Red Lion Hotels

Red Lion Hotels

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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$641K - $38.7M
Units as of 2017
70 32.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Red Lion Hotels

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Hotels & Motels
Founded
1959
Parent Company
RLH Corp.
Leadership
Greg Mount, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
320
# of Units
70 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
1550 Market St., #500
Denver, CO 80202

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Red Lion Hotels 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
$40,000 - $75,000
Initial Investment
$641,250 - $38,740,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3.5%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
No
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Red Lion Hotels offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment

Training & Support Offered

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

On-The-Job Training
Optional
Classroom Training
Optional
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
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?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Stock History for Red Lion Hotels

Ticker Symbol for Red Lion Hotels: RLH

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Updated: February 8th, 2021