Heats relatively quickly and maintains desired temperature. Simple to install. Spray jets work well and stay corrosion-free. Can be converted from 110 to 220-volt, which can speed up heating.
Won’t fit 4 average-sized people comfortably. No ozone feature, though one can be installed. Setup instructions can be confusing for new users. Cover is thin and flimsy.
Very easy to install, and light enough for 2 people to shift into place. LED light is adequate to light up the entire hot tub. Ozone feature helps keep down algae and bacterial growth.
Water treatment directions need to be followed to prevent problems. Too small for 4 people, and seats are very low. Some feel the waterfall wastes space. Doesn’t always maintain temperature at comfortable level.
Easy to set up and fill. Hot tub cover is sturdy and insulates tub well. Users like the included LED light and built-in waterfall.
Takes a very long time to heat up – more than 2 days – and doesn’t maintain temperature well. Jets aren’t very powerful. Tub is fairly shallow.
Spa jets are very strong. Easy to install and maintain. Wood cabinet is attractive and low maintenance. Fits 2 people comfortably.
Getting the water’s chemical balance right is tricky. Doesn’t come with ozone generator. Water takes more than 36 hours to heat to maximum temperature. Water pump can develop leaks. Jets are noisy.
Lightweight and easy to shift into place and balance. Heats to maximum temperature fairly fast. Well constructed and sturdy, holding up to cold outdoor temperatures. Responsive customer service.
Balancing chlorine levels with ozone generator running can be tricky. LED color change happens too fast, and flashing is annoying. Interior finish is a little rough. No jets positioned near users’ feet.
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