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Idle Sleep Mattress Review

Written by - Amelia Willson.
Idle Sleep Mattress Review

The Bottom Line.

  • IDLE Sleep offers hybrid, all-foam, and airbed mattresses featuring double-sided designs with two firmness settings.
  • Free shipping and nonprorated, lifetime warranty coverage.
  • When rotated on a regular basis, IDLE Sleep’s flippable beds have expected lifespans that far exceed most competing models.

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276 Verified Customer Experiences

28 Unique Review Sources

15 Hours of Lab Testing

4 Sleep Experts Consulted

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Keith
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Jackson
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General Overview

  • Multiple firmness options and durable, flippable construction
  • Strong edge support
  • Good temperature neutrality
  • Free shipping to contiguous U.S.
  • Nonprorated lifetime warranty coverage

Cons

  • Exceptionally and difficult to move
  • Limited options for lighter individuals
  • Sleep trial requires 30-night break-in period

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Quick Summary

IDLE Sleep is a mattress and bedding company based in Colorado Springs, CO. The brand offers double-sided mattresses; each bed has two identical comfort systems – one on each side – and a shared support core. The current selection includes the following five models:

  • The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is a flippable, single-firmness mattress. It is constructed with comfort layers of quilted polyfoam, aerated polyfoam, and transitional polyfoam. The shared support core consists of a 6″ pocketed coil layer. The cover is made from ThermoCool, a synthetic fabric made of recycled polymers blended with Tencel® lyocell and other fibers. The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is 14″ thick and is available in two firmness settings, ‘Medium Firm’ (6 on the 1-10 firmness scale) and ‘Firm’ (8).
  • The IDLE Double Sided Latex Hybrid is built with a top comfort layer of quilted polyfoam followed by 3″ of non-aerated Talalay latex and a 6″ pocketed coil support core. The mattress is wrapped in an organic-cotton cover, as well. It has a 14″ profile and is available in three firmness settings: ‘Medium Firm’ (6) on both sides; ‘Firm’ (8) on both sides; or ‘Medium’ on one side and ‘Firm’ on the other.
  • The IDLE Double Sided All Foam features comfort layers of quilted polyfoam and gel-infused polyfoam on each side, along with a shared support core of high-density polyfoam. The cover is made of ThermoCool fabric. This mattress has a 14″ profile, and is available in ‘Medium Firm’ (6) and ‘Firm’ (8) settings.
  • The IDLE Double Sided Dual Firmness is an all-foam bed. It features comfort layers of quilted polyfoam and standard polyfoam, a transitional polyfoam layer, and a high-density polyfoam support core. The cover is made of ThermoCool fabric. This bed has a 12″ profile. One side of the mattress is considered ‘Medium’ (5) in terms of firmness; the other is ‘Firm’ (7).
  • The IDLE Air is an airbed. Its complex design includes a double-sided comfort layer of latex and memory foam, which can be removed or rotated to adjust the bed’s feel. Other comfort system components include a Euro-top cover, a textured polymer grid designed to provide targeted support to different areas of the sleeper’s body, and a transitional polyfoam layer. The adjustable air-chamber system is enclosed in high-density polyfoam. The Twin XL model comes with one air chamber and customers may order a single-chamber Queen; two chambers with dual-firmness settings are featured in the standard Queen, King, and California King sizes. Owners can adjust the firmness of the bed and program memory settings using a remote control included with purchase.

We have not had sufficient time to evaluate or collect verified experiences for all IDLE Sleep mattresses. For this reason, our IDLE Sleep review will focus solely on the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid. Once we have tested and reviewed ratings for IDLE Sleep’s other models, we will add more data and information to this review.

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid has some advantages over other competing models. For one, the flippable design can extend the bed’s lifespan to a considerable extent; using each side with equal frequency will ensure the best product longevity. The mattress also comes in two firmness settings, ‘Medium Firm’ and ‘Firm,’ and has a 14″ profile.

These characteristics make the Double Sided Hybrid particularly suitable for heavier people and side/stomach sleepers. Good air circulation through the coil and aerated foam layers also allows the bed to remain fairly temperature neutral; the ThermoCool cover also optimizes the bed for those who naturally sleep hot.

IDLE Sleep offers free shipping to customers in the contiguous U.S. White Glove delivery – including in-home assembly and old mattress removal upon request – is also available for an additional charge. The mattress is backed by a 120-night sleep trial and a nonprorated lifetime warranty. It currently costs $1,224, which is below-average compared to other hybrids.

Read on to learn more about the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid. Below you’ll find information on mattress prices, specifications, and performance ratings, along with a general overview of Idle Sleep’s shipping, return, and warranty policies and some similar mattress recommendations.

Full Sleep Rating

Criteria
Rating
Durability
Motion Isolation
Off-gassing
Conforming
Sex
Temperature Neutrality
Edge Support
Noise
Durability
Motion Isolation
Off-gassing
Conforming
Sex
Temperature Neutrality
Edge Support
Noise
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Durability

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid has an expected lifespan of about six to seven years; using both sides with equal frequency may extend the bed's longevity by a significant extent.

