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Robert Ruark Inn

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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“virginia's room”(23 reviews)
“golf cart tour”(27 reviews)
“rick's tour”(8 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Rick greeted us on arrival and showed us around and to our room. Both him and Linda are on hand if you need anything. A really lovely couple with interesting stories to share. Breakfast was a lovely experience. We especially enjoyed being able to participate...More

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Thank VikkiCheltenham
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 5 May 2017

Dear Vikki, It was so nice meeting you both! We enjoyed having you as guests and are so happy you enjoyed yourselves. I am so glad you enjoyed the treats and the iced tea along with Rick's special guest tour. We are always happy to...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our second visit with Linda and Rick was even better than our initial visit 3 years ago. Rick continues to accommodate gluten-free diets with first class breakfasts and afternoon treats. Both are so willing to provide insightful suggestions about the area. Mr. P's Bistro within...More

Thank Hobie1Kenobe
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for the review and for taking the time to detail your recent stay with us. We were thrilled to see you both again! It is one of the nicest things about owning the Inn. We love to see all our returning...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Sometimes returning to a place you once lived can be a little disappointing, but my week at the Robert Roark Inn was more than I hoped for. Rick and Linda are gracious hosts and the Inn is beautiful. It is a short walk to the...More

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Thank 878marilynt
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 18 April 2017

Dear Marilyn, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Inn and your time here. We enjoyed meeting you so much. It is always nice to welcome someone who loves Southport like we do. We are so happy you were able to...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

From the moment we entered the inn until it was time to go it was a wonderful experience. A basket of bottled water awaits at the front door for your walk around town. A great mattress for a restful night followed up by a delicious...More

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Thank Donna C
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you so much Donna for your review! It was a pleasure seeing you both! We are so happy you enjoyed your time here and we greatly appreciate you noticing all the touches like the bottled water and beds. Our goal is to provide our...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This was our second time at the Robert Ruark Inn and we loved it just as much as the first time we visited 6 months ago. We wanted to celebrate our 30th Anniversary somewhere special so we chose Southport and this beautiful bed and breakfast....More

Thank GrubbyInwood
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 23 February 2017

It was wonderful seeing you both again and having you as guests of the Robert Ruark Inn. Your review made our day! We are so glad you came to stay again and that you have had a great time at the Inn. We love greeting...More

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Amenities
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
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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Response from sportbros | Reviewed this property |
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 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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