A simple 2-star stay hidden in the northeast outskirts of New Orleans, the Econo Lodge along Chef Menteur Highway offers coveted eats as well as instant access to New Orleans Lakefront Airport. Home to basic rooms and free continental breakfast, the locale makes up in friendly staff where it lack in amenities. Get wherever you need to be by taking advantage of the public transit system via Chef Highway 80 bus stop, located just outside the hotel and offering half-hour access to the French Quarter – you can also reserve a vehicle of our own, looking forward to long nights with all the privacy in the world.
Surrounded by classic French-Victorian architecture as well as some of Hurricane Katrina’s greatest destructions and reconstructions, the hotel is in one of Louisiana’s most emotional corners. Give yourself a tour of Gentility history with a drive down Press Drive, exploring some of NOLA’s oldest standing homes as well as easy five-minute access to Pontchartrain Park, home to bayou trails, the campus of Southern University of New Orleans, and the Joseph Bartholomew Golf Course. Grab a bite to eat when the afternoon hunger hits, heading to Lenora’s Grill for park-side Creole and zesty twists on American favorites, or go with something simple by taking advantage of the lunch buffet at Ming Moon Chinese, located just outside the hotel parking lot along Old Gentilly Road.
4940 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70126