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The Brush Creek Luxury Ranch Collection

Hotel Contact:
66 Brush Creek Ranch Road
Saratoga, Wyoming 82331
United States
Main: 307-327-5284
Email: Email Hotel Amanda Wascher
Senior Sales Manager: Amanda Wascher
Website: www.brushcreekranch.com
Elite Rating
Planner Rating: 4.9
Chain Independent
Opened 2010
Guest Rooms 39
Kings/Suites/Doubles 11 / 26 / 2
Room Rates High $1500 - Low $700 -
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Ideal Group Size 40
Max Group Size 150

Fees/Taxes

Resort Fee 21%
Room Tax N/A
Sales Tax N/A

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 4,000ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 18,000ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 68,000ft²

Airport Proximity

Denver International Airport
210 min 270 miles (434 km)
Laramie Regional Airport
90 min 75 miles (120 km)
Saratoga Private Airport
20 min 13 miles (21 km)

Business:

Complimentary internet access and parking; fitness center; business center; and sports center.

Recreation:

World-class activities including fly-fishing
horseback riding
skeet and sporting clays
hiking
biking
yoga
paintball
ropes course
rock climbing
archery
spa
ATV
wing shooting
Nordic skiing
snowmobiling
ice skating
and snowshoeing; all-inclusive food and beverage
including house-branded beers
wines
spirits
and gratuities.

Nearby:

Medicine Bow National Forest
golf at Old Baldy Club
and the Platte River.
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Chuckwagon
150
Seasonal Open-air Buffet
Creekside Dinner Camp
150
Seasonal Open-air Buffet
Trailhead Lodge
80
Rocky Mtn.–infused Cuisine
Western Saloon
60
Bar Fare

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet Inclusive Cont. N/A
Lunch Buffet Inclusive Plated N/A
Dinner Buffet Inclusive Plated N/A
Coffee Break Inclusive
2-Hour Open Bar Inclusive
Elite Overview Planner Ratings & Reviews
Elite Rating Average Planner Rating
This property has been certified Elite Platinum and meets at least 25 of Elite Meetings Criteria.
This endorsement is an independent unbiased determination granted only to the hotels meeting the standards set by the Elite Meetings Advisory Board. Elite endorsement is never sold or licensed.
4.9
1 review
Arrival Experience:
5.0
Accommodations:
5.0
Food & Beverage:
4.5
Guest Service Experience:
5.0
Conference Services Staff:
5.0
Meeting and Function Facilities:
5.0
Activity or Recreation Options:
5.0
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Bow & Gun Club Yurts 65 N/A 0 705 30' round 0 0 0 30 50 0 0 0 0
Cattle Barron's Library 56 N/A 0 598 23 x 26 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0
Chuck Wagon 195 N/A 0 2,100 75 c 28 0 0 0 80 120 0 0 0 0
Corriente Private Dining Room 32 N/A 0 345 23 x 15 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
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Property News
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is Named No. 1 Resort in the USA; No. 2 Hotel & Resort in the World in the 2014 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards
Posted November 20, 2014
The World's Best Hotels, Resorts, Cities, Islands, Airlines, and Cruise Lines
(Saratoga, Wyo.) – October 21, 2014 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 27th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch recognized as the #1 Dude Ranch in the US, in addition to #2 Hotels & Resorts in the World and #1 Resort in the US, with a score of 98.661.

“We have dedicated ourselves since the day we opened our doors in 2011 to becoming one of the great resorts in the world,” said Mike Williams, EVP and COO of The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch. “To be named the No. 2 Resort in the World – and the No. 1 Resort in the U.S. – is an incredible honor for our entire staff and we could not be more thrilled that Condé Nast Traveler’s readers and our guests recognize the heart and soul we put into the experience we provide.”

More than 76,600 dedicated readers cast votes for 7,721 hotels, 642 cities, 453 cruise ships, and 148 islands, in an average survey time of 16.5 minutes. The result? The 1,182 best travel experiences in the world.

