Best Mattress 2018

There is not one perfect mattress that will be best for everyone. My favorite mattress might not be your favorite, and your favorite one might not be your partner’s favorite. It really depends on your personal preferences, weight, height, sleeping positions, etc. In this list I will talk about my top picks of this year and hopefully one of them will match to your preferences and help you get the best mattress for yourself.


  • Amerisleep Mattress (Top Pick)

Amerisleep mattresses are constructed to the highest standards that are specially created to cater to the different needs of the users. These are great in quality and have features that make them stand out in the market. Amerisleep offers 5 different models namely AS1, AS2, AS3, AS4 and AS5. All of these mattresses feature different thickness, firmness and density. AS1 and AS2 are on the firmer side with firmness level of 7.5 and 6.5 whereas AS3 and AS4 are Medium firm and Medium soft with firmness level of 5.5 and 4.5. AS5 is the softer mattress among the lot with a firmness level of 3.5. This is great for those couples who have different sleep schedules as they provide great motion isolation. (Our top pick has to be the AS3.)

Users have reported minor off-gassing issues with these mattresses but it dissipates within a day or two. Amerisleep offers a 100 nights trial and your returned mattresses are recycled or donated. Amerisleep offers a 20 year warranty on all it’s mattresses. They provide a range of mattresses which makes it easier for everyone to find a mattress for themselves. They provide a nice feel of pressure relief and if you don’t mind spending a little extra on your mattress, then you must go for the Amerisleep mattresses.

  • Alexander Hybrid

Nest Bedding is a well-known regional store that sells directly to the customers. Alexander hybrid mattress is a perfect blend of copper infused foam and pocketed coils. The pocketed coils provide bounce to the mattress and the copper infused foam aids with the cooling. You get the comfort of a memory foam and bounce and edge support of an innerspring. The first layer is 2 inches of quilted cover with a density of 1.5 lbs. It provides relief to the pressure points. The second layer is a 2 inches of gel memory foam infused with coil which lures away the body heat and maintains the surface temperature of the mattress. The third layer is made up of 2 inches of SmartFlow foam which provides support and cooling to the mattress. The final layer is 7 inches of pocketed coils which acts as a foundation for the mattress.

It offers three firmness options for different sleepers i.e. Plush(7-7.5), Medium(5-5.5), and Luxury Firm(2-2.5), 10 being the softest. Nest offers a 100 nights free sleep trial where you can return the mattress if you don’t like it without any additional cost to you. They also back their mattresses with lifetime warranty.



  • Layla

Layla have come up with a one of it’s kind mattress that is a memory foam infused with copper. If you’re like me, you must be wondering why this is a good thing for your mattress. Thinking of copper in a mattress makes people think it will not be as comfortable as other mattresses but contrary to this belief, copper actually provides cooling sensations throughout the night. Layla mattress is the only mattress that comes infused with copper and also it is the only memory foam mattress that has proven to stay cool throughout the night by users.

Layla offers two levels of firmness. It is the only mattress that offers you two levels of firmness in one mattress, i.e. Medium Soft and Firm. Layla mattresses come with a cover infused with THERMOgel designed to help with the cooling. THERMOgel technology causes the bed to reach to body sweat and keeps the sleeper cool throughout the night. This is specially ideal if you and your partner have different sleeping schedule as it offers great motion isolation. Layla offers a free trial of 120 nights and Life-Long Warranty.

Overall, Layla mattresses are pretty good, and we do recommend it. With so many mattresses emerging into the market these days, Layla has definitely proven to be poles apart from it’s competitors.



  • Helix

Helix offers sleepers the chance to customize their mattress based on their personal preferences and age, weight, height, etc. They offer two kind of mattresses which are Blended and Dual. Blended mattress is one where helix will combine partners preferences and blend them into one mattress. Whereas, with Dual mattress each person gets to customize their own side of the mattress.  The first layer is a Proprietary Helix Dynamic Foam placed on top of the second layer which is made up of Pocketed microcoils and the last layer is base layer made of High-grade polyfoam. Firmness of the mattress will be customized according to your preferences and sleep positions.

Helix offers 100 nights free trial for their mattress where you can test it at the comfort of your home and return it without any additional cost if you don’t like it. Helix also back their mattresses with 10 years of warranty.


  • Eight Sleep Mattress

With it’s data driven approach to sleep, it has completely changed the bed in a box tradition. Eight Sleep Mattress currently features a trio of mattresses which are The Mars, The Jupiter, and The Saturn. Each of the mattress comes with an optional sleep tracker which overlays the mattress and has to be attached to an internet-enabled hub which interfaces with an app on your smart phone.

It comprises of 4 high density foam layers. The top one being a 2 inch reactive poly foam designed to stay cool and provide maximum comfort. The second layer is a 2 inch memory foam that contours to the body and provides pressure relief. Next is a 2 inch poly foam designed to provide additional support and comfort. The last one is 4 inch high density foam that is highly breathable with the right amount of firmness. The technology layer is a polyester cover that goes on top of the mattress. You can control bed temperature with it. You can also set alarm on the Eight App which will wake you up everyday at the right time every day.

The Saturn is considered to be medium-firm, Jupiter is medium, and Mars is medium-soft. All of these mattresses have been designed for spine alignment and back support. They help in reducing back pain and pressure relief with the perfect level of firmness.

Eight Sleep offers you a 100 nights free trial and a 10 year limited warranty.

Overall, it is an innovative concept that might help you improve your sleeping habits. Not much can be said about the longevity of these mattresses as its only been a few years since they launched. But as of now, it has received positive reviews and we highly recommend it.


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