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"The Residence was built in the 19th century by a wealthy barrister and the halls and ballrooms of this grand Victorian townhouse once welcomed British governors, Indian maharajas and the cream of colonial Ceylon society. Today, it’s a well refurbished boutique hotel and despite its central location the secluded peace and quiet is ideal after a long flight.”
Housed in a grand British colonial villa beside a lakeside Buddhist shrine, this 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.
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.
Rare, the hotel's restaurant, infuses Sri Lankan flavours with modern international cooking. Pull up a seat on the lovely flagstone terrace for an after-dinner drink.
There’s also a 15-metre swimming pool which is a central feature around which everything else is arranged.