The Top 16 Best Bamboo Mattresses Reviews and Buyer’s Guide 2020

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Last Updated on November 20, 2020

Bamboo mattresses are naturally cooling and hypoallergenic, but it can be tricky to know which are the best - which is where our guide to the best bamboo mattresses can help.

Bamboo mattresses are ideal if you suffer from allergies. They naturally prevent the build-up of dust mites and bacteria, they’re breathable, and they’re good for the environment. A bamboo mattress could be just the thing you need to get a good night’s sleep.

The question is, which is the best one, and how can you find it?

We’ll help you to figure out how to choose the best bamboo mattress. We’ll also look at 16 of the best out there, including their main features, what we like about them, and what we didn’t like. We’ll tell you if we think they’re good value for money, too.

Save time hunting and read on to find the best bamboo mattress for you.

How to Choose the Best Bamboo Mattress for You?

When buying a bamboo mattress, there are a few things to consider - let’s look at the main features you should look out for.

Design and Materials

Foam

Foam mattresses are typically made from multiple layers of different kinds of foam, although some are made from just one piece of foam. There is usually a layer of support foam at the bottom, with a layer of transition foam in the center. Then there can be multiple layers of comfort foam on top. 

They contour to your body which can aid in pressure relief points, but because foam can constrict air circulation, hot sleepers may struggle to get comfortable.

They can sometimes be rolled up and stored, which can make them more portable (for more information, check out our guide to the Top 16 Floor Mattresses).

Innerspring

These are made from coil springs, which can be encased in individual pockets. They’re not as good for motion transfer, so you may end up waking up your partner if you’re a fidgety sleeper.

Gel

Just like regular foam mattresses, these are made from layers of foam with a gel-infused layer, usually at the top. This can help with overheating.

Latex

These mattresses are made from rubber, or contain a rubber latex layer, and give good support. Latex has a fast response time, especially when compared with memory foam. This means it bounces back quickly.

Hybrid

Hybrid mattresses are made from a combination of the above layers. They might have an innerspring base followed by gel-infused foam, for example.

Mattress Covers

Some mattresses come with a cover, which can be unzipped and washed. However, not all mattress covers are meant to be removed, so it’s best to check before you try to wash it.

Certifications

You might see a mattress with third-party certifications, like CertiPUR-US or Oeko-Tex. These show that the mattress is made without certain harmful materials, like heavy metals.

Firmness and Comfort

Firmness tends to be measured on a scale from 1-10 (1 being very soft, and 10 being very firm).

Sleeping positions are important to consider, too. Back sleepers may need a firmer mattress that will provide more support, and stomach sleepers need a lot of support to stop them from sinking into the bed. Side sleepers may prefer a softer mattress, which can cushion the shoulders and hips.

Value

How can you tell if a mattress is good value for money?

  • Price - There’s a wide variety of prices out there for mattresses, ranging from the low hundreds into the thousands - you should find something that suits your budget.
  • Quality – You can check the quality by looking at the materials used - do they fairly reflect the price point?
  • Durability – Durability is important, as you don’t want your mattress to sag prematurely. Innerspring and foam mattresses can last around 8-10 years, but it does depend on the individual mattress.
  • Sleep Trial – Some companies offer a sleep trial period. This allows you to sleep on the mattress for a set period of time before you decide if you want to keep it.
  • Warranty – Warranties against manufacturing defects can last from 1 to 25 years.

Other Features

Bamboo-infused memory foam mattresses are as the name suggests - memory foam infused with bamboo. Sometimes, these types of mattresses can be infused with gel, too, which will help you to stay cool at night. They can work well for hot sleepers for this reason. 

You may see a mattress advertised as containing “bamboo charcoal.” These types of mattresses are particularly good at helping those with allergies, as they can help prevent dust mites. This is because bamboo wicks moisture away from your bed twice as fast as cotton, making it more of an inhospitable environment for them, as they need to absorb moisture from their environment to survive.

