320 Guest Ranch completes renovations

Following the launch of a new conference and event center in 2013, the 320 Guest Ranch completed the renovation of its guest accommodations and public spaces. Upgrades and design elements reflect the ranch's authentic Montana ambiance, as well as its commitment to environmental initiatives.

In the renovation, the rustic exteriors of all of the ranch's 58 cabins, log houses and mountain chalets were treated, preserved and re-stained. Inside each building, installed were new tiles, carpets, window treatments, and new mattresses, sofas and easy chairs. New headboards were custom-made by a local craftsman. Ceiling fans and new lamps now provide an enhanced atmosphere while also saving energy. Flat screen televisions were also installed in all cabins.

The ranch's renovation includes a soft, neutral palette of brown and white, complementing golden wood walls and wood-burning fireplaces, now fitted with mountain stone. On the walls are original photos of Montana wildlife by photographer Michael Haring.

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The kitchens in several rooms now have granite counter tops, new cabinets and stainless appliances, including refrigerators, stoves and microwaves. Keurig coffeemakers have been included in all guest accommodations.

Bathrooms now have quartz counters and low-flow, resource-efficient showerheads were also installed. Upgraded amenities include Bath & Bodyworks lotions, soaps, shampoos and conditioners. The resort partnered with Clean the World to recycle all remaining soaps and shampoos for distribution to people in developing countries with limited access to hygiene products.

The construction of a new greenhouse is underway to provide fresh produce for the ranch's 320 Steak House Restaurant.

First built in 1898 and still an authentic ranch, 320 Guest Ranch began taking guests in 1905. The wood and stone buildings are designed to fit into the landscape of the Gallatin Valley and Montana's Big Sky Country.

The 320 Guest Ranch is located in the Gallatin River Valley, 15 minutes from Big Sky. The Gallatin Mountain Range and Gallatin National Forest surround the ranch and the Gallatin River.

The 320 Guest Ranch offers cabin accommodations, an authentic saloon, the 320 Steak House restaurant and a conference center.

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