tru by Hilton Franchise Review

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tru by Hilton is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Opportunity Information

tru by Hilton is a hotel franchise.

What are the requirements to buy a tru by Hilton franchise?

tru by Hilton has a franchise fee of up to $75,000, with a overall initial investment range of $7,756,210 to $12,582,925.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $75,000
  • Total Investment: $7,756,210 to $12,582,925
  • Working Capital: $196,000 to $336,875
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The upfront investment of any franchise opportunity includes many fees. Unlock this franchise opportunity to better understand the specific costs required to own a tru by Hilton, such as territory fees, construction and costs, pre-opening marketing, and equipment purchases. It should be noted that, franchisors must to disclose all initial fees. These are not only fees that are actually paid, but also commitments to fees you are required to pay. Another important consideration to review is whether the upfront fees are refundable or not. The franchisor must disclose what conditions any of the upfront fees are refundable. A franchise must also disclose a range of fees if their initial fees are not uniform within the system. A careful review of the Item 5 initial fees will give you the answers needed to make a buying decision a tru by Hilton.

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How much does a tru by Hilton owner make?

As with any new franchised business, the franchisee's income and the earnings from a tru by Hilton franchise depends on a variety of factors. One way to check on the potential revenues or profits earned from a tru by Hilton franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their Franchise Disclosure Document. Typically, earnings and owner's salary are proportionate to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, the labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a large role in your bottom line and your personal income

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How many franchise locations do they own?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 9 franchised tru by Hilton locations across the USA.

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 tru by Hilton franchise opportunities in my state?

Based on 2018 FDD analysis, tru by Hilton has franchise locations in 17 states.


Based on the data collected this franchise opportunity is expanding into new locations and might be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be thinking about what is a good location for my business. Anlayze the potential customer base to assess that your city has a need or want for this brand. Even the most popular franchised businesses have cities that they do not succeed in. The reasons why a specific franchise location can fail are plentiful. So, you need to research not only the franchise opportunity itself, but review locations where you think the franchise has a greater chance to succeed.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

Sector: Lodging

Category: Hotel

tru by Hilton Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$7,756,210 - $12,582,925
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
22 Years
Renewal Term
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 249 hours. This includes 241 hours of classroom training, 8 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 8
Classroom 241
Total 249

Do they provide Territory Rights?

tru by Hilton does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No, tru by Hilton does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.

When did tru by Hilton begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2015. The average Hotel franchise began franchising in 1991.

Does tru by Hilton offer financing support?

Yes. They offer certain financing options within Item 10 of their FDD.

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