De'Longhi DES16E Compact Dehumidifier

Product information

Damp can be very damaging to your home - luckily it is easy to remove moisture and humidity with the De'Longhi Ariadry slimline dehumidifier.

With a space-saving design and bilateral airflow, you can use the Ariadry dehumidifier anywhere - even close to the wall. And as it is light weight and boasts a retractable handle and wheels, this unit is easy to move between rooms.

Easy to use electronic controls allow you to choose the ideal room humidity level, while a visible water level in the transparent tank actually lets you see this appliance working to remove humidity from your room.

H19 x W48.5 x D37.5cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Filtration Information Remove dust particles, mites - even unpleasant smells
Bio Silver Tech System
Maximum Room Size Information Size of the room the unit can work effectively in
Small to medium
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Weight Information Unpackaged weight


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Click & collect from John Lewis or Waitrose shops tomorrow from 2pm
375 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops

Standard delivery in 5 working days


Named or Saturday UK delivery


Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am


International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 17 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does exactly what it says on the tin... This is an excellent product. I can't agree with the other reviews that say it is noisy, as it's no louder than a fan on full or a fridge running. I only have it on for about six hours a day & it's pulling out about 2 litres of water every couple of days. I'm really pleased with the product & it has exceeded my expectations. Also, it warms the room up. 03 November 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by It really works! We bought a small bungalow that has been packed to the brim with cavity wall insulation, had all the air bricks and ventilation filled in etc and modern double glazing installed. The result is a condensation nightmare! On cold mornings we used to wake up to condensation dripping down the inside of our that we have our dehumidifier everything remains dry. This dehumidifier has completely solved our condensation issue. We only leave it running in our louge over night and keep all doors open to allow circulation through the house, and in the space of about 7 hours it can easily take 1-1.5 litres of water out of the air when left on its max setting. When we first bought the dehumidifier it measured the humidity of the house at around the 75% mark, which is considered to be an unhealthy level! It took the dehumidifier perhaps a day or two of continuous use to bring the background levels down to around 50% which is a healthy level. Now, with just nightly use the background humidity stays level at around 50%. Well worth the money. I would buy one again. It would score 5 stars if it were a little more quiet, I would not be able to have the dehumidifier in my bedroom, nor could you comfortably hear a TV over it if you kept it in the lounge etc. However left in the lounge over night gives us no issues with noise. 27 October 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Noisy and ineffective This machine is noisy and ineffective (compared to a desiccant dehumidifier). I recommend purchasing the Meaco DD8L dehumidifier instead. 30 September 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very goog product Very easy to use and move. Reasonable quiet even I keep it on during night. 04 August 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by An efficient machine! The De'Longhi DES16E is compact, slim and really does the job! 26 March 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Works as described Took delivery after a long wait for new stock. As other reviews state, it will aid in drying clothes placed on an airer. I put mine in a small room, close the door and have the DES16E on the highest setting. I don't think it is overly noisy - it needs to make some noise if you think about what it is doing. The instructions warn about using it within 1 hour of moving, so take care there and it can leak a little water if moved. Transporting and emptying the tank is easy. Overall, very pleased 27 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dehumidifier My dehumidifier arrived without any dust filter. Emailed john lewis,called me in less than 10 minutes and I received a new one in less than 24 hours a. Very quiet dehumidifier, compact and easy to move 24 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gift My brother complaint his joint stiff , so I bought this machine as a christmas present, they put the machine on the landing and set it in to automatic mode, since then i never hear he make a complaint. It show this Dehumidifler are working so we call rheumatism! He've been mention about this machine look good and save space as well. He like it very much. 15 January 2013
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