We chose the Coleman Dome Tent 4 as our #1 best ever choice for a 4 person tent for two reasons:
- While it may lack some of the fancy mod-cons of higher-end units, it does not sacrifice essential functionality areas.
- Its price! The Coleman Dome Tent is incredibly affordable, making it a great starting point for beginning campers or an excellent choice for those restrained by a tight budget.
We believe that camping should be accessible to everyone, regardless of price constraints, and we wanted our list to reflect that.
With an interior space measuring 9 feet by 7 feet and the peak of its ceiling height sitting at 4 feet and 11 inches, you are getting an excellent 63 square feet of sleeping space for your money. That is easily enough for four adult-sized sleeping bags or one queen-sized air mattress. You will also find smart and practical storage pockets on the interior to help you keep your essentials organized.
The Coleman Dome Tent also benefits from a perfect practical design for long-distance hikers, backpackers, and mountaineers. Weighing in at 10.24lbs (without the screen room option), the roominess of the Coleman Dome Tent will not prevent your backpack from sticking within a practical weight limit.
Once you get to your desired camping spot, you will not have to spend an age putting up the Coleman Dome either. Its practical approach to pitching is completable in under 10 minutes. The assembly works with continuous pole sleeves that are designed to be snag-free, as well as a pin-and-rig system that works with Coleman’s very own patented Insta-Clip suspension to give you a hassle-free pitch. So whether you are camping with excitable children or finishing a hard day’s trek, everyone can appreciate getting settled down quickly.
The Coleman Dome continues its no-frills approach to practicality with its weatherproofing. Coleman has covered all the essentials, providing an awning, a rainfly, and Coleman’s patented WeatherTec system. The WeatherTec design includes a special tub floor with tightly sealed seams, welded corners, and a covered zipper to ensure no water breaches those easily forgotten gaps. All of these features have been weather-tested to withstand rain and 35+ MPH wind.
Finally, the Coleman Dome sports a ground vent and two windows for proper airflow and ventilation. Another thing we loved was the way the tent’s silhouette incorporates an E-Port, which makes bringing power inside quick and easy!