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 Modern New Orleans
Hotel Modern New Orleans
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7.3
Good
936 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $79
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
535 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $99
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $149
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
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9.1
Excellent
921 Canal St, New Orleans
from $199
Hotel Provincial
Hotel Provincial
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8.7
Excellent
1024 Rue Chartres, New Orleans
from $88
Prince Conti Hotel
Prince Conti Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
830 Conti St, New Orleans
from $116
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown
|
8.1
Excellent
334 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans
from $76
Hampton Inn New Orleans - Downtown
Hampton Inn New Orleans - Downtown
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8.9
Excellent
226 Carondelet St, New Orleans
from $139
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD
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8.4
Excellent
821 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $116
Prytania Oaks Hotel
Prytania Oaks Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
1612 Prytania Street, New Orleans
from $139
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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