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The Best Boutique Hotels in Lille

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Updated: 30 May 2017

Lille is so much more than an easy stopover on the Eurostar, but is a fabulous destination in its own merit, brimming with culture, arts, great markets, delicious gastronomy, and the renowned ch’ti friendliness of the people du Nord.

Clarance Hotel

This hotel has five-star quality with the feel of a private luxury home. Just a ten-minute walk from the Grande Place and the historic district, and even closer to the fabulous Printemps department store, this lovely boutique hotel located in a18th-centuryry townhouse offers an impeccable and stylish haven of peace with personalized décor in every room.

Couvent Des Minimes Alliance Lille

The stunning four-star property is a converted 17th-century convent, classed as a historic monument. Couvent des Minimes enjoys an unbeatable location in the city’s center near the Citadel, offering 83 spacious rooms, a restaurant, and a bar. The central courtyard of the cloister has been converted into the huge foyer with an incredible glass ceiling.

L'Arbre Voyageur

A new entrant to the scene: 48 chic and trendy rooms, two restaurants, and one environmental conscience. The stylish L’Arbre Voyageur hotel is located smack in the heart of Lille, in the old consulate, within walking distance to restaurants, cafés, and museums, and a mere 500 meters from the Eurostar. The rooms are equipped with every modern convenience including super-fast internet, while keeping an eye on minimizing the carbon footprint. An excellent price-to-quality value and attention to detail is earning this new hotel great guest reviews.

Hotel Calm

“Just like home”—This is the promise of Hôtel Calm, a friendly spot in a convenient location, within walking distance to the train station. There’s great restaurants and cafés within walking distance, and a five-minute walk to catch your local train or the Eurostar. The stripped back, contemporary décor feels clean and comfortable, and the rooms are all conveniently equipped with a desk, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi.

L'Hermitage Gantois

This is a luxury boutique hotel with the bonus of a spa and indoor swimming pool. Set in a historic building on the southern side of the town center, L’Hermitage Gantois is located within a 15-minute walk of the Eurostar train station and just five minutes from the sensational Musée des Beaux Arts.

Why Hotel

Within walking distance of the historical centre between the Grande Place and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, the Why Hotel presents a brutalist-industrial facade with contemporary interior design. The 46 rooms are bright and comfortable, and there’s a restaurant and Le Bar! downstairs to sip a flute of vintage champagne or a long mojito while you decide on the next day’s adventures.

Villa Gounod

Make lasting memories staying somewhere unique. The Villa Gounod is set in a large Art Deco mansion, surrounded by a garden, with all the nostalgia of its heritage coupled with contemporary comfort in its nine rooms. This boutique jewel is ideally located between the railway stations, and with the metro at its door, you will leave to discover Lille and its region.