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

Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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8.7
Excellent
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
from $149
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
415 Rue Dauphine, New Orleans
from $99
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
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7.3
Good
535 Gravier, New Orleans
from $84
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 $76
Place dArmes French Quarter Hotel
Place dArmes French Quarter Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
625 Saint Ann St, New Orleans
from $93
Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza New Orleans
Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza New Orleans
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7.9
Good
201 Baronne St, New Orleans
from $71
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
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8.4
Excellent
330 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans
from $74
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
Intercontinental Hotels New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
from $81
Harrahs New Orleans
Harrahs New Orleans
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8.6
Excellent
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
from $149
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
La Quinta New Orleans Downtown #983
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8.2
Excellent
301 West Camp Street, New Orleans
from $89
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.