Auckland Extra Firm Mattress Rated 4.5/5 based on 33 customer reviews
Auckland Extra Firm Mattress

Auckland Extra Firm Mattress

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£1199.98
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47p per sleep based on average mattress lifespan
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Based on the specifications you've listed and taking into account genuine customer reviews, here are the key points that highlight the best attributes and qualities of the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress:
  • The PostureTech Core Support spring system ensures excellent pressure relief, providing progressively firmer support as pressure increases - a must-have for a sound sleep.
  • Clad with a Belgian Damask Cover, the mattress offers a soft, breathable, and enduring surface ensuring enhanced comfort and prolonged durability.
  • The Central zoning PowerPack offers additional support to vital pressure points - the hips and lower back, effectively reducing the chances of waking up with aches and pains.
  • Tencel® fibres integrated into the mattress work wonders in helping regulate body temperature, keeping you cool and dry, thereby enhancing the quality of your sleep.
  • With ProShield®, a natural treatment in the fabric, the mattress keeps allergens at a minimum, reducing the chances of discomfort due to any allergies.
  • Equipped with EdgeGuard, the mattress offers added durability and reduces roll-off, enabling you to utilise the whole surface area even towards the edge, optimising the sleep surface.
  • With a hand-tufted structure, the Auckland Extra Firm mattress supplies a supportive feel, an essential quality in promoting a restful sleep.
  • Classified as an easy-care non-turn mattress, a simple rotation will do the job, easing any upkeep worries.
  • The mattress height of 27cm ensures there is plenty of material providing comfort and support.
  • With a comfort rating of Extra Firm, you are assured of a sleep experience with optimal firmness and support contributing to better sleeping habits and posture.
  • A generous Full 5-year guarantee brings peace of mind by ensuring the mattress's quality and durability.
  • Proudly made in the UK exclusively for Bensons for Beds, certified to high local manufacturing standards.
  • Some users have reported that they found the EdgeGuard technology unconforming and discomforting, which led to interrupted sleep.
  • A few customers have expressed dissatisfaction with the weight and bulk of the Sealy Auckland Extra Firm Mattress, making it difficult to rotate.
  • There were complaints about the mattress being overly firm for certain users, leading to discomfort and a less optimum sleep experience.

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Who is it best for? powered by SnoozeScore

In our experience, the materials and construction that go into this product can make it suitable for the following people.

Back sleeping and stomach sleeper icon
For back and stomach sleepers
Additional support helps these positions
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Good for allergies & asthma
This mattress has anti-allergen properties
Temperature regulation icon
Great temperature regulation
Breathable materials keep you cooler.
Acid reflux icon
Helps with acid reflux
When paired with a compatible adjustable bed.
Toss and turn icon
Good for those who toss and turn
Materials like memory foam can restrict movement.

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Why our sleep experts loved it

Here's a comprehensive product review blog piece for the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress.

Introduction

Slumbering away on a comfortable and supportive mattress could be the critical difference between a joyous morning and a grumpy one. The mattress you choose plays an important role in determining the quality of rest you get each night. It directly impacts your energy levels, wellbeing, and overall health. That's why the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress grabs our attention - a mattress designed with firmness in mind, but also layered with an array of technologically advanced features to maximise comfort and quality of sleep.

How we tested

Our rigorous testing of the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress was conducted in our local Bensons for Beds store, to ensure we experienced the product first-hand and in real time. We placed the mattress through an intensive routine, assessing its comfort level, firmness, and overall quality. We tested across a variety of factors including how the mattress supports different sleep positions, how it regulates temperature and how it responds to pressure.

Design and features

The Auckland Extra Firm Mattress wields a selection of impressive features to enhance your sleep. Deep within the mattress, the PostureTech Core Support Spring System works tirelessly, providing superior pressure relief as it gradually firms up under increasing pressure. Slumberers will delight in the Tencel® Fibres weave, a breath of fresh air, designed to regulate body temperature, ensuring you remain cool and dry throughout the night.

An unexpected delight is the EdgeGuard feature that provides a stiff border around the edge of the bed. This clever addition extends the effective sleeping space, helping sleepers indulge in those extra inches of comfort often ignored by many mattresses. Adding to its allure, the mattress is draped in a luxurious, soft and breathable Belgian Damask cover, finished off with a novel ProShield® treatment, keeping allergens at bay for a pure and restful snooze.

Mattress comfort

Firmness is a distinctive trait of the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress; however, it does not compromise on comfort. The mattress satisfies with a rich blend of sturdiness that aids in aligning the spine, and yielding softness that lets you sink just enough to find your perfect mould. This balance encapsulates a warm and embracing comfort, countered with the reassurance of posture support.

