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August 5, 2021
Simba Sleep mattresses are made using a technology that evenly distributes body weight and provides you with gravity-defying comfort. The manufacturer promises a life-changing sleeping experience. Our Simba mattress reviews have put that lofty claim to a rigorous test. Curious to hear what we’ve found out? Keep reading.
Simba Mattress Reviews
Simba offers three mattresses: The Simba 1500, the Simba 2500, and the Symba 5000, each with its own distinctive structure. They are all available in five sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, and King. Here, we’ll carefully dissect each and take a look at essential aspects such as layers, edge support, materials, comfort, and more.
The Simba 1500 Hybrid Review
We’ll start our Simba Hybrid mattress review by inspecting the types of materials used to make the Simba 1500, their characteristics, and more.
The Simba 1500 has five layers. These are, from top down:
- Breathable cover—This soft, antimicrobial knitted cover will stay pleasantly cool during even the hottest summer nights. Unfortunately, it’s not removable and, thus, not washable. You can clean your Simba mattresses with a damp cloth. However, using a mattress cover is probably a better solution if you’re looking to extend your mattress’s lifespan.
- Open-cell foam layer—The second layer is the one that ensures the surface remains cool throughout the night because air flows freely through it. On top of that, this layer helps relieve pressure.
- Patented spring comfort layer—This mattress owes its name to 1,500 conical pocket springs made out of steel. Many Simba reviews by satisfied customers point out how these patented springs are lighter than those found in traditional mattresses. This means that you’ll be perfectly safe from the feeling of being poked by bed springs even if you tend to toss and turn a lot in your sleep.
- High-definition foam with edge support—The foam that makes up this layer is soft and adjusts well to different sleeping positions. It also provides excellent edge support.
- Zoned support base—The final layer is the foundation that provides support for all the other layers. Simba Sleep reviews say that this layer gives the mattress its shape.
The Simba 2500 Hybrid Review
Any Simba Hybrid mattress reviews aiming to provide exhaustive information on Simba Sleep’s products can’t omit the 2500 version. Here, we’ll outline the differences between the Simba 1500 and the Simba 2500. They primarily concern layers, but there are some additional features that set them apart.
The Simba 2500 is thicker than the Simba 1500—12 inches, compared to the 10 inches of the 1500 Hybrid mattress. Another useful feature highlighted by many Simba Sleep mattress reviews are four handles for easy manipulation (except for the single and double sizes).
Now, let’s see what this mattress is made of.
- Breathable cover—The first layer is the same as in the Simba 1500: a 500g hypoallergenic knitted cover, which will keep you cool throughout the night.
- Simbatex graphite-infused memory foam—Simbatex is Simba Sleep’s special cooling foam. The graphite particles push the heat away, and air flows freely through it.
- MiQro spring comfort layer—All Simba reviews love the motion isolation this layer provides. It also absorbs pressure and further helps the mattress’s cooling.
- High definition Simba-pure foam with edge support—This layer provides additional pressure relief, while adding to the mattress’s excellent edge support.
Zoned support base—The last layer is made of high-density polyurethane foam, which provides ample support and keeps your spine properly aligned.
The Simba 5000 Pro Flex Review
Last but certainly not least is the Simba 5000 Pro Flex. Our Simba 5000 review will take a deep dive into the layers and other features of this superb luxury mattress.
The Simba 5000 has the most layers out of all three mattresses we’re comparing today, six in total:
- Supersoft, breathable cover—This 750g hypoallergenic knitted cover is only available with the Simba 5000. It’s softer than the covers of the other two mattresses and, thus, it provides you with more comfort.
- Canadian-wool comfort layer—How can a Simba review or any mattress review be complete without mentioning temperature regulation? The second layer’s main purpose is just that. Not only will you avoid hot sleepless nights, but you’ll also enjoy additional comfort.
- Simbatex graphite-infused memory foam—Similarly to the second layer on the Simba 2500, this layer will aid cooling. It will also adjust to your body curves and provide excellent pressure relief.
