Best Bathtubs for Every Bather

Caryn AndersonLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 4:54:50 PM ET
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Is there anything more relaxing than slipping into the tub after a long day? If you're renovating your entire bathroom or only upgrading the tub, choosing the right model is essential to get the most out of your new favorite bathroom feature.

Before shopping for yourself, consider the amount and configuration of the space in your bathroom. Look for the size, shape, and features that best meet your situation. We've rounded up 10 of the best bathtubs for every bather to help jump-start your decision.

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Best Overall: American Standard Cambridge 5-Foot Bathtub

Lightweight, durable, and easy to install, the American Standard Cambridge 5-foot bathtub is made of Americast materials, which are about 50% more durable than cast iron. It features an apron on the outward-facing side of the tub, along with lumbar support and a headrest for comfortable soaks. The slip-resistant surface enhances safety for children and adults alike.


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Best Value: Kohler Archer 5-Foot Bath With Comfort Depth Design

Budget-minded tubs don't always provide the depth for real soaking comfort, but the Kohler Archer bathtub offers up a deep soaking experience that doesn't bust the budget. It also features a slotted overflow feature that raises the soaking level without sacrificing easy entry and exit with the 19-inch step-over height. The textured bottom prevents slippage — no mat needed.

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Best Freestanding Soaking Tub: Woodbridge Acrylic Freestanding Soaking Tub

Elegant and modern, the Woodbridge Acrylic Freestanding Soaking Tub adds a distinctive touch to the bathroom. With its 59-inch length and 60-gallon capacity, it's a luxe option for anyone interested in freestanding soaking tubs. It comes in several shapes and finishes, with optional extras like bath pillows, tub faucet, and hand showers. Concealed adjustable legs make it easy to level the tub during installation.


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Best Jetted Tub: Empava Luxury Whirlpool Bathtub

Jetted tubs like theEmpava Luxury Whirlpool Bathtub offer more than just relaxation. With 95 air jet pinholes, it provides a gentle soft tissue massage. The included showerhead, faucet, and knobs add shine to the glossy white acrylic. This tub features a unique shape that adds a modern touch to any bathroom and durable construction built to last for many luxurious soaks to come.

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Best Clawfoot: Woodbridge Slipper Clawfoot Bathtub

More than just a clawfoot tub, the Woodbridge Slipper clawfoot tub is a design enthusiast's dream. The sleek slipper shape and polished chrome feet make this tub stand out from the everyday options available elsewhere. Gentle curves in the tub allow for ergonomic comfort while soaking. Double-walled construction adds insulation and durability.

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Best Drop-in: Kohler Devonshire Soaking Tub

Traditional style with added extras like armrests and lumbar supports make Kohler's Devonshire tub ideal for anyone looking for a drop-in tub with comfort-forward features. The tile flange simplifies installation while the integral apron adds to the classic look. Its deep-soaking capability makes this tub feel like a natural part of an at-home spa.

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Best Corner: Kohler Corner Bath

ExoCrylic construction adds four layers for a gorgeous look with enhanced durability. The Kohler Corner Bath offers ample tub space for two while maintaining a space-efficient footprint designed to fit snugly into corners. The drop-in design and ability to mount the faucet on either side makes installation fast and easy.

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Best Modern: Terra Freestanding Soaking Bathtub

Anyone looking for a unique bathtub with a sleek, modern, curved design might consider the Terra freestanding tub. Its elegant shaping is designed to stand out and to complement contemporary bathrooms. Comfort-minded features enhance the luxurious soaking experience. It's made of high-gloss, easy-care acrylic that's reinforced with fiberglass for added durability.

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Best Rectangular Tub for Two: Eago Six-Foot Clear Rectangular Whirlpool Bathtub

The tempered glass panel in the front of Eago's 6-foot clear rectangular acrylic whirlpool tub isn't the only unique feature. This spacious tub fills itself using its jets and, at more than 6 feet long, offers plenty of room for two and has an inline heater for even temperature control.

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Best for Babies and Infants: Primo EuroBath

More than 1,400 reviewers give this stylish, roomy baby bath five stars. The Primo EuroBath is ideal for babies up to 24 months old. It features two bathing positions to grow with your newborn. Its optional folding bath stand gives parents more options for bathing their babies. It also features compartments perfect for stashing toys and bath products. It's lead-, bisphenol A (BPA)- and phthalate-free.

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