PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Mattress Review

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I was excited to try the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss because it is the first mattress anywhere near this price range that I’ve tried that actually has 100% natural latex (most mattress companies imply they do, but didn’t come anywhere close).

I knew that if the mattress feel and comfort was any good, we’d have a winner (and I think we do).  However I have a few complaints as well.

The feel is unique and won’t be for everyone, but at the same time I think a lot of people will like it.  It will also be very durable as well, so it will be a great value if you plan on having the mattress for a long time.

NOTE: The 9″ model is no longer available (the one I tested).  There is a 10″ and 13″ option now.

You will love the PlushBeds Botanical Bliss if…

  • You want a natural/organic mattress – many mattress companies will tell you a mattress is organic/natural, but really they’re lying and mixing in synthetic materials.  And when I say many, I mean MOST.  But PlushBeds is the real deal, all natural.
  • You like a foam mattress with some spring – The Botanical Bliss is natural latex, which has more spring to it than memory foam.  If you like the comfort and support of memory foam, but don’t like the “stuck in the bed” feeling, then latex is a good option.
  • You want value – PlushBeds runs their own factory (in the USA) and ships your mattress directly to your door, so they’re better than anyone at cutting out middle men and delivering great value to the customer.
  • You want to sleep cool – Latex is a great material for a mattress to sleep cool, and this checked out with my experience with the Botanical Bliss.

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My PlushBeds Complaints

  • Price – though Botanical Bliss is delivery great value for a natural mattress, if you don’t value the natural part, the price is going to seem very steep.
  • If heavier, get a thicker model – I tried the 9″ Botanical Bliss, and I think being on the heavier side (~200 lbs) that I should have opted for a 10″ or 12″ model.
  • Weight – latex is HEAVY.  This is definitely the heaviest mattress I reviewed, so make sure that you consider this if you will be moving the mattress with any regularity.

Firmness and Feel

As you can see the latex makes for a nice spring to it.  This makes it easier to move around and get out of bed without feeling stuck in the mattress.

Motion Transfer

If you are sleeping with a partner, you will want to consider the motion transfer of the mattress so that you don’t disturb each other at night.  Latex generally performs quite well with this test, and the Botanical Bliss is no exception.  See the video below for my test results.


Again the key with the Botanical Bliss is that all latex is actually natural (the company imports it directly from Sri Lanka).  The 9″ model is made up of:

  • Organic cotton cover – The cotton was grown without any pesticides or herbicides, and knit (rather than woven), which is thought to make a cover more breathable.
  • 2 inches of natural Talalay latex – this layer provides the primary comfort and support for the mattress, making it very buoyant.
  • 7 inches of ARPICO organic natural latexARPICO latex is certified to have no fillers, dyes, carcinogenic adhesives, chemicals, or pesticides

Final Recommendation

I personally really value the idea of a truly natural mattress, so based on that alone I think that PlushBeds has done a great job with the mattress.  I had a good sleeping experience, though I wish that I had gotten a 10″ or 12″ model instead of the 9″.  Overall I think if you like the feel of latex and can afford/want to pay for an all-natural mattress, PlushBeds is a great option.

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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.

28 thoughts on “PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Mattress Review”

  1. Hi Joe, thanks so much for you advice.

    I am a 120lb female with chronic lower back pain. I prefer a harder bed and am a back sleeper.

    I have been debating between a couple of latex only beds and the Zen Haven has really stuck out to me, but I am worried it won’t be hard enough since its made with Talalay.

    Would you say there is a big difference in softness vs hardness between talalay and Donlop?

    Would you recommend the botanical bliss, Spindle, or the Zen Haven? Price is not an issue. I simply want a harder mattress.

    Thanks again!

  2. Hi,
    Any comments on the PlushBeds Luxury Bliss Hybrid Mattress? Deciding between that and the Avocado Hybrid. Just curious if anyone has any experience with that model. Your advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

  3. My botanical bliss was wonderful for three years. In the 4th year we started having compression issues where we both sleep. Now we wake up with a backache every morning. Plushbeds will not return my calls about this problem.

    • Anna this is completely untrue. I have 3 mattresses from PlushBeds. They have the most incredible customer service and 25 warranty. Botanical Bliss is the most comfortable mattresses I’ve ever slept on. Life changing for me! You are most likely a competitor leaving trolling comments. Where is the moderator?

    • I ordered one of their beds and after ordering it I wanted to make changes and the customer support is wayyyy beyond good!! They have helped me over and over and every time I email them they respond like right now!! I’m looking forward to receiving our bed. I will then comment again on how I actually like it. Scott

  4. I want to thank you for this seemingly honest review of the Plush Beds Botanical Bliss! I have been wanting to replace our current bed for years, however, my husband is more frugal than I am, lol! I have a very complicated set of back issues from 4 fusions in my cervical region and 2 in my lumbar area. I am interested in getting the Botantical Bliss in the split king with an Adjustable Base. I have very diligently been doing my research over this time frame and keep coming back to Plush Beds. Have you checked out any of the “latex” options sold through Costco by the the name of Sleep Science? Wondering if you can respond yet tonight as the current sale at Plush Beds will expire today. Also, what are your experiences with Adjustable Bases overall, if any?

    • Not sure about the Costco mattresses. Sorry I don’t have any experience with them. Watch out for their Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales if you are worried about getting the best price. Don’t have any experience with their adjustable bases but love adjustable bases in general.

  5. You should mention in your review the return policy. It is literally the worst around. The buyer is responsible for putting their mattress back into a box and taking it outside for the shipping company. You noted in your review how heavy this mattress is. And how expensive. So, if you happen to dislike it (as you can only ever tell from sleeping on it), good luck with this ridiculous return policy. If I had known this, I NEVER would have purchased this mattress. Please update your review to make it clear that the return process is a huge hassle so your other readers can make an informed decision.

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