Residences is a lavish boutique hotel situated in the centre of the bustling city of Colombo. Situated between the bustling Park Street and the tranquil lakeside Gangarama Temple, Residence by Uga Escapes envelops visitors in the quintessential luxury experience for those wanting to stay in the heart of the city. It treats guests to Colombo’s most extensive whisky collection and one of the best fine dining experiences – The Rare Bar and Kitchen.
The convenient location allows guests to indulge Colombo’s lively nightlife, and experience a part of the country’s history at the nearby cultural centres. The history of the building extends back to the 19th Century being built by a wealthy entrepreneur named Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee. The 180-year-old mansion once welcomed governors, maharajas, nobility, and the cream of the Sri Lankan colonial society. Residence by Uga Escapes was transformed into a unique 11-suite luxury hotel, offering guests a calm oasis in the business hub of Colombo