Triple Creek Ranch

Darby, MT United States

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests
  • Local Artisan Hand-Crafted Custom Leather Photo Album
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 25 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Casual
Adventure Local Immersion Seclusion

Triple Creek Ranch

Address:
5551 West Fork Road
Darby, MT 59829
United States
Nearest Airport:
Missoula International (MSO)
73 mi / 117 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Adults Only
  • Air Conditioning
  • All-inclusive
  • Business Center
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Villas
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Concierge Desk
  • Housekeeping -- Twice Daily
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Skiing
  • Snow Sports
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

The retreat of a lifetime and the romance of the West await the discriminating world traveler at Triple Creek Ranch.Nestled among the majestic Ponderosa Pines, in the Bitterroot Mountain Range of the Northern Rockies, Triple Creek Ranch sparkles like a Montana gem in all seasons.Voted the #1 Hotel in the World by Travel + Leisure readers in 2014, the Relais & Chateaux property and ORVIS endorsed fly-fishing lodge offers its guests pristine scenery, elegant accommodations, fine dining and outdoor adventures.Unsurpassed service, private log cabins with hot tubs, blue ribbon trout streams, remote alpine lakes and virgin powder are but a few luxuries that abound.This is an ideal destination for discerning adult travelers seeking a small intimate resort hideaway, children ages 16 and older are welcome.
Triple Creek Ranch accommodates guests in 23 luxurious log cabins with private or nearby outdoor hot tubs, wood-burning fireplaces, king beds, fully-stocked wet bar, daily fresh baked cookies, homemade trail mix and fresh fruit, air conditioning, refrigerator stocked with soft drinks and beer, direct dial telephones with voicemail, high-speed wireless internet, satellite TV and Blu-ray player, Keurig one-cup maker with an assortment of warm beverages, in-room safe, in-cabin service, daily housekeeping and nightly turndown services and much more.With our easy check-in policy, guests will be escorted to their cabin by a ranch representative while our ';baggage wranglers'; ride up on horseback to unload personal belongings.
Triple Creek Ranch is an exceptional destination for small intimate weddings, company retreats, family reunions and meetings.The ranch campus can accommodate up to 60 guests in 30 rooms.Although, we are adults only, if a total buyout of the ranch is arranged, guests of all ages are welcome.
Our all-inclusive fees include luxurious accommodations, gourmet meals, house wines and spirits and all featured on-ranch activities.Off-ranch activities, specialty wines, exclusive meals, massages and other personal requests are billed as applicable.A variety of exhilarating year-round activities awaits Triple Creek Ranch guests.Complimentary on-ranch activities include a 24-hour fitness center, chipping green, outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis, horseshoes, horseback riding, hiking trails, fly casting clinics, fly fishing at on-site ponds or bank fishing the nearby Bitterroot River, archery, birding and nature tours, photo safari';s, Alpine and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and special event weekends.Special winter weekend events include Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year';s celebrations, Western Horsemanship Events, Cooking School Events, Nature Lover';s Birding Events, Super Bowl and Valentine';s Day.Spring event weekends include the Women';s Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, Skwala Hatch Celebration, Spring Roundup and Vintners Events.Fall hosts events such as, Artists'; Workshop Weekends, 100 Klicks For Chicks, an all women';s horseback riding event and Steelhead Fly Fishing Celebration.Year-round guests will enjoy dining at our exclusive Chef';s Table and/or massages in the privacy of their cabins for an additional fee.
For more fun and adventure off-ranch, guests may enjoy cattle drives, off-ranch horseback rides, team penning, Orvis-endorsed guided fly fishing float trips, dog sledding, ATV tours, Lewis & Clark trail rides or van tours, The Swan Mountain Wilderness Horseback Riding Adventure or the Swan Mountain Wilderness Fly Fishing, Glacier in a day, whitewater rafting, trap shooting & 5-stand, snowmobiling, scenic float trips, steelhead fishing on the Salmon River, mountain biking, golfing in nearby Hamilton and Glacier or Yellowstone Park helicopter tours.Of course, the joy of doing nothing at all is part of the Triple Creek Ranch experience and charm.There is no pressure to go anywhere or do anything.Curl up with a good book beside a crackling fire, relax in the hammock and doze to the sound of the whispering pines or take a soothing soak in a private hot tub on the deck of one of our Luxury cabins.
The Triple Creek Ranch Lodge is the hub of activity.Adorned in original Western art to satisfy the heart of any art enthusiast, here, our activity center and coordinators can provide entertainment as well as customize daily activities to suit the needs of all guests.Discover a good book, watch a DVD on the flat screen TV, enjoy good conversation or choose between one of our games and Stave Puzzles for quiet entertainment.Guests may also take pleasure in browsing our gift shop for unique gifts or a Triple Creek Ranch memento to take home.
Dining at the Triple Creek Restaurant is a culinary and visual feast of fresh foods, fine wines and global influences.With offerings ranging from our own Bitterroot Valley to other regional worldwide cuisine, the cuisine is as special as the atmosphere.Guests are treated to wholesome breakfasts, light and healthful lunches and gourmet dinners offering wine pairings from our showcase cellar, tasting menus and our private ';Chef';s Table'; dining with a unique insider';s view of the ranch';s high-tech kitchen.Cooking with seasonal locavore and fresh veggies from Triple Creek Ranch';s own orchard and garden is a passion of Executive Chef, Jacob Leatherman.Food allergies or special dietary requirements are accommodated with specially prepared menus by our talented chefs.
The Rooftop Lounge is located on the third floor of the lodge and hosts our unique wine cellar with varieties from the best wine regions worldwide.It is a wonderful conversation or game area offering a full bar, signature cocktails and superb wines.Here, guests may enjoy sitting by the fireplace with breathtaking views of the West Fork of the Bitterroot River or rooftop dining on one of the many surrounding decks.Guests may also request wine-tasting hosted by our Sommelier, Jeremy White.
At Triple Creek Ranch enjoy good conversation, savor world-class cuisine and fine wine and discover once-in-a-life-time adventures.Best of all, be pampered with luxury accommodations while relishing in our exceptional caring service.
Triple Creek Ranch is located 75 miles south of the Missoula International Airport (MSO) which receives Delta, Northwest, United and Horizon.Airport shuttle services are available
- 4 to 5 hours south of Glacier National Park - 5 to 6 hours west of Yellowstone National Park - 4 hours from Flathead Lake, Whitefish and Kalispell area of Montana - 5 hours from Bozeman and The Big Sky Ski & Summer Resort - 6 hours from Jackson, Wyoming

