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7 Best Hybrid Mattress UK Picks for All Sleepers In 2024

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Written By Connie

CPD Sleep Consultant

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18 April 2024 15 min read

Is it a coincidence that most of the best mattrasses you can get are hybrid mattresses? Well, after seeing how good hybrid mattresses can get, you'll know the answer!

A hybrid mattress is generally considered the best of both worlds because it combines memory foam and pocket springs into an ultimate sleeping surface.

Therefore, it is only understandable that you would want to get their hands on one. But, not just any hybrid mattress will do, right?

You need the best hybrid mattress the UK has to offer, and well – we might just have it! Before you is the list of the top seven best hybrid mattresses on the UK market, compiled after long and thorough market research and product testing.

With that in mind, we feel like it's safe to say you're bound to enjoy at least a few of these – if not all of them. So, we're going to start things off with our top seven picks and then discuss what makes some hybrid mattresses better than others.

Our top picks

We wouldn't want to waste your time, so it's only appropriate for us to get to the mattresses straight away. Now, this is not your regular “top” list, and our mattresses aren't ranked in a particular order. Instead, they're each the best in their own respective category, so you can easily distinguish one from the other, and maybe, just maybe, buy the one that fits your needs the best.
    Mattresses 1
    Product image of the NextGen Premium Mattress with a TSA badge
    Emma NextGen Premium Mattress
    Best Overall
    Mattresses 2
    Image of a TSA reviewer reviewing the simba hybrid pro mattress
    Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress
    Best Edge Support
    Mattresses 3
    Someone sitting on Panda Hybrid Bamboo Mattress.
    Panda Hybrid Bamboo Mattress
    Best for Back Pain
    Mattresses 4
    Person pressing down on the corner of the mattress.
    Emma Luxe Cooling Mattress
    Best Cooling
    Mattresses 5
    Person using the mattress handles.
    Hypnia Supreme Hybrid Mattress
    Best Soft
    Mattresses 6
    An image of a TSA reviewer sitting on a Simba Hybrid Luxe mattress
    Simba Hybrid Luxe Mattress
    Best for Couples
    Mattresses 7
    An image of a TSA reviewer sitting on the OTTY Pure Hybrid Bamboo & Charcoal Premium Mattress
    OTTY Pure Hybrid Bamboo & Charcoal Mattress
    Best for Beauty Sleep

Best Overall: Emma NextGen Premium Mattress

For our number one pick, we had to go with the Emma NextGen Premium Mattress!
Best Overall
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Thanks to its exceptional build and high-quality materials, this hybrid mattress from Emma is ideal for just about anyone!

Everything about this hybrid mattress feels premium. The Halo memory foam is top notch and you'd be pressed to find higher-quality springs on the UK market. In fact, besides being the best hybrid mattress, the NextGen Premium is the proud owner of our best mattress in the UK award as well!

For one, the big, sturdy springs make the mattress a lot more breathable. This means no more overheating during the night! And the soft memory foam, when combined with the large springs, provides the perfect balance of comfort and support.

The mattress also features a premium, easily-removable cover that makes cleaning as easy as it gets. So, in total, you're getting support, comfort, breathability, convenience, and durability. How can it get any better than that?

To learn more, read our full review of the Emma NextGen Premium Mattress.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Super King, EU Double, EU Queen
  • Removable cover: Yes
  • Warranty: 10 years
  • Trial: 200 nights

Advantages

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Supportive
The extra large pocket springs offer premium support.
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Very breathable
You don't have to worry about the foam trapping heat.
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Great value
One of the cheaper premium mattresses.

Disadvantages

An icon depicting a non motion isolating product
Slight motion transfer
Nothing too severe but still present.

Best Edge Support: Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress

An intuitive and innovative design for those with a taste for finer things in life!
Best Edge Support
Image of a TSA reviewer reviewing the simba hybrid pro mattress

This eight-layered hybrid mattress offers gravity-defying comfort thanks to high-quality memory foam and Simba's unique titanium Aerocoil pocket springs layers as well as a whole lot of other unique features.

