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Days Inn by Wyndham des Moines Merle Hay

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
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“room was clean”(22 reviews)
“waffles”(17 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star 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...
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4845 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1949
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13.2 km to Des Moines Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day's drive, it was nice to stay at a place that was comfortable, clean, and safe which made for a nice relaxing night. The staff are friendly and helpful. Also, there's easy access to the interstate.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of those non-motel motels where you have to go through hallways to get to your room. Room was clean and modern. There was a floor lamp that could only be turned on by plugging it in and the shower head was stuck with calcium...More

Thank speckles
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beds are hard, pillows were too. Nice pool area for kids. Complimentary breakfast was pretty decent. Rooms were updated but poorly done. Definitely, could have had a better room for $130 for the night.

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Thank brynn184
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Made a quick trip so only stayed one night.Could not get even luke warm water for the shower. Toilet ran off and on all night long. Wi-Fi was spotty at best. Breakfast wasn't started until 7. Over all would not stay again.

Thank J3232OEtammys
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Recent remodel on bathroom sink was nice. I wish hotels would put in higher toilets. Beds were great, slept well. Good WiFi. Breakfast was what you would expect. No hard boiled eggs which I always look for.

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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 / ...More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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hawkhunter1
15 June 2016|
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Response from handicappedtravel | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly inviting. It's just a regular bar. It's not part of the hotel, but just happens to be in the same building. It's fine if you just want to head in for a beer or two, but the clientele weren't particularly... More
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12 August 2015|
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Yes, would you like to invest 1.5 million dollars?
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"Make sure there's trash bags in the trashcan"
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"Back room would be quietest"
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"No elevator in this two story hotel."
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