Our Student Accommodation in Plymouth

Student flats & studios to rent in Plymouth

The cultural capital of Devon, Plymouth offers waterfront pubs, bars and nightlife within reach of the university.

Frequently asked questions

The amount you pay for your student flat in Plymouth with Metro ranges depending on the size off the flat and the facilities included. Prices start from around £82 per week, with some studio flats available for £165 per week with all utility bills included.

By comparison, halls of residence at Plymouth University might cost around £120 per week, but could cost more when you add in utilities or services – and for larger rooms. 

There will be student accommodation available in Plymouth all year round, but many students start to seek shared flats in Plymouth from October.

First year and international students usually begin their search for student accommodation in halls of residence in January.

Metro Student Accommodation make it easy for second year and third year students to search for their perfect flat or studio apartment.  

Use the search tools on this website or contact the Metro team to discuss your needs in detail.

And, don’t forget that with Metro all your utility bills and insurance are included in the rent, so you have nothing extra to pay for. 

Metro Student Accommodation is legally required to protect your deposit – and we use the My Deposits tenancy deposit scheme to manage your money.

Generally, if you take care of your student flat you should have no problem getting your money back.  

Deposits for student flats in Plymouth vary depending on the size of accommodation, but generally they start at around £100 per person and go up to around £190.  

Student Accommodation Plymouth

Our student accommodation in Plymouth has all been given Grade A accreditation by Plymouth University. Both the No Place Inn and the Mutley Tavern are recently converted public houses with lots of character, and both are within walking distance of local shops, bars, cafes and restaurants as well as the Uni – and both are within a stones throw of local parks and gardens.

Our Plymouth accommodation for students comprises 13 multi-bedroom flats and studio apartments offering exceptional student choice.

For anyone looking for Plymouth university accommodation, our flats at the Mutley Tavern and No Place Inn offer the perfect mix of private student rooms with sociable common rooms and kitchen areas all within recently refurbished buildings that are dedicated to student living.

To find out more about what Plymouth has to offer, read our student life blog.

Our range of flats in Plymouth all come with fibre optic wifi and FREE use of the laundry room and all utilities included within the rent.

If you are looking for a student room or accommodation near to Plymouth University for your next academic year, take a look at our full range of Plymouth accommodation for students here.

One Bedroom Studio Flats in Plymouth

For those looking for a more private studio flat in Plymouth, Metro offer nine studio apartments, each with an en suite bathroom, power shower, fully fitted kitchen and double bed.

If you are looking for Plymouth apartments for rent, contact our helpful team here to discuss your needs, or take a look at our listings to see all Plymouth University Accommodation.

Things for Students to discover in Plymouth

Plymouth offers an amazing range of entertainment including outdoor cinema/theatre events, offering music gigs, musical and theatre productions, national opera, dance and ballet through to comedy, a vibrant accessible mix of entertainment throughout the year and not forgetting the many water sports on offer too!  Cyclists are well served with the coast to coast route running through Plymouth and if you fancy trying your hand at skiing or snow boarding, Plymouth has an indoor centre to accommodate you.

The Visit Plymouth website is a wealth of information, link below:


Plymouth is a bit of a shoppers’ paradise, (the largest centre for shopping in the South West of  England), with the Drake Circus Shopping Mall, offering undercover shopping, to The Barbican and the Royal William Yard, which encompasses lovely bars and restaurants, some offering great views of the harbour, you can also arrive in the Royal William Yard by taking the ferry service from the Barbican Landing Stage.

Don’t forget your NUS card as many outlets offer student discounts that you don’t want to miss! 

Transport Options for Students in Plymouth

Plymouth is well served by both train and bus services, linking the city to the rest of the UK, and has great offerings of ferry and airport links too with Exeter and Newquay airport all within easy reach.

Don’t forget to invest in a 16-25 Railcard, giving good savings on standard class rail tickets, the cost is £30 but you will soon make that back on a few trips.

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