And yes, we said pocket spring LAYERS, as the Hybrid Pro has two separate Aerocoil spring layers for optimal support. And each spring can take on your weight independently, meaning that you won't have to worry about motion transfer. Plus, these spring layers offer edge-to-edge support!

This high-end mattress also has a wool layer, which drastically enhances the temperature regulation capabilities of the mattress. So, if you're a hot sleeper, you won't have to worry about night sweats.

Lastly, like most high-end hybrid mattresses, the Simba Hybrid Pro has a soft, removable cover that makes cleaning the mattress as easy as it gets.

To learn more, read our full review of the Simba Hybrid Pro mattress.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Super King, EU Double, EU Queen
  • Removable cover: Yes
  • Warranty: 10 years
  • Trial: 200-night

Advantages

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Removable cover
You can easily remove and wash the covers.
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Breathable
The wool layer excels at keeping things cool.
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Edge-to-edge support
Having multiple spring layers ensures proper edge support.

Disadvantages

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Not ideal for combination sleepers
The mattress doesn't adapt quickly enough for combination sleepers.
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Some off-gassing
The foam will produce some off-gassing.

Best for Back Pain: Panda Hybrid Bamboo Mattress

If you're looking for the best hybrid mattress at fighting back and neck pain, this could be the perfect choice for you!
Best for Back Pain
Someone sitting on Panda Hybrid Bamboo Mattress.

The BioCell foam, 7 zone support, the comfort base layer and every other aspect of this hybrid mattress is just exemplary.

But, what's truly special about this mattress is the OrthoAlign Foam. This high-density layer is made from orthopaedic memory foam, which optimises spinal alignment to allow you to have a comfortable and pain-free sleep.

All of this makes the Panda Hybrid miles ahead compared to other hybrid mattresses when it comes to pressure and pain relief.

Plus, if you tend to overheat, the fun doesn't stop here, as Panda utilises sustainable bamboo to keep their mattresses nice and cool during even the hottest nights!

Here's our Panda Hybrid Bamboo mattress review.

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KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Superking, Emperor + EU Single, Double, King
  • Removable cover: Yes
  • Warranty: 10 years
  • Trial: 100 nights

Advantages

An icon depicting a leaf indicating hypoallergenic properties
Completely hypoallergenic
Bamboo ensures a completely hypoallergenic sleeping surface.
Pressure-relief-pro
Pressure relieving
The mattress utilises orthopaedic foam for top-notch pressure relief.
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Highly breathable
Even hot sleepers should be comfortable on this mattress.

Disadvantages

An icon depicting off gassing
Slight off-gassing
There is a slight off-gassing upon unpacking.
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Tight cover
Putting the cover on is a bit difficult.

Best Cooling: Emma Luxe Cooling Mattress

If you tend to overheat at night, the Luxe Cooling Mattress might just change your world!
Best Cooling
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While we've featured quite a few breathable mattresses so far, the Emma Luxe Cooling mattress takes the cake!

For one, the open-pore fibres in the cover do an excellent job at drawing heat away from your body, stopping you from turning into a human furnace. Not to mention that the cover can also easily be taken off and washed, making maintenance a lot easier.

But back to cooling, the memory foam layer right underneath the cover has been infused with graphite, which is known for its temperature-regulating abilities.

And let's not forget, this is still high-quality memory foam! So, your back and joints get all the pressure relief they need to keep you ache-free.

Lastly, the pocket springs near the bottom of the mattress further amp up the support and allow you to sleep in bliss!

If you want to learn more, read our full review of the Emma Luxe Cooling mattress.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Super King, EU Single, EU Double, EU Queen
  • Removable cover: Yes
  • Warranty: 10 years
  • Trial: 200-night

Advantages

An icon presenting perpetual motion balls indicating low motion transfer
Motion isolating
A great pick for couples and restless sleepers as there is no motion transfer.
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Great for side sleepers
The mattress has the perfect firmness for most side sleepers.
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Extra cooling
The best cooling mattress money can buy.

