OUR STORY

1888 Hotel is a heritage listed 90 bedroom boutique hotel, eatery, bar & event space that combines a little of Sydney's old world charm with a lot of contemporary design & modern-day comfort. Built in 1888 & relaunched as a boutique hotel in 2013, 1888 Hotel showcases 8Hotels’ service culture against the backdrop of a very unique hotel in a truly spectacular city.


Located in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Pyrmont, 1888 neighbours the Sydney Fish Market, the Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, The Star, plenty of trendy bars, dining options & the very best boutique shopping. 1888 is just a few minutes’ walk from Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, Sydney's CBD & Ultimo.


Meticulously restored & thoughtfully designed, 1888's collection of rooms boast 3m high ceilings, exposed brick walls, original Iron Bark Beams, huge sound proofed period windows, recycled timber work stations, bespoke furniture, artwork by Australian artists, complimentary WiFi, in-room iPads, Smart TVs with media hubs, custom-made bedding with luxury MicroCloud bed toppers and bathrooms featuring walk-in rain showers.

THE WORLD'S FIRST "INSTAGRAM HOTEL"

We all, as travellers, have always captured our adventures in videos and photographs to share them with the world. We just wanted to make it a little more fun! 1888 Hotel is the place to Instagram it all!

10K FOR A FREE STAY
INSTA-WALK
SELFIE SPACE

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A ‘Selfie’ space in the lobby of 1888 has been installed where guests can take pictures and tag #1888Hotel. Their image will instantaneously appear on the screens near reception.

8Hotels has worked with a local fashion blogger, Emily Fang from Little Black Book, to create a Pyrmont Insta-Walk: the ultimate 45 minute stroll around the hotel and Sydney's Darling Harbour for taking photos. Socially conscious guests have been really excited by the prospect of finding beautiful snaps to make their own Instagram feed look even better.

Instagram users with more than 10,000 followers can REDEEM A FREE NIGHT stay at the hotel by simply emailing their request to reservations@1888hotel.com.au.

Their booking can be organised for an immediate stay or a voucher will be issued for redemption on future stays until December 2014.

PICTURE PERFECT PACKAGE
FOLLOW US
GREAT PIC WINS A FREE NIGHT

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1888 Hotel has launched a package called the “1888 Picture Perfect Hotel Package”.

It includes:

  • Room to photograph – One night for two in a King Deluxe room

  • FoodPorn – A complimentary 1888 Antipasto plate + two glasses of wine

  • Shar-ability – A complimentary Internet connection

  •  Envy-Inducing start to the day – a complimentary breakfast

Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date with everything that's happening @8hotels. Remember to #1888hotel so we can see all your arty posts. Take your best shot because we'll have them on display in our lobby.

All guests, no matter how small their following is, have the opportunity to WIN A FREE NIGHT at the hotel just for taking a great Instagram shot with the hashtag #1888Hotel.