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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was always helpful and friendly. The Moose room was sizable with two rooms connected by bath & closet; private, yet conversational between them. The grounds hosts a pond, outdoor kitchen, covered patio and a fabulous, LARGE hot tub. The breakfast was terrific and their pastry chef is awesome! Our dinner was halibut, a wonderful fish, large portion, just... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and helpful. In fact, they recommended a local hike to the Lava lake that was extraordinarily beautiful. Although the lodge is situated a little too close to the 191 highway, all of the rooms face a pretty pond and the roaring Gallatin River which makes up for the occasional noise of cars rolling by. Our room... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I took my mother and 2 friends on a road trip to this fabulous location. The setting is spectacular - right on the Gallatin River, only 45 minutes from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park and only 45 minutes from Bozeman, MT. All of the staff were exceedingly friendly and helpful and the daily breakfasts (included) were great. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

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!!

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Layton, Utah
1 review
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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

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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.

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Davenport, Florida
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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.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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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

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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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!

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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): $$
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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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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 
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