What Is The Largest Mattress Size? Mattress Sizes Explained

If you want a super oversized mattress, there are large mattresses available for you to purchase. Many of these mattresses would require buying from special retailers supplying these big mattresses.

The largest oversize mattress that you can buy is called a family XL. It is a large enough mattress that a whole family should be able to sleep on. The bed is 144 inches x 84 inches. If you want to buy an oversize mattress, you will usually need to buy the sheets, bedding, and mattress from specialty retailers who specialize in selling oversize mattresses, bedsheets, and other accessories.

Large And Oversized Mattress Sizes Explained

If you are looking for a substantial mattress, there are several types of mattress sizes that you can choose from. Many regular brick-and-mortar stores do not carry this oversized or substantial mattress, so you may need to go to a specialty store or order the bed.

Here are the bare oversized mattresses, the room size you will need to fit one of these in your bedroom, and the average price you may expect to pay for each size.

Mattress TypeDimension
(Width x Length
Recommended
Room Size Required
Average Price
Alaska King108” x 108” 14’ x 14” $1,500 to $5,000
Alberta King 96” x 96” 13’ x 13’ $1,500 to $5,000
Wyoming King 84” x 84” 12’ x 12’ $1,500 to $4,000
Texas King 80” x 98” 12’ x 14’ $2,000 to $4,000
Family Size 144” x 80” 17’ x 12’ $2,500 to $5,000
Family Size 120’ x 80” 17’ x 12’ $2,000 to $5,000
Family XL 144” x 84” 17’ x 12’ $2,500 to $6,000
Oversize Mattress Sizes

The largest size mattress is the Family XL which is 4” longer than the Family Size Mattress. It is also much longer than some of the other King size mattresses.

How To Choose A Large Size Mattress

It can be challenging to decide exactly which type of oversized mattress to buy. Some indications will need to be how large your bedroom is and if the bed can even fit into the room.

Here are some things you should remember:

  • Not Always Easy To Find Bedding – Many significant stores that carry bedding do not carry these oversize mattresses, so you will probably need to purchase bedding from a specialty store. They may not always have precisely the design you may want.
  • Box Springs Need To Match Mattress – If you are using a box spring for your bed, you will need to buy the box spring at the same time as your mattress, as not all the stores will have the box springs you need.
  • Cost – Oversized mattresses will cost you significantly more than a standard-size mattress. Everything from the mattress, box springs, and bedding will all cost more.
  • Room Size – One of your primary considerations in if you can even have an oversized mattress is your bedroom size. If your bedroom is too small, a large mattress will not work, or it may take up the entire bedroom.
  • Moving Mattresses – Oversized mattresses are not easy to move in and out of places. If you live in an apartment or have smaller hallways, stairs, or doorways, it may not be possible to even move the mattress to where you need it to be unless you get a coil spring mattress that can be compressed down to a size that you can carry.

These are all things you must consider when thinking of buying an oversized mattress. They can be great if you have children or animals that sleep on your bed, as they will be able to give everyone room to sleep comfortably.

Standard Size Mattresses Explained

Compared to oversized mattresses, the standard mattress sizes are the ones you can find in most stores. It is also easy to buy sheets and bedding for these mattresses as most stores keep stock of these sizes.

Here are the standard mattress sizes:

SizeDimension
(Width X Length)
Twin 38” x 75”
Twin XL 38” x 80”
Full 54” x 74”
Queen 60” x 80”
King 76” x 80”
California King 72” x 84”
Standard Mattress Sizes

These are the standard mattress sizes; you can see that even the King size beds and the California king-size beds are not as large as the oversized mattresses.

If you want a substantial mattress, you will need to get one of the oversized mattresses. If you want a large mattress that you can still buy sheets or other things at one of the big boxes or other retail stores, consider getting a king-size bed or a California king mattress.

The largest mattress you can buy is an oversized mattress or Family XL. The largest standard mattress you can buy is a king or a California king-size mattress.

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Hi, I am Anita Hummel. I am the President of Mondoro. I am passionate about helping you CREATE, DEVELOP, and MANUFACTURE home decor and home furnishing products. I am also an avid blogger with a love of travel and riding my motorcycle around the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam.

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