Howard Johnson Franchise Review

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How much does a Howard Johnson franchise cost?

Howard Johnson has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $4,759,239 to $8,731,136.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $4,759,239 to $8,731,136
  • Working Capital: $62,950 to $108,849
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Howard Johnson franchise make?

Franchise revenue and profits depend on a number of unique variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your specific situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 208 franchised Howard Johnson locations in the USA.

Are there any Howard Johnson franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Howard Johnson has franchise locations in 44 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 86 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Howard Johnson is graded based on our most recent research.

Howard Johnson Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$4,759,239 - $8,731,136
Franchise Fee
$35,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
N/A
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
331
2017
211
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.5%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
211

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 23 hours. This includes 22 hours of classroom training and 1 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 1
Classroom 22
Total 23

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Howard Johnson does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Howard Johnson offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1990. The average Hotel franchise began franchising in 1998.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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