Best of the Best

Triple Creek Ranch, Member of Relais & Châteaux, is renowned for offering innovative, all-inclusive guest experiences. One can return time and time again and never have the same vacation twice. There is so much to do at this award-winning adults-only hideaway in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana that you won't know what to try first. Perhaps you'll learn to fly-fish on a scenic float down the river. Or maybe join the ranch staff to drive cattle. Of course, there's a hefty dose of luxury included, from elegant cuisine and fine wines to a wood-burning fireplace and private hot tub at the cabin.

Hotel Tip

Receive a complimentary framed photo as a memento of the enjoyment you experienced participating in one of the many on- or off-ranch activities — great for holiday cards.

Location

Address
5551 West Fork Road
Darby, MT 59829
United States
Nearest Airport
Missoula International (MSO), 73 Miles / 117 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

1 Bedroom Cedar Cabins

Cedar Cabins: Baker, Boulder

A perfect mountainside oasis can be found in one of our two charming Cedar Cabins, Baker and Boulder, which feature open floor plans with sumptuous king beds (twin beds available upon request) and a cozy sitting area in front of the wood-burning fireplace. The bathroom has a large shower with two vanities. Guests in the Cedar Cabins have access to a hot tub just steps away from the back deck, nestled in a wooded area. The Cedar cabins are very close to the heated outdoor pool (open May through October) and Main Lodge.

