iGel Advance 1600i Mattress Rated 4.5/5 based on 98 customer reviews
iGel Advance 1600i Mattress

iGel Advance 1600i Mattress

£1049.99
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42p per sleep based on average mattress lifespan
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The iGel range works particularly well at keeping you at the right temperature while you sleep, not too hot, nor too cold thanks to the premium gel foam. 

Pocket springs in the base layer work especially well at giving fuller body contouring and beats off open coil and reflex foam layers.

Reasonable price point given the advancements in gel technology and high quality manufacturer.

Impressive 10 year guarantee and good reviews.

No complaints at all around this product from many happy customers, a testament to the products ability to meet expectations even at the moderate price point.

More on that price and it may be that some peoples budgets will not stretch to it, unfortunately this is already one of the more "budget" gel mattresses in the lineup leaving you having to look elsewhere.

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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
Pain relief icon
Pain relief with zonal support layer
Zonal support contours to your body.
Reduced partner disturbance icon
Reduced partner disturbance
Pocket springs work independently to one another.
Roll together prevention
Roll together prevention
Independent springs help prevent roll together.
Acid reflux icon
Helps with acid reflux
When paired with a compatible adjustable bed.
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Why our sleep experts loved it

With iGel temperature regulating technology, this mattress delivers comfort with support. It's filled with 1600 pocket springs encased in foam, giving you a premium feel and support. Plus, the 3cm layer of premium iGel Beads gel works to relieve pressure and provide heat transfer for a cooler night's sleep. This mattress is completely fresh, made with FreshNow™ technology, which wicks away moisture to keep you dry and comfortable all night long.

This new generation of temperature-regulating gel has been engineered to provide 7 times better heat transfer and works as a fantastic comfort layer within the iGel Advance 1600 Mattress.

Onto the all important support layer, and this mattress really begins to stand out. The 1600 pocket springs are rated as some of the best in the industry, far outperforming open coil traditional mattresses and offering better body contouring than reflex foam. With pocket springs, it really is a case of the more the better and 1600 is pretty far up there, making it a fantastic choice for full body support.

Featuring an impressive 10 year guarantee, that's 3 years longer than the average lifespan of a mattress and 9 years longer than the average guarantee. This effectively gives you "lifetime" guarantee with the product allowing you to enjoy every night to it's fullest without any financial worry relating to it.

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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.
  • Turning on mattress
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
  • Certain materials like memory foam can make it difficult to move about on the mattress while you toss and turn. Same too for pillow tops which can create a cloud like sensation which can make manoeuvrability challenging.
  • 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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4.46 - 98 reviews

