Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 192
Rated 5 out of 5 by insearchofoz Excellent purchase, even for overweight sleeper!
I purchased this bed to serve as my regular bed for a period of time following a move to a new city; until I can save enough to buy a good mattress. I didn't expect much, especially since I weigh over 350 pounds, but I have to say that I am VERY impressed with this bed and when I no longer need it for my regular use, I will be confident using it for guests! It has stayed inflated (only losing a little air at a time, but that actually makes it more comfortable than having it completely full). I've slept GREAT for over a week and haven't blown it back up once. The operation is simple and it really sits high enough to feel like you are sleeping on a real bed! I have back pain daily and this bed actually seems to have helped that as well. The only complaint, which goes for all air mattresses and not just this model, is that it sleeps hot/cold. Meaning, you will feel cold and require extra blankets, but your back (if you sleep on your back) may actually be really hot, causing you to sweat. My solution for what feels like menopause has been to lay extra blankets under my sheets, to build some padding between the bed material and me. As far as sheets go, I have the jersey knit kind that are extra deep, so I don't think they were really made for this mattress, but since they have elastic all the way around, they stay put with no problems. Since this bed is so comfortable, I am in no hurry to purchase a pricey replacement! DEFINITELY recommend!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bwilliam911 a very good product
this is the best air bed on the market . used my first one for 9 years, on my second one now.
Rated 5 out of 5 by hical79 Good Night's Sleep!
My fiancee and I bought this air mattress for our move to another state, so that we could have something to sleep on while we waited for our bed to arrive.
The mattress inflates very quickly! I have a couple of notes in regards to its functionality:
(1) Air can expand and compress, depending on the temperature of your room. Keep in mind that in most areas, the temperature drops by several degrees at night, which will mean your mattress will lose some of it's firmness during that time. Keep this in mind before you think the mattress "loses air"....it's not necessarily losing air; the air might just be more compact!
(2) This mattress has an inner compartment of air and an outer compartment of air. The inner compartment contains the air underneath your sleeping surface, in the middle 2/3 of the bed. The outer compartment surrounds the outer 1/3 of the mattress and, because it's a smaller chamber, will inflate more quickly than the inner one will. You will need to play around with how much air you're putting in each one. Should you find that you keep falling off the edges, put more air in the outer chamber. Should you be falling into the middle, inner chamber. Hope this helps!!
No air mattress in existence is able to hold air perfectly for days on end. You will need to add air to this one from time to time. However, for the price, this mattress is very comfortable, has caused us no back pain whatsoever, and is very "tough" and resistant to movement, scratches, etc. It's well-worth your investment!!
Rated 4 out of 5 by GiftCertPurchase Good for Average Weight Sleepers
I read all of the reviews, which were helpful in making a decision to purchase this self inflating bed. There are so many beds to choose from with similar features.
I am not disappointed with my bed choice. The pump never over-heated like some experienced. The comfort was there and the ease of set up was good.
One review mentioned two people sleeping on it and feeling like a "taco" in the morning. That gave me pause. Another customer who was 300lbs+ said it held up fine and she loved it. It was only one person sleeping on it, but it did sort of sink in the middle a bit. I wouldn't call it a 'taco' effect, but it did cause the sides to bow up slightly. When the bed was topped off with air several nights in a row, it seemed to still have this slight bowing effect by morning. Body weight: 245lbs.
The 22" of height was the selling point. Many other beds were 17"+. The one surprise was that the description didn't really mention the color, that I recall. The web photo looks completely black. The bed is actually dark army green with a lighter green velour top! So if you chose it for color, beware.
The bed did feel a bit cold, so I put an egg-crate type of bed foam cover directly on it, between the bed and the sheets. It helped the temperature, but I could still feel the impressions from the tube roll design on top of the velour cover.
Overall, I gave it good ratings. I would feel confident in offering it for guests - and even sleep in it myself occasionally. I am saving for a new mattress and my back hurts from my old mattress. My back felt pretty good after sleeping on this bed. Good luck with your decision!
