The Real Cost of a Good Night's Sleep

By Alex McIntyre - 2011-10-11T13:37:59Z

Photograph by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

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Mattress Matters

You can spend a small fortune on top-of-the-line mattresses. (A cheaper version, such as the kingsize Eureka Springs Firm Mattress, runs $1,580 for just the mattress, $2,100 with the foundation.)

$6,798: Tempur-Pedic Allura Split kingsize bed

$2,800: Tempur-Pedic Advanced Ergo Adjustable Base Split 2-piece (optional; this allows you to you raise your feet, back, etc.)

$89: Tempur-Pedic bed frame (optional)

$158: Tempur-Pedic Mattress Protector Split 2-piece (includes protection against bed bugs and dust mites)

Running Tally: $9,845