Disadvantages

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Not budget friendly
While not the most expensive, it's not budget-friendly either.

Best Soft: Hypnia Supreme Hybrid Mattress

If you're on the smaller side and/or like to sleep on your side, a soft hybrid mattress like the Hypnia Supreme is just what the doctor ordered!
Best Soft
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While this soft hybrid mattress is best-suited for side sleepers, it can honestly keep anyone comfortable!

This is because the hybrid mattress carefully balances comfort and support, landing in the sweet spot for both. The integrated topper, for example, makes the mattress softer and allows your hips to dip. So, it's perfect for side sleepers.

The latex layer on the other hand balances out this softness with a firmer support, making the mattress good for stomach sleepers. And the pocket springs complete the picture, giving your back zoned support and accommodating back sleepers.

Plus, with a 200-night trial and a whopping 15-year guarantee, you can have the peace of mind knowing that this hybrid mattress isn't going anywhere!

To learn more, read our full review of the Hypnia Supreme Hybrid Mattress

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Double, Small Double, King, Super King, EU Double, EU King
  • Removable cover: No
  • Warranty: 15-year
  • Trial: 200-night

Advantages

An icon depicting the product that is soft to touch
Very soft
Ideal for side sleepers and people of a smaller build.
Side-handles-pro
Side handles
Turning the mattress is made a lot easier.
An icon depicting a firm & supportive surface indicating support & firmness
Edge support
A must-have feature for couples.

Disadvantages

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Non-removable cover
Keeping the mattress clean is a bit more difficult.

Best for Couples: Simba Hybrid Luxe Mattress

If you want to share the ultimate sleeping experience with a special someone, this is the mattress for you!
Best for Couples
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When it comes to finding the best mattress for couples, there are three main features you want to look for: edge support, motion isolation, and temperature regulation. And the Simba Hybrid Luxe delivers on all three!

For one, with four separate layers of high-quality springs, the entire mattress is sturdy and sag-proof! So, you can sleep right on the edge of the mattress without fearing that you'll fall off. Plus, since these are pocket springs, motion isolation is also incredibly high!

And while we praised the Simba Pro for utilising wool for temperature regulation, the Luxe takes it one step further by also adding bamboo! So, besides just being hypoallergenic, it should be impossible to overheat on this mattress as well.

And these are just some of the highlights. With 11 separate layers, the Simba Hybrid Luxe really does take care of everything. Although those 11 layers don't come cheap.

To learn more, read our full review of the Simba Hybrid Luxe mattress.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Double, Small Double, EU Queen, King, Super King
  • Removable cover: Yes
  • Warranty: 10 years
  • Trial: 200 night

Advantages

An icon depicting a firm & supportive surface indicating support & firmness
Edge support
You can use the entire mattress comfortably.
An icon depicting air passing through a fabric
Very breathable
You shouldn't experience any overheating issues.
An icon presenting perpetual motion balls indicating low motion transfer
Motion isolation
The mattress doesn't suffer from motion transfer at all.

Disadvantages

An icon depicting a money bag indicating an expensive product
Expensive
Expensive when compared to similar products.

Best for Beauty Sleep: OTTY Pure Hybrid Bamboo & Charcoal Mattress

While any mattress that uses breathable materials will be good for your skin, the OTTY Pure Hybrid takes it one step further!
Best for Beauty Sleep
An image of a TSA reviewer sitting on the OTTY Pure Hybrid Bamboo & Charcoal Premium Mattress

The main factor that makes this mattress excellent for beauty sleep is the cover. It's a 2cm embroidered memory foam cover that is infused with charcoal and bamboo!

Not only does this combination make the sleeping surface extra comfortable but the natural materials keep things hypoallergenic and allow your skin to breathe more easily. In other words, no more waking up covered in sweat or sneezing your head off.

Plus, OTTY has made sure that everything is done up to code, with a CertiPUR, Europur, and FIRA badge of approval. So, you know that you're not getting any nasty chemicals in your mattress!

