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Overview of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

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3.6/5 Good
986 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Pet Friendly

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMerle Hay Mall2 min drive
Popular LocationDrake University12 min drive
RestaurantMcDonald's3 min walk
RestaurantPerkins3 min walk
AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 240 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 240 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Des Moines

In the entertainment district and near a metro station, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road is in an area with good shopping. Jordan Creek Town Center is worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wells Fargo Arena or Buccaneer Arena.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Merle Hay Mall - 2 min drive
  • Val Air Ballroom - 11 min drive
  • Drake University - 12 min drive
  • Living History Farms - 14 min drive
  • Valley West Mall - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • McDonald's - 3 min walk
  • Perkins - 3 min walk
  • The Derry's Lounge - 4 min walk
  • Bennigan's - 4 min walk
  • Wendy's - 5 min walk

About this property

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

Hotel in Des Moines with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk
This smoke-free hotel features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, a TV in a common area, and a vending machine are onsite. All 150 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and ironing boards.
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road offers 150 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Premium satellite television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
This Des Moines hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free RV/bus/truck parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 6 AM–9 AM
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Microwave
Refrigerator
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Vending machine

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

Meeting rooms

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Linens
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Hair dryer (on request)
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

Premium channels
Satellite channels
TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Microwave
Refrigerator

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 10.00 per night
2 per room

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road and receive a full refund?
Yes, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows pets (limit 2 per room). There's a deposit of USD 10.00 per night and a fee of USD 10.00 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Merle Hay Mall and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters. Drake University and Buccaneer Arena are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
194
4 - Good
418
3 - Okay
226
2 - Mediocre
92
1 - Poor
56
3.8
Cleanliness
3.9
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in May 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Easy check in process and friendly staff. Good breakfast when it’s open too

    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

    1/5

    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness

    The room was beautiful i loved the way it was decorated, the bed was super comfortable and the shower was amazing hot water and great water pressure

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020