Fitting of its namesake, Highfield is a luxurious king suite. Timeless styling evokes the civilized rooms of the English gentry who arrived in Tasmania in the early 1800’s. Whilst their responsibility was to wrench civility and culture from this ‘savage’ island at the apparent edge of the world, guests will find refuge and solace in the peaceful surrounds. Highfield House was built to exemplify all the English had left behind – a stay in the Highfield suite offers a contemporary twist on fine British culture.

The very foundations of historic Highfield House were carved from the most unforgiving earth – a harsh and windswept coastline that forgave no man. Raised above the fallow ground, Highfield represents the patronage of those who held on to the belief in good fortune and persisted when hope was all but lost.

The stately appearance of Highfield’s aspect, the fine evenings hosted within, and the hard-won daily battle towards academia and culture is almost enough to momentarily forget what this harsh landscape had brought out in even the best of them. Almost…




  • Stately king suite
  • Understated European elegance
  • Bespoke design elements including an evocative feature wall mural
  • Original two-foot-thick walls constructed from stone that arrived as ships ballast in the 1800’s
  • Stylish tone topped kitchenette
  • Luxurious ensuite with walk in shower

from AUD$425 / PER NIGHT

Each tastefully decorated suite features an ensuite, kitchenette with a toaster, coffee pod machine, kettle, microwave, bar fridge and crockery. Your stay includes a simple continental breakfast of fresh baked bread, Tasmanian jams & leatherwood honey, toasted muesli, rhubarb compote, poached apple, Greek yoghurt, milk, juice, and a selection of artisan Tasmanian teas and coffee pods. 

Enjoy in the privacy of your suite or take in the fresh salt air and views on the veranda beyond.

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements as we can supply gluten free and dairy free options on request.


Amongst all the expected staples, the custom kitchenette includes a coffee pod machine, toaster, microwave and bar fridge.

Full coffee machine is located in the guest lounge.


In the stone stables guests will find a gym & yoga room for their enjoyment.


The stables also house a guest laundry.