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Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322
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Ranked #28 of 46 Hotels in Des Moines
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

things went well until the power went out in my room in the middle of the night. in the previous two weeks, I had three hand surgeries and knee surgery. Not a real good thing, wandering in the middle of the night in total darkness to go to the bathroom. they opened up another room for me, so I could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the pool area. It was very clean, and the temp. of the heated pool, awesome! The humidity was perfect! The hot tub was also well maintained. The staff was kind, breakfast, better then a lot of motels, and rooms clean. Would have liked a larger fridge, and the stool could have flushed better. Other than... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My worst experience to date. Smelled horribly of cigarettes. Police were combing the halls numerous times. Parking lot was a sheet of ice.

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aminalka0403, Manager at Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

In regards to you complaint on 11/19/2014, the police "weren't roaming the halls", they were responding to our request for assistance regarding a mentally disturbed person wandering the halls wearing no clothing.I have not had this problem in 20years I have managed this property.I am sorry if this problem bothered you but it was completed unforeseen.Unfortunately your room borders the... More 

Clear Lake, IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk gals were very nice and friendly. The free breakfast was just ok- fun mini waffles, too thin oatmeal and no pastries. The bed was very comfortable. Location is great.

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aminalka0403, Manager at Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and do our best to keep improving. Sorry to say pastries are not part of DAYSINN BREAKFAST standard. Thank you very much and hope to soon again. More 

Marshall, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our room was very close to the neighboring sports bar and the music was so loud that we all had trouble sleeping. There were also many people smoking close to the door of our room so that our non-smoking room ended up smelling like smoke. We were also close to the game room and were kept awake from those noises... More 

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aminalka0403, General Manager at Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about you dissatisfied stay at our property, and will take care of all your mentions and hope you will give us another chance. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This hotel had everything necessary for a comfortable stay: indoor pool, breakfast, comfortable bed, and super clean. We stayed a week for a convention downtown, and it was much cheaper than the hotel downtown. The only drawback was the restaurant drive-thru right outside our window, a minor inconvenience. Will definitely stay here again.

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aminalka0403, General Manager at Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see again. Please request a room away from mcdonalds, More 

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Address: 4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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