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Naturepedic Serenade Mattress Review

We compared, tested and rated more than 75 hybrid mattresses. The Naturepedic Serenade is an all-natural, organic mattress that marries the buoyancy of latex with the motion isolation of pocket coils to bring you a clean, comfy sleep. Read on to see how the Serenade performed in our mattress testing and who this mattress is best for.

Mattress Advisor Score:       7.7/10

In this review, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about the Naturepedic Serenade mattress, including how it scored in our Mattress Advisor test. Read on to learn all about how the Serenade mattress could help you get your best night’s sleep.

Serenade Mattress Highlights

  • The Naturepedic Serenade mattress is a 100% organic mattress made of organic latex and pocket coils. Many mattresses have organic elements but are not 100% made of organic materials.
  • The Serenade mattress is offered at two firmness levels: Firm and Comfort Firm. If you aren’t sure what firmness level you like in a mattress, you have options with the Serenade.
  • If you want to try the Serenade in person, visit a retail location near you.

Mattress Advisor Score for the Naturepedic Serenade

Here’s how the Serenade 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.

Shipping:
7

How quickly the mattress ships to your home. (Free shipping = better score!)

Trial Period:
4

The length of time offered to help you decide if you want to keep the mattress.

Return Policy:
4

Ease of return process including refund policy and how the mattress is removed from your home.

Warranty:
10

Length of mattress warranty and what is covered.

Set-up Test:
7

How easy it is to set up the mattress and move it.

Motion Transfer Test:
8.4

How well the mattress performs at isolating motion.

Edge Support Test:
8.5

The level of support offered on the edges of the mattress.

Pressure Relief Test:
8

How well the mattress relieves pressure, particularly around the hips, shoulders, and thighs.

Spine Alignment:
8.75

How well the mattress helps keep your spine in proper alignment while you’re sleeping.

Responsiveness Test:
8

How well the mattress adjusts to different movements or sleeping positions throughout the night.

Cooling Evaluation:
8.5

How well the mattress promotes airflow and breathability, or offers special cooling properties.

Durability Evaluation:
9

Quality and durability of materials, structural support, and expected lifespan of the mattress.

Customer Service Score:
8

How helpful and responsive the customer service team is.

Social Impact Score:
3

A measure of social mission, community involvement and charitable giving/partnerships.

Total Score for the Serenade Mattress:

Serenade Mattress Review

See how the Naturepedic Serenade performed in our mattress tests to help you determine if this could be the mattress for you.

Score Breakdown

Setup Test

It took us exactly two minutes and 15 seconds to unbox the Serenade mattress. This mattress was very heavy but it puffed to life instantly. In fact, it puffed to life so quickly it sprung off the bed frame! It had a slight odor when it was first opened but it was not a chemical smell. Most likely the odor comes from the all-natural materials in the mattress. One sleep subject described commented they thought the smell was pleasant.

A queen size mattress weighs approximately 130 lbs so you will definitely need some additional manpower to get your mattress set up.

So for our setup test, the Serenade gets a 7 out of 10.


Motion Transfer Test

Motion transfer is just a fancy way of saying how much movement you feel if your partner is moving around. You want this to be pretty minimal.

Part A – The Humans

The Mattress Advisor motion transfer test is a two-part test. We start by asking both sleep subjects to lie on the bed, blindfolded, and rate on a scale from one to ten how much movement they felt when their partner was moving around with 10 being no movement at all.

While our sleep subjects were testing motion transfer on the Serenade, they noticed they barely felt their partner climb in and out of the bed but could feel them moving when lying next to them. They believed the latter was more important, so for the first part of our motion transfer test, they gave the Serenade a 7.75.

Part B – The Wine Test

Next, comes our wine test. This is a great visual indicator of how much motion is being transferred from one side of the bed to another.

We had one of our sleep subjects lie down and roll back a forth a few times. We then took a look at how much the wine inside of the glass moved.

In contrast to our human test, the glass of wine was very still while on the Serenade, so we gave it a 9 for this part of the motion transfer test.

So for a total motion transfer score, the Serenade gets an 8.4 out of 10.


Edge Support Test

When choosing a mattress, you may not think to consider how much support the edge provides. But if you find yourself sleeping on the edge of your bed or use the end to get ready in the morning, you should definitely consider the edge support.

The Mattress Advisor edge support test is a two-part test.

Part A – The Shoe Test

To start, we asked our sleep subjects to sit on the edge of the bed to tie their shoes. They rated this task on a scale from one to ten, with 10 being “extremely easy, with exceptional edge support.”

Our testers thought the edge of the Serenade was more supportive than the average mattress. They felt their weight being cradle while sitting on the end of the bed. So for the shoe test, they gave this mattress an 8.5.

Part B – The Side Test

Next, we had our sleep subjects lie on the edge of the bed in each sleeping position, side, stomach and back, to see if they could sleep comfortably in that section of the bed.

Once again, they felt the edge of the Serenade to be safe and supportive. They felt they could easily, and comfortably, sleep on the edge of this mattress if their sleeping partner was hogging the middle of the bed (but let’s hope that doesn’t happen). They once again gave the Serenade an 8.5.

