Pillow Reviews: Beyond Down Gel Fiber vs. eLuxury Supply Hotel White Goose Down

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Are you down with down? Allergies got you looking for a different option? The Beyond Down Gel Fiber pillow is a hypoallergenic down alternative with a wide gusset that could make any down lover happy. Those looking to go the more traditional route with a real down pillow may want to indulge in the eLuxury Supply Hotel White Goose Down pillow. Either way, I think you’ll be happy. Read on for my full comparison.

Key Similarities

  • 100% cotton covers
  • Traditional-shaped
  • Machine washable and dryer friendly

Left: Beyond Down (King), Right: eLuxury Supply (Queen)

Key Differences

Beyond Down Gel Fiber Pillow:

  • Cover: 300 thread count, 100% cotton cover
  • Filling: gel fiber that mimics goose down (100% polyester fiber)
  • Intended to give the feel of 600 fill power pure down
  • 4.5” gusset, with double needle corded edges
  • Designed for side sleepers but can be comfortable for all sleep positions
  • Comes in Standard, Queen, and King
  • Care: machine wash and dryer friendly

related: best pillow for side sleepers

Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow Review

Check out the full review of the Beyond Down Gel Fiber pillow, here.

eLuxury Supply:

  • 230 Thread Count, 100% Cambric Cotton
  • 600 Fill Power White Goose Down (80% down/ 20% feathers)
  • Shell made in China, filled and finished in the USA
  • 30-Day Return Policy
  • Comes in Standard, Jumbo, Queen and King
  • Care: machine wash and dryer friendly


Read the complete review of the eLuxury Supply Hotel White Goose Down pillow, here.

You Might Choose

Beyond Down If….

  • You are a side sleeper. Based on my experience I think both pillows can work for back and stomach sleepers but the 4.5” gusset on the Beyond Down pillow gives it that extra loft and boost that could make it work for side sleepers. It may not be enough support for everyone but side sleepers will find it more comfortable than the eLuxury Supply Hotel White Goose Down pillow.
  • You are on a budget. This pillow is on the more affordable side, under $50 for most sizes from most retailers. The eLuxury Supply goose down pillow is almost double the price.
  • You are allergic to down. The Beyond Down pillow is made of polyester fibers and is hypoallergenic. It gives you a similar feel to down but a better fit for those with allergies.

eLuxury Supply If …

  • You like luxurious bedding. There is a good ratio of down to feather in this pillow, making it high quality and helping to give it an overall luxurious feel.
  • You are a back sleeper who loves down. The pillow is designed for back and side sleepers, but in my experience, the level of filling and support makes it a better fit for stomach and back sleepers.
  • You want to treat yourself. This is more likely a master bedroom pillow than a guest room pillow. It is made to feel like a really nice hotel pillow and is priced accordingly. If you have the means to splurge this could be a great pillow to treat yourself to.


From my experience, both pillows feel great – deciding between the two really comes down to whether you want a pillow with real down or are satisfied with a down alternative version.

From my experience, stomach and back sleepers will be happy with either pillow, as you sink in and have that cozy feel of soft down and feathers in either pillow. Side sleepers may want to give the Beyond Down a try as its big 4.5” gusset does provide some height that might do a better job of supporting the head and neck (although it is still not a firm pillow).

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Katie Golde

Katie manages the day to day operations of the Mattress Clarity news site and reviews sleep products in addition to writing and editing sleep news.She hails from Austin, where she lives with her growing family. She is a Certified Sleep Science Coach and has a master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and has a background in health and science content. Her work can be found in print and online publications like Discover Magazine, USA Today and The Huffington Post.