For fans of Robert Ruark, world famous journalist and author of the best-selling “The Old Man and the Boy” and “The Old Man’s Boy Grows Older," a stay at the Robert Ruark Inn is a must. For those not acquainted with the author and his heartwarming stories of boyhood adventures in and around Southport, NC, exciting tales of African safaris and world travel, all visitors will enjoy the beautiful décor, the down-home, Southern breakfasts and the wonderful hospitality of the innkeeper, David Gale. Thank you to the fine folks at the Robert Ruark Inn for the great time my wife and I had and also for preserving and sharing an important legacy of America’s greatest outdoor writer. We will be coming back, hopefully soon!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the quaint village of Southport, NC and featured in Coastal Living in 2015 and 2013 , The Robert Ruark Inn is a beautifully restored Inn built in 1890 and restored in 2008. The entire Inn is decorated in fine antiques from the spectacular suites (all with own bath) to the parlor, formal dining room and throughout. There is a lovely front rocking porch, a warm and inviting brick courtyard with rockers and small bistro tables and plenty of bicycles to tour Southport, NC. A full, delicious breakfast is served every morning, wine & tea with light hors d'oeuves are complimentary every afternoon and a 24/7 coffee/tea service available.Service is a high priority at the Robert Ruark Inn. Exquisite linens, Aveda bath products, tours of Southport aboard the Inn's six passenger golf cart and service, service, service complete the picture. Whether touring or escaping for a weekend or few nights, the Robert Ruark Inn has the beauty, charm and service you should expect from any exclusive, elegant Inn. Come join us! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Robert Ruark Hotel Southport