Benjamin Ellis House Bed & Breakfast

215 Pollock Street, New Bern, North Carolina 28560
Innkeeper(s): Gretchen and Tracy Du Peza

Room 1 - Swannanoa Suite

$125.00 / $155.00 night

Derived from the Cherokee word 'Shawnee' meaning 'Beautiful River' the Swannanoa suite features ten foot ceilings, four large windows, Queen size canopy bed, hand crafted amoire, seating area and large on-suite bathroom. This popular, large corner room is conveniently situated on the ground floor and offers guests easy access to the formal Parlor for relaxing, reading and conversation.

  • Room Type: Queen Canopy Bedded Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 2 - Eno Suite

$125.00 / $155.00 night

This King bedded suite is named for the Eno River, a tributary of the Neuse River, known for its beauty and water quality. This ground floor room is filled with light from two windows, has ten foot ceilings, dresser, two arm chairs and on suite bathroom with hanging space.

  • Room Type: Four Poster King Bedded Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 3 - Tuckasegee Suite

$115.00 / $145.00 night

The Tuckasegee Suite, is named for the Tuckasegee River from the Cherokee meaning 'Turtle Place'. This cozy Twin Bedded suite is perfect for those wishing to enjoy a room with separate beds. Located on the ground floor at the back of the Inn this room is adjacent to the Eno Suite. With ten foot ceilings, over-sized window, two arm chairs, closet, dresser and on-suite bathroom this room is a comfortable space for adults or children alike.

  • Room Type: Twin Bedded Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 4 - Nantahala Suite

$125.00 / $155.00 night

Named for the Nantahala river, meaning 'Land of the Noonday Sun', this light and airy Queen bedded room lives up to its name. With four large windows, ten foot ceilings, canopy bed, comfortable seating area, hand crafted armoire and large on-suite bathroom this room is a paradise for any traveler. Situated on the second floor of the Inn, this popular room is next to the cozy reading nook and near to the perpetual chess game always in action.

  • Room Type: Guest Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 5 - Chowan Suite

$125.00 / $155.00 night

This comfortable King bedded suite is named for the Chowan River, one of the three oldest surviving English place-names in the USA. The river was named in 1584 for the Algonquin speaking Indian tribe, the 'Chowanoke'. This bright and airy second floor suite features a king sized bed, two arm chairs, dresser, two over-sized windows, ten foot ceilings, closet and on-suite bathroom. Just steps away from the cozy reading nook and game area for additional guest enjoyment.

  • Room Type: Guest Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 6 - Waccamaw Suite

$115.00 / $135.00 night

This second floor Queen room is named for the Waccamaw River, a crucial intracoastal waterway route and home of the Waccamaw Indian tribal group. Located at the back of the Inn this room is a quiet hide-away with Queen sized bed, ten foot ceilings, two arm chairs, dresser, closet, two over-sized windows and on-suite bathroom.

  • Room Type: Guest Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 7 - Tallulah Luxury King Suite

$135.00 / $175.00 night

This luxury suite is named for the Tallulah River, thought to have Cherokee origins meaning 'Leaping Water'. This large front suite features a King four post bed, seating area, closet, dresser, antique print collection, luxury on-suite bath including whirlpool tub, ten foot ceilings and three over sized windows. Next to the on-going chess match and near to the upstairs seating area this room is the delightful sanctuary for any guest.

  • Room Type: Jacuzzi Suite
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 8 - Little Coharie Suite

$115.00 / $135.00 night

Named for the Little Coharie River derived from the Coharie word meaning 'Driftwood'. This queen bedded rooms offers ensuite bath, sitting area, dresser, closet and individual climate control. Next door to the Coharie Luxury suite convenient for familes traveling together. 

  • Room Type: Guest Room
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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Room 9 - Coharie Luxury King Suite

$135.00 / $175.00 night

This spacious luxury suite is named for the Coharie River derived from the Coharie word meaning 'Driftwood'. The largest of the suites, this room is situated at the back of the Inn offering complete privacy. With King size bed, comfortable seating area, desk, signed African prints, dresser, mirror, closet, ten foot ceilings, over-sized windows and luxury on-suite bath including whirlpool tub this room provides a first class experience for all visitors.

  • Room Type: Jacuzzi Suite
  • Maximum guests in room: 2
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  • Rates & Information

    All Rooms Include:

    • Full modern private baths
    • Luxury bath amenities
    • Ceiling fans
    • Individual climate control 
    • Flat Screen Smart television
    • Tablet/Phone charging station
    • Decorative fireplaces
    • Free Wireless Internet Access
    • Two comfortable sitting chairs
    • A dresser, closet or  hanging space
    • Hairdryers

    Suites Include:

    Tallulah Suite

    • King sized canopy bed
    • Jacuzzi in the bathroom

    Coharie Suite

    • King sized bed
    • Jacuzzi in the bathroom
    • Separate sitting room with four poster  bed, desk and lounge chair

    Room Rates:

    • Rates range from $115 - $155
    • Suites range from $135 - $175
    • Single or Double occupancy
    • Rates quoted for two persons per room.  Additional guests are $35 per person per night (only in rooms that can accommodate additional persons).
    • Room rates include a full gourmet breakfast, 24 hour access to coffee, tea or cold beverages, homemade cookies and snacks, complimentary evening social hour upon request
    • Rates may vary depending on length of stay and, and number of guests
    • All rates are subject to change
    • Special packages and discounts available.
    • The Benjamin Ellis House Inn offers secured high speed internet access from all guest rooms and off-street parking

    Extended Stay/Long Term Stays:

    • Extended stay rates for long term guests may be available.  Extended stays are self-catering rates excluding breakfast and with limited housekeeping
    • Please call us directly at 252 259 2311 or send an e-mail request to [email protected] for quotations and more information
    • Special rates, deposit and cancellation rules apply for extended stays

    Minimum Stays:

    • Certain minimum stay requirements are in effect for some weekends and holidays
    • Shorter reservations are sometimes available

    Reservations:

    • To reserve a room, please book online or call us at  252 259 2311
    • Deposits: A one night deposit is requested to confirm a reservation
    • Benjamin Ellis House Inn accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards 
    • Your balance may be paid with credit card, check, or cash
    • A valid credit card number is required for the deposit

    Cancellations:

    • A 72 hour notice is required for cancellation or shortening of your stay
    • This period may be extended for in-season weekends and special events
    • Late cancellations will not be charged if we are able to re-book the guest room
    • No shows, early check outs, and late cancellations may be responsible for then entire length of their stay
    • Please note that we DO NOT accept cancellations sent via email

    Check In and Check Out:

    • Preferred check in time is 3:00-6:00 PM
    • Please contact us in advance or let us know when you reserve if your schedule requires check in outside usual check in times
    • Check out is 11:00 AM
    • We can store bags in the event of an afternoon departure

    Children:

    • Children over the age of six are welcome
    • Sorry, we are not able to accommodate pets

    Smoking and Open Flames:

    • For the consideration and safety of all our guests we do not permit smoking, the use of candles or any open-flame product in the Inn
    • An ashtray will be provided on request for smoking on the front porch or Inn grounds
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