Bear Hybrid Mattress Review

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Bear Hybrid Mattress Review

Ratings

8.6 / 10 MA Score

4.7 / 5 Customer Rating

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Dimensions

Twin: 39'' x 75'' Twin XL: 39'' x 80'' Full: 54'' x 75'' Queen: 60'' x 80'' King: 76'' x 80'' Cal King: 72'' x 84''

Weight

110 lbs. for queen

Thickness

14.5''

Delivery Format

Compressed and rolled in a box that is 45’’x 20.5’’ x 20.5’’ for a queen.

Delivered In

7-10 business days

Overview

Type:

Hybrid: foam + coils

Firmness:

Medium-firm: 6/10

Trial Period:

100 days

Warranty:

20-year limited warranty

Summary:

A hybrid spring and foam mattress that aids in recovery with its Celliant technology.

Good For:

Athletes

Bear Hybrid highlights

  • Compared to the Bear Memory Foam mattress, the Bear Hybrid offers the feel of a traditional spring mattress while infused with cooling memory foams.
  • Made with FDA proven Celliant which harnesses your body’s natural energy to expedite recovery times and overall well being.

Mattress Advisor score for the Bear Hybrid

Below you will see our score breakdown for the Bear Hybrid mattress. This is where you can see how it scored in each of our tests. In the next section, you’ll get to dive deeper into our testing.

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Bear Hybrid Mattress Review
Shipping 10
Trial Period 9
Return Policy 10
Warranty 9
Set-up Test 7
Motion Transfer Test 7.75
Edge Support Test 8.5
Pressure Relief Test 7
Spinal Alignment Test 8.5
Responsiveness Test 9
Cooling Evaluation 9
Durability Evaluation 8
Customer Service Score 9
Social Impact Score 6
Total Score 8.6

Bear Hybrid mattress review

Take a deeper look into our review of the Bear Hybrid mattress, including our methodology, scoring and mattress performance to help you determine if this could be the mattress for you.

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Set up test

The Bear Hybrid mattress took just over a minute and a half to set up. Bear was a little heavy on the packaging and the mattress a bit heavy to pick up.  

So for our setup test, Bear Hybrid gets a 7 out of 10.

Motion Transfer Test

Part A - The Humans

The Bear Hybrid did an okay job of isolating motion, though our test subjects noted they could feel a decent amount of movement when the other rolled around. RJ and Asha gave it a collective score of 7.5.

Part B - The Wine

We got nervous there for a minute. The wine glass had some serious leaning to it! So for the wine test we gave the Bear Hybrid a 6.

So for a total motion transfer score, we gave Bear Hybrid a 7.75 out of 10.

Edge Support Test

Part A - The Shoe Test

Both RJ and Asha noticed some minor sag in the mattress. So the Bear Hybrid scored a 7 for the edge shoe test.

Part B - The Side Test

When RJ and Asha stretched out on the edge, they noticed the same problem – a little too much sag. So for the edge support side test, the Bear Hybrid scored a 7.5.

So Bear Hybrid gets a 8.5 out of 10 for edge support.

Pressure Relief Test

We saw a streak of red running from RJ’s shoulder down his side. So we gave him a 7 for pressure relief.

We saw a speck of red in Asha’s shoulders so we gave her an 8.

So for a total pressure relief score, Bear Hybrid gets a 7 out of 10.

Spine Alignment Test

The Bear Hybrid did a great job of keeping both RJ and Asha’s spines in alignment. They were nearly straight!

For spine alignment, Bear Hybrid gets a 8.5 out of 10.

Responsiveness Test

We had RJ and Asha lie in each sleeping position: side, stomach and back. As they changed positions and got settled in, we asked them to rate on a scale from one to ten how quickly and easily the mattress responded to their movement.

The Bear Hybrid hugs you in all the right places!

So Bear Hybrid gets a 9 out of 10 for responsiveness.

The total Mattress Advisor score for the Bear Hybrid mattress:

Foundations

The Bear Hybrid Mattress will work on any firm, flat surface. This includes a box foundation, flat frames, slats, adjustable frames or even the floor.

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Solid Platform
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Solid Box Spring or Foundation
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Bunkie Board on a Box Spring
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Slatted Foundation
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Floor
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Adjustable Base

What to watch out for

  • Note that there may be a slight odor after you unbox your Bear Hybrid. This should go away within a few days.

Bear Hybrid sizes available

  • Twin: $990
  • Twin XL: $1090
  • Full: $1290
  • Queen: $1,390
  • King: $1,690
  • Cal King: $1,690

A look inside

The Bear Hybrid is made of 5 layers of foam and coils:

Inside the Bear Hybrid mattress
Inside the Bear Hybrid
  1. Hand-quilted Celliant® Fiber Cover: This hand-tufted cover is woven with FDA determined Infrared Yarn Technology that harnesses your body’s natural energy to promote recovery and overall well-being.
  2. Comfort Foam: This comfort layer is made of breathable, adaptative foams designed to increase airflow and reduce heat.
  3. Cooling gel memory foam: Designed to promote air flow and keep you cool while you sleep.
  4. Individually encased coils: This layer is made of a 1300+ encased coil system that adds support and creates a traditional spring mattress feel.
  5. High-density support foam: Adds support and durability.

What Bear Hybrid customers have to say

  • “My husband and I love our bear hybrid mattress. My husband was having daily back pain upon waking with our old mattress so we decided to try the hybrid. We love it! He no longer complains of back pain and I am getting great sleep in it as well. It is firm but just the right amount of soft to get pressure relief. I would recommend to anyone needing a new mattress. So glad someone recommended Bear Mattress to us.” -Jenee
  • “We love our new Bear Hybrid mattress. It came exactly as we expected it to and was easy to open up. Just as the information says, it is in fact very heavy and really requires 2 people to open and set up. Make sure the box is where you want it first. It is extremely comfortable and has done wonders for mine and my husband’s backs. We would absolutely recommend this mattress to anyone who prefers a bit more support but also a nice soft surface. It is also very cool. It seems to somehow make it so body heat doesn’t radiate around us all night. Hope this is helpful for someone!” – Pamela
  • “We love our new Hybrid Bear mattress and have been sleeping really well each night! Five stars for sure!! After years and years of sleeping on a traditional king size bed, we are so happy we finally switched to the Hybrid Bear King Mattress. Our backs feel great and we wake up refreshed! We love it! Thank you Bear Mattress!” -Joan

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The finer print

Delivery

The Bear Hybrid comes with free delivery and should arrive at your doorstep within 7-10 business days.

Setup

The Bear Hybrid mattress comes compressed and rolled up in a box. You will simply unbox, unroll, and watch it spring to life.

Foundation

The Bear Hybrid Mattress will work on any firm, flat surface. This includes a box foundation, flat frames, slats, adjustable frames or even the floor.

Return policy

If you’re not in love with your Bear Hybrid, you can return it for a full refund within your 100-night trial period. Bear will arrange for a representative to come to your home to pick up your mattress. The company asks you give the mattress a try for at least 30 nights.

Warranty

The Bear Hybrid Mattress comes with a 20-year limited warranty.

Cleaning

To clean the Bear Hybrid, simply spot clean with a small amount of warm water and a mild detergent.

Bonus points

  • Made in the USA
  • The foams used to make the Bear Hybrid mattress are CertiPUR-US Certified, meaning they are good for you and the environment.
  • Celliant Fibers have been determined as a medical device and general wellness product by the FDA.

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