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 Mazarin
Hotel Mazarin
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4.5
730 Bienville St., New Orleans
from $119
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
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4.5
921 Canal St, New Orleans
from $199
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
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3.9
739 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $92
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
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4.5
717 Orleans St., New Orleans
from $113
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
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4.3
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
from $125
La Belle Esplanade
La Belle Esplanade
2216 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
from $169
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter
from $87
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
from $93
Maison Dupuy Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
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4.1
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $104
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
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4.2
415 Dauphine St., New Orleans
from $113
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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