5 Best Mattress In A Box Australia [2019 Updated Definitive Review] 

Last Updated: November 22, 2020

By  Mattress In A Box Reviews

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With so many mattress in a box choices, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you.

To ensure you make your choice with confidence…

Our ultimate 2019 mattress in a box review will go through everything you need to know across the 5 best mattress in a box Australia wide.

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We've spent countless hours reviewing numerous companies and have narrowed down our top selections in this article based on their performance across various categories.

Here are Australia’s 5 best mattresses in box for 2019:

  1. Ecosa G-7 Gel Memory Foam Mattress
  2. Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress
  3. Sleeping Duck Pro
  4. Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress
  5. Hugo Sleep Mattress

Here is the complete breakdown and review of these mattresses, go through each section or click on the one that is most important to you:

  1. Mattress Prices & Sizes
  2. Firmness Customisation
  3. Mattress Care
  4. Night Trial & Returns
  5. Warranty
  6. Environmentally Friendly
  7. Payment Options
  8. Delivery
  9. Overall Mattress Ranking

In the final section of the article, we rank the mattresses in order of their performance across all categories.

Australia’s 5 Best Mattress In Box For 2019

1. Ecosa G-7 Gel Memory Foam Mattress

Consistently ranking high across the majority of our categories...

The Ecosa G-7 Gel Memory Foam Mattress has cemented itself as the best mattresses in a box for 2019.

Ecosa Mattress In A Box

Ecosa G-7 Memory Foam Mattress

Rated Australia's Best Mattress In A Box 2018 - 2019

$599 - $1,299

Current promotional prices  

With a large size range and 3 firmness options, this mattress is the go to for many.

Their mattresses ergonomic design provides great back and spinal support.

Making it a top pick for those who suffer from back pain.


Caring for your mattress is easy with their washable cover.

They also offer flexible payment and delivery options.


Ecosa’s G-7 Gel Memory Foam Mattress is a solid choice coming in at a higher price point.

2. Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress

Offering great value for money, the Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress may be the one for you.

Consisting of a range of layers, this medium-firm mattress has proven to be an excellent choice.

Noa Sleep Mattress In A Box

Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress

Rated Australia's Best Value for Money Mattress 2018 - 2019

$449 - $849

Current Promotional Prices

An internal spring system paired with gel infused memory foam provides a supportive, comfortable sleep.

To top it up:

Their open-cell natural latex layer regulates your body temperature keeping you cool the night through.

We do believe you get the best bang for your buck when you shop with Noa Sleep, making it well deserving of our 2nd pick.


The Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress is a premium mattress at a very competitive price.

3. Sleeping Duck Pro

Being the most customisable mattress on this list, the Sleeping Duck Pro waddles its way to our 3rd pick.

Sleeping Duck Mattress In A Box

Sleeping Duck Pro

Rated Australia's go to for Customisation 2018 - 2019

$749 - $1,399

Current Promotional Prices

Offering 3 firmness options and customisation in 5 different mattress locations, this mattress is suitable for all sleeping types whilst providing great comfort.

It's washable cover makes it easy to care for.


The Sleeping Duck Pro is the most customisable mattress in Australia.

4. Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress

New to our top 5 mattress in a box review for 2019 is the Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress.

Loaded with so many awesome features…

Ergoflex has really earn't this top spot!

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Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress

Rated Best Mattress for Freestyle Sleepers 2019

$687 - $1,279

Current Promotional Prices

Offering a solid size range at decent prices and flexible delivery options:

You can shop safe and easy with Ergoflex.

This mattress in a box:

  • Launched into Australia in 2010 making it one of the first
  • Is great for those who suffer from back, neck or shoulder pain

Consisting of 5 layers including:

  • 9cm visco-elastic memory foam
  • 5cm Cool-Sleep Airflow layer
  • 9cm high-resilience foam base

This mattress is a suitable choice for many savvy shoppers.


The Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress is a pretty solid choice and ticks many boxes across the board.

5. Hugo Sleep Mattress

A favourable choice by many, the Hugo Sleep Mattress solidifies itself as our 5th pick.

This durable high quality mattress consisting of 4 layers provides a cool and comfortable sleep.

Hugo Sleep Mattress In A Box

Hugo Sleep Mattress

Rated Australia's Best Medium Feel Mattress 2018 - 2019

$630 - $1,030

Current Promotional Prices

We can't forget to mention:

The mattress's localised bounce feature that isolates movement on the bed.

This reduces partner disturbance...

Meaning you'll be sleeping like a baby in no time.

You'll also be glad to know:

95% of Hugo Sleep customers keep their mattress after the trial period.

So if you decide to go with Hugo Sleep, there's a high chance you'll fall in love with your mattress.


The Hugo Sleep Mattress is a durable mattress offering customers with a good night’s sleep at a decent price.

Complete Breakdown & Review

1. Mattress Prices & Sizes

Keeping in mind their overall ranking, this is how the brand's mattress pricing compared:


price & Rank

$449 – $849 & 2

$630 – $1,030 & 5

$599 – $1,299 & 1

$687 – $1,279 & 4

$749 – $1,399 & 3

All the prices in the above table have the current company promotions applied to them.

Noa Sleep is the most price competitive with a rank of 2.

For it's overall premium quality and excellent rank, Ecosa is very well priced.

