Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
guides
products
Filter by Categories
Baby Sleep Products
Bedding
Bedding FAQs
Circadian
Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders
Diagnosis
How Sleep Works
Hypersomnias
Insomnias
Mattress 101
Mattress Accessories
Mattress Brands
Mattress Comparisons
Mattress FAQs
Mattresses
Non-Drug Therapies
PAP Therapies
Parasomnias
Pet Sleep Resources
Popular
Safety and Sleep
Safety and Sleep Products
Sales and Coupons
Sleep Aids
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Environment
Sleep Health
Sleep Medicine
Sleep Preparation
Sleep Products
Sleep Resources
Sleep-related breathing disorders
Sleep-related movement disorders
Uncategorized
This research is supported by you, our readers, through our independently chosen links, which earn us a commission. Learn More.

Serta Memory Foam Mattress Reviews

Written by - Bill Fish.
Serta Memory Foam Mattress Reviews

The Bottom Line.

  • Serta’s iComfort Foam collection includes six different models, which vary in terms of thickness, firmness, and composition.
  • Free White Glove delivery for customers in contiguous U.S.
  • The Perfect Sleeper collection includes 10″ and 12″ models constructed from supportive, pressure-relieving gel memory foam.

Sealy mattresses are primarily available at brick and mortar stores.

Shopping online is easier; check out our favorite mattresses.

See Top Recommendations

1700 Verified Customer Experiences

280 Unique Review Sources

28 Hours of Lab Testing

4 Sleep Experts Consulted

Meet Our Testing Team
Bill
Bill
Brad
Brad
Jackson
Jackson
Keith
Keith

General Overview

  • Memory foam mattresses in the Perfect Sleeper and iComfort series have been touted for above-average edge support, motion isolation, and noise reduction.
  • Serta is considered the largest mattress manufacturer in the United States, and the company offers a wide selection of memory foam models (in different firmness ratings) to accommodate different sleeper preferences.
  • White Glove delivery — which includes in-home assembly and old mattress removal — is offered free-of-charge for all online orders.
  • Serta mattresses are available for purchase at brick-and-mortar showrooms and retail stores across the country, giving customers plenty of locations to test them out in person.

Cons

  • Customers have criticized Perfect Sleeper and iComfort memory foam mattresses for below-average longevity and high heat retention.
  • Purchasers who buy from Serta.com and choose to return their mattress must cover a return fee that amounts to 15% of the original product price, as well as a $200 shipping and handling charge. This is costlier than the return procedure for most competing mattress sellers. However when purchased from a mattress retailer, return policies/fees vary.
  • While both memory foam mattresses in the Perfect Sleeper series have below-average price-points compared to average memory foam models, those belonging to the iComfort collection are significantly more expensive.

Check out our favorite online mattresses.

See our mattress recommendations

See Top Picks

Quick Summary

Mattress Type and Components:

Serta offers memory foam mattresses that are currently available in two mattress series.

The Perfect Sleeper series features two memory foam mattresses. These mattresses share similar compositions in terms of the comfort layer and support core, and vary by height and firmness rating.

  • The Caledonian Plush features a comfort layer with a top layer of gel memory foam and a bottom layer of polyfoam. The support core is constructed from polyfoam.
  • The Molenda Luxe Firm has a comfort system with a top layer of gel memory foam and a bottom layer of polyfoam. The support core is made of polyfoam, as well.

