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Lull Mattress Reviews

Lull Mattress Reviews

An in-depth review of the Lull Bed, one of the most popular bed in a box mattresses online

Last Updated: January 5, 2021

Matt Ross

The Lull mattress is a competitively priced bed that follows the online mattress industry standards regarding company policies. Lull is one of the most popular bed-in-a-box mattresses out there. It might not ever eclipse your traditional mattress brands, but there's still a lot to like about it. In this review, we cover pros, cons, pricing, feel, construction, and a lot more.

Who Is This Best For?

People that want a comfy foam mattress

If you’re on a tight budget

Who Won’t Love It?

Heavy individuals

If you’d prefer an innerspring bed

Lull Mattress Review

While the Lull bed isn’t the most recognized mattress on the block, they do have a strong online presence and on social media and offer a simple, comfortable foam mattress for a reasonable price. We think its simplicity is a part of its appeal, and you might too if you want a bed without any extra bells and whistles. Continue on in our Lull Mattress review to find out what we thought and who we think it works best for.

Our reviews tend to be lengthy, so, in order to make it quick for you to get where you want to go, below is a list of jump links to take you to any section of this piece.

Lull Mattress is one of 150+ beds our Slumber Yard team have tested out, as we strive to review as many beds in the mattress space as we can. What can we say, we’re big bed fans around here and know way more than the average person does about mattresses. So you can rest assured the information below comes from educated and knowledgable bed enthusiasts who want to help match you with your perfect bed.

Honest Lull Mattress Video Review

For those of you who would rather watch than read, here is a quick Lull Mattress video detailing what we like most and least about the mattress.

Lull Mattress Construction And Design

As you can see by the picture below, we sliced this mattress up in order to see just how the layers inside stack up. Altogether, Lull Mattress is a 10” thick, 3-layer, all-foam bed.

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Construction of the Lull mattress
  • Base layer – 7” foam base layer for support
  • Transition layer – a 1.5” transitional layer made up of a proprietary blend of foams, which for this review we’re simply calling neutral-foam, and it limits the stuck-in-the-mud feeling you would otherwise get with the top layer
  • Comfort layer – 1.5” memory foam top layer

Lull Mattress states on their website that all of the foams that they use are CertiPUR-US Certified, which means that the materials have met rigorous standards of minimal off-gassing. Lull also states that they don’t use harmful chemicals, such as formaldehyde, ozone depleters, heavy metals, and certain flame retardants. All of their foams meet a standard of fewer than 0.5 parts per million volatile organic compounds (VOC).

A Look At The Bed’s Cover

The Lull bed wraps up their all-foam mattress with a soft cover made of polyester and rayon. While it is removable, we don’t recommend actually removing it because it’s a pain to put back on. It’s not machine washable either, which tends to be the case with most online beds. But fret not, if you spill anything on this mattress while you’re brunching in bed, just spot clean the area with some mild detergent and warm water.

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Soft, removable cover on Lull Bed

Lull also offers a mattress protector on their site, called the Lull Protector. It’s supposed to be 100% waterproof and spill resistant. It’s also machine washable, which makes it hypoallergenic because you can wash away any dust, skin cells, or dust mites. This is a nice addition if you’re a clean freak or have sensitive allergies. If you want a cover, be aware that any mattress protector from Amazon and other retailers should work. You don’t have to get the one from Lull.

Lull Mattress Review Firmness And Feel

Lull has some somewhat of an interesting feel. It is constructed with both polyurethane foam (poly foam) and memory foam, and feels like a super comfortable balance between the two (i.e. there’s no overwhelming memory foam feel). In our opinion, the Lull feels like you’re laying on a soft cloud, but then the material begins to contour to your body and you sink in a bit, like the cloud is hugging your body back. We find it somewhat unique, and definitely comfortable.

Because of the memory foam, this bed isn’t immediately responsive. You’ll see your hand print for a second or two after pressing into it; this is why the bed feels like it’s kind of hugging you. But while Lull is slower to respond, we didn’t find it made us feel “stuck in the mud” because of the neutral-foam layer right beneath the memory foam.

In our Lull bed reviews, we rated it around a medium on our scale, since it offers both pressure relief and support for all different types of sleepers.

Will Couples Like This Mattress?

If you co-sleep with a partner, there are a few things you may want to consider when you’re searching for a bed.

