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PlushBeds Mattress Review

PlushBeds Mattress Review

This is our full review of the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss mattress.

Last Updated: December 3, 2020

McKenzie Dillon

Botanical Bliss from PlushBeds is an all natural latex mattress, sourced from the great outdoors and free of harsh chemicals. In this post, we’ll discuss everything from it’s unique adjustable construction, feel, firmness, price, suitable sleeper types and more.

Who Is This Best For?

If you want a latex mattress

People that like responsive beds

Who Won’t Love It?

If you prefer a more traditional, memory foam feel

People on a very tight budget

PlushBeds Reviews

PlushBeds is a premium brand in the mattress industry who prides themselves on creating sustainable, environmentally-friendly mattresses that utilize safer, more natural and organic materials. PlushBeds Botanical Bliss is the most popular mattress from the brand, and as such, the majority of this review will center on that particular model. It’s certified organic and is one of the safest, most natural beds you can get your hands on. Continue on below to find out if the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Mattress is right for you, or you can check out our other natural and organic mattress reviews for other great options.

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Our reviews tend to be lengthy, so, in order to make it quick for you to get where you want to go, above is a list of jump links to take you to any section of this piece. If you’d rather watch a video to learn about the bed, please see below.

Honest PlushBeds Mattress Review Video

We can only squeeze so much detail into videos. Keep reading for more information about our PlushBeds latex mattress reviews.

Botanical Bliss Bed Materials And Design

The Botanical Bliss Mattress from PlushBeds is about as close as you can get to sleeping on nature without having to step foot outside. All of the materials inside the bed are ethically sourced from sustainable forests and plantations who are in accordance with standards set by several environmental compliance organizations.

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The construction of the 10″ Botanical Bliss mattress in medium
  • Organic Dunlop Latex — The Botanical Bliss Mattress contains three or four layers (depending on the mattress thickness you choose) of organic Dunlop latex foam from Arpico. Natural latex is antimicrobial, meaning it’s resistant to mold, mildew, dust mites, and other annoying household allergens. The latex is GOLS certified and OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified, ensuring the foam is high quality and 100% non-toxic.
  • Organic Cotton — The cover is made with organic cotton, which was grown in the USA without the use of pesticides or herbicides. It’s breathable, soft-to-the-touch, and GOTS certified.
  • Organic New Zealand Wool — Above the latex foam, but underneath the organic cotton cover is a layer of organic wool, ethically sourced from farms in New Zealand and certified by GOTS.

PlushBeds lets their customers pick the height and firmness of their mattress to accommodate a wider range of sleepers. With that being said, the exact construction of your mattress will vary depending on the bed’s thickness and firmness level. You have the choice between a 9”, 10”, or 12” bed at a Medium or Medium-Firm level.

Caring For The Botanical Bliss Mattress Cover

We’ve seen several beds that are equipped with a machine washable cover, like the Yogabed mattress and Novosbed, but unfortunately, that’s not the case with the Botanical Bliss mattress. In the event of a spill from your early morning coffee or late night wine, you’ll have to spot clean the stain with a mild detergent and warm water.

Make sure to dab the material, rather than scrub. Also, be careful to not get the mattress too wet or you might risk damaging the wool and foam.

Latex Mattress Feel and Firmness

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the 10″ queen size PlushBeds Botanical Bliss mattress

The PlushBeds Botanical Bliss bed comes in two different firmness levels: Medium and Medium-Firm. You’re also able to customize the firmness levels by rearranging the latex foam layers. A whopping 80% of people have picked their Medium model, so that’s the one we’ll mainly be discussing here.

The latex foam pieces are labeled and are layered in this order:

  • Top: Soft
  • Middle: Medium
  • Bottom: Medium-Firm

If you want to make your Medium firmness mattress feel a little firmer, switch the Soft layer with the Medium layer, so the Medium slab of foam is at the top. The same process applies to the Medium-firm mattress. The 12” models of each bed will come with four layers which means even more firmness variations.

We have our own way of rating firmness levels here at the Slumber Yard, but we agreed with PlushBeds that the Medium model feels like a medium firmness, and the Medium-firm model feels like medium-firm.

