Doubletree by Hilton
#53 Franchise 500| Upscale hotels and resorts
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Doubletree by Hilton
Upscale hotels and resorts

About
Founded

1969

Franchising Since

1989 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

7930 Jones Branch Dr., #1100
McLean, VA 22102

CEO

Christopher Nassetta

Parent Company

Hilton

Ticker Symbol

HLT

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$22,022,700 - $69,341,150

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$75,000 - $75,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Financing Options

Doubletree by Hilton has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

Varies

Support Options
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

Classroom Training:

Varies

Additional Training:

General manager training prior to certification for opening

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

100

Doubletree by Hilton is ranked #53 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
The first Doubletree hotel opened in 1969 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Franchising began in 1989, and ten years later the company was acquired by Hilton Hotels Worldwide. At every Doubletree location, guests are given a warm chocolate chip and walnut cookie at check-in.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $22,022,700 High - $69,341,150
Units
+5.3%+21 UNITS (1 Year) +0.5%+2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: October 1st, 2018