The iComfort series features a total of seven memory foam mattresses that are currently manufactured, and sold both online and in stores. All seven models feature polyfoam support cores measuring between six inches (6″) and seven inches (7″) in height; they vary in terms of comfort system components, firmness rating, and overall height. These models are described below (ordered by price-point from highest to lowest):

  • The Blue Max 5000 Elite Luxury Firm features four components in the comfort layer: a top layer of gel memory foam; a second layer of standard memory foam; a third layer of polyfoam; and a fourth layer of air foam.
  • The Blue Max 3000 Elite Plush features top and third layers of gel memory foam surrounding a second layer of standard memory foam. The comfort system also has a fourth layer of polyfoam and a fifth layer of air foam.
  • The Blue Max 1000 Cushion Firm features five components in the comfort layer: a top layer of gel memory foam; a second layer of standard memory foam; a third layer of polyfoam; a fourth layer of gel memory foam; and a fifth layer of polyfoam.
  • The Blue Max 1000 Plush features a comfort system with a top layer of gel memory foam, a middle layer of standard memory foam, and a bottom layer of polyfoam.
  • The Blue 500 Plush has a comfort system with two top layers of gel memory foam and a bottom layer of standard memory foam.
  • The Blue 300 Firm features two top layers of gel memory foam, followed by a third layer of polyfoam and a standard memory foam bottom layer.
  • The Blue 100 Gentle Firm has a comfort system with two gel memory foam top layers and a polyfoam bottom layer.

Additionally, the iComfort series features eight memory foam models that are no longer manufactured; although they are still sold in select retail locations, they will only be available as long as supplies last. Prices for each model listed below will vary by location. Due to their outgoing status and limited availability, these mattresses have not been included in our mattress ratings.

  • F700 SmartSupport
  • F500 SmartSupport
  • F300 SmartSupport
  • Prodigy III
  • Savant III Cushion Firm
  • Savant III Plush
  • Guidance
  • Foresight

Serta does not disclose the composition of any mattress covers.

Serta also offers innerspring and hybrid mattresses, as well. To learn more, please visit our Serta Innerspring and Hybrid Mattress Review page.

  • Icomfort hybrid
  • Perfect sleeper

Full Sleep Rating

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

Full Sleep Rating

Criteria
Rating
Durability
Motion Isolation
Off-gassing
Pressure Relief
Temperature Neutrality
Edge Support
Noise
Sex
  • Icomfort hybrid
  • Perfect sleeper
Durability
Motion Isolation
Off-gassing
Pressure Relief
Temperature Neutrality
Edge Support
Noise
Sex
Durability
Motion Isolation
Off-gassing
Pressure Relief
Temperature Neutrality
Edge Support
Noise
Sex
#

Durability

Serta owners claim that iComfort mattresses have below-average lifespans compared to comparable hybrid models.

#

Durability

Serta owners claim that iComfort mattresses have below-average lifespans compared to comparable hybrid models.

#

Motion Isolation

According to our customer feedback, Serta iComfort hybrids do not isolate motion to a significant extent.

#

Motion Isolation

According to our customer feedback, Serta iComfort hybrids do not isolate motion to a significant extent.

#

Off-gassing

Serta customers note that iComfort mattresses produce little off-gassing, and that the smells will completely dissipate within a day or two.

#

Off-gassing

Serta customers note that iComfort mattresses produce little off-gassing, and that the smells will completely dissipate within a day or two.

#

Pressure Relief

Those who sleep on iComfort hybrids claim their mattress conforms closely and alleviates a fair amount of pressure.

#

Pressure Relief

Those who sleep on iComfort hybrids claim their mattress conforms closely and alleviates a fair amount of pressure.

#

Temperature Neutrality

iComfort owners report that their mattresses retain low amounts of body heat and sleep relatively cool as a result, despite memory foam components in the comfort layer (which is known to sleep hot).

#

Temperature Neutrality

iComfort owners report that their mattresses retain low amounts of body heat and sleep relatively cool as a result, despite memory foam components in the comfort layer (which is known to sleep hot).

#

Edge Support

Due to their robust, coil-based support cores, iComfort mattresses offer superior edge support

#

Edge Support

Due to their robust, coil-based support cores, iComfort mattresses offer superior edge support

#

Noise

According to Serta owners, the iComfort mattresses are relatively quiet.

#

Noise

According to Serta owners, the iComfort mattresses are relatively quiet.

