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Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The best motel on our trip to & Texas and back. Motel has been newly renovated. Very clean, great mattress & bedding. Very nice pool, & whirlpool with two handrails & good steps for entry. Breakfast was better than most with waffles, cheese omelette, yogurt, etc. Staff was friendly & attentive. Nice game room. We try to stay under $80...

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Managment04488, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and very glad you enjoyed our hospitality. Hoping to see you back soon.

Aurora
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and comfortable. Would have liked to have seen a chair with ottoman or a recliner, as I need to sleep sitting up. Breakfast was fair..biscuit gravy needs a new recipe, liked the waffle machine and the raisin bread. Arrived too late to use the pool/spa.

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Lebanon, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were decent and the beds were comfortable. The hotel itself needs some updating on the interior. The hallways were extremely hot, if they had HVAC it either didn't work or needed the temperature adjusted. The bathrooms need a vent fan, it was almost unbearable after a shower. I reserved the room with one credit card with intentions to...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed this hotel a couple of years ago, giving it rave reviews. I've stayed here every so often since then whenever I've been in Des Moines for business (I won't stay anywhere else in town!), and the service has been consistently great. The managers, Mike and Alka, are pleasant and professional. The rooms are clean, and everything works well!...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old lady that owns the place (Elka?) was horrible. When I asked for help she acted like she couldn't do anything for me. She had no customer service skills. I've never been treated so badly before by someone who is in this line of business. The other employees were fine. But I wouldn't recommend staying here unless you want...

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Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing through Des Moines in route. Was just looking for a good nights sleep with a light breakfast. Nothing fancy, very clean and accommodating. Pool and hot tub were small but well maintained. Will be back when we make the same trip next year.

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Managment04488, General Manager at Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for a wonderful review. Please do visit us again.

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Indianola, Iowa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were only a few things that were a problem. The shower head was messed up. Water went everywhere. The towels were really small. The bed was a little on the hard side. Other than that. It was a great stay. I will probably stay there again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
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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
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: RM282 - RM547 (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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“If you have mobility issues, ask for a room on the ground floor. If noise-sensitive, ask for a room away from the game room and the bar.”
Jaco71, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Recommend on the far side, away from the highway.”
TravellingGiulia, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only as a last resort. Breakfast is a redeeming quality!”
453genea, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want the low prices, book early so you can request a room away from the lounge.”
52scotte, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Our room was next to vending and still very quiet”
ColemanRanch, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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