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Founded in 1858 by a family of wool merchants, Relyon manufactures both luxury and budget mattresses that are sold online and across retailers in the UK and Europe. Relyon creates pocket sprung and all foam mattresses that feature both synthetic and natural fillings such as wool, silk, and cashmere. In some cases, customers have positive feedback when it comes to initial comfort, but there were some who also brought up durability concerns.
Silentnight is one of Britain's most popular budget mattress brands. It has 'Superbrand' status as a nationally recognised name. In terms of mattresses, they focus on pocket sprung and all-foam mattress varieties in a selection of firmnesses, and offer eco-friendly options too. Their most popular mattresses are often slimmer pocket sprung choices. They have good scores on initial comfort, with some limited customer feedback about durability over time.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Silentnight in this match up!
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Most sleepers feel excellent with their mattresses and reviewed them well. Some customers, though, didn't feel as positively. If you are thinking about buying one of these mattresses, make sure to read on to make sure it will work for your body.
These mattresses are above average when it comes to support. Though some reviewers don't agree 100% with the firmness specs of these mattresses, most reviewers like the amount of support these mattresses possess.
Edge support is important for those that need extra time getting out of bed or roll towards the edge of the mattress at night. These mattresses are well reviewed for their edge support overall and they should be able to be comfortable for most customers.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
Bowling balls are useful to measure mattress firmness and support. These mattresses are well rated at providing even support across the surface, which means they will do well with your hips and shoulders.
All mattress buyers are looking for a mattress that has comfort that lasts for a decade. Though there are some reasons, like our changing body, that would mean we would want a new bed after 15 years, we all hope that our mattress would still last that long. Customers report that these mattresses do well overall in terms of durability. Most sleepers will be comfortable with these mattresses over 7 years, but some had issues with the feel. If you are a heavier person and concerned about longevity, make sure to review the specification before buying.
Some customers are very comfortable with these mattresses., but others have had mixed experiences. Overall, these mattresses are rated well, but with some caveats. Learn more below on the specifics.
Most folks describe these mattresses as doing a good job supporthing their bodies, but some had some complaints about feel. For those that are heavier, take a look at some of the reviews before purchasing as you'll want to make sure that your body is perfectly aligned.
For those that like sitting on their mattress with their feet hanging off the side, these mattresses support most folks with good edge support. However, some have reported some issues over the long term so make sure to review before purchasing.
These mattresses get mixed ratings from customers on durability. We are all on the hunt for mattresses that are going to last 10 years or more, but unfortunately not all mattresses last for the long term. If a mattress with mixed feelings on durability is on your short list, take a look at the price and trial policies to make sure you can stomach it if it by chance isn't as durable as hoped.
Bit on the heavy side, but a good solid/supportive feeling and no "real" complaints though towards the edge of the mattress the support doesn`t exist and it`s a slippery slope off!View More Reviews
Comfortable, memory foam topped, mattress with pocket springs. Makes a real difference to our sleep comfort compared to our 9 years old memory foam mattress. Not too firm but firm enough (for us) although noticeably less firm right at the edge of the mattress (which is where I like to sleep). I`ve learned to sleep a bit further towards the middle as a result of this - no real issue though. The wife suffers with a bad back and although this hasn`t cured it she says that she wakes up more refr
Well so much for the Which magazine `best buy`. If this is the best then I`ll forget the rest. The wife keeps rolling off the edge and it has made her back worse she said. You will need deeper sheets too so all my others have to be thrown out. The mattress before this I just took to the tip after it was replaced once due to faulty springs, it was still under guarantee but I couldn`t be bothered. Think I will try a Hypnos one next time as they seem quite comfy in Premier Inn! Service and delivery
Mattress replaced a 10 year old Tempur mattress. So far we certainly seem to be getting better quality sleep on the new mattress. Good service from Mattressman for both pricing and delivery.
comfortable, supportive mattress, not ordered mattress online before, but after doing a bit of homework decided to order this mattress, very pleased at price, service. Would recommend, thanks mattressman.
Plain and simple they provided the requested product and delivered quickly - team called and checked I was in. Quality product, good price, quick delivery- that`s what` it`s all about , great company and service well done mattress!
I love my new mattress, it’s so comfortable and I’ve been having the best nights sleep since it arrived. I would definitely recommend to family and friends.
The mattress is extremely comfortable, we have only had it for a few weeks so must reserve judgement on its lifespan. The sales staff were very helpful with no "pushiness", there was a very comprehensive choice in the store and the mattress was delivered exactly when promised. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mattressman.
