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Master Spas

Master Spas
Overall Satisfaction Rating 4.22/5
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    60
  • 4 stars
    10
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  • 2 stars
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Based on 89 ratings submitted in the last year

Master Spas offers a wide variety of hot tubs and aims to satisfy everyone’s likes and needs. No matter what you are looking for, Master Spas is ready to assist you in finding the hot tub that will best fit your needs. Contact the company to explore different hot tub options and find local Master Spas dealers.

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BOTTOM LINE

Master Spas is one of the few tub companies to use biomagnetic therapy with hydrotherapy for better pain management. Its hot tubs are less customizable, but the combination swim spas and hot tubs let you relax or exercise.

PROS
  • Combination swim spas
  • Advanced biomagnetic therapy
  • Quiet motor
CONS
  • Must see local dealer for pricing
  • Limited customization

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer

The installation of my spa was easy to schedule. Master Spas went around whatever time I had open and worked with me. They were very accommodating ... I've been pretty happy with Master Spas thus far.

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer

... I’m very happy with the tub. The size of the tub as well as the lighting are great. I’m in New England so the heater keeps things running even in the coldest days. So, with the cover on, it’s fine. We use it every other day and we’re happy with it.

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About Master Spas

Master Spas sells a variety of hot tubs and swim spas that are excellent for relaxation or staying in shape. Master Spas swim spas are perfect for customers who want their swim spa to double as a low-impact exercise tool and family pool. The Master Spas H2X fitness spa can also be used as a hot tub.

Select models also come with innovative technology, such as multiple speed levels and therapeutic seat and jet placement.

Master Spas hot tubs

Master Spas creates a variety of hot tubs to suit different needs and budgets. The manufacturer's line has four series of hot tubs, each of which contains multiple models.

  • The Twilight series includes eight hot tubs, all of which seat three to seven people. Standard features include ergonomic seating, a biomagnetic therapy system and an Orion light system. Optional features offered are Wi-Fi, Dream Lighting, a natural water sanitizing system and more. Capacity ranges from 200 to 395 gallons, and all tubs are 34 to 38 inches deep. Their dimensions range from 78 inches by 78 inches to 94 inches by 94 inches. Every tub has 36 to 49 jets.
  • The Healthy Living series provides seating for three to seven people and has six available models. Standard features include StressRelief Neck and Shoulder seats, an Orion light system and a biomagnetic therapy system. The smallest hot tub has a 170-gallon capacity and a space-saving size of 78 inches by 66 inches by 32 inches. The largest hot tub in this series holds 380 gallons and is 94 inches by 94 inches by 36 inches.
  • The Michael Phelps Legend series has features that vary by tub, but premium options include lighting, sound and Wi-Fi add-ons.
  • Clarity series spas come with EcoPur Charge Water Purification, StressRelief Neck and Shoulder seats and better energy efficiency. Optional hot tub features include Dream Lighting and a Fusion Air sound system. The six models seat five to eight people and have between 28 and 57 jets. The largest model is 108 inches by 94 inches by 38 inches, and the smallest model is 70 inches by 84 inches by 34 inches.

Master Spas prices

Most Master Spas hot tubs cost between $4,000 and $15,000. Master Spas doesn't display pricing online, but you can find the cost of specific models by contacting your nearest Master Spas dealer. You can also request hot tub or swim spa pricing using Master Spas' contact forms. You may be able to trade in your used hot tub or get financing to pay for a new one.

Master Spas accessories

Master Spas offers several accessories to customize your hot tub. Some accessories are designed for safety, including rails, steps and Master Spas' covers.

Master Spas FAQ

How much are Master Spas hot tubs?
Master Spas’ tub pricing starts around $4,000. The price for each model depends on your location. Contact your local dealer for exact pricing information.
How do you maintain a Master Spas hot tub?
Cleaning your Master Spas filters every month involves a few steps:
  1. Remove large debris from the filter.
  2. Spray the filter down with a hose.
  3. Place the filter in 5-gallon bucket with the appropriate cleaning agent and let it soak overnight.
  4. Be sure to rinse thoroughly.
  5. Put the filter back.

Master Spas' EcoPur Charge filter only needs to be removed and rinsed before being placed back.

To clean your Master Spas hot tub:

  1. Drain the tub.
  2. Wipe it down with a soft cloth and acrylic-friendly cleaner.
  3. Spot treat any stubborn mineral buildup with white vinegar or a Magic Eraser.
  4. Thoroughly rinse any spa pillows and the tub shell.

