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Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay

4845 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322-1966 US

Check in:
After 3:00 PM
Check in: After 3:00 PM
Check out:
Before 11:00 AM
Check out: Before 11:00 AM
TripAdvisor Rating
3.05Average TripAdvisor Overall Rating of 3.0 of 5 for Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay
Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay
  • Phone Numbers
      Phone: 1-515-278-5511
      Fax: 1-515-278-5514
  • No smoking
  • ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.

Days Inn
  • Experience "The Best Value Under the SunSM"
  • Free Daybreak® Breakfast at most locations
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Fitness center or pool at most locations
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Please Note: You must be 21 years of age or older to book a room. A 100.00USD deposit is required when paying with cash and a 50.00USD deposit is required when paying with a credit card. We thank you for your understanding.

Conveniently Located 1 Mile From Merle Hay Mall And Close To Restaurants And Theatres

This is a 100% smoke free property. Make every day of your visit feel like a homecoming thanks to top-notch services at the Days Inn Merle Hay-Des Moines, IA. The hotel's location in West Des Moines puts


local attractions at your fingertips. Located just off Interstate 35 / 80 in the northwestern corner of the city, our 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, in-room coffee, and 80 HD television channels. 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 expanded Daybreak breakfast before heading out.


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.


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 Buffalo Wild Wings, or grab a coffee to go at Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts. Head to downtown hotspots in the revitalized East Village area or near the Iowa Events center for dozens more options.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast: Complimentary Breakfast offered

  • Internet

    Internet: High Speed Internet Access

  • Pool

    Pool: Pool

  • Salon/Spa

    Salon/Spa: Onsite Salon/SPA

  • Car Parking

    Car Parking: Parking Available

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub: Common Hot tub

  • Game Room

    Game Room: Onsite Game Room

Amenities & Services

  • Accessible Facilities
        Accommodations have bath in bedroom
        Flat terrain between parking and entrance
        Hotel entrance is wheel accessible
        Parking / drop off point adjacent to entrance
        Restaurant/bar menus available in 14pt print
        Staff trained in service to disabled guests
        Steps / staircases have handrails
        Tactile / 14pt print signage throughout hotel
  • Children and Teen Activities
        Pool - Childrens
  • Dining and Entertainment
        Game Room
  • Health Activities and Sports
        Hot Tub
        Indoor Heated Pool
        Indoor Pool
  • Hotel Info and Services
        100% Non-Smoking Property
        Ice Machine
        Vending Machines
  • Technology Services
        High Speed Internet Access - Business Center
        High Speed Internet Access - Public Areas
        Wireless Data Connection - Business Center
        Wireless Data Connection - Public Areas
  • Transportation and Parking
        Disabled Parking
        Outdoor Parking
        Parking - Motorcycle
        Parking – Car

Hotel Policies

  • Check-In Time
      3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time
      11:00 AM
  • Children Stay Free Policy
      Yes And Child Max Age is 17
  • Pet Policy
      ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel. Sorry, no other pets are allowed.
  • Smoke Free Policy
      100% Non Smoking