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    Robert Ruark Inn

    119 N Lord St, Southport, NC 28461-3819
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Linda & Rick have done a wonderful job of continuing the legacy of Robert Ruark. They have much knowledge of the local area. The residence has been restored in a way that would make Mr. Ruark and his grandfather very proud.More

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    Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you so much for the review and the kind comments. We do take great joy in knowing this beautiful home built by a sea captain was restored and is loved by so many who come to visit here. We love being able to share...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    It was a pleasure staying at the Robert Ruark Inn. The room was great - clean and inviting. The innkeepers were very knowledgeable with the many questions we had about Southport and surrounding areas. We are looking forward to another visit some time in the...More

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    Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you had a nice time in Southport and at the Robert Ruark Inn. We look forward to seeing you again! All our best, Rick & Linda

    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at Robert Ruark while home searching. Linda and Rick are wonderful. They make you feel like family and go to great extent to help. Breakfast is wonderful. Borrow bikes and take a tour. Be certain to take Rick's golf cart tour. Not only did...More

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    Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 August 2017

    Ahhhh. We are blushing. We so much appreciate your comments and are so glad you enjoyed your time here and felt like family. We want our guests to feel this is their home away from home while enjoying the privacy of our Inn. Thank you,...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    Excellent trip. The hosts are super accommodating and well-informed about local activities, the venue recently updated, breakfast wonderful. The Inn is located within two blocks of shopping, restaurants and the water. Would definitely stay there again.More

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    Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed meeting you and would love to see you again one day! We appreciate the comments about our multi-course breakfast and our updated Inn. It is wonderful being able to offer our...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    The Robert Ruark Inn is an incredible home to stay in while visiting Southport. The location is perfect to walk around town and the owners of the Inn truly make you feel welcomed from the time you step inside their home. We will never stay...More

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    Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 August 2017

    We greatly appreciate your comments and the time you took to write a review. We love hearing the location was perfect and that you loved the breakfast and wine & cheese hour(s). We also melt when we hear how welcome you felt. That is what...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$140 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
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    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Coast >
    • Southport
    • Also Known As
    • Robert Ruark Hotel Southport
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    William M
    4 September 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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    lisagstone209
    21 December 2016|
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    Response from Rick and Linda P | 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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