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Best Guest Room Mattress Options 2021
Our favorite guest room mattresses on the market
By TIM SUMERFIELD
When choosing a mattress for a guest room your specifications, requirements and budget will probably be different than that of an every night sleeping mattress for yourself. A guest room bed should be comfortable and durable for occasional use but not too expensive. We have sorted through our favorite mattresses that are ideal for a guest room purchase and compiled them into an easy to follow guide of 6 great mattresses.
- Best Overall (Editor’s Pick) – The Brooklyn Signature
- Best Memory Foam Option – The Puffy Mattress
- Best Budget Friendly Option – The Chill Mattress
- Best Natural Option – Natural Bliss by Plushbeds
- Best for Kids – 5 Little Monkeys Kids Mattress
- Best Amazon Mattress – Zinus Ultima Comfort
- Best Pain Relief – Layla Hybrid Mattress
- Best Pillowtop – The Oceano
What is the best size for a guest room mattress?
Most commonly you will need a mattress than can fit a variety of sleepers from kids to adults. The best options for this are either a twin XL mattress, which is similar to a twin but longer incase you have any tall guests, OR a queen size mattress which is also longer than a twin or full. A twin mattress or full mattress will still work but they are only 75″ long instead of 80″ long and may be slightly short for any taller or larger guests.
Best Guest Room Mattresses
1. The Brooklyn Signature by Brooklyn Bedding
GREAT ALL AROUND VALUE
TRADITIONAL INNERSPRING FEEL
An all around hybrid mattress that combines the benefits of a traditional innerspring mattress with Brooklyn Bedding's patented “Titan foam” comfort layers (combining the best properties of latex and memory foam to appeal to all sleeping and comfort preferences). Brooklyn Bedding has been in the mattress industry for years and makes each mattress at their own factory, meaning they can cut out the middle man and provide a great price. This mattress has thousands of 5-star reviews from customers who rave about its value and universal comfort.
- Unbeatable comfort for the price
- Luxury hybrid innerspring design
- High quality support and pressure relief
- Choose soft, medium or firm
- Over 2,000 5-star reviews.
- Made in the USA
2. The Original Mattress by Puffy
GREAT VALUE MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS
The Puffy Original Mattress is a luxurious memory foam mattress at a great price. It has a medium-firm feel and is a perfect comfort level for the majority of sleepers. Puffy’s memory foam design conforms to your body and is great for kids or adults. Puffy is a reputable brand name in the industry and has won a variety of awards for the quality of their US made sleep products.
- Medium-firm feel fits all sleep types
- Multiple awards for best all around mattress
- 100% made in the USA!
- Breathable and cooling
- Firm supportive base foam
- Stain-resistant cover
- Donates beds to children in need
3. The Brooklyn Chill by Brooklyn Bedding
This may be the best budget friendly mattress on the market. The combination of high density support foam and memory foam comfort layers makes for a supportive, pressure relieving sleep experience. If you like the feel of memory foam and are looking for an affordable sleeping option then this is the best mattress you will find. Brooklyn Bedding makes all of their mattresses in their own factories in Arizona and are able to cut out the middle man and offer customers factory direct prices.
- Budget friendly price point
- High quality, supportive memory foam design
- Made in the USA (Arizona Factory)
- Available in custom sizes and thicknesses
4. The Natural Bliss by Plushbeds
Plushbeds is known throughout the industry for their high quality affordable latex mattress options. The Natural Bliss is their most budget friendly latex mattress and provides all the healthy benefits of a latex at a great price. The Natural bliss is available in multiple firmness options to suit all comfort levels and preferences. This mattress also has an organic cotton cover and is perfect for any individuals with allergies or who are sensitive to non-organic fabrics.
