The historic Street-Ward residence, circa 1882, is home to The Aerie, the premier New Bern, North Carolina bed and breakfast inn and event center. The Aerie features a total of nine well-appointed rooms, each with private bath, modern amenities and tasteful décor that reflect the home’s late-Victorian heritage. Our Guest House 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, coffee, and our evening social hour with wine and other refreshments.

Whether it’s business or pleasure, or for a romantic weekend getaway, we invite you to come and relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy the comfortable elegance of The Aerie.

The Duck Inn Room


The Aerie offers a total of nine elegant and relaxing guest rooms in the heart of historic New Bern. Our accommodations feature modern amenities, and warm inviting décor and furnishings, complemented by our unparalleled customer service. Our rooms feature a King or Queen bed, private bathroom (seven of which have extra-large whirlpool tubs with showers), luxurious feather bed with the softest sheets you’ve ever slept on, fine spa bath products, spa robes, and more.

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The Area

The Aerie is one block from the Colonial Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens, and a short 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 a uniquely elegant room, personal attention, and all the modern conveniences. Sailing, fishing, shopping, and fine dining are close at hand.

Breakfast scone on a plate


Every morning at The Aerie starts with our delicious breakfast. Early risers can enjoy a blend of freshly brewed coffee, and an assortment of teas, cider, and hot cocoa, available beginning at 7:00 am. Then join us for breakfast between 8:00 am and 9:00 am in our beautiful dining room. The Aerie breakfast menu changes daily and always begins with a starter course followed by a choice of hot entrée.

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