If you’re in the market for a new mattress, chances are you’ve run across the names Leesa and Loom & Leaf more than once. Both companies have earned a solid reputation thanks to their well-built mattresses and customer-centric policies.
Like most online mattress companies, Leesa’s flagship mattress is an all-foam bed-in-a-box model. The company has since released two hybrid models, the Leesa Hybrid and the higher-end Leesa Legend. More recently, Leesa revealed the Studio by Leesa, an economical all-foam model. Leesa is a certified B corporation that places a value on its social impact, incorporating recycled materials into its products and donating mattresses to charity. Aside from mattresses, the company also sells sleep accessories and bed frames.
Loom & Leaf is an offshoot of Saatva, which started out making an innerspring mattress and went on to develop the Loom & Leaf memory foam mattress. Offered in two different firmness options, the luxury Loom & Leaf is constructed with an emphasis on cooling and support. Every mattress is delivered with complimentary White Glove service. Customers can also purchase a Loom & Leaf adjustable bed frame to accompany the mattress.
If you’re having trouble choosing between the two companies, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll compare the Loom & Leaf vs. Leesa mattresses, including specs, pricing, sleeper ratings, and other considerations, to help you decide if one of these mattresses could be right for you.
Price Range (Queen)
Price Range (Queen)
Medium (5), Medium Firm (6)
Medium Firm (6), Firm (7-8)
Sleep Trial & Warranty
100-night sleep trial
Sleep Trial & Warranty
180-night sleep trial
Today’s mattress sizes are standardized, with the majority of manufacturers offering twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, and California king options. Before deciding on a mattress, it’s a good idea to double-check whether it comes in your preferred size.
Likewise, many mattresses have more or less the same profile, approximately 10 inches, give or take, depending on the build of the mattress. For example, hybrid mattresses may be slightly taller to allow room for the innerspring support core. While the overall height of your setup will depend on your foundation as well, mattress height might be something to consider for those with limited space or those who have trouble getting in and out of bed.
Another practical detail to consider when buying a mattress is the weight. Heavy mattresses will pose more of a challenge to set up, and the added weight can be an inconvenience when rotating the mattress or moving houses. Once again, hybrid mattresses tend to weigh more because of the innerspring core.
|10"||Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King|
|11"||Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King|
|12"||Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King|
|10"||Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King|
|12"||Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King, Split California King|
Leesa offers the most options, with a strategic lineup that aims to appeal to a variety of comfort preferences. The company sells two all-foam mattresses, the Leesa and the Studio by Leesa. Both mattresses are relatively affordable and make a great choice for those who appreciate the qualities of memory foam, such as above-average pressure relief and motion isolation.
The Leesa Hybrid and the Leesa Legend offer the advantages of a hybrid construction, with more bounce and improved airflow compared to the all-foam models. The Leesa Hybrid comes at an entry-level price point, while the Legend would be considered more of a luxury mattress.
Loom & Leaf has just one mattress, but customers have two firmness levels to choose from. The mattress is a luxury memory foam mattress with an elegant high profile. Although it does weigh more than the average all-foam mattress, the Loom & Leaf comes with free White Glove delivery, so there is no need to worry about the initial installation.
The basic layout of a mattress consists of two distinct sections, the comfort layers and the support core. The comfort and durability of the mattress are further determined by the specific materials and composition of each section.
The comfort layers usually consist of one or more layers of memory foam, polyfoam, latex, micro-coils, cotton, or wool. These materials are designed to cushion the sleeper and provide a comfortable surface to lie on. It’s the job of the support core to form a sturdy base that encourages proper spinal alignment. The most common materials used in support cores are high-density polyfoam, firmer latex, or innerspring coils.
Mattresses are classified into several overarching types based on their design. Leesa and Loom & Leaf both make at least one all-foam mattress, characterized by the high-density polyfoam base. Leesa also makes two hybrid mattresses, consisting of a thick comfort layer section over a support core made of pocketed coils.
The type of mattress plays an important role in determining how it performs. However, as we will see below, differences in design and materials give each mattress its own unique feel.
