DreamCloud Mattress Review

This review takes a look at the new DreamCloud mattress, a luxury hybrid pocketed coil / foam and latex mattress that recently hit the online market.  DreamCloud Sleep promises an unparalleled sleeping experience with their new bed by combining premium materials with 8 layers in a 15″ high mattress at an extremely affordable price.

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We recently received this mattress and are sleeping on it as our personal bed as we speak. In this review, we will share our initial impressions based on our experience sleeping on this luxury hybrid mattress.

If you like the feel of memory foam with the support and responsiveness of coils and latex, with super premium materials and craftsmanship, then the DreamCloud mattress may be for you.

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The company DreamCloud Sleep also sets themselves apart from the many competitors in the online mattress space by offering an industry leading 365 night sleep trial, their “Everlong” lifetime warranty, and will even pay to have the mattress cleaned for you after one year.

Hopefully this review will help you in your next mattress purchase decision!  (Review updated Nov 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm)

Construction and Materials

This is a 15″ hybrid pocketed coil, latex, and foam mattress made up of 8 layers.

mattresses construction

  • 2″ Top Comfort Layer – This layer is 2″ of TrueTufted cashmere top cover that provides comfort and the sumptuousness to the mattress. The cover is hand tufted which is something usually found in mattresses costing 3-4x more.
  • .5″ Cooling Layer – This layer is .5″ of Gel Infused Memory Foam that provides cooling to the top layers of the mattress
  • 1.75″ Comfort Layer – This layer is 1.75″ of soft quilted memory foam designed to provide pressure relief and comfort.
  • .5″ Response Layer – This layer is .5″ of natural hypoallergenic latex designed to provide bounce and contour.
  • .25″ Support Layer – This layer is .25″ of DreamPlush supportive memory foam that provides additional body contouring.
  • .5″ Transition Layer – This layer is .5″ of DreamPlush high density supportive memory foam that works to provide a transition layer between the upper comfort layers and the lower coil support layer.
  • 8″ Support Layer – This layer is 7″ of high quality steel pocketed innerspring coils with a 5-zone layers that provide exceptional support to the body with varying stiffness depending on the zone, giving you support where it is needed most.
  • 1.5″ Base Foundation Layer – This layer is a final 1.5″ of high density super soft memory foam that provides the lower foundation layer to the mattress and deep compression support.

The cover is double tufted and made of cashmere- which really imparts a luxury feel to the mattress that is often not found on mattresses costing 2-3x what the DreamCloud costs, and also inhibits bedbugs and is breathable and soft.

DreamCloud Tufted Cashmere Cover

DreamCloud Tufted Cashmere Cover

DreamCloud tufted cover

The hand tufting process involves a cord that is run through the mattress and anchored on each end by a rosette of yarn, which compresses the mattress layer materials and binding them together so they do not move or shift laterally.

There are 30 of these hand-sewn tufts per queen Dream Cloud mattress.  This process takes 1-2 hours per mattress and is something usually only found on super premium mattresses sold in retail stores costing upwards of $5-6000, which needless to say is a huge selling point for this bed.

Firmness & Support of the DreamCloud Sleep Bed

This luxury hybrid mattressonly comes in one firmness option, which we rate it at a 6.5 out of 10 (10 being the firmest).  The multiple layers all work together to provide a level of firmness that works for sleepers of all different weights, which is something that hybrid mattresses are good at doing.

Most hybrid mattresses feel on the firmer side to me, as I am significantly heavier than Kaye, and I tend to press through the top comfort layers and feel more of the support layers in most mattresses.  However with the 15″ thick DreamCloud Sleep mattress, i definitely feel the soft plush top comfort layers and at the same time my heavier weight (230lbs) is supported by the pocketed coil layers.

As we are primarily side sleepers, we like mattresses that provide enough give in the top comfort layer to support our shoulders and hips, while also having the firmness if we switch to our stomach or back.

Some hybrid mattresses are a little too firm for our taste, and have in the past left me with numbness and pain in my shoulders and arms.

