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

Maison Perrier
Maison Perrier
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9.5
Excellent
4117 Perrier Street, New Orleans
from $170
Bienville House Hotel
Bienville House Hotel
|
8.7
Excellent
320 Decatur Street, New Orleans
from $119
Windsor Court Hotel
Windsor Court Hotel
|
9.5
Excellent
300 Gravier Street, New Orleans
from $235
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD
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8.3
Excellent
821 Gravier Street, New Orleans
from $116
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
830 Conti St, New Orleans
from $95
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $179
Omni Riverfront Hotel
Omni Riverfront Hotel
|
8.6
Excellent
701 Convention Centre Boulevard, New Orleans
from $143
Courtyard New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
Courtyard New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
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8.9
Excellent
910 Iberville Street, New Orleans
from $119
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
|
8.2
Excellent
501 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans
from $83
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
|
8.6
Excellent
444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $120
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.