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IKEA Bed Size Guide | Size Guides

IKEA size beds are a gift sent from heaven for the tall amongst us. Read on to find out why.

18th February, 2020
by Carl Walsh

Built for the tall amongst us, IKEA beds are longer than UK sizes so you can find yourself a bed that fits your long legs. Space in bed can be a real issue for those who are blessed with height. Particularly finding beds that are too short and having to either turn to the fetal position or just accept your legs are dangling for life. 

We’ve put together a guide showing you everything you need to know about IKEA bed sizes from the difference between IKEA beds and UK beds to what mattress you’ll need. 

UK vs IKEA Bed Sizes

IKEA beds are also known as European (EU) Beds and are slightly longer than traditional UK sizes. For example, a UK single bed measures 190cm in length and 90cm in width compared to an EU single bed that measures 200cm in length and 90cm in width. UK and IKEA King Size beds are the only sizes that differ slightly. They have the same length but a marginally different width. 

Here we look at the comparison between IKEA beds and UK bed sizes:

Single Bed:

  • UK - 90cm in width and 190cm in length
  • IKEA - 90cm in width and 200cm in length

Double Bed:

  • UK - 137cm in width and 190cm in length
  • IKEA - 140cm in width and 200cm in length

King Size Bed:

  • UK - 152cm in width and 200cm in length
  • IKEA - 160cm in width and 200cm in length

Super King Size Bed:

  • UK and IKEA - 180cm in width and 200cm in length

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What mattresses fit IKEA beds?

As you may imagine, with our range of IKEA beds comes a full range of IKEA mattresses that are made to fit this specific bed size. 

There are a number of different mattress types available, made for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a memory foam mattress that moulds to the shape of your body or a slightly firmer orthopaedic mattress there’ll be something for you. The mattresses available are from the following:

  • Pocket Sprung Mattress
  • Memory Foam Mattress
  • Natural Mattress
  • Hybrid Mattress
  • Orthopaedic Mattress
  • Zip & Link Mattress

 If you want to find out more about our range of mattresses, check out our Mattress Buying Guide

What styles of IKEA beds are available?

There’s a wide range of styles for IKEA beds to fit all bedroom designs and décors. You can choose from a range of styles from contemporary metal bed frames to a side opening ottoman divan bed with white fibre upholstery. 

Finally, a solution has been found for the tall amongst us, putting an end to dangling feet. There’s a range of beds that come in IKEA sizes from firm top divan bases to end opening divan bases. You’re bound to find a solution to your sleep problems. 

These are some of the options available to you:

Ottoman Divan Bed (Side Opening)

Ottoman beds are incredibly handy due to the storage options underneath. This particular bed opens from the side. It combines both a bed with a handy place to store loose items like spare bedding or pillows. IKEA size prices start from £349.00, select EU sizes at checkout.

Firm Top Divan Base

The Firm Top Divan Base comes in all the IKEA sizes and is a great value and space-saving solution that comes in a range of different styles and colours. EU size prices start from £179.00, select EU sizes at checkout.

 

Ottoman Divan Bed (End Opening)

This product is incredibly similar to the side opening Ottoman, except the only difference is you access the storage from the end of the bed. IKEA size prices start from £359.00, select EU sizes at checkout.

Firm Top Bed Base on Legs

The Firm Top Bed Base on Legs is a flexible bed base and you can choose the height and leg sizes and there’s also have a huge range of fabrics available. IKEA size prices start from £249.00, select EU sizes at checkout.

  1. Firm Top Bed Base on Legs
    Firm Top Bed Base on Legs
    From:
    £199.00

Looking for a custom size bed?

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the specific size of bed you’re searching for. An IKEA size bed might not be wide enough or you may have an incredibly specific size that you need. Take a look at our size guide to find out what custom sizes we offer. From wide singles to short doubles and short super king size beds, we have almost everything.  

Contact us today to find out more about our custom size beds and custom size mattresses. Call 0800 917 9687 with your specific measurements to find out what we can do for you.

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