DreamCloud Premier vs. Casper – Which Should You Choose?

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Casper and DreamCloud Premier are both mattresses that are sold online. Other than that similarity, the two mattresses are pretty different – this post will compare the two mattresses so people can decide which is a better fit for them.

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  • A good fit for back sleeping and stomach sleeping
  • A more luxury mattress option

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Key Similarities

  • Both mattresses are a little firmer than average and have good support.
  • Both the DreamCloud Premier and Casper incorporate memory foam somewhere in the construction.
  • Both companies offer free shipping, generous sleep trials, and great customer service.

Key Differences

  • Casper has four layers, while DreamCloud Premier has eight.
  • Casper is an all-foam mattress, while DreamCloud incorporates coils in the support layer.
  • DreamCloud Premier is thicker at 15″ versus Casper at 10″.
  • DreamCloud is more expensive ($550 to $1,150 for Casper; about $1,000 to $1,700 for DreamCloud).
  • DreamCloud Premier offers a longer trial period of 365 days, compared to Casper’s 100 days.
  • DreamCloud Premier will be firmer than Casper for most sleepers.

DreamCloud Premier Construction

  • DreamCloud Premier has more layers than most mattresses, and many of those layers are of relatively narrow thickness.
  • DreamCloud Premier is topped by a True Tufted™ Cashmere Top, which features hand-sewn tufts that give it a Eurotop feel.
  • The top layer is 0.39″ (1 cm) of gel-infused memory foam, which adds softness, pressure relief, and body contouring.
  • Below that is 1.77″ (4.5 cm) of quilted memory foam, which is actually split into two layers of 2 cm and 2.5 cm, respectively.
  • A 0.39″ (1 cm) layer of natural latex contributes to the springiness and bounce of DreamCloud Premier.
  • Next is 1.97″ (5 cm) of “Dreamplush” supporting memory foam that gives additional body contouring.
  • A 0.59″ layer (1.5 cm) of super dense, super soft memory foam comes before the thick layer of pocketed coils.
  • The thickest layer is a 7.87″ (20 cm) layer of individually pocketed “BestRest” coils. The coils come in two levels of resistance and are placed in different ways across five comfort zones to ensure the right kind of support for the right part of your body.
  • The base layer is 1.6″ (5 cm) of high-density, super soft memory foam base that the steel coils can rest on.

Read our full DreamCloud Premier mattress review to learn more.

Casper Construction

  • Casper consists of four layers made up of different types of foam.
  • The cover uses a lightweight premium fabric that makes for a stretchy, breathable cover that doesn’t affect the overall feel of the mattress significantly.
  • On top is a 1.5″ layer of bouncy, latex-like specialty polyfoam with small holes for breathability, and Casper describes the material as “open-cell.”
  • The next layer is 1.5″ of 3.5 lb density memory foam, which helps the mattress conform well to the curves of the body and provides pressure relief.
  • The third layer is a 1.5″ polyfoam transition layer that is meant to ensure even weight distribution.
  • The base layer is 5″ of polyfoam with a 1.8 lb density, the same used in many other bed-in-a-box mattresses.

Read our full Casper Review HERE.

Construction Differences/Notes

  • DreamCloud Premier has more layers and a more complex construction.
  • DreamCloud Premier uses coils in its support layer, while Casper is an all-foam mattress.
  • Both mattresses are springy and bouncy.
  • DreamCloud Premier is thicker and generally more supportive than the Casper.
  • DreamCloud can probably support heavier people a little better.

Firmness/Feel Differences

While both mattresses are springy, DreamCloud Premier returns to shape a little faster than Casper.

Motion Transfer Differences

Both mattresses isolate motion well and should be good options for couples who don’t want to be disturbed by their partner’s movements.

The DreamCloud Premier Should Work For 

  • Those who sleep on their stomach or back. DreamCloud Premier is just a little firmer than Casper, making it a more appropriate pick for stomach sleepers and back sleepers.
  • People who are looking for luxury. DreamCloud’s cashmere cover with hand-sewn tufts gives it a luxurious feel.  Overall it definitely has the feel of a luxury mattress.

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The Casper Should Work For 

  • Those who want a softer mattress. Casper is a little softer and will conform better to the contours of the body.
  • People who are on a budget- Casper is less expensive than DreamCloud Premier so, if someone just can’t decide, they can at least save some money with the Casper.

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Overall

At the end of the day, these two mattresses are quite different, so the decision should be pretty straightforward.  Consumers should take a look through this article multiple times, assess their own needs and preferences, and then make a more informed decision.

To see how these mattresses stack up to other brands, check out our mattress comparisons page for more comparisons like DreamCloud Premier vs Bear and Casper vs Purple. Leave any specific questions in the comments.

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Marten Carlson

Marten is Senior Editor at Mattress Clarity. He covers the mattress industry as well as sleep science news. He is specifically interested in the connection between sleep and overall health. Marten has written for media publications like Consequence of Sound and received a master’s degree in Film Studies from Emory University. He comes from Franklin, Indiana, and spends all the time he can writing, directing, and acting in films. He has directed genre short films and features. His newest film, Starlets, recently premiered at the River Town Film Festival in Clinton, NJ. He also stars in the upcoming thriller, Sour Bear. His next film, At The Hop, is a hot rod actioner with a horror twist.