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42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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Rainbow Ranch Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
milo107 Bozeman, Montana
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Bozeman, Montana
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We live in nearby Bozeman, MT yet our 24 hours at Rainbow Ranch felt like a fabulous week. The art of fine cuisine, hospitality, and service all blended to make every hour count wonderfully! We have limited time away, it was such a pleasure our stay at Rainbow Ranch was so rewarding!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend staying at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. My girlfriend (now fiance after our stay) took advantage of their Romance Package which included some chocolates and prosecco. We stayed in a Ponside Luxury room which was extremely spacious and the bathroom was massive. The "pre-stacked" fireplace was a thrill to have and the... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very large with 2 beds, sofa, coffee table. There is a fireplace that came "pre-stacked" with wood. All you had to do was light it. There were 2 fluffy bathrobes which made the walk to and from the infinity hot tub easy. We sat in the hot tub one late afternoon and watched a herd of elk... More 

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NJ
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23 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved staying here for one night at the tail end of our trip to Yellowstone for the week. I so want to give it a 5 star rating but can't. What was wonderful about the Rainbow Ranch was the setting, the oversized room with fireplace and deck complete with Adirondack chairs overlooking the river, the hot tub, and the... More 

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Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

At the risk of exposing Gallatin's best kept, I tell you that this place was amazing. I've stayed at some of the best resorts all around the world and this is definitely up there. It's cozy, clean, and comfortable with an absolutely breathtaking view—even in the winter. A great place to stay outside Big Sky with a more-than-hospitable staff including... More 

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Seattle
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stopped for two nights on our drive from Seattle to Denver. We wanted something close to Big Sky for skiing, but not a generic (and expensive) ski resort hotel. The short drive to the ski area was easy, and being on the river was much more scenic. The room had a comfy bed, wood burning fireplace, and a porch... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Very nice rooms, be sure to ask for a down stairs room, the upstairs are just a hotel room. Sand Hill Crane is the best room in the place. Fire place in room, hidden TV behind the picture over the fireplace. Be carful I hit my head twice on the swung out picture while making a fire. Nice wood every... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

What an incredible property. This place completely stuns and attention to detail is everywhere in the architecture and grounds. We stayed in the riverside rooms which had cute patios directly on the Gallatin. Rooms (and this resort generally) are ideal for couples. They are set-up like suites; ours had a fireplace and was romantic. There is an ambitious restaurant in... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We searched high and low to find the perfect location to have out Montana wedding. We had family and friends coming from all over the country and wanted to find a location where they could hike, have great meals, adventure and also visit Yellowstone. Rainbow Ranch provided that and sooooo much more. Many of our guest came early and stayed... More 

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Bismarck
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We recently had our sons wedding at the Rainbow Ranch in Big Sky, MT. The rooms are lovely, each one a bit different...rustic, well appointed and oh, so comfy! The evening cookie delivery was a fabulous treat...we just felt so pampered! RR staff were exemplary in detail as well as communication. The food is fabulous and they ALL went out... More 

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Address: 42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Location: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Ranch Montana
Rainbow Ranch Lodge Montana/Gallatin Gateway

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