You may also see mattresses that have bamboo in the cover, rather than in the mattress itself. This is good for keeping the cover hygienic and preventing the build-up of odors or mold.

Like other mattresses, it’s also worth looking at the thickness of your mattress - some of them can be rolled up and stored if you don’t need to use them all year round. (Our guide to the Top 16 Best Thin Mattresses covers this in more detail).

Bamboo mattresses work really well in guest bedrooms or if you need to occasionally pull them out for guest usage, (especially portable mattresses, like tri-folding mattresses, or thinner mattresses that you can roll up), as they stay hygienic and work well even for your guests with allergies.

For more information about keeping dust mites at bay and improving symptoms of allergies, check out this video from CTV News:


Best Bamboo Mattresses Compared

Product

Highlight

Size Reviewed

 L x W x H 

 (inches)

Other Sizes Available

Type

Value

Cooling, Good for Side Sleepers

Queen 80 x 60 x 12in

Twin, Full, King

Bamboo/charcoal-infused foam

100-night sleep trial, durable

Cooling, Supportive

Twin 80 x 60 x 11in

Twin,Twin XL, Full, King

Gel-infused foam

Low price, 25-year warranty

Luxurious, Cool

Queen 80 x 60 x 10in

Twin, Full, King, California King

Bamboo-infused foam

100-night sleep trial, long-lasting

Cooling and Firm

Twin 75 x 39 x 8in

None

Gel-infused foam

Long sleep trial, good warranty

Firm and Hypoallergenic

Full 75 x 54 x 10in

None

Bamboo infused memory foam

Good price, durable

Good Trial and Warranty

73 x 52 x 6in

One size

Foam, bamboo cover

Generous sleep trial, durable

Cozy, Durable

Full 73 x 52 x 8in

One size

Foam, bamboo cover

Durable, 10-year warranty

Good Value, Cooling

Queen 79 x 69 x 6in

Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen

Charcoal, bamboo/gel-infused foam

Durable, 25-year warranty

Durable, Good Value

Queen 80 x 60 x 14in

Twin, Twin XL, Full, King, California King

Gel/bamboo-infused foam

Decent price, durable

Thick, Supportive

Queen 80 x 60 x 16in

Twin, Twin XL, Full, King, California King

Latex/gel-infused foam

Durable, long warranty

Good Value

Queen 80 x 60 x 12in

Twin, Twin XL, Full, King, California King

Innerspring, foam

Low price, sleep trial

Hypoallergenic and Eco-Friendly

Queen 80 x 60 x 10in

None

Antimicrobial Bamboo foam

Durable, 10-year warranty

Foldable Mattress With Bamboo Cover

75 x 31x 6in

One size

Memory foam and bamboo cover

Durable, good price

Good for Motion Isolation

Queen 80 x 60 x 10in

Full, King

Gel-infused memory foam

Durable, 10-year warranty

Good for Hot Sleepers

Queen 80 x 60 x 13in

Full, King

Coil/foam

Durable, low price

Good for All Sleeping Positions

Queen 80 x 60 x 6in

Twin, Full,King

Memory foam with bamboo-infused cover

Durable, low price

16 Best Bamboo Mattresses Reviews

Now, let’s take a look at 16 of the best bamboo mattresses.

Cooling and Good for Side Sleepers:
Design and Materials

The BedStory 12-Inch is a cooling mattress that works well for people that prefer to sleep on their side, as it provides both support and comfort. It’s made from 6 inches of high-density support foam, 3 inches of transition foam, and 3 inches of gel and bamboo-infused memory foam. It comes with a soft cover that cannot be removed. The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress, leaning more towards the firm. Users say that it’s very comfortable. Although it’s advertised as being good for all sleeping positions, it seems to particularly benefit side-sleepers, who find that it gives them just the right amount of support and comfort. Most users found it to be cooling, even if they normally sleep hot on other types of mattresses.


