(Closed) King or Queen size bed?

posted 10 years ago in Home
  • poll: King or Queen?

    Go Big or go home!! King!

    Queen is good enough...

    There's other options??

  • Post # 17
    5147 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We have a king size, I love it.

    I do not like to be touched when I sleep. And we have 3 dogs that sleep on the bed.

    Post # 18
    706 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    This may sound crazy, but Fiance and I currently have a FULL.  We just have not upgraded since we moved in together.  Our plan is to upgrade to a queen, but we want to wait to see about moving/etc after he’s done with grad-school to do that.  So we’re stuck with the full for at least a year!

    Post # 19
    305 posts
    Helper bee

    Definitely King.  I don’t know how people sleep together in a queen.  Every time Fiance and I go somewhere and the hotel room has two queens we end up sleeping in separate beds because there just isn’t enough room in one queen for both of us to have any turning around space.

    OP: I don’t know about your plans for children are (if you already have them/will be having them in the future) but a King bed might be a better investment if you’d want extra room for your FI/kids/pets all in the same bed.

    Post # 20
    3871 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We got a queen size when we bought our mattress.  If we move into a bigger place, I would definitely get a king or maybe a California king.

    Post # 21
    11324 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    We have a queen but we’ll definitely upgrade. The only reason I bought a queen was because my last apartment wasn’t big enough for a king. It’s fine… but whenever we sleep in hotels that extra room feels luxurious 🙂

    Post # 22
    1105 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We had a queen mattress before we got married and while it was ok, it is nothing like a King!  Yes there is a lot more room, unless you have 2 dogs sleeping with you:), but I love it because I toss and turn a lot and with the King, I do not disturb DH.  I say if you have the room go for the King size!!  As for the accessories and sheets and such, yeah they are expensive, but if you wait and find them on sale they are not that bad!!

    Post # 23
    156 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    lol i have a queen right now Fiance and I are not living together yet but in our apartment we have a King for when we are together (2 more weeks) and when we buy a house we will upgrade to a california king. i love the extra space Fiance is a big guy and likes to move around while i’m on the small side i move around too and we still cuddle when we are together

    Post # 24
    2870 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    OMG we need a king bed so bad.

    We have a super comfy queen now its honestly the best matress ever,  just wish it was slightly bigger.

    Post # 25
    3525 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

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    My husband is 6′-3″ as well and that’s why we went for the California King so his feet wouldn’t be hanging off the bed.

    California King sheets are the most expensive. I always look out for sale and was able to snag a flannel sheet set on Overstock a month or so ago for $25! after coupons and such!

    I’ve seen sales regularly on comforter sets on Macys for $49 but they usually have really bad reviews so I don’t buy them. Our one comforter set was a wedding gift, it was $99 from Overstock. Not a bad price.

    Def think long term because it’s such a $$$ purchase.

    Post # 26
    1889 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Get a king!  Soooo worth it.

    Post # 27
    393 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    We have a queen, but want a king so bad! When we travel we always ask for a king bed at the hotel–they’re just so much more fun!

    Post # 28
    4499 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We got a king last year and I kind of wish we’d gotten a queen (we were upgrading from a full). The sheets and the comforter are just so huge that they’re kind of a pain to deal with, and I almost feel like we have too much space now–and we’re both really tall!

    Post # 29
    250 posts
    Helper bee

    If you have room, go for the king!!

    Post # 30
    1484 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I’d get the King.

    Post # 31
    5496 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2010

    We LOVE our king bed! When I moved in, he had a full and that didn’t last long. Within two weeks we bought a king! We love it! I need space while sleeping and the king gives us plenty of room. We both love it! If you don’t need as much space, then a queen should be just fine.

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