One of the coolest things about small space saving recliners is that they tend to occupy minimal floor space in the room. Moreover, they are quite lightweight and compact pieces of furniture, which means it’s pretty easy to slide them off to your desired position. In addition to these, most of these recliners look like chairs because of their small stature and so, they are very attractive and pleasing to the eyes.
10 Best Small Recliners for Short People in 2023
RECLINER NO. 1 – Recliner Chair Leather Single Modern Sofa Home Theater
- It is made from durable, waterproof upholstery which is also very easy to clean.
Small space-saving recliner
- It has plenty of room to fit in tall persons, but still manages to squeeze into small spaces.
Lightweight & Comfort
- This is an amazingly comfortable chair and it is also a lightweight furniture which makes it easy to move around.
- The seating cushions do not sag even after hours of sleeping.
- As for its size, it is bigger than a computer chair.
- It doesn’t have lever or handle to recline. You’ll have to push the arms to recline back.
- The material of this chair holds onto sweat marks or liquids.
- This chair is made of vinyl or polyester-like material, but certainly not actual leather.
30 x 27 x 21 inches
- Weight: 58 lbs
RECLINER NO. 2 – Living Slim Recliner, Beige
Material & Color
- This is one of the most attractive narrow recliners for small spaces. It is upholstered in soft beige microfibre fabric and with a pretty nice neutral oatmeal color.
Style & Design
- It has relaxed classic style and casual design, thanks to its tufted channel, high seat back and lightly flared padded arms.
- In order to create cocoon-like comfort and cozy seating, this chair features pillow-top arms and thickly padded cushions that offer just the right amount of support.
- This is a modern recliner for small spaces because unlike most other recliners, it doesn’t take up a lot of space.
- This chair is a little bit snug from side to side.
- It doesn’t have any handle or lever to recline back.
35.8 L x 31 W x 38 H inches
- Seat height: 17.25”
- Seat width: 15”
- Weight: 47.3 pounds
RECLINER NO. 3 – Single Recliner Chair Padded Seat PU Leather Living Room Sofa Recliner Modern Recliner Seat Club Chair Home Theater Seating
- It is wrapped in thick premium leather, which is skin-friendly, waterproof and easy to clean.
- It features two-layered seating cushion: there is high-rebound memory foam inside the cushion to provide more durability and comfort. Above that, there is very soft cotton cloth.
- This chair has wider curved armrests and double thick padded and retractable footrest.
- Even though it is a manual recliner, but its reclining mechanism is smooth and easy.
Lightweight & Durability
- This couch is not just reasonably priced and lightweight, but it has very good build quality too.
- The seat cushion is a tad firm.
- It has slightly thin armrests.
- This chair is slightly on the narrow side and its headrest is a little bit short. Check out our super collection of recliners for short people
- There is no side stick to raise the footrest.
- When open: 27.6”(W) x 64.2”(D) x 27.9”(H)
- When closed: 27.6”(W) x 35.8”(D) x 38.6”(H)
- Back dimensions: 20.9″(W) x 29.1”(H)
- Seat dimensions: 19.7″(W) x 22.1”(D)
- Reclining: 90 – 180 degrees
- Weight: 61 lbs
RECLINER NO. 4 – Fabric Recliner Chair Adjustable Home Theater Single Recliner Sofa Furniture with Thick Seat Cushion and Backrest Modern Living Room Recliners (Grey)
- This is the perfect recliner for small rooms and it is made of soft, durable and high quality linen fabric upholstery.
- This chair has thickly padded cushions and wider curved armrests.
- The footrest is made of steel frame design and it can adjust at angle of your choice.
- Since it is a lightweight furniture, you can easily move around and place it wherever you want to.
- Its arms are not that high.
- The seat back is slightly low for headrest and neck support. For that, you may have to throw a pillow.
- It has slightly firm cushions.
- When open: 19.8″(W) x 62.6″(D) x 29.8”(H)
- When closed: 19.8″(W) x28.8”(D) x 38.6″(H)
- Weight: 59.5 lbs
- Maximum capacity: 265 lbs
- Reclining: 90 – 165 degrees
- Seat dimensions: 19.8″(W) x 20.5”(D)
- Back dimensions: 20.9″(W) x 29.1”(H)
RECLINER NO. 5 – Recliner Chair PU Single Sofa Modern Reclining Seat Home Theater Seating for Living Room
- This reclining chair for small spaces features high-density sponge seat cushions and high back for extra comfort.
- Its cushions have smooth, soft texture and they are quite firm too, such that you don’t sink into them.
- The chair reclines almost all the way back and it has easy, smooth reclining.
- This chair has slightly slim seat cushion.
30.3 x 27.8 x 21.3 inches
RECLINER NO. 6 – Flash Furniture Contemporary Beige Leather Recliner and Ottoman with Swiveling Mahogany Wood Base
- This swivel recliner for small spaces is upholstered in beige leatherSoft upholstery, which is soft and can easily be cleaned with damp cloth.
- It has plush upholstered arms and integrated headrest for ultimate lounging experience.
- In order to protect your floor, this sofa comes with floor glides that slide in a smooth manner.
- This chair sits low to the ground.
