Best mattress for Airbnb & holiday rentals

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Airbnb best mattress

When you’re looking for the best mattress for Airbnb, you need to put your self in your guest’s shoes and choose the best mattress for great sleep. Going the extra mile for your Airbnb guests and having a comfy mattress, mattress topper, and folded bamboo bed sheets could be the difference between getting a low rating and a high rating on Airbnb. 

You might want a new bed if your current one is not younger than 10 years old, smells, is stained and has lumps. When choosing the best mattress for Airbnb going with a bed that is durable and has a medium firmness will satisfy any picky guest. If you’re looking for a spare bed to put up instead of using a sofa check out the best air mattresses.

Sleep affects our mood and thoughts. Ever had a bad nights sleep somewhere and it changed how you thought about the place. Chances are if that were a hotel you wouldn’t give it an excellent review. The same goes for guests that rent your Airbnb.

Selecting a mattress can be a challenging experience. That’s why we made this guide to help you find the best mattress for Airbnb. And let you and your guest sleep easy.

How we made our choices

We looked through the Australian market and found all the mattress in a box brands. After we ranked them into separate categories based on real customer reviews, facts, trial period, features, price, design, and more.

Everyone is individual, and so are mattresses, you might prefer a firmer, softer, bouncier, lighter, mattress. That’s why it was hard to make our choices for the best mattress for Airbnb in Australia. We did all the leg work to help you upgrade your entire Airbnb hosting experience all our picks are below.

Top picks

Noa mattress (Best Value)
Koala mattress (Most Popular)
Emma mattress (Most Awards)
Macoda mattress (Editors Choice)

Noa mattress deal

Noa offers excellent support because of their hybrid design and materials used. Noa has excellent durability and quality that’s ideal for sleepers that cant choose between foam or spring design. It’s slightly higher than an all-foam mattress so your guest will comfortably be able to out of the bed in the morning.

Noa is gaining a lot of popularity in Australia and is a clear winner for the best value mattress with the current deal of $350 off.

Although a newcomer on the marker Noa has outstanding reviews and recently won Best ‘Back Support’ Mattress in a Box for 2019. The price of the Noa mattress is also very competitive and has excellent customer support if you need to contact them.

Koala mattress reviews Sleepys Express

It’s hard to look for a mattress in Australia and not find the Koala mattress. The Koala has a dual foam layer construction which includes Koala’s ‘Kloudcell’ foam (made to be breathable) and support foam.

The mattress is eco-friendly and partners with the WWF and donates a percentage of every mattress to koala preservation. Overall, the mattress has a medium feel with a bounce.

Emma Original mattress review Sleepys express

Emma mattresses have won 29 awards, and you’ll find them in 20 different countries with over 400,000 people sleeping on them. The three-foam structure made from responsive foam, memory foam, and high-density polyfoam gives a medium-firm feel 6/10 great for side sleepers and people who love a foam mattress.

If you’ve got babies or toddlers, the Emma mattress is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 – Class 1 certified on all of its layers – meaning it’s eco friendly and free from harmful substances.

The bed is relatively new to Australian shores. Still, Emma has more than proven it’s self in Europe and we’re excited to see the bed come to Australia if you’re looking for a new mattress then definitely consider Emma.

Macoda Mattress Review

Honestly, we love the Macoda mattress. The brands not as popular (yet) as the other bed in a box companies but the features and excellent reviews make it a great bed to consider when looking for a new mattress.

Macoda has won Australia’ s “Best Comfort” Mattress in a Box two years in a row and here’s why, their hybrid design has advanced foams and pocket springs to give it support and bounce. The layers are interchangeable to fit your sleeping style, offering a medium (5/10) to a medium-firm feel (6.5/10).

Two Australians made the Macoda in 2018, and they made it too high standards with all our polyurethane foams being Certi-PUR-US certified, and the other materials used being to Oeko-Tex Standard 100. The bed also has Australians climate in mind with advanced cooling gel inserts.

5 Star Airbnb Experience Through Sleep

We spend a third of our time sleeping, so having the best mattress for your Airbnb guests can increase the happiness and overall experience.

It’s a tough choice upgrading a mattress, and there’s a lot of different options in the bed market. Still, we think the four mattresses we picked are the best all-rounders and are bound to give your guests a great nights sleep and hopefully more 5-star reviews.

If your worried about spending around $1000 on a new bed remember mattresses last 8-10 years, so if your mattress costs $1000 over 10 years that’s $0.27 a day.

Do you agree? You can also check out our other posts on mattresses in Australia, or look through the different mattress reviews.


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