Franschise Fact File

Name of Chain Minimum Rooms Initial Fee Royalty Fee Advertising/Marketing Fee Reservation Fee Ave. Per Room Construction Cost
aloft hotels Circle 90 N/A $60,000 plus $450 per room over 150 rooms 5.5% of gross rooms revenue if not in default of license agreement 4% of gross rooms revenue (program fee) included in program fee N/A
America's Best Inns & Suites Circle 91 N/A 20000 2% of grossBest rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue 1% of gross rooms revenue N/A
Americas Best Value Inn by Vantage Circle 92 40 $9,000 plus $125 per room over 60 rooms $15 per room per month up to 50 rooms; $11, 51-75 rooms; $10, 76-plus rooms $8 per room per month included in other fees $30,000-$50,000
AmericInn Circle 93 59 35000 5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue varies 70000
Baymont Inns & Suites Circle 94 67 25000 4% of GRR in first year; 4.5% in second year; 5% thereafter 1.5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue $55,890-$73,330
Best Western International Circle 95 50 preferred, fewer for boutiques $40,000 up to 50 units; $50,000 for 100 units Annual dues: $4,121 for 100 units; annual membership: $39,238 for 100 units $7.63 per room per month 26 cents per room for first 12 months; then based of number of room nights booked 70000
Budgetel Franchise System Circle 96 40 22500 flat fee per room per month (no hidden costs) flat fee per room per month (no hidden costs) flat fee per room per month (no hidden costs) 55000
Budget Host International Circle 97 N/A 5000 $1,500 base, plus $80 per room; $480 annual sign royalty included in other fees 5% commission for Internet res + about $1/unit/month N/A
Cambria Suites Circle 98 100 $500 per room, $60,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.1% of gross rooms revenue 1.75% of gross rooms revenue $60,000-$80,000
Candlewood Suites Circle 99 80 $500 per room, $50,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of rooms revenue included in other fees $58,895-$78,903
Clarion Circle 100 N/A $300 per room, $40,000 minimum 4.25% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue 1.25% of gross rooms revenue $70,000-$95,000
ClubHouse Inn/Inn & Suites/Suites/Hotel/Resort/Hotel & Suites Circle 101 60 $30,000; discounts for multiple properties, first hotel in a state 3% of GRR for first year; 4% thereafter none $1.50-$11.95 per reservation $35,000-$85,000
Comfort Inn Circle 102 N/A $500 per room, $50,000 minium 5.65% of gross rooms revenue 2.1% of gross rooms revenue 1.75% of gross room revenues $55,000-$65,000
Comfort Suites Circle 103 N/A $500 per room, $50,000 minium 5.65% of gross rooms revenue 2.1% of gross rooms revenue 1.75% of gross room revenues $63,000-$73,000
Country Hearth Inns Circle 104 40 20000 4% of gross rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue 1% of gross rooms revenue N/A
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Circle 105 varies by location greater of $45,000 or $450 per room 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue 1.25% of gross rooms revenue varies by location
Courtyard by Marriott Circle 106 N/A greater of $50,000 or $400 per room 5.5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue .9% of GRR; plus $2 per non-property res; plus communications fee N/A
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Circle 107 150 $500 per room, $75,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 3% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $89.102-$230,880+
Days Inns Circle 108 100 greater of $35,000 or $350 per room 5% of gross rooms revenue up to 5% of gross rooms revenue accrued by loyalty club members $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $37,107-$57,265
Doubletree Circle 109 100 for Suites $75,000 (minimum) 4% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $98,335-$156,413 for 250-room hotel
Downtowner Inns Circle 110 N/A 5000 3% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in marketing fees $30,000-$37,000
Econo Lodge Circle 111 N/A $250 per room, $25,000 minimum 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 3.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $35,000-$55,000
element Circle 112 N/A $60,000 plus $450/room over 150 rooms 5.5% of gross rooms revenues if not in default of license agreement 4% of gross rooms revenue (program fee) included in program fee N/A
Embassy Suites Circle 113 100 $75,000 (minimum) 5% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $78,902-$147,038 for 250-room hotel
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Circle 114 N/A greater of $50,000 or $400 per room 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue .8% of GRR; plus $2.85/non-property reservation; plus communication fee N/A
Four Points by Sheraton Circle 115 N/A $60,000 plus $450/room over 150 rooms 5.5% of gross rooms revenues if not in default of license agreement 1.25% of gross rooms revenue 0.8% of GRR + $8.65 room per month N/A
