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

Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
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8.9
Excellent
800 Iberville Street, New Orleans
from $125
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
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7.8
Good
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
from $77
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA
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8.3
Excellent
315 Magazine Street, New Orleans
from $92
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
114 Magazine Street, New Orleans
from $55
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.3
Excellent
124 Royal St, New Orleans
from $99
Le Meridien New Orleans
Le Meridien New Orleans
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8.3
Excellent
333 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $87
Hotel Le Marais
Hotel Le Marais
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9.1
Excellent
717 Conti St., New Orleans
from $149
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
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8.9
Excellent
344 Camp St, New Orleans
from $93
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
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8.7
Excellent
1234 Chartres St, New Orleans
from $89
Prytania Oaks Hotel
Prytania Oaks Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
1612 Prytania Street, New Orleans
from $99
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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