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Titan Mattress Review

Titan Mattress Review

Last Updated: October 2, 2020

Matt Ross

Brooklyn Bedding is a well-respected direct-to-consumer mattress company. They offer several different models but in today's post, we are going to focus on their Titan hybrid mattress, which is specifically designed with large sleepers in mind. We cover feel, firmness, temperature regulation and more.

Who Is This Best For?

Back and stomach sleepers who prefer extra firm mattresses

Heavy people seeking an affordable yet supportive bed

Who Won’t Love It?

Individuals who prefer soft/plush mattresses

Side sleepers seeking extra pressure relief

Titan Mattress Overview

Jump-To Links For This Review:

Honest Brooklyn Bedding Titan Mattress Review Video

Below you’ll find our unbiased review video of the Titan mattress from Brooklyn Bedding. Sometimes it’s helpful to actually see a mattress for yourself instead of reading about it.

We hope you found the video above helpful. We can only squeeze so many details into a single video so we’ve also compiled a full written review for you below.

Titan Mattress Price And Coupon Code

From a MSRP standpoint, the Titan mattress is priced just above the average bed-in-a-box. However, as you will find out below, the Titan mattress is well-constructed and incorporates high-quality materials. In other words, this isn’t your typical three layer, all-foam bed-in-a-box. Here’s how pricing breaks down by size.

SizePrice (MSRP)
Twin$699
Twin XL$749
Full$799
Queen$999
King / Cal King$1,249

Does Brooklyn Bedding Titan Offer Promo Codes?

Brooklyn Bedding is very generous in terms of sales and discounts. It seems like they regularly offer coupon codes and promo codes to make the mattresses even more affordable. We’ve even seen them offer a 20% off discount code before. Check the green box on the right hand side of the screen to see what kind of promotion they’re currently offering.

Titan Materials And Design

The Titan mattress is a hybrid bed-in-a-box that is composed of four individual layers and totals 11″ thick.

  • For the base, the mattress uses a 2″ layer of dense poly foam. This layer doesn’t do much from a practical standpoint other than provide a foundation for the coils above.
  • The next layer consists of what the company calls its “TitanCaliber” pocketed coils. These are 6″ individually encased coils that together act as the primary support framework for the bed.
  • On top of the coils is a 2″ layer of what the company calls its “TitanFlex” foam. This is a patented, proprietary foam that is supposed to add deep pressure ief and act as a transition from the firm coils below.
  • For the final layer, the bed uses a 1″ quilted top with gel memory foam. This layers serves as the true comfort layer of the mattress, however, as you will find out in the coming sections, the bed actually has more of a firm, neutral-foam feel.
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A look inside the Titan mattress

Additionally, for a couple hundred dollars more, you can purchase an optional cooling top panel. We didn’t have a chance to test out the cooling panel model, but apparently, the company uses a similar material to what’s found in the Brooklyn Aurora mattress, which is one of the coolest sleeping beds on the market.

Caring For The Titan Mattress Cover

Wrapping the four layers of foam and coils is a soft, non-removable cover that gives the bed a premium look. Since it’s not removable, that means you’ll have to spot clean the cover if you happen to get it dirty. The company recommends you use a mild detergent and water for cleaning purposes. It’s also recommended you dab the dirty spot instead of rubbing it.

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A closer look at the Titan mattress cover

If the thought of a dirty cover freaks you out, you can always look into purchasing the Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Protector to help protect against dirt, grime and spills. Or you could always just shop among the hundreds of mattress protectors available on Amazon.

Firmness Rating For The Titan Mattress

In terms of firmness, we think the Titan mattress lands around a firm on our soft-to-firm scale. It’s definitely one of the firmer mattresses we’ve ever tested. However, this is what Brooklyn Bedding was going for with this bed.

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Brooklyn Bedding Titan Mattress Feel

Although the comfort layer of this bed is made from gel memory foam, the mattress doesn’t have a memory foam feel. We actually think it has more of a firm, neutral-foam feel

When we use the phrase “neutral”, we’re essentially saying the bed has more of a generic foam feel. In other words, the top layers don’t really contour or conform to your body the way memory foam does. We’d like to add there is no right or wrong when it comes to feel. Some people love a plush memory foam feel, and some people prefer a firmer more neutral-foam feel. It really just depends on the person.