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Mrs May
via Bensons For Beds
5
I went on the sleep pro to see where my pressure points were to show me what mattress would suit best. I was then showed this mattresses as it would be suitable. I can honestly say after sleeping on the new mattress for a few nights my back feel so much better. I used to having trouble getting comfortable so it would take a long time to fall asleep and would often wake throughout the night in excruciating pain. So far since having the new mattress I'm able to get comfortable, fall asleep, sleep through and wake up in minimal pain. I went into the store already in pain and less than a week later I could tell the difference!!!
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Gabriela B.
via Bensons For Beds
5
The quality of the iGel bed is very high and just what I wanted. The moment I lay down, I knew this was the mattress for me. I would definitely recommend this mattress to anyone who likes to sleep on a firm mattress - it's still got some softness but it's just right and very comforting! So far I've been sleeping on the iGel mattress and iGel pillow for 1 week and it feels great, as if it was made for me! Very pleased and happy with my purchase. Not cheap, but totally worth it!!! Thank you :)
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Mr/Mrs Valler
via Bensons For Beds
5
We are totally delighted with this mattress. It has already given us improved sleep because it helps us to maintain a comfortable temperature as well as support. We bought the Igel pillows to go with the mattress, and they are well worth the additional cost. Delivery was eventful as the delivery truck broke down, but we were kept informed and Bensons made sure the mattress was delivered on time by sending it by courier. Great service - above and beyond. Very pleased.
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Anita Forde
via Bensons For Beds
3
I can't make a valid comment as i have only had the bed for 2 weeks and I am still getting used to it. It wasn't very comfortable to start with but seems better every day. It has been hot sleeping on top of the mattress cover and I thought it was meant to control body temperature. I've never had a problem with my temperature before.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
This is the second mattress we've had of this brand and design. Love it. The last one lasted us 8 years but then dipped in the areas supporting the heaviest weight so needed changing as was no longer supporting our backs adequately. We waited for the sales to purchase the new one as we felt it was rather expensive.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
Omg ! It's just Amzing worth every penny ! I'm sleeping better and I feel rested and I don't ache anymore in the mornings , I don't have stiffness in my legs like I used too ! I'm so please and I would totally recommend but it today don't delay! Also staff were brilliant too thank you
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samantha hiscox
via Bensons For Beds
3
While the mattress is comfortable it is not like we were told. It was said to be cooling when you sleep whereas I find it warmer than the last one I had and we have a thinner duvet. One of the main reasons I chose this one so a bit of a let down especially for the cost we paid.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
We were helped by young Megan in the Dundee store, it's been absolutely the perfect choice for us. it's very comfortable, I sleep well on it, which is a bonus, lol The mattress was a Super King so it is a big mattress but the overall look and comfort is superb. Well Done Megan
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John
via Bensons For Beds
5
We've been using this mattress for the last few weeks and can confidently recommend this product . Its an extra firm mattress .. best part is that you don't sleep on springs .. but on memory foam which is very comfortable ... I've been sleeping well with no backache
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Mr Alastair Hay
via Bensons For Beds
5
Absolutely brilliant mattress - super comfy, plenty of support, not overly firm. Warm too (and I've been told cool in the summer). It is supposed to last 10 years - it works out about 30p per night. I think that's good value.
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Mrs. Pearl Fox
via Bensons For Beds
4
Mattress not comfortable. Feels like falling off bed sideways as mattress Not flat at edges. Need to have a pillow at foot of bed To support legs. We will be coming into store on Monday to try other Mattresses.
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Mrs Helen Beech
via Bensons For Beds
4
Mattress was delivered promptly and both men took off their shoes so as not to ruin my carpet without me even asking them to do so. I have given 4 stars and not 5 as there is always room for improvement.
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Heidi Mclean
via Bensons For Beds
5
I have a severe lower back issue and had thoroughly researched, looking for a specific mattress to suit my needs. I came across the IGel 1600 and have not looked back. I highly recommend
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Miss Franklin
via Bensons For Beds
4
Loving the mattress the igel doesn't seem to be doing much but then it's not right on the surface but have managed to keep cool in this heat wave with the duvet and no fan!
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Melanie
via Bensons For Beds
5
I have very bad lower back pain, and am finding this mattress supports me well. Its not too firm either, so doesn't give me dead legs. I am very pleased with it.
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David R.
via Bensons For Beds
5
Have been using the mattress for about 4 weeks and find it very comfortable (firm rating). Would have no hesitation in recommending this mattress. Very pleased.
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Tracey Williams
via Bensons For Beds
3
I seem to have taken to mattress better then my husband he's not been sleeping to well and is still getting back ache so we may need to look into changing it.
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Michelle
via Bensons For Beds
5
Initially when lying on this I thought it was a bit too firm. But have had very good sleeps right through the night and would highly recommend this mattress
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
So pleased with my iGel Advance 1600i mattress. It's comfortable and has certainly helped to relieve aches and pains. Now have a good nights sleep.
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Mr Rajan
via Bensons For Beds
3
I Ordered a firm bed after visiting the showroom.But finally when the bed arrived it was not as firm as I thought and the bed sinks when lie on it
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Mrs Wain
via Bensons For Beds
5
Third time lucky. We had two other mattresses for our nar3 boat from other sorcerers. First to hard, second to soft. This one ticked the boxes.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
It's a excellent mattress, no more sweating so comfortable for a great night sleep, I would definitely recommend this mattress,
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Chelsea
via Bensons For Beds
5
When buying a new mattress we know spending extra money on it would be worth it, this has been so comfy from day 1, no issues at all.
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Mrs Saunders
via Bensons For Beds
3
Bit disappointed in produce as it's not as firm as we thought in shop. Think it might be because mattress is not completely flat..
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Mrs Lucchesi
via Bensons For Beds
5
It is quite firm, but that's exactly what we wanted. Had it a couple of weeks and enjoying a good night's sleep every time.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
4
It's taken a few weeks to bed in but now it feels comfortable and more like the showroom example. Moral is, give it a chance.
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Wighty
via Bensons For Beds
5
Supportive comfortable mattress. I know it gets covered in sheets but it's very attractive! Very happy with this purchase.
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karen knapman
via Bensons For Beds
5
This Mattress is extremely comfortable, my only negative is that it does not have handles on the sides to aid movement.
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Eliza
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfortable and my back pain problem is getting much better after using it with any medication help like physio.
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David Kahan
via Bensons For Beds
5
Firm mattress which requires getting used to but now feels very comfortable and supportive Useful 10 year guarantee
