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Best mattress sales: Presidents' Day deals selected by a sleep editor

These are the best mattress sales, picked by an expert

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When you take advantage of mattress sales, you can bag yourself a brand new bed for a bargain price. Although the big day isn't until next week, Presidents' Day mattress deals are already dropping. If you know where to look, you'll find some seriously deep discounts. Some are even better than Black Friday. 

You could buy a mattress almost anywhere, including any one of the major home retailers. To get the most for your money, I recommend shopping at a specialist sleep store. As you scour the sites of Casper, Saatva, Tempur, and more, you could save hundreds of dollars on their best-selling beds. With so much on sale for so little, it can be hard to tell the difference between a good deal and a low price on a poor product.

As H&G's resident sleep writer, I know what makes the best mattress: a soft, yet supportive surface, with excellent edge support and motion isolation to make bed sharing a breeze. To save you time and money, I've rounded up a few of my favorite mattresses at the fairest prices you'll find online. As a shopping writer, I appreciate a bargain, but I'd never sacrifice quality for cost.

I've found memory foam, hybrid, and innerspring models to suit every style of room and size of budget. Whatever you're looking for in a mattress, you'll find it for less in the Presidents' Day sales. 

The quick links

If you just want to get shopping already, here are the quick links to all the best places to buy a mattress this Presidents' Day.

Best mattress deals

If you're looking to save a little money on the best mattress, you've come to the right place. Each of these beds is tried and tested by one of H&G's sleep experts. If you want to learn more about what each mattress has to offer, you can find more detail in our mattress reviews. We break it down by category further down the page, but here are the headline deals. 

Saatva Classic Mattress |  Was $1,995, now $1,695 at Saatva
Our reigning pick for best mattress, the Saatva Classic brings the hotel experience straight to your home. There are three different firmness options and two heights for a customized fit, and you'll save $300
Luxury for less

Saatva Classic Mattress |  Was $1,995, now $1,695 at Saatva
Our reigning pick for best mattress, the Saatva Classic brings the hotel experience straight to your home. There are three different firmness options and two heights for a customized fit, and you'll save $300 off all orders of more than $1500.

You can find more detail in our Saatva Classic Mattress review.

Nectar Memory Foam Mattress | was $1049, now $659 at Nectar

Nectar Memory Foam Mattress | was $1049, now $659 at Nectar
We think this is the best mattress for back pain. To be clear, it's completely anecdotal, and you should always discuss back pain with a doctor, but our tester Casey thought that this really helped her back pain and fibromyalgia. This mattress offers medium-firm support to maintain the natural alignment of your spine and absorb pressure from your joints. 

You can find more detail in our Nectar Memory Foam Mattress review.

DreamCloud Luxury Hybrid Mattress| was $1,322, now $665 at DreamCloud

DreamCloud Luxury Hybrid Mattress| was $1,322, now $665 at DreamCloud
A quality hybrid mattress for less than $1,000 is hard to find. You can snag the DreamCloud Luxury Hybrid for less than $700 in the Presidents' Day sales, and pick up a cooling pillow, sheet set, and mattress protector while you're at it.

You can find more detail in our DreamCloud Luxury Hybrid Mattress review,

Casper Wave Hybrid Snow Mattress | Was $3,595.00, now $2,516.50 at Casper
Best cooling

Casper Wave Hybrid Snow Mattress | Was $3,595.00, now $2,516.50 at Casper
You could save more than $1,000 on the best cooling mattress for hot sleepers. The foam in this mattress is perforated with thousands of tiny holes to boost breathability. Our expert tester, Jaclyn, slept on this mattress during a Georgia heatwave, and never once woke up in a hot sweat. 

You can find more detail in our Casper Wave Hybrid Snow Mattress review.

Best bed in a box deals

The best box mattresses are already affordable. When you shop the Presidents' Day sales, you can save even more money to spend on sheets, shams, and blankets: everything you need to upgrade your bed. 

Emma Memory Foam MattressWas $1,159

Emma Memory Foam Mattress |Was $1,159, now $579 at Emma
Our best box mattress is the Emma. It's one of the best quality memory foam mattresses that comes conveniently delivered in a box to your door. Right now, you can bag it half-price and get a few premium pillows thrown in for good measure.

You can find more detail in our Emma mattress review.

Leesa Original Mattress| Was $1299, now $909 at Leesa

Leesa Original Mattress| Was $1299, now $909 at Leesa
This deal keeps dropping: it just dipped below $950. For your money, you'll get a thick layer of durable foam that contours to the curves of your body, as well as a top layer of memory foam for plush comfort. Side sleepers will adore this bed, but we found that it doesn't work for everyone. 

You can find more detail in our Leesa Original Mattress review.

Helix Midnight | Was $1,332, now $999 at Helix

Helix Midnight | Was $1,332, now $999 at Helix
If you share a bed with your partner, but not a sleep style, then you need to find a mattress that meets each of your sleep needs. The Helix Midnight Mattress offers medium support to suit front, back, and side sleepers alike. 

You can find more detail in our Helix Midnight review.

Nectar Premier Hybrid Mattress | Was $1,499, now $949 at Nectar

Nectar Premier Hybrid Mattress | Was $1,499, now $949 at Nectar
This hybrid mattress combines the plush feel of memory foam with the airflow of an innerspring. It's soft, yet supportive, and ideally suited for back and side sleepers. The edge support and motion isolation leave a little to be desired, but it's a good deal for less than $1,000. 

You can find more detail in our Nectar Premier Hybrid Mattress review.

