Emma Hybrid mattress composition
The Emma Hybrid is a high-quality hybrid mattress. 👽
And what is a hybrid?
As the name suggests, this type of mattress combines different materials to create one superior product.
The mattress features four different layers.
The four layers are:
- Patented Airgocell foam
- Supportive mini pocket springs
- Viscoelastic memory foam
- Supportive HRX foam
It also features a fully removable and washable top cover. 🧼
Emma Hybrid mattress layers
Let's look at the four layers of the Emma Hybrid in a tad more detail.
1. A top layer of patented Airgocell foam (4 cm / 1.5 inches)
This top comfort layer is made of open-pored, breathable foam. 💨
It provides a comfortable sleeping surface but also limits motion transfer, so you'll feel more comfortable in bed with a partner.
2. Supportive conical pocket springs (2 cm / 0.7 inches)
The second layer of the mattress features an average of 2000 individually wrapped pocket springs, placed deep between two layers of foam. 🌀
The pocket springs provide support.
3. Viscoelastic memory foam (3 cm / 1.1 inches)
The third part of the mattress is a pressure-relieving memory foam layer.
This gives the mattress orthopaedic qualities, adapting perfectly to your shape for that body-hugging comfort. 🤗
4. A base layer of supportive HRX foam (16 cm / 6.3 inches)
This cold foam base layer adds overall stability and support to the mattress.
It also features unique contour zones, enhancing the mattress's ability to keep your body perfectly aligned for that orthopaedic feel.
How comfortable is the Emma Hybrid?
We weren't sure what to expect when we first started our Emma Hybrid mattress review, but it turns out this is a very comfortable mattress.
We slept like a dream. 😴
Even though the pocket spring layer adds more support, the upper comfort layers of Airgocell foam and memory foam give the Emma Hybrid a soft and pleasant feeling.
Memory foam is known for its high degree of comfort.
It adapts to the contours of your body, supporting you where needed, allowing your muscles to relax sufficiently, and relieving any pressure points.
Is the Emma Hybrid suited to restless sleepers?
Memory foam can sometimes be a little difficult to move around on.🕺
This is because of the characteristic memory imprint, where the foam keeps the shape of your imprint for a little longer.
The images below demonstrate this memory imprint well:
The Emma Hybrid still gives you memory foam comfort, but without the trouble of moving.
We found the mattress very easy to turn around on.
This makes it a great choice for more restless sleepers. 💃
Is the Emma Hybrid a good choice for couples?
The foams used in the Emma Hybrid are great for limiting motion transfer. 🦘
Motion transfer refers to how well movement and vibrations travel through the mattress.
If a mattress has low motion transfer, movement is absorbed sufficiently and won't travel through the mattress.
This means you won't be disturbed by your partner's movements at night.
Since the Emma Hybrid has low motion transfer, it is a good mattress for couples. 👩❤️👨
The springs are also noiseless, meaning there's no squeakiness and creaking noises that could disturb you.
If you're sharing your bed with a partner, though, we would highly recommend choosing a larger mattress size, like the Emma Hybrid king-size mattress (or even super king, if space allows).
Larger mattress sizes ensure that both partners have enough space to sleep comfortably.
Emma Hybrid mattress sizes
Emma Hybrid mattresses are available in most standard UK mattress sizes. 🇬🇧
- Emma Hybrid single mattresses: 90 x 190 cm (3’ x 6’3”)
- Emma Hybrid small double mattresses: 120 x 190 cm (4' x 6'3")
- Emma Hybrid double mattresses: 135 x 190 cm (4’6” x 6’3”)
- Emma Hybrid king-size mattresses: 150 x 200 cm (5’ x 6’6”)
- Emma Hybrid super-king-size mattresses: 180 x 200 cm (6’ x 6’6”)
The right size for you depends on your personal requirements, budget, and the size of your bedroom.
That said, we'd recommend that couples opt for a double mattress as an absolute minimum, though the Emma Hybrid mattress king size will sleep more comfortably. 👑
Emma Hybrid mattress depth
All Emma Hybrid mattresses have a height of 25 cm (10 inches).
