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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 6 days ago
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We can't say enough great things about this "heavenly" bed and breakfast. There is really no amenity that is not included in the room. There is even a sound radio that helps one sleep with soothing sounds. The bed was extremely comfortable with exquisite linens. The inn keepers treat you like family and can't do enough for you. Breakfast is... More

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Midland, Texas
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20 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location of the Aerie was excellent. It is within walking distance of the historic district, local shopping, Tryon Palace, waterfront and restaurants. The home is restored and furnished with antiques. The finishes are nicely done. Good quality linens, nice library of books and DVDs. We actually stayed across from the main house at the Aerie Conference Center in the... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stay at B&B's regularly over the years. I prefer ones where it's quiet and the hosts are unassuming and nearly invisible. The Aerie is a lovely old home, and the wife is an excellent chef -- the breakfast was truly elegant, delicious, well-presented. I did find the husband, who runs the front of the house, to be a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aerie came highly recommended to us from dear friends and it didn't disappoint. Marty and Michael are professional inn keepers and eagerly share a wealth of information. Their restaurant recommendations are spot on. We would definitely return even if it meant adding an hour or two to our journey. The breakfast is not to be missed!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of historic downtown New Bern right around the corner from Tryon Palace. The owners, Mike and Marty, were very kind and welcoming. The staff did a wonderful job tending to the rooms and our needs. They serve a delicious breakfast each morning and the menu changed daily. The breakfast... More

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Wilmington, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 6, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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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31 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Address: 509 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > New Bern
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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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