Top Three Person Tents Reviewed

A good, 3-person tent is a great shelter option for camping duos who want a little extra space at night.

While a 2 person tent can be a nice lightweight accomodation, a 3 person tent offers more space for sleeping and gear.

More space in your tent can lead to a better night’s sleep and the better you sleep, the more you will enjoy your camping trip.

Most good 3 person tents are very comfortable and are built with strong, waterproof materials, good ventilation, zip up windows, rain flys.

Even if you are traveling with 3 people, most 3 person tents will be able to hold all 3 of you plus your gear.  Just opt for a tent with a vestibule for extra storage outside.  This comes in handy for smelly boots and dirty bags.

Be sure to check out our ratings and reviews below of the best 3 person tents, along with a buying guide video with tips on how to find the best 3 person tent for your next adventure!

Top Three Person Tents Rankings

  1. ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 3-Person Tent

  2. Editors Rating:
    (4.4 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons3
    Weight6.1 lbs
    Packed Dimensions6.5"L x 6.5"W x 24"H
    Assembled Dimensions89"L x 74"W x 41"H
    Current Price$142.97

    The ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 3 Person Tent is perfect for use as a 2 person backpacking tent. Setup is super easy enough for even beginners with ALPS’ patented 2 aluminum pole freestanding configuration. Just snap a few parts into place and you’re ready to go.

    Read our full review of the ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 3-Person Tent


  3. ALPS Mountaineering Chaos 3 Person Tent

  4. Editors Rating:
    (4.1 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons3
    Weight6 lbs
    Packed Dimensions6.5"L x 6.5"W x 23"H
    Assembled Dimensions66"L x 90"W x 41"H
    Current Price$181.97

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    Read our full review of the ALPS Mountaineering Chaos 3 Person Tent


  5. Coleman Sundome 3 Person Tent

  6. Editors Rating:
    (3.8 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons3
    Weight8 lbs
    Packed Dimensions7"L x 7"W x 23"H
    Assembled Dimensions84"L x 84"W x 52"H
    Current Price$51.94

    The Sundome 3 Person Tent is a great, inexpensive tent perfect for the car camper.

    Weighing in at 8 pounds this isn’t the ideal backpacking tent unless you’re really looking to give your legs and back a workout, or you have 3 people who can split the carrying duties.

    The tent can be set up in less than 10 minutes by simply sliding the included continuous poles through the snag free sleeves.

    Read our full review of the Coleman Sundome 3 Person Tent


  7. Coleman Hooligan Tent

  8. Editors Rating:
    (3.7 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons3
    Weight12.6 lbs
    Packed Dimensions6"L x 6"W x 30"H
    Assembled Dimensions96"L x 84"W x 48"H
    Current Pricefrom $44.63

    The Coleman Hooligan Tent is an excellent beginner’s backpacking tent. You can choose between 2/3/4 person sizes and with a 1 pole design setup couldn’t be simpler. The 2 person model is very big for a 2 person tent.

    Read our full review of the Coleman Hooligan Tent


  9. MoKo Waterproof 3 Person Outdoor Instant Cabin Tent

  10. Editors Rating:
    (3.7 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons4
    Weight9.9 lbs
    Packed Dimensions8.3"L x 7.9"W x 21.6"H
    Assembled Dimensions108"L x 84"W x 52"H
    Current Price$85.99

    The Moko 3 Person Tent is a great inexpensive tent for the space you get. Its perfect for the small family, or couple looking to set up an air mattress. Setup is fairly straightforward, even for the novice camper, consisting of the three fiberglass poles sliding easily into their color-coded sleeves.

    Read our full review of the MoKo Waterproof 3 Person Outdoor Instant Cabin Tent


  11. Wenzel Alpine Tent – 3 Person

  12. Editors Rating:
    (3.5 / 5)

    People3
    Seasons3
    Weight8 lbs
    Packed Dimensions6"L x 6"W x 25"H
    Assembled Dimensions96"L x 102"W x 48"H
    Current Price$46.69

    The Wenzel Alpine 3 person tent is a very nice inexpensive tent, perfect for 2 people to sleep comfortably but not much more room after that due to the shape. The tent stays dry in even the harshest rainstorms.

    Read our full review of the Wenzel Alpine Tent – 3 Person


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Nick spent his mostly unsupervised youth raising hell in the woods and ponds of 16 Acres in Springfield, MA (AKA Hell's Acres). He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and loves hitting the northeast trails when his schedule allows and camping on his roof deck when it doesn't.

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