DreamCloud mattress, king size

DreamCloud mattress, king size

DreamCloud mattress, king size

Not so with the DreamCloud mattress.  The multiple layers of foam and latex in the top comfort layers do an excellent job at cradling your body when sleeping on your side, and at the same time providing the support needed for back and stomach sleeping.

The top memory foam and latex comfort layers provide excellent body hug and contour with the underlying spring support layer providing the deep compression support for the body, and the cashmere hand tufted top layer is unbelievably comfortable.

Due to the high quality hybrid construction and materials, including an unprecedented 8 layers of materials – this bed provides the support a heavy sleeper such as myself needs, with the comfort there at the same time that both Kaye and myself prefer as a couple sharing a mattress.

How Comfortable is the DreamCloud?

The DreamCloud is extremely comfortable, and is the most comfortable hybrid mattress (or any mattress honestly) that we have tested to date.  The 15″ thick mattress has 8 different layers, of which the top comfort foam layers do an excellent job providing a comfortable sleeping surface that molds and hugs your body.

The gel infused foam top layer does a great job at preventing heat buildup while the hand tufted cashmere cover also makes the exterior nice and comfortable.  Immediately upon lying down on the mattress you feel enveloped in soft, luxurious, comfort. It really is something else.

DreamCloud luxury hybrid mattress, king size

DreamCloud luxury hybrid mattress, king size

DreamCloud luxury hybrid mattress, king size

The hybrid construction with the pocketed coil support layer along with the layer of latex in the top comfort layers provides the expected bounce to the mattress, while the multiple foam top layers provide good body contour and hug.

DreamCloud Sleep really raises the bar with the level of comfort in this mattress.  As mentioned, the top layers of memory foam and the tufted cashmere cover impart a sumptuousness that is unsurpassed by any other hybrid (or other mattress) we have tested at Memory Foam Talk over the last few years.

This mattress is both very supportive as well as being a very comfortable, and the premium materials all lend themselves to accomplishing this at a very attractive price that is hard to beat for a mattress with this many features and that is 15″ thick.

Sleeping Hot with the DreamCloud? No!

This luxury hybrid mattress does a good job of sleeping cool due to the gel infused foam top layer as well as the innerspring coil layer which by design provides good airflow and discourages heat retention.

Sleeping hot is a big pet peeve of ours, (especially living in Texas) and is something that many all foam mattresses struggle with.  Being a hybrid, however, this bed has an advantage over all foam mattresses by the inclusion of the innerspring coil layer which helps with air circulation.

As such, the use of the gel foam layer, the latex layer, and the cashmere top cover combined with the hybrid coil construction all do a great job of ensuring the mattress sleeps cooler than most mattresses we have reviewed.

Sinkage & Motion Transfer on the DreamCloud

The DreamCloud mattress does an excellent job with sinkage, especially compared to most we have reviewed. As we always preach, sinkage (and motion transfer) is largely weight dependent.

The fact that I weigh around 230lbs tends to have a rather large bearing on the degree of sinkage I experience when sitting and lying on a mattress. Because of my heavy weight, on most, I tend to cause them to compress down quite a bit when sitting on the edge, or sitting upright in bed.

Kaye, who is half my weight, experiences much less sinkage than I do, but again this is to be expected due to her much lighter weight and the fact that she doesn’t compress the mattress down as much as I do.

DreamCloud 15" mattress with 8 layers!

DreamCloud 15″ mattress with 8 layers!

DreamCloud 15″ mattress with 8 layers!

This is not a problem with this mattress, in that not only does the 15″ thick construction prevent sinkage from my heavy weight, the premium layers of foam and high quality innerspring coil layer do an excellent job at preventing sinkage in the least bit.

Edge support is also very good, due to the use of reinforced edge layer in the mattress construction. I did not compress the mattress much at all when sitting on the edge, and when sleeping near the edge did not experience any of the “rolling off” the edges or having them compressed under my weight.

Motion transfer is more than most all foam mattresses we have reviewed, as to be expected with a hybrid coil mattress which provides more bounce than a foam or latex due to the innerspring coils in its construction.  However, the multiple foam layers used in the construction of this premium mattress limit excessive movement to a large degree.

