Extended Stay America is one of the only hotel companies in the world exclusively focused on the extended stay segment. Our mission is to take care of people who are building a better future for themselves and their families, and that extends to investors and developers looking to start a franchise.
When you franchise with Extended Stay America, you not only become part of our family—you also benefit from our more than 20 years of experience and our resilient business model that stands strong in good times and bad. Our mission does not stop in the face of a pandemic. That is why we are the only major hotel brand to remain 100 percent open since March 2020.
We are ready to support your development and franchising plans, and help you build a successful and profitable business that thrives.
Are you ready to STAYahead?
Extended Stay America is committed to developing and franchising hotels in the best locations across the country. We have a dedicated team that will work with you to identify the right location. Whether you’re interested in converting an existing hotel or looking to build new, we have opportunities for you to explore.
There has never been a better time to become an Extended Stay America franchisee. We present franchisees an attractive opportunity to join a highly regarded, nationally recognized brand, with a proven prototype, robust distribution platform focused on extended stay guests, high-margin operating model, and simple fee structure. A key driver of our performance is our knowledge of the extended stay segment and providing what matters most to these guests, particularly amidst the pandemic: a safe stay, at an affordable rate, with kitchens in every room to provide guests with more control over their stay.
Extended Stay America is significantly outpacing the industry despite challenging economic conditions and decreased travel demand. In the third quarter of 2020, while occupancy levels remained at 48 percent industry wide as reported by STR, Extended Stay America achieved an 80 percent average occupancy rate, with many Extended Stay America properties hitting 90 percent occupancy. These occupancy levels represent the highest of any public reporting hotel brand in the U.S.
STAYahead with our resilient franchising model that is built to perform.
Stay ahead with our resilient model, which is built to perform. Extended Stay America presents franchisees an attractive opportunity to join a highly regarded, nationally recognized organization amidst a period of unprecedented growth. Notable selling points include our margins, our streamlined operating model that delivers an optimal balance of services, amenities, and staff, and our simple fee structure.