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Franchise: Doubletree by Hilton

Initial Investment
LOW:$35,493,750
HIGH: $62,397,125
Change in Units
+9.1% +39 UNITS (1 Year)
+25.6% +95 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: varies

Training at headquarters: varies

Additional Training: General manager training prior to certification for opening

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 100

About Doubletree by Hilton

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.

Founded

1969

Franchising Since

1989 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

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

CEO

Christopher Nassetta

Parent Company

Hilton Worldwide

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

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

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$35,493,750 - $62,397,125

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$75,000 - $75,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

5%

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

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Updated: December 11th, 2016

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