We didn’t feel much disruption or shaking of the mattress when we got in and out of the bed and when we moved around, which is often to be expected from the hybrid coil construction of these types of mattresses which are more responsive and thus bouncier.

Smell / Off-Gassing

This mattress also gets high marks in this category for not having a noticeable smell upon opening the box. The hybrid coil / foam construction minimized the degree of off-gassing that all foam mattresses usually have.

Customer Service for DreamCloud Sleep

DreamCloud Sleep offers much more than the standard services that most bed-in-a-box online mattress companies are offering these days, which is something that really sets the company and this mattress apart from the rest.  This includes the following:

  • 365 night Trial period
  • Everlong Lifetime Warranty
  • Free Shipping
  • 100% money back guarantee for Returns / Refunds
  • Save $200 by clicking here

The company also provides white glove delivery and setup, and will even arrange to have your mattress cleaned after a one year period (a $300 value), and after 5 years of ownership, the company will even recondition your mattress to like new condition – which is definitely something we have never heard offered before!

DreamCloud Sleep luxury hybrid mattress

DreamCloud Sleep luxury hybrid mattress

DreamCloud Sleep luxury hybrid mattress

The company is really looking to go above and beyond for the customer to deliver a premium experience with purchasing their mattress that is over and above any other similar mattresses sold online.

The DreamCloud also has a “Forever Warranty” which gives a lifetime warranty that protects the mattress from defects in materials and worksmanship. For more information, the link below at www.DreamCloudSleep.com has more information.

Price

The  DreamCloud mattress is very reasonably priced – coming in at $1199 for a Queen, (you can save $200 by clicking here) which is a good price given the quality materials and construction used in this mattress.

*All prices below reflect the $200 off savings

SizePrice
Twin$499
Twin XL$799
Full$999
Queen$1199
King$1299
Cal King$1299

Summary

The DreamCloud Sleep hybrid bed is a excellent luxury hybrid coil / foam / latex mattress that provides the benefits of both innerspring and memory foam materials.

The DreamCloud provides an optimal degree of bounce and responsiveness from the coil hybrid design and latex layer included in the construction. While this makes the mattress have some motion transfer, there isn’t much due to the multiple layers of memory foam used in the layers that helps minimize movement between sleepers.

Again, this bed is unbelievably comfortable, due to all the comfort layers and the use of cashmere in their top cover layer- something usually found in mattresses 3-4x priced much higher.

It also sleeps very cool due to the use of gel infused memory foam layer in its comfort layers as well as the innerspring pocketed construction that helps prevents heat buildup.  The mattress has minimal sinkage and good edge support as well, which all lends it to it being a great mattress for couples as well as those that like the bounce of innerspring mattresses and the hug and contour of foam.

In our opinion, the DreamCloud is the best hybrid mattress we have ever slept on and tested to date, and is our top pick for hybrid mattresses and one of our top overall picks as well in our Top 10 Best Mattresses Guide.

If you want a bed that sleeps cool and is super supportive and comfortable at a price 3-4x less than competing in-store mattresses of the same quality, with a lifetime warranty and 365 night sleep guarantee – the DreamCloud simply cannot be beat.

Hopefully, this review of the Dream Cloud helps you out with your next purchase decision! If you have any questions, feel free to let us know.

DreamCloud

DreamCloud
9.6

Construction / Materials

9.8 /10

Firmness & Support

9.7 /10

Mattress Comfort

9.7 /10

Sleeping Hot

9.7 /10

Sinkage & Motion Transfer

9.7 /10

Smell / Off-Gassing

9.5 /10

Customer Service

9.3 /10

Bed Price

9.6 /10

Pros

  • Super thick
  • Sleeps Cool
  • Luxury materials
  • Quality materials

78 Comments

  1. In your review for Nectar you said it was your primary mattress, but I think I caught at the end that the DreamCloud is now your primary mattress. What made you switch to the DreamCloud mattress being your primary mattress between testing rotations? I’m debating between the 2 mattresses.

