Big W Pillows Review & Guide
Need a lie down after seeing brands selling pillows with a starting price of more than $100? Well, you might be able to lean on Big W’s Smart Value range and Home & House collection when shopping for an affordable pillow to suit you.
With products ranging between $5 and $29, the brand says “night night” to high price tags on essential bedroom items. Plus, the wide variety of different styles means there might be something to suit your unique sleeping position. Read our guide to see what kind of pillows are available from Big W and take a look at their features.
Big W Smart Value Range
Smart Value Pillows 2 Pack
Valued at the same price as a cup of takeaway coffee, the Big W Smart Value Pillows 2 Pack might be among one of the most affordable finds you can get. Encased in what the brand claims is a stain-resistant cover, the item is described to feature two apparently durable standard pillows with a seemingly soft polyester filling. Each pillow is stated to measure 44cm x 68xm.
- RRP: $5
Big W House & Home Range
Most of the Big W range of budget pillows live in the ‘House & Home’ collection. It features a variety of styles such as latex pillows and memory foam pillows, and also targets specific positions in an attempt to accommodate different sleeping needs and preferences.
Here’s a list of the products currently available:
- Big W House & Home Back Sleeper Pillow 2 Pack: $10
- Big W House & Home Woven Cushion: $15
- Big W House & Home Dual Support Pillow: $15
- Big W House & Home Side Sleeper Pillow: $15
- Big W House & Home European Pillow: $15
- Big W House & Home High and Firm Pillow: $15
- Big W House & Home Curved Pillow: $15
- Big W House & Home Body Pillow with Pillowcase: $25
- Big W House & Home Contour Memory Foam Pillow: $25
- Big W House & Home Latex Pillow: $29
Big W House & Home Back Sleeper Pillow 2 Pack
If you’re staring at the ceiling trying to figure out how to avoid waking up with one numb arm from spending all night cramped on your side, you might like to consider products designed for back sleepers like the Big W House & Home Back Sleeper Pillow in a two pack. Recommended for people who prefer medium support, the item features two pillows with a cotton cover and polyester fill. Each pillow measures at 46cm x 71cm and is apparently machine washable.
- RRP: $10
Big W House & Home Side Sleeper Pillow
Can’t sleep if you’re on the wrong side of the bed? Products like the Big W House & Home Side Sleeper Pillow are apparently designed to give side sleepers firm support to ensure a comfortable rest. This item measures at 48cm x 73cm and boasts a breathable cover with a slim satin piping.
- RRP: $15
Big W House & Home Body Pillow with Pillowcase
Is your sleeping position style less like a princess in a fairytale and more like a chalk outline on a crime television show? Or maybe you need a bit of extra support in bed.
Big W’s House & Home Body Pillow with a pillowcase is recommended for a range of uses, such as maternity sleeping and just general relaxation. It’s also said to feature a cotton blend pillow to seemingly provide “breathability and softness”. The product is machine washable and measures at 48cm x 148cm.
- RRP: $25
Are Big W’s pillows worth taking home?
When someone says “sleep tight”, it doesn’t mean waking up with a stiff neck caused by using the wrong type of pillow. But can you avoid waking up with neck pain while on a budget? Big W claims it has a wide selection of low-cost pillows to suit a range of sleepers. The cheapest pillow by the brand is the $5 Big W Smart Value Pillow (2 Pack) while its most expensive alternative, the Big W House & Home Latex Pillow, isn’t that far off at $29, making the range fairly budget friendly.
If you’re not sure about which style of pillow you should get, Big W might help you narrow down your decision with most of its products labelled according to the type of sleeper the item is designed for. To compare other pillow brands, check out our consumer ratings via the link below.
About the author of this page
This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Home & Lifestyle Content Lead, Megan Birot. She’s an expert on household appliances, health & beauty products, as well as all things grocery and shopping. When she’s not writing up our research-based ratings reports, Megan spends her time helping consumers make better purchase decisions, whether it’s at the supermarket, other retailers, or online, highlighting the best deals and flagging anything you need to be aware of.