s product page to cross-reference sleep trial and warranty details to ensure you’re getting the same offer as those who buy from the brand.
Take the question/answer section with a grain of salt. The Q&A area of the product page can be very helpful because, in most cases, the questions pertain to issues that are not covered elsewhere. However, it’s important to note that most of the answers are provided by other site visitors and shoppers, not brand employees or Amazon customer service personnel — and as such, may not be entirely accurate.
Double-check the size before checking out. This may seem like a no-brainer, but most mattress product pages on Amazon.com default to the Queen size. Selecting another size will adjust the price, as well as other product details, and enable you to purchase that specific size.
It’s important to note that occasionally the pricing structure will not match that of the original brand — and larger sizes will cost less than smaller ones. If this is the case, be sure to select each size and note the prices. You may end up paying a smaller price for a larger mattress.
Consider Amazon Prime for faster shipping. Amazon Prime includes free two-day shipping for all subscribers, which can be considerably shorter than standard shipping times for mattress orders. Mattresses that are eligible for free two-day shipping through Amazon Prime will feature a Prime icon between the price and availability status. Amazon Prime memberships include other benefits, such as streaming access to music and videos.
If you don’t want to purchase an Amazon Prime membership but would still like expedited delivery, you can review one- and two-day shipping options during checkout.
To purchase a mattress on Amazon.com, simply follow this step-by-step process:
If there are any issues regarding the purchase or delivery, you should contact Amazon’s customer service department using this online form.
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