Many people will be eyeing a new mattress in time for the holiday season and whether it’s a top of the range Serta Smart mattress from their SmartReact Loma Vista range with gel memory foam, coil support system and ComfortBoost memory coil technology; or a more affordable sleep solution, now is the ideal time for your next mattress purchase.

One of the best ways of choosing your new mattress is testing it out in a local store where you can find the mattress that matches most of your must have criteria, then look to see if it can be delivered by Amazon, Target or any other retailer to save you time and hassle!

We have looked at Amazon.com specifically for this review although several other suppliers are available and might be better value for whichever mattress you decide to purchase. Make sure check out the prices on the links as they are dynamic but at the time of writing each of the mattresses reviewed were available for under $250.

LinenSpa Eight-Inch Memory Foam and Innerspring Hybrid Mattress

The LinenSpa Eight-Inch mattress manages to combine modern memory foam with a traditionally constructed and supported innerspring mattress with a great medium-firm experience. The subtle one and a half inch layer of memory foam implanted beneath a quilted top layer adds to the luxury feel and helps to minimize any pressure points. The memory foam and innerspring hybrid is becoming more popular and this model comes in a range of sizes including twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and California King. The mattress also comes with a full ten year warranty.

Zinus Memory Foam 12-Inch Green Tea Mattress

A unique package guaranteed to arrive at your door, the Zinus 12-inch memory foam mattress is infused with a natural green tea extract designed to maintain freshness for much longer. The foam included is CertiPUR-US certified both for durability and performance as much as comfort and pressure relief.

The mattress also features three inches of memory foam, two inches of comfort foam and three and a half inches of Airflow high-density base support foam. Also coming with a full 10-year warranty, the mattress is available in narrow twin, twin, twin XL, full, short queen, queen, king and California King Sizes.

LinenSpa Six-Inch Innerspring Mattress

The LinenSpa Six-Inch mattress is constructed using heavy gauge tempered steel coils for maximum support and durability. It has a quilted foam fabric cover and a foam layer above the coils to provide cushioning on the surface for more comfort and a supportive felt pad to create an even more consistent feel across the springs. Described as being “perfect for daybeds, trundle beds and bunk beds” it crucially has a fire resistant barrier that is tested to meet all applicable safety standards. The mattress has a full ten year warranty and comes in twin, twin XL, full, full XL, queen, king and California king sizes.

Lucid Five-Inch Gel Memory Foam Mattress

The Lucid Five inch is made from dual layered gel memory foam which is designed to create a much cooler sleep experience and relieve pressure points of stress. The Dual layer technology means you’ll get one inch of a soft, ventilated cooling layer with four inches of a supportive base foam layer for a firmer overall feel.

The open cell construction is said to make for a more durable, longer lasting memory foam which is CertiPUR-US certified and resistant to dust mites. This is a great option for children and teens especially in bunk beds, trundle beds and loft beds. The mattress comes with a 25 year warranty and is available in twin, twin XL, full, full XL, queen, king and California king sizes.

Zinus Ultima Comfort Memory Foam Six-Inch Mattress

The Zinus six-inch comfort memory foam mattress is constructed using two different types of memory foam. One is a one and a half inch traditional memory foam layer with an additional four and a half inches of high density base support foam. The foam is CertiPUR-US certified and the integration of BioFoam actively replaces some of the traditional petroleum in the product with natural plant oil to keep the mattress fresher for longer. The mattress comes with a full ten year warranty and is available in narrow twin, twin, full and queen sizes.

Tuft & Needle Mattress with T&N Adaptive Foam

Tuft & Needle’s mattress is constructed with their signature T&N Adaptive Foam which is meant to miss some of the common pitfalls of traditional memory foam. The T&N Adaptive Foam is designed to be bouncy yet supportive without feeling like you might become too hot during the night. This can be more of a concern with latex or memory foam filled mattresses. Also the localized bounce technology means you can move sufficiently without disturbing a sleeping partner. T&N Adaptive Foam prioritizes its sleep cool message and is suitable for all sleeping positions and frames. The mattress comes with a 100 night free trial, a full ten year warranty and is available in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and California king sizes.