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The Eve and Tuft & Needle are two mattresses that at one point were the same price. So doing a comparison seemed perfect. However, T&N recently raised their price by 25% with no changes to their mattress. Even with this change these mattresses still make for a great side by side review.
The Eve mattress is a brand that has come from over the pond and offers a memory foam mattress at a great price. This mattress, with its bright yellow accent color and quirky branding, make it one o consider. Especially if you need to stick to a budget but still want a great bed.
The Tuft & Needle mattress has been associated as the budget friendly mattress of the bed in a box phenomenon. However, with it’s growing popularity also came a growing price tag.
We are putting these mattresses head to head in our Eve vs Tuft & Needle mattress comparison. We will give you plenty of information as well as are honest opinion of these mattresses. Read on to find out which one is a better fit for you.
Off Gassing and Unboxing
Both the Eve and Tuft & Needle mattresses will come in a fairly compact box. Both of these mattresses are roll packed and will need to breathe a bit before using. Both had minimal off gassing that dissipated fairly quickly. The only thing we noticed is that it seemed to take the Tuft & Needle mattress a little bit longer to be fully rid the unboxing odor.
The Eve mattress is going to have a layer of memory foam on the top that gives the Eve a little bit of an edge over the Tuft & Needle for comfort in our opinion. There is a layer of transitional cooling foam under the memory foam that helps with keeping the mattress a comfortable temperature as well as acts as a transitional layer that is responsive and allows you to easily move around even with the conforming feel of the memory foam. It creates an optimal sleep surface.
The Tuft & Needle mattress was comfortable but doesn’t have the quality feel and comfort a layer of memory foam or latex would provide. This mattress also felt like it lacked the necessary durability to have the proper support over the long haul.
As far as partner disturbance and motion transfer goes both of these mattresses were pretty similar in response. Since both are all foam they are going to not have a lot of vibrations created from movement. The Eve has a bit of a better response, again due to the top layer of memory foam that helps reduce the motion transfer just a bit more than the T&N.
Sleeping cool wasn’t an issue with either mattress. The most notable difference was the support in the Eve mattress that kept you a little closer to the top of the mattress to allow air to circulate a bit better. The base layer and transition layer really aided in keeping the Eve cool all night long. The Tuft & Needle mattress did just fine with staying cool as well but the base layer didn’t feel like it gave you the necessary support to keep from sinking in a little.
Edge support may or may not be a concern for you, but if you need the side of your bed to have good edge support we would definitely rule out the Tuft and Needle. We felt like the edge support for sitting on this mattress was poor and will make you feel like you are sliding off the bed. As far sleeping goes it was okay. You wouldn’t want to sleep right on the edge, but you can use the majority of the mattress surface. We felt that the Eve did a much better job for edge support. It doesn’t have a dense foam encasement and sitting on the edge may not be the best, but you won’t feel like you are sliding out. As far as sleeping goes you will be able to get a little closer to the edge and feel like you can utilize most, if not all of the edge to edge surface.
Both of these mattresses used to be priced with a budget in mind. The Tuft & Needle used to have a niche for the $600 price point and in the early years of bed in a box mattresses it was one of the few that came in at this price point. However, now the have drastically increased their price to $750 with no upgrades to the mattress. This as well as more competition and more choices of mattress for less money has left T&N in the dust. You can get better quality with Eve that is only sold for $649 and with the coupon code: EVEGUIDE75 you get an additional $75 OFF bringing mattresses that has memory foam and a better quality and feel in at the same price point. Both are good values, but the Eve is what we would consider a great value.
Eve Materials: The Eve Mattress is a 10″ mattress that is comprised of three layers and a distinct cover. The top 2″ of this mattress are memory foam and under that is a 1″ layer of cooling foam that sits on top of 6 1/2″ of supportive base foam. This is all wrapped up by a knitted two way stretch polyester cover that has a nice soft plush top and unique bright yellow side panel.
Tuft & Needle Materials: The total thickness of the Tuft & Needle mattress is 10″ and consists of two layers of foam. The top 3″ is a proprietary Tuft & Needle adaptive foam with some gel beads. We felt like this layer was feel wise somewhere between a memory foam and latex, but does lack some of the overall quality of your higher end foams. But this is a way that Tuft & Needle can keep their price down for you. The bottom 7″ is a 1.8lb dense base foam that gives okay support for the sleeper. The cover is polyester and rayon blend and is very lightweight and breathable.
Trial & Warranty
The trial and warranty for both of these mattresses is a 10 year limited warranty and the trial period is 100 days. Both companies are easy to work with in any issues that may not make the mattress right for you.