7 Best Mattresses Under $1000 in 2023

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by Sleep First 5 min read

When shopping for a new mattress, price is a key buying factor for many people. The good news is the bed-in-a-box revolution has seen mattress prices and shipping fees go down. You can easily find a range of good memory foam mattress with motion isolation and other awesome features for low prices.


Looking for a functional mattress, but don't want to stretch your budget? We highlight five mattresses under $1,000 that you can buy at Sleep First.

Best Memory Foam Mattresses Under $1,000

Missed the holiday sale? Interested in buying a mattress with multiple firmness options? You'll find a King mattress or Queen mattress for under $1,000 right here at Sleep First!


Don't worry about your sleeping position, or whether it will soothe your aches and pains. The answer is yes to all. Side sleepers, stomach sleepers, back sleepers - we've got you! Most are even eligible for free shipping.


1. The Purple Mattress

Opening our list of mattresses under $1000 is the Purple Mattress with a CertiPUR-US certified foam base and a Smart Comfort Grid™ that cradles your body and soothes pressure points while ensuring your body is fully aligned. A dense polyurethane foam borders the grid and provides proper edge support.

purple mattress under $1,000

Sink into your bed and sleep comfortably thanks to Purple’s soft, stretchy and breathable mattress cover. Temperature-neutral materials and open-air channels support cool sleep. Motion isolating technology minimizes sleep disturbance at night. For supported sleep, you can pair the Purple Mattress with an adjustable base.


Price: $595

Customer rating: 5/5

Warranty: 10 year limited warranty

2. Serta iComfort CF1000 Medium Mattress

Check out the iComfort CF1000, an introductory mattress line from Serta designed to provide cool and supportive sleep. Multi-cooling foam technology creates a comfy sleep environment for everyone, not just hot sleepers.

 Serta IComfort CF1000 Medium Mattress

 Each iComfort mattress from Serta is made of proprietary Carbon Fiber Memory Foam that moves heat away from your body and provides proper support to the neck and back. Open-celled memory foam promotes airflow so you won’t end up with a hot, stuffy feeling when you go to sleep.


Price: $909

Warranty: 10 year limited warranty

3. 9" Sealy Upbeat Memory Foam Conform Essential Mattress

Third on our list of mattresses under $1,000 is the Sealy Upbeat Memory Foam Mattress that incorporates ComfortSense™ Gel Memory Foam and SealySupport™ Gel Base Foam, providing individualized full-body support and conforming comfort.

On top of this California King mattress is the Ultra-Stretch ComfortLoft™ Cover that lets you sleep cool.  A great option for those who love firm beds, Sealy Essentials goes beyond the basics and is available for a value price.


Price: $674.99

Color: White

Warranty: 10 year limited warranty


4. Sealy Posturepedic 11" Rest Gel Memory Foam Firm Mattress

If you’re looking for an all-foam mattress under $1,000 that’s firm, consider the Sealy Rest Firm 11" PP gel memory foam firm mattress. It offers many positives of memory foam mattresses minus the drawbacks. Two layers of Gel Memory Foam and soft gel foam provide body-hugging support. A moisture-wicking cover with antibacterial properties lets you sleep cool and keeps dust mites and bacteria at bay.


Price: $949.99

Warranty: 10 year limited warranty


5. Lull® Premium Mattress In A Box

Discover the Lull Premium Mattress in a Box with three layers of cushioning foam. Lull strikes the perfect balance of comfort and therapeutic support. Sleep on your back, side, or front and the individual foam layers will work together to create a perfect night's sleep. Best of all, the Lull mattress cradles your body and ensures healthy spine alignment.


lull premium in a box mattress


A viscoelastic memory layer atop the mattress contains a gel polymer injection that wicks heat away from your body and disperses it.  Open cell foam structure and breathable covers ensure airflow so you can sleep cool all night without tossing and turning. Works fine with bed frames and adjustable bases.


Price: $499

Warranty: Lifetime warranty

6. Nectar Premier Mattress

The 13" memory foam mattress from Nectar is a bed-in-a-box mattress that ticks all the right boxes from comfort to convenience to versatility. Its gel infused memory foam with phase-change materials helps draw heat away from the body while providing contouring comfort, support and pressure relief all night.


nectar premier mattress on a platform bed

Nectar's adaptive foam responds to your body and adds a crucial rebound and bounce to your bed while ensuring proper spine alignment.

A breathable base layer reinforces the mattress's contouring and support layers, creating a stable breathable base. This nectar mattress is suitable for every sleeper who wants the perfect balance of softness, firmness and cushioning support.

Try the Nectar memory foam mattress risk-free for an entire year. Yes, a full year and enjoy Nectar's own Forever Warranty™ for  as long as you own the mattress.

7. Serta Luxe Armisted Mattress

Enjoy a great night's sleep for many years with a new Serta Luxe Armisted mattress, another awesome bed in the best mattresses under $1,000 collection. In other stores, this model may be known as the “Charlotte” mattress.

This affordable memory mattress features a HyperTouch Comfort system and was designed with your sleeping needs in mind.

serta luxe armisted

Specialized foam, engineered fibers and a stretchable fabric cover work in tandem to provide comfy sleep. You'll be supported by an 825 coil system and BestEdge support for a firmer edge and wider sleeping area. The Serta Luxe Armisted mattress is compatible with adjustable bed bases.


Price: $699.99

Warranty: 10 year limited warranty


Best Mattresses Under $1000 - FAQs

Is a memory foam mattress really worth it?

Memory foam mattresses offer a nice balance of comfort and support to combination sleepers. They give your body a lightly sinking feeling while isolating motion to keep you and your partner from waking each other up. Whether you sleep like a log or change positions throughout the night, memory foam mattresses will keep you comfortable and maintain a good back posture.

Is $1000 a lot for a mattress?

No, it's not. The higher the mattress price, the better its features. There's no cutting corners when it comes to sleep health. 

Where can I buy the best mattress under $1,000?

Stop by the nearest Sleep First store and check out our range of mattresses under $1,000. Price range from $490 to $940. Take advantage of our 365-night sleep trial to experience the best memory foam mattress in the comfort of your own home. Shop online and get fast, free delivery. 

Can I find a hybrid mattress under 1,000?

Yes, we have hybrids too! A range of hybrids that cost less than a thousand bucks starts with the Serta Luxe Armisted, easily the best hybrid mattress for back and stomach sleepers.

Buy the Best Mattresses Under 1000 at Sleep First Today

Money is tight, but you still want to sleep comfortably? Try out any mattress under $1,000 at a local Sleep First mattress store near you

We have a huge assortment of mattresses and brands, and financing options for every budget. Our zero-pressure sales team is on hand to answer your questions. 


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