The historic city of New Bern in North Carolina is located at the confluence of the Trent and the Neuse rivers. The small city is an ideal vacation destination for outdoor lovers, history buffs, and for those who want a mix of things to do during their holidays. You can visit Tyron Palace in the heart of New Bern and explore the historic buildings or take a stroll in the lush gardens. New Bern is also the birthplace of the globally liked beverage Pepsi. The original drugstore in which the drink was invented has now been converted into a museum filled with Pepsi artifacts. You can also enjoy a number of outdoor activities like golfing, fishing, camping, biking, and more while in New Bern. You will definitely need a place to relax and refresh after a busy day exploring New Bern. Check out our list of the best Airbnbs in New Bern, NC.
1. Bright cottage with rustic and elegant touches (from USD 112)
Rustic and elegance is the name of the game in this quaint cottage nestled right in the historic center of New Bern. The rental was originally built as a law office in the 1850s. It features a manicured exterior with a distinct powdery blue door.
The living room dons a hardwood floor and boastful antique-like furniture with the softness of a light-toned couch and single sofas. A full bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, and free Wi-Fi are also provided to you. This home is best suited for two guests.
The Cottage on Hancock - entire historic cottageNew Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:adorable and comfortable historic cottagein the kitchen the host graciously had bottled water tea coffee etccomfortable well thought out and an easy stroll into town
Cleanliness:spacious and charming and very cleanwell stocked very clean and good use of spacethe cottage is impeccably clean well stocked and very comfortablejessica's place is excellent very clean comfortable bed great shower and very spacious and a quiet areathe cottage was very clean and very well kept
Host:the hosts were very accommodating and made us feel welcome the moment we arrivedthe hosts were great and were available if neededlovely host family is right next doorshe is friendly and helpful and her communications were immediatejessica is a great hostRead more reviews
Location:perfect location to downtownlocated in a gorgeous setting and within walking distance of downtown new bernthis cottage is located within easy walking distance to restaurants a trolley tourpick up location tryon palacegreat location and only minutes in walking distance to downtown and all attractions shops and restaurantseasy walk to center of town
2. Tiny house in the heart of historic district
Located in New Bern's Downtown Historic District, this rental is ideal to sleep two guests. The waterfront, Tyron Palace and a number of bars and restaurants are within walking distance from here. This rental includes a bedroom with a double bed, a private bathroom with a shower and a living room cum kitchenette. You also have access to a small outdoor area, perfect if you want to read a book or sip a cup of tea or coffee in the evening.
Tiny House in Downtown New BernNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the bed upstairs was comfortable and the fan kept it very coolamazing amenities and a very comfortable loft bed 10/10great tiny house with a loft and a bed under a beautiful skylightbeautiful little place with a comfy bed and perfect for a quiet getawaythis place was adorable well thought out and comfortable with all the details and more
Cleanliness:clean neat and easy communicationplace was very clean and quaint with several unique touchesthe place was sparkling clean and smelled of bleach right when we walked inthe place was very cleancozy setting sparkling clean relaxing get-away
Host:the host was very responsive and accommodatingprobably the most thoughtful host i have ever stayed withawesome place great area and great hostperfect location and an amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:cute place in great locationthe location was goodlove how close everything is super cutecute place walkable to everythingperfect location for our needs
3. Adorable cottage with mod cons
Nestled in central New Bern, this two-bedroom cottage can comfortably sleep up to four people. One of the bedrooms has a cozy queen-size bed, while the other bedroom has a couple of single beds. Private entrance to the property means you have full privacy during your stay at this elegant property. Complimentary bottled water is given to guests during their stay. Free parking on premises is available for up to two cars.
Adorable 1953 renovated cottage in New BernNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great place with plenty of room and great amenitiesreita had coffee oatmeal snacks and a bottle of wine available for us the bed was extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:this little place is very clean n has been updated very wellgreat house and nice and cleanit was super clean and we felt safe in the neighborhoodi found the house very clean with ample linen and amenitiesthis place is very nice clean it's like be homeRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfectthe neighborhood was quiet and felt safe
4. Cozy cottage with private pool access
This second-floor rental is located on a building of a National Historic Site and it can sleep up to three people. You have private access to the pool in this property. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, with a comfortable futon mattress. Those traveling with a kid can also request for a cot in the room. You will find complimentary toiletries in the private bathroom of this rental. Breakfast is served for free to guests during their stay here.
