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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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Discovery Heights Plymouth

Private Room/ Studio Flat

27-31 Cobourg Street, PL1 1UH, United Kingdom Distance From University

About Discovery Heights

 

Book student rooms at Discovery Heights starting at £107 per week. Get offers worth up to £350 on Private Room, Studio Flat. Located a few minutes away from University of Plymouth, Plymouth College of Art campuses on Cobourg Street. No booking fee. Free cancellation.

  

Discovery Heights Plymouth is a contemporary student accommodation located on 27-31 Cobourg Street and is right across the Plymouth City Centre. Get off from your bed and be in class in no time as the student accommodation is close to the Plymouth University and Plymouth College of Art. Utilize good student amenities such as fortnightly cleaning of communal areas, large common space where you can study and interact with other residents, bike storage for bike owners and on-site Wi-Fi to watch your favourite Marvel movies or stay connected to your loved ones living afar. One can choose to live in a fully furnished en-suite room or an independent studio apartment.

Be your own boss by opting for an independent studio apartment which has a personal bedroom with personal bathroom, storage, study, modern kitchenette and living area to yourself. Plan a special date for your partner in the living area and impress them with your cooking skills in the kitchen area. Live in an en-suite room with study and storage space and a shared kitchen and living area. So, you can read your favourite novel in your room and tell about it to your flatmates in the living area. Discovery Heights Plymouth also offers a spacious common space where you can unwind with fellow residents or make study notes with them. Cyclists don’t have to wreck their brains by finding a parking spot as there is a bike storage facility for them and one can use the on-site Wi-Fi to learn new computer hacks or talk to their family members and close friends back home. Discovery Heights student housing Plymouth provides an on-site security team to ensure that all of its residents are safe and sound. With the Plymouth train station located nearby, getting around the city will be super easy!

Plymouth offers a variety of bars, shops, cafes, restaurants and venues hosting music and comedy events. The city also has some iconic historical places students can explore around. International students in Plymouth can go to the famous lighthouse Smeaton’s Tower which gives a wonderful view from its lantern room. One can also visit the Plymouth Central Library and Museum which offers free entry all year round. Others, who don’t want to visit boring historical places, can go to Plymouth City Centre. Get intoxicated with friends while sipping on good drinks at the Skiving Scholar which is within short walking distance from Discovery Heights Plymouth. Take a break from your monotonous daily chores and head to The Lanterns Restaurant to eat lip-smacking food with flatmates.

With the Plymouth train station located so close to your new home, getting around the city will be super easy. Meet people of different cultures and get a whole new student-life exposure at the Discovery Heights student housing Plymouth.

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Pandemic Shield: Features and Measures

Cancel for free

Common area cleaning

Hand sanitizer stations

No Visa, No Pay

Online check-in

PPE for on-site staff

Social distancing markers

Features

Common Room

On-Site Laundry Facilities

On-site management

Games Room

Study Room

Wifi

Safety

24 Hour Security

CCTV

Onsite security

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Heating Bill

Water Bill

Wifi

Best deals, guaranteed!
Get up to £350 with 12 offers
  • 1.Free £100 laundry voucher. T&C Apply*
  • 2.£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
  • 3.£100 Amazon Voucher - refer a friend. T&C Apply*
  • 4.Reduced Deposit - Secure your Room at just £100
  • 5. No Visa No Pay. T&Cs Apply
  • 6. No Place No Pay. T&Cs Apply
  • 7.Free Summer Storage Promotion. T&C Apply*
  • 8.Free Stay for a Week Promotion. Limited Period Offer
  • 9.Free Quarantine Period. T&C Apply*
  • 10.Payment Plan revised to offer longer time to pay rent.
  • 11.Restricted Travel Promotion
  • 12.£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!

Private Room(1 types to choose from)

Classic Ensuite

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Classic en-Suite is a nicely built spacious en-suite, to be shared between 2-6 students, attached with all modern amenities for an easy and comfortable living. The room offers lockable private bedroom with double bed, large wardrobe and study desk-chair, private bathroom, shared lounge and a shared kitchen.

