Hard Rock Hotel Franchise Review

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Hard Rock Hotel is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Opportunity Information

What is the upfront investment costs to own a Hard Rock Hotel franchise?

Hard Rock Hotel has a franchise fee of up to $400,000, with a overall upfront investment range from $115,645,666 to $220,248,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $400,000
  • Total Investment: $115,645,666 to $220,248,000
  • Working Capital: $1,012,500 to $1,025,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

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How much does a Hard Rock Hotel franchise owner make?

As with any new investment opportunity, there needs to be a reasonable ROI and profit potential. The specific franchise owner's income and the profits from a Hard Rock Hotel business depends on a lot of different factors. One way to validate the potential revenues or profits generated from a Hard Rock Hotel franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called a financial performance representation. This is an option for franchisors within their disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we have reviewed will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may provide limited information such as average gross revenues. This type of financial disclosure is not always helpful to determine profits for you directly. So review overall sales data with caution. As a general rule, usually earnings and owner's salary are equitable to the overall size of the upfront investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher return you could anticipate

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How many franchise locations does Hard Rock Hotel franchise system own?

As of the 2015 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 0 franchised Hard Rock Hotel locations throughout the United States.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any Hard Rock Hotel franchises in my state?

Based on 2015 FDD research, Hard Rock Hotel has franchised locations in 0 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their development strategy differently.

Based on our research this franchise is growing into new markets and could be available in your city. While planning your franchise purchase, you should be considering what is a good location for my franchise. Anlayze the potential customer base to confirm that your city has a need or want for this franchise.

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Last Reviewed: 2015

Sector: Lodging

Category: Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel Franchise DATA

Total Investment
$115,645,666 - $220,248,000
Franchise Fee
$400,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth

N/A
Ongoing fees
Royalty
6.0%
ad fees
1.5%
# of franchised outlets
N/A

FAQS

Does this franchise provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 280 hours. This includes N/A hours of classroom training, N/A hours of on-the-job training, and N/A hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online N/A
On-the-Job N/A
Classroom N/A
Total 280

Does this franchise provide Territory Protections?

Hard Rock Hotel does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for more details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No, Hard Rock Hotel does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.


When did Hard Rock Hotel begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2001. The average Hotel franchise began franchising in 1991.


Do they offer lending options?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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