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Robert Ruark Inn

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“golf cart tour”(26 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Robert Ruark Inn is a beautiful historic home with excellent service. I especially enjoyed the gorgeous Christmas tree already lit for the holidays. It inspired me to get in the Christmas spirit early. Thank you for the warm hospitality.More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 25 November 2016

Thank you so much Charity for the review. It was wonderful meeting you both. I'm so glad you enjoyed our early Christmas & Holiday decorations. We took advantage of the warm weather to get everything up early. We are so glad you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We've already discussed the rooms, the breakfast, and the extra touches. The owners, however, really make the place special. Rick and Linda are attentive and extremely helpful and very friendly. Additionally, If you've read and enjoyed the works of Robert Ruark, you'll really appreciate the...More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 17 November 2016

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was wonderful seeing you both again! It is always an honor to have guests come back and visit. We enjoy seeing you both very much! Great to hear you had...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Rick and Linda go above and beyond for their guests. The accommodations are wonderful; the rooms are comfortably furnished; and their attention to detail is impeccable! We are already planning our next visit!More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you so much for your review of your stay at the Robert Ruark Inn. Rick and I are humbled by your comments as well. It is our primary objective to make sure our guests have a wonderful time and all details are covered. We...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Absolutely the best experience I have had at any B and B. Linda and Rick are warm, congenial and extremely available to their guests. From the initial tour of Southport to the magnificent room... I couldn't have been happier.More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 2 November 2016

We love hearing such great reviews and knowing our guests had a fabulous time! We also appreciate the humbling comments about us. We truly enjoy having our home as a Bed & Breakfast and sharing this historic Inn, property & Southport overall with all our...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016

We adored the property, owners, & the breakfast! Incredible weekend celebrating our anniversary in this quaint, sweet, and charming home. We enjoyed the bikes, porch sitting, & the restaurant suggestions made by Linda & Rick!More

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Response from RIck and Linda P, Owner at Robert Ruark InnResponded 29 October 2016

Thank you so much Nikki for the review. We enjoyed seeing you both and are so glad you had a wonderful anniversary weekend! Nice to hear you enjoyed the restaurants we recommended as well. We always like to know our guests are happy with the...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
USD 140 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 140 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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William M
5 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
5 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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