Rated 5 out of 5 by ackoonce04 5 Starts
Bought this mattress for my family while visiting. My brother said it was the best air mattress he'd ever slept on. Both him, his wife, and daughter slept very comfortably on it.
Rated 4 out of 5 by IBuyItAllOnline One design flaw!
This is a great, sturdy air mattress. However, it would be a 5-star bed if they had not put the "sure grip bottom" on it. It doesn't do anything but make the bed angle at the center, creating a taco-shell-effect when there are 2 people in the bed. By morning my spouse and I were both squished in the middle.
To fix this problem, we ended up playing with the 2 air chambers. When you don't inflate the outside as much as the inside the taco-shell-effect is less.
Rated 5 out of 5 by SouthernGirl4012 Best Air Bed Ever
My boyfriend and I just got into our apartment and needed something cheap enough to hold us over till we get our next check. We bought this bed and we both like it so much we've been sleeping on it for two months now. I have only had to put a tad bit of air in it the third night we slept on it together. That is because the material is super stiff when you get it after sleeping on it a few days the material becomes looser and though you may think its leaking air in all its just looser and more flexible and can hold more air to max it out. The only thing I would recommend is a small mattress pad the airbed is a very cold surface and that will help take some of that away.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Okkinizer Insta-Bed Queen Size Air Bed
I have gone through about 5 different air beds leading up to this insta-bed. This is the BEST air bed out of any of the others. The dual pump serves very well to keep the middle of the bed firm. I have had the bed about 2 weeks, sleep on it every night, and have not had to add air to the bed.
The only thing I can possibly complain about is the bed is actually an olive green color and is not black as depicted by the image. - no big deal!!
Rated 3 out of 5 by CostaRicalvr air pump
The built in air pump overheated and quit working before the bed was finished inflating. I had to wait several hours for the pump to cool down to finish inflating.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dingleba1 this was a godsend for an old cranky lady. it eased the bad back and legs. could well afford a reg bed but opted for this and don't regret it a bit. I worried about the height but this one is perfect. hits me at the knees and I can use the bed with ease. the two drawbacks I found is very minor; the color is horrible( thinking of painting flowers and a picket fence on it) and the other is putting sheets on it. fitted sheets don't work.
Rated 5 out of 5 by EARTHLING101 WOW... where have you been all my life
i have read a bunch of reviews on this and other mattresses...
i have not had to top off this mattress every night like others say they have... i slept on it for 5 nights before i had to top mine off.. i weigh 215 lbs. and this mattress is exactly what i needed for my back pain... the pain is now almost gone completely...
my old spring mattress was garbage and i am glad i found this... i have to sleep on it for another few months till i get in my new house and it is very comfortable.... i will keep this in case family sleep over or something...
this very sturdy, very comfortable and well worth the price.. especially to my back since i work construction....
Rated 1 out of 5 by scrappy7824 not good for long term use
i bought this based on the reviews. it is a great bed for a one night at a time use. my husband and i are in the military and transfering. we have been on it for 3 weeks. the inner tube seams have busted so there is a large bubble at the feet, and now there is a hole some where. i filled it up in the morning, and by the time we were ready for bed, it was mostly deflated. i would not recommend this if you need it for a long term use.
Rated 5 out of 5 by oukho Great airBed
using it everyday without any cons !
great buy for now
Rated 5 out of 5 by NightyNightZzzz Great Buy & Great Bargain
I just purchased the Insta-bed for out of town travels with a large group. First time ever my husband and I WANTED to sleep on the floor so we could use our air mattress. This bed is so comfortable, no achy bones in the morning. I read reviews and did research and this bed got great reviews, now I see why. My husband and I even played around with the pump and found that the air pump even works while 2 grown adults are laying on it. I am very pleased with my purchase for both the quality and the price and my husband even gave me kudos for the purchase. Would highly recommend!
Rated 5 out of 5 by CreditKing Surprised
We were surprised at how quickly it inflated. It was more comfortable than any other inflatable bed we have owned. We found fitted water bed sheets worked well since you can't tuck the sheets in.
