Cambria Hotels FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise offered is for the right to construct and operate a hotel under their name and primary business trademark “CAMBRIA®”.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. is a Delaware corporation formed on January 8, 1963, under the name Quality Inns International, Inc. They changed their corporate name to Choice Hotels International, Inc. on July 25, 1990. From November 1, 1996 to October 15, 1997, their corporate name was Choice Hotels Franchising, Inc. Their corporate name has been Choice Hotels International, Inc. since October 15, 1997. Their principal business address is 1 Choice Hotels Circle, Suite 400, Rockville, Maryland 20850. This address will change in December 2023, when they move their headquarters to 915 Meeting Street, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of CAMBRIA hotel is between $14,788,700-$28,663,339 assuming the CAMBRIA hotel contains 124 guestrooms but excludes the cost of real estate. This includes $81,450 to $90,250 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliates as follows: an affiliation fee of $500 per room for new franchises; $750 per room for transfers and renewals ($60,000 minimum for new franchises and $65,000 for transfers and renewals); a property management system software license and systems training fee of between $11,750 and $18,750; and orientation, sales, and leadership training fees of between $9,700-$11,500 per person.