M3 (Accounting)

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M3 (Accounting)

4.4 (437 REVIEWS)

Ranked 1 (out of 37) in Hotel Accounting Software

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Hoteliers voted M3 as the #1 Hotel Accounting Software provider in the 2024 HotelTechAwards

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Ratings Summary

4.4
Very Good
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Support
4.5/5
ROI
4.3/5
Implementation
4.2/5

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Hoteliers voted M3 as the #1 Hotel Accounting Software provider in the 2024 HotelTechAwards

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About M3 (Accounting)
Founded in 1998 | Headquarters in Lawrenceville (United States) | 554 employees
The best back-office hosted software solution provider for the Hospitality Industry. We provide accounting, business intelligence, and payroll solutions across all brands and independent hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Our enterprise level solution allows franchisees access to their financial and operating information in real-time with user friendly reports. Our clients are able to reduce overhead and labor by leveraging our solutions to remain competitive in the industry.

Capabilities

Scalable for growth

Cost & time savings

Tax & Reporting

Planning & Management

Data Processing

Features

Accounting

4/5 features

Forecasting & Budgeting

4/5 features

Reporting

4/5 features

Compliance & Tax

4/5 features

Data Management & Integration

4/5 features

Available Add-ons & Modules

CoreSelect

The M3 CoreSelect solution is the newest accounting and financial reporting offering from M3. It is a self-service accounting and financial data management solution targeting smaller portfolio hotel owners, operators, and management companies.

PREMIUM ADD-ON

Tax & Reporting

Report Writer customizes financial reports and how you want to see your data. Easily Set Tax by inputting predetermined tax rates for vendor invoices for use, sales, VAT, GST/PST/HST, and vendor withholding. Automatic 1099 & 1096 forms print data on US 1099/1096 IRS tax forms. Customizable Import / Export transfers data for JE’s, checks, invoices, vendors, budgets, historical data, and much more.

INCLUDED

Planning & Management

Quickly Setup Budgets with key metrics and a feature to lock metrics, ensuring they stay consistent across properties. Accurately Forecast and create multiple forecasts with key metrics for comparison across periods. Track Construction Project costs, set up as many as 3 budgets, associate JE’s, and vendor invoices to each project. Increase User Security with customized user access groups and roles for specific modules, functions, and properties.

INCLUDED

Data Processing

Customize Daily Report with automatic PMS Importing and Daily Report rollover. Robust, Multi-Company, Accounts Payable module with partial payment schedules. Prepay Invoices in our Accounts Payable module limiting user error. MultiCurrency Exchange Rates and recurring invoices. Intelligent Document Imaging allows image and document attachments to vendor invoices and journal entries. Customizable General Ledger and chart of accounts.

INCLUDED

Finance

Customized Financial reports how you want to see them. Automate Check Writing, check layouts, vendor payments (multiple properties), ACH, checks, ePay, and virtual credit cards. Cash Management across properties with cleared transactions and import reconciliation.

INCLUDED

Pricing

Average

This product is priced in line with the average product in the category which is usually an indicator that it is a standard product with standard functionality designed for typical operations and use cases and properties.

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Popularity by Segment

Size

10 | X-Small (1-9 room)

6 | Small (10-24 room)

31 | Medium (25-74 room)

236 | Large (75-199 room)

194 | X-Large (200+ room)

Country

479 | United States of America

18 | Canada

2 | Cayman Islands

2 | United Kingdom

2 | Philippines

2 | India

1 | Bahamas

1 | Denmark

Type

323 | Branded Hotels

104 | Limited Service & Budget Hotels

101 | Bed & Breakfast & Inns

68 | Luxury Hotels

58 | Resorts

52 | Boutiques

42 | Airport/Conference Hotels

39 | Extended Stay & Serviced Apartments

20 | Hostels

14 | City Center Hotels

14 | Motels

10 | RV Parks & Campgrounds

6 | Vacation Rentals & Villas

2 | Casinos

Region

497 | North America

4 | Asia Pacific

3 | Europe

3 | Central America

Category

437 | Hotel Accounting Software

160 | Business Intelligence

157 | Scheduling & Labor Management

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Hotelier Rating

Excellent
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Very Good
66
Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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Property Size

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  • Medium (31)
  • Large (236)
  • X-Large (194)

Country

  • United States of America
    United States of America
    (479)
  • Canada
    Canada
    (18)
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
    (2)
  • United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
    (2)
  • Philippines
    Philippines
    (2)
  • India
    India
    (2)
  • Bahamas
    Bahamas
    (1)
  • Denmark
    Denmark
    (1)

Region

  • North America
    North America
    (497)
  • Europe
    Europe
    (3)
  • Asia Pacific
    Asia Pacific
    (4)
  • Central America
    Central America
    (3)
10

M3 is a fantastic accounting system for hospitality.

President from 500+ room Branded Hotel in

Verified
4 months ago
Awesome system and great people to work with, they are always responsive to your needs and willing to assist as needed.
President
X-Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review and feedback! If there are any wanted FREE monthly webinars definitely let us know in our Ideas Portal at help.M3as.com or if you reach out to [email protected] we can help locate specific FREE training videos as well!
10

M3 software makes my work life easier!

