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

Lafitte Guest House & Gallery
Lafitte Guest House & Gallery
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4.3
1003 BOURBON ST., New Orleans
from $139
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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4.1
535 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $98
Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans and Lofts Club Tower
from $95
Four Points By Sheraton French Quarter
Four Points By Sheraton French Quarter
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4.1
541 Bourbon St, New Orleans
from $101
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
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4.3
501 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $83
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
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4.3
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans
from $92
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
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4.2
100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans
from $121
Hotel Modern New Orleans
Hotel Modern New Orleans
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3.6
936 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $79
Homewood Suites New Orleans
Homewood Suites New Orleans
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4.3
901 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $87
Prytania Oaks Hotel
Prytania Oaks Hotel
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4.1
1612 Prytania Street, New Orleans
from $109
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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