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

Maison Perrier
Maison Perrier
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9.6
Excellent
4117 Perrier Street, New Orleans
from $170
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
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8.2
Excellent
501 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $83
Historic Streetcar Inn
Historic Streetcar Inn
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7.0
Good
1509 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $64
Blake Hotel New Orleans, BW Premier Collection
Blake Hotel New Orleans, BW Premier Collection
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7.8
Good
500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $89
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA
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8.3
Excellent
315 Magazine Street, New Orleans
from $92
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
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8.8
Excellent
800 Iberville Street, New Orleans
from $125
Le Pavillon Hotel
Le Pavillon Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
833 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $128
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome
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8.4
Excellent
330 Loyola Ave, New Orleans
from $74
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center
from $89
Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE
Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE
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8.6
Excellent
301 Dauphine St, New Orleans
from $128
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.