The dimensions of Australian bed sizes (or more correctly, mattress sizes) are listed below:
In terms of height, most mattresses are between 23 cm high and 38 cm high. The average height of a mattress in Australia is about 30 cm.
Mattresses are typically available in 5 sizes – single, king single, double, queen, and king size. Some mattresses are also available in a long single and a super king size. Feel free to contact our friendly team if you have any questions about bed sizes or availability. Let’s discuss the different sizes of Australian mattresses to help you decide on the right bed size for you!
Cot – 69 cm x 130 cm
A cot mattress (or baby mattress) is designed to fit a standard baby cot. Cot mattresses also come in other sizes so make sure you check sizing so that your cot mattress and cot size are compatible. The typical price range for a decent cot size mattress is $200 – $500. To see Australia’s Best Cot Mattresses in 2020, click here.
Single – 92 cm x 188 cm
Despite its small size, a single mattress is quite versatile and can be suitable for a toddler, a child, or teenager. Most adults could also sleep in a single size bed if necessary. About 3% of Australian adults sleep in a single size mattress each night. The typical price range for a decent single size mattress is $400 – $750. To see Australia’s Best Kids Mattresses in 2020, click here.
Long single – 92 cm x 203 cm
Not many Australians sleep on a long single mattress, but there are plenty of options available, for example the Ergoflex Mattress. Two long singles placed together make up a king size mattress, and this set up is sometimes used on an adjustable bed base. The typical price range for a decent long single mattress is $500 – $1000.
King single – 107 cm x 203 cm
King single mattresses are both wider and longer than a standard single size mattress, and are ideal for children, teenagers, and adults. About 3% of Australian adults sleep on a king single mattress, which are also common in mine site accommodation. The typical price range for a decent king single size mattress is about $500 – $1000. To see Australia’s Best Kids Mattresses in 2020, click here.
Double – 138 cm x 188 cm
A double mattress is relatively common in Australia, with about 10% of Australian adults sleeping on one each night. A double mattress is versatile and practical – it will usually accommodate two adults, and is ideal for children and teenagers as well. A decent double size mattress will set you back between $700 to $1500.
Queen – 153 cm x 203 cm
A queen size mattress is by far the most common of the mattress sizes in Australia. 61% of Australians sleep on a queen size mattress which sleeps two adults comfortably. The typical price for a decent queen size mattress ranges from $800 all the way up to several thousand. To see Australia’s Best Value Mattresses in 2020 (which all come in a queen size), click here.
King – 183 cm x 203 cm
King size mattresses are becoming more popular in Australia with about 21% of Australians enjoying the space and luxury of a king bed. A king size mattress is one that you will typically find in luxury hotels, and this size mattress will provide an abundance of space for two adults. A decent king mattress will set you back from $1000 to many thousands. To see Australia’s Top 10 Mattresses in 2020 (which all come in a king size), click here.
Super King – 203 cm x 203 cm
As the name suggests, a super king mattress provides two adults with an enormous amount of sleeping space. Although not common in Australia (about 1%), a super king mattress is perfect for large families who may want to enjoy movie nights together! Prices start from about $1500 to many thousands. To see what mattress was awarded Australia’s Best Luxury Mattress in 2020 (which can be ordered in a super king size), click here.
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