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
|
9.5
Excellent
4117 Perrier Street, New Orleans
from $170
Place d'Armes Hotel
Place d'Armes Hotel
|
8.7
Excellent
625 Saint Ann St, New Orleans
from $98
Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
|
8.4
Excellent
333 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $89
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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7.9
Good
535 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $89
Windsor Court Hotel
Windsor Court Hotel
|
9.3
Excellent
300 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $205
The Cornstalk Hotel
The Cornstalk Hotel
|
8.7
Excellent
915 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $109
Homewood Suites New Orleans
Homewood Suites New Orleans
|
8.5
Excellent
901 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $113
Bienville House
Bienville House
|
8.4
Excellent
320 Decatur St, New Orleans
from $119
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Downtown
|
7.7
Good
301 Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $149
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.

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