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Super 8
#435 Franchise 500| Hotels

Super 8



Franchising Since

1976 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

22 Sylvan Wy.
Parsippany, NJ 07054


Geoff Ballotti

Parent Company

Wyndham Hotel Group

Ticker Symbol


Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$209,638 - $4,444,387

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Super 8 offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, inventory

Super 8 has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support



Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media


Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

3-4 days

Classroom Training:

4 days

Additional Training:

Regional workshops; customized property training

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Super 8 is ranked #435 in the Franchise 500!
Super 8's name is derived from its original room rate--$8.88 per night--when the first location opened in 1974 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Since Super 8 began franchising in 1976, the motel chain has grown to more than 2,000 locations throughout the United States and Canada.

Super 8's parent company, Wyndham Worldwide, also owns Travelodge Hotels, Days Inn Worldwide, Howard Johnson Int'l., Ramada Worldwide, Knights Franchise Systems, Wingate by Wyndham, Baymont Inns & Suites, Microtel Inns & Suites, Hawthorn Suites, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

Initial Investment: Low - $209,638 High - $4,444,387
+6.1%+166 UNITS (1 Year) +14.5%+363 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 13th, 2017