Serta iComfort Mattress Review

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Serta iComfort-CF 1000 Medium


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iComfort-CF 1000 Medium

By Brand: Serta
4.04 out of 5.0
$1599 $1599

Product Description

Q1. Can you give some background about a Serta mattress?

Serta, Inc. (“Serta”) has led the way in sleep innovation for over 90 years, Crafting quality products and catering to more than 150 countries globally. Every mattress available in the Serta®portfolio is to deliver superior comfort. It includes the award-winning Perfect Sleeper® and iComfort® groups.

Serta mattresses are available to customers as well as to the hospitality segment.

Serta maintains the highest standards for product excellence and safety. Serta products are from finished components, and all Serta foam is certified by CertiPUR-US® and tested to be:

  • Low emission (VOCs) for indoor air quality
  • Do not contain prohibited phthalates
  • Created without ozone depletes (no CFCs)
  • No heavy metals like mercury, lead, or heavy metals
  • Contains no formaldehyde

Serta mattresses are eco-friendly- They have

  • Serta innerspring and box springs are prepared from 95% industrial recycled steel.
  • The wood in bases is sourced from forests certification as sustainable by the Forest Stewardship Council.
  • Many textiles used in Serta mattress covers have the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® for manufacturing without toxic chemicals, including natural bamboo and/or pure organic cotton upholstery fabrics.
  • Latex in Serta is from a natural/synthetic latex blend that is naturally anti-microbial and allergen resistant. It complies with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® level for manufacturing without using harmful substances.
  • Serta’s fire retardant barriers are made primarily from cotton or other cellulosic renewable fibers and use no harmful chemicals or processes.
  • Serta insulator pads are from virgin recycled garment clips.

Q2. Describe briefly what sizes are available in the Serta i-comfort mattress?

The Serta i-comfort mattress-    is available in 6 standard sizes.

  1. Twin: 38” x 74.5”
  2. Twin XL: 38” x 79.5”
  3. Full: 53” x 74.5”
  4. Queen:  60” x 79.5”
  5. King: 76” x 79.5”
  6. California King: 72” x 83.5”

Q3. Can you walk us through the Serta i-comfort mattresses?

Serta iComfort CF1000

The iComfort CF1000 is considered the perfect balance of cool and comfort. The Carbon Fiber Memory Foam system is used to dissipate heat away from the sleeper’s body while they sleep and enjoy peaceful sleep throughout the night. The simple yet sturdy materials used in the creation make this an affordable one.

Ideal for:

  • Combination sleepers
  • Strict Side sleepers

Serta iComfort CF2000

The Serta i-Comfort CF2000 is a cooling upgrade, so it contains a blend of the Carbon Fiber Memory Foam used in the CF1000 model and Gel Active® Max Foam, which is an open-celled memory foam that helps air circulation and enhances mattress breathability.

Ideal for:

  • Back & Stomach Sleepers
  • Heavyweight Sleepers

Serta iComfort CF3000

The Serta iComfort CF3000 has the base model construction and goes the extra step upward. Features as the CF1000 but has an additional 2″ thickness. A-Max Cold Cover is cool to the touch, and an UltraCold System, which absorbs extra heat from your body and removes it outwards. For any warm sleeper, this is an ideal model. This mattress comes in medium firmness.

It is a supportive and breathable memory foam mattress with better cooling.

Ideal for:

  • Warm sleepers
  • Side sleepers & Back sleepers

Serta iComfort CF4000 

It is at the upper of the iComfort line. The CF4000 has the same features as the previous models but extra features to maximize comfort. This mattress consists of Air Support Foam that contours around the body to give the requisite support and relieves pressure on the body, minimizing the chances of aches and pains. The mattress is a supportive, breathable memory foam mattress with maximum cooling.

Ideal for: 

  • Warm sleepers
  • The firm model is suitable for stomach and back sleepers
  • The plush model is ideal for side sleepers

Pros & Cons


  1. Ideal for warm sleepers due to cooling technologies like gel and Carbon Fiber memory foam.
  2. Offers motion isolation, making it suitable for couples who are sensitive to partner movements.
  3. Those who prefer a memory foam mattress.


  1. Not for people with mobility issues as memory foam can make moving in and out of bed difficult.
  2. Lacks the bounce of an innerspring mattress, which may not suit those seeking a more responsive feel.


