The 12 Best Memory Foam Mattresses

After a long and tiresome day, it would be unfortunate for you to go home and sleep on a mattress that makes you more tired than relaxed and well rested. To end your day with a comfortable, therapeutic mattress, it is important to have a mattress that provides a soft landing for your bones and joints, like a memory foam mattress.

Memory foam mattresses are comfortable mattresses made of foam, which is naturally soft and therapeutic for your back and spine, and therefore, extremely helpful at getting rid of any aches and pains that you might have had during the day. These mattresses are also sufficiently ventilated to allow air circulation, and this leaves you cool without the worry of a sweaty and uncomfortable night.

The following mattresses will fulfill all your resting needs. We’ve chosen to highlight the most popular size of each model, but they all come in the standard sizes to fit whatever size of bed frame you have or might want to purchase.

Signature Sleep Memoir 10-Inch King Memory Foam Mattress with Low VOC CertiPUR-US Certified FoamSignature Sleep Memoir 10-Inch King Memory Foam Mattress

The Signature Memory Foam Mattress is a comfortable, plush mattress consisting of two layers. The top has a memory foam 2-inch layer and beneath it, an 8-inch high-density foam. The foam is certified by CertiPUR-US, a company that tests foam to ensure that it is safe for use by checking its general performance and environmental safety to ensure that the material is not made of products that are unsafe for the environment, such as petroleum products. Finally, the company checks for indoor air quality to ensure that the material is safe for indoor use without causing any form of air pollution by producing certain odors that might harm you.

Due to the soft nature of the foam, the mattress molds into your natural body shape, making you comfortable by helping you minimize the pressure on the body and ensuring that your joints and bones have a smooth landing. It also distributes weight evenly on the entire mattress so that when you toss and turn, the balance on the mattress remains the same and no parts of the mattress compress.

The Signature Foam Mattress also consists of a non-removable soft cover that is made of breathable knit fabric. The fabric allows for air circulation and, therefore, aids in providing warmth for your body while you sleep, but also maintaining the freshness of your mattress.

The shipping of the mattress is also convenient. The mattress is neatly rolled, compressed, and vacuum-sealed in a single box. After opening the shipment, allow the mattress to expand to its original plush shape fully and to be rid of any potential odors. This takes around 72 hours. The odors are harmless and are mostly because the mattress has not been used before. The mattress weighs 73.5 pounds.


Zinus Memory Foam 12 Inch Green Tea Mattress, QueenZinus Memory Foam 12-Inch, Queen Green Tea Mattress

The Zinus Green Tea Mattress is an outstanding mattress consisting of three distinct layers. The memory foam, which covers 3 inches, makes the topmost layer. A 2-inch comfort foam is the second, then the 3-inch air flow density foam. The base also consists of a 3-inch high-density support foam.

The air flow of the high-density foam promotes the durability of the mattress because air circulation makes the mattress stable and very comfortable. The foam mattress provides a comfortable night’s sleep by relieving the body of pressure due to its softness, which is certified by CetriPUR-US, confirming its durability, performance, and content.

In addition to the above characteristics, the mattress is also 100 percent fresh because its foam is infused with natural green tea extracts. Green tea is a safe antioxidant and, therefore, helps the mattress maintain its freshness, ridding it of bad odors.

The mattress is also easily shipped while compressed in a box, so after opening it, allow a 72-hour expansion period, in which the mattress will regain its original shape. It is important to note that expansion is affected by cold weather and if the temperatures are low, it could take 7 days for the mattress to decompress. To avoid this, place the mattress in a warm room for faster expansion. The mattress weighs approximately 66.2 pounds.


Linenspa 8-Inch, Queen Memory Foam and Innerspring Hybrid MattressLinenspa 8-Inch Hybrid Mattress

The Linen Spa Hybrid Mattress is a combination of memory foam and an innerspring mattress, which improves the strength of the mattress, thus the name hybrid. There is a 1.5-inch foam layer beneath the first topmost mattress layer that aids in the minimization of pressure points on the mattress. The mattress has a spring layer that provides a comfortable bounce. The bouncing helps to improve the breathability of the mattress, maintaining the balance of the mattress. The mattress also contains 6-inch steel coils, which offers support and balances your body weight on the mattress, making it more durable.

