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

JW Marriott New Orleans
JW Marriott New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
614 Canal St (Entrance on 611 Common St), New Orleans
from $149
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
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8.3
Excellent
501 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $83
Melrose Mansion
Melrose Mansion
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9.1
Excellent
937 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans
from $119
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
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8.1
Excellent
739 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $89
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
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8.2
Excellent
2001 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $99
Hotel Le Marais
Hotel Le Marais
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9.0
Excellent
717 Conti St., New Orleans
from $139
Le Pavillon Hotel
Le Pavillon Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
833 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $111
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans Marriott
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8.6
Excellent
555 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $95
Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans
Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans
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8.4
Excellent
901 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $116
Hotel St. Marie
Hotel St. Marie
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8.3
Excellent
827 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $99
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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