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

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans
from $125
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
300 Bourbon St, New Orleans
from $179
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
Harrahs New Orleans Casino & Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $149
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
717 Orleans St., New Orleans
from $129
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
500 Canal St, New Orleans
from $105
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection
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8.9
Excellent
344 Camp St, New Orleans
from $107
Hotel St. Marie
Hotel St. Marie
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8.3
Excellent
827 Toulouse St, New Orleans
from $99
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown
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8.1
Excellent
334 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans
from $76
Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans and Lofts Club Tower
Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans and Lofts Club Tower
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8.4
Excellent
315 Julia St, New Orleans
from $95
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
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8.8
Excellent
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans
from $92
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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