Two beautiful buildings…one bed and breakfast…


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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“Great Stay, Very Accomodating to Dietary Restrictions!”

“My wife and I stayed at the Aerie B and B for a weekend getaway to New Bern. We were exceptionally pleased with the hospitality and the character of this great bed and breakfast! We arrived in New Bern late morning and were able to check-in to our room right away. We stayed in the Magnolia room and loved the comfortable pillowtop bed, large tub/shower and luxurious robes. We also appreciated the attention to detail with available items such as water, soda, coffee, and tea. We definitely felt well taken care of during our stay. Our favorite part of the stay was most certainly the great breakfast. The dining room is set-up to with five smaller tables (to seat 2 or 4 people each) and each table is set beautifully with crystal and silver table settings. At breakfast, we were offered coffee, tea, cider, or hot chocolate, as well as a selection of juices, and we were also given a starter to nibble on as soon as we sat down. Our main course was a selection from 3 menu offerings ranging from an omelet dish to pancakes, each paired with a wonderful assortment of fresh fruit and a breakfast meat. My wife has a gluten and dairy allergy, and Aerie was beyond accommodating to prepare her meal accordingly. They even offered to go out to purchase soy creamer for coffee for her the day we checked in! We declined, but appreciated the thoughtfulness. Overall, we had a great time at the Aerie and would certainly go back if in the New Bern area. We appreciated their hospitality, as well... read more

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