Firmness: Medium Firm (6)
Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
Price Range: $849 – $1,748
Warranty: 10 Year
- Ideal for side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds
- Responsive polyfoam and springy coil core make it easy for sleepers to switch positions
- Less expensive than other hybrid models
- Side and back sleepers over 230 pounds may experience sinkage
- Stomach sleepers over 130 pounds may need more support
- Edges may not provide enough support for those who sleep near the edge of the bed
Sleep Doctor’s Take: Zoma Hybrid Mattress
Designed with athletes in mind, we found the Zoma Hybrid to be a perfect fit for most side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds. These sleepers benefit from the mattress’ notable contouring and medium support. Our testing team found performance dramatically decreased for sleepers over 230 pounds, who sunk too far into the bed’s surface to receive proper support.
Zoma Hybrid Mattress: An Introduction
Zoma’s collection of mattresses was developed with an eye toward the rest and recovery of athletes, but we found the resulting lineup to have a broader appeal. Featuring three options, including the all-foam Zoma Start, the Zoma Hybrid, and the upgraded Zoma Boost, the brand’s focus on improving performance through thoughtful engineering translates well across activity levels.
We’ll take a closer look at the Zoma Hybrid Mattress, delving into what it’s like to sleep on the brand’s original hybrid option and how it ranks across key performance categories. We’ll also explore how much it costs, where you can find it, and answer frequently asked questions.
How We Review
Our testers are sleep product experts with a range of body types and preferred sleep positions. This allows us to deliver informed recommendations representing multiple viewpoints so you can select the best mattress for your needs.
What’s It Like to Sleep on the Zoma Hybrid?
The Zoma Hybrid is an affordable option for sleepers seeking the balance of support and comfort that hybrids offer. Made with memory foam in the upper layer backed by a layer of responsive polyfoam, the sleep surface offers mild contouring that maintains enough bounceback to ease movement. Pocketed springs in the core deliver targeted pushback, with ideal support for side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds.
However, the Zoma Hybrid’s medium firm (6) feel may not be supportive enough for heavier side sleepers. Back and stomach sleepers might also experience sinkage that results in uncomfortable pressure points, especially if they weigh over 230 pounds.
Zoma Hybrid Mattress Pros and Cons
- Medium firm feel works particularly well for side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds
- Responsive transitional layer and bouncy springs promote ease of movement
- Lower price-point makes it an economical option
- Sleepers over 230 pounds may not receive adequate support
- Stomach sleepers over 130 pounds might experience sinkage
- Average temperature regulation may not be sufficient for hot sleepers
Sleeping Positions, Body Weight, and Firmness
Our testers rated the Zoma Hybrid mattress a 6 on the 10-point firmness scale. Its medium firm feel, balancing comfort and support, is especially well suited for side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds.
Zoma Hybrid Mattress Sleeper Ratings
|Under 130 lbs.
|Over 230 lbs.
Gel-infused memory foam in the comfort layer offers deep contouring and the pocketed coil core provides support and promotes spinal alignment. Our testers noticed the Zoma Hybrid worked exceptionally well for our side sleepers weighing between 130 and 230 pounds.
Lighter side sleepers on our team found the mattress on par with other medium firm hybrids. Our testers weighing over 230 pounds gave the Zoma Hybrid lower marks, citing noticeable sinkage around the hips.
Our back-sleeping testers weighing less than 230 pounds reported the Zoma Hybrid delivered enough comfort and support to relieve pressure points and maintain a neutral spine. However, those weighing over 230 pounds wanted a firmer feel, as they experienced too much give through the middle third of the mattress for proper alignment.
Our stomach sleepers under 130 pounds experienced average levels of comfort and support from the Zoma Hybrid, while those weighing over 130 pounds felt there was inadequate pushback from the coils. This allowed their torsos to dip too far into the sleep surface, negatively impacting spinal alignment.
Our Performance Ratings
We evaluated the Zoma Hybrid Mattress across eight key performance categories using a 5-point scale, with one being poor and five being excellent.
With a conforming layer of gel memory foam underscored by Reactiv polyfoam, testing indicated the Zoma Hybrid contoured to the curves of the body and eased pressure points. The pocketed coil core is also designed to deliver alignment-enhancing support, though we found these features performed best for sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds.
Heat-wicking gel built into the top layer of memory foam helps keep the Zoma’s sleep surface cool, while its pocketed coil core allows for increased airflow. That means the mattress is able to maintain a fairly neutral temperature. However, as our testers noted, other hybrid models manage to offset heat buildup more effectively.
The Zoma Hybrid’s upper foam layers offer noticeable motion isolation, but the effect is negated somewhat by the coils in the core. Although these are individually pocketed to reduce vibrations, their added bounce allows for more movement across the sleep surface, especially when compared to the all-foam Zoma Start.
