Review of Top 5 Best Recliners With Cup Holders

Ian Mutuli
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Ian Mutuli

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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A recliner sofa with a cup holder and other useful features allows you to have more leisure. You don’t want to keep on getting up to get a drink. Most of us desire to enjoy tea, coffee, or juice while watching TV or doing anything else. And this is made possible by having recliners with cup holders. 

In this piece, we review the best recliners with cup holders. We chose the first option, MoNiBloom Gaming Recliner Video Game Chair, which is padded with a high-density thick sponge making it highly resilient and very comfortable.  Our second option is the Flash Furniture Vana Contemporary Green Vinyl Kids Recliner which is low maintenance, easy to clean, and child-sized. The YITAHOME Electric Power Lift Recliner Chair for the Elderly is our third pick, as it has 8 vibrating options to offer vibrational massage to the elderly.

Our guide will give you excellent options if you want the best recliner with a cup holder. These feature-filled recliners come in various styles and budgets. 

5 Best Recliners With Cup Holders

1. MoNiBloom Gaming Recliner Video Game Chair

MoNiBloom Gaming Recliner Video Game Chair Single...
  • High Quality and Comfortable Material - Covered with...
  • Adjustable Backrest and Footrest - This gaming recliner chair is...
  • Humanized Design - Removable headrest ensure a comfortable...
  • Stable and Sturdy Structure - Constructed by iron round base, the...
  • Wide Applications - Our reclining gaming chair is very...

I discovered this recliner sofa with a cup holder while shopping for a gaming sofa for my son. This recliner with a cup holder is made of high-quality and comfortable material. Its environmentally friendly PU leather is skin-friendly and quite breathable.

Are you worried about spills? This recliner sofa is waterproof and padded with a high-density thick sponge making it highly resilient and more comfortable. 

What I loved about the MoNiBloom Gaming Recliner is its adjustable backrest and footrest to ensure your ultimate comfort. This allows you to easily change to the most suitable angle of the backrest between 95-125 degrees. It has two adjustable wrenches, one for the backrest and one for the footrest.

You will need to pull the backrest wrench to get the desired angle and pull the footrest wrench to adjust its angle. This offers you extra comfort when relaxing.

You can also open the footrest to allow your legs to relax. The headrest is removable to ensure all-day comfort while gaming. The cup holder placed on the side of the chair on the armrest gives you the convenience of ensuring you can enjoy your drink without getting up. 

The MoNiBloom Gaming Recliner with a cup holder uses a stable round iron base to stabilize and sturdy the chair. It has a maximum load-bearing capacity of 300 lbs. This chair can swivel 360 degrees, allowing you to easily switch directions and chat with family and friends. 

If you want a recliner sofa with wide application, this seat is one of the best choices. It is so comfortable that you can nap during a workday or relax during the weekend. You can also have a rest during the exciting playtime. You can use this chair in the entertainment room, family room, living room, etc, according to your needs. 


  • High-quality material
  • Stable and sturdy structure
  • Comfortable
  • Adjustable backrest and footrest
  • Two adjustable wrench
  • Wide application


  • It may not be suitable for heavier people

2. Flash Furniture Vana Contemporary Green Vinyl Kids Recliner

Flash Furniture Vana Contemporary Green Vinyl Kids...
  • Recliner perfectly sized for young kids and small pets
  • KIDS RECLINER: Vinyl upholstery over a generously padded pack and...
  • LONG-LASTING CONSTRUCTION: Solid hardwood frame with raised...
  • LOW MAINTENANCE: Spills clean easily with a water based cleaner
  • PRODUCT MEASUREMENTS: Overall Size: 24"W x 21.5-36.5"D x 27"H;...

My son had been requesting a comfortable chair that he could use when gaming. After many store trips, I finally found the Flash Furniture Vana Kids recliner. It is child-sized and can fit even fur babies. This recliner with a cup holder allows your child to enjoy the comfort adults experience using recliner chairs. 

This recliner sofa has a cup holder, adjustable headrest, and footrest to help the little free up their hands and prevent spills. The kids will enjoy watching TV, reading books, or playing games in this recliner and staying occupied. Cats and dogs can curl up in this plush seat and use the cup holder as a treat cup where they can be rewarded for good behavior.

The Flash Furniture Vana Kids recliner sofa is low maintenance and easy to clean. Due to its vinyl upholstery, you can quickly wipe spills with a water-based cleaner. 

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Don’t worry if your children are very active. This recliner sofa has a solid hardwood frame and raised plastic feet for durability and resilience. It holds up to a capacity of 90 pounds. To maximize your child's safety, this sofa includes a safety feature that prevents the seat from reclining automatically. It only reclines once the child is seated, and the ottoman is pulled out one inch. 

