The Aerie

Rich history and comfortable elegance in the heart of New Bern.

With nine elegant and relaxing guest rooms in the heart of historic New Bern, North Carolina, The Aerie feels like a home-away-from-home. This B&B combines modern amenities, inviting décor and furnishings and unparalleled customer service. Its rich history features stints and stories from prominent North Carolina personalities dating all the way back to the 1880s.  The Aerie has always stayed true to its roots, while also embracing its bright future. Visitors to the inn will have a stay that is as comfortable as it is unforgettable.   

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Timeless hospitality, historic details, and modern amenities give this special spot a decidedly romantic feel.

What it's like

Each guest room or suite is thoughtfully appointed with great style and a distinctive motif that tips its cap to the many years of history within its walls. As you explore the Inn, take time to enjoy the thoughtful hospitality that each staff member extends to every guest. This is a place that knows and appreciates the value of great service; it’s a commitment that has made it such a welcoming and unforgettable destination for nearly a century and a half.

Independent spirit

A taste of history and a breath of fresh air.

Small touches

The Aerie’s uniquely designed rooms offer a King or Queen bed, a private bathroom (seven of which have an extra-large whirlpool tub with shower), luxurious beds with the softest sheets you’ve ever slept on, fine spa bath products, spa robes and more. For those that wish to stay connected, there’s high-speed WiFi throughout the building common areas and on the back patio. The Hidden Suite is dog friendly and offers a separate outside entrance and easy access to parking.

Eat and drink

Guests are treated to a full gourmet hot breakfast every morning, featuring the freshest and highest quality food. It’s served in the hotel’s beautiful dining room. The menu changes daily, so only cherished regulars will experience the same selections more than once. The Aerie is proud to serve cage-free eggs, real maple syrup and breakfast meats free of nitrates and nitrites. Whenever possible, the hotel serves fresh fruit and produce from local farmers. Staff will accommodate various dietary restrictions with gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and lactose-free options. 

And more

Experience ultimate relaxation with The Aerie’s in-room spa services; talented therapists are available for individual, couples and prenatal massage. Plan ahead if you’re looking to visit during peak seasons, because this well-loved spot books well in advance, particularly in the summer and during holidays. 

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Rooms & Rates

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This B&B is located in the heart of New Bern, NC. It is one block from Tryon Palace and a short stroll into downtown with shopping, restaurants, bars, the convention center and Federal Courthouse.
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Guest Services

  • On-site innkeepers
  • Pet friendly room available (fees apply)
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Eat & Drink

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Walking distance to many restaurants and bars

Fitness & Recreation

  • Patio area
  • Fire pit
  • Board games available

In-room amenities

  • Feather bed topper (hypo-allergenic alternatives available)
  • Luxury bedding
  • Private bath - all rooms
  • Extra large jetted tub - most rooms
  • Flat-screen HDTV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Charging station
  • Air conditioning 
  • Luxurious spa robes
  • Hair dryer
  • Organic spa bath products
  • Complimentary WiFi

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 72 hours prior to arrival to receive a refund of the total deposit amount, equal to 50% of the total booking amount.
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Meetings + Events

The Aerie is more than just a comfortable inn to stay at; it also features a Guest House building across the street, which offers two additional suites, a corporate meeting facility and a venue for hosting unforgettable events.

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