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First World Hotel and Plaza is a three-star hotel in Genting Highlands, a hill resort in Malaysia. One of the world's largest hotel in Malaysia, First World Hotel is adjoined to the First World Plaza, which boasts 500,000 square feet of indoor theme park, shopping centre and food galore. It lushes a grand tropical rainforest greets guests at the main entrance of the First World Hotel and also spacious Spanish courtyard lobby. It features a total of 7,351 rooms and has set the Guinness World Record for Largest Hotel in the World (by number of rooms).
By 2006, it featured 6,118 rooms, making it the largest hotel, until The Palazzo, an expansion of The Venetian in Las Vegas, officially opened on 1 January 2008. First World Hotel also regained the Guinness World Record after an opening of a new block and the hotel has received 35.5 million guests since 2006. This amazing hotel is the first hotel in South East Asia to launch E-Kiosk or Express Check-in and Check-out kiosks. In addition, this hotel is also known as 1st World Hotel , First World Genting Highlands and Hotel First World.
How to Get There
This hotel is located at Genting Highlands near First World Plaza and Genting Highlands Indoor Theme Park. It takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes by car to reach First World, Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur by using Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur – Gua Musang depends on traffic.
There are options to go by KLIA Ekspres bus or Aero bus and also trains which depart from KL Sentral station. However, these buses and trains take a longer time approximately 4 to 5 hours to arrive at destination. This hotel is placed right at the heart of Genting Highlands.
Different types of rooms
A lush, tropical rainforest greets guests at the main entrance and all rooms are modern, comfortable, and practical. The type of room assigned to guests is automatically allocated by our system according to the room category booked. The price per room ranges from rm 45 to rm 700+ according to amenities provided for each room. The room categories vary to choose from standard room, deluxe room, triple room and world club room. Different room has specific facilities and amazing view to look throughout the day. Each room at the hotel comes with a safety-deposit box and tea/coffee maker.
The hotel does not require air-conditioners since the hilly surroundings keeps it cool enough. For check in, RM5 is charged and guests are advised to be early to avoid the queue. There are charges to get a connecting room, mountain view/valley view, or have your room located near the lift but no charge for bedding requests. On top of that, check in with the available check-in kiosk or pay RM15 to check in at the front office counter and luggage trolleys are available with a refundable deposit of RM20. Otherwise, delivery/collection services are available for RM20 per luggage.in every room, there are in- room safe box and demand movie for guests.
Restaurants and café
Besides the room varieties to choose from, there are also restaurants and cafe at the hotel which are Hou Mei Restaurant, Nanyang Beverage Counter, and Hainan Kitchen Restaurant that serves authentic and mouthwatering Chinese dishes and cuisines. There are also café and deli and chargable room service for 24 hours. The facilities that are available are safe box at reception, a Taxi Counter, Hot and cold water dispenser at the passageway on each floor and Fitness Centre.
Facilities and activities
Guests do not need to go far off for sightseeing and recreational activities Bowling, gymnasium, fitness centre, cinema and childrens’ play area are among the facilities that are fun and exciting. This hotel also has indoor games and casinos for adults and the huge gym and internet are chargeable. Massage and reflexology as well as spas treatment are also available for relaxation and unwind.
There is a mini stage for weekly performances (such as magic and music shows) at the Times Square as well as a replica of the Statue of Liberty and an Oscar statue. Other attractions include a Cineplex and a Video Games Park and to have a great time amidst live music and some drinks to sip on, as well as visit The Patio Bar and Lounge will give you just the perfect dose of entertainment. There are so many things under one roof to enjoy and have the time of your life. Among them are bar lounge to enjoy the view whilst having a sip of wine, Business Centre with Internet Access, Fitness Centre with Gym and Workout Room, Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) as well as Shuttle Bus service for in house guests.
In this hotel, they provide luggage storage and safety deposit boxes for guests to keep valuable things. Other than that, for guests who want a great and new haircut, there is hair salon and also laundry service based on requests of guests.
Interesting places near hotel
The Genting Outdoor Theme Park ceased operations on 1 September 2013 to make way for the world’s first 20th Century Fox World, due for completion in 2016. Other rides and attractions except for some located in First World Plaza such as Snow World, Video Games Park, Fun Land, Genting Bowl are open as usual. At the new block, annex 2A house the 20th Century Fox World Theme Park, Genting Premium Outlet, a brand new shopping mall, Sky Avenue and a new cable system which guests can have fun activities and shopping.
The popular M Spa and Fitness offers a sauna, spa tub, massage room and couples treatment rooms which the treatments on offer include massages, manicures and pedicures, facial and body treatments.
There is a whole new world of pulse-pounding, mind-blowing, heart thumping excitement in the Genting Bowl and the 28-lane Genting Bowl bowling centre is great for family and friends.
Besides that, there are also pharmacies, convenience stores and hospital as well as clinics for customers’ convenience.
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