Microtel Inns & Suites Franchise

Last Updated on August 1, 2012 by DeanR

Microtel Inns & Suites Franchise Information

Microtel Inns & Suites is a franchise for economy hotels.

It was founded in 1987 and started franchising in 1988. Their first location was opened in the suburban Rochester, New York. All their locations are newly constructed and not renovations of old existing hotels that were known as other brands. Their buildings are usually two to four stories. Their rooms usually have wall length mirrors over the beds, window seat, and wall-mounted lighting. For the past 10 consecutive years, it has had the highest ratings from guests according to JD Power and Associates. Each of their hotels are owned and operated individually.

Microtel Inns and Suites is under the Wyndham Hotel Group together with Days Inn, Ramada Worldwide, Howard Johnson, Baymont Inns and Suites, Knights Inn, Super 8, and Travelodge. Other hotels under Wyndham Hotel Group are Wyndham Grand Collection, TAYP, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Wyndham Garden, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Wingate by Wyndham, NIGHT, planet hollywood, and Dream Hotels. They now have 300 locations in the United States, two in Canada, and 14 in other countries.

What are the facilities and amenities available at a Microtel Inns and Suites locations?

These may differ with every location. There are free continental breakfasts, free long distance calls, free WiFi in all rooms, HBO and expanded cable, exercise room with treadmill, TV, and universal weight machine, outdoor or indoor pool, electronic locks, interior corridors, dry cleaning, guest laundry, 24 hour tea and coffee, elevator, free newspaper, free fax and copy service, work desks in rooms, hairdryer, clock and radio, microwave and refrigerators in suites, coffee table and sofa bed, in room safes, kitchenette and living space in suites, wake up service, wheelchair accessible, telephone for hearing impaired, pets allowed, audio visual equipment, crib and rollaway available upon request, ice machine, multi-lingual staff, disability accessible rooms, voicemail, non smoking rooms available, business center with printing and PC, dataports and speakerphones, boardroom with high speed internet, and AAA approved.

What is in their ADA-accessible rooms?

There are two peepholes, one is 48 inches above the floor which can be useful for guests on wheelchairs. They also have guestroom doors that are not over 48 inches above the floor, electronic door handles and locks that can be operated with a closed fist, doors that are at least 36 inches wide, low closet bars, switches that are 42 inches above the floor, and remote equipped televisions with closed captioning.

Cost and requirements on running a Microtel Inns and Suites franchise

Expect to be investing about $4,742,000 to $7,250,000. The cost of a Microtel Inns and Suites franchise fee is $40,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5% t 6%. This is for a renewable 20 year term agreement.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be training at the headquarters, at your location, and at regional locations for two to three days. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will be given access to the internet, purchasing cooperatives, and assistance at the grand opening. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks, co-op advertising, regional advertising, and national media.

Microtel Inns and Suites Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 1910 8th Avenue, N.E. P.O. Box 4090 Aberdeen, SD 574024090

Phone: (888) 222-2142

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