Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

#306

Initial Investment

LOW: $208,621
HIGH: $11,740,461

Change in Units

+4.0% +4 UNITS (1 Year)
+9.9% +10 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1986 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

22 Sylvan Wy. Parsippany, NJ 07054

CEO

Geoff Ballotti

Parent Company

Wyndham Hotel Group

Ticker Symbol

About Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Hawthorn Suites was founded by Hyatt Hotels in 1986. Since 1998, the franchise has been owned by Atlanta-based U.S. Franchise Systems Inc. At every Hawthorn Suites, guest services include a complimentary buffet breakfast and evening social hour, exercise facilities, videocassette players, and on-site laundry and valet service. Business services include an oversized work area with two phone lines and a data port, personal voice mail and a complimentary daily paper.

U.S. Franchise Systems owns Microtel and Best Inns & Suites in addition to Hawthorn Suites. The company has formed alliances with Sunstone Hotels, Leisure Hotels LLC, Hospitality Assoc. and Meyer Motels Ltd.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$208,621 - $11,740,461

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5%

Financing Options

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 270

Lowest Rank: 488

  • 2006 - 476
  • 2007 - 448
  • 2008 - 488
* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: Varies

Training at headquarters: Varies

Additional Training: At regional location

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 20 - 30

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Updated: June 22nd, 2016

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