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Koala Mattress

Feels Good but Not Brilliant

We ordered and received our Mattress in October. The order and delivery process was easy. It took us a month to start using it. It feels great to sit on the bed and to lay down but unfortunately I'm waking up with a sore lower back. I went away and slept on different beds and the pain went away. So I know for sure it is the mattress as it came back as soon as I returned to my own bed. Now I'm going to have to buy a pillow topper and see if that helps as I don't want to purchase a whole new mattress.

Purchased for $1,100.00.

Value for Money
OK
Customer Service
Excellent
Sleeping PositionSide
Adjustment PeriodI never got used to it!
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues No
Discomfort Yes
Heat Retention No
SaggingNo
Perceived FirmnessVery Hard

service to be trusted

we bought this mattress from the time we ordered to delivery and even after delivery was true to their word the service was fast, friendly , and professional so all this on top of an amazing product comfort and the surprise we got when we opened our box was 5 star service.

Purchased .

Value for Money
Excellent
Customer Service
Excellent
Sleeping PositionSide
Adjustment PeriodDays
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues Yes
Discomfort No
Heat Retention No
SaggingNo
Perceived FirmnessMedium

TOO HOT

Koala are very fast at deliverying their product but i just sleep soo hot in this mattress. I should have sent it back before the end of the trial. Just be careful purchasing this mattress if your a hot sleeper.

Purchased .

Value for Money
OK
Customer Service
Bad
Sleeping PositionSide
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues No
Heat Retention Yes
Perceived FirmnessHard

Very good so far

Although I have only had the mattress for a fairly short time I can feel that I am getting a better sleep already. The mattress retains it's shape. I am satisfied with it

Purchased for $950.00.

Value for Money
Excellent
Customer Service
Excellent
Sleeping PositionSide
Adjustment PeriodDays
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues Yes
Discomfort No
Heat Retention No
SaggingNo
Perceived FirmnessMedium

Fantastic in every way

The mattress is very comfortable, my husband and I are sleeping better now than we have in years! I no longer feel his restless legs and no longer feels me tossing all night because of it. It initially feels so soft and luxurious then when I lay down it is supportive and so comfortable. Very happy with my choice to go with Koala.

Date PurchasedDec 2018

Disappointing

Bought this mattress after reading all the positive reviews. I could only sleep on it for 4 nights before going back to my old mattress. I am small framed so found the koala mattress to be way too firm and woke up with aches and pains. The smell of the mattress is also quite strong and gave me headaches after sleeping on it. The mattress would probably be ok for a heavier larger person but for me did not work at all.

Date PurchasedJan 2019

Best mattress ever no more neck pain

Best mattress I have owned.
No more neck pain.
First slept on a Koala mattress in and air b n b.
The owner of the house is a chiropractor that convinced me to buy my first Koala.
I recently purchased my second Koala mattress.
They are brilliant!
Very supportive and comfortable.

Date PurchasedJan 2019

MATTRESS KEEPS SAGGING/DIPPING

Purchased one year ago, received quickly, 6 months it had a sag/dip “this isn’t something normal and is something we would like to correct for you”. This was replaced with no issues. Six and a half months having the replacement the same thing has happened! I don’t want to be getting replacements every 6 months.

Date PurchasedJan 2018

Like a good relationship

My Koala mattress was extremely easy to order, quick to arrive and exceptionally comfortable to sleep on. The mattress itself has a lot of the traits you look for in an ongoing relationship: firm support, attractive looks, easy to be with and always around when needed. It was great to know that we were also sponsoring a koala - that was a thoughtful touch.

Date PurchasedJan 2019

Wished I had bought one sooner!

This mattress is incredible! I ordered it at 12.30pm arrived at 2.30pm on the SAME day! Not only has my back pain disappeared but I also sleep alot cooler and according to my sleep monitor on my fitness watch I'm getting DOUBLE the amount of deep sleep that I normally get! Koala is such a consumer friendly company. Pillows arriving tomorrow!

Purchased for $950.00.

Value for Money
Excellent
Customer Service
Excellent
Sleeping PositionSide
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues Yes
Discomfort No
Heat Retention No
SaggingNo
Perceived FirmnessMedium

Great Mattress - Koala

I recently purchased a Koala Mattress. It is very supportive for my bad back and firm but most comfortable. It keeps its shape and I don't feel my wife move if she does during the night. It has been easy to sleep on during these hot nights and it is very reasonably priced for the quality of it. It was delivered quickly and efficiently and there is a 120 return policy. Quite amazing really - but I won't be using it as my and I are very please with the mattress

Purchased for $900.00.

Adjustment PeriodDays
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues Yes
Discomfort No
Heat Retention No
SaggingNo
Perceived FirmnessMedium

Good for the first 18 months... Then... disaster

We loved our mattress for the first year.. Then it started to sag.... (see pictures). I have tried to lodge a warranty claim with Koala, but it seems to take forever.

Be warned..... This pictures show the final outcom...

Purchased .

Value for Money
OK
Customer Service
OK
Sleeping PositionBack, Front and Side
Adjustment PeriodDays
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues No
Discomfort Yes
Heat Retention No
SaggingYes
Perceived FirmnessMedium

Was great at first but having some issues

We really loved the mattress when it first came! However it seems there's a problem with ours as it also went yellow and sagged slightly in a certain spot. It seems to be a constant on and off issue though?

Purchased .

Value for Money
Good
Sleeping PositionBack and Side
Adjustment PeriodDays
Pre-existing Neck / Back Issues No
Discomfort No
Heat Retention No
SaggingYes
Perceived FirmnessMedium

Love my Koala!

these is great mattress! quality product without the price tag. Comfortable, supportive and great for my neck. what I also love is that when my husband tosses and turns he doesn't disturb me. Hooray!