The Rose CottageNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:breakfast and coffee were delicious each morningthere were snacks waiting for us on arrival and breakfast was huge and homemadethe place is comfortable modern and immaculate and you’ll want for nothingthe pool is is lovely and the cottage itself was cozy and comfortablewonderful stay with an extra good breakfast
Cleanliness:the cottage was clean and comfortablevery clean the bed is very comfortable and very convenient to downtownjeff’s place is over the top cleanthe place is squeaky clean functional and comfortablevery clean like the private entrance and light breakfast each morning
Host:quiet place nice hostsjeff and caitlin are great hostscaitlin and jeff are warm and friendly hosts and know how to make guests feel extra specialRead more reviews
Location:great location private and secure with a nicer than expected breakfastcomfortable cozy and quiet locationit's an apartment over a garage in a quiet safe older neighborhoodjeff's place great cozy garage apartment with a secure entrance
5. Coastal bungalow with a backyard
This newly-renovated riverside retreat from the mid-20th-century combines the charm of the old-world with the comforts of the modern era. Located in the historic Riverside District, this property has two bedrooms and offers space for four people. This lovely coastal bungalow also has a clean bathroom, a spacious living room, a well-equipped kitchen, and a backyard with a fire pit. A dryer, a washing machine and an iron are also available at the property.
Riverside Retreat - 1940's Coastal BungalowNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:so many thoughtful details such as phone charger scones tea coffee etcfurniture was comfy and the kitchen was thoughtfully stocked with essentialsamazingly welcoming comfortable and well appointed with every possible extra touchyou won’t have any regrets staying at this comfortable cottagetamara’s place is beautiful and so very comfortable it was decorated for christmas which made it extra cozy
Cleanliness:very clean and relaxingit was clean and bright and comfyriverside retreat is a clean and comfortable place to staythe rental was very clean and very well decoratedit is comfortable and immaculately clean
Host:tamara was an awesome hostgreat house and nice hosttamara was very friendly and accommodatingcozy and comfortable all combined with a great hosttamara was very helpful and great at communicating during our entire stayRead more reviews
Location:great location very quiet neighborhoodit's in a very nice locationwonderful historic gem in a great locationlocation was great we would stay here again if we visited in the futurewe were able to get around town easily from this location
6. Waterfront apartment with private decks
This guest suite is packed with amenities ensuring you have a comfortable and pleasant stay in New Bern. You will find a large king-size bed in the bedroom. The availability of room darkening shades mean that you can adjust the amount of natural light coming indoor. Head to one of the two private decks with a seating arrangement and soak in the scenic waterfront view without stepping out. If you are fond of fishing, make sure to bring along a fishing rod.
Waterfront - New Bern. Private King Suite with denNew Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:nice place awesome bed great view good coffee and friendly people what else can someone wants morei especially enjoyed sleeping in the king size bed it was very comfy
Cleanliness:a clean quiet comfortable and relaxing environmentthe place was homely and spotlessly clean and the bed was really comfortable
Host:bill and thea were great hostswe had a wonderful stay bill and thea were gracious hosts and really made us feel at homethey offered helpful suggestions and we're so friendlyagain the place is lovely and while we didn't interact much i'm sure the hosts are also lovelybill & thea were very responsive to anything we askedRead more reviews
Location:new bern is extremely close and offers fantastic restaurants with outdoor seatingnice quiet neighborhood a perfect place to relaxa wonderful place to stay
7. Private property with ample sunshine
Located in a safe neighborhood of New Bern, this property can sleep two individuals. This charming rental includes a bedroom, a private bathroom and an open-plan living room cum kitchen. If you don’t want to eat out, you can prepare meals in the kitchen with ease, as it is equipped with a stove, a microwave, a refrigerator, an oven, dishes and silverware. Iron, Wi-Fi and hairdryer are also available here.
Sunshine All The Time Detached Private Guest HouseNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:comfortable bed and chairsit is indeed a bright comfortable space that was the right size for my wife and methe apartment is small but quite enjoyablethe property was very comfortable with a well stocked kitchen and bathroom
Cleanliness:sparkling clean and well stocked accommodationsthe room was clean bright and comfortablethe cozy apartment was exactly as described very clean and comfortableespecially thankful for the sparkling cleanliness and little extras that they offerthe apartment was clean quiet and right near new bern
Host:very friendly and gracious hostsed was a great host and we can’t wait to returnpat and ed are wonderful hosts and we would definitely stay with them againthey are kind generous hosts and recommend staying with them if you are traveling for work or vacationinga lovely place to stay with a sweet hostRead more reviews
Location:it is great locationlocation is close to everything you need and neighborhood is safe and quietgreat place lovely location just a short distance from downtown and a reasonable drive from the nearby national forestthe neighborhood is beautiful and close to downtown new berna sweet apartment in a great location
8. Family-friendly apartment with rooftop patio garden
This apartment in New Bern, NC, is spacious enough to comfortably sleep up to five people. This rental comprises of two bedrooms, each with a comfortable queen-size bed, a bathroom, a living room and a well-equipped kitchen. The rooftop patio garden in this property is ideal to spend time with friends and family while admiring the night sky. A number of art galleries, the river walk, breweries, city landmarks, and more can be easily reached from here.