Meaning the Serenade gets a total score of 8.5 out of 10 for edge support.


Pressure Relief Test

When shopping for a mattress, you’ll want to find something that puts minimal pressure on your hips, thighs, and shoulders. This is especially important for athletes when it comes to joint pain. Let’s take a look at how well the Zinus Green Tea mattress provides pressure relief.

We measure pressure relief by using a pressure mapping film that shows areas of high pressure. Here’s what you need to know: the cool spots are good and the warms spots are bad. The warmer the color, the more pressure is being placed on that area of the body.

When on the Serenade, we noticed areas of high pressure in the shoulders of one sleep subject and some indications of potential pressure in the hips.

 

So we scored it an 8 out of 10 for pressure relief.


Spine Alignment Test

Did you know your sleeping posture is just as important as your posture when you are awake?  For every mattress we test, we take a look at how well it keeps your spine in a straight line.

We took a close up of both of our sleep subjects backs to see the alignment. You’ll want to see a straight line from the neck all the way to the tailbone.

The spine’s of our sleep subjects were in great shape on the Serenade mattress.  

We gave it an 8.75 for the spine alignment test.


Responsiveness Test

When it comes to getting comfortable on your mattress, responsiveness becomes very important. Responsiveness is just a fancy way of saying how well the mattress adjusts or responds to your sleeping positions while you sleep.

We had our mattress testers lie in each sleeping position, side, stomach, and back. As they changed positions and got settled in, we asked them to rate on a scale from one to ten how quickly and easily the mattress responded to their movement.

The Serenade mattress did a decent job responding to changes in body position; however, our testers noted it took some time to get settled into the mattress when on their side.

So we scored the Serenade an 8 out of 10 for responsiveness.

What to Watch Out For

  • Note that there may be a slight odor after you unbox your Serenade mattress. This should go away within a few days.
  • If the Serenade is not for you, Naturepedic only allows mattresses to be returned within 30 nights of delivery. It will cost anywhere from $150 to $300 to return your mattress, according to a Naturepedic representative.

Product Information

Weight

130 lbs. for queen

Thickness

11"

Firmness

Available in firm and cushion firm

Type

Hybrid

American Craftsmanship

Made in the USA

Size Dimensions Standard Price*
Twin 38” x 75” $1,499
Twin XL 38” x 80” $1,699
Full 53” x 75” $2,399
Queen 60” x 80” $2,499
King 76” x 80” $2,999
Cal King 72” x 84” $2,999

*Prices listed are standard without sales or Mattress Advisor exclusive discounts. Check price using the button below for the best Naturepedic deals. 

Foundations The Serenade is compatible with

The Serenade mattress will work on any firm, flat surface. This includes a box foundation, flat frames, slats, adjustable frames or even the floor.

Slatted Platform
Box Spring
Bunkie Board w/ Box Spring
Slatted Foundation
Ajustable Base
A Look Inside the Naturepedic Serenade Mattress

The Naturepedic Serenade mattress is made of 5 layers of all-natural materials:

    1. Organic Cotton Cover: Soft to the touch and easily stretches to conform to your body
    2. Organic Wool Batting: Naturally wicks away moisture to regulate body temperature and provides natural fire protection
    3. PLA Comfort Layer: PLA is an all-natural plant based batting that is used in the Serenade to naturally wick away moisture and resist body impressions.
    4. 2’’ Organic Latex: This GOLS qualified latex layer adds pressure-relieving comfort and added breathability
    5. 8’’ Encased Coils: Individually wrapped coils allows for full-body contouring and motion isolation.

Purchase Experience

Delivery

Compressed and rolled in a box; delivered in 3-5 business days

Trial Period

30 days

Warranty

20-year limited warranty

Return Policy

Full refund minus the shipping fees

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Naturepedic Mattress FAQs

What's the deal with the 30 night trial period?

Here’s the deal. From the day your Serenade mattress arrives, you have 30 nights to decide if you love the mattress. If for some reason you decide you’re not in love with your Serenade mattress during those 30 days, you can return it for a full refund less the shipping fees. Beware that you are responsible for shipping the mattress back. The cost to return is $150 if you provide your own box or $300 if you request a box from Naturepedic.

Is the Naturepedic Serenade mattress organic?

Yes. Every single material in the Serenade mattress is 100% organic. The product, as a whole, is both GOTS and GREENGUARD® Gold certified, meaning it meets the most rigorous quality standards.

Does the Naturepedic mattress have a break-in period?

It may take your body some time to adjust to sleeping on a new mattress, especially if this is your first memory foam mattress. Generally, within 30 days you should be adjusted to your new mattress.

What's the difference between firm and cushion firm?

As a company, Naturepedic offers four firmness levels across all their mattress models: Firm, Cushion Firm, Plush, and Ultra Plush. The Serenade comes in Firm and Cushion Firm. According to Naturepedic, the majority of their customers prefer Cushion Firm, which is on the firm with a subtle amount of plushness for comfort and pressure point relief.

Can I clean my Serenade mattress?

Most of Naturepedic’s organic mattresses and the Luxury Mattress Toppers are spot clean only. Naturepedic recommends using a protector pad to protect against spills and soiling, as well as to prevent fluids from seeping into the mattress.

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