First World Hotel & Plaza

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First World Hotel is a three-star hotel in Resorts World Genting, Pahang, Malaysia. Featuring a total of 7,351 rooms, it has set the Guinness World Records for the largest hotel in the world (by number of rooms). In 2006, it featured 6,118 rooms, making it the largest hotel until The Palazzo took the title, an expansion of The Venetian located on Las Vegas Strip which was officially opened on 1 January 2008. In 2015, First World Hotel regained the title after an opening of a new block. The hotel has received 35.5 million guests since 2006.[1][2]

First World Hotel
First World Hotel Genting + Theme park.jpg
First World Hotel & Plaza is located in Malaysia
First World Hotel & Plaza
Location within Malaysia
General information
AddressFirst World Hotel & Plaza, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Coordinates3°25′31″N 101°47′39″E / 3.4253°N 101.7942°E / 3.4253; 101.7942Coordinates: 3°25′31″N 101°47′39″E / 3.4253°N 101.7942°E / 3.4253; 101.7942
Opened2001 (Tower 1), 2005 (Tower 2), 2014 (Tower 2A)
Technical details
Floor count36 including 8 basements for parking
Other information
Number of rooms7,351


First World Hotel consists of Tower 1 and Tower 2 with 3,164 standard rooms, 292 deluxe rooms, 649 deluxe triple rooms, 480 superior deluxe rooms, and 136 world club rooms. It is managed by First World Hotel and Resorts Sdn Bhd, one of two major companies operating at Resorts World Genting. In 2015, First World Hotel extended Tower 2 Annex which has altogether 1,233 rooms including new rooms named XYZ Deluxe and XYZ Triple. The average size of the rooms is 170.70 square feet.

First World Hotel is the first hotel in Southeast Asia to launch E-Kiosk or Express Check-in and Check-out kiosks.

Hotel layoutEdit

One floor above the lobby level of the hotel is a 500,000-square-foot (46,000 m2) plaza called the First World Plaza, housing retail and dining outlets and indoor theme park attractions.

The hotel also connects to the brand new shopping mall, SkyAvenue which also house the Awana Skyway station that links to the Genting Highlands Premium Outlets.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "First World Hotel regains title as world's largest hotel". 21 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Hotel in Malaysia Named World's Largest by Guinness Records". 20 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ "First World Hotel Overview".

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