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Robert Ruark Inn

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Robert Ruark Inn is everything you could want in a Bed & Breakfast. It is beautifully maintained. It's a true victorian house and is maintained in that style. Rick & Linda are fantastic hosts and make sure their guests are well taken care of,...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful comments and for taking the time to review your stay at the Robert Ruark Inn. We enjoyed meeting you very much and are so happy you had a wonderful time. It is so nice of you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and our two daughters stayed 3 nights at the Robert Ruark Inn and loved every minute of it. Our daughter has really already covered about everything with her review. However, I would recommend this B&B to anyone who loves circa 1800's...More

Thank Richard J
Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the beautiful review and the kindest of words. Your family is amazing. We were so excited when your daughters were making a return sister trip but when we met you both....we were thrilled as well. There is no question you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on May 5-6-7 2018. This was our 2sd visit at the inn, We always enjoy the warmth and kindness that Linda and Rick impart on each guest. We stayed in Charlottes room ,the unique shower was fun. The bed was one of the best...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 2 weeks ago

It was wonderful seeing you both again! Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Inn and for your kind comments. It is always so special to greet our returning guests. In fact, that is one of the very best things about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Linda and Rick helped us celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We couldn't have picked a better place to celebrate. Linda and Rick are wonderful hosts. Everything was perfect. The room was cozy, comfortable, and spotless. The breakfast was exceptional. Rick gave us a guided tour...More

Thank Arthur H
Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Arthur for taking the time to write a review on the Robert Ruark Inn and for all the kind comments about Rick and me. We loved meeting you both. We are honored that you chose the Robert Ruark Inn and Southport...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

My sister and I first went to Southport and stayed at the Robert Ruark Inn 2 years ago. Our first stay there was wonderful, and now our 2nd stay there was even better! My parents decided to surprise us by driving from FL to NC...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for the review and all the detail of the Inn, too! We are so grateful for the time you took to write it and detail you shared regarding your time here. (I love the sugar cubes, too). It was so wonderful...More

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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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US$ 140 - US$ 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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
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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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"I recommend "Virginia's Room". It is a beautiful room. You are by yourself on the main floor..."
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"Captain Adkin's: double vanity, claw foot tub, balcony, gas fireplace, king 4 poster bed. LOVELY."
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"The Virginia on the main first floor and is handicap accessible with a large shower."
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"Captain Adkins is the biggest with a Juliet balcony. The Virginia is a first floor and handicap accessible..."
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