Unbiased Nest Bedding Mattress Reviews 2018 | Tuck Sleep

Nest Bedding Mattress Reviews

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What You Need to Know about the Nest Bedding Mattresses

Mattress Types and Components:

  • Nest Bedding offers memory foam, latex, and hybrid mattresses.
  • Two memory foam mattresses, one latex mattress and three hybrid mattress are available from Nest Bedding:
    • Alexander Signature: The Alexander Signature is a memory foam mattress. The comfort layer has four components: a quilted cover made of cotton and polyester, a top layer of 4 PCF memory foam, a middle layer of 4 PCF polyfoam, and a bottom layer of transitional polyfoam. The support core is constructed from 1.8 PCF polyfoam. The Alexander Signature is available in two firmness options: Medium and Luxury Firm.
    • Alexander Signature Hybrid: The comfort layer of the Alexander Signature Hybrid features four components: a top layer of 4 PCF memory foam, a second layer of quilted 3.5 PCF polyfoam, a third layer of copper-infused 3.5 PCF gel polyfoam, and a bottom layer of 1.8 PCF transitional polyfoam. The support core is designed zoned pocket coils, and the cover is made of rayon and polyester. The Alexander Signature Hybrid is available in two firmness options: Plush, Medium, and Luxury Firm.
    • Love & Sleep: The Love & Sleep memory foam mattress is designed with layers of 2.8 PCF memory foam and polyfoam in the comfort layer. The support core is constructed from 1.8 PCF polyfoam. The Love & Sleep is available in two firmness options: Medium and Luxury Firm.
    • Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour: The Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour features a comfort system with three components: a cover made of 2.5 PCF copper-infused, phase-change gel memory foam; a middle layer of 3 PCF polyfoam; and a bottom layer of 4 PCF memory foam. The support core is constructed with pocketed coils and a high-density polyfoam edge reinforcement.
    • Hybrid Latex: The Hybrid Latex model features one layer of Dunlop latex in the comfort system. The support core is designed with pocketed coils and a base layer of 1.8 PCF high-density polyfoam. The zippered cover is made from a blend of cotton and wool.
    • Q3 Latex Mattress: The Q3 is available in ‘Blended Latex’ and ‘Organic Latex’ designs; these designs share the same general composition, but differ significantly in terms of price-point with the Organic option being more expensive. Additionally, the Q3 is available in three firmness options. The ‘Soft w/topper’ option features a comfort layer made of soft Dunlop latex, as well as a three-inch Dunlop latex topper. This option is more expensive due to the addition of the topper. The ‘Medium’ and ‘Firm’ options forgo the topper; the ‘Medium’ has a soft Dunlop latex comfort layer and a firm Dunlop latex support core, while the ‘Firm’ has a firm Dunlop latex comfort layer and a soft Dunlop latex support core.

Pros:

  • Multiple model, thickness, and firmness options
  • Close conforming and good motion isolation for all models
  • Below-average price-points for all models
  • Free shipping in contiguous U.S.
  • Nonprorated lifetime warranty

Cons:

  • Weak edge support for non-hybrid models
  • Some models heavier than average
  • 30-night break-in period for sleep trial
  • Pricy deliveries outside contiguous U.S.

Products and Price Range: Nest Bedding mattresses are available in eight sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Split King, California King and Split California King. Mattresses range in price by selected model and size (please see the comparison table below for a detailed price breakdown). All Nest Bedding mattresses are manufactured in the United States.

Customer Satisfaction Rating: 75% to 79% (varies by model)
Calculated from: 2,088 customer experiences from 16 individual sources

Main Competitors: Nest Bedding’s main competitores include other primarily online mattress brands that offer eco-friendly models, as well as those that sell multiple mattress types.
Availability: Nest Bedding mattresses are available on the Nest Bedding website. Additionally, Nest Bedding operates brick-and-mortar showrooms in Chicago, New York City, Denver, and Minneapolis, as well as six California locations Albany, Costa Mesa, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Studio City) and four Arizona locations (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, and Tucson). The company notes that a Seattle store is slated to open in 2018, and locations in Las Vegas and Miami are ‘coming soon.’
Nest Bedding has also recently partnered with AirBnB; this promotion allows AirBnB clients to test out Nest Bedding mattresses and pillows during their overnight stays. A full map of all AirBnB locations with Nest Bedding products is
available online.
Amazon rating: Of Nest Bedding’s six available models, only the Love & Sleep is currently sold on Amazon.com; this model has earned a rating of 4.0
BBB rating: A+

