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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

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42950 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter was married in Big Sky, Montana in March, 2015 and the rehearsal dinner and reception were held at Rainbow Ranch Lodge. This could not have been a more positive experience. We fully booked the resort with family and friends, some staying extra nights to experience all that the area has to offer in sightseeing and activities. The accommodations... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because it was shoulder season, we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We stayed in the Ermine Room and used the two indoor fireplaces nightly - there's a third one on the porch! My husband soaked in the tub daily, and wanted to take it home with us. The location is an easy drive to Bozeman or back south... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were only at Rainbow one night but would have loved to stay longer. It was a beautiful tranquil setting. The room was spacious and cozy, with it's own fireplace. The hot tub was large and wonderful outdoor sitting. Would return anytime.

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I highly recommend the Rainbow Ranch as both a great place to stay and a fantastic large-event venue. For our son's Pi Day wedding (3.14.15), we essentially took over the lodge for the weekend, hosting a rehearsal dinner for 85 that Friday night. The staff were fantastic to work with (long-distance) in the planning stage, and the dinner itself was... More 

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Genoa, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We spent a night here on the end of a Backroads winter snowshoeing tour of Yellowstone. It is rustic only in the location and antler horn light fixtures. The rooms and lodge were just the place a famous personality might go to avoid the press but enjoy the accommodations. The sophisticated bar offered signature drinks and the restaurant offered dishes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Didn't stay there, but the restaurant is about the best in the area. Big Sky fine dining is a bit behind in sophistication, but this place has at least one waiter who knows what he's doing, and the food is very good. Nice lighting, some nice art, and a decent wine list round things out. Down in the canyon, it's... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

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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