Room type

Standard Twin Room

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

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)

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


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.

Optional extras

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.

National Rating

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

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