Malouf Structures M555 Adjustable Base Review

Updated November 14, 2022

Malouf Structures M555 Adjustable Bed

The M555 Adjustable Base is the #2 model in the Structures collection by Malouf. Of the six models, this one is the most popular in terms of pricing and features. In comparison to the top-end model, the M555 has only three fewer features. As you research adjustable bases to combine with your mattress, please consider our expert review:

The Malouf Structures M555's Features

  • Independent head incline: 0-60 degrees

  • Independent foot incline: 0-45 degrees

  • 15-inch height from floor to top of the base

  • Includes 3" and 6" legs

  • Modular legs available in additional sizes

  • LED-backlit wireless remote control, batteries included

  • Five preset positions: Zero Gravity, Anti-Snore, Lounge, TV, and Flat

  • Five programmable positions can be customized and saved

  • True zero clearance; remove the legs to place directly on foundations, platform bases, slat beds, or ground (now includes slat stabilizer brackets)

  • Dual 5V 1.5A charging ports located on both sides of the base

  • Bluetooth with the highest-rated and industry-leading Malouf Base App; Siri shortcut voice commands built-in with iOS 12 and newer

  • 12 dual-zone massage options: 4 types, 3 intensities with 3-time settings

  • Under-bed LED nightlights

  • Child-lock safety feature

  • Upholstered with linen-inspired fabric in Stone color

  • All sizes foldable for easy storage; Twin, Twin XL, and Split California King can be shipped by FedEx and UPS

  • Set up in 15 minutes from start to finish

  • Headboard bracket set (sold separately)

  • 850 lb. weight capacity on both sizes

  • 20-year limited warranty guarantees high-quality construction

Features Video

Here's a quick video detailing the features of the M555:


Pros & Cons

  • Can be paired to your Amazon Alexa through the app on your smartphone
  • More affordable than the top-end model
  • Vibration massage system with four types, three intensities, and three time settings
  • Weight rated to 850 lbs., great durability
  • Six programmable positions and five presets make for easy adjustment
  • Easy and quick set-up
  • Can be heavy for some people, might be difficult to move or set up without help
  • Has fewer features than the top-end S755 model

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The Benefits of Having an Adjustable Base

Adding an adjustable base to your bed enhances the comfort you get providing you with a better quality sleep experience. The M555 increases the comfort you get by offering massage options, preset positioning, and hands-free connectivity. This is particularly good for people who have to spend a lot of time in bed, perhaps due to an illness. Those that suffer from sleep apnea, arthritis, RLS, and poor circulation can ease their symptoms by using an adjustable base, as well. The idea of an adjustable base is to increase comfort, relieve aches and pains, and to provide added luxury to your bed. The M555 is a great example of just that, added comfort and functionality.

Read more about this topic in our adjustable base guide.

Additional Information on the M555 Base

Here's an image of the M555's remote so you can see the button configuration:

M555 Remote

Here's the underside of the M555. You can see the LED lights that illuminate under the bed:

M555 Underside View

Here's a comparison chart for all of Malouf's adjustable bases:

Malouf Comparison Chart


The Malouf Structures M555 Adjustable Base comes with a limited 20-year warranty [PDF].

Malouf Structures M555 Owner's Manual [PDF]

About Malouf

Sam and Kacie Malouf transformed a two-person operation into a company with over 11,000 product choices. In their journey, Sam and Kacie found a common thread tying consumers together—a desire for comfort, identity, and value.

They’ve explored the globe, hunting for artisanal bedding honed through generations of practice in Italy, France, and Egypt. They’ve refined modern products, infusing unique foams with natural materials, and improving the features and usability of adjustable bed bases. The result is an ode to time-tested materials fused with the freshness of cutting-edge technologies.

M555 profile view showing all the possible positions phased over one another


The M555 Adjustable Base by Malouf is the second model of six in the Structures collection. It has nearly every feature the top-end S755 has for several hundred dollars less. The only features not included are the pillow tilt, lumbar support, and Reach Assist™.

The M555 still offers dual-zone massage and five preset positions with six programmable positions. There are four USB ports, two on each side, so that you can charge your devices without taking up wall outlets. Best of all is that you can pair it to the Malouf app on your smartphone via Bluetooth. The flexibility from a user standpoint is truly excellent. Users can control the base with a wireless remote or smart device.

The M555 Adjustable Base is the best option for people who want a good quality base with great features. Malouf's high-quality construction, combined with the features offered, and a 20-year warranty make the M555 an excellent choice.

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About the Author, Dave Higgins, Mattress Expert

Dave Higgins, Mattress ExpertDave has worked in the furniture business, focusing on mattresses, for several years. His focus on mattress industry trends and developments has led to a deeper understanding of how people sleep and how they perceive comfort.