Date PurchasedNov 2018
1 comment
Great to hear! Thanks, Amy.

Excellent perfect support and easy to set up very speedy delivery

Excellent mattress good support and easy to set up
Delivery was extremely quick
Quite firm to lay on but does ensure a very good nights sleep

Date PurchasedDec 2018
1 comment
Thanks, Lou!

Mattress isn’t bad, but the delivery leaves a lot of be desired

Like a lot of people I spoke to, I find the Koala mattress too firm. Plus it’s already a bit misshapen. The worst thing was the delivery - Driver dumped the mattress on the road and refused to bring inside (and swearing the whole time). Not a great experience. Since it’s a home delivery service at it’s core, I’d call that a pretty major failure. Going to persist with it and see what it’s like, but I suspect this one will be a return. There are lots of other mattress-in-a-box services, I’d recommend looking elsewhere first.

Date PurchasedJan 2019

Good Mattress

Only had it for 3 weeks and have already had improved sleep comfort, no waking up during the night feeling uncomfortable, no longer getting up in the morning with sore hips and back, early days but very happy.

Date PurchasedJan 2019
1 comment
Great to hear! Thanks for leaving your feedback, Graeme!

Great mattress for the price, very comfortable and the purchasing / delivery process is super easy.

The mattress is firmer than other mattress I’ve had but still very comfortable. I do not have neck/back issues so cannot comment on improvement using this mattress. My sleep quality has always been good, so again no comment on improvement or worsening. I have not had the mattress long enough to maintain on durability or it maintaining shape, but no issues after the first couple weeks.

Date PurchasedJan 2019
1 comment
Thanks for your feedback so far, Adam! We really hope your Koala helps with your back and neck ailments.

The best sleep ever.

At last I am able to sleep well with my new Koala mattress. This mattress moulds to my body while still offering great support and comfort.

Date PurchasedJan 2019
1 comment
Awesome! Thank you, Steph :)

Very impressed

The customer service on arranging a date for delivery and deliver is OUTSTANDING. I could literally track the delivery van - this is better than any other furniture I've purchased. I'm literally blown away. The mattress is comfortable. We purchased a king sized and it's just a wee bit short for our frame but honestly I do not care it's a great mattress.

I'm still honestly shocked by the smoothness of the delivery. Big companies don't get it right the way the Koala gets it right. We haven't had the mattress too long so apologies I cannot offer much on the longevity, but the customer service alone deserves this 5 stars.

Date PurchasedJan 2019
1 comment
Thank you for letting us know! Providing great customer service is our #1 goal (equal to providing a great nights sleep) :)

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Questions & Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about Koala Mattress

Do I need to turn or rotate my Koala Mattress?

As it is polyurethane foam-based, Koala mattresses disperses weight evenly. Unlike spring-based mattresses, you do not need to routinely turn or rotate your mattress.

Is there a weight limit to using a Koala Mattress?

The mattress has been tested with several weighted dummies, up to 240 kg (530 lbs), and is suitable for most, if not all body types.

Why do I feel hot when using a Koala Mattress?

A foam-based mattress warms up more in comparison to conventional, spring-based mattresses after some use. Koala recommends changing the fabric type of your bed sheet or fitted sheet if you feel warm.

Do I need a bed base with a Koala Mattress?

A Koala Mattress works with any bed base type, including slat and ensemble bases. Koala recommends that you do not use your mattress directly on the floor for hygienic reasons.

Latest Consumer Questions

Are any of the reviews for some who has had the Koala mattress for say 2 to 3 years. i have not found any ongoing reviews for that as yet. Thank you ( interested buyer)
No answers

Does the mattress only have foam and no springs?
3 answers
yesYes. The finer details can be found in their website.Only place to get the answers is by checking their website or ringing them.

Hi is my koala mattress cover supposed to turn yellowish? We’ve slept on it for a couple of months and noticed the white is turing yellow all over the mattress cover. We’ve narrowed down that it could be sweat as the summer has been very hot here in Sydney. Cheers
3 answers
we had the same thing and we use mattress protector. the mattress protector is still white with no stains whatsoever but the mattress and the cover both turned yellow/orange . we've only slept on it for couple of months and we don't have pets. it's definitely not sweat related as we have aircon .Hi James and Mimi, This issue has occurred for a few customers. It is to do with the weather and a reaction between the packaging and the mattress during transportation (prior to opening) In saying that, it's in no way an issue that you should be having to endure, we will gladly look into this for you and replace either the cover or the entire mattress. If you can please call our customer service team or send us an email, we will be able to start the process for you. This is absolutely covered under our warranty. In the meantime, please know that the discolouration isn't harmful at all. 1800 K SLEEP or support@koala.comyes it may be off due to the weather condition and it is very easy to remove try this https://www.treasurebox.co.nz/furniture/bedroom-furniture/mattress.html

Details

Koala Mattress SingleKoala Mattress King SingleKoala Mattress DoubleKoala Mattress QueenKoala Mattress King
Price (RRP) $750.00$850.00$950.00$1,050.00$1,200.00
Type Latex and Memory FoamLatex and Memory FoamLatex and Memory FoamLatex and Memory FoamLatex and Memory Foam
FirmnessMedium FirmMedium FirmMedium FirmMedium FirmMedium Firm
SizeSingleKing SingleDoubleQueenKing
Thickness23 cm23 cm23 cm23 cm23 cm
Country of ManufactureAustraliaAustraliaAustraliaAustraliaAustralia
Manufacturer Warranty10 years10 years10 years10 years10 years

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