Best buy of 2020
Koala has revolutionised bed bases.
No more rickety slats, awkward head and footboards and no more Alan keys.
This bed is functional, easy to assemble, strong and looks great.
Thanks Koala..... can't wait to try your mattress next!
Purchased in July 2020 at On line for A$850.00.
Slick, Slippery and tricky?
Great design. Easy to assemble. However, a bit over priced under the pretext of paying a premium for the design. Not sure about the strength and durability of the product. We have some damage but that could be the fault of our teenage daughter not the product. Sadly, the mattress slides down the bed, so by the morning the pillows have slipped down between the mattress and the headboard. In my view the company should either improve the design or always automatically supply some kind of pad to prevent slippage. I will add that the company pr...esents as socially and environmentally responsible (which is great) but the marketing and selling business model (and the customer service chat line to some degree) has the feel of an aggressive corporate psychopath. Our daughter didn't find the mattress very comfortable and so my wife is using it for now. I have read a few reviews about the mattress being an overpriced piece of foam. The response is to point out that it's a high tech piece of foam. So overall I am not sure if this company is a triumph of marketing over substance or not. We will see how the bed and mattress endures. I feel uneasy about this company.
Purchased in September 2019 for A$800.00.
Love my koala bed, pillows and mattress. Went and bought my kids new mattresses as well they are so comfortable. Kids love them too. Thinking about getting a mattress to take away with me to work (fifo)
Purchased in December 2019.
All my dreams come true
I love this bed so much. It is simple yet stylish and functional. I don't have to worry about how I'm going to move it if I want to put it in another room or move house - it was so easy to put up, only one person needed. I really like how we can hide all our clutter behind the bedhead (chargers, hand creams, books, phones, etc), and the bed remains clear and zen at all times. The simple design makes it easy to make the bed, too: just pull the blankets back and voila. Even when the bed is not made, it looks great. And another excellent feature i...s that I NEVER stub my toe on the bed legs anymore when I am walking around the bedroom in the dark of night, like with other beds. That's because the Koala bed base legs are curved back from the edge, and you can't catch your toes on them. I had read online that the bed can make creaky noises, but I have only noticed the occasional creak, and it is not bothersome at all. And the price was brilliant, such a bonus.
Purchased in March 2020 for A$780.00.
Brilliantly Easy to put together
It was a joy to assemble the Koala bed base. And as renters I have to move every few years, and several other bed bases have died due to being disassembled and reassembled so often, but the Koala definitely won't have that problem!
Purchased in March 2020 for A$1,000.00.
Love love love !
I am so in love with the natural timber bed base, the feel is smooth and it was super easy to put together ! My favourite part is storing your extra pillows snug behind the head of the bed !!! Very happy with my koala bed, will 100% be back for more koala products !
Purchased in March 2020 at Online store for A$1,650.00.
Best Bed Ever
This bed arrived, was assembled and tried out less than 24 hours after I ordered it. So, not only a fantastic bed but fantastic service. Easy as anything to put together. And I especially appreciate the koala toy!
I'm a terrible sleeper so when I'm lying awake in the dead of night it's great to be doing so in such a lovely bed.
Purchased in March 2020 for A$800.00.
Bed Base is great!
This base is so, so easy to put together! It's sturdy and strong, and everything just fits. Doesn't creek or wobble, and coupled with the Koala Mattress, it's the comfiest bed I have ever slept on. Thank you :)
Purchased in March 2020 at Koala Mattress for A$1,750.00.
Nice sturdy basic bed frame, the flat surface is perfect for the Koala mattress
Bed came the next day after ordering online. Was very easy to unpack and assemble. No tools needed. Bought it with the king Koala mattress and they pair up perfectly. There's a little squeek on the right side when I'm getting out of bed, but will probably go away once it settles.
Purchased in December 2019.
Delivery is super fast, the base takes only 4 mins to put together.
