THE CEDARS INN in Beaufort NC
We are closed for the off season and will open for the summer of 2017
THE CEDARS INN & RESTAURANT is a gem on the waterfront of historic Beaufort, North Carolina. Built in 1768 the Borden House is now a charming and beautiful historic Inn, perfect for romantic getaways, anniversary celebrations, and other special occasions. Our personal attention to detail will help ensure your stay by the sea will be special
There are six individually designed rooms, each with its own character, each with its special furnishings . See our Rooms pages for further details.
We also offer a fine dining experience in our restaurant prepared by our award winning Chef Steve Smid. Reservations are recommended.
Located in the heart of Beaufort’s historic district, THE CEDARS has been watching over the harbor of this port town for nearly 250 years. Built in 1768, the Inn was the home of William Borden, son of a Rhode Island shipwright and gracious host to visiting sea captains trading along the Eastern Seaboard. THE CEDARS seaside Inn revives Borden's tradition of welcoming guests and providing a refreshing respite any time of the year. Settled in 1709 and incorporated in 1722, Beaufort is North Carolina’s third oldest town.
Our 2016 season will bring many fun events and happenings. Visit our website and Facebook page often for updates.
Why Beaufort is so COOL !!!A pirate invasion, wild horses, movie set good looks, and a creatively thriving culinary scene have put Beaufort, North Carolina on the cool kids list of places to explore in 2016.
Walk around this Eastern Carolina oceanfront community and you may feel as if you stepped onto the set of a film b eing shot in New England, with picturesque architectural treasured homes dotting the small seascape town. Even the infamous Pirate Captain Blackbeard once called Beaufort his pillaging planning headquarters back in the day.
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Inn & Restaurant Manager Jennifer Mull
Questions about planning your wedding? Looking for the ideal spot for your company party? Or simply wanting to reserve your favorite room or dinner table? Jenn will be happy to help you with all your special events and moments at The Cedars Inn & Restaurant. Please call or email her for more information.
January 2015 saw renovations and updates to the beautiful Cedars Inn while still respecting and honoring the original details. Cool sea breezes in the summer, cozy fireplaces to ward off winter's winds and the lingering scent of cedar recapture the ambiance and ease of quieter times. You will feel our welcome throughout THE CEDARS INN, from the beautifully appointed rooms and suites to our sunlit dining room and shady porches. Complimentary coffee, tea and pastries in the morning for our Inn guests complete the welcome.
All rooms have private baths or showers, hair dryers, cable TV, high speed wireless internet access, heat and air conditioning. We proudly feature Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities. For the comfort and protection of our guests, THE CEDARS INN has a No Smoking Policy for the entire premises including the grounds. We can accommodate young ladies and gentlemen over the age of 10. We have one room, the separate Carolina Cottage, available for pets. If interested, please ask about our pet policy.
Enjoy Your Visit
Beaufort offers so much for everyone! Visit the Rachel Carson National Preserve or Shackleford Banks where wild ponies frolic at water's edge. Spend a quiet day exploring these lovely beaches, walking among the gentle horses that inhabit the islands. Three of the town's most popular attractions, the North Carolina Maritime Museum, the Beaufort Historic Site and the Old Burying Ground - all of which predate the birth of America - are within a few steps of our front door.