Rated 4 out of 5 by mtngurlll So far so good...
I'm moving and didn't want to move a bed, so I got this to sleep on in the interim. I've only slept on it for a few nights so far, but I have no complaints yet. Unlike many of the claims, I don't think that it's better than an actual bed, but it's so much better than a typical 'on-the-floor' air mattress.
Rated 4 out of 5 by JPro83 Great bed for the price.
I've been using it for about 2 weeks now and it works great. You can set the general firmness by adjusting the interior or exterior inflation. It's mildly comfortable but I'm planning on getting a mattress top for it to make it softer since I personally like the feel of a pillow-cottony-soft bed. However even without a mattress top, it's still relatively comfortable. I injured my back in the military and if I don't have a soft enough bed to lay on, I'll have back pain before morning, guaranteed. I haven't had a single morning on this bed where I've woken up aching or in pain. It's definitely worth what I paid, if not more. I very highly recommend. Also, I haven't personally had any problems with this bed deflating as some other users have. I was worried about it before my purchase, but I haven't had any real problems. And even if I did, it's an easy fix if it's a slow leak. You can turn the knobs to inflate it and it's fully inflated again within 10 - 15 seconds. So even if you have to re-inflate it once a week or several times a month, it's really not too much of a hassle.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Qualityfocus Comforts of home
We have one of these for camping...got one for our son & daughter-in-law for camping also. they love it!
very comfortable for him..he is 6'3" and did not have to "get down on the ground to lay down at night. They were very happy indeed. This is also comfortable for company when they come to visit. almost instant up and instant down, roll up and put away.
Looks Great, comfortable, & conviennient to have!
Rated 1 out of 5 by KidCadillac68 More than a little disappointed
This seemed like a fairly decent product to use until such time as I could purchase a regular bed. Imagine my surprise that the pump on my "100% Tested" unit, as they advertise, squealed like a pig for about 4 seconds and then passed on to eternal slumber. At least it was somewhat simple to get back into the box, as it never really had a chance to get any air into it. There are a great many selections on these beds. The pump on this one is permanently installed. Do yourself a favor. Get one with an external, or removable pump.
Rated 4 out of 5 by CampingGuru99 the best air mattress that i have purcheased.
I purchased this air mattress about a month ago to use on my annual camping trip in august. I have bought 5 other air mattresses and have woken up on the ground every morning on each one of them. I really needed an air mattress that would stay inflated, so i took a chance with this one. WHAT A BUY! i have actually been camping out in my back yard for the past week ( it is april ) and we have only added a little bit of air to the bed twice this entire week. the bed never actually deflates but rather the outer chamber, which inflates seperately from the inner chamber, looses a bit of air i believe from getting on and off the bed and from sitting on the side. but its a very small amount. a great feature is the built in pump and plug. there are two switches that control the inflating and it also self deflates by sucking out the air. it takes about 5 min for inflation and deflation. there is also a built in slot to stick the plug and cord in when you are packing the bag up, took us a few tries to get it to fit back into the bag, but that seems to always be the case. the air mattress is really high off the ground 22", i can sit on the bed as if it were a sofa.in another review i read that the inflater kept on overheating, you can inflate both chambers at once quickly but the pump does get a little warm, but if you do them seperately, it takes a few extra mins. but it hasnt gotten hot. also the pupm needs to be plugged in in order to inflate the bed, that is really its only downfall, but its not that big of a deal. Queen sheets dont fit on it because it is so haigh, but i found that if you use king sheets its a better fit. overall it really is the beast air mattress that i have ever bought, and knock on wood i hope it lasts. Enjoy :)
Rated 1 out of 5 by Mamoni Not ideal one
Would like to share my experience with this air bed.We bought it as we had to move to a new house and we were left with no other option other than buy an air bed.
This one needs to be charged every time we use it.
Every morning I get up from this bed I get body ache and back ache.its not good for body. I would not recommend this to anyone who has back pain .
Rated 5 out of 5 by zbeavers Very Nice Air Mattress at a Great Price
My wife and I take it camping and really can't tell the difference between our regular bed and this one. A lot of room and sleeps very comfortably. Haven't had any issues with leaking or losing air. I would recommend this bed to anyone.
