Joybed Mattress Review

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Quick Overview

Joybed manufactures and sells ‘no-foam’ hybrid mattresses made with natural-fiber comfort layers. The company’s current selection includes three bed models:

  • The Joybed LX is 11″ thick, making it the lowest-profile option. It features comfort layers of plant fiber, cotton, wool, and cotton padding. The pocketed coil support core is configured with lower-gauge (thicker) springs along the perimeter for added edge support. The LX is ‘Firm,’ or a 7 on the 1-10 comfort scale, and also includes an organic-cotton cover.
  • The Joybed LXC is 12″ thick. Its comfort system includes two cotton layers, as well as layers of plant fibers and cotton padding, making it the only Joybed model that does not contain wool. Like the LX, the LXC has low-gauge pocketed coils for extra perimeter support and includes an organic-cotton cover. The LXC is ‘Medium Firm’ (6) in terms of firmness.
  • The Joybed LXP is 13″ thick. Its comfort system includes plant fiber, cotton, wool, and cotton padding layers, along with a transitional layer of minicoils. The LXP has zoned pocketed coils; in addition to low-gauge springs at the edges, the interior springs have different gauges to provide targeted support to various areas of the sleeper’s body. The LXP has an organic-cotton cover, as well. The LXP is ‘Medium Soft’ (4).

Joybed mattresses are great options for eco-friendly shoppers. The beds have earned certifications from various organizations, including the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) for the organic-cotton cover and Oeko-Tex for the wool layers.

The natural materials in Joybed comfort layers are also highly breathable, allowing them to regulate the sleeper’s body temperature fairly well. Additionally, Joybed mattresses are much more responsive than many competing hybrids, which makes them better for sex according to most couples. Joybed mattresses are a suitable alternative for sleepers who are dissatisfied with memory foam, latex, and other more conventional mattress materials.

Joybed offers free shipping in the contiguous U.S., and White Glove delivery is available for an additional charge. Each mattress is backed by a 120-night sleep trial and a 10-year warranty. Compared to other hybrids, Joybed models have below-average price-points.

Read on to learn more about Joybed mattresses in terms of construction, pricing, and performance. The guide also includes an overview of the company’s shipping, return, and warranty policies, along with some of our recommendations for similar mattress models.

Pros
  • Multiple firmness and thickness options
  • Natural, eco-friendly construction
  • Exceptionally breathable and temperature-neutral
  • More responsive/better for sex than most hybrids
  • Below-average prices
Cons
  • Less conforming/pressure relief than memory foam or latex
  • May be too firm and bouncy for some
MODEL Description
Joybed LX
Hybrid
Firm
Inexpensive
Good for Hot Sleepers
Back
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Mattress Specs

  • 7
  • 120 nights
  • 10 years, limited
  • online
  • 78 lbs.
  • Hybrid
  • $960/Queen
  • Free to contiguous U.S.

Sleep Rating

Durability
Very Good

Mattresses made from natural materials tend to be more durable than those with synthetic foams, giving the Joybed LX a longer-than-average expected lifespan.

Motion Isolation
Good

Cotton and wool layers isolate motion transfer fairly well, but owners may notice some shifting.

Conforming
Good

Cotton and wool layers do not conform to the same extent as memory foam or latex, but the Joybed LX contours to a moderate extent.

Sex
Good

The Joybed LX provides a decently responsive surface that should be suitable for most couples.

Temperature Neutrality
Very Good

The Joybed LX features layers of cotton and wool, naturally breathable materials that regulate the sleeper's body temperature well.

Off-gassing
Very Good

The Joybed LX emits minimal odor when new, and good airflow prevents new smells from accumulating.

Edge Support
Very Good

The Joybed LX features pocketed coils with low-gauge springs around the edges, which helps reinforce the bed and prevent sinkage in places where people sit.

Noise
Very Good

The Joybed LX is mostly silent when bearing weight, but the coils may squeak and creak occasionally.

Joybed LXC
Hybrid
Medium Firm
Inexpensive
Good for Hot Sleepers
Side
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Mattress Specs

  • 6
  • 120 nights
  • 10 years, limited
  • online
  • 96 lbs.
  • Hybrid
  • $1,090/Queen
  • Free to contiguous U.S.

Sleep Rating

Durability
Very Good

With natural comfort layers and a sturdily constructed support core, the Joybed XLC has an expected lifespan of about seven years – longer-than-average compared to other hybrids.

Motion Isolation
Good

Cotton layers do not isolate motion as much as memory foam or latex, but the Joybed XLC absorbs and minimizes transfer to a noticeable extent.

