The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites hotel is conveniently located with easy access to Interstate 80 and Interstate 35. This pet-friendly hotel is just minutes from the Iowa Events Center, the Des Moines Art Center, the Iowa State Fair fairgrounds and the Science Center of Iowa museum. Drake University is five miles away.Find that must-have item at the nearby Merle Hay Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the area and home to more than 100 shops and services.Free amenities include continental breakfast,wi-fi, local calls and bus and truck parking.Business travelers have access to copy and fax service.The hotel has a meeting room that can accommodate up to 150 people for events and functions.All rooms include microwaves, refrigerators, cable television and pay-per-view movies. Some rooms feature sofa sleepers, coffee makers, desks and irons with boards. Suites with balconies and whirlpool bathtubs are available. Non-smoking rooms are offered.