Q1. Can you brief the Serta i-Comfort mattress collection and the sizes available?

The i-comfort is one of the most distinguishable Serta brands. These mattresses are all-foam designs dedicated to more cooling and pressure relief. Generally, there are some mixed reviews regarding durability with some i-Comfort models. Particularly the cheaper options struggle with complaints of sagging over a shorter than average period. Serta i-Comfort mattresses are available in various types. The chart gives the details.

Sl. No Serta Mattress Variety Height Firmness Cost for Queen
1 i-Comfort Limited Edition (LE)

Has two layers

10” Plush $1199
2 i-Comfort Base Only  (CF1000)

Has two layers

10” Medium $1499
3 i-Comfort Cooling Upgrade (CF2000)

Has two layers

11.5” Firm $1799
4 i-Comfort Max Cooling Upgrade (CF3000)

Has multiple layers

12.5” Medium, Plush & Ultra Plush $2199
5 i-Comfort Max Cooling & Pressure Relief Upgrade (CF4000)

It has four layers  with cover

13.5”  Firm, Plush & Ultra Plush $2599

Material & Construction

Q1. Can you guide us through constructing a different Serta i-comfort mattress model?

  1. Serta i-Comfort Limited Edition (LE) mattress is 10 “tall and has a plush feel. It consists of 3 layers
  • Cold Touch™ Cover
  • EverCool® Fuze Gel Memory Foam
  • EverCool® Fuze Gel Foam
  1. Serta i-Comfort Base Only (CF1000) mattress is 10 “tall and has a medium feel. It consists of 2 layers.
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam
  • EverCool® Fuze Gel Foam
  1. Serta i-Comfort Cooling Upgrade mattress is 11.5 “tall and has a Firm feel. It consists of 2 layers.
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam
  • Gel Active® Max Foam
  1. Serta i-Comfort Max Cooling Upgrade (CF3000) mattress is 12.5 “tall and has multiple feels. It consists of 3 layers.
  • Max Cold™ Cover
  • UltraCold™ System
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam

Ultra Plush model with

  • Max Cold™ Cover
  • UltraCold™ System
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam
  • EverCool® Fuze Gel Memory Foam
  • EverCool® Supreme Memory Foam
  1. Serta i-Comfort Max Cooling & Pressure Relief Upgrade (CF4000) mattress is 13.5 “tall and has multiple feels. It consists of 4 layers.
  • Max Cold™ Cover
  • UltraCold™ System
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam
  • Air Support™ Foam

 Details about the layers in Serta i-Comfort Mattress

Serta iComfort mattresses use only the best ingredients to ensure the sleeper gets the support it needs.

Carbon Fiber Memory Foam-Not in LE model.

iComfort mattresses are created with Serta’s exclusive Carbon Fiber Memory Foam material, which reduces body temperature by conducting heat away from the sleeper’s body. This innovative memory foam also provides extra support for the back and neck.

Max Cold™ Cover- Only found in CF3000 and CF4000 models.

The Max Cold Cover is prepared of super cool high-performance fibers, giving sleepers an instant cool-to-the-touch sensation.

Cold Touch™ Cover-available in LE, CF1000, and CF2000 varieties

A breathable knit fabric gives an instant cooling sensation the moment you lie down.

Air Support™ Foam

Sleepers having aches and pains caused by pressure points will be pleased to know that the Air Support Foam moves with the body and outlines around it. This offer healthy spinal alignment as well as comfort for all sleepers.

Gel Active® Max Foam- Only in CF2000 model.

The Gel Active Max Foam is an open-celled structure memory foam that promotes air circulation. Warm sleepers have a stuffy feeling at night; they would enjoy sleeping cool throughout the night.

EverCool™ Fuze Gel Memory Foam- Not found in CF3000 Medium or CF4000 models.

