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Oakdale, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our room faced the river, and the small porch and chairs was very relaxing. I thought the rooms were a good size, beds were comfortable. They offered free breakfast in the morning and the food was delicious. They have a super nice outside hot tub with a fireplace. I would definitely stay there again.

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

Hi There! Thank you for your great review! I am glad you found our little piece of paradise as relaxing as we do. From everyone here at the Rainbow ranch, thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you soon! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was a last minute trip I made for my family, and so happy that I did and want to say thank you to the staff they were absolute gems. The lodge is almost an hour away from the west entrance to Yellow stone park,and well worth it. We stayed for two days, and if you want peace and serenity...

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

Hi Charlie! Thank you so much for your fantastic review! I love that we could give you peace and tranquility from your daily life. Enjoy the rest of your summer and we look forward to having you as our guest again! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Based on previous reviews we had dinner here with the highest expectations. Obviously, they were too high. At least four cocktails on the bar menu were unavailable because of a wedding reception on the property, the wine we requested was not in stock, and our waitress was clueless. The trout we ordered was overcooked and rubbery. The only thing that...

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

Hi Mike, I am so sorry about your last experience with us. This is not what we do for we strive for perfection at every turn. I would love for you to email me directly so I can hear more about your experience! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager ryank@rainbowranchbigsky.com

Greensboro, Georgia
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our experience at Rainbow Ranch could not have been more pleasant and enjoyable. Staff was friendly and efficient. Wonderful restaurant on premises where we enjoyed a delightful dinner. Scenery was breathtaking. Would have stayed longer if we had the time. Would highly recommend!

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

Hey Jim, I am so very happy that you had a great Anniversary here at The Rainbow Ranch! Thank you for the five stars and I hope to see you again at The Rainbow sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Reviewed 12 August 2016

It is a bit hard to assign a rank to the Rainbow Ranch. We had some enjoyable experiences, a lot of not up to scratch features and a few items in the bad column. The enjoyable: After looking at a lot of ranch/lodges in Montana, we picked RR, as the high point of our very enjoyable 25th anniversary tour of...

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

Hi Guy, I will do my best in this response to address your concerns: First, Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a nice experience in our restaurant. As far as the temperatures of your meats go, we strive for perfection and we will do better at serving our meats at the requested temperature of our guests....

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 August 2016

What a surprise to find this elegantly rustic property on the way to Big Sky! We had a lovely spacious room with a wood-burning stone fireplace, huge bathroom with separate rooms for shower and toilet/ bidet. Our room overlooked a pond and grassy area - it was the quintessential mountain getaway in Montana. The restaurant was even more of a...

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

Hi Claudia, We are happy you found us! Thank you for the 5 stars and I hope you come back and stay with us again! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful lodge with riverfront rooms and breathtaking landscaping. The restaurant closes a bit early, but if you're a night owl there is another option down the road (2 miles). The hot tub is relaxing and we had the place to ourselves. We didn't have cell phone service, but there is free Wifi that makes staying connected possible....

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

Hi Eric, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and our amazing hot tub! Enjoy the rest of your summer and come back and see us again! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Pros: pretty rooms with kurig coffee. Nice river, bridge and trail close by. Nice hot tub with fantastic view. Simple but nice enough breakfast. Cons: no air conditioning. Had no water for one night. No windows in second room. River stinks..guess because of the camp ground just above of the river.

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

Hello There, Thank you for your review! With reviews like yours, it gives us here an opportunity to grow and re-evaluate our guests experience. Most buildings in this area were built without air conditioning but due to the fact that we are having warmer summers, it is something that we are looking into. The nights however are cool and provide...

Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights during our Yellowstone adventure. This place had comfortable beds, was spacious for two adults and two kids, and the staff was very friendly and hospitable. The bathrooms could be slightly updated, but otherwise we found the cabin with a view of the pond perfect for our stay. Don't miss the hot tub at night. Really special....

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

Hello There! Thank you so much for the 5 stars! We strive to ensure that our guests have an amazing experience here in Big Sky country. I love our hot tub and I am glad you agree! Have an amazing summer and hopefully we will see you again sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights while driving cross-country and stopping to enjoy Yellowstone Park. It is a gorgeous spot just 50 minutes from the park entrance and nestled into a book by the road and next to a river. We could not have been more pleased with our room (a suite with separate space for the kids and a...

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

Hi Jack, Thank you for your 5 stars and your kind words! I hope you enjoyed your trip with your family and we look forward to having you as our guest in the future. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

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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: ₹ 10,601 - ₹ 23,335 (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.”
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