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and dual-endorsed Orvis fly-fishing and wingshooting lodge, is an exclusive, independent guest ranch set amid a century-old working cattle ranch outside of Saratoga in south central Wyoming’s North Platte River Valley. Sitting on 30,000 acres and bordering a million acres of federal wild lands, Brush Creek Ranch’s Grand Lodge and collection of new and renovated historic guest cabins and quarters are open to destination weddings, private corporate events and family vacations. Offering an unsurpassed, all-inclusive luxury dude ranch adventure experience, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch provides a genuine Western spirit of hospitality and a vast array of outdoor activities that, coupled with an inspiring landscape and a dedication to sustainable ranching, come together to create a new icon in luxury Western destinations.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

This year, Condé Nast Traveler introduced two new categories: Hall of Famers, iconic properties that debuted in the first Readers’ Choice Awards; and The Newcomers and The Comebacks, new and recently refreshed properties that are destined to become future classics.

The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 28, 2014. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.

For more information about The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch or to inquire about rates call (307) 327-5284, email guestservices@brushcreekranch.com or visit www.BrushCreekRanch.com.
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch Unveiled as New Standard For Meetings and Events in the West
Posted January 17, 2011
Restored Wyoming Retreat Designed for Upscale Meetings and Events for Approximately 125 Guests

(Saratoga, WY) - January 16th 2011 - Created specifically for private corporate and leisure events, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch www.brushcreekranch.com is the new standard in meeting and event destinations in the American West. This historic Wyoming cattle ranch turned exclusive group retreat offers refined, one-of-a-kind Western experience, where impeccable service and understated luxury come together to create memories as vast as the western skies. Offering tailored, customizable and all-inclusive adventure experiences, Brush Creek Ranch meets the needs of the most discerning group planners and is set amidst a culture rich in the Western way of life and deeply rooted in the tradition of Western hospitality. Brush Creek Ranch invites guests to return to nature and offers an inspirational backdrop that fosters growth and productivity among its guests, creating an ideal setting for corporate meetings. Moreover, it was created in late 2008 by one of the most respected names in the hotel industry, Bruce White, Chairman and CEO of White Lodging and developer and operator of award winning premium brand hotels across the country. White originally built the Ranch as a sanctuary for his family and as a place to hold charity functions for the Bruce and Beth White Family Foundation, but in order to share his passion for others, White decided to open this private enclave to a limited number of exclusive group visits each year. As the culmination of his years of experience in hospitality and philanthropy and his passion for this area, he created one of the most impressive, unique and all-inclusive meeting and event destinations in the country, offering unmatched activities, dining and lodging accommodations in the heart of the American West.

"The White family has had a passion for service and hospitality for more than a quarter of a century and as our next venture, we wanted to create a Western getaway that utilized our vast experience in the industry and appealed to corporate and leisure groups while remaining exclusive, private and authentic," said Bruce White. "The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is the culmination of this vision and exemplifies the true spirit of the West."

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is an exclusive, independent guest ranch ideal for private corporate events set amid a century-old working cattle ranch outside of Saratoga in south central Wyoming's North Platte River Valley. Sitting on 13,000 acres and bordering a million acres of federal wild lands, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch features 9,000 square feet of distinct, one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor meeting spaces as well as a collection of new and renovated guest cabins and quarters, a full-service spa and a vast array of outdoor adventures, all in a private setting available for complete buyout. Offering an unsurpassed, all-inclusive adventure experience custom tailored to each group, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch provides a genuine Western spirit of hospitality coupled with an inspiring landscape and a dedication to sustainable ranching that creates a new icon in luxury corporate retreats. "This a place where people find adventure and have once-in-a lifetime experiences during the day and share them with others over a glass of wine around the campfire at night," said Mike Williams, Executive Vice President and COO of Brush Creek Ranch. "We strive to create a totally customizable experience at the Ranch, from our activities to our vast dining options and incredible meeting spaces, there is nowhere quite like Brush Creek Ranch for creating memories."


Meetings
The Ranch was specifically created to provide a true Western haven for intimate groups. From corporate events, to leisure groups, the Ranch provides a once in a lifetime retreat where being together can be celebrated in an elegant, private western environment. The Ranch has multiple simultaneous meeting and event spaces ideal for approximately 125 people and the opportunities for unique on-ranch events are almost endless. All food and beverages, activities and gear are included.