Price £117/week

Move in

Move out

Total

29 Jan 2022

4 Jun 2022

£2,106

Stay 18 weeks

Book now and get an offer

1£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £117/week

Move in

Move out

Total

25 Sep 2021

29 Jan 2022

£2,106

Stay 18 weeks

Book now and get an offer

1£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £112/week

Move in

Move out

Total

11 Sep 2021

9 Jul 2022

£4,816

Stay 43 weeks

Book now and get all 8 offers

1£100 Amazon Voucher - refer a friend. T&C Apply*
2£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
3Free £100 laundry voucher. T&C Apply*
4Free Stay for a Week Promotion. Limited Period Offer
5Free Summer Storage Promotion. T&C Apply*
6 No Visa No Pay. T&Cs Apply
7 No Place No Pay. T&Cs Apply
8£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £109/week

Move in

Move out

Total

7 Mar 2021

5 Jun 2021

£1,401

Stay 13 weeks

Book now and get an offer

1£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £107/week

Move in

Move out

Total

11 Sep 2021

3 Sep 2022

£5,457

Stay 51 weeks

Book now and get all 8 offers

1£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
2£100 Amazon Voucher - refer a friend. T&C Apply*
3Free £100 laundry voucher. T&C Apply*
4Free Stay for a Week Promotion. Limited Period Offer
5Free Summer Storage Promotion. T&C Apply*
6 No Visa No Pay. T&Cs Apply
7 No Place No Pay. T&Cs Apply
8£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £99/week

Move in

Move out

Total

20 Apr 2021

10 Jul 2021

£1,146

Stay 12 weeks

Book now and get all 2 offers

1£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
2£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Studio Flat(1 types to choose from)

Classic Studio

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Classic Studio is a nicely built spacious and a self contained studio, attached with all modern amenities for an easy and comfortable living. The studio offers  double bed, wardrobe and study desk-chair, private bathroom and a shared kitchen.

Price £155/week

Move in

Move out

Total

11 Sep 2021

9 Jul 2022

£6,665

Stay 43 weeks

Book now and get all 6 offers

1£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
2£100 Amazon Voucher - refer a friend. T&C Apply*
3Free Stay for a Week Promotion. Limited Period Offer
4Free Summer Storage Promotion. T&C Apply*
5Free Quarantine Period. T&C Apply*
6£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply

Price £150/week

Move in

Move out

Total

11 Sep 2021

3 Sep 2022

£7,650

Stay 51 weeks

Book now and get all 6 offers

1£100 Amazon Vouchers *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
2£100 Amazon Voucher - refer a friend. T&C Apply*
3Free Stay for a Week Promotion. Limited Period Offer
4Free Summer Storage Promotion. T&C Apply*
5Free Quarantine Period. T&C Apply*
6£50 Amazon Voucher on Refer a Friend *UNILODGERS Exclusive*T&C apply!
*T&C apply
Payment Info

Advance Rent
£100 to secure your room, this is an advance rent payment and will be adjusted in the overall rent.

Rent Payments

  • Full year payment, the whole rent needs to be made before 1st August 2021
  • Three instalments rent, possible only with a UK guarantor, a person that lives and works in UK
  • Monthly instalments, the third party guarantor is needed for this plan

Mode of Payment
Pay using a debit/credit card online, over the phone or at the reception
Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

Booking Info

Updates to Policy (Applicable only to International Students)

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Booking Information for 2020/21
 If you book a room at this property for September 2020 today but are then disallowed from travelling to the UK due to the relevant
Government travel restrictions, exclusively as a result of Covid-19 and therefore no longer require the room, you will be released from your booking – see below Terms & Conditions.

Terms & Conditions:


- This guarantee is open to all international students applying for higher education in
the UK for the 2020/21 academic year.
- If an applicant is disallowed from travelling to the UK exclusively as a result of Covid-
19, they need to provide evidence from either the UK Government or from the
- Government where you live confirming this advice (in English). This must be provided
to property no later than 1st August 2020.
- On production of the relevant Government confirmation (in English), the applicants
booking will be cancelled in full, with a full refund of any 2020/21 rental payments
made.
- Any applicants who do not provide evidence by the dates outlined above, will be held
to their tenancy agreement and will be liable for all contractual charges.
- Email confirmation will be sent to all students that are accepted onto this guarantee
once they have paid advance rent and confirmed their guarantor details where
applicable.
- Please note in the case of dual occupancy both parties must be eligible for this
guarantee in order for it to apply.
- Please note that if you cancel the room and rebook, the room may not be available,
and the price may be revised in August and September 2020.
- These terms and conditions are correct as at 25th March 2020 but property reserves the right to change them or remove this guarantee at any
time without prior notice.

