The budget-priced Simmons DeepSleep mattress offers a variety of comfort levels, but the signature trait of this line is the lack of pocket coils. Instead, the DeepSleep relies on double-tempered, heavy-gauge coils that are not hinged together, as they are in the Sealy Posturepedic line. The DeepSleep also lacks weight support or other costly extras, such as a pillow top. This mattress is the best bang for your buck if you're really looking for a bargain, reviewers say, but if you have a larger budget, consider the more expensive Simmons Beautyrest line -- the best-reviewed of which is the Simmons Beautyrest World Class (*Est. $1,050 to $3,200, with foundation).
Consumer Reports no longer rates specific mattresses, but it does have helpful buyer's guide information on mattress construction and features. We found the most reviews for the Simmons Deep Sleep in particular at Viewpoints.com, where users comment on their DeepSleep mattresses.
We found the most convincing reviews of the Simmons DeepSleep mattress at two retail sites, Amazon.com and Walmart.com, where owners post mostly positive reviews.
This Consumer Reports buyer's guide includes a discussion of mattress myths, but editors say they no longer test mattresses on a large-scale basis due to the complexity of the mattress market. However, the buyer's guide includes good tips on what features and construction mean in terms of comfort.
Review: How to Buy a Mattress Without Losing Sleep, Editors of Consumer Reports, Jan. 2008
This user-review site has a good number of ratings for mattresses, including about 15 for the Simmons DeepSleep. Most are pleased, and say it makes a good budget guest bed, but a couple didn't think it was comfortable.
Review: Simmons DeepSleep Mattress Reviews, Contributors to Viewpoints.com