Habbo Hotel - Where else?
Habbo Hotel is the world’s largest social game and online community for teenagers. Localized Habbo communities all around the world are visited by millions of teenagers every week.
Habbo Hotel is a place to meet new and existing friends, play games and simply have fun. It is a richly colorful, multi-dimensional virtual community and social game to which users join by creating a fully customized online character called a Habbo. From there, explore wide variety of spaces and millions of rooms created by other users in the virtual community, play a variety of games, train pets, connect with friends, decorate their own rooms and Habbo homepages, and have fun through creativity and self expression. The Habbo experience consists of many parts, which are all inextricably linked.
Habbo Hotel can be accessed via the local Habbo sites, and through the world’s largest social networking site Facebook, where all 11 of Habbo Hotel's language versions are also available. Through Facebook Connect, Habbo users around the world can easily find their Facebook friends in the virtual world and share their in-world experiences.
Quick Habbo facts (August 2012):
- 11 language versions
- Customers in over 150 countries
- Registered users: 273,000,000
- Unique visitors: > 5,000,000 / month
- Page impressions: 1,730,000,000 / month
- Age distribution: 90 % between 13-18 years old
- Average visit: 41 minutes / session
Entering the Habbo world is free, but to access premium services users need to buy Habbo Credits, which is the virtual world’s currency. Credits are used to pay, for example, virtual furniture and elements for the homepage. Virtual furniture and homepage gadgets in particular are important factors in most Habbos' lives within the community, allowing them to express themselves through the creation of theme-styled rooms and homepages and places to chill out.
Habbo Hotel - the online communityThe core of the Habbo experience is the virtual world or "virtual hotel", Habbo Hotel. Millions of teenagers meet each other every day in Habbo’s cafés, clubs, at the pool area or in the millions of private rooms created by the Habbos themselves. Currently there are over 120 million user-generated rooms in the different Habbo communities.
User-generated content is king in Habbo Hotel! It is the Habbo users who make the virtual world what it is – Habbo Hotel is filled with different kinds of ongoing events, competitions, quests and other happenings, most of them created by the users themselves. Check into Habbo Hotel and explore the different user-generated theme rooms, such as party rooms, maze rooms, barbershops, police stations, hospitals, cruise ships, gang centers, market places, adoption centers and whatever you can imagine – and often what you haven’t even thought of.
Social networking Habbo style!
In addition to the actual virtual world, all community members have their own Habbo home pages where they can present their virtual life in Habbo. The personal pages are naturally highly customizable and can be used for sharing content, forming different kinds of groups etc. Habbo pages are tightly linked to the virtual world: you can, for example, access users’ own rooms with a click of a button as well as include friend lists and game scores from the community. Habbos can also join different kinds of groups and make group pages for themselves and their friends.