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Article updated on May 22, 2024 at 11:00 AM PDT

Best Hybrid Mattresses for 2024

Want to take advantage of Memorial Day sales? Our sleep experts found the best hybrid mattresses.

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McKenzie Dillon
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McKenzie, a Certified Sleep Science Coach and proclaimed mattress expert, has been writing sleep content in the wellness space for over four years. After earning her certification from the Spencer Institute and dedicating hundreds of hours to sleep research, she has extensive knowledge on the topic and how to improve your quality of rest. Having more experience with lying on mattresses than most, McKenzie has reviewed over 150 beds and a variety of different sleep products including pillows, mattress toppers and sheets. McKenzie has also been a guest on multiple radio shows including WGN Chicago as a sleep expert and contributed sleep advice to over 50 different websites.
Expertise Certified Sleep Science Coach, Certified Stress Management Coach, Bachelor of English.

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$999 at Brooklyn Bedding
Signature mattress from Brooklyn Bedding next to a blue armchair
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$1,699 at Layla
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Layla Hybrid
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$1,995 at Saatva
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$3,095 at Casper
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$1,865 at Brooklyn Bedding
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A happy medium between memory foam and innerspring mattresses, a hybrid mattress combines strong edge support and comfortable memory foam layers. We've been testing mattresses to determine whether the top hybrid models cater to all sleep positions, and these are the best hybrid mattresses you can buy.

There are a lot of hybrid mattresses, and plenty of them won't be right for you. Thankfully, our team of sleep experts has been rolling around on the best hybrid mattresses for years. We know which ones are built for comfort and stand the test of time. Here are our top picks for the best hybrid mattresses, plus some things to know before you buy.

What is the overall best hybrid mattress?

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The Brooklyn Bedding Signature is our top pick for the best hybrid mattress because it suits almost every type of sleeper. It's comfortable, customizable to your sleeping position, reasonably priced and comes from a quality brand. 

All the models on our list of best hybrid mattresses are comfortable, supportive and high quality. I've personally slept on -- and liked -- them all. Read on to find out which hybrid mattress is right for you.

The prices listed are base prices for a queen mattress, and they don't reflect the frequent promotions from mattress brands. If you're looking to update your entire sleeping situation, we also have lists of the best sheets and the best pillows to peruse.

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Best hybrid mattresses of 2024

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Brooklyn Bedding Signature

Best overall hybrid mattress

Our take - This mattress accommodates all sleeping positions and body types. It's an objectively comfortable mattress, and the price is reasonable. The Signature mattress isn't flashy, but it's a quality hybrid bed. The company manufactures its own beds, which helps it sell them for less.
Type
hybrid mattress
Firmness
Soft: (3) Medium: (5) Medium firm: (7)
Trial
120 nights
Warranty
10-year limited warranty
25% off sitewide with code:
$999 at Brooklyn Bedding
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Layla Hybrid

Best hybrid mattress for side sleepers

Our take - This Layla Hybrid mattress has a lot to offer. It's one of a handful of mattresses on the market that's meant to be flipped, with a different firmness level on each side to accommodate different kinds of sleepers. The soft side is ideal for most side sleepers looking for a cushy, comfy feel. If you need a little more support, the firm side is ideal for heavier side sleepers or back sleepers who want extra reinforcement for the back and spine.
Type
flippable hybrid mattress
Firmness
Medium to medium firm: (6)
Trial
120 nights
Warranty
10-year limited warranty
$200 off + 2 free pillows
$1,699 at Layla
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Saatva Classic

Best firm hybrid mattress

Our take - The Saatva mattress has one of the most supportive, durable constructions I've seen in a hybrid mattress. It uses two different coil layers. In the base layer, there's a system of extra-strength dual coils that's essentially a coil inside a coil. This makes the bed ultra-supportive and durable. Above that is a thin "Lumbar Zone Active Spinal Wire" that helps keep your spine in neutral alignment. It's a subtle but impressive feature. (Don't worry, you don't feel wire in the bed.)
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Type
hybrid mattress
Firmness
Medium: (5)
Trial
365 nights
Warranty
lifetime warranty
Take $400 off $1000 or more
$1,995 at Saatva
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Casper Wave Hybrid

Best hybrid mattress for back pain

Our take - People with back pain need a mattress that alleviates their symptoms instead of contributing to them. The Casper Wave Hybrid mattress was designed with support in mind. Thanks to the targeted zoned support design, the center third of the bed is firmer for your back.
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Type
neutral hybrid mattress
Firmness
Medium: (5)
Trial
100 nights
Warranty
10-year warranty
Up to 25% off everything
$3,095 at Casper
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Brooklyn Bedding Aurora

