It all began in 1973. Builder, contractor and future Indy-winning race team owner James R. Trueman opened the first Red Roof Inn in Columbus, Ohio (and charged guests just $8.50 a night).
For over 45 years, we’ve kept our focus on building the right relationships and producing results. This means guests and franchisees get our full attention. At each of our 550+ locations, we offer incredible value and prove that economy and quality can exist at the same property.
And now we’ve introduced Red Roof PLUS+®, a brand extension perfectly fit for hotels looking to revive their property at a reasonable cost (and optimal return), and The Red Collection™, a new group of midscale, hyper-local hotels inspired by their city’s vibe and culture.
Trusted Brands. Proven Success.
Find the Red Roof brand that best fits your unique property and specific goals.
With over 550 locations, the Red Roof family is built on superb guest experiences and a dedication to franchisee success. We offer travelers simplicity and economy without ever compromising quality, and 45 years of steady growth suggest we’re doing it right.
Take a closer look at the brand that delivers guests and hoteliers the experience—and results—they’ve been dreaming of.
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Red Roof brands have historically offered some of the strongest RevPARs and lowest investment and operating costs in the economy hotel market. We also consistently rate among the leaders in guest satisfaction.
We succeed because we’re not just in the franchising business, we’re in the hotel business. We own and operate hotels ourselves, so we share objectives with franchisees.
Our Genuine Relationships. Real Results.® philosophy focuses on the success of each and every property, so our guests—and franchisees—benefit from the Red Roof® experience.