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The Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress is a 14-inch flippable hybrid mattress. Encased in an organic cotton cover, this bed features a natural comfort system composed of a 1-inch layer of quilted wool and 3 inches of Dunlop latex. 6 inches of edge-to-edge pocketed coils make up this bed’s support core.
The Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress features a two-sided construction. Each side of the mattress contains wool and latex comfort layers. This allows you to flip your mattress, limiting sag and extending the life of your mattress. The Idle Sleep Latex mattress’s two-sided construction and study latex hybrid build makes it a standout option in terms of durability.
The Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress comes in two comfort options: medium firm (6) and firm (8). Idle Sleep also offers the option for dual firmness with a medium firm comfort system on one side and a firm comfort system on the other side for no additional cost. While the standard version of the Idle Sleep Latex mattress uses Dunlop latex in its construction, customers also have the option to go with Talalay latex for an added charge.
Idle Sleep carries a range of sleep accessories. The company frequently holds promotions such as free memory foam pillows with your mattress order. Other popular add-ons include an adjustable base, mattress foundation, mattress protector, and bed sheets.
The Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress is constructed with three distinct layers encased in an organic cotton cover. It’s also double-sided so that you can flip your mattress and extend its lifespan.
1″ Wool (both sides)
3″ Latex (both sides)
6″ pocketed coils
The Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex, a high profile mattress at 14 inches in height, is on the upper end of the price range for a new mattress. However, its cost is in the average range of similarly constructed natural latex hybrids. Additionally, the Idle Sleep Latex comes with several features that make this mattress an excellent value.
First, the Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress is flippable. That means you can flip your mattress to limit wear and extend its lifespan. Second, Idle offers some of the most extensive customer service policies in the mattress industry, including an 18-month sleep trial and lifetime warranty.
In addition to the standard twin through California king sizes, the Idle Sleep Hybrid Latex mattress is available in a Split king. The Split king comes as two twin XLs. This choice provides a sleep surface area similar to a regular king but works well for couples who have different comfort preferences. The Split king is slightly more expensive than the standard king or California king options.
Idle Sleep also offers its Latex Hybrid mattress in Talalay latex for an additional cost. The standard Idle Latex Hybrid uses Dunlop latex. While both options are natural latex, Talalay latex is softer and less dense.
Note that the prices below are for the Dunlop latex model.
|Sizes||Dimensions||Height||Weight||Price (Dunlop)||Price (Talalay)|
|Twin||39" x 75"||14"||85 lbs..||$1,856||$2,213|
|Twin XL||39" x 80"||14"||90 lbs..||$1,999||$2,356|
|Full||54" x 75"||14"||136 lbs..||$2,285||$2,570|
|Queen||60" x 80"||14"||167 lbs..||$2,570||$2,999|
|King||76" x 80"||14"||200 lbs..||$2,713||$3,570|
|California King||72" x 84"||14"||200 lbs..||$2,713||$3,570|
|Split King||36" x 80" (2pcs.)||14"||N/A||$3,926||$4,640|
The Idle Latex Hybrid performs well for those who prefer to sleep on their side. Side sleepers place more pressure on their shoulders and hips, and require the right balance of cushioning and support to ease these areas. If a mattress is too soft, the hips and shoulders may sink too deeply into the sleep surface and disrupt the proper alignment of the spine. However, if a mattress is too firm, it can lead to pressure buildup and discomfort in the shoulders and hips for side sleepers. Most side sleepers prefer a medium or medium firm mattress with moderate contouring.
Both firmnesses of the Idle Latex Hybrid scored highly for side sleepers above 130 pounds. Most preferred the medium firm model, though the firm is a solid choice for those who prefer a firmer, more supportive sleep surface. Side sleepers who weigh less than 130 pounds found the Latex Hybrid a bit too firm and will likely be best off on a softer model with more ample cushioning.
Most back sleepers enjoy a medium to medium firm sleep surface that provides substantial support with a moderate amount of body-hugging to cushion the lower back. Back sleepers tend to place the most pressure on the lumbar area or lower back. Overly soft and contouring mattresses can cause the midsection to sink into the sleep surface, over- exaggerating the natural curve of the lower spine. On the other hand, an overly firm mattress that doesn’t provide enough cushioning also detracts from proper spinal alignment.
The Idle Latex Hybrid manages to strike just the right balance for back sleepers. Back sleepers in every weight category experienced a pain-free, comfortable night’s sleep with the Idle Latex Hybrid. We found that both the medium firm and firm versions performed best for back sleepers who weigh less than 230 pounds. Back sleepers over 230 pounds will likely prefer the additional support of the firm option.
Like back sleepers, stomach sleepers are at risk of improper spinal alignment in the lower back. They need a firmer mattress that balances contouring comfort with strong support.
We found the Idle Latex Hybrid performed well for stomach sleepers of all sizes, offering a supportive yet well-cushioned surface. We found that the firm option provided comfort for stomach sleepers over 130 pounds, while the medium firm option works well for stomach sleepers under 130 pounds.
Idle Latex Hybrid – Medium Firm
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
Idle Latex Hybrid – Firm
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
Idle Sleep mattresses are available to purchase for customers in the U.S. and are only sold online.
Customers may purchase a mattress from the Idle Sleep website or Amazon, however, Amazon does not stock the company’s entire line of mattresses. Idle Sleep doesn’t operate any brick and mortar stores or sell their mattresses at any third-party mattress stores.
Idle Sleep only ships to customers living in the U.S. Mattresses ship from one of the company’s two partnering factories in Illinois and South Carolina. Each mattress is made to order. After production, Idle Sleep mattresses are rolled, compressed, and packed in a box for easy shipping.
Production typically takes 1-4 business days and shipping usually takes between 3-6 business days. Depending on your location, you should receive your mattress in 4-10 business days.
Idle Sleep uses UPS for its shipping method. Shipping is free for customers in the contiguous U.S. However, customers outside the contiguous 48 states will be charged an additional shipping fee.
UPS usually leaves the box on the front step or porch. With Idle’s free shipping option, customers must set up their new mattress once it arrives. This involves moving the box to your bedroom or other desired location and unboxing the mattress.
For an additional fee, Idle Sleep offers a premium White Glove delivery service. White Glove delivery includes in-home mattress set up and an optional old mattress removal service.
White Glove orders take additional time to ship. When you choose White Delivery with your purchase, your mattress will first be shipped to a nearby delivery hub. You will then be contacted to set up a delivery appointment.
At 18 months, Idle Sleep offers one of the longest sleep trials in the mattress industry. For 540 nights, you can test out an Idle Sleep mattress at home. If you’re not happy with your new mattress, you can return it for a full refund. Refunds are free for customers in the contiguous U.S. with no return or restocking fees.
Customers must adhere to a mandatory 30-night break-in period before they can initiate a return during their sleep trial. If you decide to return your mattress, Idle Sleep will help coordinate pickup or donation for the used mattress.
Every Idle Sleep mattress is protected by the company’s “Lifetime Warranty Without End.” The warranty covers repair and replacement for defective mattress materials as long as you own the mattress. This includes excessive sagging or indentation on the sleep surface, splitting or cracking in the mattress materials, or defects in the mattress cover assembly.
Your warranty begins on the day you purchase your Idle Sleep mattress. Idle’s warranty is non-transferable and only applies to the original mattress owner. You must take proper care of your mattress for the warranty to apply, including proper cleaning and providing a suitable foundational base to support your mattress.
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