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    • We have a 3 bedroom house. We switch between mattresses when reviewing them, and at present those are the DreamCloud and Nectar. Kaye likes the Nectar more, I like the DreamCloud, so sometimes that means i’m sleeping in the other room when I snore 😉 . It really depends on the feel you like. A hybrid will be firmer on average due to the steel springs in the core support layer. Hybrids we have found have less “hug and contour” even with their layers of memory foam on top. Either one is a great choice, and as I said – we have both of them as our “go-to” beds in between testing all the other ones..

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      • Hi I see you were talking about the Nectar Mattress I purchased one its been over 3 days and it has never expanded to the 11 inches I barley measure 9 what could be the issue I have been in talks with Nectar

        Thanks James

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        • Definitely need to talk to them to get it replaced. That shouldn’t happen – we have seen it with other mattresses as well, just a random thing that some don’t expand to their full size.

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  2. We’ve been sleeping on a Dreamcloud since sometime in January, shortly after it was launched. It was a last minute switch from two other mattresses we’d narrowed down to to replace our very body-contoured, permanently compressed memory foam mattress of only a year or so. Initially I liked this mattress a lot, and my fiance still does for the most part. It may be due to my greater weight (not heavy per se, at 215 lbs) but I find that throughout the night as I sleep and the foam heats up my body creates a deeper depression in the middle than I would like – not enough support for my buttocks and mid-section – and I get a slight hammock-feel that causes me a bit of pain by morning. This is precisely the reason we replaced out former mattress, though it’s to a *much* lesser degree. Still, at the price of this mattress compared to our former one, I’m not sure this can be a keeper for us. The warranty and return policy was a huge factor and as much as I’d like to keep it and not begin this process again, we’re strongly thinking about returning it. Perhaps it’s just a bit too much soft foam in the top layers – at the beginning of the night everything feels great, but I wake up many nights feeling “concave” and having to shift the middle of the bed and out of the “valley” that’s been formed. Too bad because overall we really love this mattress.

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    • Hmm, as that is the opposite of what we feel.. I personally weigh 235 lbs and don’t cause that at all. So that’s really strange. I personally feel its on the firmer side, and that the top foam layers do a great job at preventing me from feeling its on the firm end of the spectrum.. Well the good thing is you have that sleep trial – of course you can always get your money back – and if that’s the case you can. Maybe contact them and tell them and see if they can send out a replacement? As usually those kind of sagging or indentations come from the underlying core support layers not being strong enough – which certainly isn’t the case with the DC as it has 8″ of coils to prevent that. Really could be an issue with that one bed you got, as we have yet to hear that.

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  3. Finally a reviewer that isn’t 5’7 150lbs. I am really considering this mattress, it looks amazing, and being even bigger than you, 6’5 275lbs, i need something that supports but can also handle me, my gf and my dogs.

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    • It can for sure.. and yes, that’s why we started this review site as well! It will definitely support your heavier weight given the 15″ thick construction and 8 layers.. as well as the gf and dogs too 😉

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  4. My husband and I are both side sleepers, hes about your weight and I’m also a lot smaller then him. We also have a baby who co sleeps with us right now. Our current mattress is HORRIBLE, I’m always getting smushed in between them because the slump in the middle, it’s a spring matress and we both hate it. My husband always wakes up the baby and I because he is a flipper. Between all of that I sleep like crap and always have a sore back. Do you think this or the nectar mattress would be better for us? P.s. we are super strapped for cash so the less expensive the better!

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    • Well based on what you said, I would go with the Nectar then.. it is about half the price and has the same warranty, guarantee, etc.. but it is an all foam mattress, so you won’t have the issues you’re having with your old coil mattress. Honestly, right now ANY new bed will help you. But given the Nectar is so reasonably priced with the $125 off and such, you really get a lot of quality for the money. The DreamCloud is also excellent, but more expensive of course as its more on the luxury side of the spectrum.

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  5. Tempting! I do like memory foam but not too big a fan of how squishy it is, but the DreamCloud looks like a nice mix of foam and spring.

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    • Not all memory foam feels the same. The Nectar isn’t “Squishy” at all actually. But the DreamCloud certainly is an excellent hybrid.

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  6. Prefer hybrid mattresses, even the best all foam mattresses wear too fast

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  7. This looks so comfortable!