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And this is how they ranked for size availability:


Available Sizes


Single, Long Single, King Single, Double, Queen, King & Super King


Single, Long Single, King Single, Double, Queen & King

Noa Sleep, Hugo Sleep & Sleeping Duck

Single, King Single, Double, Queen, King

2. Firmness Customisation

Some of the mattresses on this list come with firmness customisation options.

Here is an overview of these options.


Firmness Options

Noa Sleep Hybrid Mattress

1: Medium-Firm

Hugo Sleep Mattress

1: Medium-Firm

Ergoflex 5G Memory Foam Mattress

1: Medium-Firm

Ecosa G-7 Gel Memory Foam Mattress

3: Medium, Medium-Firm and Firm

Sleeping Duck Pro

3: Medium, Firm and Half-half

Changing the firmness of the Ecosa mattress is quite easy, all that is required is a simple change of the foam layers which can be done at home.

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The Sleeping Duck Pro has 3 firmness options that can be changed across 5 different locations within the mattress.

If you’d like more information on these mattresses, you can read our: Australia’s 5 best memory foam mattresses for 2019 review.

3. Mattress Care

Caring for your mattress over the years is quite important.

Here are a few things to keep in mind whilst deciding which mattress in a box is best for you:


Washable / Waterproof Cover


Yes / Yes

Ergoflex & Sleeping Duck

Yes / No

Hugo Sleep & Noa Sleep

No / No

Mattress Care

Ecosa provides a mattress which is the easiest to care for thanks to its:

Washable mattress and waterproof cover.

Ergoflex and Sleeping duck also provide a washable mattress cover.

However like the other mattresses, they aren’t waterproof.

4. Night Trial & Returns

Generally across the board there isn’t much a difference in this category.

There are some things to keep in mind though:



Free Returns

Ecosa, Noa Sleep & Sleeping Duck

100 Nights


Hugo Sleep

3 Months

Yes & No*


30 Days

Yes & No*

* Returns from rural areas may incur a return fee.

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The minimal trial period for these companies also differ:


Minimal Trial Period


14 Days

Sleeping Duck

21 Days

Ergoflex, Hugo Sleep & Noa Sleep

30 Days / 1 Month

You will be eligible to return your mattress once you have used it for the minimal trial period.

5. Warranty

The warranty policies are quite similar for these mattress in a box brands.

However, the warranty length does differ:



Ecosa & Noa Sleep

15 Years

Ergoflex, Hugo Sleep & Sleeping Duck

10 Years

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Overall a 10 – 15 year is excellent!

6. Environmentally Friendly

Bravo to the majority of these companies for doing their part for the environment.

Here is how the companies rank in doing so:


Environmental Certificates

Noa Sleep

Ecosa & Ergoflex

Sleeping Duck

Hugo Sleep

None Specified

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Overall these companies take measures which are beneficial to both the environment and human health.


7. Payment Options

The majority of the mattress in a box brands on this list offer both traditional and flexible payment options.

Traditional options:

  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • PayPal
  • Visa

Flexible payment options:

  • Afterpay
  • Zip Money
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Afterpay and Zip offer customers with monthly interest free payments plans.

So they can buy now and pay later.

These are the company’s payment options:


Payment Options


American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Afterpay & Zip


American Express, Mastercard, Visa & Zip

Hugo Sleep

Mastercard, PayPal, Visa & Zip

Sleeping Duck

Mastercard, Visa & Zip

Noa Sleep

Mastercard, PayPal, Visa – No Flexible Option

Ecosa, Ergoflex and Hugo Sleep make it easy for their customers to purchase from them, offering a variety payment options.

8. Delivery

With work and other commitments, offering customers with flexible delivery options is becoming increasingly important.

Depending on your requirements, here are the different options available by brand.

  • Ecosa – Offers same day delivery and weekday/ after hour delivery within 2-7 business days (free of charge)
  • Ergoflex – Standard next day delivery and custom delivery date options (free of charge)*. Premium week day after-hours/ Saturday morning deliveries in metropolitan areas for $99.95
  • Hugo Sleep – Offers same day delivery only in Melbourne, can accommodate for after hour delivery. Delivered within 1-7 business days (free of charge)
  • Noa Sleep – Delivered within 3-7 business days (free of charge)
  • Sleeping Duck – Delivered within 5-10 business days (free of charge)

*Free delivery not available in rural locations across Australia.

Please note all these mattresses are delivered in a box.

Mattress In A Box Delivery

Ecosa by far offers the most flexible delivery options with same day delivery in any of the following metropolitan areas:

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

To have your mattress delivered on the same day, you must place your order before 1:30 p.m.

As Sleeping Duck’s mattress is highly customisable, their delivery can take the longest.

9. Overall Mattress Ranking

With all the above factors considered, here is how the mattresses ranked:

In Summary:

  1. Ecosa consistently ranks highly across all categories and is the overall premium choice
  2. For it's outstanding mattress quality and high ranking, the Noa Sleep mattress is an absolute steal at it's current price
  3. If you're one who really wants to customise your mattress, then the Sleeping Duck mattress is perfect for you
  4. If you go to sleep in one position and wake up in another, then the Ergoflex mattress may be the option for you. Overall they are a solid choice
  5. For those who like things just right, you may be only a few sleeps away from the Hugo Sleep mattress

Out of all the mattress in a box choices in Australia, we've taken the time to carefully select these top 5 options.

And we're confident you'll be happy with the choice you make based on your needs.

Have Your Say

There you have it, our 5 best mattress in a box for 2019.

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