The unparalleled meeting spaces in The Trailhead Lodge encompass a total of 3,000 square feet that accommodate up to 80 people within multiple boardrooms and flexible indoor and outdoor space including walkout decks and patios. Each meeting space is highly secure, offering all necessary technical amenities including: an onsite AV technician, attractive lighting, HVAC, IT and useable floor plans. The Homestead Room is an ample 1,245 square foot meeting room for large group events, that seats up to 80 and includes a fireplace and exterior patio access with impeccable views. The Tie Hack is a medium sized, private meeting space that offers 575 square feet and seats up to 40, complete with exterior patio access. The two boardrooms, the Frontier and Pioneer are intimate spaces that seat up to 10 people in a comfortable and classic setting. Perfect for casual groups, the Outdoor Grand Patio offers a return to nature and a truly inspirational meeting space that is ideally situated among the rock outcroppings and natural Western setting of the Ranch.

Other meeting spaces include a 4,000 square foot Sports & Recreation Center that can be transformed into an expansive meeting space for 200 people, the U-Line Board Room located in the Equestrian Center that seats 16 and a Cowboy Chapel and Dance Hall ideal for a unique reception for up to 125 people. Finally, for the most inspiring of spaces there is the Falcon Peak Overlook, a spectacular location suitable for breakfast and cocktail event gatherings. Brush Creek Ranch also offers a variety of other unique special event locations including remote dining yurts and group campfire experiences along the banks of Brush Creek.

Lodging
Designed to refresh and energize, the luxurious accommodations and refined western decor at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch have their own personality and thoughtful touches, inspired by the natural beauty of the Ranch and it's Wyoming heritage. The accommodations are among the most impressive and varied in the West, with a total of 34 refined spaces that include Log Cabin Residences, Trailhead Lodge Rooms and Cabin Rooms & Suites all complete with luxury amenities. Off the main Lodge are 13 Trailhead Lodge Rooms, featuring panoramic views of the Medicine Bow, single or double beds with 400 thread count sheets, granite topped coffee stations and easy access to all Lodge amenities. Additionally, nine Log Cabin Residences range in size from 2- to 3-bedrooms and include full kitchen with dining area, spacious living area with potbelly stove or fireplace, washer/dryer and two bathrooms with tub/shower combo. The 12 Cabin Rooms & Suites offer unique, themed rooms that incorporate a Western vibe and décor within their ample space. The accommodations at Brush Creek Ranch have been thoughtfully designed by award-winning interior design firm Simeone Deary Design Group.

Amenities
The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is set inside a real, honest-to-goodness working ranch. And, while it would be hard to find a more genuine approach to the ranching way of life, great care has been taken to create an exceptional level of service and diversity of amenity for each and every guest that joins us. We offer a blend of casual sophistication that is as refined as it is comfortable. The grand, old-growth timber 38,000 square foot Trailhead Lodge features a great room with 28-foot ceilings, huge open hearth fire places, full bar, culinary exhibition kitchen and a dining and lounge area with expansive views and windows looking towards Bennett Peak. The outdoor areas feature expansive wrap around decks and patios. Trailhead Lodge is home to The Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, which offers a multitude of treatments and therapies in lush treatment rooms, as well as a unisex steam room and sauna, outdoor hot tub, mini-salon, manicure/pedicure stations and an outdoor teepee for teepee massages. Adjacent to the spa is a state-of-the-art Fitness Center featuring cardio equipment with built in LCD screens, free weights, a multi-station gym and state-of-the-art indoor cycling trainers with built-in video screens. There are abundant meeting spaces in Trailhead Lodge from boardrooms to flexible indoor/outdoor private dining options to the elegantly appointed Cattle Barron's Library. Completing this authentic Western retreat is Brush Creek Ranch's U-Line Equestrian Center. With 28,000 square feet, the equestrian center features a spacious indoor arena, boardroom and private viewing space and stables. Outside is the Mustang Arena, an impressive outdoor arena and round pen suitable for training, cowboy games, round ups and the Ranch's annual brandings.

