In summer there are great deals on hotels, restaurants, and attractions in New Orleans. 2012 is the Summer of Lagniappe.(Lan Yap See: New Orleans Speak). You can enjoy the best of New Orleans on a po-boy budget.
From July-September, you can find postings for the best lodging rates and extras on the Official New Orleans Tourism site. These are offers you can't find anywhere else on lodging in New Orleans. Be sure to ask the hotel to give you a VIP Lagniappe card upon check in, good for weekday deals on attractions, restaurants and nightclubs/bars.
To get these deals, you have to go to this website and check rates. Don't miss these deals!