Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton

Upscale all-suite hotels
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#133 Ranked #82 last year
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Initial investment
$39.5M - $63M
Units as of 2021
240 4.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

The first Embassy Suites Hotel was built in 1984 in Overland Park, Kansas. The all-suite hotels offer upscale amenities including cooked-to-order breakfast buffets, nightly Manager's Receptions with complimentary drinks and snacks, fitness centers and business centers. Originally owned by Promus Hotel Corporation, Embassy Suites is now part of Hilton Worldwide.

About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1983
Parent Company
Hilton
Leadership
Christopher Nassetta, CEO
Ticker Symbol
HLT

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
7,332
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Central America, Canada, South America, Mexico

# of Units
240 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

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

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Embassy Suites by Hilton 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
$75,000
Initial Investment
$39,478,895 - $63,035,693
Veteran Incentives
Varies
Royalty Fee
3.5-5.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
4%
Term of Agreement
23 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.

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

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
179-187 hours
Additional Training
At Memphis, TN, corporate office
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

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
# of employees required to run
75
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #133

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #126

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Updated: February 8th, 2021