If you’re shopping for mattresses, then we don’t need to tell you how many options there are to choose from. But hopefully you’re starting to narrow down your search to a few mattress options. This is where things can get tricky, because after a while, they start to all feel the same. Once you get down to your top choices, that’s when it’s time to start thinking like Goldilocks.
Tuft & Needle and Nectar are two bed-in-a-box mattress brand names that you’ve likely seen floating around. Their flagship mattresses are some of our favourite overall foam models, boasting supreme comfort, pressure relief and motion isolation.
But which one is juuustt right for your sleeping needs? Well, that’s where we come in.
This review is an in-depth comparison of the Tuft & Needle and Nectar mattresses. We put their flagship models side-by-side to evaluate how they stack up in a number of key factors, such as pressure relief, construction and temperature neutrality.
A bit about Tuft & Needle
Tuft & Needle was founded in 2012 by two software engineers who were fed up with the mattress industry. Their goal was to sell an online mattress with no markups, gimmicks or middlemen. All these years later, they’ve evolved into one of the most popular bed-in-a-box mattress companies. While they sell three models in total, they’re most popular T&N Original mattress (flagship model) is known for being simple and streamlined, consisting of only 2-layers.
A bit about Nectar
Nectar launched in 2016 with a goal to revolutionize sleep. Their flagship model, the Nectar Mattress, promises to be a comfortable memory foam mattress made with five levels of high quality memory foam at an affordable price. It’s a medium-firm mattress that boasts a good balance of pressure relief, contouring and comfort.