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Robert Ruark Inn

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“virginia's room”(21 reviews)
“golf cart tour”(26 reviews)
“b b”(96 reviews)
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 22 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful service, so very friendly & accommodating! Best breakfast ever! Wonderful furnishings comfortable beds. Central location + a guided historical tour. Highly recommended. Beautiful common areas & grounds.More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 26 October 2017

It was wonderful meeting you both. We enjoyed talking with you and are so glad you had a great time. Thank you so much for letting us know how much you loved everything including the breakfast. Our master chef is blushing. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Anyone can remodel an older house, but it’s the furnishings that Rick and Linda use that truly set the mood and really make it feel quaint - and if that weren’t enough, the breakfast and hospitality alone are worth the price of admission! Rick took...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 15 October 2017

It was wonderful meeting you both. Thank you so much for the review. We enjoyed talking history, historic homes and antiques with you. It is so great that you both know so much about those things and appreciate them as much as we do. We...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Recently stayed two nights in this charming B and B. Rick and Linda are gracious hosts that pay attention to all the details concerning your stay. You are welcomed upon arrival, given a tour of the property and have refreshments available 24/7. A formal breakfast...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review. We are always so happy when we hear from our guests and know they had a great time. We furnished the Inn so that there are many private areas for guests but also the courtyard where guests can...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Exceptional service, beautiful and comfortable room in a fantastic location within walking distance to the historic district of Southport and all of the best restaurants/attractions. Well appointed home with everything you would hope to have with your stay. Rick provided a 1 hour golf cart...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the Robert Ruark Inn. We enjoyed meeting you both very much and talking about Southport, the Inn and many great subjects. Rick loves giving the tours and is so glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Rick and Linda are gracious hosts with a very nice property in a great location. We stayed there for an overnight for the second time after a golf trip to Bald Head Island. The room was comfortable and the attached bath was nice except the...More

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Response from Rick and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the review. It was nice to see you both. We look forward to seeing you again and will make a note that you would prefer a room without a claw foot bathtub/shower. Our Virginia's Room and Charlotte's Room have walk-in showers. Have...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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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
20 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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