- Two unique patented miQro spring comfort layers—If the Simba 2500 had one such layer, the 5000 has two. They absorb pressure and facilitate cooling. Plus, they are great at isolating motion as confirmed in many Simba mattress reviews.
- High definition Simba-pure foam with edge support—Again, this layer provides a smooth transition to the support layer. It also improves the edge support of the mattress so you can use the entire sleeping surface without worrying that you’ll slip off the bed.
- Zoned support base—High-density polyurethane foam with seven different zones will keep your spine naturally aligned.
To conclude this Simba 5000 review, we’ll mention that this is the thickest of them all, with a 14-inch depth. Similar to its two sister mattresses, the Simba 5000 doesn’t have a removable cover. Still, it features the handles we’ve mentioned in our review of the 2500 Hybrid. They make moving it around more manageable.
Firmness may be a bit of a subjective aspect to cover. However, Simba Sleep puts all three of its mattresses in the “medium-firm” category.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that most Simba Sleep mattress reviews you’ll find on the net are crazy about the firmness of the Simba 1500. It’s slightly firmer than the average medium-firm mattress, making it great for people who like a little more support. However, if it’s too firm for you, you can always add a plush mattress topper for a greater comfort.
Similarly, the 2500 Hybrid falls in the same category. The only significant difference is that the Simbatex layer provides a tad more softness, getting a 5/10 on the firmness scale. So again, this is the perfect mattress for side-sleepers.
A growing body of scientific evidence supports the claims made in some Simba mattress reviews that medium-firm mattresses are the best for back and neck pain. If you don’t like firm mattresses but suffer from neck pain, you should probably check out Simba 5000. It’s still a medium-firm mattress, but it gives you more softness than the 1500 and 2500 versions. Plus, you may benefit from a high-quality pillow of an adequate loft.
The layers of memory foam will give you excellent comfort. We agree wholeheartedly with all those Simba Hybrid mattress reviews that praise the support foam for its high density, minimizing sagging and sinking.
The Simba 2500 Hybrid mattress offers premium comfort with its soft top and supporting layer. The layer with approximately 2,500 miQro springs is what truly gains comfort points for this mattress. Let’s not forget that comfort is a subjective feeling, so customer reviews are always a good place to look. You may rest assured that numerous Simba Sleep reviews praise the Simba 2500 Hybrid mattress for its comfort.
If we were to rate the most comfortable of all three mattresses, the Simba 5000 Pro Flex would be the winner. The sleeping surface is soft and plush without letting you sink.
Simba Hybrid mattresses are ideal for hot sleepers thanks to Simbatex, Simba Sleep’s open-cell layer that helps the mattress quickly cool down and thus provides most sleepers with excellent sleep quality. In fact, all Simba Sleep mattress reviews we’ve come across applaud the springs of this mattress! The pressure-relieving springs of all three mattresses allow air to flow freely and thus prevent overheating.
Customers and experts likewise praise the Simba 5000 Pro Flex for its excellent temperature regulation. With this mattress’s Canadian-wool layer acting as a natural temperature regulator, it won’t matter how much of a hot sleeper you are; you’ll be able to rest cool.
All three mattresses fall into the same category regarding temperature neutrality, with the Simba 5000 rating just slightly higher.
Other Simba mattress reviews often forget this aspect, but we know how important edge support is for any quality mattress. The edge support on all three Simba Hybrid mattresses is, in fact, one of their strongest selling points. You’ll never feel like you’re sliding off the edge, whether you’re sitting or lying down. The signature thick, high-density foam base makes this mattress a superstar in edge support.
The technology with which all three of these mattresses were designed makes them perfect for couples. The foam and zoned support are the layers that effectively absorb the motion transfer. MiQro springs are also great at isolating motion.
Countless Simba Sleep reviews rate Simba’s motion isolation with the highest marks. What does that practically mean for you? Well, if you have a partner who is a restless sleeper, you can still get your uninterrupted sleep with no problems.
Durability and Maintenance
The average hybrid mattress has a lifespan of about seven years, so anything that goes beyond that can be considered extra durable. Simba offers a 10-year guarantee for all three mattresses. If your mattress fails during that period, you’ll get a brand new one instead!
