Is A Double Bed Good For Two?

by Dylan Bowen August 02, 2022 2 min read

Is a double bed good for two?

When you and your partner are buying mattresses, there are lots to consider. Naturally, you would like something with bed dimensions that make time for your space and with the bed frame of your dreams. This might make a full-size memory foam mattress seem ideal.

But the foremost important question when picking a bed size is whether or not or not the two of you will be able to get a good night’s sleep on your mattress of choice. In fact, you'd possibly be wondering if two adults can sleep on a full mattress.

The good news? A full mattress (aka double bed) has been considered the gold standard bed size for couples, and might definitely sleep two.

However, some couples may find an even bigger queen or king-size mattress is their perfect fit. During this short guide, we’ll cover your options.

Who Are Full-Size Mattresses Best Suited For?

Is a full bed large enough for 2? It really depends on the two in question.

A full-size bed could also be ideal in situations similar to the following:

Small spaces – do I sleep in an exceedingly very very small bedroom? If so, a mattress with smaller bed dimensions could make the space feel spacious. Use that extra square footage for a lamp, a side table, or even a spot for your yoga mat.

Petite people and snugglers – If you and your partner are both relatively small, you'll not need an outsized mattress. Likewise, if you spoon for several of the night rather than spreading out, you’ll likely find a full-size mattress that gives you tons of sleeping space.

Style and appearance – Because full-size mattresses have been the norm for nearly a century, it’s easy to look out for a vintage bed frame and headboard that will accommodate this mattress size.

Go antiquing and fulfil your chic fantasy. Whether or not you discover a queen-size headboard, you should wonder “Can a full-size mattress fit a queen headboard?” It’s easy to use alongside a double frame.

However, some people find that they require more room to achieve a good night’s sleep.

When to Upgrade to a bigger Mattress Size?

If any of the subsequent looks like you, consider a bigger queen mattress:

  • You or your partner are over six feet tall
  • You like to sleep in a range of positions
  • You have a go at it as a pet
  • Your children often join you in bed
  • You sleep hot and wish for space from your partner and their body heat

The extra six inches in breadth from a queen-size bed might not sound like much, but it can make a difference when your retriever is trying to squeeze between the 2 of you!

If you wish even more space than provided by a queen bed to suit your family, choose a king-sized bed.

Dylan Bowen
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