Value

The price for this mattress is a little more than some of the others on this list, but it’s a durable mattress of high quality. It comes with a 10-year warranty and a 100-night sleep trial. This is great if you want to test it out before you decide if you want to keep it.


Other Features

The gel and bamboo combination in this mattress is going to keep you cool at night, and the bamboo helps to keep it hygienic.


It’s 12 inches thick and a little on the heavy side, so it’s not going to be as easy to roll up and transport.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Cooling for hot sleepers
  • Comfortable for side sleepers
  • Long sleep trial
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • A little pricier than some of the others on this list
Cooling and Supportive:
Design and Materials

The Brentwood Home Cypress Cooling Gel Mattress is a cooling and supportive mattress. It has three layers: 6.5 inches of support foam at the bottom, 2 inches of ventilated foam in the middle, and 2.5 inches of gel-infused memory foam. It also has a stretch-knit bamboo cover that is not removable.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US Certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress, with most users finding it leaning slightly more towards firm. Users describe it as comfortable to sleep on. A few very hot sleepers still struggled to get cool with this one, but most found that it made them feel cooler at night and that they saw an improvement in their sleeping temperature. The open-cell foam and gel-infused foam help to keep things cooler.


Value

This mattress comes with a whopping 25-year warranty but no sleep trial. It’s reported to be durable, with no issues with premature sagging.


Other Features

This mattress is slightly different in that the bamboo is in the stretch-knit cover, not in the foam. Users report that the cover helps the mattress to feel fresh and hygienic, which is really important for hot sleepers. It’s hypoallergenic too, which is good if you struggle with a stuffy nose at night.


It’s a thinner mattress at 11 inches (including the cover).

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Cooling for hot sleepers
  • Supportive
  • Fresh and hygienic
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Good warranty
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Very hot sleepers might still struggle
  • Doesn’t include a sleep trial
Luxurious and Cool::
Design and Materials

The Cariloha Luxury Bamboo Mattress is a luxurious hypoallergenic mattress, made with breathable, moisture-wicking bamboo. It’s made of 6 inches of dense support foam on the bottom, a 2 inch soft memory foam layer for pressure relief, and 2 inches of bamboo comfort foam.


 It has a soft cover that cannot be removed. It has side wedges (slightly higher areas of foam at the edges of the mattress), so you won’t roll off the edge, and the foams are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This mattress is advertised as soft, but it’s more medium-firm, with some users quite surprised at how firm it is. It’s still comfortable, and you will sink into it a little bit, but if you’re expecting a very soft mattress, you might be disappointed. However, it’s a durable mattress that stays comfortable after a long time, and it’s also great for hot sleepers.


Value

The mattress has a 10-year warranty and a 100-night sleep trial, so you can test it out before you commit to keeping it. It is quite expensive compared to the other mattresses on this list. However, if you want a mattress that is really going to keep you cool at night, it might be worth spending more on this one.


Other Features

The bamboo in this mattress is integrated into the top layer. It does seem to make a big difference in terms of cooling properties, and it’s hypoallergenic too. 


It’s 10 inches thick, so not as easy to roll and transport as others on this list, but still fairly lightweight if you ever need to move it from one room to another. 

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Luxurious to sleep on
  • Cooling for hot sleepers
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Durable
  • Good sleep trial
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Pricier than other beds on this list
Cooling and Firm:

Design and Materials

The Comfort & Relax Memory Foam Mattress is a firm choice for hot sleepers. It’s made from 5 inches of supportive base foam, 1.5 inches of ventilated foam, and a 1.5 inch gel-infused memory foam layer. It also has a bamboo fiber cover.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US Certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is definitely a firm mattress, despite being described as medium-firm, but it’s still comfortable to sleep on even after a lot of use. Plus, for a foam mattress, it works really well for hot sleepers, thanks to the open-cell design of the foam and the gel top layer.