Assemble this chair easily in 10 minutes by following the included step-by-step instructions.


  • Low maintenance
  • Durable construction
  • Comfortable enough for kids and pets


  • The material can easily get scratched by pets
  • The pushback mechanism may be too difficult for the younger kids

3. YITAHOME Electric Power Lift Recliner Chair for Elderly

YITAHOME Electric Power Lift Recliner Chair for...
  • POWER LIFT & RECLINE- The electric recliner chair was powered by...
  • VIBRATIONAL MASSAGE & LUMBAR HEATING- This power lift recliner...
  • REBOUNDED FOAM & DELICATE FABRIC- Lean back into the unique,...
  • USB PORTS, CUP HOLDERS, SIDE POCKETS- This lift recliner chair...
  • EASY ASSEMBLY: This electric power recliner chair is packaged in...

When shopping for a recliner sofa for my elderly relative, I was unsure which features to look for. However, this YITAHOME Electric Power Lift Recliner Chair gave me all the options I could have considered. Its 8 vibrating options offer great vibrational massage, which is ideal for elderly folks.

Its lumbar heating ensures the recliner chair provides lumbar support and comfort to your back, thighs, and legs. The vibrational massage and heating functions come in 5 modes: pulse, press, auto, wave, and normal. The massage is switched on and off using the power button. 

Treat yourself to the ultimate relaxation experience through this massage recliner chair. It is powered by a TUV-certified motor mechanism, giving it smooth lifting and reclining capabilities. What I loved most about this seat is that you can use a remote to adjust it to your preferred position.

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It offers immense relaxation to adults, the elderly, the disabled, and the ex[ectant women when resting, reading, watching TV, etc. 

Enjoy the amazing comfort of the rebounded bouncy foam covered in a soft, delicate fabric that is quite durable. You will enjoy relaxing your head and neck in this power lift recliner chair with ergonomically designed head padding

This recliner sofa has two cup holders and side pockets to store your drinks, remote control, magazines, and phones. In addition, two USB ports to help you charge your devices while enjoying the seat’s massage function. 

I was amazed at the ease of assembling this electric power recliner. After unpacking the two boxes that it came in, it was easy to assemble the parts as no tools were needed, and there were clear labels on the controller. 


  • Easy to assemble
  • Offers great relaxation for the elderly, disabled, and expectant mothers
  • Offers vibrational massage
  • Has lumber heating
  • Comfortable fabric
  • Includes two USB ports


  • Not very comfortable for taller people
  • The heat is not very strong

4. RESPAWN RSP-900 Racing Style, Reclining Gaming Chair

RESPAWN RSP-900 Racing Style, Reclining Gaming Chair,...
  • CONSOLE GAMING COMFORT provided by a plush removable headrest...
  • CONTROLS AND DRINKS AT THE READY with a removable side pouch that...
  • RECLINE WITH CONFIDENCE. Comfortably recline up to 135-degrees...
  • AWARD-NOMINATED BRAND, RESPAWN is committed to your satisfaction.

I wanted a racing-style reclining chair because I understood its superior comfort and functionality. The RESPAWN Reclining Gaming Chair is the perfect de-stressing and relaxing chair suitable for use at any time of the day or night.

The RESPAWN Reclining Gaming Chair provides extra comfort with a plush removable headrest pillow with segmented padding for the ultimate experience. This fully functional gaming recliner is perfect for gaming lovers, and it lets them level up while lying back.

The cup holder of this chair is installed on the left arm to make it easy for you to refresh yourself without getting out of your seat. Its removable side pouch hangs on the left arm to help keep your game controllers nearby. 

The chair and the footrest have a continuous surface but operate independently to give you control over your movement. This ensures that there are no spaces that catch wires and make gaming difficult. This recliner allows you to recline up to 135 degrees securely.

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The 360-degree swivel base is quite sturdy and supports the footrest and the reclining back, giving you the perfect balance. It supports a weight capacity of 275 lbs. It includes a user manual that provides a step.-by-step guide to make assembling easy. 


  • Includes a gaming console
  • Removable headrest pillow for comfort
  • A removable side porch for holding accessories
  • A continuous surface between the chair and the footrest
  • Sturdy and durable


  • The bolts can loosen and fall off with time

5. Comfort Stretch Faux Leather Power Lift Reclining Chair for Living Room Massage Recliner Chair

Comfort Stretch Faux Leather Power Lift Reclining Chair...
  • 【Massage & Lumbar Heat Function】The recliner chair comes with...
  • 【Power Lift Recliner】 Use the remote control to control the...
  • 【USB Charging Port & Dual Side Pockets】 With the USB charging...
  • 【Comfortable Leather Lift Recliner】 With premium leather, 5...
  • 【Easy Assembly & Maintence】 The power lift recliner comes...

