The historic Street-Ward residence, circa 1882 Italianate Victorian, is home to The Aerie Bed & Breakfast conveniently located within the Downtown Historic District of New Bern, North Carolina. The updated Main House has 7 rooms featuring distinctive designs and modern amenities. Our Guest House retains the traditional Victorian theme with 2 dog-friendly guest suites and a meeting room for gatherings or business meetings. Off-street parking is provided for both buildings. The Aerie is a short walk to exploring history at Tryon Palace, savoring local cuisine, exploring delightful stores or meeting new acquaintances at the Riverfront Convention Center.

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) and beds with the softest sheets you’ve ever slept on, fine spa bath products, spa robes, and more.

New Bern

The Aerie is centrally located one block from the Colonial Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens, two blocks to downtown featuring fine dining, antique shops, marinas and The Birthplace of Pepsi and the New Bern Convention Center. 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 7:30 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.

AAA Three Diamond Award