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About Our California King Size Mattresses

First used in the 1960s, when a Los Angeles-based furniture company began producing extra-large beds for celebrities, the California king bed is rooted in history. Though the California king never gained the same popularity as the standard king (or Eastern king) size bed, it’s still a mainstay of the mattress industry. Whether you want to sleep like a 1960s Hollywood star, or you’re simply taller than the average person, City Mattress has a California king mattress for you.

A California king mattress is 72”W x 84”L, while a standard king size mattress is 76”W x 80”L. This makes a California king size mattress slightly narrower and longer, which can especially benefit taller sleepers. It’s also a great choice for people who have long, narrow bedrooms, where a regular king size bed might fit more awkwardly, if at all.

Our California King Size Mattress Options

Although California king beds were originally made for the rich and famous, City Mattress offers California king size mattresses for almost any budget. With many brands to choose from, you’ll find California king mattresses from the budget-friendly to the height of luxury. Available in firm, plush, and pillow top comfort levels, there’s a California king size mattress that’s right for you.

When it comes to choosing how your mattress feels, we offer plenty of options. We have California king mattresses that contain soft and supportive memory foam, specially-engineered innersprings, or a combination of the two materials. Some of our California king sizes also have latex foam, which adds an additional layer of luxury. We even have California king size mattresses as a Bed in a Box option! Lastly, many of our California king size mattresses are adjustable friendly, so you can use them with an adjustable bed base.

What Else You Should Know About Our California King Size Mattresses

Keep in mind that because of the atypical size of California king mattresses, it is highly recommended that you also get a California king box spring for your new bed. Otherwise, you risk your mattress sagging, which shortens its lifespan. When it comes to getting your new California king size mattress home, City Mattress will deliver and set up your bed for you, free of charge. For an additional fee, we can even remove your old mattress, so you can get started with your best night’s sleep right away!



Learn More About California King Mattresses - FAQ

A California King size bed is 72 inches long and 84 inches wide. It is four inches longer than a standard king size bed, but it’s also four inches wider. This makes it a good choice for taller sleepers, who need even more length than a king size bed offers.

Unlike the standard king size mattress, which can use two twin XL box springs together, a California king size mattress requires a California king size box spring. City Mattress has a few of these foundations to choose from.

A California king size mattress is four inches narrower than a standard king size mattress, while adding four inches of extra length.

No. A California king size mattress requires a California king size bed frame, such as this one.

If you’re considering a California king size bed for the first time, you’ll want to take some measurements. You’ll need enough space to fit a mattress 72”L x 84” wide, plus a few inches extra for the bedframe. Beyond that, ensure you have enough room to walk around the bed, as well as to get in and out of the bed.

Because a California king size bed is longer, as opposed to wider, than a standard king size bed, it still sleeps two adults comfortably. The extra length mostly provides more head and foot room for taller sleepers.

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