The Ghostbed Classic, launched in 2015, is a mattress made from foam and latex. It is manufactured by Nature’s Sleep, one of the leading mattress brands and this particular mattress model was designed for users who need a combination of bounce and support which can be gotten from latex and memory foam respectively. The Ghostbed has three separate layers within it which are the polyfoam support core, the aerated, synthetic Dunlop latex top layer and the memory foam infused with gel. The cover of this mattress is made from a blend of woven polyester fabric, and you can get this mattress in a single firmness option across all standard sizes and a height of 11 inches.
A COMPARISON OF THE DIFFERENT GHOSTBED MATTRESSES
GhostBed Mattresses come at different prices and customers within the contiguous U.S. get to enjoy free shipping on any of the mattresses that they buy. You also have a warranty of 20 years and a sleep trial of 101 nights on the GhostBed. The Flex and Luxe variants have 25-year warranties on them.
Ghostbed Reviews - Original Mattress
Ratings: 4.1 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 70%
Item Weight: 85 pounds
This mattress is a solid foam mattress and is designed for people who want just that in their bed. It is not a fancy mattress like the Ghostbed Luxe or Flex, but it is cheaper and more affordable. Warm sleepers can also use this mattress, but it is not designed for them specifically like the other two.
Each Ghostbed mattress has some advantages it offers for sleepers, and the original Ghostbed is a combination of both latex and memory foam, and it delivers both the responsiveness and stability of the former and the conforming ability of the latter. The result of this combination is a balanced firmness and softness that is suitable for averagely-weighted sleepers. Lightweight people will enjoy the GhostBed Luxe because of its ability to conform to the body and easy pains and aches. It can also benefit side sleepers who want to get their spine into the correct alignment. Overall, the GhostBed Flex delivers great body conforming, and like many hybrid mattresses, it helps you sleep a lot cooler than mattresses made of only foam.
Ghostbed Reviews - Luxe Mattress
Ratings: 4.0 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 77%
Item Weight: 104 pounds
This is the cooling memory foam mattress offered by the company. It has a thickness of 13 inches, and it is embedded with a variety of cooling features and technologies both inside the mattress and outside it. It also features a phase-change cooling cover that feels like it has ice-cubes in it. This is a suitable mattress for side sleepers who prefer to sleep on memory foam. It is by far different from the original Ghostbed since it feels like memory foam and is designed to cater to sleepers who sleep hot at night.
Ghostbed Reviews - Flex Mattress
Ratings: 4.2 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 75%
This mattress was launched at the beginning of 2019, and it is more like the Ghostbed Luxe but the coil version. It also has a thickness of 13 inches, but instead of having a core support foam, it has pocketed coils instead which help achieve the bounciness that the mattress is known for. This will be suitable for hot sleepers as it comes with a cooling cover, foam, and coils for better flow of air.
On a firmness scale of 10, the GhostBed came in a 6.5 which is considered as medium-firm. Mattresses with this firmness level appeal to many people because it is comfortable and provides support to most of the types of sleep positions. When you try this bed for the first time, the quick response of the latex will be the first thing you will notice. The latex conforms to the shape of your body immediately without sucking you in, and immediately your weight settles into the mattress, it starts providing you with a deep level of pressure relief. The mattress essentially cradles your body gently right at the surface.
Sleeping close to the top of the mattress also helps you reap the benefits of the temperature regulation feature. Your body gets more exposed to the air circulating in the mattress, and your chances of sleeping hot significantly reduce. The latex with excellent airflow also dissipates heat more easily, and the memory layer draws the heat away from the surface, so your body never comes in contact with the heat.
It has a thick base which is responsible for the bounciness of the mattress, but this is a bit muffled by the presence of the memory foam layer in between the surface latex and the support base. This is one mattress that provides you with a medium bounce that keeps you positioned on the mattress without making you feel like you are stuck.
All-Foam GhostBed is a bed-in-a-box that is delivered to you so you can carry it into your room easily and set it up. The bed can be placed on any flat surface, adjustable base or foundation. The company also makes its own foundation which you can buy on its website.
The cover is made from viscose and polyester made into a plush blend and has moisture-wicking abilities and highly breathable. The cover is also removable, and the best way to clean it is spot-cleaning.
With a thickness of 11 inches, the mattress has three layers.
First Layer: This layer is made of 1.5 inches of Continuous Aerated Latex foam with a bit of bounciness and high responsiveness to help you reposition properly while providing pressure relief by conforming to your curves. It is resistant to heat and is properly aerated with multiple airflow channels to enable breathability and keep the temperature regulated.
Second Layer: This layer consists of 2 inches of memory foam infused with gel to provide a deeper level of pressure relief. This layer does not come close to the body, and the gel in it reduces overheating and prevents the mattress from trapping heat.