- 100% Natural Latex
- Organic Cotton Cover
- No glues or chemicals used
- Variety of firmness levels available
- Great value
5. The Kids Mattress by 5 Little Monkeys
BUILT FOR KIDS
The Kids Mattress by 5 Little Monkeys is built just for your kids and makes for the perfect single mattress option. It is non-toxic, waterproof, hypoallergenic and the perfect firmness for children. 5 little monkeys also sells a variety of accessories that you can get with the mattress, from bed frames to pillows and mattress protectors. If you are looking for a kids mattress, this is one of the best on the market and the only mattress designed exclusively with your child’s needs in mind.
- Temperature regulating
- Non-toxic and hypoallergenic
- Supportive for young growing bodies
- Organic cotton cover
- Made in the USA
6. The Ultima Comfort by Zinus
BEST AMAZON MATTRESS
This mattress is crafted with skillfully engineered memory and comfort foams that mold to the shape of your body for a customized fit that pressure relief. The top layer is made of ultra cooling-gel infused memory foam which means that your body temperature will perfectly regulated and cool.The mattress is wrapped in a soft feathers poly jacquard cover and delivered to your door with a 10-year free warranty.
7. The Hybrid by Layla
BEST PRESSURE RELIEF
The Layla hybrid mattress utilizes a pocketed coil support system combined with 2 sides of copper infused memory foam. This design provides support while also cradling the body and relieving pressure points. The Layla hybrid is 2-sided so you can choose to sleep on the firm or soft side. If you suffer from back pain, hip or shoulder pain this mattress may be a great option for you.
- Industry leading pressure relief
- 2 sided (soft and firm sides)
- Copper infused for a cooler and cleaner sleep
8. The Oceano by Brentwood Home
The Oceano is Brentwood home's most popular mattress. The hybrid combination of pocketed coil innersprings with a plush pillow top makes for a supportive and luxurious sleeping experience. This mattress comes at an unbeatable price point for the quality and has won our pick for one of the best value pillow top mattresses on the market.
Is a single mattress too small for an adult?
A single or twin mattress measures 75″ inches in length, while larger mattresses like a twin XL, queen or king measure 80″ long. Shorter individuals and children will fit perfectly fine on a single/twin size mattress but if the mattress will be sleeping taller people you should probably opt for a size up or for a twin XL, which is the same width as a single mattress but is just 5″ longer.
Choosing a guest room mattress: Things to consider
There is no such thing as a perfect mattress for everyone. Each customer has different needs and preferences that shape their decision. That is why so many different mattress companies can successfully exist. With the rise in the online mattress industry the variety of available mattress companies has skyrocketed, providing hundreds of available options for you to choose from. This is great if you know what to look for but can be overwhelming.
Here are the top things to consider when purchasing your guest room mattress:
Frequency and length of use:
How often will the mattress be used? How many years do you hope to get out of it? If the frequency of use is only a few times a year and you aren’t set on purchasing a luxury feeling mattress you can probably get away with an entry level budget friendly mattress. On the other hand, if the mattress will be used more often or if you want to give your guests a high end nights sleep then you will want to look at one of the more expensive and long lasting options.
There are a variety of mattresses on the market today and many are made with varying materials that provide different comfort levels and a different feel for the sleeper. Decide what you prefer. Are you looking for a more natural latex option? Do you want6 a great all around feel for any type of sleeper?
Does the sleeper require a specific firmness? Hard? Soft? If there are a variety of sleepers on the mattress you will want an all-around option that is somewhere around a medium-firm level. The overwhelming majority of sleepers (around 90+%) prefer a medium-firm mattress.
Getting rid of your old mattress
After purchasing a new mattress you may be wondering how to get rid of your old one. The online companies do not offer mattress disposal services so you are on your own finding a way to get rid of it. Luckily, A Bedder World offers mattress disposal and recycling throughout the country. We have recycle dover 500K mattresses to date. Simply book a pick up online, put your items outside and POOF let us come take them off your hands. A single mattress costs around $80 to dispose of.
Overall, choosing a guest mattress boils down to your preferences and personal needs. All of the companies in this list are trusted in the industry and provide a great product that you will be happy with.