3 Best Mattresses Under $500
2016 World's Easiest Memory Foam Bed Guide

Here's the best mattresses under $500 for memory foam lovers. I've found the best cheap Tempurpedic alternatives on Amazon:

Each of these has thousands of reviews which I’ve read and summarized here for you. It’s what I do when I buy. And it's ok if you cheat a bit and read this to save yourself a LOT of time researching.

Very Important! You'll probably have to pay a minimum of $300 for a quality queen bed. If that's not possible then you should invest in a good memory foam mattress topper to cover up that old inner spring bed or to 'condition' a too hard bed.


Sleep Innovations 12-Inch Shiloh

Sleep Innovations 12 inch Shiloh memory foam mattress - more reviews and sales prices

What the manufacturer says on the Amazon bullet point description and what the buyers say differs just a bit. But in spite of that you’ve got a 72% chance of absolutely loving this one. That's the percentage of people who bought it and think it's great. 

So what do the buyers say? They say that this is a firm bed (not a medium feel). And most of the people who were extremely happy were back and side sleepers. If you sleep on your stomach you might want to keep looking.

The most common positive comment was some variation on “I can’t believe what a great deal this was!” It’s true. The Shiloh is a quarter the cost of a comparable model that you’d find in many mattress stores.  

If you got a 12 inch Sleep Innovations bed before 2013 and are getting another because you need it for a guest bedroom you may want to purchase the 10 inch model instead. This 12 inch high bed now comes with 2 inches of memory foam on top rather than 2.5 Inches as it used to have.  

For more, including sales price history and the biggest complaints about this member of the best mattresses under 500 club, Click HERE.


Signature Sleep Memoir 12-Inch Memory Foam Mattress

Signature Sleep Memoir Memory Foam Mattress 12 inch best price and reviews

Want your purchase to be good for everyday use?  Something that will ease back and joint pain and give you a better night’s rest for a whole less money? Then pick this bed. 

With more than four thousand buyer comments on Amazon this bed is arguably the most popular memory foam mattress that you’ll find there.  Almost 70% of buyers that purchased the Memoir gave it a top 5 star review. Like the Sleep Innovations 12 inch bed, this one was also praised for being a good value for the money.  In fact, over 25% of all the top ratings mentioned it as being a best buy.

This Signature Sleep bed is not quite as firm as the Shiloh, and fewer couples mentioned needing a mattress topper to make one of them happy.  It has a 3.5” layer of 4 pound memory foam, which gives it the classic memory foam melting-into-the-mattress feel. 

Back and side sleepers also really like this bed. With stomach sleepers being much more inclined to complain of stiffness in the morning.

Speaking of grumbling, if you want to know why some people don’t like this bed or want to know what a good deal on this bed would be? Click HERE for the full review to find out what makes the Sleep Signature Memoir one of the best mattresses under 500.


Sleep Master Ultima 10 Inch Memory Foam Mattress

Sleep Master Mattress - Ultima Memory Foam 10 Inch Reviews and Sales Prices

Out of 3,521 buyer reviews, 72% of them gave this bed the highest rating possible. The three layered bed has a rather plush initial feel because the top three inches is made of fluffy 3 pound density memory foam. There’s another 2 inch layer of comfort foam before you encounter the 5 inch high density base foam support layer.

56% of commenters stated that this mattress was either ‘firm’ or ‘firm but conforming’. And the manufacturer’s rep answering questions said that it was designed to be about a 4 on a scale where 1 is floor hard and 10 is marshmallow soft. 

It was designed for people who favor their backs/sides at night. Many parents also feel that it’s a good choice for a child’s bedroom. But please, please wait until they’re at least 2 years old and can roll over and move easily while sleeping. 

Find out what people’s biggest complaints are and what’s a good price to pay for this bed Click HERE.

I hope that I've made your bargain bed hunting easier with my short list of memory foam beds that should be on anyone's list of best mattresses under $500 dollars. Sleep happy!

Best Under $500

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