Residence by Uga Escapes

Ensconcing itself on a tranquil location between the verdant Park Street and the artistic spectacle of Gangaramaya Temple is the ‘Residence by Uga Escapes’. The boutique hotel serenely basks in a stylish residential area of Colombo, shutting out the hullabaloo of the bustling bazaars.

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A jewel in the crown of boutique hotels in Colombo, the ‘Residence by Uga Escapes’ was originally built in the 19th century, during which time the opulent residence rolled out the red carpet for the elite of colonial Ceylon. Today, the Victorian townhouse unravels a world of rich heritage infused modern luxuriousness. The sweeping gardens wrap the residence in an engulfing wave of tranquility, keeping it inviolate from the babel of Colombo.

The Experience

The 11 sumptuous suites at the ‘Residence by Uga Escapes’ craft a sanctuary of calm, allowing you to repose in true Uga style. Designed with elegance in mind, each detail is laced with finesse. A stellar blend of the old and new, the suites bring out the cream of old world designs and creative modern furnishings. The Park Suites are tastefully adorned with intricate Belgium rugs and distinctive décor. Each suite consists of a living room, bedroom and an outdoor private courtyard. The exclusive Residence Suite is lavishly detailed to suit the requirements of the most sophisticated traveler. Bringing evocative designs of ancient palaces to life, the suite rejoices in a refined character. It is furnished with modern luxuries; the whirlpool bathtub, sylvan private garden and the magnificent private courtyard being the cynosure of all eyes.

‘Rare at Residence’, the restaurant at the boutique hotel presents a culinary dream of inspiringly exotic Sri Lankan cuisine and international hits. Famed for its out of the common recipes and exceptional flavours, the restaurant is warmly and opulently decorated, reflecting on the hotel’s graceful state of mind.

Around and About

The quirky, cosmopolitan city of Colombo is a potpourri of the old and the modern. Dust-filled streets- exquisite lanes, ribbons of traffic and ceaseless hubbub- tranquil residential areas, modern skyscrapers- charming colonial buildings: Colombo is a city of paradoxes. The mesmerizing Seema Malaka Temple and Gangaramaya Temple are easily the gems of the city. From the cacophony of the marketplaces of Pettah to the fine dining venues and sumptuous shopping malls, Colombo is a sensuous world to dive into.

As you daydream in the magical private courtyard of your suite, you are greeted by echoes of yore. The bustling sights of Colombo fade away and a quaint old world looms before you. Slowly, you are transported into a grand, Victorian style ball graced by the cream of Colonial society.

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