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Octave vs Nectar

Nectar tells one story, but real customer reviews and charges from the Federal Trade Commission tell another. Shop Octave
Updated: April 12, 2024

Octave Is the Choice of More than 20,000 Canadians

Experts call Octave the "Best Memory Foam Mattress in Canada"

Best Health Magazine
Canada's Best Cooling Mattress

Canadian Living
Best Canadian Memory Foam Mattress

Best Canadian Memory Foam Mattress

Style at Home
Best Memory Foam Mattress

Good Housekeeping
Best Bedding

How Does Octave Compare to Nectar?

The latest in sleep innovation, at an affordable price.

Best Value!
Price (Queen)



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CopperGel™ Memory Foam + PolarMAX®



Total Support Foam with Air Channels



Machine-Washable Cover


Removing the cover will void all warranties

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Better Business Bureau Rating

4.83 / 5
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Accredited Since: 20/1/2011

2.56 / 5
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Trustpilot Score

4.75 / 5
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1.5 / 5
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Prices apply to queen-size Octave Vista and Nectar mattresses and matching accessories. All information in this table has been taken from publicly available sources and is accurate as of September 25, 2023. May not reflect current promotions or discounts.

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Canadian Sleepers Rave About Octave

Over 5,000 customers have given Octave a five-star rating

Best Quality & Value for a Foam Mattress

Great mattress at a great value. Way cheaper mattress than a Temper-Pedic, but similar in quality and in coolness/breathability. Much better quality and construction than a Casper or Nectar mattress, based on personal use.

Angy N. Verified Buyer
Tried Every Type of Bed

I have had four beds this year. Two from Mattress Firm (hybrid and firm with pillow topper) and a Nectar, and I've tried about ten mattress toppers. Everything I had hurt my back or my hip ... An added benefit was this bed sleeps the coolest out of all four that I’ve had this year. It wasn’t advertised for that when I got it, but it was a benefit for sure. I would recommend this bed to anyone, and for the price – you cannot beat it.

Lauren W. Verified Buyer
Excellent Bed

We tried the Casper, Bob-O-Pedic, and Nectar, and none were as comfortable ... It is very comparable to our Tempur-Pedic. Well worth the price.

Edward K. Verified Buyer
I Am Very Happy

I am very happy with my purchase. This is our 2nd one. We originally bought a queen for our guest bedroom. We liked it so much we bought a California king for ourselves. It is awesome!

Jason N. Verified Buyer
Great Mattress – Highly Recommend

This is my second ... I trust the brand and quality they provide, and I wouldn't choose anything else. The mattress is high quality and feels like a high-end luxury brand.

Elizabeth B. Verified Buyer
I Can Sleep Again!

I have been dealing with chronic piriformis syndrome and haven’t been able to sleep without muscle relaxants. We replaced our soft mattress for this firm one and have not taken any pain/muscle medications and sleep so much better. I wish I had tried this sooner!

Rhonda D. Verified Buyer
This Has Been a GAME CHANGER for my Wife and I!!!!

Over the years we have wasted thousands on various mattresses and nothing ever worked. And the exchange-a-mattress program retailers provided were underwhelming and still led to us never finding our forever bed.

The 100% money back guarantee removed any fear I had about whether I would be stuck with an unwanted bed.

Oh my god. The only person in the house that loves the bed more than me and my wife is our dog, and, as it is now a King, there is room for all of us.

Roger M. Verified Buyer
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Includes reviews for previous versions of the Octave mattress.

4 Reasons to Choose Octave Instead of Nectar

Nectar Customers Have Real Concerns

Nectar has a slick website where they show an enormous number of product reviews. Take a deeper look and you'll find that all is not as it seems – The Better Business Bureau, Reddit, and Trustpilot tell the full story.

Did You Know? Nectar is listed as the #1 Mattress Brand to Avoid by the moderators of the r/Mattress community.

Want the latest in sleep innovation, at an affordable price? The Octave Vista memory foam mattress is Made in Canada using cooling fabrics, copper-infused gel, and open-cell foam to give you the most advanced rest at its price point. Need more proof? See what our customers have to say. Check out our Better Business Bureau rating or our Trustpilot profile.

Woman delighted opening her Octave mattress delivery box

"I was tired of waking up in the morning feeling sore, so I thought I would try a foam mattress ... Free shipping and returns. Good trial period. Fast delivery. Very pleased, soreness is gone."

Shirley S. Verified Buyer

Nectar's Problems With the Federal Trade Commission for False Advertising Claims

Resident Home LLC, Nectar Sleep’s parent company, has faced multiple charges in the USA for false advertising by the Federal Trade Commission. Fakespot, a company which uses AI to detect fake reviews and scams only gives Nectar a "C" rating.

We do things differently here in Canada. That's why the North American Customer Centricity Awards gave our customer service strategy a "Highly Commended" rating!

Woman smiling, knowing she has a 365-night sleep trial to evaluate sleep her mattress

*Fakespot score observed on August 9, 2023.

Best Bed EVER

"I honestly can’t wait to go to bed every night, it’s that comfortable. Purchase, delivery and setup [was] a breeze. Great experience."

Justin D. Verified Buyer

Only Octave Is Designed for Canadian Seasons

Nectar is an American company that assembles their mattresses from materials sourced from China, Vietnam, USA, Malaysia, and Mexico. Do they understand Canadian sleepers?

"So many mattress brands are designed, and made, in the USA or China," says Octave co-founder and CEO, Sam Prochazka. "Those brands build for their own markets, and Canada is an afterthought. We started by asking Canadians about their sleep habits, and built our products from there."

Made in Canada for Canadian seasons, Octave Vista is instantly refreshing, as soon as you lie down. The bespoke top cover is woven with our proprietary CryoFusion™ cooling nanofibres. This refreshing sleep surface gets cool and stays cool. PolarMAX®, our phase-change infusion, also helps keep your body at a comfortable temperature all night and in all seasons.

Octave's 365-night trial gives you a full year to test out the mattress at home throughout all four seasons. If you don't experience a transformative sleep with Octave, contact our customer service team. We'll pick the mattress up, recycle or donate it, and give you a full refund.

Woman sleeping on a Vista Mattress containing CryoFusion™ cooling nanofibres and PolarMAX®, our phase-change infusion

"It's our second bed from here and we love it. Had it for almost 8 years and it's still great to sleep on."

Frazer W. Verified Buyer

Octave Is Made in Canada

Octave memory foam mattresses are made to order in innovative factories across Canada, often within hours of the order being placed. When you buy your mattress from a Canadian company, that means your don't have to pay expensive import tariffs from foreign companies like Nectar. Instead, you get an excellent quality mattress at a fair price.

Our commitment extends beyond your sleep, reaching into communities that matter to us. Through partnerships with charitable organizations like Habitat for Humanity, we responsibly recycle or donate returned mattresses, cementing our dedication to both restful nights and resilient communities.

Calabogie, ON with a Made in Canada logo

Tried 5 Online Mattresses, This Is The Winner!

"I've ordered beds for 5 different online 'best in Canada' mattress companies in the last 6 months looking for a new mattress. This is the keeper!"

Mary K. Verified Buyer

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