13 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000

13 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000

Get a great night’s sleep with these über-comfy mattresses, all except one priced at less than $1,000 for a queen.

With the availability of beds-in-a-box, having a high-quality bed delivered to your doorstep has become as easy as ordering takeout. While this service costs considerably more than a meal, scoring an affordable mattress online can be accomplished without a massive budget. Premium brands like Bear, Nectar, and Allswell routinely offer US-manufactured beds with extensive sleep trials, free shipping, generous warranties, CertiPUR-US-certifications, plush pillow top layers, and more—at less than $1,000. Additionally, direct-to-consumer companies offer reasonable pricing and friendly return policies, all backed by thousands upon thousands of five-star reviews. Fully customize your bed, opt in for white glove delivery services, and snooze comfortably and confidently without the hassle of bouncing around to various retailers for in-person testing. 

Whether you’re moving into your first apartment, or are just looking to get rid of yesteryear’s lumpy pallet, below are a range of the best affordable mattresses you can buy online, suited for every kind of sleeper.

Serta Perfect Sleeper Innerspring

Serta Perfect Sleeper Innerspring
Featuring an 825-coil density system, this classic quilted-top mattress offers zoned comfort, pressure relief, and memory foams that contour your body—plus upgrades available with more cooling layers and support.

The newcomer of the bunch, Serta’s Perfect Sleeper tackles overheating and support issues with nine layers, among them a quilted pillowtop, cool twist gel memory foam, and signature cooling fabric, supportive foam, and coil system. You can currently nab a full size for $979 or a queen size for right under $1000.  

Allswell Hybrid Mattress

Allswell Mattress, Queen
Allswell Home has taken all the best parts of bedding, and have designed a mattress that has it all: The Allswell Signature Hybrid Mattress features cool flow foam and traditional coil technology to bring you the perfect mattress to deliver you to dreamland.

The Allswell Hybrid comes with a 10-year warranty, a 100-day sleep trial, and free returns. And you can currently score a queen for $379 (!!!), making these beds one of the best value buys on the list.

Avocado Eco Organic Mattress

Avocado Eco Organic Mattress
The most affordable certified organic mattress made in America! We craft our hybrid Eco Organic Mattress in Los Angeles with up to 988 8” pocketed coils and 100% GOLS certified organic latex from our own sustainable farms in India and Guatemala for a contouring, gentle-firm feel.

To experience a handmade bed that looks as good as it sleeps, look no further than the Los Angeles-crafted Avocado Green Mattress. The brand’s eco-organic offering has all the standard features: it’s made of sustainably sourced GOLS-certified organic latex from Avocado Green’s farms in India and Guatemala, holds a STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX: Class 1 certification, and comes with a 10-year limited warranty. A twin mattress starts at $699 but for the quality, safety standards, and attention to detail, it’s definitely a worthy investment. 

Casper Element

Casper Element Mattress
Dreamy comfort at an unbeatable price. Casper is reimagining sleep from the ground up. All of Casper’s sleep products are developed in-house by our award-winning research and development team.The Element is the perfect introduction to Casper quality at a comfortable price.

This bed is among the brand’s best-sellers: hot sleepers would say that ranking is based on the supportive, perforated foam layer that increases airflow. But there’s a general consensus among other satisfied shoppers that the Element offers great quality and exceptional comfort at an incredibly modest price. "This mattress is a top competitor in terms of price to value," writes a 5-star reviewer on Amazon. "$500 and I'm sleeping on the most comfortable bed I've owned. No tossing and turning, no hot spots, no stiffness or discomfort in the morning." 

Brentwood Home Memory Foam Cypress Mattress

Brentwood Home Cypress Memory Foam Mattress
A better, more affordable memory foam mattress. American-made with our cooling, charcoal-infused, CertiPUR-US certified memory foam formulated with up to 20% plant-based BioFoam. 100% carbon offset.