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  8. I am a big girl. I need something that supports me and this mattress seems to be a winner. I hope I can try it

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  9. Have you considered doing a review of the Airweave mattress? It hard to find much if any info about it.

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    • Yes, but we need to get them to send us one to review. We agree, it looks interesting, just have to try to get our hands on one…

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  10. I’m in the market for a new mattress, and thanks to this review, I’ve just added dreamcloud to the list of contenders. It hits all the marks for what I want!

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  11. Love that it has a 10 year warranty. I am a bigger person and my current bed is sagging on the right side. We gotta save up for a new mattress.

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    • Interested in adj mattress and frame. Considering XL twin. We are large and not sure which mattress is best for us. Can you steer us in the right direction?

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      • Becky,
        sure – will send you an email.. thanks!

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  12. I hope this helps my flipper husband from waking me every night!

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    • Ha! It does have good motion isolation, we know what you mean!

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  13. Awesome Giveaway! Explanation of this mattress was excellent! “WANT IT!” #DreamCloud

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  14. I have problems with my joints and often wake up in a lot of pain. The mattress I have is supposed to be a memory foam mattress, but I really don’t think it is. After reading your blog on the DreamCloud mattress, it sounds absolutely perfect for me, and would give me the support I need in the places I need it most. Now I just hope and pray that I will be picked as your lucky winner. Thanks for holding this amazing competition.

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    • Thank you! Well we hope that you win, then!

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  15. This
    ‘Dream Cloud’ Mattress looks like nothing but a dream to sleep on. Sounds even better in being able yo get a proper night of sleep. Eight layers!? Wow! Each contributing something for people to fall into & onto a peaceful night of sweet dreams. Thank you for the great review with an amazing 365 day trial period.

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  16. This mattress looks amazing and the specs sound promising. I’m just really concerned about sleeping hot and need a mattress that is extremely good at keeping us cool.

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  17. I’m in desperate need of a new mattress, and this looks like the ultimate choice! A friend of mine has this mattress and it is HEAVENLY!

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  18. This mattress really does sound dreamy! I love the hybrid construction and luxurious materials. My hubby is a big guy so I think those metal coils might help our mattress wear a lot!

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  19. I love that this mattress has 8 layers of materials. I am curious if this mattress is easy to clean and the best way to clean it?

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  20. The Dreamcloud looks like an amazing mattress! My husband bought ours before we were married, it’s creeping up there in age and we’ve been looking for a new one. This looks very tempting and will be on our short list! Thanks!

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    • It is a very high quality mattress, and one of the best hybrid mattresses we have tested..

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  21. The DreamCloud mattress sounds interesting. I’ve never had a foam mattress before, so I think I’d like a hybrid coil and foam type mattresses like this one. I also like that it has latex, which supposedly sleeps cooler.The cover being made of cashmere is an impressive touch and the fact that it inhibits bed bugs, if true, is a great feature, as well. The free mattress cleaning after one year and mattress reconditioning after five years is something I would never have thought a company would offer. By the look of the double tufting on the top, it kind of makes me wonder if it wouldn’t be kind of lumpy or uneven feeling to sleep on.

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    • It looks like that, but it really isn’t in practice.. when you put sheets on it, it evens things out as the top comfort layer is really soft and “cushy” so it prevents it from feeling uneven..

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  22. I’m a side sleeper and like a cooler sleep environment. The gel infused top layer and luxurious feel that envelops you is exactly what I am looking for in a mattress

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  23. I am deciding between DreamCloud and Nectar. Any suggestions?

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    • Well, two different animals.. one is all foam / memory foam (Nectar) and the other is a foam/latex/springs hybrid (DreamCloud). So they each have different feels to them, which is something you have to make a decision on yourself. Thankfully they both have generous sleep trials, so you can try them out and get your money back.
      Hope that helps!
      Andrew

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  24. I think this would be a great mattress for a back sleeper like myself with back problems

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  25. Sounds like a dream! Nice review!!

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  26. As a bigger guy I find hybrid mattresses intriguing. I haven’t had the chance to try one out yet but this DreamCloud definitely sounds like it would give the extra support I need. I like the luxury materials as well.

