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The Best Egyptian-Cotton Sheets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like pillows), but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed (that’s four-to-five-star reviews and lots of ‘em) products and single out the most convincing. And though we’ve talked to designers about their favorite bed sheets to fall asleep in and the best sheets for summer, waxed poetic about linen sheets, and combed Amazon for the best bedsheets of every material, here, we’re going deep on the best Egyptian-cotton sheets, according to the people. For ease of comparison, we’ve only featured queen-size sheet sets below, but all of these sets are available in other sizes. (Note that reviews have been edited for length and clarity.)

Best 400-thread-count Egyptian-cotton sheets

California Design Den 400-Thread-Count, 100% Cotton Sheets

“Very nice sheets, 100 percent cotton. I have very sensitive skin and I struggle to find good-quality pure cotton sheets for a restful sleep. My husband is very picky about sheets and even he loved these. If you prefer soft, silky sheets, these are for you, and if you are looking for a bargain, these are also for you. Added bonus is good packaging and prompt delivery.”

Best 600-thread-count Egyptian-cotton sheets

Mayfair Linen 600-Thread-Count, 100% Cotton Sheets

“Throughout the years I’ve purchased many sets of sheets, but none of them have compared to these! I bought a set for myself and for a Christmas gift. I find they are very soft and feel absolutely wonderful! Even after washing them a few times, the colors hold well and they still look just as nice as they did the day I opened the package. I am planning on purchasing more sheet sets from Mayfair soon.”

Thread Spread 600-Thread-Count, 100% Cotton Sheets Set

“Shipped fast, sheets are what I expected which is soft and breathable. Only washed once so far, but I did not see any piling. I’m happy based upon the quality to the cost, these seem to be an excellent value for getting into 100-percent Egyptian cotton sheets. I have had smoother, silkier sheets in the past for more money but you can’t beat the price on these. I expect them to continue to soften up with each wash and only continue to get better.”

Best 800-thread-count Egyptian-cotton sheets

Chateau Home Collection 800-Thread-Count Egyptian-Cotton Queen Sheet Set

“Luxurious. Replaced some Chaps-brand sheets, and the difference was remarkable. Recommend washing before putting on bed. Every wash has revealed a new level of comfort. A rather thick fabric but seems to breath. The fitted lower sheet has plenty of depth and good elastic. … Can’t wait to feel the sheets after a dozen or more washes.”

Mayfair Linen 800-Thread-Count, 100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets

“We haven’t been particularly fussy about the quality of our sheets in the past, but we decided to splurge on these and — WOW! These feel like sheets at an upscale resort. We LOVE them so much that we bought a second set. So far they have held up … no pilling or fraying. We are even sleeping better. Who would have thought?! I’m spoiled now, and will not go back to lower quality sheets. Thank you!”

Best 1,000-thread-count Egyptian-cotton sheets

Thread Spread True Luxury 1000-Thread-Count Four-Piece Sheet Set

“Exactly as ordered. Arrived earlier than expected. Very sleek feel and perfect fit for my mattress. We never get cold or hot with these sheets. They seem to be able to breathe and stay fresh like new all the time. No change of texture or fit after laundering. We have four other sets of Egyptian-cotton sheets bought at name-brand stores and these are just as good and a lot cheaper than the others! Can’t wait to buy more of them through Amazon.”

Best Egyptian-cotton sheets with embroidered edge

Pinzon 400-Thread-Count Egyptian-Cotton Sateen Hotel Stitch Sheet Set - Queen

“Yes it’s 100-percent Egyptian cotton, you can feel the difference and we love them! It’s not the 1,000-thread count that we used to buy (didn’t want to spend $150-200 for those right now) and it’s not the crappy $20 sheets that make the heat worse and you toss and turn all night. This Texas heat is scorching, and when you go to bed at night after a cool shower, these sheets greet you with a cool, breathable, and slightly silky feel. No more sweating due to [bad] sheets, these are great in my opinion.”

Best Egyptian-cotton sheets with pleated hem

Pinzon 400-Thread-Count Egyptian Cotton Sateen Pleated Hem Sheet Set - Queen

“These Pinzon sheets were thick and had nice weight to them but did not retain heat (even in the high heat we’ve been having this summer). These sheets were very comfortable and I’m glad I decided to take the risk and buy two sets while they were on sale. We have both the mocha, which is a nice, clean, crisp beige as well as the dusty blue, which is a light, muted blue color. The sheets feel great and I’m glad I finally invested in some Egyptian-cotton sheets.”

Best Egyptian-cotton sheets for short camper mattresses

SGI Bedding Queen Sheets

“We just purchased a motorhome, and it has a short queen bed. I went on to Amazon and found these Egyptian-cotton sheets, and I have to say: They are the same — if not better — quality than the sheets I have on my bed at home at about 25 percent of the price. I am extremely pleased with this purchase and will definitely be back in the future. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”

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The Best Egyptian-Cotton Sheets, According to Amazon Reviews