Springy coils in the core give the Zoma Hybrid decent edge support that increases the sleepable surface area and make it easier to get into and out of bed. However, sleepers that weigh over 230 pounds may find this effect less noticeable and experience less support when sleeping near the mattress’ edge or sitting along the perimeter.
Hybrids like the Zoma Hybrid tend to resist surface impressions better than all-foam mattresses. With normal use, we anticipate this bed will hold up well over time, meeting and perhaps exceeding the typical 6- to 8-year lifespan of a hybrid mattress. While a mattress’ actual lifespan depends on factors like care and use, the Zoma Hybrid’s durability is backed by the brand’s 10-year warranty.
Ease of Movement
Pocketed coils that respond quickly to movement, plus a responsive transition layer of polyfoam, means sleepers are able to move easily across the surface of the Zoma Hybrid. Our testers were able to move easily without feeling stuck. That makes the mattress a good choice for active and combination sleepers who tend to shift positions frequently.
The Zoma’s plush top layer is balanced by a responsive polyfoam layer and a bouncy coil core. Together they offer an effective combination, cradling sleepers without making it difficult to switch positions. Couples who prefer using the mattress’ full surface area may find the Zoma lacks the necessary edge support.
The Zoma Hybrid has CertiPUR-US certification, which means it’s free of harmful chemicals and low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs). We noticed that its layers of foam did have some off-gassing odor, which is normal for hybrids that contain foam. While the smell may be noticeable at first, it’s generally considered to be harmless and should dissipate within a few days.
What Is the Zoma Hybrid Mattress Made Of?
The Zoma Hybrid has an AirCloth mesh cover made from a blend of polyester and spandex that’s both breathable and stretchy. Its 2-inch comfort layer is made from gel memory foam designed to conform to the body while wicking away heat, and built-in perforations increase airflow. A 2-inch Reactiv polyfoam transition layer underscores the mattress’ contouring capability while enhancing responsiveness.
A support core made from 7-inch pocketed coils creates a strong foundation while offering targeted pushback, and a final 1-inch layer of durable polyfoam provides added stability.
All foams used in the Zoma Hybrid are CertiPUR-US certified free of harmful chemicals and low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
|Mattress Construction Layers
|AirCloth with 97% Polyester and 3% Spandex
|2” Gel-Infused Memory Foam
2” Reactiv Polyfoam
|7” Pocketed Coils
How Much Does the Zoma Hybrid Cost?
The Zoma Hybrid is an affordable option for those sleepers seeking hybrid functionality at a lower cost. With a price-point that puts it squarely in the mid-range category for mattresses and on the lower end for hybrids, the Zoma Hybrid offers that signature balance of comfort and support for less money.
|38” x 74”
|38” x 80”
|54” x 75”
|60” x 80”
|76” x 80”
|72” x 84”
|38” x 80” (2 pcs.)
|66 lbs. (2 pcs.)
Discounts and Coupons
Zoma offers frequent promotions on its mattresses that often coincide with major holidays and traditional sales events like Black Friday and Memorial Day. Shoppers can also sign up for Zoma news and alerts to receive additional discounts.
Where Can You Buy the Zoma Hybrid Mattress?
The Zoma Hybrid Mattress is available for purchase via the company’s website. Zoma does not currently have any brick-and-mortar stores, but those wanting to try the mattress out in person can take advantage of Zoma’s 100-night sleep trial.
|Buying Information and Customer Policies
|Zoma Mattresses are available in the contiguous United States. Customers living outside of the lower 48 can arrange for shipping through a freight forwarding service.
|Zoma mattresses ship free within the contiguous United States. Most orders ship within three to seven business days and arrive within one to five business days after they leave the Zoma facility.
For those outside of the contiguous U.S., Zoma will also ship mattresses free of charge to freight forwarders, though customers are responsible for all shipping fees associated with the freight forwarding service.
Mattresses arrive rolled and compressed in a box. The mattress will need to be transported to the correct room, unrolled, and decompressed. Allow four to six hours for expansion. Full expansion may take up to 24 hours.
|Zoma mattresses come with a 100-night sleep trial. Customers initiating a return prior to 30 nights will incur an early return fee. Returns made after 30 nights are free.
|Zoma offers the original purchaser a 10-year warranty covering defects in workmanship or structural quality, including indentations greater than 1 inch. Mattresses with valid warranty claims will be repaired or replaced. The customer may be responsible for labor and shipping costs.
Zoma Hybrid Mattress FAQ
Zoma is based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and its mattresses are made in the United States.
Besides the Zoma Hybrid, the company also makes the all-foam Zoma Start, as well as the brand’s newest model, the Zoma Boost, a high-end hybrid with additional layers and features.
Zoma recommends a sturdy foundation for the Hybrid, like a platform or slatted base, that can provide consistent support across the entire underside of the mattress. Zoma does not recommend using a box spring with supports less than 3 inches apart.
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