Very comfortable mattress with excellent price and service from Mattressman in Lowestoft. Cannot fault product or store.
This is the most comfortable mattress I have ever owned, getting into bed every night is an absolute pleasure.
My nights are now full of dreams... Thanks to my amazing mattress. Excellent service thankyou mattress man.
Lovely mattress, especially for the price. Good for my sons bad back. A good nights sleep
The only problem is the smell, it has taken longer to go than expected
Very good mattress
It is very comfortable I m very happy with this mattress
very comfortable and nagging back ache is going.
First saw this mattress online and visited the Rotherham branch to view it. It’s been over 6 months, the mattress has been lovely. Definitely firmer than any other mattress we have seen. Comfortable to sleep on. Can be turned and rotated. Mattressman delivered it upstairs and unpacked it. Removed old mattress for £20.
Outstanding super firm mattress, exactly as described, don`t forget to get the extra deep fitted sheets and it`s really heavy. Oh so comfortable.
Provides very good support for problem backs like mine.
Really fantastic mattress!
Very firm! Just like I like it!
This mattress is beautiful, very luxurious but very very firm. It weighs a tonne and is made of sturdy stuff. Sadly mine was delivered with some dirty marks on it so ask your product to be double wrapped and delivered by a van driver who doesn`t roll items off the van! Seriously.
This is the best mattress I`ve ever had. Most of the time when I ordered an extra firm mattress, they were always too soft for extra firm. Not this one, this is really firm and so comfortable to sleep on. If you like it very firm, I would recommend this mattress.
Comfortable, firm mattress. Good price and speedy efficient delivery. Appreciated regular text updates from the driver.
If you are thinking is it worth the money to buy a good mattress.... the answer is YES. I absolutely love this it is really comfortable and suitable for heavier people too. We also purchased a divan bed which I think suits it well although it can be used on slatted bases too.
This mattress is lovely and firm. Since sleeping on it I have had no issues with my back which my old mattress was starting to aggravate. Would highly recommend it.
Fantastic mattress, we looked around for a super firm mattress and this one is superb. Our back issues have subdued and it`s hard work making the effort to leave bed in the morning now!!
Best mattress I`ve had. Both firm and supportive. Great night`s sleep. BTW I weigh 18 stone so smaller people might want a less firm version.
Fantastic mattress, very firm but supportive as well. Well worth buying
Initially great, but does need to be flipped often if you sleep on the edge of the mattress or just in one particular spot
Very very firm and good quality mattress. Unfornutity, this mattress was too high for my small bedroom, had to return it. And the costumer service was good and quick money back. Thanks a lot
Really pleased with this mattress - extra firm and supportive
Excellent, speedy service. Helpful, peasant delivery men who arrived at the expected time. Sleeping well on a very comfortable mattress.!
Excellent bed delivered when they said it would
Excellent mattress and excellent service from Mattressman, we will be buying another one.
This is a top quality mattress which is very firm and heavy. (So remember this if your moving this upstairs alone.) The online ordering was easy and simple. Ordered on Friday night delivered at 10am on the Monday. Highly recommended!!
Superb mattress, very firm as expected, has certainly helped my bad back
I'm delighted with single mattress for my recently purchased bedframe. The mattress is good quality at a superb price. Delivery was free and I was kept up to date on delivery time, and the delivery guys were very professional and helpful.View More Reviews
I tried this mattress in store and it felt right. But after one full night's sleep on it, I completely regret purchasing this. It's too hard, you can feel all the springs and it feels quite lumpy as well. Would not recommend.
I bought this a few weeks ago and was surprised by its value and quality. It arrived promptly, firm and really good for my back.
Bought this for my 14 year old small daughter and have another Miracoil Mattress for my 16 year old son which I bought just over a year ago. At first they seemed ok but my son has been complaining about it for several months. As first I took no notice (whinging teenager) but after several months I went to see what he was fussing about and couldn't believe it. His mattress makes a LOUD CRUNCHING NOISE every time you move. The springs feel like big lumps. So I went to check my daughters mattress which is only a few months old and low and behold, it's is going exactly the same way!
I bought 2 of the single mattresses for a twin B&B room & am very satisfied with them. Decent mattresses for a reasonable price. Delivery was very efficient too.
