Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

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4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966  show map
 2 stars
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Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay is a 2-star hotel providing a comfortable accommodation near to Iowa Gold Star Museum, Living History Farms and Saylorville lake. Founded in 1980, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2011.

The hotel is conveniently situated in a shopping area, close to lakes. Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay is also placed near to East Village, Des Moines Area Community Clg and Science Center of Iowa.

Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Des Moines International airport.

Rooms

Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay offers 78 guestrooms appointed with free Wi-Fi, a ceiling fan, a work desk, coffee/tea makers and heating with all the sights of Des Moines within easy access. They provide bathrooms with a shower, terry bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a deluxe continental breakfast. Guests can try tea and coffee served in the Irish bar.

Services

Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay offers a meeting room and a copier along with 24-hour reception, laundry and newspaper service.

Relax

The hotel provides cribs and a game room for families with children. Guests can choose from lawn tennis and golf available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   78.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Beauty salon
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • HBO available
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966

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City Center
  • Des Moines
    5.7 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American, Family Fare)
    400 ft
  • Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    78

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
Size: 295 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 295 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    This triple room features a tumble dryer, air conditioning and washing machine.

    Room facilities
      Family Double Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
      Size: 295 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      This family room features a washing machine, air conditioning and tea/coffee maker.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay Des Moines location
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        Hotel Address:

        4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Des Moines
          5.7 mi
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American, Family Fare)
          400 ft
        • Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American)
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          78

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        What's nearby

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        • Lazer X - 1.2 mi

        Universities, Institutes

        • American Reading Academy - 1700 ft
        • La'james College-Hairstyling - 2.3 mi

        Medical care and Hospitals

        Local Attractions

        • Iowa Gold Star Museum - 2.9 mi
          7700 Northwest Beaver Drive, Johnston
        • Pappajohn Sculpture Park - 4.5 mi
          1400 Grand Ave, Des Moines
        • Salisbury House - 5.0 mi
          4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines
        • Saylorville lake - 3.5 mi
          5600 NW 78th Avenue, Johnston
        • Des Moines Art Center - 4.5 mi
          4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Bennigans Grille & Tavern - 400 ft

          Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd
          Phone: 515-276-7777

          62% likes this, based on 26 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Family Fare

        • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - 1600 ft

          Address: 4601 Merle Hay Rd
          Phone: (515) 278-0468

          63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

        • Pagliai's Pizza - 3100 ft

          Address: 5312 Merle Hay Rd
          Phone: 515-253-9800

          75% likes this, based on 36 reviews
          Cuisine: Pizza

        • Daytona's All Sports Cafe - 700 ft

          Address: 4875 Merle Hay
          Phone: 515.331.0996

          71% likes this, based on 23 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Famous Dave's - 3200 ft

          Address: 4351 Merle Hay Rd
          Phone: (515) 331-3300

          65% likes this, based on 61 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Barbecue
          Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          78
        Hotels nearby
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        0.7km

        Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The bill by the Hotel was exactly $10 more than the Booked.net charge

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          I liked that we called and was able to get a room at the last minute, that was clean, but the price was high.

          We like to watch hbo and the tv listing had it listed but it was not available.

        • Couple
          5.8

          It was the dirtiest hotel room I have ever stayed in. We kept finding black curly hairs on our sheets and pilloes in our bed, the floor wasnt clean, there was dust and crumbs all over the top of the desk by the tv, the curtains were stained, overall wasnt very happy with it.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          There was male body fluids on the bed spread when we checked into our first nights stay. They came and got the bed spread and did not compensate us for the problem. Try to explain what the mess was to a 10 year old girl.

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          Our room and my mothers room were both located over the top of a 2 pm bar.After the drunks all quieted down ,we fell asleep.Then the homacide cop in the room next to us woke us up discuessing his case on his telephone.The walls were super thin!!! However we did get a good parking spot,under a street light:)

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          The location worked for us, right off the highway and close to our family. When I first saw it, I was worried, the hotel does not have a lot of curb apeal. When inside I was pleasently surprized at how clean the lobby was, and our room was the same. The staff was helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean, and comfortable No complaints, good value for your money.

          Not a lot of varitey for breakfast

        • Couple
          7.0

          The people in the room next to us yelling in Spanish around 2am until 3am

        • Single
          5.0

          Where do I begin? Let's start with the reception. I was asked if I had stayed at Days Inn previously. I said, "No... First time." So where does she put me? In a room directly off of the game room (pin ball, arcades, etc.) and pool area! The place stunk to high heaven of cigarette smoke and in general, old dirty, chemically treated carpeting and over-chlorined swimming pool. The place looked like it was stuck in a 70's time-warp, and it may very well have been in the 70's that it was last re-carpeted. Thanks Ms. Receptionist. Nothing like making a great first impression for a new customer!! OK, now let's walk into the room they gave me. I'm told it's a nonsmoking room. Really? The smell of cigarettes in there was enough to gag a garbage collector! The bathroom floor looked like a science mold project. Not green... but varying shades of brown to off-white and gray grout. Now, this floor may very well have been cleaned and the buildup of whatever the heck has been residing there may indeed have been sterile, but after accidentally dropping an expensive medication on the floor, I dared not consume it for fear of ingesting some human equivalent of "hoof and mouth disease"!!! After blocking off the bottom of the main door with a towel, I was able to reduce the smell from the hallway and game room located directly across from my room. And putting the heating device on low heat and opening the window helped dramatically, though the noisy on and off cycles of the heater, combined with the sound effects from the old refrigerator, reminded me of the sound effects of the laser battles in the original "Star Wars" movie. The sounds insured that I was awakened regularly, and may very well be by Days Inn design, to insure that their customers do not succumb to the noxious smells. And to add insult to what barely could be described as a "fair" room rating, the TV had more nonoperational channels than it had operational. What... did you not pay the bill?

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay Des Moines location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Des Moines
          5.7 mi
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American, Family Fare)
          400 ft
        • Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American)
          700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2011
        • Number of rooms:
          78