Durability

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid has an expected lifespan of about six to seven years; using both sides with equal frequency may extend the bed's longevity by a significant extent.

Motion Isolation

The mattress has 4" of foam comfort layers, which isolate motion transfer very well.

Motion Isolation

The mattress has 4" of foam comfort layers, which isolate motion transfer very well.

Off-gassing

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid emits some off-gassing odor when new, but the smells are fairly miled and will not linger for very long

Off-gassing

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid emits some off-gassing odor when new, but the smells are fairly miled and will not linger for very long

Conforming

Two firmness settings are available for the mattress – 'Medium Firm' and 'Firm'; both conform to a moderate but consistent extent, and the thick comfort system offers comfortable cushioning for added pain relief.

Conforming

Two firmness settings are available for the mattress – 'Medium Firm' and 'Firm'; both conform to a moderate but consistent extent, and the thick comfort system offers comfortable cushioning for added pain relief.

Sex

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is fairly responsive and should be sufficient for most couples.

Sex

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is fairly responsive and should be sufficient for most couples.

Temperature Neutrality

Good airflow throughout the coil and aerated foam layers keeps the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid feeling cool and comfortable for most.

Temperature Neutrality

Good airflow throughout the coil and aerated foam layers keeps the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid feeling cool and comfortable for most.

Edge Support

The mattress has 2" of transitional polyfoam and a 6" pocketed coil layer; together, these components reinforce the bed very well and minimize sinkage around the edges.

Edge Support

The mattress has 2" of transitional polyfoam and a 6" pocketed coil layer; together, these components reinforce the bed very well and minimize sinkage around the edges.

Noise

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is fairly quiet, but occasional squeaks and creaks may occur.

Noise

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is fairly quiet, but occasional squeaks and creaks may occur.

What Type of Sleeper is Best Suited to an Idle Sleep Mattress?

Based on our customer feedback, IDLE Double Sided Hybrid mattresses have received the following grades among sleepers of different weights and preferred sleep positions.

Please note that these ratings are subjective, and that everyone has varying experiences on different mattresses.

Sleeper comfort and spinal support are the most important factors when it comes to selecting a mattress.

For more information on sleeping positions please see our guides for side, back, stomach and combination sleepers.

Weight Light Average Heavy
Sleep Position Less than 130 LBS 130 LBS - 230 LBS Greater than 230 LBS
Side
Back
Stomach

Generally, firmer mattress settings are most suitable for heavier people. The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid appears to be no exception. The ‘Medium Firm’ option is ideal for those in the average weight group (130 to 230 lbs.).

The comfort layers conform to a noticeable extent, which can be especially beneficial for side sleepers seeking better spinal alignment. The ‘Firm’ setting may be the best option for people who weigh more than 230 pounds.

This bed conforms to a very moderate extent, making it a good option for back and stomach sleepers in this weight group. Those who weigh less than 130 pounds may find that these options are not soft enough and will not provide sufficient body conforming.

Idle Sleep Mattress Recommendations

  • You want to purchase a hybrid at a below-average price-point
  • You prefer mattresses with thicker-than-average profiles
  • You and/or your sleep partner awaken easily due to movement or noise
  • You tend to sleep hot

Compare Mattresses

How Does the Idle Sleep Mattress Compare to Other Beds?

As any consumer does with a product they’re considering, our mattress assessments naturally involve comparing them with other similar products. Be it composition, firmness, or price, we think it’s important to see how Idle Sleep Mattresses stack up to other beds.

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid offers a strong product lifespan, thanks to its flippable design. Regular rotations can preserve the bed’s components and reduce sagging or indentations in the sleep surface. The mattress is available in two firmness settings, ‘Medium Firm’ (6) and ‘Firm’ (8), which makes it most suitable for back and stomach sleepers who weigh at least 130 pounds.

The 14″ is also beneficial for heavier people. Other benefits of the bed include strong edge support, good temperature neutrality, and decent motion isolation.

Check out our selections of below if you’d like to see comparable mattresses with flippable designs.

Similar Mattress Options

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Layla Mattress

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MATTRESS TYPE LatexFoamLatexFoam
PRICE RANGE $799-899$999$1,899$999
FIRMNESS 5, 7.54, 74, 77 (Side 1), 9 (Side 2)
AVAILABILITY onlineonlineonlineonline
SLEEP TRIAL 120 nights120 nights120 nights120 nights
WARRANTY LENGTH 20 yearLifetime20 Year10 Year, Limited
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Mattress Technical Details

What You Need to Know About the Idle Sleep Mattress

Sizing and Pricing

  • twin-bed
    Twin $824
  • twin-bed
    Twin XL $854
  • twin-bed
    Full $1,024
  • twin-bed
    Queen $1,224
  • twin-bed
    King $1,524 $1,624 (Split King)
  • twin-bed
    Cal King $1,524

Let’s look at how the Double Sided Hybrid is made. The following table lists complete firmness, thickness, and composition specs for the mattress.