The foam mattress is covered with a soft, breathable knit fabric which is irremovable. The softness of the cover makes the mattress smooth to the touch and, therefore, smooth on the skin, ensuring a comfortable, good night’s sleep.

Another unique characteristic of the Linen Spa Hybrid Mattress is that after opening the compressed, boxed mattress, the expansion of the mattress is instant. You do not have to wait for 72 hours to use your mattress as you do with some of the others. The mattress weighs approximately 55 pounds.


Zinus 12-Inch, Queen Gel-Infused Green Tea Memory Foam MattressZinus 12-Inch, Queen Gel-Infused Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress

The Zinus Memory Foam Mattress has a memory foam that covers the first  2 inches and consists of gel beads, comfort foam, which is three inches, air-flow high-density foam that is 3.5 inches of the mattress and air-flow high-density base support foam that also covers 3.5 inches. Gel beads serve the purpose of preventing overheating while you sleep. Overheating is a common occurrence with the memory foam mattresses. Foam is generally an insulator, hence, when used solely as a mattress, it requires density, and this could lead to heat being released while you sleep. Gel beads serve the purpose of cooling off the mattress to avoid a sweaty night, which could make you very uncomfortable.

The air flow high-density foam aids in air circulation, ensuring that hot air is not trapped in the mattress. The foam mattress material is constructed using green tea extracts and castor seed oil to get rid of any odor that might accumulate in the mattress. The green tea and castor oil combination also greatly aid in getting rid of any bacteria that might accumulate in your mattress.

Covering the foam of the Zinus Gel-Infused Green Tea Mattress is a hypo allergic fabric-knitted jacquard cover. This means that the cover is perforated for sufficient air circulation. The fabric is also unlikely to cause allergies and it also very durable. The foam is CertiPUR-US certified to confirm its content, durability, and performance.

It is smartly shipped in a box and it takes 72 hours to expand under normal temperatures. In cold temperatures, it can take a week to fully expand. The mattress weighs approximately 59 pounds.


Best Choice Products 10-Inch, Queen CertiPUR-US Dual Layered Gel Memory Foam MattressBest Choice Products 10-Inch, Queen CertiPUR-US Dual Layered Gel Memory Foam Mattress

The Best Choice Foam Mattress is unique because it contains foam made from polyurethane and a removable poly-cotton cover. This makes the mattress ultra-soft compared to all the other mattresses. It is also a medium firm mattress, meaning that once you sleep on the mattress, it cocoons you, assuming your natural body shape, ensuring a very comfortable sleep.

The mattress has a 2-inch gel infused layer, preventing any overheating of the mattress. This provides a cool and comfortable night. The medium firm nature of this memory foam mattress improves posture and supports the body’s natural pressure points.

Best Choice Products Mattress’ foam is well-ventilated for sufficient air circulation. It also has an open cell technology that prevents any body impressions on the mattress, so that when you get up from the mattress, it regains its original shape. It does not bulge.

The mattress is CertiPUR-US certified and, therefore, meets the standards of content, lack of emissions, and durability. The mattress package should be opened in a well-ventilated area to release any odor, and, though the odor is not harmful, it can be uncomfortable to inhale it. The mattress takes 48 hours to expand compared to the others that take 72 hours. The mattress weighs approximately 58 pounds.


LUCID 12-Inch, Full CertiPUR-US Certified Triple-Layer Gel Memory Foam MattressLUCID 12-Inch, Full CertiPUR-US Certified Triple-Layer Gel Memory Foam Mattress

The LUCID Memory Foam Mattress is a high-quality mattress that has a 3-inch ventilated gel memory foam surface that brings a cooling effect to the mattress, preventing a sweaty, overheated, and uncomfortable night. The memory foam layer is constructed with charcoal made from bamboo that covers one-inch of the layer. Though the charcoal is infused in the mattress for purposes of comfort, its major importance is to protect the mattress from bad odors, dust mites, and bacteria. The mattress also contains an 8-inch high-density foam base that provides extra support and comfort for the mattress.