Value

This mattress comes with a 180-night sleep trial, which is ideal if you want to test it out first before you commit to keeping it. Plus, it has a warranty of 20 years. This and the durability makes it great value for money – it should last a long time, but you’ll still be covered against manufacturing defects.


Other Features

The bamboo-infused cover is cooling and hygienic. It can’t be removed, but it can be spot-cleaned. It’s hypoallergenic, with users suffering from allergies reporting much-improved symptoms after sleeping on it.


It’s on the thinner side, at 8 inches, but it’s slightly too thick to roll up and store.  

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Cooling for hot sleepers
  • Truly firm mattress
  • Good for those with allergies
  • Hygienic
  • Great sleep trial and warranty
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Firmer than advertised
Firm and Hypoallergenic:
Design and Materials

The Furinno Angeland Luxury 10-Inch Bamboo Memory Foam Mattress is a firm mattress that may be good for users with certain types of allergies. It’s made from 7.5 inches of base support foam, and 2.5 inches of bamboo infused memory foam. It has a soft knit cover.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US Certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is very much a firm mattress. It’s comfortable, but very supportive. If you’re used to a softer mattress, you might find it a bit too hard to get used to. If you have certain types of back pain, you might find that this bed works quite well, as the spinal support is good.


Value

This mattress is fairly inexpensive compared to some other mattresses out there. It’s durable and should last for a long time. However, it doesn’t come with a warranty.


Other Features

It’s a hygienic mattress, thanks to the bamboo-infused foam, which helps it to stay fresh (this is good if you do tend to get warm at night). You may find that if you have certain allergies that your symptoms improve slightly using this mattress, thanks to the hypoallergenic bamboo foam.


It’s on the thinner side, at 10 inches.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Good for those that enjoy a firm mattress
  • Good price
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • No warranty
Good Trial and Warranty:
Design and Materials

The Inofia Memory Foam Tri-Fold Mattress is a good choice if you want a folding mattress. It has two layers - a 4.5-inch layer of supportive base foam, and a 1.5-inch layer of soft memory foam. It also has a soft bamboo cover with an anti-slip bottom.


The foam used is CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress, but users found it to be more on the firm side (but still comfortable). Hot sleepers didn’t seem to have any issues with it either, which is great. The only issue that a few users had is that once they got it out of the box, it took a long time to expand, and some users had issues with the mattress being slightly uneven when expanded.


Value

This mattress' warranty is 2 years and it has a 100-night sleep trial, which gives you plenty of time to test it out. Plus, users say that it’s durable. This, combined with the portability of this mattress means that we think it’s great value for money.


Other Features

The bamboo in this mattress is in the cover, which is great for hygiene, as well as being hypoallergenic. Obviously, this is a very portable mattress. It’s thin and lightweight, which means it’s perfect if you need to transport it from place to place.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Versatile and portable
  • Good sleep trial and 2-year warranty
  • Good for hot sleepers
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Mattress sometimes expands unevenly once unboxed
Cozy and Durable:

Design and Materials
The LINENSPA 8-Inch Gel is a comfortable and durable mattress. It has 6.5 inches of high-density support foam and 3.5 inches of gel memory foam. It has a super-soft bamboo cover. The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.

Firmness and Comfort

This is a firm mattress, but it feels soft and cozy, thanks to the cover.


It’s comfortable, but it’s not a good one for hot sleepers, who found they overheated pretty quickly - the bamboo isn’t enough to mitigate the fact that you sink into it slightly, as the top layer of foam is slightly softer than the base support layer. It’s still a firm mattress, but it does have that slight amount of sinking which may make hot sleepers feel too warm.


Value
The mattress comes with a warranty of 10 years, but it doesn’t have a sleep trial. It’s a durable mattress, staying comfortable after a lot of use, and the price is good. Despite the lack of sleep trial, we still think it’s good value for money.

Other Features

Again, the bamboo in this mattress is in the cover, so if you suffer from allergies, you might benefit from using it. The cover is removable and machine washable, which is great for hygiene.