The bed doesn’t creak and it is a nice neutral colour that works with most bedroom styles.
It is a low to the floor bed though, which suits me but may not suit others.
Purchased in February 2020.
Exactly what I need, and wiring routing holes are awesome for chargers these days.
Very very easy to assemble, no tools at all, possible with one person, although two people would have it assembled in like 1 minute. Very quiet, very stable, very sturdy.
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I like the design of this bed base but it's not good quality
I purchased a Koala bundle: mattress and bed base. The mattress is very good and I have reviewed it as 5 stars in other review. But the bed base is not good for sleeping because it makes loud squeak sound when hoping in or out the bed or rolling our bodies. So I have to return the bed base and keep the mattress. I appreciate helpful support from Koala which makes returning the bed base smoothly.
So easy to assemble!!
I love the look of the bedbase. The clean lines and the timber are perfect for my bedrooom decor. I assembed it myself, but have not yet dis-assembled.
Teamed with the koala mattress, I now sleep so much better than I did on my old mattress.
Purchased in February 2020 for A$800.00.
Ordering and delivery simple and stress free
Wonderful design allows for books, cords etc to be hidden giving my apartment bedroom a fresh uncluttered feel.
Environmentally sound- check out the website
Purchased in January 2020 for A$800.00.
Found what I was looking for
I have been looking for a light, yet strong bed for myself. I live on my own and wanted something easy to move but strong and firm for my back problems. Koala bed is indeed a great product, does not have any chemical smell, looks great, very earthy and was so easy to unpack and assemble it, I did it myself, a woman of 60 with back problems and stairs to deal with. One thing I would love this product to have is a little bit more height, apart from that and the creaking at the beginning, which settles very rapidly, it is a very well design bed.
Questions & Answers
I recently purchased the koala mattress along with the bed base and was wondering if you had any tips on the mattress from slipping around? Are there any matching timber supports for the end of the bed to slot in to stop the movement of my mattress? Loving the whole ensemble by the way. Haven’t slept so well for years!
I have a different mattress, an inner-sprung mattress, that weighs about 46 kg, and it doesn't slip around on the Koala bed base, perhaps because this mattress is so heavy. After about a week the mattress moves a centimeter or two in one direction or the other, but I just push it back when I change the sheets, and all good.
Thanks for the input Amanda. My koala mattress is a King Size, I’ve only had it for over a week maybe it needs to settle into the base. I have not seen anyone else having this issue on here.
I’m looking into buying the koala mattress and bed base. The only problem that’s keeping me from buying the bed straight away is the height, it looks quite low. How have people found the height of it?
Yes, it's lower than other beds I've had before, but that's what I like about it. With my old bed, I would often wonder how much it would hurt if I happened to fall out of bed onto the wood floor. With the Koala Bed, I'm quite close to the ground, and that's reassuring. With a thick inner sprung mattress, the height of the bed is about 10 cm higher than a regular dining chair, and that's high enough for getting up from and getting down into.
i found it too low and have put a mattress topper on to give a bit more height, still not as high as i would like but can live with it ideally should be a height that when in bed swing legs out to get up the feet should just touch the floor from a normal sitting posture currently this 6ft frame has legs bent quite a bit at the knees with feet on the ground plus the softness of the mattress was not as soft as i required for these old bones however the worry of bashing shins has only happened once since sleeping on the bed base in cple on months,
Hi, I currently have a double sized koala mattress and looking to buy the bed frame though it only comes in queen or king. Do you think I can use the double sized mattress on the queen sized frame confortably?
It will be comfortable enough to sleep on, but when you get out of bed, or into bed, you may be more likely to bruise your shins, because the bed frame will extend too far beyond the mattress. Also, the bed just won’t look quite right in the way the covers hang or don’t hang over a double mattress on a queen base. I know this because I used our old double mattress on our queen bed base until our queen mattress arrived, and I had all the above issues. I wouldn’t advise it.
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