Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Medium Mattress Review

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Nest Bedding has a lot to offer the sleep world.

Aside from mattresses, they also offer:

  • Pillows
  • Sheets and duvets
  • Crib mattresses
  • Comforters
  • Pet beds

We at Mattress Deals Online had a chance to test their Alexander Signature hybrid medium mattress in our most recent hands on review.

Continue reading to see our unboxing, and get our opinion on how we felt the Alexander Signature performed.


Nest Bedding History

Nest Bedding was established in 2011.

Unlike a lot of bed-in-a-box brands, Nest Bedding does have physical locations in:

  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco bay area
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Seattle

They are a family owned, factory direct company, who make all of their mattresses here in the USA.

So, if you are looking for an American made mattress, from a company known for their quality and customer service, it’s worth taking a look at Nest Bedding.


Nest Bedding Unboxing

The Alexander Signature hybrid came shipped in two boxes, actually.

The box below was actually inside a standard brown shipping box, for added protection.

Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Medium

Since this is a hybrid mattress, it weighs significantly more than your standard memory foam mattress.

This queen size in particular had an estimated weight of 115 lbs listed on the shipping box.

We recommend either having 2 men, or perhaps a wheel dolly to help you move the Alexander Signature hybrid to your desired location.

Here is a photo of how the mattress comes out of the box, before cutting the plastic.

Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Roll


Alexander Signature Hybrid Medium Cover

The cover of the Alexander Signature hybrid is designed for both pressure relief, and adequate airflow.


The cover is made of a blend of polyester and cotton.

Quilted to 1/4 inch of gel-infused memory foam and using Thermic Phase Change Cooling Fabric, this cover was soft, and cool to the touch.

The cover can not be completely removed, so it would need to be spot cleaned.

However, the cover can be unzipped to access the first 3″ layers of foam.

During your trial period, if you decide you would rather try a different firmness level, you can simply remove the foam layer, and replace it with a different firmness level.

This also allows to just purchase a new foam layer years down the road, versus having to buy a whole new mattress.

Pretty neat, huh?

Next, let’s take a look at the layers of the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature hybrid.


Alexander Signature Hybrid Layers


The Alexander Signature hybrid has 4 layers underneath the cover.

3″ 3.5 lb. – 4 lb. TitanChil Endurance Foam®

TitanChil Endurance Foam® is a polyurethane foam, designed to respond quickly to your body movement.

This layer provides your body with a very nice feeling of pressure relief.

1” polyurethane foam, 3-lb. density

This layer is between the TitanChil Endurance Foam® and the pocketed coil system.

The purpose behind this layer is to smoothly transition your body from a soft foam layer, to a more firm layer made up of coils.

Using punched holes in the polyurethane foam, this is designed to maximize airflow and breathability.

8″ Quantum Edge Pocketed Support Coils

Next up is the 8″ of pocketed coils.

This adds most of the height, and support of your Alexander Signature hybrid mattress.

The coils have been reinforced for better edge support on your mattress – making this a good choice for couples.

The coil system is also responsible for the overall firmness of your Nest Bedding mattress.

1″ 3 lb. Base Support Foam

The final layer of the Alexander Signature hybrid mattress is 1″ of base support foam.

This layer is basically to support the pocketed coil system above them.

It does offer some additional overall support to the mattress, however this is not a layer that you will actually “feel”.


CertiPUR-US Foams

certipur-us-logoAll of the foams used in the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature hybrid mattress are CertiPUR-US certified.

What this means for you, is that you can rest easy, knowing that your mattresses are:

  • Made without ozone depleters
  • Made without PBDE flame retardants
  • Made without mercury, lead and other heavy metals.
  • Made without formaldehyde
  • Made without phthalates regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Made without chlorofluorocarbons
  • Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) emissions for indoor air quality (less than 0.5 parts per million)
  • Durability-tested
  • Performance tested


Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress Sinkage

The photo below shows the amount of sinkage the Alexander Signature hybrid had, while I was applying a good amount of pressure.

Keep in mind, this the medium firmness option.

What I found with the Alexander Signature hybrid, was the soft cover seemed to sink in a little, but then you hit the firmer part of the mattress.


Alexander Signature Hybrid Edge Support

This is where this mattress really excels to me.