Best cooling hybrid mattress

Our take - The Brooklyn Bedding Aurora checks all the boxes when it comes to the best hybrid mattress. It has cooling technology that actually works, three different firmness levels for any sleeping position, over 1,000 pocketed coils in the base layer for maximum support, and a comfortable neutral-foam feel that's more responsive and bouncy than memory foam.
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Type
hybrid mattress
Firmness
Soft: (3) Medium: (5) Medium firm: (7)
Trial
120 nights
Warranty
10-year limited warranty
25% off sitewide with code:
$1,865 at Brooklyn Bedding
Compare
Memorial Day Deal

DreamCloud Hybrid

Best memory foam hybrid mattress

Our take - The DreamCloud Hybrid mattress is a premium bed with a subtle memory foam feel that doesn't give you the sensation that you're falling into a sinkhole like other memory foam beds. Instead, it's a little more responsive and easier for combination sleepers to switch positions on. It's also very pressure-relieving, especially with the addition of its fluffy, plush pillow top. I'd rate this DreamCloud mattress right in the middle of our firmness scale, which makes it perfect for a wide range of sleepers.
Type
firm memory foam
Firmness
Medium to medium firm: (6)
Trial
365 nights
Warranty
lifetime warranty
Up to 50% off mattresses
$665 at Dreamcloud Sleep
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WinkBed Mattress

Best luxury hybrid mattress

Our take - The WinkBed mattress is one of those hybrid beds you'd find in a nice hotel room when on vacation -- it's extra luxurious. It's almost 14 inches thick, and it's made with zoned pocketed coils to provide targeted pressure relief and support for areas of the body that need it most. The edges are reinforced, making it easy to get in and out of bed and preventing you from feeling like you're going to fall off the side.
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Type
hybrid mattress
Firmness
3 firmness levels | medium-soft or 3 | medium or 5 | medium-firm or 7
Trial
120 nights
Warranty
lifetime warranty
$300 off all mattresses
$1,499 at WinkBeds
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Allswell mattress

Best affordable hybrid mattress

Our take - You've probably heard of Walmart, but you may not be familiar with its bed-in-a-box line, called Allswell. I'd argue that they're some of the best cheap mattresses you can buy while still getting a quality product. They're simple hybrid mattresses without any bells or whistles, but that's what you want when you're looking for an ultra-affordable bed. 
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Type
hybrid mattress
Firmness
Medium to medium firm: (6)
Trial
100 nights
Warranty
10-year limited warranty
$317 at Walmart
Compare

Other hybrid mattresses we've tested

The CNET Sleep editors have tested over 100 mattresses and put in countless hours trying out the industry's most popular (and unpopular) beds. With so many to choose from, our lists omit a few well-qualified contenders. Here are other hybrid mattresses we've tested that were runner-ups when making this best hybrid mattress list. 

  • Puffy Lux mattress: For side sleepers and plush-mattress lovers, the Puffy Lux mattress checks a lot of boxes. I compare it to a big supportive marshmallow. It's made with memory foam, but it's not as dense as many popular memory foam beds. Instead, it's light, airy and a little more responsive. This bed is ultra-pressure-relieving, but you also get support from the steel coils in the foundation layer. 
  • Helix mattress: Helix offers six base model mattresses with a range of different firmness levels from soft to firm. You can take Helix's Sleep Quiz to match you with the perfect mattress based on your sleeping position and other personal metrics. Each mattress is a hybrid with a responsive, soft foam feel that I anticipate most couples and solo sleepers will like. 
  • Purple Hybrid mattress: The Purple Hybrid was on our best hybrid mattresses list, but it was recently discontinued. It's been replaced with the new Purple Restore mattress.
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How we test the best hybrid mattresses

During our years of testing mattresses, we've refined a process that focuses on a few key factors: firmness and feel, durability and performance. We assess each bed with the average sleeper in mind. 

Firmness and feel

Firmness and feel are the first things we assess. They're what help narrow down which beds are suitable for you. Think of firmness as how hard or soft the mattress is. Feel is where we get handsy with the mattresses. How does the bed bounce back when we move around on it? Does it have a traditional memory foam feel, or is it more like bouncy latex foam? Each bed's firmness and feel are noted in our reviews.

