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    Robert Ruark Inn

    119 N Lord St, Southport, NC 28461-3819
    (910) 375-5358
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    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Pool
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    Offers from Robert Ruark Inn
    Special Offer: Free Tour of Southport
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    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    The Robert Ruark Inn is special in every way. It is a beautiful home with beautiful grounds but what makes it truly beautiful are the innkeepers, Rick and Linda. They welcome you like family and pamper you with bountiful, delicious breakfasts, all-day tea, coffee and...More

    Thank 511LoveSunandWater
    Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 21 May 2016

    Thank you so much for making our day. We always appreciate glowing comments about the Inn but are very much humbled by what you said about us. We feel so fortunate to be able to welcome guests to our Inn and to have them enjoy...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2016

    Just back from 2 nights at the Robert Ruark Inn. We stayed here a few years ago and have always wanted to come back. Sometimes when you return to a place where you had a great time, it's not as nice as you remembered. I'm...More

    Thank hnerz
    Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 11 May 2016

    It was great seeing you both again. Thank you so much for the lovely review. We appreciate the comment about consistency at the Inn, too. It is so important to us to always offer the best. We love hearing that we exceeded your expectations the...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    We couldn't have had a better experience at a B&B. We were in town for an event, but needed some R&R. Rick & Linda were so friendly and right there to welcome us. We had reserved the downstairs room. It was extremely clean, with a...More

    Thank uncmath97
    Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 28 April 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Robert Ruark Inn and to share you experience. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your room, the breakfast, the parlor and the front porch. So glad you both had a relaxing time,...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    I cannot say enough about Rick and Linda at the Robert Ruark Inn. They made my sister and I feel like family, and their accommodations and breakfasts were to die for! Each room at the Inn was beautiful. My sister and I went to Southport...More

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    Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 28 April 2016

    Thank you so much for the review! We enjoyed meeting you both very much! It was so nice to see such great sisters enjoying the Inn and all the splendors of Southport! Seeing our guests enjoy themselves and create special memories is why we love...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    We spent 4 nights at the Inn. We had a wonderful time at this beautiful B & B. The owners, Linda and Rick, were very accommodating and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious! Rick's tour of Southport was informative and fun.More

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    Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 9 May 2016

    Thank you so much for your review of the Robert Ruark Inn. We enjoyed meeting you both very much!!! Rick loves giving his tours so he is always beaming when he hears someone mentions how fun and informative it was for them! Again, thank you...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • 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 ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • United States >
    • 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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    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 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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