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Douglas vs Purple

What's the best mattress for you? Shop Douglas
Updated: February 16, 2024

How Does Douglas Compare to Purple?

An exceptionally well-made mattress at an unbeatable price.

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Purple Plus
Price (Queen)

$799

$3,349

2 Pillows

FREE

$518

Sheet Set

FREE

$369

Mattress Protector

FREE

$269

2 Pillow Protectors

FREE

Not Available

Made in

Canada

USA

Money-Back Refunds

Yes

Yes
(unopened products only)

Cooling Gel Foam

Yes

No

Eco-Conscious Foam

Yes

No

Machine-Washable Cover

Yes

No

Warranty (Years)

20

10

Sleep Trial (Nights)

365

100

Trustpilot Score

"Excellent"
4.8 / 5
(See profile)

"Poor"
2.7 / 5
(See profile)

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Prices apply to queen-size mattresses and matching accessories. All information in this table has been taken from publicly available sources and is accurate as of June 20, 2023. May not reflect current promotions or discounts.

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Here's What Canadians Say About Douglas

Douglas has over 11,000 5-star reviews from people who love their mattress.

So Good!

We bought the Purple mattress because of the hype, but [returned it] because it was too soft. The Douglas was our next choice and we are both very happy it. We sleep very well in it. I would recommend this bed.

Nicholas D. Verified Douglas Buyer
Coquitlam, BC
Should Have Bought This Years Ago!

Amazing mattress! I wake up with no pain and I just love it! I am so impressed with the cushiony softness but yet still firm. I recommend this mattress to anyone looking for a top quality solution to back and shoulder pain.

Andrea M. Verified Douglas Buyer
Toronto, ON
Excellent Quality Mattress for a Great Price

First time purchasing a Douglas mattress and I'm very impressed. Good quality mattress and a great price. I have zero complaints regarding my sleep since purchasing this mattress! Thank you Douglas!

Justin A. Verified Douglas Buyer
Winnipeg, MB
So Great

We chose [Douglas] because of the reviews. It was Canadian-made....and the price was significantly lower than the competitors.

Mark N. Verified Douglas Buyer
Dundas, ON
Two Thumbs Up

We have had our Douglas mattress for one week and already notice the difference in sleep patterns. I wake up with little to no back pain anymore. Two thumbs up on the Douglas mattress.

Ron B. Verified Douglas Buyer
McGregor, ON
Take the Plunge, You Won’t Regret It!

I couldn't be happier. It gives where it needs to and supports where it should. I don't find any issues with temperature, and I like to sleep cool. I strongly recommend the mattress...on top of everything, the price is unbeatable!

Marissa T. Verified Douglas Buyer
Winnipeg, MB
Very Satisfied Customer

I really like my new Douglas Mattress. I have no regrets buying it. Great price and quality, fast delivery and easy to set up. I sleep better and wake up feeling rested. It's probably the most comfortable mattress I've ever owned. Very soft yet supportive. Highly recommend.

Jack P. Verified Douglas Buyer
Oshawa, ON
Super Comfortable!

Can say without a doubt it's the most comfortable mattress I've ever had and love the fact it's made by Canadians for Canadians!

Stan W. Verified Douglas Buyer
Oshawa, ON
We Love This Mattress!

I LOVE that you don't get tossed around when your partner/pet moves! My husband could be doing cartwheels and I wouldn't know it.

Andrea T. Verified Douglas Buyer
Mt. Currie, BC
Best Bed Ever!

I love that it's Canadian-made, eco-friendly, competitive in price, shipped free, and find the warranty & return policy great. I tend to overheat easily & that's not an issue with the Douglas. I couldn't be happier with my bed. Thanks, Douglas!

Laura S. Verified Douglas Buyer
Brantford, ON
1 / 5

5 Reasons to Choose Douglas Instead of Purple

1
Purple Doesn’t Offer Refunds on Opened Products, but Douglas Does.

Imagine spending over $3,000 on a mattress, discovering you're not a fan, and then you can't get your money back. That's the risk you run when you buy from Purple.com.

Purple will only allow you to exchange your purchase for more Purple products. And with their least expensive queen-size mattress selling for more than $3,300 CAD, you might end up spending even more on an upgrade during the exchange process instead of just getting your money back. If you don't care for Purple's GelFlex Grid®, chances are you won't like the other Purple mattresses much, either.

