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Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Family stayed in 5 rooms, for 3 nights. Great place to stay. Staff was helpful with a smile always. Pool was covered up, but only because it kept the heat in. Best pool i have been in. Very warm. Bed comfortable. Great price. Breakfast good.

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Days Inn at Merle Hay Rd in Des Moines is a bargain for the level of comfort. It appears that room accommodations have been upgraded recently and the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The remote for the TV (40 inch Samsung) did not work and a 2nd one from the desk clerk did not work. We...

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

Thank you for the review it helps us improvise where needed, Sorry about the remote control and yes we are still renovating and thats what those unpainted walls were. The game machines have a silencer on them which would not disturb the surrounding rooms. Please come see us again and ask for a room away from the game room.

Independence, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Day 1 phone wouldn't work. only worked to call desk twice in 3 days. large toenail clipping on floor. Long Corse Black Hairs on Folded Bath Towels, Outlets missing covers. Too many cords running off 1 outlet and fridge & microwave blew out. Lamp knob missing & stuck in corner unplugged with the cord wrapped around the base like...

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Minden, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay unexpectedly and stopped. It was clean and breakfast was descent. The pool and spa were closed with no explanation which was disappointing.

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value. Clean property. Friendly staff. The property had not received my on-line reservation from Wyndham prior to my arrival. It took the GM over 30 minutes to get Wyndham to forward my reservation to the property.

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Carbondale, Kansas
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The staff member at the front desk asked like it was a bother to have to come check us in. The bed was SOOOOO hard and the curtain didn't keep out the light from the McDonalds drive thru. Shower sucked too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed December 7, 2016

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Decorah
Reviewed November 27, 2016

The place was overall very clean and orderly. They are deadly serious about the timing of things--the pool closes at 10, the video games shut off at 10, the breakfast is whisked away at 9 am. The biggest problem was noise from people exiting the bar that is at the back side of the hotel. It was difficult to sleep...

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Greentop, Missouri
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We stayed two nights here on Thanksgiving and were very impressed! It was so clean that you could eat off the floor! The rooms were very nice. (We had 2 queen beds.) Our 2 children and 1 grandchild were treated like royalty! Staff were very pleasant and helpful. The swimming pool and hot tub were fantastic. The game room was...

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North Platte, Nebraska
Reviewed November 26, 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center 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
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $58 - $85 (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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“Recommend on the far side, away from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingGiulia, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Only as a last resort. Breakfast is a redeeming quality!”
 of 5 bubbles 453genea, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“If you want the low prices, book early so you can request a room away from the lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles 52scotte, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was next to vending and still very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ColemanRanch, May 5, 2016 | Read review
“Inspect the room before unpacking the family”
 of 5 bubbles FantasticFourLG, Aug 30, 2015 | Read review
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