Hampton Inn, which is now also known as Hampton by Hilton, is a subsidiary of Hilton. This hotel franchise is among the largest in the United States and also has locations in Europe, India and South America. Hampton Inn hotels fall into the upper-midscale range. Some locations are called Hampton Inns and Suites, offering suites in addition to hotel rooms. Hampton Inns offer limited food and beverage services. The brand is attractive to tour groups and conferences, providing a variety of facilities. The Hampton brand continues to grow, opening new locations every year.
The Hampton Inn brand is highly recognized for the quality of the service it promises. The brand has a strong track record of success and continues to enjoy substantial growth.
The parent company, Hilton, provides strong brand marketing for Hampton and continues to develop and implement a variety of upgrades designed to maintain the brand's current appeal. Franchisees receive extensive and specific training for key personnel in a variety of areas, from using the proprietary software to maintaining ADA compliance. Hilton provides specific guidance as well as resources designed to help franchisees operate the hotel in accordance with Hampton Inn standards.
Hampton Inn projects an average investment of $6,903,800 - $17,091,650. It charges a $75,000 franchise application fee, which can vary depending on circumstances. To operate a Hampton Inn, a franchisee must own appropriate premises or hold a long-term lease for them. Hilton mandates highly specific operational guidelines, including the use of proprietary software and various equipment. Experience in hotel management is highly preferred; in cases where Hilton determines a lack of adequate experience, it may accept the franchise application but require management by Hilton or an approved company.
Training And Support
Hampton Inn provides mandatory and optional training, including through online virtual classrooms.
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