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Nicholas Warner
via Bensons For Beds
5
Brilliant mattress, best night's sleep I have had in ages. We got the very firm one and it is just right for us.
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I Hoggan
via Bensons For Beds
4
eventually after 6 months and 4matressse and two beds i have found this mattress, i will never use Bensons again
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Hilary Stoner
via Bensons For Beds
5
Used this bed so far for 3 weeks, a firm mattress but that is what I wanted. I have found it very comfortable .
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Miss Clarke
via Bensons For Beds
5
The mattress is very comfortable but if you sit on the edge of the mattress it moves back across the bed base!
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Mrs Oliver
via Bensons For Beds
5
As I'm not a good sleeper I had to have something really comfortable. This mattress has been perfect for me.
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Didi
via Bensons For Beds
5
Brilliant mattress. Very deep and high in the bed but extremely comfortable. Have slept well every night!
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
Love mattress it's so comfortable snug when cold getting a really good nights sleep
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Miss Fernandes-espada
via Bensons For Beds
5
I have a back problem and since I started sleeping on this mattress no more pain.
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Steve T
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfortable, firm but top moulds well to body shape gives a good nights rest
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JH
via Bensons For Beds
5
I suffer with spinal problems this mattress helps best mattress I have ever had.
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Gary Jones
via Bensons For Beds
4
The mattress feels firm and great quality which I think will last a long time
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Colin Bailey
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very pleased.with the mattress very comfortable and a good night's sleep
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Mr Florey
via Bensons For Beds
4
Matress very comfy. Downside definitely doesn't keep you cool in bed.
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Terrie
via Bensons For Beds
5
The most comfortable mattress we have ever had, sleeping like babies
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
3
Not as good as the one in the shop and smells along with the pillows
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Alan Mason
via Bensons For Beds
5
Just what we needed the firmness has helped with pains in the legs
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Maximus
via Bensons For Beds
4
Very comfortable bit pricey but worth it for a good night's sleep
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Mrs Pettit
via Bensons For Beds
5
So glad we chose this product it is just what I was looking fo.
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MRS L HIGGINS
via Bensons For Beds
5
Excellent mattress comfortable and definitely cooler at night
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
5
Great mattress very comfy lovely to sleep on nice and cool
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Annie Moseley
via Bensons For Beds
5
This mattress properly supports me and aids goid slumber!
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TINA HEASMAN
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very happy with the mattress getting a good nights sleep
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Mr JOHN
via Bensons For Beds
4
Very comfortable. Not sure if the gel does as described
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Mr Perry
via Bensons For Beds
4
It's fine albeit somewhat slippy on a flat bed base
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Mrs Jones Worcester
via Bensons For Beds
5
I gave a bad back this mattress is fantastic for me
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Melanie Archibald
via Bensons For Beds
5
Great mattress, very comfortable and great quality.
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Verified Reviewer
via Bensons For Beds
4
I didn't get a super king, just a king size. Thanks
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N6
via Bensons For Beds
4
Comfortable but still a little too warm for me.
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Angella Roetz
via Bensons For Beds
5
The bed is comfortable and a joy to sleep on.
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Mrs Lomad
via Bensons For Beds
5
Absolutely fantastic such a good nights sleep
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Nigel Williams
via Bensons For Beds
4
Good customer service and friendly staff team
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Lin Forbes
via Bensons For Beds
5
Best mattress I've ever slept in! Awesome.
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Robert
via Bensons For Beds
5
Great sleeper so so comfortable for a firm
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Susan
via Bensons For Beds
5
Comfortable and sturdy,good quality bed.
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Leon Maillard
via Bensons For Beds
5
Cool comfortable and easy to relax on.
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Mr Whymark
via Bensons For Beds
5
Best sleep I've had in a very long time
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customer
via Bensons For Beds
5
Best mattress ever and best sleep ever
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Artur
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfortable, same as descripted.
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Miss Michaela Bryan
via Bensons For Beds
5
Now sleeping like a baby on a cloud
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Mr McMullen
via Bensons For Beds
5
Best mattress I've had in 50 years!
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Mrs. Mary Nash
via Bensons For Beds
3
Quite firm to start, now quite soft
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Janet wrighton
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very impressed with this mattress.
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Customer kayleigh
via Bensons For Beds
5
Prefect for a perfect night sleep
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COLIN HILDITCH
via Bensons For Beds
5
Super comfy mattress. Loving it!
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Janette Burke
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfy bed. Best sleep ever
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rorette
via Bensons For Beds
5
Lovely quality very comfortable
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Mrs Bernice Jarvis
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfortable. I love it.
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Sarah
via Bensons For Beds
5
So comfy, very happy with it
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Mrs Biscaya
via Bensons For Beds
5
It's a comfortable mattress
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Mr Nutt
via Bensons For Beds
5
Product is very comfortable
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Ashley
via Bensons For Beds
5
Comfy bed with good support
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ZOE
via Bensons For Beds
4
Great mattress very comfy
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Mr Alan Flooks
via Bensons For Beds
5
The mattress is amazing
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.Christine H
via Bensons For Beds
5
Exactly what we wanted
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Karen Beers
via Bensons For Beds
5
Loving my new mattress
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customer
via Bensons For Beds
5
Thanks, great mattress
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Mrs Martin
via Bensons For Beds
4
Excellent all round
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Mr/Mrs Gill
via Bensons For Beds
4
Experience was good
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mr mick roach
via Bensons For Beds
4
Very good product
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Brian Schofield
via Bensons For Beds
5
Very comfortable
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Felipe Normanbrau
via Bensons For Beds
4
Good for my back
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Hugh ODonnell
via Bensons For Beds
5
Great mattress
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Tracy ford
via Bensons For Beds
4
Comfortable
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Of The iGel Advance 1600i Mattress
Brand: iGel
Retailer: Bensons For Beds
Delivery Time: Average
Delivery Charge: Excellent
Customer Sentiment: Good
Guarantee: Excellent

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