The top mattress testers of the republic have struck again: the testers bought 14 new models and subjected them to their endurance tests in the laboratory. These are foam mattresses, the most popular type of mattress in Germany. Overall, the test candidates performed fairly well: With five “good” and seven “satisfactory”, there were no major outliers this time.
Once again it was shown that a good night’s sleep does not have to cost a lot.
mattress“from Lidl onwards (overall grade 2.1). The medium-hard mattress costs only 100 euros. The test winner shares the discount model with the hard” VitaSan 7-zone cold foam mattress “from MFO for around 250 euros.
The “Paradies Air Exclusive” of the Danish bed camp, “Irisette Lotus Duo” from Badenia and “Ortho Superia Extra” from Beco also performed just well. According to the goods test, further “well” tested mattresses from the previous mattress test in October 2019 are still on the market: Dunlopillo Elements, Emma One, Casper Essential Mattress, Bett1 Bodyguard, Badenia Thomas and Snooze Project.
Confusion about hardness
The Stiftung Warentest tests the lying properties for different body types as well as durability and cover. The overall grade also includes environmental characteristics, handling, correct declaration and advertising.
Regardless of how good the mattress is according to objective criteria: The choice of the right degree of firmness is important for subjective comfort, the testers write. Because good mattresses come in hard, medium or soft.
Unfortunately, the hardness information from the manufacturers is still not a reliable aid. In the current test, the models awarded “H3” were sometimes hard, sometimes medium and sometimes soft. There was complete confusion with the mattresses from Badenia and Dänisches Bettenlager, which offer two differently hard lying sides: The sides marked as softer by the providers turned out to be the harder in the test.
The complete test and an overview of previously tested mattresses can be found at a charge www.test.de