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Industry

Travel and Hospitality

Category

Lodging

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1986

Fees

Marketing Fee

NA

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$16,500-$16,500

Investment Range

$100K-$6.25M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

263

U.S. Franchised Units

263

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Newton

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2005

Issuance of FDD Data

03/28/2022

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$100K-$6.25M

Franchise Fee

$16,500-$16,500

What to know about Americas Best Value Inn franchise?

The franchise offered in this disclosure document is for the right to operate an Americas Best Value Inn® -branded hotel. The franchisee will offer the services associated with the operation of an Americas Best Value Inn hotel, which services include, without limitation: providing accommodations to guests; providing breakfast service to guests; and making meeting rooms available to guests. The franchisee will also provide all other services typically associated with the operation of a hotel, including without limitation laundry service, housekeeping service, and concierge service. The franchise offered in this disclosure document is for the right to operate an Americas Best Value Inn® -branded hotel. The franchisee will offer the services associated with the operation of an Americas Best Value Inn hotel, which services include, without limitation: providing accommodations to guests; providing breakfast service to guests; and making meeting rooms available to guests. Franchisees will receive assistance from them in the form of site selection assistance, training, marketing support, reservations assistance, quality control inspections, and operational assistance. They also grant franchisees the right to use our proprietary marks and systems in connection with the operation of their hotel businesses.

Americas Best Value Inn is based in Newton, MA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Americas Best Value Inn franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Americas Best Value Inn franchise? Before starting a Americas Best Value Inn franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Americas Best Value Inn franchise is $100,145 and can go all the way up to $6,245,445. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Americas Best Value Inn business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Americas Best Value Inn franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Americas Best Value Inn business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Americas Best Value Inn franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 33 37 4 66
2017 66 44 4 106
2018 106 65 15 156
2019 156 79 28 208
2020 207 67 21 254
2021 253 22 12 263

Additional Details

How much does a Americas Best Value Inn franchise owner make?

Americas Best Value Inn franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Americas Best Value Inn franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Americas Best Value Inn unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Americas Best Value Inn franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Americas Best Value Inn does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Americas Best Value Inn franchisees. Do note that Americas Best Value Inn is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Americas Best Value Inn franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Americas Best Value Inn business.

You should also speak to former Americas Best Value Inn franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Americas Best Value Inn at a profit? Were they forced to close their Americas Best Value Inn franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Americas Best Value Inn franchise fee?

Owning a Americas Best Value Inn franchise requires Varies royalty fee and a variable marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Americas Best Value Inn Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Americas Best Value Inn franchise fee of $16,500 that is included in the initial investment amount of $100,145 to $6,245,445. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Americas Best Value Inn franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Americas Best Value Inn franchise fee of $16,500.

Visit the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Travel and Hospitality franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Americas Best Value Inn founded?

Americas Best Value Inn started offering franchises in 2005. Americas Best Value Inn was founded 36 years ago in 1986.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Americas Best Value Inn locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 263 locations across the U.S. There are also 0 corporate locations. Most Travel and Hospitality franchises like Americas Best Value Inn have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Americas Best Value Inn franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Americas Best Value Inn has opened 168 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Travel and Hospitality franchises.

How many Americas Best Value Inn franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Americas Best Value Inn has closed 61 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Travel and Hospitality franchises.

Is Americas Best Value Inn growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Americas Best Value Inn over the past 3 years is 69%. Over the last year we have data for, Americas Best Value Inn had a net unit growth rate of 4%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Americas Best Value Inn growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Americas Best Value Inn. More info in the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab.

Is Americas Best Value Inn franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Americas Best Value Inn is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Americas Best Value Inn franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S0112 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Americas Best Value Inn that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Americas Best Value Inn a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Americas Best Value Inn meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Americas Best Value Inn provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Americas Best Value Inn.

What is the Americas Best Value Inn Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Americas Best Value Inn systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Americas Best Value Innfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Americas Best Value Inn franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 12%. Over the last year we have data for, Americas Best Value Inn had a franchise for sale rate of 8%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Americas Best Value Inn franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Americas Best Value Inn. More info in the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab.

What is the Americas Best Value Inn Franchise Failure Rate?

Americas Best Value Inn franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Americas Best Value Inn failure rate over the past 3 years is 23%. Over the last year we have data for, Americas Best Value Inn had a franchise failure rate of 5%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Americas Best Value Inn franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Americas Best Value Inn. More info in the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Americas Best Value Inn franchise?

Visit the Americas Best Value Inn metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

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Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Americas Best Value Inn

$3,172,795

Industry median

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Americas Best Value Inn

Varies

Industry median

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Americas Best Value Inn

$16,500

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Travel and Hospitality

Category

Lodging

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1986

Fees

Marketing Fee

NA

Royalty Fee

Varies

Franchise Fee

$16,500-$16,500

Investment Range

$100K-$6.25M

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

263

U.S. Franchised Units

263

U.S. Corporate Units

N/A

Headquarters (City)

Newton

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

2005

Issuance of FDD Data

03/28/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Americas Best Value Inn

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Americas Best Value Inn below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Americas Best Value Inn

22%

69%

Industry median

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Americas Best Value Inn

3%

12%

Industry median

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Americas Best Value Inn

14%

23%

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Business details

Website

www.redlion.com

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

255 Washington Street, Suite 230

State headquarters

Massachusetts

Contact Name

Americas Best Value Inn

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Newton

Zip code

02458
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