Memory foam mattresses are notorious for having a weak edge support.

However, with a hybrid having a pocketed coil system also, this provides stability all the way around the mattress.

So, if you like to sleep close to the edge. Or, perhaps sleep with a partner, then you can appreciate what the Alexander Signature hybrid has to offer; in terms of edge support.


Alexander Signature Hybrid Motion Transfer

This is where a lot of hybrid models will under perform.

Having a coil system typically makes a mattress a little more “bouncy”.

So, it is easy to disturb your partner sleeping next to you.

With that being said, the Nest Bedding Alexander hybrid did a great job with this.

My wife is a lighter sleeper than I am, and I am known to toss and turn a lot.

Not once was there a complaint of me disturbing her, or waking her.

This was really impressive for a hybrid, as I was expecting this to be a slight issue during our testing.


Multiple Firmness Options Available

Nest Bedding offers 3 different variations of their Alexander Signature hybrid.

This is great, since not all people like the same feel of a mattress.

Additionally, not everyone likes the feel of a memory foam mattress, with no coil system at all.

So, to remedy the situation, Nest Bedding constructed a hybrid mattress suitable for anyone.


This is the softest of the 3 options available.

Though we did not test a plush model ourselves, those who did seem to rate it at around a 3 out of 10 on the firmness scale.


This is the model we tested.

If you are looking a mattress model pretty much right in the middle (5 out of 10), then the medium option would be a great choice for you.

Again, Nest Bedding did a great job at integrating the best of both worlds (memory foam and coils) with their medium model.


This is the firmest option of the 3, coming in at around a 7 out of 10.

If you prefer a firmer mattress model, this would be a great choice for you.


Split Feels for King and Cal King Sized Mattresses

Another unique feature that Nest Bedding offers with their Alexander Signature hybrid mattress, is the option of a split mattress for both king and California king size.

What this means is that you can have 2 different firmness options within the same mattress.

If you prefer a softer mattress for example, but your partner likes firm, your Alexander Signature can be customized to have your side soft, and theirs firm.

This is a very unique option that most brands do not offer.

Nest Bedding goes a step above to ensure that their mattress is everything you’re looking for, to get a good nights rest.


Sleep Positions

How you sleep will determine which mattress firmness would be best for you.

For the purpose of this review, I will be speaking specifically about the medium option of the Alexander Signature hybrid mattress.

Back Sleepers

If you sleep on your back, with the Alexander Signature hybrid mattress you will find that you feel fully supported.

There is a slight sinkage from the cover initially, but once you reach the firmer layers of the mattress, you will see that your body weight is evenly distributed across the mattress.

What’s great about this, is that you don’t feel any unneeded pressure on any parts of your body.

Side Sleepers

If you are a side sleeper, you will want to look at a softer mattress.

The plush option of the Alexander Signature hybrid will be a better fit for you than the medium.

People who tend to sleep on their side with firmer mattress models have a tendency to fill a little bit of pressure in their joints; specifically hips, shoulders and back.

For this reason, either a memory foam mattress, or a plush style hybrid usually works better.

Stomach Sleepers

If you are a stomach sleeper like me, then you will want a medium to firm model of the Alexander Hybrid.

The issue with stomach sleepers and softer mattresses, is the awkward arch it can put in your spine.

The medium model was the perfect fit for me, as a stomach sleeper.

Mainly because I prefer a softer mattress, but not so soft it causes back pain for me.

So, having a soft top, with a pocketed coil system underneath, the Alexander Signature hybrid medium gave me the perfect balance.


Which Model is Best for My Bodyweight?

Your bodyweight can play a factor on which mattress model would be best for you.

Lightweight Individuals

If you weigh less than 130lbs, then a soft-medium would probably be your best bet.

You will get the comfort, along with the support and stability at these options, due to you being such a lightweight person.

Average Individuals

We consider average weight to be anywhere between 130lbs – 230lbs.

If you fall in this category, it will come down to personal preference when it comes to the Alexander Signature hybrid.

If you prefer soft, go Plush. If you like firm, go firm.

For myself personally, I am 205lbs, and medium was perfect.

Heavyweight Individuals

If you weigh more than 230lbs, then the firmer model of the Alexander Signature hybrid would most likely be the best suit for you.

If you prefer softer, I would recommend at least sticking to medium.