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  27. I do not own one of these amazing mattresses yet, but after staying a few nights at a friends house who did have them, I know I need one! They are so comfortable and perfect for people who have poor posture like myself.

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  28. Dies the dreamcloud require special sheets?

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    • No, not really. But you may want to make sure any sheets you get have deep pockets, as it is a 15″ mattress.. That’s about all I would say..

      hope that helps!
      Andrew

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  29. If my husband is a restless sleeper and I am an extremely light sleeper, is there enough motion isolation so he doesn’t disturb my sleep?

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    • Yes, the DreamCloud does rather well for motion isolation compared to a lot of hybrids, which can be “bouncy”. The DC has a lot less movement and isn’t nearly as bouncy as competing beds. Also, sleeping on a king vs queen will make a big difference too..

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      • I have been through four mattresses in the last year an a half I had back surgery and neck surgery and I can’t find a mattress that is comfortable everytime I go to buy the bed they tell me if I have any problems they will pick them up an I can get my money back it never happens that way within three months they seem to breakdown and it feels like I am in a hamik or something they tell me to put a string across the bed and measure where it but you can’t see where it dips if you are not laying on the bed then I get screwed they just don’t make mattresses like they use to I have been trying to find a bed like the nice hotels they are the only beds I get a good night sleep this bed looks amazing I hope it is as good as you make it thank you for giving me hope that one day I can wake up with know pain

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        • Well I will say that DreamCloud will stand by their return guarantee. I hear what you say about the hoops some companies make you jump through to get a return, but DreamCloud is better than most in this area and I’ve never heard of them making you “put a string across the bed.” The DreamCloud doesn’t break down within a few months, the 8 layer design that is 15″ with really high quality materials does a great job at providing excellent support and comfort and the hybrid design of the mattress keeps it from breaking down like you said.

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          • From Dream Cloud’s warranty – “Deterioration causing the Mattress to have a visible indentation greater than one (1.5”) one and one half inches (not my typo) that is not associated with an indentation or sag which results from use of an improper or unsupportive foundation or bed base.”
            This is what Renee was referring to regarding her other mattress warranty. “Visible indentation” is where others get you on the warranty. Uncomfortable sag from sleeping on the bed for 18 months is not a visible indentation. This warranty seems to be similar to others. They’re firm in the beginning, but may sink 6-8″ when you lay on them after a year or two and cause discomfort, but they bounce back when you get up. That’s why they ask for a “string across the bed” or “straight edge across the bed”. One name brand will only replace if the indentation is greater than the height of a quarter. This warranty is even less consumer friendly at 1.5″.
            I’ve accepted that I’ll have to replace my mattress every 2-3 years and it comes down to cost per year. So I’m considering this mattress and maybe I’ll get lucky and find one that lasts 4-5 years. Isn’t this a new brand? Has anyone actually slept on this mattress for 365 days? Have you seen any long term feedback?

          • Well the mattress hasn’t been out for 365 days so hard to evaluate that. For the most part, these new beds are built to last a lot longer than previous models. You sort of have to take a leap of faith. For the record, NO other mattress companies give you a year to try out things with money back guarantee. All the major brands have terrible customer service and after 90 days you’re screwed. So really you sort of need to believe what they say and be thankful they give what they do. As I can tell you horror stories from mattress store purchases where within 6 months things went wrong and they said “sorry, you’re screwed” – and they paid 5x what a dreamcloud cost. People should be thankful for these new companies offering what they are, and DC is very successful because of that.

  30. I am a side sleeper and like the idea of all of the layers. I also like the 6 out of 10 firmness. I don’t have any desire to sleep on a concrete slab so softer to me is better while still supporting me.

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  31. I really hope this is plush. I’ve been eyeing this for a while, but I was a little nervous since I have a 100% memory foam right now. Your review was so well put and detailed. Thank you! 🙂

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    • Well I will say it isn’t “plush” – it is more on the medium-firm side. Hybrid coil mattresses as a rule tend to be firmer since they use a support core of steel springs. The top comfort layers do a good job at making things comfortable, but I wouldn’t call it “plush”.

