DreamCloud and Avocado are both luxury coil-foam hybrid mattresses sold online. This post will compare them so you can determine which is a better option for you.
- Both offer pillow-tops.
- Both use individually pocketed coils.
- Both are relatively firm.
- Both offer thicker options.
- Both are durable.
- They’re similarly priced ($959 to $2,199 for Avocado, about $1,000 to $1,700 for DreamCloud).
- Both offer free shipping.
- Avocado offers a wider range of firmness options (11″ or 13″ for Avocado, while DreamCloud only comes in one 14″ option).
- Avocado’s pillow-top is optional.
- Avocado differentiates itself with natural materials.
- DreamCloud offers a 365-night trial compared to Avocado’s 100-night trial.
- DreamCloud’s pillow-top is a bit more luxurious.
- DreamCloud uses memory foam.
- DreamCloud has a uniquely complex structure.
- The mattress gets a luxurious Eurotop feel from its True Tufted™ Cashmere Top, which features hand-sewn tufts.
- The top three layers are memory foam. First is a 0.39″ layer (1 cm) of gel-infused memory foam. This is followed by 1.77″ (4.5 cm) of quilted memory foam, split into a 2-cm and 2.5-cm sheet.
- A thin 0.39″ (1 cm) layer of natural latex gives the mattress some bounce.
- Another two layers of memory foam follow. First is a 1.97″ (5 cm) layer of “Dreamplush” supporting memory foam. Then comes a 0.59″ layer (1.5 cm) of super dense, super soft memory foam.
- The support layer is a 7.87″ (20 cm) thick section of individually pocketed “BestRest” coils. These coils come in two levels of resistance and are strategically placed in five comfort zones to ensure your body is appropriately supported.
- The base layer is 1.6″ (5 cm) of high-density, super soft memory foam base.
- Avocado has a button-tufted cover made with 100 percent organic cotton. It is breathable and soft to the touch.
- The comfort layer on top is made of natural dunlop latex. In the original 11″ version, this is three inches thick, but the pillow-top 13″ version of Avocado adds two inches. This is a very durable material that provides good pressure relief and great bounce.
- The support layer includes a system of individually wrapped coils that are zoned to give you extra support where you need it most. This advanced, durable coil system is great for heavier sleepers.
- Avocado has a simpler construction.
- Both are breathable and sleep cool.
- Both offer pillow-tops.
- Both have thick layers of individually pocketed coils.
- Avocado will have more bounce to it.
- In both mattresses, coils are strategically placed to ensure optimal support.
- DreamCloud has more layers.
- DreamCloud has memory foam, while Avocado is more latex-centric.
These are both pretty firm mattresses, but DreamCloud’s hand-tufted pillow-top gives it a unique surface feel.
Motion Transfer Differences
The videos below demonstrate how well the mattresses isolate motion. Avocado isolates motion a bit better than DreamCloud, but both do a respectable job.
Pick DreamCloud If …
- You want a firmer mattress. Both DreamCloud and Avocado are firm, but DreamCloud is a touch firmer. This could make it more appropriate for back and/or stomach sleepers.
- You want a more traditional mattress feel. DreamCloud’s hand-tufted pillow-top and memory foam with coils give it a more traditional spring mattress feel.
Pick Avocado If …
- You want more natural materials. Avocado uses natural materials such as natural latex.
- You want a bouncier mattress. Avocado’s latex top layer gives it a lot of bounce.
- You want options. Avocado lets you choose between its firmer 11″ version and a softer version with the added pillow-top.
These are fairly similar options, but their contrasts do make a difference. I hope you found this comparison helpful. Please leave any specific questions in the comments.
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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