Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Review
For the last several decades, Tempur-Pedic has been a household name in the mattress industry. Famous for their line of cushy and conforming memory foam mattresses, Tempur-Pedic now produces a wide range of mattresses for all comfort preferences. This article will look specifically at the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt mattress.
The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress is a newer product from Tempur-Pedic. It features advanced adaptability technology for personalized support. A unique cooling and antimicrobial cover protects the mattress, and helps reduce the buildup of common allergens. Like all products from this company, the TEMPUR-Adapt mattress utilizes the proprietary TEMPUR foam material that was originally developed by NASA for use in space shuttles.
There are two versions of this mattress: the original TEMPUR-Adapt, and the Hybrid TEMPUR-Adapt. The hybrid features metal coils and layers of foam, while the flagship version is an all-foam construction. This review will focus on the all-foam, original TEMPUR-Adapt.
This article will cover everything you need to know about the TEMPUR-Adapt, from its design and construction to the results of our performance testing.
|Firmness||Medium (5)||Soft (3), Medium (5), Firm (7)||Soft (3), Firm (7)|
TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Review: Our Verdict
The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress is a high-quality all-foam bed. Its main selling point is its use of Tempur-Pedic foam, a proprietary memory foam modified from a material originally developed by NASA. It offers very good conforming, excellent motion isolation, and a comfortable sleeping experience for those who prefer medium firmness. It’s also one of the more affordable models from Tempur-Pedic, offering an approachable entry point into the world of this premium mattress brand.
With that said, the TEMPUR-Adapt is not without its drawbacks. For one, we found that this bed traps body heat, resulting in an uncomfortably warm sleep experience for some people. It also has poor edge support, which may be an issue for those with limited mobility. And although it’s cheap for a Tempur-Pedic, it’s still well above the average price-point for an all-foam mattress.
Choose The Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt if…
- You sleep with a partner, child or pet and are easily disturbed by their motion
- You want a highly conforming foam mattress
- You want the luxurious feel of a Tempur-Pedic at a more approachable price point
- You want a mattress with good pressure relief
Keep Shopping if…
- You’re on a tight budget
- You tend to sleep hot
- You want a mattress with good edge support
- You weigh more than 230 pounds and sleep on your back or stomach
How Much Is the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress?
The TEMPUR-Adapt is one of the more affordable models from Tempur-Pedic. With that said, the TEMPUR-Adapt is on the pricier side compared to the average all-foam mattress from other manufacturers.
Tempur-Pedic mattresses are known for their quality and comfort. While they are on the pricier side, they still offer good value for those looking for a premium mattress. If you’re looking to get a Tempur-Pedic without spending too much, this model is among their most affordable options.
|Twin||39" x 75"||48 lbs.||$1699|
|Twin XL||39"x 80"||52 lbs.||$1699|
|Full||54" x 75"||67 lbs.||$2049|
|Queen||60" x 80"||72 lbs.||$2199|
|King||76" x 80"||99 lbs.||$2899|
|California King||72" x 84"||99 lbs.||$2899|
|Split King||38" x 80" (2pc.)||49.5 lbs. (ea.)||$3398|
|Twin||39" x 75"||61 lbs. (foam)||$2499|
|Twin XL||39"x 80"||65 lbs. (foam)||$2499|
|Full||54" x 75"||81 lbs. (foam)||$2849|
|Queen||60" x 80"||92 lbs. (foam)||$2999|
|King||76" x 80"||121 lbs. (foam)||$3699|
|California King||72" x 84"||121 lbs. (foam)||$3699|
|Split King||38" x 80" (2pc.)||60.5 lbs. ea. (foam)||$4998|
|Split California King||-||-||$4998|
|Split California King||-||-||$6,598|
How Does the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Feel?
The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress is a comfortable mattress, with excellent conforming and pressure relief. It’s a medium-firm bed (5 out of 10), allowing it to nicely hug the body’s curves.
The bed utilizes Tempur-Pedic’s unique foam material. It’s a type of memory foam, which quickly adapts to the shape of your body, providing customized support and comfort. Sleepers will definitely notice that it feels like you are sinking into this foam material. Some people feel like this is a mattress you sleep in, rather than on. This effect is particularly noticeable for people over 230 pounds, who may find that they sink into this relatively soft foam a bit too much for comfort.
When you lay down on the TEMPUR-Adapt mattress, you can immediately feel it beginning to conform to the shape of your body. This is ideal for people who enjoy the body-hugging feel of memory foam. However, it also contributes to this model’s tendency to trap body heat, at times leading to an uncomfortably hot sleeping surface.
Overall, this is a comfortable memory foam mattress for those who appreciate a closely conforming feel. Its moderate firmness level makes it a good choice for most side sleepers, many back sleepers, and some stomach sleepers. It’s a fairly versatile mattress, as it can appeal to a wide range of sleepers. With that said, it’s certainly not without some downsides.
What Is the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Made Of?
The Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt is an all-foam mattress. It has several distinct layers that make up its construction and is 11 inches thick in total. Keep in mind that this section refers only to the all-foam version of this bed, and not the hybrid model.
The support core is a thick layer of relatively firm polyfoam. This provides the deep compression support needed for proper spinal alignment and gives the mattress its overall shape. This polyfoam support layer is much firmer than the memory foam layers, which helps prevent the sleeper’s body from sinking in too deep.
