Magnuson Hotels

Magnuson Hotels operates three related brands in three separate industry sectors: Magnuson Grand Hotels (upper-midscale), Magnuson Hotels (midscale), and M Star Hotels (upper-economy). Magnuson hotels receive global brand representation, including a hotel reservation network, access to worldwide global accounts, and a number of internet booking channels.

» Number of U.S. Properties | 1,220
» Rewards program Magnuson Rewards (a partnership with
» Length of contract | 5 or 10 years
» Contact Thomas Magnuson,


Brand NameWhat It's AboutChain ScaleCompetitive SetFranchise FeesTarget CustomerU.S. Properties/StatesU.S. Pipeline
M Star Hotels Since 2008Hotels focusing on business and family leisure guestsUpper-economySuper 8, Econolodge10-year commitment: $5,000
5-year commitment: $10,000
Commission: 5% GRR
Budget-minded travelers34/1254
Magnuson Hotels Since 2008Individually owned and operated properties with clean and comfortable rooms at a great valueMidscaleBest Western, Choice, Wyndham10-year commitment: $5,000
5-year commitment: $10,000
Commission: 5% GRR
Budget-minded travelers121/6066
Magnuson Grand Since 2008Hotels and resorts with catering and on-site restaurantsUpper-midscaleSheraton, Holiday Inn Express, Radisson10-year commitment: $5,000
5-year commitment: $10,000
Commission: 5% GRR
Corporate travelers20/2032

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