Best Mattresses for Side Sleepers
These queen-size innerspring, foam, and adjustable air mattresses offer the best support for side sleepers in CR's tests
If your go-to sleeping position means you snooze on your side, you are among the more than 60 percent of adults who say that’s what they prefer, at least for part of the night.
We’ve put together a list of mattresses especially fantastic for side sleepers, according to our lab tests. We also know that everyone can’t be a side sleeper. If your partner is not, you’ll want a mattress that rates well for all sleeping positions. Check out your options in our comprehensive mattress ratings. We’ve also identified the best mattresses for couples. (Back sleeper? We’ve got you covered with the best mattresses for back sleepers.)
How CR Tests Mattresses for Side Support
In our support tests, we use people of small and large stature. We average the results of both to produce the score for average-sized sleepers.
Best Innerspring Mattresses for Side Sleepers
Best Foam Mattresses for Side Sleepers
Best Adjustable Air Mattress for Side Sleepers
Tips for Buying a Mattress
Tossing and turning all night? Maybe it’s time for a new mattress. On the "Consumer 101" TV show, CR expert Chris Regan shares tips on what to look for when mattress shopping.