Tempur-Simplicity Comparisons

See how the Tempur-Simplicity Measures Up

When shopping for mattresses, it is always smart to comparison shop regardless of the brand. The Tempur-Simplicity represents an entry-level memory foam mattress, featuring and 8” profile, 2.5lb density, owner rating of 3/5 and a price range of $699-$1598.

Tempur-Simplicity Versus Competitors

See how memory foam mattresses from other leading brands compare to the Simplicity from Tempurpedic.

1) Columbus from Amerisleep

Amerisleep Columbus Review

The Columbus Bed from Amerisleep offers an 8” profile with 4.5lb density plant-based memory foam. This mattress features a similar profile to the Simplicity, but receives higher marks for owners due to durability, cooler sleep, and no offensive odors, though some found the mattress too firm.

  • Profile: 8” – 2” BioPur, 6” Support Core
  • Density: 4.5lbs
  • Firmness: Firm
  • Price Range: $649-1198
  • Owner Rating: 4.5/5

2) Insight from Serta iComfort

Serta Insight Review

The Insight from Serta is the entry-level model in their iComfort gel memory foam collection. This mattress features a profile 8.75” and memory foam density of 4.0lbs and receives higher reviews than the Simplicity, but some reviewers still mention odor, heat, lack of support and firmness as an issue .

  • Profile: 8.75” – 2-3/4” CoolAction, 6” Support Core
  • Density: 4.0lbs
  • Firmness: Firm
  • Price Range: $649-1399
  • Owner Rating: 4.4/5

3) Destiny from Sealy Optimum

Sealy Destiny Review

The Destiny is Sealy’s entry-level offering in the Optimum collection. This mattress features a 9” profile with 2” of gel memory foam and 1” of regular memory foam. The gel memory foam has a fairly low 3.7 lb density, while the thinner supporting memory foam is a 4.0 lb density. In the limited reviews online, people often mention back pain and odor, though they like the appearance and did not mention excessive heat.

  • Profile: 9” – 2” OptiCool, 1” OptiSense, 6” Support Core
  • Density: 3.7lb-4.0lb
  • Firmness: Firm
  • Price Range: $699-1499
  • Owner Rating: 4.3/5


The Simplicity collection offers a similar pricepoint and profile to entry-level memory foam beds from other leading brands. However, the Tempur-Simplicity line’s density and consumer ratings prove considerably lower than the models we compared from Amerisleep, Sealy and Serta.