Stearns & Foster Estate Collection

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7.3

( 109 ratings + 11 reviews )

Models Stearns & Foster Estate

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Reviews Stearns & Foster Estate

The Stearns & Foster Estate line is recommended by 49% of owners on GoodBed (based on 109 ratings + 11 reviews).

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Recent Praise Stearns & Foster Estate

  • Comfort: Just right
  • Support: Excellent
  • Durability: Don't know
  • Pressure relief: Never
  • Temperature: Just right
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This is our first Stearns and Foster. We originally bought the Stearns and Foster's Chastity FIRM Euro pillowtop, and it was just too firm for us. Luckily we were able to exchange it for the "plush" model, and it is perfect. We love it! We upgraded from a queen sized bed, which was a step up as well.


    Pros:

    Overall Comfort
    Soft Comfort

    Overall Comfort
    Soft Comfort

    Cons:

    Thickness

    Thickness

    We were overdue for a new bed and searched for what our ideal bed would be. Neither my husband nor I like firm beds, so we narrowed our search down to soft/plush beds. We were not impressed by Tempurpedic or other memory foam mattresses, and we were also underwhelmed by Sleep Number. We wanted a bed that did not have excessive heat buildup, and both memory foam and Sleep Number beds have an issue with that. We tested the Stearns and Foster Estate Collection and found that the Luxury Plush innerspring mattress was our best bet. The first night we had it, I slept so well that I didn't want to get out of bed the next morning! We've had it for a while now and still love it. If you like a softer bed, it's worth the extra money to go with the Stearns and Foster Estate Collection Luxury Plush! :)

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    Recent Complaints Stearns & Foster Estate

    • Comfort: Way too soft
    • Support: Poor
    • Durability: Much worse
    • Pressure relief: Often
    • Temperature: Too hot
    Pros:

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    Cons:

    Overall Comfort
    Overall Durability
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    Motion Isolation
    Natural Materials
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    Overall Comfort
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    Edge Support

    • Purchased in Jun 2011

    Stearns & Foster has been the worst mattress that I have ever had. Not only is it the worst mattress, but the customer service is by far the worst in the industry. S&F does not care about their customers in the least bit. As a disabled combat veteran, I broke my back in an IED explosion. I spent the extra money thinking that I would get the most comfortable mattress, especially for all of the years of sleeping in fighting holes and rocks! I was wrong, the fighting holes are more comfortable. My fiance are both way under 200lbs, and this mattress is like sleeping in a taco. We roll into one another all night long!!! I'm only home 3 months out of the year; thus she is primarily the only one in the bed, and she does not sleep in the middle of the bed. For years we rotated the mattress (single side pillow top), and that doesnt work. We have most recently flipped the mattress to the hard side, and purchased a $400.00 memory foam topper. Nothing seams to work and S&F could care less!! I bought the mattress in late 2010/early 2011 and have been complaining ever since!!


    • Comfort: Way too soft
    • Support: Poor
    • Durability: Same
    • Pressure relief: Often
    • Temperature: Too hot
    Pros:

    Edge Support
    Motion Isolation

    Edge Support
    Motion Isolation

    Cons:

    Center Support
    Overall Comfort
    Overall Durability
    Overall Support
    Surface Integrity
    Overall Value

    Center Support
    Overall Comfort
    Overall Durability

    I was so excited to purchase a S&F mattress as I have heard they are the best. Our first night on the mattress so some getting used to. If we were back sleepers it may have worked for us. It is firm and comfy laying on your back, however, we both sleep on our sides. Once we moved to our sides it was like the new mattress turned into a 20 year old mattress! It sagged, offered no support and we felt like our head was at a higher angle. It was a restless night sleep. The next night, the same thing, when we first got in, and were on our backs, felt great, but the minute we moved to our sides, it was like the bed fell in. HORRIBLE! Neither one of us could get comfortable. We tried to sleep alone, each one taking a turn to see if it was just because there was 2 of us. NOPE, SAME THING. I found myself constantly waking up to move and get comfortable. The mattress also gets very warm. It is going back!


    • Comfort: Just right
    • Support: Poor
    • Durability: Much worse
    • Pressure relief: Occasionally
    • Temperature: Just right
    Pros:

    None

    None

    Cons:

    Pressure Relief
    Surface Integrity
    Warranty Terms

    Pressure Relief
    Surface Integrity
    Warranty Terms

    This was an awesome bed for quite a while. In the last 6 months or so, every time I sleep on it, I wake up feeling pain in my mid-back. I have never suffered from mid-back pain, only lower-back occasionally with bad posture. My wife started suffering similarly. It doesn't sag to a measurable degree, so the "warranty" is worthless but it's impossible to sleep on.


