Residence by Uga Escapes

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Housed in a grand British colonial villa beside a lakeside Buddhist shrine, this newly-opened luxury boutique hotel combines old world splendour with contemporary chic. Residence by Uga Escapes is located close to Beira Lake and Galle Face Green in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo.

Offering gracious hospitality, stunning accommodation and superb facilities including a top-notch restaurant, stylish bar and stunning pool, this charming hotel will appeal to those seeking a unique and peaceful escape in a central location.

Residence by Uga Escapes provides just eleven spacious and lavishly appointed suites designed for maximum comfort and privacy. Each one is decorated in a shimmering colour palette of creams, browns and golds, and comes with a secluded courtyard. These serene sanctuaries are the ideal place to unwind after a tiring day in the city.

The hotel makes an ideal base from which to explore the capital and Lightfoot Travel can create a bespoke itinerary to ensure you have an unforgettable stay. It is close to superb restaurants and shops, and within easy reach of Colombo’s main sights and attractions including the famed Sri Lanka National Museum and Gangaramaya Temple.

 Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Colombo into a greater Sri Lankan holiday. Take a look at Tea Plantations and Coastal Hideaways as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Residence by Uga Escapes Information

Location and getting there:

Residence by Uga Escapes is located in the centre of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo near Gangaramaya Temple. It is 30 km from the international airport.


It comprises 10 75-sqm Park Suites featuring wood floors, ornate furnishings, large queen-size beds, luxurious bathrooms, private courtyards and state-of-the-art amenities. There is also a magnificent 176-sqm Residence Suite offering additional space and luxury.


2 private dining rooms
Free wifi
24-hour room service
Business centre


There is plenty to see within the vicinity of the hotel. Must-sees include the National Museum, Independence Memorial Hall, Gangaramaya Temple and Beira Lake. You can also stop off for lunch at the Old Dutch Hospital. The bustling markets in Pettah, the old quarter, are fun to explore. Back at the hotel, take a dip in the pool or sip a cocktail at the bar.


Children are welcome but facilities for them are limited and the hotel has a grown-up feel.

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