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

Monteleone Hotel
Monteleone Hotel
|
8.9
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
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8.4
Excellent
2001 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $119
Hotel Mazarin
Hotel Mazarin
|
9.1
Excellent
730 Bienville, New Orleans
from $139
Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
|
8.8
Excellent
800 Iberville Street, NEW ORLEANS
from $125
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
|
8.6
Excellent
2203 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $109
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
830 Conti St, New Orleans
from $95
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
500 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $105
Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau Lemoyne
Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau Lemoyne
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8.6
Excellent
301 Dauphine Street, New Orleans
from $128
Hotel Provincial
Hotel Provincial
|
8.7
Excellent
1024 Chartes St, New Orleans
from $88
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
|
8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $179
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.