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Moore, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for a cozy location central to Southport for a brief escape to celebrate our anniversary without spending a fortune. This place was everything and more. Yes, its not the newest or most modern, but WiFi was there if we wanted it, and our room was clean and cozy and the shower was hot.After a...

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

Thank you for your nice review and we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and we look forward to having as our guest in the future! Sincerely, Management.

Cary NC
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed weekend here for a class I was taking. Very quaint and cozy place. Despite the age, I thought the place was well maintained and very clean. Great people with super customer service too! Laundry on property which would be very convenient as well. Wifi was decent (a little slow at times but didn't really bother me). I will definitely...

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Virginia Beach
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The people working here are great! Very helpful and friendly. Rooms are nice but a little attention to detailed cleaning detail would be nice (baseboards). Pets are allowed, which is great. There are laundry facilities on the property and machines are clean.

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Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My wife and I decided on a quick one night trip to Southport (5 hour drive!) for a needed "getaway". Southport/Oak Island have became our "go to" towns for coastal relaxation. There are newer hotels in the area but they are about a mile back (read "away from waterfront"). I knew that Ocean Crest (ON the beach in Oak Island)...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Once again the Inn was perfect. Thanks Joe and Jeanine. Zeke good to see you again. Next time we come we will have to book a massage with you. Gary didn't see you but thanks anyway. If you are looking for a clean cozy place to just hang your hat for a while this is it. You can walk everywhere....

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

You guys are too good to us. We love seeing you and hope to come to a Panthers game this year and come see you. Jeannine also said thank you for the generous tip! See ya next time!! Joe

Reviewed March 14, 2016

Weekend anniversary getaway - stayed in one of the suites. Clean. Cozy. Had confusion upon arrival (after hours), and the staff PROMPTLY cleared it up. Loved the room. Restaurants and shops were a 15 minute walk, or less. Town is cute. Was even better than advertised. Will definitely be back. If you need a recommendation, Moore Street Market was great...

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Rockingham, North Carolina
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,...

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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 :)

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...

Columbus, Ohio
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...

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Matthews, North Carolina
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....

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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

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about The Inn at River Oaks

Address: 512 N Howe St, Southport, NC
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 16
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“They offer a variety of rooms. Talk to the reservations person and they can help.”
 of 5 bubbles 457victorial, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms 15 and 16.”
 of 5 bubbles 506danaf, May 26, 2016 | Read review
“The row of rooms along the "back" have a LITTLE more bathroom space. However, you don't park in front of these rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Dixie2003, Dec 15, 2015 | Read review
“Were three adults.... maybe should have gotten a larger room but again more out doing things than staying in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles evans93, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“Call and talk to the staff and they will guide you to the best one.”
 of 5 bubbles MellowWell, Jun 18, 2015 | Read review
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