Activities
At The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, every day is an adventure. The Ranch sits on 13,000 acres of private land and borders the million-acre Medicine Bow National Forest, so the opportunities for recreation are as endless as the deep blue Wyoming sky, no matter the season. First and foremost is the fly-fishing. Guests have access to six miles of private waters on the Ranch, including 3.5 miles of Brush Creek, known for its incredible wade fishing. Also available is pond fishing and float fishing. Brush Creek Ranch also offers high quality, low-impact, big game hunting on private land including antelope, deer, elk, moose, buffalo and mountain lion. Brush Creek Ranch has enlisted renowned adventure racer Mike Kloser to design the Ranch's 50-mile trail system which includes challenge courses, hiking, cross country skiing, geo caching, mountain biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and much more. Of course, the Ranch offers a vast array of Western and equestrian adventures including horseback riding and instruction, guided rides, cowboy games, rodeos and cattle roundups. Brush Creek Ranch's Bow and Gun Club is a competition-quality five stand and 10-station sporting clays course with a unique yurt clubhouse and hospitality center. Also offered is archery, both compound and crossbow, with a 3D range. Near the Lodge, guests can partake in a wide array of lawn games including bocce ball, horseshoes, corn hole and a mini-rock climbing wall. Finally, for indoor activities, Brush Creek Ranch has a Sports and Recreation Center that features a large indoor center court and cross-court for basketball, volleyball, broomball and more. The Center also includes professional grade indoor simulated golf and shooting, shuffleboard, air hockey and foosball. All of this and more are included in the all-inclusive Western adventure experience offered at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch.

Dining
Dining at Brush Creek ranch offers something for everyone and, much like the activities can be fully customizable. A variety of dining options are available from casual to sophisticated and the culinary team can create unique and unusual culinary experiences for any group in a variety of settings throughout the Ranch. From cookouts along Brush Creek, to picnic lunches and "sundowner" cocktails, they'll ensure guests enjoy inspired culinary experiences. The Timber Hearth Great Room is located in the Lodge and boasts 28-foot ceilings, including a huge open-hearth fireplace, bar, culinary exhibition kitchen, dining and lounge area with expansive views and windows looking towards Bennett Peak. It leads to expansive wrap around decks and to patios and lawn games. For family-style dining, The Chuck Wagon is a spectacular three-season log structure that features a full kitchen, barbeque and open fire pit for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For some old fashioned western fun, The Saloon is quintessential western gun slinging saloon, complete with a swinging door, cozy fireplace, billiards, piano, jukebox, 50-inch plasma TV and Karaoke.

Rates & Availability
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is preparing for its Grand Opening in Spring 2011, but is now accepting pre-opening reservations for weddings, corporate retreats, individual guests and group events in an all-inclusive format that includes accommodations, food and beverage and activities. Spa services and specialty guided excursions as well as taxes and service fees are not included. The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch group packages are customized based on individual guests' needs and interests. Interested parties should contact the Ranch to discuss availability and pricing.

Location
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is nestled on 13,000 acres in the heart of the American West in South Central Wyoming's North Platte River Valley just outside the historic resort community of Saratoga. Recognized as one of the most desirable small towns in the west, Saratoga is home to the famous Saratoga natural hot springs, Old Baldy Golf & Fishing Club and world-class fly-fishing on the North Platte River. Accessed via Wyoming State Hwy. 130, the Ranch is approximately 45 minutes from Laramie, 80 minutes from Cheyenne, 3.5 hours from Denver and 16 hours from Chicago. Brush Creek Ranch can be accessed via commercial flights into Denver, Steamboat Springs and Laramie. Private air access is available in Saratoga only 13 miles from the Ranch. Airport transfers are available to and from the Ranch for Laramie, Saratoga and Cheyenne airports.


About The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is an exclusive, independent guest ranch ideal for private corporate events set amid a century-old working cattle ranch outside of Saratoga in south central Wyoming's North Platte River Valley. Sitting on 13,000 acres and bordering a million acres of federal wild lands, The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch features 9,000 square feet of distinct, one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor meeting spaces as well as a collection of new and renovated guest cabins and quarters, a full-service spa and a vast array of outdoor adventures, all in a private setting available for complete buyout. Offering an unsurpassed, all-inclusive experience custom tailored to each group, The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch provides a genuine Western spirit of hospitality coupled with an inspiring landscape and a dedication to sustainable ranching that creates a new icon in luxury corporate retreats. For more information or to inquire about rates and availability call us at (307) 327-5284, email us at guestservices@brushcreekranch.com or visit us at www.BrushCreekRanch.com.