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Aerie Bed and Breakfast

509 Pollock Street , New Bern, NC 28562-5611 USA (Show map)

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The Aerie Bed and Breakfast is located in the historic district of New Bern, North Carolina, one block from Tryon Palace and the center of the downtown area. The Inn is within easy walking distance of many shops and points of interest in the area. The Aerie is a proud member property of Select Registry, a BedandBreakfast Diamond Property, 3 Diamond AAA and the highest Mobil Travel Guide rated B and B in the area. We have also earned TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence in 2012 - 2014. Voted 2004, and 2007-2014 as "Simply the Best B and B" in the region by readers of The Sun Journal.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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143 Reviews

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Yummy Relaxing Stay

4.0 on May 20, 2015

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Aeire and had a wonderful experience. We have stayed at several other Bed and Breakfast but this is by far our best . The Breakfast was very good and beautifully presented. I loved being able to have a choice each morning. We hope to return in the future.


March 29

5 on May 13, 2015

This was our anniversary. It was thoroughly enjoyable. The inn was nice and the food was terrific. Hosts were outstanding. Would recommend it to anyone.


Wonderful weekend

5 on May 12, 2015

Michael and Marty were perfect hosts. New Bern has a lot of charm and they were both eager to brag about this great little community and all it has to offer. The room was very nicely decorated and well kept. Breakfast was absolutely phenomenal! Afternoon socializing with wine, hors d' oeuvres, other guests and "MR. Banjo" was a great experience. We are already planning our next trip. Ed and Lola


NewBern Trip

5 on May 10, 2015

We had an overnight stay in New Bern, NC and stayed at this wonderful B&B. Gracious hosts, beautiful accommodations and a gourmet breakfast. The owners were so helpful with dinner reservations and suggestions. They have the perfect personalities for B&B owners...friendly, hospitable, knowledgeable of the area and great sense of humor as well as lots of enthusiasm.


Lovely home, friendly people

4.8 on April 25, 2015

Had a great time at the Aerie. Breakfasts were amazing, rooms were beautiful, and the hosts were friendly and helpful.


Your really should stay here!

5 on April 07, 2015

Thank you for a wonderful visit to New Bern, NC. You have put a lot of thought into the needs of your guests and have truly succeeded. We took advantage of all you had to offer. Everything was done with class and and a smile. Your incredible breakfast, beautiful decor and of course the antique car ride are all great representatives of your B & B. We especially appreciated/enjoyed your staff, ie Stephanie. Thanks again, The Pizzonia's


Wonderful Romantic Weekend Getaway

5 on March 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Aerie for a romantic weekend getaway to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It was wonderful. The room was beautiful, the service and staff were fantastic, the evening wine social was fun, and the morning breakfast was superb. The owners, Michael and Marty, were great - very enthusiastic, friendly, and engaging. We had a blast on our tour of New Bern dressed up and riding around in their 1929 Model A Ford with Michael at the wheel; he made it a lot of fun, interesting, and informative. All in all, we had a very nice stay at the Aerie and I would highly recommend this B&B.


Comfy, Cozy & Convenient

5 on March 10, 2015

The Aerie lived up to what we were told and was just what we needed for a lovely weekend getaway. We walked everywhere in downtown New Bern so the location was great. The daily breakfast was delicious, and the room was cozy and comfortable. We would definitely come back to stay there if we're in New Bern again!


Increible experiencia, muy recomendable!!

4.8 on January 10, 2015

Nos gusto mucho el paseo que nos hizo Michael en su Ford A por New Bern, no podriamos haber conocido mejor la ciudad con la sensacion permanente de estar con un local orgulloso y muy sabedor de todos los detalles. La experiencia de finalmente poder vivir una noche en una de esas casas maravillosas que solo habiamos visto desde afuera es sencillamente maravillosa. Muy recomendable experiencia coronada por el increible desayuno servido con dedicada calidez por Michael con sus propias manos. New Bern es el secreto mejor guardado de Estados Unidos, la guia Michelin que nos llevo hasta alli no la destaca todo lo que esta ciudad merece.


Great B&B

5 on January 08, 2015

We were there for 2 nights just after Christmas. It was beautifully decorated, and our stay was just as nice as our first time there. We have already booked our next stay for March, 2015.


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Rooms & Rates

The Kennebec Room

The Kennebec Room is named after the innkeepers' first bed and breakfast in Long Beach, CA--Kennebec Corner. The wonderful four poster full lace canopy bed was in the old B and B and makes this room romantic and very special. The second floor location and large bay windows make an ideal getaway in this elegant and comfortable room. Jetted tub with a shower in a great bathroom complete the elegance of Kennebec.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

The Magnolia Suite

Whirlpool bath in a truly romantic, elegant setting. There is a large Magnolia tree just outside and the theme carries into the room with artwork by the innkeeper, Marty Gunhus. Queen hand carved four poster bed with canopy makes Magnolia a great room. As with all of our rooms, linens that are the most comfortable you have ever slept on are featured. Magnolia is one of our larger rooms and is simply magnificent.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

The Tuscarora Suite

An elegant Victorian Suite with a 19th century king bed from Austria, Sheridan settee, and Late Victoria chairs compliment the sitting area. Great bath with large Whirlpool bath and shower make Tuscarora romantic and one of our most comfortable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

The Carolina Suite

One of our largest suites with a king bed and a beautiful sitting area with two wingback chairs set in an alcove of bay windows. Another period wingback chair near the fireplace is the perfect spot. Romance and elegance in the Whirlpool bath and shower area make Carolina one of our best.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room offers secluded quarters with a private entrance just off the upstairs deck. The Williamsburg blue and ivory toile drapery reflect New Bern's colonial heritage while the romantically swagged four-post canopy bed and period furniture allow guests the opportunity to be part of a tranquil bed and breakfast experience with a little extra intimacy. 

