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Purple, a luxury mattress brand, offers premium mattresses in a box. With excellent support, temperature control and various firmness, Purple has a mattress that will suit nearly everyone. In our Purple mattress review, we will take a look at two Purple mattresses in Canada and how they stand out above the rest.

Should You Buy a Purple Mattress?

With countless mattress brands to consider, Purple is a brand that should be at the top of your list. While they are often more expensive than other mattress-in-a-box companies, the quality and available features make them worth considering. In our Purple mattress review today, we will compare two of their top models to help you decide which mattress is right for you.

Mattress Type Firmness Best For
Purple Hybrid Mattress
Hybrid
Firm (7/10)
Those who need sleep warm and need extra pressure relief
Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress
Hybrid
Medium (5/10)
Stomach sleepers and those who sleep hot

Purple Hybrid Mattress

Purple Hybrid Mattress

It's Great For:

Considerations:

The Purple Hybrid Mattress is one of their firmest mattresses available, providing excellent support for those needing pressure relief due to achy joints or back pain. The Purple Hybrid Mattress combines their GelFlex Grid technology with a coil base, ensuring a durable and comfortable mattress that lasts many years. Thicker than many bed-in-a-box mattresses on the market, the Purple Hybrid Mattress is 11” thick and made of multiple layers.

The top gel layer of this mattress uses a unique material that provides support throughout the night while feeling the buoyancy of a traditional coil mattress. Those that sleep warm will appreciate the open-air material of the 2” Purple GelFlex Grid. This gel layer is stretchy and firm and doesn’t trap heat while sleeping. With an airy coil base, the Purple Hybrid Mattress has excellent edge support for those that co-sleep and regularly sleep close to the edge of the mattress.

Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress

Purple Premier 3 Mattress

It's Great For:

Considerations:

Those looking for a soft, luxurious mattress that you can sink into should consider the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress. This mattress combines a GelFlex Grid top layer, transitional foam layers and a supportive coil base. Like other Purple mattresses, this model is thicker than most mattresses in a box and comes in at 12” high.

The top layer of the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 is made of a proprietary material called GelFlex. This 3” thick gel layer is stretchy and durable and allows sleepers a plush and supportive sleeping experience. The bottom coil base of the mattress provides airflow, edge support and motion isolation for those that co-sleep. Canadians who sleep warm will appreciate the open cells of the gel layer and breathable cover, ensuring a much cooler night’s sleep than many other mattresses on the market.

Ratings Summary

Overall Score: 4.5/5

Motion Isolation
4/5
Pressure Relief
4.5/5
Temperature Control​
4.5/5
Edge Support​
4/5
Ease of Movement​
4/5

Mattress Construction​

The Purple mattresses we are comparing today feature similar construction, made of multiple layers of foam and coil to make a comfortable hybrid mattress. Though alike, they have different thicknesses of GelFlex, ultimately creating very different mattresses. Let’s look at how the Purple Hybrid and the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 compare in construction.

Purple Hybrid Mattress

Purple Hybrid Mattress Construction
  • Premium StretchMax Cover. This non-removable soft cover made of Viscose and Polyester is comfortable and smooth. The cover’s side panels are open and breathable, allowing for maximum airflow. 
  • GelFlex Grid. This 2” thick gridded layer is made of hyper-elastic Purple GelFlex material. This layer is engineered to be supportive and flex under pressure points, while the open-air design keeps the mattress breathable and cool. 
  • Transition Layer. A small layer of transition foam helps with motion isolation between restless and co-sleepers.
  • Support Coils. Made of individually wrapped stainless steel coils, the foundation of this mattress gives excellent edge support, airflow and longevity throughout the years. 
  • Bottom Transition Layer. The bottom foam layer cushions the entire mattress, providing a supportive base. 

Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress

Purple Premier 3 Mattress Construction
  • Premium StretchMax Cover. This Viscose and Polyester mattress cover is soft and comfortable, creating a perfect sleeping surface. The cover’s side panels are made of breathable woven fabric for temperature regulation and airflow. 
  • GelFlex Grid. The Purple GelFlex Grid is 3” thick, creating an extra plush top layer to sink into. This gridded design is supportive and durable, while the holes throughout the grid keep the mattress breathable and cool.
  • Transition Layer. For those that are restless sleepers or have a partner, the first transition layer of foam helps with motion transfer. 
  • Support Coils. The base of this mattress is made from steel coils that are individually wrapped for noise reduction and airflow. These coils provide a longer mattress life than an-all foam mattress. 
  • Bottom Transition Layer. The entire mattress sits on this small foam layer, absorbing extra motion and heat. 

