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“vegas recliners definitely not "stressless"!”

Written on: 02/04/2015 by Galloway412 (1 review written)

Bought two VEGAS recliners a few years ago as well as 4 seater sofa and 2 footstools. Cost thousands! Right from the word go they were uncomfortable. Contacted the store we bought them from and they said there was nothing wrong with them. Over the years they have got more and more uncomfortable so much so that we'll have to replace the chairs before we are both crippled. As far as we are concerned the worst purchase we have ever made and totally not to be recommended to anyone who values their… Read Full Review

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“Ekornes Windsor reclining settee not fit for purpose”

Written on: 23/03/2015 by kingimuk (1 review written)

We purchased a Stressless Windsor reclining three seater settee in March 2010 along with a single matching chair. For the most part we were pleased with the purchase of these 'premium' items. After three years we noticed one of the settee positions no longer had any support in the seat or lower back area. This was easy to spot as the other two seats received much less use and were visibly higher than the one used most. Now we are not couch potato's and the furniture has not had heavy use… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Stressless chair, problem with the leather finish”

Written on: 06/03/2015 by Joebr (1 review written)

4 items of Ekornes furniture were purchased from Gillies furniture in Dundee in 2004 and after 11 years constant use are still in excellent condition. In December 2014 a new stressless chair was purchased from Sterling Warehouse in Tillicoultry in the same leather as our other furniture. The leather of the display furniture in Sterling Warehouse is very similar to our 11 year old furniture, but the leather on the new chair is dull and has a totally different feel to it. Sterling… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Stressless Dream / Stressful Nightmare”

Written on: 01/03/2015 by Mal.B (2 reviews written)

Very disappointed with our stressless Dream recliners. Whilst the chairs are well made, look good and are made with superb leather, this is where it all went wrong, the foam insides of our chairs lost its cushioning properties after about 18 months and became very uncomfortable to sit on for more than 15 - 20 minutes The structural foam which forms the frame of the chairs is good, but the soft foam on top of this just didn't last, loosing its cushioning properties, Very Very Very… Read Full Review

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“Stressless® Recliner:MOST uncomfortable chair EVER...”

Written on: 24/02/2015 by FlatlandFarmer (1 review written)

In just 30 minutes my back began to really hurt, I squirmed to find any position, upright or reclined that was comfortable, there is none. I have now spent 2 weeks trying to find a pillow of some sort that allows me to use this expensive chair. Have yet to manage a full hour without back pain. Don't just sit in one of these chairs for 10 minutes in the store ,and then buy one.  Look at the metal interior frames they are so proud of, there is no support at all, just some flimsy springs. No… Read Full Review

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Ashleyss's Response to FlatlandFarmer's Review

Written on: 27/02/2015

I would like to know if you have found a good pillow for your back, since i'm in your same situation

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Mal.b's Response to FlatlandFarmer's Review

Written on: 01/03/2015

I totally agree.
At first they were great but after a while my back was killing me.

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★★★★★

“we love our stressless recliners”

Written on: 05/02/2015 by Giadal164 (1 review written)

we purchased two diplomat recliners and they came right on time and are so very beautiful and super comfortable. the color, red , is so true to the samples and the book. unfortunately, we are soon moving and need to sell them after only two months. we have so much after living in california all these years that we will not have room in the moving truck for these big chairs plus the ottomans. the cherrywood trim on the bottom is so great looking but so large that we have to sell all four… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“will not turn on the stand like before”

Written on: 06/01/2015 by DevanBlair (1 review written)

ours is about ten years old now-it does not turn on the stand like before-is there anything I can do to make it turn smoothly like before… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Over priced for the quality”

Written on: 27/11/2014 by Harris-Alt235 (1 review written)

Arms badly creased in days, replacements creased even before they were fitted. Comfortable, ŷbut dread to think what the chairs will look like in a couple of years. Would not recommend… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“An excellent choice”

Written on: 26/11/2014 by JamirCantrell82 (1 review written)

We are very satisfied with our purchase of our stressless recliner. They are very comfortable and go well with our other furnishings. They arrived earlier than the retailer had been advised so we were very pleased with that… Read Full Review

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“To get your attention on my problem with my Reno chair”

Written on: 17/11/2014 by Kwed (1 review written)

Thank you for your postcard asking for my opinion of the chairs.we ordered two chairs Reno and Tampa, delivered end July. We had to have fira about for problems on the Reno chair (fast reference 440447 12 august) loud creaking sound and headrest not staying in position. Collinwood batchellor replaced the chair. As I was just about to complain to them again I would prefer to deal direct with you. The headrest on this new chair will nt stay in position just keeps slipping down, your office when I… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“So uncomfortable!”

