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Review: Does the TempurPedic LuxeAdapt mattress stand the test of time?

Does a Tempur-Pedic LuxeAdapt hold up to everyday use? Find out here.

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Getting a new mattress is a once-in-a-decade thrill, marking a new era for your sleep quality, health, and perhaps even overall health and life expectancy. It’s comfy, soft, and brand-new. But what happens after the box is gone, the sheets are on, and a few months of Z’s have gone by? The Tempur-Pedic LuxeAdapt mattress promises the ultimate pressure relief for sleepers who crave a soft yet supportive experience. However, as we all know, soft mattresses do not often age well. Does the LuxeAdapt stand up to nightly use, and does it truly offer a soft feel while prioritizing back health? Pour yourself a mug of sleepytime tea and read on to see.

TempurPedic LuxeAdapt mattress
TempurPedic

The Tempur-Pedic LuxeAdapt

In the fluffy, bouncy world of mattresses, everyone is Goldilocks (yes, even you) and their preferences matter- a lot. If you spotted our review of the similarly luxurious TempurPedic ProBreeze but thought it sounded a bit too firm and not quite suited to a not-especially-hot sleeper, the LuxeAdapt may be more your style. The top tier of the TempurPedic ProAdapt line, the LuxeAdapt offers maximum pressure relief and is 30% more body-conforming compared with the original Tempur and ProAdapt models. Think of it like Mama Bear’s bed, but completely updated with top-of-the-line technology designed to keep softness lovers comfy for years.

TempurPedic LuxeAdapt
TempurPedic

The details

TempurPedic is famous for making layered mattresses designed to pinpoint specific sleeping needs and wants. The LuxeAdapt is aimed at pleasing those who want a soft experience, whether it’s because they suffer from back pain and leg aches, sleep on their side most of the time, or just prefer a more yielding, cloud-like feel. The Smartclimate dual cover system works to keep sleeping temperatures balanced because even folks who don’t consider themselves hot sleepers hate to wake up sweaty.

Tempur Comfort layers deliver that signature soft yet structured cushioning, supported by the special APR+ layer. True to its name, the LuxeAdapt is designed to adapt to changing body positions all throughout the night and almost eliminate motion transfer. Its adaptive, open-cell structure and cooling, removable (and washable) cover also helps regulate sleeping temps while conforming to the body. These practical touches help ensure the longevity of the plush LuxeAdapt.

TempurPedic LuxeAdapt
TempurPedic

The delivery

Anyone who has wrestled a mattress upstairs or out of a rectangular box knows what a dusty and tiring job it is. Not only is it difficult, but not every consumer is able to perform feats of strength. Well, forget all of that and tell your friends they’re off the hook because Tempur-Pedic mattresses come with high-end white-glove delivery, meaning the delivery personnel will not only remove all packaging but will help situate your new mattress just where you want it. This, along with the 90-day risk-free trial and ten-year guaranteed warranty, is part of what makes the TempurPedic experience a cut above competitors.

TempurPedic LuxeAdapt mattress
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How does it measure up?

Over the course of many months of regular use by two people, we can say definitively that the LuxeAdapt holds up extremely well. The mattress delivers a luxurious “sinking into bed” sensation that Mama Bear bed fans will love, and it definitely feels like a reward at the end of a long day. Amazingly, even in light of this cushioning, there is no “mushy” feeling of slipping off of the edges of the bed. It’s as comfortable to sit on the side as it is to sink into the center. Delivery made unboxing a snap, and there was no off-gassing or industrial smell when it first arrived. It is, unfortunately, very heavy. Motion transfer, always an issue for those sharing a bed, is almost eliminated, and the temperature balances are great on hot summer nights.

TempurPedic LuxeAdapt
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Pros and cons

Pros

  • Soft mattress also offers support
  • Great for those with aches and pains and side sleepers
  • Excellent customer service: white-glove delivery, free trial and 10-year warranty
  • Breathable layers and washable cover improve sleep and protect mattress lifespan
  • Conforms to the body without sinking or rolling
  • Various sizes available, from standard to split mattresses for individual customization

Cons

  • Cost: LuxeAdapt is currently priced at about $4,600 for a King, $3,900 for a Queen
  • Weight: layers make the mattress dense and extremely heavy and hard to move, no handles on the sides
  • 13″ profile may push the capacity of some sheet sets
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The verdict

The TempurPedic LuxeAdapt is, without a doubt, a well-designed and high-end mattress. It especially suits couples, side sleepers, and those who want a more enveloping and soft mattress texture. TempurPedic offers them in various sizes and split models, to offer even more specific customized comfort. It is, of course, on the high end of the mattress pricing spectrum, and while you’ll get a lot of bang for your buck, plus delivery, unboxing, and an impressive warranty, the cost may be an issue. The LuxeAdapt delivers the indulgently plush feeling of a soft mattress without sacrificing spine and back health. This soft, sinking-in feeling withstands the test of time, eliminating worries about the “waterfall” effect felt by sitting on the edge, motion transfer, or changes to appearance over time. If you’re looking to invest serious money in your sleep, (and doctors tend to agree that you should), the TempurPedic LuxeAdapt will feel just right.

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Claudia Savin
Former Digital Trends Contributor
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