Allswell Vs. Saatva – Which Should You Choose?

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Allswell and Saatva are two bed-in-a-box options with very different qualities as well as a few similarities. The two come at different price points and have different constructions. We’ll look at them side-by-side in this mattress comparison to help you determine which is the better fit for you. Note that this post looks at the all-foam option from Allswell.

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  • Fans of memory foam will prefer the Allswell
  • A good fit for those on a budget

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  • Should work for fans of traditional innerspring mattresses
  • Good for those who switch positions at night

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Key Similarities

  • Both contain some materials that are considered eco-friendly and both contain memory foam.
  • Both are good options for couples, and both offer free shipping.
  • Saatva has an option that is similar in firmness to Allswell.
  • The brands have options that are of similar thickness.

Key Differences

  • Saatva offers different firmness options.
  • Saatva contains coils, while Allswell is all-foam.
  • Allswell contains memory foam on top, while Saatva only has a small partial memory foam layer.
  • Allswell is 12″ thick; Saatva offers thicknesses of 14.5″ and 11.5″.
  • Saatva is a spring mattress and incorporates a unique coil-on-coil technology.
  • Saatva has a pillow-top, while Allswell has a quilted top.
  • Allswell is less expensive ($345 to $585 for Allswell, $599 to $1,499 for Saatva).
  • Saatva offers a 120-night trial, while Allswell offers a 100-night trial.

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Allswell Luxe Construction

  • Allswell has a woven fabric designed to help with cooling. It is also quilted with memory foam.
  • The first layer is 1.5″ of a slow-responding memory foam that provides a quicksand-like feel.
  • The next is a 1″ layer comprised of a firm, springy AirFoam material to prevent sleepers from getting stuck in the mattress.
  • A 3″ transition layer of SuperSoft foam comes before the base.
  • A 5.5″ layer of firm foam forms provides support from the bottom up.
  • Allswell uses CertiPUR-US certified foams, which means its materials are considered more eco-friendly than typical mattress materials.

Read our full Allswell Review HERE.

Saatva Construction

  • Saatva comes in three firmness levels: Plush Soft, Luxury Firm (a middle-firmness option), and Firm. The firmness of the foams used in each mattress’s construction determines the firmness of each mattress.
  • In each model, shoppers have a choice between an 11.5″ thickness and 14.5″ thickness.
  • Saatva has an organic cotton cover and a cushiony Euro-top.
  • Individually wrapped comfort coils and a layer of memory foam help the mattress adapt to the contours of your body, relieving pressure.
  • A base of tempered steel coils gives the mattress support and durability and prevents sagging.
  • The edges of the mattress are encased in supportive foam. This casing reinforces the structure and durability of the mattress.

Read our full Saatva Review HERE.

Construction Differences/Notes

  • Saatva comes in three firmness levels and two height options.
  • Saatva uses springs, which makes its models sturdier and helps with airflow and temperature control.
  • Saatva has an edge support system that allows sleepers to maximize the surface area of the bed.
  • Both incorporate memory foam somewhere in the construction.
  • Both use some materials deemed to be environmentally friendly.
  • Allswell has more of a traditional memory foam feel where sleepers slowly sink into the mattress.
  • Allswell is all-foam, while Saatva has two sets of steel coils.

Firmness Differences/Notes

The all-foam Allswell Luxe and Saatva Luxury Firm are comparable in firmness. Saatva has a bit more spring, while Allswell is a little slower moving. Learn more about the firmness and feel of each mattress in the videos below.

Motion Transfer Differences

Both are pretty equal in terms of motion isolation, but Allswell has a little bit of an edge because it is all-foam and has more of that slow-moving, memory foam feel. Check out the motion transfer for each mattress in the videos below.

Pick Allswell If …

  • You like memory foam- Allswell has more of a traditional memory foam feel, much more so than Saatva. It may be a good choice if you prefer a classic memory foam feel.
  • You are on a budget- Allswell is less expensive, which gives you the opportunity to save some money if you really can’t decide between the two mattresses.

Pick Saatva If …

  • You like traditional spring mattresses- Saatva has a coil-on-coil design and is very much a spring mattress. If you have had success with traditional spring mattresses before, then you will probably feel right at home with the Saatva.
  • You switch positions at night- Saatva’s coil construction and pillow-top make it more supportive and more comfortable for sleepers who change positions. It’s a great mattress for people who like to sleep in multiple positions throughout the night.

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Saatva and Allswell are two very different options, but they overlap in firmness. Hopefully this comparison has helped you understand which is a better option for you. Please leave any specific questions about either brand in the comments.

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Joe Auer is the editor of Mattress Clarity. He mainly focuses on mattress reviews and oversees the content across the site.

He likes things simple and take a straightforward, objective approach to his reviews. Joe has personally tested nearly 250 mattresses and always recommends people do their research before buying a new bed. He has been testing mattresses for over 5 years now, so he knows a thing or two when it comes to mattress selection. He has been cited as an authority in the industry by a number of large publications.

Joe has an undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Columbia University.

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