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42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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Rainbow Ranch Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had a destination wedding at the Rainbow Ranch on August 29, 2014. Our guests are still talking about how wonderful everything was weeks later. The food (we had some foodies there that loved it) the service, the location and even the wedding cake (the pastry chef rocks) have all been talked about by our guests. We could not have... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We held our rehearsal dinner at Rainbow Ranch a few years ago and we, along with all of our guests, LOVED it (the only reason we didn't get married there was because it was already taken!). We celebrated our anniversary this September and stayed in Ermine, a beautiful, rustic, but luxurious suite with fireplaces everywhere! Just to make the welcome... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Was invited to a friends wedding here for a weekend getaway. Booked the room. Was told I would have 2 beds in the room. Come to find out they gave us one bed and a pull out couch. (misrepresented) Had a great time in big sky. Very nice town with lots of nice things to do. Here is where I... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am sorry that you feel our lodge is lacking in service and respect. 1) You had an illegal bonfire on our Rainbow Ranch private property. Please note we did not call the Sheriff to report the illegal bonfire on private property. 2) You burned a unique wood cookie bread board that was custom designed & branded with... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Spent four days here in early august. Appreciated the ways the lodge has manage to muffle the sound of the highway with running water everywhere. Stayed in the Osprey Suite which was spacious and comfortable. Unfortunately on arrival we noticed that house keeping had failed to clean the floor well - a previous guest must have spilled a soda on... 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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