Durability 

We can estimate the durability of a mattress based on what it's made from. Pocketed coils help hybrid mattresses last longer than all-foam mattresses because they have more structure. All-foam mattresses are more susceptible to sagging. That's why so many people opt to spend a little more and get a hybrid mattress. 

Edge support

When we say edge support, we're talking about how strong the perimeter of the mattress is. The best hybrid mattresses tend to perform pretty well in this category. While testing, we lay on each edge of the bed to determine how sturdy it is. It doesn't have good edge support if we feel like we might roll off. 

Motion isolation

Motion isolation is important for people with a partner who moves around at night. You don't want that movement to wake you up. We jump and bounce on the bed to test how much movement travels across the bed. Additionally, we place a glass of water on the mattress and roll toward it to see if it tips over. 

Temperature

Sleeping hot is one of the most common annoyances people face. We look at the materials and construction of a mattress to assess how hot or cool the bed sleeps. Certain materials like gel memory foam and phase-changing covers can help keep you from heating up at night.

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What to consider when shopping for a hybrid mattress

Finding your perfect hybrid mattress should come down to these key points: your dominant sleeping position, body type, relevant health conditions, mattress materials and budget. The position you sleep in most during the night will help you determine your ideal firmness level. Your weight should help you determine whether to opt for the extra support of a hybrid mattress or a regular foam mattress. Your budget will help you narrow down the beds you can and can't afford. Lastly, different health conditions require different characteristics, and materials help determine whether you'll find the bed comfortable.

Sleeping position

  • Side sleepers typically sleep most comfortably on soft to medium mattresses because they relieve pressure from major joints like your hips and shoulders, rather than push into them. 
  • Back and stomach sleepers need a bed on the opposite side of the spectrum, medium to firm, because they offer proper spinal support to prevent back pain. 
  • Combination sleepers have two options: choose the firmness level that caters to their primary position or a medium firmness level that caters to all sleeping positions.

Body type

  • People who weigh under 230 pounds have a choice between foam and hybrid beds -- it just depends on the amount of support you're looking for. Those under 150 pounds can skip hybrid beds altogether because they don't need the extra support.
  • I recommend hybrid beds to people over 230 pounds because they'll last longer (this is important if you spend a lot of money on your new bed) and they'll be more supportive for the body. 

Health conditions

  • Hot sleepers, women going through menopause or people experiencing hot flashes can find a cool-sleeping mattress that absorbs and redistributes heat or offers a ton of airflow. 
  • Those with arthritis or joint pain may want a soft, pressure-relieving mattress on the medium to soft side that cradles the hips and shoulders for maximum comfort. 
  • People who suffer from back pain may sleep most comfortably on a medium-firm mattress. It offers ample support and pressure relief at the same time, to prevent the back from sagging and cradling pressure points. 

Materials

  • Memory foam is known for its motion-isolating and pressure-relieving abilities. Some people also love the hugging feel. People who switch positions often can sometimes run into resistance since it's so slow to respond to pressure. 
  • Latex foam can be synthetic or natural/organic. Either way, it offers airflow and is more durable and supportive than most foam mattresses. On the other hand, natural latex can get expensive and tends to be on the firm side. 
  • Poly foam is a synthetic foam that bounces more than memory foam but is softer than latex foam. Most comfy couch cushions are made with this foam. it's breathable and affordable, but it may not be as durable as other foams. 
  • Coils or inner springs are made from steel and provide extra support and durability for mattresses. 

Budget

  • The most affordable bed-in-a-box mattresses can go for a few hundred dollars. 
  • Your typical bed-in-a-box mattress costs between $850 and $1,200. 
  • Hotel-quality luxury and premium mattresses typically cost over $1,200. 
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Best hybrid mattress FAQs

What is a hybrid mattress?

Like a hybrid car that fuses gas and electricity, a hybrid mattress combines pocketed coils with foam to give you a supportive but comfy sleeping surface that's more comfortable to snuggle up on than traditional innerspring mattresses. 

How much do hybrid mattresses cost?

Hybrid mattresses come in a range of different prices. A basic hybrid mattress will cost around $1,300 before discounts, but there are plenty of options under $1,000 if you want a budget hybrid mattress. There are also luxury hybrid mattresses that cost $1,600 and up. 

Are hybrid mattresses any good?

Yes. A hybrid mattress offers additional support and durability compared with an all-foam mattress thanks to the steel inner springs or coils in the foundation layer and more comfort than a traditional innerspring mattress. A foam bed will last you around six or seven years while a hybrid mattress can last 10 to 12 years. 

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