- Sleeps with partner
- Side sleeper
- Restless sleeper
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|✔️Customer Rating: 4.7/5|
|✔️Mattress Advisor Score: 8.6/10|
|✔️Type: Memory Foam with Graphite Gel|
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The bottom line: The Bear mattress is a great choice for athletes and people with an active lifestyle looking for a recovery mattress. This memory foam mattress cools you down at night while the celliant cover improves blood flow and muscle recovery, allowing you to wake up refreshed.
|Bear is best for:||Bear may not be best for:|
The Bear mattress is one of the best mattresses for athletes and is also a great mattress for back pain. This bed-in-a-box has a high customer rating, and in this review, we’ll explore why. We’ll cover important factors about Bear, including how it scored in our lab testing, sizes, prices, pros and cons, and even some FAQs to help you find out if Bear is the bed for you.
Here’s how the Bear mattress scored on different tests and evaluations. Our score is a weighted average out of 10 that incorporates functional and performance characteristics of the mattress, as well as a social responsibility score, which takes into account social mission, community involvement and charitable partnerships.
|Mattress Advisor Test||Score (Out of 10)|
Let’s dig deeper into what makes the Bear mattress work and who it works for.
The Bear mattress is about a 6.5 out of 10 on the firmness scale, making the mattress medium-firm. This firmness works for most sleeping positions because it falls close to the middle.
The responsiveness of the Bear mattress makes it a great option for combination sleepers and people who toss and turn. Its firmness is enough to keep back sleepers and stomach sleepers happy, but side sleepers may not like the lack of pressure relief around the hips and shoulders.
Bear is a memory foam mattress made with a mix of graphite-infused foam, open-cell foam that provides high airflow, and a celliant cover that absorbs body heat. While memory foam usually sleeps hot, these materials allow Bear to sleep cooler than most but not cooler than innerspring or latex beds.
The Bear mattress doesn’t have a set weight limit, but being a memory foam mattress that is only 10 inches thick, it may not be the best choice for heavier sleepers.
The Bear mattress is ideally paired with the Bear foundation but will also work just fine with any flat or slatted frame/foundation since it is memory foam. You can also use it right on the floor. Bear does not work well with a traditional box spring, however.
The Bear mattress is a memory foam mattress with four different foam layers that provides cooling comfort, contouring pressure relief, and core support. All foams used in Bear are CertiPUR-US certified for harmful chemicals and emissions.
|Twin||39” x 75” x 10”||50 lbs.||$590|
|Twin XL||39” x 80” x 10”||50 lbs.||$690|
|Full||54” x 75” x 10”||60 lbs.||$790|
|Queen||60” x 80” x 10”||70 lbs.||$890|
|King||76” x 80” x 10”||90 lbs.||$990|
|Cal King||72” x 84” x 10”||90 lbs.||$990|
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Bear arrives at your door in a 40” x 20” x 20” box. It took us about 3 minutes to unbox the mattress on our foundation. We recommend doing this with a partner as Bear weighs 70 pounds for a queen size. We did notice an off-gassing odor, so we recommend letting your bed air out before making it up.
Here’s a quick rundown of the crucial purchasing info.
|Delivery||Compressed and rolled in a box, delivered in 4-7 business days|
|Trial Period||100 days|
|Warranty||10-year limited warranty|
|Return Policy||Free returns|
|Financing||Available through Affirm|
The Bear mattress ships free to the lower 48 states through FedEx, and will be at your door in 4-7 business days. If you live in Alaska, Hawaii, or Canada, there will be a shipping fee. When your mattress arrives at your door, you don’t have to be home to sign for it, unless you would like to.
Bear does offer white glove delivery service and mattress removal for a one-time fee of $150. This fee includes set-up of any bed bases as well.
Bear offers the industry standard sleep trial period: 100 nights starting from the day you receive your mattress. They do ask that you sleep on the mattress for at least 30 nights, as your body may need some time to adjust to the feel and support.
The Bear mattress comes with a 10-year limited warranty. You can read more about the warranty policy here.
To contact Bear’s customer service either live chat with them on Bear website, call 884-311-0035, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re not completely satisfied within the first 100 days, call the customer service number and Bear will arrange for someone to come pick up the mattress and refund your money in full.
Bear has partnered with Affirm to offer easy monthly payment plans over 6, 12, or 18 months. Simply click on the Affirm button at checkout to see if you qualify.
The break in period for the Bear mattress is about 30 days, especially if you’ve been sleeping on a traditional innerspring mattress, this memory foam bed might take some getting used to.
Bear offers discounts for active duty, veterans, and military families as well as first responders through their partnership with ID.me.
Bear recommends spot cleaning your mattress with warm water and mild detergent.
Bear is dedicated to helping children benefit from sports and physical activity. They donate 1% of every sale to Good Sports Charity.
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