At 8 inches, it’s slightly too thick to roll up and store.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Comfortable and cozy
  • Durable
  • Good price point
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Not good for hot sleepers
Good Value Cooling Mattress:

Design and Materials
The LUCID 6-Inch Memory Foam Mattress is a cooling mattress that is great value for money. It has 5 inches of base support foam made with charcoal and bamboo, and 1 inch of ventilated cooling gel memory foam. It comes with a soft knit cover and the foams are CertiPUR-US certified.

It comes in a variety of thicknesses - 5, 8, 10, and 12 inches, as well as the 6-inch version. These can vary in firmness levels, depending on which one you pick.

Firmness and Comfort

It’s a medium-firm mattress, and most users describe that as being pretty spot on. Despite being made from foam, it’s cooling for hot sleepers, thanks for the bamboo, charcoal, and cooling gel. It’s durable too, and users say it doesn’t develop dips prematurely.


The cover is very soft, and gives a nice luxurious touch to the mattress, making it feel comfortable, despite being thin.


Value

It has a 25-year warranty, but no sleep trial. However, the price point is good and most find it to be long-lasting.


Other Features

The bamboo charcoal infused foam layer helps to keep users cool and keeps the mattress fresh.  The cover can’t be removed to be cleaned, but it can be spot cleaned. It’s hypoallergenic, which is ideal if you suffer from issues with sneezing or a runny nose.


Because it’s so thin, at 6 inches, it’s versatile. It can be rolled up and stored or transported easily.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good for hot sleepers
  • Hygienic
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • No sleep trial
Durable and Good Value:
Design and Materials

The LUCID 14-Inch Memory Foam Mattress is a durable mattress for a good price. It has three layers: 10 inches of base support foam at the bottom, 3 inches of medium-plush gel-infused memory foam, and 1 inch of bamboo charcoal memory foam in the form of a soft quilted cover.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is described as plush, but again, it’s firmer than most were expecting. It’s comfortable and remains so even after a long time, and there are no problems with sagging.


It does have a gel-infused memory foam layer on top, but it still sleeps a little warm for some users – which is why the bamboo cover is so important, as it helps to keep it hygienic. Still, there are others on this list that suit hot sleepers more.


Value
This mattress is good value for money, in our opinion. It offers a warranty of 10 years, but it does lack a sleep trial. The price is good and it holds up well over time.

Other Features

The bamboo cover helps to keep things hygienic, which is important given that some sleepers still found it to be a little warm, despite the cooling gel. It’s good for those with allergies, too. 


At 14 inches, it’s a decent size if you prefer a thicker mattress.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Durable
  • Low price
  • Hygienic
  • Good for those with allergies
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • No sleep trial
  • Still sleeps warm for some despite cooling gel
Thick and Supportive:

Design and Materials

The LUCID 16-Inch Four-Layer Mattress is a thick but fairly firm mattress. It has four layers: 10 inches of support foam at the bottom, 2 inches of natural latex foam, 3 inches of ventilated cooling gel memory foam, and 1 inch of bamboo charcoal memory foam.

The foams used are CertiPUR-US Certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is described as a plush mattress, but according to users, it’s actually more medium-firm (leaning more towards firm). It’s very supportive, and users report waking up with fewer aches and pains than they had with previous mattresses. Hot sleepers seem to be comfortable with this bed, describing it as cool to use, thanks to both the bamboo and the memory gel, and the cooling effect seems to hold up quite well.


Value

It has a 10-year warranty, but no sleep trial. Users describe this mattress as durable, holding up well over a lot of use with no sagging, even after a few years.


Other Features

The bamboo layer at the top helps to keep the mattress fresh and hypoallergenic – some users with allergies reported an improvement after using this mattress, with symptoms like runny noses and sneezing clearing up.


