Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay

 2 stars
4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, United States, 50322-1966  show mapSave
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  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

The comfortable Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay is situated in the center of Des Moines right next to such attractions as Shady Oaks Golf Course, Saylorville lake and Iowa Gold Star Museum. Founded in 1980, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2011.

Rooms

There are 75 air-conditioned rooms that come with modern amenities such as a work desk, cable TV and Wi-Fi.

Eat

The dining options include a free continental breakfast served daily. The lounge bar stocks coffee to enjoy in a comfortable atmosphere.

The hotel Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Relax

Leisure facilities include live entertainment, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course.

Internet

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.

Location

hotel Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay Des Moines location

It is placed next to Saylorville Trail, Waveland Municipal Golf Course and Buccaneer Arena as well as a shopping mall, bars.

This hotel is conveniently based near lakes.

Getting around.

15 minutes by car from Des Moines International airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 9.1km
  • Airport Des Moines International - 13.1km

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Bus parking
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Pets

Pets are not allowed

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 night/person for extra beds. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 

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Rooms and availability

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        Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Amusement
        • Lazer X
          2.1km
        Universities, Institutes
        • American Reading Academy
          500 m
        • La'james College-Hairstyling
          3.8km
        Medical care and Hospitals
        • Va Central Iowa Hlth Care Syst
          3.8km

        Local Attractions

        • Saylorville Trail
          3.9km
          Des Moines, IA
        • Buccaneer Arena
          4.2km
          7201 Hickman Road, Urbandale
        • Iowa Gold Star Museum
          4.6km
          7700 Northwest Beaver Drive, Johnston
        • Waveland Municipal Golf Course
          5.4km
          4908 University Avenue, Des Moines
        • Saylorville lake
          5.7km
          5600 NW 78th Avenue, Johnston

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Bennigans Grille & Tavern

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

          170 m
          4800 Merle Hay Rd

          Phone: 515-276-7777

        • Daytona's All Sports Cafe

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

          210 m
          4875 Merle Hay

          Phone: 515.331.0996

        • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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

          500 m
          4601 Merle Hay Rd

          Phone: (515) 278-0468

        • Famous Dave's

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

          970 m
          4351 Merle Hay Rd

          Phone: (515) 331-3300

        • Pagliai's Pizza

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

          940 m
          5312 Merle Hay Rd

          Phone: 515-253-9800

        Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Days Inn Des Moines/Merle Hay

        Average guest rating

        2.8
        out of 5
        Good enough
        Based on 16 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Value
        2.3
        Dining
        3.2
        Location
        3.2
        Rooms
        3.1
        Service
        2.5

        Individual guest reviews

        • The hotel was clean, the staff were great and i loved the pool was pretty warm and the hot tub was really hot. Continental breakfast was sufficient.

          The front desk clerk/owner was extremely uncooperative and rude, the rooms were clean, and comfortable No complaints, good value for your money.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            2
          • Value
            3
        • Too many other available properties in area, great Budget Motel and for the price was exceedingly satisfied. The staff were helpful and friendly and the room was clean. The breakfast was really good.

          Unfortunately nothing else in the hotel is nearly as nice.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.0
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
        • The location to restaurants was great, the price of the room per night did not reflect the quality expected as well and excellent stay felt right at home. Received a decent rate last minute and stayed here, services were fantastic, the pool water was nice and warm. The coffee was good.

          The manager lady was extremely rude and the bed left a lot to be desired was quite firm and the breakfast was a true continental. The curtains were stained.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.4
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            3
          • Service
            3
          • Value
            3
          • Dining
            3
        • The area is clean and the hosts are attentive and very friendly, this hotel has the worst staff. The free wifi and the great free breakfast are really great.

          Definitely not worth the cost per night, the customer service is not appropriate.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            2.6
          • Location
            5
          • Service
            1
          • Value
            2
        • Comfortable bed, clean pool.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            5
        • Nice pool and hot tub, spa are great.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
        • Staff were friendly, helpful and pleasant, hot tub were a real plus since I like to swim in the evening.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.8
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
        • The staff were very nice and very helpful, the rooms were great.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
        • The motel staff were very friendly and courtious, the room was very spacious and included a recliner.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.5
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            5
        • The staff were very courteous and helpful, the hot tub was HOT and the pool was refreshingly cool, not cold.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            5.0
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
        • The staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are Very clean and comfortable.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.2
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            4
        • The hotel itself was neat and orderly; the problem that we discovered was, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The bathroom facilities were clean.

          Breakfast selections could have been expanded.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.7
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            3
          • Dining
            4
        • The hotel was very nice, clean, the staff were pleasant and helpful, the wireless internet worked good also.

          Filthy pillows, and the rooms were not that great and breakfast was pretty poor.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.4
          • Rooms
            3
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            4
          • Dining
            3
        • I really wasnt happy about my stay there and friendly staff. The bed was comfortable, the Continental breakfast was not all was cracked up to be either and pool felt good after a long day in the car.

          The tv in the room was a bit outdated and the channels did not match the channel sheet.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.0
          • Rooms
            3
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            2
        • Efficient for the price and great place. The staff were friendly and my room heater worked well. The free continental breakfast was plenty for our family and pool was clean.

          The stay at this flea bag hotel went from bad to horrible.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.8
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            3
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