Firmness

Purple Hybrid Mattress

7 on Firmness Scale

The Purple Hybrid Mattress is a solidly firm mattress, ranking at a 7 on our firmness scale. Whether you wake up achy or have neck and back pain, this mattress is an excellent option for those needing pressure relief. The 2” thick GelFlex Grid layer is responsive and cushioning to joints, and bounces back to its original shape daily.

The lack of a softer sleeping surface may lead to discomfort for those that sleep on their stomach. The Purple Hybrid mattress is best suited for those who sleep on their side and back, as the firmer surface will support those positions best.

Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress

5 on Firmness Scale

As the softer mattress in our review today, the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress ranks as a 5 on our firmness scale and is a medium soft mattress. Its thicker GelFlex Grid layer creates a more plush sleeping surface allowing sleepers to sink into the mattress rather than be gently cushioned.

Canadians who sleep on their stomach will find the softness extra comfortable and supportive. Those who sleep on their side and back or have pain while sleeping may desire a firmer surface than this mattress.

Motion Isolation

For those who co-sleep with a partner or often have pets or children in their bed, having a mattress with motion isolation features is critical. Stopping motion transfer means a better night’s sleep for everyone involved, as you won’t be awakened from every toss and turn.

Both of the Purple mattresses in our review today have excellent motion isolation due to their responsive coil base. The Purple Hybrid may be the best option for those with extra restless sleepers in the bed, as its top GelFelx Grid layer is the firmest in our review today, allowing motion isolation to occur quickly.

Pressure Relief

Many Canadians wake up in the morning with stiff and achy joints or suffer through their daily lives with neck and back pain. Finding a mattress that offers pressure relief is extremely important in those cases. Those who sleep on their side or back may also need a mattress with pressure relief to get a comfortable night’s sleep.

Sleepers who naturally sleep comfortably and pain-free will find that either of the Purple mattresses in our review today will provide excellent support. The GelFlex top layer of both mattresses offers moderate pressure relief. Canadians that need additional support, though, will find that the firmer Purple Hybrid mattress is better at soothing aches and pains and cushioning hips and necks.

Temperature Control

Those who sleep warm naturally or keep their ambient temperature in their bedroom hot may wake up in the morning hot and sweaty. Often, mattresses-in-a-box retain heat and increase your body temperature throughout the night.

The Purple Hybrid and the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 mattresses both have excellent temperature control measures, ensuring sleepers stay cool all night. The GelFlex Grid layer is open and breathable, ensuring air flows freely throughout and out the woven sides of the mattress cover. Purple keeps body temperatures regulated by avoiding a memory foam sleeping surface. Neither mattress has the advantage here; both are wonderful at keeping Canadians cool.

Edge Support

For those who sleep on the edge of the bed or often sit there regularly, choosing a mattress with fantastic edge support may be worth considering. Without good edge support, mattresses will tend to sink or sag along the perimeter over time. Often, mattresses made of memory foam or all gel foam will eventually break down along the edges; however, hybrid mattresses do a much better job.

Both the Purple Hybrid and the Purple Hybrid Premier 3 mattresses have moderately good edge support. The combination of gel, transitional foam layers and the bottom coil base helps combat sinking and sagging due to edge sleeping. Because both of the Purple mattresses in our review today feature the same construction, the edge support is identical.

Ease of Movement

For many sleepers, finding a mattress that they can easily change positions in throughout the night without a struggle is essential. Canadians who have difficulty getting in and out of bed may also seek a mattress with good ease of movement.

The Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress may be too plush and soft for those that seek ultimate ease of motion due to its cloud-like top layer of gel. Those seeking the flattest and firmest mattress to move around easily may want to consider the Purple Hybrid Mattress. This firm sleeping surface allows for ease of transferring in and out of bed and comfortably changing positions throughout the night without waking up.

Pricing

Purple is one of the leading luxury mattresses-in-a-box companies throughout Canada and the US. As a result, it costs a bit more than some of the other mattress brands on the Canadian market. You will find the quality, features and lifespan of a Purple mattress to be worth the higher price point. Here are the prices for the two Purple mattresses we are reviewing today.