A blend of cooling gel and premium memory foam. This comfort-producing mixture cradles sleeper and helps remain temperature neutral in a substantial, pressure-relieving embrace.


iComfort-CF 1000 Medium
Materials & Construction (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.50/5)
Repositioning (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.00/5)
Comfort (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.00/5)
Cooling (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.25/5)
Motion Isolation (1=Least, 5=Best) (3.50/5)
Edge Support (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.00/5)
Overall Rating 4.04/5
Rating Scale: 1 = Average, 2 = Good, 3 = Very Good, 4 = Excellent, 5 = Winner



The tendency of Gel-infused foam to be more responsive, meaning switching positions during the night will be more accessible. You’ll have less chance of having a “stuck-in-the-mud” feeling. Serta IComfort partners can use the mattress. If one needs the bounce of an innerspring mattress, they need to look for other mattresses from the Serta lineup.

Comfort, Back Support, Pressure Relief


The foam in the Serta i-comfort mattress lineup has excellent pressure-relieving qualities, an advantage for those with joint pain issues. The EverCool® Fuze Gel Memory Foam cradles and helps cool sleepers in a generous, pressure-relieving embrace. The Air Support Foam moves with the body and outlines around it. It promotes spinal alignment and delivers additional comfort for all kinds of sleepers.

This luxurious Serta I comfort mattress is quite comfortable to sleep in. In particular, Serta i-Comfort Max Cooling & Pressure Relief Upgrade (CF4000) mattress is excellent.

Cooling & Temperature Control


Serta I Comfort mattress gives excellent cooling. Crafted with materials like EverCool® Fuze Gel, Memory foam enhances the cooling of the mattress. The Max Cold™ Cover is the most heat-absorbing layer company ever created for all-night cooling. It adds style to the cool-to-the-touch textile, helping you get your best night’s sleep. Gel Active® Max Foam maintains temperature neutrality. Air Support Foam moves with the body and outlines around it. Great for spinal alignment and delivers additional comfort for all kinds of sleepers.

Motion Isolation and Sharing a Bed


A coiled mattress engrosses movements like all foam, so the sleeper on one side of the mattress is less likely to be disturbed by motions on the other. This parameter makes Serta mattresses, in general, a good choice for couples. The foams offer outstanding comfort. Depending on personal preference, any bed from the I comfort lineup can be selected.

Edge Support


The Serta icomfort Mattress offers some edge-to-edge support. The Serta® Foam Core provides strong support for any sleep position with consistent support from edge to edge. People don’t have the sensation of rolling off the border; while sleeping, they enjoy a more excellent surface.

Recommendation based on sleeping style

Q1. How would you describe the Serta i-comfort mattress based on individual sleeping style?

  • Side Sleepers: more curves are available on our side. Shoulders. Hips. Knees. These areas create tension and pressure. Ideally, a softer mattress cradle the hips and shoulders to prevent stress and injury.
    • Ideal are CF4000 (Plush Version), CF1000: For side sleepers, seek out mattresses softer on the firmness scale. With the iComfort line, the CF4000’s plush version consists of Air Support Foam, which moves with your body and contours around it to alleviate pressure.
  • Back Sleepers: Sleeping on the back is the best for spine health. Sleepers want a mattress that keeps weight off the joints and pressure points and cradles your spine optimally to maintain healthy alignment.
    • Specifically, a firm mattress is great for back Firm mattresses prevent the hips and lumbar region from sinking deep and are suitable for the back. Healthy spinal alignment is vital for all types of sleepers. Medium-firm ones also work great.
    • Ideal are CF3000, CF4000 (Firm Version): All three of the Serta iComfort models are excellent for back sleepers. For more cushioning, but when selecting the CF4000, we advise you to pick the firm version for ultimate comfort.
  • Stomach Sleepers-Stomach sleepers are at the most significant risk of spinal problems as there is a great deal of pressure on the thoracic and lumbar spine.
    • Ideally- a firm mattress that holds up the hips, reducing pressure on the lower back.
    • Ideal are CF3000, CF4000: There is also the need for extra support on the neck because stomach sleepers keep their heads turned to the side. Like back sleepers, the stomach sleepers need to go with one of the more supportive Serta iComfort models, like the CF3000 or CF4000 firm.
  • Combination Sleepers- Sleepers who tend to toss and turn throughout the night change sleeping positions frequently. Depending on their weight, all Serta Serene Shinola mattresses can be used.


Size Price Sale Price Discount
Twin $1109 $1109 0%
Twin XL $1199 $1199 0%
Full $1419 $1419 0%
Queen $1599 $1599 0%
Cal King $2099 $2099 0%
King $2099 $2099 0%
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