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 Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $149
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
415 Rue Dauphine, New Orleans
from $99
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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7.3
Good
535 Gravier, New Orleans
from $84
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 $76
Place dArmes French Quarter Hotel
Place dArmes French Quarter Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
625 Saint Ann St, New Orleans
from $93
Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza New Orleans
Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza New Orleans
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7.9
Good
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
from $71
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
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8.4
Excellent
330 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans
from $74
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $81
Harrahs New Orleans
Harrahs New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $149
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
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8.2
Excellent
301 West Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
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.