What does it take to get a good night’s sleep?!
The answer to this riddle
Is somewhere that you lay your head
The answer’s not a pillow
But what it sits on – it’s a … perfect mattress?
But, type “mattress” into the Amazon search bar, and you’ll get over 1,000 hits. Who has the time or energy to cull through all of that to find the perfect one? All the descriptions start to run together after about the 10th one, but a good night’s sleep is too important to just guess. And not just for adults. All parents know that when the little ones aren’t sleeping well, no one is sleeping well, and no one wants THAT. So, our researchers did the homework for you and came up with the Top 10 Starlight Beds mattresses.
Low Priced Mattresses
Luxury Single Spring
This UK-made is one of the spring mattresses that made the list. It has all the usual features such as being hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant, but it is made with a single spring design has the vast percentage of users raving about the comfort.
Suitable for all ages, particularly small ones
Great for bunk beds
Possible inconsistent quality, with some reporting “lumpy” or soft
If you’ve got little ones, you know how important it is to be ready for a wet night. This Starlight Beds mattress is made of PVC on one side, yet remains soft to the touch – perfect for kiddos. It’s also a spring mattress, which gives it a comfort to boot.
All ages, best for kids
Good for bunk and cabin beds
The material can be off-putting to older sleepers
Luxury 3ft Single
This Starlight Beds mattress is one of the better value mattresses. It’s an open coil design, which aims to give it the “just right” medium firmness. The manufacturer’s fully automated process gives way to a lower cost than most, which makes it an excellent value for money.
Damask fabric cover gives it a soft, tufted feel
Flexible enough to use with any base
Initial quality starts to slip after a few months
At 8 to 10 inches thick, it’s too soft for some, who can feel the springs
Many reviews say it never loses the crease in the middle from shipping
Firmness and comfort for adults is questionable
Shorty Small Single
This Starlight Beds mattress combines the best of both worlds by using springs with a layer of memory foam. Its quilted surface is soft to touch, but by most accounts, it’s the best use is for bunk and cabin beds. It ticks all the boxes when it comes to being hypoallergenic and giving dust mite protection, making it a good buy, especially for shorter beds that require special lengths.
Good for allergy and asthma sufferers
Very comfy by most accounts
No handles – awkward to carry
Budget Memory Foam Spring
This one is a great starter, particularly for small children. It is made with both springs and memory foam, and again, great for sleepers who suffer from stuffy noses and need a hypoallergenic mattress.
Great value for money
Low cost lends itself to small children who will need to change mattresses as they grow
At 7.5” thick, doesn’t give much support to adults or larger children
Single Memory Foam
This combo mattress of springs and memory foam is perfect for someone who likes more flexible mattress. This, again, is recommended for all beds, including cabins and bunk beds, but the firmness is not for everyone.
Quilted sleeping surface gives added comfort
Very bouncy, many sleepers feel the springs through the foam
Quality is inconsistent, with springs sometimes popping out after a few months
Luxury Memory Foam
A combination of memory formation and reflex foam keeps this mattress cooler while you sleep and also reduces humidity. This is another Starlight Beds mattress that users recommend outside the home, in places like caravans, boats, and motorhomes. As usual, it’s hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant.
Great for sleepers who tend to overheat and/or sweat
Only available to Amazon customers
The plastic smell lingers after opening
Single Memory (3ft single), suitable for adults, children, cabin beds, bunk beds
A pure foam mattress, this comes with 1” of high-density memory foam 1” and 5” of grade A reflex support foam. The manufacturer describes it as semi-firm orthopaedic, and the body moulding feature of the foam helps relieve pressure. It covers all the bases with the basics: hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant.
Knitted fabric keeps it soft and cool
The cover is zippered, making removal and washing a breeze.
Pure foam design makes it easy to adjust the size – if it’s too big, you can simply cut off the bit you don’t need.
Only avail to Amazon customers
1” thickness of memory foam makes it very firm
Many customers report a pungent smell that lingered after opening
Double, gravity free, intelligent, memory foam
“Thin” was the word used most often to describe this pick. At 6”, some people described it as more of a topper than a mattress itself. It is hypoallergenic and is great for small kids, but not designed for long-term use.
Great for kids due to the small size
Strong odour, even months after opening. Per the manufacturer, the odour can linger up to 10 weeks.
King Size. Luxury, Memory Foam, Available In All Sizes
Of all the mattresses reviewed, this one seemed the most popular. It boasts 3” of memory foam and 7” of reflex foam, really boosting its comfort ratings. In addition to the usual suspects, hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant, it was the only Starlight Beds mattress to come with anti-bacterial and anti-mould properties.
Deep quilted sleeping surface adds to the overall comfort
Sometimes loses shape quickly or slopes unevenly
Now we’ve solved the riddle of the secret to a good night’s sleep: finding the perfect mattress. Before buying, be sure to consider your desired firmness and whether or and who will be using it. Once you’ve answered those questions, one of these top-rated mattresses is sure to fit the bill.