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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We stayed there after a long flight and drive through Yellowstone. I was excited to stay at the hotel to experience a bit of Montana countryside (having lived in Montana as a kid I was excited to return). The hotel itself was fairly nice. We stayed in a Riverside Room because it was pet friendly and looked directly onto the...

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

Hi Scott, First I want to thank you for staying with us. We all treat Rainbow as if it were our home, and those who stay with us, as our friends. With that being said, I am sorry that your expereicne was less than that. There is no excuse for this. I will be following up with my staff to...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Location and views are fantastic!!! Rooms are clean, beds are a little too soft, rooms are small, hot tub is scenic and great after a day of activity. The set up was great for a family which made the price worth it for us. Staff friendly but not overly outgoing. Was there 24 hours. If u plan to hang in...

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

Hi There, Thank you so very much for the 5 stars. I am always looking for ways we can improve and this gives me great insight on some areas we have some room to grow. Thank you again and I hope you will stay with us again sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager ryank@rainbowranchbigsky.com

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This was by far the nicest stop on our 12 day road trip through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. As someone who works in a 5 Star Hotel, it was clear to me from check in that the managers of this property understand hospitality. Everything is tastefully done with great attention to detail - the rooms, the grounds and the public...

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

Hi Vanessa, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! Coming from a hospitality professional, it truly means a lot. I am so happy that you and your family had a great time with us not only as our lodging guest, but as our dinner guest as well. Please make your way back out here again as it would be...

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived for a 2 night stay about 5:30 pm, after an afternoon of whitewater rafting. The receptionist was indifferent and not exactly welcoming. The room was very nice but noisy. We could hear all the movement upstairs and the neighbors outside at night. The door was extremely difficult to lock each time we left. The breakfast buffet was oatmeal,...

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

Hi Donna, I am so sorry to hear about your recent experience with us. There is no excuse for not having breakfast ready at 7:00 am sharp as well as not making you feel welcomed. We here at The Rainbow Ranch strive to provide all of our guests with a 5 star experience with no exceptions. I understand your experience...

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

From the east coast so the family wanted to check out Montana. We stayed at the Rainbow Lodge and were very impressed. The location in the mountains with a river running right behind the rooms was amazing. We ate the restaurant and hung out at the bar and everyone was friendly. The general manager stopped us one day to make...

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

Hi Pat! Thank you so much for the 5 stars! All of us here at The Rainbow Ranch take great pride in what we do and we want to ensure that all our guests are comfortable and taken care of. I hope you can find your way out here from the east coast again! Have a great Summer and we...

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms were great. Clean, awesome fireplace, patio with Adirondack chairs overlooking the river. Terrific hot tub with a beautiful view. A fun fishing pond where my husband taught our granddaughters how to fly cast. They even caught some trout!

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

Hi Lisa, I might be mistaken, but I believe your husband is our first guest of the season to catch one of our sneaky trout; so kudos to him! We here at The Rainbow Ranch are so happy you had a terrific time here. We hope you have an amazing summer and we look forward to seeing you again, sometime...

Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had a wonderful weekend stay here for a wedding that was at the Lodge! A beautiful hour drive from the Bozeman Airport, and just over an hour away from Yellowstone. The Lodge is very well kept, clean, and hospitable. Free breakfast, great decks off the rooms, fresh cookies each day, restaurant/bar with happy hour on site. It was easy...

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

Hi Anna, Thanks again for the great review! We all take extreme pride of our hotel/restaurant and have been working extremely hard to improve our guests' experience. We care so much about your experience and it makes me so very happy to hear reviews like yours. Please come back to see us again and I hope you have a great...

Hicksville, New York
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stayed five days, our first trip to Montana and I highly recommend staying at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. We used it as our base when visiting Yellowstone National Park and stayed in one of the luxurious suites by the pond. The rooms were clean, spacious and cozy and have a rustic country western décor. There was a large bath tub...

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

Hi John, All i have to say is WOW! Thank you so much for the detailed review. We have been working endlessly to ensure that we are providing our guests with world class service and an untouchable product. Our goal is to make everyone feel that even though they might be on vacation, they feel at home. I loved all...

Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stayed in a luxury trout pond room. This room was world class - up there with the best hotel rooms I have experienced. Great hosts with a caring attitude to guests and a real desire to provide an outstanding experience. An amazing setting by the river Galatin, with lovely walks straight from the hotel. The restaurant wasn't open when...

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

Thank you so very much for the great review! I hope you had a memorable experience with us and I hope to see you again here at the ranch. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Just returned from a 5 day stay at the lodge. We stayed in one of the newly renovated rooms and it was beautiful and luxurious as ever! LOVE the bath tub and they provide bath salts to soak in :) The hot tub is to die for, especially with the fireplace going. The hiking trail behind the lodge is beautiful....

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

Hey Amanda, Thank you so much for the great review!!! We take so much pride in what we do and I love it when I hear feedback like this. We would love to have you as our guest again sometime soon. Have a great summer! With Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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: ₹ 10,732 - ₹ 20,928 (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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