Written on: 23/10/2014 by Landyn1981 (1 review written)

Two years ago we purchased two recliner chairs, 1Eldorado and 1Vegas and a two seater Eldorado high back.I have never been more disappointed. The seats very quickly became hard to sit on. We went back to the shop who sold them to us, they organised a furniture insurance person to come and look at them and we were told all was well. They are very expensive but seems there is no follow up from Ekornes over this. We've bought memory foam cushions but still uncomfortable. the sofa seems impossible… Read Full Review

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Podinessex's Comment

Written on: 16/03/2015

Yes we have found exactly the same problem. The armchair is comfortable but the sofas don't adjust In the same way. They are extremely hard, and highly uncomfortable. I think we will have to change them as we do nott have a comfortable sofa in the house. The annoying thing was we had tried them, and for 5 minutes they seemed comfy. As soon as we had them we realised we had made a very expensive mistake.

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“So uncomfortable!”

Written on: 23/10/2014 by Landyn1981 (1 review written)

Two years ago we purchased two recliner chairs, 1Eldorado and 1Vegas and a two seater Eldorado high back.I have never been more disappointed. The seats very quickly became hard to sit on. We went back to the shop who sold them to us, they organised a furniture insurance person to come and look at them and we were told all was well. They are very expensive but seems there is no follow up from Ekornes over this. We've bought memory foam cushions but still uncomfortable. the sofa seems impossible… Read Full Review

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Mal.b's Comment

Written on: 23/04/2015

I totaly agree, the worst purchase I have ever made.
The initial comfort of stressless chairs soon wears of.
Went through the exact senario as you and was told that it was fair wear and tear.
Don't wast your money on Stressless recliners.

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★☆☆☆☆

“Most uncomfortable chair ever!”

Written on: 01/09/2014 by LeandroBuchanan (1 review written)

I purchase two stressless recliners - mine is the Magic model. I sat in a floor model at the store, and it was soft and comfy but the wrong color. They had another chair in black and a less expensive leather, which I sat in for a few minutes and purchased. Problem is, it's only comfortable for a few minutes. The cushions slope back, and toward the middle. There is no way to get comfortable in the chair. The leather is very hard. I have emailed Ekornes and they do not respond. Do not… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“confortable and stylish”

Written on: 18/08/2014 by McLaughlinho230 (1 review written)

purchased from Reynolds in Bognor Regis they have very knowledgeable staff members, the chair is very stylish and is very comfortable,and is easily adjusted. the downside so far is that I am becoming concerned about a small crease in the seat leather and hope that it will not get worse and the chair does leave circle marks on the carpet… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“the ultimate armchair.”

Written on: 17/08/2014

soft, flexible, comfortable to the extreme, very happy with my purchase… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I purchased 2 Stressless chairs from Houseing Units in...”

Written on: 16/08/2014 by Destie (1 review written)

I purchased 2 Stressless chairs from Houseing Units in Oldham anmd have been very pleased with them did a fair amount of research in to different makes etc and settled on stressless and we very happy with them and would buy them again… Read Full Review

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“Most uncomfortable......!”

Written on: 15/08/2014 by Pianotuner (1 review written)

I purchased my Stressless in March this year from Cheltenham ( order no 38151 ) Initially, I was pleased, but, after a few weeks, I felt the padding in the base was uncomfortable and I sank into the seat rather like sitting on an old fashioned toilet). ! I am far from pleased with it and would like the matter resolved to my complete satisfaction… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Not comfortable”

Written on: 04/08/2014 by Shoe42 (1 review written)

This chair cost me 3000 thousand dollars and I purchased from a store that was going out of business. It won't stay in position and moves when I do. This is not like the store model. We had a service call to the house and the service man told me to tighten the knobs on each side. They are not holding and it is not easy to adjust. I am going to purchase a cheap recliner as the ones I have tried are better than this chair. Incidentally I have ALS and purchased this chair as I need to be… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Wonderful till leather started peeling”

Written on: 02/08/2014 by 344Houston (1 review written)

We have had our stress less chairs for just over two years and on both chairs a coating on both chairs is peeling off! I have followed the cleaning and conditioning to the letter,using ekornes products. The chairs are very comfortable but I am bitterly disappointed with this development given the price of the product. Wr range krone snot much help at all… Read Full Review

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“Worst Purchase of My Life”

Written on: 26/07/2014 by Francis348 (1 review written)

Do not buy Stressless unless the store has a return policy. If they don't, sit in it for hours, seriously. We are stuck with $12k worth of stressless furniture (Liberty Highback) that hurts to sit in. The recliner does not stay out either. Corporate is no help either. We are trying to sell if for less than half of what we paid just to get rid of it… Read Full Review

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