Sapphire Residences in Colombo | Sunday Observer

Sapphire Residences in Colombo

The uber-luxury apartments ‘Sapphire Residences’ by ITC Hotels, launch was held last week, coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.

A captivating evening of music represented by Dr. Subramanian’s compositions and the Liepajas Symphony Orchestra performed to a packed house in Colombo was the highlight of the launch. The launch programme ends on October 18 with the visit of the French Designer Philippe Starck to Colombo.

Sapphire Residencies and the adjacent ITC One Hotel is the first development by the luxury Indian hotelier, ITC Hotels in Sri Lanka. Located at the prestigious Galle Face, the ceremonial heart of Sri Lanka’s capital, Sapphire Residencies is poised to redefine uber-luxury vertical residential living in the Indian Ocean region.

Scheduled to be completed in 2021, the new US$400 million development comprises a majestic 224-metre tall residential tower - Sapphire Residences - which will be set alongside a 140-metre high - ITC One Hotel. As a Mixed Use project, Sapphire Residencies will consist of 132 uber luxury apartments, elegant offices, high-end retail space and other recreational and commercial amenities, becoming a hub for an eclectic lifestyle.

This development in Sri Lanka is being carried out by Welcom Hotels Lanka (Private) Limited, a 100% subsidiary of ITC limited, India. The Company’s commitment to positive luxury experiences guarantees an outstanding luxury residential development with 5-star hospitality services.

ITC Hotels is one of India’s largest luxury hotel chains offering hospitality solutions through more than 100 hotels in over 70 destinations in the country. ITC’s hotel group operates under four distinct brands; ‘ITC Hotel’ at the Luxury end, ‘WelcomHotel’ in the 5 star segment, ‘Fortune’ in the mid-market to upscale segment and ‘WelcomHeritage’ in the heritage leisure segment.