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About Baymont by Wyndham

Founded in 1973, Baymont by Wyndham provides lodging to business and leisure travelers across the United States. Each location features in-room desks, pay-per-view movies and video games, free breakfast, and nonsmoking and handicapped-accessible rooms. Baymont by Wyndham hotels also offer conference rooms, fax service and computer data ports.

One of the fastest-growing midscale hotel franchises, Baymont by Wyndham offers warm, welcoming service without pomp and circumstance. With its signature hometown hospitality and valuable extras, such as free high-speed wireless internet and breakfast corner with waffles, Baymont guests feel at home no matter where they travel.

Baymont has proven its ability to strategically develop the ideal midscale prototype design in the right locations. The tremendous growth of Baymont Inn & Suites in the last 10 years is a testament to the close relationships we’ve built with our partners. It is the personal connection we have with every franchisee that has created the foundation of our success, and our long-term partnerships show it.

Chances Are, You’re About 10 Minutes from a Hotel by Wyndham

20 brands. 95 countries. 8,900+ hotels.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts makes travel possible for all. From big cities and small towns to beachfront resorts and highway hotels, our 20 iconic brands bring a diverse perspective to the travel experience. With friendly service, thoughtful amenities, and a range of options for the everyday traveler, Wyndham will be there to welcome you wherever you go.

Company Founded


Current Leadership

Geoff Ballotti, CEO

Started Franchising

1987 (34 years)

Total Number of Units

525 (as of 2020)

Part-Time / Full-Time

Full Time

Stock Ticker Symbol


How Much Does It Cost To Open A Baymont by Wyndham Franchise?

There are several costs associated with opening a Baymont by Wyndham franchise. There is typically a franchise fee set by the franchisor, which covers the costs of opening a franchise location. Some other commons fees include equipment fees, marketing fees, licensing fees, insurance, and taxes, to name a few.

Some franchises may have a weekly fee that the franchisee pays for operating a Baymont by Wyndham franchise. The weekly fee for opening a Baymont by Wyndham franchise is Royalty Fee Due By The 3Rd Day Of The Month.

The full breakdown of these fees can be found in the Financial Disclosure Document (FDD) provided to franchisees by the franchisor. The FDD report will contain additional information such as whether the franchise is renewable (Baymont by Wyndham Is Renewable) and does the franchise offer financing support (Baymont by Wyndham Baymont by Wyndham has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory).

Baymont by Wyndham Company Details

Here are some additional details about Baymont by Wyndham.

Parent Company Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Initial Investment $26,000 - $30,500
Veteran Incentives 50% off application/franchise fees; development incentive of up to $4,000/room
Royalty Fee 5%
Ad Royalty 3.50%
Term of Agreement 20 years
Absentee Ownership No
Run from Home No
Part Time No

Training and Support Offered By Baymont by Wyndham

Baymont by Wyndham offers several support options to its franchisees. With 525 (as of 2020) units, Baymont by Wyndham aims to provide support to each franchise owner to help them operate a successful franchise location. Baymont by Wyndham offers Up to 30 hours on the job training, 38-70 hours classroom training, and Regional workshops, 1-3 days; customized property training, varies with fees additional training.

Training and Support Offered

Here are the support options offered by Baymont by Wyndham.

On-The-Job Training Up to 30 hours
Classroom Training 38-70 hours
Additional Training Regional workshops, 1-3 days; customized property training, varies with fees
Ongoing Support
  • Newsletter
  • Meetings & Conventions
  • Toll-Free Line
  • Grand Opening
  • Online Support
  • Security & Safety Procedures
  • Field Operations
  • Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
  • Co-op Advertising
  • National Media
  • Regional Advertising
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Website Development
  • Email Marketing
  • Loyalty Program/App
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Is Baymont by Wyndham Right For You?

Baymont by Wyndham has gone digital! Here are all of the ways you can find Baymont by Wyndham online. Oftentimes, you can reach out to current franchisees of Baymont by Wyndham online. Current franchisees may be able to offer personalized insights into what it is like owning a Baymont by Wyndham franchise and offer tips to running a successful Baymont by Wyndham franchise location.


Why Should You Start a Baymont by Wyndham Franchise?

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