Coleman Prairie Breeze 9 Person Cabin Tent Review
Below, we have given a complete review of the Coleman prairie breeze 9 person cabin tent. The original name of this tent is Coleman’s signature prairie 9 person cabin tent which is mentioned on the Coleman website. But, the word signature is omitted on the Amazon website. Hence, this is the same tent. Most important! A bonus feature of this tent is mentioned below. We have also mentioned the features of Coleman prairie breeze 9 person cabin tent followed by pros and cons.
At last, we have given our verdict. By the end, we are sure that you will have a final decision that the Coleman prairie breeze 9P cabin two-room tent is a good option for you or not. We recommend giving a complete reading to the below-detailed review in order to not miss any important information about the tent.
1. Coleman Prairie Breeze 9 Person Tent Setup
In the packed carry bag, its dimensions measure as 40.5 in x 14.5 in x 8.5 in or we can say 103 cm x 37 cm x 22 cm and weighs around 37.6 lb i.e. 17.06 Kg. Therefore, first, you will require to analyze the space in your car. If the car is fully packed with campers and other camping stuff then it will be a good option to place the tent on the roof of the car.
As obvious, it is not a lightweight tent. You will need a medium of transportation like a car in order to carry the tent with you to the camping destination. On the other side, you will need to ensure that the car is accessible to the camping destination or not.
The tent setup procedure is so easy and quick that one person can set up this tent in around fifteen minutes. Actually, the poles are color-coded. We can pretty much say that if you are camping for the first time with your family in summer vacations then you can reliably select the Coleman prairie breeze 9 person cabin tent.
But the best way is always to watch some tent setup videos and practice the tent set up in the backyard of your home before heading towards a camping place.
On the setup completion, you get a very tall tent. Obviously, because it is a cabin-style tent. This looks like a giant big box. The tent walls are high and it may be hurdle against the horizontal strong winds. Otherwise, this tent looks really cool and impressive. It has a minimal fly that only covers the tent ceiling. The best part is that it is a freestanding structure tent. You can set up it on any terrain and you can also move or backward or even change the direction of the tent as you like. The guylines and stakes are included and it is always better to perfectly stake down the tent to the ground for stability.
There is a single door available in the tent. The door is with panel allowing some water-resistant in raining conditions. The door is huge enough that you can easily get inside and outside of the tent. You can also check Coleman Weathermaster 10 people hinged door tent where two doors are also available and one of them is a hinged door Or, the Core 9 person instant cabin tent that comes with two doors.
When you look around there are six huge or more perfectly we can say oversized windows all around the tent. One of them is positioned on the door. They are with rain protection panels.
The peak height of the tent is 7 ft which is around 213 cm. It is among the extra tall camping tents. Therefore, campers can comfortably stand inside of this cabin style family instant setup tent. Apart from that, there is a room divider available that becomes very useful when you have to separate a large big spacious room into two different rooms. The room divider attaches by 4 tabs on the ceiling and by 3 tabs on each of the walls.
3. Person Capacity
When you have completely pitched the Coleman prairie breeze cabin tent then you get floor dimensions as 14 ft x 10 ft or we can say 168 in x 120 in. The declared person accommodation of this tent is seven to 9-person. Let’s find out the reality. It offers 140 sq. ft. i.e. 13.02 sq. m. of tent floor area. Therefore, you get 15.6 sq. ft. or we can also say 1.44 sq. m. of floor area per person. You must keep in mind that there is no external storage option is available here. This tent doesn’t offer the vestibule area.
The tent is huge enough to accommodate nine sleeping pads. As we already said that a room divider is also available that separates a large spacious room into two different rooms. Therefore, the room dividers work as a great option to enhance privacy when there are two couples or a group having two different genders people are camping together. The door and huge windows are also closeable in order to maintain privacy.
If you fit nine sleeping pads and some other stuff then there will be no more space left inside to keep the other camping gears and other stuff. Therefore, it will be more preferable to use bunk cots for kids and adults. It will maintain some space left inside. Hence, the Coleman prairie breeze 9-person cabin two-room tent stands as a good option for summer family camping including parents with up to four kids. Otherwise, if the group is on an open-air gathering then you can easily carry this tent.
It is a cabin-style tent then we can say you will not be going to suffer any huge ventilation issues. The Coleman prairie breeze 9 person two-room cabin tent truly stands on this statement. There are six huge windows that are given for the proper in and out of the air throughout the tent.
It becomes very beneficial when you are camping in summers. The windows are with panels. There is a single door available which you can keep open to enhance the proper ventilation throughout the tent.
These openings also act as a good medium for the entrance of natural light inside the tent and proper breathing and constant flow of fresh air. The tent also comes with a detachable fly which is minimalistic in design and only covers the ceiling. The fly doesn’t provide any vestibule area. You may find problems when you have to cook and it is raining outside. Therefore, we recommend to not use this tent in the camping place where rain happens a lot.
5. Fan and Lighting
Fan and lighting are like a bonus feature of this tent. For ease of use, there is a switch given on the wall. The fan can be configured with any of two directions and two speeds. In order to keep running the fan and lighting system, one CPX 6 cartridge or 4D batteries must be used. If you use the light and fan with combination then it delivers 75 lumens and 27-hour runtime on low and 75 lumens and 20-hour runtime on high.
If you operate the fan only then you get 34-hour runtime on low and 26-hour runtime on high. On the other side, if you operate the light only and not the fan then it delivers 75 lumens on high with 195-hour runtime. The fan and light bonus option in the Coleman prairie breeze 9-person cabin two-room tent separate it from other summer family camping tents. These two options are very useful as we all know.
6. Weather Resistance
The Coleman prairie breeze 9-person cabin two-room tent is a reliable three-season tent and it comes with heavy-duty materials. This tent has a waterproof minimalistic fly. There are rain protection panels on all the windows. Don’t forget that this is a tall tent. The tent walls are almost two meters long. Therefore, it will act as a hurdle against the strong horizontal winds. This tent is not suitable in the heavy winds.
The Coleman 9-person two-room cabin tent can easily sustain in mild weather conditions. If you are planning to camp in winter season then we have listed the best options in the list of top 10 best winter tent with stove jack.
7. Fabric Material
The Coleman prairie breeze 9 person cabin tent is a waterproof tent and there are good quality durable materials that are used here which makes it a reliable tent option in mild weather camping. The tent floor is bathtub style and comes with WeatherTec patented system which means welded and inverted seams.
Therefore, you can understand how durable the floor seals are because it is a plastic welding type. The six vertical poles are powder-coated steel and the six roof poles are fiberglass. The tent material is nylon fabric. The fly is waterproof and detachable. However, we recommend to not use this tent in heavy winter, rainy and windy conditions. Otherwise, it is a top-quality option in summer camping.
8. Warranty Period
The company has given a limited one year warranty on the Coleman prairie breeze 9 person cabin tent. The carry bag includes different sacks for stakes and poles.