Regular Policy

You may cancel the tenancy agreement that you have entered into with us by giving us written notice of your intention to cancel on the following basis:

(a) If your notice of cancellation is received by us in writing within 72 hours after you have submitted an application form and the period of the tenancy has not commenced, we
will make no charge and the initial rental payment of £300 will be refunded in full; or

(b) If your notice of cancellation is received by us 72 hours after you have submitted an application form on or before 31st July 2021 and the period of the tenancy has not
commenced, you may cancel your booking by writing to us provided that we will be
entitled to retain £100 of the total initial rental payment; or

(c) If your notice of cancellation is received on or after the 1st August 2021, we will not accept a cancellation/surrender of your tenancy agreement for the Room until a replacement tenant is found for the Room. We shall endeavour to re-let the Room however cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. You will remain liable to pay the rent for the Room and all other charges and costs under your tenancy agreement for the period to the date that a replacement tenancy for the Room commences. We reserve the right to charge you a fee in the sum of £100 as a contribution towards our administration costs incurred in dealing with the surrender of the tenancy agreement and the sourcing of a new tenant.

If a replacement tenant is found for the Room we will release you from your tenancy agreement with effect from the date that the new tenancy agreement for the Room begins. 

In the event you fail to honour your contractual obligations in relation to the payment of rent
on the due dates before occupation of the Room, we may cancel your tenancy agreement by
giving you notice in writing of cancellation; in the circumstances we will not repay any
advanced payments made by you to us.

In the event that we cancel the tenancy agreement at any time before occupation of the Room by you, we shall give you as much advanced written notice as we can in the circumstances and will repay the initial rental payment to you and any other fees that we have taken from you in connection with the tenancy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I move in early?

Our standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy, this will involve signing another set of paperwork and you will be charged for any additional nights.

Q. What documents do I need to bring to the property when I move in?

Please bring an official form of ID with you e.g. passport or provisional/driving licence. If you have not already returned the original signed tenancy agreement you should also bring these with you.

Q. Haven't paid rent yet, can I still move in?

It’s really important that your rent is paid on time. Your first instalment before moving in covers the first part of your tenancy.

Q. Can my family/friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

It is best to speak with the staff at the property to find out if this is ok. If it is only for an evening or two, that is usually fine.

Q. Where do I get my keys?

You can collect your keys from reception when you check in. Just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and they will have the keys ready and waiting for you.

Q. I have been given a time slot but I might miss it?

That’s fine, you can arrive at any time that is best for you and we’ll get someone to come and let you in and get your keys for you.

Q. Can I have post delivered to site even through I am not there yet?

If you are having anything delivered before you arrive just make sure someone knows that it will be arriving there. You can notify the staff at the property of this so they can look after the parcels for you.

Q. How can I get directions to the property?

The easiest way to get directions would be to search the postcode on Google maps and find the directions on there.

Q. How can I get from the train station/airport to the property?

There may be many different transportation options but you can pre-book a cab-link to the property before your arrival.

Q. What time can I move in from?

You can move in any time from the start date of your tenancy onwards. If you are going to be arriving much later than the start of your tenancy, just let us know and we will arrange for someone to be there to greet you and make sure you get the keys for your new home.

Q. Can I smoke in my room?

There are usually outside areas for you to smoke with ashtrays provided.

Q. There is loud music playing above me, how do I make a complaint?

Speak to a member of staff at reception and they will ask a member of our Service and Safety Team to come to help you.

Q. My room is not like the website-I want to move. Can I do this?

All our show flats, and the images on our website, are representative of a particular room type unless labelled otherwise – however they are not identical. Your room will have all the same features and fittings, just in a slightly different set up. If you are unhappy with your room, please speak to the reception team as there is often something we can do. Where there are other rooms available we will offer these as an alternative. To move room you will need to complete new tenancy paperwork, and there may be a small charge to cover the cost of making your original room ready for a new tenant.

Q. An emergency has happened back home and I need to cancel. Can I do this?

In emergencies each cancellation request is looked at on a case-by-case basis and an early release is at the discretion of the manager.

Q. Some belongings of mine have been stolen, what should I do?

If something is stolen from inside your flat, or there has been a break-in, please contact the police and then inform the reception team. You will get a crime reference number from the police which may help you to recover the cost of the items, depending on your insurance cover. The police will usually contact us to obtain the CCTV footage from our Security and Safety Teams to assist them in any criminal matter.

Q. Can I get a mini- fridge for my room?

In most properties you can bring small appliances for use in your room, but you will be solely responsible for any risk associated with them.

Q. What is my internet speed? How do I upgrade?

In most of our properties your wireless connection speed will be 25Mb. There is the option of upgrading online to 32Mb. You can even choose to do this for a month at a time.

