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

Balcony Guesthouse
Balcony Guesthouse
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7.8
Good
2483 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $129
JW Marriott New Orleans
JW Marriott New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
614 Canal Street, (Driveway Entrance on 611 Common Street), New Orleans
from $127
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
114 Magazine Street, New Orleans
from $89
Bienville House Hotel
Bienville House Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
320 Decatur Street, New Orleans
from $119
Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown
Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
226 Carondelet Street, New Orleans
from $119
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
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8.3
Excellent
301 West Camp Street, New Orleans
from $84
Monteleone Hotel
Monteleone Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Dwtn - Fr Qtr Area
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Dwtn - Fr Qtr Area
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7.8
Good
334 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans
from $76
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
|
9.1
Excellent
921 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $199
Le Meridien New Orleans
Le Meridien New Orleans
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8.5
Excellent
333 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $115
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.