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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very fair prices. Stayed at the Days Inn close by last month and it was nearly twice as much and barely any better. Room had decent amenities for the rate. Only complaint was the bed was probably the hardest hotel bed we ever slept on. Not a restful night. The breakfast was typical. No proteins though. Staff was friendly. Location...

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Thank you for your recent stay and taking time to leave us feedback. We appreciate you allowing us to be a service to you and hope we can be a service to you next time you have rooming needs in Des Moines again.

Lombard, Illinois
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This hotel is adequate. It is conveniently located near Interstate 80 and their prices are comparable to other economy hotels in the area. The hotel is older and showing signs of age, wear and tear, although our room was relatively clean. I experienced difficulty at check-in (after being on the road for more than 8 hours) because the front desk...

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Ankeny, Iowa
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I stayed at this location for a little over a month and at first it was nice but towards the end of my stay it wasn't so sweet. I paid in advance for a few days at a time the front desk was nice but didn't go beyond that. the housekeepers were NEVER on time sometimes they never even came....

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Merrimack, NH
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very good value with the AAA discount and modest fee for the dogs. Rooms were clean and comfortable with the basic necessities. Staff was courteous and helpful. Hotel well situated just off of I80 with several restaurant choices for dinner and breakfast nearby. There is even an Emergency 24 hour Veternian close by. Dog rooms are in the back of...

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Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is just off the interstate, but far enough away you could not hear the road noise. Our room was very clean. The bed was comfortable. Continental bkfst had no protein option except sugar filled yogurt. But that is how some places serve the Breakfasts. Employees at the front desk were pleasant, but not super welcoming.

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Surf City, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Hotel was approx 15 mins to the Fair, Rooms were a little small but neat and clean. microwave and frig in the room. good parking and close to the highway. Simple breakfast in the morning. I would stay again.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place was disgusting. It was so gross we got up and left without staying. The whole place reeked of smoke, was super dirty and outdated, the final straw was finding a roach when we pulled back the covers on the bed. The only good part was getting a refund when we left.

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Union, Oregon
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very nice facility. upper scale Econolodge. Large, spacious rooms. also (a plus) is that the sink.mirror is outside of the toilet/shower bathroom. This is a plus for 'moving' in the morning. Excellent shower pressure. The breakfast area was spacious and plentiful. Besides the usual continental items (pastry, cereal, juice) yogurt, waffles, fruit were also offered. The only cons of this...

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Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed overnight on our way up north. Almost everything was okay, not really outstanding in any way. I would not stay again because the water in the pipes, when you turn on the sink or shower, is so loud it's like an alarm going off. It was impossible to sleep, as people in our room or the ones next...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stayed here for one night. Only complaint was that I found a couple hairs in the tub otherwise it was very clean. Nice comfortable firm beds and they give you a choice of pillow, either firm or soft. (There were two of each on the bed and they were labeled) Microwave and Fridge in room. I would definitely stay here...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

Address: 4755 Merle Hay Road, I-80 / I-35, Exit 131, Des Moines, IA 50322
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: €61 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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