Red Roof Inn Franchise

Economy business lodging

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A Smart-By-Design Franchise Opportunity,

A Red Roof franchise has been an extraordinarily positive experience from almost all standpoints; customer service, design help, purchasing efficiencies, brand loyalty and, most importantly, reservations. The brand has consistently performed extremely well in good and bad economic times and often punched above its weight and rate. Brand changes are always done by considering franchisee needs while ensuring the customer gets the most value for their money. The company has also been very adaptive changing customer demographics and has adapted both its physical plant and virtual image to appeal to a broad cross section of travelers.

98% of current Red Roof franchisees would recommend a Red Roof franchise to other entrepreneurs.

Red Roof is securely positioned in the upper-end of the economy segment with RevPARs currently averaging 21% higher than competing economy hotels in the markets in which we compete. Our Smart-by-Design approach to franchising is evident in everything we do, from exciting new prototypes and conversion plans to day-to-day operations training. We focus on the details that keep our guests coming back and our franchisees successful.

With a seasoned management team and a focus on the success of one outstanding brand, Red Roof is truly redesigned and rededicated to become the best franchise opportunity in the economy segment.

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How much does it cost to open a Red Roof Inn Franchise?

The investment required to open a Red Roof Inn Franchise is between $203,500-$5,456,700. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Red Roof Inn name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    4%(Marketing & Reservation Fee)
  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    50% of current franchise fee

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When did the first Red Roof Inn open? 1967
When did Red Roof Inn start Franchising? 1996

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes

Third Party Financing Source(s): various sources


On-The-Job Training: Varies
Classroom Training: 40 hours
Additional Training: Regional workshops

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

Number of Employees Required to Run: 10

10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (60% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Red Roof Inn Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    7815 Walton Pkwy.
    Columbus, OH


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