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Hilton Garden Inn

2014 Franchise 500
#80
At a Glance

Products & Services: Upscale midprice hotels

Number of Locations: 573

Total Investment: $11.4M - $21.1M

Founded: 1990

Began Franchising: 1990

About Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn is part of the portfolio of brands at Hilton Worldwide, which currently has hotels in 84 countries. Other Hilton Worldwide brands include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 507 21 13 32
2012 487 21 11 30
2011 470 20 9 24
2010 460 19 9 18
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $11,401,500 - $21,055,000
Franchise Fee: $75,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 22 years, renewable
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 days. Owner orientation in Beverly Hills, CA : 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #80 (2014), #73 (2013), #72 (2012), #68 (2011), #99 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #57 (2011), #32 (2010),
America's Top Global: #80 (2013), #64 (2012), #58 (2011), #81 (2010),