And in terms of comfort, it's right up there with other high-end hybrid mattresses. With plenty of pocket springs for support, high-quality memory foam for pressure relief, and multiple added layers for stability and durability.

If you want to learn more, we suggest you read our full review of the OTTY Pure Hybrid mattress.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Size: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Super King, Emperor + EU Double, EU King
  • Removable cover: No
  • Warranty: 10 year
  • Trial: 100 night

Advantages

An icon depicting a man with pain in back
Amazing for relieving back pain
The mattress is very supportive and can alleviate some aches.
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Allows airflow
Both bamboo and charcoal are excellent materials for breathable, cooling mattresses.
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Hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial
A great choice for people with allergies and/or sensitive skin.

Disadvantages

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Non-removable cover
You cannot remove the cover and clean it separately.
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No side handles
Turning the mattress is more difficult.

Things to consider when buying the best hybrid mattress

Now that we've met with our picks, it is time for us to dig a little deeper into the world of hybrid mattresses and tell you a little bit about what you should keep in mind when shopping for a hybrid.

Springs vs memory foam

Most hybrid mattresses are a mixture of two or more elements, hence the name. Most often, those elements are pocket springs and memory foam.

Even though these two work impeccably well together, knowing which one does which will help you select the perfect hybrid ten out of ten times.

Namely, some hybrids are more spring-oriented, while others emphasise the memory foam. Depending on whether you're looking for extra support and bounce, or contour and pressure relief, one or the other might be a better fit for you.

Generally speaking, spring-oriented hybrids are best suited towards support and cooling, while the memory foam-dominated hybrids are a better choice if you need pressure and pain relief, or possibly some extra motion isolation.

When to get more memory foam

Premium-memory-foam-layer

In practice, this is what your decision making process might look like. Let's say that you already have a memory foam mattress. It's incredibly comfortable, you love the hugging feeling the memory foam provides, and you couldn't live without the motion isolation memory foam is known for.

However, it could use a bit more breathability and you wouldn't mind it being a tad firmer. In this case, you want a memory foam focused hybrid mattress.

Finding a hybrid mattress that's more memory foam focused is rather easy. They'll typically have multiple layers of foam (sometimes even up to five or six).

However, do note that not all foam is memory foam. In fact, the actual memory foam layer is likely going to be just a few cm thick. But that's still more than enough in most cases.

Examples of memory foam-focused hybrid mattresses

To ensure that we're all on the same page, let's actually look at a few hybrid mattresses that focus more on memory foam than springs. For starters, we can see quite a few among out top candidates.

Namely, the Emma Luxe Cooling mattress and the Hypnia Supreme mattress. The Emma Luxe has four layers of different foams that work together to provide a blissful sleeping experience, with a single layer of springs on the bottom for extra support.

And while it has fewer layers of foam, the Hypnia Supreme utilises a heafty amount of memory foam, latex and their honeycomb foam before getting to the springs – plus, the integrated topper!

But which one of these is better? Well, that depends on what you're looking for. Hypnia is a lot softer but the Emma Luxe has better cooling. And depending on the day, the price gap can be huge or barely noticeable. But you can compare the two mattresses more directly by heading to our comparison tool.

When to get more pocket springs

Hand pressing down on the mattress surface.

On the other hand, let's say you have a pocket spring mattress that has served you well so far. You like a slightly firmer sleeping surface, the pocket springs support your body nicely, and you couldn't imagine waking up covered in sweat.

However, a bit of pressure relief and a subtle hug do seem nice. Then, a pocket spring focused mattress makes for a better choice.

When it comes to finding a hybrid mattress that's more pocket spring focused, it's a bit more difficult than with memory foam. Most of the time, you're just going to see a large number of pocket springs, usually above 1000.

However, you'll sometimes see hybrid mattresses that have multiple layers of pocket springs. These types of hybrids usually utilise smaller, more adaptable pocket springs. And these types of hybrids will usually perform better in terms of dynamic support and motion isolation.

Examples of spring-focused hybrid mattresses

When if comes to spring-focused hybrid mattresses, Simba is generally the best way to go. This is because while their hybrids do have plenty of memory foam, they also have unbeatable spring counts.

