Luxury hotel holiday Uga Residence Colombo

The Uga Residence is an intimate, stylish boutique hotel located in central Colombo. This is a delightful alternative to large traditional city hotels - the Uga Residence is a calm oasis with welcoming staff. This property has a genuine heritage and is a characterful, attractive city hotel which is well placed for all of Colombo's attractions.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Private car transfer airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Uga Residence, Colombo

The Uga Residence is an exclusive boutique hotel in an excellent central location, that oozes character, opulence and a sense of history. Delicious cuisine and luxurious accommodation make this an excellent haven from the bustle of Colombo.

Facts in brief

Official star rating Luxury boutique

Location In the city of Colombo, approximately 10-minutes' walk from Gangaramaya Park

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Colombo

Distance from airport About 1 hour by car

Hotel facilities and services

24-hour Dining, Gourmet restaurant, Open-air terrace and lounge areas, Courtyards, Gardens, Swimming pool and loungers, and an In-room massage service.

Land sports

Fitness centre and Gym.

Out and about nearby

Dutch Period Museum, National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple, Vihara Maha Devi Park, The Fort, Pettah Market, Shopping centres, Arts & crafts and designer shops.

Sports nearby

Golf at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,810

Holiday Code EXH968

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Uga Residence, Colombo

Room descriptions

The Uga Residence has 12 rooms.

Deluxe Room Bathroom with walk-in rain shower and jacuzzi, (bathrooms are semi-open to the bedroom), TV and DVD player, Internet access
Suite with garden Original teak floors, antique furniture, Bathroom with walk-in rain shower and jacuzzi, TV and DVD player, Internet access
The Begum Suite bedroom has a four-poster bed and enough room for an extra child bed

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,810

Holiday Code EXH968

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Uga Residence, Colombo

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Uga Residence in Colombo, our clients fly to Colombo, usually with Sri Lankan Airways on a direct flight from London Heathrow (or with Emirates from other UK airports via Dubai). At Colombo you are met by car and driver and transferred to your hotel. A stay at this hotel is usually included as part of a tailor-made touring holiday accompanied by a driver-guide, in which case the services of the driver-guide will start when you leave Colombo to commence the touring itinerary.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights

From about

£1,810

Holiday Code EXH968

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Uga Residence, Colombo

Highlights of Colombo

Fashion, jewellery, art, trendy homeware and Sri Lankan arts and crafts; Golf at Royal Colombo golf course; National Museum; Variety of restaurants; Afternoon tea or cocktails on the Ocean terrace of the Galle Face Hotel; Walking along the seafront at Galle Face Green; Pettah Bazaar; Buddhist temples (Gangaramaya, Bellanwilla); Colourful Hindu Kovils (Sri Subramaniam and Kailawasanthan Swamidevasthanam, the oldest); Dutch period museum. Near Colombo – Kelaniya Raja Maha Temple; Nightclubs and musical entertainment e.g. jazz, Asian pop bands, calypso, (mainly in the hotels).

Festivals in Colombo

Navam Perahera held in February is a 3-day pageant ending on Poya day (full moon), with dance troupes and decorated elephants, at Gangaramaya temple and along neighbouring streets.

Climate in Colombo

Colombo has an average temperature of 27° C, often reaching above 30° C during the day, slightly cooler in the evenings and during the monsoon season (May to August). It is hot and sticky, less so on the seafront with the sea breezes.

Travel around Colombo and Sri Lanka

We include private transfers with all our holidays to Sri Lanka, and a personal chauffer with all our touring holidays. Driving Distances: Colombo to Colombo International airport: 1 hour Colombo to Bentota: 2 hours, Colombo to Galle: 2 hours, Colombo to Kandy: 3.5 hours, Colombo to Dambulla: 4 hours.

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