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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 January 2012

From the moment I called to inquire about a reservation through checkout this was one of the most amazing travel experiences I have had in 30 years of globetrotting. The lodge is lovely, beautifully maintained and peaceful. The landscape was a winter wonderland, and I cannot wait to see it in summer too! The Ermine suite is rustic elegance, warm...

Thank MJB312
Billings, Montana
Reviewed 14 December 2011

My husband and I looked at a few diff places in Big Sky and once we walked into the Rainbow Ranch it was an instant love for the place and what comes along with it:) And the beauty of the location, lodge,dinning,and staff:) Mollie for one is who I would look at as ROYALTY!!! She came with this great package...

1Thank gina b
Del Mar, California
Reviewed 29 November 2011

My husband and I spent a weekend in this wonderful lodge surounded by gorgeous scenery and absolutely loved it. The personnel are the friendliest and best informed of anywhere we've stayed. The setting amidst snow-covered meadows and mountains was exquisite. Each night, when we returned to our room, a fire had been laid and was only a match-strike away. Both...

Thank Lindadelmar
new jersey
Reviewed 17 November 2011

we chose the Rainbow Ranch Lodge b/c it is halfway between Bozeman and Yellowstone. it was a wonderful place to stay, despite being on the main road. our room, and i think all the rooms??) faced away from the road towards the Gallatin River. the Room was more than spacious with tons of closet space, as was the bathroom with...

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Helena, Montana
Reviewed 24 October 2011

My family (three boys 2, 4,5) husband and I stayed here for a weekend in the shoulder season (October) – it was terrific! I can’t wait to come back. This is not a working Dude ranch rather a 5-star style lodge. Everything at this lodge is understated and extremely comfortable and in tip-top shape – there is not a hair...

Thank PattersonBoston
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Planning a destination wedding initially seemed be an overwhelming task. The wedding planner at the Ranch, Mollie Eckman, was amazing. During the months before this destination wedding she responded to our calls and e-mails promptly and always with great recommendations and suggestions. On the wedding day she was there throughout the entire event overseeing everything so that we could all...

2Thank sharonmo
rainbowranchlodge, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, where to begin! From the beginning phone calls to the last dance, it was a pleasure to plan such a special occasion with you. Having your friends and family at Rainbow Ranch was a treat. It was awesome to be a part of such a magical celebration. We can't wait to see you again!!!! All our love, Mollie and...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 17 September 2011

My wife and I had dinner at Rainbow Ranch on 9.14.11, (we were staying in Big Sky.). It is one of the best restaurants ever, rivaling Napa Valley, Maui, Chicago, and any other place we have dined. Patrick was terrific. Right from the start we could tell that he was a man who loved what he was doing, from describing...

3Thank Jack S
rainbowranchlodge, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, we are happy that you enjoyed your time at Rainbow Ranch! We look forward to your return and will make sure you have our best table! Cheers! Mollie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2011

Stayed for one night in a riverside room. Great room, fabulous dinner, very relaxing. A little nearer the highway than I'd expected.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you will come back and visit soon, perhaps to take advantage of the incredible skiing, our cozy fireplace and award winning wine list. Cheers! Mollie

San Diego
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Where do I start.....I recently was married here at this beautiful property on July 23 and had the entire hotel and 2 of it's great cabins (Bobcat and Golden Eagle) booked for families and friends. They were all blown away by the beauty and amazing staff at this property! I can not express my gratitude enough to ALL members of...

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

We hope you are enjoying married life! You are a beautiful bride inside and out and it was an honor to plan your special day with you. We wish you all the best and look forward to your return visit! Please let me know the dates and we will put the champagne in ice! All our love, Mollie and your...

Reviewed 12 September 2011

Located much closer to route 191 than originally thought, we could here each car and 18 wheeler that drove by throughout the night on a fairly uncomfortable bed. The continental breakfast was a little less than lack-luster. On the upside, the staff was extremely friendly and the restaurant's food lived up the its price.

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

Dear Guest, We are sorry that your entire stay did not meet your expectations. We are happy that you enjoyed the dining experience and staff. Please let me0 know next time you are heading this way for a visit and we will book you in one of our pondside luxury rooms, offering more space and distance from the road, mollie@rainbowranchbigsky.com....

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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: ₹ 10,536 - ₹ 23,257 (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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Rainbow Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Ranch Montana
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“Antelope room-facing river and nice porch”
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“Stay on the rooms at the lower level if you can.”
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“Be sure to get a room with a fireplace”
364chuckg, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed "pond side" in the Osprey Room. It was very nice.”
Montanalu, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front of pond were gorgeous but could hear the people walking around the upstairs.”
Wetoutwest, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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