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Firm, neutral-foam feel

An added benefit of neutral-foam is that it tends to be more responsive than memory foam and that holds true with the Titan mattress. The 6″ coils give the bed a little bounce and the top layers snap back to position quickly after pressure is eased off the bed.

This level of responsiveness is a good thing for active sleepers who move around a lot. Typically, these types of sleepers find it much easier to switch between positions on responsive beds.

Titan Mattress Review: Performance Ratings

  • Off gassing: Off gassing refers to the tendency of new foam construction mattresses to give off an odor when first delivered. Off gassing is normal, and in the case of the Titan mattress user might experience light off gassing that could take up to 24 hours to clear.
  • Durability: Because coils tend to be the most durable mattress materials, we believe the Titan mattress will be quite durable. That’s supported by the 10-year warranty offered by Brooklyn Bedding.
  • Pressure ief: Since the Titan mattress is an extremely firm mattress, it doesn’t provide a ton of ief to an individual’s pressure points and isn’t an ideal mattress for side sleepers. 
  • Motion isolation: You might think that the bounce provided by the coils in the Titan would make for poor motion isolation, but in fact the memory foam layers make the mattress quite good at isolating motion.
  • Temperature neutrality: While memory foam often causes some heating, in the case of the Titan, it is more temperature neutral because of how firm it is. A firm bed keeps the sleeper on top of the mattress, and this provides a more temperature neutral feel.
  • Edge support: Edge support is how well the edges of the mattress hold up, allowing the sleepers to move all the way to the edge without feeling as if they are falling off the mattress. The Titan mattress has excellent edge support.
  • Noise: Even though the mattress has a core of coils, the memory foam top layers helps make this mattress pretty silent. 
  • Sex: Despite the firmness of the mattress, it is actually pretty good in the sex department. The innerspring coils actually give the mattress a decent amount of bounce, which can help you with momentum during sex.

Titan Mattress Sleeper Types

No, we do not think the Titan mattress is ideal for primary side sleepers. The bed is just a little too firm, even for larger individuals. Folks who sleep predominately on their side generally prefer softer mattresses that are more gentle around their pressure points. Ultimately, we just don’t think the Titan mattress provides enough pressure ief for these types of sleepers.

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Not the best option for primary side sleepers

If you primarily sleep on your side, be sure to check out our list of the Best Mattresses For Side Sleepers. This list even has some options for heavy people who spend a lot of time on their side.

Back And Stomach Sleepers

Yes, absolutely. Unlike side sleepers, back and stomach sleepers typically prefer firmer mattresses that provide a lot of support under their lower back and trunk. Needless to say, the Titan mattress definitely delivers on that front.

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Lots of support for back and stomach sleepers

The bed is extremely supportive. Even Dillon (our heaviest team member) found that the mattress did a great job of keeping his hips in proper alignment with the rest of his body when he was on his back and stomach.

Combo Sleepers

Because the Brooklyn Bedding Titan mattress is so firm we can’t really recommend it for combo sleepers, particularly those who favor side sleeping. The exception to this would be a combo sleeper who avoids side sleeping and only sleeps on their back and front.

Titan Mattress Body Type Analysis

Petite And Average Sized Individuals

The Titan mattress will definitely work for small and medium sized individuals, but we think it’s almost overkill for small body types. Remember, an average size person will think the mattress feels quite firm so a petite person will think it feels even firmer. As such, we’d only recommend the Titan mattress for petite sized people who primarily sleep on their back or stomach and prefer an extra firm feel.

A Bed Just For Heavier People

The Titan mattress is ideal for heavy people, as this is who the bed was ultimately designed for. Really, there’s three primary factors that are responsible for why this is the case.

  1. The mattress is thicker than the average bed-in-a-box. Typically, thicker beds are more ideal for heavier sleepers since they’re harder to wear down and bottom out (i.e. there’s more material between the person and the foundation).
  2. The mattress is purposely designed to be extra firm. The firmer a mattress is, the more support it offers for your body. Those who weigh over ~230 lbs require beds that are more supportive, and Titan definitely meets that expectation.

