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The Inn at River Oaks

512 N Howe St, Southport, NC
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Rockingham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

You will not be a stranger when you stay here. The folks here are so easy going, nice, and very helpful. This Inn has a history and they will be glad to share it. Enjoy the swings, outside tables, and the bubbling fountain. I have stayed here twice and my most recent room had a queen bed, coffee maker, micro-wave,... More 

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Sail_12, Owner at The Inn at River Oaks, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. Phantom says Hi and we really appreciate your repeat business, and we look forward to your next stay!! Have a great holiday season. Sincerely The Inn at River Oaks team: Joe, Gary, Justin, Jeannine, and Phantom :) More 

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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

I loved the simplicity of the room and that it was so perfectly placed in the heart of Southport. The innkeeper was incredibly helpful and gave me some great recommendations for places to eat. Thank you so much for such fine hospitality! I'll be back.

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Sail_12, Manager at The Inn at River Oaks, responded to this review

Thank you soooo much for your kind words. We love our little place too and really enjoy being able to accommodate such friendly people as yourselves. We look forward to having you mother stay with us and seeing you guys again in the future. P.S. If you love Southport and haven't had a chance to be here over the Fourth... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in room 12 on our visit. It was perfect! Dead center in the cute little town of Southport. Walking distance to shops, restaurants and oceanfront. The inn its self is very cute! Each room front has a porch swing or chairs out front (we spent a good part of the evening enjoying the scenery and peace outside the... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Family had a chance to get away for a few days. This motel was selected, never been there before. Called and spoke to Joe about rates. Called back and made reservations. The time on the phone with Joe was outstanding in all ways. Joe asked what time would want to check in, normal time between 2 PM and 3 PM.... More 

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Sail_12, General Manager at The Inn at River Oaks, responded to this review

You guys are so awesome, its reviews like this that makes my life and work so enjoyable. I love our guests and I love this place and it seems to show : ) We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely the manager, Joe More 

charlotte, nc
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This motel is a great value. The rooms are small, but very clean, with fridges, microwaves, coffee maker etc... The owner and (I think) his son where very helpful with places to eat, where to jog etc... it's a great location - you can walk everywhere from the motel. I'd stay there again in a heartbeat. I'd much rather support... More 

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Southport
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Inn at River Oaks is unlike any other hotel in Southport. It is smaller than the big chain hotels but it is more cozy and intimate. The rooms are large and very clean! The staff really makes you feel like you are part of their family and go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable. It is... More 

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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Ever want to sit and enjoy the breeze under the spreading oaks? This is the place for you. Rooms are clean, a bit small but with all the amenities. A great place to stay in Southport. And no, I am not on the staff but my wife and I have stayed here many times.

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Sail_12, Manager at The Inn at River Oaks, responded to this review

Thanks Richard, we always love having you guys and look forward to seeing you in the future! Thanks again for the great review! Joe Hilaman More 

Hickory, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We booked this place for a weekend in Southport and were not disappointed. It was small but that was okay we didn't spend that much time inside anyway. I would happily go back to this place for another weekend stay!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Once again we had a great trip. Gary, Justin and Jeanine took great care of us. Chad and Joe were playing Golf. Sure. How was the Masters? If you are looking for a clean, comfortable and resonably priced room this is the place. Weather not the best but the shopping was. Walked everywhere. Shout out to Tim and Mango too.... More 

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Cartersville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here this weekend to tour the area where "Safe Haven" was filmed. This room added to the charm of our trip! It was cute and quaint and the perfect setting for our weekend romantic get-a-way. The staff is amazing and passionate about the town of Southport. The inn is within walking distance to the downtown... More 

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