11 Lounge Chairs Under $500 That Will Instantly Elevate Your Place

11 Lounge Chairs Under $500 That Will Instantly Elevate Your Place
Kickin’ it with comfortable lounge chairs that pack a decor punch—on a budget.

At the end of a long day, you want a comfortable lounge chair to come home to and relax in. Why shouldn’t it also function as a beautiful, stylish furniture piece in your home? And how about a lounge chair that’s not over $500, please?

The Internet has opened up a wealth of options for the style-minded man to find exactly what he’s looking for to complement his home’s aesthetic, but we’re here to save you hours of research—combing through pages of search results, scrutinizing reviews, comparing prices—to find the best lounge chairs that will suit your style.

From classic and comfortable to sophisticated and plush, we’ve found eleven lounge chairs that are highly rated and within most budgets.


a dark grey faux leather upholstered armchair with gold metal frame

Crosshaven Accent Chair

Ashley Furniture

When our founder, Andrew, saw this lounge chair, he said it looked like something out of Star Trek. This is definitely a cool statement piece with a sleek faux leather finish and an exposed metallic metal frame. This is on the higher end of our price range coming in at over $400, but it is a worthy investment that is sure to live long and prosper (see what we did there?).

a tan leather and steel frame modern accent armchair

Baxton Studio Leather Accent Chair


If hardwood frames and tufted cushions aren't your thing, this steel framed leather accent lounge chair is a great addition to a more minimalist space. The design is open and airy, and the great customer reviews assure anyone on the fence that this lounge chair is incredibly sturdy and very comfortable. This design is a riff on the iconic Wassily chair designed by Marcel Breuer in 1926.

a beige fabric and wood frame armchair

Glenwillow Home Accent Chair


The perfect iconic chair for your mid-century modern-style home features the best of vintage style in solid wood and durable fabric. Its simple, understated style will allow other elements of your room to stand out, without the chair itself being boring.

Image of Mid Century Retro Modern Accent Chair Wooden Arm Upholstered Tufted Back Lounge Chairs Seat Size 24.4" 18.3" (Deep) (Black Pu Leather)

Mid-Century Retro Modern Accent Chair


This affordable faux leather option could be a great fit. Multiple reviews mention that the quality of the materials is high, and the chair itself is very comfortable.

a faux leather and iron plated frame armchair

Retro Wide Tufted Armchair


Rounding out this classic mid-century modern lounge chair lineup is a reasonably-priced distressed faux leather chair from Wayfair. Brown is a good, neutral color to utilize in your decor if you want to avoid filling your room with only grey and black furniture.

best lounge chairs under 400

Ikea Tufted Accent Chair


This boxy, mid-century modern styled chair also complements industrial-inspired decor, and the tweed fabric will introduce more visual interest into your room. This one is on the higher end of our price range at near $500, but the high-resilience foam filled seat cushions will give you a extended support and maximum relaxation worth your money.

Image of Armen Living LCSUCHWACH Summer Chair in Charcoal Fabric and Walnut Wood Finish

Armen Living Summer Chair


Stylish and according to reviewers surprisingly comfortable, this chair would work equally well as an accent piece or extra seating options for you and your guests. Its sculpted frame is a surprise statement in a minimalist-inspired home.

Image of Roundhill Furniture AC151GY Tuchico Contemporary Fabric Accent Chair Gray

Roundhill Furniture Accent Chair


This otherwise simple-looking chair is stylistically elevated with interior pleated backing and arm rests, and complemented with light brown tapered wood legs. A perfectly affordable lounge chair or accent chair.

a grey upholstered and wood leg armchair

Millett Wingback Chair


This classic shape has just enough of a unique twist to work equally well in mid-century modern, Scandinavian, traditional, and modern farmhouse decors. This is another piece at the higher end of our price range, and an excellent investment that will transform and modernize your space.

a tufted barrel style chair

Rosevera Barrel Chair


This plush, tufted lounge chair is a perfect way to add a statement to your room, without risk of going overboard. Influenced by the Chesterfield style which is defined by low backs, rolled arms, and commonly rivets down the front, this type of furniture was originally commissioned by Fourth Early of Chesterfield in the 18th century.

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What’s your favorite chair from this list? Want to show off your under $500 furniture find? We want to know. Share it in the comments!

Lindsey Silva

Lindsey Silva is a native Texan currently living in Germany. She writes about home decor and real estate, and dabbles in academic editing. Her interests include Brazilian jiu-jitsu, balcony gardening, binge watching Forensic Files with her husband, and spending an unhealthy amount of time on Reddit.