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Canadian Mattress Sizes

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Standard North American Mattress Sizes:

Common Custom Mattress Sizes:

The first step to buying the right mattress is finding the right Canadian mattress size. This guide will go over all the standard and custom mattress sizes available in North America, who they might be best suited for, and how each size compares to international sizing options. We will also answer some of the most commonly asked questions about each mattress size.

Standard North American Mattress Sizes:

Single

39"
75"
Single

Size: 39” x 75” (99cm x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 7’ x 9’ (2.1m x 2.7m)

International Equivalent: Twin (USA), Individual (Portugal), Solteiro (Spain), Una Piazza (Italy)

The Single or Twin mattress is the smallest standard size mattress on the market making it ideal for single sleepers and those with compact spaces.

Best For: children or single adults, toddler beds, bunk beds, and studio apartments

Single Mattress FAQs

  • Single-size mattresses are sometimes referred to as Twin size mattresses, they are the same size measuring 39” x 75” (99cm x 190.5cm).

  • Single is the smallest standard size available on the market, however, there are smaller custom size options such as a Small Single.

  • Single is the smallest standard size available on the market so there are many larger sizes available including Single XL which is 5” (12.7cm) longer than a standard Single.

Single XL

39"
80"
Single XL

Size: 39” x 80” (99cm x 203cm)

Room Size: 7’ x 10’ (2m x 3m)

International Equivalent: Twin XL (USA), European Single

The Single XL is slightly longer than the standard Single by 5” (12.7cm) making it a great option for taller single sleepers and those with compact spaces. This size is also a great option for spare sleeping arrangements as it is still compact but less expensive than some of the larger sizes. 2 Single XL mattresses can also be assembled together to form a standard King.

Best For: students, tall single sleepers, spare sleeping arrangements, adjustable bases, and college/university dormitories

Single XL Mattress FAQs

  • The Single XL is the same width but is slightly longer than the standard Single by 5” (12.7cm).

  • Yes, 2 Single XL mattresses assembled together will be the same size as a standard King.

Double

53"
75"
Double

Size: 53” x 75” (137cm x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

International Equivalent: Full (USA), Valet (France), Casal (Portugal), Matrimonio (Spain), Due Piazza (Italy)

The Double is 16” (40.6cm) wider than a Single making it a great starter mattress for couples or single sleepers wanting the extra space. While we wouldn’t recommend this size for couples sharing their beds with children or pets, this is a great option for guest rooms or smaller spaces.

Best For: single sleepers wanting extra space, couples who don’t mind sharing, and guest rooms

Double Mattress FAQs

  • Double size mattresses are sometimes referred to as Full size mattresses, they are the same size measuring 53” x 75” (137cm x 190.5cm).

  • 2 people can fit on a Double size mattress but it may not be as comfortable as some of the larger sizes, especially for couples who like their space.

  • There are smaller sizes available including a Single and Single XL, there are also smaller custom size options such as the Small Double sometimes referred to as a ¾ Double.

  • There are larger sizes available including a Queen and King, there are also larger custom size options such as the Double XL.

Queen

60"
80"
Queen

Size: 60” x 80” (152.4cm x 203cm)

Room Size: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

International Equivalent: King (UK)

The Queen is the most popular mattress size for master bedrooms. This is a great option for couples or single sleepers wanting extra space.

Best For: single sleepers wanting extra space, couples, and master bedrooms

Queen Mattress FAQs

  • Yes, a Queen size mattress will fit in the bed of a 150/1500 series pick-up truck such as Ford F-150 or Dodge Ram 1500 and will also fit in any larger pick-up trucks. However, a Queen size mattress is too big to fit in a minivan, Ford Ranger, Toyota Tacoma, or other pick-up trucks of similar size.

  • There are larger standard sizes available including King and California King, there are also larger custom size options such as the Olympic Queen.

King

76"
80"
King

Size: 76” x 80” (193cm x 203cm)

Room Size: 12’ x 12’ (3.6m x 3.6m)

International Equivalent: Super King (UK)

The King is the widest standard mattress size on the market. This size is big enough to accommodate couples who like their space or share it with children and/or large pets.

Best For: couples who like their space, couples sharing with children and/or large pets, and large master bedrooms

King Mattress FAQs

  • The King is the widest standard size mattress on the market so there are many smaller sizes available including Single, Single XL, Double, and Queen.

  • The King is the widest standard size mattress on the market, however, a California King will be 4” (10cm) longer but 5” (12.7cm) more narrow.

  • Yes, 2 Single XL mattresses assembled together will be the same size as a standard King.

California King

72"
84"
California King

Size: 72” x 84” (183cm x 213cm)

Room Size: 12’ x 12’ (3.6cm x 3.6cm)

International Equivalent: N/A

The California King is the longest standard mattress size on the market. This size is 5” (12.7cm) more narrow but 4” (10cm) longer than a standard King. Like the standard King, this size is big enough to accommodate couples who like their space or share it with children and/or large pets.

