Places to stay

Alliance Couvent des Minimes

This old convent of the 20th century will seduce you with its Flemish architecture.

Alliance Couvent des Minimes 

Located in Lille, the capital of Flanders, Alliance Couvent des Minimes is a four star hotel, an old convent classified as a historic monument. Situated in Quai du Wault, it was an old merchant port. 

Located in the immediate vicinity of old Lille with its luxurious boutiques, the hotel enjoys a peaceful and relaxing environment, across from a lagoon and close to the Bois de Boulogne, which is much appreciated by joggers for its running trails.

The Couvent des Minimes Hotel offers 75 rooms and 8 suites with excellent comfort, and a restaurant that offers traditional food with regional specialties. 

There are also two bars, the Champagne Bar and « L’échiquier Bar ». Both offering gastronomic surprises.

The walls visible from the hotel lobby area, with exposed brick and hanging plants

Guest rooms 

Alliance Couvent des Minimes has 75 quiet and comfortable rooms, and 8 suites, each with contemporary design. 

The hotel offers 4 categories of bedrooms, all featuring white marble bathrooms, echoing the time when the Convent of Minimes was a spiritual and peaceful place. 

The rooms range in size from 20 to 65 m2. They are all equipped with Free Wifi, a television, telephone and air conditioning. 

An inviting double bed against a dark brown wall with bedside lamps either side and two pieces of art hanging above the bed frame


The restaurant Le jardin du cloitre welcomes you with an exceptionnal setting, located under a huge glass roof, in the courtyard of the convent.

The menu offers traditional cuisine with featuring regional specialities and dishes. 

Two bars : Le Clos Champenois, a champagne bar, & L’échiquier

Suspended under the canopy, the bar Clos Champenois is a terrace bar dedicated above all to Champagne, with a menu that includes many vintages to order by the glass or bottle. 

L'Échiquier Bar invites you to enjoy a vintage champagne, a whiskey or a cocktail. It is the ideal place for a relaxing moment or an intimate meeting.

Getting there 

17 Quai du Wault
59800, Lille 
Tel : +33 (0)3 20 30 62 62

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