Suitability

The Auckland Extra Firm Mattress is a perfect choice for back and stomach sleepers who prefer a robust support system. Side sleepers or those with an hourglass figure might find it a tad too stiff, as they often require a little more cushioning for their hips and shoulders. Despite this, for exclusive back sleepers, this mattress offers an unrivalled firm sleep experience.

What customers thought

User reviews paint a largely positive image, with an abundance of customers praising the comfort and quality of sleep they witness. The mattress's ability to significantly improve back pain has been touted by many users. The temperature regulation feature also gets a thumbs-up from a considerable amount of sleepers, preferring its cooling comfort. However, a small ensemble of users has found it excessively firm, leading to some discomfort, indicating that the comfort rating is, to a significant degree, subjective.

The verdict

In the realm of extra firm mattresses, the Auckland Extra Firm Mattress stakes its claim impressively. With its charming blend of support and comfort, this mattress sure makes its presence felt. That being said, it might not cater to everyone's comfort preferences. Therefore, before you sign the cheque, consider your sleeping habits and what comfort means to you.

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Here's how the product performs based on the materials and composition when compared to other products of similar price point. These measurements are produced using a combination of specification-heavy algorithmic data points and our own hands on experience.

Suitability

*Assuming average weight, suitability will vary dependant on body type, use the quiz above for a more tailored guide.
  • Back Sleepers
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • The amount of support offered from a mattress will vary depending on the firmness of the tension and the type of support layer used. Based on a person of average build.
  • Side Sleepers
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • If you sleep on your side you typically need a supportive tension that is not too firm, nor too soft. This is because your hips and shoulders need adequate sinkage.
  • Stomach Sleepers
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Stomach sleepers need a reasonable amount of tension in the base support layer to adequately offer body contouring and help prevent aches and pains. Results will vary based on your build.

Performance

  • Breathability
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Mattresses that feature breathable materials help promote airflow and keep you cool making for a more hygienic night's sleep.
  • Stability
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Depending on the type of support layer in place can have an impact on stability, edge to edge support and roll together prevention. Pocket springs of a firmer tension will have better stability than open coil soft tension, for example.

Odour

  • Initial Odour
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Materials in mattresses, particularly memory foam and rolled bed-in-a-box mattresses can have an initial odour, this is typically short term and reduces considerably within 24 hours.
  • Long Standing Odour
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Certain materials inside different mattresses can produce a small odour. Typically this is short term rather than long standing but there are minor exceptions.

Brand Rating

  • Overall Brand Rating
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • This is based on community driven customer reviews tied to product reviews and grouped together at a brand level to produce a score.

Reviews

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4.45 - 33 reviews

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3
I needed a really firm mattress due to a spinal fusion I have had. Its ok but not worth the price it is. My daughter has scoliosis and had a full spinal fusion and we bought her a Silent night bed a few years ago and that was and still is, firmer than this bed and half the price. Unfortunately, this mattress is no longer available, otherwise I'd have purchased one of those instead
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5
The mattress was purchased for my daughter who required a very extra firm mattress that was proving difficult to source. From the moment we stepped into the Purley Way show room to delivery of the actual mattress was an excellent service. Both sales reps were very knowledgeable, delivery guys were superb & we were kept updated throughout the process. Would highly recommend Bensons.
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5
The Auckland Extra Firm Mattress is absolutely marvellous. Really firm and good for calming aches and pains. I've been suffering with a really bad back pain for years but this mattress is definitely helping to ease that. Would recommend this item to everybody.
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5
The mattress is very good and fit for me. Before when I slept on my old mattress, I had low back pain every morning when I woke up. But this problem disappeared immediately on my first day using the new mattress.
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5
This is my second purchase from Bensons and I am completely satisfied with my excellent extra firm mattress. Exactly what I wanted and I am sleeping very well on it. A VERY happy customer. Many thanks !
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5
Extremely firm and comfortable mattress with divan. After suffering with back problems for many years this style of mattress has brought relief from pain. The firm edge helps with getting out of bed.
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5
Perfect firmness mattress if u suffer back pain. Went from soft Sealy brand to extra firm Sealy both bought from Bensonsforbeds. Always great customer service and quality mattresses. Love it.
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5
Very comfortable sleep. Used to wake up with aches and pains but no any more. My wife also noticed this good experience. Service was good too. Shopping experience was nice
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5
Arrived on time, friendly delivery team, mattress is exactly as we remembered in the shop. Very happy with service and product.
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4
Very comfortable mattress as I wanted. Feels very premium quality. Very good customer service as well. Definitely worth buying.
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5
Very happy - knew it was the right mattress the minute I laid on it and I wasn't wrong - mattress and bed frame just perfect
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3
Not happy with it I wake with pain in back also had hip and socket replaced need to go back to shop not the same one in shop
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Of The Auckland Extra Firm Mattress
Brand: Sealy
Retailer: Bensons For Beds
Delivery Time: Average
Delivery Charge: Excellent
Customer Sentiment: Good
Guarantee: Good

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