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Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 March 2016

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Coon Rapids, ia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The perks of this motel is the complimentary breakfast that spoke louder than anything on the whole stay. Made it worth the money for the motel. The pictures were actually better than when I actually got there. Mold growing around the stool and was clean but not like I am used to staying at. Pool was a lot smaller than...

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Thank you for staying, and for sharing your comments. Please know that we do everything in our power to satisfy all of our guests and it is unfortunate that sometimes things are missed. This is definitely not a norm at our hotel. I wish you had brought those issues to our attention while you were still with us and we...

Ottumwa, Iowa
Reviewed 17 March 2016

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Average Days Inn. Room was fine. Bathroom was small with old fixtures but adequate. Breakfast on Saturday morning was not well stocked at 8am. No non decaf coffee and no biscuits for dry gravy.

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Thank you so much for the kind words and your review of our Days Inn in Des Moines, IA. We take great pride in Guest Service and Customer Satisfaction and our associates prides themselves on working hard for our guests to make their stay both efficient and comfortable. Although, we just renovated the entire hotel with brand new furniture including...

Danville Iowa
Reviewed 8 March 2016

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Rockford iowa
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Was nonsmoking, which is OK but clerk was smoking right under no smoking sign outside. Took shower an plastic tub handle broke off in my hand, sure hope they don't charge my credit card for repairs, u go cheap on faucets u will pay more in long run

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Thank you for your feedback. Please accept my personal apologies for the inconvenience you experienced with your stay at our hotel. Please know that we do everything in our power to satisfy all of our guests and it is unfortunate that sometimes things are missed. I have addressed your comments and put a team together to come up with a...

Minneapolis
Reviewed 6 March 2016

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 17 February 2016

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Glenwood, Iowa
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Clean room; had everything we needed. Breakfast was excellent. Very reasonable price! Overall, the best value in that area!

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Thank you so very much for your compliments and feedback about our Days Inn Des-Moines Merle Hay, IA. I am extremely happy and encouraged to learn that you found our hotel to be a good choice that also offers a convenient location. I am also glad that you noticed our friendly service, breakfast offerings and our most competitive rates that...

Guttenberg, Iowa
Reviewed 15 January 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently Located 1 Mile From Merle Hay Hall And Close To Restaurants And Theatres Enjoy your Heartland stop at our Days Inn Des Moines / Merle Hay hotel near Living History Farms. Located just off Interstate 35 / 80 in the northwestern corner of the city, our Des Moines, IA, hotel offers easy access to Saylorville Lake and downtown while providing comfortable accommodations at a great rate. Swim in the indoor pool, soak in the whirlpool or play games in the two-story game room before grabbing an evening drink in the on-site lounge, Derry's. In-room amenities include free Wi-Fi Internet access, microwave and refrigerator. Handicapped-accessible rooms are available, and kids 17 and under stay free with an adult at our hotel in Des Moines, Iowa. Start your day with free Daybreak continental breakfast before heading out. LOCAL ATTRACTIONS From our Des Moines, IA, hotel, you can stroll The Principal Riverwalk - a recently completed project that includes trails, a garden and skating plaza along the Des Moines River - or walk through Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Slide down the water rides and roller coasters at Adventureland amusement park, just 15 minutes west of our hotel in Altoona, or indulge in some adult fun at Prairie Meadows racetrack and casino, also in Altoona. Spend a day on the water at Saylorville Lake or Grays's lake for slower-paced activities like fishing, hiking and boating. DINING OPTIONS There are over a dozen restaurants to choose from within a mile of our Des Moines, IA, hotel, including Bennigan's, Perkins, Felix & Oscars and Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe. Head to downtown hotspots in the revitalized East Village area or near the Iowa Events center for dozens more options. BUSINESS AND EVENT FACILITIES We offer meeting space for your upcoming event, as well as copy and fax services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

Address: 4845 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1949
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $87 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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