For example, let's compare 3 Simba mattresses: the Original, Pro, and Ultra. While the cheapest of the three, even the Original comes with a whopping 3000 springs spread out into two distinct layers. This is already more than most high-end hybrid mattresses.

So, when we get to the Pro, with 5000 springs, or the Ultra, at a mind-boggling 8500 springs, it's clear to see where Simba's priorities are. Of course, more springs also means a higher cost, with the Ultra being two or three times for expensive than the Original. But if tailored comfort is your number one priority, we'd still say it's worth it.

The benefits of memory foam

So far, we've been a bit vague when it comes to what exactly memory foam mattresses and hybrid mattresses with more memory foam bring to the table. So, let's just quickly list off the main benefits of going for a memory foam focused hybrid mattress.

The benefits of pocket springs

If the last section made you think that you should just get a memory foam mattress, stick around. After all, a pocket-sprung mattress can bring about quite a few benefits that memory foam mattresses can't offer by themselves.

Bed frame and sizes

Not every mattress will work with every bed frame, and we don't just mean size-wise. Sure, a King-size mattress won't fit a Single bed frame, but what could also happen is that the base of your frame is incompatible with the mattress you've just bought.

Naturally, the first thing you'll pay attention to is the size because nobody wants a mattress that's too big or small for the bed frame. So, check whether you need a Single, Double, King, Super King or even a custom-size. Fortunately, UK mattress and bed frame sizes are standardised, so this shouldn't pose an issue.

An infographic showing the standard mattress and bed sizes in the UK

On the other hand, the base of the frame might require some extra thinking. Generally speaking, a flat, solid base will offer better support and will make your mattress firmer. However, some mattresses need to “breathe”, so a solid, closed-bottom base is not an option. This is especially important for hybrid mattresses that utilise a thick layer of memory foam.

In that case, you'd probably go for a slatted base, with up to 7 cm of space between the slats. A slatted base, on the other hand, is known to make your mattress softer, although not considerably.

Finally, the most important thing to remember is that the floor is not a suitable base for a hybrid or any other mattress. And there's no point in saving a bit of money now if you end up needing a chiropractor in a year or two!

A bed-in-a-box mattress

Hybrid mattresses are almost exclusively sold as bed-in-a-box mattresses – like most mattresses are. What this means is that your new mattress will arrive at your doorstep, neatly packed and vacuum-sealed inside of a cardboard box.

Upon unpacking, you will need to leave your hybrid out to rest for at least a few hours, or maybe even days, although the latter is almost never the case. If the memory foam doesn't fully expand within the first 72 hours – there's probably something wrong with it.

Finally, bed-in-a-box mattresses are known for their chemical smell upon unpacking, but that's just a regular memory foam smell that will dissipate in a matter of hours and is not a cause for concern.

Of course, there will always be exceptions and some hybrids might not come as a bed-in-a-box. For example, just like some pocket-sprung mattresses are delivered already at full size, certain hybrids that have a lot of springs might come in a similar fashion.

Generally speaking, a bed-in-a-box is going to be ideal for most people. After all, it makes delivery a lot easier and you don't have to worry whether the mattress can fir through the door. However, some people might not want a bed-in-a-box, as you can't always use it right away. So, whether or not you get a bed-in-a-box depends on how soon you want to use your new hybrid and whether delivery is a problem for you.

Pain issues

An illustrations of sleeping positions and back pain

If you have trouble falling or staying asleep because of pain, a new mattress might be able to help – especially a hybrid. So, that's something to keep in mind.

Hybrid mattresses are known for being quite pressure and pain-relieving, mostly due to their unique structure, so if a hybrid is advertised as “good for back pain” – it probably is.

Sleep-related pain is usually caused by a bad sleeping posture, and a bad sleeping posture is caused by a bad mattress. However, if you decide to get one of the best hybrid mattresses money can buy, pain shouldn't be an issue anymore.

