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Serta and Beautyrest offer a range of mattresses that may be suitable for many people.

This article compares Serta and Beautyrest and reviews some of the mattresses in their ranges. It also explains why having a good quality mattress is important for people’s health.

Serta and Beautyrest are both long-established brands in the United States. Below, we consider their similarities and differences.


Serta are a company that started trading in 1931.

Serta mattresses contain eco-friendly components. For example:

  • All Serta innersprings and box springs comprise 95% post-industrial recycled steel.
  • All the wood that Serta use is Forest Stewardship Council certified sustainable.
  • Many of their mattress fabrics, including latex, meet the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX, proving that they contain no harmful substances.
  • Serta foam is CertiPUR-US-certified, meaning that it does not contain any harmful materials, such as PBDE flame retardants, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), lead, mercury, and prohibited phthalates.

Serta take several steps to reduce waste and energy in the manufacturing and selling of their mattresses. They recycle every leftover bit of mattress ticking, foam, wood, steel, and plastic, and they have reduced their secondary packaging so that it is less than 5% of their product weight.

Serta also try to reduce the amount of space they need to manufacture mattresses, which reduces unnecessary energy use and waste.

The company offer a 10-year warranty on all mattresses, as well as in-home sleep trials so that a person can return their mattress if it does not meet their needs.

Online reviews suggest that Serta mattresses are very comfortable and provide plenty of support, allowing people to wake up feeling refreshed and without pain. Other customers say that the mattresses allow them to fall asleep faster.

Learn more about Serta mattresses here.


Beautyrest state that they invented Pocketed Coil, a bed that offers support and motion separation. Beautyrest were also the first bed manufacturers to create Queen- and King-sized mattresses.

Beautyrest have neither an eco-friendly nor a waste and energy management mission statement on their website. However, all of the foam that they use is CertiPUR-US-certified.

Beautyrest offer a 100-night in-home trial on all of their mattresses and provide a 10-year limited warranty. They offer a service they call White Glove Delivery, in which they will take away the old mattress while delivering the new one.

While most of their reviews are positive, some customers have said that they were unhappy with Beautyrest’s customer service when it came to using their warranty on mattresses. Some customers claim that the mattress is too hard and that the optional cooling upgrade available with Beautyrest’s Black mattress is ineffective.

However, most of the online reviews are positive, noting that the mattresses give good support and allow people to sleep through the night, waking up rested and refreshed.

Learn more about Beautyrest mattresses here.

Please note that the writer of this article has not tried these products. All product information is purely research-based.

Serta offer four different mattress models. We cover three of the models below, which have many online reviews. The fourth model — Perfect Sleeper — is their newest mattress, and it currently has few reviews.

Serta Luxe Mattress

The Serta Luxe comprises layers of memory foam and Serta’s coil system, providing comfort and support.

The foam helps keep people cool during the night, which may improve sleep quality for those prone to overheating.

The company provide upgrade options to give the mattress more support or increase its cooling capabilities.

Reviewers suggest that this bed is good for people with back pain and those who experience joints that click or “pop” in the mornings.

Serta iComfort Mattress

The iComfort Mattress contains two types of gel foam that help promote a cool, restful night’s sleep.

The mattress is plush, and reviewers have said that it is so comfortable that they could sleep well on it, despite usually buying a firm mattress.

Reviewers suggest that this mattress is suitable for those who sleep on their back or side.

Serta iComfort Hybrid Mattress

The iComfort Hybrid Mattress is the firmest mattress that Serta offer. This mattress is taller and firmer than the standard iComfort model.

It helps keep people cool during the night by channeling heat away from the body. By providing support for the back and neck, it helps people stay asleep and wake up rested.

Reviewers suggest that this mattress is suitable for people who sleep on their back and those who experience back and neck pain.

Beautyrest offer five different mattress models, four of which we have listed below. The fifth option — the Harmony Lux Carbon model — is a mid-tier option that is more expensive than the standard Harmony model but more affordable than the Harmony Lux Diamond.

Beautyrest Black Mattress

Beautyrest Black is the company’s original mattress. It features the BlackICE system, which helps keep people cool and comfortable during sleep.

The mattress is medium-firm, which may make it suitable for those who sleep on their back.

Reviewers say that this mattress helps keep them cool during the night and is a good option for those who have lower back pain.

Beautyrest Black Hybrid Mattress

The Black Hybrid mattress is similar to the company’s Black mattress, offering medium firmness and cooling technology.

This mattress may relieve pressure points in the hips and shoulders, helping prevent aches and pains.

It may be particularly suitable for those who sleep on their back.

Beautyrest Harmony Mattress

The Beautyrest Harmony mattress offers support to the areas of the body that most need it. It also promotes a cool night’s sleep.

As with the rest of the Harmony series, the company make these mattresses with sustainable fabrics.

This mattress comes in Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King sizes.

Beautyrest Harmony Lux Diamond Mattress

The Beautyrest Harmony Lux Diamond offers plush or medium firmness and helps conduct heat away from the body while a person is sleeping.

This mattress contains sustainable fabric and advanced pressure-relieving foams.

Reviewers say that this mattress is suitable for those who share a bed, as the mattress absorbs sounds and movements.

Many people in the U.S. do not get enough high quality sleep. In some cases, this may be due to a person sleeping on a mattress that does not suit their sleeping style or comfort preferences.

A 2015 study found that people who slept on medium-firm, self-adjusted mattresses experienced better sleep quality and improved spinal alignment compared with those using other types of mattresses.

Another study also found that those who slept on medium-firm mattresses experienced a reduction in musculoskeletal pain.

Inadequate sleep can cause both short- and long-term health complications, such as stress, irritability, and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and cancer.

One of the ways a person may be able to have a restful sleep is by sleeping on a comfortable, supportive mattress. People should consider the following factors when buying a new mattress:

  • size
  • support
  • comfort
  • durability
  • materials
  • warranty

Both Serta and Beautyrest are well-established companies that manufacture a wide range of mattresses in the U.S. Serta have more certifications than Beautyrest, but Beautyrest offer a slightly wider choice of mattresses.

The majority of the reviews on both companies’ websites are positive, and most customers recommend their mattresses. However, people should research reviews from multiple online sources to help decide on the best mattress to purchase.