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

Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
717 Orleans St., New Orleans
from $129
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
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9.2
Excellent
820 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $99
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Qtr/Dwtn
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8.3
Excellent
501 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $83
Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans Convention Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans Convention Center
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8.2
Excellent
315 Julia St, New Orleans
from $95
International House
International House
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8.7
Excellent
221 Camp St, New Orleans
from $139
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
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8.7
Excellent
1234 Chartres St, New Orleans
from $89
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.3
Excellent
124 Royal St, New Orleans
from $96
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
415 Dauphine St., New Orleans
from $104
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
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9.0
Excellent
214 Royal Street, New Orleans
from $159
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
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9.1
Excellent
921 Canal St, New Orleans
from $199
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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