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Enjoy your Heartland stop at our Days Inn Des Moines / Merle Hay hotel near Living History Farms. Located just off Interstate 35 / 80 in the northwestern corner of the city, our Des Moines, IA, 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. 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 Daybreak 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 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 Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café. Head to downtown hotspots in the revitalized East Village area or near the Iowa Events center for dozens more options.
BUSINESS AND EVENT FACILITIES
We offer meeting space for your upcoming event, as well as copy and fax services.
Breakfast: Complimentary Breakfast offered
Internet: High Speed Internet Access
Meeting: Onsite Meetings Rooms
Salon/Spa: Onsite Salon/SPA
Car Parking: Parking Available
Hot Tub: Common Hot tub
Game Room: Onsite Game Room
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