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Robert Ruark Inn

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“virginia's room”(21 reviews)
“golf cart tour”(26 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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Offers & Announcements: Comp. Tour of Southport
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Offers & Announcements: Comp. Tour of Southport
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

A wonderful chance to enjoy nature and a quiet period of yesteryear. We enjoyed our experience and the locale. We went on a tour with Rick on a golf cart, whereupon he gave historical information about Southport and the movie industry in it. The food...More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Robert Ruark Inn. We enjoyed meeting you both and are honored that you chose the Robert Ruark Inn for your special anniversary celebration. All our best today and always, Linda & Rick

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We have been on the road for 12 days and stayed at 5 other "inns"as well as time with old friends... Our stay here was just like staying with our friends... My ratings as follows: Location=6... Southport is a charming town and the trip to...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review so many moons ago. We were looking back at reviews from the beginning of our Inn's start and continue to be humbled and proud of the Robert Ruark Inn! And....so thankful for our guests who have chosen...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016

On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the best I would rate this Robert Ruark Inn a 100 if the scale went that high. Very, very, very, very satisfied. We loved the room and the house. The Southport tour was very detailed...More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 21 July 2016

It was wonderful meeting you both!!! Thank you so much for providing a review of your experience at the Robert Ruark Inn! We always welcome feedback and are so thankful for getting it and for hearing that you had a wonderful time. We appreciate the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is a charming inn in the heart of the historic district in Southport. The owners are delightful and make every effort to make you feel at home. Rick offers a tour of the town with highlights from history going back to prerevolutionary times,through the...More

Thank MarciaJane52
Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 10 July 2016

Thank you so much Marcia for the review and kind words. We enjoyed meeting you so very much. We love hearing that our guests enjoyed the tour, breakfast, accommodations, sweet treats, sherry, etc. We also like to hear that our suggestions for restaurants, shops, museums,...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Everything was nice. It was our first B&B experience and we did not regret opting for the Robert Ruark Inn. A golf cart tour of Southport ponts of interest was offered at our arrival by the owners, who were very welcoming.More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you so much Claude for the review. We enjoyed meeting you both very much. It's always nice to welcome people from different countries who are touring and getting to know special small American towns like Southport. We love sharing the history and culture of...More

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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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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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"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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"The Captain's room is the best, IMHO."
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