If you sleep in a master bedroom, one of the toughest choices you'll make is whether to sleep on a queen or king size bed. While both have large mattresses that can hold two sleepers, your decision ultimately comes down to other factors, including the size of your bedroom and desired sleeping space. Here are some advantages and disadvantages to consider when choosing between a king and queen size bed.
Queen Size Bed
King Size Bed
|60 inches||76 inches|
|80 inches||80 inches|
|Guest rooms or smaller master bedrooms||Larger master bedrooms|
Space for couples
|Less room||More room|
Easy to rearrange
|Easier to move||Harder to move|
|More affordable||Less affordable|
*Refer to the Mattress Buying Guide for more specific mattress types and cost ranges.
Advantages of a queen size bed
Limitations of a queen size bed
Advantages of a king size bed
Limitations of a king size bed