There are nine mattress sizes available, according to the Better Sleep Council. In addition to the standard twin, twin extra-long, full, queen, king and California king mattress sizes, there are also special mattresses for futons, cribs and toddler beds.
The Better Sleep Council website and Sleepys.com, an e-commerce site, are two online resources that help consumers find the right size mattress for their needs. Single sleepers can consider twin, twin XL or full mattresses, while couples can consider queen or king mattresses, according to Sleepy's.
The standard sizes for adult mattresses are twin, full, queen and king. A longer alternative to the standard king-size bed is the California king. Crib and toddler size mattresses are for use in children's beds.
A full-size mattress, also known as a double mattress, measures 53 inches wide and approximately 75 inches long. This is the same length as a twin-size mattress.
Choosing the best mattress for a particular size of room depends on the room dimensions, other furniture sharing the room, the size and number of the intended users and personal space preferences. The available mattress sizes depend on geography, since the dimensions and names vary by country, accor
A twin mattress measures 38 inches wide by 75 inches long. A full mattress, sometimes called a double, is 53 inches wide and 75 inches long. A queen-sized mattress is 60 inches wide by roughly 80 inches long, or 6 inches wider and 5 inches longer than a full.
The standard size of a twin mattress is 39 inches by 75 inches, while a full mattress is 54 inches by 75 inches. A queen mattress is 60 inches by 80 inches. A king mattress, also called an eastern mattress, is 76 inches by 80 inches, according to Bedding Experts.
The best size of mattress for a couple depends on whether the couple needs a smaller bed for a small bedroom or a larger bed to sleep more comfortably, according to The Bedding Experts. The main options are the full-size, queen-size and king-size mattresses.
A standard king-size mattress, also known as an eastern king, is 76 inches wide and 80 inches long. A California king-size mattress, also known as a western king, is 72 inches wide and 84 inches long.
A double or full-size mattress is about 53 inches wide and 75 inches long. If two people share a double mattress, each individual has a space about 27 inches wide, which is about the same width as a crib mattress.