unbiased Hästens Mattress Review and Ratings

Based on 28 Consumer Experiences

February 24, 2016

What You Need To Know

THE GOOD: Above-average lifespan potential • little or no sleeping hot or off gassing • prestigious • hand made.

THE BAD: Often highly expensive • heavy • questionable value.

THE BEDS: Hästens beds are hand-made in Sweden. The beds are spring-based and their comfort layer(s) can consist of horsehair, wool, cotton, flax – no foam or latex. Hastens was founded in 1852 and their beds are in the luxury to ultra-luxury mattress category.

THE COMPETITION: Main competition often includes Dux Bed and Tempur-Pedic. Learn how Hästens compares to other mattresses at the mattress comparison.

Hastens Mattress Ratings

The ratings below – based on 25+ consumer reviews gathered using an unbiased, accurate methodology – show how Hästens beds compare to the average mattress.

Owner satisfaction c+ Hästens beds overall have 77% owner satisfaction. Learn more.
Durability b- Durability is generally superior to that of most other innerspring-based mattresses. Owners, however, report that the top pad needs replacing about every 4-7 years.
Longevity b+ Because the top pad can be replaced, the bed can conceivably have a longer lifespan than most beds.
Price f Hästens beds are typically priced $3,600-$20,000+ depending on model and size. Maintenance costs, such as replacing the top pad, can be pricey. Many less expensive beds are available that have similar or better owner satisfaction.
Value C- Owners are generally split as to whether their Hästens bed is worth its price. Many less expensive beds are available that have similar or better owner satisfaction.
Less pain / pressure c+ Pain and pressure point relief is not a clear strength of the bed. See mattresses and pain relief for general analysis.)
Firmness variety b Firmness can vary by model. Consumers often report that their Hastens bed is more medium or soft than firm.
Motion isolation b- Hästens appears to perform better than average in regard to localizing movement from one person so the other person is not disturbed.
No initial odor / off gassing b There are few reports regarding a bothersome smell coming from the mattress when it is new.
No sleeping hot a There are few if any complaints of the Hastens bed acting as a trap.
No noise a- There are few complaints of noise coming from the bed.
Easy to maintain c- Consumers report that the product requires at least some regular maintenance.
Lightweight d- The more expensive models especially are among the heaviest beds available. Moving or transporting them is difficult.
Availability d Hästens has retailers around the world, but only about a dozen in North America.
Specs disclosed B The disclosing of specifications allows consumers to know what they are paying for and helps them to comparison shop.
Customer service c Customer service, especially after the sale, can be less than adequate and not what might be expected from an expensive bed brand, a significant number of owners report.
Warranty b Hästens has a 25-year warranty that covers the mattress and springs, but not the topper. (See mattress warranties: what you should know.)
Return policy c Consumers report that return policies can vary by store. (See returning a mattress: what you should know.)

Owner Satisfaction Comparison

Hästens Beds have 77% owner satisfaction. This rate is significantly above average compared to innerspring mattresses overall (64%) and slightly above average compared to all mattresses overall (73%) which includes innerspring, memory foam, latex, air, futon.

hastens bed comparison chart

Owner experience data somewhat suggests that higher priced Hästens models have better owner satisfaction than lower priced Hästens models.

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About our unbiased Hästens mattress review and research

The Hästens mattress ratings are based on 25+ owner reviews of several models such as frame (Superia, Excel, Marquis), continental (2000T, Proferia, Auroria, Luxuria) and adjustable models.

Most Hästens owner experience data was gathered from online message boards. Learn more about our diverse, credible sources.


– Hästens is considered to be one of the most prestigious beds available in the world.

– A top complaint from Hästens owners is that maintenance for the bed, such as replacing worn out parts / modules, can be pricey.

– The bed is significantly heavier than the average mattress, causing it to be more difficult to move and handle.

– Hästens beds have only slightly higher owner satisfaction than the average mattress despite the fact that they are often many times more expensive.





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