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Your Complete Mattress Brand Guide: Stearns & Foster


Stearns & Foster mattress in modern sun-lit bedroom with black and white pillows

We know you have a lot of choices when it comes time to buy a new mattress. That’s why we make it our mission to educate you as much as possible. When you make an informed decision, you know you’re buying the right mattress for you! For many, their ideal mattress is a new Stearns & Foster mattress

Recently, Mark R told us “I didn’t realize that I must have been sleep deprived until we purchased our new Stearns and Foster Mattress at City Mattress. My back and my sleep have definitely improved!” Is this the kind of thing you’d like to say about your new mattress? Of course it is! Here’s everything you need to know about this famed mattress brand.

About Stearns & Foster

For a company to have been in business making the same product for nearly 200 years, you have to know they’re doing something exceptional! Since 1846, this brand has shown countless generations the unrivaled quality of the Stearns & Foster experience. They know that creating the perfect mattress takes time, care, and passion. Hand-made details and the finest materials make each of these mattresses a truly exceptional product. Lavish comfort and unparalleled design are at the core of everything they do. From detailed stitching to hand signatures, their craftsmanship reflects the history of quality behind the name.

They wouldn’t have lasted so long without delivering a product that is nothing short of great. Stearns & Foster knows how much care is put into designing a bedroom, so they put the same care into designing their mattresses. Every layer, stitch, and detail are crafted by Certified Master Craftsmen who have honed and perfected their craft over time. They use only quality materials that are created to last year after year, which is how they ensure every mattress is made to live up to your expectations of greatness. Much of this attention to detail surrounds how you feel while sleeping, especially your temperature. Stearns & Foster designs every mattress with breathable materials to keep them as cool as they are comfortable. Each mattress also features a stretch knit covering made from Tencel, a sustainably sourced fiber designed to wick away moisture and keep you comfortable.

You won’t just be cool; you’ll be supported as well. Stearns & Foster mattresses are made with exclusively designed foams and coils that work in tandem to deliver exceptional pressure relief and support. The ventilated coil systems work with external air vents to help prevent heat build- up in your mattress to promote cool, comfortable, deep slumber throughout the night. The unique Stearns & Foster IntelliCoil technology in every mattress they make conforms to your body type to provide flawless support, stability, and durability. The PrecisionEdge and AirVent technology combine to create a mattress that is not only durable, but flexible and decadently comfortable as well.

All Stearns & Foster mattresses are handmade here in the USA, just like they have been since the mid 1800’s. As they say in their own words, “Every Stearns & Foster reflects what has always been at the heart of everything we do- craftsmanship, quality, and comfort.” Not only is each mattress built by Certified Master Craftsmen, but they’re also made in a dedicated luxury cell. This means that no other models can be built there. You won’t find this type of focus elsewhere.

You don’t need to take our word for it, or even Stearns & Foster themself. Real sleepers just like you back these claims up! Karey M said, “This mattress was instantly comfortable! I’m getting a better night’s sleep! Couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with my purchase.”


Top mattress brands stand behind their products because they know they’re well made. Every piece of material that goes into a Stearns & Foster mattress is tested to ensure top-notch durability. They’re handcrafted by Certified Master Craftsmen, after all! For this reason, Stearns & Foster has one of the best warranties in the industry. These mattresses are covered against any factory mistakes. For 10 years after you purchase your new mattress from Stearns & Foster, when it has a defect covered under warranty, they will replace or repair it.

The length and terms of this warranty can be found on the mattress’s law tag, within the “Warranty” field. The warranty field contains a Warranty Code and a 12-digit Serial Number. Simply find the 12-digit serial number. The number left of the slash mark is the period (in years) which warrantable repairs or mattress replacement is provided without a deductible. The number to the right of the slash mark is the total warranty period in years. For example, if the Warranty Code Is 10/10, the mattress has a 10-year limited warranty with any warrantable repairs or replacement during the 10-year period being provided without a deductible. If the Warranty Code is 5/10, your mattress comes with a 10 year limited warranty and any warrantable repairs or replacement during the first 5 years of the warranty period are provided without a deductible. If you need help with this, you can always contact City Mattress for additional support.

Collections Overview & Key Features

If you’re ready for your best night of sleep ever, you’re ready for a new Stearns & Foster mattress. They offer a wide selection of comfort feels, from very firm to soft as a cloud, which means you’re sure to find one that is just right for your comfort preferences. From the coziness of the deep memory foam layers to the responsive support of the famed patented coils, every layer of a Stearns & Foster mattress is designed with you in mind.

The brand is divided up into four separate collections. These are:

Estate Collection

The entry-level Stearns & Foster mattress is anything but basic. The Estate Collection features Indulge Memory Foam, the unique IntelliCoil technology, the PrecisionEdge™ System, as well as the AirVent System. It is designed to deliver the perfect level of support and truly sets the bar high for any other premium mattress.

Lux Estate Collection

When they say lux, they mean it! The Lux Estate Collection includes all the extra touches you deserve, like velvet accents and embroidery. This collection is quite similar to the Estate mattresses but has an additional pillow top layer with hand tufting. It is designed to provide an even layer on top of the mattress. Along with Indulge HD Memory Foam, IntelliCoil® HD and IntelliCoil® Micro Layer technology, it also includes the PrecisionEdge™ and AirVent Systems. The Lux Estate Collection delivers next-level comfort as you sleep, each and every night. It’s no wonder this collection includes some of the most popular Stearns & Foster mattress options. It isn’t just mattress shoppers noticing how great this mattress collection is; industry leaders are noticing too which is why it wins so many awards!

