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Bamboo Mattress Reviews, A Guide to the Best Six of 2017!

Bamboo Mattress Reviews

Hi and thanks for visiting my site! If you are looking for bamboo mattress then I have selected the best available online from Amazon for you in my review.  The mattress that I have reviewed are the best that money can buy and they will bring a more organic feeling to your sleep! While reviewing these mattress we just had one quote in mind..

Apparently, if you live until 75, you’ll have spent 25 years in bed, so it makes sense to have a decent mattress.

I have covered most popular bamboo mattress in this guide. There is no best or worst in this review, but each has been given a guidance rating out of five. There are six of the best bamboo mattress that I reviewed for you.

At the bottom of the page are some tips on how to maintain your mattress.

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Brentwood Home 13-Inch Gel HD Memory Foam Bamboo Mattress

Many reviews have noted a slight chemical smell from the Brentwood Home 13-inch bamboo mattress, this is nothing to worry about as all mattresses have a slight chemical odor to them.

This smell dissipates after a few days and we found that the mattress takes a couple of days to fully come into shape, so it’s probably best to unpack the mattress and leave it for a couple of days before fitting to your bed.

Brentwood Home 13-Inch Gel HD memory foam bamboo mattress

The mattress is super comfortable and the bamboo cover is excellent for keeping you cool when it’s hot and warm when it’s cold. If you suffer from back problems, then this mattress has 13-inches of thick memory foam so that you can have a peaceful sleep without any problems.

With 13 inches of sumptuous memory foam and a hypo-allergenic bamboo cover, this mattress is a sleeper’s heaven.

With superb lumbar support and made from high quality material, there are no obvious flaws with this mattress.

A clear winner, but it is the most expensive memory foam bamboo mattress in our review, but you do get what you pay for and they don’t come any better than this.

Features and specifications of the Brentwood Home 13-Inch Gel HD memory foam bamboo mattress:

  • Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Short Queen, Queen, Olympic Queen, Split Queen, King, California King, Split California King and Split King sizes
  • Eco-friendly and hypo-allergenic
  • 100% viscose from bamboo cover
  • 13-inch CertiPUR-US memory foam with 1-inch comfort layer, 3-inch Gel Infused HD Memory Foam, 7-inch therapeutic support base and 2-inch ventilated airflow layer
  • 25 year warranty
  • Made in USA

Want to read more about this bamboo mattress, then here is a full review.

Rating 4.8/5.0


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LUCID 16-Inch Plush Memory Foam and Latex Bamboo Mattress

The LUCID 16-inch bamboo mattress is a premium product with a premium price tag, but don’t let that put you off.

LUCID 16-Inch Plush Memory Foam and Latex Bamboo Mattress

This mattress is well made and will last for a very long time.

The first thing you will need to do is give the mattress an airing for a couple of days to let the slightly chemical smell to disappear and to let the mattress form it’s natural shape.

When these mattresses arrive, they come rolled up, so it’s best to make sure that all four corners assume they natural shape before fitting to your bed.

This mattress has a massive 16 inches of plush memory foam and latex, plus a hypo-allergenic bamboo cover. It is really like a dream to sleep on, but at least you know you will get a decent night’s sleep on it.

It is more expensive than the others in our review, but it is worth every cent. It is very well made and has excellent lumbar support, perfect for bad back sufferers. A close second for the LUCID 16-inch bamboo mattress.

Features and specifications of the LUCID 16-Inch Plush memory foam and latex bamboo mattress:

  • Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Queen, King and California King sizes
  • Eco-friendly and hypo-allergenic
  • 100% viscose from bamboo cover
  • 16-inch CertiPUR-US Certified Foam with 1-inch quilted bamboo charcoal memory foam top, 3-inch plush memory foam layer, 2-inch latex comfort layer, 10-inch density base foam
  • 25 year warranty
  • Made in China

Want to read more about this bamboo mattress, then here is a full review.

Rating 4.8/5.0


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LUCID 2.5-Inch Gel Infused Ventilated Memory Foam Mattress Topper and Removable Bamboo Cover

One of the biggest selling bamboo mattresses is this offering from LUCID, the 2.5-inch mattress. Whilst not as thick as the massive 16-inch mattress, this does a very good job, but at a fraction of the cost.