When done, fill the tub back up with water and add in Master Spas chemicals to keep the water balanced.

How do you drain a Master Spas hot tub?
To drain a Master Spas hot tub, locate the drain assembly behind the tub skirt panel and remove the cap. You can also attach a garden hose to the end of the drain assembly.
How do you winterize a Master Spas hot tub?
Master Spas hot tubs are usable year-round. Master Spas does not recommend you winterize the hot tub.
Do Master Spas hot tubs come with a warranty?
Master Spas’ warranties vary by the hot tub or swim spa series. Clarity Spas have a standard limited warranty of one to three years on Master Spas parts. Swim spas in the Michael Phelps Legend Series have a 10-year standard warranty on the spa structure, a seven-year warranty on the shell surface and a five-year warranty on plumbing. All warranty repairs include replacement parts and labor.

Are Master Spas good?

Master Spas has a great selection of U.S.-made hot tubs and swim spas that are durable and competitively priced. Its tubs are easy to clean, come with several feature options and have strategically placed jets for the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. The company is an excellent choice for people looking for a multipurpose spa, but it may not appeal to those who want the ability to personalize their hot tub with multiple custom features.

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: Jan. 8, 2021

When I went in their showroom, I was looking at this Michael Phelps spa but the Twilight Series jets were more concentrated in the corners where we would be sitting more versus the Michael Phelps version. They sold us what was coming off the product line for Master Spas. I did take a brochure home with me and then when I got there, I saw there were these features you could add on that I would have gotten initially. So we did call back and add on.

We ordered the spa in July with the expected delivery date of October. There was a light package that you could add and a different filtration system. But if we would have gotten those additions, it would have pushed the delivery of the spa out until March of 2021. So once we found that out, we went with the one that we could get sooner. I asked them why they didn't upsell me and the rep told me that Master Spas is pretty much running a standard model with options off the floor just because of the demand. The Master Spas reps were very helpful and knowledgeable. It was a really good experience.

The spa has a great quality. We’ve had it since October and we've been using it a lot. The only kind of weird thing was they deliver the spa and then the electrician comes out, so you don't get to turn the spa on until after they leave. So they were telling us how to use it before there was water in it or we could do anything with it. I wish they would have demoed me after the electrician. But they're available. I call and the rep walks me through stuff. They've got videos in which they want you to leverage those too. I read the book and watched the videos. Then when I did go into the shop to get some new supplies, I asked them some questions and they showed me on a model in the shop how certain things work. So that helped out.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Nov. 19, 2020

    We've been in the market for a hot tub off and on for a couple years. But now that it's getting closer to retirement for my husband, he started to get serious about it. With the pandemic, we haven't been going to the gym. We went to half a dozen different stores around here and did a lot of research on the internet about the pros and cons of different spas. Master Spas have been around for quite a long time and the reviews in general, seemed to be in their favor. The dealer was two miles from our house, which was desirable, and they had a few floor models. We saw one on the floor that we liked. The parts and the warranties fit our bills and the price was good. They were expensive but I understand that it was the going rate. All those factors seemed to fit our requirements. So, we were happy.

    We got the Twilight series and it fits perfectly. We have it in our garage. We've got a three-car garage and we live in a townhouse. We didn't want it outside but we didn't want it inside. So, this is the best of both worlds. I like the jets a lot and my favorite is the high-powered jet. It's been easier than we thought to figure out the chemistry aspect of it. And so far, we've only had the hot tub for about three weeks. We haven't had any problems yet but I was hoping that if we would have an issue, we would get some good help from our local person and they would work with us and help us to resolve it timely, and with very minimum charge, if anything.

    We started looking this past summer and we pulled the trigger in August but we did not get the spa until November 20th. I understood about the pandemic and I was very understanding about the production but we had to wait three months to get the spa. So, that was a little disappointing. Also, we didn't get a quote deal for getting a floor model. But it's been a good experience with Master Spas. We’re new in the game here and I'm hopeful that the experience will continue and that they will be receptive to anything we have.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Oct. 29, 2020

    We purchased a 15-seater tub from Master Spas. It’s 8 foot wide and 15 foot long, with 46 rings on it. So we’re very happy with it. We went down to the expo and this was their fifth year at our convention center. We caught them on the last day and my wife fell in love with it. She has enjoyed it much more than I have. We ended up paying about $22,000 but it was retailing for around 30,000. The distributor is Florida-based and we've got to give them a call. Hopefully, he's got somebody close by. We experienced Hurricane Zeta and it tore the wrap off. It is useless because it’s been compromised on the strapping part of it. The straps are all fabric and it’s a zip type thing. It needs to be replaced.

