A bathroom rug is a great option that prevents the risk of sliding in your wet vinyl or tile floors. It also an economical way of tying your bathroom together without wrecking your bank account. Bath mats don’t differ so much from the rugs that you place in your doorways, kitchen, or bedroom. In fact, some can be used interchangeably.
What features make a reliable bathroom mat?
Mats are meant to absorb water off your feet. As such, the stepping surface should be effective in wicking off all water dripping down your feet.
The real essence of a tub mat is to prevent you from sliding on slippery floors. As such, it needs to have a non-skid floor to help it stay put.
Mat size and color
Your ideal size highly depends on your bathroom’s size. Needless to say, you need a mat with a color that blends well with your bathroom décor.
Easy to keep clean
Lastly, opt for a mat that’s easy to wash. As a rule of thumb, go for one that won’t lose its size, shape, and color even after regular washing. Only then will you have quality value for your money.
Here is our collection of 10 best Bathroom Mats for 2017
10. Lifewit Microfiber-soft Bathroom Mat
- By: Lifewit
- Item Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 11.9 x 3.3 inches
Our first choice is this newly released microfiber soft Bathroom Mat by Lifewit. It’s available in white and gray and measures 20 by 32-inches. If you enjoy a soft feeling on your bare fit after your morning bath, this is probably what you’re looking for thanks to its decent thickness.
Its top surface is made of soft microfiber chenille. The top has long ‘strings’ that feels so comfortable when stepping on. They also offer good amounts of thermal heat in winter that soothes your cold feet. The back material features PVC anti-slip rubber that prevents it from slipping even when wet.
Lifewit Bathroom Mat edges out the competition with its superior stitches that won’t fray even after some washes. Moreover, it holds its shape and size for a long time.
Only a few buyers found it small for their bathroom.
- Ideal for all seasons
- Soft top surface and non-slip back
- Excellent stitching with no frays
- It is small for some people
9. eLuxury Egyptian Cotton Bath Mat
- By: eLuxurySupply
- Item Weight: 2 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 11.5 x 3 inches
From eLuxury Supply, this set of 2 bathroom mats aims at giving your bathroom a deluxe and appealing look. This is an ideal option if you’re searching for a mat that’s neither too thin nor too thick. Measuring 22’’ by 35’’, this mat is designed to fit remarkably in both small and big bathroom.
It also comes in more than 7 different colors including gold, burgundy, light blue, and silver. These color options will allow you to find a color that blends in well with your bathroom curtains and other rugs. What makes these rugs irresistible is their 100% Egyptian cotton construction that not only gives them their exclusive look but an overwhelming feel when stepped on.
This cotton also gives them their impeccable ability to absorb water. This means that your hard floors remain dry and slip-resistant. Even better, they are wholly machine washable.
There’s almost nothing that should hold you from having this pair for your tub. However, a few buyers feel that they are somewhat overpriced.
- Comfortable to step on
- Machine-wash safe
- Available in great colors
- A bit pricey
8. LOCHAS Soft Shaggy Mat
- By: LOCHAS
- Item Weight: 1.5 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 0.6 inches
For those looking for a mat that’s more plush and modern, Lochas is yours. Its shaggy design is a great feature that not only makes it attractive but also gives your feet a very soft feeling. This mat is a little bit small at 30’’ by 18’’. However, this small size allows you to place it in different locations including the kitchen and by your makeup table.
Are you afraid that the white color requires regular washing? Don’t worry. Lochas is safe for machine wash and doesn’t lose its shape or feel. Its non-skid bottom is also worth noting. The thermoplastic rubber used makes gives the mat its stay making it safe for the whole family including kids and the elderly.
But beware; its ultra plush design makes it a favorite spot for your pets too.
- High water absorbency
- Stylish and modern
- Non-skid backing
- A bit small
7. Techfeed Memory Foam Bath Mat
- By: Techfeed
- Item Weight: 11.2 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 24 x 17 x 0.6 inches
This memory foam mat is a luxurious choice that will protect your feet from the cold tiles while also giving your master bathroom a refined new look. Techfeed comes in black and gray hues.
It’s made of thick memory foam that makes it comfortable to step and stand on. This foam also gives it its unbeatable absorbency feature and prevents it from moving around.
In fact, this mat isn’t meant for the shower or bathroom only, but you could also have it in your living room, bedroom, corridor, and meeting rooms.
