Malaysia’s Most Haunted Hotel
First World Hotel is one of the most popular places to stay when visiting the Genting Highlands. It sits at a 1,800 meter elevation and is well known in the region.
There have been mountains of reports that the hotel is haunted and despite its bright and colorful appearance that seems to be nothing but welcoming, it does have some tragic history that could fuel the ghost stories.
The haunted First World Hotel has 6,118 rooms within its colorful tower and it holds a Guinness World Record for the largest hotel in terms of rooms. Though this seems to have increased as the hotel is stated to now have 7,351 rooms.
Many hotel have rooms that are off-limits, the First World Hotel has dedicated the entire 21st floor for that and the lift just passes by.
Despite all of its fame, records and popularity, the real attraction for many people is the mystery and paranormal phenomena that had considered this hotel to be the most haunted in the world.
Ghosts of the First World Hotel
There have been reports of gambling-related suicides in the hotel and surrounding area that may be responsible for some of the spirits that wander the complex and allow visitors to gamble with the dead.
Resonance of this is the ghosts that have been seen jumping from the top of towers and vanishing in thin air. Apparitions have also been seen noticed outside of windows and in the corridors.
Guests have reported sleepless nights due to apparent poltergeist activity, said to be the ghosts of the guests who gambled away fortunes before plummeting to their deaths. There were also many deaths reported from landslides and road accidents that may wander the property.
Many say the entire 21st floor is haunted as the elevator never stops there and there are many rooms that are not available because people fall ill during of after their stay in certain rooms.
Other guests have reported their doorbell ringing inexplicably and upon opening their door, no one is there. All-in-all, it’s clear to see why this has been considered as the most haunted hotel in the world.
We wouldn’t go that far, but it definitely sits at the top of the list. It’s actually got similarity to another place in Asia, Aokigahara forest, when Japanese locals are inexplicably drawn off the trail and into the deepest parts of the forest by a dark entity before committing suicide.
Those who fail their attempt at suicide claim that they were influenced by a dark force or entity that has claimed hundreds of lives over the years, making it the most haunted place in the world on AHistoryOfMystery‘s Top 10 Most Haunted Places in the World list.
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