Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
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On the south side of the Guinness World Record holding Pontchartrain Causeway, you'll find Metairie Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The area is near the exciting downtown action of New Orleans, but far enough away to escape the noise and traffic.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Balcony Guesthouse
Balcony Guesthouse
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7.8
Good
2483 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $129
JW Marriott New Orleans
JW Marriott New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
614 Canal Street, (Driveway Entrance on 611 Common Street), New Orleans
from $127
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
114 Magazine Street, New Orleans
from $89
Bienville House Hotel
Bienville House Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
320 Decatur Street, New Orleans
from $119
Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown
Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
226 Carondelet Street, New Orleans
from $119
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
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8.3
Excellent
301 West Camp Street, New Orleans
from $84
Monteleone Hotel
Monteleone Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Dwtn - Fr Qtr Area
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Dwtn - Fr Qtr Area
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7.8
Good
334 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans
from $76
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
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9.1
Excellent
921 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $199
Le Meridien New Orleans
Le Meridien New Orleans
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8.5
Excellent
333 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $115
More About Hotels near Lake Pontchartrain Causeway...

What's the Pontchartrain Causeway?

At 24 miles long, the Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana is the world's longest bridge over continuous water. There are 80 feet between the two parallel spans, and the bridge has seven pull-over areas. This toll bridge crosses Lake Pontchartrain, connecting Mandeville to Metairie, New Orleans. Each workday more than 30,000 vehicles cross the causeway.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near the Pontchartrain Causeway?

The New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway near the causeway and lake shore offers the best views of either Lake Pontchartrain or the city. Other popular hotels in the area include the Hampton Inn Metairie, the Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Metairie, and the Sheraton Metairie New Orleans Hotel.

What are the Benefits or Draw-Backs from Staying at a Hotel Near the Pontchartrain Causeway?

Metairie isn't a tourist area so parking is cheap, and there is convenient access to the freeways. The Metairie hotels on Causeway Blvd are 15 minutes from the Louis Armstrong International Airport, Lakeside Shopping Center, the historic French Quarter, and downtown New Orleans. Near the Pontchartrain Causeway you'll find the Zephyr Fields, Camp Parapet Monument, and Lafreniere Park.

What Do I Need to Know About the Pontchartrain Causeway?

To reduce traffic congestion, the toll on the Pontchartrain Causeway is only collected from southbound traffic. Going north on the causeway, you won't have to pay a toll. In adverse weather, expect major delays and speed reductions across the bridge.