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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unusual setup with a bar at one end of the building and bar customer parking in the rear. Our room was quiet other than the two drunk women crying about something in the bar parking lot at 2 a.m. Parking for the hotel was at a premium with people wanting to park vehicles pulling trailers and various trucks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayied at this hotel for a couple of nights on our visit to Des Moines, at our arrival we were greeted by front desk staff on a very polite way, it was late and I was thirsty so they told me the bar was about to close. I went there and the tender was nice and served our drinks... More 

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management0403, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments and feedback on our services. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time at the Days Inn Des Moines-Merle Hay, IA. We often receive compliments on our associate’s friendliness and their professionalism. Our goal is to provide a full-service experience with an emphasis on providing excellent guest service and creating an... More 

Springfield, Missouri
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, avoid this place if possible. I booked a reservation online using a wyndham discount code. My confirmation email did not reflect this code so I specifically asked the employee when checking in and was told it would apply at checkout. I was never presented any folio to sign with the rate they were charging me as is usual when... More 

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management0403, Owner at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences and opinion. It disappoints me to learn that you encountered issues and our system failed to include your discount code. Just to clarify, national promotions such as this requires the guests to book online. Hotels may try to entertain guest’s requests but our systems are blocked from using those codes at the hotel levels.... More 

Nebraska City, Nebraska
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel for the price we paid. Pool was a little cold for being an indoor pool but other than that we had a good stay.

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management0403, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and compliments. We are glad that you liked our recently renovated hotel, upgraded amenities and above all for the price that was reasonable and affordable. Here at the Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, IA, we have one goal: provide top notch service and a comfortable guest room where everything works. We hope... More 

Colon, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was our first family vacation and the hotel was a great place to relax after a long day. Taco Bell, McDonaldst and a gas station all within a two minute walk. Just as we deemed Adventureland to be our new tradition, so will the Days Inn!

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management0403, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

We are very pleased and grateful for such a positive and extremely valuable feedback surrounding our services and great amenities that our Days Inn Merle Hay Des Moines, IA offers. I am extremely happy and encouraged to learn that you found our hotel to be a good choice that also offers a convenient location. Please let me know when you... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The room was very clean, beds are comfortable, nice little pool area. Staff was very nice. The only thing that wasn't good was when we got in the room the air conditioner was off and it took about 6 hours for it to cool down. So, we swam and went to dinner and it was a bit better when we... More 

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management0403, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve, but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. It was extremely hot and when that happens it takes a little longer to... More 

Sioux City, Iowa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

NO AC in the hallways or game room!! We were blammed for all the running in the halls from kids, when it was 2 young girls that happened to live there! We were NOT causing any trouble, but were sent to bed. Even the sheriff said so! He told us it looks like fun and have a good time. We... More 

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management0403, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and sharing your concerns. I apologize that you were not able to enjoy your stay. I have addressed your concerns with our team members. Again, we apologize for the inconvenience during your stay and hope you to return to us for the best value and great service. We hope to see you soon. Julie General... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $70 - $123 (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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