Aerie Bed and Breakfast

Make your own history at Aerie Bed & Breakfast in New Bern, NC!


Make your own history at Aerie Bed & Breakfast in New Bern, NC!

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The Basics


Aerie Bed & Breakfast is an elegant Victorian home built in 1882 and is conveniently located within the Downtown Historic District of New Bern, North Carolina. The inn is steps away from the riverfront downtown shopping and dining, breweries, and the Historic Tryon Palace. We invite you to come and relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the comfortable elegance.  We are consistently rated as the top bed & breakfast in New Bern on TripAdvisor.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Adult Only
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.
  • Spa Services
  • Full House Rental
  • Standard EV Charger

In the Know

  • Try the deep-fried pork skins with melted pimento cheese dip at Cypress-Hall
  • Start your historic experience with a visit to the New Bern Historic Society located across the street from the Aerie

  • Visit locations mentioned in several Nicolas Spark's books (New Bern native)
  • Grab a beer in the "Beermuda Triangle. We suggest the Confignorant Pale Ale at Brewery

Stay for the Story

The Aerie B&B was known as a staple in the community as the longest-running B&B in New Bern with a great reputation, which we still maintain today. We are within walking distance of downtown with all its shops, restaurants, and historic sites.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Try Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant for waterfront views and delcious seafood
Led by Chef Ashley Moser, Cypress Hall Kitchen + Bar is Downtown New Bern’s newest restaurant
“New American Cuisine” featuring the freshest seafood, center-cut beef, delightful pastas and salads at The Chelsea

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Participate in a living history experience that uniquely blends technology with the events, stories, and people of centuries past at Tryon Palace

Visit the birthplace of Pepsi, the actual site where Pepsi-Cola was first invented by Caleb Bradham in his pharmacy in 1898

Discover three centuries of history and architectural beauty in a comprehensive 90-minute trolley tour of historic downtown New Bern

Guest Reviews

I was trying to find an exceptional place to take my husband to show him around the area. We absolutely LOVED The Aerie. We were warmly welcomed, had some snacks, got arguably the absolute best massage we have ever had, and had a great dinner at Persimmons on the water. We stayed in the hidden room which gave us some more privacy so it felt a bit more like...See More

- Sarah Andrews

I cannot say enough good things about this B&B. I felt like an honored guest as soon as I arrived. Absolutely stunning interior with a wonderful collection of books (for my fellow book lovers). It was my husband and my one year anniversary and Mrs. Kathy left us a beautiful hand written note & flowers. The breakfast was delicious, and aesthetically pleasing with the beverages being served in timeless...See More

- Keely Jones Aliseo

Aerie B&B is a complete luxury stay with all the modern amenities mixed with the old classic architecture, furnishings and facade. The breakfast was just top notch, would have loved to take home some recipes .. ???? a weekend away turned into a memorable one. Highly recommended!

- Peeran B

We loved the Aerie and can’t wait to return! Beth and John treated us like family and the inn is impeccably decorated. I’m so impressed with their talent! Every detail has been attended to in order to make your stay comfortable. We’ll done! We were even able to charge our car overnight which was so helpful! Thank you!

- Shawn Simms

Everything about this place is amazing! This is my husband and I’s second time here and it did not disappoint. Beautiful, romantic, and peaceful rooms. The owners are amazing and very accommodating. And there is an option for late checkout too. Lots of restaurants and bars within walking distance as well. We’ll be back! :)

- Chelsea Cranfill

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 8

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, USB Charging Stations

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 10

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available

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