The Wyndham Worldwide is one of the largest hospitality empires in the world with an umbrella that covers nearly 8,100 hotels under 19 brands spanning 153 countries on six continents. The brands range from luxury properties to budget chains and all-suite hotels, and all of them are covered in the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program. Here's a guide to each of the Wyndham brands.
The most luxurious brand in the Wyndham family is Wyndham Grand, with more than 40 properties in resort destinations and urban centers worldwide. A dozen properties are located in the U.S., eight are located in Europe, and nearly half are in Asia. Examples include Hotel Galvez in Texas and Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach in Florida.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an upscale brand with properties in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey, Germany, the UK and the Caribbean. Hotels offer well-equipped fitness centers as well as indoor or outdoor pools. Golf, tennis, beaches, and more. Examples include Wyndham Lake Buena Vista, Disney World and Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
Of all the brands in the Wyndham Worldwide stable, the extended-stay chain Hawthorn Suites is perhaps the most appealing for families. The brand offers one- and two-bedroom spacious suites complete with fully equipped kitchens. Most Hawthorn Suites also offer amenities such as exercise facilities, swimming pools, and a free hot buffet breakfast. Examples include Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Napa Valley and Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Panama City Beach.
Wingate by Wyndham
While business travelers are the main target of this mid-priced chain, families will also find a lot to love. The typical Wingate by Wyndham property offers a free hot breakfast and free wifi, and most properties have a 24-hour snack bar or mini-mart. Examples include the Wingate by Wyndham Destin and Wingate by Wyndham Chesapeake.
This mid-priced hotel chain is a good road trip choice, as locations are often outside of city centers and handily off highways. Hotels offer free wifi, and many properties offer indoor pools and fitness centers. Examples include the Wyndham Garden Williamsburg Busch Garden and Wyndham Garden Niagara Falls Fallsview.
TRYP by Wyndham
In 2010, Wyndham Worldwide acquired the Spanish hotel brand TRYP and rebranded it TRYP by Wyndham. It is positioned as a stylish mid-market lifestyle brand with locations in cosmopolitan locations such as Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Lisbon, New York, and Montreal. Examples include TRYP by Wyndham Quebec Hotel PUR and TRYP by Wyndham New York City Times Square South.
Baymont Inn & Suites
One of the first motel chains in the United States, Travelodge launched in 1939 and became part of Wyndham Worldwide in 2006. Properties are located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Asia. Examples include Travelodge Inn & Suites Gatlinburg on the River and Travelodge Big Bear Lake.
A no-frills brand with prices that are easy on the wallet, Knights Inn provides the bare essentials with no hidden charges or overwhelming choices. Expect in-room cable TV and tea/coffee service, with free continental breakfast at select locations. Examples include Knights Inn Flagstaff and Knights Inn Buena Park/Anaheim.
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
Guest rooms at the Microtel brand are basic and functional, but you can't beat the prices. Families should consider an upgrade to one of the suites for more space, with extras including a pull-out couch plus a kitchenette. Some examples include the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bloomington/Minneapolis and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Round Rock.
AmericInn's portfolio consists of 200 mid-scale properties in 21 states, predominately in the Midwest and Mountain states including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and North Dakota.
Trademark Hotel Collection
This upscale brand is a collection of independent hotels with an emphasis on style and distinctive service. While there are a handful of American properties in this collection, the majority are found in Europe.
This Latin America-based brand of boutique hotels includes 15 properties in Europe and Latin America. There is one Esplendor property in Miami.
This Latin American brand has 14 properties in Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru and Argentina. There is one Dazzler property in Brooklyn.