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Best Mattresses 2023 - Top 10

Updated January 2, 2023

While the best mattress for you is the one that addresses all your needs and preferences while fitting into your budget, we think that the mattresses here will fit that bill for many people. They're high quality, provide excellent support, include high-quality comfort materials, and have great features. These are the top ten mattresses of 2023 according to US-Mattress, in a variety of categories.

Consider the firmness you like in a mattress, the health conditions or pain you deal with, your sleeping position, materials you like (such as memory foam), and your budget when choosing a mattress.

1.) Best Overall Mattress - Sealy Posturepedic Cooper Mountain Soft Pillow Top

Sealy Posturepedic Cooper Mountain Soft Pillow Top Mattress
  • Industry Leading Comfort Materials
  • SealyCool Gel Foam Center 1/3
  • Sealy Response Pro Encased Coil
  • Five different layers of cooling materials
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The Sealy Posturepedic Cooper Mountain Soft Pillow Top Mattress is our pick for the Best Overall Mattress. With five separate layers of cooling materials to keep you cool at night, this is one of the best cooling mattresses on the market. Add that to the supportive Pro Encased Coils with a DuraFlex Coil Edge and this mattress is one of the best for back support and pressure relief.

Sealy did a fantastic job of creating a pillowtop mattress by incorporating memory foam with an innerspring system for maximum durability and cushioning.

To learn more about the details of this mattress, read our Cooper Mountain Mattress Review.

2.) Best Side Sleeper Mattress - Chattam & Wells Hamilton Luxury Plush

Chattam and Wells Hamilton Luxury Plush Mattress
  • Pressure test results confirm its an excellent choice for side sleepers
  • Premium materials such as wool
  • Hinge-Flex Knotted Offset Coil System
  • Excellent at relieving pressure on your hips and shoulders
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The Hamilton Luxury Plush Mattress from Chattam and Wells is the best bed for a side sleeper. The mattress earned all three recommended scores for pressure relief and body contouring during our pressure testing for side sleepers who have petite, average, or larger-sized bodies.

One reason the bed is so good for side sleepers is the combination of the Hinge-Flex Plus Knotted Offset Coil system and the high-density foams that work together to contour and cradle each curve in your body. Add to that other luxurious material like Joma Wool, Tencel, and convoluted foam, and this mattress was practically designed with side sleepers in mind!

3.) Most Innovative Mattress - Serta Arctic Premier Hybrid Plush

Serta Arctic Premier Hybrid Plush Mattress
  • The newly created Reactex® System contains three layers of cooling technology
  • CustomFit™ High-Density Memory Foam
  • Serta Micro Hybrid Coil™
  • Proprietary Foam for All Night Cooling
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The Most Innovative Mattress for 2023 is the Arctic Premier Hybrid Plush. Serta really took the design of this mattress to the next level by combining so many unique features which were compiled based on customers' requests. To begin with, the Reactex® System consists of three different layers of cooling technology with each layer having more cooling capacity than the previous layer. From there we get into the main foam layers, specifically the Deep Reation® Max Gel Memory Foam and the CustomFit™ HD Memory Foam both of which are best for body contouring and back support.

The greatest innovation in this mattress is the Micro Hybrid Coils™ that sit atop the 1025 Hybrid Support System™ which aids the transition between relaxing comfort and all-night support. This mattress really has us excited for its innovation, thoughtfulness to customer critiques and needs, and the fact that it's an affordable hybrid mattress.

4.) Best Double Sided Mattress- Serta Hotel Concierge Suite Euro Pillow Top

Serta Perfect Sleeper Hotel Concierge Suite Euro Pillowtop Mattress
  • Best flippable mattress
  • Two sides help to extend mattress life
  • Designed to copy mattress styles in hotels
  • Top Seller
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It was no surprise to our mattress experts that the Concierge Suite Euro Pillow Top Double Sided Mattress was selected as the best flippable mattress. Serta has long been known to keep the double-sided bed market alive with careful attention to dual-sided comfort that is the same for years to come. Double-sided mattresses are known for their longevity because they're moved every three months between turning and flipping the bed.

Serta also chose to represent the types of mattresses commonly found in hotels so that people who have the best night's sleep in a hotel can find the mattress that's right for them to have in their homes. The Concierge Suite is certainly the best double sided mattress of 2023, of that there is no doubt!

5.) Best Luxury Mattress - Stearns & Foster Cassatt Luxury Plush Euro Pillowtop

Stearns an Foster Lux Estate Cassatt Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top Mattress
  • Tons of luxury materials used in its construction
  • Premium foams for maximum comfort
  • Fully recommended for all sleep positions and body sizes
  • Customer favorite, nearly all five star reviews
  • The most recognizable name in luxury mattresses today
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The Stearns & Foster brand name has long been associated with the highest levels of luxury bedding for many years. As such, it came as no shock to our team that the Cassatt Luxury Plush Euro Top Mattress was selected as the best luxury mattress. Six separate layers of gel foam with an additional two layers of memory foam sit on top of one of the most advanced coils ever created for mattresses, the IntelliCoil HD.

Add to that the stylish appointments like hand-sewed tufting, six velvet inlay handles, and the PrecisionEdge + AirVent system for cooling and this was the obvious choice the best luxury bed of 2023. We can easily claim that this is the most luxurious mattress offered in the current bedding market!

Learn more about this mattress in the Cassatt Luxury Plush Euro Pillow Top review.

