Silk & Snow Original Mattress Review (2024)

Grace Struth

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Silk & Snow Mattress

Made in Canada
Queen $800
Our Rating
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Informed by third-party engineer testing commissioned by GoodMorning.com.
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9.3 /10

Silk & Snow Foam Mattress

The S&S Foam Mattress is a soft, plush sleep surface designed with a deep sink and an enveloping feel. Priced at $800 for a queen size, the S&S Mattress is competitive with other Canadian-made foam mattresses like Douglas. That said, if you want the most value for your dollar, several brands offer more features at similar prices.

Want an award-winning all-foam mattress with a medium-firm feel? You should meet Douglas.

Read Douglas Review

 

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Voted the top choice overall in the Mattress-in-a-Box category through a survey of 4,000 Canadians by Kantar.

The award-winning and Canadian-made Douglas mattresses offer unbeatable value and include: FREE bedding bundle, a 365-night sleep trial, and cooling gel foams for optimal comfort.

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S&S Mattress Sizes & Prices

SizePriceDimensionsWeight

Twin

$650

75″ x 38″ x 10″

43 lb

Twin XL

$675

80″ x 38″ x 10″

48 lb

Full / Double

$725

75″ x 54″ x 10″

65 lb

Queen

$800

80″ x 60″ x 10″

76 lb

King

$900

80″ x 76″ x 10″

91 lb

California King

$900

84″ x 72″ x 10″

95 lb

RV (Bunk)

$600

75″ x 28″ x 10″

33 lb

RV (3/4)

$675

75″ x 48″ x 10″

59 lb

RV (Short Queen)

$750

75″ x 60″ x 10″

71 lb

Looking for a mattress at a competitive price with a free bedding bundle? Check out Douglas.

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Photo of the Silk and Snow Organic Mattress box on the floor in a bedroom taken from a front angle.

 

Delivery, Sleep Trial & Returns

Silk & Snow uses various courier services for mattress delivery, including (but not limited to) FedEx and UPS. Most customers in Canada get free shipping, but you may have to pay an additional fee for shipping to remote locations. Depending on your province or territory, shipping will likely take 2–9 business days.

The company provides a 365-night sleep trial so you can try the mattress at home. If you choose to return your Silk & Snow mattress before the trial ends, the company offers free mattress pickup with a full refund.

The mattress warranty spans 15 years, which is a reasonable length. That said, Douglas offers a 20-year warranty for an even longer coverage period.

 

Courier

Various

Shipping Cost

Free

Shipping Time

2–9 business days

Sleep Trial Nights

365

Warranty Years

15

Return Ease

Free pickup and return, full refund

Want a longer mattress warranty? Take a look at Douglas.

Read Douglas Review


 

S&S Mattress Construction

HeightLayersCertiPUR-US® CertifiedMachine Washable Cover

10″

3

Yes

Yes

The S&S Mattress contains 3 layers of foam, each working together to provide a good balance of comfort and support.

  • Layer 1: The comfort layer features 2″ of high-density gel memory foam. This top layer helps relieve pressure points while letting you sink into the mattress. Foam density: 4 lb/ft³.
  • Layer 2: The transition layer is 2″ of transition foam. This layer serves double duty by reinforcing the mattress’s motion-isolating qualities while being an extra buffer for the support layer below. Foam density: 1.8 lb/ft³.
  • Layer 3: The support layer is made from 6″ of premium support foam. This bottom layer makes up the mattress’s foundation, providing the overall integrity of the bed and keeping you from sinking too deep into the lower layers of the mattress. Foam density: 1.8 lb/ft³.

Made from polyester and cotton, the mattress cover includes a 360-degree zipper for easy removal and machine-washing. Silk and Snow also promotes the cover as antimicrobial, which means it should help prevent bacteria growth.

Looking for a foam mattress with a little less sinkage and more support? You might like Douglas.

Read Douglas Review


Mattress Performance Results

5.2 /10

Edge Support

Foam mattresses often don’t have strong support along the edges. S&S Mattress’s edge support rating of 5.2/10 is typical for this type of mattress. That said, when sidewalls aren’t stable enough, you may find it difficult to get out of bed.

If you or your sleep partner have limited mobility, you might prefer Douglas. It provides much stronger edge support at 7.8/10.


