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As you may have noticed, it’s difficult to comparison shop for mattresses between retailers because they often have different names for what seems to be the same exact mattress. Or, the retailer will claim their mattress is an exclusive, or their model has some feature that nobody else has that makes it different. How then will you take advantage of the price match guarantees that so many places offer? We’re here to help!
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Retail mattress stores often make it difficult to comparison shop mattresses. Each retailer will have a different name for the same (or almost the same) product. Furthermore, not every store lists detailed specs about whats in their mattresses, so it can be even more confusing. Sometimes, a mattress selling for about $1,000 at one store is going for over $2,000 at another store.
To help counter this, I’ve put together these two comparison charts for Simmons Beautyrest.
Have you considered an online brand? Here are some of our favorites, or if you’d prefer scroll down to view the comparison chart.
Note: This chart is for the models that came out in 2017. Click here for my updated guide for 2018
Beautyrest has several different lineups. The “Silver” lineup is the entry level Beautyrest line. They have regular innerspring mattresses and “hybrid” mattresses which have a flatter top and thinner quilt layer, putting you closer to the foam layer. Older model years used to call this level “Classic” or “Recharge.”
There is also the “Platinum” level, which is their mid-range to higher end mattresses. These used to be called “World Class” in previous model years. These also come in regular innerspring models and hybrid models.
The two comparison charts below will help you compare those models at various retailers.
|Lineup||Official Name||US Mattress||Amazon||Macy's||Sears|
|Silver (Level 1)||Tidewater Plush||Adda Plush||Beautyrest 500 Plush||Cove Point||-|
|Open Seas Extra Firm||Kenosha Place Extra Firm||Beautyrest 600 Extra Firm||-||Wavecrest Firm|
|Open Seas Luxury Firm||Kenosha Place Luxury Firm||Beautyrest 600 Luxury Firm||Golden Gate Luxury Firm||Blue Springs Luxury Firm|
|Open Seas Plush||Kenosha Place Plush||Beautyrest 600 Plush||Golden Gate Plush||Blue Springs Plush|
|Open Seas Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Kenosha Place Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Beautyrest 700 Luxury Firm||Golden Gate Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Navy Pier Luxury Firm Pillowtop|
|Open Seas Plush Pillowtop||Kenosha Place Plush Pillowtop||Beautyrest 700 Plush||Golden Gate Plush Pillowtop||Navy Pier Plush Pillowtop|
|Silver (Level 2)||Charcoal Coast Extra Firm||Lydia Manor Extra Firm||Beautyrest 800 Extra Firm||Waterscape Extra Firm||Grays Reef Extra Firm|
|Charcoal Coast Luxury Firm||Lydia Manor Luxury Firm||Beautyrest 800 Luxury Firm||Waterscape Luxury Firm||Grays Reef Luxury Firm|
|Charcoal Coast Plush||Lydia Manor Plush||Beautyrest 800 Plush||Waterscape Plush||Grays Reef Plush|
|Charcoal Coast Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Lydia Manor Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Beautyrest 900 Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Waterscape Luxury Firm Pillowtop||High Tide Luxury Firm Pillowtop|
|Charcoal Coast Plush Pillowtop||Lydia Manor Plush Pillowtop||Beautyrest 900 Plush Pillowtop||Waterscape Plush Pillowtop||High Tide Plush Pillowtop|
|Silver Hybrid||Beachwood Luxury Firm||Sondra Luxury Firm||Beautyrest Hybrid 1000 Luxury Firm||-||Palmer Island Luxury Firm|
|Austin Reef Plush||Sybel Plush||Beautyrest Hybrid 2000 Plush||-||Bailey's Harbor Plush|
|Cascade Mist Firm||Tracy Firm||Beautyrest Hybrid 3000 Firm||-||Grand Isle Firm|
|Harbour Beach Luxury Firm||Vivian Luxury Firm||Beautyrest Hybrid 4000 Luxury Firm||-||-|
|Harbour Beach Ultra Plush||Vivian Ultimate Plush||Beautyrest Hybrid 4000 Ultimate Plush||-||Majestic Sound Ultimate Plush|
|Lineup||Official Name||US Mattress||Amazon||Sears|
|Platinum||Amberlyn Extra Firm||Sunfire extra firm||Badger Extra Firm||Kimi Extra Firm|
|Brittany Firm||Sunland Firm||Foxtail Firm||Mackenzie Ultra Firm|
|Brittany Luxury Firm||Toffee Luxury Firm||Foxtail Luxury Firm||-|
|Brittany Plush||Sunny Day Plush||Foxtail Plush||-|
|Gabriella Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Tripp Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Ledger Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Hailey Luxury Firm|
|Gabriella Plush Pillowtop||Treasure Plush Pillowtop||Ledger Plush Pillowtop||Hailey Plush Pillowtop|
|Katherine Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Tulsa Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Montego Luxury Firm Pillowtop||Chloe Luxury Firm Pillowtop|
|Katherine Plush Pillowtop||Trixie Plush Pillowtop||Montego Plush Pillowtop||-|
|Platinum Hybrid||Austin Luxury Firm||Tyson Luxury Firm||Quentin Luxury Firm||Adderly Firm|
|Bryson Plush||Vanity Plush||Samson plush||-|
|Maddie Luxury Firm||Waltz Luxury Firm||Armand Luxury Firm||Frances Luxury Firm|
|Quinn Ultra Plush||Warrior Ultra Plush||Scotty Ultimate Plush||Delilah Plush|
A few notes:
The 2017 Beautyrest offerings give you lots to choose from in their Silver (basic) and Platinum (higher end) lines. That is what you’ll be getting if you feel most comfortable shopping with a major national retailer.
Both lines feature traditional innerspring mattresses and hybrid mattresses that combine a revamped coil system with a foam layer at the top. The basic Silver line used to be called “Classic” or “Recharge” lines in previous years. The nicely priced higher-end Platinum line used to be known as the “World Class” line. Don’t forget those names Depending on where you’re shopping, they all mean something.
The charts above help you sort out every Beautyrest 2017 permutation.
The Silver line features level 1, level 2—the coil system models—and hybrids. The chart for the Silver line above breaks down all of the names and firmness levels by their official names, their U.S. names and what they’re known as if you’re shopping at Amazon, Macy’s or Sears.
The Platinum line includes the coil system-only and the hybrid options. The chart breaks down names and firmness levels by their official names, their U.S. names what they’re known by if you’re looking for them at Amazon or Sears. You won’t find the Platinum at Macy’s. But know that they sell very similar mattresses under the old name of “World Class.”
Remember not every mattress will be identical from column to column. Retailers can add some minor feature to differentiate it from other competitors. One retailer that exploits this technique is Mattress Firm.
Beautyrest has the heft among the retail marketplace to flood it with multiple collections. Their 2017 offerings included both hybrid and innerspring models at different firmness levels and prices. It’s what you should expect from a national brand and that’s what this Simmons Beautyrest collection delivers here.
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