The Best Hybrid Mattresses

The Best Hybrid Mattresses

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As with conventional foam and innerspring mattresses, with hybrids there’s no single mattress that’s perfect for everyone. And chances are you’ll have to try a range of beds to find one that’s “just right.” We share what to expect as you shop for a hybrid mattress—and we offer a few of our favorite options to help you get started. (To learn more strategies related to finding the right mattress, see our Mattress Buying Guide.)

Our pick

Leesa Hybrid

Leesa Hybrid

Loose-cradling foam, nice bounce

With its balance of cuddly, durable foam and just-springy-enough coils, the Leesa Hybrid has consistently pleased our testers since 2018.

Buying Options

$1,450 from Leesa
(queen)

A favorite since we first tested a version of it in 2018, the 11-inch-thick Leesa Hybrid balances curve-conforming cushioning with a little bounce. We love that the foam is a dense—and therefore durable—4 pounds per cubic foot, and that the cover looks and feels equally substantial. The coils for a queen exceed 1,000, offering pressure-relieving support; each coil is individually pocketed to keep sleep partners from waking each other up with tossing and turning. The Leesa Hybrid is a softer variety of medium-firm, so it caters nicely to those who sleep in all three positions. For most folks, including those who weigh over 200 pounds, this mattress should hold up without sagging through its 10-year warranty. You can return it within 100 days for a complete refund.

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Our pick

Tempur-Adapt (Medium Hybrid)

Tempur-Adapt (Medium Hybrid)

A slow, curve-conforming sink

The Tempur-Adapt Medium Hybrid’s abundant memory foam hugs your body’s every contour. And with the help of over 1,000 coils, it offers a sturdy medium-firm feel and great edge support.

Buying Options

$2,200 from Amazon
(queen)
$2,200 from Tempur-Pedic
(queen)
$2,200 from Wayfair
(queen)

The 11-inch-thick Tempur-Adapt (Medium Hybrid) is huggier, slightly firmer, and less bouncy than the Leesa Hybrid. So it may be a dream for people who like a slow, sinky hug and need just a teensy bit of springiness to help them shift in bed more easily. The memory-foam layers are a durable 4½ pounds per cubic foot, with sturdy edge support. A good option for back- and stomach-sleepers, the mattress feels medium-firm. But with its meticulous pressure-relieving properties, it should also suit side-sleepers who prefer firmer beds. We think the bed should last at least up to its 10-year warranty for most people, including those who weigh over 200 pounds. If you don’t like the Tempur-Adapt, you can return it within 90 days for a full refund (minus shipping costs).

Our pick

WinkBed (Luxury Firm)

WinkBed (Luxury Firm)

Quilted foam with two coil layers

Despite having two layers of foam in the pillow-top, the WinkBed feels billowy rather than huggy, and oodles of coils give the bed a pleasant springiness.

Buying Options

$1,300 from WinkBeds
(queen)

$300 off 1st purchase w/code SLEEP300

With a layer of pocketed microcoils under its quilted pillow-top and larger supportive coils (also pocketed) farther below, the 13½-inch-thick WinkBed (Luxury Firm) is closer to an innerspring in its construction and feel. But it also has some foam, which, when blended with those microcoils, creates a pressure-relieving feel that our testers loved. (In our January 2020 innerspring group test, testers overwhelmingly preferred the WinkBed over the three more-conventional innersprings in its price category.) With a medium-firm feel and coils around the perimeter, the bed achieves a stable edge support that many hybrids lack. The WinkBed comes with a lifetime warranty and 120-day trial period.

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Source: The NY Times
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