Leesa’s flagship mattress is an all-foam model with a breathable polyester cover and a 3-layer design:
The top layer is made with a proprietary foam that is breathable and responsive. This is followed by a layer of memory foam for closer contouring, and finally a supportive layer of high-density polyfoam. The Leesa is engineered to provide the standout pressure relief and motion isolation that you would expect from an all-foam mattress, without the heat retention that usually accompanies this design. Its medium feel lends itself well to side sleepers and people under 130 pounds.
The Leesa Hybrid has a cotton-blend cover and a full comfort system over supportive pocketed coils:
The Leesa Hybrid boasts better temperature neutrality than the original Leesa. This is largely thanks to an aerated top layer and the pocketed coil support core, both of which allow room for airflow in order to let heat dissipate. Without sacrificing pressure relief, the coils also add bounce and offer vastly improved edge support over the flagship all-foam model. Sleepers over 230 pounds should find this bed does a solid job of providing support for the spine.
The Leesa Legend is a hybrid mattress that takes things up a notch with a sophisticated coil-on-coil design:
Like the other Leesa mattresses, the Legend’s first two layers combine a responsive and breathable polyfoam with a closer-conforming memory foam layer. Below this is a layer of zoned micro-coils that is designed to provide targeted support, as well as pressure relief for the hips and shoulders. A final transitional layer of polyfoam acts as a buffer between the comfort layers and the support core. The comfort system sits atop a bed of pocketed coils made with recycled steel.
Furthering its commitment to sustainability, Leesa has included a cover made with a blend of moisture-wicking Merino wool, organic cotton, polyester, recycled water bottles, rayon, and spandex for the Leesa Legend.
Studio by Leesa
Leesa recently released the Studio by Leesa, a memory foam mattress at a budget-friendly price:
The Studio by Leesa swaps out the proprietary Leesa foam found in the other mattresses for an additional layer of memory foam. This gives the mattress a less responsive feel with closer contouring. That said, the memory foam is fairly low-density so it has a quicker response to pressure and should sleep cooler than traditional memory foam.
The Loom & Leaf mattress is available in two firmness options: Relaxed Firm and Firm. The Firm model is ideal for sleepers over 230 pounds, while side sleepers and those who weigh less than 230 pounds may prefer the Relaxed Firm model. Both mattresses are made with:
The top layers of the Loom & Leaf consist of two types of memory foam with different densities. The first layer is designed to promote temperature neutrality, using aerated holes and gel infusions to draw heat away from the sleeper. Phase-change material is laminated onto the center third of the mattress for extra lumbar support and cooling.
The difference in firmness between the two mattresses is due to the second layer of memory foam, which is denser and offers a tighter hug. As sleepers don’t sink in as far on the Firm model, this may be a better choice for combination sleepers and those who sleep hot.
The cover of the Loom & Leaf is made of organic cotton and quilted with 5/8 inch of foam for added plushness.
|Leesa Hybrid Mattress||4.5/5|
|Studio by Leesa||4.6/5|
|Loom & Leaf Mattress||4.9/5|
Mattress prices start in the low hundreds and go well into the thousands. Some of the main factors that influence the price include:
Online mattress companies offer frequent discounts off the sticker price, so it pays to be flexible with timing instead of leaving your mattress search until the last minute. Remember, a higher price doesn’t always indicate a better-quality product, nor does it guarantee that a mattress will be right for you. The most important thing to consider is whether the mattress suits your individual needs.
In these tables, you’ll find the prices for all the Leesa and Loom & Leaf models.
|Leesa Original||Leesa Hybrid Mattress||Leesa Legend||Studio by Leesa|
|Split California King||-||-||-||-|
|Loom & Leaf Mattress|
|Split California King||$2,376|
Leesa’s mattress prices are on par with similarly constructed models. The flagship Leesa mattress is right on average for an all-foam mattress. It’s also significantly more affordable than the Loom & Leaf.
