Days Inn by Wyndham

Days Inn by Wyndham

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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#282 Ranked #201 last year
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Initial investment
$231K - $5.8M
Units as of 2020
1,691 4.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Cecil B. Day opened his first hotel in Tybee Island, Georgia, in 1970. Since then, Days Inn 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 by Wyndham is part of the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts family of hotels which also includes Baymont by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Howard Johnson by Wyndham, Microtel Inns & Suites, Ramada Worldwide by Wyndham, Super 8 by Wyndham, Travelodge by Wyndham, Wingate by Wyndham, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

About Days Inn by Wyndham

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1970
Parent Company
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Leadership
Geoff Ballotti, CEO
Ticker Symbol
WH

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1972 (49 years)
# of employees at HQ
14,200
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
1,691 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
22 Sylvan Wy.
Parsippany, NJ 07054

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Days Inn by Wyndham 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
$35,000 - $38,000
Initial Investment
$231,156 - $5,794,510
Veteran Incentives
50% off application/franchise fees; development incentive of up to $4,000/room
Royalty Fee
5.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3.8%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Days Inn by Wyndham offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, inventory
Third Party Financing
Days Inn by Wyndham has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
Up to 30 hours
Classroom Training
38-70 hours
Additional Training
Regional workshops
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
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?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #282

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #81

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Updated: February 8th, 2021