Full Winkbed Review

In our WinkBed review we are evaluating this new hybrid mattress manufactured by Wink Beds, a young New York-based company founded in 2015.

A luxury mattress that offers consumers five distinctive features and a wide range of benefits, the WinkBed is every bit high quality and attractive as it is affordable.

With its unique five layers of comfort and its top of the line euro pillow style topper,  this hybrid mattress is fast becoming a mattress of choice by those consumers in search of a durable, conforming, and consistently comfortable mattress at an affordable price.

What type of Mattress is the WinkBed?

The WinkBed is a 14.5” coil on coil luxury hybrid mattress equipped with five distinctive layers of comfort. With its high quality construction and its many benefits, the WinkBed offers sleepers maximized support and comfort and affords a relaxing and responsive night’s sleep night after night.

winkbed review in new york cityThe WinkBed sports a plush euro style pillow topper constructed of Tencel fibers (Lyocell) that are naturally absorbent and make the cover both breathable and soft.

Providing most of the comfort and softness of the mattress, this luxury topper makes its own fashion statement with its attractive design and overall appeal.

In addition, the WinkBed mattress is equipped with a unique edge support system, flexible pressure relieving support, and maximized air flow that helps keep you cool while you sleep.

How Firm is the WinkBed?

The WinkBed is available with only one standard firmness option, medium firm, that, according to our research, satisfies nearly 85% of all WinkBed customers.

The company does, however, offer to manufacture customized mattresses with extra firmness or extra softness at the request of its customers.

How Many Layers Does it Have?

A truly contouring and conforming hybrid mattress, the WinkBed easily molds and contours to your body. Constructed with five distinctive layers of comfort the WinkBed includes a 2” euro style pillow top layer, a blend of Hyper Soft and gel foams, that is both durable and aesthetically appealing. This top layer offers unique contouring and is consistently responsive to body movements, provides balanced sinkage, and delivers breathability and cooling.

winkbeds winkbed mattress sectionThe WinkBed’s 2.5” second layer of foam encased spring coils offers sleepers superior support while encouraging airflow, breathability, and pressure relief.

Its unique 4” third layer edge support system comprised of high density support foam allows individuals to sleep along the bed’s edge without sagging and also allows individuals to sit on the edge of the mattress without collapsing.

The fourth layer, with its wrapped steel coils that reduce noise, is designed to provide sleepers with consistent support throughout the night while conforming to individual body shapes and weights.

Finally, the WinkBed’s 2” fifth and bottom layer foam foundation offers great shape, high density support and acts as a solid foundation for your hybrid mattress.

How Are Motion Transfer and Sinkage?

The WinkBed absorbs motion easily which means there is little to no disruption by your partners moving. The mattress, depending on sleep position and sitting or standing positions, presented with some levels of sinkage, ranging from 1 to 5 inches.

However, most of the sinkage issues were the result of the sleep surface comfort foams. Overall, the WinkBed sinkage results are somewhat impressive, due in part to the coil on coil system that enhances edge support for both sleeping and sitting.

Motion transfer, however, was a bit more than you would see in typical foam or memory foam mattresses, though it was not overly noticed and not altogether that bad, primarily because of the top foam sleep surface that contributes to minimized motion.

Does the WinkBed Sleep Hot?

Unlike other foam and memory foam mattresses, the WinkBed hybrid mattress offers a unique top layer that promotes breathability and cooling via gel that tends to afford sleepers a cooler, more comfortable night of sleep.

With maximized airflow, temperatures are consistently reduced as you sleep, thereby delivering a truly relaxing night of sleep.

Does it have any Smell?

CertiPUR-US logoThe WinkBed, manufactured right here in the USA, does not present with any odor issues. As opposed to many other products with foam components, this mattress doesn’t suffer from that “off-gassing” phenomenon which is especially annoying for people with highly sensitive smell.

In addition, all of the foam in the WinkBed mattress is Eco-friendly and CertiPUR-US certified, meaning that it’s level of volatile organic compounds is very low and not a health issue.

Does It Require a Foundation?

A box spring or foundation is not required with your new WinkBed mattress, but the company indicates the use of either one would ensure that your new hybrid mattress remains in good condition and maintains its comfortable feel.

They further suggest that consumers who elect to use a foundation do not use an old foundation, but rather a new, strong foundation to support the high quality WinkBed mattress. WinkBed sells a specialized foundation, 4 inches in height if consumers prefer to have a matching mattress and foundation.

What Type of Cover Does It Have?

