Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$1.9M - $9.6M
Units as of 2021
492 1.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

In 1987 Curt Carlson founded Country Inns & Suites, a companion to his family of hotels and restaurants that includes Radisson Hotels and TGI Friday's. The hotels, which are located in metropolitan and rural areas, feature studios and one-bedroom suites that may have refrigerators and microwaves.

For business travelers, Country Inns offer breakfast rooms, meeting rooms and lobbies that can be used for meetings. Locations also feature pools, coin-operated laundry facilities and exercise facilities. All guests are given complimentary breakfast, cookies and a morning paper. At each hotel, children under 18 stay free with an adult.

About Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1986
Parent Company
Radisson Hotel Group, Americas
Leadership
Jim Alderman, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1987 (34 years)
# of employees at HQ
700
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada, South America, Mexico

# of Units
492 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
701 Carlson Pkwy., #300, MS 4001
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Country Inn & Suites by Radisson franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$50,000
Initial Investment
$1,922,424 - $9,607,369
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
No

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
Varies
Classroom Training
47-65 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021