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Buying Guide: Queen Size MattressSo, you've on the hunt for the bed of your dreams and are trying to decide on the best mattress size for your sleep space. As one of the most popular mattress sizes, the queen mattress size is ideal for single sleepers and couples all the same. Clocking in at 60 inches wide and 80 inches long, queen mattress dimensions provide you with plenty of room to spread out or cuddle up, making it the Goldilocks of bed sizes. It also easily fits in most bedrooms.
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