What is the Difference Between a Cal King vs King?
- California King or (Cal King) is: 72" wide x 84" long
- King (Also known as Eastern King) is: 76" wide x 80" long
King (can also be referred to as an 'Eastern King')
- The 'King' is the widest bed commonly available. Its 4" wider than the Cal King. Its length of 80" is sufficient for most people. Drawbacks include
the width of the bed not fitting into smaller rooms.
California King (usually called 'Cal King')
- The Cal King is the longest bed commonly available at 84". Potential drawbacks include the bed not being wide enough for 2 adults or the length not fitting easily
into the room.
What one to pick? Simple, if you want more width than length go with the King. If you want more length than width, go with the Cal King.
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