Experience maximum relaxation with the Comfort Stretch Faux Leather Power Lift Reclining Chair. After the leg surgery of one of my relatives, I needed to get them a recliner chair that could help them stand easily after relaxation without asking for help. The Comfort Stretch Faux Leather Power Lift Reclining Chair met this need and superseded it.

This high-quality leather recliner has eight vibration nodes and five massage modes, which can be operated individually. You can operate each massage point for 5-25 minutes using the timing function to ensure that you get the ultimate total body relaxation. The vibration nodes are located at the back, lumbar, thigh, and legs to promote blood circulation in your entire body. 

This recliner is power operated, which allows you to push the entire chair upwards smoothly and quietly. It is best used by the elderly to help them stand easily. This recliner is also suitable for people with back pain and leg problems

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You can easily enjoy your favorite drink with two cupholders without getting up. The USB charging port helps you keep your Ipads and cell phones always powered. The side pockets are essential in helping you keep small items or magazines organized in one place so you can reach them easily when needed. 

Comfort Stretch Faux Leather Power Lift Reclining Chair is made of premium faux leather upholstery and overstuffed padding to comfort the entire body. The leather surface is treated to bring a warm and soft tactile impression. It promises a 5-year durability.  


  • Lumbar heat function
  • Provides 5 massage modes
  • The power lift uses remote control for ease of operation
  • Dual side pockets for your accessories
  • USB charging port to power your devices
  • Easy assembly and maintenance


  • The vibration may not work properly after continuous use

Buying Guide for Recliners With Cup Holders

Your home will feel homier if you have a comfy recliner to return to at the end of a busy day. When buying the perfect recliner with a cup holder where you can place your refreshing cocktail after a day’s long work, there are several things to consider.

1. Material 

When buying a recliner sofa, the material used is a very crucial factor to consider. Besides the different colors and styles of recliners, they are also made using different materials. Although leather material is typically the most sought-after and luxurious, each has its upsides and downsides.

Many people enjoy the fabric upholstery because they are very comfortable. The fabric upholstery can be made from chenille, velvet, cotton, or other material. They are breathable and provide excellent relaxation when used on recliner sofas. 

The leather recliners feel great and look great in your home. Its smooth and sleek appearance makes your chair look more expensive. Bonded leather upholstery is also extremely durable and easy to clean. However, leather recliner sofas are more prone to scratches than fabric recliners. So, if you have pets that will be climbing all over your furniture with sharp claws, you may want to rethink this option. 

2. Cost

Price is probably the biggest factor to consider when buying a recliner sofa. Remember that a recliner is designed to be very supportive, comfortable, and durable. Therefore it uses more technology and is well thought out than any other regular chair. Recliners cost more than regular leather or fabric chairs for your living room. You will likely spend anywhere from $250 to $5,000, so having a strict budget is important before shopping for a recliner with a cup holder.

3. Size

Consider how much space you have to ensure that your furniture fits well. Take measurements of the room where you place the recliner sofa to determine the best fit. Also, consider your body size, type, and shape to determine the best recliner with a cup holder that fits you comfortably. This will help take more pressure out of your sore joints and muscles. 

5. Features

Consider the features that your recliner sofa is equipped with. A cup or glass holder should be present in any recliner with a cup holder option. This gives you a place to put your favorite beverage while relaxing.

Some recliners come with a convenient tray table that you can use to read, write, work, or browse the internet. This feature lets you stay comfortable in any position to enjoy your work. Are you tired of holding up your favorite digital device? Go for a recliner with a phone or tablet holder with various viewing positions.

Consider the lumber, head, and neck pillow. This will help take away some pain from your neck and head. Choose recliner pillows with ergonomic shapes to give you good muscle relief. 

FAQ About Recliners With Cup Holders

1. What are the benefits of recliners with cup holders?

Recliners with cup holders save the individual from the hassle of standing every time to need a drink. With the cup holders positioned either on one armrest or both, the seat user can easily enjoy their drink slowly as they watch TV, work on their laptops, play games, or read a book.

2. What is the importance of choosing a fabric when buying a recliner with a cup holder?

The recliner sofa's user will spend a lot of time on the recliner sofa since it is mainly for relaxation. A good material will ensure comfort during this time. A recliner with a cup holder will hold beverages prone to spilling. Choose a fabric that is easy to clean and does not stain easily. 

3. Do recliners with cup holders have additional features?

Absolutely. Recliners with cup holders often have more exciting features like side pockets, USB chargers, and laptop tables. The individual chairs have various features, so it is important to look out for additional features when making a purchase. 

Ian Mutuli

About the author

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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