The bed uses premium 6″ pocketed coils for its primary support structure. The company states these coils provide “industrial support”. Coils are not only more durable but also more supportive than dense poly foams that all-foam beds like Casper and Leesa use for their foundations. That’s because coils provide a little resistance against pressure, which is key for supporting a large amount of pressure.

All in all, we think Titan, along with Big Fig and WinkBed are among the Best Mattresses For Heavy People.

Titan Bed Temperature Regulation

No, we do not think the Titan mattress sleeps hot. We actually think it sleeps more temperature neutral or even on the cool side, depending on your weight. We’ve found firmer beds tend to sleep a little cooler than soft ones since you sleep more on top of the mattress rather than in it. In other words, you won’t immediately sink-into the bed and the top layers won’t engulf you.

With that said, we wouldn’t consider the Titan mattress an actively cooling bed either. The mattress doesn’t incorporate any special textiles or phase change material that makes the bed cool-to-the-touch. We more so gave it the neutral/cool rating based on its firmness.

Is Titan A Good Mattress For Couples?

If both partners are above average in terms of weight, we think the Titan mattress is an excellent option for couples. The bed performs well in terms of edge support and motion isolation. Let’s address each topic individually.

Motion Isolation

First, the bed does a pretty good job of limiting motion. The top layers actually deaden the bounce provided by the coils fairly well.

As you can see above, the water in the glass doesn’t really move all that much despite the movement on the bed. This is a good indicator that you won’t be disturbed by your partner’s movements during the night. No one wants to be jarred awake every time their partner rolls over or gets up to fetch a glass of water.

To learn more about the motion isolation properties of mattresses and why it’s important have a look at this page we’ve put together on how to judge motion isolation.

Edge Support

Next, we found that the Titan mattress provides extremely solid edge support. In fact, it’s one of the better beds we’ve ever tested in this department. As you roll over towards the side, you’ll find that the perimeter continues to provide a good amount of support.

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Extremely solid edge support

This is an especially important topic for couples who share a smaller size bed like a full or queen. A bed with good edge support (like Titan) means there is more useful surface area for both partners to spread out while still feeling properly supported. With some beds out there, you’ll notice the edges start to give out a little under pressure.

Pros And Cons Of The Brooklyn Titan Mattress

Pros

  • Excellent for heavy people
  • Supportive and durable
  • Good for back and front sleepers
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Not good for side sleepers
  • Too firm for some petite individuals

Brooklyn Titan Mattress Review Verdict

In all honesty, the Titan mattress is not our favorite bed ever. However, the Slumber Yard team is not the target demographic here. All of our team members fall below the 250 pound mark.

With that in mind, we actually think it’s a solid bed. It’s well-constructed and serves the exact purpose that Brooklyn Bedding designed it for. Overall, if you weigh more than 250 pounds and spend the majority of the night on your back or stomach, you should seriously consider this mattress.

Brooklyn Bedding Ratings

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Amazon Reviews: Reviewers on Amazon were very positive about the firmness of the Titan for larger people. If you want a firm mattress, Amazon reviewers recommend the Titan. There were also several references to improved sleep quality with the Titan. On the downside, several reviewers mentioned that the mattress arrived in a damaged box, and that it is quite heavy.

Other Brooklyn Bedding Reviews

Other Beds From Brooklyn Bedding

Brooklyn Bedding offers several different mattresses, however, there are really three models that are considered their “best sellers”. Here’s a short synopsis of each one in case you want to check out our full reviews.

Bowery – This is the company’s most affordable mattress. It’s a 10″ all-foam bed-in-a-box that has a soft, neutral-foam feel and is ideal for all sleeping positions.

Signature – This is the company’s “Signature” (get it) or flagship mattress. It has a hybrid construction and comes in three different comfort options.

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A look at the Signature mattress from Brooklyn Bedding

Aurora – This mattress is a premium, hybrid bed-in-a-box that incorporates special cooling textiles in the cover for particularly hot sleepers.