Private bath with Whirlpool and rain forest shower in a polished white marble surround, period one-inch hexagon white marble floor and stunning fixtures make this bath truly spectacular.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

The Basin Street Room

The Basin Street Room harkens back to when Samuel Street built the home c.1882, and this cozy room was the upstairs bath, kept comfortable by the fireplace, decoratively in place today. The name refers to the room's original purpose (Basin) and owner (Street) and also to New Orleans' famed promenade where your innkeepers enjoyed their honeymoon. Stylish artwork depicting the French Quarter lends sophisticated charm to this quaint room with a pencil-post queen bed. The private bath with a walk-in shower features a shower tower with six body jets, rain shower head and a hand-held shower...no bathtub, but who needs one with luxury like this?

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $149

Nightly Rate: $129 - $149

The Duck Inn Room

The Duck Inn Room was the room of Mary Ward whose family purchased the residence from Samuel Street in 1900. Mary Ward (1891-1979) lived in the home her entire life and during her later years divided the house into several apartments, renting them out during World War II. In fact, the current door to the room was once a closet and now guests over six feet may need to 'duck' their heads to enter a room with an eleven foot ceiling! Tasteful appointments and refined decorative treatments make this quaint, warm-hued room one of our most popular. A smaller room, but delightful in every way.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $149

Nightly Rate: $129 - $149

The Caleb Bradham Suite

The Caleb Bradham Suite, our largest suite, is named to honor the legacy of New Bern's Caleb Bradham who invented Pepsi-Cola. A two-room suite, it is a beautiful mix of turn-of-the century and contemporary elegance. Stained glass lamps, a king-size, wrought iron bed and elegant furnishings complement this suite of rooms in every corner. The adjoining sitting room includes two loveseats that convert into twin beds, creating perfect lodging for 3 or 4 adults traveling together or for families. The whirlpool tub and is extra wide and perfect for relaxation. Located in our Guest House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

The King George III Suite

The King George III Suite honors the British Empire's ruling monarch at the time of Governor Tryon in New Bern. This suite's regal décor is fit for a king with an elegant, period queen bed, marble topped nightstands and an eight-foot armoire from Italy. The bathroom is designed with a large whirlpool tub plus a walk-in shower featuring a shower panel with multiple body jets and an overhead rain forest showerhead. A full window of period stained glass is centered over the jetted bath that is certain to capture your attention. Located in our Guest House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Conference Center

The Aerie Guest House and Conference Center is located directly across the street from The Aerie Bed and Breakfast in the historic Roberts House at 512 Pollock Street. Serving as an ideal place to host business clients, our conference center offers convenient on-site accommodations to professionals who require full amenities including Wireless High-Speed Internet service. Our meeting facility comfortably seats groups of up to fifteen with beverage and break service available, serviced by a full, onsite kitchen, separate parlor and entrance foyer with powder room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 28
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $100 - $200

Nightly Rate: $100 - $200

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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

New Bern, NC (EWN) 3 miles

Directions to property:

Enter the historic district of downtown New Bern from Route 70 from the Raleigh area or from the beach area. Exit at #416 and follow the signs to Tryon Palace. From the South: Rt. 17N until it joins Rt. 70 East and follow as above. From the North: Rt. 17S to New Bern exit and follow as above.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Civil War Artifacts, Fireman's Museum, Trolley Tours, Tryon Palace-NC's original colonial capital, Pepsi Museum, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Wedding Facilities , Iron/Ironing Board, Evening wine & hors d'oeuvres, movie libary, on-site massage serivices

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Historic tour of New Bern in our very own 1929 Model A Ford.
 
 Enjoy a 90 minute cruise in our luxury 25 foot pontoon boat "The Aerie Ferry"., Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 12 are welcome. No babies. Call for more info.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Jan, Feb, Mar no minimum. Most other weekends 2 night min
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations require a credit card to secure the room(s).
  • Cancellations: Cancelations require 72 hour notice to avoid possible charges on credit card. See inns web site for complete hospitality agreement.
$25 admin fee for ANY cancellation

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Michael & Marty Gunhus

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian


Recipes

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Special Package

Water Cruise

Take a 90 minute cruise aboard "The Aerie Ferry" our own 25' luxury pontoon vessel with our USCG Captain. We'll take you up the Trent River to view many multi-million dollar homes to include author Nicholas Sparks' residence. You'll see some impressive wildlife and enjoy just some calm relaxation and views of Historic New Bern from the water. We will go with 2-6 guests for an intimate journey...Please join us !!

Romance Packages

Romantic GetAway-Two nights lodging in your choice of available room. This getaway includes: -ensuite champange -evening wine & hors d'oeuvres -Tryon Palace tickets -1929 Model A Ford Tour -dinner for two at The Chelsea -fresh flower arrangement -etched glass keepsake ornament of The Aerie Special package price of $289.00 plus the room costs Advance reservations required. No other discounts. Not valid with gift cards.

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509 Pollock Street , New Bern, NC 28562-5611 USA (Show map)

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