Nestled between leafy Park Street and the lakeside temple of Gangarama, The Residence by Uga Escapes is a unique boutique hotel in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital city. Originally a family home, the house was designed to host receptions and entertainment on a grand scale, with great halls, expansive gardens and stables for visitors’ carriage-horses. Today, Residence is a luxurious eleven-suite city hotel. Its design is glamorous, contemporary and comfortable, but recalls the rich history of the building and the surrounding area. With a large garden, swimming pool, gym, bar and ‘great room’, Residence offers plenty of spaces to meet, relax or celebrate. The approach of traditional haute cuisine is happily blended to a contemporary aesthetic based on unusual ingredients and imaginative preparation and presentation at the hotel’s restaurant.
Residence features ten 75 sqm Park Suites and the 176 sqm Residence Suite, all fitted out in opulent style. Each suite consists of a living room, bedroom, en suite bathroom and outdoor private dining area. Naturally, all suites are equipped with a large flat-screen TV, Wi-fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine and facilities for making tea from a selection of Sri Lanka’s finest. The luxurious bathrooms feature rain showers and oversized vanity consoles.
Rates start at EUR 207 (double room) per night.
RECOMMENDATION & AWARDS
Residence by Uga Escapes has been honored with the Certificate of Excellence 2016 by TripAdvisor.