Round Leather Ottomans Here: Comparison & Personal Piece of Advice!

Since the introduction of ottoman style furniture in 1299, leather has been a common and popular material to use in their construction. The Ottoman Empire valued this material for its comfort, breathability, and durability as one of their primary furniture pieces. In those days the ottoman practically encircled the room, usually dominating three out of the four walls in any space it occupied.

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List & Comparison of Round Leather Ottomans:

Convenience Concepts 163060BRGConvenience Concepts 163060BRG19.8x19.8x17inFaux Leather, Plush FabricView on Amazon
HomePop K6862-E846HomePop K6862-E84624x24x17inFaux Leather, Solid WoodView on Amazon
Stone & Beam L77710OTTOCStone & Beam L77710OTTOC37x37x19in100% LeatherView on Amazon
INSPIRED by Bassett BP-AUOT32-B19INSPIRED by Bassett BP-AUOT32-B1932x32x18inBonded LeatherView on Amazon
Convenience Concepts 163060EConvenience Concepts 163060E19.8x19.8x17in
Faux LeatherView on Amazon
Modway EEI-2224-WHIModway EEI-2224-WHI40x40x16.5in
Vinyl, PlasticView on Amazon

As the years went by, tastes and needs changed and the ottoman would be reduced to sizable benches before the backs got abandoned along with the arms they never had. Centuries later most have never known why these pieces are called ottomans, they simply know that it represents a piece of furniture that comes in countless styles, colors, materials, and is an essential furnishing in any home. When I started my hookah lounge, I knew that I wanted the primary form of furniture to be round leather ottomans, but with that starting spot, I still had a long way to go to reach a final decision. The list below represents the group that I made my final decision from.


How To Pick A Round Leather Ottoman

The first thing to realize when picking out a leather ottoman is that not all leather is actually leather. “Leather” ottomans actually come in a broad range of materials, including natural leather of course. There is also Polyurethane leather, also known as vegan leather, which gives all the look and feel of leather without the moral concerns.

Additional options include bonded leather, a polyurethane material that contains real leather components to give it a more natural feel, and bicast leather, which is a leather backing that’s been topped with a polyurethane leather to add durability and beauty to a piece. All of these are available in a dizzying array of colors and can be found in almost any variety of ottoman.

You’ll also have to consider whether you want your ottoman to have long legs or short, interior storage, and what kind of material you want the interior frame to be made of. Once you’ve decided on this, you should be able to narrow your search down sufficiently to make an easy choice.

Review of the Best Round Leather Ottomans:

1. Convenience Concepts 163060BRG

This versatile ottoman is upholstered in polyurethane faux leather to provide a durable and beautiful finish that will compliment any space. The top is upholstered in the traditional tufted top and cushioned with high-density foam to ensure an enduring and comfortable space to sit or prop your feet up. A hinge-free lid provides access to an internal space for storing items like magazines, blankets, remotes, and other useful things. The interior framing of this piece is a hardwood to provide strength and longevity, while it stands on black non-marking wooden legs.

First Impressions

This piece was almost perfect for what I was thinking when I imagined the hookah lounge, and the internal storage space struck me as a convenient way to keep commonly needed items like coal, lighters, and replacement hoses at hand. The shine of the material made this piece very attractive and I appreciated that it was quite sturdy enough to serve as seating space. I was certain this was going to be one of my selected pieces for my new business.


  • Faux leather exterior
  • Interior storage
  • Hinge-free lid
  • Overall dimensions: W: 19.8” D: 19.8” H: 17”

2. HomePop K6862-E846

This ottoman provides the feel of leather without the expense or moral compunction through the use of polyurethane faux leather. The top of the piece combines the channeled and tufted style to create an attractive surface with foam stuffing that ensures comfort.

The inner frame and legs of this piece are both made of hardwood, with the latter stained to compliment that color of the upholstery. This ottoman is easy to clean with just a rag and a little warm water. The interior storage space is convenient for storing all kinds of small items.

First Impressions

This was another color that I was looking at for our space, a more traditional brown leather that would nicely compliment the décor of the hookah lounge. Once again, it had a convenient and easily accessed internal storage space that could be used for accouterments for the customers. The structure of the piece was sturdy enough to withstand continuous use by multiple patrons and was comfortable enough to merit long sessions.


  • Faux leather upholstery
  • Interior storage
  • Stained Wooden legs
  • Overall dimensions: W: 24” D: 24”H: 17”

3. Stone & Beam L77710OTTOC

This ottoman represents that absolute heart of furnishing elegance with its authentic leather upholstery material, tufted surface, and brass upholstery nails coming together to form a classic look.

