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The Highfield Hotel

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Twin Room | Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Executive Double Room | Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony | Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Highfield Hotel

The Highfield Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Houghton le Spring with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

267 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
101 Durham Road, East Rainton, Houghton le Spring, England, DH5 9QT
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout curtains
  • Lift

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Durham University - 11 min drive
  • Stadium of Light - 20 min drive
  • Beamish Open Air Museum - 25 min drive
  • Quayside - 20 min drive
  • Northumbria University - 27 min drive
  • St. James' Park - 30 min drive
  • University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.) - 34 min drive
  • Durham Station - 8 min drive
  • Chester-le-Street Station - 9 min drive
  • Seaham Station - 11 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Hetton Centre Trading Limited - 4 min drive
  • Houghton Rugby Club - 3 min drive
  • Burn Inn - 2 min drive
  • The Italian Farmhouse - 2 min drive
  • Britannia Inn - 3 min drive

About this property

The Highfield Hotel

A great choice for a stay in Houghton le Spring, The Highfield Hotel features an airport shuttle. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Star of Siam, which serves Thai cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. The helpful staff and size get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 31 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in reception


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Lowered view port in door
  • Lowered locks/deadbolt
  • Wheelchair-width doorways
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features


Star of Siam – This restaurant specialises in Thai cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately GBP 7 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for GBP 15.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.


<p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.</p> <p>Mobile payment options include: Google Pay and Apple Pay.</p>

Also known as

Highfield Hotel Houghton le Spring
Highfield Houghton le Spring
Highfield Hotel East Rainton,
Highfield East Rainton,
The Highfield Hotel Hotel
The Highfield Hotel Houghton le Spring
The Highfield Hotel Hotel Houghton le Spring

Frequently asked questions

Does The Highfield Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Highfield Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Highfield Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Highfield Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Highfield Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Highfield Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Highfield Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Are there restaurants at or near The Highfield Hotel?
Yes, Star of Siam offers Thai cuisine.







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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Hotesl In North East
My Experience at Highfield Hotel was excellent - not very often I am able to say that recently. The Staff could not do emough to help.
Hitesh, 3-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Jacky, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Carol, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staf was friendly and helpful room looked like it had just been decorated
Stephen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lynsey, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ron, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Elaine, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Margaret, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

Elaine, 1-night trip
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