  • Mountain View
  • Pool View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
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1 Bedroom Sugar Cabins

Sugar Cabins: Sugar Bear, Sugar Loaf, Sugar Plum

Enjoy sweet dreams in the sumptuous comfort of a massive log post king bed in one of our three elegant Sugar Cabins. Sugar Loaf, Sugar Plum and Sugar Bear cabins offer quiet and solitude with timbered views from private decks. Each cabin has a separate shower and a jetted spa tub, with a cozy sitting area and wood-burning fireplace. Sugar Cabin guests are also a short walk to the Main Lodge, heated outdoor pool and nearby outdoor hot tub nestled in the woods.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Refrigerator
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1 Bedroom Suites

Suites: Lookout, Poolside

Poolside and Lookout are two large, beautifully appointed adjoined cabins. These suites each have spacious living areas to relax in front of the wood-burning fireplace, a large separate bedroom, double vanity and a roomy double steam shower. Guests staying in the Suites can unwind on the deck to the sounds of No Name Creek tumbling alongside the cabin. The suites are just steps away from the Main Lodge and heated outdoor pool, while a hot tub is tucked nearby in a cozy wooded area.

  • Mountain View
  • Pool View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
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1 Bedroom Luxury Cabins

Luxury Cabins: Big Sky, Bitterroot, Nez Perce, North Star, Pintler, Piquette, Rocky Knob, Trapper

It’s easy to see why the One-Bedroom Luxury Cabins are our most requested accommodations. Each individual cabin is uniquely decorated and provides a plush, comfortable sanctuary from which ranch resort guests can set forth each day to discover new adventures. Most luxury cabins have open floor plans featuring living areas with wood-burning fireplaces that can be seen from the palatial log post king beds. In Piquette and Trapper cabins, the bedroom is fully separated from the living area for complete, cozy privacy.

In all eight of these luxury cabins, a unique double bath and vanity share a roomy double steam shower. Each wrap-around deck boasts a private hot tub beneath the whispering pines. While all of these cabins are within leisurely walking distance of the Main Lodge, during non-snow months each cabin includes a golf cart for ease of exploring the property. During snowy months, our Staff cheerfully chauffeurs guests in appropriate ranch vehicles to activities and the Dining Room.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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1 Bedroom Honeymoon Cabin

Castle Rock Cabin

Named after a mountain peak south of Triple Creek Ranch and featuring a design all its own, Castle Rock cabin is a favorite retreat for honeymooners and those seeking romance. It has a beautifully appointed living area and spacious bedroom with one of our signature log post king beds. The generous bath offers two vanities and a double steam shower. Castle Rock’s most stunning feature is the radiant sunroom with a grand cloverleaf whirlpool tub and cozy seating area. Not one, but two decks entice guests to lounge in the fresh mountain air and watch for wildlife as Baker Creek burbles alongside the cabin. During non-snow months, a golf cart is at the ready when it is time to venture out of this dreamy hideaway. During snowy months, our Staff is waiting to chauffeur you to activities and the Main Lodge.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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2 Bedroom Luxury Cabins

2 Bedroom Luxury Cabins: Aspen, El Capitan, Paradise, Sapphire

Our two-bedroom luxury cabins offer matching master bedroom suites that share generous, well-appointed living areas and sprawling outdoor decks with private hot tubs. Each master bedroom boasts one of our colossal log post king beds and an en suite bathroom with a palatial double steam shower. These cabins are ideal accommodations for two singles, two couples, or families with adult children.

Aspen and Sapphire cabins feature a two level floor plan with wood-burning fireplaces on each level, and the tri-level deck offers each room private access to the hot tub. El Capitan and Paradise unfurl on one spacious level beneath soaring vaulted ceilings. Paradise cabin is uniquely situated on the peak of a forested slope for optimal privacy. It is just over a half mile to the Main Lodge and a car is recommended. El Capitan, Aspen and Sapphire are all located in our main campus area and golf carts are provided during non-snow seasons. In the Winter, we recommend a car or Staff will be happy to transport guests in appropriate ranch vehicles.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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3 Bedroom Luxury Cabin

Ponderosa

Overlooking a dramatic mountain vista, Ponderosa features 3,600 feet of generous living space with an open kitchen and dining area, full kitchen, a soaring vaulted ceiling and floor-to-ceiling rock fireplace. A multi-tiered deck overlooks a private trout pond tucked among the Ponderosa pines with mountain views in the distance.