The foam mattress is well-ventilated. This design helps in improving the breathability of the sleep layer. This aids in regulating the sleep temperatures of the mattress and ensures that, when your body releases warmth during sleep, the ventilation in the mattress aids in air circulation to prevent accumulation of warm air that would lead to overheating. The mattress has an open cell construction that improves the resilience of the mattress, making it long-lasting and ensures that the mattress does not leave any lasting body impressions.

Another unique characteristic of the mattress is the TENCEL Lyocell blend cover, which adds extra softness to your foam mattress. It also creates a comfortable air layer on the mattress surface, making it soft. The cover also ensures that the mattress is free from moisture that cause odors and the buildup of bacteria and mold, which could lower the quality of your mattress.

The mattress is CetriPUR-US tested to ensure material safety, performance, environmental-friendliness, and indoor air quality. The mattress is compressed for shipping, and it takes 72 hours to expand back into its original plush shape fully. The mattress weighs approximately 75 pounds.


Best Choice Products 10-Inch, Queen CertiPUR-US Dual Layered Gel Memory Foam MattressBest Price Mattress 11-Inch, Queen Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress

The Best Price Memory Foam Mattress is a three-layered mattress, the memory foam of which has gel beads for a cooling effect. They cover 1.5 inches of the memory foam. The comfort foam is ventilated, and it measures 2 inches. A high-density foam measuring 7.5 inches forms the base of the mattress. It provides great support for your body. It also enhances the durability of the mattress.

The gel-infused memory foam provides a cool layering system for a cool night’s sleep with optimum temperature. The gel also provides support to ensure that all your pressure points are comfortable, allowing your bones and joints to sink into its softness when it’s time to rest.

The cover of the Best Price Mattress is knitted with a poly-jacquard cover containing satin piping on the borders to ensure that it is durable. The jacquard cover is perforated for ventilation, and it has a non-slip bottom that enables the mattress to stay in place and limit movement while you sleep. The mattress is CetriPUR-US certified, and it weighs 30 pounds.


Classic Brands Mercer Pillow Top 12-Inch, Queen Cool Gel Memory Foam and Innerspring HybridClassic Brands Mercer Pillow Top 12-Inch, Queen Cool Gel Memory Foam and Innerspring Hybrid

The Classic Brands Mercer Pillow Top is a hybrid mattress that contains a mixture of memory foam and an innerspring that gives the mattress a plush feeling. It contains a mixture of gel and fiber, among other materials, which make the mattress comfortable to sleep on.

The memory foam mattress is pressure-relieving due to its soft nature, making it very therapeutic for aches and pains. It has a half an inch of gel foam that brings a cooling effect by preventing overheating of the mattress from the heat that you release when you sleep. Under the gel layer, the mattress has  2 inches of comfort foam, made of 100 percent polyester and separated by half an inch of fiber. The fiber aids in the ventilation of the foam mattress, preventing hot air from being trapped between the mattress, which could lead to bad odors and an overheated mattress.

Eight inches of wrapped innerspring coils makes the mattress contour precisely to your body. The coils enable the mattress to assume your shape when you lie on it, making it very comfortable and smooth. The Classic Brands Mercer Pillow Top Mattress is hypoallergic, making it safe for people with allergies. It is also naturally resistant to dust mites, mold, and bacteria.

It is CertiPUR-US certified, having been thoroughly tested for content, performance, and durability. The mattress weighs 93 pounds, and it comes neatly folded, compressed, and shipped in a box.