7.6 /10

Motion Isolation

Foam mattresses typically excel in motion isolation, making them a good option if you or your partner are a restless sleeper. With a motion isolation score of 7.6/10, the S&S Mattress’s performance is on par with most other foam mattresses in its category.

However, if exceptional motion isolation is important to you, consider Douglas. It earned a 8.3/10 motion isolation score in engineer testing.


2.9 /10

Bounce

Due to their excellent motion isolation properties, foam mattresses typically have low bounce rates. The S&S Mattress’s bounce score of 2.9/10 falls in line with expectations for a thicker, medium-soft, all-foam mattress.

If you’re looking for a touch more bounce for easier movement throughout the night, Douglas may be a good option with its bounce score of 3.1/10.


Company Background

LaunchedCompany HQOwnershipBBB RatingTrustpilot Rating

2017

Toronto, ON

Private

“A+”

“Great”

Silk & Snow is a relatively small North American company specializing in bed and bath products for Canadian and American customers.

In 2017, the company ventured into the bed-in-a-box market after successfully completing a Kickstarter campaign. At that time, they introduced their initial memory foam mattress, the Original (later rebranded to the S&S Mattress). The company later expanded its product line to include two more mattresses and a line of bath products.

Silk & Snow is rated “A+” with the Better Business Bureau. However, as of this review’s publication, the company holds a customer rating of 2.42/5 stars based on 45 customer reviews. Complaints cover issues like low quality, discrepancies in shipping costs despite the website’s claim of free shipping, challenges in reaching customer service, and delayed order deliveries.

Silk & Snow’s Trustpilot rating is “Great”, but there are still a number of one-star reviews. Negative Silk and Snow reviews mention sagging, stitching coming apart, lengthy processes to honour warranties and returns, and poor post-purchase customer service.

Should You Buy Silk & Snow?

While you might like Silk & Snow, consider an alternative like Douglas Original instead. It comes with cooling gel memory foam, superior motion isolation and edge support, a 365-night sleep trial, and a 20-year warranty.

Douglas is priced at just $799 for a queen size. It comes with premium quality at an affordable price, along with a free sheet set, pillow(s), mattress protector, and pillow protector(s) with every mattress purchase.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the S&S Mattress the same as the Silk and Snow Original?

Formerly recognized as “The Original,” this mattress has since been rebranded to the “S&S Mattress.” When we contacted the company, Silk and Snow confirmed they are the same mattress. We know from experience that updated versions can vary slightly from their previous versions. However, Silk and Snow didn’t provide further information about those differences.

What makes the S&S Mattress so much softer than other foam mattresses?

The extra softness is likely due to two main things: its gel memory foam top layer, and its high-density memory foam. It’s worth noting that memory foam traps heat and the additional softness of the S&S mattress could negate its cooling features. So while the S&S Mattress is softer than other foam mattresses, you may find you sleep hotter on it, too. You might want to consider a cooling gel foam mattress like Douglas Original instead.

Is the S&S Mattress cover machine-washable?

Yes, the S&S mattress cover is both removable and machine-washable.

Where can I buy the S&S Mattress?

You can purchase this mattress on the Silk and Snow website and through EQ3. The Shopping Channel sometimes sells Silk and Snow mattresses, too.

Where is the S&S Mattress made?

All Silk & Snow mattresses are crafted in Canada. The company also claims on its website that all materials used in mattress production are sourced from Canadian manufacturers.

How much does the S&S mattress cost?

The Silk and Snow mattress price is $650–$900, depending on which mattress size you choose. The S&S queen mattress is available for $800.

What S&S Mattress alternatives should I consider?

Consider Douglas if you’re searching for a three-layer foam mattress like the S&S Mattress. They’re similarly priced and proudly made in Canada. The Douglas offers a medium-firm feel compared to the S&S Mattress’s softer touch, and your purchase is protected by a generous 20-year warranty.

 

You May Prefer Our Top Pick 2024

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Winner!

2021 Product of the Year™

Voted the top choice overall in the Mattress-in-a-Box category through a survey of 4,000 Canadians by Kantar.

The award-winning and Canadian-made Douglas mattresses offer unbeatable value and include: FREE bedding bundle, a 365-night sleep trial, and cooling gel foams for optimal comfort.

CANADA DAY SALE!
FREE Comfort Sleep Bundle, PLUS get 50% Off All Pillows with mattress purchase!
Sale ends June 26th. See website for details >
Queen $799
Shop Now