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Tempurpedic Pillow Review

The well-known mattress maker has extended their cloud-like sleeping experience to pillows. Read about all the options they provide and decide which pillow is right for you!

By Loren Bullock

A Look Inside the Tempurpedic Pillow

Tempurpedic sells pillows that feel like “you’re sleeping on a cloud.” The giant mattress company makes pillows like they make mattresses—with care. 

Dut to the size and selling power Tempurpedic enjoys, the company actually helped to make it popular to use memory foam in pillows. Their line of pillows shows they also learned to adapt those techniques to help a lot of sleepers.

Customers really like Tempurpedic pillows. They trust the company, can find versions for their sleep position and can find specialty pillows for more specific needs, like a body pillow, the TEMPUR Neck pillow or the models that come with cooling gel.

There are several, one-piece foam pillows that are shaped to help prevent or alleviate neck pain. The shaped pillows can also provide pressure relief in the neck and shoulders. Most are made of Tempur material, which is the company’s proprietary memory foam.

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Why I Love It

There is a lot to love about Tempurpedic’s pillows. I can choose how firm I want my pillow to be—from soft all the way to extra firm. I can buy a fancy-shaped pillow to alleviate my neck pain. I can get a good deal on the simple designs.

The variety of types, the value behind the name and the positive way customers feel about Tempurpedic makes me think the company knows how to make a good pillow.

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Product Information

Sizes and pricing

TEMPUR-Essential $79 Extra Soft Back & stomach
TEMPUR-Cloud $79 Extra Soft Back & stomach
TEMPUR-Neck $89 small

$99 medium

$129 large

Extra Firm Back & side
Symphony $99 Soft Back, stomach & side
TEMPUR-Cloud Pro $129 queen

$169 king

Medium Soft Back, stomach & side

Neck Cooling

$129 Extra Firm Back & side
TEMPUR-Down Precise Support $149 queen

$189 king

Medium Soft Back, stomach & side
TEMPUR-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling $169 queen

$209 king

Medium Firm Back & side
TEMPUR-Cloud Cooling Pro $169 queen

$219 king

Medium Soft Back, stomach & side
Body Pillow $199 Medium Firm Side
All-Purpose Pillow $49 Firm N/A
Travel Pillow $79 Medium Firm N/A
ComfortPillow – Travel $79 Medium Firm N/A
NeckPillow – Travel $79 Extra Firm N/A


Tempurpedic offers a 5-year limited warranty on its pillows, which covers any manufacturing or material defects. The company will repair or replace the pillow. They will decide which, but it won’t cost you anything to have it repaired or replaced. Hold onto your receipt. You need to show proof of purchase. All of this applies only to the original purchaser.

Where to buy

You can find all of these pillows on the Tempurpedic website, Amazon, and at too many retailers to list here.

Shipping and returns

Tempurpedic pillows ship free all over the United States. Your pillow will arrive within 7 business days. You can upgrade to UPS 2nd Day Air for $25 per order or UPS Next Day Air for $40 per order.

Free shipping to remote locations APO/FPO addresses is also possible via UPS Ground. But there are no upgrades to these locations.

Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. Territories will cost $25 per order. Upgrades are as follows: UPS 2nd Day Air $40/order, UPS Next Day Air $55/order.

You can only return something to Tempurpedic if it was damaged during delivery or if there is a defect in the product. There is no trial period. Also, if you bought your pillow at a store, you must follow the store’s rules for returns and exchanges.

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Sleep Experience

The TEMPUR-Essential is meant to align the head, neck, and shoulders. It’s a very soft pillow. It’s stackable and better for back or stomach sleepers who don’t need a lot of it. It won’t necessarily hold up the neck for side sleepers.

The TEMPUR-Cloud is a lower profile pillow, the company’s biggest seller, and is one that you can stack. It feels almost like an old-school pillow, but will still shape to your neck and face due to the shredded memory foam inside. It’s a soft pillow, so not for anyone, like side sleepers, who need firmer support.

The TEMPUR-Neck shaped to contour to the curves of the head, neck, and shoulders. Great for back sleepers. It’s an extra-firm pillow so it should hold up the head and neck without giving, to keep the spine aligned.

The Symphony is dual-sided—one slightly arched for back sleepers and the other a bit flatter for the rest. It is made of a solid piece of memory foam and also comes in at medium-firm, a good thing for most sleep positions.

The TEMPUR-Cloud Pro comes in three different heights to suit different preferences. For example, side sleepers made need a thicker loft s the pillow contours to the neck. Back and stomach sleepers are better off with a thinner profile to keep their necks in alignment with the rest of their back.

The TEMPUR-Ergo Neck Cooling is a one-piece pillow made of foam and infused with a cooling gel. 

The TEMPUR-Down Precise Support pillow has memory foam and down for a medium feel. It’s the only one in the line that uses down, so it is also one of the few that has more of a natural pillow feel. It can also be adjusted by removing or adding memory foam inserts. You can adapt this pillow to fit any sleep position.

The TEMPUR-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling pillow is made of shredded foam with cooling gel on both sides and wrapped in a cotton cover. You’ll always find the cool side of the pillow. This pillow feels more medium-firm so it should suit most sleep positions.

The TEMPUR-Cloud Cooling Pro is a one-piece memory foam pillow with a cooling gel that comes in two thickness options.

The Body Pillow is 4-feet long and is filled with conforming “micro-cushions” that should mold to your body.

The All-Purpose Pillow is shaped like a peanut with foam inside a washable cover. Great to use as a neck roll or travel pillow.

The Travel Pillow is made of shredded foam is shaped like a horseshoe to support your head and neck to keep your shoulders relaxed.

The Comfort Travel Pillow carry-on size pillow in a smaller, rectangular shape, filled with “micro cushions.”

The Neck Travel carry-on size pillow in a smaller contoured shape, filled with “micro cushions.”

Pros & Cons


Backed by a company that has been around for a long time

Rule of thumb: the shredded materials pillows are softer; solid-state pillows, firmer

Can usually find great deals on two-pillow sets

Can find any height or firmness because there are so many options

Pressure relief in the solid, shaped models

Cooling gels in some models


What’s “expensive?” They’re good pillows; you’ll pay for the quality.

A handful of models have cooling gel, but these foam pillows can get too hot for some.

Who are Tempurpedic Pillows Best For? 

Nearly everyone. These quality pillows come in six different firmness levels. The line has versions to help back, side and stomach sleepers. Because of the foam Tempurpedic uses, even combination sleepers will find pillows that stand up and adapt to your body as you move around.


I like it when companies who have been around for a while continue to push. Tempurpedic isn’t floating on its good name. They’re adapting mattresses and pillows as sleeper needs, material innovation and trends change.

When you consider the Tempurpedic pillow collection you will find options to suit your sleep position, options to suit the firmness you like and options to even adapt to your weird desire to sleep cuddled up with something that isn’t a person. (Yes, they sell a great body pillow!)

If you want to invest in a pillow that performs well, Tempurpedic is a solid choice.