You can rest easy with Douglas. A queen-size mattress costs $799, and you get 365 nights to try it out. If you think it's not for you, that's no problem. Douglas will give you your money back, pick up your mattress, and donate it to a local charity when possible.

A Douglas mattress box sitting on a front porch.

Not that you'll want to return your Douglas – it's fine-tuned for all body types and sleep styles.

"I was very hesitant to purchase a mattress online but with the return policy, I said I have nothing to lose. I have had it for a month now and my husband and I love it. We are both sleeping better. It doesn’t get hot like other foam mattresses. So happy I took the chance and tried it. Thank you, Douglas Team!"

Susan P. Verified Douglas Buyer

St. John's, NL
2
Purple Has a “Poor” Rating On Trustpilot, but Canadians Can Count on Douglas.

What do past customers have to say about Purple? Purple has a less-than-stellar reputation score (2.5/5) on consumer review sites like Trustpilot.ca. See Purple's Profile.

Douglas, on the other hand, has earned the approval of Canadian consumers again and again. With a score of 4.8/5 on Trustpilot, you can feel safe shopping with Douglas. See Douglas' Profile.

A woman clutches a Douglas pillow and smiles as she lays on her Douglas mattress.

"I chose Douglas because they offered the best price and had great reviews. When the mattress arrived, I was not disappointed. This is hands down the comfiest mattress I've ever slept on. I've been sleeping better than ever. The mattress seems like fantastic quality and as someone who cares about where their products are made, I'm happy to rep the brand knowing they're made in Canada. Thanks, Douglas!"

Matthew F. Verified Douglas Buyer

Whitby, ON
3
Douglas Has the Firmness & Edge Support That Canadians Love.

We commissioned third-party engineers to test Douglas and Purple mattresses on qualities that are important to Canadian sleepers.

Douglas has a medium-firm feel that's popular with Canadians and earned a 6.6/10 for firmness. Purple is much softer, scoring 2.9/10 on the firmness test. That's quite a bit softer than the "medium" feel Purple claims on its website, and means larger individuals are likely to sink quite deep into the mattress.

Douglas outscored Purple in edge support, too. Douglas got an edge support rating of 7.3/10, so you can confidently use the full surface area of your bed without sinking in too deep or rolling off the side. Purple only scored 2.3/10 for edge support. That means you might have a difficult time getting out of bed with a Purple mattress, especially if you already suffer from hip, back, or joint pain.

A woman sleeps on her side on the Douglas Original mattress, perfectly contoured to her body shape.

*Firmness ratings: Purple Plus (2.9/10) and Douglas Original (6.6/10); Edge Support ratings: Purple Plus (2.3/10) and Douglas Original (7.3/10), based on testing by third-party engineers commissioned by GoodMorning.com, and covered in full detail in this APEGA-stamped report.

"We absolutely love this mattress! It's the perfect combination of firm and soft, and the extra edge support of this mattress compared to other brands definitely shows...there is never a feeling of falling off when you are near the edge of the mattress. We could not be happier with our purchase!"

Eric P. Verified Douglas Buyer

Mississauga, ON
4
Douglas Puts Canadians First. Purple Saves Its Best Offers for the USA.

Douglas is designed exclusively for the needs of Canadian sleepers. Each Douglas mattress uses Canadian-sourced materials and is crafted in Canadian factories to top national quality standards.

Purple's least expensive queen-size mattress available in Canada is the Purple Plus, which sells for $3,349 CAD. In the United States, it sells for nearly half that price. Purple has two mattresses that are less expensive than that but they are only available to American shoppers. Looking for a Twin or California King size mattress? Purple only sells those in the States, too. (Sorry, Canada!)

"Douglas provides quality, made-in-Canada products – I would recommend this bed to everyone I know. I have never slept this well! Thank you, Douglas, kudos to your team for an A+ product."

Alexandre R. Verified Douglas Buyer

Orleans, ON
5
Douglas Saves You Money

You’ve seen the awards, you’ve compared the features, and you’ve read what real customers have to say. Make Douglas yours and spend less for an amazing sleep!

Purple Plus:
$

3,349

for a queen
Douglas:
$

799

Save $2,550!

for a queen

Prices above have been taken from publicly available sources and are accurate as of May 2, 2023. May not reflect current promotions or discounts.

"This mattress is perfect for us. We sleep much better on our Douglas than on our old mattress, which had cost 5 times more! My back is much better! Will buy again fur sure."

Pierre-Nicolas P. Verified Douglas Buyer

Ascot Corner, QC

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