Nest Bedding Customer Satisfaction Rating Comparison

Nest Bedding Mattress Sleep Ratings

CategoryCriteriaMemory Foam Mattress RatingsHybrid Mattress RatingsQ3 Latex Mattress RatingsWhat Nest Bedding Users Say
Customer SatisfactionBased on data collection, this is an overall customer sentiment regarding Nest Bedding mattresses.78% (Alexander Signature)
76% (Love & Sleep)
78% (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
77% (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
79% (Hybrid Latex)
75%According to customer feedback, all Nest Bedding memory foam, hybrid, and latex mattresses have earned average to above-average satisfaction ratings.
Durability Memory foam and hybrid mattresses tend to degrade faster due to low-grade polyfoam used in the support core. Latex, on the other hand, is exceptionally durable.FairGoodVery GoodLatex mattresses tend to be highly durable, and with an average lifespan of at least seven years, the Q3 is no exception. Nest’s hybrids are also highly durable, but the brand’s memory foam mattresses deteriorate more quickly.
Motion IsolationLatex and memory foam mattresses are designed to absorb and minimize more motion than innersprings or hybrids.Very GoodGoodVery GoodAccording to customers, Nest’s memory foam and latex mattresses effectively isolate motion. The hybrids also absorb motion to some extent, particularly the Hybrid Latex.
Sex Most hybrids feature a blend of softness and bounciness that many couples find conducive for sex. Latex and memory foam are less responsive, and may not be as good for sex.FairVery GoodFairMemory foam models from Nest may, as well as the Q3, may not be responsive or bouncy enough for some couples. However, hybrid models from Nest are generally responsive enough for most couples.
ConformingMemory foam and latex mattresses typically conform closely and may help alleviate pressure points; hybrids tend to conform less and provide less pressure relief.Very GoodGoodVery GoodThe Q3 and Nest’s memory foam mattresses conform closely for improved spinal alignment and pressure relief. The Hybrid Latex also conforms fairly well, but other hybrid models may not sleep as closely.
Temperature NeutralityHybrid mattresses tend to retain less body heat and sleep cooler than models made from memory foam or latex.FairGoodGoodNest’s memory foam and blended latex mattresses can trap heat and sleep uncomfortably warm, but the brand’s hybrids and natural latex models sleep somewhat cooler by comparison.
Off-gassingOff-gassing may occur in hybrids and latex mattresses, but these models tend to produce less odor than those made exclusively of foam.FairGoodFairOur customer feedback indicates that Nest’s memory foam and latex mattresses tend to emit more odor than the brand’s hybrid models.
Edge SupportHybrids usually provide more edge support than memory foam and latex mattresses, and are usually on par with traditional innersprings. PoorVery GoodPoorHybrid mattresses from Nest are well reinforced along the edges and minimal sinkage has been reported. The memory foam and latex beds, on the other hand, offer little to no edge support.
NoiseHybrids tend to produce more noise than latex or foam mattresses, primarily due to the spring and coil components of the support core.ExcellentFairExcellentNest’s memory foam mattresses and the Q3 are virtually silent. The hybrids may produce some squeaking sounds.
Ease of Moving and RotatingAll mattresses are relatively heavy but some weigh much more than others, and this can make them difficult to move and maneuver.GoodFairFairNest’s memory foam mattresses are relatively lightweight, as is usually the case with these models, while the hybrids and the Q3 are fairly heavy.

Nest Bedding Price Comparison

Nest Bedding Pricing and Delivery Details

The table below lists the length, width, and thickness dimensions for the six current Nest Bedding mattresses in all available sizes.

SizeDimensions Height Availability Notes
Twin39W” x 75L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Twin Extra Long (XL)39W” x 80L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Full54W” x 75L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Full Extra Long (XL)54W” x 80L”13″ (Hybrid Latex)Only available for the Hybrid Latex.
Queen60W” x 80L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
King76W” x 80L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Split King39W” x 80L” (Two Pieces)11″ (Love & Sleep)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Not available for Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour or Q3. For Alexander Signature, Alexander Signature Hybrid, Love & Sleep, and Hybrid Latex, both pieces are priced individually.
California King72W” x 84L”9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
11 1/2″ (Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
13″ (Hybrid Latex)
13 1/2″ (Alexander Signature Hybrid)
Split California King36W” x 84L” (Two Pieces)9″ (Q3, No Topper)
11″ (Love & Sleep)
12″ (Q3 With Topper)
12 1/2″ (Alexander Signature)
Not available for Alexander Signature Hybrid, Hybrid Luxury Contour, or Hybrid Latex.

