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Article written by Elisa - Travel Writer & Local in France
Lille is the capital of Hauts-de-France in Northern France, and it’s one of the most beautiful French cities. Lille’s wonderful and intriguing historic center is the focal point of the city, and there are plenty of amazing things to see and do in Lille.
As it only takes around an hour to travel from Paris to Lille, Lille is perfect for a weekend getaway from the Capital. Lille is also well-placed to visit Disneyland Paris or explore other places in Hauts-de-France and in Belgium on day trips from Lille. With this in mind, having a lovely Lille hotel to come back to on an evening is really important.
When visiting the city, you will want to know the best hotels in Lille to book. From stylish boutique hotels in Lille to Lille hotels in Haussmannian buildings, check out this guide with some of the best hotels in Lille, France.
Compare the Best Hotels in Lille, France
Best Lille Hotels
From 5-star hotels in Lille to unique boutique hotels, Lille has a wide choice of accommodations with something for every traveler.
1. Clarance Hotel Lille
The Clarance Hotel Lille is less than a 20-minute walk from Lille’s Citadel and in proximity to the restaurants, bars, and shops.
This 5-star hotel in Lille is the perfect fusion of modern style and old charm. The courtyard of this 18th-century townhouse oozes elegance and French refinement but step inside the rooms for contemporary designs.
All 19 rooms are uniquely created. Some have modern four-poster beds whilst others have bold wall décor and colourful finishes. All bathrooms have luxurious walk-in showers and all the necessary amenities.
Feeling lazy after a day of exploring? Head to the hotel’s restaurant or order room service. There’s also a bar to unwind at – Click here to book your stay at Clarance Hotel Lille
2. L’Hermitage Gantois – Autograph Collection
Just 300 meters from the Mairie de Lille metro station and a five-minute walk from Grand’Place is the 5-star L’Hermitage Gantois – Autograph Collection, one of the best luxury hotels in Lille.
Set in a 15th-century former hospice, this hotel’s facade is juxtaposed with modern art, an edgy restaurant, and stylish rooms inside. Exposed beams and wood paneling contrast charmingly with modern comfortable beds and finishings. Enquire at reception, and you can see the 17th-century chapel and old hospice room.
Facilities at this Lille hotel include an onsite spa and library, an indoor swimming pool, and a hammam. These are wonderful luxurious touches for those wanting to indulge in a peaceful weekend away – Click here to book your stay at l’Hermitage Gantois
3. Hotel Carlton
Hotel Carlton has an excellent location in the heart of Lille and is just 5 minutes’ walk from Lille’s train station. This hotel boasts excellent views of the Opera de Lille and the 104-meter-high belfry of the town hall.
The 4-star hotel in Lille is ideal for couples and families. The building is incredibly beautiful and elegant, while the rooms are cozy and romantic. If you can, book the Suite Coupole, the most iconic room in all of Lille! Despite the lively atmosphere outside, step inside your room, and you’ll find silence.
The hotel even offers mixology workshops, perfect for a girly weekend activity. You can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet overlooking the Place de l’Opéra – Click here to book your stay at Hotel Carlton
4. OKKO Hotels Centre Lille
A six-minute walk to Opera de Lille, OKKO Hotels Centre Lille is an excellent location for exploring the city.
This hotel offers affordable 4-star accommodation in Lille. Rooms at OKKO have that crisp, modern, fresh feel with Scandi influence shining through. Ergonomic room designs make the most of the space provided.
The snack bar for guests gives you that added touch of care and helpful staff that make you feel like you’re in a home away from home. The hotel’s club room provides guests with somewhere to relax on comfy sofas and enjoy a drink from the café/bar. On a warm summer’s day in Lille, definitely sit out on the terrace to enjoy their excellently prepared breakfast – Click here to book your stay at OKKO Hotels Centre Lille
5. Grand Hotel Bellevue – Grand Place
The 4-star Grand Hotel Bellevue – Grand Place is around the corner from the Grand Palace and 100 meters from the Rihour metro station.
Traditional 18th-century-influenced portraits line the walls, and there’s an old-fashioned yet regal feel to the reception area and rooms. Fifteen of their 60 rooms look out over the Grand Place.
Despite the hustle and bustle of the streets below, the rooms are well soundproofed. There are also a dozen rooms with terraces. The rooms’ comfortable beds are exactly what you need after a day of exploring.
There’s no restaurant, but you can request room service from a local restaurant, and there is a hotel bar. Visitors regularly compliment the bilingual and accommodating staff, who will make your stay feel comfortable – Click here to book your stay at Grand Hotel Bellevue
6. Boa Hotel – BW Signature Collection
The Boa Hotel is just a 9-minute walk from Lille Europe station, and Lille Citadel is a 20-minute walk away.
This swanky, mid-range hotel in Lille provides calm and serenity, ideal for a weekend away. Rooms are spacious, simply decorated, and stylish. There’s also a fun green policy that allows you to opt for reduced housekeeping in return for free drinks at the bar!
Heading to Lille for a fun weekend? You’ll love the hotel’s BoaBar, where you can enjoy exquisite cocktails. Their buffet-style breakfast is top-rated, with gluten-free options too – Click here to book your stay at Boa Hotel
7. Mama Shelter Lille
The Mama Shelter Lille is one of the best Lille hotels for a young and dynamic clientele traveling on a budget. The hotel is a four-minute walk from Lille’s two train stations and the metro.
Bold prints, accented colors, and quirky cushions bring happiness when you enter the rooms. Many of the rooms have picturesque views of Lille. Bathrooms have flowing rain showers and an array of free toiletries.
Mama Shelter has an excellent bar and restaurant, which is often packed. Whilst it can get busy at the hotel, service is always warm, friendly, and professional. Head to the outdoor terrace and bar for live music between Thursday and Sunday – Click here to book your stay at Mama Shelter Lille
8. Hotel de la Paix
Hotel De La Paix, in the central pedestrian area of Lille, is one of the best hotels Lille has to offer within this price range. The hotel is conveniently located between the Opera of Lille and the Lille Flandres train station.
This affordable hotel with the best possible quality-price provides you with traditional 19th-century features and decor alongside quality services and comfort. As it’s a busy and central area, you’ll be pleased to know rooms feel quiet and calm. The rooms are clean with plush beds.
Their Art Nouveau-style breakfast room is a great spot for getting in the mood to explore Lille’s art and culture. Their breakfast is continental with extras if needed. The food is hearty and will keep you fueled for hours of exploring – Click here to book your stay at Hotel de la Paix
Didn’t you find the best hotel in Lille for you on this list? Don’t worry! Find the right Lille accommodation – whether it’s a hotel or guesthouse, holiday apartment, or private apartment – by using the Lille Hotels map above.