Located in the #1 Seaside Town of Southport (recently named by Coastal Living Magazine for 2015), the Robert Ruark Inn boasts luxurious guest rooms, private baths, soft linens and all modern amenities. The Robert Ruark Inn is within two blocks to the beautiful waterfront and charming restaurants, shops, galleries, museum & historical sites. The Inn boasts exquisite furnishings, linens, breakfasts & service. Large suites with private baths & fireplaces, afternoon wine & cheese, 24/7 coffee/tea bar, bicycles, outdoor courtyard & rocking porches. Complimentary Tour: Enjoy a free 45 minute tour around Southport aboard the Inn's electric cart. Walk back into time in this fully restored Inn but enjoy modern conveniences including wireless Internet & cable TV. Located in the Historic District of the Coastal Town of Southport, North Carolina. Short ferry ride to Bald Head Island. Only 10 minute car ride to Caswell & Oak Island Beaches. Thirty minutes to Wilmington. Located in the small charming town of Southport as seen in the recently released movie, SAFE HAVEN by Nickolas Sparks. Winner of Service Excellence Award from TripAdvisor. Featured in many coastal & regional magazines.
5 on June 06, 2017
Gorgeous, beautifully restored home in a charming community. Our room was very clean and comfortable, the courtyard patio was lovely, and breakfast was great. The innkeepers were wonderfully friendly and helpful, and we recommend this property without reservation.
4.0 on August 18, 2015
I left the Bell Clemmons house because the rooms were much too warm and stayed here very nice and room temps were great
Luxury, large second floor room with king sized bed, fireplace, balcony and wonderful bath with clawfoot bath/shower. Hardwood floors, antique furnishings and fine linens. AVEDA bath products, custom soaps, wireless Internet, cable TV and bookcase/secretary. Lovely private balcony view of gardens and the Magnolia Tree made famous by author Robert Ruark.
Nightly Rate: $145 - $215
Lovely, large first floor room with king sized bed and large tiled, jetted rainfall shower. Huge bathroom with double vanities. A fireplace, custom drapery, antique furnishings, luxurious linens and hardwood floors add to this room's charm. AVEDA bath products, custom soaps, wireless Internet, cable TV and desk with reading chair, too!
Nightly Rate: $140 - $195
Large second floor room with queen sized bed, fireplace and wonderful bath with clawfoot bath/shower. Hardwood floors, antique furnishings and fine linens. AVEDA bath products, custom soaps, wireless Internet, cable TV and desk with reading chair. Lovely view of the gardens and the Magnolia Tree made famous by author Robert Ruark.
Nightly Rate: $130 - $175
Lovely Victorian room with a queen sized bed, antique furnishings and a vaulted ceiling with a stained glass window at the top. This cozy room has a lovely dressing table/vanity, reading chair and armoir. The bathroom boasts a clawfoot shower and comode. The beautful vanity/sink is located within the bedroom. Hardwood floors, antique furnishings and fine linens. AVEDA bath products, custom soaps, wireless Internet and cable TV as well as two large windows overlooking the brick courtyard & historic street.
Nightly Rate: $130 - $165
Coastal, Ocean, Intracoastal & River, Beach - Minutes away by ferry or car, Downtown, Small town
Wilmington, NC (ILM-New Hanover County)
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Safe Haven, the movie by Nickolas Sparks, Cape Fear River, Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Wilmington, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River
Other, Historic Inn
Board games, CD player, DVD Player, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , AVEDA Bath Products, 24/7 Coffee/Tea Station, Complimentary Bottled Water, Bicycles & Beach Chairs, Complimentary tour of Southport Via Electric Cart, Shuttle to BHI Ferry via Inn's Electric Cart
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Art Gallery Tours, Art Gallery Tours, Art Gallery Tours, Art Gallery Tours, Art Gallery Tours, Art Gallery Tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports
Rick & Linda Pukenas
Boating, antiquing, cooking, entertaining, , reading, biking and learning about and appreciating history!