Any of the aforementioned hybrid mattresses should do an excellent job of relieving you of pain by providing you with sound support, perfect spinal alignment and excellent pressure relief around the core areas (very important if you sleep on your side).

However, it is worth noting that if you're dealing with a chronic condition that's causing you pain in your lower back, hips or joints, an orthopaedic mattress might not cause any relief, as the mattress isn't the underlying cause of pain. So, in this case, seeing a professional is your best option.

Firmness

Finally, the last important thing you should pay attention to while shopping for a new hybrid is the firmness of the mattress. Firmness is measured on a “firmness scale” – an imaginary, yet agreed-upon scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is the firmest mattress should be.

an infographic showing the different levels of firmness of a mattress

Now, not every firmness level is suited for everyone, and even though a medium-firm hybrid should be a good fit for most people – don't just take the “safe route”.

As a general rule of thumb, you should select the firmness of the mattress based on your sleeping position and your body weight. The less you weigh the softer the mattress should be, and vice versa.

As far as sleeping positions go, the general consensus is following.

Side sleepers should choose a soft to a medium-firm mattress, so anywhere from 3.5 to a 6.5 on the firmness scale.

Back sleepers have a bit more range to work with, and will generally find anything ranging from 4 to 8.5 to be quite comfortable.

As for the front sleepers, well, they require a bit more pelvic support, therefore, a softer mattress isn't an option. So, it's 6.5 or higher for the stomach sleepers. However, do note that your bodyweight also comes into play! So, just refer to the table below if you're not sure how firm your hybrid mattress should be.

An infographic showcasing different mattress firmness levels

The price

While hybrid mattresses are amazing, they're not always very cheap. And, depending on what you're looking for, they can vary greatly when it comes to both the price and the quality of the hybrid mattress itself. So, we're just going to go over the general price points of different hybrid mattresses and talk about what you should expect.

And based on that information, you can decide whether you want a luxury hybrid mattress or one of the cheaper models. But we will point out that this is a generalisation and there are bound to be plenty of outliers!

Low-end hybrid mattresses

Even though we're calling them low-end, hybrid mattresses will still typically be more expensive than a lower-quality foam mattress or an innespring model. Let's say roughly around 200-300 pounds for a Single mattress. When getting a lower-end hybrid mattress, you should expect:

Medium hybrid mattresses

Middle-of-the-road hybrids are typically going to be a pretty safe choice for a lot of people. While they're not as cheap, they also typically feel and perform a lot better than their cheaper counterparts. Here memory foam is more-or-less the standard and you can even start to see pocket-sprung bases with micro springs.

This is also where you typically see a lot of the bigger brands such as Emma or Silentnight. And that means that you'll usually get very good coverage for your new hybrid!

We've even made a list of three medium-range hybrids from out favourite brands. Click here to compare Emma, Simba, and Silentnight's medium-range hybrids.

High-end hybrid mattresses

When getting a premium mattress, you can expect premium quality. High-end hybrids typically start utilising other materials besides just memory foam and pocket springs. For example, latex. A premium mattress will also likely have multiple foam and spring layers. This is to ensure that you're getting the most comfortable sleeping surface while also being supported throughout the night.

Lastly, most of the biggest brands will have premium hybrids in their catalogue. So, expect to start seeing insane features such as lifetime warranties and one-year trial periods.

And if you want to browse what high-end hybrids look like, we have you covered. Click here to compare Simba, DreamCloud and Nectar's premium hybrids.

Tips for buying and using the best hybrid mattress

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To make sure you end up with the best hybrid mattress for your own needs, you have to know how to find the right one. But, if you don't know how to use it properly, you might miss out on some excellent features. On that note, here are some tips for buying and using the hybrid mattresses.

Choose the mattress based on your personal needs. If you sleep on your stomach – go for a firm mattress, which will usually be more spring-focused. If you sleep on your side – opt for a soft mattress, which will usually have a thicker layer of memory foam. And if you struggle with allergies – look for a mattress with hypoallergenic properties. You get the gist.

Simply looking at the spec sheet of a hybrid mattress might give you a good idea of what kind of performance you can expect, but you can't be 100% sure whether a mattress is good or not, and that's where expert reviews come in handy.

