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

Historic Streetcar Inn
Historic Streetcar Inn
|
6.5
Good
1509 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $49
DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans
DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
300 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $126
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 $95
Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel
Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
817 Common Street, New Orleans
from $119
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Orleans Downtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Orleans Downtown
|
8.6
Excellent
301 Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
Hotel Provincial
Hotel Provincial
|
8.9
Excellent
1024 Rue Chartres, New Orleans
from $102
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
Wyndham Garden Hotel Baronne Plaza
|
7.9
Good
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
from $75
French Market Inn
French Market Inn
|
9.1
Excellent
509 Decatur St., New Orleans
from $89
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
|
8.4
Excellent
Two Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $144
Midtown Hotel - Downtown New Orleans
Midtown Hotel - Downtown New Orleans
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5.9
Fair
3900 Tulane Ave, New Orleans
from $39
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.