- Affordable for premium category (after discount)
- Soft and comfortable
- Ideal for back and stomach sleepers
- Great edge support
- Free shipping, free returns, 365 night trial and Everlong warranty
- Temperature neutral
- Average at limiting motion transfer
- Puffed-up squares in cover can be annoying
The DreamCloud mattress is a super nice bed at an attractive price point. We highly recommend it.
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The DreamCloud mattress is the latest hybrid mattress to hit the market and it’s meant to compete in the premium category along with the Bear Hybrid, Nest Luxury Hybrid, Brooklyn Aurora, etc. However, the DreamCloud is affordably priced for its category. In fact, it’s almost cheaper than the typical all-foam bed in a box (i.e. Casper, Leesa, etc.)
DreamCloud Hybrid Mattress Review: Shipping, Trial Period and Warranty
Like most online mattress companies, DreamCloud offers free shipping and free returns. The mattress will arrive rolled-up and compressed in a protective covering. But since this is a luxury mattress, you don’t have to worry about setting it up yourself. DreamCloud offers free white glove delivery, meaning someone will actually show up at your door and help you set it up. From there, the DreamCloud mattress comes with some of the most friendly terms in the bed in a box industry. DreamCloud offers a 365 night trial period. That’s right – you can test out the bed for an entire year before deciding whether you want to keep it. If you do in fact decide you don’t like the bed, just give the company a call and they will send someone to your house or apartment to pick up the mattress free of charge and issue you a full refund. DreamCloud also backs their mattress with what they call an ‘Everlong Warranty’. Basically, in years 1-10, DreamCloud will replace your mattress no questions asked if material defects are found. In years 10+, DreamCloud will repair or re-cover the mattress if any defects are found.
DreamCloud Bed Review: Layers and Construction
The DreamCloud is a hybrid mattress meaning it incorporates both foam and coils. It’s also a beast of a mattress – it incorporates eight different layers and totals 15″ thick. The mattress starts with a layer of high-density memory foam, which gives the bed its foundation. Sitting on top the dense memory foam is a layer of foam encased pocketed micro-coils. This gives the bed some bounce as well as some bi-directional support (i.e. compression and push-back). On top of the coils is another layer of dense memory foam, which sort of acts as a transition layer. The next layer is what DreamCloud calls its DreamPlush Support memory foam. This layer is supposed to provide deep contouring support. Next is a layer of latex foam, which gives the mattress a little bounce near the top of the bed. On top of the latex foam is a layer of super soft quilted memory foam, which is then followed by a layer of gel-infused memory foam.
Wow, that’s a lot of layers. Basically all you need to know is that it’s a memory foam mattress that also incorporates a layer of coils as well as latex foam. Bringing all the layers together is cashmere cover that is super soft. The cover is non-removable so if you happen to spill something on the mattress, you’ll just have to spot clean it with a mild detergent and some water. However, DreamCloud does offers a professional cleaning on request after one year of ownership. Also, it’s worth noting the bed has handles, which is always nice in case you ever need to move the mattress.
The DreamCloud cover is nice but we did have one tiny issue with it – the puffed-up squares on the cover can be annoying. They stick up quite bit so you can actually feel the crevasses in between the squares. Jeff didn’t really like this but Matt didn’t have an issue with it so I guess it’s a personal preference thing at the end of the day.
it’s also important to note that given how thick and durable this mattress is, we think it’s an excellent option for heavier individuals (250+ pounds). There’s barely any sinkage and the bed provides a lot of support (we’ll discuss this more below).
DreamCloud Luxury Mattress Review: Overall Feel and Firmness
As you read above, the DreamCloud mattress incorporates a ton of memory foam. As such, the bed is very soft and comfortable. I don’t think there will be any complaints in that department. However, I have to say, given the amount of memory foam, the bed doesn’t have an overwhelming memory foam feel, which is surprising – I guess the coils and latex help with that. Also, given the construction of the mattress, one might expect the DreamCloud to offer minimal support and have quite a bit of sinkage. But that’s not the case – the DreamCloud actually provides a ton of support. In fact, we give it around 5.6 to 6.6 out of 10 on the firmness scale. Matt thought it was about a 5.75 but he weighs 180 pounds. Jeff though it was more like a 6-6.1 but he weighs about 15-20 pounds less than Matt. Likewise, someone that’s a little lighter might think it’s closer to a 6.5, while someone that’s heavier might think it’s more like a 5.5-5.6. We could also see the DreamCloud softening over time coming down more in the 5.25 – 6.25 range since the top layers of comprised of memory foam.