Edge Support

Edge support is important for couples who like to fight over the middle of the bed, or sleep on a smaller bed in relation to their size. Lull doesn’t have the best edge support, so if you’re a couple interested in this bed, go a size up or cuddle in the middle. Though, we wouldn’t say it’s a deal breaker for this mattress.

Lull Mattress Motion Isolation Demonstration

As for motion isolation, Lull does a good job here, so you probably won’t feel your partner moving around or getting up during the night, which is important if you’re trying to get restful sleep. Even sensitive sleepers will likely be able to sleep soundly with Lull.

Sleeper Type Analysis

Stomach And Back Sleepers

The Lull bed should be good for most sleeper types, including back and stomach sleepers. Keep in mind that a lot of this depends on body type, though. Back and stomach sleepers need a firmer surface in order to keep their hips and shoulders in proper alignment. Beds that are too soft will let them sink into the bed excessively, which can lead to pain or discomfort in the morning.

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Good for a lot of back and stomach sleepers

The more petite you are, the less pressure you’re putting on the mattress, and the more you’ll lay on top of the bed instead of down in it. Therefore, the bed will be firmer for petite body types, and better for sleeping on your stomach or back.

We think medium or average body types will also be supported on this bed no matter what sleeping position they prefer. This is obviously not a “firm” mattress, though, so if you want something that makes you feel like you’re laying on a bed of grass, we recommend you check out the other reviews that we’ve published. Again, Lull Mattress fits right in the middle on our soft/firm scale.

Side Sleepers

Side sleepers will typically want a softer mattress, which will provide more pressure relief, particularly for their hips and shoulders. We wouldn’t consider Lull to be a plush mattress, but it’s definitely soft and pressure relieving enough for strict side sleepers. In fact, if you twisted our arm, we’d say Lull is better suited for side sleeping than anything else.

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Great mattress for side sleepers

Combo sleepers tend to switch sleeping positions throughout the night. As we’ve mentioned, petite to average sized individuals should be fine with switching positions, especially because the memory foam on this bed doesn’t really have any of that stuck-in-the-mud feeling, which means they’ll face less resistance while moving around. Heavier combo sleepers should look for a firmer bed or something that incorporates coils for durability.

Body Type Analysis

Petite To Average Sleepers

Individuals who weigh under 230 lbs or so can usually get away with sleeping on any foam mattress, and we think Lull is no different in that aspect.

Heavy Sleepers

Since this mattress is made only with foam and it’s 10″ thick, we don’t think it’s going to be supportive enough for larger people long term. It’s just not designed for that. if you’re at, or over, 230 lb you should probably look into the beds on our list of the best mattress for heavy and obese sleepers.

Of course, heavier people would be able to get by for a little while on Lull, but we simply can’t recommend that you use it as your primary bed if you weigh over 230 lb.

Lull Mattress Pricing

Lull offers their mattress at a fairly affordable price that is competitive with other bed-in-a-box mattresses like Casper and Leesa. In our opinion, the Lull mattress is a solid value, especially if you don’t want memory foam or neutral-foam, but something in between. Here’s a full pricing breakdown before you apply any discounts:

SizePrice (MSRP)
Twin$749
Twin XL$799
Full$949
Queen$1,049
King / Cal King$1,249

While Lull is already pretty affordable, they also typically offer promo codes for around $75-150 off their bed during holidays, good moods, etc., and also offer financing options. You can check Lull.com for current offers and deals.

Is There A Lull Mattress Coupon Or Discount Code

While Lull Mattress is already pretty affordable, they also typically offer promo codes for around $200-250 off their bed during holidays, good moods, etc., and also offer financing options. You can check Lull.com for current offers and deals.

Lull Bed Temperature Regulation

Memory foam is usually known for trapping heat because of how the material contours around your body, we found in our Lull bed reviews that it’s pretty much temperature neutral. That said, if you sleep excessively hot at night, you may want to look into a bed with some active cooling features, like the Brooklyn Aurora or the other selections on our Best Cooling Mattress for Hot Sleepers list.

Lull Mattress Review Verdict

We like Lull bed, but it’s not for everyone. It has a feel that sits somewhere in between a standard poly foam and memory foam. It also is designed for petite and average sized individuals, not heavy people. And when it comes to temperature regulation, there’s nothing really special about Lull. The bottom line is that you get this bed if you’re looking for a slightly softer foam mattress, but you aren’t in love with a traditional memory foam feel.

