Updated August 19, 2020 by Luke Mitchell

The 10 Best Swiveling Recliners

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in July of 2020. Reclining chairs are characterized by their adjustable backs and footrests, and while they offer great comfort and versatility, they are usually quite heavy and difficult to move. A swiveling recliner can be easily rotated to point wherever you want, whether socializing or watching television, and the selection in this ranking reflects the many different styles and features available. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. BarcaLounger Jacque II

2. Relaxzen 8 Motor

3. RecPro Charles

Editor's Notes

August 05, 2020:

A swiveling recliner can be defined as any chair with an adjustable backrest that includes an integral footrest or separate ottoman and that can rotate on its pedestal. While all the models in this ranking share these features, they are notably different in their design, materials, and functionality, and suit many different situations and requirements.

For example, the Mcombo Massage, BestMassage 360, and Relaxzen 8 Motor, all have motorized massage functions, with customizable vibration modes, intensities, and programs that allow the user to further relax while the chair works through a sequence that focuses on different parts of the body.

The Angel Line Rebecca, BestMassage 360, Naomi Home Odelia, and Christopher Knight Home Jennette all have gliding functionality, which essentially means they rock forward and backward similar to a rocking chair. These are popular with nursing mothers as they provide a soothing motion while the child rests in their lap. Of course, they are also popular with anyone who likes to rock gently in their chair while relaxing.

Swivel chairs are also sought-after by drivers of recreational vehicles, largely due to the fact that they work well in limited spaces, and the Thomas Payne Euro and RecPro Charles are well suited to this purpose, as both are relatively compact, lightweight, and have integral footrests, with the latter being produced specifically for RVs.

If you favor an ottoman over an integral, swing-up footrest, then you might consider the Mcombo Massage or Relaxzen 8 Motor, both of which have massagers built into the ottoman. Alternatively, you could opt for the BarcaLounger Jacque II, which, although it has few bells and whistles, is built to very high standards and features top-grain leather upholstery.

Special Honors

Pismo Beach Ergo by Omnia Leather. Those looking for contemporary styling and a choice of high-quality materials might consider the Pismo Beach Ergo swivel recliner with ottoman. Upholstered in 100% top-grain leather, it is filled with memory foam, has a supportive lumbar region, and it reclines to a fully horizontal position. omnialeather.com

4. Christopher Knight Home Jennette

5. Naomi Home Odelia

6. Thomas Payne Euro

7. Flash Furniture Contemporary

8. BestMassage 360

9. Angel Line Rebecca

10. MCombo Massage


Luke Mitchell
Last updated on August 19, 2020 by Luke Mitchell

Having grown weary of working in office environments, music graduate Luke decided to trade the dismal skies of southern England for the far more agreeable climate of south Asia. Prior to writing for Ezvid Wiki, he established a small agency providing websites for clients all over the world. This enabled him to travel extensively, living for prolonged periods in a number of interesting countries and experiencing several different cultures along the way. When not playing or writing music, Luke likes to ride his motorcycle in far-flung regions where the air is thin and the roads are dusty. His areas of expertise are largely gleaned from his nomadic lifestyle and include travel, computers, automotive goods and accessories, musical instruments and gear, and boats.


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