Choosing the right size bed can be more complicated than you think. Will it be suitable for my family? Will it fit in my bedroom? and many more questions will arise. But, don’t worry, to help you make the correct decision, we’ve put together a summary of the most common bed sizes which you will find in stores, so you can choose a perfect bed for your bedroom.
Bed Size Dimension Chart
|Sizes||Dimension (In)||Dimension (cm)|
|California King||72 in x 84 in||182.88 cm x 213.36 cm|
|King||76 in x 80 in||193.04 cm x 203.2 cm|
|Queen||60 in x 80 in||152.4 cm x 203.2 cm|
|Full/Double||54 in x 75 in||137.16 cm x 190.5 cm|
|Twin XL||38 in x 80 in||99.06 cm x 203.2 cm|
|Twin||38 in x 75 in||99.06 cm x 190.5 cm|
|Toddler||27 in x 52 in||68.58 cm x 132.08 cm|
Factors to consider
Room Size :
Below we have discussed what room size is suitable for different types of beds that are available in the market.
In the market you’ll find beds of different sizes as mentioned above (in the chart). Choose the bed size which is suitable for your room (check in the ”bed types” section below).
No of Occupants :
Take height into consideration :
Taller beds are more comfortable for taller people. Also, taller beds will have more space for storage, while short bed makes your room more spacious.
King Size Bed :
Suitable for: Couples who sleep with their kids or pets and want more space for themselves.
California King Size Bed :
If you’re looking for a bigger size bed, California King size bed is a perfect bed for you, making it a more comfortable bed for taller people. California King will be 72 x 84 (Inches) in size and will require a minimum bedroom size of 12 feet square.
Queen Size Bed :
Size (Inches) : 60 x 80
Suitable for: Couples that do not need a lot of sleeping space. Also for a single person queen bed has more than enough space.
Optimum room size: For a queen size bed, your bedroom size shouldn’t be less than 10 feet square.
Olympic Queen Size Bed :
You can also check Olympic Queen size beds. These beds are slightly wider than queen size beds and measure 66 x 80 (inches). A perfect bed for taller people and for those who don’t want a king-size bed.
Full/Double Bed :
Optimum room size: The minimum recommended bedroom size for a full/double bed is 9 feet x 10 feet
Twin Bed :
Size (Inches) : 38 x 75
Suitable for: A young child, a growing adult living in a smaller apartment.
Optimum room size: Any room that measures at least 8 feet x 10 feet will be suitable for a twin beds.
Twin XL Bed :
Twin XL beds have the same width as that of Twin beds but are lengthier than twin beds measuring 38 x 80 (inches), again for taller people.
Bed Size FAQs
What are the different types of king size beds?
There are two types of king size beds. One is the regular king size bed of size 76 x 80 (inches) and other California king of size 72 x 84 (inches).
Is a king size bed big enough for two?
Yes, actually it will be more than enough. It can easily occupy a couple along with their kid or pet.
What is the biggest size bed you can get?
California King beds are the biggest beds you can get with the size of 72 x 84 (Inches).
what size bed is best for couples?
Queen size bed 60 x 80 (Inches) is a perfect bed for couples. If you have a kid or pet which will accompany you get an Olympic queen or king size bed.
Is a full size Bed same as double?
Yes, they both are the same size beds.
How much space should you have around your bed?
Minimum of 75 cm around each side of the bed and at the end of the bed. If you have a bigger room leave around 90 cm space to get a more elegant ad luxurious look.