Q. What happens if I fail my exams during my stay? Do I have to leave?

If you leave university during your stay with us you will still be liable for the rent as per the tenancy agreement. Please check the cancellation procedure accordingly.

Q. Can I park on site?

Car park is ther for students. There is a weekly cost for booking a car parking space, but you can choose to pay this in instalments.

Q. I have no hot water. What do I do?

You just need to raise a Maintenance Request Form via the My Account section. Once logged, the form will go directly to our maintenance team. Issues are rated on severity, so if it is a busy time please bear with us as it may take slightly longer for us to get to you than usual.

Q. Why are my windows restricted?

Your window may have a restricting device that limits how far it opens. It’s there for your safety so it’s important that you don’t disconnect or damage it, or let anyone else do so. If the window fittings do become damaged, you need to tell a member of the property team straight away. We check all the windows and their fittings regularly, to make sure they’re all safe and working properly. Depending on the floor you live on, it may be possible to derestrict your window upon request and with approval from the management of your property. Please speak to your reception team.

Q. Who's the manager?

Each city has dedicated managers for all our properties; you should be able to find out your manager's name by speaking to the staff at reception. The manager may not always be in your building as they may manage several properties.

Q. How can I pay my rent?

You can pay by credit/debit card or direct debit. You can pay by logging in and clicking on Make A Payment.

Q.Can I re-book my room?

Absolutely! 

Q. What does the insurance cover?

You can find out what your insurance includes by viewing the insurance certificate on our website. Some items are not included in our standard package - this includes accidental damage to items in your rooms, and loss or damage to personal items when you are outside your Unite Students property. Laptops and tablets, mobile phones and bicycles are not covered in the standard policy, however you can upgrade your policy so that your laptop, phone, tablet and other gadgets are covered, wherever you and your gadgets are, and this also includes a laptop and mobile phone replacement within 24 hours (one working day) of your claim being approved. You can add this upgrade for a small cost at any time during your stay.

Q. Where do I leave my keys?

You will be supplied with a check out envelope – please complete the front of the envelope with your name, room number and future address and leave it at reception. If the address where your deposit cheque needs to be sent has changed, then please also let us know on this envelope. If you need another envelope, please see your reception team.

Q. What happens if I check out and nobody is at reception?

If reception is not open, look for a fast check out key drop box where you can leave your check out envelope.

Q.Can I leave my belongings in my room? 

Not unless you have booked to continue staying with us in your room and have a valid tenancy. Anything that is left once you have checked out will be removed as we have to get the room ready for the next tenant. A charge may apply if we have to remove any leftover belongings, so please remember to clear everything out when you leave.

Q. Can I leave things in my room if I've rebooked for next year?

If you have a valid tenancy covering the time period, then yes you can. We just ask you to label any items in shared areas to confirm that they belong to you and not to someone else who has already checked out. This will help our cleaners.

If your booking finishes in June or July and your next tenancy starts in September, you will need to arrange a Summer Short Stay tenancy to bridge the gap. 

If you do not have a valid tenancy for the summer months, you will need to move everything out of your room and shared areas as someone else could be occupying the flat immediately after you leave.

Q. What's the latest time I can check out?

This varies depending on your property so check with a team member at reception well in advance of your check-out date. It is likely that the latest time will be 12:00pm on the last day of your tenancy.

Q. Can I stay an extra day?

This depends on your room and property, so please speak to the reception team regarding extending your stay.

Q. When will I get my deposit back?

If you are staying in England, you will get your deposit back in the form of a cheque, sent to your home address, within 14 days after your tenancy end date.

If you are staying in Scotland, Mydeposits Scotland will have emailed you a unique Release Code at the start of your stay. You need this at the end of your tenancy to authorise the return of your deposit.

Unite Students contacts Mydeposits Scotland at the end of your tenancy to confirm that you have checked out of your accommodation and advise on the deposit amount due to be refunded to you. This will be the full deposit minus any charges applied after your room has been inspected, or if your tenancy account has any outstanding balance due.

Mydeposits Scotland will email to tell you that we have started the release process. You have 30 working days from the date of this email to respond to the deposit release request. You will need to enter your Release Code to access any refund. If you do not respond within this timeframe, Mydeposits Scotland will return the deposit amount we have advised as due following your check out.

Q. I forget to put on the inventory that there was some damage I moved in. Will I  be charged?

Possibly yes, this is to be fair and consistent with our approach

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