Robert Ruark Inn


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  • Seasons - Year Round


  • 119 N. Lord Street

    Southport,   NC   28461


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Step back into history and elegance with a stay at Southport’s Victorian bed & breakfast, the Robert Ruark Inn. This restored, and professionally decorated to period, bed & breakfast in Southport offers the ultimate in luxurious comfort and a spectacular experience. The Robert Ruark Inn offers four exquisite suites with spectacular private baths (with clawfoot tub/showers and more), fireplaces, flat screen TVs (hidden to keep with the period) and sumptous breakfasts. At this favorite Southport bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy rocking on the peaceful front porch or relaxing in the brick courtyard that is surrounded by gardens filled with flowers and greenery. Step inside and enjoy the large Victorian parlor filled with lovely (and comfortable) furniture from the period. An array of books and information about the world-famous writer, Robert Ruark are available for guests to read and enjoy. Breakfast, afternoon tea and other delightful treats are served in the formal dining room. Awaken to the siren song of historic Southport, a picturesque fishing village that inspired world-renowned author Robert Ruark. Stroll through Southport’s charming clapboard cottages nestled amongst ancient live oak trees to the the banks of the beautiful Cape Fear River where a parade of yachts, sailing ships and shrimp/fish boats cruise in front of the Southport waterfront. Some vessels are on their way to Wilmington after traveling the world. Experience exceptional cuisine and shopping in downtown Southport, and enjoy the excellent golf courses and enchanting Bald Head Island or Oak Island beaches that are just minutes away. Bicycles are available for guests and the owner offers a nice tour through Southport on the Inn’s electric cart. Come to Southport and let us pamper you Victorian style!

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119 N. Lord Street
Southport NC 28461


Latitude: 33° 55' 5.5194" / Longitude: -78° 1' 14.8794"

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