Red Lion Hotels

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Franchise 500 2023
Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$641K - $38.7M
Units as of 2017
70 Increase 32.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Red Lion Hotels

Industry Lodging
Related Categories Hotels & Motels
Founded 1959
Parent Company RLH Corp.
Leadership Greg Mount, CEO
Corporate Address 1550 Market St., #500
Denver, CO 80202
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1999 (25 years)
# of employees at HQ 320
# of Units 70 (as of 2017)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Red Lion Hotels 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 Information Circle
$40,000 - $75,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$641,250 - $38,740,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
3.5%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
20 years
Is franchise term renewable? No
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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 Red Lion Hotels offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment

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 Optional
Classroom Training Optional
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
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? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022