Written By
Yvonne Chiang

Whether you’re looking to update your current mattress or you’re buying new for the first time, here’s a quick and handy mattress dimensions & size guide. If you’re sharing your bed with someone who likes to sprawl out or have a teenager who recently underwent a growth spurt, some of these lesser known sizes might be worth knowing.

Mattress Dimensions

 Size

 Dimensions

 Comfortably Fits

 Twin  38″ x 75″ x 10″  1 person
 Twin XL  38″ x 80″ x 10″  1 person
 Full  54″ x 75″ x 10″  1 person with a pet
 2 adults, no pets
 Queen  60″ x 80″ x 10″  1 person with a pet
 2 adults, no pets
 King  76″ x 80″ x 10″  1 adult with pet(s) or child(s), 2 adults with a large pet or child
 Cal King  72″ x 84″ x 10″  1 adult with multiple pets or children, 2 adults with multiple pets or children
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Mattress Size Guide

Twin (aka Single)

Great for children, bunk beds, or single sleepers in small spaces (i.e. studio apartments).

Not so great for taller individuals, couples, anyone who likes to spread out when they sleep.

Twin XL

Great for dorm rooms, or single sleepers in small spaces given its extra length for taller teenagers and young adults. Also commonly used for adjustable beds.

Not so great for couples, anyone who moves around or likes to spread out when they sleep.

Full (aka Double)

Great for older children who are outgrowing their twin bed, young adults, guest rooms, or two sleepers who enjoy cuddling. 

Not so great for taller individuals, two sleepers where one or both move around or like to spread out when they sleep, couples who wish to sleep with their pets.

Queen

Great for single sleepers who enjoy moving around, spreading out, or sleeping with a pet, two sleepers who can each move around comfortably.

Not so great for smaller master bedrooms, two sleepers where both individuals like to spread out when they sleep or wish to sleep with their pets.

King

Great for two sleepers who enjoy maximum amount of sleeping space, couples who enjoy sleeping with large pets or children, larger master bedrooms.

Not so great for smaller master bedrooms.

Cal King

Great for taller sleepers, two sleepers who enjoy maximum amount of sleeping space, couples who enjoy sleeping with large pets or children, larger master bedrooms.

Not so great for smaller master bedrooms or ease of buying bed sheets. Since this is a less common mattress size, fewer options are available. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Conclusion

Taking into consideration personal sleeping preferences, body size, room size, and budget will help you make the best decision for your new mattress. Keep in mind that with Silk & Snow mattresses, you don’t need to sacrifice support for size. Our mattresses are made with the same composition of materials within each model. This means you’ll get the same thickness, firmness, and support, regardless of size. 

Once you’ve decided on what size mattress you’ll need, consider our stylish bed frames or cozy bedding to round out the set!