Bought for 13 year old and 11 year old boys. Really comfortable with very soft fabric covering the mattress. Firm but with a bit of bounce! Perfect.
bought for our son, no complaints, he has slept very well on it .
Bought for 4 1/2 year old. Very comfortable for him. Also comfortable for an adult.
Really comfortable mattress, not too soft and with much more springs than alternatives priced around the same. We bought this for daughters first big girl bed and she has slept really well on this, so thumbs up all round!
Excellent product. My son had a thin mattress before and wasn’t very good. but this will be perfect till he grows up and wants a bigger bed
Pretty good value for the price. No carrying handles.
Ordered for our spare bed, very comfy, good support. This was the cheapest and best value online after checking a few retailers websites. Great buy.
Really pleased. This mattress is good value for money and most comfortable.
Great mattress, nice and comfortable. Perfect for a child’s bed.
I bought this for my 3 year old daughter and she has slept very well on it
We purchased this item having already bought a double and king size in the same style.The mattress is extremely comfortable and well made you can see from the way the stitching and cover has been finished. It is firm but comfortably so and our 12 year old grandson sleeps on this on a weekly basis without complaint. Recommended
I bought two of these for my sons rooms. The quality is good and the service was perfect.
easy to order, delivered on time great product, great service
An excellent product, gives a good support to the back. Excellent delivery as scheduled. Love the old mattress removal service.
Really delighted with mum purchase. We bought 2 & not disappointed. They are fairly firm and very comfortable.
Even though it’s firm it is actually very comfortable and I usually wake up with a back ache with my expensive medium mattress but had no back ache when slept on this one!
It's a mattress. It's comfortable. Who could ask for more really?
Very pleased with new mattress which was delivered on time and carried up to the bedroom. As always great service from Jonh. Lewis
A very comfortable mattress. It is firm enough to give support without being too hard
Bought two of these for the grandchildren's beds and were very pleased with the comfort and support the provide.
all very excellent according to my 14 year old son who sleeps on it
There a water bed effect once you lie down, you keep moving for seconds....did not realise that this would happen. Very unhappy
Replacement for my teenage daughters bed. Nice and firm and no complaints so far. Sleeping,well like a teenager does, well into the afternoon.So enjoying the product.
Very happy with the mattress. Very comfy so hopefully worth paying more for it
Bought for my son who preferred sleeping on the floor to sleeping in bed! Since buying it he has happily slept in bed and is now not waking up at night and being grumpy all day!
Our little one transitioned from his cot to a standard bed. He has always slept incredibly well on this mattress. I would recommend letting it air well before first use and regularly rotating!
I brought this for my granddaughters bed. she loves it and has the best sleeps ever.
I got this for my daughters first big girls bed. She finds it very comfortable and I do too. It has good support and I'm pleased we didn't go for a cheaper one on the market. I know she's getting the support she needs while she is growing and sleeping.
Bougth this mattress for my son's first big bed. Mattress very comfortable. It could do with handles on the side to help with changing etc but apart from that...great!
A brilliant, comfortable and thick mattrest for my 9 year old. A fraction of the price that other bed specialists were charging not to mention their foam ones were ridden with a chemical smell, which I had to return.
Really great mattress for child's bed very comfortable and great support for a growing child
Very high quality, firm mattress, which my 2.5yr old daughter finds very comfortable. The mattress is quite high, but will be a long-lasting buy throughout her growing childhood years.
This is the best mattress I have slept on. Maybe our previous matresss was awful, but this is absolute heaven. As soon as you get into the bed you settle down straight away. I have woken up in same position in the mornings, that’s how comfy this bed is! As a result of the foam there can be a tendency for bed to get too warm, this is great on cold winter nights, but you just need to adapt fir the summer months I reckon. To be honest we have only had it since Xmas so really experienced winter months and the odd warm evening recently. Would definitely recommend and I have!!!
I tried this mattress in store and thought it was fine, it didn't feel like a firm mattress at all even though it is labelled as such, however the mattress I actually received was significantly firmer and as a result I find it very uncomfortable and am not sleeping. I think the mattresses they have in store are old and have had a lot of use, perhaps they should replace them so that people are not being misled.
This replaced and old futon mattress, so we wanted no "sag" but a softer surface and that is what we got. We are both just short of average height and fairly chubby, but had no special requirements. The mattress is very comfortable and the only drawback for us is that it is much deeper than what we had before so it is quite a bit higher above the floor. Oh yes, we also had to get deeper fitted lower sheets.