Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Upscale hotels and resorts
Find out what franchise is right for you
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#132 Ranked #101 last year
See the Full List
Initial investment
$33.7M - $140.7M
Units as of 2021
530 3.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Hilton is part of the portfolio of brands at Hilton Worldwide, which has hotels in more than 90 countries. Other Hilton Worldwide brands include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, Canopy by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

About Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1919
Parent Company
Hilton
Leadership
Christopher Nassetta, CEO
Ticker Symbol
HLT

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1965 (56 years)
# of employees at HQ
7,332
# of Units
530 (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 Hilton Hotels and Resorts 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
$33,709,705 - $140,694,073
Veteran Incentives
Varies
Royalty Fee
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
Hilton Hotels and Resorts 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
168-216 hours
Additional Training
At existing hotels; at regional 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
150
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where Hilton Hotels and Resorts landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

Curious to know where Hilton Hotels and Resorts ranked on other franchise lists? Find out below.

Ranked #132

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #34

Top Global Franchises

Want to stay updated on the latest franchise news?

Never miss a beat when you sign up to receive our newsletter.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy

Related Franchises

Are you eager to see what else is out there? Browse more franchises that are similar to Hilton Hotels and Resorts.

Clothes Mentor

Clothes Mentor

Women's clothing and accessories resale stores
Caring Transitions

Caring Transitions

Senior transition and relocation, online auctions, and estate management

Related Franchise Content

Catch up on the latest franchise news, trends, and more.

5 Franchise Owners Share Their Secrets for Bringing Customers In-Store

As online shopping becomes more prevalent, brick-and-mortar shop owners must stay competitive and proactively encourage customers to shop in-store.

Beware of This Type of Entrepreneur When Franchising

In franchise sales, finding candidates with entrepreneurial spirit is desirable, but beware of the entrepreneur who wants to break all the rules.

Mark Siebert

The Hottest Franchise Categories of 2022

These are the types of franchises that show the greatest potential for success in the year ahead.

Pizza del Perro Negro, ready to multiply under the franchise model

The brand seeks to grow under the franchise model. These will be the estimated costs and the investment payback time.

Alto Nivel

How You Can Leverage the Power of a Franchise Network

This piece explores why entrepreneurs have several reasons to consider the opportunities of franchise ownership and how you can leverage the power of a franchise network.

Ben Richmond

Disclaimer
The information on this page is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of any particular franchise by Entrepreneur Media. Our franchise listings and rankings are solely research tools you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing in a franchise. That should include reviewing the franchisor's legal documents, consulting with an attorney and an accountant, and talking to former and current franchisees.
Updated: February 8th, 2021