Ever since brands like Casper and Tuft & Needle have come into existence, buying a mattress online has become common practice. And it's not just ordering a mattress online and having some delivery people set it up — you can get a whole mattress in a box, and you set it up yourself. If you're looking to buy a new mattress on a budget, one of the first places you should check out is Amazon (you can get nice bedding, too). Along with free two-day shipping with Prime, you also get first-hand testimonials from thousands, if not millions of people, who have the same mattress in their home. So now that we have your attention, these are the eight best mattresses to buy on Amazon.
- Best Hybrid Mattress on Amazon: Linenspa Hybrid Mattress
- Best Spring Mattress on Amazon: Modway Jenna Innerspring Mattress
- Best Memory Foam Mattress on Amazon: Zinus Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress
- Best Cooling Mattress on Amazon: Lucid Memory Foam
- Best Firm Mattress on Amazon: Signature Design by Ashley Chime Firm Memory Foam Mattress
- Best Mattress for Back Pain on Amazon: Tuft & Needle Original
- Best Mattress for Side Sleepers on Amazon: Nectar Mattress
- Best Under-$300 Mattress on Amazon: Zinus Foam and Spring Mattress
The Best Mattresses on Amazon
Can't decide between a foam or a spring mattress? Go hybrid. With over 100,000 reviews, this Linenspa mattress is overall one of the most popular mattresses on Amazon. The springs provide support while the memory foam adds comfort, and it's all topped off with a knit cover to add to the coziness. The mattress is available in three heights, which also coincide with the firmness levels.
Don't snooze on Modway. Or do. What the brand lacks in brand recognition, it makes up for in a quality, budget mattress. Available in three heights, the mattress features individually wrapped innersprings to reduce motion transfer and increase overall stability and comfort. The two-inch pillow top provides additional plush comfort, a feature that Amazon reviewers make an effort to point out.
Zinus makes a number of mattress — among other things — and its green tea-infused memory foam mattress is one of its top-selling products. The brand claims the green tea in the mattress helps to fight odor, and the memory foam conforms to your body to provide a cradling effect. A two-inch layer of comfort foam helps soothe achey joints, and the whole mattress is enveloped in a breathable jacquard knit cover.
For those who tend to overheat while they sleep, the Lucid mattress could be the mattress for you. The top layer of gel-infused memory foam helps to regulate body temperature, while a bottom layer of charcoal-infused foam provide support and stability while minimizing odors.
This mattress from Signature Design by Ashley provides is extra firm for those who don't want to slink into a squishy, plush mattress. The top layer of memory foam within the mattress is designed to contour to your body, and the core of the mattress helps to align your spine. As one reviewer writes, "You deserve it! BUY! Best bang for the buck."
Tuft & Needle's Original mattress uses a proprietary T&N Adaptive foam that provides comfort without making you feel like you're sinking into quicksand. Not only is the foam supportive and comfortable, but it also has cooling graphite and gel beads to prevent you from overheating in your sleep. The mattress helps to relieve pressure on your body and quickly bounces back to its original state whenever you move. The mattress is also backed by a 100-day trial period and 10-year warranty.
One survey found that 74 percent of sleepers are side sleepers. If you're one of those people, look to the Nectar mattress. The memory foam mattress features five layers to bring support, comfort and breathability to you every night. While some people may think the mattress is a little out of their budget, they should know that the mattress comes with a lifetime warranty so you can sleep comfortably for the rest of your life.
With over 14,000 reviewers and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5, this Zinus mattress makes you wonder why anyone would spend a grand or more on a mattress. "Awesome mattress at such a low price," one reviewer goes. The mattress is all about support whether you're a side sleeper, back sleeper or anything in between. Plus, it's backed by a 10-year warranty.
Holy sheet, Amazon has some pretty good bedding.