Coleman 6 Person Instant Cabin Tent Review 2023

Her favorite outdoor activity is hiking, and she is on a quest to visit every national park in the U.S. Along with our in-house experts, our team analyzes thousands of product reviews from the most trusted websites. When we determine the valuation of a single tent, we examine tons of stuff, finding things where the tent could perform well against other similar tents and where it is lacking.

Coleman tents are great because they’re both affordable and accessible, yet come from a reputable brand that’s been around longer than any of us have been alive. Therefore, we wouldn’t advise taking this tent out in coleman instant tent gusty weather. It will cope fine with a summer breeze if staked down properly though. The tent has the Coleman WeatherTec system in place but upon further review of it, it doesn’t seem to work that well on this one.

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Another person, a solo camper with the tent in the backyard, had leaky seams. There’s an equal amount of customer feedback praising the tent and coleman instant tent complaining about leaks. Pitching this tent is quick and easy, which leaves you plenty of time to rest and enjoy your holiday with your family.

And although we did like the two deployable vents on the roof, you’ll want to make sure to keep those closed if the weather is at all questionable since they are liable to let rain into the tent. The Coleman Instant Tent 6 has average dimensions for a 6-person tent, at 10’x9’ (90sqft). The peak height is 6’2”, which will allow most hikers to stand up without needing to crouch.

The poles are made from aluminum, but many moving plastic pieces hold them together. However, you won’t be fully protected from the rain if you don’t leave the rainfly on. If this is a concern to coleman ice chest you, the Coleman 6 Person Instant Tent would be the better choice. There is space for 2 queen sized air mattresses but some users reported that there is not enough room to move around after that.