Firmness is rated on a scale of 1 to 10. For more information on how firmness is calculated, please visit our Mattress Firmness page.

Construction & Firmness

Product Name Firmness Options Thickness Support Core Components Comfort Layer Components Cover Components
IDLE Double Sided Hybrid 6 (‘Medium Firm)
8 (‘Firm)
14″ 6″ Pocketed Coils
(Shared Support Core)
1″ Quilted Polyfoam
1″ Aerated Polyfoam
2″ Transitional Polyfoam
(Side 1 and Side 2 Are Identical)
ThermoCool Fabric Blend

Availability

The IDLE Double Sided Hybrid is available on the IDLE Sleep website. It is also available in limited supply on Amazon.com.

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  • Sleep Trial 120 nights

  • Shipping Compressed and shipped in a box

  • Warranty Lifetime, nonprorated

  • Made In USA

  • How is the Mattress Shipped?

    Idle Sleep mattresses are compressed and shipped in a box.

  • Where Do They Ship?

    Idle Sleep ships these mattresses to anywhere in the contiguous U.S. for free.

  • White Glove Delivery?

    In addition to standard shipping, White Glove delivery is available within the contiguous U.S. for an additional charge of $149. This service includes in-home mattress assembly and old mattress removal upon request.

  • Full Shipping Details

    Delivery Policy

    The delivery policy for IDLE Sleep is as follows:

    1. All Double Sided Hybrid mattresses are made-to-order. The assembly process takes  2-6 business days. Once the mattress is built, it will ship from the manufacturing facility and reach the buyer’s address in another 2-6 business days. This puts the estimated wait time at4-12 business days.
    2. Standard shipping is free to customers in the contiguous U.S.
    3. In addition to standard shipping, White Glove delivery is available within the contiguous U.S. for an additional charge of $149. This service includes in-home mattress assembly and old mattress removal upon request.

    Old Mattress Removal

    Old mattress removal is included with White Glove delivery upon request; this service is available for a flat rate of $149. Old mattress removal is not offered with standard deliveries.

  • Old Mattress Removal?

    Old mattress removal is included with White Glove delivery upon request; this service is available for a flat rate of $149. Old mattress removal is not offered with standard deliveries.

  • Trial Period & Warranty Details

    IDLE Sleep offers a 120-night sleep trial for the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid mattress.

    1. This sleep trial includes a mandatory 30-night break in period. Customers may not return their mattress for a full refund until at least 30 nights have elapsed.
    2. If a customer finds their mattress too firm, IDLE Sleep will send them a matching topper at no extra charge.
    3. IDLE Sleep issues full product refunds for mattress returns after 30 nights. The company will also arrange for someone to retrieve the mattress from the customer’s residence and cover the related costs.

    Warranty

    IDLE Sleep offers a lifetime warranty: for the IDLE Double Sided Hybrid.

    1. This warranty is completely nonprorated. Warranty coverage begins on the date of purchase.
    2. IDLE Sleep will, at its sole option, repair defective mattresses or replace them with comparable models for as long as the warranty is valid. Mattress owners are responsible for shipping and transportation costs associated with these services; IDLE Sleep covers all other charges.
    3. Warranty coverage is contingent on proper foundational support. Per IDLE Sleep: “Mattresses are designed to work on a firm, solid-surface, on a bed base that is structurally capable of supporting the weight of the Mattress and user(s).”
    4. The warranty will cover the following defects:
      • Visible sagging or indentations in the sleep surface measuring one and a half inches (1 1/2″) or deeper.
      • Physical flaws that cause mattress foams to split or crack despite proper handling and usage.
      • Manufacturing defects related to cover assembly.
    5. The warranty will not cover the following:
      • Visible sagging or indentations in the sleep surface that do not measure one and a half inches (1 1/2″) or deeper, or normal increases in mattress softness. These issues are considered standard wear and tear.
      • Repair or replacement requests that occur due to changes in the owner’s comfort preferences.
      • Burns, cuts, tears, stains, and other types of physical damage that occur due to misuse, neglect, or improper cleaning.
    6. This warranty is non-transferable. It is exclusively offered to original owners who purchase their mattress from IDLE Sleep or an authorized retailer. Those who buy or acquire their mattress from the original owner or a non-authorized retailer will not receive warranty coverage.

Company Information

  • Customer Service

    7 out of 10 owner experiences show that customers have had a positive experience with IDLE Sleep, irrespective of whether or not they liked their mattress.

  • BBB Rating

    Idle Sleep has not earned a rating from the Better Business Bureau.

  • Company History

    Idle Sleep was founded in 2017.

  • Physical Stores

    IDLE Sleep does not operate any brick-and-mortar locations. The Double Sided Hybrid and other mattresses from the brand are not sold in any physical retail locations.

  • Contact Idle Sleep

    [email protected] | 1-303-856-6253 | IdleSleep.com

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Other Idle Sleep Mattress Products

Idle Sleep also offers the following sleep products in addition to their mattresses:

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