Francis Drake Hall

If you choose Francis Drake, you’ll benefit from a modern building, conveniently situated on the University campus with lecture theatres on your doorstep.

Located on campus, Francis Drake is only five minutes away from the city centre and the rooms on the upper floors have the added benefit of wonderful views over Plymouth. It also has the very popular campus restaurant Drake’s Café right opposite, offering student prices, so if you fancy a break from cooking it’s the ideal place.

It has 329 rooms in a variety of styles, including standard and large en suite rooms and studio flats. All en suite rooms are divided into flats of three to ten students sharing kitchen facilities.

  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Broadband available in every room and a Wi-Fi service throughout the building
  • Utility bills with water, gas and electric all included
  • Bicycle and water sports storage facilities available to rent
  • En suite rooms from £138.39 per week
  • Studio flats £158.90 per week

Sounds good! What else do I need to know?

  • Your rent includes insurance for the length of your stay in halls. Learn more about the insurance provision for Francis Drake Hall.
  • For more detailed information on pricing and licence lengths please see our price guide, so you can make sure you select the appropriate halls of residence for the course you've chosen to study.

Information about disability access to Francis Drake Hall is available with DisabledGo.

Francis Drake Hall of Residence, James Street, Plymouth PL4 6AP.

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*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat in Francis Drake Hall. The drawing is not to scale and should not be relied upon when making decisions about your accommodation. Please note that the images above are examples and not all rooms and kitchens will look like this.