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

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
300 Bourbon St, New Orleans
from $179
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
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8.9
Excellent
344 Camp St, New Orleans
from $107
Hotel Modern New Orleans
Hotel Modern New Orleans
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7.3
Good
936 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $79
New Orleans Guest House
New Orleans Guest House
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7.7
Good
1118 Ursulines Avenue, New Orleans
from $79
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
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8.3
Excellent
330 Loyola Ave, New Orleans
from $74
Bienville House
Bienville House
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8.4
Excellent
320 Decatur St, New Orleans
from $119
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
535 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $109
Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
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8.3
Excellent
333 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $107
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
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7.8
Good
301 Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
from $125
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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