Tatami & Goza Mats

Tatami are a traditional Japanese floor mats. They are made by covering rice straw with a woven sea rush. Tatami are made in individual mats of uniform size and shape, bordered by brocade or plain cloth.

The size of a room in Japan is typically measured by the number of tatami mats. Standard dimensions of full mats are fixed at 90 cm by 180 cm (1.62m²). Although, these can vary between regions. Tea rooms & tea houses are traditionally designed to be 4½ mats. 

We can get them made to whatever size you want. However, as most Australian rooms aren't made with dimensions in 90cm increments, the most popular and stunning way to have tatami is to place the mats in a central position and surround them with floorboards to leave a flush finish. A thickness of 5cm is the most popular if planning to surround with floating floorboards. 

In Japan, all the materials used are cleaned and disinfected prior to manufacture. This is done without using any harmful chemicals and meets strict Domestic & International standards. They are sourced from the rice fields on Kyushu (South-west Japan). In Japan, it is illegal for untreated human waste to be used to fertilise food crops. This is not the case in other parts of Asia where cheap straw is sourced by non-Japanese manufacturers.

The straw used for our mats is oven dried at 85 C for 8 hours to comply with our strict quarantine import permit regulations. This dries out the straw and denatures any seeds/pathogens in the straw.

We guarantee that you won't find genuine Japanese tatami mats sold by our local competitors for a cheaper price. We are so confident that our competitors don't import genuine Japanese tatami. If you can prove that their mats are from Japan then we will beat their prices by 25%. We pay nearly 4 times their cost prices to bring you quality for less than 10% more. Why? because we are not greedy we just want you to have the best quality.

Size variation

Since tatami is made from a natural product over time mats may shrink or expand depending on humidity. There may be an insignificant variation in length/width of +/- 5mm.

Tatami Prices

Full Mats

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Prices

$210

$420

$630

$840

$1040

$1240

$1440

$1640

$1830

$2020

$2210

$2400

   Half sized mats are $121 each  e.g. 4 1/2 mats (tea room size) is $840 + $121 = $961
More than 12 mats = $2400 plus $180/additional mat
 

Our couriers service Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Sydney, Newcastle, Illawarra, Albury, Central Coast, Northern Rivers, Canberra, Melbourne, Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong, Adelaide, Perth & Tasmania. If you live outside of these areas then we will find another courier. Delivery charges can be found on our Tatami Shipping page.

The next shipment is currently being made and will arrive late Nov.

To enquire or purchase any of our items, please call the shop 07 5591 5088 or email

Last Updated 20th Oct 2017

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Green & Blue Brocade Trim Tatami

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Stock#TM15

Pair of framed King Bed Sized mats  (Total 190 x 210 x 5cm)$749

 

Pair of framed Queen Bed Sized mats  (Total 163 x 210 x 5cm)  $688 - 3 left

 

Pair of framed Semi-double mats  (Total 135 x 210 x 5cm)

$652 - 2 left

 

Framed King Single mat  (Total 100 x 210 x 5cm)

$456

Plain Black Trimmed Tatami Mats

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Stock#TM01

Teahouse configuration 

4 + 1/2 mat set

Framed $1188

(280 x 280 x 5cm) - SOLD OUT

 

Rodatami for tea ceremony

$210 with the 44cm cut piece included

Brown Brocade Trim Tatami

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Stock#TM12

Framed King Single mat  (Total 100 x 210 x 5cm)

$456

 

Pair of framed Semi-double mats  (Total 135 x 210 x 5cm)

$652 - 1 left

 

Pair of framed Queen Bed Sized mats  (Total 163 x 210 x 5cm)  $688

 

Pair of framed King Bed Sized mats  (Total 190 x 210 x 5cm)

$749

 

Bed-Sized Tatami Mats

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We are now selling bed-sized mats for those that want to sleep directly on the floor rather than on one of our raised beds. These are sold with wooden frames (Natural or Dark Brown) and are sized to match our futons.

 

Options are:

Ø  King Single Mat (Frame size 100 x 210 x 5cm) $456

Ø  Semi-double mats x 2 (frame size 135 x 210 x 5cm) $652

Ø  Queen Sized Mats x 2 (Frame Size 163 x 210 x 5cm) $688

Ø  King Sized Mats x 2 (Frame Size 190 x 210 x 5cm) $749

   

Ø  Mats are available in our Brown Brocade or Green & Blue Brocade trims

 

Freight for frames Category 2

Standard Mats Framed

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We can also supply you with wooden frames that lock our standard mats into place and you will only see the top of the mats (not the side). They help protect the edges from damage.

In-stock now.

Prices shown include tatami mats and the wooden frame.

  • 2-mats (190 x 190 x 5cm) $617 Frames in Natural or Dk Brown (1 left)
  • 3-mats (190 x 280 x 5cm) $846 Frames in Natural or Dk Brown
  • 4 + 1/2 mats (280 x 280 x 5cm) $1188

Black Trim Goza Mat

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Stock#GM001

Goza Mats are the woven rush top piece (omote) of tatami. They are edged with black silk. They are not recommended for frequent traffic areas. Get tatami mats for those areas.

These make great beach mats

 

Size 200 x 90cm

$69 each  - 9 left

Shipping category 1 for up to two mats

Custom-made mats

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We are able to supply you with non-standard mats up to 2m long and 1m wide.

Square or Rectangular mats

Full Mats $250~

Half mats $150

Other Shapes

Full Mats $295~

Half mats $165

Delivery time

Normal shipping is 2 to 6 months depending on our next container.

Express shipping is 1-2 weeks (International courier charges apply = approx $1000 for 4 mats).