What size is an emperor bed?


Beds come in a range of sizes for a range of purposes. From the single sizes like 90cm x 190cm (a UK Single) to large sizes like the 180cm x 200cm (a UK Super King or Euro King). However, there are a set of bed sizes over the usual sizes around the world catering to extremely large rooms. Examples of these oversized mattresses are the UK Emperor size bed frame or the American Wyoming King size bed (84” x 84”).

Comparison of the sizes of the Alaskan King, Wyoming King and Emperor bed sizes

Mattress size comparison of the Alaskan King, Wyoming King and Emperor mattresses

How big is an Emperor bed in UK?

The emperor mattress size can vary from retailer to retailer, however, most often an emperor size bed is 78” x 78” or 200cm x 200cm. Some retailers make emperor sized beds which are 215cm x 215cm or 84” x 84”. This is the same size as a Wyoming King size mattress. It’s best to check the size of mattress required when buying an emperor bed.

The emperor bed is not a common bed because it is an extremely large bed size and often cumborsome. It is difficult to get into small houses and apartments and is only suitable for larger houses, villas or mansions where you can easily transport the mattress to the bedroom of choice.

How many people can fit on an emperor bed?

While larger than a 180cm x 200cm bed, the emperor bed is not much larger. 2 people can sleep very comfortable on an emperor bed, even with pets or a couple of small children. However, it will definitely be cramped with 3 adults.

What’s the biggest bed that I can buy?

The largest standard bed size is the Alaskan king in America which is 108” x 108” or 9 foot by 9 foot. This is a tremendously big mattress sizes and not available widely anywhere in the world. These beds also tend to be expensive because of the difficulties in manufacturing and delivery.

What is the largest bed in the world?

The largest bed in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records was made by Commissie Zomerfeesten St Gregorius Hertme (NL) in Hertme. It measured 86 foot 11 inches long and 53 foot 11 inches wide.

This would be the equivalent of roughly 13 emperor mattresses in length and 8 emperor beds in width.

Where can I buy an Emperor bed?

We don’t have emperor beds or emperor size mattresses in our standard range but we are able to customise a lot of our beds and all our mattresses to emperor bed sizes. Email us for more information and browse our natural pocket sprung mattresses for more information about our range.