Controller from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in

Verified
4 months ago
It is not that the software is easy to use...and it is! It's not that the software gives you good information that non-hotel people can understand and use... because it does!.And it's not because its affordable for smaller hotels...because it is.It's because the people are nice and helpful, the service you get from M3 is what sets them apar...
Controller
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the great review! All those pieces are a part of what makes M3, well... M3! Thank you for being a part of our family of 8000+ locations!
8

Accounting Core

from 500+ room Vacation Rentals & Villa in Sanbornton (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
I do like the ease of being able to create financial statements. Still learning but so far so good. I can't wait to keep learning about the system. The ease of going from one company to the next. The ease of creating end of year entries. The ease of finding out of balances quickly and fixing them. The ease of running the trail balance an...
Country United States of America
X-Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the great review and feedback! With great customers like you in our family of 8000+ properties, it helps us immensely to understand what works well and what can be improved. We are happy to hear how much you enjoy learning more of the capabilities of the software and that you appreciate the ease of use that we’ve designed into the system. The feedback on our bank reconciliation and accounts receivable module is useful. We are sending it over to our Product team to keep enhancing the platform in ways that has made M3 the market leaders for the last 25 years!
10

Great Tool for a business

General Manager from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in Tulsa (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
I love the scheduling tool and the reports you can print for time and attendance. We use it to do our payroll and it makes the process so easy. We also use it for accounts payable and entering and editing invoices.
Country United States of America
General Manager
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review! We are glad that scheduling and reporting has been made easier! Thank you for the feedback on the level of viewing we can send to our Product team as well!
5

M3 Accounting Software Review

Accounting Coordinator from 500+ room Branded Hotel in Chattanooga (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
I like that the reports are very easy to run, as well as self explanatory when you need to find one. It's also very easy to add or delete vendors or mistakes that you may have entered incorrectly & it also keeps track of the entries that way you know of mistakes that may or may not have been made. It is also very easy to run thru and make...
Country United States of America
Accounting Coordinator
X-Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are always trying to find ways to add efficiencies and streamline processes for our customers. We are thrilled that you find value in the reporting, the ease-of-use, and the payments process. We have shared your comments about the log in and alerts to our support team and they will be reaching out to you directly. Thank you for your support of M3.
10

AGM

AGM from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in Bristol (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
The updates to the invoice scanning procedures, daily reporting, p&l management is a time savor. Easy to read reports and general ease of use when submitting bills for payment
Country United States of America
AGM
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review and feedback! We appreciate to hear how much of a time saver our software has been, all while having easy to read reports and utilize our banking module. Thank you for the detailed feedback, we are sending it over to our Support team so they can grow and improve to help keep M3 great!
10

Great Hotel Accounting Software - Easy to use

Hotel General Manager from 100 to 199 room Bed & Breakfast & Inn in Folsom (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
Ease of use and layout. M3 make it easy to upload and process ap from the operations side. Also the reporting is laid out in a very usable format
Country United States of America
Hotel General Manager
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review! In our 25 years in service we have worked diligently to find what works for our users in order to streamline learning and using our software!
8

A Review of Accounting Core and Intelligent Imaging Integration

Accounting Manager from 100 to 199 room Luxury Hotel in Charleston (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
Navigating the intricacies of accounting core has proven to be a journey with its share of peculiarities, yet it consistently accomplishes the essential tasks. As time progresses, familiarity grows, and the system becomes second nature. However, certain nuances, such as the inability to simultaneously view Cash management entries during cas...
Country United States of America
Accounting Manager
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for such a thoughtful, and detailed review! Over the last quarter of a century M3 has put significant effort in staying relevant while providing useful tools for every user. All of the improvements mentioned, really do highlight all the effort we have put into meeting challenges that may occur, in both software and the everchanging market hoteliers face. When it comes to developing from challenges, each of our departments and family of 250+ employees strives towards committing to One M3 and providing the best service as possible! Thank you for your feedback as well! We have made incredible improvements in our Imaging module recently with the hope that it prevents any further frustrations. Thank you for being a part of our M3 community and for believing in the same products we have believed in for so long!
8

Used for Invoices and Budget Management

Assistant General Manager from 75-99 room Branded Hotel in Lincoln (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
I have only been using M3 personally for a month now and it was incredibly easy to pick up and use. The invoice system keeps me from inputting the same one twice which is a great addition. It is also super easy to rollover my days and find my budgeting. I also liked that it makes it easy to find any variance issues i maybe havinf each day.
Country United States of America
Assistant General Manager
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review and feedback! We recently have made significant infrastructure and functionality developments to our Document Imaging module and will always be there to assist at [email protected] Love to see that M3 is easy to pick up for new users and all the developments that has made M3 an industry staple for the last 25 years!
10

Great tool for accounting and forecast

General Manager from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in Maple Grove (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
- Ease of entering invoices - Simple way to see if invoice is paid - Great for hotel daily data showing.
Country United States of America
General Manager
Large Hotel
Travis from M3 replied
Thank you for the review and feedback! We are glad to hear how well your daily data is shown! And as always we will continue to work to ensure our products pull and show correct data as efficiently as possible.
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Question:

What does this product or service do well?

Answer:

M3 provides a state of the art software solution for the hoteliers of today. Focusing on cloud-based innovations, M3 is able to offer an entire analysis with integrations, showcasing their strengths in the accounting sphere of hospitality.

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What differentiates this product or service from the competition?

Answer:

M3 stands out in their strengths of optimization toward enhancing hoteliers accounting software. M3’s dedication to the hospitality industry showcases an unwavering commitment to both vendors and partners.

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Based on your experience with this product or service, if you could give one piece of advice to a hotelier considering this product or service, what would it be?

Answer:

Our partnership with M3 is based on our co-primary objective of providing hoteliers with a one stop solution for their property management and accounting needs. M3 has worked with us and our team to create an integration for hoteliers as a one-stop solution. I would recommend their team and system.

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