Classic Brands Cool Gel 2.0 Ultimate Gel Memory Foam King Hybrid Mattress

Last updated date: October 7, 2020

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8.7

Classic Brands Cool Gel 2.0 Ultimate Gel Memory Foam King Hybrid Mattress

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We looked at the top King Hybrid Mattresses and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best King Hybrid Mattress you should buy.

Editor's Note October 7, 2020:
Checkout The Best King Hybrid Mattress for a detailed review of all the top king hybrid mattresses.

Overall Take

The Classic Brands 14-inch hybrid mattress’ 3.5-inch top layer of ultra-ventilated cool gel memory foam has faster recovery characteristics than other similar products, while the 8.5-inch base layer relieves pressure points and cradles the body. The mattress has a medium-plush feel and is adjustable bed friendly.


In our analysis of 19 expert reviews, the Classic Brands Classic Brands Cool Gel 2.0 Ultimate Gel Memory Foam King Hybrid Mattress placed 5th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Experience cloud-like luxury with our Classic Brands cool Gel Ultimate gel memory foam 14- inch mattress. This mattress offers a plusher and incredibly comfortable sleeping surface. Starting with a whopping 3.5-inch top layer, which consists of breathable ventilated cool gel memory foam that conforms to your shape and has a faster recovery factor than conventional memory foam. A second layer of 2-inch memory foam works with the top layer for comfort and support providing you with the ultimate sleeping experience. The 8.5-inch base layer maintains the strength and effectiveness of the layers. Know the size and height of your mattress ahead of purchase to make sure you are ordering the correct size. Keep in mind that you should combine the height of your bed frame, foundation, or adjustable bed base with the height of your mattress to get an approximate idea. Our advanced packaging technology means we can roll-pack our mattresses and ship them at one-third of the normal size. A mattress that is roll-packed still retains its initial quality, as each will quickly recover and return to its original shape when opened. Look for more innovative specialty sleep products from Classic Brands. Our mattresses are CertiPUR-US Certified. Certified flexible polyurethane foams have been independently laboratory tested.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

8.6
4 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

9.0
10,043 user reviews

What experts liked

Ensures comfort and coolness through the night
- SuperComfySleep.com
I do really like the cover of the 2.0. It’s so much nicer.
- Best Mattress For You
This mattress meets CertiPUR US program standards for performance, emissions, and durability
- Sleepedia
This mattress combines two types of foam with cool gel and a high-density base foam for an attractive 14-inch profile. The foams are all made with open-cell construction.
- Mattress Nerd

What experts didn't like

More of a medium firm feel rather than plush
- SuperComfySleep.com
At the time of writing this article, it was $80 more for a King size 2.0 mattress.
- Best Mattress For You
Sometimes Chemical Smell won’t go away
- Sleepedia
Customers have issues with durability
- Mattress Nerd

An Overview On King Hybrid Mattresses

Since memory foam and innerspring coil mattresses both have their own benefits and drawbacks, deciding which type to buy can be difficult. Memory foam is typically made primarily of viscoelastic (slow-moving and pliable) polyurethane, allowing the material to contour to the shape of your body and provide support and pressure relief. Invented in Germany in the 1870s, the innerspring remains one of the most well-known types of mattresses on the market. Encased coils and springs make up the foundation of an innerspring, giving the mattress its signature bouncy qualities, while an upholstered top layer provides comfort.

Purchasing a hybrid — a combination of the two mattress types — can give you the best of both worlds and alleviate the drawbacks of both variations. For example, memory foam, which is designed to snuggle the shape of your body, can cause many users to overheat in bed. Adding an innerspring base to a memory foam mattress facilitates airflow to keep sleepers cool. Meanwhile, memory foam relieves pressure build-up in innerspring mattresses, which are prone to bottoming out after a few years of usage, causing the bed to be less supportive. Memory foam models also lack the bounce of innerspring mattresses, so purchasing a hybrid will also give you those springy benefits.

King hybrid mattresses are the size of typical king beds, 80 inches tall and 76 inches wide, and fit most king bed frames. Some products come with a foldable bed frame, while others offer box springs for purchase separately. They also vary in softness (plush to firm), thickness (8 to 14 inches) and multi-layered memory foam construction. There are also hypoallergenic iterations that are resistant to mold, mildew and dust mites and perks available like cooling gel- or aloe vera-infused foam.

The King Hybrid Mattress Buying Guide

  • Many hybrid king mattresses arrive at your home vacuumed sealed in a compact box. Before unpacking your mattresses, take the box to the room you plan to use it in to avoid having to move it around. Once you remove the plastic covering, the mattress will expand slowly and may take up to 48 hours to reach its full-size shape.
  • Don’t put linens on your hybrid mattress before it has expanded to its full-size shape after unpacking.
  • Hybrid king mattresses can weigh up to 180 pounds so plan accordingly when it comes to moving the product.
  • If you tend to get warm when you sleep, consider purchasing a hybrid king mattress with cooling foam technology.
  • To clean your mattress, use a handheld vacuum or a larger vacuum with a brush handle to remove the debris from the top. Then, gently clean any stains with a mixture of one part gentle laundry detergent and two parts warm water; do not soak the mattress. Let it dry completely before putting your sheets back on.