Emma vs Koala Comparison

Find out who came out on top in our side-by-side mattress comparison of the internationally-awarded Emma Original mattress and the popular Original Koala mattress.

Emma Original vs Original Koala

Mattress Criteria
Queen Price
$849
$1,050
Number of Layers
3 foam layers
2 foam layers
Mattress Depth
25 cm
23 cm
Multi-zone Support
 
Motion Isolation (Zero Partner Disturbance)
Contains Eco-friendly Foam
 
Machine-washable Mattress Cover
 
Ergonomic Handles
 
Trial Length
100 Nights
120 Nights
10 Year Warranty
Free Delivery
Same-day Delivery
 
Free Returns
Only in Metro Areas
Allowed Number of Returns per Household Under Trial Period
Unlimited
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Emma Original vs Original Koala

 

1

Emma

Original Mattress

Best Overall Mattress in a Box 2020

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9.3

Excellent

Emma Original Mattress

  • Exceptional 7 Zone Support System
  • Ergonomic Design & Construction
  • Eco-friendly Foam

With multiple international awards from independent testing agencies combined with its relatively lower prices, the Emma mattress has become synonymous with value for money the world over. But how does it compare with its Australian counterparts?

Read Emma Mattress Review

3

Koala

Original Mattress

Superb Delivery Service

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8.1

Good

Original Koala Mattress

  • 120 night trial
  • 4 hour delivery
  • Great Motion Isolation

With its cheeky humour and millennial branding, Koala has managed to become one of the best-selling mattress in a box brands on the Australian market. But when it comes to putting their money where there mouth is, how does the Koala mattress measure up?

Read Koala Mattress Review

CONCLUSION

The Emma and Koala mattress both offer the essential characteristics one should look for in a mattress: comfort, breathability and support. However the German-made Emma mattress foam build does feature a more engineered construction with ergonomically-cut grooves in its support layer that encourages optimal pressure relief targeted to different areas of the body. In addition, its machine-washable cover with handles scores the Emma mattress extra points for the added convenience.

The Australian-made Koala mattress does however have the upper hand when it comes to fast delivery times and has a trial period with 20 more days than the usual. Definitely a consideration when you are in need of a new mattress ASAP! While the extra trial time does make a bit of difference, it’s not a game changer. As you’ll find that 100 days is enough time to get your body used to a new mattress (recommended 21-28 days).

Overall, the Emma mattress offers great quality at an unbeatable price and is well deserving of its top spot. While its still got some room to grow in terms of service, there’s no doubt it’s one of the best mattresses in a box out there!