John Q Hammons Hotels and Resorts

John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts is the largest private independent owner and hotel management company in the United States, with a portfolio that includes 78 hotels representing nearly 19,000 guest rooms in 24 states.

Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons, and built on his legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, we have become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hotel industry. Today we maintain a long tradition of quality with a vibrant passion for the future. Our hotels continue to lead the industry, from our resort and spa locations to our large innovative meeting venues, dedicated to Mr. Hammons’ commitment to delivering quality facilities and an excellence in guest experience.

With more than 9,000 exceptional associates nationwide and a management team second to none, we remain the nation’s premier independent builder, developer, owner and manager of upscale, full-service hotels.

Built to be the Best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development.


Since developing his first hotel in 1958, John Q. Hammons has been faithful to his vision of creating a unique and superior hotel environment with a level of service exceeding expectations.

Over the past 52 years, Hammons has been a true innovator and icon of the industry. His ambitious style of property development and hotel management has set new standards in the hospitality industry.  In fact, many features in our hotels have now been adopted by franchisors as new brand standards, and we continue to set the bar for quality.

Today, John Q. Hammons Hotels Management, LLC upholds Mr. Hammons’ long tradition of quality with a renewed passion. We’re building upon his legacy of success and focusing on the future of the company.

The John Q. Hammons hotel portfolio is consistently awarded the highest honors in guest satisfaction and overall excellence. Our family of Embassy Suites Hotels has once again been recognized as the brand’s finest. We continue to lead the industry in available meeting space, quality of appointments, and superior guest satisfaction scores.  With extraordinary associates and an experienced professional management team, we remain the nation’s premier independent developer, owner and manager of upscale, full-service hotels.