Why our sleep experts loved it
Today we are going to be taking a closer look at the Meadow 26 Folding Bed With Foam Free Mattress, a new option from the popular retailer Dreams that looks to be an affordable and versatile easy-to-assemble guest bed. Diving straight into the customer reviews, it looks like the product is easy to assemble, making it a great option for those who are short on time or do not want to deal with complicated assembly instructions. Additionally and more importantly, customers feel the product is suitable for regular use, making it a great option for those who have guests staying over frequently. This is quite impressive as most people generally dislike folding beds, being too thin, too springy and too uncomfortable. Bucking this trend from the outset is fantastic news for prospective buyers and is reinforced by the positive customer reviews and reasonable 1-year guarantee.
One of the standout features of this bed is the choice of a foam free or pocket sprung mattress. This allows customers to choose the type of mattress that best suits their needs and preferences. We would personally advocate for the slightly more expensive pocket spring option, as the body contouring tends to feel more like the mattress found on the average person's bed frame. That said, the foam free model is cheaper and still commands decent feedback from customers who are sleeping on the frame relatively frequently.
Customers have generally been positive about the bed, with many praising its comfort and ease of use. Some have mentioned that the bed is comfortable for short-term guests, but may not be suitable for adults sleeping for over a period of days. The feedback is not all great however as it looks like packaging might not quite suffice, with some users reporting that the mattress may arrive bent from the middle and that the fold area is not very comfortable as a result. This is the sort of problem solved within that guarantee period and the excellent Dreams customer service can take care of this with minimal fuss.
Other reviews are fairly positive, with reviewers mentioning that the bed is comfortable, easy to store and perfect for guests. Some have even said that it is one of the most comfortable beds they have ever slept on, although we would advise taking that with a pinch of salt as it’s still ultimately a budget folding bed, although it does fair better than competing models. The bed frame is also easy to manoeuvre when folded and is compact enough to fit in most walk-in wardrobes, making it a great option for those who are struggling for space.
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