Conforming
Good

The Joybed XLC conforms to a noticeable extent, but not as much as other mattress materials like foam or latex.

Sex
Good

The Joybed XLC is more responsive than the average hybrid and suitable for most couples.

Temperature Neutrality
Very Good

Temperature neutrality is a key strength of the Joybed XLC, thanks to its naturally breathable comfort layers and strong airflow through the support core.

Off-gassing
Very Good

Some odors may occur when the mattress is new, but long-term off-gassing does not appear to be an issue.

Edge Support
Very Good

The Joybed XLC has low-gauge coils lining the perimeter, which provide strong edge support and minimize sinkage in places where people sit.

Noise
Very Good

The Joybed LXC is mostly silent when bearing weight; the coils may produce some noise.

Joybed LXP
Hybrid
Medium
Inexpensive
Good for Hot Sleepers
Side
Full mattress details

Mattress Specs

  • 4
  • 120 nights
  • 10 years, limited
  • online
  • 117 lbs.
  • Hybrid
  • $1,190/Queen
  • Free to contiguous U.S.

Sleep Rating

Durability
Very good

Like other Joybed models, the LXP has an expected lifespan that exceeds the average hybrid due to its natural comfort layers.

Motion Isolation
Good

The natural comfort layers of the Joybed XLP isolate motion transfer to some extent, but not as much as other mattress materials engineered to eliminate transfer.

Conforming
Very Good

Unlike the other Joybed models, the XLP has zoned coils that provides varying levels of support to different areas of the sleeper's body; as a result, they may experience more pain and pressure relief on this bed.

Sex
Good

The Joybed XLP is moderately responsive, as is often the case with softer hybrids and innersrprings.

Temperature Neutrality
Very Good

The Joybed XLP provides strong temperature neutrality due to its breathable comfort layers and good air circulation through the coils.

Off-gassing
Very Good

The Joybed XLP may emit odor when new, but long-lasting and/or excessive smells do not appear to be a problem.

Edge Support
Very Good

The low-gauge coils at the bed's edges offer strong, long-lasting support and can help reduce sinkage around the perimeter.

Noise
Very Good

The Joybed XLP is fairly silent; its thick comfort system muffles squeaking coils fairly well.

What Type of Sleeper Is Best Suited for a Joybed Mattress?

Based on our customer feedback, Joybed LX mattresses have received the following grades among sleepers of different weights and preferred sleep positions. At this time, we have not received enough feedback from mattress owners and testers to generate ratings for the Joybed LXC or LXP models; we will update this section as soon as we have sufficient data.

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.

SLEEP POSITION LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Joybed LX
Side
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Side
GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Side
GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
Back
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Back
GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
Stomach
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Stomach
FAIR
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Stomach
GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Stomach
GOOD
Joybed LXC
Side
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
Back
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
Stomach
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Stomach
GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Stomach
FAIR
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Stomach
FAIR
Joybed LXP
Side
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Side
VERY GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Side
GOOD
Back
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Back
GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Back
VERY GOOD
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Back
GOOD
Stomach
LIGHT WEIGHT
Less than 130 LBS
Stomach
GOOD
AVERAGE WEIGHT
130 LBS - 230 LBS
Stomach
FAIR
HEAVY WEIGHT
Greater than 230 LBS
Stomach
POOR

The Joybed LX is ‘Firm’ (7), meaning it is optimal for sleepers who weigh more than 230 pounds. Lighter individuals are likely to find the LX too firm; the softer LXC and LXP models will probably feel more comfortable and alleviate more pain and pressure for sleepers in this weight group.

At 11″ thick, the Joybed LX has a profile that is on par with that of the average mattress.

Our testing process found Joybed mattresses should also be great for you if…

  • You want to purchase an eco-friendly mattress at a below-average price-point
  • You would like to explore alternatives to latex and memory foam
  • You and your sleep partner prefer more responsive surfaces for sex
  • You tend to sleep hot.

What You Need to Know About Joybed Mattresses

Construction and Firmness

First let’s see how the Joybed mattresses are made. The table below lists firmness, thickness, and composition specs for each model. Please note that Joybed does not disclose individual layer thickness measurements.