Sweetnight 10-Inch, Queen CertiPUR-US Certified Gel Memory Foam MattressSweetnight 10-Inch, Queen CertiPUR-US Certified Gel Memory Foam Mattress

The Sweetnight Foam Mattress is unique because both sides can be used as a sleeping surface. You can comfortably sleep on the bottom side of the mattress because, while the top of the mattress is soft and plush, the bottom side is medium-firm with perfect support for the back and spine, ensuring that you get a comfortable sleep.

It is made of breathable fabric, which has a soft touch. The mattress contains 3-layered foam, with 2 inches of gel-infused memory foam, which helps prevent overheating of the mattress from the warmth that your body emits while you sleep. A 5-inch comfort foam has a firm middle that eases pressure points and thus helps to keep your body properly balanced. A 3-inch high-density support foam perfectly supports the entire weight of the mattress and your body weight.

Motion isolation is another characteristic of the Sweetnight Memory Foam Mattress. The mattress is bouncy but very supportive. It offers great pressure relief and a localized bounce that ensures that you do not disturb your partner when you toss and turn or when you get up.

The foam is CertiPUR-US certified, and its shipping is simple; it comes neatly folded and compressed in a box. The mattress weighs approximately 63.6 pounds.


Casper Queen Sleep MattressCasper Queen Sleep Mattress

The Casper Sleep Mattress contains 4 layers of foam that make the mattress soft and comfortable for you to lie on. It is also cool by design with an open cell top layer that uses the conduction and convection principle to move the heat away from your body. This is done through the use of tiny pores on the mattress that allow excess air to escape. The memory foam layer is also constructed in an airflow design that extracts heat, leaving you cool and comfortable.

The high-density foam of the mattress supports your pressure points, ensuring pressure relief, thus allowing your bones and joints to rest on a soft and smooth surface, giving you a peaceful rest without any aches or pains. The base layer of the mattress strengthens the top layer and your weight, adding more durability to the mattress.

The Casper Sleep Mattress weighs approximately 88 pounds, and, after unboxing the mattress, you have to give it 72 hours to expand to its original size and for any smells to be dissipated.


Spa Sensation 12-Inch, Queen Theratouch Memory Foam MattressSpa Sensation 12-Inch, Queen Theratouch Memory Foam Mattress

The Spa Sensation Theratouch Memory Foam Mattress consists of a blend of natural seed oil and green tea extracts as the manufacturing materials. They ensure the freshness of the mattress. They get rid of smells and protect the mattress against bacteria, mold, and dust mites. The use of these products minimizes the use of petrol products, which are not environmentally safe.

This mattress has a 3-inch Theratouch premium memory foam that is soft and supports the body to ensure a comfortable sleep. A 3-inch ventilated air-cool foam layer enhances air circulation within the mattress, getting rid of heated air and hence, giving you a cool night’s sleep. The durability of the mattress due to a high-density support foam, which forms 6 inches of the mattress. In addition to enhancing its durability, the support foam provides support to the other layers of the mattress.

The Spa Sensation Theratouch Memory Foam Mattress is made with compression technology that allows it to be rolled and shipped in a box. The mattress weighs 65.04lb


WEEKENDER 10-Inch, Queen Hybrid Mattress - Memory Foam and Motion Isolating SpringsWEEKENDER 10-Inch, Queen Hybrid Mattress – Memory Foam and Motion Isolating Springs

The Weekender Hybrid Mattress has 7.5-inch individually-enclosed coils. These coils contour to your body, so that the foam mattress ensures a soft and comfortable night. The coils also provide lasting edge support and isolate motion, which ensures that you will not feel any movement from your partner no matter how much they toss and turn, giving you peaceful, undisturbed sleep.

The mattress has a 2.5-inch comfort foam layer that is infused with gel to enhance breathability, preventing overheating of the mattress. The comfort foam also aids greatly in support, offering cushy comfort for all your sleeping positions, whether you sleep on your stomach, side, or back.

The Weekender Hybrid Mattress is fitted with a two-tone 100 percent polyester fabric top cover that is very soft to touch. It is durable, and it also gives the mattress a classy look.