Motel 6 Franchise

Economy lodging




We'll Leave the Light on for You!
Thanks to one of the most successful ad campaigns in the history of the hotel industry, Motel 6 enjoys strong brand awareness and high guest loyalty. After more than 40 years, Motel 6 is still a true American icon and continues to outperform the competition.


Founded in 1962 in Santa Barbara, California, Motel 6 is synonymous with a great travel value. The first Motel 6 in Santa Barbara still leaves the light on today, but a lot has changed for the motel chain that pioneered the first real economy motel designed for the no-frills traveler. The original price of a night's stay at Motel 6 was just $6.00, and thus established the brand name for an American classic.

The promise of the lowest price of any national chain and a clean, comfortable room are Motel 6 virtues. Motel 6 is a household name, synonymous with quality and value. It enjoys the highest brand recognition factor of any economy lodging brand.

The brand continues to grow and currently has approximately 1,100 locations with more than 105,000 rooms in the United States and Canada. Part of G6 Hospitality, Motel 6 is the largest owned and operated hotel chain in North America.

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How much does it cost to open a Motel 6 Franchise?

The investment required to open a Motel 6 Franchise is between $2,093,700-$2,916,800. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000-$35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Motel 6 name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $2,093,700-$2,916,800
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000-$35,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    4%
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    10-15 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    50% of current franchisee fee


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When did the first Motel 6 open? 1962
When did Motel 6 start Franchising? 1996

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 161 0 0 684
2003 142 0 0 688
2002 132 0 0 682
2001 125 0 0 690
2000 98 4 0 715

International: Canada,

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

Third Party Financing Source(s): various sources

Training
Available at franchisee's location, Annual convention

Support
Newsletter, Meetings, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Ad slicks, National media

10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 10

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (70% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Motel 6 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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