Macoda Mattress Review
The Macoda Mattress is beautifully comfortable and was once again awarded Australia’s ‘Best Comfort’ Mattress in a Box in 2020. It is a great option for those looking for a softer feel mattress, at an affordable price.
Purchase and delivery
Like other mattress in a box products, the Macoda Mattress can be simply ordered online, and it will arrive at your door in a compact box (see mattress prices below). Delivery is free and shipping times are fast (also see below). It was relatively easy to remove from its packaging, and we allowed it to decompress for 24 hours before we started our testing.
The mattress presents with a rather ‘funky’ appearance, using a characteristic white and royal blue colour combination. Its brand name embroidery also gives it a nice touch of class. You can see this mattress in ‘real life’ in our video review here:
The cover of this mattress consists of a bamboo fabric and ‘quilting foam’. It has a network of diagonal lines (that form small ridges over the top surface), and feels smooth and luxurious. It is possibly our favourite ‘top cover’ in the bed in a box market.
You could say that Macoda has nailed the term ‘affordable luxury’.
This top cover sits over comfort layers of premium latex, gel-infused memory foam, and a high density support foam. This comfort layer is incredibly comfortable, and absorbs body weight smoothly. It is worth noting here that the Macoda Mattress is ‘customisable’, meaning that you can you can adjust the firmness of the mattress by flipping its top foam layers.
Comfort and support
The ‘default’ configuration that the mattress arrives in (latex on top) feels soft, is the version that we liked the most. If you are feeling a bit adventurous, the configuration with memory foam on top feels a little more ‘spongy’, and the support foam on top feels a little more ‘dense’.
Although each configuration feels slightly different, we didn’t detect much difference in ‘firmness’. Our team rated all 3 configurations as a ‘soft-medium’ feel and a 4.5 / 10 on the firmness scale (with 10 being the firmest). Please note that our firmness ratings are just a guide and they do not necessarily relate to comfort.
The main support structure of the Macoda Mattress is a 5 zone pocket spring system. This provides good spinal support and has a very good level of responsiveness (bounce). To this point, moving into different positions during sleep is no trouble, and it feels noticeably different to memory foam mattresses (such as the Ergoflex Mattress or Tempur mattresses).
The finer details
Overall build quality is admirable. Switching the foam layers is reasonably straight forward, and this is made easier with a strong zip mechanism. Each comfort layer also has a protective covering of fabric, demonstrating Macoda’s attention to detail. The sides of the mattress have convenient handles which felt strong and durable, and it made carrying the mattress much easier.
It is also worth noting that the Macoda Mattress is well certified as non-toxic and comes with a solid 100 night trial period and a 10 year warranty.
This mattress is available in 5 sizes (king, queen, double, king single, and single size) so it should accommodate most bedroom arrangements. Here are Australia’s standard bed (mattress) sizes in 2020.
The Macoda Mattress is a lovely mattress and a great buy for those who prefer a softer feel. It has a level of comfort that is unmatched in the mattress in a box market, and is a worthy award winner in 2020. You could say that Macoda has nailed the term ‘affordable luxury’.
Here are our ratings for each category:
Value for Money
Did you know? The Macoda Mattress made it into Australia’s Top 10 Mattress in a Box for 2020.
If you have any questions about this mattress, leave a comment below or don’t hesitate to contact us!
In a nutshell 🥜
- Australia’s ‘Best Comfort’ Mattress in a Box 2020
- Customisable design
- 5 zone pocket springs
- 100 night free trial
- Click SHOP NOW and use code BEDBUYER75 to get $75 off!
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Free delivery Australia wide.
Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Metro:
1-2 business days.
Canberra & Adelaide:
2-3 business days.
3-5 business days.
3-10 business days. Certain rural locations may experience longer than expected shipping times.
Northern Territory & Tasmania:
5+ business days.
When your order has reached the nearest depot and is ready for delivery, we’ll call you and organise a time that works for you.
Mattresses and Pillows are sent separately and may not arrive together.
COVID-19: Please allow 1-2 extra days for dispatch.
Certifications – Macoda Mattress
CertiPUR-US certified foams.
OEKO-Tex® Standard 100 Certified Fabrics & Bamboo Cover
Specifications – Macoda Mattress
- Weight (Queen) : 54.5 kg
- Height : 29cm
- Maximum Weight Limit : 300kg (Queen mattress)
- Spring count: 768 (Queen mattress)
- Coil Gauge : 1.8mm to 2.3mm depending on zone
The layer of cloud like memory foam is infused with thousands of cooling gel beads, which are activated by your body temperature to make sure you stop sleeping hot.
Our hybrid mattress combines foam and pocket springs to provide a level of comfort miles above a traditional spring mattress and support that pure foam mattresses just aren’t capable of.
We’re bringing the bounce back to the bedroom. With a supportive layer of latex, you’ll get just the right amount of responsiveness and cushioning from your bed, without the sinking feeling.
Soft, silky & luxurious bamboo
Bamboo wicks moisture, to ensure you and your mattress stay feeling fresh. It’s also highly breathable, super soft and one of the most eco-friendly fabrics on the planet.
Targeted pressure relief
By conforming to your body, the Macoda alleviates pressure where it’s needed most, and works to align the spine. A perfect mattress for side sleepers, back sleepers and everything in between.
No partner disturbance
Say goodbye. A foundation of hundreds of independent pocket springs means motion doesn’t transfer across the mattress. Less tossing and turning, more deep sleeping.
The Macoda mattress has 5 unique zones that target different areas of your body. More support for where you need it, more comfort where you dont. A firm edge support keeps you where you should be night after night.
Our natural latex layer is something you can feel good on, and feel good about. Latex is hypoallergenic, resistant to bedroom nasties like dust mites and mould. Breathable and fresh, you can sleep healthy and happy.
High quality polyurethane foam provides support and durability you can rely on. By preventing sagging of the mattress, this layer will ensure great sleep for years.
Macoda Pocket Springs
Weight distribution of the human body isn’t a simple thing, so your mattresses shouldn’t be either. With five different zones of support, areas of the body that need more get exactly that, which in turn helps to ensure spinal alignment for a therapeutic sleep. Macoda’s 5-Zone system means you’re always getting the support you need where you need it.
The Macoda Mattress is perfect straight out of the box with a supportive yet soft-medium feel. However, we understand not everyone sleeps the same, so we put the power in your hands. With adjustable firmness, all you need to do is unzip and flip to get your perfect sleep.
The Macoda Mattress has a completely unique design, allowing you to change the comfort setting of your bed in the comfort of your own home. The white top of the mattress can be unzipped and removed, revealing two foam inserts. By flipping these inserts, your mattress can adjust between a soft, medium and firm comfort setting in a couple of minutes.
A foundation of hundreds of independent pocket springs provide superior quality and a level of support and comfort beyond that of full foam mattresses. With extra firm edges, there’ll be no more dreaded side sag or worrying about rolling off your bed in the middle of the night.
Please note: We don’t generally recommend mattress in a box products to go on an ‘adjustable base’ (a base that can be angled via a remote control). If a mattress in a box product is placed on an adjustable base, it is recommended that a person/s be lying on the mattress (and base) whilst making positional adjustments. We generally recommend a mattress in a box product to go on a solid ensemble base, or a slat base. If you have any queries about bed bases, please contact us.
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