The first step to getting a good night’s sleep is having the right mattress. Whether you need firm support for an aching back or gel-infused layers to keep you cool, the type of bed you choose will make all the difference to your slumber.
So to help you pick the best mattress, we’ve compiled a run-down of the eight current front-runners on Amazon’s best-seller list.
And the good news is, they’re all surprising affordable. A narrow twin can be purchased for as little as $75 and even a 12-inch California King comes in at just over $400, so you can shop your way to the perfect night’s sleep without breaking the bank.
Currently topping Amazon’s best-seller list, this Zinus mattress is infused with green tea extract and castor natural seed oil, which is designed to naturally repel odor and bacteria to help you wake up feeling fresh.
Satisfied customers describe this mattress as an ‘amazing combination of soft and firm’, ‘the best sleep ever’, and even the ‘Oprah of beds’.
The mattress has an impressive 23,828 reviews on Amazon, with an average rating of 4.1 stars, and the price ranges from as little as $73.34 for a six-inch narrow twin up to $410 for a 12-inch California king.
Some 75 per cent of reviewers on Amazon have given this mattress five stars, with one customer writing that it ‘makes dreams come true’, and other positive reviews describing it as ‘unbelievably comfortable’ and ‘the best bed I have ever had’.
According to the product description, this hybrid mattress combines memory foam with the traditional support of an innerspring mattress for a ‘medium-firm’ feel.
This means that it is not too soft or too firm, and ‘falls right into the sweet spot of perfectly comfortable for sleepers of all styles and preferences’.
This LUCID mattress is comprised of a 2.5-inch layer of ventilated gel memory foam and a 7.5-inch layer of high density foam to support the body while sleeping and to relieve pressure.
The manufacturer claims that the open cell structure of LUCID memory foam makes for a longer lasting, more resilient material that will not leave long-lasting body impressions.
Reviewers are impressed by the mattress’s firmness and durability, noting its ‘amazing price’, ‘fantastic comfort’ and ‘perfect amount of support’.
The Tuft & Needle mattress may be at the higher end of Amazon’s best-sellers in terms of price, but at less than $600 for a Queen it is still surprisingly affordable.
And most customers believe it is worth the price. Some 75 per cent of reviewers have given the mattress five stars, with contented shoppers stating that it is ‘worth every penny’, is ‘superb quality’, and has given them ‘the best night of sleep in years’.
In particular, reviewers note that the mattress provides excellent support and is good for relieving pressure on points such as the knees and hips.
According to Best Price, this memory foam mattress will make you feel ‘like you are floating on a cloud’. It boasts a pressure relief system, which promises to minimize pressure points for a sounder sleep with less tossing and turning.
The mattress has an impressive 4.4 average star rating, with customers raving about its great value, its support for those with back problems, and ease of delivery and unpacking.
Some of the most enthusiastic reviews describe it as ‘heaven’, ‘the best bed I’ve slept in’, and a ‘dream come true mattress’.
Another mattress with an average of 4.4 stars, the Olee memory foam bed has won over fans thanks to its affordability, firmness and cooling qualities.
The memory foam is infused with gel to help regulate temperature for a more comfortable night’s sleep, and the mattress features a high density base layer for added durability.
Satisfied customers on Amazon have described the mattress as ‘super comfortable’, ‘an amazing buy’, ‘affordable luxury’, and ‘the best purchase I’ve made in a while’.
According to the product description, this Classic Brands mattress combines pressure-relieving memory foam with high-density aerated cool gel memory foam to create the ‘essential support and comfort for a deeper night’s sleep’.
It claims that the memory foam conforms to your body – while also being naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to allergens – and the cool gel regulates temperature.
The mattress has earned an average 4.3 star rating on Amazon, with shoppers describing it as ‘unbelievably comfortable’, ‘a miracle in a bed’, and ‘an amazing price for an amazing product’.
This open cell memory foam mattress is designed to help align your spine and reduce pressure on your hips, lower back, shoulders, head and neck.
The memory foam’s gel-infused top layer promises to help you sleep more comfortably in hot or humid weather by reducing sweat and perspiration.
Customers rave about how supportive, cooling and affordable this mattress is, with reviews describing it as ‘heaven-sent’, ‘simply amazing’, and ‘comfort you can’t do without’.
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