Mattress Model Firmness Options Thickness Support Core Components Comfort Layer Components Cover Components
Joybed LX 7 (Firm) 11″ Pocketed Coils
Low-Gauge Coils at the Edges
Plant Fiber
Cotton
Wool
Cotton Padding
Organic Cotton
Joybed LXC 6 (Medium Firm) 12″ Pocketed Coils
Low-Gauge Coils at the Edges
Plant Fiber
Cotton
Cotton
Cotton Padding
Brushed Organic Cotton
Joybed LXP 4 (Medium Soft) 13″ Zoned Pocketed Coils
Low-Gauge Coils at the Edges
Plant Fiber
Cotton
Cotton
Wool
Cotton Padding
Cotton Padding
Minicoils
Jacquard Organic Cotton

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

Sizing and Pricing

Next let’s look at available sizes for the Joybed models. The table below lists width, length, and thickness dimensions for each model, along with the corresponding price-points in each size. Please note Joybeds are not sold in Twin LX sizes.

Mattress Size Dimensions Thickness Price
Twin 38W” x 75L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$495 (LX)
$790 (LXC)
$890 (LXP)
Twin XL 38W” x 80L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$790 (LX)
$880 (LXC)
$980 (LXP)
Full 53W” x 75L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$800 (LX)
$890 (LXC)
$990 (LXP)
Queen 60W” x 80L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$960 (LX)
$1,090 (LXC)
$1,190 (LXP)
King 76W” x 80L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$1,160 (LX)
$1,390 (LXC)
$1,490 (LXP)
California King 72W” x 80L” 11″ (LX)
12″ (LXC)
13″ (LXP)
$1,160 (LX)
$1,390 (LXC)
$1,490 (LXP)

Availability: Joybed mattresses are exclusively sold on the Joybed website. They are not available on Amazon.com or through any other third-party retailers, and the company does not operate any brick-and-mortar stores.

Joybed Coupons and Discounts

Sleep Trial and Warranty

Sleep trial 120 Nights
Refund Full
Warranty 10 years
Warranty Transfer Non Transferable
Full trial period and warranty details

Trial Period and Guarantee

Joybed offers a 120-night sleep trial for all mattress models.

  1. This sleep trial does not include a mandatory break-in period; customers may return their mattress for a refund at any point of the trial.
  2. In the event of a return, Joybed will arrange for the mattress to be picked up from the customer’s residence. Most returned mattresses are donated to charity.
  3. Full refunds are issued to customers as soon as the mattress has been donated.

Warranty

Joybed offers a 10-year warranty for all mattress models:

  1. This warranty is entirely nonprorated. Warranty coverage begins on the date of purchase.
  2. Warranty coverage is contingent on proper foundational support. Per Joybed: “Do use a firm, supportive rigid, non-yielding foundation or semi-flex box spring(preferably, a matching foundation or box spring.) An older box or foundation unit may not provide sufficient support. The mattress may appear to have impressions when the issue may be due to a non-supportive foundation or box spring.
  3. Mattress owners are responsible for all shipping and transportation costs associated with mattress returns or replacements.
  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.
    • Manufacturing flaws or defects associated with mattress craftsmanship.
  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.
    • Bent border wires.
    • 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 abuse, neglect, or improper support.
  6. This warranty is non-transferable, and is exclusively available to original owners who purchase their mattress from Joybed 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.

Delivery

How is the mattress shipped? Compressed and shipped in a box
Where do they ship? All 50 states
Full shipping and delivery details

Delivery Policy

The delivery policy for Joybed is as follows:

  1. Standard shipping through UPS is free-of-charge to customers in the contiguous U.S. Those in Alaska and Hawaii may contact Joybed for a delivery quote. Most mattresses ship within one to two business days of the original order, then reach their destination within three to five business days of shipping. Boxes are left on the customer’s doorstep, and a signature is not required.
  2. In addition to free standard delivery, White Glove delivery is available for a flat fee of $150. This service includes in-home mattress assembly and old mattress removal upon request. The expected wait time for White Glove delivery is one to two weeks.

Old Mattress Removal

Old mattress removal is available with White Glove delivery orders, which cost a flat fee of $150, but this service is not offered with standard deliveries.

Company Information

Customer Service

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

Company History

Joybed was established in 2018. The company is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Physical Stores

Joybed does not operate any brick-and-mortar locations.

Contact Joybed

[email protected] | 1-877-601-7035 | Joybeds.com

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How Do Joybed Mattresses 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 Joybed mattresses stack up to other beds.

Joybed mattresses are all-natural and eco-friendly alternatives to other beds made from memory foam, synthetic latex, and other manmade fabrics. The LX, LXC, and LXP each have different firmness and thickness settings, and the brand’s selection should accommodate most sleepers regardless of their weight or preferred position – though the beds are firmer and more responsive than most hybrids. Comfort layers of cotton and wool, along with a sturdy pocketed coil with good airflow, allow the beds to sleep fairly cool for most. The low-gauge coils along the perimeter ensure sturdy edge support, as well.

Check out our selections below if you’d like to see a few comparable mattresses.

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