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  32. We are highly considering this mattress. I am quite out of touch with the mattress world, as we haven’t bought one in 15 years! Can we use our current box spring with this mattress? If not, what do we use under it? Also, do we still use a mattress pad under the sheets? Thank you! We hope to make a purchase this week!

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    • Yes, you can do both. If you want to use your existing box spring – you can – but we find having a wood foundation is best for these beds, since they aren’t all spring like probably the one you had from 15 years ago. You can purchase a foundation from DreamCloud I believe.. and sure, you can use a mattress pad under the sheets, we always caution that putting a layer in between the mattress and your sheets can often cause beds to sleep hotter, as you aren’t getting the benefit of the cooling layers and mattress design technology that often results in wicking away heat from the surface. Some mattress pads don’t breathe as much so you just have to watch out for that. Hope that helps!

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  33. I’ve heard nothing but great stuff about these! I may need to get one!

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  34. I think this sounds like a great mattress! I like that it has so many different layers and I love the pillow top.

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  35. Hi,Andrew. Was all set on the side sleeping Nolah(?) mattress as I’m a really big “side sleeper” 6″6″ 350″, will the dream cloud feel” soft enough for me? The greatest sleep I ever had was on a king size mattress at the “Queen Elizabeth” hotel in Montreal Canada, 35 years ago, I lay down on my side and didn’t move for 10 hours” almost missed the buffet breakfast.it felt very “rich and sumptuous” Any thoughts?

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    • Hmm.. well the DreamCloud is a little firmer honestly. You know that Nolah has a thicker 12″ version? May be better for your weight. The DreamCloud will definitely have the support for you, but may be a little firmer than you may like. Hard to say, as everyone has a personal feel. Being heavier you want the thicker more supportive beds – and at 15″, the DC definitely has that covered, but may not feel as “rich and sumptuous” as you like…

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  36. The current issue I have know is sore shoulders. Do you think the Dream Cloud will help with this based it’s firmness scale?

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    • Well it is not as soft as some beds due to its hybrid construction and use of latex, which makes beds firmer on average. IF you want a softer bed for side sleeping and to not have shoulder pain, I would go with an all foam/memory foam type mattress, which allows you to sink down more into the bed and for the foam to mold to your body. I would go with Nectar or Layla as some top picks.

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  37. We have been researching mattresses and this review of the DreamCloud was awesome! You did a great job covering all the bases, congratulations :)! We think this mattress has all the qualities we are looking for. In one of your replies you suggested having a wood foundation for best results. That’s where I got disappointed. We were thinking of getting an adjustable base and we are purchasing a Cal King. First, do you suggest using an adjustable base for this mattress? If so, can you recommend a good one on the market? Unfortunately, DC does not offer a Cal King adjustable base at this time. I am also kind of concerned as to why DC does not offer an adjustable base for the Cal King, do you think you may be able to address that concern please?

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    • Well, we meant generally sleeping you don’t want box springs, you want a solid or slatted wood foundation. You can use and adjustable base, the 15″ thickness of the mattress does make it a little of a challenge in that it doesn’t flex as much due to its very thick construction. And as for adjustable bases in California King, you don’t see a lot of those from ANY manufacturer as that isn’t something standard for split king type construction. So those wanting two separate mattresses on one bed would usually get two Twin XL mattresses on a king foundation, so that each side can adjust itself. Because a Cal King is completely different size/width, you don’t have that option normally. I think you’ll find that not many companies make an adjustable base in California King. Tempur Pedic has some but they are $2400. Just google “adjustable base california king” and you’ll see whats out there. We can’t do anything about DreamCloud offering a Cal King base, as we can’t speak for the company.. but I did a little research on my own and as i told you, not many people offer them in that size. So you will just have to look around. As I said – I found ones from Tempur Pedic (who has a ton of adjustable base options), but like all their products, they are expensive..