Third Layer: This Layer is made up of high-density base foam with a thickness of 7.5 inches to keep the mattress sturdy and durable. This layer keeps the weight of the user well distributed across the mattress and providing adequate support to the spine irrespective of the sleep position of the user.
When you receive your GhostBed mattress, you should immediately take off the seal and unroll it to give the mattress enough time to decompress. Leave it for a few hours or a day or two so that the mattress can full expand.
You get to enjoy a sleep trial of 101 nights when you buy your GhostBed mattress directly from the manufacturer. The company’s policy allows you to return the mattress after keeping it for 30 days and you do not like it, the company will give you a full refund. If you buy the mattress on Amazon, you are entitled to a total of 30-night sleep trial without any minimum requirements for returning it. You are to also process the return through Amazon.
The manufacturer of GhostBed, Nature’s sleep offers you a warranty of 20 years on the GhostBed Classic. You should, however, note that the warranty is limited and during the first ten years the warranty covers any manufacturer’s defects and all costs associated with the repair except handling and shipping. The last ten years cover only the cost but do not include handling and shipping.
The GhostBed mattress has excellent motion isolation, and this is usually expected of all-foam mattresses. Foam has the ability to muffle and absorb vibrations; therefore, for people who have sleeping partners, the movement of one person on one side of the mattress will not disturb the other person. Of course it does not have zero motion transfer like memory foams, but it is minimal with this mattress.
Bed-in-a-box mattresses do not usually have much edge support, and the construction of this mattress performed even better than other mattresses in its category. On this mattress, you will be able to sleep securely close to the side without feeling like you will fall off, but the mattress may compress a bit when you sit on it with your entire weight. This may not be an all too important feature, but for couples who use the entire surface of the bed, they want to put this into consideration.
Foam mattresses are known to trap a lot of heat and latex foam is known to be well-aerated and helps maintain a cool temperature. The GhostBed comprises of a comfort layer made of aerated latex and a memory foam layer infused with cooling gel. Many customers have also reported that the GhostBed keeps the temperature regulated and helps you sleep cool.
Most mattresses made of only foam usually have a lingering smell when they get unpacked. The GhostBed defies this which is quite uncommon.
A supportive mattress is one that helps align your neck and spine when sleeping. The GhostBed mattress uses a mix of foams to ensure that you get adequate support that you need. It features a base foam of high density which gives the mattress a strong foundation — the latex form and memory foam help with contouring, reducing sink and maintain a moderate bounce.
The GhostBed mattress provides some contouring to your body because of the presence of the cooling gel in the memory foam. The effect of this is in a way tempered by the latex foam layer that reduces the sink of the mattress.
The GhostBed brand has not been around for long; so we cannot say much about how durable it is or how long it will last. But so far, in its two years of existence, we have seen quality mattresses, and with the materials used, latex and a high-quality, dense foam perform well in the long run.
The GhostBed mattres has just enough bounce and responsiveness to allow sexual activities thanks to the extra latex layer.
WHAT TYPE OF SLEEPER SHOULD USE THE GHOSTBED CLASSIC?
Choosing a mattress boils down to personal preferences and other factors such as body weight, body type, health condition, and favorite sleeping position. Before you choose just any mattress, it is crucial that you take your personal comfort and support needs into consideration. This is why sleep trials are part of many mattresses purchase so that you can choose the one that suits you best. Here is a look at some feedbacks from customers;
Side Sleepers: The GhostBed performed averagely with side sleepers while lightweight (below 130 lbs.) side sleepers gave the GhostBed fair rating. The medium-firmness of the GhostBed may be a little too much for light sleepers who do not put too much pressure on the mattress. Only average and heavyweight sleepers (from 130 lbs. up) gave good ratings to the GhostBed.
Back Sleepers: Generally, back sleepers rate the GhostBed as good enough for them. Back sleepers that are light in weight rated the GhostBed as “very good” while the heavier and sleepers with average weight think the GhostBed a “good.” Back sleepers enjoy mattresses with medium-firmness better, and this is why the GhostBed has good ratings with back sleepers in general.
Stomach Sleepers: How a stomach sleeper feels a mattress is dependent on his or her weight. Stomach sleepers that are light in weight may feel that the GhostBed mattress is too firm while those with average weight find it perfect and rate it “very good.” Sleepers with heavier weight also rate the mattress as good.
The GhostBed Brand has only existed for three years, and it is a company owned by a family of long-term business reputation. The founder, Adam Werner comes from a family that owns one of the most well-known companies that manufactures ladders which has operated for more than a century. In the year 2001, Werner had to undergo three different neck surgeries, and he found it very hard to sleep. He decided within himself that he would find a lasting solution to his problem and any other person going through the same thing. He decided to go into manufacturing, and he bought high quality supplies to his first company, Nature’s Sleep tomproduce mattress.
