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Compare Tuft & Needle Mattress Models and Prices

Interested in learning more about Tuft & Needle sleeping products? Our overview covers everything you need to know about Tuft & Needle mattresses. 

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Tuft & Needle is a relative newcomer to the online mattress industry, and they’ve definitely made waves. We had the chance to get our hands on all 4 T&N mattresses and tested out the feel, comfort, and buying experience for each. 

In this mattress comparison, we highlight the differences between the Tuft & Needle original mattress, the Mint mattress, the Hybrid mattress, and the Nod mattress. If you’re seriously considering a new mattress from T&N, we’re confident that you’ll know which model is right for you by the end of this comparison.

Customer Rating
MA Score
Trial Period

Tuft & Needle

Customer Rating
MA Score
8.7 / 10

Budget-friendly mattress for the average sleeper


Medium-firm: 6/10


Foam blend

Trial Period

100 days


10-year limited warranty

Tuft & Needle Mint

Customer Rating
MA Score
9 / 10

One-step up from the original Tuft & Needle while still being a budget-friendly mattress


Medium: 5/10


Foam combo

Trial Period

100 days


10-year limited warranty

Tuft & Needle Hybrid

Customer Rating
MA Score
8.6 / 10

Ultra supportive hybrid mattress for the average sleeper


Medium: 5.5/10



Trial Period

100 days


10-year limited warranty

Nod by Tuft & Needle

Customer Rating
MA Score
8.5 / 10

Budget-friendly mattress for the average sleeper


Medium-firm: 5.5/10


Foam blend

Trial Period

100 days


10-year limited warranty

Here is a roundup of our favorite features from each T&N mattress. For more details about the individual mattresses, check out our in-depth Tuft & Needle mattress reviews.


TUFT & NEEDLE Original Mattress

 Tuft & Needle Mattress

The T&N Original Mattress tops our list of most budget-friendly mattresses. This model pioneered the proprietary T&N Adaptive Foam that was designed to suit all sleeping positions. It is medium-firm (6.5/10 on the firmness scale), which is comfortable for most people. The foam feels contouring and responsive. It’s also infused with gel and graphite, both of which wick away body heat. This model earned consistently high marks for pressure relief and spinal alignment.

  • Type: All-foam mattress
  • Specifics: 2 layers, 10”
  • Price Range: $350-$750
  • Best For: Stomach sleepers, back sleepers, budget shoppers

Tuft & Needle Mint Mattress

The T&N Mint Mattress is the highest rated of the collection, according to both customers and our lab testers. It’s an enhanced version of the original mattress, and earned higher scores for cooling, spinal alignment, and responsiveness. T&N says that this model has 30% more graphite in the comfort layer, plus extra cooling ceramic gel beads in the transition layer, both of which help to wick away heat. Additionally, all 3 foam layers, including the support layer, are made of breathable open cell polyfoam.

  • Type: All-foam mattress
  • Specifics: 3 layers, 12”
  • Price Range: $595-$1,145
  • Best For: Combo sleepers, couples, hot sleepers
Tuft & Needle Hybrid stock image

Tuft & Needle Hybrid Mattress

The T&N Hybrid Mattress is the only one in the T&N collection that incorporates a coil base layer. It also has a microcoil transition layer that improves motion isolation.This model earned the highest score for pressure relief among the T&N models—it received a near perfect 9.5/10. The Hybrid Mattress features comfort technologies like cooling gel in the top layer and a plush pillowtop that is high in breathability

  • Type: Hybrid mattress
  • Specifics: 6 layers, 12”
  • Price Range: $895-$1,745
  • Best For: Side sleepers, pressure relief, back pain

Nod Mattress by Tuft & Needle Hybrid Mattress

The Nod mattress is Tuft & Needle’s budget mattress—it’s even more budget-friendly than the original mattress. This bed is softer and more plush, making it great for side sleepers and children. The Adaptive Foam layer is even in this mattress, giving it great responsiveness.