6.) Best Extra Firm Mattress - Renew Pleasant Firm

Renew Pleasant Firm Mattress
  • Good, firm feeling but not too hard
  • Two different firm foams were used to achieve the firm feeling
  • Moisture-wicking fabric
  • High-quality materials used in its construction
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The Renew Pleasant Firm Mattress is offered by US-Mattress and we're confident in choosing this mattress as the best extra firm bed for 2023. Firm Renew Foam and Firm Renew Structure Foam work with the Dynamic Response Coil System to give you that really firm feel that you're looking for in an extra firm mattress. While this mattress is a true extra firm bed it is not so firm that it will feel too hard to sleep on.

Our team of mattress experts pored over 20 years of customer comments, requests, and complaints about firm mattresses to design this bed for those people who prefer this type of comfort. The Renew Pleasant Firm Mattress is absolutely the best extra firm mattress this year.

7.) Best Memory Foam Mattress - Serta iComfort CF3000 Plush

Serta iComfort CF3000 Plush Mattress
  • Max Cool Cover
  • Carbon Fiber Memory Foam
  • UltraCool Phase Change Material
  • From Serta, a trusted brand
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Serta really surprised our mattress experts this year by getting three different mattresses into the Top Ten Mattresses of 2023. Coming in at number seven, the Best Memory Foam Mattress is the iComfort CF3000 Plush Mattress. The surprise here is that Serta was able to unseat other brands more recognized for their memory foam models. What's not surprising is that Serta packed this mattress with the best memory foams that they have to offer - carbon fiber memory foam and UltraCool PCM.

Memory foam mattresses are thought to sleep hotter than most other styles of mattress which is one reason why this model was selected for this entry on our list. Every layer of material from the max cool cover to all of the memory foams within the bed is designed to draw excess heat away from your body so you sleep cooler.

Let's not forget that this bed also contours to your body for that excellent pressure relief that memory foam beds are so well known for providing. So, dethroning past memory foam models this year's pick for the best memory foam bed is Serta's iComfort CF3000 Plush Mattress.

Read our expert analysis of this mattress in the iComfort CF3000 Plush Mattress Review.

8.) Best Hybrid Mattress - Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Brenham Soft

Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Brenham Soft Mattress on a cream-colored bed with a teal headboard, there is a Best Hybrid Mattress award on the image
  • Premium memory foams
  • Sealy's best coil system
  • Cooling features
  • A popular brand, well trusted
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Our selection for the best hybrid mattress is the Brenham Soft from Sealy's Posturepedic Plus collection. This mattress exemplifies all the best characteristics of a hybrid mattress thanks to Sealy using the highest quality materials to build this bed. From the bottom up, this bed starts with the stable support of Pro Zoned HD Encased Coils which give you great back support. These are topped by layers of gel foam, which add support and keep things nice and cool. Just under the cover, there are 3 inches of premium memory foam, which contours to your body. The cover provides immediate cooling with cooling fibers and antimicrobial technology.

Hybrid beds were originally created to give people the best of both traditional innerspring mattresses and the newer memory foam models. The Brenham Soft performs excellently well in both of these aspects. If you're you're looking for the best hybrid bed for 2023, look no further than the Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Brenham Soft mattress.

Read the Brenham Soft mattress review for more information.

9.) Best Cooling Mattress - Tempurpedic Tempur Luxe Breeze Firm

Tempurpedic Tempur Luxe Breeze Firm Mattress
  • Every layer is designed with cooling technology
  • Removable, washable cover
  • High-quality, premium materials throughout
  • Proprietary Tempur Foam
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Tempurpedic was bumped out of its traditional spot for best memory foam and has moved into the slot for the best cooling mattress for 2023. The Tempur Luxe Breeze Firm takes this spot mainly because every single material used in its construction has some type of cooling technology incorporated into it. Even the SmartClimate Max Dual Cover, which can be removed for washing, has cooling features.

PureCool+ Phase Change Material and Ventilated TEMPUR APR Material are some of the foam layers that Tempurpedic has redesigned to add cooling features for this year. You will not find a greater amount of cooling materials in a mattress than the Luxe Breeze Firm which makes this mattress the best memory foam bed of the year.

Read the Luxe Breeze Firm Review.

10.) Best Mattress For Back Pain - Beautyrest Black C Class Plush Pillow Top

Beautyrest Black C Class Plush Pillowtop Mattress
  • Pressure testing confirms excellent back support
  • Medium comfort is ideal for all body types and sleep positions
  • T3 Pocketed Coil System (Beautyrest's top-of-the-line system) provides targeted back support
  • BeautyEdge Foam is a nice choice if it's painful to get into/out of bed
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Many people suffer from back pain for a variety of reasons, and one of the main places where that pain is amplified is when they're laying in bed. The best bed for back pain is the one that will alleviate as much of the tension and pressure that people experience while laying in bed. The C Class Plush Pillow Top Mattress has many layers of high-quality materials that work together to cradle your body and provide proper spinal support for maximum comfort.

Many customer testimonials confirm this assessment and agree that their back pain was at least alleviated if not completely resolved with this mattress. We encourage you to consider the C Class Plush Pillowtop as an excellent choice if you're dealing with back pain.

It's important to find a mattress that works well for back pain because getting extra sleep can reduce chronic pain. Aside from the mattress, an adjustable base can be a game changer for reducing back pain.

For more information about this mattress, read our Beautyrest Black C Class Plush Pillowtop Mattress Review.

About the Author, Dave Higgins, Mattress Expert

Dave Higgins, Mattress ExpertDave has worked in the furniture business, focusing on mattresses, for several years. His focus on mattress industry trends and developments has led to a deeper understanding of how people sleep and how they perceive comfort.