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The Aerie Bed and Breakfast

509 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
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Ranked #1 of 13 New Bern B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Wilmington, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Aerie for the sixth time! Each time is better than before - their attention to detail is mazing! Loved the "Hidden Room" this visit and my granddaughter and I loved the time we were there. The 1929 Ford tour is a nice new addition. Next time, we'll take the pontoon tour of the riverside. Marty & Mike... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to New Bern don't even consider staying anywhere else. I would return in a heartbeat. Everything thing was outstanding, private, spotless and comforting. I was a solo traveller and felt safer than I have in any hotel.

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Benson, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to several BnBs they were all very nice but the Aerie is by far head and shoulders above them. We arrived as strangers and left as friends. Made new friends whom I would call frequent flyers. I was impressed that most of the guests have returned so many times. The accommodations were lovely as ex pected and... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and wish it was longer! Marty and Michael truly care about their business and go above and beyond to give their guests attention and care. New Bern is a fantastic little town...we were able to park our rental car at the B&B and never needed it again. Everything is within walking distance. There are some... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Aerie. The "happy hour" social time on the patio was a great bonus. We enjoyed our conversation with the gentleman from England who was a temporary Inn keeper while we were there. Very fun. Great location to be able to walk downtown or to the historic sites. The breakfast was... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The Aerie B&B definitely lived up to the many excellent reviews as we simply didn't want to leave. It is located perfectly in the middle of downtown New Bern, NC where we parked our SUV at the Inn on Friday night and didn't touch it again until time to leave. We walked or were escorted by Michael and his awesome... More

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London, England
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327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

New Bern is a very pretty small town and the Aerie fits well into its location and is within minutes walk of everything that would attract you to the town. The inn keepers were abroad when we stayed but things were being taken care of by charming 'surrogate' inn keepers who were very helpful. We stayed in the Carolina Suite... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The house is heavy on the Victorian frou-frou (silk flowers, etc.) and not in the best of shape. It looked worn and in need of refreshing. The door to our room and the one next door creaked terribly. The tub, which included a shower, was very large/high and very close to the toilet making it a little difficult to climb... More

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Lewes, Delaware
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is our favorite B&B anywhere. We love the comfort and hospitality of the Aerie when we visit our family in New Bern. Close to everything and full of every amenity, from breakfast to happy hour, you'll have a difficult time leaving!

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you want an intimate wedding ceremony with a small reception to follow this is the best place to have it. From start to finish everything was beautiful with attention being paid to the tiniest of details by the owners. My husband and I elected to go outside the box a little and had our own selection of music, we... More

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Address: 509 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > New Bern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Circa 1882, the Aerie Bed and Breakfast is home to a premiere New Bern, North Carolina bed and breakfast, guest house and conference center. The Aerie Bed & Breakfast features nine well-appointed rooms, each with private bath, modern amenities and tasteful decor that reflects the home's late-Victorian heritage. Across the street, The Aerie Guest House and Conference Center offers two additional guest suites and a meeting facility to host events and functions. 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, your stay will be one surrounded with award-winning, personal attention and one that you will want to repeat. Your hosts, Michael and Marty Gunhus, look forward to welcoming you to their New Bern, NC bed and breakfast. The Aerie has the distinction of being awarded 'Simply the Best B&B' in the area by the Sun Journal- Five-time recipient - The Aerie Bed & Breakfast - An Inn of Distinction. ... more   less 
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