It’s a good choice if you prefer a thicker mattress, at 16 inches.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good for people who prefer a higher profile mattresses
  • Supportive but comfortable
  • Good for hot sleepers
  • May be good for those with allergies
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Not plush as described
  • No sleep trial
Good Value for Money:
Design and Materials

The LUCID 12-Inch Hybrid Mattress is great value for money and holds up well.


It has three layers: 6.5 inches of steel coils at the bottom, 2 inches of support foam in the middle, and 3.5 inches of bamboo charcoal-infused memory foam (which is also infused with aloe vera) on top. It also has a soft cover, which is not removable.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress. It’s comfortable and stays comfortable even after a long time. It does get warm quickly, so hot sleepers may want to stay away.


Value

It comes with a warranty of 10 years and a 30-night sleep trial, which is great – you can test it out before you decide to keep it. It’s going to last a long time, which is excellent when you consider the price.


Other Features

This mattress not only contains bamboo to help with hygiene, but it also has aloe vera, which is also hygienic (although there is no study to suggest that aloe vera improves hygiene in mattresses specifically).


It does lack the airflow that a more open-cell structured foam would provide.


Because of the materials used, it’s hypoallergenic, which is great if you have asthma or allergies.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Great value for money
  • Long-lasting
  • Hypoallergenic and hygienic
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Not suited for hot sleepers
Hypoallergenic and Eco-Friendly:

Design and Materials

The Mellow 10-Inch Lagom Hybrid Mattress is a good choice for your health and for the environment. It has a 6-inch layer of individually encased springs, a 2-inch layer of copper foam (known for its antimicrobial properties), 2 inches of bamboo-infused memory foam, and a soft cover.


The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified, and the cover is Oeko-Tex certified, too. This means it’s good for the environment as well as good for your health.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress. It’s soft enough for you to feel comfortable at night, but firm enough to provide decent support for your spine. It’s comfortable for all sleeping positions. It works really well for hot sleepers, too, with no one reporting overheating issues.


Value

It's guaranteed for 10 years, but has no sleep trial. It’s a durable mattress that should last a long time, with no issues with premature sagging or dips.


Other Features

The hypoallergenic properties of this mattress are great - not only does it contain bamboo-infused foam, but copper-infused foam, too. Prevening mold means the mattress should stay fresher for longer. If you have allergies, you might want to give this one a try.


It’s not particularly portable as it’s an innerspring/foam hybrid, so it can’t be rolled up and stored like some of the others on this list.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hygienic
  • Both CertiPUR-US and Oeko-Tex certified
  • Durable
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • No sleep trial
Good for Sleepovers:

Design and Materials

The Milliard 6-Inch Tri-Fold Memory Foam Mattress is ideal for when you have guests to stay, as it’s a tri-folding mattress - perfect if you don’t have a guest bedroom but need a spare mattress from time to time.

 

It’s made from 2 layers - 4.5 inches of base support foam, and 1.5 inches of softer comfort foam. It has an ultra-soft bamboo cover with an anti-slip bottom. The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress, but definitely leans more towards firm. It’s comfortable even after a lot of use, with enough support for all sleeping positions. It doesn’t seem to sleep too hot either, which is ideal for warmer sleepers.


Children seem to find this mattress comfortable - making it an ideal mattress to stash away for your kid’s sleepovers.


Value

Milliard offers a 30-day warranty, which is not very long to test it against defects. It doesn’t have a sleep trial, either. However, the price is low, and you may want to take the risk for the convenience of being able to store it between uses.


Other Features

The bamboo cover is both soft and hygienic, and it’s removable for easier cleaning, which is a bonus. Obviously, as this is a tri-fold mattress, it can be folded up. This makes it perfect for stashing away if you don’t have a spare bedroom, but would like to use it occasionally for guests.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Easy to store
  • Low price
  • Removable cover
  • Fine for hot sleepers
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Warranty isn’t great
  • No sleep trial
Good for Motion Isolation:

Design and Materials

The Novilla is good for motion isolation, making it great for light sleepers who share the bed. It has 3 inches of high-density base support foam, 3 inches of air circulating foam, 2 inches of comfort foam, 2 inches of gel-infused foam, and a bamboo rayon cover. The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This mattress is described as medium-firm, but most users find it to be leaning more towards the firm side. It’s very comfortable to sleep on and remains so even after a lot of use. 