By 2015, GhostBed was birthed as a subsidiary company to Nature’s Sleep, and the main goal of the company is to revolutionize both the production process and buying process of mattresses. After three years of operations, GhostBed has set itself apart in numerous ways. First, the brand has ensured that a wider audience can avail their products which is an area many of their competitors are failing. Secondly, GhostBed is committed to offering nothing short of quality, and this reflects in their manufacturing process. Thirdly, the brand is committed to employing the best and state of the art mattress production techniques.
GhostBed implemented its goals early enough. Within the first year, the company had gone into partnership with many financing companies, and this opened the doors to more customers as it allowed potential customers gain access to financing instantly without having to visit the company physically. In addition, the strategic partnerships that GhostBed got into also helped the company partner with firms that helped potential customers with low credit scores secure financing to purchase their desired products from the brand.
GhostBed is also one of the most affordable bed-in-a-box brands especially among the brands that produce highly innovative mattresses. The brand has over the last few years focused on selling innovative products at affordable prices while giving the opportunity for stress-free financing for its customers. This strategy has made GhostBed one of the few mattress companies with the easiest access online.
Other core qualities of the GhostBed brand are innovation and quality manufacturing processes. These have set the brand apart by miles since inception with the Original GhostBed receiving rave reviews for its quality build and the warranty of 20 years that covers it. Since the company has released its first mattress, it has continued to two in the path of quality offerings and has released even more impressive products since then. The GhostBed Luxe, which has been tagged as one of the coolest mattresses is not even as expensive as the high-end mattresses. GhostBed makes use of the best and most innovative cooling technological features as well as other features that ensure comfort. This has helped GhostBed stay relevant in a saturated mattress production space.
GhostBed was established in 2015 which was the time that many “bed-in-a-box” brands sprang up. Since that time over the past four years the brand has expanded its products to accommodate a full line of sleep products and the brand has received some of the most glowing reviews from users. Since its inception, GhostBed has been about solving the problems that many sleepers are facing. The brand has a compelling story which talks about the CEO’s family, The Werner Family which is a family of innovators. The CEO, Marc Werner himself is a survivor of three surgeries, and these surgeries inspired him to make a comfortable personal pillow and mattress for himself. From 2001, Marc Werner established Nature’s Sleep to make his personal mattress and pillow, and he has stated several times that the experience he had in Mattresses was key for the establishment of GhostBed and it was pivotal to the success the brand enjoyed during its earlier years of existence. Fourteen years later, the brand has maintained the highest level of quality possible, have transitioned to e-commerce and has metamorphosed into a brand not focused only on sleep but ensuring that shopping is also a pleasant experience. Thus, GhostBed came to through an all-American manufacturing process, a warranty of 20 years and a trial period of 101 nights.
ACCESSORIES THAT COME WITH GHOSTBED MATTRESS
As GhostBed continues to soar in terms of popularity, their offerings too have improved. GhostBed which started as a pillow and mattress brand has branched out into the production of a wide variety of sleep products. Even though users may not need the whole range of sleep products that that the brand offers, one thing that is certain is that GhostBed maintains the highest level of quality in all of its products. Check out some of those accessories below;
Ghostbed Reviews - Adjustable Base
Ratings: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 84%
Item Weight: 145 pounds
When it comes to quality and solid manufacturing, the GhostBed Adjustable Base is produced with a strong commitment to quality manufacturing. It is also highly affordable and says a lot about GhostBed’s brand philosophy. This adjustable base has a lot of innovative features such as ergonomic positions through the adjustable foot and head of the base, LED lighting under the bed, silent massage, preset positons and the ability to time positions. For users who would like to have increased adjustability, you can combine two twin adjustable bases. The good thing about this bed accessory is that when you place your order, the product gets shipped just as quickly as the GhostBed ships and it gets delivered to you within a few days.
Ghostbed Reviews - Foundation
Ratings: 3.4 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 71%
Item Weight: 76 pounds
This is an affordable yet well-built and standard base solution for GhostBed mattresses. Standing at the height of 9 inches, it takes only ten to fifteen minutes to assemble the all-wood foundation. It is made from wood to make sure that it lasts long and remains stable for many years to come. It has a warranty of three years, and it comes at an affordable price of between $175 and $275 depending on the size of the mattress you are placing on it.
Ghostbed Reviews - Ghostpillow
Ratings: 3.4 out of 5 stars
Customer Satisfaction: 71%
Item Weight: 76 pounds
The GhostPillow features all the cooling technologies present in the GhostBed mattresses. This may just be the most-loved product in GhostBed’s accessories catalogue. It also features an Airflow technology that is still waiting to get patented and it delivers cool air immediately you place your head against the pillow. Also, it has moisture wicking technology that keeps you dry throughout the night, and it delivers adequate support and comfort. GhostBed is quite confident about their product, and this is why the pillow has a warranty of five years. It also has a sleep trial of 101 days for you to decide whether you want to keep the pillow or not.
