Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper Review

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Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper Review
Bottom Line

Experts and owners agree that the Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper is a top choice for those who prefer to avoid memory foam as it's made of hypoallergenic Talalay latex. It's reported as soft, yet supportive, and comes in the full range of bed sizes, including a short queen.

ProsWide variety of sizes, Few complaints of odor, Includes bamboo coverConsMay retain heat, Can move on bed

Breaking it down

Comfort

Good support. Experts say that latex mattresses tend to be firmer than memory foam, so that makes the Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper a good choice for those who want firmer support, yet still want a foam topper to conform to their body. It also comes in three firmness levels, however, soft, medium and firm, and most say those designations ring true. In other words, if you like a firm mattress, go with the firm; etc. We read a number of reviews from owners who said they had experienced relief from hip pain after putting this mattress topper on their old mattress. A few say that the mattress pad retains too much heat, but most don't note that as a con.

Ease of use

Washable cover included. This Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper includes a washable bamboo cover that gets raves from owners who love that they can both protect the mattress topper and keep it clean. These mattress toppers come in a wide range of sizes -- twin, twin XL, full, queen, short queen, king and California king. While most say a deep-pocketed sheet will hold this topper in place, a few wish it had straps to secure it to the mattress and say it does slide around a bit. Latex toppers in general, and the Ultimate Dreams in particular, get fewer complaints of odors when unpackaged.

Durability

Solid warranty; good customer service. We read very few reviews regarding the durability of the Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper, although a very few say it sagged after a few months. However, other reviewers point out that if you put a foam mattress topper on a sagging mattress, the topper will also sag quickly -- they suggest a new mattress or a firmer topper. This 3-inch latex mattress topper has a long, three-year warranty and customer service gets very good reviews, even when problems were reported close to the expiration of the warranty.

Our Sources

1. SleepLikeTheDead.com

Featherbed Reviews and Ratings, Editors of SleepLikeTheDead.com, July 22, 2016

Ultimate Dreams mattress topper is number one on this list of six top latex mattress toppers, with an owner satisfaction rating of 92 percent based on the input of more than 270 owners. There is no in-depth review, however.

2. Amazon.com

Ultimate Dreams Queen 3" Talalay Latex Soft Mattress Topper , Contributors to Amazon.com, As of August 2016

The various sizes of the Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper earns an overall rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 in more than 280 reviews. Owners say it's very comfortable and has made their bed much more comfortable. Some say it has helped to relieve back or joint pain. A few say it's too soft.

3. Wayfair.com

Ultimate Dreams Soft Talalay Latex Mattress Topper, Contributors to Wayfair.com, As of August 2016

The soft version of the Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress Topper in all sizes has fewer reviews here, just over dozen, but it earns an excellent 4.8-star rating. Elsewhere on the site, the medium and firm versions earn fewer ratings and 4-star or better ratings.