The next table features current prices for all six current Nest Bedding mattresses. Please note the price structure for Split King and Split California King sizes of the Alexander Signature and Love & Sleep mattresses: these sizes are priced per half; customers may buy both halves together or one separately. For some models, Nest only lists the price for one of the two Split-size halves; for others, both prices are listed.

SizeAlexander SignatureAlexander Signature HybridLove & SleepAlexander Hybrid Luxury ContourHybrid LatexQ3 Blended LatexQ3 Organic Latex
Twin$899$799$399$1,099$1,199$999 (no topper)
$1,299 (topper)
$1,399 (no topper)
$1,999 (topper)
Twin Extra Long (XL)$999$899$429$1,299$1,299$1,099 (no topper)
$1,399 (topper)
$1,499 (no topper)
$2,099 (topper)
Full$1,099$1,099$549$1,499$1,499$1,199 (no topper)
$1,599 (topper)
$1,999 (no topper)
$2,699 (topper)
Full Extra Long (XL)N/AN/AN/AN/A$1,599N/AN/A
Queen$1,199$1,199$599$1,599$1,599$1,499 (no topper)
$1,999 (topper)
$2,499 (no topper)
$3,299 (topper)
King$1,399$1,499$749$1,749$1,899$1,899 (no topper)
$2,399 (topper)
$2,899 (no topper)
$3,999 (topper)
Split King$999 (1 piece)$899 (1 piece)
$1,799 (2 pieces)
$429 (1 piece)N/A$1,299 (1 piece)N/AN/A
California King$1,399$1,499$749$1,749$1,899$1,899 (no topper)
$2,399 (topper)
$2,899 (no topper)
$3,999 (topper)
Split California King$999 (1 piece)N/A$429 (for 1 piece)N/AN/A$999 (no topper, 1 piece)
$1,299 (topper, 1 piece)
$1,399 (no topper)
$1,999 (topper)

How Is the Mattress Shipped?: Most Nest Bedding mattresses are compressed, vacuum-sealed, and shipped in a box measuring 18W” x 48L” x 18H”; the Alexander Signature Hybrid ships in a box that measures 80″ in length. According to Nest Bedding, mattresses should fully expand within 24 to 48 hours of unpackaging. Customers must unpackage their mattress within 30 days in order to qualify for exchanges and warranty coverage.
Where Do They Ship?: Nest Bedding ships mattresses to all addresses in the U.S., including Alaska and Hawaii. Nest Bedding also ships mattresses to select international locations; to receive a delivery price quote, customers with overseas addresses should click the ‘International Checkout’ prompt when purchasing a mattress from the site.
Delivery Fee: Free standard shipping is available to all customers in the contiguous 48 states. Expedited shipping is also offered for an additional charge. Customers in Alaska and Hawaii should expect to pay roughly $150 for mattress delivery. Shipping charges for international customers will vary by their current address.
Delivery Policy: The delivery policy for Nest Bedding is as follows:

  1. All Nest Bedding mattresses are made-to-order. The expected manufacturing time for each mattress is two to four business days. Once the mattress has been made and shipped, most customers will receive their delivery within one to five business days.
  2. Nest Bedding utilizes FedEx and other local couriers for all deliveries. Mattresses are not normally shipped as ‘Signature Required’, so customers will not need to be at home to receive the mattress on the delivery date.
  3. Customers can monitor the status of their order with a tracking number that will be emailed to them. Nest Bedding urges customers to check their spam email folder if they have not received a tracking number after the mattress has been shipped.
  4. Although Nest does not offer White Glove delivery, the company will help customers locate White Glove delivery providers in their local area.  

Old Mattress Removal: Because they utilize FedEx and other local couriers, Nest Bedding does not offer old mattress removal services.

Nest Bedding Product Specifications and Firmness

Nest Bedding mattresses are available in a total of four different firmness options, although individual models will vary by firmness availability. The table below features a complete breakdown of firmness levels and components. Please note that some specifications regarding foam density and cover composition are not disclosed on the Nest Bedding website.