The mattress does have an initial odor, but if you follow the instructions and let it air for a couple of the days the

LUCID 2.5-Inch Gel infused ventilated memory foam mattress topper and removable bamboo cover - bamboo mattress

chemical smell does go away.

The Gel infused mattress does a great job of keeping you cool at night and with the bamboo cover as well, you will have no worries in having a cool night’s sleep.

The 2.5-inch LUCID bamboo mattress has 13.5-inches less than it’s big brother, but is a lot cheaper, so perfect if your budget is smaller. It has the same gel infused memory foam mattress topper and a 100% bamboo cover.

It might not be as thick, but you will still get a fantastic night’s sleep and it excellent for lumbar support.

Features and specifications of the LUCID 2.5-Inch Gel infused ventilated memory foam mattress topper and removable bamboo cover:

  • Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Queen, King and California King sizes
  • Eco-friendly and hypo-allergenic
  • Memory foam topper 2.5 inch
  • 100% viscose from bamboo cover
  • 3 year warranty
  • Made in China

Want to read more about this bamboo mattress, then here is a full review.

Rating 4.7/5.0


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Brentwood Home Bamboo Gel 11-inch Memory Foam Mattress 

With just 2-inches less than it’s bigger brother, the 11-inch bamboo mattress has the same features, but comes with a slightly smaller price tag. It has the same 12 size variations and the 100% bamboo cover to keep you cool at night.

We prefer a slightly more plump mattress, but this is still an outstanding mattress to sleep on.

Brentwood Home 13-Inch Gel HD memory foam bamboo mattress

Features and specifications of the Brentwood Home bamboo Gel 11-Inch memory foam mattress:

  • Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Short Queen, Queen, Olympic Queen, Split Queen, King, California King, Split California King and Split King sizes
  • Eco-friendly and hypo-allergenic
  • 100% viscose from bamboo cover
  • 11-inch CertiPUR-US memory foam, 2.5-inch Gel Infused HD Memory Foam, 6.5-inch therapeutic support base and 2-inch ventilated airflow layer
  • 25 year warranty
  • Made in USA

Rating 4.7/5.0


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Signature Sleep Signature 13-Inch Independently Encased Coil Mattress with CertiPUR-US Certified Foam 

With a price range the same as the LUCID 2.5-inch bamboo mattress, you do get a lot more for your money with Signature Sleep’s 13-inch bamboo mattress.

Signature Sleep Signature 13-Inch Independently Encased Coil

The biggest pro is the price and the plump 13-inches of memory foam. One of the cons is the lack of sizes, just 3 to choose from, but it is a very comfortable mattress to sleep on, some might say it’s like a sleeping heaven almost.

 

The most popular are the queen size bamboo mattress and the king size bamboo mattress.

Features and specifications of the Signature Sleep 13-inch bamboo mattress:

  • Full, Queen and King sizes
  • 13-inch CertiPUR-US Certified Foam
  • 3-Zone foam and independently encased coils
  • Durable bamboo cover
  • Made in China

Rating 4.6/5.0


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Exceptional Sheets Extra Plush Bamboo Fitted Mattress Topper

This bamboo mattress is excellent value for money and the cheapest in our review. It has 11-inches of thick memory foam, comes in 8 different sizes and is made in the USA!

The drawback with this bamboo mattress is the bamboo cover that is made from a mix of bamboo and polyester.

ExceptionalSheets Extra Plush Bamboo Fitted Mattress Topper - bamboo mattress

Apart the cover, we love it’s value for money and the 100% money back guarantee.

Features and specifications of the 11-inch ExceptionalSheets Extra Plush Bamboo Fitted Mattress Topper:

  • Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King, Full XL, Olympic Queen, Twin XL
  • Soft bamboo from Rayon Blend 30% and 70% polyester
  • Made in USA
  • 100% money back guarantee

Rating 4.5/5.0


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Bamboo Mattress Benefits

You may not think that bamboo is a great material to use for bedding, especially for a mattress. If you are imagining the bamboo rods as they grow you don’t have the right idea. Bamboo can be harvested and processed into fibers that can be used for things like linens, pillows, and yes mattresses too. If you have never even thought of getting a bamboo mattress you should give this a read because you just might reconsider.

