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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms now are discounted​ because restaurant and bar are closed. Rainbow ranch used to give a voucher to go to corral restaurant across the highway for breakfast. Not doing that now. They offer a Continental breakfast from 8:30 to 10:00. The best advice I can give is get there at 8:30 promptly, since the sausage/bacon/fruit are not replenished. We went...

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

Hi Charlotte, I apologize for your experience with our breakfast. We do replenish our buffet normally but it seems there was an issue during your stay. I will address this with my staff immediately. I would love for you to contact me directly so I can rectify this situation. Thank you for staying with us and I hope to hear...

Big Sky MT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RRL has a happy hour featuring about 4 appetizers for half price and house red or white wine glasses at half price. The apps are delicious. The bar area is cozy and pleasant. It is definitely worth stopping by.

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

Hi There, Thank you for the great review. We will be adding a few more items to the menu this summer! One of them being a Yorkshire Pudding! Come and check it out when we re-open on June 1st! Warm Regards,

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a stay here for 2 days and we had a very good time. The hotel is really cosy and nice, and the staff is giving you the feeling to be at home. It is a genuine paradisiac place. The restaurant is very good and the food is amazing.

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

Hi There! Thank you for the great 5 star review! It was our pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards,

Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great staff and food! Beautiful location, easy drive to fish many rivers. Short hop to Yellowstone and spectacular scenery all around! Easy walking to many fishing and trail spots for photos. Locals very friendly!

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

Hi Doug, Thank you for the great review! I am glad you had an outstanding stay with us and I hope to see you back here soon! Warm Regards,

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The hotel is super comfortable and the restaurant an incredible surprise! The rooms are warm and comfortable. We had a fireplace that was reseted everyday for the staff, ready to light up! Good breakfast as well (with the basics). The jacuzzi and the restaurant are also 2 paces not to be missed! Try to stay on the rooms at the...

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

Hi There! Thank you so very much for the 5 stars! We take great pride in our property and even a greater pride in servicing our guests. We hope to see you again sometime soon! Warm Regards,

Monroe, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed in one of the pond side suites which was wonderful. The accommodation included a outdoor patio area with fireplace and adirondack chairs overlooking the meadow with mountain views in the background. The sitting room was cozy with a fireplace and plenty of space to stretch out after a day outdoors. The bedroom had yet another fireplace. The closet...

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

Hi There! Thank you so much for your amazing review! We love what we do here at the Rainbow and I am so very happy you had the experience you had. I hope you have a great rest of your winter and you are always welcome back at The Rainbow! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite of ours and we like to visit it when we are in Big Sky area. However, on this one night we were pretty disappointed with the poor service we received, thankfully the food was spectacular so it helps make up for it!!!

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

Hi Gail, Well thank you first for the 4 star review. We want all of our guests to experience a high level of customer service and I am sorry we fell short in that area with you. I would love to invite you back and to contact me directly so I can rectify this experience that you had. Warm Regards,...

Reviewed 29 December 2016

We recently stayed at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Our stay could not have been better. This property is located on the Gallatin River. The rooms are beautiful with rustic pine poster beds, a great balcony, and beautiful appointments. They also have a great breakfast in the morning. The Lodge is stunning, and the Restaurant is very good. Considering that this...

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

Hey Chuck! Thank you so much for the kind words. I feel we are Big Sky's best kept secret but we are becoming not so much as a secret. I am glad you had a lovely time here and I hope to see you here again soon! Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager

Billings, Montana
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The rooms are so large yet very warm and cozy. The hot pool is amazing! Breakfast is hearty enough for a good morning of skiing. The property is well kept. We enjoyed playing cards by the fire in the lounge during "Happy Hour". I highly recommend this lodge.

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

Hi There! Thank you for your gracious review. I am glad you got to cozy up by the fire and enjoy some time with your loved ones. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Ryan Kunz General Manager Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Stilwell, Kansas
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a conference style buffet at this lodge in Big Sky Montana. The view from every area of the restaurant is spectacular, and true to its name the lodge features rainbow trout prepared in a variety of styles all of which are mouthwatering amazing. The staff was incredibly friendly – in particular paying attention to my food allergies and bringing...

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

Hi Denise, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! I am glad you had a wonderful time here with us and got to experience a true Montana moment as well! Have a great winter and we hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Ryan Kunz General Manager Rainbow Ranch Lodge

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 Road, Gallatin Gateway, Big Sky, MT 59730
Region: United States > Montana > Big Sky > Gallatin Gateway
Price Range: $217 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainbow Ranch Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Ranch Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Hotel Gallatin Gateway
Rainbow Ranch Montana
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“Antelope room-facing river and nice porch”
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“Stay on the rooms at the lower level if you can.”
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“Be sure to get a room with a fireplace”
364chuckg, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed "pond side" in the Osprey Room. It was very nice.”
Montanalu, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front of pond were gorgeous but could hear the people walking around the upstairs.”
Wetoutwest, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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