I have a neurological disorder which causes me severe sensory issues with certain textures, and memory foam is a HUGE issue! I cannot even tolerate pushing my finger into anything with memory foam.
We are remodeling our bedroom and want to switch to a king sized mattress.
But for years now we haven't been able to find a mattress that doesn't have memory foam in it somewhere. Where are the traditional coil mattresses that are simple and flippable?
Does anyone even make them anymore?
I don't need or want a mattress that's ultra firm, but it needs to be firm enough that I don't feel like I'm falling through space and time. I hate pillow tops if they're too thick.
I HAVE to feel a solid mattress under me so it doesn't freak out my sensory issues.
Traveling has been horrible for both my husband and me because there are memory foam mattresses everywhere now. We always call first before we stay somewhere and ask if their mattresses are memory foam or coils, and they always say, "Our mattresses are not memory foam." Then we get to our destination, and inevitably find they have memory foam that I can actually feel.
I noticed that the Hyatt Grand Bed gets high marks, but are they memory foam?
I ask because we have to travel to visit our daughter and son-in-law, and I was looking at the Hyatt as a possible place to stay. We normally stay in Hilton's, but their mattresses are almost always awful.
So, I guess I've got two questions. The first is, where (if anywhere) can we find traditional mattresses with no memory foam that's a king or split king for our new mattress? We are still sleeping on the first mattress we bought 30 years ago which we love, but it's a queen. My husband has always been a loud sleeper (snoring, groaning, rolling, talking in his sleep), which has been difficult to tolerate all these years, but thankfully he is very sympathetic about my need for a solid mattress. After our daughter married a few years ago, he's been sleeping in her room. We don't prefer this arrangement which is why we want to get a king or split king(?) mattress so we can sleep together again. The second question is, what hotels have good traditional mattresses? The Hyatt looks promising.
When I searched info on their mattresses, I found you.
I sincerely hope you are able to give me answers to our issues and point us in the right direction, especially for a new king mattress for us.
Thank you so much for your time!
Good Morning Laurie,
As a retailer shopping at the industry trade shows, I can tell you that finding mattresses without any memory foam in them is difficult.
Finding 2 sided flippable mattresses…even more so.
There is a one factory operation in Indiana that has been there, making mattresses, since 1873. For the most part, only Indianans have been aware of their existence.
I found them, through a reference, more than 8 years ago and have been selling their mattresses ever since. All who buy, love them.
Here is a link to the Wolf Old Fashioned Two Sided Brolynn Mattress in Plush…showing specifications and prices.
This mattress uses the same coil system as is popular in most hotels…an individually pocketed coil unit that provides firm contouring support that maintains the natural alignment of the body and spine.
There is no memory foam in this mattress.
The plush version is just as you describe as wanting…a comfortable sleeping surface, firm underlying support…a mattress that is not too soft by anyone’s standards.
The hotel mattress question is made difficult through evolution.
Hotels had long rejected mattresses with memory foam because memory foam is specifically designed to cause a mattress to need frequent replacing…an absolute nightmare for hotels with so many mattresses.
The name brands had been willing to accommodate them, making hotel mattresses without memory foam in them.
But times have changed and all of the name brands have been sold to investors.
Tempurpedic owns Sealy and S&F.
An independent investment group bought Simmons and Serta.
Since memory foam is key to recouping their investment and enhance profits, they are no longer willing to make an exception for hotels.
These memory foam filled mattresses, with coils or not, has been forced upon them.
Hotels replace mattresses as needed.
So, there are still plenty of rooms in any given hotel that has an older mattress in it.
The people at the front desk would not know which room as what mattress.
When my wife and I travel, we pack a 2” queen size latex mattress topper.
It’s not all that bulky once you fold it, roll it up tight, and cinch it with a belt.
Of course, this is not a practical solution if you’re flying.
Here’s a link to the Suite Sleep 2” Organic Latex Topper.
We had a Simmons World Class Beautyrest Mattress and was told they are not made anymore.
We were so pleased with that Beautyrest, we went out and bought a Simmons Beautyrest Recharge Mattress.
But, it's nowhere near the mattress Simmons called the World Class Pillow Top .
We see where you advise people who need a new mattress.
What do you recommend for us to buy?
Company name and model of mattress, Please sir.
Thanks, Tommy & Julia
Hi Tommy & Julia,
Besides this question, you posed another on Facebook.
The Facebook question, about a chemical free mattress, has been answered.
The response to this question conflicts with the Facebook question.
Simmons uses memory foam, which is toxic.
When Simmons originally went to using memory foam, several years ago, the memory foam was being cured, so there was no off gassing of the toxic chemicals used to make it.
More recently, there have been a lot of complaints about it.
If I were to answer this question without having seen the Facebook question, I would recommend buying a Simmons Beautyrest Platinum Series mattress in a Medium Firm and adding a soft all natural latex topper to replicate the feel of a pillowtop....(The World Class name has changed to Platinum).
This sleep system combination is the best way to get the longevity of your original Beautyrest, which had no memory.
Memory foam, besides being toxic, is short lived.
An all natural latex topper prevents the premature wear of the memory foam, but won’t save you from the toxic chemical off gassing produced by the memory foam.
The thing that makes a Beautyrest mattress so comfortable is the individually pocketed coils, which contour to the shape of the body and maintain the natural alignment of the spine.
The mattress in the Facebook post also uses that same coil system.
So, if you’re going with the chemical free mattress in the Facebook post, you’ll want the ultra plush model.
Liberty Ultra Plush. Home → Liberty Ultra Plush . Greenspring Liberta Ultra Plush. Order Here. Ensure better health and well being with the Liberta Ultra Plush Mattress…(aka: Lily, Laurel, Liberty). You’ll delight in the comfort of natural wool, latex and plant-based foam while you enjoy the support of our 5-zoned coil unit. Twin
This mattress comers with white glove delivery.
Delivery includes set-up in your bedroom and removal of your old mattress.
Delivery is free and there's no sales tax.
We recommend using a waterproof mattress protector with every mattress.
Keeping the upholstery materials clean and dry will extend the life of the mattress.
Simmons Beautyrest Black Pricing at a Glance . All Mattresses are Freshly Made to Fill Your Order. Approx. Delivery Wait Time: 3 Weeks. White Glove Delivery Includes: Set-Up in your Bedroom, Removal of the Old Mattress, All Packing Materials Removed. Delivery is Free and There’s NO Sales Tax.
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