if you have a massive bedroom, a king bed helps take up space while providing optimal comfort
With the same length but the king bed (167 x 202 cm) is 15 cm wider than the queen bed. The king sized sleeping arrangement provides enough space to sleep comfortably with your partner, along with any kids or pets. The spacious size is also ideal for larger or taller people.
Note: Mattress thicknesses can differ greatly, but the average depth is between 25cm and 30cm. Please check the specifications of the mattress you are interested in, to ensure it suits your needs.
Not the right size? Check out our size guide for other options.
Metric Measurements (CM)
91 x 191
2'9" x 6'2"
91 x 202
2'9" x 6'6"
105 x 202
3'4" x 6'6"
139 x 191
4'6" x 6'2"
139 x 202
4'6" x 6'6"
152 x 202
5'0" x 6'6"
167 x 202
5'5" x 6'6"
180 x 202
5'9" x 6'6"
202 x 202
6'6" x 6'6"
Advice from expert
To make sure your new bed is the perfect fit for your room,
check the dimensions of the room, doors, and stairs. This will
help you have a thoughtful plan to buy the right size bed and
easily move it into the assigned room
It's also important that mattress sizes vary from country to
country and from supplier to supplier. If you already have a
bed base or bed frame, make sure the new mattress is sized to
fit your bed frame.
Check out our sleep-friendly beds and mattresses in king size now!
If you want a top-of-the-line, luxury mattress, the king size is the way to go. The additional space of a king size bed versus a queen will improve your overall comfort and sleep, helping you sleep cooler as you are not right on top of your partner.
Can 3 adults sleep in a king bed?
A king is good for two people who really want to sleep apart. ... it can sleep 2 adults and a child or 3 small light adults but will be tight for 3 tall persons. You can search for a super king bed or a California king bed
What is the point of a king size bed?
Some health conditions make it difficult to get comfortable at night so that extra space is crucial for the extra movement. King-size mattresses also make it easier to relieve pressure points as the sleeping area is bigger versus being on the edge of the mattress in a smaller size bed
When did King size beds become popular?
The bed had become a new “status symbol,” so to speak. Mattress sizes were given the names of king and queen and they soon began to gain traction in popularity throughout America in the 1960's because of their royal-sounding names.
"Is a king size bed better than a queen?
Compared to a Queen size bed, a king provides an extra 15 cm of width. Getting a king instead of a queen might mean being able to sleep with kids or pets comfortably.
Hope this was helpful!
We suggest you choose the right size to suit your needs! If you have
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