What is a California King Bed?

What is a California King Bed?

A California king bed offers the sleeper an additional four inches of room to stretch out over a king size bed, making it the longest mattress available. Taller sleepers may find a California king bed more comfortable than an ordinary king size bed.

California King Bed

If you are 6’2” or taller, a California king bed offers the additional comfort of four inches more

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length, ensuring your feet won’t hang off the end of your bed and you can sleep comfortably. Still a full foot wider than a queen bed, the California king bed offers the same amount of sleeping space as a King bed, making up for its slightly narrower profile with the extra four inches at the bottom. A California King mattress is 72×84 inches in width and length.


King Size Mattress

A king size mattress is 76×80 inches, making it four inches wider and four inches shorter than a California king. A king bed is ideal for families who have dogs or children who like to share sleeping space, or for individuals or couples who simply enjoy the luxurious feeling of plenty of space to stretch out while sleeping. For people who are under 6’2” tall, a king sized bed may be the best choice, offering the most sleeping space of the standard sized mattresses.

King Size Bed

Whether you choose a California king size mattress or a standard king mattress, you’ll enjoy the largest possible sleeping space of any standard mattress. The two choices differ only in dimensions, so the decision is between a wider or a longer mattress. When you come into Mattress Warehouse to examine our extensive inventory, our experienced and knowledgeable sales people can answer all your questions about the various types of mattresses and help you choose the one that will offer you the best night’s sleep and fits your budget. Come in today and let us help you get a better night’s sleep.