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Robert Ruark Inn

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Free Parking
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Went to Southport for the first time and this property is fantastic! It just a beautiful, historic property and it's an easy short walk to shopping and waterfront dining. Rick and Linda, the owners, are funny, gracious and accommodating. Ricks tour is not to be...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much Joel for your review. It was wonderful meeting you both. We look forward to seeing you again. We greatly appreciate your comments about the Inn and of us. We are humbled by your words. All our best to you both today,...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Beautiful home and great breakfasts. The hosts were very gracious and accommodating. South Port is a classic beach town with many great restaurants. Don't miss the golf cart tour of the town. It will help if you see the movie "Safe Haven"More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We were so glad to meet you and are so happy you had a nice time. So true on "Safe Haven." It's great to watch it before, then go on the tour and...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

The Victorian style Inn is beautifully furnished with antiques and is impeccably maintained. Breakfast was terrific and the conversation around the dining room table was lively and fun. Rick and Linda were delightful and we really enjoyed Rick's tour of Southport aboard his golf cart....More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review and the kind comments. Rick loves to hear that our guests enjoy his tours. We are always excited to share our Inn and Southport! It was wonderful meeting you both and we are so glad you had a...More

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

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$140 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$140 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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William M
4 September 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
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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"Liked our room, but if we go back, we'd select another just to see the antiques decorating those rooms."
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"Everything was perfect!"
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"The Captains room was spacious and private with its own balcony sitting area."
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"No matter the room you choose...you can't go wrong here!"
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