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Hemnes day bed - can someone please confirm what mattress size fits?

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NuzzleandScratch Tue 02-Aug-16 19:49:12

Does anyone have one of these, and would you mind confirming what size mattress you have for it please? Planning on getting this for dd2, who has just turned 4. I would rather get a 'proper' mattress, rather than just a foam IKEA one. I'm not bothered about using it as a double bed, so I don't need to stack or store a second mattress.

On the IKEA website, it says the mattress size for the bed is 80x200. But then all their actual mattresses are listed as 90x190! I would prefer to get either a sprung mattress from IKEA, or ideally a normal mattress from somewhere like John Lewis, but I'm confused as to what will fit.

Can anyone help?

tkband3 Tue 02-Aug-16 19:57:13

We've just bought one of these for DD1, for her 13th birthday. The Ikea sprung mattresses don't fit it unfortunately - you have to get one of the foam ones. I don't think you'll find a mattress from anywhere else to fit it either. We tried DD's old mattress on the bed, but while the length was fine, it was too wide.

blueistheonlycolourwefeel Tue 02-Aug-16 20:01:38

Look on eBay. You can get them made to measure I think.

NuzzleandScratch Tue 02-Aug-16 20:01:54

Thanks TKBand. That's annoying. So which foam mattress did you get from Ikea?

NuzzleandScratch Tue 02-Aug-16 20:04:13

Thanks blueis. That sounds expensive, but will take a look! John Lewis do a 'small single', which is 190x75. Would that be ok, or would there be too big a gap around the edges?

Motherfuckers Tue 02-Aug-16 20:24:53

I just used a normal single mattress on mine, but mine was bought in the US, so maybe a different size?

blueistheonlycolourwefeel Wed 03-Aug-16 19:37:39

I've got this bed and use s standard single. It's slightly wider so you have to have the bed pulled out slightly and there is a bit of a gap at the end.

yumscrumfatbum Wed 03-Aug-16 19:41:45

We have a normal single on ours. There is a gap at the end DD stuffs some of her teddies in it

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