| The Rendezvous Lodge
The Rendezvous Lodge of Red Lodge, Montana is a majestic (circa. 1934) log home built from the towering pines that were cleared to make way for the construction of Beartooth Pass. It became the project managers home during this historic undertaking in highway building.
The Rendezvous offers a true sanctuary to one family or multiple families. Many use the home as a gathering point for reunions, celebrations, workshops and retreats.
The kitchen is well appointed (from crock pots to coffee grinders), and is roomy and counter enriched with 5 bar stools for all to gather. Here is a galley where it is rare to utter Get out of the kitchen! The dining area is conveniently close to the kitchen. The table settings eclectic with linen napkins, Yugoslavian glass goblets, pottery, fiesta ware etc.
With the lodge pole ceilings, wagon wheel chandelier, a very good art collection, really comfortable furniture and a stunning hearth, the great room is, well great. It is a place youd expect to have a brandy with Teddy Roosevelt or Bill Cody.
The 4 bedrooms are tucked away in their own world, with down quilts, and exceedingly comfortable beds. Each has its own esprit, from playful (bunks and kids) to the grand master bedroom, with a walk in closet, built in dressers and a log frame king bed.
A great collection of books can be found in the den, along with a separate TV/VCR and a log futon for a short nap or company overflow.
The Rendezvous is situated in a park like setting, surrounded by low rock walls. The patio, complete with picnic table and barbeque grill looks out towards the Beartooth Range. The hot tub (6 associates, 8 good friends), shares the large patio, and is only a few feet from the door.
A stay at the Rendezvous, with its splendid ambience is an experience that touches your soul. Here, the past is always present, it is Montana after all, the last best place.