Hot sleepers were impressed with how cool it kept them at night, and they also found that it was great for motion isolation. That means that if you or your partner toss and turn a lot at night, you shouldn’t disturb each other too much.


Value

This mattress' warranty is 10 years warranty, but it has no sleep trial. The price point is good and the bed is durable, with users reporting that it lasts for a long time with no sagging.


Other Features

The bamboo in this mattress is in the cover, which is hygienic and is very soft to the touch. The cover is removable too and it’s hypoallergenic.


At 10 inches, it may be too big to roll up and store, so if you’re using it for guests, it’s better suited for a permanent guest bedroom.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good for hot sleepers
  • Hygienic cover is easy to wash
  • Great for motion isolation
  • Good warranty
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Firmer than advertised
Good for Hot Sleepers:
Design and Materials

The Signature Sleep 13-Inch Hybrid Coil Mattress is perfect for hot sleepers, as it’s made from a layer of supportive coils that allow for air circulation and breathable bamboo. There are 10 inches of independently encased coils, 3 inches of foam on top, and a pillow top bamboo-infused cover. The foams used in the bed are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress, leaning more towards the firm. Users say that it’s comfortable and gives them a good night’s sleep. It’s also great for hot sleepers, with hardly any users finding problems with overheating.


Value

It comes with a one-year warranty, which isn’t as long as some of the others on this list. It has a decent price, however, and it’s long-lasting, with no reported issues with premature sagging, coils poking through, or becoming uncomfortable to sleep on.


Other Features

Thanks to the bamboo-infused cover, it’s a hygienic mattress that feels nice to sleep on. The cover can’t be removed, but it can be spot-cleaned. It’s also hypoallergenic, which is good.


At 13-inches, it’s a great medium-thick mattress that a lot of people will find comfortable.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hygienic, breathable cover
  • Comfortable even for hot sleepers
  • Durable
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Shorter warranty
Good for All Sleeping Positions:

Design and Materials

The Swiss Ortho Sleep Memory Foam Mattress with Bamboo Cover is a good choice for all sleeping positions. It’s made from 2 layers - 4 inches of high-density base support foam, and 2 inches of comfort memory foam. It has a soft bamboo-infused cover.

The foams used are CertiPUR-US certified.


Firmness and Comfort

This is a medium-firm mattress but leans more towards the firm. It’s a comfortable mattress, with good levels of comfort and support, and it works well for all sleeping positions and for pressure relief. It does run a little warm, so hot sleepers may want to keep looking.


The bamboo-infused cover is soft and cozy to sleep on.


Value

Swiss Ortho Sleep offers 10 years of warranty on defects, but no sleep trial. The price is very reasonable given the quality of the materials used, and it’s a durable mattress, too.


Other Features

The bamboo cover is great for keeping mold at bay, and it’s comfortable and soft to sleep on. It’s removable for easier washing, which is a great bonus.


It’s a thin mattress, and works really well if you want to roll it up and store it.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good for all sleeping positions
  • Hygienic
  • Firm but cozy
  • Durable
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED
  • Sleeps warm
  • No sleep trial

What Else Do I Need to Know About Bamboo Mattresses?

Do you still have questions about buying a new bamboo mattress? Here are a few more things you might want to know:

What are the main benefits of using a bamboo mattress?

