Mattress buying guide
If you’re wondering how to choose a mattress, you’ve come to the right place. The Furniture Village mattress buying guide describes all the types of mattresses available, points you to the best mattress for your sleeping position and even answers top questions when buying a mattress. Read on to learn more about mattresses.
What size is a single mattress?
A UK standard single mattress is 90 cm wide and 190 cm long (3’ wide and 6’3” long).
A European single mattress is 90 cm wide and 200 cm long (3’ wide and 6’6” long).
Why choose a single mattress: Single beds are a good choice for children's bedrooms, offering plenty of sleep space while still saving on floor space. If you have the occasional overnight visitor, a single bed in a small room makes a great guest space.
What size is a double mattress?
A UK standard double mattress is 135 cm wide and 190 cm long (4’6” wide and 6’3” long).
A Euro double mattress is 140 cm wide and 200 cm long (4’7” wide and 6’6” long).
Why choose a double mattress: The standard bed and mattress size for two people, double beds are a good choice for average size people. They're small enough to work well in a typical bedroom and large enough to give each sleeper a comfortable amount of space.
What size is a king mattress?
A UK standard king mattress is 150 cm wide and 190 cm long (5’ wide and 6’6” long).
A Euro king mattress is 160 cm wide and 200 cm long (5’3”” wide and 6’6” long).
Why choose a king mattress: If you and your partner like plenty of room to stretch out, or if one of you is a particularly restless sleeper, a king size mattress or bed is probably the best choice for you. King size beds are both longer and wider than double beds.