Room type

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Comfort Suite, 1 Double Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelBoutique 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 premium bedding, LED TVs, and wireless Internet access; marble bathrooms come with designer toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 8 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 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 83 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 1990 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 323 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 30 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Kitchen 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LED TV 

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 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


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.

24-hour check-in


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 165.00
  • 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.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 19 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 18 per day
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 18 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per day
  • Pet deposit: EUR 20 per night
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

One child 11 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

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

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