Just because you have a smaller room, there’s nothing to stop you kicking back and relaxing in a narrow recliner chair after a long day at work. A slim recliner will give you all the benefits of a regular recliner without taking up that much-needed space in your living room. Whether you prefer leather or plaid, we’ve picked out a variety of slimline recliners for you below.
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Slimline Recliner with Thin Arms
This slimline recliner differs from others on this list due to its thinner, more contemporary design. Sleek and streamlined, it measures 30 inches wide and is covered with leather gel upholstery for the look and feel of soft-grain leather without the annoying upkeep.
Decidedly modern, this recliner would look out of place in a more traditional décor style.
Take notes from the slim arms and raised wooden sides and pair your recliner with furniture that has smooth, clean lines for a room with a minimalist and aesthetically pleasing vibe.
Smooth Narrow Recliner Chair
Completely smooth, this narrow recliner chair has a square silhouette and a casual, contemporary vibe. Available in a huge 116 finishes, you can have your pick of patterns or solid colors.
So you don’t overwhelm the simplicity of this chair, we recommend keeping your décor simple. Depending on which color you go for, stick to cushions or rugs in tones that are only a few shades away from the original. This creates a multi-faceted look that still ties together well. As for furniture, go for dark wood to complement the wooden legs.
Upholstered Stylish Recliner Chair
Perfect For: Enjoying movies and relaxing at home
What We Like: Infinite reclining positions and water-repellent faux leather
This stylish 27'' wide recliner offers an exceptional level of comfort and sophistication, featuring a solid and engineered wood base and manual recline with infinite positions. Upholstered in water-repellent faux leather, the chair ensures excellent support with a pocket spring seat construction filled with cotton. With a high back and 20'' deep seat, this recliner stretches an impressive 65'' deep when fully reclined, making it perfect for enjoying your favorite entertainment in style.
Place this recliner in your living room or home theater to create a cozy relaxation spot. Accent it with a soft throw blanket and a decorative pillow to enhance the inviting ambiance.
Minimalism Style Manual Recliner Chair
Perfect For: Enhancing comfort and style in any room
What We Like: Timeless design with modern minimalist aesthetic
Experience the perfect blend of classic comfort and modern style with this manual recliner chair. Boasting a 30" wide design, it provides maximum luxury while adding a touch of minimalist charm to your home. The easy-to-use manual recliner allows you to adjust the chair to your preferred position, while the timeless single chair design ensures it remains stylish for years to come. Ideal for any room, from the living room to the bedroom, this chair will effortlessly elevate your home's decor.
Pair this minimalist recliner chair with a neutral-toned area rug and some textured accent pillows to create a cozy and inviting space that's perfect for relaxation or catching up on your favorite book.
Modern Slim Recliner Chair
Measuring 27.6 inches wide, this chair is sleek and modern. Available in black, beige, brown, or gray, with a faux-leather upholstery, it features massage technology so you can soothe away the aches and pains of your day.
This recliner would look best in an ultra-modern living room – for something that will always look cool, opt for black and pair it with light-wood furniture and light walls. This is a contrast that is timeless and will always look elegant, even if you move around your living room.
Elegant Slim Recliner
This slim recliner truly has it all; added lumbar support, high-density foam, and an inner-spring coil, all of which contribute to its snug look. Even better, it still measures only 29 inches wide.
If you’re the sort of person who likes to relax but thinks recliners can look clunky and unattractive, this is the perfect choice for you. Choose from red, ivory, brown, or burgundy, all of which would add a comfortably chic vibe to your living room.
You can add a few cushions in complementing colors and put a rug right under its feet.
Narrow Leather Recliner with Hardwood Frame
If you like the traditional look of leather, this recliner measures 28.75 inches wide and is made from genuine leather. Available in 10 color choices, including camel, beige, and brick, it has a hardwood frame for stability.
Due to the generous array of colors to choose from, you can align this recliner with your décor style without issue.
We recommend opting for more classic colors like burgundy or camel rather than red or yellow for a timeless look that will never go out of style.
