At A Glance:
As an international brand, Stressless has done a fitting thing in naming three of its chairs after international-relations public servants. The Ambassador, Consul, and Diplomat chairs are all part of the same style family, but in different sizes. The Ambassador chair is the large-sized chair of the bunch, and is perfectly suited to a comfortable domestic life.
What's To Like:
The recline function (the Glide System) reacts to shifts in your body weight. This means you never have to hold tension in your body, like you would in many other recliners. Your head, neck, and shoulders are supported well by the Stressless Ambassador Chair's headrest. The headrest moves with the chair to keep your head supported in a reading position with your neck muscles relaxed. As an alternative, you can drop the headrest if you'd like to lie almost fully flat. The Plus system within the chair controls lumbar region support, so that whenever you need it, the chair moves to support your lower back. And all that's not even getting into the way the chair looks! It's refined-looking, like it belongs in the home of someone who appreciates the finer things - like you do.
What's Not to Like:
We're not going to be able to knock this recliner's comfort. It's simply comfortable. So it's all a matter of taste at this point. If you don't like its look, then that's what's not to like. We don't think that the price tag is an issue here because of the incredible value a Stressless recliner is in terms of comfort and durability.
The Bottom Line:
With a striking combination of comfort, function, and balanced good looks, the Stressless Ambassador Chair is the direct result of more than 35 years of refining what Ekornes has preached all along. Slightly contemporary in its overall design, the wood frame and plush upholstery are reminders of the Stressless Ambassador Chair's luxurious quality.
Ekornes introduced the Stressless chair in 1971, meticulously developing and designing the chair to provide your body with the ultimate in comfort and support while sitting upright or reclined. This revolutionary design has made Stressless the ultimate recliner for the past 35 years.
MATERIALS & MEASUREMENTSMaterials:
Fabric or leather upholstery, laminated European beech base, steel recline mechanism
Recliner: 39.25" h x 33.5" w x 30.25" d
Seat height: 16.5"
Ottoman: 15" h x 21.25" w x 15.25" d
To get a closer look at the upholstery options for the Stressless Ambassador Chair, visit our Ekornes Stressless Materials Library.
A corrected aniline-dyed, pigmented and grain-embossed upholstery leather, which has had most of its natural marks removed. The protective layer of lacquer allows spills to be easily removed. Easy to clean and attractively priced, Batick is a popular choice for those who want a more resilient leather.
An aniline-dyed upholstery leather with a combination of dyes and pigments in the finish. Paloma has a natural grain pattern with visible natural marks. The light finishing treatment improves the physical properties and provides a more uniform color. Paloma has been developed to produce a very soft, rich and friendly feel. The preferred choice of those who want a soft, authentic look in leather that breathes well.
The heaviest and most exclusive Ekornes leather type. Royalin is an aniline-dyed, upholstery leather with a natural pebbled grain with visible natural marks. A very light surface treatment has been added for protection. A natural leather that breathes well, it has a soft feel and a rich, warm glow.
ABOUT THE MANUFACTURER
Stressless recliners and sofas have been synonymous with comfort since the company's inception in 1971. Known as the "Innovators of Comfort" - Stressless' designers and engineers have succeeded in creating a recline system that provides seamless support from your knees to your head regardless of how you're sitting. The Stressless glide system - a reclining mechanism hidden beneath the chair's plush, inviting exterior, permits freedom of movement without ever giving up lumbar, head and leg support. Combined with matching ottomans, and available in numerous sizes to accommodate, Ekornes Stressless chairs and sofas will be the most relaxing recliners you've ever experienced.
RESOURCESRead an Independent Review of the Ambassador Chair.
SHIPPING & DELIVERYStressless chairs come with free standard shipping for destinations within the contiguous United States.
Quick-ship chairs arrive within 4-6 weeks from the date of purchase. Otherwise, chairs are made to order and arrive in 8-12 weeks.
For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.
Product Q&AQ: Where can I find other sizes of the Ambassador Chair?
A: Two alternate sizes are available - the Diplomat (small) and the Consul (medium).
Q: What is the difference between the 3 chairs?
A: The only difference is size. All three chairs offer the same features.
Q: Does this purchase include the ottoman?
A: Yes, the Ambasador Ottoman is included with your purchase.