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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8.8
Excellent
800 Iberville Street, New Orleans
from $125
Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Qtr Area Hotel
from $89
La Belle Esplanade
La Belle Esplanade
2216 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
from $219
W New Orleans - French Quarter
W New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.2
Excellent
316 Chartres St, New Orleans
from $145
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
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8.4
Excellent
330 Loyola Ave, New Orleans
from $74
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
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8.4
Excellent
100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans
from $101
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
Omni Riverfront Hotel
Omni Riverfront Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
701 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans
from $101
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
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8.1
Excellent
2001 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $95
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center
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8.0
Excellent
1001 S Peters St, New Orleans
from $89
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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