Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain
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All summer long, outdoor enthusiast in Louisiana enjoy Lake Pontchartrain. The lake is a go-to fishing destination, and families picnic at the parks surrounding the lake's shores. The south shore of Lake Pontchartrain is only minutes from exciting downtown New Orleans.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain

Hotel Provincial
Hotel Provincial
|
8.8
Excellent
1024 Rue Chartres, New Orleans
from $88
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
|
8.0
Excellent
739 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $92
B on Canal
B on Canal
|
7.0
Good
1300 A Canal Street, New Orleans
from $89
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
|
8.9
Excellent
910 Iberville St, New Orleans
from $119
Bienville House
Bienville House
|
8.5
Excellent
320 Decatur St, New Orleans
from $119
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
|
8.0
Excellent
535 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $99
The Whitney Hotel
The Whitney Hotel
|
8.4
Excellent
610 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $107
Royal St. Charles Hotel
Royal St. Charles Hotel
|
8.2
Excellent
135 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $87
Best Western Plus French Quarter Landmark Hotel
Best Western Plus French Quarter Landmark Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
920 N Rampart St, New Orleans
from $89
Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Qtr Area Hotel
from $103
More About Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain...

What's Lake Pontchartrain?

Located at the northern edge of New Orleans, Lake Pontchartrain is a saltwater estuary of 630 square miles. Recreational activities include sailing, fishing, and duck hunting. The world's longest bridge over a continuous body of water is the 24-mile-long Pontchartrain Causeway, which crosses Lake Pontchartrain from Mandeville to Metairie, a subdivision of New Orleans.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near Lake Pontchartrain?

Popular areas to stay near Lake Pontchartrain include the Northshore and the New Orleans subdivisions of Metairie and Kenner. In Metairie. try the New Orleans Marriot Metairie at Lakeway for its view of the causeway and Lake Pontchartrain. In Kenner, the Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport is next to the beautiful Laketown area. If you stay on the Northshore, consider the relaxing Homewood Suites Covington.

What are the Benefits or Draw-Backs from Staying at a Hotel Near Lake Pontchartrain?

Staying near Lake Pontchartrain is a great way to relax and still be a drive away from downtown New Orleans. If your plans include fishing, staying near Lake Pontchartrain ensures a quick start to your day.

Driving to downtown New Orleans from the Northshore across the Pontchartrain Causeway is an interesting experience, but can get tiring after multiple trips. Stay on the south side of Lake Pontchartrain (in Kenner or Metairie) to be closer to the action.

What Do I Need to Know About Lake Pontchartrain?

The waters of Lake Pontchartrain look inviting, especially during the Louisiana hot season, but don't go jumping in just anywhere. Near the shore are strong currents and undertows. Only swim at public beaches.

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