Best For: taller couples, couples who like their space, couples sharing with children and/or large pets, and large master bedrooms

California King Mattress FAQs

  • The California King is the longest standard size mattress and is 4” (10cm) longer than a standard King, however, it is also 5” (12.7cm) more narrow.

  • The California King is the longest standard size mattress on the market so there are many smaller size options available including Single, Single XL, Double, and Queen.

  • There are larger custom size options available including a Super King sometimes referred to as a Texas King.

Common Custom Mattress Sizes:

Crib Mattress Size

Size: 28” x 52” (70cm x 132cm)

Room Size: N/A

International Equivalent: N/A

The Crib is a standard size that fits specifically in baby cribs. The Federal Government regulates the size for all standard crib mattresses via the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) which dictates specific sizing guidelines including that no crib mattress should exceed 6” (15cm) in thickness.

Best For: baby cribs

Small Single Mattress Size

Size: 30” x 75” (76cm x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 7’ x 10’ (2.1m x 3m)

International Equivalent: 7’ x 10’ (2.1m x 3m)

The Small Single is 9” (22cm) more narrow than a standard Single. This size is often used for cots and small antique bed frames. It is important to note that it may be challenging to find accessories that fit this custom size.

Best For: small children, cots, antique beds, and compact spaces

Small Double Mattress Size

Size: 48” x 72” (76cm x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

International Equivalent: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

The Small Double is sometimes referred to as a ¾ Double because it is ¾ the width of a standard Double making it 5” (12.7cm) more narrow. It is important to note that it may be challenging to find accessories that fit this custom size.

Best For: antique beds and compact spaces

Double XL Mattress Size

Size: 54” x 80” ( 137 x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

International Equivalent: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

The Double XL, similar to a Single XL, is the same width as a standard Double but is 5” (12.7cm) longer. This size is good for taller single sleepers who might need the extra leg room. It is important to note that this size will likely require Queen size accessories.

Best For: taller single sleepers wanting extra space, couples who don’t mind sharing, and guest rooms

Olympic Queen Mattress Size

Size: 66” x 80” (137cm x 190.5cm)

Room Size: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

International Equivalent: 10’ x 10’ (3m x 3m)

The Olympic Queen is 6” (15cm) wider than a standard Queen and is one option for couples looking for extra space without upgrading to a King. It is important to note that it may be challenging to find accessories that fit this custom size.

Best For: couples looking for extra space without upgrading to a King, and recreational vehicles (RVs)

Super King Mattress Size

Size: 80” x 98” (203cm x 249cm)

Room Size: 15’ x 15’ (4.5m x 4.5cm)

International Equivalent: 15’ x 15’ (4.5m x 4.5cm)

The Super King is sometimes referred to as a Texas King since everything is said to be bigger in Texas. This size is 4” (10cm) wider and 18” (45cm) longer than a standard King and 8” (20cm) wider and 14” (35.5cm) longer than a California King. It is important to note that it may be challenging to find accessories that fit this custom size.

Best For: taller couples, couples looking for a lot of extra space, and extra large master bedrooms

General Mattress Size FAQs

  • Yes, any mattress can generally be bent or folded to some degree allowing it to squeeze up or down a tight stairwell or through a tight doorway or inside a vehicle. The average amount of human strength is usually not enough to cause damage to a mattress (we don’t recommend testing this).

  • A Queen size mattress will fit in the bed of a 150/1500 series pick-up truck such as a Ford F-130 or Dodge Ram 1500, it will also fit in the bed of any pick-up truck larger than that size. However, a Queen size mattress is too big to fit in a minivan, Ford Ranger, Toyota Tacoma, or other pick-up trucks of similar size.

  • A King size mattress will fit on top of the bed of a 150/1500 series pick-up truck such as a Ford F-150 or Dodge Ram 1500, it will also fit on top of the bed of any pick-up truck larger than that size but it will not fit inside the bed. A King size mattress is too big to fit in a minivan, Ford Ranger, Toyota Tacoma, or other pick-up truck of similar size

  • 2 people can fit on a Double size mattress but it may not be as comfortable as some of the larger sizes, especially for couples who like their space.

  • Yes, any mattress can generally be bent or folded to some degree allowing it to squeeze up or down a tight stairwell or through a tight doorway or inside a vehicle. However, it is important to note that a coil mattress will not fold or bend as much as a foam mattress. The average amount of human strength is usually not enough to cause damage to a mattress (we don't recommend testing this).

  • A mattress can be flattened and rolled under a hydraulic press for transport. At Dozy, our Express line comes pre-rolled for convenience. Talk to one of our sleep experts here for more information!

  • A mattress cannot be rolled by hand to fit back inside a shipping box. The rolling process involves a hydraulic press that flattens and rolls the mattress under thousands of pounds of force.

  • There are 6 standard mattress sizes in North America; Single, Single XL, Double, Queen, King, and California King. There are also a variety of custom mattress sizes available.

  • A custom size mattress can cost anywhere from 20-50% more than a standard size mattress depending on the size. A custom mattress sometimes also requires custom size accessories which can be difficult to find and often cost more as well. Talk to one of our Dozy sleep experts here to get a quote on any size custom mattress!