Days Inn

Days Inn

Fund Your Franchise with Guidant

Guidant Financal Learn how to invest your IRA or 401k into a franchise. ($50k min)

Promoted Opportunities

Days Inn
#323

Initial Investment

LOW: $167,352
HIGH: $7,657,625

Change in Units

+0.5% +9 UNITS (1 Year)
-2.0% -37 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1970

Franchising Since

1972 (45 Years)

Corporate Address

22 Sylvan Wy. Parsippany, NJ 07054

CEO

Geoff Ballotti

Parent Company

Wyndham Hotel Group

Ticker Symbol

About Days Inn

Cecil B. Day opened his first hotel in Tybee Island, Georgia, in 1970. Since then, Days Inns Worldwide has grown into a network of nearly 2,000 franchised hotels throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including some hotels that offer free breakfast and allow pets in select rooms.

Days Inn Worldwide is part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of hotels which also includes Baymont Inns & Suites, Hawthorn Suites, Howard Johnson Int'l., Knights Franchise Systems, Microtel Inns & Suites, Ramada Worldwide, Super 8, Travelodge Hotels, Wingate by Wyndham, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$167,352 - $7,657,625

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3.8%

Financing Options

Days Inn offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Days Inn has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 3-4 days

Training at headquarters: 4 days

Additional Training: Regional workshops

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Related Franchises

Related Articles

How McDonald's Origins Became Hollywood Fodder

How McDonald's Origins Became Hollywood Fodder

Franchising goes Hollywood.
McDonald's to Donate Meals to the Homeless in Vatican City

McDonald's to Donate Meals to the Homeless in Vatican City

It seems that the controversial McDonald's location is trying to get on its new neighbor's good side.
Nina Zipkin
The 19 Covenants of a Standard Franchise Agreement

The 19 Covenants of a Standard Franchise Agreement

A quick look at the promises, rights or duties that the franchisee or franchisor owes to the other.
Rick Grossmann
McDonald's India Rolls Out New Breakfast Menu Featuring Traditional Local Dishes

McDonald's India Rolls Out New Breakfast Menu Featuring Traditional Local Dishes

In addition to continental offerings, McDonald's India will offer a masala dosa burger, anda bhurji and more.
Rose Leadem
Behind This Year's Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® Ranking

Behind This Year's Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® Ranking

The industry is changing.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: September 29th, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $60,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012