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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 The whole place reeked of smoke, was super dirty and outdated, the final straw was finding a roach when we pulled back the covers on the bed.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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

It's a dump. But a decent dump, if you know what I mean. My room was clean and had thoroughly decent linens. But the carpets are worn and stained, the tile in the bathroom is yellowed, and until I turned on the A/C it smelled mildewy in there. Still, I found a coupon in a booklet at a rest stop... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We were basically looking for a place to sleep during two long days of driving. It wasn't too expensive, but I feel could be a little cheaper. It was a bit dated and showed its age. But the room was clean. Room was a little louder than it seemed it should have been. Breakfast was pretty basic. Waffles, a couple... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our first room was horrible with a terrible chemical deodorizer smell. The bed cracked when you sat on it (and I am a lightweight!) and the lavatory knobs and bathtub knobs were loose. Our second room was better with none of the reported problems and judging from the other reviewers my experience was unique. Both rooms were clean and a... More 

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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 )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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: $63 - $82 (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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