When it comes to maintenance, we were not surprised to see that some Simba Sleep mattress reviews mention the non-removable cover as a downside of these mattresses. However, you can clean your mattress using a damp cloth and gentle cleaning products. Another thing you can do to prolong the lifespan of your mattress is to get a removable cover for it. One more option you have is to rotate (not flip) the mattress.
Simba’s customer service is fast and efficient. If you bought your Simba mattress in Canada and have a question about it or want to make a complaint, you can reach out to the customer care agents by emailing them or chat with them on Simba Sleep’s Canadian website. You have the option to attach pictures in the chat and give additional information in a similar manner you would via email.
Simba’s customer experience team is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The service isn’t available on Sundays.
As many Simba reviews of the company’s customer service mention, the team is knowledgeable and readily available to help you resolve any problems you may have with your Simba mattress.
Terms of Sale
In this section, we’ll take a look at the trial period, shipping options, and the warranty’s extent of coverage.
Simba Sleep offers a generous trial period to test your mattress thoroughly. After 100 nights of sleeping on it, you won’t have a shade of doubt whether it’s a good fit or not. The process is simple, and countless Simba reviews commend this option!
- You order a mattress.
- It arrives, and your trial starts.
- If you don’t like it during your first 100 nights, you just call customer service and arrange for them to send someone to pick it up.
And if you decide to return the mattress before your trial ends, don’t worry if you threw out the box. You don’t have to put the mattress back in it.
Of course, you may be wondering what happens with your money! No Simba mattress review has ever complained about the customer not being fully refunded, and Simba doesn’t plan to change that anytime sooner.
On top of that, no one is making you keep the mattress as good as new. So if you’re in the trial period and decide to return it, don’t worry about that small stain. No returned mattress is ever sold without being recycled or refurbished.
One last thing: You’ll still get the 100-night trial period even if you purchase your mattress from one of Simba’s retail partners, not directly from Simba.
The one thing that all Simba Sleep reviews, ours included, agree on is that the company is very accommodating when it comes to shipping. Free shipping is available on all orders in Canada, except for the following provinces and territories, where a shipping fee of $120 is charged: Yukon, Newfoundland, Labrador, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
Apart from that, there are several other limitations to take into account:
- No deliveries are made on the weekends.
- No deliveries are made to P.O. boxes.
- No deliveries are made to some remote areas.
All orders take 7-10 business days to arrive, and you get a tracking number with which you can easily follow where your mattress is at the moment. No Simba mattress review has taken issue with the company’s shipping or delivery.
Your Simba mattress in Canada comes with a 10-year warranty. Simba Sleep offers a very convenient way to assess your mattress yourself and determine whether it’s eligible for a refund. Just take pictures of it and upload them on Simba’s website. You’ll need three tools to complete the online assessment:
- A ruler or a measuring tape
- A yardstick or another long straight object
- A digital camera
After completing the self-assessment process, you can call customer service, and they’ll help you out with the rest.
Simba Sleep and Simba reviews remind you that the 10-year warranty only covers defects in the mattress cover for the first year of use and a maximum weight of 255 lbs (114 kg) per person.
All in all, we were rather impressed with Simba mattresses. But how much will this superb sleeping experience cost you? Simba mattress reviews like ours may praise these mattresses’ quality, durability, and excellent features, but it’s equally important to check if Simba’s prices fit your budget. Let’s find out. (Please note that you should always check the official site for sales and updated prices.)
Simba 1500 Hybrid Mattress
As you know by now, this mattress comes in five sizes. The prices range from $949 to $1,549. The Twin size is the cheapest, while the King size is the most expensive.
Simba 2500 Hybrid Mattress
The Simba 2500 is slightly more expensive, but most Simba reviews agree it’s worth it. Once again, the cheapest is the Twin size at $999, while the King size will set you back $1,699.
