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

The Cornstalk Hotel
The Cornstalk Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
915 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $139
Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau Lemoyne
Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau Lemoyne
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8.6
Excellent
301 Dauphine Street, New Orleans
from $128
AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon
AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon
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8.7
Excellent
221 Carondelet Street, New Orleans
from $124
W New Orleans - French Quarter
W New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.4
Excellent
316 Chartres Street, New Orleans
from $185
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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7.3
Good
535 Gravier, New Orleans
from $98
Le Pavillon New Orleans Hotel
Le Pavillon New Orleans Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
833 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $128
Omni Riverfront Hotel
Omni Riverfront Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
701 Convention Centre Boulevard, New Orleans
from $143
Balcony Guesthouse
Balcony Guesthouse
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7.8
Good
2483 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $129
Best Western Plus French Quarter Landmark Hotel
Best Western Plus French Quarter Landmark Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
920 N Rampart Street, New Orleans
from $101
Hotel St Marie French Quarter
Hotel St Marie French Quarter
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8.9
Excellent
827 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $99
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.