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Robert Ruark Inn

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Offers & Announcements: Christmas in July!
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Reviewed 5 days 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

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Response from RobertRuarkInn, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 days 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

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 3 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

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 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 6 days ago

My husband is not able to walk up steps. We were not sure staying here would work for him, but thankfully, Lisa helped make it all so easy for us. The house is really beautifully furnished and extremely well kept. It was a pleasure meeting...More

Thank mimimom2018
Response from RobertRuarkInn, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the review! It was GREAT meeting you both and having you as guests! I am so glad Lisa referred you both and that she got to meet you as well. And..I'm glad Rick made it home from his family visit...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

From our first visit to Southport my husband and I knew Robert Ruark Inn was the place for us.The inn is not only beautiful with great amenities(including amazing breakfast!) Linda and Rick make us feel like we are visiting family.We had another wonderful time and...More

Thank Debbie T
Response from RobertRuarkInn, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much Debbie! We are always so excited to see you both!!! We feel like you both are family, too! I am always excited to tell Rick when I get a call or email from you. It was so nice, too that we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our stay at the Robert Ruark Inn was wonderful. The inn is very beautiful and comfortable, the owners Rick and Linda were extremely welcoming and hospitable, and the breakfast meals were excellent. It should also be noted that the owner Rick is a bit of...More

Thank mchughh2017
Response from RobertRuarkInn, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! I must agree that Rick knows his history of Southport and the Lower Cape Fear! He loves sharing it with our guests! We added the tours to our list of amenities the first year we owned the Inn....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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