Given its support, we think the DreamCloud is ideal for back and stomach sleepers. You never feel as if you’re sinking into the mattress, rather you always feel like you are still on top of it. And surprisingly, the bed doesn’t offer a ton of pressure relief but it does offer enough to where combo sleepers (i.e. people who rotate between their back, stomach and side throughout the night) will be just fine. However, if you’re a strict side sleeper (spend at least ~75% of your time on your side), there are better options out there for you.
So there you have it, the DreamCloud is pretty unique. It’s a memory foam bed that doesn’t really behave like one. You kind of get the best of both worlds. Yes, it’s soft and comfortable like you would expect memory foam to be but it also provides a lot more support than most other memory foam beds.
DreamCloud Mattress Deal: $200 Off In Cart
DreamCloud Bed In A Box Review: Temperature Regulation
This was actually a tough one for me. When I was initially testing this bed, we were going through a cold spell and I think it kind of threw off my judgement. To me, it actually felt cool to the touch and did a decent job of keeping me cool throughout the night, which I was surprised by, but in retrospect, I think it had to do more with the temperature of my house. When I slept on the bed again a few nights later, I didn’t really notice anything special, which was more of what I was expecting. Give the amount of layers and memory foam this bed has, I’d say it’s just temperature neutral. I don’t think you’ll sleep hot with it but I also don’t think it will sleep as cool as say the Purple 2 mattress or Brooklyn Aurora.
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DreamCloud Review: Motion Transfer
When it comes to limiting motion transfer, the DreamCloud performs well but it’s not the best we’ve ever tested. Typically, all-foam beds perform a little better than hybrid mattresses when it comes to deadening movement because there’s less bounce to the bed so I can’t say I’m surprised. We placed a half-full glass of water on one end of the bed and then started rolling/walking around the bed and the water inside the glass sloshed around a bit more than usual. Still, I think it’s good enough to where it won’t be a problem if you or your partner toss and turn or get up a lot during the middle of the night.
DreamCloud Mattress Review: Responsiveness and Edge Support
Another surprise (this bed is full of them) – the DreamCloud actually responds pretty quickly. When you release pressure from the bed, the mattress pops back to it’s original form almost immediately. Typically, beds with a lot of memory foam take an extra second or two to fully regain their shape but having the coils and latex helps the DreamCloud. All this means is that you’ll actually find it pretty easy to switch between sleeping positions. When a mattress is slow to respond and you sink down a little bit, you’ll find it requires a little extra effort to switch positions, which can disturb the sleep cycle.
Another area where the DreamCloud excels is edge support. This is an important subject for people who share a smaller size bed (full or queen) because a lot of times you’ll find yourself near the edges throughout the night. As such, you’ll want a mattress that won’t compress all that much and will continue to provide the necessary support even as your partner forces you towards the edge. When you sit or lay near the edge of the DreamCloud, there’s barely any sinkage and you don’t get that roll-off sensation whatsoever (again, the coils help with this). In fact, we thought the DreamCloud was one of the best beds we’ve ever tested when it comes to this.
DreamCloud Mattress In A Box Review: Price and Coupon Code
Given the construction of the DreamCloud and how thick it is, you’d expect it to cost a pretty penny. Most other luxury hybrid online mattresses range from $1,000 for a twin all the way up to $2,000 for a king. Not so fast – the DreamCloud is actually very affordable, relatively speaking after you apply their coupon code (see below). Here’s how it breaks down:
|California King||$1,499||72" x 84" x 15"|
|King||$1,499||76" x 80" x 15"|
|Queen||$1,299||60" x 80" x 15"|
|Full||$1,199||54" x 75" x 15"|
But those are just the MSRPs – DreamCloud is almost always offering some sort of coupon code you can take advantage of to make the mattresses even cheaper. For example, right now, the company is offering $200 off. That would make the queen size drop below $1,200, which is a pretty attractive price for a luxury hybrid mattress.
Overall, we are big fans of the DreamCloud mattress. It’s soft and comfortable and offers a good amount of support. We think it’s one of the best values out there in the premium, luxury mattress category.
Frequently Asked Questions About The DreamCloud Luxury Hybrid Mattress:
Do You Need A Special Bed Frame For The DreamCloud Mattress?
The DreamCloud mattress will work with most basic bed frames, box springs and slatted platforms.
How Much Does The DreamCloud Mattress Weigh?
The DreamCloud mattress weighs between 55 pounds (twin) to 109 pounds (king)
Will The DreamCloud Mattress Ship To Canada or Europe?
No, DreamCloud only ships to the United States. However, if you live in Hawaii or Alaska, an additional shipping cost is added during checkout.
Is The DreamCloud Mattress Safe?
The DreamCloud mattress is independently certified by Certipure (3rd party global rating service). It is free from any flame retardants, heavy metals, formaldehydes, etc.