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

Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
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7.9
Good
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
from $77
Royal St. Charles
Royal St. Charles
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8.3
Excellent
135 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $99
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
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8.6
Excellent
2203 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $109
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
700 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans
from $103
Historic Streetcar Inn
Historic Streetcar Inn
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6.8
Good
1509 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $54
Maison Dupuy Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $104
Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter
Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter
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8.2
Excellent
739 Canal St. @ Bourbon, New Orleans
from $102
Hotel St Marie French Quarter
Hotel St Marie French Quarter
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8.8
Excellent
827 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $99
Omni Riverfront Hotel
Omni Riverfront Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
701 Convention Centre Boulevard, New Orleans
from $135
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $199
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.