Best mattress for 2020 – and all the best deals available right now
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Mattresses often outlive our beds, so when it comes to buying a new one, it's worth picking wisely. Especially as they don't come cheap and it will have your back for the next decade (fingers crossed).
Nowadays there are an array of high-tech brands that offer a variety of mattress depending on your needs, ranging from foam or pocket-sprung to hybrid and latex options.
Brands like Simba, Eve Sleep and OTTY boast designs that will your body properly supported and come guaranteed with a good night's sleep – and even offer trial periods to test them out.
If you're after proper back support and a perfect night's sleep, it may be worth splashing out on a premium memory foam mattress. If you prefer a bouncier base, try a classic pocket-spring option instead.
To help you decide which mattress to go for, we've got the lowdown on all the best mattresses below – including some very cheap deals and discounts if you're looking to save some extra cash on your upgrade.
Best Black Friday mattress deals:
Nectar Sleep – £100 off all mattress sizes (valid w/c 23.11). Free delivery and two free pillows also included.
Dream Cloud Sleep – £300 off all mattress sizes (valid w/c 23.11). Free home delivery and 365-night sleep trial.
Simba – 35% off £300+ purchase (valid until 27.11)
Kally Sleep – 38% off Cooling Mattress topper (valid w/c 23.11)
The Cotswolds Company – Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, every order comes with a complementary tree dedication.
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Best mattresses for 2020 1. The Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress
The Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress
The Simba Hybrid Pro is the mattress to look out for if you're looking for durable, comfortable style with a sleek design – perfect for any bedroom to transform it into a sanctuary.
Boasting an impressive seven layers, the mattress has patented design with comfort for everyone in mind. It features up to 5,000 miQro springs, offering effective support and advanced airflow that ensures a temperature regulating slumber you can enjoy.
Seven layers of comfort, now surely that's what dreams are made up of.
Buy now from Simba Sleep
2. Emma Mattress
Great for couples
A completely foam-based mattress, perhaps one of our favourite things about this is that when there's two people in the bed, you don't feel any of the weight and dips from the other person, meaning sleeping alongside your favourite person is just as comfortable as sleeping alone.
It's also one of the mattresses with the 100 night sleep trial, meaning that if you don't like it, you can easily return it for a full refund.
Buy now from emma-mattress.co.uk
3. Silentnight 2800 Pocket Natural Wool Mattress
This mattress is ideal for total body support across key areas including your back, hips and shoulder. The double layer of 2800 individually nested springs ensures maximum comfort and hypoallergenic material ensures it is safe and made to a high standard.
Buy now from Amazon
4. Balmoral 3500 Pocket Sprung Memory Foam Mattress
Balmoral 3500 Pocket Sprung Memory Foam Mattress
The Balmoral hybrid mattress is filled with comfortable and durable materials, including body contouring memory foam which helps to give you a super cosy night's rest every night.
It's designed to be nice and supportive, featuring a layer of sturdy reflex foam; complete with air vents to ensure breathability.
Buy now from Happy Beds
5. OTTY 2000 Pocket Spring Hybrid Cooling Memory Foam Mattress
Based in Leeds, OTTY mattresses contain 2000 encapsulated pocket springs, as well as a unique layer of temperature-regulating Cool Blue Gel-infused memory foam.
As well as being supportive and cooling, the mattresses are also a fair bit cheaper than the rest of the competitors – so if you're struggling to come to terms with spending a small fortune on a new mattress, this could be the right option for you.
Buy now from Amazon
6. Brook + Wilde Elite Mattress
Brook + Wilde Elite Mattress
The Elite mattress from Brook + Wilde is perfect if you want to completely revamp the mattresses in your home. Not only can you ensure luxury, you can ensure a great night's sleep now and every night in the future.
With more memory foam layers, more springs and higher quality, the Elite mattress has more of everything and can best be described as one of the best 'beds in a box' in the UK. Enjoy eight layers of mattress luxury. Available in soft, medium or firm comfort feel.
Buy now from brookandwilde.com
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7. Nectar Sleep mattress
Nectar's mattresses follow the memory foam trend – but do it a little different
Going for coolness rather than contour, Nectar Sleep mattresses combine your usual memory foam and gel memory foam, for a not too hard and not to soft but always glorious good night's sleep.
There's free UK mainland delivery included (as long as it's on Monday – Friday), as well as free removal of your old mattress, making it all as easy as possible.
Buy now from nectarsleep.co.uk
8. Eve Sleep – The Original Mattress
Eve Sleep – The Original Mattress
This award-winning mattress from Eve Sleep is made from a breathable foam that will hug and support your body.
Made in the UK its constructed from three layers, the top is made from a moisture-wicking material to prevent you getting hot and sweaty. The second is made up of a foam that contours to the body and the final base layer offers support on pressure points to help make your sleep as comfortable as possible.
Buy now from Eve Sleep
9. Simba hybrid
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Simba is a UK start up company whose mattresses famously come vacuum-packed, they also have a little layer of memory foam for added support.
One of the best things about it is that it comes with a 100 night sleep trial (although plenty of others in this round up also do too), meaning that if it's not for you, you can claim your money back.
Buy here from simbasleep.com
10. Eve Sleep premium hybrid mattress
One of the newest of eve sleep's range, the Premium Hybrid combines a 12 cm full sized pocket spring design and advanced foam technology packed into five thick layers, offering plenty of comfort and optimal support as you rest.
The top layer is made with a washable antibacterial, anti fungal and anti microbial top cover and the mattress also includes the brand's patented cooling floatfoam® too.
Buy here from Eve Sleep
Having launched back in 2006 nearly a decade before the current crop of brands that are around today, the brand has since developed an organic reputation for their excellent quality mattresses and customer service.
A lot of our business apparently also comes from repeat customers who originally bought a mattress from them over ten years ago – testament to the product's quality.
The best pick of the bunch is the Ergoflex 5G memory foam, the most-advanced of their mattresses yet.
Buy now from ergoflex.co.uk