Product NameFirmness OptionsThicknessSupport Core ComponentsComfort Layer ComponentsCover Components
Alexander Signature5.5 (Medium)12 1/2″6″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam2 1/2″ 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam
1″ 4 PCF Memory Foam
2″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam
1″ Quilted stretch cover
7.5 (Luxury Firm)7″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam1″ 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ 4 PCF Memory Foam
2″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam
Alexander Signature Hybrid3 (Plush)13 1/2″8″ Zoned Pocket Coils1 1/2″ 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ 1.5 PCF Quilted Polyfoam
1 1/2″ 3.5 PCF Copper-infused Polyfoam
1″ 3 PCF Polyfoam
Quilted Phase-change Material
5.5 (Medium)
7.5 (Luxury Firm)
Love & Sleep5.5 (Medium)11″6″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam3″ 2.8 PCF Memory Foam
1″ Polyfoam
1″ Phase-change Material
7.5 (Luxury Firm)8″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam2″ 2.8 PCF Memory Foam
Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour5.5 (Medium)11 1/2″3″ Pocketed Microcoils
4″ HD Polyfoam ‘Edge Support Core’
2″ 3 PCF ‘Energex’ Polyfoam
1″ 4 PCF Memory Foam
1 1/2″ 2.5 PCF Copper-infused Phase-change Gel Memory Foam
Hybrid Latex5 (Medium)13″8″ ‘Quantum Edge Support’ Pocketed Coils
1″ 1.8 PCF HD Polyfoam
3″ Medium (28 ILD) Dunlop Latex1″ Cotton and Wool Blend with Zipper
7 (Firm)3″ Firm (36 ILD) Dunlop Latex
Q3 (Blended and Organic Options)4 (Soft w/Topper)12″6″ Firm Dunlop Latex3″ Soft Dunlop Latex Topper
3″ Soft Dunlop Latex
Not Disclosed
5.5 (Medium)9″6″ Firm Dunlop Latex3″ Soft Dunlop Latex
7.5 (Luxury Firm)3″ Soft Dunlop Latex6″ Firm Dunlop Latex

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

What Type of Sleeper Is Best Suited for a Nest Bedding Mattress?

Based on our customer feedback, Nest Bedding 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.

Mattress ModelSleep PositionLightweight Sleeper Rating (Less than 130 lbs)Average Weight Sleeper Rating (130 to 230 lbs)Heavyweight Sleeper Rating (More than 230 lbs)
Alexander SignatureSideGoodVery GoodGood
BackVery GoodVery GoodVery Good
StomachGoodGoodFair
Alexander Signature HybridSideVery GoodVery GoodGood
BackVery GoodVery GoodGood
StomachGoodFairFair
Love & SleepSideFairGoodGood
BackGoodVery GoodGood
StomachGoodGoodFair
Alexander Hybrid Luxury ContourSideVery GoodVery GoodGood
BackGoodVery GoodFair
StomachGoodFairPoor
Hybrid LatexSideVery GoodVery GoodGood
BackVery GoodVery GoodVery Good
StomachGoodGoodFair
Q3 (Organic and Blended Latex)SideVery GoodGoodFair
BackGoodVery GoodGood
StomachFairGoodFair

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

Nest Bedding Company Information

Customer Service: 7 out of 10 owner experiences show customers have had a positive experience with Nest Bedding, irrespective of whether or not they liked their mattress.
BBB rating: A+
Company History: Nest Bedding was launched in 2011.
Physical Stores: Nest Bedding operates a total of eight brick-and-mortar showrooms. These are located in Chicago, New York, Denver, and Minneapolis, as well as five California locations Albany, Costa Mesa, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Studio City) and four Arizona locations (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, and Tucson). A Seattle location is slated for a March 2018 opening. Customers may also test out Nest Bedding mattresses at select AirBnB accommodations as part of a recent partnership between Nest Bedding and AirBnB.
Corporate Address:
835 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
Phone Number: 1-888-992-2001 (available every day between 8am to 6pm PST)
Contact Email: [email protected]
Company Website: https://www.nestbedding.com/
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Sleep Trial and Warranty Information

Trial Period and Guarantee: Nest Bedding offers a ‘lifetime comfort guarantee’ for all mattresses.