#

Sex

iComfort owners report that their mattresses are quite bouncy and responsive enough for sex.

#

Sex

iComfort owners report that their mattresses are quite bouncy and responsive enough for sex.

#

Durability

Serta owners claim that Perfect Sleeper mattresses have below-average lifespans compared to comparable innerspring models.

#

Durability

Serta owners claim that Perfect Sleeper mattresses have below-average lifespans compared to comparable innerspring models.

#

Motion Isolation

According to our customer feedback, Serta Perfect Sleeper innersprings do not isolate motion to a significant extent.

#

Motion Isolation

According to our customer feedback, Serta Perfect Sleeper innersprings do not isolate motion to a significant extent.

#

Off-gassing

Serta customers note that Perfect Sleeper mattresses produce little off-gassing, and that the smells will completely dissipate within a day or two.

#

Off-gassing

Serta customers note that Perfect Sleeper mattresses produce little off-gassing, and that the smells will completely dissipate within a day or two.

#

Pressure Relief

Perfect Sleeper owners note minimal conforming abilities and below-average pressure relief.

#

Pressure Relief

Perfect Sleeper owners note minimal conforming abilities and below-average pressure relief.

#

Temperature Neutrality

Perfect Sleeper owners report that their mattresses retain low amounts of body heat and sleep relatively cool as a result, despite memory foam components in the comfort layer (which is known to sleep hot).

#

Temperature Neutrality

Perfect Sleeper owners report that their mattresses retain low amounts of body heat and sleep relatively cool as a result, despite memory foam components in the comfort layer (which is known to sleep hot).

#

Edge Support

Due to their robust, coil-based support cores, Perfect Sleeper mattresses offer superior edge support

#

Edge Support

Due to their robust, coil-based support cores, Perfect Sleeper mattresses offer superior edge support

#

Noise

Perfect Sleeper models tend to produce more noise when sleepers get up or shift positions.

#

Noise

Perfect Sleeper models tend to produce more noise when sleepers get up or shift positions.

#

Sex

Perfect Sleeper owners report that their mattresses are quite bouncy and responsive enough for sex.

#

Sex

Perfect Sleeper owners report that their mattresses are quite bouncy and responsive enough for sex.

What Type of Sleeper is Best Suited to a Serta Mattress?

Based on our customer feedback, iComfort memory foam mattresses from Serta received the following grades among sleepers of different weights and preferred sleep positions; we have not received enough data to generate grades for Perfect Sleeper memory foam models.

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.

  • Icomfort hybrid
  • Perfect sleeper
Weight Light Average Heavy
Sleep Position Less than 130 LBS 130 LBS - 230 LBS Greater than 230 LBS
Side
Back
Stomach
Weight Light Average Heavy
Sleep Position Less than 130 LBS 130 LBS - 230 LBS Greater than 230 LBS
Side
Back
Stomach

Compare Mattresses

How Do Serta 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 the Serta Mattresses stack up to other beds.

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

Similar Mattress Options

GhostBed

Layla Mattress

Luxi One

T&N Mattress

MATTRESS TYPE LatexFoamFoamFoam
PRICE RANGE $895.00$999$799$595
FIRMNESS 64,746.5
AVAILABILITY onlineonlineonlineonline
SLEEP TRIAL 101 nights120 nights1000 nights100 nights
WARRANTY LENGTH 20 YearLifetime10 Year, Limited10 Year, Non-prorated
Tap here to see more mattress stats

Mattress Technical Details

technicals

What You Need to Know About Serta Mattresses

Sizing and Pricing

The next table looks at price ranges for both the Perfect Sleeper series and the iComfort series.