    We did not get any forecast of this 110 mile an hour wind. There’s a fellow across the street, next block over from us, who has a wind gauge and he said that he had multiple hits of 110 miles an hour. We had some trouble but it’s not the spa’s fault. I had even purchased for that occasion. I bought a special tarp and had it set up where I could just put rubber straps all the way around the whole thing. These things are about two inches wide and about half inch thick but I didn't dare go outside because I had a 110 mile an hour pieces of roofing coming at me. My wife was thinking that it would rip it off but I didn’t think it would have.

    Everything went well. The delivery, the sale and the spa were great. The only problem I have with that spa is that for females, it’s hard to get the cover opened. The only way is to buy a more expensive one for it, which is electric. They could have offered it but I might be able to buy something where I can hook it because there are two pieces of covering. It got metal bars on the back side of each side that are framed with it, and they move with it. I can connect it to the bars and have a strap, and she might be able to pull it a lot easier. I’ll think of something and maybe Master Spas can come up with an idea where you could put it on there and hold it. And when you take it up, you’re gonna have to release it or something will put it down quite easily.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Oct. 26, 2020

    Master Spas was having like an expo where they had the different units out and they were talking about how the units worked. I really liked the guy that I was talking to and I liked the spa. We were waffling between the 8-foot or the 11-foot. I need the spa because I've had a double hip replacement and I need to do warm water therapy.

    There was a promotion and the guy told me that he could get me a really good deal on the 2019. So, I went out there and talked to the guy. I had initially decided I was gonna go with an 11-foot. Then I kept looking at the book and I decided that the 8-foot had more seating. It was still a swim spa but it would be better to have more seats. As we got to talk about it, the guy said that he could do a really good deal with our 2020 and I wouldn't have to take a 2019. The order took a little longer but I wasn't ready for it anyway. I like everything about the spa. I can turn the heat off and cool it down for summer times so that it's cooler. Then, in the fall and the winter, I can turn the heat on and that's very nice. I like the jets. It does a really good job. It's not just the hydrotherapy for me. It's a good hot tub, too.

    The spa's hydraulic lids are not as easy to use. When they said hydraulic to me, I thought they meant automatic hydraulic where you'd push a button. But that's not what it is. It's on a mechanism and you have to flip the things back, and then you lift it up, and then pulling it down is really harder than lifting it up. I also have to step on a step stool. It requires some physical strength and height that I don't have. So, I'm limited to my ability to use it as often as I would like to. I can't really get in the spa if my husband is not home, mainly because he won't allow it because it is more of a strenuous exercise than I thought it would be. I also wasn't impressed with the stairs at all. They're plastic. We had to build something up to it to put the stairs on.

    Once you have had an injury as I've had, there's no therapy that touches the deep water, warm water therapy. These Master Spas are swim spas but they're also perfect for deep water, warm water therapy. And unless you can find a YMCA or a person who does this at their home, there's no other option. So Master Spas is the go-to for anybody and you can get this pretty hot too. You could do a small hot tub area if you did an inground pool, but Master Spas is better than that and has a better price.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Oct. 20, 2020

    Master Spas is one of the top ones. It has really good online reviews. We had a hot tub before and wanted a new one. We had moved to a different house that did not have a hot tub, and so we wanted one. We got the Twilight 8.2. I'm above average size, and I didn't fit that well in all the other hot tubs that I've seen. The Twilight 8.2 fits me better. We had Hot Spring hot tub in the past. The Twilight is much nicer. We bought ours used and we had a larger budget this time. So we wanted one with a little more features this time. We were happy with our one in the past, but we're very happy with the one that we purchased now.

    The installation team was fantastic and the service team was really fantastic. Another reason why we chose Master Spas was the Master Spas in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The dealer really had a great salesman. He was able to answer our questions and helped us think about other things that we should be looking for in a hot tub. Then the person who helped us with all the paperwork gave us information for our electrician and talked about different things that we should think about maybe buying in the future or not really thinking about either adding to our hot tub or not based on cost. It was a really nice experience.

