I was so happy to come across your website while searching for information.
I used to have an amazing mattress. It was the Simmons Beautyrest Anniversary pillowtop model from 2011.
I had it for 10 years and thought it might be time to replace it this summer.
I had worked for the 4 Seasons Hotel in 2015 and slept in employee housing and liked their mattress and ordered one but it wasn't amazing support (only decent) and it heated up like crazy (memory foam).
(It was made by Simmons, but I think it has changed since I used to work there)
I tried the Stearns and Foster (Estate, medium firmness, I think) and I absolutely loved the feel of the support underneath but also was way too hot at night (memory foam) and would sink down and I would have to move to a new area every few hours to be cool and comfortable again.
The way you described the memory foam heating up and also cradling your body (in non-supportive ways) due to it reacting and holding the body heat, was right on.
I super wish Stearns and Foster made the supportive coils with a different top section (not memory foam) I contacted a stearns and foster rep and they said all their beds have memory foam.
Next, I tried all natural talalay latex from the Oregon Mattress Company and at least it sleeps cooler but not super cool and the pillow top model I got is soft... and nice.. but just not quite right. I feel achy and too warm.
I realize this is getting ridiculous and I wish it weren't so difficult to find a comfortable bed for me.
I finally am sleeping on "Purple" their original with a polyester filled topper (because Purple is pretty firm but sleeps cooler).
I sleep ok right now (decent support, decent temperature: not waking up achy and not waking up too hot) but I dream about the bed I used to have that I LOVED sleeping in and would wake up feeling so refreshed.
I don't look forward to sleeping or going to bed anymore. I just do because I need to.
Are you at all familiar with what the Simmons Beautyrest Anniversary model had in it and could you recommend something similar?
If not, could you recommend something for my situation? I tend to prefer coils instead of all foam.
I did really like the supportive feeling underneath my Simmons Beautyrest.
Thank you for your time and advice. I am looking forward to hearing from you.
All of our innerspring mattresses are similarly made to the old Simmons Beautyrest.
The specifications exceed those of their old Anniversary Beautyrest.
Most like that mattress is the Wolf Tulah Plush Eurotop Mattress.
Click on this link to view specifications and prices.
Many years ago, I bought a Sealy SpringFree Beachside Latex Mattress from you that we have loved.
It’s lived quite a life span but needs to be replaced now. Can you recommend one just like it?
Just a bit about me. I’m 73 now, so pressure points need to be comfortable.
I’m 5’6”, have a bad back that’s killing me lately, weigh 180, most of which are in my stomach, hips and butt. Side sleeper 90%/back sleeper/10%.
I need a full-size mattress (sleep with 3 furbabies) with good edge support.
I sleep only on one side of it, and spend 4 or more hours with my elbow digging into the bed while on my side watching tv. Like the Sealy was, I need a bed that’s easy to turn or move around on – NO sinking or sagging.
I’m like the old Princess who could feel a pea if it were under her mattress.
This is my last hurrah for buying a mattress. For health and financial reasons, I can’t ‘afford’ to make a mistake (not that anyone can, I know..) So, I’m turning to you… What do you think I should do?
Any advice would be sooo appreciated.
You may or may not need a new mattress.
It’s the soft poly foam on top of that Beachside which has worn.
I recommend getting someone to flip the mattress over for you.
The flip side exposes the firm latex core.
Add to that, a Suite Sleep 3” Soft Vita Talalay Latex Topper for the surface comfort you want….shown here:
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