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

Monteleone Hotel
Monteleone Hotel
|
8.9
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
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8.4
Excellent
2001 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $119
Hotel Mazarin
Hotel Mazarin
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9.1
Excellent
730 Bienville, New Orleans
from $139
Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
800 Iberville Street, NEW ORLEANS
from $125
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
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8.6
Excellent
2203 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $109
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
Prince Conti French Quarter Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
830 Conti St, New Orleans
from $95
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
500 Canal Street, New Orleans
from $105
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
Hotel Provincial
Hotel Provincial
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8.7
Excellent
1024 Chartes St, New Orleans
from $88
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $179
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.