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Homewood Suites by Hilton

2014 Franchise 500
#135
At a Glance

Products & Services: Upscale extended-stay hotels

Number of Locations: 346

Total Investment: $9.9M - $19.6M

Founded: 1988

Began Franchising: 1988

About Homewood Suites by Hilton

Homewood Suites by Hilton is part of the portfolio of brands at Hilton Worldwide, which currently has hotels in 92 countries. Other Hilton Worldwide brands include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Curio ΓΆ€" A Collection by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 330 15 1 0
2013 322 10 1 0
2012 307 10 1 0
2011 299 10 1 0
2010 294 9 1 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Canada, Mexico.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $9,889,000 - $19,551,500
Franchise Fee: $75,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3.5-5.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 22 years, renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: At Memphis, TN, corporate office : 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #135 (2014), #117 (2013), #110 (2012), #109 (2011), #156 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #94 (2011), #62 (2010),
America's Top Global: #161 (2014), #119 (2013), #92 (2012), #92 (2011), #124 (2010),

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