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Robert Ruark Inn

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful place, delicious breakfast, and truly wonderful hosts. Very helpful in recommending restaurants and activities. We enjoyed to tour of Southport with the owner - who knew all the locals we encountered, a local celebrity!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to Southport by boat and stayed for two nights with Linda & Rick at the Ruark Inn. The Inn is beautifully and masterfully maintained and you instantly feel welcome and at home in the care of Linda & Rick. We stayed in the...More

Thank mitchswife
Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was great meeting you all and having you as guests of the Inn. It's neat to see such wonderful friends sharing special times together. We are thrilled that you had a great time and look forward...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Robert Ruark Inn (2nd time visiting) this June for a little getaway from the kids and it was perfect! It was relaxing and just what we needed to recharge! Thanks for the great getaway!

Thank Hillary N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to spend a few days. We stayed in capt Adkins room and it was very spacious, beautifully decorated and so comfortable. The house is warm and friendly and the hosts were the best! The best b& b we have ever stayed...More

Thank Lizabeth S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As fans of Robert Ruark's books and his interesting life, we knew one of these years we'd stay at his beautifully restored grandparents' home where he spent summers growing up. It was fun to spend time here, and visit with our hosts about Ruark and...More

Thank OceanSplashers
Response from RobertRuarkInn, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, your kind words about the house and your admiration of the Inn's history and connection to author Robert Ruark. We always enjoy having a Ruark fan visit the Inn. Thank you, too, for your mention of the historical...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$140 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$140 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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William M
September 4, 2017|
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Response from sportbros | Reviewed this property |
Bill, If you don't hear back from Ruark Inn then might need to directly email. Sorry tried to include email but Trip advisor won't let me. You can find email on Robert Ruark Inn website. Happy Anniversary.
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William M
September 4, 2017|
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The Provision Company, Mr. P's (little nicer than others), Fishy fish had music, Frying Pan, Spikes Dairy Bar, Slainte-Irish Bar...don't think we had a bad meal the week we were there
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lisagstone209
December 20, 2016|
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Response from RobertRuarkInn | Property representative |
Thank you for emailing. We currently have Charlotte's Room open on Saturday and Sunday of that weekend. If you would like to reserve that room, please call me on 910.363.4169 or go online to our website. Thank you so... More
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"All the rooms are beautiful! if you don't like stairs, request a ground floor room."
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"Ask to stay in Robert's Room"
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"Suggest the first floor room. Great shower."
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"Virginia's Room - only downstairs room. Private & quiet all the time- close to all the drinks &..."
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