A three-part comfort layer consists of two memory foam layers and a knit cover. Original TEMPUR memory foam is used for advanced adaptability, giving this bed the signature responsiveness of Tempur-Pedic mattresses. A softer TEMPUR-ES memory foam layer provides the initial cushy comfort, and works in tandem with the other materials to produce a well-balanced overall feel.
Finally, an advanced knit cover encases this mattress. The cover is infused with an antimicrobial treatment, which helps to reduce the buildup of common allergens. It also utilizes cooling technology to help keep the bed at a comfortable temperature.
Knit cover with antimicrobial treatment
TEMPUR-ES memory foam
TEMPUR Original memory foam
Dense polyfoam support core
What Type of Sleeper Is the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Best for?
The position you sleep in will have a significant impact on which type of mattress is best for you. A bed that feels perfect for a side sleeper may be entirely too soft for a stomach sleeper. We tested and evaluated the TEMPUR-Adapt in all the different sleep positions, and here is what we found:
The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress excels for side sleepers. The moderate firmness and highly conforming memory foam is ideal for those who sleep on their sides. The TEMPUR-Adapt’s foam allows the shoulders and hips to sink in, reducing the pressure that side sleepers often feel in these areas. The underlying support foam keeps the body from sinking in too deeply, maintaining a great balance of comfort, conforming and deep support. Our testers found that this mattress was most comfortable when in a side-sleeping position.
Combination sleepers, meaning those who sleep in a variety of positions, may do well on the TEMPUR-Adapt. The bed’s moderate firmness level makes it relatively versatile for several different sleep preferences. It performs best in a side-sleeping position, but many back and stomach sleepers may also find it to be comfortable.
The TEMPUR-Adapt rated below-average for back sleepers. Many back sleepers find that this model is too soft, causing them to sink in too much, or wake up with lower back pain. Lighter back sleepers may still be comfortable on the TEMPUR-Adapt, but anyone who weighs more than 130 pounds will likely find it too soft.
How Does Body Weight Impact the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress's Performance?
The weight of each sleeper will also affect the performance of a mattress. Heavier people will sink in more, and typically prefer firmer beds. Lighter people may find that medium and firm mattresses feel too firm, and do not provide enough contouring. For the TEMPUR-Adapt, here is what our testers found:
For sleepers under 130 pounds, the TEMPUR-Adapt performed well. This model’s superior conforming, combined with a relatively soft feel, is well suited to sleepers of this weight class. The TEMPUR-Adapt scored very well for side sleepers in this category, well for back sleepers, and fair for stomach sleepers.
For sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds, the TEMPUR-Adapt performed fairly well. Side sleepers rated it very well, as they found that the mattress provided the right mix of contouring, while still providing the deep support needed. Back and stomach sleepers of this category rated this model below-average, however. Many test subjects found that the TEMPUR-Adapt felt too soft, and allowed the body to sink in too much for proper support.
For sleepers over 230 pounds, the TEMPUR-Adapt performed poorly. Most sleepers in this category found that they sank into the soft memory foam too much, leading to back pain and improper support. While some side sleepers in this category still found the TEMPUR-Adapt to be comfortable, back and stomach sleepers rated this model poorly.
Is the Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt Mattress Good for Couples?
The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress may or may not be a good choice for couples, depending on a number of factors. The biggest consideration here is that the TEMPUR-Adapt performs best for side sleepers who weigh less than 230 pounds. If either partner weighs more than 230 pounds, or prefers to sleep on their stomach or back, this may not be the best choice.
The TEMPUR-Adapt performs very well in one category that’s important for couples: motion isolation. Our testers noted that movement on one side of the bed was almost unnoticeable on the opposite side. This is a huge perk if you or your partner are easily disturbed by movement.
With that said, this model also scores below-average for some other important factors for couples. It has weaker edge support, making it more difficult to utilize the entire sleep surface. The all-foam construction means the bed tends to sleep hot, particularly when shared by two sleepers on a warm night.
Overall, the TEMPUR-Adapt will be well suited to some couples – but for many, there are better options available.
Tempur-Pedic's Trial, Warranty, and Shipping Policies
The Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt mattress is available for purchase online, directly from the manufacturer. It’s also available on Amazon, and at physical Tempur-Pedic stores around the United States.
Tempur-Pedic offers free White Glove delivery to mainland US addresses, with free set-up and free removal of your old mattress. Mattresses are typically delivered within around 1-2 weeks after your order is placed, for orders within the 48 contiguous states.
Orders to Alaska and Hawaii, and to select remote locations, cost extra for delivery. They will also take longer to be delivered.
Tempur-Pedic products are also available in Canada, and many other countries. Orders to countries outside of the United States must be placed through the specific Tempur-Pedic website for that country.
- Additional Services
White Glove delivery with old mattress removal is available free of charge, for orders in the contiguous United States.
- Sleep Trial
The TEMPUR-Adapt comes with a 90-day sleep trial. This means that you can return the mattress for a full refund within the first 90 days. However, Tempur-Pedic requires customers to keep the mattress for at least 30 days before returning, to give you enough time to fully evaluate it.
Do note that there is a return shipping fee, which will be deducted from the refund you receive.
Tempur-Pedic offers a 10-year warranty, which covers defects in materials and manufacturing. If your mattress is damaged due to a manufacturer defect, Tempur-Pedic will repair or replace it. The customer is responsible for return shipping costs associated with warranty claims.