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

Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
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8.6
Excellent
1234 Chartres St, New Orleans
from $120
Hotel Le Marais
Hotel Le Marais
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9.1
Excellent
717 Conti St., New Orleans
from $152
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
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9.3
Excellent
820 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $129
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
La Belle Esplanade
La Belle Esplanade
2216 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
from $219
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
from $125
The Cornstalk Hotel
The Cornstalk Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
915 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $135
InterContinental New Orleans
InterContinental New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
444 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $120
Windsor Court Hotel
Windsor Court Hotel
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9.4
Excellent
300 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $235
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
|
9.0
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
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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