THE BEST REVIEWS OF THE GHOSTBED BRAND
GhostBed customers have left a total of more than 13,000 positive reviews in the last three years. GhostBed has also gotten five stars out of five stars from 86% of the reviews on Google Verified Shoppers. Another 96% also left 4 out of 5 stars, and we have compiled a list of the common reviews that users left for GhostBed.
What do customers like about the buying process?
- It gets shipped and delivered on time.
- Upon delivery, unpacking and setting up is easy and takes little time.
- There are usually “Bundle deals” which help customers save.
- Free shipping of products purchased within the contiguous United States.
- Sleep trial of 101 nights.
- The brand has a responsive and excellent customer service support.
What do customers like about the product?
- Excellent temperature regulation.
- It has a compression layer that allows side sleepers a little bit of sink.
- The product feels firm yet, soft.
- It has a warranty of 20 years and a risk-free sleep trial of 101 nights.
- It has solid edge support that is not usually found in all-foam mattresses.
- It is designed and manufactured in the United States.
- The foundation is stylish and matches with the bed.
What do customers enjoy about the sleeping experience on the GhostBed?
- Due to its ability to regulate temperature, it is regarded as one of the coolest mattresses.
- It is suitable for side sleepers.
- It can be firm when necessary and soft when necessary which makes it a good fit for sleeping partners with a varying preference for firmness.
- it has helped many users who have back injuries.
Some minor complaints that customers have about GhostBed
Even though GhostBed has gotten a lot of positive reviews over the years since it was established, not every sleeper will find GhostBed as the perfect bed for them, and that is what we are about to check out here. By checking through all the over 13,000 reviews that GhostBed has garnered over the years, here are some of the minor complaints laid by GhostBed users.
- A fraction of reviewers noted that it is almost impossible to know whether you like a mattress without trying it.
- 10 percent of users pointed out that the mattress was too firm for them and they had to use a topper.
- The edge support of the mattress is not enough for heavier sleepers.
- Some users have reported a “break in” time of about two weeks which is longer than what is obtainable in other mattresses.
- The mattress is not flappable but one-sided.
- It does not come with grips or handles for handling when moving the mattress.
- The motion isolation reports are not the same for every user.
- For a mattress that claims to have a medium-firmness level, some users find it too hard while some find it too soft.
- The warranty information is not straightforward.
- It comes with a mandatory trial period of 30 days during which you cannot return the mattress.
- To get a full refund on returned mattresses, you have to find a charity to deliver the mattress to.
Major complaints about GhostBed
About 23 percent of reviews on Amazon and 23 percent of Google Verified Customer Reviews left one or two-star ratings for their experience with the GhostBed. Of course, not every mattress will be perfect for everybody, but at the same time, not all bad reviews represent the true state of the mattress in questions. Check out some of the major complaints.
- A lot of customers complain about issues with heat regulation.
- Many customers report that the mattress can hurt people who prefer soft mattresses.
- A tiny fraction of reviewers claims that it is not any different from the low-end mattresses.
- Some reviews mention heat absorption during the day.
- It offers almost zero support for heavier sleepers.
- Customers have to pay to return “free” pillows.
- Inadequate motion transfer.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I am allergic to latex. Can I use this mattress?
Yes. The latex form used in the GhostBed is hypoallergenic, and the proteins that cause allergies have been denatured in the process of manufacturing. Your skin does not also come in contact with the latex thanks to the mattress cover.
Where is the mattress manufactiured?
The United States of America.
Are there other mattresses in Nature’s Sleep’s lineup?
Yes, and they include GhostBed Luxe and GhostBed Flex mattresses. The former is a memory foam infused with cooling gel while the other has coils in it.
Does Nature’s Sleep or GhostBed have other products?
Yes, and they include foundations, adjustable bases, pillows, bed sheets, mattress protectors, etc.
Is the GhostBed Mattress available in Stores?
Not at the moment. Purchases are made strictly online.
Are there similar beds to GhostBed?
Most mattresses in the bed-in-a-box space can be said to be similar to GhostBed. Some of GhostBed’s biggest competitors include Leesa, Casper, Tuft & Needle and Nectar.
The GhostBed Classic is the type of bed to get if users are looking for a mattress to give them value and is made from a blend of latex and memory foam. The Gel-infused memory foam delivers adequate contouring support and is a bit bouncy thanks to its Dunlop latex layer. The GhostBed has a single firmness option; thus, not everyone can like it. Not much can also be said about how durable or long-lasting it is because it has been in the market for only three years.
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