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 $88
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
300 Bourbon St, New Orleans
from $149
Maison Perrier
Maison Perrier
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9.5
Excellent
4117 Perrier Street, New Orleans
from $170
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
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7.7
Good
301 Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
Maison Dupuy Hotel
Maison Dupuy Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $104
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
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8.3
Excellent
2001 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $89
Lafayette Hotel
Lafayette Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
600 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $85
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
from $125
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
700 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $119
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.2
Excellent
124 Royal St, New Orleans
from $109
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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