    Since using the Master Spas, I'm much more relaxed. We are really enjoying the hydrotherapy. Both my wife and I have some arthritis. So that really helped with our achy joints and to our stressful jobs, releasing some stress at night. Our hot tub has very high quality. I would put it against any other of the hot tubs on the market. I really love the product and the customer service that we got at the dealer. We visited probably six other dealers in the Grand Rapids area and the service that we got from Master Spas went well. I would highly recommend the one that we got, but also the dealer that we went to.

    Master Spas response

    We're so happy to hear this, Tim! We love hearing about the positive experiences our customers have had, not only with our product but with their dealer as well. Thank you for sharing!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 4, 2021

    One of the local community centers did a show and one of Master Spas' local warehouses set up a display there. We checked it out and they didn't have the one we wanted, so they were willing to give us the next one up. It's just that on the one handrail, the chrome didn't adhere properly so it's starting to peel. My wife has been working with somebody on the customer service side. They want us to take a picture. The knee-jerk reaction was as well, with chemicals and all that stuff happens and it rusts. But we could see that this isn't from that. It's a minor defect, the chrome didn’t stick right to the metal. But then it's a solid cost product. So far, we're happy with the value for it.

    If you're somebody that enjoys water and water activity, this is it. My wife has fibromyalgia so it's good for her muscle pains. She can't do workouts or exercises because of the weight and it tires muscles out too much and this takes the weight off of her body so that she can do that. Also, we're both about a year past gastric sleeve, so we eat much healthier by nature and we need some exercise. Owning and running a company keeps us very busy and we don't have time for gym memberships. This is the perfect thing for us. We've talked and compared it to what gym memberships and stuff would be. It's above the ability of most people to throw that in their budget and have it. But we were blessed to do that and it's a nice piece of equipment.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 3, 2021

    I went to a spa fair out of Dulles Airport and Master Spas had a pretty effective senior sales guy. It was a pretty effective information session. Then I knew upfront there was a delay in delivery so that was okay. But it came right on schedule and the guys were pretty helpful maneuvering it in and getting it set up. They just left the chemicals and they said that I got to do things in order. It was all very hurried. A little leave-behind page, leaflet, or reference would be useful, something separate from what's in the spa manual. It's not necessarily easy to decipher, sometimes. But then I'm quite satisfied with the spa features.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 2, 2021

    The Clarity Balance 7 had LED lights, lounger, and it was just the perfect size for us. When we first got it the first week, I didn't understand a lot of what the control panel was saying. I called and they told me that was normal and not to worry about it and they were right. We ride bikes about four to eight miles every day so the tub helps. I also have Lupus, which affects my joints, and I'm in it just about every evening. We haven't had it as long enough yet but it's better built and insulated than most of them.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 1, 2021

    My friends had been trying to get me a hot tub for years. I finally went ahead and did it and I couldn't be happier. From the first meeting, all the way to delivery, it was fairly easy and the team went flawlessly. I use it just about every day and I'm very satisfied. Overall, Master Spas had the better product.

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    Resolution In ProgressRated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: March 30, 2021

    Purchased the cover in July 2020. Material around the handles on both side of the spa cover are torn as the stitching is not of enough quality to support the weight of the cover. Sent pictures to the owner of the store I purchased it through as he said that was the best way to work it if I was trying to file a warranty claim. Noah ** from Master Spas wrote back and stated that the damage was from “improper use”. What’s improper about lifting a spa cover by the handles to open it and enjoy your spa? If they didn’t want you to use the handles they shouldn’t have stitched them into the cover. To top it off, I paid over $600 for it and the cover lasted less than 9 months. I have purchased previous covers online for around $250 with free shipping and had years of quality use out of them. I now know where not to look for replacement covers. Do yourself a favor and stay away from Master Spas!

    Master Spas response

    Hi Derek. We're sorry to hear that you're unhappy with the quality of your cover. The reason our team cited improper use was because of the location of the tearing shown in the images. The pictures show tearing at the seam, some above the handles and some on the underside of the cover by the skirt. These types of tears typically indicate that the cover skirt is being used to lift the spa cover instead of the handles. We understand your frustration, but looking at the pictures of the damage it does seem to line up with what we see when covers are lifted by the skirt.

    Thank you for your feedback.

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    Master Spas Company Information

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    Company Name:
    Master Spas
    Year Founded:
    1996
    Address:
    7102 Lincoln Parkway
    City:
    Fort Wayne
    State/Province:
    IN
    Postal Code:
    46804
    Country:
    United States
    Website:
    www.masterspas.com