Most people are familiar with memory foam mattresses, but latex foam is a total different ballgame. It’s a little bouncy and extremely responsive — especially when it comes to this bed because it’s stacked with latex foam layers. Botanical Bliss feels very supportive, but at the same time, feels nice and plush when you lay down. It’s almost like you’re weightless or floating — it’s pretty nice.

What Does PlushBeds Feel Like?

Temperature Regulation

Mattress brands have a habit of claiming their beds sleep cool even when they don’t incorporate any type of cooling technology to actively cool their customers down. On the PlushBeds website, they say the Botanical Bliss mattress sleeps cool because of the temperature regulating latex foam and the moisture absorbing organic cotton in the cover.

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The air pockets in the latex foam helps regulate this bed’s temperature

Although latex and cotton are breathable materials, this mattress doesn’t necessarily sleep cool. We wouldn’t say it sleeps hot either, though — it’s more temperature neutral.

If you’re somebody who needs to run a fan on full blast the entire night to keep you from overheating, take a look at our top picks for cooling mattresses.

Is The Botanical Bliss A Good Mattress For Couples?

If you share a mattress with somebody, you’ll want to consider a few extra key things the average mattress shopper may not need to think about. First is edge support, and motion isolation is second.

Edge Support

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Wes testing out the edge support

Unfortunately, we think the Botanical Bliss mattress fell short in the edge support category. We didn’t feel very sturdy when we laid on the edge of the bed.

Motion Isolation

Motion isolation, however, did pretty decent. Latex foam isn’t as good as memory foam at deadening movement, but it still passed our trusted water glass test.

PlushBeds Reviews Sleeper Types

You probably aren’t a mattress nerd like the team members here at The Slumber Yard where we talk about sleeper type on a daily basis, but it’s definitely something you’ll want to take into consideration when you’re looking for a mattress. 

Side Sleepers

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Owen looking cozy as he sleeps on his side

If you’re a side sleeper, you’ll want a softer bed to provide pressure relief to the curves of your body. As such, we think most side sleepers will like PlushBeds in a medium firmness. Our only caveat, however, may be for petite side sleepers. A medium could be a little too firm for petite side sleeping individuals who would benefit most from a softer mattress to cradle their curves. If you identify with this kind of sleeper, take a look at our best soft beds list for our favorite plush mattresses.

Back and Stomach Sleepers

For back and stomach sleepers, firm beds are more accommodating because they prevent your back from sagging into the mattress, keeping your spine in a neutral alignment. With that being said, this PlushBeds mattress is great for back and stomach sleepers because it’s available in both medium and medium-firm profiles.

Combo Sleepers

If you switch positions during the night, you’ll likely want to stick with the medium version of the mattress, and adjust the layers according to your liking once you test it out. Your most accommodating firmness may be right in the middle, but it may also depend on the side you predominately sleep on.

PlushBeds Mattress Body Type Analysis

Just like clothes, mattresses are not one size fits all. Here’s how this PlushBeds mattress will feel depending on your body type.

Petite To Average Body Types

If you’re petite, most beds will work out for you, but they might feel firmer than they would to an average or heavy individual. That’s because your body puts less pressure on the bed, making it feel a little firmer than expected. Folks who weigh in between 150-230 lbs will also get away with almost any bed, and beds typically feel true to their advertised firmness profile.

Heavy Body Types

If you’re an individual who weighs 250 lbs +, however, you might want to look into a hybrid mattress which can provide more support than an all-foam bed. Since the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss mattress is constructed using only latex foam, we don’t recommend this bed for heavy folks. If you identify with this body type and you’re dead set on buying it, definitely opt for the 12” option. Otherwise, take a look at our post on the best mattresses for overweight people.

Botanical Bliss Mattress Pricing

Prices for the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss mattress vary depending on the size you order, and the thickness. They are usually running a discount on their website, but it will change from time to time. Below is a look at the general selling price for the 10″ PlushBeds Botanical Bliss mattress:

SizePrice (MSRP)
Twin / Twin XL$2,499
Full$2,899
Queen$2,999
Split Queen$3,398
King / Cal King$3,299
Split King / Cal King$3,498

You can usually purchase the 9″ queen mattress for $2,700, the 10” queen mattress for around $3,000, and the 12″ bed for around $3,400. We think PlushBeds lands somewhere in the middle between budget beds and luxury mattresses. This isn’t the best bed for somebody on a ramen noodle budget, but we’ve certainly come across pricier ones too.

