Top Ten Mattresses: 2017

Top Ten Mattresses: 2017

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It’s the end of the year - a time for relaxation and perhaps a time to treat yourself to a little something from the January sales! It’s been a fantastic year here at Mattress Online. We’ve launched some incredible products and worked with people at the cutting edge of mattress design. 

Looking for an updated list? Check out our 2021 top ten mattresses!


With 2018 fast approaching, you may be thinking that it’s time to replace your mattress. A new mattress can really get your year off to the right start. However, with so many to choose from, it can feel a little daunting! There can be lots of things to consider.

What firmness is right for me?”

Which size do I need?”

What is memory foam?”

To help get you started, we've hand-picked ten of our best mattresses based on their next day availability, comfort, price, awards and of course, reviews from our lovely customers! Read on to find out why each one made the list.



1. Silentnight Ortho Dream Star Miracoil Mattress

Support and comfort for an incredible price.

The Silentnight Ortho Dream Star Miracoil Mattress

  • Extra firm support
  • Affordable comfort
  • From only £174.95

The Ortho Dream Star is a big hit with our customers! A best seller with over 3000 reviews, this one was bound to make our best mattress list. Boasting zoned Miracoil springs, this mattress provides incredible support - particularly across high-pressure areas such as your hips and lower back. 


Best review:

“Years of backache disappeared within a couple of nights of sleeping on this mattress!”


2. Studio by Silentnight Medium Mattress

Not too soft, not too firm, juuuust right.


  • Full-body support
  • Gel and memory foam comfort
  • From only £399.00

Reviewed as a Which? Best Buy award in June 2020, this has been an incredible year for the Studio Medium mattress. Made from a combination of state-of-the-art memory and gel-infused foam, this mattress offers exceptional breathability, support and body weight distribution. Perfect for all sleeping positions and Allergy UK approved, it really is the full package! It's also available as a softer or firmer mattress.


Best review:

“The only downside is that it's hard to get up for work in the morning! I love this mattress.”


3. Sealy Posturepedic Aspen Mattress

Firm, supportive, affordable.


  • Remarkably firm
  • Distributes body weight evenly
  • Affordable from only £179.95

With over 1900 reviews, the Aspen is certainly one of our best sellers! Authorised by the Orthopedic Advisory Board and featuring Sealy’s innovative Posture Tech 620 spring system, it's ideal if you're looking for firmer support. 


Best review:

Such good quality, this is the 4th one we have bought!”

4. Sealy Posturepedic Backcare Extra Firm Mattress

Orthopaedic, for your back’s benefit!


  • Extra firm support
  • Approved by Allergy UK
  • From only £269.95

The Backcare Extra Firm has received some fantastic reviews this past year. The firmest mattress that Sealy makes, it's an ideal choice for those suffering from back pain and offers extra firm support. It includes Sealy's PostureTech Core Support springs, for healthy spinal alignment. It's approved by Allergy UK, too!


Best review:

"A great-quality, very firm mattress. It has made a big difference to my sleep."

5. Silentnight Sofia 1200 Mirapocket Mattress

Absolute comfort.

Silentnight Sofia 1200 Mirapocket Mattress

  • Luxurious EcoComfort fibres
  • 1200 Mirapocket springs
  • Starts from only £289.95

The Sofia has been a real hit with our customers! Featuring 1200 individual pocket springs, these are zoned to offer targeted support. It's complete with eco-friendly Eco Comfort Fibres for a wonderfully comfortable sleep.


Best review:

“Most comfortable mattress I have ever owned.”


6. Sleepeezee Memory Comfort 1000 Pocket Mattress

Luxury memory foam comfort.


Sleepeezee Memory Comfort 1000 Pocket Mattress on white background

  • 4cm memory foam layers
  • 1000 pocket springs
  • From only £289.95

The Memory Comfort 1000 includes not just one, but two layers of responsive memory foam for great pressure relief. It features a luxury knitted cover which is beautifully soft to the touch. A great choice for couples, the individual pocket springs minimise disturbance - perfect if your partner tosses and turns!


Best review:

“The comfiest mattress I've ever slept on. Supportive with a luxury topper to ease pressure points.”

7. Luna Memory 1000 Pocket Mattress

Discover the unique support of Luna pocket springs®.

Luna 1000 Memory Mattress
  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • Hypoallergenic Luna Fusion Memory Foam
  • From only £224.95

As we were testing the comfort of the Luna mattresses, our team couldn’t stop raving about them. Our customers think they're fantastic, too! Exclusive to us at Mattress Online, the Luna features 2cm of breathable Luna Fusion Cool Memory Foam. It's perfect for allergy sufferers and offers simply remarkable comfort.


Best review:

“Excellent quality - very similar to a Simba mattress only much cheaper!”

8. Relyon Hurley Memory 1500 Pocket Mattress

Wake up refreshed.

  • Firmly supportive
  • Pressure-relieving memory foam
  • From only £424.95

The Relyon Hurley Memory has been a real hit with our customers this year. Featuring 1500 pocket springs, the generously deep layer of memory foam offers luxurious comfort and soothing pressure relief.


Best review:

“Firm but very comfortable, offers a good level of support.”

9. Classic Gold Ortho Mattress

The gold standard of affordable mattresses!


  • Fantastic back support
  • Great range of sizes to fit your bed
  • Superb value from only £114.95

Especially perfect if you're looking for great back support, this mattress is very affordable. It offers firmer, orthopaedic support whilst the deep comfort layers help you to sleep soundly through the night. You certainly don’t need to break the bank to ensure you’re sleeping in comfort!


Best review:

"Brilliant for back pain good quality product at a good price"

10. Sealy Nostromo Posturepedic Pocket 1400 Latex Mattress

Pressure-relieving, Posturepedic quality from Sealy.


  • Cooling Tencel cover
  • Comfy latex pillow top and 1400 pocket springs
  • From only £489.95

A Which? Best Buy in June 2020 and featuring 1400 pocket springs, the Nostromo is made from natural latex for soothing pressure relief. With a silky-smooth Tencel cover, it helps to keep you feeling cool, dry and fresh as you sleep.


Best review:

"Softness on the top for cushioning but firm underneath - best of both worlds"

So there are ten of our most popular mattresses for 2017 - which one is your favourite? From memory foam to pocket springs - we have a wide range of mattresses and would love to match you to the perfect one.

Need some advice on choosing the right mattress for you? Check out our advice hub or give us a call - we’d love to help! Alternatively, why not check out which mattresses made it into our top ten 2021 list.