  • twin-bed
    Twin $649-$699 Perfect Sleeper $659 iComfort
  • twin-bed
    Twin XL $699-$799 Perfect Sleeper $749-$2,449 iComfort
  • twin-bed
    Full $749-$849 Perfect Sleeper $919-$1,619 iComfort
  • twin-bed
    Queen $799-$899 Perfect Sleeper $1,099-$2,799 iComfort
  • twin-bed
    King $1,199-$1,299 Perfect Sleeper $1,599-$3,499 iComfort
  • twin-bed
    Cali King $1,199-$1,299 Perfect Sleeper $1,599-$3,499 iComfort

Construction and Firmness

The firmness rating and specifications of a Serta memory foam mattress will vary by selected model.

The table below features a breakdown of all memory foam mattress components and dimensions; due to the extensive selection in the Perfect Sleeper and iComfort series, some specifications are expressed in ranges.

Please note that Serta does not disclose certain mattress specifications, including foam density and cover composition.

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

Serta Series Mattress Model Firmness Rating (Range) Thickness (Range) Support Core Components Comfort Layer Components (Range) Cover Components
Perfect Sleeper Caledonian Plush 6.5 (Medium Firm) 10″ 6″ Polyfoam 2″ Gel Memory Foam
2″ Polyfoam
Not disclosed
Molenda Luxe Firm 7.5 (Firm) 9″ 6″ Polyfoam 2″ Gel Memory Foam
1″ Polyfoam
Not disclosed
iComfort Blue Max 5000 Elite Luxury Firm 5.5 (Medium Firm) 13 1/2″ 6″ Polyfoam 1″ Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
2″ Polyfoam
1 1/2″ Air Foam
Not disclosed
Blue Max 3000 Elite Plush 3.5 (Soft) 14″ 6″ Polyfoam 1″ Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
2″ Gel Memory Foam
2″ Polyfoam
1 1/2″ Air Foam
Not disclosed
Blue Max 1000 Cushion Firm 6.5 (Medium Firm) 12 1/2″ 6″ Polyfoam 1″ Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
1″ Polyfoam
1″ Memory Foam
2″ Support Foam
Not disclosed
Blue Max 1000 Plush 4 (Medium Soft) 13″ 7″ Polyfoam 1″ Gel Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
2″ Polyfoam
Not disclosed
Blue 500 Plush 4.5 (Medium Soft) 11 1/4″ 7″ Polyfoam 3/4″ Gel Memory Foam
2″ Memory Foam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
Not disclosed
Blue 300 Firm 7.5 (Firm) 11 1/4″ 7″ Polyfoam 3/4″ Gel Memory Foam
1″ Memory Foam
1″ Polyfoam
1 1/2″ Memory Foam
Not disclosed
Blue 100 Gentle Firm 6 (Medium Firm) 9 3/4″ 6″ Polyfoam 3/4″ Gel Memory Foam
2″ Memory Foam
1″ Polyfoam
Not disclosed

Availability

Serta memory foam mattresses in the Perfect Sleeper and iComfort series are available on the Serta website, as well as other online mattress retailers; at this time, these models are not available for purchase on Amazon.com.

Serta mattresses are also sold in numerous showrooms and retail outlets across the country, as well. Customers should take note: certain models may not be available to purchase online.

Serta Coupons and Discounts

Learn more about Serta mattresses

Check Price
  • Sleep Trial 120 nights

  • Shipping Free White Glove delivery to contiguous U.S.

  • Warranty 10-year

  • Made In USA

  • How Is the Mattress Shipped?

    Serta memory foam mattresses are wrapped in plastic and shipped uncompressed.

  • Where Do They Ship?

    Serta will ship mattresses to any address in the continental United States. Deliveries to Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories, and international destinations are not available at this time.

  • White Glove Delivery?

    White Glove delivery is offered free-of-charge for all orders in the contiguous 48 states.

