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Merrimack, NH
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good value with the AAA discount and modest fee for the dogs. Rooms were clean and comfortable with the basic necessities. Staff was courteous and helpful. Hotel well situated just off of I80 with several restaurant choices for dinner and breakfast nearby. There is even an Emergency 24 hour Veternian close by. Dog rooms are in the back of...

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Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is just off the interstate, but far enough away you could not hear the road noise. Our room was very clean. The bed was comfortable. Continental bkfst had no protein option except sugar filled yogurt. But that is how some places serve the Breakfasts. Employees at the front desk were pleasant, but not super welcoming.

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Surf City, New Jersey
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Hotel was approx 15 mins to the Fair, Rooms were a little small but neat and clean. microwave and frig in the room. good parking and close to the highway. Simple breakfast in the morning. I would stay again.

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This place was disgusting. It was so gross we got up and left without staying. The whole place reeked of smoke, was super dirty and outdated, the final straw was finding a roach when we pulled back the covers on the bed. The only good part was getting a refund when we left.

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Union, Oregon
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Very nice facility. upper scale Econolodge. Large, spacious rooms. also (a plus) is that the sink.mirror is outside of the toilet/shower bathroom. This is a plus for 'moving' in the morning. Excellent shower pressure. The breakfast area was spacious and plentiful. Besides the usual continental items (pastry, cereal, juice) yogurt, waffles, fruit were also offered. The only cons of this...

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Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stayed overnight on our way up north. Almost everything was okay, not really outstanding in any way. I would not stay again because the water in the pipes, when you turn on the sink or shower, is so loud it's like an alarm going off. It was impossible to sleep, as people in our room or the ones next...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Stayed here for one night. Only complaint was that I found a couple hairs in the tub otherwise it was very clean. Nice comfortable firm beds and they give you a choice of pillow, either firm or soft. (There were two of each on the bed and they were labeled) Microwave and Fridge in room. I would definitely stay here...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Please note that this hotel is on Merle Hay Rd. This is not the "Fairground" hotel. We tried the Super 8 across the street and found it under renovation. It was late so when we left the Super 8, we just drove across the street to the Econo Lodge. It was our first time staying at one and we didn't...

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Chambersburg
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Econolodges can have quite the swing in quality and this one isn't to bad. The property is somewhat older, but well maintained. Large building with quite a few rooms. Parking was adequate. Everything was clean. Bed was pretty comfortable. Room layout was different as the bathroom sink was outside the bathroom as was the bathroom light switch so you must...

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Independence, Missouri
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stayed Friday through Monday and all in all the hotel was fine for the price. The man who was cleaning the breakfast area did a very good job even though it was very crowded and busy. The other areas of the hotel were fairly clean and our room was adequate although the furniture had lots of scratches. The bed...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

Address: 4755 Merle Hay Rd, I-80 / I-35, Exit 131, Des Moines, IA 50322-1964
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $60 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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“If you are traveling with a dog the staff will assign you a suitable room”
 of 5 bubbles nhadamsfamily, 4 days ago | Read review
“Just tell the clerk want you need. (I think the clerk was actually the owner)”
 of 5 bubbles monikao151, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“they use deodorizers that are sometimes overused. Smell the room before acceptance.”
 of 5 bubbles cwc9201, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Great choice for solo travel watching the budget.”
 of 5 bubbles ksrebels, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“We were on the highway side and didn't hear anything. Being near the elevator would be a smart move.”
 of 5 bubbles Bridget_Phelps, May 31, 2016 | Read review
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