Charcoal-infused memory foam paired with plant-based layers and GOTS-certified organic wool and cotton land the Cypress solidly in the sustainability category. And with a 1-year trial and 5-day shipping time frame, its $799 queen is one of the best eco-friendly deals we’ve come across. 

Leesa Studio Mattress

Leesa Studio Mattress
You asked for a Leesa-quality best value mattress in box & we listened. The Studio Mattress provides the comfort and support you want from a mattress made with high-quality materials at a value you won't find anywhere else.

High quality materials, cooling layers, responsive memory foam, pressure point relief, and two free pillows with purchase, along with a consistently affordable price point make the Leesa Studio Mattress an irresistible buy.  

Keetsa Plus

Keetsa Plus Mattress
Simple, smart, and honest. This firm iCoil mattress is topped with one inch of body-responsive BioFoam and another inch of divinely soft Comfort Foam.

Mattresses start at $690, but you can easily snag a Keetsa for up to half off its original price during the brand’s sitewide sales (one of which is happening now). Of the 774 reviews, Keetsa’s beds average a 4.8-star rating from patrons who have made multiple mattress purchases from the brand over the years, citing its firmness, durability, quality, overall comfort, and cost-effectiveness among its best qualities.

Tuft & Needle Original Mattress

Tuft & Needle Original Mattress
95% of our customers keep and love their T&N Original Mattress. Featuring our own proprietary T&N Adaptive® foam, the T&N Original Mattress is universally comfortable for all sleeping positions.

Responsiveness offered by its open-cell structure and cooling gel foam make a winning combo for T & N’s Original Mattress. You can currently buy a queen size mattress for under $1000.

Allswell Luxe Hybrid

Allswell Luxe Hybrid Mattress
Our original hybrid is packed with premium features.   We don't skimp on the materials: These 12" tall mattresses resemble some of the best high-end store finds, making for serious comfort (and making you wonder how they ever fit in a box).

"Quality plus" is how one patron describes the Allswell Luxe Hybrid, and that’s saying a lot for a bed that customers say outperforms its pricier counterparts in comfort, support, motion control, and overall sleeping experience.  

Bear Original Mattress

Bear Original Mattress
The Bear Original offers great cooling and comfort at an amazing value. With 10,000 reviews, it's a proven winner.   The graphite gel memory foam in the Bear Original disperses heat, helping you sleep cooler. Our responsive and supportive foams contour to your body's shape.

Its GREENGUARD Gold Certified, fiberglass-free fire barrier, and lifetime warranty make the Bear Original a standout pick. The cost to experience this solid sleeper? Only $1000 for a queen, but we’ve spotted them as low as 35% off. 

Nectar Memory Foam Mattress

Nectar Memory Foam Mattress
This premium memory foam mattress hugs your body and keeps you cool.

Nectar offers competitive prices year-round but their sales can’t be beat: They’re known for offering markdowns up to 40% off, where you can secure bundles with a cooling pillow, sheet set, and mattress protector with a queen-size Nectar memory foam mattress for just shy of $1000.  

Zinus Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress 

Zinus Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress
Chill through the night on a queen cooling gel memory foam mattress. Wake up feeling well-rested even on a hot summer night.

A CertiPUR-US certified cooling memory foam number that relies on gel to keep you dry and comfy during warm nights, the Queen Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress from Zinus clocks in at an extremely modest $459, which includes free shipping, a 10-year warranty, and a 100-night sleep trial.

Helix Twilight Mattress

Helix Twilight Mattress
Outrageous comfort designed for your body. Firmer top layers of the mattress to give you the firm feel you need - no sink or give. Comfortable, yet solid under your body. Best for side sleepers or those that toss and turn at night.

Helix produces mattresses for all body types, and their price points are just as inclusive. While they’re on the steeper side of affordable at $1100, a hand-made-in-the US bunk with contouring capabilities, innovative cooling technology, pressure point relief, and a 10-15 year warranty feels more than fair. 

The Eco Organic Mattress is presented in partnership with Avocado.

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