Rated 4 out of 5 It's a great bed
I bought this bed to sleep on when I moved into my new apartment. I had been sleeping on this day bed which left my back hurting every morning when I got up. Since I began sleeping in the Insta-Bed, the back pain is gone! It holds the air pretty well and I only have to adjust the level every two or three days. But it provides great support for my back even though I am a big guy, 350 lbs.
Rated 5 out of 5 by NevadaMP A great temporary bed
A great 'temporary bed' before spending for furniture in a new place. High enough off the floor to feel like a real bed...extremely comfortable for me. Will use in one of the guest rooms after I buy myself a bed. I added a feather bed on top of it and am sleeping better than on my old Pillow-top memory foam mattress. Go figure!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Richazzi Excellent Bed
Excellent bed. Built in pump. very comfortable.
Made visiting my son a pleasure...
A temporary replacement for my $2800. Tempurpedic that I use at home...
Rated 1 out of 5 by WantToSleep Purchased as a full time bed as I have used a friends once for my back pain. worked well for the first 3 weeks then developed 2 holes at the seam.(1 on each side) I'm of average build and weigh 180lbs, I would think this would last longer than 3 weeks. Usually you get what you pay for but that does not apply here. Please do not WAIST your time and money on this GARBAGE.
Rated 1 out of 5 by GrumpyDanInWI Not built for the long haul
Nice bed, reasonable quality, very comfortable. I bought this bed as a temporary solution after moving until I could purchase a new bedroom set, like a lot of people. It was great for the first months or so, but slowly the welded chamber seams started to come apart, resulting in a bloated and mis-shapen mattress. Oh well.....but then one of those seams started to leak, and that was the end. I didn't realize that I had to deal with the manufacturer to repair or replace, so what do you do in the meantime? I guess I buy a different mattress, and try to get this one replaced. Overall, can't recommend.
Rated 5 out of 5 by zinmom Better than many traditional mattresses!
I purchased this air mattress to replace another one purchased at Walmart that was leaking because of a puncture by a cat claw. The original air mattress I purchased was no longer available, so I opted for this one based on the customer reviews. This air mattress was even better than the first one I purchased. It is sturdy and very comfortable. It is almost like a sleep number bed - you can adjust the firmness by how far you inflate the mattress. Better yet, when you have bedding on the mattress - it looks like a real bed. My daughter is using this mattress as her bed since she did not yet have the funds to purchase a real bed. At this point, she is so happy with this mattress - the comfort and the look of a real bed - she will need to find an excellent traditional mattress to match the comfort of this one. If you need an air mattress for occasional guests or if you need a long term temporary bed - then I highly recommend this air mattress. The price is well worth the value you get in this air mattress.
Rated 4 out of 5 by BZerfifhjgos Great, Comfy. BUT queen sheets DO NOT FIT
This was purchased for my adult son. He is getting a divorce and had to have an inexpensive bed ASAP. The pump works great and it very fast. He is a 240lb powerlifter (big, solid guy) and has only had to add a little air a couple of times in the few weeks we have had it. He loves it! It states here that regular sheets fit. Not the mattress protector or the fitted sheet! We ended up buying "dream fit" brand sheets. I tried sheets with 22 inch pockets. Everything just "pops" off except "dream fit". Get the dream fit mattress protector too. Hopefully this will last awhile.
Also, it looks black in the picture, but it is a dark icky army green.
The bed slides all around on carpeted floors.
Rated 5 out of 5 by cajungirl48 Great Mattress
I have serious back problems and a air mattress is the only thing I can sleep on. Sleep being the key word. This is the 3rd one I have tried and it is the best. If you can't afford an expensive sleep-aire then this one is worth the money. It has an inner and outer chamber with a built in air pump (love it) that airs each separately for better adjustment. If you want a more level bed and not the outer raised edge so common on these bed you can just put in less outer chamber air. I'm going to buy a couple of spares just in case. It's also the longest one I own.