You don’t to prevent sagging in the mattress, so any lighter than medium may cause issues in the future.


Prize and Size Chart

You can find the current prices for the Alexander Signature hybrid mattress below:

Twin38" X 75"13"$949
Twin XL38" X 80"13"$1099
Full54" X 75"13"$1299
Queen60" X 80"13"$1499
King76" X 80"13"$1699
Cal. King72" X 84"13"$1699
Split King (1 side)36" X 84"13"$1099
Split Cal. King (1 side)36" X 84"13"$1099

Prices are subject to change.

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Financing Available

Nest Bedding offers financing through Affirm for those who qualify.

You can finance your Nest Bedding purchase for as low as 0% APR.

You will have to sign up to see what APR and time terms that you qualify for.

They do offer instant approval, so it should take very little time to get setup.


Shipping and Sleep Trial

Nest Bedding offers free shipping to the 48 contiguous states.

Unlike many mattress brands, Nest Bedding does ship to both, Hawaii and Alaska and also international.

There is an additional cost to ship to Hawaii and Alaska.

International shipping will also come at a fee, depending on the country.

As for sleep trial, Nest Bedding gives you 100 nights to try out your mattress model.

This is around the industry standard when it comes to trial length.

If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return it any time within the 100 nights for a full refund.

We at Mattress Deals Online always recommend trying your mattress out for a minimum of 50 nights, as it does take some time for your body to adjust.


Nest Bedding Warranty

Nest Bedding offers a lifetime limited warranty on the purchase of any of their mattress models.

This is well above the industry standard of 10 years.

So, you can see by that alone, that they stand behind the quality of their products.

What is Covered

  1. Visible indention or sag of the foam mattress greater than one (1) inch that is not a result of improper use, an improper bed, bed base or foundation, including damaged caused by the use of flexing or bowed slats.
  2. A manufacturing flaw in the cover zipper – this does not include zipper breakage resulting from improper or overuse of zipper.
  3. A physical flaw in the construction of the cover, such as fabric tearing or stitch unraveling, that does not result from improper use.

What is Not Covered

Exclusions from the Limited Warranty include but are not limited to:

  1. Normal wear and tear.
  2. Any improper use of the mattress.
  3. Minor imperfections such as slight cosmetic flaws.
  4. Stains, tears, burns, and discoloration that occur over time and/or are caused by you.
  5. Indents, sagging, or body indentations less than one (1) inch deep.
  6. Personal opinions or preferences regarding the softness, firmness or attributes of a mattress.
  7. Any mattresses purchased or acquired used, resold, gifted or anyway not in possession of the original owner.
  8. Any mattress purchased from a non-authorized Nest Bedding distributor.
  9. Physical damage to the foam mattress caused by you.
  10. Allergies or sensitivities to fabrics or materials.
  11. Damage caused by animals, rodents or children.
  12. Naturally occurring aromas from foam, cotton, or other materials.


Bed and Mattresses Available for Kids and Pets

We figured it was worth noting that Nest Bedding also has a line of products for both kids, and pets as well.

They have a crib mattress model, as well as a couple of kids beds available also:

If you have a pet that you want the best for, you can choose from:

So, unlike competing brands, Nest Bedding caters to your kids also (human or furry).


Alexander Signature Hybrid Summary

When it comes to a hybrid mattress, Nest Bedding had everything we loved in their Alexander Signature hybrid.

The support, the pressure relief, the great motion isolation, we were thoroughly impressed.

If you are in the market for a new mattress, we highly recommend at least trying the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature hybrid.

With 100 nights to try it out, you really have nothing to lose.

And if you do love it, like we think you will – well then you can rest comfortably knowing you have a lifetime warranty.

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed our Nest Bedding Alexander Signature hybrid medium mattress review, and we have answered some questions you might have had.



Other Related Questions

Are Nest Bedding mattresses eco-friendly? Yes, all of Nest Bedding mattress models are Certipur.US certified. They do not contain any harmful or flame retardant chemicals.

Can I try Nest Bedding mattresses in store? Yes, Nest Bedding does offer showrooms, where they have locations available.

Can someone help me with my Nest Bedding purchase? Yes, Nest Bedding allows you to chat live with a representative, who can help you along with your purchase.



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