  • Full Shipping Details

    Delivery Policy: The delivery policy for Serta mattresses is as follows:

    1. Not all Serta mattresses listed in this review are available for online purchase and delivery. Select models are exclusively available at brick-and-mortar locations. Availability details are included on the individual product pages.
    2. Customers will receive an ‘automated pre-call contact’ within 24 hours of placing their mattress order. Delivery agents will then work with customers to arrange a suitable delivery time. Most mattresses are delivered within seven to 10 business days of the original order; delivery agents will arrange for the mattress to be dropped off within a four-hour window period. Deliveries occur between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday, as well limited Saturday deliveries.
    3. Purchasers must be home at the time of their mattress delivery.
    4. White Glove personnel restrict their deliveries to two flights of stairs or less. Purchasers who do not meet this criteria should contact Serta to coordinate a suitable delivery plan.
    5. Customers may order out-of-stock items, but the wait time will extend to at least 10 business days; all out-of-stock orders will receive a notification once the item has been purchased.
  • Old Mattress Removal?

    Old mattress removal is offered as part of Serta’s complimentary White Glove delivery service.

  • Trial Period and Warranty Details

    Trial Period and Guarantee: Serta offers a 120-night sleep trial for all iComfort mattresses and a 45-night sleep trial for all Perfect Sleeper mattresses.

    1. Both the 120-night and 45-night sleep trials have mandatory 30-night break-in periods. This means that customers must test out the mattress for at least 30 nights before they will be eligible to exchange it or return it for a refund.
    2. Customers who choose to return their mattress after 30 nights have elapsed will receive a partial refund, minus a return and disposal fee that amounts to 15% of the original product price and a $200 shipping and handling fee.
    3. Those who opt to exchange their mattress after 30 nights will be responsible for shipping charges associated with the new mattress delivery.
    4. Each customer is limited to one sleep trial.
    5. Serta will not accept damaged mattresses for return.

    Warranty: Serta offers a 10-year warranty for all Perfect Sleeper and iComfort memory foam mattresses.

    1. Serta will, at its sole option, choose to repair or replace all mattresses that are deemed defective. If a product needing replacement has been discontinued, then Serta will replace it with the most comparable current model.
    2. Warranty coverage begins on the original date of purchase.
    3. All Serta memory foam mattresses are designed for use with an ‘appropriate frame with center support or a minimum of 5 cross slats with center support that extends to the floor’. Use of an improper foundation may lead to damage that will void warranty coverage.
    4. The warranty will cover the following product defects:
      • Visible indentations or sagging in the top surface that measure three-quarters of one and a half inches (1 1/2″).
      • Manufacturing flaws related to the cover construction, including cracked or broken zippers.
    5. The warranty will not cover the following:
      • Costs related to transportation and inspection of potentially defective mattresses.
      • Normal changes in foam softness that do not affect its pressure-relieving abilities, or visible indentations or sagging that do not measure more than one and a half inches (1 1/2″). These issues are all considered standard wear and tear.
      • Burns, cuts, tears, stains, and other types of damage that occur due to owner misuse, improper handling or cleaning, and/or inadequate foundational support.
      • Requests for repairs or replacements that occur due to poor sheet fit, incorrect bed height, and/or owner comfort preferences.
    6. Serta reserves the right to deny warranty claims for mattresses that are soiled, mold-infested, or otherwise considered unsanitary.
    7. Warranty coverage is exclusively reserved for original purchasers who buy their mattress from Serta or an authorized Serta retailer. Those who buy or acquire their Serta mattress from the original owner or an unauthorized retailer will not be eligible for warranty coverage.

Company Information

  • Customer Service

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

  • BBB Rating

    A+

  • Company History

    Serta was founded in 1931 as Sleeper, Inc. The name was changed to Serta International, and the company was controlled and operated by National Bedding Company until 2005 when it was purchased by the Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund and Teachers’ Private Capital. Serta is considered the largest mattress seller in the United States.

  • Physical Stores

    Serta operates brick-and-mortar stores across the country.

  • Contact Serta

    2600 Forbs Avenue.
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192-3723 | 1-888-557-3782 | Contact Form | https://www.serta.com/index.html

  • Find Serta on Social

A