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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 and 2013. Voted 2004-2012 as "Simply the Best B and B" in the region by readers of The Sun Journal.
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.
Nightly Rate: $169 - $189
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.
Nightly Rate: $179 - $199
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.
Nightly Rate: $189 - $169
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.
Nightly Rate: $199 - $179
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.
Nightly Rate: $169 - $189
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?
Nightly Rate: $129 - $149
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.
Nightly Rate: $129.99 - $149
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.
Nightly Rate: $179 - $199
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.
Nightly Rate: $179 - $199
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.
4.2 on October 20, 2014
My wife and I chose the Aerie to celebrate our 33rd anniversary and we had a wonderful time. Mike and Marty made us very welcome. We especially enjoyed Marty's breakfast entrees and our 1929 limo ride with Mike. Could not ask for a better location. Walking distance from downtown, the river and Tryon Palace.
5 on October 17, 2014
We totally enjoyed our stay. Marty and Michael are gracious hosts, enjoyed the very elegant breakfast with delicious food. The garden area for cocktails has lovely flowers and furnishings throughout the Inn are beautiful. Central location is perfect.y
4.4 on October 16, 2014
Spent a romantic weekend at the Aerie, and it was one of the best vacations we have ever had. The room, the staff, the house, and of course the breakfast were all amazing. We are already planning our next trip!
5 on October 15, 2014
Marty, Mike, and the entire staff were absolutely wonderful hosts and made every aspect of our stay perfect.
4.2 on October 15, 2014
Aerie B&B was a wonderful experience. Wonderful place to stay & location is perfect for the historic downtown area & Tryon Palace. Everything is within walking distance. Elegant furnishings all through the house and grounds. The owners are very personable and great hosts. We will definitely go back and recommend this B&B for any occassion!
5 on October 12, 2014
My husband surprise me with a weekend at the Aerie for my birthday. We found the rooms to be very clean and beautifully decorated. The breakfast room was very nice and the food was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed the social hour on the patio where we were able to enjoy the company of the other guests. Michael and Marty were wonderful and very accommodating. We would highly recommend the Aerie to anyone wanting to have a enjoyable and relaxing get away.
5 on October 08, 2014
This was our very first time that we had stayed at a bed & breakfast. My husband chose the Aerie Bed and Breakfast in New Bern, NC. The home was a beautiful Victorian home with antique furnishings. The owners of the bed & breakfast were a wonderful couple and were so kind and very accommodating Our breakfast each morning was done up so special and very delicious. We would highly recommend this bed & breakfast to anyone and would stay there again when in the New Bern area.
4.6 on October 02, 2014
My husband and I had planned on attending an ECU football game on Saturday in Greenville, NC and we decided to drive in early and stay in New Bern before the game. A relative recommended Aerie Bed and Breakfast. The place was beautiful and our room was spacious, bright and wonderfully decorated. The breakfast was amazing and Michael and Marty were wonderful hosts. They got us a last minute dinner reservation at a local restaurant. When we arrived, there was an hour wait, but we were seated immediately. The location in New Bern allowed us to walk around and see Tryon Palace and the shops and galleries. New Bern is a beautiful city and a perfect weekend getaway. If we had known our football team was going to lose, we would have skipped the game and stayed at the Aerie another night! We will come back another weekend when we have more time to explore New Bern.
5 on August 31, 2014
beautiful room,wonderful sheets[Iam a man]great service,friendly.Breakfast was like no other,wonderfully presented,delicious,multiple choices.We will be back,we also are actively looking for a home in new bern.Thanks for a wonderful stay.
5 on July 06, 2014
My husband and I have stayed here on 3 occasions and it is wonderful. Aerie has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere; and the breakfast is out of this world delicious!. I would highly recommend to anyone for a special time with your loved one.
New Bern, NC (EWN) 3 miles
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.
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
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Wedding Facilities , Iron/Ironing Board, Evening wine & hors d'oeuvres, movie libary, on-site massage serivices
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi
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
Michael & Marty Gunhus
Low fat , Vegetarian
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 !!