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The GhostBed Flex uses a hybrid construction with six distinct layers. A quilted cover tops the mattress. This fabric is crafted to feel cool to the touch, while a 1-inch layer of cooling fiber quilted into the cover further cools the surface of the bed. Next, there are two 1-inch layers of memory foam that hug to the body to relieve pressure buildup while supporting the sleeper’s natural spinal alignment. This memory foam is infused with gel to transfer heat away from the sleeper’s body.
A 1-inch polyfoam transition layer combines the responsiveness of latex and the conforming of memory foam. This layer serves as a barrier to prevent the sleeper from sinking in against the coil core.
The support core uses 8.5 inches of pocketed coils. Since each coil is individually encased, minimal motion transfers between coils. Substantial airflow through the coil system helps keep the mattress cool. This layer also uses two rows of reinforced coils around the perimeter of the bed to give the edge a sturdier feel. A 1-inch layer of polyfoam acts as a base for the coil system.
With its rating of 6 on the 10-point firmness scale, the GhostBed Flex has a medium firm feel, which is one of the most popular firmness settings. Regardless of their weight or sleep position, most individuals are likely to find a medium firm feel acceptable.
The GhostBed Flex is 13 inches thick, making it a high-profile model. It may require deeper-pocketed sheets to accommodate this thickness.
The GhostBed Flex contains six main layers. A quilted cover with cooling fiber fill is the top layer. Next, there are two layers of gel-infused memory foam. A polyfoam transition layer separates the memory foam layers from a pocketed coil core. Finally, a layer of polyfoam acts as the base of the bed.
1″ Cooling Fiber (Quilted Into Cover)
1″ Memory Foam (Gel-Infused)
1″ Memory Foam (Gel-Infused)
1″ Transition Polyfoam
8.5″ Pocketed Coils
The GhostBed Flex comes in at a lower price point than the GhostBed Luxe and the GhostBed 3D Matrix, but it has a higher price tag than the GhostBed Mattress. Compared to many hybrid models from other brands, the GhostBed Flex is a budget-friendly option. GhostBed also frequently runs promotions for additional savings.
All the standard mattress sizes are available. The GhostBed Flex also comes in split king size, which is two twin XL mattresses.
|Twin||38" x 75"||13"||76 lbs.||$1,695|
|Twin XL||38" x 80"||13"||81 lbs.||$1,850|
|Full||54" x 75"||13"||100 lbs.||$1,975|
|Queen||60" x 80"||13"||122 lbs.||$2,130|
|King||76" x 80"||13"||138 lbs.||$2,445|
|California King||72" x 84"||13"||141 lbs.||$2,465|
|Split King||38" x 80" (2pcs.)||13"||81 lbs. ea.||$3,700|
Side sleepers from all weight groups may find the GhostBed Flex comfortable due to its mixture of contouring and support. The quilted cover gives surface-level cushioning, and two layers of memory foam shape to the side sleeper’s curves. A polyfoam transition layer gives deeper contouring while providing support.
Because of its medium firm feel, the GhostBed Flex may be best for side sleepers who weigh between 130 and 230 pounds. People in this weight group are likely to get the best balance of cradling and support, which can help relieve a side sleeper’s pressure points while supporting their spinal alignment.
Side sleepers who weigh less than 130 pounds may find the GhostBed Flex firmer than ideal, which could contribute to more pressure buildup around their hips and shoulders. Those who weigh over 230 pounds may have a harder time keeping their spines aligned since they’ll sink in more than lighter individuals.
Back sleepers generally need a surface that doesn’t sag to support their natural spinal alignment. The GhostBed Flex’s responsive polyfoam transition layer and supportive coil core provide an even plane suitable for back sleeping. Its quilted cover and two layers of memory foam also provide enough cushioning and cradling for added comfort.
Across all weight groups, most back sleepers are likely to receive sufficient support from the GhostBed Flex, though some sleepers over 230 pounds may find the bed’s feel too soft. Those who weigh less than 130 pounds and prefer a plusher sleep surface may find the GhostBed Flex’s medium firm feel slightly firmer than ideal. Back sleepers who weigh more than 130 pounds might experience mild sinkage near their hips, which could impact their spinal alignment.
A stomach sleeper’s midsection usually puts the most force on a mattress since it tends to be the heaviest part of the body. This can pull the sleeper’s hips too deeply into the mattress and put a strain on their spine. Because of this, most stomach sleepers need a supportive mattress.
The GhostBed Flex’s supportive transition and coil layers work to prevent sinkage, so most stomach sleepers should get enough support. Many individuals who sleep on their stomachs may also appreciate the cushioning of the quilted cover and two memory foam comfort layers.
With its medium firm feel, the GhostBed Flex may be most suitable for stomach sleepers who weigh less than 230 pounds. Those who weigh more than 230 pounds are likely to experience more midsection sinkage, which may contribute to lumbar strain.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The GhostBed Flex Mattress ships within the United States. It is available through the GhostBed website and Amazon. If you want to see the mattress in person before you buy, GhostBed also operates a showroom in Fort Lauderdale.
Free shipping is available within the contiguous United States. The GhostBed Flex also ships to Alaska and Hawaii, but a $600 freight charge applies.
Orders usually ship within 24 hours and arrive in 3 to 5 business days. Customers will receive tracking information when their mattress ships. GhostBed mattresses ship via FedEx, and customers can use the FedEx Delivery Manager to give delivery instructions, put a vacation hold on their mattress, and more.
Each mattress arrives compressed in a box that measures 39 inches by 23 inches by 20 inches. The customer is responsible for moving the mattress to the desired room and setting it up. Customers can leave their GhostBed Flex in its box for up to six months, but GhostBed suggests decompressing it earlier for proper expansion.
GhostBed offers White Glove delivery within the 48 contiguous states for an extra fee. Orders with 1-2 items have a $199 charge for the service, while shipments of 3 or more items carry a $299 fee. White Glove delivery fees are not refundable.
Those who purchase White Glove delivery will be contacted by the delivery team to arrange a time for them to bring the mattress. The team will move the mattress to your room, unpack it, and remove your old mattress.
Customers who buy their mattress directly through GhostBed receive a 101-night trial period. After the customer has tried the mattress for at least 30 nights, they can initiate a return if the mattress isn’t right for them. GhostBed offers to make it right or refund the purchase price. GhostBed will help arrange to donate the unwanted mattress.
If you haven’t opened your mattress and choose to return it, you can do so during the trial period, but a 15% restocking fee applies.
Each household is eligible for one mattress return.
The GhostBed Flex has a 25-year partially-prorated limited warranty. This warranty applies to the original owner of the mattress who purchased the mattress from an authorized seller, registered the product within 30 days of purchase, and can furnish proof of purchase.
For the first 10 years of the warranty, GhostBed offers to repair or replace defective mattresses while the owner covers handling and/or transportation costs.
During years 11 through 25, GhostBed will choose to either repair eligible mattresses or replace them at a prorated charge. The prorated cost starts at 50% of the original purchase price and increases by 5% per year during years 12-15, 4% per year during years 16-20, and 1% per year from years 21-25. The owner is responsible for handling and transportation costs.
This warranty covers lasting indentations that are over 1-inch deep and flaws that cause splitting or cracking. To be eligible, damage must not be a result of an improper foundation or mishandling.
Additional terms and conditions apply.
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