We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1 Gallatin Gateway B&Bs / inns

Rainbow Ranch Lodge

42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Rainbow Ranch Lodge to your Saves list
Rainbow Ranch Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
89%
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
Write a Review

193 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    151
    20
    15
    3
    4
See reviews for
44
83
5
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (41)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Bozeman
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Rainbow Ranch three different times, and it just gets better and better. The room, which we had as "the romance package" greeted up with champagne and truffles.It includes the dinner and breakfast. Wine is extra. Our room was beautiful, and has a real fireplace, its own private back porch which faces out on the river.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at this beautiful cozy spot and we only wish we had been able to stay longer and enjoy all of the offerings!!!!! We thought the staff was genuine and extremely friendly!! We will certainly be back and take in even more of the great experience!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Layton, Utah
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

From first contact to last, the staff at Rainbow Ranch Lodge were extraordinary. My wife and I enjoyed a two-night stay over Valentines and enjoyed every minute. Holly, Summer, Fletcher, Joce, and Mollie made us feel like family and always went the extra mile to make our stay a memorable one. We stayed in a riverside room that was perfectly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

The only thing I regret is not staying longer. Food was outstanding, room was very nice, and hot tub was awesome. I can't wait to stay here again. Go out of your way to stay here, you will not be disappointed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Davenport, Florida
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This lodge has everything you need. Great rooms, some with fireplaces, delicious breakfast and close too all activities. After a long day skiing enjoy the outdoor hot tub and fireplace to unwind. A definite must stay location. It is beautiful in the with winter and we will be back in the summer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Review: Where do I start to review Rainbow Ranch? Our daughter was married at Rainbow Ranch in December, 2013. Mollie and her staff far exceeded our expectations! Mollie, the resort manager is a trained wedding planner and uses her skills to make sure that every little detail is covered. From local vendor recommendations, to sending picture updates (we wanted snow),... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bozeman, Montana, United States
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We spent Thanksgiving weekend at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. We enjoyed the spacious rooms, the beautiful view, the hot tub, and the amazing breakfasts, and the fun bar in the evenings! Everyone treated us like true guests!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stayed here the first weekend of December with my wife. It was a really cold weekend. Upon arrival we were happily greeted by the front desk girl, Joce. The lobby area is very nice cabin feel. We really liked relaxing in the lobby by the fireplace next to the window with a great view of the mountain behind the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tujunga, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We went here for my husband's 40th birthday surprise, and it was truly a magical experience. My daughter and I spent hours skipping stones in your pond, putting little sticks down the stream, rolling down your green hills (yes even me!). What a pure delight. Since we are not typically luxury lodge vacationers, I was worried that we may feel... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice rooms with a lovely deck on the river. Really good food in the restaurant. A couple of nice walks from the hotel, and others within a short drive. The downside for us was that the hotel is right on the road so there is some traffic noise and you don't really feel away from it all. We had to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Rainbow Ranch Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Also Known As:
Rainbow Ranch Hotel
Rainbow Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Ranch Montana
Rainbow Ranch Lodge Montana/Gallatin Gateway
Address: 42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Location: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Gallatin Gateway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Jetsetter, Travelocity, Priceline and TripOnline SA so you can book your Rainbow Ranch Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Rainbow Ranch Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.