Deciding between a Helix or Nectar mattress? Our comparison review can help you decide!
Looking for a new bed? Bed-in-a-box mattress brands Helix and Nectar are great choices for a comfortable mattress that suits most types of sleepers. To help you decide which is the best mattress for you, we’ve put each Helix and Nectar side by side for the ultimate comparison.
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Affordable quality mattress with excellent trial period
Medium firm: 5.5-6/10
Gel memory foam
Lifetime warranty as long as you own the mattress
Customizable hybrid mattress great for couples and all sleep styles
Customizable: Varies based on selection
Hybrid: foam combo with microcoils
10-year limited warranty
The Nectar and Helix mattresses have the same dimensions, Nectar is just slightly thicker.
|Twin||39” x 75”||39” x 75”|
|Twin XL||39” x 80”||39” x 80”|
|Full||54” x 75”||54” x 75”|
|Queen||60” x 80”||60” x 80”|
|King||76” x 80”||76” x 80”|
|California King||72” x 84”||72” x 84”|
Learn more about mattress sizes.
Nectar is one of the best budget mattresses we’ve tested, so it is more affordable than the Helix mattress. The price difference ranges from $100-$250.
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As a reminder, the prices listed here are the standard offerings without promo codes, discounts, or our exclusive Mattress Advisor deals. Visit our mattress deals page to stay on top of the best discounts on your favorite mattress brands.
This memory foam mattress is built with four foam layers. The inside construction allows for this foam mattress to circulate air, offer support, and evenly distribute your body weight for a comfortable night’s sleep.
Each of Helix’s mattresses have the same base construction with a unique comfort layer. The Helix Midnight is built with the following construction:
We’ll compare how each bed did in our mattress lab testing.
|Motion Transfer Test||8.5||9|
|Edge Support Test||9||9|
|Pressure Relief Test||8||8|
|Spinal Alignment Test||7.5||8.25|
|Customer Service Score||8.5||9|
|Social Impact Score||5||5|
After comparing the Helix vs. Nectar mattresses, Helix barely beats out Nectar with a score of 8.9/10 compared to Nectar’s 8.7/10. However, Nectar is more affordable and may better suit your needs.
When choosing the right mattress for you, Helix is the best option for those who want a mattress perfectly suited to their body type and for couples. Nectar works best if you’re on a budget and need a generous sleep trial. But, both brands have great reputations for a reason: they’ll give you great nights of rest.
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