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Eve Sleep review: Is the original hybrid mattress worth £749?

It is the latest launch from the brand, and our tester was impressed by how breathable it was, along with the new moisture-wicking, washable top cover

Kate Hilpern
Wednesday 22 July 2020 11:06
The new design features 800 full-sized 12cm springs and uses memory foam too
The new design features 800 full-sized 12cm springs and uses memory foam too

Eve sleep's the original hybrid mattress review

Sizes available: UK single, UK double, UK king, UK super king
Mattress depth: 25cm
Material: Memory foam and full-sized pocket springs
Trial period: 100 nights
Guarantee: 10 years

Despite the name, this newly launched model is the third mattress to join Eve’s hybrid range and it falls right in the middle on price, depth, support, number of springs and layers of foams.

While the lighter hybrid version is 20cm thick with three layers of foam (but no memory foam), and the premium hybrid is 28cm thick with a whopping five layers of foam, this one sits nicely in between at 25cm thick with 800 full-sized 12cm springs (in a double), combined with four layers of memory and support foam.

The result is a more supportive yet bouncy sleeping surface than its cheaper counterpart, though not quite as decadent as the pricier version.

We think it particularly suits combination sleepers, with the seven zoned sections helping to relieve key pressure points by being softer where protruding and heavier body parts (eg shoulder and pelvis) push down and firmer where they don’t.

And if you use it, as we did, with Eve’s famous storage bed frame, you can make even more of these pressure points by adjusting the slats accordingly (this worked wonders for our tester’s lower back pain).

Compared to some other brands, we found the foam more breathable – also helped by the moisture-wicking, washable top cover. And as with all Eve mattresses, you can arrange to have your old mattress removed and recycled at the same time.

Buy the original hyrid mattress now

Read our full round-up of the best mattresses here and read our mattress buying guide here

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