Lux Estate Hybrid Collection

If you love the cushiony feeling of foam and the stable support of innerspring coils, you’re looking for a hybrid mattress. For the perfect blend of Indulge HD Memory Foam, IntelliCoil® HD and IntelliCoil® Micro Layer technology, there is the Lux Estate Hybrid Collections. Whether you choose Cushion Firm, Plush, or Ultra Plush, these mattresses are just as cozy as they are supportive. They’re luxurious too! Also included in these mattresses are the PrecisionEdge™ and AirVent Systems, added for the ultimate in Hybrid comfort. These are the only hybrid mattresses good enough to earn the Stearns & Foster name.

Reserve Collection

If you’re looking for the most luxurious and high-end mattress possible, the Reserve Collection is for you. The Stearns & Foster Reserve Collection is the brand’s highest expression of craftsmanship. In fact, they developed an entirely new mattress-making process to craft its one-of-a-kind design, quality, and feel! With Indulge HD Memory Foam, IntelliCoil® HD technology, and the exquisitely supportive IntelliCoil® Micro HD layer, nothing matches the feeling of one of these mattresses. Hand-layered for luxury and hand-tufted for increased durability and responsiveness, the Reserve Collection mattress can help you get your best night’s sleep. An upholstery-grade velvet exterior is only one reason that nothing matches the feeling of a Reserve. 

Top Rated Stearns & Foster Mattresses

For some, the easiest place to start their search for a new mattress is with the most popular options. These are the three Stearns & Foster mattress we not only sell the most but also receive the most positive feedback about after the purchase:

Stearns & Foster Hurston Luxury Plush

Do you want your new mattress to be one you can deeply relax into? The cloud-like, adaptive comfort of a luxury plush mattress from the Estate Collection is like none other. Several layers of premium gel-infused memory foam relieve pressure points and provide a substantial feel as you drift off to sleep. It features ultra-soft gel foam at the center third, giving additional back support where you need it most. Enhancing durability and reducing motion transfer, the coil-based edge and dual-stage innerspring system work with the side air vents for refreshing and supportive rest.

Stearns & Foster Rockwell Luxury Firm

A Firm mattress doesn’t have to feel “hard.” This luxury firm option is far from it! It initially contours with a solid overall feel, making it excellent for back and stomach sleepers. Stearns & Foster’s attention to detail is apparent through the Tencel-infused quilt and memory foam layer. In addition to a thermal-neutral sleeping surface, the high-grade foam layers are blended with gel to relieve pressure points and lend substantially supported comfort. Reducing motion transfer, isolating movement, and maintaining durability, the PrecisionEdge™ perimeter and IntelliCoil innerspring system allow edge-to-edge usage and a personalized level of resistance. The result is a sturdy, supportive mattress across the entire sleep surface.

Stearns & Foster Cassat Luxury Plush EuroTop

If you’re looking for the most luxurious Stearns & Foster mattress, this is it. The Cassat Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top is the firmest and most luxurious model within our Stearns and Foster line-up. The IntelliCoil® HD adds 20% more coils than the Estate collection for firmer support and durability. The comfort layers have Indulge HD Memory foam, which is a full 33% higher density in order to offer pressure relief, motion reduction, and support. At the core, it has 20% more coils than the Estate Collection, making it a high-density innerspring system that works in sync with the coiled edge support for consistent motion-separation across the entire sleep surface. The generous quilt package has layers of ultra-soft gel foam along with Tencel fibers to offer the most contouring comfort. It offers the amazing softness you love, plus the support you need. It’s perfect! 

Stearns & Foster Mattress Reviews from Our Customers

Stearns & Foster has been a leader in the luxury mattress industry for decades. Perhaps what’s even more impressive is that Stearns & Foster beds are still among the best today. We think Stearns & Foster is a fantastic mattress brand; there’s no doubt about that. We’re not the only ones who think so! These recent mattress reviews are from our shoppers who chose Stearns & Foster and are loving their decision after getting a chance to sleep on their new beds:

Susie M, Rockwell Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top Mattress “This mattress is exactly what I’d expect from Stearns and Foster. The top adds just the right amount of softness and coolness, while this mattress still offers excellent support. This is my 3rd Stearns and Foster mattress set. They do not disappoint!”

Deb O, Rockwell Luxury Firm Mattress “The mattress is the right amount of "firm" without being too hard. My spouse needs a softer mattress, and this mattress is comfortable for both of us.”

Deb and Scott T, Hurston Luxury Firm Euro Pillow Top Mattress “You can't put a price on a good night’s sleep. The Stearns & Foster delivered as expected.”

When you buy a new mattress, you get what you pay for. You won’t find velvet inset handles, embroidery, and copper air vents anywhere else. Sadik J left a review for his new Stearns & Foster mattress that says “It is worth the money. Stop purchasing mattresses every 2 year to keep the firmness and buy a mattress that feels the way it felt in the showroom months later.” We could not agree more! A cheap, poorly-made mattress may feel the same on the first night, but within a few years (or even months!) your body won’t be getting the deep sleep you need to feel healthy and happy. For this kind of true slumber, you need a well-made mattress from a top name brand. You need a Stearns & Foster!