Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay

4845 Merle Hay Rd., Des Moines, IA 50322 United States (USA) near Exit 131 on I-35 (~0.3mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
Count on Us is Wyndham's new long term, multi-faceted plan to provide enhanced health and safety measures across all brands. The initiative includes enhanced cleaning and disinfection of guestrooms and public spaces. Wyndham is developing a series of industry best practices and standards focusing on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols.

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

We are located across from an indoor water park! Iowa State Fairgrounds (16 minutes), Yellow and Capital Cab, Jogging Trails (1 miles), Bank, Adventurland Amusement Park (13 minutes), VA Hospital (5 miles), Cubs Stadium (17 minutes), Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theater (17 minutes), Saylorville Lake (5 miles), News Stand, Greyhound (5 miles), Des Moines Intl (10 miles), Merle Hay Museum (1 miles), Drake University Stadium, Living History Farms (3 miles), State Historical Building (10 miles), Des Moines Convention Center (10 minutes), Shopping, Chamber of Commerce (10 miles), Drake University (5 miles), Tennis (2 miles), Golf (2 miles), Miniature Golf (5 miles), Prairie Meadows Horse Track (10 miles)

Verified Reviews of Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Basic needs met. Very kind about accepting accepting I needed to check in late."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Glad there was caffeine free coffee in morning.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Aug 03 to Wed Aug 04 2021 at a $75.99 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 550 guest reviews

Property Description

Military Discounts Available, our new profile picture is to remind us all to help a hero! Our new mission is guest satisfaction! Let us wow you with our newly renovated hotel. With nearly One Million Dollars in renovations with a main focus on our interior! Don't let our exterior fool you, come in for a tour. We invite you to call and schedule a tour and complimentary consultation with our sales manager.In addition, due to the nearly 1 million dollars spent in renovations we are a smoke free and pet free property, ashtrays provided outside at each exit. The hotel's location next to Interstate 35/80 puts local attractions within minutes! Offering easy access to Saylorville Lake and downtown while providing comfortable accommodations at a great rate! Swim in the indoor pool, soak in the whirlpool, play games in the two-story game room before grabbing an evening drink in the on-site lounge, Derry's. Guest coin operated laundry available for our guests. 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.Start your day with free continental 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 located along the Des Moines River — or walk through Pappa John's Sculpture Park. Have a fun filled day at Adventurland amusement park, just 15 minutes west of our hotel in Altoona, or indulge in some adult fun at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. 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 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.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 1
Rooms: 76
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 76
Handicap Rooms: 1
Rooms with 1 Bed: 25
Rooms with 2 Beds: 51
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 1 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 61 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Pool Info:
Take a dip in our new indoor pool and hot tub!
Policies / Expenses
24 hour cancellation policy for sleeping rooms not associated with a group block, 72/48 hour cancellation policy for all sleeping rooms in group blocks depending on your contract.
Nightly Parking: $0
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person (Free Breakfast)

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Games room
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Non-smoking rooms

Breakfast Information

Our Complimentary (Free) Continental Breakfast is replaced with fresh items each morning!

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free Parking!

Internet / WiFI

Free Internet Access Throughout the Hotel.

About Days Inn

  • Friendly hospitality services and the best value for your budget
  • Free Daybreak Breakfast featuring healthy, nutritious options in select locations
  • Free in-room tea, coffee, and high-speed internet access
  • Daily USA TODAY newspaper based on location
  • Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public spaces

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FAQs about Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay have?

There are 76 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay?

Our Complimentary (Free) Continental Breakfast is replaced with fresh items each morning!

What parking is available at Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay?

Free Parking!

How much does internet cost?

Free Internet Access Throughout the Hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.


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