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Monroe, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the pond side suites which was wonderful. The accommodation included a outdoor patio area with fireplace and adirondack chairs overlooking the meadow with mountain views in the background. The sitting room was cozy with a fireplace and plenty of space to stretch out after a day outdoors. The bedroom had yet another fireplace. The closet...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you so much for your amazing review! We love what we do here at the Rainbow and I am so very happy you had the experience you had. I hope you have a great rest of your winter and you are always welcome back at The Rainbow! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite of ours and we like to visit it when we are in Big Sky area. However, on this one night we were pretty disappointed with the poor service we received, thankfully the food was spectacular so it helps make up for it!!!

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gail, Well thank you first for the 4 star review. We want all of our guests to experience a high level of customer service and I am sorry we fell short in that area with you. I would love to invite you back and to contact me directly so I can rectify this experience that you had. Warm Regards,...

Reviewed 29 December 2016

We recently stayed at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Our stay could not have been better. This property is located on the Gallatin River. The rooms are beautiful with rustic pine poster beds, a great balcony, and beautiful appointments. They also have a great breakfast in the morning. The Lodge is stunning, and the Restaurant is very good. Considering that this...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Chuck! Thank you so much for the kind words. I feel we are Big Sky's best kept secret but we are becoming not so much as a secret. I am glad you had a lovely time here and I hope to see you here again soon! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Billings, Montana
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The rooms are so large yet very warm and cozy. The hot pool is amazing! Breakfast is hearty enough for a good morning of skiing. The property is well kept. We enjoyed playing cards by the fire in the lounge during "Happy Hour". I highly recommend this lodge.

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you for your gracious review. I am glad you got to cozy up by the fire and enjoy some time with your loved ones. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Ryan Kunz General Manager Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Stilwell, Kansas
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a conference style buffet at this lodge in Big Sky Montana. The view from every area of the restaurant is spectacular, and true to its name the lodge features rainbow trout prepared in a variety of styles all of which are mouthwatering amazing. The staff was incredibly friendly – in particular paying attention to my food allergies and bringing...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Denise, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! I am glad you had a wonderful time here with us and got to experience a true Montana moment as well! Have a great winter and we hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here on our road trip through Montana. Couldn't have picked a better hotel for the area. The room was very romantic with a fireplace. We loved the hot tub to relax after dinner. And the breakfast included in the hotel was excellent. Two complaints... the restaurant and bar was closed for the season. There were no notices on...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for the 5 star review!!! I apologize for our restaurant being closed for the season. Unfortunately, that is something all of the hotels do in this area during off season months because of the decrease in business levels. We do however let all of our guests know about this in our reservation confirmation email. However you...

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The room is beautiful, with rustic classy decoration, all wood. Has it's own fireplace and an amazing view to the nature. Big bathroom with tube and shower and lots of details. Totally recomended and the price is good. Too bad the restaurant was closed for season because it would have been great to have breakast in its beautiful dining room/terrace....

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Maria! Thank you for the 5 star review! Being here, within nature is absolutely breathtaking and relaxing. I am glad you had a nice time here and we look forward to having you as our guest sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful resort. Loved our pond side luxury suite for our honeymoon. Enjoyed being out of the hussle of town. Our view was excellent and a short walk to the river. Bathroom showers and spa tub was amazing and relaxing.

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you so much for the 5 stars!!!! Those lower pond side rooms are my absolute favorite! I'm glad you enjoyed staying here and I hope to see you back here soon! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Virginia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My husband and I traveled to The Rainbow Ranch Lodge from Jackson WY by way of Yellowstone National Park. The Ranch is 45 min. from the West entrance. I love the location of our suite on the banks of the Gallatin river. I went to sleep listening to the sound of rushing water. This lodge is just beautiful with rustic...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for the 5 star review! I am guessing you stayed in one of our Riverside Rooms and they are quite charming. Sitting by the fire, while listening to the river in the background, couldn't be any more relaxing. I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to see you and your husband...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful, relaxing and beautiful stay. I could only get a reservation for one night due to availability, but have a beautiful lux room with a view of the pond and barn. Such a pampered sort of stay. To anyone who thinks this is dated, go down the road and stay in West Yellowstone if you want to...

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gracey, Thank you so much for your review! I couldn't agree with you more. We are listening to our guests and are updating our rooms slowly but surely to provide a fantastic guest experience. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and as you already know, its a much different experience then staying somewhere in West Yellowstone!...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow Ranch Lodge is an intimate twenty-one room hotel and gourmet restaurant located on the banks of the Gallatin River in Big Sky, Montana. Whether riverside or pondside, accommodations at Rainbow Ranch Lodge provide a sanctuary for post-adventure relaxing or a romantic getaway for two. Located in a sweeping valley in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the Rainbow Ranch Lodge's location is ideal for both summer and winter activities. Our proximity to Yellowstone National Park affords our guests endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration, including world-class fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking, whitewater rafting, and kayaking. Whether you choose an experienced local guide service or venture out on your own, the breathtakingly rugged, natural beauty of southwest Montana will restore and rejuvenate your senses. One of the top 10 winter destinations in North America, the Big Sky area offers a variety of winters activities including downhill skiing at Big Sky Resort, Moonlight Basin and Lone Mountain Ranch, as well as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, and winter fly fishing. If your winter preferences lean more towards comfort and warmth, the Rainbow Ranch Lodge's spa services and luxurious guest rooms provide the perfect alternative to a day spent outdoors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Address: 42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Region: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range: ₹ 10,763 - ₹ 20,858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainbow Ranch Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Ranch Montana
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“Be sure to get a room with a fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles 364chuckg, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed "pond side" in the Osprey Room. It was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Montanalu, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front of pond were gorgeous but could hear the people walking around the upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Wetoutwest, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing the river are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles pars1082, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were great.”
 of 5 bubbles jimnphyllisw_13, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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