NorthPole Vista Villa
Nice size, but a pole broke when it got windy. Should…
Price Paid: $99
Nice size, but a pole broke when it got windy. Should have fiberglass poles instead of metal.
We're not hard-core campers, so we haven't run this…
Design: 3 season freestanding dome
Ease of Setup: Easy
Price Paid: $75
We're not hard-core campers, so we haven't run this thru' the mill.... but, we've used it 6+ times and haven't had any of it break. Pretty easy to put up - actually lost the instructions a while ago, and can still put it up without the instructions.
I recently called NorthPole corporate to get replacement instructions - they are working at putting them online, but they're not there yet. Customer Service picked up on the first ring - either have few phone calls, or a million customer service reps! - no phone tree to select to get through, just gave them a model number and the instructions were emailed straight out (can also get via fax or mail). Great service, good tent - and got a great deal at Costco!
Definitely worth what we paid.
Same experience as above. Fortunately it was at the…
Price Paid: $99.99
Same experience as above. Fortunately it was at the end of a 5 day camping trip (first time I used the tent). When knocking the tent down, broke one of the large poles. Again, not worth the money!
The tent worked well on our first trip, but unfortunately…
Design: family dome
Ease of Setup: fairly simple
Price Paid: $120
The tent worked well on our first trip, but unfortunately two of the poles broke while taking the tent down. Not worth the money.
Not very waterproof, strained seam, zippers aren't…
Design: Vista Villa
Ease of Setup: Medium
Price Paid: $99
Not very waterproof, strained seam, zippers aren't too durable, directions on assembly not too clear.
Will return to store.