Our Bloom vs. Spindle Bed Comparison for 2019

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Got your mattress search narrowed down to an all-foam latex product but not sure which is right for you?

This Spindle vs. Bloom comparison guide will help you look at all the tiny, nitty-gritty, preference-based details between these two latex beds. Spindle’s founder, Neal Van Patten, dreamt of building mattresses from a young age, dedicating his life to better sleep. Bloom is owned by Brooklyn Bedding, a family-owned company created from the ground up by two hard-working brothers.

Quick Comparison: Spindle vs. Bloom

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  • All natural materials
  • Exceptional pressure relief
  • Want to reposition with ease
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  • Enjoy Bounce
  • Need cooling
  • Want latex

Read through our comparison to see how these beds stack up, then head back up here to check out our individual reviews:

Comparing Construction (Materials & Quality)

Spindle Construction

This is a latex mattress that is shipped inside a box.

The circular-knit cotton cover can be removed for easier spot cleaning and construction of the bed. The cover features an inch of wool to promote natural temperature regulation. This mattress stands a total of 10 inches in height.

layers of spindle
  • The topmost layer consists of a Medium Natural Latex that is 3 inches thick. Pinholes are punched into the foam to promote airflow. This material is meant to conform to the body, promoting pressure relief.
  • The second layer repeats the upper layer with another 3 inches of Medium Natural Latex. This should offer a deeper level of bounce and pressure relief.
  • The base layer holds a Firm Natural Latex at 3 inches tall, which acts as a foundation for the upper materials.

Bloom Construction

This is a latex bed that is compressed for easy boxed shipping.

This 10-inch product features a cotton cover that contains 1.25 inches of Joma™ wool to help regulate temperature naturally.

Layers of the Bloom Hybrid bed
  • The initial layer is a 3-inch Talalay Latex designed to contour the sleeper to provide personalized pressure relief. This material is meant to offer good bounce and a fast response.
  • The foundation layer consists of a 6-inch Talalay Latex Core intended to provide a deep level of contouring to further promote pressure relief. This material is designed to be breathable to prevent overheating.

Comparing Firmness (Support & Feel)

Both of these brands offer varying comfort levels so that shoppers can find the feel that best suits their individual needs. This scale uses rankings between 1 and 10 to give shoppers an idea of each product should feel. A score closer to 1 would feel softer, 5 would be a true medium, while a score higher to 10 would feel very firm.

Spindle’s medium option is ranked at a 6 on this scale, which should feel medium or possibly medium-firm depending on the person. You can re-orient the layers, if you want, and have the Medium a slightly softer 5.5. Just follow the directions on the packaging.

The company’s softer option scores a 4. The firm and extra firm models come in at a 7.5 and 9, respectively. These can also be re-ordered for preference.

Bloom’s medium model scores a 6.5. The company offers a softer comfort level that features a true medium score of 5. The firmer model is ranked at an 8.5.

Both brands should feel somewhat similar initially, as they both feature cotton covers with temperature-regulating wool. Both should feel breathable and bouncy with quickly responding materials that reduce body impressions.

Either mattress is designed to offer proper spinal alignment and soothing compression, but those seeking extra pressure relief might be impressed by the performance of the Spindle.

firmness scale for spindle and bloom

Comparing Sinkage and Bounce

Shoppers should notice minimal sinkage from either bed, keeping them closer to the surface of each mattress. The Spindle offers a gentle cradle, while the Bloom, with it’s slightly thicker Euro top, offers a deeper cradle.

Both products offer moderate levels of bounce, which combines with the fast response of the foams to allow combination sleepers easier repositioning.

Comparing Motion Transfer

Being all-foam beds, both of these items are likely to reduce a large amount of motion transfer, allowing co-sleepers to rest without worrying about feeling each other’s movements. Those who require enhanced motion control might opt for the Spindle as it has slightly less bounce than Bloom, but not by much.

Comparing Edge Support

Because both of these models are all-foam, there may be some compression noticed when lying on the edges of these beds. This is normal for this type of product and should still allow most shoppers to sleep comfortably without feeling like they might roll off the edge.

Spindle vs. Bloom Compared Side-by-Side

FeaturesSpindleBloom
Height10”10”
CoverCircular-knit cotton, woolJoma Wool™, cotton
MaterialsLatexTalalay latex
CoolingWool and pinholes in latexWool and breathable latex
Firmness4, 6, 7.5, 9/105/10, 6.5/10, 8.5/10
SupportGreatGreat
Motion TransferMinimalMedium
Edge SupportGoodGood
SinkageGentle CradleDeeper Cradle
BounceModerateModerate
Warranty10 years with lifetime comfort program10 years
Trial Period365 nights120 nights
CertificationsOEKO-TEX®OEKO-TEX®
Adjustable Base CompatibleYesYes
ShippingFree in the continental USFree in the contiguous US, extra fee incurred for shipments to Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii
Made in the USAYesYes
SizeSpindle Price (w/o discount)Bloom Price (w/o discount)
Twin$1,099.99$1,599
Twin XL$1,099.99$1,649
Full$1,399.99$1,899
Queen$1,599.99$2,249
King$1,849.99$2,699
Cali KingN/A$2,699

Should I Buy Spindle or Bloom?

Which latex mattress should you deck out your new and improved bedroom with? Let’s take a look at which types of sleepers are likely to rest easy on each bed.

We Would Recommend Buying Spindle if You are Looking for:

  • Multiple comfort options. This product is available in a wide range of comfort options from soft to extra firm, which allows for more personalization when choosing a comfort level.
  • More time to decide. This company offers an extra long trial period so shoppers can take up to a full year to decide whether or not this bed is right for them.
  • A more budget-friendly option. The competitive price point of this item makes it a great choice for anyone looking to catch some extra ZZZ’s while saving some extra bucks. (See even more budget options here.)

We Would Recommend Buying Bloom if You are Looking for:

  • Multiple comfort options. Buyers can choose between soft, medium, and firm models that suit their preferences and needs.
  • A deeper cradle. There should be a slightly deeper level of sinkage provided by this bed, allowing people to rest in a deeper cradle.
  • A Cali King size. This company offers sizes between Twin and Cali King so that shoppers can find the mattress size that suits them best.

Final Thoughts


Either brand is a great option for people looking for bouncy materials with lots of pressure relief. They both feature wool as natural fire barriers and temperature-regulators, too! The real deciding factors will likely lie in the little details, but most shoppers should sleep well on either mattress.

Check out our individual write-ups for both brands to learn more about either product. Or view our list of top mattresses.

Author: Sleep Advisor

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