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Uga Residence

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mumbai
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small boutique hotel, 10 spacious rooms. pros: centrally located to attractions big room and huge bathroom, nice rain shower food is good small swimming pool to cool off free wifi staff polite n helpful next street has lots of good restaurants if you dont want to eat in the hotel cons: mosquitos in the room

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow! The mixologist at the bar was fantastic! The drinks were delicious. Had dinner after a few drinks at the bar and thr food was phenomenal!! I can't wait to go back! The tenderloin and the gnocchi were both amazing.

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Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

RARE at Uga Residence is a must visit place if you have not savoured their 'gastronomic delights' as yet. Housed in a colonial style building with furnishing and lighting to suit, it is very welcoming to anyone entering the place. It is best to make a reservation beforehand. However, we had not but were still warmly welcomed, seated and treated...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gem of a boutique hotel is hidden behind a large whitewashed fence and is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of the nearby streets . The hotel has ten beautiful rooms, a stunning pool and restaurant with exemplary staff. I highly recommend Uga to anyone wanting a stylish stay in Colombo .

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Turin,Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at this boutique hotel around 5.00 am ( landed 3.30). From the airport, at that time, it's about one hour. With traffic probably more. The room was very comfortable, even if we spent there only few hours. Staff extremely smiling, friendly and helpful. The hotel it was a private house we think: cosy and nice, they have only...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice boutique hotel with massive rooms! Especially inside the shower you can play a 5x5. Great service nice restaurant with amazing salads and breakfast selection. A hotel that I will visit again

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Uga Residence is a boutique hotel with maybe 15-20 rooms. The are located around the pool and from the door of the room to the pool its not more than 2 Meters. the rooms are huge and very well appointed. When I stay at the pool or in the restaurant or bar I don't even lock the door of my...

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at this hotel, thrilled when we arrived as we were upgraded to the Residence suite. It contains 5 rooms beautifully furnished with your own small garden. Loved being in the pool watching the giant bats swooping around. Barman made a superb G&T. The restaurant looks out onto the courtyard and pool and the food did not disappoint. We...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in an old heritage house that originally belonged to one of Colombo's well known families, the house has been renovated with a pool added in the courtyard. It definitely brings in a new twist to the old charm and has changed the quality of the original architectural experience, but the result is not a bad one. The topic of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old mansion has the outside looks. Nice pool in the courtyard, though it is not inviting for relaxing. Rooms are old and dark. There outlay is unusual. Food is mediocre. Hotel might be amongst the best in Colombo but would not recommend it. Location is good!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between leafy Park Street and the lakeside temple of Gangarama, one of Colombo's principal Buddhist shrines, Residence is a unique boutique hotel in the heart of Sri Lanka's capital city. Built in the nineteenth century by Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, it is one of the few remaining buildings of its kind in Colombo. 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 owned and managed by Uga Escapes. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Uga Residence

Address: No 20 Park Street, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $247 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Uga Residence 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Any one will be fantastic.”
13jano, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good and face the pool but if I had a choice I would choose Rooms 3 - 10”
sue50750, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the same.”
peterN3284MR, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All room locations are excellent - no bad rooms here.”
DavidB996, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Alle værelserne er store og støder ud til en lille privat gårdhave”
75anetteh, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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