The price tags partially reflect the higher-quality materials and longer expected lifespan of the Loom & Leaf vs. the Leesa mattress. The cost of White Glove delivery and (optional) old mattress removal is also built into the price of every Loom & Leaf mattress. These services are normally offered for an extra fee between $100 and $150.
The Leesa Hybrid and Leesa Legend both represent a larger investment, but their price-points are relatively economical considering their materials and design. By contrast, the Studio by Leesa offers an inexpensive option for shoppers on a budget.
Sleep Trial & Returns
|10 Year, Limited||Free ground shipping|
Sleep Trial & Returns
|15 Year||Free White Glove delivery|
Most of the time, mattresses purchased online will be shrink-wrapped, compressed, and shipped free to your house as a bed-in-a-box. Mattresses are sent via UPS or FedEx Ground and tend to arrive within a few business days of ordering. Customers in Alaska, Hawaii, and international destinations may have to pay a shipping fee, and delivery time may be a little longer. Some mattresses are only available for purchase in the contiguous U.S.
Once they arrive at your home, mattresses need to be unboxed. This entails carefully removing the cardboard and plastic and letting the mattress expand on top of the bed frame. You might want to call a friend in to help, especially for heavier mattresses. After the mattress is unboxed, it usually regains its full shape within about 24 hours.
Leesa mattresses are shipped for free via FedEx Ground to anywhere in the U.S., including Alaska and Hawaii. Certain Leesa products, including the flagship mattress, are also available in Canada and other international destinations.
Loom & Leaf does not shrinkwrap and compress its mattress for shipping, so ground shipping is not an option. The company does not currently ship to Hawaii or Alaska, but customers in Alaska may contact Loom & Leaf for possible delivery options through a third-party provider.
Customers who prefer not to set up the mattress themselves can choose White Glove delivery and let a delivery team do all the heavy lifting. The third-party delivery service will usually get in contact beforehand to arrange a delivery window, and mattresses may take longer to arrive compared with mattresses that are delivered by ground shipping.
White Glove delivery isn’t always available, and it may be restricted to certain locations such as the contiguous U.S. Old mattress removal may also be available for an extra charge.
Loom & Leaf includes free White Glove delivery and optional old mattress removal for every mattress sold. With Leesa, White Glove delivery and old mattress removal are offered for a bundled fee of $150.
Today’s online mattress manufacturers agree that it’s virtually impossible to get an accurate impression of a mattress without sleeping on it for at least a few weeks, so most companies offer a risk-free sleep trial. Ranging from 90 nights up to 365 nights, sleep trials are a way for customers to try out the mattress at home before making a final decision about their purchase.
If a customer finds that the mattress doesn’t suit their sleeping style, they can return it for a refund. In this case, most companies will pick up the mattress and either donate it to charity or recycle it. Returns may be subject to a nominal fee.
Leesa offers a 100-night sleep trial, although the company encourages customers to try the mattress for at least 30 nights before requesting a return. Returns in Hawaii and Alaska incur a charge of $100.
Loom & Leaf backs the mattress with a 180-night sleep trial, but charges a $99 transportation fee for returns.
As with many consumer products, it’s standard practice for mattress manufacturers to offer a warranty in case of manufacturing and workmanship defects. Warranties for mattresses are usually at least 10 years and tend to cover defects in the cover as well as body indentations of a minimum specified height. In the event that a mattress is deemed defective, companies will either repair or replace it.
A warranty should be included for free with every new mattress purchase, although some companies charge a handling fee for the repair or replacement of a defective mattress. Some warranties are prorated, meaning that the coverage changes over time.
All the Leesa mattresses come with a 10-year limited warranty during which Leesa will replace defective parts at no charge, except for transportation costs. Customers also have the option of paying the difference and upgrading to a better model instead of having Leesa repair a defective mattress.
Loom & Leaf provides a 15-year warranty for its mattress. After the first 2 years, customers are responsible for a $99 fee each way to cover the cost of transport when sending in a defective mattress. If preferred, customers can elect to purchase a new mattress at a prorated discount to replace the defective one.
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