    • Comfort: Just right
    • Support: Poor
    • Durability: Much worse
    • Pressure relief: Often
    • Temperature: Just right
    Pros:

    Initial Comfort

    Initial Comfort

    Cons:

    Long-Term Comfort
    Overall Support
    Surface Integrity

    Long-Term Comfort
    Overall Support
    Surface Integrity

    Bought bed in 2011 at Macy's after trying another bed that didn't suit us. Macy's was good about the exchange. We paid more for the upgrade and because it was a S&F. Initially, bet felt wonderful, bithin 6 months there was a hump down the middle of the king sized $3,200+ mattress. We have endured it for 1 and 1/2 years, waiting for it to get to an inarugable 1 1/2" sink hole on each side, as I have read that getting a replacement is next to impossible. We are currently dealing with back/neck/leg pain and we are right at 1 1/2" on each side.


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      Cons:

      Product Quality
      Surface Integrity
      Warranty Claims

      Product Quality
      Surface Integrity
      Warranty Claims

      We learned the hard way that Stearns & Foster mattresses are made by Sealy mattress company and have fancy tops. The Inner spring support system in our mattress failed (collapsed) after 2 year anniversary of purchase date, so the pillow top and fancy covering was all useless. The warranty process worked in a way so we thank the company for not leaving us totally of luck. BUT, please read on about how the warranty went for us: it took 3 months, we had to fill out 3 separate forms ( first online, then 2 separate paper forms via US Mail), we were forced to submit high quality photos, and we were forced to have a mattress inspector come into our bedroom of our home during business hours. Then the official mattress inspector cancelled on us two times after I already took off work for the day; the constant work schedule changes drove my boss crazy. Reasons for the inspector cancellations were unbelievable; the company said it involved economics and fuel costs so they can't have drivers come out to only one house for the day; they need some minimum number of home visits per day. The second time, they called to change the schedule on us because the inspector has to do the scheduled homes in the most fuel efficient order so they needed to change our appointment at the last minute. We had to sleep on an air mattress for 3 months because mattress was so useless and REALLY hurt our backs. Getting prorated credit for our mattress at the same store we bought it ( so we could get something else) and having to pay $89 for removal of the defective mattress has not made up for the hell we experienced due to poor craftsmanship and a company's lack of quality control. I love honest helpful reviews, so I have tried to create one and waited to post this one after our experience was finally over.

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      Features Stearns & Foster Estate

      Overview:

      Mattress Components:

      Details:

      Support Core:
      Innerspring
      Cover / Quilt:
      • Cover / Ticking Details: Fleur-de-lis patterned fabric with Cashmere blend
      Comfort Layer:
      • Latex Details: 0.8" Smart Latex™
      Edge Support:
      • Edge Support Details: 2.5" High Density Foam Encasement™ Edge with double border rod
      Support Layer:
      • Core Details: Individually wrapped Intellicoil™ core featuring twice-tempered coil-in-coil design; Coil gauge: 14.75
      Foundation:
      • Foundation Details: Steel box spring foundation with metal Stearns & Foster corner guards and tailoring finishes
      • Foundation Name: LTD™ (or LTD™ Low Profile)
      • Foundation Type: Box Spring
      Warranty:
      • Warranty Details: 10-year non pro-rated
      Overall Build:
      • Hypo-Allergenic / Anti-Microbial Features: Smart Latex™ is antimicrobial and dust-mite-resistant
      Other Features:
      • Eight vertical handles; Dark chocolate colored mattress piping; Tufted quilt pattern borders; Embroidered Stearns & Foster emblem
      • No-Flip
      • Mattress Thickness: 12.75" to 21"
      Warranty:
      10-year non pro-rated
      Foundation:
      • Name: LTD™ (or LTD™ Low Profile)
      • Type: Box Spring
      • Type: Steel box spring foundation with metal Stearns & Foster corner guards and tailoring finishes

      Available Options:

      Surface Types:
      Euro Top, Pillow Top, Tight Top
      Comfort Levels:
      Extra Firm, Extra Plush, Firm, Plush, Plush Firm

      Note: The product line specifications above were derived from the active Stearns & Foster Estate models listed on GoodBed. As a result, these details may not be comprehensive and may not apply to all Stearns & Foster Estate models. If you are seeking specifications for a particular Stearns & Foster Estate mattress, please search for that mattress by name on GoodBed, or check with your local Stearns & Foster Estate dealer.

      About this Line Stearns & Foster Estate

      Status:
      Active
      manufacturer:
      Stearns & Foster

      Details

      Support Core:
      Innerspring
      Year Released:
      2009

      Additional Information Stearns & Foster Estate

      Description:

      The Estate product line is a collection of mattresses released in 2009 that is manufactured by Stearns & Foster.

      Editor's Note(s):

      • Hypo-Allergenic / Anti-Microbial Features: Smart Latex™, which is used in select beds in this line is antimicrobial and dust mite resistant

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