Four inches longer than a king, Cal Kings offer extra length, which can be a big plus for taller people. Plus, they work well in larger bedrooms.
Slightly longer and not as wide as a typical king mattress, the California King mattress size measures 72" wide and 84" long. A California King size mattress is perfect for taller couples who need more room at the foot of the bed than a queen or king mattress provides. Check out our broad selection of California King bed and mattress options available, including some at sale price and best selling luxury pillow top california king mattresses . Developed in the 1960s, these mattresses originally catered to professional athletes and celebrities.