Mattress Size Price Dimensions
Purple Hybrid Mattress
Twin XL

Queen

King
$2999

$3499

$4299
38" x 80" x 11"

60" x 80" x 11"

76" x 80" x 11"
Purple Hybrid Premier 3 Mattress
Twin XL

Queen

King
$3949

$4399

$5199
38" x 80" x 12"

60" x 80" x 12"

76" x 80" x 12"

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Shipping

Shipping of a Purple mattress from Sleep Country is free to most locations in Canada. For those with addresses in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland, and Labrador, a $120 delivery fee will be added to the purchase cost. Purple mattresses must be delivered to a physical location; P.O. Boxes are prohibited.

Purple mattresses come in a compact box and are shipped by one of Sleep Country’s couriers, such as UPS, FedEx, Canada Post and Purolator. Most locations in Canada will receive their new Purple mattress within 3-5 days, whereas remote addresses can expect it to take 7-10 business days.

Purple mattresses come vacuum wrapped, which makes them easy to ship and transport. A new Purple mattress will arrive in a box that ranges from 48” to 76” long and 16” in diameter. While slim and easy to maneuver, they do weigh quite a bit (76 to 175 pounds), so plan on having some help to move the box into your home and get the mattress set up.

Sleep Trial and Returns

Purple mattresses purchased through Sleep Country Canada include a 100-night sleep trial. If you feel unhappy with your new Purple mattress at any time during the first 100 nights of owning it, you can contact Sleep Country for a replacement mattress. Sleep Country will deliver the new mattress and remove the Purple mattress. You can complete one exchange per initial sale; any cost differences must be paid before the exchange.

A Purple mattress can only be returned through Sleep Country if the item is unpackaged and unused. Returns of new mattresses must be completed within 30 days of purchase. Once the mattress is out of the box, unwrapped and expanded, it no longer qualifies for a return unless it is damaged upon arrival. Sleep Country will work with you with their 100-night guarantee to find a replacement mattress if unsatisfied with your Purple mattress.

Warranty

When buying a Purple Mattress in Canada, you can expect it to include a 10-year limited warranty. This warranty includes manufacturing defects, indents larger than 1” and faulty construction. To file a warranty claim, complete the online pre-claim assessment checklist on the Purple Canada website. You must be the original mattress owner and have the sales receipt.

If you feel that your mattress defects fit the accepted issues to file a claim, the next step is to contact the Purple Customer Service department by phone. In this phone call, they will provide you with a website login. Once you receive your login, the warranty claim can be completed on the Purple Canada website. Purple will then determine the following steps, whether it is repair or replacement.

Final Thoughts

For Canadians looking for a luxury bed in a box mattress, Purple cannot be beaten. Purple mattresses provide ultimate comfort, support and features like temperature regulation and edge support. Whether you need extra pressure relief or are seeking a plush mattress you can sink into, Purple has a mattress that will suit most Canadian needs.

Summary
Firmness
Purple Hybrid (7/10)

Purple Hybrid Premier 3 (5/10)
Sleep Trial
100 Nights
Warranty
10 Year Limited
Motion Isolation
4/5
Pressure Relief
4.5/5
Temperature Control
4.5/5
Edge Support
4/5
Ease of Movement
4/5

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Frequently Asked Questions

The covers on the Purple mattresses we reviewed today can not be removed. In case of spills, carefully spot-clean the mattress with soap and water and air dry it. We always recommend using a mattress cover to protect your Purple Mattress.

Yes, Purple mattresses work with any sturdy flat foundation, such as box foundations, slats, platforms and adjustable bed frames. Purple makes bed frames that work wonderfully with Purple mattresses if desired. No matter which foundation you choose, you should still be using a sturdy foundation to protect your Purple mattress.

Unlike some mattresses, Purple Hybrid mattresses come in smaller boxes, making doorstep delivery easy. After opening your package, slide the mattress out and lay it flat, like on the floor or a bed frame. After unrolling it, remove the vacuum seal wrap that covers the mattress and watch as the Purple mattress expands. Allow up to 72 hours for a new Purple mattress to reach its full size.

You can purchase a Purple Mattress in Canada from multiple sources, including the Purple Canada website and Sleep Country Canada. However, ther are more perks associated with purchasing at Sleep Country, including the sleep trial that comes with the mattress. If you don’t want to deal with Sleep Country, Purple Canada is also a good resource. 

The Purple mattress doesn’t usually have a sleep trial. If you purchase the Purple Mattress through Sleep Country Canada, you’ll get a 100-night sleep trial. During this trial, you can exchange the Purple Mattress for any of Sleep Country’s other mattresses if you don’t like it.