Simba 5000 Pro Flex Mattress
This one may be the most expensive, but our Simba 5000 review can confirm it’s worth every penny! The Twin-size mattress costs $1,449, while the King-size mattress comes with a price tag of $2,399.
Simba Sleep often has great sales, which is why you should check out their deals before deciding on a mattress you like. On top of that, you can pay any of these mattresses in 12 monthly payments using PayBright. Another great news is that white-glove delivery and setup are entirely free.
Who Should Get the Simba Mattress?
- Back and side sleepers—A growing body of research suggests that medium-firm mattresses are particularly suitable for back and side sleepers, as they provide them with enough support. If you’re a side sleeper, you might also like to take a look at these amazing options.
- Stomach sleepers—Medium-firm mattresses are still loved by many stomach sleepers, but Simba Sleep reviews generally agree that these mattresses may be better suited for back and side sleepers.
- Heavier sleepers—The edge support and the additional layers are great for heavier people and can provide them with superb comfort for great sleep. However, it’s worth noting that the 10-year warranty doesn’t cover sleepers who weigh more than 250 pounds.
Who Should Look Elsewhere?
- People who like flipping their mattress—If you believe flipping your mattress will prolong its lifespan, Simba mattresses may not be for you. Simba Sleep mattress reviews suggest rotating the mattress rather than flipping it. Most hybrid mattresses can’t be flipped as the layers are not symmetrically distributed and won’t provide the same level of comfort if you sleep on their bottom side.
- People who prefer mattresses with removable covers—None of the mattresses we’ve reviewed today have removable covers. You can still buy such a cover, but if you don’t want to waste more time and money on finding and buying a cover that’ll fit your mattress, you should probably look elsewhere for your ideal mattress.
- People who don’t want their mattress ever to sag—Many Simba reviews confirm that your mattress will eventually sag. This is the reality with all hybrid mattresses.
Simba Mattress Review Summary
The three mattresses we’ve compared are similar, despite the difference in prices. All three will provide you with excellent edge support and moderate firmness. In addition, the comfort and temperature are pretty similar on all three, with the Simba 5000 being the number one in terms of comfort and temperature regulation.
But you don’t have to trust us: You can always order a Simba mattress and review it yourself during the 100-night trial. You’ve got virtually nothing to lose. From our part, we’re confident you’ll love sleeping on a Simba mattress!
Is the Simba mattress any good?
Yes, it is! Many customers have praised their Simba mattresses for helping them get a night of better sleep. Simba Sleep mattresses are especially suitable for people who sleep with restless partners and for those who overheat in their sleep. Simba Sleep reviews just love it!
How long does a Simba mattress last?
Simba Sleep makes its mattresses with durable materials, and you’ll get at least 10 years of perfect sleep. As pointed out by lots of Simba reviews, these mattresses are made to last.
Do Simba mattresses sag?
It’s no secret that hybrid mattresses and memory foam mattresses eventually sag. We’d be lying if we said your Simba mattress wouldn’t sag. The truth is that any hybrid mattress will sag after some time. You can expect some minor sagging after five years of sleeping on it.
Which is better, Simba or Casper?
Simba and Casper are similar in terms of price, but when it comes to comfort and firmness, all Simba Hybrid mattress reviews agree – Simba is the safe winner! Plus, if you’re a sleeper who tends to get hot during the night, you’re safe with Simba.
Is Simba better than Tempur?
If you’re on the hunt for soft or firm mattresses, you already know from our Simba Sleep reviews that Simba mattresses are medium-firm. So, Tempur would be better for you in that case. However, if you sleep on the side or your back, you can’t go wrong with Simba. What’s more, Simba has better edge support than Tempur, and thanks to its motion isolation, it’s a better option if you sleep next to a restless sleeper.
Is a Simba mattress good for bad backs?
Yes. Some recent research suggests that medium-firm mattresses have significant benefits for people with back and neck pain.
Can you flip a Simba mattress?
No. In fact, you shouldn’t flip any memory foam or hybrid mattress. That’s just how they are designed. However, rotating your mattress is recommended and makes for a longer lifespan, as most Simba mattress reviews point out.