Narrow Recliner with Nailhead Detail
Inviting at first glance and beyond, this recliner offers a world of comfort in the form of foam-filled bonded leather upholstery. A little wider than others on this list at 33.6 inches, it still won’t take up a large amount of room.
The nailhead trim that outlines this recliner gives it a hint of old-world sophistication, so we recommend keeping your overall décor classic with just a hint of retro. All 3 color choices – red, black, and brown – are colors that you can contrast with cream and white shades for 1940s elegance.
Upholstered Stylish Recliner Chair
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Enhancing living room or bedroom comfort
What We Like: Contemporary design with button-tufted diamond stitching
Our upholstered stylish recliner chair offers effortless comfort, functionality, and a sleek contemporary design. The smooth upholstery paired with an eye-catching button-tufted diamond stitch complements your modern home decor. This push-back recliner allows for easy relaxation, while the sturdy birchwood legs provide durability and a polished look. Transform your space and unwind in this charming recliner, tailored to elevate your leisure experience.
To complete the inviting atmosphere in your living space, pair this recliner with a plush throw blanket, a stylish floor lamp, and a cozy area rug for the ultimate relaxation zone.
Narrow Recliner Chair with Ottoman
This recliner can double up as an office chair if you work from home, making it a multipurpose option. Also featuring an ottoman in a matching material, the faux-leather feel and integrated headrest of this recliner mean you won’t ever want to get up.
Available in black, brown, burgundy, and cream.
It has a modern design that would pair well with brighter room shades such as orange or green. If you prefer to keep it simple, stick to beige or cream, but avoid white, as it will be too harsh of a contrast with your chair.
Rocking Recliner with Padded Backrest
Perfect For: Relaxing and unwinding in various living room styles
What We Like: Hypnotic rocking motion and elegant stitching
This rocking recliner features a padded backrest to help you unwind in comfort, and a stable metal base that allows for a smooth, hypnotic rocking motion. The chair’s neutral hue complements various aesthetics, from coastal to French country. Crafted with a blend of solid and engineered wood and a steel base, this recliner manually reclines to two positions and locks in place. The foam filling offers added support, making it ideal for movie nights or afternoon naps.
Pair this recliner with a cozy throw blanket and an accent pillow to enhance its comfort and visual appeal, and consider placing it near a window or a floor lamp for optimal lighting during reading sessions.
Faux Leather Manual Club Recliner
Perfect For: Cozy and traditional living spaces
What We Like: The classic tufted design and comfortable foam padding
Relax in style with this elegant faux leather manual club recliner, featuring a full back, rolled arms, and a deep seat for unmatched comfort. The dark espresso finish on the tapered block feet adds a touch of sophistication, while tufted sections and detail stitching create a tailored look. With its thick foam padding and two-position manual recline, this recliner is perfect for unwinding after a long day or enjoying a movie marathon.
Place this recliner in a well-lit corner of your living room, and accent it with a plush throw blanket and a patterned decorative pillow for added coziness and style.
Farmhouse Slim Recliner
Sand & Stable™
For a farmhouse or country-style slim recliner, you can’t do better than this adorably chic chair, which is upholstered in a plaid pattern in either black, beige, or navy. Featuring a study hardwood frame and high-density foam filling, it is comfortable and on-trend.
To achieve the ultimate coastal farmhouse look, you’ll need to choose your colors carefully. In general, whites, neutrals, and baby blues are key shades of the trend, so the beige option for this recliner would be the easiest to style. Match it with a rug in warm taupe for a cozy and charming look.
Tufted Compact Recliner Chair
Designed with mid-century modern accents, this compact recliner chair features a tufted back that is thick for your comfort. It can be adjusted up to 160 degrees and has solid wood legs that lend it a nice touch of tradition.
This chair comes in four different finishes – gray, cream, light gray, and dark teal. All are made from a soft-to-the-touch polyester blend and would blend in well with a modern living room.
If you want something more standout, the dark teal color option will add understated glamor to the space around it, especially if you contrast it with ochre cushions.
Floral Narrow Recliner Chair
Sand & Stable™
Last but not least, this narrow recliner chair is the smallest on this list, measuring only 27 inches wide. Covered in a cream and pink retro floral pattern that is so on-trend right now, it has a hardwood frame and a thick cushioned seat.
