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Boutique Lille hotel near Vauban Citadel

On quayside

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.

Cocktail bar

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.

Wireless Internet

The 83 guestrooms at Couvent des Minimes are decorated in warm tones and include wireless Internet access; marble bathrooms come with designer toiletries.

Couvent des Minimes

At your hotel

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
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 83
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Elevator/lift
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 30
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Conference space size (feet) - 323
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pay movies
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
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Eat and drink

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.

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Play

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

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

The fine print for Couvent des Minimes

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at noon

Minimum check-in age is 18

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

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.

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.65 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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National Rating

This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

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