W Bed Owners - How is it holding up?

 
Old Mar 3, 10, 1:42 pm
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W Bed Owners - How is it holding up?

I am contemplating a purchase of this bed to replace our 11 year old Simmons Beautyrest, which has a pocketed coil system like the one in the W bed. It didn't take long for some depressions to develop despite turning and flipping (yes, you could do that on mattresses made back then). I realize this is a function of the foam layers on top of the coils. Just wondering if I'll be able to avoid this on the W bed.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 2:44 pm
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I'm happy with the W Plush Top bed I bought 3 years ago. I did just replace the feather bed. Wonderful.

Most reports of problems that I'm aware of involve the pillow top.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 5:16 pm
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Disclaimer: I do not work for W, the bed manufacturer, or anyone who gains from the sale of these beds.

We've had ours (plush top) for about 4 months now. It's the bee's knees. Really.

Genuine quotes from my wife:
"There's something wrong with this bed, it must have opium in the lining or something."
"I swear this bed talks to me (motherly voice) 'come on Mrs.pjoalfa, sleep, you know you want to...'."
"OK we have to get rid of this bed. I don't want to get up in the morning."

I kid you not.


I'd stay away from the pillow top as it's too soft IME, and you get hot.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 6:07 pm
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Probably a stupid question, but can you get SPG points for purchasing the W beds? If so, how?
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Old Mar 3, 10, 6:09 pm
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I've had a W Plush Top for three years now and no signs of any wear or indentation. (I should point out I only sleep in it about 175 nights a year so it only has "real" wear of about 1.5 years!) I'm normally pretty rough on mattresses - my Heavenly Bed started to get indentations at about year two (although its still comfy, its in the guest room now). W bed has none of that.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 6:12 pm
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Pillow Top

We purchased the Pillow Top........we absolutely love it. It is so very soft - yet firm if that makes sense.

I'm not sure exactly why the negative comments on the pillow top but honestly me and the wife love it. Great sleeps . Period.

Would definately recommend !^ As far as I am concerned it is the same bed as the " Heavenly Bed".....we ended up buying the covers; pillows etc., from the Westin store after we bought it.

We also got a great deal in October when we bought it - if I recall I think it was like 50% off or something.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 6:12 pm
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Originally Posted by kavok View Post
Probably a stupid question, but can you get SPG points for purchasing the W beds? If so, how?
The only way I can think you could is to pay for it with your Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express.

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Old Mar 3, 10, 6:13 pm
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I've had mine for 6 months and really like it.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 7:02 pm
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Originally Posted by kavok View Post
Probably a stupid question, but can you get SPG points for purchasing the W beds? If so, how?
Originally Posted by Starwood Lurker View Post
The only way I can think you could is to pay for it with your Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express.
This is correct, and it does calculate as SPG spend and receives the extra points.
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Old Mar 3, 10, 7:25 pm
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I have mine for 3 years.

I have the Plush top bed and I got a W feather bed (looks like a blanket) with it. This allows the bed to go soft if I want by putting the featherbed on top of the Plush top bed. I also got the box spring and rails.

No noticible depression on where I sleep - I sleep on the side of the bed. I also like to sit on the side of the bed and use a laptop.

I do notice small amounts of thread on the Plush top starts to untangle - but likely wear and tear.

1 or 2 feathers pokes out of the featherbed once a while - maybe also sign of wear and tear. Overall, quite satisfied with my bed.

I wonder how long can a bed last? 10? 15 years?
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Old Mar 3, 10, 7:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Starwood Lurker View Post
The only way I can think you could is to pay for it with your Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express.

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This is correct, and it does calculate as SPG spend and receives the extra points.
Thank you both for the suggestion. ^ Afterall, the Mrs. has been wanting one for quite sometime now...
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Old Mar 3, 10, 7:42 pm
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We have had our for a little over a year and LOVE it!
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I've had a pillow top cal king for about 2 years, and the wife and I love it. It just gets more and more comfy! I want to get the featherbed as well to really make it feel like air. That said, if they ever ran a 40% off or more on the Heavenly Bed, I'd get that as well. I'd take the Heavenly Bed over the W Bed any day, but I love my W Bed.
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Old Mar 4, 10, 1:43 am
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The W Bed is working out great...love it. One of the side benefits is that the wife actually wants to have sex now...imagine that.
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Old Mar 4, 10, 1:45 am
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Originally Posted by shyam99 View Post
One of the side benefits is that the wife actually wants to have sex now...imagine that.
Do you have a picture of her?
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