      Thanks – hope that helps some.
      Andrew – Memory Foam Talk

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  38. How much of a difference is it between using an existing box springs versus a wood platform for a Cal King DC? I am hesitant about having to dispose of the box springs because I may not like the DC and may want to revert back to using a mattress that uses a standard box spring. So on a scale of 1-5 with 5 representing the largest difference, how would you rate the use of a box spring vs wood platform for the DC.

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    • Personally wouldn’t use box springs on a hybrid such as that, as the need a more solid foundation, and you would be placing a bouncy spring foundation below a bed that really needs a solid base to it. Will throw off the support and comfort of the bed. Box Springs are pretty much a relic of the past that nobody much uses anymore. I would say a 4-5 in difference. Those were made for supporting a spring mattress above it, adding another layer of springs to the entire setup. You generally do NOT want a springy base for a mattress that is built the way those are. Personally I would get rid of the box spring and even if you didn’t use that mattress, any other one would still be able to use a wood / slatted platform these days. Again, box springs are a relic of the past honestly.

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  39. Have you compared Dreamcloud to Avacado?

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    • No we don’t have that one, but we can work on it..

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  40. What is your opinion of the Dream Cloud verses the Puffy Mattress? Top 10 mattress reviews vote Puffy the #1. Don’t see Dream Cloud listed at all. What do you think?

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    • Different mattress type honestly. DreamCloud is a hybrid, and Puffy is a memory foam mattress. So depends on what you’re interested in. We like DreamCloud as a hybrid – we have Puffy in our Top 10, but we may remove it as it has gotten a few complaints and returns recently..

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  41. How does this compare to the wink bed?

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    • Actually very similar. Both are super thick 15″ beds, both use similar materials, we prefer the DreamCloud as we feel the Winkbed is a little on the firm side.. but both mattresses are excellent.

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  42. For those asking about using an existing box spring as a foundation, I have been trying different beds to see what works for me and husband. I’m 135 and he’s about 210. First was Tuft N Needle. I was sleeping on the floor in less than a week. We had placed it on our existing box spring. We then put 3/4″ plywood on top of the box spring and it definitely made a difference, but still not enough lumbar support for either of us. We donated that per company policy and got a Tomorrow Sleep Medium Firm. I’ve lasted on that one much longer, but again still too much sinkage at the hips and not enough lumbar support. I’ve been sleeping back on the floor for a couple of weeks. After much review, I’m going to give the Dreamcloud a shot. If all goes well, then I will get rid of the plywood covered box spring and purchase a nice new foundation for it.

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    • I highly suggest you get rid of the box spring and go with a solid foundation. Box springs are made for traditional coil mattresses to provide extra underlying coil support – but for these new brand of beds with solid foam or coil core support layers, they need a solid base to rest on. Even your plywood on top of box springs is not ideal. This is the reason for much of your sinkage. The foundation is an important part of the whole setup – and you can get a solid foundation rather cheaply these days.. will save you from swapping out all the beds. The DreamCloud definitely will not sag however..

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  43. Andrew – thank you for all of your thoughtful insights and advice. I am looking at this DreamCloud as well. It appears to meet my criteria, but I didn’t see any comments concerning my main issues, which are arthritic hips and sensitivity. Most mattresses actually make me feel worse in the morning rather than refreshed. I am the proverbial princess and the pea, too, so I feel each ridge of stitching as well. Even wrinkles in the bottom sheet can irritate and leave mild bruises to wake up to. How do you think the DreamCloud would work for these two issues? Thank you.

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  44. How would you compare the DreamCloud vs Logan and Cove? They both sound very similar but Dreamcloud has more layers? Does having more layers make it better in terms of support? Thanks in advance!

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    • Yes, the DreamCloud is just thicker and has more layers. At 15″ it is thicker than the Logan and Cove – which is also a Canada-specific mattress. If you live in Canada, you may want to go with that one so the delivery and all that is easier.

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  45. Have you compared the DreamCloud with the Saatva Classic? I think that they are both hybrid beds. Thanks for all of the info that you have on this site.

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    • Both are great beds. DreamCloud is a lot thicker and has more layers of memory foam and latex compared to a Saatva which is “coil on coil” construction with multiple layers of coils. Not as thick, but still a great mattress. Can’t lose either way.

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