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Choosing the Right Size Mattress

Choosing the right size mattress is just as important as choosing your mattress comfort and construction because it can impact your sleep comfort and quality.

Before defaulting to the size you are replacing, consider the benefits of a larger mattress.

King and Cal King Size Mattress for Couples

When shopping for a new mattress couples often consider upgrading from a queen size bed to a king. King mattresses offer approximately16” of additional width, which makes a huge difference for couples looking for more space in bed. A California king size bed is a good option for taller people. It is not as wide as a standard king mattress, but it is approximately 4” longer.

Queen Size Mattress for Adults & Guest Rooms

Queen size mattresses are the most commonly purchased of all sizes. They measure 60” X 80” offering a comfortable size for couples, as well as a reasonable size that fits well in almost all bedrooms.

A queen size mattress is also a great solution for your guest room. Every host wants to create a comfortable experience for their guests, and a queen size mattress will work for both couples and individual guests.

Full Size Mattress for Kids, Teens, and More

Full size mattresses are great for growing children, single sleepers, and individuals working with a narrower floor space. Full size mattresses measure 54” X 75” and fit easily in standard bedrooms and guest rooms. Using a full size mattress for your children not only give them room to grow, it can also ensure that a quality mattress can stay with your child until they leave the house.

Twin and Twin XL Size Mattress

Twin size mattresses are the smallest standard mattress size. They measure 38” X 75” and are intended for single sleepers. Twin size mattresses work great for children’s rooms, small bedrooms, and even guest rooms. They offer adequate room for young children while being easy to move from room-to-room. Twin size mattresses and mattress sets are also typically the least expensive of all standard sizes.

The Twin XL mattress is ideal for tall individuals needing more legroom with their mattress. It measures 39” X 80”, making it the same width as a standard twin with 5 more inches in length.

Here's a look at how each mattress size compares.

Mattress Size Chart
Size Dimensions
Twin 39" X 75"
Twin XL 39" X 80"
Full 54" X 75"
Queen 60" X 80"
King 75" X 80"
California King 72" X 84"