Accommodation and travel


Great Western Railway offer

We are pleased to have collaborated with Great Western Railway (GWR) to offer our delegate discounted train travel via

Please refer to the travel guide document for information on how to get the best from our discounted rates, and book tickets.

These discounted tickets are available to book 12 weeks ahead of your return journey, therefor if you are leaving Plymouth on Friday 6 September, you will be able to book your discounted train tickets from Friday 14 June 2019.

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Please note that your conference package is exclusive of accommodation, you will be required to select and pay for your own accommodation separately. This is designed to give you maximum flexibility when selecting your accommodation and also allows you to extend your stay in Plymouth should you wish to.

We have negotiated preferential rates with a selection of hotels and also have en-suite campus accommodation options for you to choose from.

Please see the options below for information on our preferred accommodation partners.

All preferential rates offered by the local hotel providers below are valid until one month before the conference start date, after this there is no guarantee these rates can be honoured.

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Student halls of residence

The halls of residence are located within five minutes’ walk from the main conference venue and within easy reach of the City Centre and Plymouth Barbican. All rooms are en-suite and each apartment has a kitchen, which you are welcome to use.

Initial cost of £30.00 for a bedding pack, thereafter £25.00 per night.

Delegates can book halls of residence via E-store when they are booking their conference package.

Jury’s Inn 

Based just a five minute walk from the main conference venue and close to Plymouth Barbican and the City Centre. Jury’s Inn is approximately a ten minute walk from Plymouth Rail Station

Bed and breakfast: £89.00 per room per night (single occupancy)

Delegates can redeem this rate by using code: JIPLYM030919 in the promo code box when booking online.

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Copthorne hotel

Copthorne hotel

Located just a five minute walk from the main conference venue and five minutes from the train station. This hotel is a two minute walk from the city centre and ten minutes from Plymouth Hoe.

Bed and breakfast: £76.00 (Single occupancy) 

Delegates can redeem this rate by calling the hotel on +441752 224161 and quoting ‘University of Plymouth’ when booking.

Crowne Plaza

Based on the glorious Plymouth Hoe and only a ten minute walk from the main conference venue. 

Bed and breakfast: conference rate of 20 per cent off the flexible rate for that specific date. 

Delegates can access this rate by booking via the following link


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Other accommodation

There are a number of alternative accommodation options available – find a wide selection of hotels, guest houses and bed and breakfast accommodation across the city.

Please note that preferential conference rates will not be available.

Explore your alternative accommodation options
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