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

Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
700 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
from $119
French Market Inn
French Market Inn
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8.7
Excellent
509 Decatur St., New Orleans
from $80
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center
from $109
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center
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8.0
Excellent
1001 S Peters St, New Orleans
from $94
W New Orleans - French Quarter
W New Orleans - French Quarter
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7.9
Good
316 Chartres St, New Orleans
from $169
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 $96
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
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8.1
Excellent
124 Royal St, New Orleans
from $97
Hotel Modern New Orleans
Hotel Modern New Orleans
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7.3
Good
936 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
from $79
Melrose Mansion
Melrose Mansion
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8.9
Excellent
937 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans
from $119
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
500 Canal St, New Orleans
from $105
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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