Historic Downtown ApartmentNew Bern, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were very comfortable and the amenities were very thoughtful
Cleanliness:this apartment is clean and spaciouseverything was cleanthe apartment was very cleanwow oh and let me mention clean - againinside the rooms were spacious clean and comfortably furnished
Host:we appreciated the comfortable beds quick response to questions and friendly hostkris was a great hostspectacular hosts top off a wonderful experience thank youand they were super responsiverest assured this host has taken every measure and every step regarding safety and cleanlinessRead more reviews
Location:fantastic location right in the heart of new bernthe location is right in the heart of downtown new bern and close to its wonderful restaurantsgreat location to walk around town for all of the restaurants and shoppingit is walking distance to the best restaurants and sightsit’s a great location close to everything in town
9. Little home away from home (from USD 72)
This rental is located in a quiet neighborhood and it is suitable for two people. It has a bedroom with a queen-size bed, a clean bathroom, a living room and a kitchen where you can prepare meals easily. Complimentary breakfast is served to guests during their stay. Free parking is available to those traveling by car. The host of this property also allows long-term stay. Wi-Fi, dryer, washing machine, iron, hairdryer and BBQ grill are some other amenities available at this property.
brewery99 brewers suiteNew Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:wifi was greatwould prefer some more comfortable living space furniture but the bed was extremely comfortablethe space worked for us just wish the living room furniture was bit more comfortableand the art in the apartment is an outstanding touchfriendly host crema is a great place for coffee and a snack apt
Cleanliness:everything was very cleanclean apt with great spacethe space was clean and cozy and my dog felt right at homethe apartment was very clean and newly renovated insideclean and essentials are supplied
Host:host was attentive and courteousowner is the nicestpete was a great host and super nice when i met him at his brewerypeter was very attentive and responsive throughout our time in new bernwas a very comfortable stay in new bern and the host was very attentiveRead more reviews
Location:great quiet location close to downtowngreat location walking distance to historical downtown new berngreat value and convenient locationthe apt and location is greati was a stylish cute little place
10. Beach-themed bungalow close to downtown
New Bern may not be located right by the Atlantic, but this beach-themed home is the closest thing to the sea you can experience in the city. With two quirky bedrooms, a party of four can comfortably stay here. The home has a spacious living room filled with colorful knick-knacks that will liven up your time.
A full kitchen with modern appliances is available as well. For a fun get-together with the family, lounge on the Adirondack chairs in the backyard and make those delicious s’mores on the fire pit.
Fun New Bern Bungalow close to DowntownNew Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:we had coffee on the cozy porch every morning and my dog appreciated the fenced in back yard
Host:rebecca was a wonderful host and replied quickly when we had questionsrebecca is an incredible host who was always helpful and quick to respond to any questionsthis place is cozy and friendly and adorablerebecca was very responsive when i needed some helprebecca is super responsive and considerateRead more reviews
Location:great space and amazing location
11. Cozy home with a big yard
This Airbnb vacation home is surrounded by a wooded landscape and has two bedrooms that can accommodate three people. The living room has a comfy couch and a flat-screen TV with Roku, Netflix and Disney+, making it perfect for guests who want to spend more time indoors. The fenced backyard has a seating arrangement, where you can enjoy a meal cooked in the fully equipped kitchen.
Entire Home-2 bedroom 1 bath - full kitchen.New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable and having a washing machine and dryer was a plus
Cleanliness:clean helpful with landmarkshouse was clean and well-maintainedthe house was as described very clean and in a safe part of townthe accommodations were just as described and cleanclose to everything clean cozy beachy vibe
Host:mike was a great hostkind interested and responsible hostmike was a great host he was very attentive and communicated with me throughout my triphe was a very good hosthe was a great energetic and knowledgeable hostRead more reviews
Location:this location is great so close to downtown safe neighborhoodit is a cute cozy placegood location and a great valueawesome location secluded but still very close to downtown new bernnice location and quiet neighborhood
Enjoy your stay in New Bern
New Bern has activities for travelers of all age groups. Shop till you drop at the excellent shops here, feast on local food, or discover the historic downtown. After a long day exploring the city, you’ll want to get a good night’s sleep and rest to gear up for the next day, so check out our above list of the best New Bern, NC, vacation rentals from Airbnb.
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