First World Hotel
is the fourth largest hotel in the world by rooms. It comprises Tower 1 and Tower 2, each with 28 floors, and has a total of 6,118 rooms. It is one of the five hotels located in Genting Highlands
, along with Genting Hotel
, Theme Park Hotel
, Highlands Hotel
and Resort Hotel. It was the largest hotel in the world until The Palazzo
, an expansion of The Venetian
in Las Vegas
was opened in January 2008.
The hotel is managed by First World Hotel and Resorts Sdn. Bhd
, one of two major companies operating at Genting Highlands resort (the other is Resorts World Bhd
). The resort can be reached by the Genting Skyway
, which is the world's fastest (and Southeast Asia
's longest) cable car
, which travels at 6 metres per second.
The First World Hotel is a standard hotel at most of its rooms. Below the hotel is a plaza called First World Plaza
, housing shopping malls, arcades, food outlets, Starworld casino, The Pavilion and the Genting indoor theme park. It has a stage for weekly performances (such as magic and music shows) at the area called Time Square, surrounded by a replica of the Statue of Liberty and an Oscar statue. Other facilities including Watersplash Pool (an indoor water theme park for children), Genting Sky Venture (Asia's first free fall simulator) and a cineplex
First World Hotel main entrance forms the lush and grand tropical rainforest and a spacious Spanish courtyard at its lobby.