The legs are each custom carved to provide a unique piece, and the nickel plated casters complete the look while adding versatility. The leather surface offers an elegant and easily cleaned surface that can be wiped clean with a dry cloth of soft material.

First Impressions

I gasped when I saw this ottoman come up on my search, it was just that beautiful. Made from real leather, secured with brass upholstery nails, and beautifully stained wood, it was a piece of furnishing that anyone would be proud to have.

For all its beauty, I ultimately had to decide that it wouldn’t be a great choice for my hookah lounge. Leather is an amazing material, but I wasn’t sure the environment I was working in would do it justice.


  • Real leather upholstery
  • Brass upholstery tacks
  • Nickel plated casters
  • Overall dimensions: W: 37” D: 37” H: 19”

4. INSPIRED by Bassett BP-AUOT32-B19

The low, broad design of this ottoman brings a unique mid-century design to any room. The channeled top is a step away from the conventional tufted design and compliments the smooth color of the bonded leather it’s upholstered in well.

Wooden legs are finished with an espresso stain to provide an excellent accent, along with the brass upholstery tacks that give it a classic feel. Copious internal storage means this piece has versatile applications in addition to its use as a coffee table, footstool, or seat.

First Impressions

This piece struck me nearly as hard as the first one, its construction was simply beautiful, and it had an extensive range of function that made it a great choice for my lounge. The internal storage space that I was looking for was present, and the lack of tufting on the surface meant that it would be even easier to clean. It was quite sturdy, and it was easy to tell it would put up with the abuse of constant daily use.


  • Espresso stained legs
  • Rich red upholstery
  • Interior storage
  • Overall dimensions: W: 32” D: 32” H: 18”

5. Convenience Concepts 163060E

A classic example of modern design can be found in this faux leather upholstered ottoman with tufted top. The espresso tone material is easy to clean and durable enough to put up with even the most rugged use.

The hinge-less lid provides ease of access to the spacious internal storage, while the wooden frame ensures that it is resilient and capable of supporting most users. The dark staining of the legs perfectly compliments the color of the upholstery creating a complete well-styled appearance.

The high-density foam material used for the cushioning means this piece provides style, comfort, and utility in one package.

First Impressions

I was really drawn to the rich dark color of the vegan leather used in this ottomans design and loved how it transitioned beautifully into the stain on the legs.

The interior storage was suitable for my needs, and I felt that its dimensions would be such that my patrons would be comfortable while they enjoyed what we had to offer. Ultimately I opted to pass on this piece because I wanted something larger for my space.


  • Faux leather upholstery
  • Dark stained wooden legs
  • Interior storage
  • Overall dimensions: W: 19.8” D: 19.8” H: 17”

6. Modway EEI-2224-WHI

All-over tufting is the heart of this ottomans design, bringing a classic appearance to modern design. Upholstered in vinyl upholstery this piece is available in 16 individual colors, making it a perfect fit for any environment.

Thickly padded for comfort this ottoman is a great addition to any space and suitable for use as seating space, a footstool, even a coffee table. The frame of this piece is composed of mixed hardwood, making it resilient and durable. Four non-marking legs protect the surfaces its placed on.

First Impressions

I was really drawn to this piece for its overall design, though I quickly noticed it lacked any form of internal storage, the low comfortable design quickly made up for that. The piece was well-cushioned, suitable to sitting in or on for long periods of time and was otherwise perfect for my application.

I opted not to purchase it, however, due to the nature of the material it was upholstered in. Hookah lounges involve the use of hot coals, and vinyl melts when exposed to high heat, so I knew that going with one of the true leather materials was the better choice.


  • Vinyl upholstery
  • All-over tufted design
  • Non-marking black plastic legs
  • Overall dimensions: W: 40” D: 40” H: 16.5”


In the end, I went with the INSPIRED model of the ottoman in no small part thanks to the bonded leather that was used in its construction. Combined with the beauty of the piece, it would serve as a perfect seat for my guests. Further, I was able to pick it up in multiple colors to add some variety to our space in a way that also kept it consistent. These pieces are all excellent examples of what you can get in a round leather(ish) ottoman, and all of them would serve any home beautifully. Whether you’re looking for a footstool, a sitting space, a coffee table, a storage space, or all of the above, there’s no way to go wrong with an ottoman.

About the author

Jessica Nickson

Jessica Nickson

Jessica Nickson is a keen home and garden innovator with over 25 years of hands-on experience in, home improvement, landscape gardening and all things appliance related to making life easier and more interesting. You can contact her via e-mail -

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