This is on par with most bed-in-a-box mattresses, meaning all your standard bedding should fit quite comfortably.
It's also a great height for box spring beds and divan bases. 🛌
Deeper mattresses look better on a divan base and make it easier to get in and out of bed.
This is especially important if you have orthopaedic concerns or are elderly.
Emma mattress weight limit
The Emma Hybrid mattress has been designed to support a maximum weight of 130 kg (286 lbs) per person.
People heavier than this will not get enough support and are likely to sink into the mattress too deeply.
This can lead to lower back pain and orthopaedic problems in the long term.
We'd recommend that larger builds opt for pocket spring mattresses.
Emma Hybrid mattress discount codes
Emma UK regularly offers discount vouchers, promotions, and sales. 🥳
These ensure that you can get the best price on your Emma Hybrid mattress!
Promotions can happen throughout the year, but particularly exciting sales happen yearly for:
Discount codes can get you up to 50% off. 🎉
Unfortunately, it looks like Emma Sleep has been pushing its other mattresses more.
This means that Emma Hybrid discounts have become more irregular.
You never know, though - a sale may be just around the corner.
Luckily, you don't have to browse the internet to find discount codes - we collect all of the best ones for you on our discounts page.
We'll also advertise any Emma Hybrid discounts on this page.
Emma mattress NHS discount
Emma UK is also offering an essential worker's discount for the following industries:
- NHS health service discounts
- Education discounts
- Carer discounts
- Emergency service discounts for all emergency service personnel
The key worker discount gives you an additional 6% off any purchase from the Emma UK website.
Unfortunately, it cannot be used with other offers, sales, or promotions.
Emma Hybrid mattress delivery conditions
As a standard, Emma Sleep UK products are dispatched within 1 - 3 business days.
However, since the Emma Hybrid is no longer one of the main offerings, this one will take a little longer.
The Emma Hybrid is dispatched within 10 - 15 working days.
Delivery is free within mainland UK.
The mattress is delivered rolled up and vacuum-sealed in a compact box. 📦
It has been specifically designed to fit through any narrow passageway and can easily be handled by one person - though you may require some assistance for the larger sizes.
No-contact delivery is available.
Emma ships with UPS, DPD, and Rhenus in the UK. 🇬🇧
How do you unpack the Emma Hybrid?
Bed-in-a-box mattresses seem confusing to those who've never tried them.
But, unpacking a bed-in-a-box mattress is actually really simple.
Here's a step-by-step guide:
- Place the mattress box on your bed frame.
- Cut open the box and roll the mattress onto your bed frame.
- Remove the plastic wrapping and unroll the mattress.
- Let it expand.
Your mattress should start expanding immediately after unpacking, but it may take 4 - 6 hours to reach full expansion. ⏰
Off-gassing is completely normal
You may notice a slight odour when you first unpack your mattress.
This is entirely normal and a side effect of the manufacturing process.
The smell is not toxic, but can be a little unpleasant.
We recommend you unpack your Emma Hybrid in a well-ventilated room and allow the smell to disappear fully before use. 🏠
This shouldn't take more than a few days at most.
What do you do with your old mattress?
Of course, you can dispose of your old mattress yourself.
We give you tips on how to do this in our article on mattress disposal.
But, conveniently, Emma also offers an old mattress removal service.
At a small additional cost, they will pick up your old mattress when they deliver your new one, so you don't have to deal with the hassle of it at all.
Should you buy the Emma Hybrid mattress?
As our Emma Hybrid mattress review has hopefully shown, this mattress is definitely a best-buy option. 🏅
It's comfortable and offers a good night's sleep with adequate support, pressure relief, and optimal spinal alignment.
We can recommend the Emma Hybrid mattress to:
- People of light or average weights.
- People who enjoy a medium-firm sleeping surface.
- Side sleepers.
- Restless sleepers.
If you're not sure, we recommend using the trial period.
After all, it's only by sleeping on a mattress for a few weeks that you'll know if it's really right for you.