There are a great number of reasons as to why you should switch to using a bamboo mattress and they all lead to a much better sleep than you’ve ever experienced.

A Comfortable Sleep – unlike the bamboo shoots that you see growing out of the ground, bamboo fiber mattresses are actually very soft and comfortable. These mattresses can help you keep proper form while sleeping, plus they keep your spine neatly aligned so you don’t wake up in the morning with back pain. Having proper sleeping posture may sound trivial, but it can make all of the difference between waking up refreshed or waking up with a sore back and neck.

Healthy And Hypoallergenic – Mattresses of course are not designed to be washed and that goes for those made of bamboo too. Thus the fact that bamboo mattresses are bacteria and resistant is great a big selling point. Bacteria, dust mites, and other factors which can cause allergies have a hard time nesting in bamboo mattresses. Less allergens in your mattress means that you are breathing in less of the stuff that gives you sleeping troubles. A good bamboo mattress can eliminate night time allergies and let you get the sleep that you need.

Chemical Free – Another big selling point in terms of getting a bamboo mattress is the fact that they are virtually chemical free. Most plants that are grown and harvested for fiber are grown using pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and other poisons that have negative health effects. Bamboo on the other hand is grown naturally without the use of any of those things, thus providing you with a chemical free sleep.

Bamboo Is Eco-Friendly – One of the biggest benefits of having a bamboo mattress is not necessarily for you, but for the environment. You see bamboo grows very well in a number of conditions and climates, thus reducing the need for fertilizers and pesticides, compounds which seep into the ground and poison the environment.

Not only that, but bamboo is also very sustainable because it doesn’t require much water, sunlight, or extra nutrients to grow. Plus when you harvest bamboo the roots don’t die like with other plants such as cotton. This means that there is no need to replant bamboo after every harvest, thus saving many resources and a lot of time. Even when bamboo is trimmed it grows back very quickly. In terms of the energy used to produce bamboo, it requires much less to produce the same amount of it than something like cotton.

Temperature Control – Bamboo mattresses help regulate your body temperature while you sleep in 2 specific ways. First of all bamboo is quite porous when made into a fiber, thus allowing it to breathe. This means that air can flow quite freely through it keeping you cooler on hot days and warmer on cold nights. Second of all bamboo is also great at wicking away moisture. That means even if you sweat in your sleep you won’t be uncomfortably wet.

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Taking Care of your Bamboo Mattress

Taking care of your bamboo mattress is not all that difficult, but you are still going to want to follow some recommendations to keep it in top shape. Follow these tips and your brand new bamboo mattress will last forever.

The bamboo mattress topper they come with can be a little fragile so you need to be careful when opening the packaging. Don’t use any particularly sharp objects to open the packaging because you will risk cutting or puncturing it.

When unrolling your new bamboo mattress don’t be too aggressive because you might cause deformities. These mattresses often come vacuum sealed and will thus be quite compressed when you first open them. Don’t try to force it into its proper shape. Instead leave it for a few days and it will assume the proper shape on its own.

On that same note, the mattress and the topper may be a little smelly when you first open them up. This can be due to the prolonged time that they have been packaged for as well as the foam that they come packaged with. Since bamboo breathes easily you want to let them sit for a few days to air out and the smell will go away.

It is recommended that you get some water proof mattress toppers to keep moisture off of the mattress as much as possible, since after all you can’t wash a mattress in your laundry machine.

You can also use special mattress cleaner or even baking soda to get rid of any odors it may have taken on from sleeping on it. Simply spread some baking soda onto it, let it sit for half an hour, and then vacuum it off.

These things are already quite stain and odor resistant so they don’t require much special treatment. Simply flip the mattress over every few months and let it get some air by opening the windows in your room for a few hours per day. Combine that with the regular washing of your bed sheets and you are good to go!


Have a read of our bamboo mattress reviews and bamboo sheets reviews for the complete bamboo bedding set. I hope you enjoyed my article on bamboo mattresses If you did please leave a comment below. Thanks for reading, Noi. The Bamboo Bazaar is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

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