The Econo Lodge is located with easy access of I-80/I-35 using exit 131, just 3 blocks south on Merle Hay Road on the left. The Econo Lodge is a three story hotel located within minutes of the Merle Hay Mall and all other businesses and attractions in the greater Des Moines Area. The hotel features 144 rooms, easy access to all rooms via elevator, all rooms feature either King or Queen beds. The hotel also has Balcony Suites as well as Suites with 2 person hot tubs and a full continental breakfast. This is a pet-friendly hotel. Pet policy, 10.00 per pet, per night. Maximum one pet per room.