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“Stressless High Back Cheap low spec, very high price,...”

Written on: 17/01/2016 by Vivjtay (2 reviews written)

As I am quite disabled and need to sit with my feet and legs elevated I thought I would treat myself to a luxury Stressless City Chair and Legrest. I ordered the high seat 47 cm model which is the correct height for my long legs. The foam/wadding in the seats is thin and hard and when sitting on it for more than ten minutes makes me really ache. The more you sit on the chair the thinner and harder it gets until after a few months it feels like you are just sitting on the metal frame really… Read Full Review

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“Stressless High Back Cheap low spec, very high price,...”

Written on: 17/01/2016 by Vivjtay (2 reviews written)

As I am quite disabled and need to sit with my feet and legs elevated I thought I would treat myself to a luxury Stressless City Chair and Legrest. I ordered the high seat 47 cm model which is the correct height for my long legs. The foam/wadding in the seats is thin and hard and when sitting on it for more than ten minutes makes me really ache. The more you sit on the chair the thinner and harder it gets until after a few months it feels like you are just sitting on the metal frame really… Read Full Review

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“Great Chairs: recommended to friends”

Written on: 13/10/2015 by Mariyaho274 (1 review written)

I purchased 2 windsor single seat sofas in cream leather from my wonderful local dealer in Norwich for our TV room. They are supremely comfortable, excellent quality and now the favourite seat in the house. They look really great too. My friends told me they were so comfy. I would happily recommend them to anyone… Read Full Review

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“City chair chrome legs”

Written on: 03/10/2015 by chorleywood (1 review written)

I bought a city chair last October which has been successful until recently when it has developed a blister on the chrome foot. I asked for it to be inspected and found that my dealer sent the delivery people to look at it. I had already sent photos of the fault and expected the manufacturer to react. I then received a mail from my supplier asking for £93.60 before an inspection by a company called Fira. I was assured that Ekornes would refund and replace the part if the inspection found in my… Read Full Review

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“leather pealling and cracking”

Written on: 13/09/2015 by FinleyRobb (1 review written)

I would not recommend buying stressless furniture. We found that in a matter of months the leather was showing signs of ware. Made a complaint to the retailer rep. from Stressless turned up, and told us that marks on the leather was due to what we used on our hair. I explained that other then shampoo we did not use any other products on our hair. During the course of time the leather has cracked and pealed the furniture looks a complete mess!. We have other leather chairs and the leather is… Read Full Review

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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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Giraffe123456789's Response to kingimuk's Review

Written on: 12/10/2015

I could not agree more; we have a similar situation with an Ekornes Windsor High Back Sofa which is only 9 months old. Ekornes Stressless range is rubbish quality for an extortionate price.

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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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