  • Type: Foam mattress
  • Specifics: 2 layers, 8”
  • Price Range: $268.99-$495
  • Best For: Guest rooms, budget shoppers

Compare Tuft & Needle Testing Scores

In the chart below, you can compare how the T&N mattress models perform across a handful of the most important categories for comfort.

Tuft & Needle Tuft & Needle Mint Tuft & Needle Hybrid
Motion Transfer Test 8.75 8.1 7.5
Edge Support Test 7.25 8.25 6.5
Pressure Relief Test 7.75 8 9.5
Spinal Alignment Test 8.5 9.5 8
Responsiveness Test 8 8.75 8
Cooling Evaluation 7 8.5 7
Durability Evaluation 8 8.5 7.5
TOTAL SCORE 8.7/10 9/10


*Scores for the Nod mattress coming soon!*

Which Tuft & Needle Is Best for You?

You get the best night’s sleep on a mattress that is compatible with your sleeping position, environment, lifestyle, and comfort preferences. The next section will help you to determine which T&N model best lines up with your sleep needs.

Best Tuft & Needle Mattress by Preference

Here are our recommendations for which T&N mattress best fits your lifestyle and comfort preferences. An X doesn’t mean it’s a bad fit, just that it’s not the best fit.

Tuft & Needle Tuft & Needle Mint Tuft & Needle Hybrid Nod by Tuft & Needle
Budget Shoppers
Hot Sleepers
Heavy Sleepers
Low-Back Pain

Best Tuft & Needle by Sleep Position

Take a look at which T&N mattress works best for your sleeping position.

Tuft & Needle Tuft & Needle Mint Tuft & Needle Hybrid Nod by Tuft & Needle
Side Sleepers
Back Sleepers
Stomach Sleepers
Combination Sleepers

Take a Look Inside Each Tuft & Needle Mattress

Check out how each of these mattresses is constructed. The weights are for a queen size


Firmness What’s Inside Height Weight
Tuft & Needle Medium-firm 6-6.5/10 1 – T&N Adaptive Foam

2 – High-density foam base layer

10” 72 lbs.
Tuft & Needle Mint Medium 5/10 1 – T&N Adaptive Foam with extra graphite

2 – T&N Adaptive Foam transition layer

3 – High-density foam base layer

12” 80 lbs.
Tuft & Needle Hybrid Medium 5.5/10 1 – Quilted pillow top infused with cooling carbon fiber & graphite

2 – T&N Adaptive Foam

3 – Transition coils

4 – T&N Adaptive Foam

5 – Pocketed spring coils

6 – Support Foam

12” 112 lbs.
Nod by Tuft & Needle Medium 5.5/10 1 –  T&N Adaptive Foam

2 – High-density foam base layer


40 lbs.

Learn All About the Tuft & Needle Company

Tuft & Needle started when JT Marino and Daehee Park decided to quit their Silicon Valley jobs and design one mattress for every kind of sleeper. As engineers, they researched everything they could about how mattresses work, and eventually partnered with a team of chemists to develop their signature Adaptive Foam.

After launching in 2014, Tuft & Needle grew exponentially, and was accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in 2017. In 2018, they merged with Serta Simmons Bedding. They design and produce all of their mattresses in the USA. Currently, T&N offers the 3 mattress models in this comparison, plus a suite of sleep products like pillows, sheets, and bed frames.

Tuft & Needle Mattress Sizes


Twin 39″ x 75”
Twin XL 39″ x 80”
Full 54″ x 75”
Queen 60″ x 80”
King 76″ x 80”
Split King 78” x 80”
California King

72″ x 84”

Tuft & Needle Mattress Prices


Twin Twin XL Full Queen King Cal King Check Prices
Tuft & Needle $350 $395 $494 $595 $750 $750 Check T&N Prices
Tuft & Needle Mint $595 $645 $845 $995 $1,145 $1,145 Check Mint Prices
Tuft & Needle Hybrid $895 $995 $1,295 $1,495 $1,745 $1,745 Check Hybrid Prices
Nod by Tuft & Needle $268.99 $295.00 $347.79 $395.00 $509.75 $495.00

Check Nod Prices

*The prices listed here are standard without sales or Mattress Advisor exclusive discounts. Check the price using the button in the last column for the best deals on the Tuft & Needle mattresses.


