First World Hotel Is The Largest Hotel In The World

Genting Resort’s First World Hotel is definitely famous for its affordable rates, but did you know that it also holds the Guinness World Record for the “world’s largest hotel”?

The massive property comprises of two colourful buildings with 6,118 rooms in total.


With the cheapest room at only $31 per night – and 5 main types of rooms to choose from – it offers a comfy place to stay for every budget.

Excited to go for a quick vacation? Here’s what to expect.

Rooms Galore

The hotel offers fast and easy self check-in service machines with bilingual functionialities. Guests simply follow the steps on the screen to get a room – instead of waiting in long lines.


There are 5 main types of rooms.

The standard rooms are the cheapest at only $31 per night! It includes a private bathroom with a shower, flat-screen TV, safety box and other basic amenities.


If you want an upgrade, you can opt for a deluxe room for only $35 per night. There are two varieties – 2 single beds or 1 large double bed. It features all the amenities in the standard room but it also includes a refrigerator, hairdryer, electric kettle and free toiletries.


A party of three or four? No worries! The Y5 Deluxe Double has 2 single beds and 1 large double bed while the Y5 Triple Room has 1 single bed and 1 large double bed. Prices range from $38 to $49 with additional tea & coffee making facilities.


Those opting for more premium experiences can get the Superior Deluxe Rooms at $104 per night. The deluxe rooms occupy a space of 300 sq ft, which is a lot more spacious than the 200 sq ft at standard rooms. It also has a 2 seater sofa and a bath or shower to ensure your ultimate relaxation.


The nicest suites are the World Club rooms which possess a modern minimalist style and bright earthy tones. Covering an area of 422 sq. ft., the room includes all the amenities in the Superior Deluxe Rooms and costs $137 per night.


First World Plaza

The rooms are a simple getaway from the hustle and bustle of your busy work life – but the hotel’s main attraction is the indoor theme park at First World Plaza.

Skytropolis – the First World Indoor Theme Park – opened its door on 8 Dec. It spans across four storeys in the mall and showcases super-sized rides like the ferris wheel, carousels & more.

For those keen on learning more about their main attractions, you can read more about it here:

Genting Highlands Indoor Theme Park Opens On 8 Dec & Spans 4 Storeys

Unlike the typical malls, the First World Plaza boasts of neon lights, vibrant interiors and cartoon-inspired sculptures. It’s home to more than 90 retail outlets and brands like Carlo Rino, Cheetah, Milano Eyewear, Pierre Cardin, Poney, Sembonia & more.


Not a crazy shopper? You’ll never get bored watching their entertainment shows featuring classic childhood favorites and musical performances.


Buffets & Fitness Rooms

We all love good food.

You might prefer West Asian, East Asian, and Western delights for breakfast, but this hotel proves that you don’t have to choose. Munch on tasty buffet-style goodies like nasi lemak, Danishes & more at The Food Factory.


Fitness enthusiasts will be happy to know that they can stay fit and exercise at their luxurious fitness facilities which include a steam room and sauna room too!


Booking a weekend trip?

How do you get to the First World Hotel? WTS travel provides coaches directly from Singapore. Pick-up locations include Tampines, Sengkang, Bedok, Ang Mo Kio, Sembawang and Woodlands.

Red Bus also has bus operators that offer rides from Singapore to First World Hotel. The starting fare is at $25 and the duration of the trip varies based on traffic and climatic conditions.

First World Hotel is an ideal destination for those looking for a one-stop destination and have fun with family and friends.

Starting at $31 per night, you’ll get a comfy room, go shopping, ride theme park attractions & more!

Location: First World Hotel & Plaza, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Check in from: 3:00PM
Check out until: 11:00AM

Featured image from Instagram.