Asaba, located in the same state as Warri is the capital city and government seat of Delta state and you will find hundreds of listing for the best hotels in Asaba.
Until recently when they are now recording substantial commercial growth, the city was largely an administrative city. It is located on a hill at the western edge of the River Niger and overlooking Onitsha, across the River Niger Bridge. As a matter of fact, the only thing physically separating Asaba from Onitsha is the bridge.
The city was once the colonial capital of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate. Asaba is home to the Anioma people and generally regarded as the regional capital of the Anioma people. It is home, in particular to the late Maryam Babangida, the wife of the former Head of State of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida; late Chief Dennis Osadebay, famous poet and former Premier of the defunct Mid-western region of Nigeria among others.
The famous Ekumeku war, which was the longest resistance against British colonialism in the geographical space of Nigeria, was fought in Asaba. Therefore, Asaba is a city rich in history, especially as it pertain colonialism in Nigeria. There are enough historical sites that a tourist can visit to not only increase their knowledge of history but also to enjoy themselves.
Some of these historical sites include the Lander Brothers Anchorage, a museum built to commemorate Richard and John Landers who took over exploration of the River Niger from Mungo Park; Mungo Park house, built by the Landers Brothers and served as a seat of government in the Southern Protectorate of Nigeria; The Residency, initially the first headquarters of the Royal Niger Company and now a museum, containing artefacts of the pre-colonial era; the natural Otuogu beach and many others.
The hotels in Asaba are affordable and comfortable with different levels of state of the art facility.