Even the best mattresses can be made average if not used on the correct bed base. So, make sure you got that part covered, too.

Always be on the lookout for deals. Most mattress brands in the UK often put their products on sale, so if you want to buy a new mattress, waiting for a month or two might just save you more than a couple of quid.

A mattress protector goes a long way. Even though hybrids are durable, having a high quality protector on top of it makes maintenance ten times easier. 

The advantages of owning the best hybrid mattress

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There is more than one advantage to owning the best hybrid mattress.

For starters, hybrid mattresses generally bring forth the best of both worlds – memory foam and pocket springs. And, when you put those two together, you get a neat little mash-up of excellent support and contouring comfort.

Furthermore, hybrid mattresses are known for being quite reliable, durable and long-lasting, so you can be certain that if you make a sizable investment into a product like this, you'll actually get some quality in return.

Additionally, some hybrid mattresses are known for being excellent at alleviating pressure and pain thanks to their semi-orthopaedic nature and brilliant design. This is especially true when they feature a thicker layer of memory foam or natural latex. Not to say other mattresses can't be pain-relieving, as well.

Finally, hybrid mattresses are generally low maintenance. They often come with removable, washable covers, and due to their unique structure, they rarely need flipping – only rotating every so often. This makes them incredibly easy to keep clean and in great shape for a long time.

Conclusion

In conclusion, hybrid mattresses can make for an amazing investment. When done right, they bring out the best parts of both memory foam and pocket springs, leading to an unparalleled sleeping experience. So, keep what we've said in mind as you search for the best hybrid mattress the UK has to offer!

And if you have any questions, check out the FAQ section or leave us a comment. After all, good hybrid mattresses can be quite expensive. And it's better to have all the facts before committing to a new mattress.

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FAQs about your hybrid mattresses

In the end, we wanted to wrap things up by answering some of the most frequently asked questions about hybrid mattresses.

How long do hybrid mattresses last on average?

A reliable, high-quality hybrid mattress will last anywhere from 8 to 10 years on average.

What level of firmness do I need from a hybrid mattress?

It all depends on your sleeping preferences but generally speaking, a medium-firm hybrid should be a suitable fit for most sleepers.

Do I have to flip/turn my hybrid mattress?

Most of the time, you'll only need to rotate your hybrid mattress from head to toe. So, no flipping will be required.

Do hybrid mattresses have a strong smell of chemicals?

Some memory foam hybrids might have an issue with off-gassing in the first few hours or days but nothing persistent or too strong.

Do hybrid mattresses come with a trial period that allows you to test them?

It all depends. Most mattress brands in the UK will grant you a trial period ranging from 100 to 356 days.

Are hybrid mattresses better for side sleepers?

In general, hybrids should be a good fit for side sleepers, as they have a soft foam upper layer. However, this can differ from one model to another.

Should back sleepers use hybrid mattresses?

Absolutely. Most hybrid mattresses will be an excellent fit for back sleepers. Just make sure to get a mattress with an appropriate firmness level.

Can front sleepers use a hybrid mattress?

They can. However, they have to ensure that they're getting a medium-firm or firm model, depending on their bodyweight.

About the author

Connie
As a CPD certified Sleep Consultant I know how important sleep is. And as a combination sleeper, I have found it difficult to get products to suit my sleep style. I have more than 2 years product testing experience with The Sleep Advisors which means I have slept on, with and under more than 500 products with varying degrees of success. This is added to more than 2 years experience as a product reviewer for Closer, Heat and Grazia magazines, so I've got a rigorous process. I love sharing my sleep testimonials with our readers and hearing their experiences too.
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We use Silentnight Essentials Pocket 600 mattress to provide ourselves with a comfortable and hypoallergenic sleeping environment. It provid...
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29 April 2024

Sleepsoul Balance 800 Mattress Review

As is the case with any other mattress, Sleepsoul Balance 800 mattress is made to be slept on. It comes in several different sizes, so it wi...
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