Broadcloth is a dense, plain woven cloth, historically made of wool.The defining characteristic of Broadcloth is not its finished width, but the fact that it was woven much wider (typically 50 - 75% wider than its finished width) and then heavily milled (traditionally the cloth was worked by heavy wooden trip hammers in hot soapy water) in order to shrink it to the required width.
The canvas or poly-cotton tent will feel a lot warmer and quieter than the polyester tent. It will feel like a comfortable refuge. It will feel like a comfortable refuge. So for family holiday tents, if you can afford, transport, and pitch it, go for canvas, cotton, or poly-cotton is my recommendation.
Chenille, surprisingly durable and often recommended for heavily used sofas, is made from a variety of materials including cotton, polyester, rayon wool and silk. Finer Than Silk Microfiber upholstery is made from super-fine, tightly woven synthetic fibers.