- The swivel mechanism runs on a railed plastic piece. Thus, it seems more like grinding and may not be very free moving.
- Its seat cushion is slightly firm.
44.5 L x 33 W x 41.2 H inches
- Seat dimensions: 18.25” x 20” x 17.75”
- Back dimensions: 22.5 x 27.5 inches
- Ottoman size: 19.5 x 20 x 16 inches
- Weight: 54 lbs
RECLINER NO. 7 – Christopher Knight Home 300596 Macedonia Mid Century Modern Tufted Back Light Grey Tweed Fabric Recliner
Material & Legs
- It is wrapped in light grey tweed polyester fabric while its birch legs have dark espresso finish.
Design & Look
- This is a mid-century small recliner for bedroom and its smooth finish, clean lines give it a more appealing look.
- This chair features slightly tufted back and thickly padded cushion and it is one of the most comfortable recliners that look like chairs.
- It is a solidly built chair and wrapped in pretty nice fabric.
Note of Caution✋
- The buttons are not tufted and these may press into your back, as you lay back on them.
- The seat base is slightly narrow and slim.
- The seat cushion is not very soft and fluffy, but a tad firm.
- It doesn’t have a very high back which is why it lacks neck support.
- Its arms are quite narrow.
34.25” D x 27.25” W x 38” H
- Weight: 58 lbs
RECLINER NO. 8 – Flash Furniture Contemporary Black Recliner/Ottoman with Wrapped Base
- This couch has soft and squishy leather-like material which cleans up easily.
- This small leather recliner chair features integrated headrest, nicely padded seat and back as well as plush upholstered arms.
- It has high back and pretty decent neck support.
- This versatile chair comes with a matching ottoman and both have leather wrapped bases. This base is especially good for hardwood floors because in this way, the swivel seat doesn’t leave any scratches.
- The chair reclines back rather too far, thanks to the conveniently located knob under its right arm.
- It reclines and swivels easily and smoothly.
- Its a very lightweight furniture and it’s very easy to move around your house.
- It is very easy to put together and the recliner comes with all the necessary tools i.e. Allen wrench and socket wrench.
- It is not made of real leather.
- The chair is slightly low to the ground and its armrests are also slightly low.
- This sofa has a metal bar at the back which may bother you and therefore, becomes slightly awkward and uncomfortable.
- In order to fix this issue of metal bar, you can place a pillow or perhaps more preferably, a microfibre blanket and drape it over the back of this recliner.
39 L x 27.2 W x 37.5 H inches
- Weight: 38 lbs
RECLINER NO. 9 – Esright Massage Recliner Chair Heated PU Leather Ergonomic Lounge 360 Degree Swivel (Espresso)
- The leather material is smooth, durable and soft to the touch.
- It has thick sponge and nice padding on its seat, back and arms.
- This couch has pretty nice back and lumbar supports.
Look & Color
- This is a nice-looking and super comfortable couch thanks to its gorgeous espresso color.
- Its plugs are color coded and also, the electric cord is so long that you don’t need any extension.
- Since it is a slim chair, it fits nicely into small living rooms or apartments.
Bags & Cup holders
- It also features 2 storage bags and 2 convenient cup holders where you can slip your controls (or magazines) or hold your drinks.
Heat & Massage
- You can use the heating function and the massage feature independently from each other.
Recline & Swivel
- The sofa reclines, swivels and rocks smoothly, easily and in a super quiet way.
- This couch doesn’t stay locked into a reclined position.
- The massage is more like an intense vibration.
- In order to get it locked into a fully reclined position, you may have to apply pressure to the back.
- It requires some leg (or hand) force to lock down the footrest into its place.
- You cannot hold coffee mugs into the cupholders. (But a bottle or a ‘can’ fits in nicely)
33.1″(L) x 35.8″(W) x 43.2”(H)
- Seat dimensions: 22.1″(L) * 18.9″(H)
- Weight: 92.6 lbs
- Back height: 28.7”
- Recline: 150 degrees
RECLINER NO. 10 – HomCom Ergonomic Faux Leather Lounge Armchair Recliner And Ottoman Set – Cream White
- This contemporary recliner has pretty nice off-white color and it is wrapped in durable leather upholstery, which allows for easy cleaning.
Lightweight & Size
- This chair is spacious, lightweight, comfy and super easy to assemble.
Size & Movement
- Due to its smaller profile and light weight, it’s pretty easy to slide off while vacuuming.
- This chair lays back almost completely flat.
- If you’re up to almost 5’11”, your head will rest perfectly on its backrest.
- In order to have good lumbar support, it’s better to have a little pillow at the back.
- It has slightly jerky reclining mechanism, and it’s not very smooth.
- This couch sits a little bit low to the ground.
- It has feel of a genuine leather, but it’s not made of real leather cover.
- When upright: 30.5″ L x 27″ W x 38” H
- When reclined: 42.5″ L x 27″ W x 32.5″ H
- Ottoman: 17.5″ L x 15.5″ W x 22.5″ H
- Backrest size: 19″ W x 25″ H
- Seat dimensions: 20″ W x 20″ D
- Weight: 39.7 lbs
- Weight capacity: 285 lbs