Grandstay Residential Suites Hotel Circle 116 53 35000 $3.75 per occupied room 2% of gross rooms revenue 2-7% of gross rooms rvenue 88600
GuestHouse International Circle 117 50 greater of $15,000 or $250 per room 3% of gross rooms revenue first year; 3.5% thereafter 1% of gross rooms revenues 2% of gross rooms revenue; includes PMS software 65000
Hampton Inn/Inn & Suites Circle 118 52 $50,000 (minimum) 5% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $53,679-$97,685
Hawthorn Suites Circle 119 70 40000 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $64,000-$79,000
Hilton Circle 120 120 $85,000 (minimum) 5% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $112,535-$191,478
Hilton Garden Inn Circle 121 90 $60,000 (minimum) 5% of gross rooms revenue 4.3% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $64,762-$106,081
Historic Hotels of America Circle 122 30 $5,000-$8,000 $14,000-$20,000 based on rooms $5,000-$8,000 voice, 10%; GDS, 7%; Internet, 4% 125000
Holiday Inn Express Circle 123 70 $500 per room, $50,000 minimum 6% of gross rooms revenue 3% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $64,012-$91,195
Holiday Inn Circle 124 100 $500 per room, $50,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $70,090-$114,852+
Homewood Suites By Hilton Circle 125 90 $60,000 (minimum) 4% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $74,345-$117,780
Hotel Indigo Circle 126 100 $500 per room, $60,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 3.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $107,269-$242,000+
Howard Johnson Circle 127 100 greater of $35,000 or $350 per room 4% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $37,692-$66,815
Hyatt Place Circle 128 127 60000 5% of gross rooms revenue 3.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
Hyatt Summerfield Suites Circle 129 125 50000 5% of gross rooms revenues 3.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Circle 130 150 $500 per room, $75,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 3% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $212,070-$312,683+
Key West Inns Circle 131 45 Application fee: $500; entry fee: $5,000 $16 per room per month $100 per month voice, 8%, Internet, 5%, electronic, 6% 60000
Knights Franchise Systems Circle 132 100 $5,000-$12,800 5% of gross rooms revenue 5% of gross room revenue $4 per CRS res; $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $34,915-$44,370
La quinta Inn & Suites Circle 133 106 45000 4% of gross rooms revenues 2.5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue $51,322-$66,965
Le Meridien Circle 134 N/A $85,000 plus $300/room over 200 rooms 6% of gross rooms revenue (if not in default) + 3% of gross f&b sales 1% of gross rooms revenue 0.8% of GRR + $8.65 per room per month N/A
The Lexington Collection by Vantage Circle 135 80 $25,000 plus $200/room over 100 rooms either $32-$40/room/month or 3% of gross rooms revenues $19 per room per month included in other fees $40,000+
Luxury Collection Circle 136 N/A $85,000 plus $300/room over 200 rooms 5% of gross rooms revenue (if not in default) + 2% of gross f&b sales 1% of gross rooms revenue 0.8% of GRR + $8.65 per room per month N/A
MainStay Suites Circle 137 N/A $300 per suite, $30,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $38,000-$48,000
Marriott Hotels & Resorts Circle 138 N/A greater of $82,500 or $300 per room 6% of GRR plus 3% of gross f&b revenue 1% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
Master Host Inns Circle 139 N/A 15000 4% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $30,000-$37,000
Microtel Inns & Suites Circle 140 60 40000 4-6% of gross rooms revenue 2-3.2% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $35,000-$54,000
Motel 6 Circle 141 63 25000 4% of gross rooms revenue 3.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $46,000-$53,000
Park Inn Circle 142 varies by location greater of $25,000 or $250 per room 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue 1.25% of gross rooms revenue varies by location
Park Plaza Hotels & resorts Circle 143 varies by location greater of $40,000 or $400 per room 5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue varies by location
Passport Inn Circle 144 N/A $5,000 3% of gross rooms revenues 2.5% of gross rooms revenues included in marketing fees $30,000-$37,000
Preferred Boutique Circle 145 25 $10,000-$15,000 $12,000-$20,000 per year, based on number of rooms $15,000 per year voice, 10% GDS, 7% Internet, 4% $200,000
Preferred Hotels & Resorts Circle 146 100 $100 per room, $20,000 minimum $300 per room per year; $25,000 minimum $20,000 per year voice, 10% GDS, 7% Internet, 4% $275,000
Quality Circle 147 N/A $300 per room, $35,000 minimum; $50,000 minimum for suites 4.65% of gross rooms revenue 2.1% of gross rooms revenue 1.75% of gross rooms revenue $45,000-$55.000