The WinkBed cover is made from Tencel fibers that are highly breathable and soft. winkbed mattress coverThe fabric is naturally absorbent and contributes to a cool night’s sleep.

With a unique but very stylish combined classic and modern design, the WinkBed top cover and side panels are all white, with an attractive polka dot ribbon running along the top of the side panel giving the cover a very appealing design.

What is the Best Way to Care for the WinkBed?

The WinkBed hybrid mattress requires no flipping but, in order to minimize body impressions and extend the lifespan of your mattress, it is recommended that you rotate your new mattress every two weeks in the first three months, and then every two months thereafter.

As for typical cleaning, vacuuming is the only recommended method to clean your WinkBed mattress. Because dust and dander build up and accumulate regularly, the company recommends that new owners vacuum their mattress every couple of weeks.

What about Durability?

The WinkBed is manufactured right here in the USA in the company’s Wisconsin factory.

winkbeds usa flagOur research revealed that the WinkBed is one of the, if not the, most durable hybrid in the industry today and should afford consumers at minimum a solid 10 years of life.

Manufactured with superior quality control standards, the WinkBed complies with all industry standards and regulations contributing to the high quality of the product, and is manufactured with only quality materials sourced from top U.S. suppliers only. Our research further revealed an 85% customer satisfaction rating.

Size and Shipping

The WinkBed is available in the typical Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Split-King, and California King Sizes. Easy to lift and move, they weigh between 58 and 93 pounds, which is dependent upon the model and size of the mattress.

Since all WinkBeds are ‘built to order’ shipping is typically between 7 and 14 business days. The company offers free shipping and white glove service that includes unboxing, installation and the removal of all trash for a fee of $99.

You can also pay an additional white glove mattress removal fee if the additional service is needed.

101 Night Risk-Free Sleep Trial and Guarantee

WinkBed stands firmly behind their product with a 101-day, 100% money back guarantee. After 30 days, if you are not completely satisfied with your mattress, you can return the mattress for a full refund with no shipping charges or restocking fees.

The company simply asks that consumers allow themselves enough time to adjust to their new mattress before deciding to send it back.

This 101 night risk-free trial affords consumers ample time to try out and experience their new WinkBed mattress and its many features and benefits. The free trial period is, however, limited to one mattress per household.

WinkBeds Warranty

The WinkBed offers a 10 year Full Replacement Limited warranty, with complete coverage for the first 10 years. Our research revealed that consumers are giving the WinkBed warranty an above average rating overall.

How Much Does the WinkBed Cost?

The WinkBed ranges in prices from $649 to $1598. The prices increase when consumers opt to purchase both bed and foundation together.

In addition, if “white glove service” is selected there will be additional fees as well.

  • Twin mattress $649
  • Twin XL $799
  • Full $999
  • Queen $1299
  • King $1499
  • California King $1548
  • Split-King $1598

The mattress does fare well in comparison to other hybrid mattresses that are more costly. With favorably consumer ratings overall, as per our data and research, the WinkBed is a good buy for the money.

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Winkbed Review – Our Verdict

WinkBed is a truly quality product at a more affordable price. It gives the typical hybrid/foam and innerspring mattress an entirely new look.

The top layer cover and the overall appearance of the WinkBed presents with a much more modernized and fashionable design and look.

In addition, the quality of construction, the unique coil on coil system, as well as the foam comfort layer and the edge support system, certainly make this mattress stand out among its competitors.

our winkbed review is taken from every sideIn addition, with its single firmness option, rated 6.5 out of 10, satisfying most sleepers, as well as its maximized airflow, breathability, and flexible pressure relieving support, the WinkBed is fast becoming a recognized name and product in the industry.

Minimal motion transfer issues, manufactured in the USA, 101 night risk free sleep trial, 10-year warranty, easy return policies, and eco-friendly processes also make this hybrid mattress an all-round good purchase.

Overall, we think the WinkBed is a good purchase option (especially with the current $50 discount offer at this link) and is an ideal mattress choice for those consumers in search of a quality hybrid mattress.

Although $1299 for Queen isn’t exactly cheap, it isn’t expensive for this kind of quality hybrid mattresses. Don’t forget to use our TED50 coupon to save $50 on any size!

However, should you still be questionable about which mattress is best suited to your individual sleep requirements, be certain to check out our Best Mattress Guide that offers a wide range of other mattress styles and brands available on the market today.

Lauren Kendrick

Lauren Kendrick

Content Contributor

Lauren is an occasional contributor who helps Ted and Stacey at the peak busy times. She's a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, but also studied Marketing and Classical Literature.

Updated at March 26, 2020