A good night’s sleep is what everybody expects after a long day’s hard work. Studies have shown that sleep is important for the human body to function well. There is no way that one can sleep well if there is nothing to sleep on. In short, mattresses play an important role in ensuring that people get that comfortable undisturbed sleep until morning. But have you ever asked yourself who makes the mattresses that we sleep on? Read on to find out. It is for this reason that I have carried out a review of some of the best mattress brands in Kenya worth to buy.
Mattresses come in different dimensions, sizes and qualities. Different technologies are used to produce different types of mattresses such as pocket spring mattresses, memory foam mattresses, foam mattresses and others. Some mattress manufacturers have also taken it upon themselves to produce specially designed mattresses for institutions such as schools, hotels, hospitals and nursing homes.
There are many mattress brands in Kenya. Some are still new while others were started a long time ago. We have made in this article, a list of the best mattress brands in Kenya.
List of the Best Mattress Brands in Kenya
1. Dr. Mattress
Dr. Mattress is one of the best mattress brands in Kenya. Apart from mattresses, it also manufactures high quality bed sets, pillows, furniture and textile.
It manufactures mattresses using different technologies. These are: Foam, pocket spring and memory foam. It also manufactures kids and baby mattresses.
A 4×6 foam mattress retails for KSH. 10,965, while a pocket spring mattress of the same dimensions is sold at KSH. 20,250. Note that the mattress prices differ with mattress specifications and the type of mattress. Pocket spring mattresses are sold at a higher price as compared to the others.
Dr. Mattress has showrooms located strategically in different towns across the country namely: Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi, Thika, Ruiru, Kakamega, Kitale and Kericho. The company plans to open two more showrooms in Nanyuki and Kisii towns soon. For comprehensive detais concerning Dr. Mattresses see Dr Mattress Showroom Locations and Contacts in Kenya.
2. Vitafoam Mattresses
Vitafoam is one of the best mattress brands in Kenya that was established in 1967, as an associate of the British Vita of the UK, and later changed to Vitafoam Kenya Limited. It started out with its first branch in Mombasa. It is one of the first foam manufacturers in the East African region. Its Nairobi branch, which is currently its headquarters, was opened in 1970.
Vitafoam also manufactures different products other than mattresses. They include Pillows, beds and accessories. On the mattresses side, it makes different types, qualities and sizes. The types of mattresses available are baby mattresses, foam mattresses, camping mattresses, pocket spring mattresses and memory foam mattresses.
3. Superfoam Mattresses
Superfoam is one of the best and trusted mattress brands that was established over 36 years ago. It also manufactures pillows, foam sheets and cushions apart from mattresses which is its main product.
Its mattresses are categorized as follows:
- Superfoam premium
- Morning glory value
- Sweet dreams kids range
- Mattress toppers
It has established four fulfillment hubs and over 400 outlets across Kenya. It also provides online purchase and free delivery of its products countrywide.
It also offers solutions to institutions such as hospitals, schools, nursing homes and hotels among others. Examples of mattress designs that superfoam makes for hospitals and nursing homes include: Orthopaedic, waterproof rexin and segmented mattresses.
4. Mekan (EA) Ltd
Mekan East Africa Limited is one of the best mattress brands in Kenya. The company started out in 2006 as a seller and distributor of furniture, mattresses, pillows and other related fabrics in Nairobi.
Today, Mekan manufactures high quality orthopedic and posturepedic mattresses using the latest technology, using materials imported from Turkey. Additionally, It uses high quality, ISO standardized coils and other materials to manufacture its spring coil mattresses.
Aside from mattresses, Mekan also manufactures pillows, headsets, bedsheets, duvets, divans and headboards among others.
5. Moko mattresses
Even though Moko mattresses is a new brand in the mattress manufacturing game, it is already trusted by many. If the customer reviews on its website are anything to go by, then this is a Kenyan mattress brand to watch out for.
It currently manufactures high density foam mattresses only. It also makes a wide range of other products apart from mattresses. These are: Sofa sets, coffee tables, pillows and TV stands among others.
The price range of a 3×6 size mattress is KSH. 6599 to KSH. 8599 while a 4×6 size is sold from KSH. 8699 to KSH. 11,399. A 6×6 (king size) prices start from KSH. 11,999 to 14, 999.
6. Bobmil Industries Ltd
Bobmil is a Kenyan mattress brand that has been manufacturing mattresses since 1981. It has a sales office in Nairobi and a showroom in Meru. It also has depots in Mombasa, Kisii and Meru.
Apart from mattresses, it manufactures other sleep solutions like children’s mattresses, which it has named as “Toto”, and bedding accessories. The baby mattresses come in two forms, Toto classic and Toto premium.
Below is a list of the names and description of the foam mattress types that it produces:
- Maharaja: It has bamboo fabric used in making part of it.
- Ji sort: A budget friendly and light duty mattress
- Luxere: Orthopaedic mattress that helps people with deformed spinal cords.
- Lala Salama: Highly durable mattress that provides both level support and comfort.
7. Tuffoam Mattresses
Tuffoam is one of the oldest and most trusted mattress brands in the region. It is among the earliest foam factories and is currently the largest in East Africa.
It also manufactures other products like non-woven fabrics, duvets and pillows of different types like feather, fibre, foam, magnetic and charcoal pillows.