Best memory foam mattress deals

Memory foam mattresses are the most popular mattress type on the market right now, and with good reason: the right foam should offer a careful balance of comfort and support. Just bear in mind that all that foam can trap heat: I wouldn't recommend a memory foam mattress to a hot sleeper, or anyone living in a consistently hot climate.

Siena Mattress | was $699, now $399 at Siena

Siena Mattress | was $699, now $399 at Siena
This is one of the cheapest memory foam mattresses I've ever seen. When you shop the Presidents' Day sales, you could pick up the Siena Mattress for less than $400. My advice: don't spend any less than this. Much lower, and you're getting a great price on a poor product.

You can find more detail in our Siena mattress review

Nolah Original 10" | Was $1,449, now $942 at Nolah
If you want the memory foam feel without the heat retention, consider the Nolah Original Mattress. Filled with foam and perforated with tens of thousands of tiny air pockets. This mattress offers plush comfort with enhanced breathability. You can get an extra $100 off when you use our code, HOMES100.
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Nolah Original 10" | Was $1,449, now $942 at Nolah
If you want the memory foam feel without the heat retention, consider the Nolah Original Mattress. Filled with foam and perforated with tens of thousands of tiny air pockets. This mattress offers plush comfort with enhanced breathability. You can get an extra $100 off when you use our code, HOMES100.

You can find more detail in our Nolah Original Mattress review.

m7 Smart Bed | Was $4,699, now $3,289.30 at Sleep Number

m7 Smart Bed | Was $4,699, now $3,289.30 at Sleep Number
This memory foam mattress incorporates top-of-the-range cooling technology to support hot sleepers. Like all the smart beds at Sleep Number, the m7 features adjustable firmness on either side to suit each sleeper.

Zinus Cooling Gel Mattress | Was $1,179.99, now $585.99 at Mattress Firm

Zinus Cooling Gel Mattress | Was $1,179.99, now $585.99 at Mattress Firm
Forget everything you think you know about memory foam. This Zinus Mattress is infused with a cooling gel which conducts heat and wicks moisture while you sleep. All that soft and spongy foam is great for pain and pressure relief and provides surprisingly good edge support.

You can find more detail in our Zinus Cooling Gel Mattress review.

Best organic mattress deals

If you're prepared to spend on a mattress, you should consider investing in the best organic mattress to stand the test of time. These mattresses are made from sustainable materials that are good for your body and kind to the planet. They're often incredibly luxurious, but they're so expensive that I advise buying them in the sales. 

Plushbeds Botanical Bliss Mattress | Was $2,949.00, now $1,699.00 at Plushbeds
Deep discount

Plushbeds Botanical Bliss Mattress | Was $2,949.00, now $1,699.00 at Plushbeds
Filled with GOLS-certified latex and wrapped in a cooling cotton shell, this organic mattress boasts top-notch eco-credentials. It comes highly recommended by orthopedic specialists and chiropractors for its careful balance of comfort and support.

You can find more detail in our Plushbeds Botanical Bliss Mattress review.

Avocado Green Mattress | Was $1,999, now $1,799 at Avocado

Avocado Green Mattress | Was $1,999, now $1,799 at Avocado
Filled with organic latex, wrapped in organic cotton, and topped with a layer of organic wool, this mattress is suitable for eco-conscious shoppers and sensitive sleepers alike. I'd recommend it for back sleepers, in particular: all those individually wrapped support coils could do wonders for your lumbar region.

You can find more detail in our Avocado Green Mattress review.

Saatva Zenhaven Latex Mattress | Was $3,295, now $2,945 at Saatva

Saatva Zenhaven Latex Mattress | Was $3,295, now $2,945 at Saatva
Don't get me wrong: $2,945 is still a lot of money to spend at once. But, when you think about it, you're really getting two mattresses in one. The Saatva Zenhaven features a flippable, dual-sided design so that you can choose the firmness level that suits you, from medium-firm to luxury plush.

You can find more detail in our Saatva Zenhaven Natural Latex Mattress review.

Birch Luxe Natural Mattress | Was $3,248.80, now $2,436.60 at Birch Living

Birch Luxe Natural Mattress | Was $3,248.80, now $2,436.60 at Birch Living
This eco-conscious mattress is stylish and supportive. It features a quilted organic cotton Euro top for plush comfort. Inside the mattress, you'll find zoned lumbar support and responsive foam that molds to the curves and contours of your body. You get all of that for $800 less than the listing price when you shop the Presidents' Day sales.

You can find more detail in our Birch Luxe Natural Mattress review.

Best mattress topper and protector deals

You might not want, need, or feel able to afford a brand new bed, even in the Presidents' Day sales. Not to worry: you can transform the feel of your bed with one thick layer of foam. The best mattress topper could soften up your sleeping surface or reinforce support for a fraction of the price. The best mattress protector should elongate the life of your mattress, minimizing the effect of spills and stains.

Tempur-Adapt Topper | was $419, now $251.40 at Tempur-Pedic
Top-quality topper

Tempur-Adapt Topper | was $419, now $251.40 at Tempur-Pedic
Tempur doesn't tend to run discounts, so it's always worth snapping up a deal when you see one. This mattress topper features medium-firm support to suit every sleep style, adjusting to the weight, shape and temperature of your body for custom comfort.

You can find more detail in our Tempur-Adapt Topper Review.

Sijo Clima Tech TempTune Mattress Pad | Was $175, now $140 at Sijo

Sijo Clima Tech TempTune Mattress Pad | Was $175, now $140 at Sijo
This mattress pad acts as a barrier between your body and your bed. It's thermoregulating to suit hot and cool sleepers, warm and cool climes, and waterproof to minimize the effects of spills and stains.