Top 5 Firm Memory Foam Mattress

Over the past decade, the popularity of memory foam has increased rapidly. And while many enjoy the comfort of memory foam, some folks would prefer a feel that’s a bit more firm than what the average memory foam mattress provides.

It can be tough to find the perfect night-time fit for you with so many options out there. So for those who want the best of both worlds, the pillow-feeling of memory foam and also the support from we’ve compiled the five best firm memory foam mattresses for you.

1. Signature Sleep Memoir

Signature Sleep mattresses are made with a combination of memory foam and high density foam. They are free from flame retardants, mercury, and toxic heavy metals, this mattress comes in twin, full, queen, and king.

The Signature Sleep mattress works on top of just about any surface you’re looking it for, whether that be box spring, bunk, platform, or trundle. It also sports a breathable knit fabric, which is an absolute must because memory foams sometimes have a reputation of getting warm easily.

The isolating qualities of the foam make sure that if someone gets on or off the bed during the night you won’t notice. With a super affordable price range of 150-300, and over 6,000 reviews of this memory foam mattress wonder, this should likely be your first choice.

2. Novosbed

If you want to dial up the luxury, the Novosbed is for you.

The Novosbed comes in three firmness levels, soft, medium, and firm. It’s made with premium dense foams, and comes with an ultra soft washable top cover. Thousands of vertical air channels used to keep you nice and cool each night.

While almost all online mattresses bought online, including this one, come packed and vacuum sealed, Novosbed has the option for what they call White Glove Delivery. For a bit extra you can get your mattress delivered personally, set up in your home, and they’ll dispose of the packaging and take your old mattress if you wish.

And if you don’t love the feel of your bed, simply let them know and they’ll send you their Comfort+ kit for free, an additional layer to place on top of your bed to make it either more firm or soft, whichever your preference.

With a 15 year warranty and a 120 night sleep trial guarantee, this would be the perfect anniversary or birthday present for you and your significant other.

3. Sleep Innovations Marley

Sleep Innovation has been working for over two decades to create the best mattress for each body type and need. They’re Marley 10-inch Gel Mattress is what we’re recommending here.

This mattress has a Tricomfort design. As the name implies, the top layer is 2 inches of Cooling Gel Memory Foam, followed by a middle layer of 2 inch air channel foam to keep you cool, and finally a firm 6 inch bottom layer for support.

Sleep Innovations comes with 20 year warranty, a poly-cotton cover and is made in the U.S.

The medium firmness this mattress provides is ideal for those with chronic back pain or recovering from injury. So if you suffer from back ache like I do, this one’s for you.

4. Loom & Leaf by Saatva

Like Novosbed, Loom and Leaf prides itself in making luxury mattresses at a fraction of the price you’d find at a mattress store. They claim to have self-adjusting mattress for any sleeping style.

When people think of memory mattress brands, they likely think Tempur-Pedic, the original brand to popularize memory foam. But you’ll notice there isn’t a single Tempur-Pedic mattress on this list, to see why, check out loom & leaf’s head to head comparison to a popular Tempur-Pedic mattress: among the qualities the loom & leaf bests its competitor are: a long Sleep Trial (120 vs. 90 days), a 5 year longer warranty, an Organic Cotton Cover, and get this a price that is 3000-4000 dollars cheaper.

Now don’t take cheaper to mean worse. Loom & Leaf believes they have one of the best memory foam mattresses in the world, and they think you’ll agree. In fact, Forbes was so impressed with their work that they named Loom & Leaf’s parent owner Saatva one of their top 100 companies to watch.

5. WayFair Sleep 8

It’s not a fancy name brand. In fact, you probably didn’t even know that Wayfair, the mega online retailer, sold their own brand name mattresses, but they do and these beds don’t disappoint.

They come with all the works you’d expect from a higher end bed: CertiPUR-US certification, a medium-firm fit, and a breathable knit fabric cover for cooling. It’s no wonder this bed has a 4.6/5 star rating out of over 5,000 reviews. And at such a great price, you can buy a mattress for the whole family.


So there you have it, five high quality mattresses that will keep you cool and comfortable, without breaking the bank. If you decide to not get one of mattress on this list, remember that the most important aspects of a to keep in mind while shopping are cooling, high-quality material built to last material, and finding a mattress built for your preferred sleeping position.

Don’t forget to give the mattress atleast 2-3 days out of the packaging to air out and full regain its shape. And since most of these come with a sleep trial guarantee don’t be shy to order one today!

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