Twin Mattress & Twin XL Size

Twin mattresses are also known as ‘singles‘ and  are the ideal choice for children bedrooms and for multi user guest rooms. Their narrow width fits most small rooms.

A variation of the mattress is the  Twin XL mattress which is  5 inches longer  than the  standard twin size  but has the same width . They are commonly used in college dormitories  and hostels to accommodate tall teens and are often used in bunk beds also.


  • Standard twin: 39  (width) x 75  (length)
  • Twin Xl: 39  (width) x 80    (length)

Width Per Person: 39 inches

Twin Mattress Pros:

  • The narrow width  of a twin mattress makes it ideal to move around.
  • Many people join  2 twin mattresses instead of buying a king mattress. A advantage of this technique is that it increases the life of the mattress. Constantly sitting on the edges of the mattress can make it sag over a period of time.  By using a twin mattress the edges facing outside the bed can be rotated for  uniform sagging.

Twin Mattress Cons:

  • Large built people could find the twin mattress size a bit small even for single sleeping.
  • Finding the right bedding size for a twin Xl could be a bit of a problem . Since this size is not very common bedding may not be available in all required patterns.

Approximate Prices: Twin mattress have the lowest cost among mattresses. Online prices range from $400 to about $ 1900.The prices of Twin Xl are slightly more .

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