Other Lull Products

  • Lull bed frame
  • Lull pillow
  • Wood bed frame
  • Mattress foundation
  • Bedding bundle

Lull Bed Ratings

  • Lull Mattress Amazon reviews: On Amazon, side sleepers gave raving reviews of the mattress, while some complained it was too soft.
  • Lull Mattress Reviews Reddit: A Reddit reviewer found mostly positive things to say about Lull, but did lament that there is only one firmness option available.
  • Lull Mattress Reviews Consumer Reports: Consumer Reports gave Lull an overall score of 78 out of 100, with most category ratings falling in the “Very Good” range.
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Review team

  • dillon lopez slumber yard
    Dillon Lopez

    Combo Sleeper

  • reynoso
    Jack Reynoso

    Combo Sleeper

  • wesley-ott
    Wesley Ott

    Combo Sleeper

  • Tharon
    Tharon Green

    Stomach Sleeper

Buying A Lull Mattress

Lull, like most online mattresses, will give you a few additional perks to customers who decide to purchase from them.

  • Free shipping and returns
  • 100-night trial
  • 10-year warranty

Like most bed-in-a-box mattresses, if you for some reason are unhappy with your purchase. All they ask is that you give your mattress at least two weeks before requesting a return and refund because it takes some time for your body to adjust to a new sleep surface.

Lull Company Information

Lull Mattress Contact Information

How Lull Compares To Other Mattresses

Lull Vs. Casper Mattress

Lull vs Casper have a bit of overlap, but they do not feel the exact same. Casper has a truly neutral feel, while Lull has a whisper of memory foam given that it’s the top layer of the mattress. Beyond feel, firmness level is pretty much the same and they’re both able to accommodate all sleeping positions.

Lull Vs. Leesa Mattress

Very similar story for Leesa as well, though, we’d say Leesa is a tinge firmer than Lull. Still, they have a similar feel and are able to work for all sleeping positions. If you forced us, we’d give the edge for side sleepers to Lull and the edge for back and stomach sleepers to Leesa.

Lull Vs. Purple Mattress

Purple is one of the most unique beds available online and feels nothing like Lull. Whether that’s a good or a bad thing will depend on your personal preferences. Purple has a responsive, gel-like feel and Lull has that neutral-foam/memory foam mix.

Lull Vs. Saatva Mattress

In the category of luxury beds, Saatva is the most affordable and most popular, at least online. It’s available in three firmness profiles, none of which feel anything like Lull. Saatva gets the win when it comes to heavy sleepers, but Lull wins on price.

Lull Vs. Nectar Mattress

If Lull has a mixed feel, Nectar has a true memory foam feel. The edge on price goes to Nectar, but this comparison hinges on your preferences for the feel of the bed.

FAQs

Is Lull a good mattress?

Lull is a great mattress if you like a softer mattress, are petite, and/or prefer to sleep on your side.

Is Lull Mattress good for side sleepers?

Yes, Lull Mattress provides the ideal balance between soft and supportive for side sleepers.

Where can I find Lull Mattress deals?

On MySlumberYard.com or Lull often posts deals on their website; check online for the latest sales and discount codes.

What does a Lull mattress smell like?

Your Lull mattress might have that new mattress smell for a couple of days, but it usually fully disappears after that time period. On their website, Lull states that any smells that you may notice with your new Lull bed are completely normal when purchasing products that contain new foam, and that none of their mattresses contain harmful chemicals. Just make sure to give your bed time to air out a bit before sleeping on it.

Can I try Lull at a store?

Not that we’re aware of. Unlike Casper, Tuft & Needle, and Purple, Lull sells exclusively online. We don’t really have a problem with this because they offer the risk-free trial, so you can always return the bed if you don’t like it.

What other products does Lull sell on their website?

They used to only sell a mattress, but recently they’ve really bolstered their portfolio of other products. Now, Lull also sells a pillow, mattress protector, sheet set, duvet, wood platform bed frame, and a metal bed frame. We think their wood bed frame looks really nice.

Where is the Lull mattress made?

According to Lull, the beds are made in various factories across China and the United States.

How did the Slumber Yard get the Lull mattress?

We were sent this bed from Lull, however, we did not accept any money to say positive or negative things about it. We review products independently.