Layla Mattress Review

The Layla Mattress is a flippable memory foam mattress that offers two firmness settings in one bed.

The Layla is constructed in four distinct layers: a firm 1-inch comfort layer of copper-infused memory foam, a 4.5-inch support core of polyfoam, a 2-inch layer of convoluted support foam, and an additional 3-inch comfort layer of plush, copper-infused memory foam.

This design allows owners to choose between two firmness settings, depending on how they orient the bed. The cover is made of a polyester blend. The mattress is available in all standard sizes, each 10 inches in height.

 

Layla Mattress

In-depth Layla Mattress Review

Layla Mattress Sizing and Pricing
Dimensions Price
Twin 38” x 74” x 10” $399
Twin XL 38” x 80” x 10” $499
Full 54” x 74” x 10” $699
Queen 60” x 80” x 10” $799
King 76” x 80” x 10” $899
California king 72” x 84 x 10” $899
Firmness

The Layla’s flippable, dual-firmness design offers customers the choice of two firmness settings in one mattress. With the soft side on top, the Layla rates at around a 5 on the firmness scale. (This scale is from 1-10, with 10 being the most firm and 1 being the least firm.) A 5 is obviously considered as medium-firm and is generally a good place to start for most sleepers. With the more firm side on top, the Layla falls between a 7-8 – noticeably more firm.

Availability

The Layla mattress is available directly from the manufacturer’s website and also on Amazon. The company does not operate any brick and mortar stores.

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Construction

The Layla is a memory foam mattress, constructed in four layers. The more-firm comfort layer is 1 inch of 3.5 PCF (pounds per cubic foot) copper-infused memory foam. The next layer is 4.5 inches of polyfoam that’s 2 PCF with 26 ILD (indentation load deflection) – this serves as the support core. The next layer is 2 inches of deeply convoluted 1.8 PCF support foam. This is the transition layer and helps to increase airflow and keep the mattress cooler. Finally, the less-firm comfort layer is 3.5 inches of 3.5 PCF copper-infused memory foam The Layla cover is a polyester blend with an infusion of themo-gel that helps you sleep cooler.

Shipping

As with most “bed in a box” brands, the Layla is compressed, sealed in plastic, and shipped in a labeled box directly to your doorstep. There are no parts and no assembly is required.

Shipping is free in the contiguous United States. Additional fees apply on deliveries to Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada.

The Layla mattress is typically ready to ship within three days of ordering. It is delivered via FedEx 2-5 days after shipping.

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Unboxing

When the Layla arrives, it should be removed from its packaging as soon as possible so it can begin decompressing. The bed should be fully decompressed and ready to sleep on in just a few hours.

Additional Services

At this time, Layla does not offer any additional delivery services, nor does it arrange for old mattress removal.

Sleep Trial

Layla offers a 120-night sleep trial on all its mattresses. They do require, however, that you keep the mattress for at least 14 nights before initiating a return. If at any time between 14-120 nights you are unsatisfied with the mattress for any reason, Layla will arrange to remove it free of charge and refund your entire purchase price.

Warranty

Layla is one of the few companies in the mattress industry to offer a lifetime warranty on its mattresses. The company will repair or replace the mattress if it is found to be defective, as long as the original buyer owns the mattress. Full warranty terms can be found here.

Layla Mattress Performance

Motion Isolation

One advantage of a foam mattress is that they offer super motion isolation. Foam tends to trap movement and keep it from traveling across the bed and disturbing a sleeping partner. The Layla does just that and customers report superior motion isolation in this bed.

Edge Support

On the other hand, one disadvantage of a foam mattress is that they typically offer little to no edge support. Because the Layla does not have a reinforced perimeter – as is typical with foam beds – it has poor edge support and can tend to sag around the perimeter. If you tend to sleep right near the edge of the bed, you might find the Layla does not properly support your weight.

Heat Retention

Foam tends to trap heat and can lead to a hot night’s sleep. The Layla attempts to combat this problem with its deeply convoluted transition layer and copper-infused memory foam. But some Layla customers still report a problem with heat retention, especially with the more-plush side of the bed. If you’re a very hot sleeper, the Layla might not be the best fit.

Off-Gassing

Off-gassing is the temporary odor released when a compressed mattress is first removed from its packaging. This smell is common with all “bed in a box” brands and usually goes away after just a few hours. The Layla does not have excessive problems with this.

