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About Days Inn by Wyndham

Cecil B. Day opened his first hotel in Tybee Island, Georgia, in 1970. Since then, Days Inn has grown into a network of nearly 2,000 franchised hotels throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including some hotels that offer free breakfast and allow pets in select rooms.

Days Inn by Wyndham is a leading performer in economy hospitality, and helps guests make the most of their trip with free breakfast, upbeat service, and a keen focus on the little things. Known to travelers around the world, the Days Inn rising sun logo and new Dawn room design brighten days through comfortable accommodations and convenient locations.

With a worldwide portfolio of nearly 1,700 properties, Days Inn is one of the largest economy brands worldwide. High brand awareness, prototype versatility, and a large footprint have fueled strong performance, making Days Inn a desired brand in the economy segment, with the added benefit of global distribution. The new Dawn room was designed with owner input to drive consistency and return. The well-known Days Inn name, supported by a powerful marketing budget, and bright room makes Days Inn top of mind for prospective guests and owners.

Days Inn by Wyndham is part of the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts family of hotels which also includes Baymont by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Howard Johnson by Wyndham, Microtel Inns & Suites, Ramada Worldwide by Wyndham, Super 8 by Wyndham, Travelodge by Wyndham, Wingate by Wyndham, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

It’s always go-time at Days Inn. Days Inn morning fuel includes fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, oatmeal, juice and coffee available at many locations. Most of our hotels include a fitness centre or pool. Most Days Inn hotels provide free WiFi, plus some offer restaurants, bars and meeting space to round out holistically-healthy and productive stays.

Our Daybreak® Café Breakfast with healthy options will guarantee a good start to your day Jumpstart your day with our healthy breakfast, which includes orange juice, yogurt, cereals, fresh fruit and coffee, available at most hotels.

Company Founded


Current Leadership

Geoff Ballotti, CEO

Started Franchising

1972 (49 years)

Total Number of Units

1,691 (as of 2020)

Part-Time / Full-Time

Full Time

Stock Ticker Symbol


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

There are several costs associated with opening a Days Inn 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 Days Inn by Wyndham franchise. The weekly fee for opening a Days Inn by Wyndham franchise is Royalty Fee Is Due By The 3Rd Of Each 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 (Days Inn by Wyndham Is Renewable) and does the franchise offer financing support (Days Inn by Wyndham Days Inn by Wyndham has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory).

Days Inn by Wyndham Company Details

Here are some additional details about Days Inn by Wyndham.

Parent Company Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Initial Investment $35,000 - $38,000
Veteran Incentives 50% off application/franchise fees; development incentive of up to $4,000/room
Royalty Fee 5.50%
Ad Royalty 3.80%
Term of Agreement 20 years
Absentee Ownership No
Run from Home No
Part Time No

Training and Support Offered By Days Inn by Wyndham

Days Inn by Wyndham offers several support options to its franchisees. With 1,691 (as of 2020) units, Days Inn by Wyndham aims to provide support to each franchise owner to help them operate a successful franchise location. Days Inn by Wyndham offers Up to 30 hours on the job training, 38-70 hours classroom training, and Regional workshops additional training.

Training and Support Offered

Here are the support options offered by Days Inn by Wyndham.

On-The-Job Training Up to 30 hours
Classroom Training 38-70 hours
Additional Training Regional workshops
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 Days Inn by Wyndham Right For You?

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


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