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Robert Ruark Inn

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119 N Lord Street, Southport, NC 28461
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Robert Ruark Inn
Ranked #1 of 9 Southport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were drawn to this B&B because of the reviews. I hope people will now read my review and be curious enough to stay. I went here with my wife for our third wedding anniversary. We could not have picked a more romantic place. From the moment we arrived Rick and Linda made you feel like you were one of... More

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I made our much anticipated return visit to Southport and the Robert Ruark Inn over the past three nights. The only thing that was wrong about our stay was having to leave. Rick and Linda continue to set the bar as hosts. It's a wonderful well cared for home. I'm sure you can't go wrong in any... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. You made our day! Rick and I greatly appreciate your comments and you choosing the Robert Ruark Inn again. We loved seeing you both again and are so happy you continue to enjoy the Inn and return to Southport. It is so neat to have you as guests!!! We can tell you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the Robert Ruark House based on the previous reviews I read. Boy was that a good choice! The house is immaculately kept and everything worked like it is supposed to. Rick and Linda are outstanding hosts and the tour of the town in the golf cart was perfect for us to get to know the history. This stay... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for the lovely review. You made our day! We love to know our guests had a great time and are pleased with our property, service, et.al. Every day we strive to surpass expectations and every day we are very thankful for our guests and for the opportunity to own and operate a historical property... More

Cary, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I chose the Robert Ruark House based upon TA reviews. We had a great 2 days. Rick and Linda do a great job running the Inn. We arrived early for check in and Rick welcomed us and showed us to our room. Highly recommend Rick’s offer of a golf cart riding tour of Southport; you'll learn so... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and for your feedback on the room. We enjoyed meeting you both and hope we will see you again one day. Thank you again for taking the time to share your thoughts on the Inn, Rick's tour, your room and our amenities. All our very, very best, Rick and Linda More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I had participated in a wedding in Southport and were really intrigued by the charm of the town and people. We booked a weekend stay at the Robert Ruark Inn based of TA reviews and the fact that I'm a huge Robert Ruark fan. We were not disappointed! Rick and Linda are gracious hosts and the house... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We enjoyed meeting you both very much. It's so nice to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the Inn and around Southport. We were blushing over your kind comments about us as well. We enjoy owning and operating the Inn so much. Meeting wonderful guests like you both are a... More

Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Our one-night visit could not have been better! Rick and Linda are masters at hospitality. My husband, who is not easy to please, even said "they've thought of everything!" I enjoyed the complementary golf-cart tour best. I can't get enough history and Rick (a lover of all things Southport), told us of the deep history of the town as well... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Angela for the wonderful review. We greatly appreciate hearing about the things you liked at the Robert Ruark Inn. You made Rick's day, too. He loves giving the tours and is always thrilled to hear our guests enjoy them as much as he enjoys giving them. We hope to see you again one day and really... More

New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a three night stay at this super clean and friendly bed and breakfast. The home was comfortable, with a wonderful front porch with rockers. I enjoyed utilizing the bikes to ride to the river or explore town each morning before breakfast. Breakfast was served very elegantly in the dining room and was delicious. Our hosts... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for choosing the Robert Ruark Inn! We enjoyed meeting you both very much and sharing our knowledge of Southport! We love sharing this special historic and coastal City as well as the Robert Ruark Inn with guests. We hope to see you again one day! Please stay... More

Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Our experience here was amazing! Linda and Rick were very friendly and welcoming. The room was clean, very comfortable and full of history. There is a side patio with a fire pit, a parlor with informational books about the area and history of the area. The golf cart tour by Rick, the owner, is a must! It helped us understand... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! It was wonderful meeting you both. We enjoyed talking with you both and telling you about Southport and showing you around via the golf cart tour. It is always so nice to see our guests enjoying themselves and relaxing!!! We are happy you had a great time and hope to see you again... More

Waynesboro, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our experience at the Robert Ruark Inn was amazing! The breakfast we had each morning alone was worth staying there! We also received an excellent tour from the owner at the beginning of our trip which really helped us map out our visit, as well as provided us with local history and information. My husband and I both were blown... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Robert Ruark Inn! We enjoyed meeting you both and are so happy you had a great time at the Inn and in Southport. We also appreciate your comments about the tour. It helps us to know it is enjoyed and helps introduce everyone to Southport! All our very, very best. We hope to... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Robert Ruark Inn and loved it! The position is stunning and very calm if you're looking for a relaxing break. Our room was very clean and the bathroom was fabulous. We took advantage of the informative golf cart tour by the owner which really bought the place alive; we couldn't wait to get off... More

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RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Robert Ruark Inn for your trip to the U.S.A. and for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it. We love offering the tours to our guests, too. It helps us make sure you know all the wonderful things and places to explore in our lovely town of Southport! Thank... More

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Address: 119 N Lord Street, Southport, NC 28461
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Robert Ruark Hotel Southport

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