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Snap a Selfie at Australia’s Instagram-Themed 1888 Hotel

Take your Instagram skills to a whole new level. Named after the year Kodak launched the first box and roll camera, the 1888 Hotel in Sydney, Australia is the place for travelers who Instagram it all.

A revolving digital mural of Instagram images greets guests as they walk through the hotel lobby, while a designated selfie space to the corner waves any embarrassment of snapping the perfect selfie and applying a flattering filter as you check in (literally and, maybe, virtually).

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Inside the lobby of the 1888 Hotel in Sydney, Australia.

And it doesn’t stop there. More than 100 Instagram photos submitted by guests decorate the five-story 1888 Hotel’s 90 rooms, which start around $140.

While you’re there, take the chance to submit your own Instagram photo of the hotel to compete for a free night’s stay (make sure your photo engagement and composition is in check). Meanwhile, those Instagrammers who have more than 10,000 followers are instantly awarded an additional complimentary night’s stay.

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An Instagram-themed room inside the 1888 Hotel.

This isn’t the first social media-themed hotel. Sol Wave House in Majorca, Spain is dedicated to Twitter as the “first Twitter experience hotel” with appropriately themed rooms, drinks and a virtual community that goes by #SocialWave.

For more information, visit www.1888hotel.com.au and follow the hotel on Instagram under the #1888Hotel hashtag.

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