We recommend embracing the vintage vibe of this recliner; think 1940s-1950s kitschy elements that are still in style today such as dark-wood furniture, non-glossy wooden floor, and a plush cream rug your chair can sit on for that finishing touch.
This anti-gravity recliner is a very futuristic modern style and high functionality. Beautiful color, soft leather seat cover, comfortable armrests and headrests create a unique whole. Wooden base for stability.
An elegant and space-saving piece for contemporary homes, this narrow recliner works as a charm using a metal lever on the side for adjusting positions. The frame is made of sturdy wood, with curved arms and non-marring feet.
This sublime recliner will offer a ton of modern appeal to your household, while the steel frame in straight shapes and lines and the strong, durable structure ensures not only years of problem-free use but also great fit for your home.
Want to rest with style? Check this comfy recliner with streamlined armrests, a well-padded back, and a side caddy for storing your smaller belongings. The mechanism works like a charm, so you can effortlessly adjust your favorite position.
Opt for maximum relaxation with this stunning recliner that sports the narrow structure to ensure a cozy and perfect fit for all those less spacious rooms, while still offering you the convenience that you need.
A comfortable solution for accommodating smaller spaces. Thanks to this compact recliner, you will get a smoothly working mechanism, nice-to-touch upholstery, softly padded cushions, and a round, wide base for proper balance.
A comfy compact contemporary recliner with a wooden frame featuring thin bowed padded arms with a brown finish. It has a handle-operated mechanism, a tall tapered split backrest, a thick seat. Upholstery is of soft light beige fabric.
Ferguson High Leg Recliner by La-Z-Boy This one is $700, I believe; and it is much narrower!!
La-Z-Boy Recliners High Leg Recliner with 3-Position Mechanism - 029 ...
Sit up, sit back, sit way back, relax and enjoy! With its narrower chrome steel frame and channel stitched faux leather upholstery in contemporary white or modern black, this is definitely NOT your grandfather's easy chair. Yes, it still offers cushy comf
This narrow recliner would be a proposition for those, who love the unique afternoon relax on a recliner, but at the same time have to deal with tiny living room or bedroom spaces.
If you're looking for some simple and stylish solutions for your house, check out this amazing recliner! It's gonna bring you not only a unique and intriguing design, but also an extraordinary comfort.
Sage apartment recliner chair
With its versatile design, this small recliner will be a good addition to most of the decors. Finished with an olive green fabric, it creates a warm, cosy appeal. Features a foldable footrest.
We know there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Or maybe it is - when we present to you a Palliser Eon narrow recliner in contemporary style and form. It has, of course, folding footrest, also upholstered in a gray faux leather like the comfortable rest.
Tough day? Don't worry - in your home, there are waiting for you two narrow recliners with automatic structure and folding footrest. They are simple and upholstered with brown chocolate faux leather.
With its tall back and additional cushion for your head, you will be resting like in no other chair. It reclines smoothly, has tan leather upholstery, widened armrests for extra comfort, and steel feet to maintain proper position and balance.
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This stylish burgundy red recliner will offer unique comfort and style, elegantly covered with linen upholstery. Folds down flat - Easy for storage or packing up to and from college. It has wheels for greater mobility and a soft microfiber material.
This classic armchair in spite of its simplicity looks very good. It has minimalistic shape and it is covered with bright canvas. Unfortunately, it isn't big, so it is dedicated only for slim person or child.
Flexsteel 487 ERST w/ Footrest
Exquisitely stylish, this brown leather recliner will be a refined accent in any living room, providing a sense of classic elegance. Its narrow silhouette has the size of 35" W x 40" D x 42" W.
Recliner upholstered with high quality leather. It is fitted with pillow on the back for added comfort. Frame is made of metal and reinforced with solid supports. Modern accent for any interior.
A comfortable addition to any decor, this small recliner works on a smooth mechanism that allows you to effortlessly adjust your favorite position. Also features floral-patterned upholstery, a button-tufted back, and saber wooden legs.