The Difference Between Bed Brands

The Difference Between Bed Brands

Shopping for a new bed? Make sure you know the difference between the leading bed brands before making your purchase. It's not easy to know which bed brand is best for you. With all the different types, materials and sizes available, it can be hard to make a decision. Not only are there many different types of beds, but also many different brands. And each brand has its own unique selling points. So how do you decide which one is right for you?

Dial-a-Bed is here to help. We compare the leading bed brands so that you can make an informed decision before making your purchase. We break down the differences in materials, sizes and prices so that you can find the perfect bed for your needs.

South Africa’s Best Bed Brands

At Dial-a-Bed, we pride ourselves on stocking the best bed brands in South Africa. Our range includes both locally and internationally manufactured brands that come in a variety of sizes, comfort types and prices too. We break down our bed brands below and take you through what makes them quality bed brands to consider:


Sealy has been manufacturing their world-famous Posturepedic mattresses since 1950. Sealy is known for its bed designs that deliver targeted support where your body needs it most. The Sealy range of mattresses is available in all bed sizes. They specialise in offering beds that are firm, medium and plush comfort types but do offer extra firm and ultra-plush options too. The general price range for a Sealy bed is between R11 499 – R119 999. 


Simmons beds fuse memory foam and pocketed coil springs to offer you an incredible night’s sleep. Their exclusive, signature pocketed coil spring design and Beautyrest mattress combine to bring you a range of beds that are luxurious and supportive. Simmons offers firm, medium and plush comfort type beds only and they are exclusively priced in the range of between R11 499 – R104 999.

Forty Winks

Forty Winks offers a range of incredible mattresses that are all designed to give you a great night’s sleep. They are sturdy, comfortable and affordably priced. At Dial-a-Bed, you’ll have the option of choosing firm, medium and plush comfort types of Forty Winks beds which are generally priced in the range of R5 999 – R17 099. 


This bed and mattress range is made with 100% natural Talalay Latex which offers antifungal and antimicrobial properties. If you struggle with allergies, then choosing a Dunlopillo bed is definitely a good option. You’ll be able to choose from a variety of bed sizes in firm and medium comfort types. Dunlopillo’s are affordably priced with most beds priced in the R7 199 and below range.

King Koil

King Koil is known for their super comfortable bed designs with options in the plush, firm and medium comfort type range. These beds offer real value for money without sacrificing quality. At Dial-a-Bed, you’ll get a range of King Koil’s generally priced between R5 699 – R13 699.

Slumber King

Slumber King mattresses are highly recommended as being one of the most affordable bed designs and options for guest rooms and sleepover areas. They are inexpensive but super comfortable too. We offer a range of Slumber King beds in firm and medium comfort types and most of the beds are priced from R5 999 and below.


1. What is the best bed brand in South Africa?

The best bed brand is the one that suits your needs and your back pocket, all while ensuring you have the best night’s sleep possible. Take a look at the bed brands we offer at Dial-a-Bed in our comparison blog above.

2. How to compare bed brands?

Bed brands can be compared on a variety of elements including size, comfort type and price. Before you go bed shopping, you’ll need to decide what size bed you need, what kind of mattress comfort type you need and what you’re willing to spend.

3. What is the difference between bed brands?

There are a variety of excellent bed brands available at Dial-a-Bed that all have their own unique selling points. Read our blog above to learn more about each brand.

4. How can you tell a good quality bed?

A good quality bed will be made well, come with a guarantee and be able to meet the needs of your body and fit your budget too.

Now that you know a little bit more about our top brand beds, we hope that you’ll find it easier to select the bed size, comfort type and price range that suits your needs. For a range of good bed brands that are each designed with the latest in sleep technology, and engineered to suit your unique sleep-style, shop online 24/7 at with Dial-a-Bed. Visit a Dial-a-Bed store nearest to you.