PlushBeds Mattress Review Verdict

To sum up our general thoughts on the PlushBeds mattress reviews, we think it’s one of the more eco-friendly mattresses on the market, up there next to the Birch mattress and Avocado mattress. We appreciate their efforts to be environmentally conscious, and we know a lot of consumers will too. It’s also uncommon to see a mattress that’s so customizable, and offered in so many different sizes and thicknesses.

Overall, there’s a lot of value in this mattress and we’d recommend it to shoppers who will thoroughly enjoy its natural and organic qualities.

That’s all for us folks, and we appreciate you for stopping by The Slumber Yard. Hopefully you found this information helpful. Don’t forget to drop by our mattress deals page to see the best current promotions from different brands so you can save as much money as possible on your next new mattress.

PlushBeds Ratings

  • Amazon Reviews: Plushbeds is currently not available on Amazon.

Other PlushBeds Products

  • PlushBeds Memory Foam Mattress
  • PlushBeds Sofa Bed Mattress
  • PlushBeds RV Mattress
  • PlushBeds Adjustable Base
  • PlushBeds Memory Foam Topper
Why Trust Us

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Review team

  • Dillon Payne

    Combo Sleeper

  • JD
    JD Christison

    Combo Sleeper

  • kenzie
    McKenzie Dillon

    Combo Sleeper

  • Owen Poole

    Side Sleeper

PlushBeds Company Policies

If you end up buying from PlushBeds, you’re entitled to a few great perks, including:

  • Risk-free trial period: 100 nights
  • Warranty policy: 25 years
  • Shipping: Free
  • Returns: Free

How Will My PlushBeds Mattress Arrive?

Your mattress will show up at your front door in two boxes about the size of a professional golf bag. Most online mattresses ship in one box, but due to the weight of this bed’s different layers, they had to break it up into two. The unboxing process is super easy though! Check out how quickly Wes and Johnny G got the job done.

PlushBeds Company Info

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PlushBeds Vs

PlushBeds vs Avocado Green Mattress

PlushBeds and Avocado are often compared since they’re both all-natural latex mattresses. However, the comparisons tend to end there. While the PlushBeds mattress is made entirely of foam and is suitable for all sleeper types, Avocado is a hybrid construction and works best for back and stomach sleepers. In terms of price, you’ll pay much more for PlushBeds ($2,999 for a queen) than an Avocado ($1,399).

PlushBeds vs Casper Mattress

Both PlushBeds and Casper are all-foam mattresses, have a medium firmness rating, and are pretty responsive. Also, both mattresses work for all types of sleepers. But there are also a number of differences between the two beds. As you know, PlushBeds beds are organic and natural, but Casper mattresses are not. PlushBeds have a supportive and bouncy feel, while Casper has a classic neutral-foam feel. Finally, PlushBeds are far more expensive than Casper, which cost $1,095 for a queen.

FAQs

How did The Slumber Yard get this mattress?

PlushBeds sent us their mattress so we could test it out, and write a review revealing our thoughts about it. We aren’t paid by any brand to write positive reviews, so you can trust all of our content is authentic and 100% honest.

What other products do PlushBeds offer?

PlushBeds offers many different mattresses including RV mattresses and sofa bed mattresses. They also sell different bedding products like sheets, pillows, and wool comforters, and adjustable bed frames.

Does PlushBeds ship internationally?

If you live outside of the United States, shipping cost is determined by the mattress you want to purchase, and your shipping address.

What is their most popular bed?

PlushBeds makes a number of mattresses, but the most popular is Botanical Bliss.

Does PlushBed offer free returns?

Yes. They offer a 100-night risk-free trial period and completely free returns during that trial period if you’re not happy with your new mattress.

How firm is the Botanical Bliss Mattress?

The Botanical Bliss mattress can be found in 2 firmness options: (1) Medium and (2) Medium-Firm.

What is PlushBeds’ Botanical Bliss made of?

Botanical Bliss is made with three layers of certified organic latex foam and a cover made with organic cotton.