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Mattress Size Guide

We all know that it can be confusing to know the right size for your bed and what would work best in the space available. Our mattress size guide aims to help clear up the jumble of terms, names and dimensions so you can easily find the right size for you.


Standard Sizes:

What size is a Superking bed and mattress?

Standard superking beds and mattresses are 180cm wide and 200cm long. In imperial dimensions, this equals 6 feet in width and 6 feet 6 inches in length. Being the largest standard size bed and mattress size available, they provide a luxurious amount of space.

Ideal for 2 persons or anyone who values more space. Browse and shop our 6ft Superking Mattress range


What size is a King size bed and mattress?

In metric dimensions, a standard king size bed and mattress is 150cm wide and 200cm long. This is equal to 5 feet wide and 6 feet 6 inches long in imperial measurements. It should be noted that king size beds are longer than doubles which make them perfect for taller people who enjoy the extra leg room.

Ideal for 2 persons and taller individuals. Browse and shop our 5ft King Mattress range


What size is a Double bed and mattress?

A standard double bed and mattress is 135cm wide and 190cm. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 4 feet 4 inches wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. As the most common size for a bed and mattress, they’re ideal for two people, especially when bedroom space is at a premium.

Ideal for 2 persons and smaller bedrooms. Browse and shop our 4'6 Double Mattress range


What size is a Small Double bed and mattress?

In metric dimensions, a small double bed and mattress is 120cm wide and 190cm long. This is equal to 4 feet wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. They’re most suited to one person but can accommodate two adults if necessary. If your bedroom is smaller than average, small doubles are ideal, especially if you choose a divan or ottoman base which maximises storage.

Ideal for 1 person and smaller rooms. Browse and shop our 4'ft Small Double Mattress range


What size is a Single bed and mattress?

A single bed and mattress is 90cm wide and 190cm long. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 3 feet wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. As the name suggests, they are ideal for one person. They’re also great for children as they account for all growth spurts from toddler right through to teen.

Ideal for 1 person and children. Browse and shop our 3ft Single Mattress range


Zip and Links and Larger Sizes:


What size is a Zip and Link bed and mattress?

Our Zip and Links are available in both 5ft and 6ft sizes and each include two bed bases and two mattress. Headboards are also available in these sizes.

Each half of the 5ft Zip and Link is 75cm wide and 190cm long. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 2 feet 6 inches wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. Longer versions are also available bringing the length to 6 feet 6 inches. This can be beneficial for taller people or to fit any existing King size bedding you may have.

Each half of the 6ft Zip and Link is 90cm wide and 190cm long. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 3 feet wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. Longer versions are also available bringing the length to 6 feet 6 inches. This can be beneficial for taller people or to fit any existing Superking size bedding you may have.

For more information about Zip and Links, read our blog post here.

Hugely flexible and popular, browse and shop our Zip and Link Mattress range


What size are the Larger size bed and mattress?

The 7ft Emperor and 8ft Caesar Zip are the ultimate in spacious and luxury sizes. Each mattress is provided in 2 equal halves with the bed bases made in 4 quarters for easy access to properties. Headboards are also available in these sizes.

The 7ft Emperor is 214cm wide and 200cm long. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 7 feet wide and 6 feet 6 inches long. 

The 8ft Caesar is 245cm wide and 200cm long. In imperial dimensions, this is equal to 8 feet wide and 6 feet 6 inches long. 

Browse and shop our Larger Sizes Mattress range