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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Based on previous reviews we had dinner here with the highest expectations. Obviously, they were too high. At least four cocktails on the bar menu were unavailable because of a wedding reception on the property, the wine we requested was not in stock, and our waitress was clueless. The trout we ordered was overcooked and rubbery. The only thing that... More 

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Thank mikeart2016
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mike, I am so sorry about your last experience with us. This is not what we do for we strive for perfection at every turn. I would love for you to email me directly so I can hear more about your experience! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager ryank@rainbowranchbigsky.com More 

Greensboro, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at Rainbow Ranch could not have been more pleasant and enjoyable. Staff was friendly and efficient. Wonderful restaurant on premises where we enjoyed a delightful dinner. Scenery was breathtaking. Would have stayed longer if we had the time. Would highly recommend!

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Thank Jim N Phyllis W
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Jim, I am so very happy that you had a great Anniversary here at The Rainbow Ranch! Thank you for the five stars and I hope to see you again at The Rainbow sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a bit hard to assign a rank to the Rainbow Ranch. We had some enjoyable experiences, a lot of not up to scratch features and a few items in the bad column. The enjoyable: After looking at a lot of ranch/lodges in Montana, we picked RR, as the high point of our very enjoyable 25th anniversary tour of... More 

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Guy, I will do my best in this response to address your concerns: First, Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a nice experience in our restaurant. As far as the temperatures of your meats go, we strive for perfection and we will do better at serving our meats at the requested temperature of our guests.... More 

Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a surprise to find this elegantly rustic property on the way to Big Sky! We had a lovely spacious room with a wood-burning stone fireplace, huge bathroom with separate rooms for shower and toilet/ bidet. Our room overlooked a pond and grassy area - it was the quintessential mountain getaway in Montana. The restaurant was even more of a... More 

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Thank claudia33388
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Claudia, We are happy you found us! Thank you for the 5 stars and I hope you come back and stay with us again! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful lodge with riverfront rooms and breathtaking landscaping. The restaurant closes a bit early, but if you're a night owl there is another option down the road (2 miles). The hot tub is relaxing and we had the place to ourselves. We didn't have cell phone service, but there is free Wifi that makes staying connected possible.... More 

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Thank Eric H
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and our amazing hot tub! Enjoy the rest of your summer and come back and see us again! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: pretty rooms with kurig coffee. Nice river, bridge and trail close by. Nice hot tub with fantastic view. Simple but nice enough breakfast. Cons: no air conditioning. Had no water for one night. No windows in second room. River stinks..guess because of the camp ground just above of the river.

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Thank naughtypo
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hello There, Thank you for your review! With reviews like yours, it gives us here an opportunity to grow and re-evaluate our guests experience. Most buildings in this area were built without air conditioning but due to the fact that we are having warmer summers, it is something that we are looking into. The nights however are cool and provide... More 

Quito, Ecuador
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights during our Yellowstone adventure. This place had comfortable beds, was spacious for two adults and two kids, and the staff was very friendly and hospitable. The bathrooms could be slightly updated, but otherwise we found the cabin with a view of the pond perfect for our stay. Don't miss the hot tub at night. Really special.... More 

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Thank Maca29
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hello There! Thank you so much for the 5 stars! We strive to ensure that our guests have an amazing experience here in Big Sky country. I love our hot tub and I am glad you agree! Have an amazing summer and hopefully we will see you again sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

Los Angeles, CA
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54 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights while driving cross-country and stopping to enjoy Yellowstone Park. It is a gorgeous spot just 50 minutes from the park entrance and nestled into a book by the road and next to a river. We could not have been more pleased with our room (a suite with separate space for the kids and a... More 

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Thank Jack9003
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jack, Thank you for your 5 stars and your kind words! I hope you enjoyed your trip with your family and we look forward to having you as our guest in the future. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and kids and I were wrapping up 10 days / nights camping in an Airstream. For our last two nights, we discovered our campground had no water hook up and no camp showers! I drove by this beautiful spot and decided a hot shower and a comfy bed was in order. Luckily for us, they had 1 room... More 

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Thank Jeff J
rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Jeff, Thank you so much for your review and I am happy that the stars aligned and we could accommodate you. Have a great summer and come back again soon! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are great, view and grounds are beautiful. Great hiking trails right behind lodge a walk away. The stream behind the cabin provided hours of entertainment for our boys ages 9-11. No crowds and super peaceful. A great continental breakfast also. Have fun!!

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rainbowranch2016, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! I am so very happy that your family had a memorable experience with us and I hope to see you again sometime soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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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 

Additional Information about Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Address: 42950 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730-9643
Location: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range: $170 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Ranch Lodge 3*
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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