Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay  2 stars

4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966  show mapSave
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The attractive Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay is conveniently set minutes away from Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Gold Star Museum and Living History Farms. Since 1980, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Des Moines.

The property is placed next to Des Moines Area Community Clg, Iowa Events Center and Science Center of Iowa as well as a shopping mall, bars and a mall. Des Moines city center is 9km away.

15 minutes by car from Des Moines International airport.


The spacious hotel rooms feature a minibar, a fireplace, individual climate control, coffee/tea making facilities and Wi-Fi as well as a fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower.


The dining options include a free continental breakfast served daily.


Guests can take advantage of a meeting room, a photocopier and internet access and make use of 24-hour reception, an ironing service and a wake up service provided on-site.


Leisure facilities feature live entertainment, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course. Active tourists will enjoy golf and tennis provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   78.

City Center Des Moines - 5.6 mi
Airports Des Moines International (DSM) - 8.1 mi
Restaurants Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American, Family Fare) - 600 ft, Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American) - 700 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bus parking
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Hot tub
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • TV



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    What's nearby

    • Lazer X
      1.3 mi
    Universities, Institutes
    • American Reading Academy
      1700 ft
    • La'james College-Hairstyling
      2.4 mi
    Medical care and Hospitals
    • Va Central Iowa Hlth Care Syst
      2.4 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Iowa Gold Star Museum
      2.9 mi
      7700 Northwest Beaver Drive, Johnston
    • Saylorville lake
      3.5 mi
      5600 NW 78th Avenue, Johnston
    • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
      4.5 mi
      1400 Grand Ave, Des Moines
    • Des Moines Art Center
      4.5 mi
      4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
    • Salisbury House
      5.0 mi
      4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Bennigans Grille & Tavern

      62% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Family Fare

      600 ft
      4800 Merle Hay Rd

      Phone: 515-276-7777

    • Daytona's All Sports Cafe

      71% likes this, based on 23 reviews
      Cuisine: American

      700 ft
      4875 Merle Hay

      Phone: 515.331.0996

    • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

      63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

      1700 ft
      4601 Merle Hay Rd

      Phone: (515) 278-0468

    • Famous Dave's

      65% likes this, based on 61 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Barbecue
      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

      3200 ft
      4351 Merle Hay Rd

      Phone: (515) 331-3300

    • Pagliai's Pizza

      75% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Cuisine: Pizza

      3100 ft
      5312 Merle Hay Rd

      Phone: 515-253-9800

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