Radisson Hotels & Resorts varies by location greater of $75,000 or $500 per room greater of 5% of gross rooms revenue or $150,000 per year est. 2% of gross rooms revenue est. 2% of gross rooms revenue varies by location
Ramada Worldwide Circle 149 100 greater of $35,000 or $350 per room 4% of gross rooms revenue 4.5% of gross rooms revenue $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $57,616-$67,717
Red Carpet Inn Circle 150 N/A $10,000 3.5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $30,000-$37,000
Red Lion Hotels Circle 151 150 $60,000 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
Regent Hotels & Resorts Circle 153 varies by location greater of $100,000 or $700 per room varies by location; est. 3% of gross rooms revenue est. 2% of gross rooms revenue est. 2% of gross rooms revenue varies by location
Renaissance Hotels & Resorts Circle 154 N/A greater of $60,000 or $200 per room 5% of gross rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
Residence Inn by Marriott Circle 155 N/A greater of $50,000 or $400 per suite 5.5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees N/A
Rodeway Inn Circle 156 N/A $10,000 + $125/room over 80 rooms $25 per room per month $15 per room per month included in other fees $25,000-$32,000
Scottish Inns Circle 157 N/A $7,500 3% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in marketing fees $30,000-$37,000
Settle Inn/Inn & Suites Circle 158 50 $25,000 3% of GRR first year; 3.5% of GRR thereafter 1% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue; includes PMS software $65,000
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Circle 159 N/A $85,000 plus $300/room over 200 rooms 6% of gross rooms revenues (if not in default) + 2% of gross fb& sales 1% of gross rooms revenue 0.8% of gross rooms revenue + $8.65 per room per month N/A
Sleep Inn Circle 160 N/A $300 per room, $40,000 minimum 4.65% of gross rooms revenue 2.1% of gross rooms revenue 1.75% of gross rooms revenue $45,000-$55,000
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Circle 161 N/A greater of $50,000 or $400 per suite 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue .4% of GRR; + $3.30 per non-property reservation, plus communication fee N/A
Staybridge Suites Circle 162 80 $500 per room, $50,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of grossrooms revenue included in other fees $88,735-$117,980+
Sterling Hotels Circle 163 75 $20,000 $10,000-$20,000 per year, based on number of rooms $10,000 per year voice, 10% GDS, 7% Internet, 4% $150,000
Studio 6 Circle 164 80 $25,000 5% of gross rooms revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $48,000-$55,000
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Circle 165 N/A $225 per room, $30,000 minimum 5% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $35,000-$45,000
Summit Hotels & Resorts Circle 166 100 $20,000 $10,000-$40,000 per year, based on number of rooms $15,000 per year voice, 10% GDS, 7% Internet, 4% $175,000
Super 8 Motels Circle 167 60 $24,000 + $100/room over 120 5.5% of gross rooms revenue up to 5% of gross rooms revenue $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $37,873-$47,601
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Circle 168 N/A greater of $40,000 or $400 per suite 5% of gross rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue .9% of GRR; plus $1 per non-property reservation, plus communication fee N/A
Travelodge Circle 169 40 greater of $35,000 or $350 per room 4.5% of gross rooms revenue varies $5.15 per GDS res; $4.15 per third-party res $35,807-$57,165
Vagabond Inn Circle 170 varies by market $20,000 4% of gross rooms revenue 2.5% of gross rooms revenue included in other fees $70,000+
Value Place Circle 171 124 greater of $49,600 or $400 per room 5% of gross rooms revenue up to 2.5% of gross rooms revenue; currently 0% $15 per web res + $100/month for 800# $24,194-$48,387
VISTA Hospitality Solutions Circle 172 depends on market conditions $10,000 for the first 50 rooms; $75 per room thereafter $15 per room per month $5 per room per month 8% per res received $50,000-$85,000
Westin Circle 173 N/A $85,000 + $300/room over 200 rooms 7% of gross rooms revenue (if not in default) + 3% of gross fb& revenue 2% of gross rooms revenue 0.8% of GRR + $8.65 per room per month N/A
Wingate by Wyndham Circle 174 100 greater of $35,000 or $350 per room 4.5% of gross rooms revenue 4% of gross rooms revenue $5.15 per GDS res; $41.5 per third-party res $59,309-$64,862
WORLDHOTELS Circle 175 100 $14,000-$18,000 $12,000-$30,000 included in other fees 7% of delivered & consumed rooms revenue N/A
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Circle 176 N/A greater of $35,000 or $300 per room; maximim $225,000 5% of gross rooms revenue 1.5% of gross rooms revenue varies $93,525-$171,930

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