Ever since Rihanna sang California King Bed, we’ve been dreaming of a good night’s sleep on a California king size mattress.
Perhaps you’re an extra tall individual or you sleep with a partner and you’d both love some extra foot room. If you’re ready to take the plunge on a new dream bed and land yourself in the best California king mattress on the market, stay with us. We tested to see which mattresses work best for the California king size.
My team and I have personally tested over 200 mattresses, giving us a large pool to pick from when selecting the best California king mattresses. We paid extra close attention to supportive constructions for couples, accommodating firmness levels, feel and overall value when making our choices. But regardless of what mattress type you’re looking for — a memory foam mattress, gel memory foam mattress, innerspring mattress, hybrid mattress, a soft or firm mattress or some other variation that caters to your preferred sleeping style — here are the best California king mattress options we’ve found.
(All prices listed are the regular, nonsale list price and reflect the costs of California king size mattresses.)
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What’s the best California king mattress overall?
If you want a safe pick that’ll be comfortable, supportive and long-lasting, the Brooklyn Bedding Signature is one of my go-to recommendations. It has a strong hybrid construction made with foam and over 1,000 coils, it has multiple firmness levels to pick from and it has a neutral-foam feel that most people will find enjoyable. Plus, it offers a great value for what you’re getting.
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Best California king mattresses in 2024
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These reflect MSRP or list prices. Sales might make a mattress less expensive, but are always changing.
Type Memory foam mattressFirmness Medium to medium-firm or 6Trial 365 nightsWarranty Forever warranty Price $