  1. Mattress purchasers must try out their mattress for at least 30 nights before they will be eligible for a free return.
  2. Customers who return their mattress within 100 nights of the original purchase will receive a full product refund. Those that return their mattress after 100 nights have elapsed will be eligible for a 50% product exchange for a mattress with a different size or firmness option.
  3. Customers must utilize certain bases or foundations for their Nest Bedding mattress. According to the website, a proper base is defined as ‘a base that is breathable, non-flexible, such as a non-flexible box foundation or non-flexible slats that are spaced no more than 4″ apart’. Bases that are not acceptable include those that rest on the floor, ‘older style box springs’, frames with flexible or bowed slats, and frames with slats that are spaced apart by more than 4″.
  4. All return requests must be made through the company’s customer service email account (see ‘Company Information’ below).
  5. Mattresses may not be returned if they are stained or damaged, or if there is evidence of bed bugs, mold, or other contaminants.
  6. Return and exchange options will be voided for customers who do not unpackage their mattress within 30 days of delivery.
  7. Customers must return their mattress within 30 days after Nest Bedding has authorized the exchange.
  8. With the exception of Canada, customers outside the U.S. cannot exchange their mattress.

Warranty: Nest Bedding offers a lifetime warranty for all mattresses sold.

  1. This warranty is entirely nonprorated
  2. The decision to repair or replace a mattress will be at the sole discretion of Nest Bedding. If one component of the mattress is defective, Nest Bedding may choose to replace or repair that component, rather than the mattress as a whole.
  3. If a mattress or mattress component is replaced, Nest Bedding will provide the most suitable model, version, color, and style available. In some cases, the replacement may differ from the original model.
  4. Customers who elect to replace their defective mattress with a more expensive model may do so by paying the difference between the refund of the original model and the price of the upgrade model.
  5. The Nest Bedding mattress warranty will cover the following product defects:
    • Physical flaws associated with the cover, including cracked or broken zippers and unraveling seams.
    • Permanent indentations in the mattress surface that measure 1″ or deeper.
  6. The warranty will not cover the following:
    • Wrinkles, blemishes, and other cosmetic faults or changes in appearance that naturally occur over time.
    • Burns, stains, cuts, and other types of damage that are caused by owner misuse, and have not occurred during the manufacturing or delivery stages.
    • Discrepancies in the mattress width, length, or height that do not exceed a margin of 1 1/2″.
    • Damage that occurs due to mold, bedbug infestation, and other types of contamination.
    • Damage that occurs due to use of an improper foundation. Per Nest Bedding: ‘Proper use means using the mattress on a firm, rigid and smooth surface that allows air ventilation and supports the entire mattress, including the center, such as a slatted bed platform or box spring’.
    • Indentations that do not exceed 1″ in depth; this is considered normal wear and tear.
    • Off-gassing or other issues associated with temporary mattress odors.
  7. Warranty coverage exclusively extends to the original purchaser, and will not be available to anyone who buys or acquires the mattress from the owner.
  8. Mattress repairs or replacements will not extend the warranty length, nor will they result in a new warranty.

Similar Mattress Options

Lastly, let’s look at some of Nest Bedding’s top competitors, including ‘green’ mattress and hybrid providers that offer their products online.

BrandLoom & LeafPlushBedsSaatvaWinkBedsNest Bedding
Model(s)Loom & Leaf MattressBotanical Bliss Collection
Natural Bliss Collection
Eco Bliss Collection
Saatva MattressThe WinkBedAlexander Signature
Alexander Signature Hybrid
Love & Sleep
Alexander Hybrid Luxury Contour
Hybrid Latex
Q3
Mattress TypeMemory foamLatexInnerspringHybridMemory foam
Latex
Hybrid
Price Range$749.00 to $1,299.00$499.00 to $3,698.00$649.00 to $1,399.00$749.00 to $1,549.00$399.00 to $3,999.00
Thickness Range12″6″ to 12″11 1/2″ or 14 1/2″14 1/2″9″ to 13 1/2″
Firmness OptionsMedium
Firm
Soft
Medium
Medium Firm
Firm
Medium Soft
Medium Firm
Firm
Medium Soft
Medium Firm
Firm
Soft
Medium
Medium Firm
Firm
AvailabilityOnlineOnlineOnline
In-store
OnlineOnline
In-store
Sleep Trial120 nights100 nights120 nights101 nights100 nights
Warranty Length15 years20 to 25 years15 years10 yearsLifetime
Tuck Customer Satisfaction Rating72% (113 customer reviews)74% to 81% (1,306 customer reviews)76% (1,032 Customer Reviews)Insufficient data at this time75% to 79% (2,088 customer reviews)