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Standard Double or Twin RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)
Superior Double RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)
Comfort Suite, 1 Double BedMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)
Boutique Lille hotel near Vauban Citadel
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Housed in a listed 17th-century convent building, this centrally located hotel, opened in 1990 and totally renovated in 2012, faces onto a restored cobbled quayside in Lille, 200 metres from Vauban Citadel.
Guests can dine in Le Jardin du Cloître, an atrium restaurant with parquet floors and large, leafy plants, set amid original cloisters; cocktails are served in the bar.
The 83 guestrooms at Couvent des Minimes are decorated in warm tones and include wireless Internet access; marble bathrooms come with designer toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Couvent des Minimes is set in a 17th-century Flemish-style listed building, formerly a convent. Renovated, then re-opened as a hotel in 1990 and totally renovated in 2012, it has retained many historical features such as cloisters with vaulted ceilings and original red-brick walls.
Framed pictures of the building's transformation are shown on the walls of the upper floors, while temporary exhibitions by painters and sculptors are displayed in the atrium, which also houses the restaurant and bar.
The hotel can accommodate up to 300 people in eight air-conditioned meeting rooms, all equipped with wireless Internet access (complimentary). A comprehensive range of packages and menus is offered for conferences, cocktail parties and weddings.
Self and valet parking are available for a surcharge.
- Concierge services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 83
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 4
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Computer station
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Conference space size (meters) - 30
- Number of meeting rooms - 8
- Conference center
- Snack bar/deli
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Conference space size (feet) - 323
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- Air conditioning
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Room service (limited hours)
Where to Eat
Le Jardin du Cloître - Atrium restaurant set against cloisters, with parquet floor and large, leafy plants. Sample dishes include Carpaccio of Scallops Marinated in Herbs and Truffle Sauce, Fillet of Sole with Bacon in Vintage Beer Sauce and Strawberry Delight with Coconut Biscuit and Vine Peach. Every other month the hotel offers a themed menu, such as Italian or Scandinavian, in addition to its à la carte and set menus. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
L'Echiquier - Vast atrium bar surrounded by cloisters and dotted with sculptures with additional seating on the leafy mezzanine. A menu of classic cocktails and house specials with convent-related names like ‘Confession' and ‘Demon' is available, as well as a selection of cigars. Piano entertainment is provided every evening.
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-in time ends at noon
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.65 per person, per night
- Breakfast fee: EUR 19 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: EUR 18 per day
- Pet deposit: EUR 20 per night
- Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 40 per night
This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.