There are a few reasons you should consider a bamboo mattress:

  • Bamboo is a hypoallergenic material, and it doesn’t harbor the allergy-causing dust mite, mold, or bacteria. If you suffer from a stuffy nose, sneezing, or watery eyes at night, this could be helpful. It can also be helpful for those that suffer from asthma, but this isn’t proven - still, it could be worth a try.
  • It’s good for the environment. Bamboo requires no toxic chemicals and little water to grow compared to other types of materials (like cotton). This means it’s a better choice for the environment. It’s not a perfectly environmentally-friendly material, but it’s certainly a better choice than some others.
  • It can help to regulate your sleep temperature. This is because it’s a naturally breathable material, which means it can work well for hot sleepers. Gel and bamboo infused foam can work particularly well for hot sleepers.
  • It can protect sensitive skin. If you’re prone to rashes or skin problems, the naturally hypoallergenic qualities of bamboo could make it a good choice for you.

What are the drawbacks of a bamboo mattress?

There are a couple of downsides to bamboo mattresses:

  • They can still sleep warm. Despite the naturally cooling properties of bamboo, if it’s infused into a plush foam mattress with some sinkage, hot sleepers may still struggle. It’s worth checking out each individual mattress to see if hot sleepers get on well with them or not.
  • They still take some time to settle. A process called off-gassing occurs when a foam mattress is unrolled from the box - this is nothing to worry about, but it does mean that a strong smell can occur for a day or so. Despite the natural properties of bamboo, off-gassing can still happen, but the smell should dissipate quickly.

Are bamboo mattresses the best for my health?

Bamboo is certainly a healthy choice, and many bamboo mattresses have health and safety certifications (as we mentioned earlier), which means that they are made without harmful materials. This is a relief if you’re concerned about the materials you’re breathing in each night. However, other types of materials (like organic cotton) are also healthy for you, so we wouldn’t say bamboo is necessarily the healthiest of all.

Are bamboo mattresses more expensive than other types of mattresses?

No - there is a wide price range when it comes to bamboo mattresses. It depends on the brand, the other materials used, the thickness, and more.

Can I use a bamboo mattress on my platform bed?

Yes. If you’re using a foam mattress, make sure the slats on your bed base aren’t more than 4 inches apart, as it could sink between the slats. Otherwise, they make great mattresses for platform beds.

How can I care for my bamboo mattress?

Bamboo mattresses can be cared for in the same way as regular mattresses. If you have a removable cover, you can wash it according to the manufacturer’s instructions. If not, it can be spot-cleaned with mild soap and water. It’s always a good idea to flip your mattress (if the manufacturer’s guidelines state this is okay), to prevent any dips from forming. You can vacuum your mattress too, to help prevent dust mites from multiplying.

What other bamboo sleeping products can I get?

A bamboo mattress topper could be a good stop-gap if you want to save up for a new mattress, or you just want to improve the softness of your old mattress. Like mattresses themselves, these can come in a variety of types (some are infused with gel, for example).

You can also get bamboo sheets and pillowcases. This is ideal if you want to enjoy the hypoallergenic benefits of bamboo, but don’t have the budget to spring for a new mattress, just yet.

Are bamboo mattresses good for back pain?

Bamboo mattresses work in the same way as other types of mattresses when it comes to back pain. It depends on the firmness of the mattress and the materials used, as well as your specific needs. The bamboo itself does not necessarily mean that it will be better for your back.

For a more comprehensive look at back pain and mattresses, check out this video by SpineCare Decompression and Chiropractic Center:

Are bamboo mattresses comfortable?

Again, it depends on the individual mattress and how thick it is, as well as your own preferences. Sleeping positions play a big part here - for a more in-depth look at the best types of mattresses for certain sleeping positions, check out our guide to the best (and worst) sleeping positions.

Bamboo mattresses can feel more comfortable to sleep on for hot sleepers because, as we mentioned earlier, bamboo is a breathable material, which can help to regulate your temperature.

We’ve made sure to only feature comfortable mattresses on this list, so you should be able to find one that suits your particular needs.

We hope this has helped you to find the best bamboo mattress for you, so you can enjoy a cool and comfortable night’s sleep!

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