Though machine washable, the manufacturer recommends hand washing. Luckily, it’s soft for your hands and dries easily on the cloth line.
- Absorbs water quickly
- Dries fast
- Versatile usage
- It’s small at 17 x 24 inches
6. DocBear Bathroom Rug
- By: DocBear
- Item Weight: 10.9 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 12.1 x 2 inches
DocBear features a super soft coral velvet foam that your feet luxuriously sinks into whenever you step on it. As expected, the foam takes back its original shape after you step off. Its size (16×24-inches) allows you to experience its comforts not only in the bathroom but also as you brush your teeth or when applying makeup. It can also be used as a bathroom mat, kitchen mat, and doormat as well.
DocBear also boasts a natural latex bottom that prevents it from running away or harming your floors. It’s also available in brown and slate blue colors that will, doubtlessly, improve any home’s aesthetic look wherever it’s placed.
- It’s aesthetically pleasing
- Can be placed in several places
- Has rubber bottom
- It’s small
5. FindNew Memory Foam Bath Mat
- By: FindNew
- Item Weight: 8 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 15.1 x 11.4 x 1.1 inches
FindNew is another economical way of improving your bathroom’s décor while ensuring your family’s safety on wet bathroom floors. This mat boasts 100% memory foam filling in a pure polyester cover. Its bottom surface is made of slip-resistant PVC.
These construction materials give this mat its excellent water absorbing capacity. Again, FindNew bathroom mat is available in 2 sizes; 16×24 and 20×32-inches.
- High water absorption mat
- Has non-skid bottom
- Machine washable
- Too small
4. Docbear Memory Foam Bathroom Mat
- By: Docbear
- Item Weight: 9.6 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 24 x 17 x 0.5 inches
You’re more likely than not going to love this mat especially because of its super rebound sponge. Featuring 100% memory foam, this mat will conform to your feet’s contours and spring back afterward.
This Docear Bathroom Mat comes in 6 brilliant color options. It’s also affordable. So, in case you need more than one mat for your home, you need to consider this brand. Besides the soft and comfortable stepping surface, Docbear flaunts a non-slip latex bottom that’s safe for all floors.
- Non-skid bottom
- Machine wash safe
- 100% memory foam
- It’s water resistant not absorbing
3. Luxury Hotel and Spa Bath Mat
- By: SALBAKOS
- Item Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.9 x 2.8 inches
Designed for hotels and spas, this pack of 2 luxurious mats will definitely look great in your bathroom, kitchen, doorways, and bedroom. Thanks to its 100% Turkish Cotton construction, Luxury feels comfortable to step on.
It also has rubberized grip material that enables it to stay put. The manufacturer claims that these mats have been dyed for 6 hours, so they never fade even after regular washes.
However, some buyers claim that they lose their color after several washes. This can be avoided by washing them separately in cold water with mild detergent.
- Choice of 10 colors
- Soft to stand on
- Moves a bit
2. VDOMUS Non-slip Microfiber Bath Mats
- By: Vdomus
- Item Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 16 x 1.8 x 24 inches
What attracted us to this Vdomus bath mat is its chenille fabric microfiber with thousands of shags. This mat is ideal for your bathroom, shower, toilet, and kitchen floors.
The shags have excellent water absorption capacity that leaves your feet dry as you step off the mat. Amazingly, the shags dry quickly and are odor-resistant. Another great feature is its anti-skid latex backing that keeps the mat in its place even when wet.
However, several buyers complain that its bottom broke after several washes. This might have been caused by washing it in hot water or tumble drying it which isn’t allowed.
- Quick water-absorbing
- It’s smell resistant
- It’s anti-skid
- A bit thin
1. Utopia Towels Washable Bath Mat
- By: Utopia Towels
- Item Weight: 1.9 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.7 x 3.1 inches
From Utopia Towels, this pack of 2 towels has the best value for your money. Mathematically speaking, each mat costs around 8 bucks. This means that you can purchase several packs for your home, college dorm or business without spending a fortune.
These mats again come in not less than 8 colors.
About durability, Utopia Mats have professional hems with double stitches to prevent them from fraying. The cotton material has also been ring-spun to give them their optimal softness and excellent absorbency.
- They are inexpensive
- Choice of 8 colors
- Concern about some mats with loose threads