Support

The copper-infused memory foam comfort layers of the Layla have different properties and therefore offer different levels of support. Memory foam in general offers solid support, based on the amount of pressure applied by an individual sleeper. The softer memory foam used in the less firm layer of the Layla may allow for significant sinkage, especially with heavier sleepers, and may not provide enough support for some.

Conforming

The Layla’s memory foam layers both conforms closely to a sleeper’s body, providing pressure point and pain relief. The copper infused into the foam layers may also improve circulation in some sleepers.

Durability

This mattress has only been on the market a few years, so exact data on its long-term durability isn’t yet available.

Sex

Some people find that memory foam mattress, which conform to pressure and allow for sinking, restrict and prohibit movement. This isn’t ideal for sexual activity. The Layla isn’t particularly restrictive, but customers who are worried about this may instead consider a latex, innerspring, or hybrid mattress that typically offer more bounce.

How Do Customers Rate the Layla?
Website Reviews
LaylaSleep.com 4.5/5 (808 reviews)
Google Shopping Not applicable
Consumer Reports Not applicable
Amazon 4.5/5 (29 reviews)

What Type of Sleeper Is Well Suited to a Layla Mattress?

As we remind you with every mattress review, choosing the right bed is a very personal decision. You should always consider your own personal preferences, sleeping position, body weight and type, and any health conditions you may have. And always consider your own individual comfort and spinal support needs. Always make sure of any sleep trial to ensure that the bed you chose really is the right fit for you.

Considering all that, take a look at this subjective customer feedback on the Layla mattress:

Choosing the right mattress is a very personal decision. You should take into account your own preferences, sleeping position, body weight and type, and any health conditions you may have. You should also consider your own individual comfort and spinal support needs as well. Take advantage of any sleep trial to make sure the mattress you choose really is a good fit for you.

Looking at the chart below, it’s interesting to note that below-average weight sleepers (those weighing less than 130 lbs) tend to prefer the softer side of the Layla, no matter their typical sleeping position. By contrast, heavier sleepers (those weighing more than 230 lbs), seem to prefer the more firm side of the bed.

 

SOFT SIDE

Below Average Weight (under 130 lbs) Average Weight (130-230 lbs) Above Average Weight (above 230 lbs)
Side Sleepers Very good Good Fair
Back Sleepers Very good Very good Good
Stomach Sleepers Good Fair Poor

FIRM SIDE

Below Average Weight (under 130 lbs) Average Weight (130-230 lbs) Above Average Weight (above 230 lbs)
Side Sleepers Fair Very good Good
Back Sleepers Good Very good Good
Stomach Sleepers Poor Good Good

Company Information

Customer Service: In our research, 7 out of 10 customers reported that they had a positive experience with the company, irrespective of how they felt about the mattress.

Reputation: Layla is still establishing its reputation with customers.

BBB Rating: not currently rated

Years in Business: Layla launched in 2015.

Corporate Headquarters: 157 Church Street Suite 1956 New Haven, CT 06510

Physical Stores: None at this time

Phone Number: 1-844-775-2952

Contact Email: [email protected]

Our Verdict

The Layla memory foam mattress may be a great choice for those who want to experiment with their firmness preferences. Its flippable design allows customers to easily rotate between two distinct firmness levels. The below-average price point is also attractive.

Copper-infused memory foam helps the Layla mattress sleep cooler and with the additional gel infusion into the cover, this bed helps to regulate temperature better than most foam mattresses.

The high density (2.0 pounds per cubic foot) support core foam layer is also a class above other mattresses in the foam category, helping to keep your alignment for most sleepers. The quality of both the support core foam and the comfort memory foam layers makes the Layla mattress fairly durable.

Though lacking in edge support like most all-foam mattresses, the Layla has excellent conforming qualities that relieve pressure points in the hip and shoulder areas for side sleepers, and the lower back and hips in back sleepers. In addition, the firm side of the bed gives the effective support and minimal sink that stomach sleepers typically enjoy.

Here’s how we rate the Layla mattress on a scale of 1 (worst) to 10 (best):

8.3
Material Quality
8.1 / 10
Support
7.7 / 10
Temperature Regulation
8.3 / 10
Off-Gassing
7.5 / 10
Suitability for Sex
7.2 / 10
Trial period
9.0 / 10
Warranty
9.5 / 10
Company Reputation
8.7 / 10
Value for the Money
8.5 / 10

Pros

- Dual firmness design allows you to pick your preference
- Copper-infused foam sleeps cool, benefits circulation and joint pain
- Close conforming
- Below-average price point
- Removeable cover, easy for cleaning

Cons

- Weak edge support
- Lower density foams might not last