T&N has partnered with Affirm to provide financing to their customers. At checkout, choose the financing option, and you may be approved for 3, 6, or 12 month loan repayment periods. All interest is included in the loan total given to you right when you’re approved. If you need to return or cancel your order, the full refund (minus interest) will be processed through Affirm within 3-10 business days.

Shipping and Delivery

Standard shipping on all T&N products is free, except in Alaska or Hawaii. Fees to Alaska or Hawaii are $30-$80 for small or medium sized products and $150-$200 for mattresses.

Items are delivered within 3-7 business days (7-10 days for AK or HI). You’ll get a delivery estimate at checkout. T&N delivers through FedEx ground, so they can’t schedule specific delivery days, but they can delay shipments.

If you order multiple items, they’ll ship separately and be delivered to your doorstep. Mattresses are compressed, rolled, and boxed. You may notice a little bit of off-gassing after unboxing your mattress, but it should be gone after a few hours in a well ventilated room.

Trial Period and Warranty

T&N thinks you’ll love their products, but understands that you may change your mind. They give you a 100-night sleep trial to test out their mattress. You can return the mattress during the trial period for a full refund (minus shipping costs).

If you want to try a different mattress, you can exchange your original model for a new one. T&N will charge (or refund) you the difference between the costs of the two mattresses. You only get one return or exchange per household each year, and you won’t get another trial period.

Once the sleep trial ends, your 10-year warranty begins. It covers manufacturing defects, specifically sagging, body impressions deeper than 0.75”, cracks in the foam, and cover defects. If you think you qualify for a repair or replacement mattress, email


Are T&N mattresses Certipur-US certified?

Yes! All 3 are Certipur-US and GREENGUARD Gold certified, meaning that the foams used in T&N mattresses are free from: ozone depleters, flame retardants, formaldehyde, phthalates, and mercury, lead, and heavy metals. They also pass tests for low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) emissions.

What bed frames do these mattresses work on?

T&N recommends the following bed frames or foundations for their mattresses:

Is Adaptive Foam the same as memory foam?

T&N Adaptive Foam shares several features with memory foamsuch as cushioning your pressure pointsbut it’s altered to be more responsive, durable, and cool.

How do I set up my T&N mattress?

Your mattress will be delivered in a box. Bring the box into your room, remove the packaged mattress, and place it on your bed frame. Remove the plastic packaging, unroll the mattress, and let it inflate. It shouldn’t take more than a few hours to fully inflate, but T&N recommends giving it up to 72 hours.

Is the return policy different if I order my T&N mattress from Amazon?

Amazon mattress purchases will be refunded directly through Amazon customer service (reach out to the Special Handling Department). You get the same 100-night sleep trial and free returns.

How do I return a T&N mattress purchased from Crate & Barrel, Huckberry, or Lowe’s?

If you purchased your T&N mattress from Crate & Barrel, email to initiate a return. Mattresses bought through Huckberry can be returned by emailing If you bought your mattress through Lowe’s, you must return your mattress to Lowe’s within 100 days to receive a refund. Hold onto all of your receipts!

What happens to returned mattresses?

T&N doesn’t restock used mattresses. If you opt to return your mattress during the sleep trial, T&N will help you to find a local charity or non-profit that accepts mattress donations.

See In-Depth Reviews

  • Original Foam Pillow: Plush T&N Adaptive Foam in pillow form, standard size $75, king size $100
  • Down Alternative Pillow Set: 2 luxury pillows at a bargain price point, 2 standard size pillows $80, 2 king size pillows $100
  • T&N Sheet Sets: Three varieties of sheet made for every kind of sleeper, $70 for a Jersey queen set, $100 for a Percale queen set, $200 for a Linen queen set
  • Adjustable Frame: Electric slatted adjustable base, $995 for a queen size
  • Mattress Topper: 2” of responsive foam that softens the feel of your mattress, $150 for a queen size
  • Dog Bed: Available in small, medium, and large sizes, $120-$200
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