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Rainbow Ranch Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hot tub”(37 reviews)
“gallatin river”(65 reviews)
“riverside room”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Housekeeping
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Room Service
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
42950 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730-9643
65.1 km to Gallatin Field View nearby attractions and restaurants
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bucket list trip for me to Big Sky and Rainbow Ranch is in a beautiful location on the river. The pond view room was nice but the bathrooms need an overhaul. Dirty/discolored grout and rust in the jets of the tub. No cell service for...More

Thank wmurray66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Rainbow Ranch Lodge to celebrate my parents 70th bdays, the location of this place is stunning we had 2 river lodges. Unfortunately attention to detail was sorely lacking, no hand soap in rooms and despite complaining on arrival none materialized the entire...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay here! Very quiet lodge located on the Gallatin River. Beautiful scenery and the staff was very attentive. Our room (and I believe every room) had a wood fireplace with an adorable porch with wooden rocking chairs. We will definitely stay here...More

Thank lyndahlhimes
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Not an easy place to locate at night, but even though we arrived late after the office was closed, we found an envelope with our name and one of the lodge employees who was leaving for the night gave us some assistance. The room was...More

Thank Morgan F
Response from Carrie B, General Manager at Rainbow Ranch LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Morgan. I appreciate you constructive feedback. I am working on getting some more road signage to assist in finding us at night. I apologize that your coffee cups weren't cleaned on your second day. I hope that you will come...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We spent three nights here while skiing at Big Sky and it was perfect for three adults and a dog. Our room (Big Horn) was actually two rooms with a bath and closet in between, and a door for privacy, plus a balcony overlooking the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Things to do
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
USD 195 - USD 411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 195 - USD 411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (164)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Stacey N
26 October 2017|
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Response from Nathan F | Reviewed this property |
I would rent a vehicle. If you're there in the winter make sure it has 4WD.
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lilies3
16 January 2017|
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Response from bentprop | Reviewed this property |
it's about 45 minutes to the West Yellowstone entrance an another hour or so depending on how frequently you stop. In my opinion, Old Faithful is overrated and over built. in the park, I prefer the northeast portion of the... More
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lilies3
16 January 2017|
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Response from rainbowranch2016 | Property representative |
Hi Rhonada, We are a pet friendly Hotel! You can use either our Riverside Rooms or Pond side Deluxe style rooms. And yes, we are located 45 minutes from West Yellowstone, MT. About a 45 minute drive from our Hotel. Let... More
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"Rooms facing the river are quieter. There was some truck noise, but not really bothersome."
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"We have a home in Big Sky so we did not stay overnight there, but everyone who did loved it!"
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"Might want to look at the river front rooms. We liked the pond side room, but people were fishing in the..."
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"Request Prairie Dog room if staying in riverside room. If you want a really nice room, stay in pondside..."
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