Ponderosa is a three bedroom, three bath cabin that comfortably accommodates six guests traveling together, seeking a private setting and abundant space. For larger groups additional guests can be accommodated. It also serves as a magnificent venue for an executive board retreat or other small meeting. Ponderosa is just under a mile from the Main Lodge and a golf cart is provided during the summer months. During snowy months, we do recommend a car, or Staff will be happy to chauffeur you to the Dining Room and ranch activities.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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1 Bedroom Cottage

Chipmunk

Chipmunk Cottage is perched on a forested hilltop, offering a secluded retreat for guests seeking serenity. The first level offers an intimate studio setting warmed by a wood-burning cast iron stove. A small spiral staircase leads to a snug loft with a generous writer’s desk and sitting area, the perfect place for reflection and inspiration. See if you can spot the Milky Way while soaking in the private tub! Chipmunk is just under a mile from the Main Lodge and so we do recommend a car to come and go for activities at the ranch and meals in the Dining Room.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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Luxury Ranch Homes

Luxury Ranch Homes: Stage Stop, Osprey

Triple Creek Ranch offers unique accommodations for discerning travelers seeking a mountain retreat that feels like a private vacation home. Our luxury ranch homes are located a short distance away from the Main Lodge and central resort grounds.

These homes feature all of the same luxurious amenities that are found in Triple Creek Ranch cabins, including colossal king beds and private hot tubs, and they receive all ranch services. Guests will need a vehicle to join us in the Dining Room for meals and for transportation to and from activities.

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
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Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Local Immersion, Seclusion
Vibe Casual
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 25
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

While we do our best to accommodate guests needing early check-in or a late departure, depending on the arrival of other guests, special exceptions may not be possible and we appreciate your understanding.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

We require a 50% deposit upon booking. Balance is due at checkout.

Cancellation Policy

Because of our small size, cancellations affect us significantly. A last-minute cancellation gives us little chance of filling the space due to our remote location. For these reasons, we uphold a strict cancellation policy. Your funds, less $100 per room booked, will be happily refunded if cancellation is made AT LEAST 60 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. After that, no refund is possible regardless of the reason for non-arrival or early departure, unless we are able to re-book the space. However, you are welcome to send someone else in your place. Triple Creek Ranch highly recommends you purchase trip insurance from your local travel agent or your insurance provider.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, traveler's checks, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards are accepted. All rates are subject to change. Tax and gratuity not included.

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal Closure Dates:

Triple Creek Ranch is closed for the month of March

Seasonal Closure Dates 2017: Closed for the month of March, and first two weeks in December.

Seasonal Closure Dates 2018: Closed March 1-31; Dec 1-19.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests
  • Local Artisan Hand-Crafted Custom Leather Photo Album
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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The guest comes first!

By: Dee Dee


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2013

This was a return trip for us and a welcome respite from some very challenging work settling an estate. We chose Triple Creek, because the guest's every request and need is met. Just the stress relieving break we needed.
Travel Advisor:  Katie McCormack Krinkie

Exceptionally Spectacular!

By: judyjohn


Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2013

TCR is a one of a kind experience. The sophistication and beauty of the ranch, and the setting make for a vacation that is unparalleled! Virtuoso and Marsha know what luxury and real beauty is!
Travel Advisor:  Marsha Dolbow

Highly recomended

By: pierre


Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2014

Triple Creek Ranch was nothing but first class - everything they did was first rate.  
Travel Advisor:  Becky White

Excellent

By: Stu311


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2015

The people at Triple Creek are to be commended for their attention to detail, hospitality and service. The food is excellent. NYC quality in the western edge of Montana. I know, I went to culinary school. You gotta go!
Travel Advisor:  Michael King

Best Ranch

By: Fred


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2017

Great food, great service, beautiful ranch.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Elias
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Triple Creek

By: Nsl


Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2017

It was one of the finest resorts I have ever been to. I have have never been any placce that paid as much attention to detail as they do. Accomodations and service A++++
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J&S Honeymoon

By: Jo&Stephen


Reviewed on: 17 May 2018

Our stay at TCR was truly incredible. From the views to the cozy cabin, we could not have had a better time. The staff was so friendly and welcoming; it felt like we were at home among friends. The food was to die for and cooked to our asking. I cannot say enough good things about this place, and we cannot wait to go back!
Travel Advisor:  Katherine Fields
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