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

La Belle Esplanade
La Belle Esplanade
2216 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
from $219
Balcony Guest House
Balcony Guest House
|
8.0
Excellent
2483 Royal St, New Orleans
from $101
The Whitney Hotel
The Whitney Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
610 Poydras St, New Orleans
from $107
Windsor Court Hotel
Windsor Court Hotel
|
9.4
Excellent
300 Gravier St, New Orleans
from $235
St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
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8.2
Excellent
330 Magazine St, New Orleans
from $89
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center
from $98
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans
|
9.3
Excellent
820 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $129
Omni Riverfront Hotel
Omni Riverfront Hotel
|
8.8
Excellent
701 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans
from $92
InterContinental New Orleans
InterContinental New Orleans
|
8.7
Excellent
444 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $120
Hotel Le Marais
Hotel Le Marais
|
9.1
Excellent
717 Conti St., New Orleans
from $152
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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