I also want to point out that Brooklyn Bedding is one of the few online direct-to-consumer companies that actually manufacture their own mattresses. The company operates out of a massive facility in Phoenix, Arizona. By owning their own facility, Brooklyn Bedding is able to control the entire manufacturing process from start to finish. As a result, the company is well-known throughout the industry for producing high-quality, durable mattresses. You can see the company’s mattresses on the main Brooklyn Bedding website.

Brooklyn Bedding Company Info

Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Physical Store Locations

  • Casa Grande, AZ
  • Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Gilbert, AZ
  • Glendale, AZ
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Queen Creek, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Surprise, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Ogden, UT

Brooklyn Bedding Contact Information

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Review team

  • Dillon Payne

    Combo Sleeper

  • Owen Poole

    Side Sleeper

  • JD
    JD Christison

    Combo Sleeper

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    Dillon Lopez

    Combo Sleeper

Buying The Brooklyn Bedding Titan

Purchasing a bed online has become much easier over the last several years. There’s been an influx of online direct-to-consumer bedding companies that offer extremely friendly customer policies. While Brooklyn Bedding is considered an established player in the industry, they too make it simple for consumers to test out their beds. Let’s explore how.

  • Free shipping on mattresses
  • Free returns 
  • 120-night risk-free trial
  • 10-year warranty

The Titan mattress arrives rolled-up in a box. Once you get the mattress all setup on your frame or foundation, it’s a good idea to let the mattress breathe and fully inflate for about 24 hours before sleeping on it.

Once the mattress has been delivered, Brooklyn Bedding offers you a 120 night risk-free trial period. If, after 30 nights on the mattress, you decide you want your money back, no problem.

Simply contact customer support and they’ll arrange for the mattress to be removed from your home for no additional fee. Once the mattress has been picked-up, the company will give you a full refund. See I told you it was easy and convenient, right? Lastly, Brooklyn Bedding backs the Titan mattress with a 10 year warranty. Feel free to read about the bed’s warranty and all that it covers on the company’s website.

FAQs

How did the Slumber Yard team get this mattress?

Brooklyn Bedding sent us the Titan mattress for free in order to test it. However, we did not receive any monetary compensation from the company in order to produce this review. The Slumber Yard team retains full editorial control over the content we publish.

Do I need a special frame for the Titan mattress?

The Titan mattress is compatible with most slatted frames, foundations and box springs. It’s important your existing frame or foundation has little to no flex though and is able to properly support both you and the Titan mattress.

Will the Titan mattress get softer?

All beds over time become a bit softer as you break them in. Typically, it takes around 30-45 days to adjust and fully break-in a new mattress.

Does the Titan mattress ship to Hawaii, Alaska or Canada?

Yes but it will cost you an additional fee. The total amount will be calculated upon checkout.

Does it have any certifications?

Yes, the Titan mattress uses CertiPUR-US Certified foams, which means they don’t contain any harmful chemicals or toxins.

What type of mattress is Titan?

Titan is a coil mattress that’s made in the USA. It’s a firmer mattress, but it’s also super supportive.

Where is the Titan mattress made?

This is an American-made mattress that’s manufactured in Phoenix, Arizona.

Where do I try a Brooklyn Bedding Mattress?

There are a number of showrooms all across Arizona where you can try out a Brooklyn Bedding mattress. There’s also one showroom in Ogden, UT. Additionally, there are partner showrooms in Chicago, IL, Edina, MN, Bozeman, MT, New York, NY, and Austin, TX. If you can’t get to any of the showrooms, you could always just order a mattress and return it later if you don’t like it.

Is there a Brooklyn Bedding Mattress discount code I can use?

Brooklyn Bedding has discount codes on their website for military, first responders, educators, medical personnel and students. They also regularly run sales around holidays and special events.

Does Brooklyn Bedding Titan suit side sleepers?

The Brooklyn Bedding Titan is a very firm mattress and it is not ample for most side sleepers, who might find the mattress doesn’t provide enough pressure point ief.

Is the cover removable and washable?

The mattress cover is not removable or washable.