Uga Residence

Uga Residence is a modern boutique hotel in the heart of Colombo. It is an eleven suite city hotel managed by Uga Escapes, and as such is both a sophisticated and luxurious option.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Uga Residence
  • Fabulously spacious rooms at 75sqm each with the Residence Suite offering 176 sqm

  • Perfect location in the city centre, and only 30km from the airport

  • Beautiful outside pool area, and dining option

  • Very popular restaurant with delicious twists on traditional Sri Lankan food

Uga Residence is a contemporary hotel with a glamorous and exclusive feel. Built around a central courtyard it gives a feeling of space and the outdoors with a great area for the pool and beautiful little outside dining area. The ideal location for couples looking to relax in the capital.

Uga Residence has just 11 suites each one measuring 75sqm consisting of a living room, bedroom, en-suite bathroom and outdoor private area. The Residence was originally a family home belonging to Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, who designed it in the 18th century as a place to host large parties and grand scale receptions. As such the hotel retains much of its heritage feel and glamorous past.

Uga Residence is well-located within the city, only 30km from the airport, with easy access to the Colombo's business and shopping hotspots. The restaurant has been a huge success since the hotel opened with locals and guests alike, enjoying the haute cuisine with a contemporary twist, and giving the hotel a great atmosphere in the evenings. There is also a great cocktail bar with inventive new mixes including local and more exotic ingredients.

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Definitely the best hotel in Colombo, for overnighters before a flight, and longer.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Uga Residence is located in a leafy residential area of Colombo, between Park Street and the lakeside temple of Gangarama.

10.5-hour direct flight from London to Colombo (or indirect options via the Middle East and elsewhere), followed by a 45-minute road transfer to the hotel.

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