Lodging REITs own and manage hotels and resorts and rent space in those properties to guests. Lodging REITs own different classes of hotels based on features such as the hotels’ level of service and amenities. Lodging REITs’ properties service a wide spectrum of customers, from business travelers to vacationers.

Many well-known hotel brands, including Hilton, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton, operate out of REIT owned properties.

Who Invests in Lodging/Resorts REITs?

Along with individuals who invest in REITs either directly or through Thrift Savings Plans (TSPs), 401ks, etc., institutional investors such as pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and bank departments also invest in REITs.

How to Invest in Lodging/Resort REITs

There are numerous lodging/resort REITs listed on the FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Indexes available that individuals can invest in directly with the help of a broker or by purchasing shares in a participating REIT mutual fund of REIT exchange-traded fund (ETF).


4/30/2024, Source: FTSE
Number of REITs
Dividend Yield
YTD Total Return
April Total Return
2023 Total Return

Quarterly Data

Source: Nareit T-Tracker
Q1 2024 2024
FFO ($M) $954 $954
NOI ($M) $1,512 $1,512
Dividends paid ($M) $937 $937

List of Lodging/Resorts

1 Year Total Return Stock price
Administradora De Activos Fibra Inn SC
FINN13.MX | Monterrey Mexico | Lodging/Resorts
Not available
Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.
APLE | Richmond United States | Lodging/Resorts
Ashford Hospitality Trust
AHT | Dallas United States | Lodging/Resorts
Braemar Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
BHR | Dallas United States | Lodging/Resorts
Chatham Lodging Trust
CLDT | West Palm Beach United States | Lodging/Resorts
DiamondRock Hospitality Company
DRH | Bethesda United States | Lodging/Resorts