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).

Overview

8/31/2022, Source: FTSE
Number of REITs
14
Dividend Yield
0.94%
YTD Total Return
-7.76%
August Total Return
-3.92%
2021 Total Return
18.22%

Quarterly Data

Source: Nareit T-Tracker
Q2 2022 2022
FFO ($M) $1,270 $1,822
NOI ($M) $1,881 $2,925
Dividends paid ($M) $158 $225

List of Lodging/Resorts REITs

1 Year Total Return Stock price
Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.
APLE | Richmond United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-7.17%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$14.59
Ashford Hospitality Trust
AHT | Dallas United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-50.60%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$7.40
Braemar Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
BHR | Dallas United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-3.86%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$4.75
Chatham Lodging Trust
CLDT | West Palm Beach United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-12.89%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$10.88
DiamondRock Hospitality Company
DRH | Bethesda United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-14.73%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$7.87
Hersha Hospitality Trust
HT | Philadelphia United States | Lodging/Resorts REITs
-13.41%
As of market close 09/25/2022
$8.33