California King Mattress Size
Description : The California King or Cal King in short is popular along the west coast region
and sometimes is also known as Western King. California King is often assumed as the
standard King mattress west of Mississippi River .It is 4 inches
narrower and 4 inches longer than a standard/Eastern King Mattress. Among
mattress dimensions available in the market it has the maximum length and makes an excellent choice for
Dimensions : 72 inches (Width) x 84 inches (length)
Width Per Person : 36 inches
California King Pros :
- A California king is roomy for couples and at 84 " length is long enough for people more than 6 feet
in height. If length is more important than width, the California King is a better choice. If the extra
length is not required accommodating extra width of a standard King size mattress is advised.
California King Cons :
- California King is a large mattress and might be problematic to move around narrow stairs or
- If you live in other parts of the country outside the west coast you might face some problems in
getting cal size sheets. Shopping online is a good idea if you do not live on the west coast.
Approximate Prices :
Prices are higher than other mattresses but slightly lower than a king Mattress. Prices vary
hugely according to the thickness , the brand and the comfort level . Online Prices range between $800
for a firm mattress to about $5200 for a pillow top mattress.