We were unaffected by Hurricane Matthew, and all highways to New Bern have reopened! We are fully operational as is all of New Bern! Call to reserve a stay today! 1.800.849.5553


Welcome to The Aerie Bed & Breakfast

The historic Street-Ward residence, circa 1882, is home to the premiere New Bern, North Carolina bed and breakfast, guest house and conference center. The Aerie Bed & Breakfast features a total of nine well-appointed rooms, each with private bath, modern amenities and tasteful decor that reflect the home’s late-Victorian heritage. Across the street, The Aerie Guest House and Conference Center offers two guest suites and a meeting facility to host events and functions. All guests enjoy a full gourmet breakfast, complimentary soft drinks, bottled water, and Keurig coffee, and our evening social hour with wine, lemonade and hors d’oeuvres.

The Aerie is one block from the Colonial Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens, and walking distance to fine dining, antique shops, marinas and The Birthplace of Pepsi. Our North Carolina inn is the perfect lodging choice for the discriminating traveler interested in convenience to the town’s top attractions, while still experiencing the warmth and charm of elegant accommodations. Sailing, fishing and fine dining are all at your fingertips. The Aerie B&B is located in the heart of it all!

Whether it’s business or pleasure, or for a romantic weekend getaway, your stay will be one surrounded with award-winning, personal attention and one that you will want to repeat.



A Note From the Innkeepers


Thank you for visiting our website for The Aerie Bed & Breakfast, Guest House and Conference Center in New Bern, North Carolina.

We hope you join us to find our accommodations and services exceed your expectations. We are committed to providing you with a warm welcome, a comfortable and convenient stay, and a parting wish for your safe travel and speedy return.

Use the site to find detailed information about The Aerie, the city of New Bern, and the beautiful surrounding areas of Eastern North Carolina. Of course, we are always available by phone to answer any questions you may have about any item you find here or about something that is not listed.

Whether this is your first stay, a repeat visit, a special function or event, we look forward to welcoming you to The Aerie Bed & Breakfast.

Michael & Marty Gunhus


The Aerie Bed and Breakfast is a relaxing romantic weekend getaway from Raleigh, Charlotte, and Fayetteville. We are a coastal NC premier bed & breakfast.



The Aerie has the distinction of being awarded 

‘Simply the Best B&B’

in the area by the Sun Journal numerous times

– The Aerie Bed & Breakfast – An Inn of Distinction –

The Aerie Guest House & Conference Center

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“What a wonderful experience. The Inn and the Innkeepers were warm, inviting, and gracious. They went out of their way to make sure I was comfortable. My room was fantastic(CAROLINA) and the gourmet breakfasts were outstanding, This vacation was the best I have had in years and I appreciated their advice on local attractions.. The cruise on the river was so much fun. I enjoyed the evening wine and conversations with my fellow guests.” ~~via TripAdvisor ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ With private baths, modern amenities, and tasteful decor, The Aerie Bed and Breakfast reflects the late-Victorian heritage in which the house was built. We are known for our elegant, comfortable, and convenient accommodations, and beautiful common areas, complete with a back patio and pergola blooming most of the year.  All guests enjoy a full gourmet breakfast, free reliable highspeed wifi, cable tv, complimentary soft drinks, bottled water, and Keurig coffees/teas, and our evening social hour with wine, lemonade and hors d’oeuvres. Guests also have access to a full movie library frequently updated with the newest releases of movies, tv shows, and documentaries. Across the street, The Aerie Guest House and Conference Center offers two guest suites, a butler’s kitchen, and a meeting facility to host events and functions, with a courtyard abloom throughout the year. This is an eastern North Carolina facility perfect for small meetings, corporate retreats or wedding venues. Whether you are traveling alone or with a group of co-workers, we can accommodate your business needs at our New Bern, NC inn. We’re 1 1/2 blocks from our double-waterfront, 1 block from Tryon Palace, and 1 block from the Pepsi Museum Store and the center of... read more

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